• Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft
Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft

He is no longer an elite scorer, yet still is a very good, productive hockey player and locker room leader who takes too much of the pressure on his head. Jeff has raised the two boys on his own since 2010, going through some hard financial and emotional times . Either way, the Devils and Flyers have to be thrilled to get potential franc...

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  • Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win
Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win

Behind him stood a side with just one change to that which performed so well but ultimately lost 2-1 to Mexico , Tom Doyle drafted in at left wing-back in place of Deklan Wynne. Bruno Alves could also make way for Jose Fonte in the center of defence. Besides Quaresma , Santos will also have Nani , who will be available to play as a striker, sh...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders
Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

Here is our first-round draft tracker with pick-by-pick results and analysis for all 31 selections on Friday night. Vegas sent defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk and a 2018 seventh-round draft pick to Carolina for a second-round selection on Saturday.

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  • Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory
Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

It's a surface I really enjoy playing on. But for Rafael Nadal , plagued by injuries and forced out of tennis's limelight over the past few seasons, Sunday's victory at Roland Garros was "unique". I am in a good position. "I am very sorry to say that I am not going to be able play Queen's next week", he wrote on a post on his Facebook page ...

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  • Neymar comforts Cristiano Ronaldo via WhatsApp over tax allegations
Neymar comforts Cristiano Ronaldo via WhatsApp over tax allegations

The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. Manchester United are keen on completing the signing of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata after his teammate Cristiano Ronaldo made peace with the Spanish capital club's president Florentino Perez .

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  • Sneak Peek in the 2017 NBA Draft
Sneak Peek in the 2017 NBA Draft

A record 16 freshman were selected in the first round. At the same time, he added, Fultz "has the ability to be a significant ballcarrier". After the Knicks selected promising French guard Ntilikina, who is flying right back to Strausbourg to help his club try to win their league championship, two other worldwide players were taken in the...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final

Captain and reigning Ballon d'Or holder, Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal in front with a well struck penalty after 33 minutes. Portugal will have thought they'd won all three points in the 86th-minute as Southampton full-back Cedric Soares' shot was deflected in.

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  • 76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly
76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly

Fultz, a star guard out of the University of Washington , had always been pegged as the top pick, so as soon as the Sixers traded up for the Celtics' No. Fultz might make $22 million over his first four years as a professional, but in a truly free and open market, he assuredly would make more, while also having a choice of where to make his lucrat...

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  • Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch
Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch

Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's first goal in four matches and only the third time they have scored at a Confederations Cup in four campaigns. Group winners and runners-up proceed to the semi-finals of the Cup, which will start on Wednesday, June 28, at 2 p.m. EDT. "Everyone is incredibly disappointed in the changing room and we fe...

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  • Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat
Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat

After a scrappy opening to a game from which Portugal needed a point to be certain of going through, Cristiano Ronaldo came close to a breakthrough when his header was touched onto the bar by goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic. Perhaps it's harsh to be too critical of an All Whites team that impressed with their grit and determination in their first two...

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  • Kevin Durant trolled haters by rocking an incredible championship cupcake hat
Kevin Durant trolled haters by rocking an incredible championship cupcake hat

The Oklahoma City faithful spent the entirety of this season calling Durant a cupcake after Russell Westbrook took a subtle jab at his former teammate by posting a picture of some cupcakes on the day Durant made a decision to leave. Well, it turns out Durant had the last laugh. If winning a championship wasn't good enough, Durant showcased hi...

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  • Robert Horry believes Lakers will distance themselves from LaVar Ball
Robert Horry believes Lakers will distance themselves from LaVar Ball

No other USA university player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. In his lone season at Washington , Fultz shot 47.6 percent from the field, made 41.3 percent of his 3-point attempts, and averaged 23.2 points per game.

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  • Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations
Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

While Ball was the early favorite for Los Angeles, the front office reportedly fell in and out of love with other top-tier prospects, including Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox and Kansas' Josh Jackson . Johnson sees much of himself in Ball, but not just in both players' ability to thread the ball through intensely cramped windows. He led the nation with...

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  • Confederations Cup :European Champions,Portugal cruise into semi-finals
Confederations Cup :European Champions,Portugal cruise into semi-finals

Portugal's Bernardo Silva , right, scores his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St. New Zealand sought to tighten things up at the back at the start of the second half, with their surrounding of Ronaldo on one instance indicative of a relative improvement.

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  • Magic Johnson takes parting shot at D'Angelo Russell's leadership qualities
Magic Johnson takes parting shot at D'Angelo Russell's leadership qualities

We want to thank him for what he did for us. And [Lakers coach] Luke [Walton] and the coaching staff will do the same thing and it's OK, because he receives all that well. Magic also thanked Lonzo's father Lavar and his family for their hospitality when he and the Lakers staff visited their home . I wouldn't have made that move if I didn't think...

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  • Sixers make Fultz top NBA pick
Sixers make Fultz top NBA pick

If not for his season-ending ACL injury in January, Anunoby would have been a top 10 pick in this year's loaded draft due to his freakish athleticism and defensive prowess. It was an eventful Thursday night in Brooklyn. He was one of a record 16 freshmen drafted in the first round, including the top seven. "He plays with reckless abandon and so...

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  • Markelle Fultz preferred 76ers over Celtics because of Chick-Fil-A
Markelle Fultz preferred 76ers over Celtics because of Chick-Fil-A

Fultz was all set to become a Celtic, but on Monday the pick was officially dealt to Philadelphia. They also added three of the five or six best worldwide prospects in Anzejs Pasecniks (No. No other U.S. university player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. The result is a fully handmade basketball-leather sneak...

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  • Portland Trail Blazers pull off huge trade during 2017 NBA Draft
Portland Trail Blazers pull off huge trade during 2017 NBA Draft

The 7-footer averaged 10.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game during the 2016-17 season. Next season, expect Collins to play alongside Jusuf Nurkíc in the frontcourt for the Blazers. Sacramento needs players and Portland probably needs to stash a player this year to offset limited salary cap constraints. In addition to their own pick ...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho's advisers refute tax fraud accusations
Man Utd boss Mourinho's advisers refute tax fraud accusations

A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. The four-time World Player of The Tear, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. ...

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  • Jordan Spieth shoots 63 to take lead in Travelers debut
Jordan Spieth shoots 63 to take lead in Travelers debut

Spieth has already switched putters twice this season but his current flatstick was working just fine on Thursday, the world number six snagging five birdies in his first eight holes en route to a seven-under-par 63 at TPC River Highlands. After Jordan Spieth was added to the Travelers Championship earlier this month, tournament director Nathan...

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