• Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround
Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround

Can we start winning now, please?! In an article he wrote on The Players' Tribune released hours after he was taken by Philadelphia with the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, Fultz says his trainer, Keith Williams, was the person who told him of the blockbuster trade and he immediately scrambled to Google to find out about Chick-fil-A l...

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  • Chiefs vs Lions: Five things we learned
Chiefs vs Lions: Five things we learned

The Lions have been criticized on tour for a lack of attacking enterprise but they showed against the Chiefs that they have outstanding passing and running skills They first established full control up front before allowing players such as Nowell, Daly and fullback Liam Williams to show their true attacking flair.

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  • Quintana, Sox cruise past Twins 9-0 after 4:50 rain delay
Quintana, Sox cruise past Twins 9-0 after 4:50 rain delay

Matt Davidson had three hits and a home run, and Adam Engel had four hits and the first two RBIs of his career. Frazier first described the experience as "miserable". Oakland are 4-9 in the last 13 meetings in Chicago and Oakland are 4-12 in the last 16 meetings. Thursday's start marks Turley's first appearance facing the White Sox.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Unwilling to Pay Alleged Debt, Say Gestifute
Cristiano Ronaldo Unwilling to Pay Alleged Debt, Say Gestifute

However, Mourinho's representatives last night issued a statement insisting the Spanish government had ratified his tax affairs. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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  • A clash for control of Group B
A clash for control of Group B

The two strongest teams in Group B, both searching for their second win in the tournament. The Arsenal forward opened the scoring at Kazan Arena after returning to the starting line-up following an ankle problem but Lars Stindl denied the Copa America holders all three points.

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  • Lakers take Ball with second overall pick
Lakers take Ball with second overall pick

Before making his exit - LaVar Ball tossed his " Big Baller Brand " cap into the stands and fans began booing him straight out of Barclays Center. Still, Los Angeles does have a bevy of young players that could be available in trade, headlined by Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell, that might be enticing for a team in the late lo...

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  • Tour alive, Lions problems all fixable, says Gatland
Tour alive, Lions problems all fixable, says Gatland

That threat was the Lions' back three. Liam Williams , Anthony Watson and Elliot Daly all starred for the tourists but they were the only three, with the exception of Jonathan Davies , that were able to threaten the All Blacks line. Let us know what you think in the comments. They figured the Lions out in the space of 50 minutes and neve...

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  • Manchester City's Bernardo Silva scores for Portugal against New Zealand
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva scores for Portugal against New Zealand

Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez saw Mexico move to the top of Group A later in the day, above Portugal on goals scored, and knock New Zealand out of the competition. "If I was a big team in world football and we were taken right to the edge by a smaller team like New Zealand there's a certain amount of discomfort there and big pr...

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  • Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks
Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks

So the 52-cap England star will now launch an immediate bid to ease past this setback to contest selection for the Eden Park showdown. Sexton arrived on tour in New Zealand with just three Leinster appearances since January under his belt, owing to a string of niggling problems.

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  • Jimmy Butler traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves

We'll have to wait and see what Butler has to say about his time in Chicago once he's had a few days to reflect on what just happened. This trade was a blessing in disguise because it will allow other Bulls players the opportunity to grow as leaders.

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi berths
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi berths

The only similarity is that they play with three central defenders. Osorio should show his team last 30 minutes of the Russian Federation match and stress the importance of starting the semi in the exact same manner. We need to play with motivation. "We have no options, the Mexicans do". Portugal take on New Zealand in their final Group A m...

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  • New Zealand's All Blacks Overpower Lions
New Zealand's All Blacks Overpower Lions

He broke up field and interlinked with Conor Murray and Jonathan Davies before Sean O'Brien burst over from close range. Jamie George: He made 17 tackles and worked diligently in all aspects of the game. Like they did in Dublin, with the same referee, New Zealand pushed the limits of what they could physically get away with and brought ...

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  • NHL, players' union help Fighting Illini to study adding hockey
NHL, players' union help Fighting Illini to study adding hockey

Stan kicked off the morning announcing the trade that sent Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes which was a total shock to all Chicago Blackhawks fans! It was the team's first of nine picks Saturday. The Blackhawks had to see something special in Altybarmakyan, who wasn't considered a top-100 prospect in the draft class by TSN or ESPN. ...

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  • Reaction: Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball
Reaction: Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball

I'll really come in here and work as hard as I can. "It's going to be a surprise for you guys and me". Magic and Pelinka firmly believe the Lakers' famous brand and young core will be attractive to a free-agent class likely to include Paul George , LeBron James and other proven veterans.

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  • Morris has no qualms over bizarre Roy exit
Morris has no qualms over bizarre Roy exit

Phehlukwayo had a shy at the non striker's end and the ball hit Roy on his boot. Umpire Michael Gough immediately signaled a dead ball and went upstairs with a soft signal not out but the third umpire after seeing several replays gave Roy out.

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  • Lonzo Ball: Los Angeles Lakers pick promising point guard in National Basketball Association draft
Lonzo Ball: Los Angeles Lakers pick promising point guard in National Basketball Association draft

If you use a sports analogy in another sport , you look at passers like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers that just have an ability to do something that is so special with where they put the ball and where they deliver it. If you missed out on the first run of Big Baller Brand's ZO2 Prime, the signature shoe of Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball , there's a ...

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  • PSG forward Angel di Maria fined for Spanish tax fraud
PSG forward Angel di Maria fined for Spanish tax fraud

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid issued a statement last week saying it believed the player was innocent. Spanish prosecutors have kept up their pressure on football's alleged tax avoiders with Manchester United manager José Mourinho being the latest to be dragged before the courts.

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  • How to watch Russian Federation vs. New Zealand
How to watch Russian Federation vs. New Zealand

Petersburg yesterday. The former Russian worldwide goalkeeper has set his squad the ambitious task of winning the Confed Cup, a tournament that serves as a tune-up for next year's World Cup. "The first half was quite scrappy - I think certainly the first goal was preventable, we gave the ball away in a really bad area". "This is a young, excit...

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  • Azerbaijan GP: How Lewis Hamilton salvaged pole from Valtteri Bottas
Azerbaijan GP: How Lewis Hamilton salvaged pole from Valtteri Bottas

Max Verstappen was quickest in the two sessions, with the Red Bull well hooked-up for both their drivers and the battle at the front has every sign of being a three-team fight in qualifying at least, with Force India and Williams also looking strong.

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  • Portugal weighs resting Cristiano Ronaldo for Confederations Cup group finale
Portugal weighs resting Cristiano Ronaldo for Confederations Cup group finale

Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi. New Zealand's hopes of a first-ever victory in its fourth appearance at the World Cup warm-up tournament were thwarted nine minutes into the second half. Also, if they do bring a few fringe players in, we're still dealing with exceptional talents such as Gelson Martins and Bernardo Silva. The Russian boss was a...

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