• Tottenham Waiting For Everton To Lower Asking Price For Ross Barkley
Tottenham Waiting For Everton To Lower Asking Price For Ross Barkley

Ross Barkley , 23, whose contract expires next summer, is rumoured to be on the way out of Goodison Park after stalling on an extension to his current deal, with Ronald Koeman reportedly keen to move the player on. Spurs' U-turn leaves Arsenal with a free run at the England global with Everton lacking any serious offers. Barkley could do with...

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  • Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3
Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

Diamondbacks: RHP Zack Godley (2-1, 2.34 ERA) has allowed three or fewer runs in each of his eight starts this season. On the positive side for the Rox, Mark Reynolds hit a solo home run and LeMahieu picked up three hits. Nobody actually homered in the frame, but Brandon Drury looked the best with a double, a single and three RBI. Wanting to g...

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  • Verlander loses no-hit bid on bunt, Scherzer on bouncer
Verlander loses no-hit bid on bunt, Scherzer on bouncer

Seattle starter James Paxton allowed four runs (three earned) on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings . Dyson laid down a attractive bunt for a single during the sixth inning of Seattle's game against Detroit on Wednesday, breaking up Justin Verlander's ideal game.

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  • Sixers Trade For First Overall Pick In 2017 NBA Draft
Sixers Trade For First Overall Pick In 2017 NBA Draft

With the additional draft pick acquired in the deal, the Celtics now have seven selections over the next three years, including picks from Brooklyn (2018), Memphis (2019, protected 1-8), and the LA Clippers (2019, protected 1-14). 1. "We are very pleased with the outcome of this trade, which puts us in the enviable position of selecting first ove...

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  • Van Dijk can force Liverpool FC move by striking
Van Dijk can force Liverpool FC move by striking

Chelsea appear to have emerged as new favourites in the Virgil van Dijk summer transfer saga after reports in Italy claimed that Antonio Conte and the new Premier League champions are closing in on a record deal for the Dutch centre-back.

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  • Rams terminate contract of defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker
Rams terminate contract of defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker

The Rams do not publicly comment on players they release, but a source told ESPN's Alden Gonzalez that Walker was let go largely because they did not see a place for him on their roster. The 27-year-old native of New Iberia, Louisiana, went undrafted in 2012 and played for the New Orleans Saints for three seasons before landing with the Detroit ...

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  • Rams waive defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker
Rams waive defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker

Walker, 27, played 42 games with Detroit and New Orleans from 2012-16. Police have presented their findings to Lafayette Parish District Attorney Keith Stutes, who said he is reviewing the case, according to The Advocate . One of the women said Walker and Williams forced her to perform oral sex. Both women claim they experienced disorientation...

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  • Markelle Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers
Markelle Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers

Draft prospect Markelle Fultz poses poses with draft caps for portraits prior to the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery at the NBA Headquarters in New York , New York. Despite Fultz's numbers, Washington struggled to a 9-22 record, ultimately losing in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament. Over the past 10 seasons, only two other freshmen had a ...

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  • Sixers make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 overall pick
Sixers make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 overall pick

Could those injury concerns have played a factor in the Celtics' decision to move the No. 1 pick to the Sixers? The point guard averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists for the Huskies. 5 pick. Washington's Markelle Fultz , wearing basketball-themed shoes, poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball dr...

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  • Prince George's Co.'s Markelle Fultz #1 pick in NBA Draft
Prince George's Co.'s Markelle Fultz #1 pick in NBA Draft

Nevertheless, statements that were issued from the heart of the franchise affirmed that they would select in pick 3 the same player they would have chosen with the first pick of the Draft . The New York Knicks selected French point guard Frank Ntilikina of SIG Strasbourg with the eighth overall selection. The Sixers kept the project rolling ...

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  • Suns pick Josh Jackson in NBA Draft
Suns pick Josh Jackson in NBA Draft

There was no late-night workout in New York City between the Boston Celtics and Josh Jackson . Tatum smiled when asked about this, but didn't take the opportunity to talk himself up. Instead, they swung for the fences with a player who could turn out to be one of the rarest birds in the National Basketball Association world: a No.

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  • George McPhee imposes deadline for teams looking to trade
George McPhee imposes deadline for teams looking to trade

McPhee said he plans to use all the time allotted to find the best deals. The Golden Knights could enter the National Hockey League with a perfectly fine team, but from all indications, GM George McPhee won't be satisfied with that; he's got some dealing to do, and it'll be dealing from a position of power.

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  • Fultz selected first by 76ers in NBA Draft
Fultz selected first by 76ers in NBA Draft

Philadelphia, which was picking No. 1 overall for the second straight year , acquired the top pick in the draft from the Boston Celtics in a trade completed earlier this week. Since 2003, the 76ers have won only one playoff series, and they have only one winning season since 2005. Of course, players staying healthy is the real key in all of th...

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  • UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76e
UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76e

The 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the delight of Joel Embiid , who has been excitedly tweeting about this moment for days. Let us see what these three elections suppose in their most immediate effect. "We are an organization on the rise in so many different ways". Thursday night, however, was al...

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

Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta scored as Mexico battled back from 1-0 down to beat New Zealand 2-1 in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia on Wednesday. Little under 10 minutes into the second half, Raul Jimenez brought Mexico level and then Orile Peralta grabbed the victor with 18 minutes remain...

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  • Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Liverpool signing Mohamed Salah
Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Liverpool signing Mohamed Salah

According to the Liverpool Echo Salah, from Basyoun in northern Egypt, flew into Liverpool for a medical on Thursday morning. "He has everything to be successful at Liverpool ", Garcia, who is working as a pundit for Optus during the Confederations Cup, told Omnisport .

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  • As epxected, Markelle Fultz goes #1 to Philadelphia
As epxected, Markelle Fultz goes #1 to Philadelphia

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball were front and center when all the expected top picks took their traditional photo before Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. Known for his outstanding passing ability, Simmons can also score the ball whenever he wants because of his size and ability to get to the basket easily.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades
Philadelphia 76ers NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Now we're starting to really - we've got a lot of position-less players that can dribble, pass, and shoot. So it would seem that Fultz's team could have probably filled in the necessary (city) and (team name) before the usual draft-night craziness.

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  • Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows
Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows

Kovalev , who had started well and was up on one of the three cards at the time of the finish, complained that referee Tony Weeks had jumped in prematurely and that the decisive assault was riddled with low blows. Kovalev (30-2, 25 KOs) stumbled around on rubbery legs as Ward gave chase. "He didn't hurt me". The Russian native is hoping to...

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  • Bryan Colangelo isn't anxious about how awful Markelle Fultz's college team was
Bryan Colangelo isn't anxious about how awful Markelle Fultz's college team was

Then the intrigue starts. As part to the deal with Philadelphia, Boston will also receive a first-round draft pick in either 2018 or 2019 - giving it even more bargaining chips to bolster its roster during free agency. With Russell out of the picture, the Lakers are in position to take UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball. Aside from Fultz, the brand a...

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