• Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader

Rice also bemoaned the treatment Pelosi received from Republicans , but that didn't stop her from maintaining the former House speaker should be ousted. The House Democratic leader is seeking to reassure Democrats dejected after a loss in a Georgia special election where the party invested millions of dollars.

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

However, not everyone in attendance was pleased by the presence. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka offered his own views on the elder Ball, views that did not match the narrative normally associated with the loud spoken creator of the Big Baller Brand and a frenzy that has swirled around his soft spoken son in the months leading up to the no...

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  • Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers
Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

Former and future No. 1 picks have already been dealt this week in what feels like the trade deadline, free agency and draft all rolled into one frenzy. Kansas forward Josh Jackson explained that he didn't visit or work out for the Celtics when Boston had the No. 1 pick because he and agent BJ Armstrong thought the Celtics "didn't have much inter...

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  • Minn. Collegians, Former Wild Players Move to Vegas in NHL Expansion Draft
Minn. Collegians, Former Wild Players Move to Vegas in NHL Expansion Draft

Former Medicine Hat Tiger David Schlemko joins the Golden Knights. Brickley played 69 games for the Checkers in 2016-17, finishing with 15 goals and 11 assists as the Checkers reached the Calder Cup playoffs. That old adage about what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas doesn't apply here. Who is going to lead the offence? Perron was a key contr...

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  • Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies
Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies

Ulysses , fourth in the 2016 BC Turf, led briefly but was passed by Highland Reel, who won by 1 1/4 lengths over Decorated Knight , the victor of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup in Ireland in May. He also suffered a reverse on his seasonal debut in the Vintage Crop Stakes before winning the Saval Beg, with O'Brien reluctant to make comparisons ...

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  • Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says
Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says

He has since spoken. His future does not involve a framed Pacers jersey waiting to be worn after next season. The Celtics will have competition in the bidding for George, so that will explain if the price goes up from what you're expecting.

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  • Blackhawks Trade Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad
Blackhawks Trade Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad

The Chicago Blackhawks made two draft-day trades Friday, dealing defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and winger Artemi Panarin in swaps with the Arizona Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets , respectively. A native of Harnosand, Sweden, Forsberg was a seventh-round selection (188 overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft. He has posted a 73-35-10 record with ...

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  • FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes
FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

Giovani Dos Santos and Marco Fabian struggled to make their presence known and New Zealand were quick to try and snatch a lead off El Tri's mistake following a poor first 45 minutes. Lose and the criticism - which is already fierce - will rain down on Mexico , who will have failed to reach the expected goals in major tournaments for two con...

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  • Blackhawks trade D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy, Dauphin
Blackhawks trade D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy, Dauphin

In 73 games with the Hawks this past season, Hjalmarsson tallied five goals and 13 assists for 18 points in 73 games. He has four career points. A veteran of 623 National Hockey League games, Hjalmarsson has recorded 23 goals and added 120 assists in his career.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

Perez said: "Cristiano has a contract and he is a Real Madrid player". A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012.

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  • Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia
Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia

Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 23, 2017 . Meanwhile in Moscow , hosts Russian Federation face a first-round exit at their home tournament after, seemingly inevitably, Cristiano Ronaldo's goal for Portugal forced them to need a win against the fiery Mexicans to make it into the next round.

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  • 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade
76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

However, they were able to unload Mosgov's poor contract and acquire another first round pick to possibly help facilitate a deal for Paul George. In 2015, they drafted the second best player in the draft with the No. "I can't wait to go and learn from Coach (Brad) Stevens and Isaiah Thomas and just everybody on that roster". NY is conveniently lo...

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  • At Least 61 Dead in Massive Fire That Roared Through Central Portugal
At Least 61 Dead in Massive Fire That Roared Through Central Portugal

Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it " the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires". More than 60 people are dead and over 100 injured. "We pray in silence". Almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze on Sunday afternoon as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town.

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  • Celtics take Jayson Tatum of Duke with No. 3 pick
Celtics take Jayson Tatum of Duke with No. 3 pick

While many think Josh Jackson is a ideal fit for Boston, the draft is one day away and he has still not worked out for the team. At 6-foot-8 with a 6-foot-11 wingspan, Tatum brings unique length and athleticism to the defensive end that can translate into guarding multiple positions on the court.

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  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup
Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup

Mexico's Oribe Peralta celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . Chris Wood's goal late in the first half was the Kiwi side's reward for all their endeavor. He said while it...

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  • 76ers take Fultz with #1 pick in NBA Draft
76ers take Fultz with #1 pick in NBA Draft

With its No. 3 pick, Boston took Jayson Tatum of Duke. Upon hearing his name called at the NBA Draft in New York , Fultz said, "It was unbelievable really". The Lakers selected UCLA's Lonzo Ball . Philadelphia 76ers got the player they wanted and Lonzo Ball the team he wanted. IT'S GOT TO BE THE SHOES: When Fultz walks on stage ...

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  • Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie
Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie

They are very direct, they are very strong but when that goes too far and means disrespecting fair play, well, I stopped accepting and understanding. After going down to New Zealand 1-0 in the first half of their second group stage match, Mexico turned it around in a sensational second half to win 2-1.

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  • Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw
Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

This summer in Russian Federation, then, is a chance to make a statement on a global stage: They're no longer plucky outsiders, as they were in the past two World Cups , but deserve to be taken seriously as reigning South American champions.

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  • Lungani Zama on Proteas at Champions Trophy
Lungani Zama on Proteas at Champions Trophy

World's No 1 team lost their last eight wickets for 51 runs after being comfortably placed at 116 for one at one stage to be bundled out in 44.3 overs. Amla raised the tempo with a six over mid-wicket but, on 35, he tried to cut spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and nicked a sharp catch to wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

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  • Liverpool complete signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma
Liverpool complete signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma

However, the 25-year-old struggled to make his mark with the Blues , netting just two goals in 19 appearances over two season. After prolonged transfer negations between AS Roma and Liverpool over winger Mohamed Salah's much discussed move to Anfield dragged on longer than anyone ever expected, the Egyptian winger is due on Merseyside...

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