• The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster NBA draft trade
The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster NBA draft trade

Colangelo orchestrated a blockbuster trade that became finalized Monday. The Sixers will, nearly assuredly, use the top pick on Washington point guard Markelle Fultz , while the Celtics are still mulling all of their options with the third pick , whether Josh Jackson , Jayson Tatum , or trading it away for veteran help.

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  • Mexico Confederations Cup Schedule: When Does El Tri Play Next?
Mexico Confederations Cup Schedule: When Does El Tri Play Next?

Arriving by helicopter close to the stadium barely 20 minutes before kickoff, he was soon installed in the main grandstand making a speech to launch the tournament. Hosts Russia welcome Portugal to Moscow (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET online via Telemundo Deportes ) while Mexico clash with New Zealand in Sochi (Watch live, 2 p.m.

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  • Sixers land No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz
Sixers land No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

That pick will either be a 2018 first from the Los Angeles Lakers if it falls between picks two and five or a 2019 first from the Sacramento Kings . "I think that there's a couple guys in mind and one of them will be there", Ainge said. ANALYSIS: Should the Philadelphia 76ers decide to pick Lonzo Ball , there are other options left for th...

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  • Real Madrid more interested in Gianluigi Donnarumma than David De Gea
Real Madrid more interested in Gianluigi Donnarumma than David De Gea

As for Bale, Perez said that he wasn't disappointed with the 27-year-old's lack of production in an injury-ravaged campaign. The he added this about De Gea and Navas... "The last time I spoke to him was when that [failed transfer] happened". De Gea is keen on a switch to Real but will only move if Keylor Navas leaves the club.

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  • Pakistanis go wild after cricket triumph over India
Pakistanis go wild after cricket triumph over India

Even though history was unequivocally on India's side, Pakistan inflicted a massive 180-run defeat upon title-holders and favourites Men in Blue at the Oval in London to win the tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide nations.

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  • Thompson in dreamland after stunning Murray
Thompson in dreamland after stunning Murray

Ranked 698th in the world after a litany of shoulder, pectoral and abdominal problems, Kokkinakis saved eight break points in the opening set and rescued three set points in the second before prevailing 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (10-8). When you're playing a lot of matches and winning consistently, it helps you make better decisions at important moments. "I wa...

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  • Dravid urges decisive call on Dhoni, Yuvraj's role in team
Dravid urges decisive call on Dhoni, Yuvraj's role in team

Do you want to reassess it in a year's time, six months' time? "Is there a place for only one of them?" he asked. Do you want to look at the available talent and see what they have to offer before going back to these two players. The former captain also spoke about the ineffectiveness of finger spinners in ODIs and said that the flat nature of pitc...

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  • Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko
Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko

Former French Open runner-up Simona Halep staged a remarkable fightback and saved a match point to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0 win over Elina Svitolina yesterday. Like Ostapenko, Halep is one win away from her first Grand Slam title. The 47th-ranked Ostapenko, the first Latvian player to reach a Grand Slam final, won 7-6 (4...

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  • Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime
Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

A judge will decide whether there are grounds to take the matter to court. The Portugal captain has been accused of ceding his image rights to a company in the British Virgin Islands so as to avoid paying £13m tax on them in Spain . The 34-year-old, who is out of contract at Real Madrid and has been linked with a free transfer to Paris ...

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  • Lowry finishes in the Top 50 at US Open
Lowry finishes in the Top 50 at US Open

Actually, all he probably had to do to win the tournament was par out. "I played really well today". "Third round I was just a little frustrated, especially after I started". The two remaining major championships, the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale and the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club both offer 600 points to the victor, and t...

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  • ICC may scrap Champions Trophy
ICC may scrap Champions Trophy

Along with then skipper Salman Butt and fellow pacer Mohammad Asif, Amir deliberately bowled no-balls during the Lord's Test of Pakistan's tour of England and was eventually found guilty of wrongdoing which robbed him of what was an excellent start to a promising global career.

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  • Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

There's been speculations also in some quarters amid the uncertainty over Ronaldo's future that his former club Manchester United and French side Paris Saint-Germain are exploring the possibility of landing his signature. He's their star player, but Portugal would rather talk about anyone except Cristiano Ronaldo . A judge will then decide i...

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  • Celtics trade No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft to Sixers
Celtics trade No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft to Sixers

History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this years National Basketball Association draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the teams fiercest rivals. By trading away the chance to draft Fultz, the Celtics have shown that Thomas is their point guard of the future. Sixers big man J...

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  • Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud
Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

When it became public that a prosecutor in Madrid filed a tax fraud complaint against Ronaldo on June 13, the news went viral and several global media platforms speculated that this could cause the footballer to leave Real Madrid this summer.

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  • Jose Mourinho latest to be accused of tax fraud in Spain
Jose Mourinho latest to be accused of tax fraud in Spain

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has spoken for the first time about the future of Cristiano Ronaldo amid rumours he wants out of the Spanish capital following accusations of tax fraud . It looked like Ronaldo would be staying at Real Madrid , after winning his fourth Champions League trophy at the club. It is understood, however, ...

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  • Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

Here I am, I got in the draw and I was so lucky to be here. Meanwhile in Birmingham, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova made a winning return to grass with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over her fellow Czech Tereza Smitkova to move into the second round of Aegon Classic.

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  • Authorities in Alaska were shocked by back-to-back black bear attacks
Authorities in Alaska were shocked by back-to-back black bear attacks

In the first attack on Sunday, a black bear killed 16-year-old runner Patrick Cooper , who got lost competing in a mountain race south of Anchorage . Nationwide, he said, roughly two people a year are killed by bears. "The mother was here with her family, her children, they were running the race", Nathan Michell, of the Anchorage police depar...

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  • NBA Finals: How to Pop Bottles Like a Warrior
NBA Finals: How to Pop Bottles Like a Warrior

But Obama did not compliment the Finals MVP on scoring 30-plus points each game. The Warriors are owned by multi-billionaire Joe Lacob and are set to move into what could be the NBA's premier arena in 2019. But assembling great players has never been a guarantee of instant success as too many star players can sometimes create issues with how the ba...

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  • VAR is the future, insists FIFA president Infantino
VAR is the future, insists FIFA president Infantino

The Spartak Moscow midfielder lifted the ball over Marinovic and saw his effort hit the post before Boxall, one of two defenders desperately scrambling back to try to clear, helped it over the line. Russia's players duly delivered a victory their head of state had all but demanded this week by beating a poor New Zealand team 2-0. The security sys...

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  • Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada
Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

Even when pitting, Hamilton had gained such a large margin at the front that he was able to change tires and return to the track while still retaining the lead. Perez had earlier asked to let them race after being told at one stage that he would have to let the Frenchman pass if he did not overtake Ricciardo within three laps.

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