• US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short
US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short

Open tournament having been two. Actually, all he probably had to do to win the tournament was par out. "I'm glad a qualified and was able to play . "On some of these par fives I don't even need to hit a driver to get there". "I think it's really cool". "And to be honest with you, this week I don't think I ever got nervous, not at one point"...

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  • Pac-12 flavor expected at top of the National Basketball Association draft tonight
Pac-12 flavor expected at top of the National Basketball Association draft tonight

He found one in Butler, who the Wolves acquired along with the 16th overall pick for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick, which ended up being - what else? - another freshman, Arizona's Lauri Markkanen. The Los Angeles Lakers have the No. 2 pick, and they also made a big trade in the days leading up to the draft. "It's insane, I couldn'...

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  • Ronaldo remains coy about his Real future
Ronaldo remains coy about his Real future

Cristiano Ronaldo's 74th senior global goal was enough to hand Portugal Confederations Cup victory over hosts Russian Federation. It was simple and efficient from the Real Madrid star, who is seemingly not letting the speculation that surrounds his club future distract him from his worldwide duties.

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  • Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud
Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud

They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros. In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010.

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  • Dani Alves set to leave Juventus
Dani Alves set to leave Juventus

Premier League champions Chelsea have also been linked with a move for Alves, but the 34-year-old is expected to choose to work with Guardiola - a coach he has hailed in the past. Prior to the spell with Juventus , he spent eight seasons at Barcelona. City do not have an experienced right-back after releasing out-of-contract duo Pablo Zabaleta a...

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  • Lakers Looking to Acquire a First-Round Pick
Lakers Looking to Acquire a First-Round Pick

One NBA exec told the Herald that Ainge would love to find a way to get North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr ., who isn't rated as high as the third overall pick. I just didn't see enough dominant performances from Isaac during his year at FSU to think he'll fulfill his potential and develop into an NBA All-Star.

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  • Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz
Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz

We wish Donovan nothing but the best in Salt Lake City! "I'm just so happy", he said on the draft telecast. "He put in a lot of hard work on his game and he's receiving the rewards for having an incredibly strong work ethic". As a rookie, the former Kentucky Wildcat was forced into action when the Jazz suffered major frontcourt injuries. He average...

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  • Virat Kohli & Co arrive in West Indies amid India coach issues
Virat Kohli & Co arrive in West Indies amid India coach issues

Kumble stepped down as India coach on Tuesday citing differences with skipper Virat Kohli . The BCCI'S Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Saurav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar had chosen their former teammate as head coach in June 2016.

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  • NBA Finals, Game 5 - Cavs vs. Warriors
NBA Finals, Game 5 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Kerr said Durant's career has been wonderful, but during the Finals he took it to another level. To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special. The most-watched NBA Finals since 1998 wrapped on a high note. "It was incredible to just see that all year, and right now just to be here with these guys, it's un...

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  • As Expected, Markelle Fultz Goes No. 1 To 76ers In NBA Draft
As Expected, Markelle Fultz Goes No. 1 To 76ers In NBA Draft

And, considering the Boston Celtics traded out of the top spot in the draft, Fultz was asked if he felt disrespected by the Celtics for essentially deciding he wasn't worth drafting. "This is a tremendous night for the Sixers and our great fans". It's De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Smith and the rest of the talented point guards in the class.

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  • 76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft
76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft

Butler will be reunited with coach Tom Thibodeau, who coached him previously in Chicago. This year, the Celts went for a more polished offensive player, Duke forward Jayson Tatum. He did manage to create a buzz. The run of freshmen bettered the 2014 record of four straight first-year players to start the draft, finally ending when the New York ...

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  • Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft
Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Thursday's selection made Washington the first school to boast two No. 1 overall basketball picks in the same academic year. Simmons has not played in an National Basketball Association game, so it's going to be interesting to see how that experiment works out.

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  • Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia
Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

First up in the draft order initially was the Boston Celtics , who made it to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the team switched spots with the Philadelphia 76ers , who were poised to be No. I'll admit it. I jumped aboard the Markelle Fultz hype-train . Fultz finished No. 6 among all Division 1 player...

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  • Former Huskies' Markelle Fultz Taken No. 1 By 76ers
Former Huskies' Markelle Fultz Taken No. 1 By 76ers

But are you sure you want to spend the top pick in a stacked draft on a guy who only won nine games in his sole college season? "The big thing we used to say back then was Trust the Process, not transferring schools", Fultz told reporters in NY a day before the draft.

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  • Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations
Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations

Di Maria has pleaded guilty to the two charges, which each carry a six-month sentence, but the Argentina global will not serve jail time as sentences below two years in length are normally suspended under Spanish law for first-time offenders.

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  • It's Jayson Tatum to Celtics at No. 3 in draft
It's Jayson Tatum to Celtics at No. 3 in draft

Markelle Fultz , Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum were the first three players selected in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. The pictures capture or symbolize what means the most to him, Fultz said. 1 draft pick, so it was a goal I set out there, and that's what I was striving for", Fultz said. "I figured out I had a chance t...

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  • Liverpool completes signing of Mohamed Salah
Liverpool completes signing of Mohamed Salah

Salah nearly joined Liverpool back in 2014 before opting for a switch to Chelsea but after a disappointing spell at Stamford Bridge, the winger has rediscovered his best form since joining Roma . For that to happen Liverpool will have to increase their initial bid of £26m to one in the region of £35.5m, which is what Roma believe Salah is ...

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  • KU's Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Phoenix in NBA Draft
KU's Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Phoenix in NBA Draft

The only rationale I potentially see here for Atlanta is that perhaps they'll let Paul Millsap (who?) walk in free agency and join the same tanking ranks the Sixers hope to finally leave this season. 3. Analysis: The Jazz apparently really liked Bradley, a talented but raw prospect out of North Carolina , so they tossed in a second-round pick to...

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  • Angel Di Maria receives prison sentence after admitting to tax fraud
Angel Di Maria receives prison sentence after admitting to tax fraud

Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently. And finally, they accuse him of "voluntarily" refusing to include €28.4 million in income linked to the sale of his image rights for the 2015 to 2020 period to a Spanish company.

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  • 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick acquired from Celtics
76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick acquired from Celtics

A record 16 freshman were selected in the first round. The Philadelphia 76ers selected Fultz with the top pick Thursday night at Barclays Center , doing so less than a week after acquiring the pick from the Boston Celtics . With the third pick acquired from the Sixers, the Celtics opted to use their pick than go with another trade and chose...

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