• It's official, 76ers get No. 1 overall draft pick
It's official, 76ers get No. 1 overall draft pick

He's the ideal complement to 6-10 wing Ben Simmons (the No. 1 pick who was injured all last year) and 7-foot center Joel Embiid, the former No. 3 pick who looked awesome in 31 games last year. "It's enourmous. For the first time in five years, six years - we have an actual basketball team where all the pieces seem to fit together and the guys can...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation

The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. After leaving Madrid, he returned to England for a second spell with Chelsea before joining United, with whom he won the Europa League and the League Cup in the season just ...

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  • Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino
Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

The Confederations Cups was scheduled to start 48 hours later, but it was on Pitch 4 in the forest that Federation Internationale de Football Association held a practice exercise for the small pool of referees selected to officiate at the tournament .

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  • At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship
At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship

Brooks Koepka rode a strong finish on the back nine of the U.S. Open to clinch his first major victory, tying Rory McIlroy's U.S. Open record with a 72-hole score of 16-under par. "I felt like I've underachieved", he said. It was only his second win in the US, but it was a special one for more reasons than winning his first major title.

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  • Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain
Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain

Ronaldo, 32, has been playing for Real Madrid since 2009 while Mourinho, 54, was a coach for Real Madrid from 2010-13. BARCELONA , Spain Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next.

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  • Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft
Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft

With the recent trade of D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn, Ball will likely start at point guard from Day 1 and will provide solid all-around numbers in his rookie season. After reports surfaced of the less-than-good impression Lonzo Ball left on Laker brass after he came into his first workout "unfit", the reality of their position finally settles i...

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  • Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick
Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick

The Celtics have been linked with either Josh Jackson of Kansas or Jayson Tatum of Duke at No 3, although multiple media outlets reported the team may be willing to deal the pick. If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Surely, there will be more rumors and trades t...

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  • Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks
Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

Hjalmarsson had five goals and 18 points in 73 games in 2016-17 while averaging 21:30 minutes per contest. This provides the Coyotes with an experienced top-four defenseman while the Blackhawks are clearing up a little cap space and getting some cost certainty as Murphy is both younger and locked up for far longer.

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  • Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are -167 money line favorites versus the Angels , who have odds of +145 to pull off the upset in Boston. Meyer evened his record at 3-3 after the quality start. BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are honoring David Ortiz by retiring his No. 34. On the bright side, Meyer didn't ...

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  • Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket
Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket

Prioritizes in order, Fultz was hyped to discover that Philly has 7 Chick-fil-A locations ... and Boston has none. ■ Fultz, who, like Simmons, is a guard without a particular job description. His smile somehow seemed to graze both walls as he strode toward his third or fourth interview in the 15 minutes since he'd been drafted No. 3 overall by t...

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  • Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs
Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs

The Irishman simultaneously held the UFC featherweight and lightweight championships before relinquishing the 145-pound strap earlier this year. His promoter, Dana White saying "He will go after Floyd Mayweather and he will try to knock him out".

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  • Jayson Tatum: What The Celtics Are Getting With The No. 3 Pick
Jayson Tatum: What The Celtics Are Getting With The No. 3 Pick

By the time the team traded down to No. 3, Jackson's schedule didn't allow for a visit. Dwight Howard on the move again: Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the one-time Superman of the National Basketball Association will be playing for his third team in three seasons, as his hometown Atlanta Hawks traded him and the 31st overall selection to ...

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  • Jayson Tatum: 'I'm excited to be here' with Celtics
Jayson Tatum: 'I'm excited to be here' with Celtics

Kansas' Josh Jackson answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Phoenix Suns as the fourth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. He competes, he loves to win, he's just a unique player. "But I'm here today, I'm happy and I'm glad to be a Phoenix Sun now". Apparently the Celtics ...

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  • ICC approves using Decision Review System in all T20Is
ICC approves using Decision Review System in all T20Is

With the tweak in the DRS rule on umpires call, the current rule allowing the top-up of reviews after 80 overs in Tests has been removed. The ICC Cricket Committee had recommended changes to Laws with regard to players' misconduct on the ground.

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  • Liverpool interest in Kylian Mbappe 'is genuine'
Liverpool interest in Kylian Mbappe 'is genuine'

Matteo Darmian , the Italian defender, phoned Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and asked him to help him leave the club, according to The Sun . However, if Monaco do not deem any bids worthy enough of acceptance then the French outfit would be only too happy to retain Mbappe's services heading into the 2017/18 campaign as they look to ...

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  • NBA Draft Trade Rumors: Kristaps Porzingis being moved by Knicks, Phil Jackson?
NBA Draft Trade Rumors: Kristaps Porzingis being moved by Knicks, Phil Jackson?

According to Wilder, two spectators were removed from the building during the show after shouting their displeasure with Dolan's musical skills. New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis (6), of Spain, backs down Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Phoenix.

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  • Markelle Fultz Makes Rookie Mistake With Unintentionally Hilarious Instagram
Markelle Fultz Makes Rookie Mistake With Unintentionally Hilarious Instagram

By now the entire. Noel is gone, traded at the deadline, and Simmons should be more of a factor on the perimeter, but the team still desperately needed to fill out the backcourt. The Sixers have a slew of picks coming both later in the draft and in the coming years. "It is a dream come true and a blessing", said Ball. From there it could be T...

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  • Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers
Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP ) - Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time National Basketball Association champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

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  • Timberwolves trade for Jimmy Butler, sending Zach Lavine to Chicago
Timberwolves trade for Jimmy Butler, sending Zach Lavine to Chicago

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he wasn't surprised to see Jimmy Butler traded on draft night. 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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  • Top Boston Celtics Scenarios Following the Sixers Trade
Top Boston Celtics Scenarios Following the Sixers Trade

In his first comments since making the trade, Ainge said he always considered the top players in this year's draft to be "very close" and that "there is a good chance the player we take at No. The Sixers worked Fultz out on Saturday night as talks with the Celtics got to the final stages. If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own fir...

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