• Semi Ojeleye selected by Boston Celtics in second round of NBA Draft
Semi Ojeleye selected by Boston Celtics in second round of NBA Draft

The pick was a few spots lower than where most mock drafts predicted Ojeleye to go. Ojeleye also took home MVP honors at the AAC Tournament, as he dominated the path to an NCAA tournament berth for the Mustangs, starting with a double-double effort (36 points and 12 rebounds) in 38 effective minutes of a quarterfinals victory over East Carolina.

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  • Ferdinand Hopes Ronaldo Returns To United
Ferdinand Hopes Ronaldo Returns To United

Despite his comments, Figo, who played at the Bernabeu between 2000 and 2005, believes Ronaldo will remain a Real Madrid player for the new season. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes.

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  • Celtics get their guy, select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick
Celtics get their guy, select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick

A one-year rental. No thank you. Van Gundy stressed that he is a good all-around player on offense and can contribute more than just outside shooting. He's skinny and not very strong. Duke has now had 12 freshmen selected in the NBA Draft, including 11 first-round picks. The Winston-Salem, N.C., native had one double-double on the year - a 10-p...

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  • Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Looking to Acquire Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony
Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Looking to Acquire Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony

In return, the Wolves got Butler, who is still under contract for several years, and the No. 16 pick which was used on Creighton center Justin Patton. All-Star Kyrie Irving has been contacting some of his former Team USA teammates and letting them know that he might be willing to push for a trade , especially if he feels the Cavs' run could end ...

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  • Angel Di Maria Handed 1-Year Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion
Angel Di Maria Handed 1-Year Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion

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. This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi past year. Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been give...

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  • From Spain: Jose Mourinho not interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo
From Spain: Jose Mourinho not interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid have refuted claims Jose Mourinho signed a contract to take over at the club before he left Inter. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($F7.6m), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court.

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  • Blue Jackets send Saad back to Blackhawks for Panarin
Blue Jackets send Saad back to Blackhawks for Panarin

Saad had 24 goals and 29 assists in 82 games for Columbus last season. "It was definitely a thought in my mind where it could end up, one day ending up back in Chicago", Saad said. Salituro, 20, totaled 11 goals, 11 assists and 18 penalty minutes in 30 games with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League in 2016-17, before appearing in seve...

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  • Confederations Cup: Portugal coach Fernando Santos backs Cristiano Ronaldo over media snub
Confederations Cup: Portugal coach Fernando Santos backs Cristiano Ronaldo over media snub

Ronaldo and Mourinho have joined a growing list of football stars who are being investigated and prosecuted in Spain, in particular in relation to image rights. The tax storm has followed him to Russian Federation and Ronaldo's future is the hot subject at each Portugal press conference, but Pepe says he is focused on the job.

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  • Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor
Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

Legal problems? Ronaldo barely gives them a thought, they suggested . Ronaldo will be staying at Real Madrid and no offer has been received to tempt him away, club president Florentino Perez insisted on Tuesday. Former Real Madrid player Angel Di Maria has reached an agreement with Spanish prosecutors over a tax evasion charge rela...

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  • UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson
UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson

The Huskies will receive a $1.2 million guarantee for the game, per the document . Clemson has not confirmed this matchup as of Friday morning. UConn has played 58 games against teams now in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The deal was first tweeted out by uconnfbfacts on Thursday night. The Huskies are set to play UMass and Holy Cross in 2...

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  • Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal
Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

Hamilton started from the pole and ended by taking the checkered flag by 19.7 seconds over Mercedes AMG teammate Valttieri Botas. Interestingly enough, Ferrari finished in fourth and seventh place in Canada , just as Mercedes had done in Monaco .

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  • Team NZ undone by America's Cup capsize
Team NZ undone by America's Cup capsize

The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . New Zealand was competing in the best-of-nine semifinal against Great Britain, and it still holds a 3-1 lead in the series de...

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  • 76ers already trolling Lonzo and LaVar Ball after No. 2 pick
76ers already trolling Lonzo and LaVar Ball after No. 2 pick

Right after Lonzo was selected by Los Angeles, Ball, as usual, had something to say. "They just thought pretty highly of that so I was happy (about) that". "All I can do is go out there and play". Magic Johnson had no qualms about the bold statement he was about to make. After that bit of serendipity, the Lakers made their plans for Ball ...

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  • Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft

Former Washington guard Markelle Fultz , who's projected to be picked No. 1 by the 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft , really, really, really loves basketball. "Just want to get on the court". Phoenix selected versatile forward Josh Jackson from Kansas with the fourth choice before ultra quick point guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky was snapped up b...

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  • Bryan Colangelo explains why Sixers drafted Markelle Fultz
Bryan Colangelo explains why Sixers drafted Markelle Fultz

This helped maintain an incredible ratio: Of the 64 players who have played for John Calipari in his eight years as coach at Kentucky, 32 of them have been drafted. It was fun watching the confetti rain down as Sixers fans at an outdoor draft party cheered raucously as Fultz's name was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as the No...

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  • Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500
Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500

Gibbons said post game that his ace reliever "wasn't feeling well tonight". The Jays have lost 10 of their past 13 at Kauffman, including the games in the 2015 ALCS, which the Royals win. After walking Kevin Pillar, Junis uncorked a wild pitch with Goins batting, allowing Tulowitzki to score. Perez singled in a run in the seventh. NOTES: The Ro...

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  • Record 16 freshmen picked in first round of NBA draft
Record 16 freshmen picked in first round of NBA draft

Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday night in front of millions of people, but he didn't seem to know where he was headed. "They cancelled a workout on us when we flew out to Sacramento , and they just made a decision to cancel it as we flew - just [coach] Brad [Stevens] and I and [assista...

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  • Kidambi Srikanth reaches final of Australia Super Series
Kidambi Srikanth reaches final of Australia Super Series

Indian badminton star Kidambi Srikanth defeated China's Shi Yuqi to enter Australian Open Super Series final on Saturday. The Indian shuttler dominated the net shots, played some attacking drives from the mid-court to send fourth seed Shi Yuqi packing in just 37 minutes.

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  • The Knicks used a made-up internet holiday to troll their suffering fans
The Knicks used a made-up internet holiday to troll their suffering fans

In 1999, the Knicks passed over Ron Artest with the No. 15 pick and instead chose Frederic Weis, who never played a game in the National Basketball Association and will be best remembered for being dunked on by Vince Carter in the 2000 Olympics.

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  • 1 overall draft pick to 76ers
1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Teams are free to trade their picks, and many have done so in advance of Thursday's draft. The Celtics only get the Lakers pick if it falls between No. "Get up and down". A team spokesman said Trent Redden, the team's senior vice president of basketball operations, is also not returning. “I think theyre both terrific players, ” Ainge said...

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