• Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick
Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

He fills a need for defense that the Suns have needed. Boston has three more picks in the draft, Nos. No matter how Stevens plays him, it sounds like Tatum will fit in just fine with the Boston Celtics . "That's a great compliment, especially with all the great guys in this class". Prior to transferring to SMU, Ojeleye attended Duke Univer...

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  • Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon
Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon

Nadal won Wimbledon twice, in 2008 and 2010 . Rafael Nadal's win at Roland Garros extends his total record to 79 wins and two losses following his first victory in 2005. "To play Rafa on clay in the French Open in a final is probably the biggest challenge you can have in tennis", he said. Nadal scored 27 winners in contrast to Wawrinka'...

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  • Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1 — FIFA Confederation Cup
Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1 — FIFA Confederation Cup

Leeds United's Chris Wood gave the All Whites a first-half lead but second-half goals by Benfica's Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta sealed victory. New Zealand worldwide winger Marco Rojas has told Four Four Two that fans should lay off striker Chris Wood following his display against Mexico .

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  • Mexico 2-1 New Zealand
Mexico 2-1 New Zealand

Leeds United striker Chris Wood put the Kiwis ahead after he was found by a delightful through pass and slotted the ball into the corner. "Well, we had the chances and at the end of the day you have to take them against good sides like this", he said.

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  • Best captains Lions against Chiefs
Best captains Lions against Chiefs

Back-three players Liam Williams , Jack Nowell and Elliot Daly all have a chance of forcing their way into Test reckoning, while Iain Henderson is in flying form and can move above Jones in the pecking order with a big display. "They play the game maybe slightly differently to an Australian team or a South African team but that is what rugby is ...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

He picked up 10 draft picks from 2017 to 2020 to stay away from players teams wanted to keep. Why did they pass on so many good players? And in between, McPhee will be able to move veteran D-men on expiring contracts - Vegas now has five such players, including Garrison - for draft picks and prospects near the trade deadline to continue the org...

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  • Confederations Cup Report: Australia 2 - 3 Germany
Confederations Cup Report: Australia 2 - 3 Germany

However, Bernd Leno was on hand to offer hope to the Australians. "There is a lot of pressure on them as a country to do well here and on their players, who are fighting for a spot hopefully at (next year's) World Cup for Germany ". "It will be tough". In the second half Joshua Kimmich ideal pass brought on the strike Goretzka and teammate...

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  • Leipzig will not let ´top performers´ Forsberg and Keita leave
Leipzig will not let ´top performers´ Forsberg and Keita leave

Emil Forsberg's agent has reiterated his client has no desire to stay at RB Leipzig and instead "wants to make the next step in his career". He also had a pop at Forsberg's agent Hasan Cetinkaya , adding: "If the adviser has forgotten how long Emil is contracted with us, then we will be able to send him a copy quickly".

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  • Lions 'disappointed' but unfazed after tour manager John Spencer assaulted
Lions 'disappointed' but unfazed after tour manager John Spencer assaulted

Lions tour manager John Spencer became the target of a drunken New Zealand fan's verbal abuse and physical intimidation in an Auckland restaurant on Thursday. "It was only last night we went out to the Viaduct as a squad and management and we had a lot of Kiwis coming up to us". I've spoken to John, it's an isolated, disappointing incident.

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  • Detroit Pistons select Duke guard Luke Kennard in the NBA Draft
Detroit Pistons select Duke guard Luke Kennard in the NBA Draft

Then he wanted to go play in the National Basketball Association. LaMarcus Aldridge is a great fit for what Detroit wants to do, and is a much happier and much better player when he gets more touches, which he would. Kennard, who turns 21 on Saturday, made at least one 3-pointer in 40 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Duke his...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud
Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud

Real Madrid , for what it's worth, appears to be doing what it can to retain Ronaldo, with manager Zinedine Zidane reportedly reaching out to calm the star's worries and pitch him on staying put. "I have not spoken with him". When it became public that a prosecutor in Madrid filed a tax fraud complaint against Ronaldo on June 13, the news w...

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  • Senate Republicans' Obamacare Repeal Bill
Senate Republicans' Obamacare Repeal Bill

US Senate Republicans have launched their plan for shrivelling Barack Obama's health care law, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor. Those decisions in this legislation include what each state's insurers would have to cover and how much each state wants to spend on the M...

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  • 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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