• Celtics leaning towards Tatum; Bulls offer for Butler shut down
Celtics leaning towards Tatum; Bulls offer for Butler shut down

Following the picks swap with the Philadelphia 76ers , the 19-year-old was open to work out with the team, but it just didn't work out logistically, per Fischer. There has been speculation that the Celtics were interested in drafting Jackson as high as No. 1 regardless , although how his lack of a workout for the team would affect that is not kno...

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  • Canadian Formula One Grand Prix
Canadian Formula One Grand Prix

There were some manoeuvres where I almost wanted to close my eyes but ultimately the team and vehicle deserved more. The Brazilian's family arranged the presentation to Hamilton for equalling Senna's career total of 65 poles. "It's all about tomorrow". Mishaps at the start put Hamilton and Bottas home free in what had been expected to be a ...

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  • Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics
Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics

However, that still gives Boston a top level draft pick. Others believe that there still could be an National Basketball Association trade in the works behind the scenes. How does the ACC stack up to other Power 5 conferences producing first-round caliber players in this year's draft? And for the fans, they get to watch the highs and lows of th...

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  • LSU knocks Florida State out of College World Series
LSU knocks Florida State out of College World Series

He certainly didn't want that to be his lasting legacy. Martin has never won fewer than 41 games in a season since becoming FSU's head coach in 1980. OMAHA, Neb. Back-to-back home runs in the ninth soured his final stats a bit and ended his bid for his first complete game since 2015, but with a five-run cushion coming into the inning, there were...

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  • Bahraini royals congratulate Saudi crown prince
Bahraini royals congratulate Saudi crown prince

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday congratulated Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud for his appointment as the crown prince, deputy prime minister and minister of defence, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. With Saudi Arabia the world's biggest crude exporter, the younger Salman backed a policy that aimed to cripple USA shale drilling by ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid and Portugal superstar makes history with goal
Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid and Portugal superstar makes history with goal

In today's second match, Mexico come from a goal down to beat New Zealand at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi . Tensions erupted in the first half when Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio swore at the New Zealand coaching staff over an injury to Carlos Salcedo that medics later determined would rule the defender out of the rest of the ...

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  • JR Smith Possibly On The Move As He Tells The Cavs 'Goodbye'
JR Smith Possibly On The Move As He Tells The Cavs 'Goodbye'

Smith signed a four-year, $57million contract before last season began, so it would be a shock if he left the Cavs. For a second, it looked like JR Smith was on his way out of Cleveland. They parted ways with GM David Griffin on Monday , and have yet to hire his replacement - though it's believed Chauncey Billups will eventually be hired in sai...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo goal gives Portugal victory over Russian Federation
Cristiano Ronaldo goal gives Portugal victory over Russian Federation

Russia went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter through what was credited as an own goal from New Zealand defender Michael Boxall, and Smolov, the top scorer in the Russian league last season, wrapped up the points in the 69th minute.

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  • Fans outraged as Saudi footballers snub silence for London victims
Fans outraged as Saudi footballers snub silence for London victims

While the Socceroos stood arm in arm, the Saudi's continued warming up, claiming the tribute didn't fit in with their 'culture'. According to the Daily Mail , Saudi soccer officials told match organizers prior to the game that the team would not be taking part in the moment of silence because it was not in keeping with their customs and t...

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  • Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win
Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Mexico now sits in a tie for second place in Group A in the eight-team tournament after playing Portugal to a 2-2 draw in their opening game. Russian Federation were high on confidence following their 2-0 win over New Zealand , whereas morale was somewhat low in the Portugal camp after they conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Me...

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  • Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

Here is a look at some of the best images from Mexico's victory. "This team, when they have to sacrifice themselves, they do that", he said. "We have a clear understanding of what needs to be done". We are going to improve from our last game. "The game was really rough and violent". I expect incredible spirit from our team. In the United King...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln in Spanish tax fraud case

Perez said he could understood why the four-times world player of the year had been upset after he was accused last week of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla. We've not received any offers for Ronaldo, Morata or James'. "I've not spoken wi...

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  • Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year
Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year

The Jets will also serve as the opponent for the Calgary Flames home opener on October 7. Winger Brendan Leipsic is the Las Vegas-bound Maple Leaf, but there's heavy speculation Toronto will gamble with the Golden Knights to get back defenceman Colin Miller.

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  • Creamfields to Show McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight
Creamfields to Show McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight

Nate Diaz , which McGregor took on 11 days' notice prior to UFC 196, and a bout vs. Chad Mendes on 10 days' notice. The two fighters announced their long-awaited fight on social media on Wednesday, with Mayweather posting a promotional video for the bout on Instagram along with the caption "IT'S OFFICIAL!" and McGregor writing on Twi...

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  • Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal
Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal

After Russia turned up the pressure in the attacking half, it was almost caught on the defensive end, where Ronaldo should have given Portugal a 2-0 lead. The first game of the Confederations Cup was between the hosts Russian Federation and New Zealand . "We managed to change a few things in the second half, and were able to attack".

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  • Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past Russia
Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past Russia

It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper, who was making his 100th global appearance. Broadcaster TVE said, without identifying its sources, the 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will. "We like to think if we can win the ball high up the pitch, it will create opportunities to score ", said veteran defender Tommy Sm...

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  • Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight
Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight

Many MMA fans are still waiting for a rubber match between the Stockton native and McGregor, with the two weight champion narrowly defeating Diaz in their instant classic of a rematch at UFC 202 in August. Mayweather reportedly earned approximately $330 million for his victory against Manny Pacquiao in 2015, and the fight against McGregor is ex...

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  • McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed
McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed

Conor McGregor and Mayweather are expected to earn huge payouts for the fight and it could smash all box office records. " Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws". said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26. Former five...

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  • At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal
At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal

The death toll for the massive fire in central Portugal climbed to 63 on Monday after an injured firefighter died in hospital, the league of Portuguese firefighters said in their website. "What we are seeing is a great tragedy", Costa said. A spokesperson for the British Embassy in Lisbon told The Portugal News that following the fire in P...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. But after newly re-elected president Florentino Perez publically backed the Portugal superstar to clear his name , Ronaldo is said to be prepared to make peace with the La Liga giants.

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