• Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks
Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks

However, if one of those picks turns out to be the first pick, the Celtics will receive the other one . "We're going to get a player that we like, in addition to some further assets", Ainge said. Once the trade goes through, Philadelphia will own the NBA's No. 1 selection for the second straight season. Boston is expected to decide...

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  • Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark
Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

Jimenez, 20, signed with the Cubs in August 2013 as an worldwide prospect on a $2.8 million signing bonus. No hitter in history has gotten off to such a powerful start. CF Juan Lagares had surgery in NY to fix a fracture in his left thumb. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the team remains hopeful Gonzalez will return before the All-Star break.

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  • Cleveland breaks out bats, beats O's 12-0
Cleveland breaks out bats, beats O's 12-0

It certainly didn't help that Bundy was opposing former AL Cy Young Award victor, Corey Kluber , who allowed three hits and struck out 11 in nine shutout innings. Baltimore is 3-9 in its last 12 games and has allowed double-digit runs five times. The Indians took command early thanks to back-to-back four-run innings in the fourth and fifth, whic...

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  • Man United rightfully wary of pursuing Cristiano Ronaldo given Real history
Man United rightfully wary of pursuing Cristiano Ronaldo given Real history

The story claims that Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid has been a source of speculation since he was accused of tax fraud by the Spanish authorities. 'We're used to being the subject of intense transfer speculation during transfer windows, ' he said in a statement. The 70-year-old, who was re-elected in 2009 having previously held the post betwe...

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  • Virat Kohli's 'strong reservations' about Anil Kumble leaves CAC in fix
Virat Kohli's 'strong reservations' about Anil Kumble leaves CAC in fix

Amid rumours of fresh interviews being conducted for the head coach of India's men's team, it has been clarified that no such process will be followed in Dravid's tenure extension. The CAC will meet Kumble today in London. How does one remove him? "To what extent should the captain have a say? Big questions need to be settled", the well-placed so...

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  • Inmates accused of breaking free, killing 2 officers appear in court
Inmates accused of breaking free, killing 2 officers appear in court

Shortly after 5 p.m., the pair left in the couple's Jeep Cherokee because the engine of another vehicle didn't start, Swing said. Two patrol vehicles were shot and hit, but no one was injured. Officials indicated they'll be extradited to Georgia . "I'm sorry it ever happened. My sympathies to the families". After their bloody jailbreak, the ...

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  • NHL EXPANSION DRAFT Vegas holds all the cards
NHL EXPANSION DRAFT Vegas holds all the cards

And how can we protect your roster?' " McPhee said , according to NHL.com's Mike Cranston . The Florida Panthers released a list of nine players who will be protected in the NHL's upcoming Expansion Draft on Sunday. The other possibility: the Senators give the Knights a prospect that's already in the organization because Ottawa has only fou...

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  • Ronaldo beats Messi to become leading Champions trophy goal scorer
Ronaldo beats Messi to become leading Champions trophy goal scorer

It is hard to say (how long), but we need to enjoy what we are doing and we will see. "The first half was really tough, against a brilliant team in every aspect, but in the second half we saw the best performance from Real Madrid all season", he said.

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  • US Open Golf 2017
US Open Golf 2017

Open with matching scores of seven under par after the second round at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Friday. The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia headlines a group still in the hunt at three under. Sixty-eight players made the cut, with former champion Webb Simpson, former Masters and...

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  • India will learn from final defeat, says skipper Kohli
India will learn from final defeat, says skipper Kohli

Pakistan had started the tournament with a crushing 124-run defeat to India . But, one of the Pakistan fans managed to get under the skin of Indian speedster Mohammad Shami. "We cant take anyone lightly but they were more intense and passionate on the day". Mohammad Hafeez remained unbeaten on 57. When we arrived here, we just played like we hav...

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  • Williamson 12th man in Trophy team
Williamson 12th man in Trophy team

Ironically, the mark they had to top was the 322 for three made by Sri Lanka in the seven-wicket win over India at The Oval on June 8 - the lone group-stage loss suffered by Kohli's side. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir by Sarfraz. The video comes a day after an image of former India skipper ...

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  • Pakistan's 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli
Pakistan's 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli

Seam bowlers Mohammad Amir and Ali took three wickets apiece to lead the Pakistan bowling attack in the country's first appearance in the final of the limited-overs tournament which is regarded as a mini-World Cup. For them, and for millions of people across Pakistan , the taste of victory was sweet . Shahid Afridi said that the current ...

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  • Koepka seals major upset at US Open
Koepka seals major upset at US Open

Open trophy following the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship on Sunday at Erin Hills . On Thursday, the 29-year-old Abbotsford golfer, who lists South Surrey's Morgan Creek Golf Course as his home course, put forth one of his more spectacular rounds of the year, shooting a four-under par score of 68, which was highlighted by six c...

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  • McGregor fight is finally on
McGregor fight is finally on

With McGregor signed to the UFC , the fight would not be possible without White's consent. And finally, when asked about McGregor's chances in the fight , White said: "I'll tell you this - the reason Conor McGregor is as big as he is, it's because he'll fight anybody, anywhere, anytime".

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  • Bale: Madrid Can Get Better
Bale: Madrid Can Get Better

The coming season is definitively an era defining. With these 12 goals he also has become in the first player to score in three Champions League finals . "I've worked double sessions for three, four weeks to get myself ready for this and recover from the surgery". A key move for Madrid in its European resurgence was the signing of Ronaldo from...

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  • (RugbyU) 'Relief' as Farrell boots Lions to much-needed win
(RugbyU) 'Relief' as Farrell boots Lions to much-needed win

Confirming that he is still assessing his options with who stands out among the defensive line, Farrell has laid out the challenge to do the job that he did for England at the 2007 Rugby World Cup and that Wales centre Jamie Roberts has often done for Warren Gatland sides in leading the defensive effort when the opposition have the ball.

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"Everyone felt important" - Zizou hails Real Madrid unity

Jose Mourinho's side qualified for the competition last month after goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan helped seal victory in a 2-0 Europa League final over Ajax. After Casemiro put the Spanish champions back in front in the 61st, Ronaldo turned in the third at the near post inside three minutes, and Marco Asensio wrapped up the scoring...

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  • Barcelona chase €32m Juventus star as an alternative to Verratti
Barcelona chase €32m Juventus star as an alternative to Verratti

I can't wait for the new season to begin. I am going to work hard and fight so that I'm able to play more games and make my mark. As a result of the 33-time Italian champions ruling out a transfer, it has left the door wide open for Barcelona , the other club he's been most associated with during this window.

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  • Twins Sign Top Draft Pick Royce Lewis to Record Contract
Twins Sign Top Draft Pick Royce Lewis to Record Contract

After drafting Lewis with the top pick in the 2017 MLB Draft on June 12, the two parties reached an agreement and Lewis signed his first professional contract during a ceremony at Target Field in Minneapolis. Last year, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Mickey Moniak, a high school outfielder from California, for $6.1 million. He was also the firs...

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  • Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era
Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era

But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals. The Warriors won 73 games last season. As for a possible White House visit for the new National Basketball Association champions, Kerr said the unsubstantiated Tuesday report saying the Wa...

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