• No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst
No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

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. He wanted to remain in the Los Angeles area after averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists and six rebounds in his lone season as a Bruin. Ball became the first high-profile...

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  • Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

A four-time Ballon d'Or victor, the 32-year-old Ronaldo is the top European soccer player. A judge will decide whether there are grounds to take the matter to court. The statement also said that Mourinho had received a certificate from the authorities confirming that he was "up to date with all his tax obligations".

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  • Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team
Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Fultz was cut from his varsity high school basketball team in his sophomore year, and even though many told him to transfer and not risk missing out on a potential collegiate and pro career, he and his mom chose to stay and prove the doubters wrong.

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  • Markelle Fultz lets Philadelphia know Sixers are playoff team now
Markelle Fultz lets Philadelphia know Sixers are playoff team now

So they showed the courage to make the move. See, Philadelphia? He really does want to play for you! I can't wait to see Dunn and LaVine on the court in Bulls uniforms. This despite having Noah Vonleh, Ed Davis, and Meyers Leonard already on their roster, plus Maurice Harkless and Al-Farouq Aminu, whom they can also deploy in small line-ups.

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  • Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team
Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

That's what I'm capable of doing". While there are some things Fultz and Simmons will need to figure out when it comes to splitting the workload, the innate talent already on the roster bodes well for a legitimate step towards playoff contention.

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  • Vegas holds all the cards after expansion draft
Vegas holds all the cards after expansion draft

The NHL Draft 2017 will be held between June 23-24, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago , Illinois. Glass joins three other Manitobans on the Golden Knights. Instead of forcing Vegas fans to watch several years of plodding franchise-building, the National Hockey League wants the Golden Knights to be decent from the start.

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  • Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations
Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations

Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain, are also clients of Mendes. Ronaldo's trouble coincided with the same Madrid-based prosecutor's office accusing Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud. The Argentine had previously made a deal with authorities to a...

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  • Max Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan practice sessions
Max Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan practice sessions

Max Verstappen topped the times ahead of his Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo as the main championship contenders struggled in Friday's incident-packed opening free practice session for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix . The Red Bull racer ended the day with a 1:43.362 to put him a tenth up on Valtteri Bottas , however, he also ende...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain

According to Forbes , Cristiano is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2017, having earned £73m a year ago from salary, bonuses and endorsements. " Real Madrid CF hopes that the Justice will act as quickly as possible so that its innocence can be demonstrated as soon as possible".

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  • Josh Jackson: By The Numbers
Josh Jackson: By The Numbers

Suns fans had known for while prior to the lottery that those were the three players that were supposedly head and shoulders above everyone else, and drafting fourth overall made the ability to select any one of them extremely unlikely. "You know, to be a part of New Orleans and the organization means the world to me. I did", he said. "I'm just sup...

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  • McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal
McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal

Both fighters are noted for their ability to sell their fights, and both have exchanged trash talk and more to promote their bouts. According to MMA Fighting , "The fight, which will be sanctioned by the Nevada Athletic Commission, will be a professional boxing match, meaning if Mayweather wins, he'll be the first boxer to have a ideal 50-0 reco...

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  • Blackhawks Trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes
Blackhawks Trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes

Hjalmarsson, 30, was a key player in the Blackhawks recent run of three Stanley Cups and his played his entire 10-year career in Chicago. Chicago received defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin in the deal announced hours before the start of the National Hockey League draft.

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  • Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel
Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

With three minutes remaining a red flag came up, halting the session, after Daniel Ricciardo clipped the wall with the left side of his Red Bull coming out of Turn 6 - prompting an expletive from the Australian driver. He now has a total of a 40-place grid penalty. Interestingly, had he not put his Renault in the barrier, Palmer believes ther...

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  • Real Madrid willing to sell top striker to Man United
Real Madrid willing to sell top striker to Man United

Spanish authorities have also recently filed papers against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who is accused of evading tax of some 14.7m euros (£12.8m) by hiding income from image rights. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. The statement said that the Spanish government, through tax a...

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  • Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain tax fraud case
Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain tax fraud case

Gestifute, a Portuguese-based soccer agency which represents Mourinho and Ronaldo, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Jose Mourinho has released a statement after Spanish prosecutors had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud dating back to when he coached Real Madrid .

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  • Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup
Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

A decisive goal was not forthcoming for either side, meaning both teams can still progress having claimed one point from two Group B games, although Germany and Chile - who play later on Thursday - remain favourites to do so. Cameroon took the lead in first-half stoppage time when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa deftly flicked the ball over advancin...

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  • NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum
NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

On draft night, they still grabbed one of the most NBA-ready players available. Boston selected Jayson Tatum (Chaminade) with the No. 3 pick Thursday in NY, adding a 6-foot-8 small forward who was a polished scoring threat during his lone season at Duke .

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  • Mourinho accused of 3.3million euros tax fraud in Spain
Mourinho accused of 3.3million euros tax fraud in Spain

A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. The finance ministry had claimed Di Maria hid the money, which related to income from his image rights, via an opaque financial structure involving companies...

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  • Flames trade for Travis Hamonic, send picks to Islanders
Flames trade for Travis Hamonic, send picks to Islanders

Snow has had his eye on skilled Avalanche forward Matt Duchene , but his Colorado counterpart, Joe Sakic, has been asking for a lot in return - and now the Islanders might be able to meet that demand. Hamonic, 26, had three goals and 11 assists in 49 games in 2016-17. It was first reported on Saturday morning, via Sportsnet's John Shannon , tha...

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  • Kings Trading Down From No. 10 Draft Pick 'Is In Play'
Kings Trading Down From No. 10 Draft Pick 'Is In Play'

But there is good reasoning as to why Giles was available at the No. 20 selection: injuries. Longtime Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski wants to eliminate the one-and-done college system for top NBA draft prospects by once again allowing the best players to make the jump straight from high school to the professional rank...

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