• 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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  • O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks
O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks

But a number of likely Test regulars, including first-five Owen Farrell , lock Alun Wyn Jones , hooker Ken Owens and tighthead Dan Cole, are not in the XV. Farrell kicked the Lions to victory against the Crusaders but may be paying the price for a late missed penalty against the Highlanders , when a frustrated Gatland said his men "shot oursel...

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  • Sandro Ramirez: Everton set to sign Malaga striker for £5.2m
Sandro Ramirez: Everton set to sign Malaga striker for £5.2m

In a move to ensure an ability to move on to (bigger or at least better paid) things last year, the 21-year-old insisted that his contract contained a £5.3m release clause - which has now been activated by Everton . They say a deal will still go through but it could still be some days before Everton can confirm Sandro's arrival. And Sandro is sa...

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  • Bayern Munich rules out transfer of Robert Lewandowski
Bayern Munich rules out transfer of Robert Lewandowski

In a statement issued to Sky Germany, Bayern denied that clubs have contacted them and asked about Lewandowski's availability. "Lewandowski's contract expires in 2021". The Borussia Dortmund forward scored twice on the final day of the season to win by one goal . "Every aspect of Lewandowski's game suggests he would thrive in the Premier Lea...

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  • Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup
Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup

New Zealand were then presented with another chance to take the lead in the 27th minute through Ben Woods, however Mexico's Alfredo Talavera produced a fine save to deny the striker. "I apologize, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator of the incident captured on the official broadcast feed. "Our players and myself were shouting ...

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  • Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways
Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways

Ultimately, we have some philosophical differences on how to build our team. On Saturday, the Coyotes traded longtime goalie Mike Smith to the Calgary Flames, and on Monday, they announced they will not offer a contract to captain Shane Doan , who had played with the team for 21 seasons.

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  • Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe
Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe

Police said that 79 people were dead, or missing and assumed dead, after the blaze rapidly spread through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , which was built in 1974, on June 14. Tests on the Grenfell cladding, carried out by Building Research Establishment, have been passed to the government. "Consumers who believe they may have a Hotpoint fridge fr...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

Ahead of the expansion draft, teams scrambled to protect assets they were forced to expose to Vegas under the expansion rules, causing a flurry of trades and side deals. After meeting with the board of governors earlier in the day, Knights chairman and CEO Bill Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee.

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  • Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4
Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4

In the last 30 games, Merrifield has hit.336 with 19 RBI, Hosmer has hit.325 with 5 homers, Perez has hit.291 with 7 homers, Cain has hit.275 with 9 homeruns and Moustakas has hit.303 with 10 homers and an impressive 31 RBIs. Marlins 2, Nationals 1 • Max Scherzer's bid for the third no-hitter of his big league career ended with one out in the eight...

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  • Read recovered and raring to go against Lions
Read recovered and raring to go against Lions

Seemingly satisfied in his performance, Hansen now has a player on the bench that he is comfortable using in all the positions in the back row. Cardiff and Wales flanker Warburton has scrambled for full match sharpness ever since suffering an ankle problem in the tour-opening 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians.

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