• Sixers do as expected, select Markelle Fultz 1st overall
Sixers do as expected, select Markelle Fultz 1st overall

Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. McConnell and Robert Covington all came to the 76ers as either second round picks or as undrafted free agents and have developed into consistent contributors.

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  • Ball's stock still high with Lakers despite dad's distractions
Ball's stock still high with Lakers despite dad's distractions

He was raised in Chino Hills, a suburb about 35 miles east of Staples Center, and LaVar Ball is an ardent fan of the Lakers - and specifically Magic Johnson , the Hall of Fame point guard now running their basketball operations. "That was something that I didn't recognize", Buss said ( via the Los Angeles Times' Tania Ganguli ). "I don't think i...

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  • Frank de Boer Reportedly Offered Crystal Palace Job
Frank de Boer Reportedly Offered Crystal Palace Job

Born in Hoorn in Holland in 1970 along with twin brother Ronald before the pair went on to have a remarkable career together . De Boer had been tipped to take over at Palace's fellow managerless side Southampton, but he could allow Manuel Pellegrino a straight run at the Saints' vacancy if he opts to become Palace's new gaffer.

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  • Liverpool have completed the signing of Egypt international Mohamed Salah
Liverpool have completed the signing of Egypt international Mohamed Salah

I'm very happy. I will give 100 per cent and give everything for the club . Mohamed Salah says he wants to win trophies after completing his move from Roma to Liverpool . "I welcome him and his family into our Liverpool family". After only six Premier League starts following his £11m move, Salah had loan spells at Fiorentina and Ro...

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  • Germans show Confed Cup potential with win over Aussies
Germans show Confed Cup potential with win over Aussies

Postecoglou was on guard throughout Sunday's media conference, fearing reporters were trying to trip him up or somehow undermining his team in Sochi . Low promised to change up his tactics and teams through the tournament, which Germany regards as preparation for their World Cup defence in 2018.

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  • Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine
Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor on Wednesday in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. The tax storm has followed him to Russian Federation and Ronaldo's future is the hot subject at each Portugal press co...

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  • White Rock's Jason Garrison selected by Vegas in NHL expansion draft
White Rock's Jason Garrison selected by Vegas in NHL expansion draft

It is reasonable to assume that Marc-Andre Fleury will be their No. 1 goalie , James Neal will be their top-line right winger and, barring a trade, Marc Methot will be on their top defensive pair. Vegas also picked up Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison , who had nine power-play goals last season, along with forward Nikita Gusev, a 2017 sec...

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  • Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild
Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

Allen will be playing for the Boston Celtics next season and Markkanen was drafted by the Timberwolves and then traded to the Chicago Bulls . For what it's worth, USA Today is reporting that there's "zero truth" to report that Cavs players are telling Butler to stay away from Cleveland .

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  • Russell paces Cubs to 11-1 win over Marlins
Russell paces Cubs to 11-1 win over Marlins

The Cubs lost, 3-2, to the Padres at Wrigley Field yesterday, snapping their three-game win streak in the process. Anthony Rizzo has beaten up on Locke, going 11-for-29 with five home runs, while Jason Heyward is 11-for-28 and Kris Bryant is 5-for-14 with a homer against the veteran.

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  • Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr
Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

This is what gives Jackson the profile as a guy who could stop the other team's opposing star. Before Thursday's draft, a member of Jackson's family said the expectation was he would go in the top three. 2, 3, and 4 than they do at pick No. 2. We did in the NCAA Tournament , though, and it was a mixed bag. Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine, Kris Du...

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  • Will the Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball?
Will the Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball?

There is reportedly a clear consensus that the Lakers are favoring Lonzo Ball with their second overall pick , but it seems like the Phoenix Suns are intrigued by Ball as well. I just wanted to include that he's even considering moving on. "Sources point to Ball as the target". "I don't think it affected me". It was agreed to in principle at tha...

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  • Twitter reacts to Jimmy Butler trade with Minnesota Timberwolves
Twitter reacts to Jimmy Butler trade with Minnesota Timberwolves

If the Bulls were thinking of going into a full rebuild by trading Butler and declining Rondo's option, they may decide to alter those plans with Wade back in the fold. And according to a person with knowledge of the situation, Butler welcomes the move to Minnesota to join his old coach and a team loaded with young talent in Karl-Anthony Towns and ...

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  • Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence
Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7 million (12.87 million pounds) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. The case has now escalated as Ronaldo had indicated his interest to leave Real Madrid citing this and other related issues as the cause of his d...

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  • Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud
Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud

Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been given a one-year prison sentence and fined 2million euros (£1.76million) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain . Di Maria is, like Ronaldo and Mourinho, a client of the Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes, who himself has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo...

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  • Sauber Drivers Stunned by Kaltenborn Exit
Sauber Drivers Stunned by Kaltenborn Exit

Vasseur joins a list of Sauber contenders with recent experience of F1 team management, including Dave Ryan, Graeme Lowdon, Jost Capito and Colin Kolles, although Kolles is understood to have indicated that he is not interested in the job.

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  • Messi to pay Spanish tax fine, avoid jail time
Messi to pay Spanish tax fine, avoid jail time

That was compounded by his missing of the last penalty in the Copa America final for Argentina against Chile which left him wanting to hang up his boots for his national team. City were willing to pay a world record 150m, but on July 18th it all changed, with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and vice president Jordi Mestre flying to...

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  • PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine
PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. However, on July 31, Cri...

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  • Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud
Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

The main contender for Cristiano Ronaldo is " Manchester United ", to get the best scorer in the history of the Champions League ready and the Vice-Champions of France PSG. The background to this is a concerted attempt by public prosecutors in Spain to target high-earners suspected of tax evasion, with Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo the mo...

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  • Four-way tie at top of US Open standings after second day
Four-way tie at top of US Open standings after second day

I'm going to play. "I felt the most calm I have in a major in a long time this week". This is only his second U.S. Open , finishing 27th in 2015. Somebody might go low early, but not as many. He just has to listen to the crowd. Willett, who pulled out before the start of his second round, was heading towards the Erin Hills exit anyway after an ...

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  • PSG's Di Mara fined for tax fraud by Spanish authorities
PSG's Di Mara fined for tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been given a one-year prison sentence and fined 2million euros (£1.76million) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain . Along with Di Maria, all of the above are linked through Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes. Another Mendes client, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, is ...

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