• Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria
Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria

The U.S. -led military coalition said in a statement that the shoot down occurred where another pro-regime drone dropped munitions on June 8 before it was also shot down . A spokesman for the Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles hit their targets, citing "local sources " and drone footage. That was a rarity in modern wa...

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  • Phoenix Suns snag driven Josh Jackson with 4th pick in NBA Draft
Phoenix Suns snag driven Josh Jackson with 4th pick in NBA Draft

As if that declaration was not a strong enough indication of Jackson's confidence and sudden desire to prove the three teams who passed on him wrong, his answer to the cliche' question about which National Basketball Association player he was most looking forward to facing added another layer to the Jackson that Kansas fans saw glimpses of during...

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  • APNewsBreak: NASCAR's Knaus missing race notes after theft
APNewsBreak: NASCAR's Knaus missing race notes after theft

The AP reported that race notes - which are encrypted - for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 (3 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN, SiriusXM) were on the computer. Hendrick Motorsports claims the data is encrypted, though it's not even clear if the person who broke into the Knaus' vehicle knows what they're in possession of.

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  • Markelle Fultz works out with 76ers before NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz works out with 76ers before NBA Draft

And while rumored deals for George and Porzingis failed to materialize, the Chicago Bulls finally traded Butler after more than a year of rumors about the all-star forward's future, sending him - along with the No. "It just shows you how this business is and like I said, I just go with the flow". From there it could be Tatum, Josh Jackson of ...

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  • 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft
76ers take Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft

The Los Angeles Lakers selected UCLA's Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick and the Boston Celtics took Duke forward Jayson Tatum with the third pick. "I don't think it's one thing I can't do". "In high school I told my trainer Keith I wanted to be the No. 1 player in the country and the No. 1 draft pick, so it was a goal I set out there...

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  • Sam Warburton returns to captain Lions against Highlanders
Sam Warburton returns to captain Lions against Highlanders

Full-back could potentially remain the Lions' most open position ahead of the New Zealand Test series. To our mind - with the Lions game-plan unfolding before our eyes - three Irish players are in that starting XV. Conor Murray was outstanding. Things are looking up for the Lions , and who'd have thought that after the loss to the Blues? ...

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  • 76ers make Fultz top pick in NBA draft
76ers make Fultz top pick in NBA draft

Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft. It nearly never happened. 2 and 5. If that does not convey, the Celtics will receive the more favorable of the Sixers' and the Kings' first-round picks in 2019, as long as the better pick is not No.

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal past in Confederations Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal past in Confederations Cup

We know very much what we need to do". Ronaldo himself has yet to comment on the latest developments and his actions at the Confederations Cup suggest he does not plan to open up on his plans for the future any time soon. Ronaldo was the only one who could breach the goal of Igor Afinkeev, the Russian goalkeeper who marked his 100th cap Wednesday...

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  • Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe
Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe

The Portugal worldwide will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. 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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  • Arsenal submit €50m offer for Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal submit €50m offer for Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal will hold a meeting with Lyon next week at which they hope to finalise a deal for striker Alexandre Lacazette. Very close to a move to Atlético Madrid until the La Liga club's transfer ban was upheld until January, the France worldwide is now having to decide whether to stay at Lyon until then, sign for them now and not play until 2018 ...

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  • Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud
Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

Mourinho's management team - Gestifute - and Real Madrid did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. Broadcaster TVE said, without identifying its sources, the 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will.

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  • Timberwolves acquire Butler from Bulls in blockbuster trade
Timberwolves acquire Butler from Bulls in blockbuster trade

The Bulls used the seventh pick on Lauri Markkanen, a 7-foot power forward out of the University of Arizona, while the T-Wolves drafted Creighton center Justin Patton with their 16th pick . Dunn has a lot to prove; for as much as Chicago needs capable point guards, there was nothing in Dunn's rookie season to suggest that he is now such a pl...

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  • Tapwrit turns it on in the stretch to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit turns it on in the stretch to win Belmont Stakes

He implored his colt for all he was worth during the stretch run, and Tapwrit gradually wore down Irish War Cry under steady left-handed urging. Hagiwara trained 2009 Japanese Derby victor Logi Universe, the only Group 1 victor so far in his career.

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  • LaVar Ball guarantees Lonzo will take Lakers to playoffs as rookie
LaVar Ball guarantees Lonzo will take Lakers to playoffs as rookie

The Los Angeles Lakers have selected Kyle Kuzma with the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . That didn't change as he left Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , to a chorus of jeers. "My dad loved him and loved the way the Lakers played". Of course, there's also the realistic chance of perennial All-Star Paul George joining the roster sooner ...

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  • Washington's Markelle Fultz goes first overall to 76ers
Washington's Markelle Fultz goes first overall to 76ers

The Celtics used the third pick to take Duke forward Jayson Tatum, who averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in his only season of college ball. Ball already has his own shoe from LaVar's Big Baller Brand, the $495 ZO2. Briton OG Anunoby was taken 23rd overall by the Toronto Raptors , becoming the highest drafted English player, and Anžejs Paseč...

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  • Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans
Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans

Manchester United are believed to be front-runners in the race for the 4-time Ballon d'Or victor, while a stay at the Santiago Bernabeu hasn't been ruled out either. Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal. The agency published copies of the certificates. "The corporate structure was used by the accused...

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  • Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The Celtics earlier this week traded the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and the Sixers' 2018 first-round pick. Averaging 16.3 points per game during his lone season as a Jayhawk, Jackson finished second on the team in scoring to national player of the year Frank Mason III ( No.

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  • Hot start lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9
Hot start lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9

Olson was also called up from Nashville and went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks and a run. Evan Gattis hit a two-run single in the sixth against A's lefty Sean Manaea to break a scoreless tie and back Fiers (5-2). But with the Angels trailing 5-4, it was Maybin's potential double-play grounder that skipped past second baseman Starlin Castro for...

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  • UW's Markelle Fultz goes No. 1
UW's Markelle Fultz goes No. 1

Of the remaining 64, only one played for a team that failed to win 10 games. There were also some trade news that has been involved in this draft event. That's a pretty bold prediction, even for LaVar's standards. "It felt great", Ball said of being selected by the Lakers . Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball were front and center when all the e...

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  • Royals Stay Hot, Beat Red Sox
Royals Stay Hot, Beat Red Sox

It was the 10th of the year for Benintendi, second-most on the team. With the game tied at 1 in the fourth inning, the Red Sox offense erupted for four runs to take control of the game. "We scored a bunch of runs and that takes a lot of pressure off a pitcher", Sale said. Boston is 19-10 since May 21. But weather cancellations paired with tryin...

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