• 76ers And Celtics Announce Details Of Trade For No. 1 Pick
76ers And Celtics Announce Details Of Trade For No. 1 Pick

When the rarity of trading a No. 1 pick is stripped away and we get down to the base of this deal, we arrive at the same place Ainge always intends to stand when he completes a trade: the better end. We watched the same Finals that everybody did. "I can't wait for the draft on Thursday and continue to move forward". "We are very pleased with the ...

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  • FIFA satisfied with attendance at Confed Cup games in Russia
FIFA satisfied with attendance at Confed Cup games in Russia

A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal have beaten Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup hosts Russia in their Group A match in front of a sell out crowd in Moscow . The technology was later also practised at the recent U20 World Cup in South Korea and now been deployed at the U21 World Cup as well....

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  • Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo not concerned by Confederations Cup draw with Mexico
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo not concerned by Confederations Cup draw with Mexico

While Portugal's Cedric scored, late Mexico never gave up and got the deserved draw when Moreno equalised in the dying moments of the game. The European champions look to have won this Group A encounter in closing stages after Cedric restored their lead, but Mexico earned a share of the spoils when Hector Moreno headed home Jonathan Dos...

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  • Major League Baseball draft 2017: Royce Lewis selected No. 1 overall by Minnesota Twins
Major League Baseball draft 2017: Royce Lewis selected No. 1 overall by Minnesota Twins

The Indians will have two picks on the day, with picks #64 and 71 overall. Lewis is the sixth player ever selected in the draft out of JSerra Catholic High School, and the highest since catcher Austin Hedges was selected by the Padres in the second round in 2011.

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  • Russell Knox relishing Travelers Championship title defence
Russell Knox relishing Travelers Championship title defence

Paul Casey , Webb Simpson , Brandt Snedeker , & Danny Lee - It's much easier loading up on Spieth and Thomas in this group, but I worry about a US Open hangover from the pair, so I'll pivot on to Casey. The putt for a 57 slid past the cup, but it left him a tap-in to complete the lowest score in any official PGA Tour event, and the first sub-...

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  • Barcelona superstar Neymar passed a medical at Real Madrid, claims Florentino Perez
Barcelona superstar Neymar passed a medical at Real Madrid, claims Florentino Perez

Last week - and not for the first time this summer - the teenager graced the cover of Spanish daily AS alongside a headline proclaiming that Real Madrid are to bid €135m for Mbappe. Real are also reported to be monitoring AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma, who has turned down a contract extension . "We weren't on the edge of signing him, because...

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

Ronaldo has denied the charges. " Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published Tuesday. Up to this point, neither Hacienda [the tax office] nor the prosecutors have contacted Jose Mourinho or the advisers who were under contract during the [tax] inspection process", Gestifute said in a statement .

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  • Spanish Prosecutors Claim Against Jose Mourinho For Tax Fraud
Spanish Prosecutors Claim Against Jose Mourinho For Tax Fraud

Real Madrid star Ronaldo was last week accused of evading 14.7 million euros through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profit...

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  • 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz
1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Ainge shed some light on his motives for swapping the first pick with Philadelphia for No. 3 and a protected first-rounder down the road. With the recent deal between the 76ers and the Celtics, acoording to Jon Wolfond, Ainge said "the phones have been ringing" since.

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  • Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers
Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers

They'll also be receiving a first rounder in either 2018 or 2019 contingent on a few protections. So much so that he cracked a joke at the expense of Celtics president Danny Ainge . Maybe Ainge is just bullshitting here in order to protect himself from criticism in the event that Fultz turns out to be a superstar, or maybe he really was goin...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo : Real Madrid star summoned for July 31 tax hearing
Cristiano Ronaldo : Real Madrid star summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Ronaldo was reported to be unhappy with his treatment in the Spanish press and Real Madrid appeared to be at fault too for a lack of public support. He has also helped his team to win two La Liga titles after joining it on transfer from Manchester United for a ten record 80 million pounds in 2009.

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  • Mexico vs New Zealand
Mexico vs New Zealand

Chile dominated an entertaining, but goalless, first half as Eduardo Vargas saw his strike ruled out by the video assistant. Ricardo Quaresma and Andres Cedric scored for Portugal in the Group A game while Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Hector Moreno scored Mexico's goals.

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  • Rumor: Clippers have explored trade market for DeAndre Jordan
Rumor: Clippers have explored trade market for DeAndre Jordan

Just two short years ago the Los Angeles Clippers mounted up and made a courageous effort to lobby DeAndre Jordan to re-sign with them and flip from his verbal commitment to the Dallas Mavericks . Could the Blazers and Clippers work out a deal where draft picks are used to trade for Jordan? The Clippers are on the verge of a rebuild. Jorda...

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  • Republican Karen Handel seals victory in key Georgia vote
Republican Karen Handel seals victory in key Georgia vote

Sure, it's a traditionally Republican district that the GOP's House and Senate nominees won by roughly 20 points in November, but Donald Trump very narrowly defeated Hillary Clinton there, squeaking through by less than two points. The PVI measures how strongly a district or state leans Republican or Democratic compared to the nation as a w...

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  • Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood
Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka hits a shot during her third round match against Japan's Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 23, 2016. Azarenka was given a wildcard to play in the Mallorca Open, which is scheduled to be her only competitive action before Wimbledon. The former Wimbledon quarter...

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  • 'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo, after draw with Mexico
'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo, after draw with Mexico

Mexico's Javier Hernandez heads the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017 . "I would like to say something on behalf of my players". Federation Internationale de Football Association later released still images of a razor-thin offside margi...

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  • Rafa resting up before Wimbledon bid
Rafa resting up before Wimbledon bid

He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning. The doubts, I think, are good, because the doubts give you the possibility to work with more intensity, with being more humble, and accepting that you need to keep working hard to improve things", Nadal said .

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  • Rafael Nadal wins 2017 French Open men's title
Rafael Nadal wins 2017 French Open men's title

Nadal lost a grand total of 35 games throughout the tournament, the second fewest by any man at any major in the best-of-five-set Open Era (six 1968). Wawrinka was now facing an nearly impossible task and that sense of foreboding only increased when yet another terrific forehand saw Nadal claim the second of three break points in the first game of...

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  • Auto carrying explosives rams police vehicle on Paris' Champs Elysees, driver dead
Auto carrying explosives rams police vehicle on Paris' Champs Elysees, driver dead

The man who allegedly deliberately rammed his auto into a police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees avenue on Monday had Polish roots, according to reports. Gendarmes jumped out of their vehicle, ran to his auto, smashed its windows and pulled him out in an apparent attempt to save him, according to witnesses, the Telegraph reported.

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  • Pepe: 'Portugal ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo speculation'
Pepe: 'Portugal ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo speculation'

Earlier, Ronaldo had a header brilliantly tipped away by Mexico keeper Guillermo Ochoa , while Gelson Martins - a target for Liverpool - fired just wide on the counter for Portugal . A three-player race to meet the rebound off a post saw the sliding Boxall's trailing right arm get the final touch in a bundle of bodies. Goalkeeper Stefan Mar...

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