• Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

Peters, the Horizon League player of the year, averaged a conference-leading 23 points per game. Minnesota dealt away Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. "To see what's going on right now is something we've experienced over the last, really, four years that started with the most loyal fans, with season-ticket holders", Heck said.

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  • 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft
76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

That's where the Boston Celtics are scheduled to pick after moving down two spots in a trade with Philadelphia, giving the 76ers the right to select Fultz with their second No. The pictures capture or symbolize what means the most to him, Fultz said. As a result, he and Fultz will be the first teammates to be No. 1 overall picks and rookies at ...

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  • Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph
Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph

Title-holders India , set 339 to win, collapsed to 33 for three and 54 for five against a Pakistan side they had thrashed by 124 runs in their tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. India have won the Champions Trophy twice. International Cricket Council ( ICC ) chief executive David Richardson has revealed that Champions Trophy could be sc...

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  • 76ers select PG Fultz with No. 1 overall pick
76ers select PG Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

Last year, White was one of two players, along with Fultz, to rank in the Pac-12 Top 10 in scoring, assists and blocked shots. Never before had five freshmen been selected with the first five picks. There were about a dozen pictures of friends and family along with his slogan F2G, which means "Faithful to the Grind". "This is fantastic", said F...

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  • Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick
Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick

Boston will get the Sixers' pick, No. 3 overall, and another first-rounder in 2018 or 2019. Tatum is perhaps the most NBA-ready player in the draft. He won't discount trading, he won't dismiss taking a player to stash overseas for a year or two, he won't admit that one skill is more desirable than another for the Raptors.

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  • Pacers select UCLA's TJ Leaf with 18th overall pick in draft
Pacers select UCLA's TJ Leaf with 18th overall pick in draft

Leaf was selected No. 18 in the first round of the draft, leaving UCLA after one year, where the power-forward was overshadowed by hype-machine Lonzo Ball despite leading the Bruins in scoring. T.J. Leaf answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Indiana Pacers as the 18th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thu...

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  • Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant
Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has accused New Zealand of poor sportsmanship after a nasty end to their Confederations Cup game on Wednesday. "We were certainly not nervous", he said. El Tri couldn't deal with the pressure, as the Kiwis threatened, with a goal only a matter of time. Mexico's Oribe Peralta , bottom, scores a goal durin...

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  • Plenty of Kentucky flavor in blazing hot U.S. track championships
Plenty of Kentucky flavor in blazing hot U.S. track championships

Bartlett capped off am impressive sophomore campaign with a 27th-place finish in the 800m, racing a time of 1:49.01. Four current Irish track and field athletes and five Irish alumni will compete at the U.S. Competition for junior competitors begins on Friday while Hatler and Mattis kick off senior competition on Thursday. The distance boosted he...

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  • 76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick
76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Size, athleticism, balance, mechanics: All the goodies are there. Fultz and Simmons will both be rookies this season and you can only imagine the two having even better rookie campaigns than Dario and Joel did. "The city has to feel fantastic", Sixers coach Brett Brown said. During the summer of 2013, they sold 3,400 season tickets. The Bucks w...

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  • LeBron James and Paul George: A dynamic and risky combo
LeBron James and Paul George: A dynamic and risky combo

Major trades could be going down during Thursday's National Basketball Association draft and in the coming weeks. That means that for one season we would get to see Kyrie Irving , Paul George and LeBron James all on one team together to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors once again.

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  • US Open Leaderboard 2017: Updating Results and Standings for Saturday
US Open Leaderboard 2017: Updating Results and Standings for Saturday

None of those 18 players has won a major tournament to date. But I think at the end of the day it's competitive rounds with a card in my hand that I need and I've been very light on them this year. There have been no reports yet of anyone getting sick. It didn't matter at that point, because I was so far from the cut line. He rolled in an 18-...

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  • Reasons Why India's Tour Of West Indies 2017 Is Of Great Importance
Reasons Why India's Tour Of West Indies 2017 Is Of Great Importance

Also there was no communication between them in the Champions Trophy so on Tuesday he resigned from the post revealing it on Twitter . Queried about the circumstances that led to Kumble's exit, the India captain was predictably reticent, citing the sanctity of the dressing room for his silence on the issue.

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  • Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office
Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office

He is set to enter free agency in the summer of 2018. James in turn lobbied for Gilbert to extend Griffin's contract, to no avail. Wojnarowski writes that Billups and Gilbert will meet to discuss the job opportunity. "At the end of the day, he still has to press the right buttons because I'm not in the war room, I'm not in the draft room wi...

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  • Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round
Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round

I just can't wait to get started and get this thing going. Following an impressive showing at the NBA Draft Combine, however, Jackson kept his name in for good and was projected by many to be a first-round pick. I'm going to be the best player I can be. "Aside from his jump shooting ability, Jackson does his best work making decisive straight...

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  • Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Rip LaVar Ball After Wild NBA Draft Interview
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Rip LaVar Ball After Wild NBA Draft Interview

He was sixth in the nation in scoring (23.2) and 15th in assists (5.9). Though his unorthodox shooting form has been criticized, Ball shot 73.2 percent from the field on 2-point attempts and 41.2 percent from 3-point range last season, becoming the first player over the past 25 seasons to attempt 300 field goals and shoot 70 percent on 2s and 40 ...

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  • Wymer, TCU stay alive in College World Series
Wymer, TCU stay alive in College World Series

The infinite nature of hitting baseballs to special spots with baseball bats allows for a very, very small probability of two hits reaching this fan twice in the same game. Following a pop out by Drew Ellis, Summers was caught stealing on a questionable call. Louisville coach Dan McDonnell argues a call at second base during the team's NCAA Coll...

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  • McGregor fight set for August 26
McGregor fight set for August 26

The 40-year-old Mayweather, who was unbeaten during his professional career, is coming out of retirement to lock horns with the superstar of the mixed martial arts, McGregor , in a blockbuster boxing bout at Las Vegas on August 26 . Besides that, the Dublin-born is probably the hottest media figure in the fighting world. Mayweather has spent th...

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  • The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set
The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set

The long discussed, highly anticipated fight will be contested at 154 pounds, over 12 rounds, and it will go down at the T-Mobile Arena. McGregor took to Twitter late last night to say, "The fight is on". "Floyd is 40 years old", Ellerbe added. Nate's win over McGregor, of course, catapulted him to a newfound level of stardom but in the time si...

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  • Salah: I had the best years of my career at Roma
Salah: I had the best years of my career at Roma

Roma confirmed exact details of the transfer and revealed the total fee could reach €50m if clauses based on the success of Salah and Liverpool are achieved. British media reported that Liverpool paid 34 million euros ($38 million) to sign Salah, who is returning to the Premier League two and a half years after leaving Chelsea following an un...

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  • Timberwolves acquire Jummy Butler from Bulls
Timberwolves acquire Jummy Butler from Bulls

That's a pretty superb starting lineup. Irving, some believe, is actually going to push for a trade, although it's hard to believe some team can come up with the goods ( picks & players) to make that deal happen. While the comment itself wasn't harmful, it shone a light on Hoiberg's inability to take hold of the locker room. But sacrificing Lov...

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