• Draft Day 2017: Three teams that could end up with Lonzo Ball
Draft Day 2017: Three teams that could end up with Lonzo Ball

From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 overall in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmons as ...

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  • Di Maria fined for tax fraud
Di Maria fined for tax fraud

They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros. If he were to leave, Ronaldo would likely break the world-record transfer fee for the second time in his career. Mourinho is the seventh Mendes client accused of tax evasion in Spain afte...

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  • Kunitz, Fleury left unprotected in National Hockey League expansion draft
Kunitz, Fleury left unprotected in National Hockey League expansion draft

The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. He would go on to win consecutive Stanley Cup crowns in 1974 and '75 with Philly's infamous Broad Street Bulllies - the first-ever expansion club to take the league title.

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  • Trump pitches new idea, says will build 'solar wall' on Mexican border
Trump pitches new idea, says will build 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Trump argued the energy created by the solar panels could help the wall pay for itself, meaning Mexico would have to contribute less money to its construction. "Does that make sense?" Another consideration - which is a point that developers in the UAE know all too well - is that power produced by solar photovoltaic (PV) technology has become c...

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  • NBA teams go young with one-and-dones
NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

The asset collector teased us again after being linked to Kristaps Porzingis all day, and then - after Tom Thibodeau and the Wolves made the deal he never could by getting Jimmy Butler in a fleecing - Woj reported that a Paul George deal had a chance to be.

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  • Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup
Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. After a 2-2 draw with European heavyweights Portugal had left the group evenly poised, Mexico knew nothing less than a win would do against the Kiwis and despite manager Juan Osorio resting several of his stars, their "second string" had enough to claim t...

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  • Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3
Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3

Ainge said he wasn't close to trading for Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler , who ended up going to the Minnesota Timberwolves for guards Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine along with the No. "There's nothing to do in Sacramento", Ainge said with a smile. Ainge said he's not concerned with the potential for backlash, adding that he felt comfortable wi...

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  • Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud
Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud

According to AFP , The prosecutor's office, in a statement, said Mourinho who managed Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, is accused of " two offences against the public treasury ". Marcelo is reportedly set to follow Cristiano Ronaldo out of the Santiago Bernabeu if the Portugal captain leaves Real Madrid in the summer. "The Spanish Govern...

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  • FIFA sets goals for video assistance in football matches
FIFA sets goals for video assistance in football matches

The top two teams from each group qualify for the semi-finals, much like the European Championships pre-1996. And if you don't win this time, don't despair: a similar competition will be running for the big final on 2 July. The Africans qualified after winning the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations while Australia made it after winning the 2015 AFC Asian ...

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  • David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter
David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter

The job opened up on Monday after General Manager David Griffin and Gilbert parted ways. Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today later added that James was "surprised" by the decision to part ways with Griffin . And as of Monday morning, the GM reportedly was working on potential trades involv...

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  • Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz as No. 1 pick in NBA Draft
Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz as No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

Philadelphia is largely expected to draft the consensus best player in former Washington Huskies point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. And if the last few days are indication, what follows might be a wild night inside Barclays Center .

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  • Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster
Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster

The problem is many consider Patrick the No. 1 prospect in the draft and he'll likely be long gone by the time the Golden Knights are on the clock. While most connections continue to be with West Coast teams like Los Angeles and Vancouver, I still wonder about the New York Islanders as well.

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  • Three Americans Still Held by North Korea
Three Americans Still Held by North Korea

At least I know China tried!" Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host China's top foreign policy official and chief of joint staff of the military at the State Department today, where tougher sanctions on North Korea is expected to be a top subject.

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  • NBA Teams Informed Cap Projection Will Be Lower Than Expected
NBA Teams Informed Cap Projection Will Be Lower Than Expected

Between 2010 and 2015, the cap increased from $58 million to $63 million. This past season, the league operated with the salary cap at $94.14 million, with a luxury tax limit of $113.29 million. The surprises in the National Basketball Association just keep on coming. However, what's more concerning is that the salary cap is dictated by the reven...

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  • 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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