• Sixers Officially Move Up to No. 1 in Trade With Celtics
Sixers Officially Move Up to No. 1 in Trade With Celtics

Their miniature point guard was an MVP candidate last season on the Eastern Conference's best team (by regular-season record, at least), and adding a similarly explosive player who thrives with the ball in his hands could have caused problems.

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  • Watford close to sealing £8m deal for Will Hughes of Derby County
Watford close to sealing £8m deal for Will Hughes of Derby County

Derby have been unable to provide the talented midfielder the opportunity to play in England's top-flight, narrowly missing out on a chance in the promotion play-offs in recent years, but Watford's new coach Marco Silva has granted him the chance to take the step-up into the Premier League .

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during time at Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during time at Real Madrid

Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. The Portuguese-born Mourinho , 54, served as Real Madrid's coach from 2010 to 2013. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan ...

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  • Who said what: British & Irish Lions get first midweek win vs. Chiefs
Who said what: British & Irish Lions get first midweek win vs. Chiefs

It was great to get the win with the boys. When it comes to Test selection, however, little has changed. Asked what Test selection would mean to him, Daly replied: "It would be wonderful; at the start of the year I didn't think I had a chance".

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  • Lakers not likely to pass on Ball with No. 2 pick
Lakers not likely to pass on Ball with No. 2 pick

The 76ers all but sealed Fultz's draft-night fate by pulling the trigger on a deal with Boston earlier this week that sent the No. 3 overall pick and a future first-round pick to the Celtics in exchange for the first-overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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  • Chauncey Billups Could End Up In Cavaliers' Front Office
Chauncey Billups Could End Up In Cavaliers' Front Office

Gilbert, meanwhile, also thanked Griffin for his contributions while he was with the Cleveland Cavaliers , mentioning that he became an instrument in getting the Cavs' first NBA Championship. He played in over 1,000 NBA regular season games during his career, after he was drafted with the third overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Bosto...

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  • NBA Finals, Game 3: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 (final)
NBA Finals, Game 3: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 (final)

The Cleveland Cavaliers watched a six-point lead disappear in the final three minutes, a slide that proved to be fatal as they dropped a 118-113 decision to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena.

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  • Daly eyes unexpected Lions Test spot
Daly eyes unexpected Lions Test spot

The first-choice hooker has been battling headaches and a calf issue for several months but was named in the All Blacks squad to face the Lions on the outside chance he could play the third Test . "The selection meeting will be with all the coaches". That's exactly what will happen tomorrow. Gatland has called on officials to police perceived ...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Ronaldo had earlier teed up Ricardo Quaresma for the opener, with Javier Hernandez's equaliser leading to a tight second half before a hectic finish. "I expect a really good game with incredible spirit from our team". Pepe scored a rebound after Ronaldo hit the crossbar in the 20th minute, but VAR determined that Pepe was offside on the init...

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  • US Open champion Koepka reveals Johnson call helped him stay patient
US Open champion Koepka reveals Johnson call helped him stay patient

Open record 9-under round on Saturday, capped by an eagle on the 18th hole. American Brooks Koepka with the US Open trophy. I'm not a big fan of losing, I don't think anyone out here is. The reasons behind the lowest final round TV ratings for a US Open in almost 30 years. And he played his college golf at Florida State, where he was a three-tim...

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  • Chauncey Billups interviews for Cavaliers' vacant GM position
Chauncey Billups interviews for Cavaliers' vacant GM position

It's uncertain who will make those decisions as the draft National Basketball Association approaches now that Griffin is out of the picture. I don't know how much we may be over the luxury tax or if we have a trade exception here or how that's going to work there or how many days we got to do this.

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over
FIFA warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

There could be no argument with the decisions taken in the game between Portugal and Mexico in Kazan, and Cameroon and Chile in Moscow, and for that reason alone the video assistant review (VAR) could be ruled a first success. Video reviews led to uncertainty and confusion but ultimately correct decisions as football came to grips with the tech...

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  • Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers
Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers

Ainge added, "We'll get a player we like in addition to further assets". The 76ers make an aggressive move that promises to land them the top player in the draft. Regardless of what moves they eventually decide to make, the trade between Boston and Philly will certainly solidify a long-standing rivalry to return back to its competitive days.

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  • 76ers acquire top pick
76ers acquire top pick

The Sixers are reportedly going after University of Washington point guard Markelle Fultz , who has drawn comparisons to All-Star Russell Westbrook . The Celtics and 76ers had agreed on the parameters of a deal on Saturday night after Philadelphia held a workout with Fultz , who will become the fourth No 1 overall pick in franchise history...

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  • Fans troll Virat Kohli at the boundary
Fans troll Virat Kohli at the boundary

Chasing a challenging total of 339 runs, India was bowled out for 158 runs in 33.3 overs. Pakistan won the final, defeating India by 180 runs. Fifteen people have been arrested in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh for allegedly shouting "anti-India and pro-Pakistan" slogans during the Champions Trophy cricket final.

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  • Pakistan players turning instant millionaires after Champions Trophy win
Pakistan players turning instant millionaires after Champions Trophy win

And Arthur believes the triumph would serve as a catalyst in reviving worldwide cricket in Pakistan. South Asian neighbours India and Pakistan have a history of hostile relations - and have a famous rivalry on the cricket pitch as well.

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  • India arrests villagers for cheering Pakistan's cricket victory
India arrests villagers for cheering Pakistan's cricket victory

Sarfaraz waved the trophy from the balcony of his house as he was showered with rose petals, much to the delight of his fans who were chanting "Pakistan Zindabad". But Pakistan batsman Hafeez said his teammates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday.

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  • Swansea hope to sign teenage striker Tammy Abraham on loan
Swansea hope to sign teenage striker Tammy Abraham on loan

It should be a ideal move for Abraham, who will play under former Chelsea man Paul Clement in Wales. "I know Paul has spoken to John and his agent", The Mirror quotes Jenkins as saying. " We've not had any firm bids and if we ever get any firm bids then we will deal with them in the proper way ", Jenkins told British media. He added: "Llo...

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  • NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas
NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

In fact, Boselli, McDaniel, and Anderson never played after the 2001 season. It is the capstone on the season. The Armory is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. At first glance, Methot - who turns 32 on Wednesday - might not fit what the Leafs are building toward in age or salary (two seasons remaining at $4.9 million).

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  • All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally
All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

The six call-ups to the Lions squad last weekend, the Welsh quartet of Kristian Dacey, Tom Francis, Cory Hill and Gareth Davies, are all involved among the replacements along with the Scottish duo of Allan Dell and Finn Russell. Peter O'Mahony, Sean O'Brien and Taulupe Faletau have excelled as a back-row combination, but Cardiff star Warburton ...

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