• C'mon Markelle! No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Fultz botches Instagram ad
C'mon Markelle! No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Fultz botches Instagram ad

They may have to wait two more years for Latvian center, and first-round pick, Anzejs Pasecniks. "Yeah, the point guard position is very strong [in the draft], and it's even stronger in the NBA", Ball said. The top 10 was rounded out with two more freshmen: Dennis Smith Jr. of North Carolina State to Dallas at No. 9, and Gonzaga's Zach Collins...

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"Don't Trade Porzingis" Billboard Goes Up Outside Of MSG

When Knicks president Phil Jackson confirmed those trade rumors, Knicks fans sat and waited to see where Porzingis would go. Boston is willing to use the No. The Phoenix Suns are picking fourth overall, and it is unlikely that the 76ers or Lakers trade their picks. The Knicks already own the eighth pick in the draft.

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  • NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program
NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

But by engaging in this evaluation in such a public manner, our hope is that it helps us identify those from the hockey community who might have an interest in supporting this initiative. "There's a great deal of interest in this state", Bettman said. Youth participation in the state has more than doubled since 1993, to more than 22,000 in 2017.

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  • Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test
Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test

New Zealand will have to settle for the chance to play the role of spoiler after losing both their games so far. "In recent days we have worked only on our next opponents", Santos said yesterday. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the game at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow just a day after he was summoned to appear in ...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title

Halep's journey to this year's final round also included wins against top competition. Tennis players rarely make headline news in Latvia, where ice hockey and basketball are more popular. There was disbelief too, amongst those who had predicted Ostapenko would not be able to reproduce the kind of tennis that has lit up Roland Garros over the ...

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  • Red Wings pick big forward Rasmussen in draft
Red Wings pick big forward Rasmussen in draft

Rasmussen, using his size and skill - scouts like the way he's capable of finishing plays - scored 15 of those 32 goals on the power play. Rasmussen is just 18 years old and likely still has some development to go before he is starting for Detroit.

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  • Liverpool legend Nicol brands Southampton 'STUPID' over Van Dijk complaints
Liverpool legend Nicol brands Southampton 'STUPID' over Van Dijk complaints

Liverpool were thought to be close to signing Van Dijk, only to be forced into issuing a humbling apology after Southampton threaten action over tapping up. Jöel Matip has been a superb acquisition for Liverpool and it looks as though Klopp wants to pair him up with van Dijk, although, with news from Sky Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio indicatin...

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  • Ten-man France down England in lively friendly
Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

Southgate should not regard this as too great a setback but he needs to learn from it. Gareth Southgate will count with a plethora of young talent on his squad with players like Dele Alli and Harry Kane but will also have experienced veterans at his disposal like Jermain Defoe and Adam Lallana .

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  • TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win
TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

His third walk of the inning game with the bases loaded and LSU's lead fell to 2-1. The Gators have gotten two dominant performances from their dual No. Oregon State deserves all of that No. 1 ranking and more. "It was a good breaking ball". Louisville starter Nick Bennett was replaced by Adam Wolf in the process.

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  • Timberwolves get Jimmy Butler in trade with Bulls
Timberwolves get Jimmy Butler in trade with Bulls

When Thibodeau was hired as team president and coach last summer, he quickly set his sights on bringing Butler to Minnesota . It's a bold move for the Bulls as they try to climb in the Eastern Conference after getting knocked out of the playoffs by Boston in the first round.

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  • De'Aaron Fox's dad calls out LaVar Ball
De'Aaron Fox's dad calls out LaVar Ball

The Bruins won the first game 97-92 back in December, but Fox won the battle of the star point guards with 20 points and nine assists to Ball's 14 points, seven assists and six turnovers. "No one is going to take De'Aaron Fox over him because of one game". "I told my boys that one of them wasn't going to make it. It's about your body of work, and...

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  • Why Barca Want Ronaldo To Stay At Real
Why Barca Want Ronaldo To Stay At Real

Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. Russian Federation manager Stanislav Cherchesov came to his team's defence after allowing Cristiano Ronaldo to score the only goal in Wednesday's 1-0 Confederations Cup loss to Portugal.

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  • Ward Defeats Kovalev After Illegal Moves
Ward Defeats Kovalev After Illegal Moves

I went right back there again, and he wasn't reacting. Andre Ward retained his world light-heavyweight titles after a controversial stoppage victory over Sergey Kovalev in their rematch in Las Vegas. Kovalev said he was gassed because he over-trained. Regardless, he said, he plans to not only win the fight but take out his frustrations on W...

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  • Lonzo Ball is already recruiting LeBron James to the Lakers
Lonzo Ball is already recruiting LeBron James to the Lakers

So be it. People say LaVar Ball is destined to ruin his kid. "If I can come halfway short of him, you know it's going to be good". "I'm happy to be home". After the Los Angeles Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball with the #2 overall pick in the NBA Draft and all of the interviews were done - It was time for the Ball family to exit the building.

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  • Big Baller Brand takes center stage at National Basketball Association draft
Big Baller Brand takes center stage at National Basketball Association draft

It started with a subtle black logo on Lonzo Ball's black bow tie, but became more pronounced after Ball was taken No. 2 by the Los Angeles Lakers . Lonzo Ball usually grins and sighs when his father gets on the microphone, but he openly acknowledged he wanted to land with the Lakers, who needed a fortunate showing in the draft lottery just to ...

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  • Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball
Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball

Ball will surely wear these bad boys on the court before anyone gets to see them on their own feet, but they might not be too valuable by the time they make their way to the fans. "They were open-armed and said they loved my dad", Ball said when asked whether the Lakers had any concerns about LaVar Ball. The trade not only clears cap space for ...

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  • Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager's representatives release statement denying tax fraud claims
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager's representatives release statement denying tax fraud claims

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid , the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced. Falcao himself is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico.

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  • Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation
Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation

Next up is Cameroon on Thursday night (Friday 1:00am AEST) in St Petersburg. The African champions have now won only one of their last four matches and have scored just once in that run, but head coach Hugo Broos was happy with his players' efforts against an undoubtedly superior Chile side.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers players warning Bulls' Jimmy Butler not to join Cavs
Cleveland Cavaliers players warning Bulls' Jimmy Butler not to join Cavs

Butler's potential fit with the Cavaliers is particularly intriguing, as he could be the two-way force the team needs to contend with the Golden State Warriors. James has not indicated whether he will opt out of his deal after next season, so why break up the core? Butler averaged 23.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, including 4.5 defensive caroms, 5.5 a...

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  • Fiers wins fourth straight as Astros beat A's
Fiers wins fourth straight as Astros beat A's

Fiers struck out five, but he walked three and hit two batters. "They just got on him a little bit that one inning, made him work - probably not as good with his command that inning. Oakland cut Houston's lead to 3-1 in the seventh. After Joyce doubled and Chad Pinder walked, Lowrie hit a ball into right-center. Left-hander Tony Sipp got Brugma...

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