Nico Rosberg would be a deserved world champion if he holds off Lewis Hamilton this season, claims Sky F1s Damon Hill on the F1 Report. Preston Smith Super Bowl Jersey . The German holds a 23-point advantage after his Mercedes team-mates latest mechanical failure in Malaysia, with Hamilton leading and heading for a title lead before an engine blow-out.But while Rosberg rode his luck last weekend on his way to third, 1996 world champion Hill believes the 31-year-olds performances over the year, in which he has won eight races, means he would merit a maiden F1 title. Does Lewis need to win all five? Lewis Hamilton has a mountain to climb after falling 23 points behind Nico Rosberg in the title race If he wins the championship I think it will be thoroughly deserved, Hill said on this weeks F1 Report, which airs tonight at 8:30pm on Sky Sports F1. Hes really worked hard.Since the pain in defeat in Austin [in 2015] we all saw a changed person in Nico. He went on to win all the remaining races and hes put up a very strong challenge this year.Some of his drives have been impeccable. Hill was joined on the F1 Report by Ben Hunt, Formula 1 correspondent at The Sun, and he agreed that Rosberg has toughened up in 2016 after losing out to Hamilton in the previous two seasons.I spoke to him at the start of the season and I accused him of being too nice, that youve got to get your elbows out and be tough, Hunt explained. Thats exactly what hes done this year. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for ￡6.99. No contract. He denied it at the time and I thought that the title was lost at that moment. But in actual fact hes bounced back, hes shown good mental strength. He deserves the championship, if he were to win, but equally Lewis would as well.Hamilton can only guarantee becoming a four-time world champion this season by winning all of the remaining five races, starting at the Japanese GP this weekend. But Hill claimed it was too early to say Rosberg had one hand on the title, admitting he too could be struck by Mercedes reliability problems. This week on the F1 Report, Natalie Pinkham is joined by 1996 F1 world champion Damon Hill and The Suns F1 correspondent Ben Hunt He can afford to cruise and collect a little bit, Hill mused. But this bad luck, if it has all weighted towards Lewis then you kind of get the feeling that something is also going to happen to his team-mate. It only takes one race.Hunt, meanwhile, added that it has not just been Hamilton who has been hampered by mechanical glitches during the duos three-year stay with the Silver Arrows. The F1 Gossip column Mercedes to enter Formula E; James Key to Williams? All change at Renault? This seasons quite strange as its a parallel to 2014 when Nico and Lewis were going at it, he said. Nico was the one who was enduring all those mechanical problems.There was the gearbox in Britain, an electrical failure in Singapore and the engine troubles in Abu Dhabi. Also See: How unlucky has Hamilton been? The Formula 1 Gossip Column Get a Sky Sports weekend pass The Martin Brundle column Dean Lowry Super Bowl Jersey .J. -- Rampage Jackson scowled, howled, then bellowed to the crowd: "Im back! Im back!" With rebuilt knees and a new promotion, Jackson might have one more act left in MMA. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey . - Playing a road game against a division rival raises the intensity for linebacker Clay Matthews. http://www.packersonlineteamstore.com/corey-linsley-youth-jersey.html . Huntington doesnt want to help run the club unless Hurdle is in the dugout. The combination thats returned the franchise to respectability will remain intact for years to come.KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have signed Canadian Football League star Weston Dressler to a futures contract, hoping he can bolster a relatively weak wide receiver corps. The 28-year-old Dressler has spent the past six years in the CFL, where he caught 442 passes for 6,531 yards and 43 touchdowns for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He caught 70 passes for more than 1,000 yards and nine TDs in helping the Roughriders win the Grey Cup. Jaire Alexander Super Bowl Jersey. The Chiefs have not announced the signing, which appeared on the NFLs transaction report. Dressler was a standout at North Dakota but never generated much interest from the NFL. He is listed at 5-foot-7, 179 pounds. The Chiefs could be looking at Dressler to replace wide receiver Dexter McCluster, who is due to become a free agent. ' ' '