• Joel Embiid tells Ben Simmons to Dunk Over Lonzo Ball
Joel Embiid tells Ben Simmons to Dunk Over Lonzo Ball

The Lakers made a sneaky good trade late in the draft, moving down two spots from the No. 28 and acquiring a second round pick in the process. Pelinka said that Ball's play will be "infectious" and make his teammates more willing passers as well .

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  • Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out
Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out

Coming off a stunning 2-1 win over New Zealand on Wednesday, the Mexican futbolistas will have their work cut out for them as both Mexico and Russian Federation attempt to qualify for the next round. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal were too much for New Zealand to handle on Saturday. "If their team is so much higher than us in the Federat...

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  • LaVar Ball is already making National Basketball Association life hard for Lonzo Ball
LaVar Ball is already making National Basketball Association life hard for Lonzo Ball

Fultz was the Philadelphia 76ers No. 1 pick and the first selection overall in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. The Process will live on, because the renovation of the 76ers remains incomplete and because marketing genius Joel Embiid probably still has a couple dozen promotions planned, but, really, it's over.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final
Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

In all, both teams met each other 12 times, including the matches of Mexico against the ex-Soviet team finishing seven of them with a draw, while the Russian side won four and lost one. "We knew it could be complicated because we had seen New Zealand play Mexico and the problems they caused the Mexicans". "The team played their hearts out and I d...

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  • Germany beat Australia 3-2 in Confederations Cup
Germany beat Australia 3-2 in Confederations Cup

Julian Draxler restored Germany's lead from the penalty spot just before the break before Leon Goretzka put the World Cup holders 3-1 up. Wright was encouraged by that second half, and believes the Socceroos were superior in the physicality stakes.

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  • Hamilton win puts pressure on F1 drivers' leader
Hamilton win puts pressure on F1 drivers' leader

Mercedes picked up a huge win Sunday at the Canadian Grand Prix claiming the top two spots on the podium . Senna was likely the world's best driver when he was killed in a crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. That gave his team something to cheer after young Dutchman Max Verstappen had his race come to a premature end with mechanical prob...

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  • South Africa level T20 series with England
South Africa level T20 series with England

England will feel they should have won after being well- placed but they struggled in the closing overs after losing top scorer Jason Roy . However, Andile Phehlukwayo was quick to grab the ball and throw it towards the non-striker's end, but the ball struck Roy on his heel.

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  • NHL Draft is big night for the Golden Knights
NHL Draft is big night for the Golden Knights

Fleury took the stage in a Golden Knights jersey to wild cheers from his new home fans. "I'll give it everything I've got to win some games and try to get into the community to meet people and spread the word about the Golden Knights". The Penguins also traded a 2nd round pick in 2020 to Las Vegas . Matt Murray was fourth in balloting for the Ca...

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  • Portugal punish All Whites in final match
Portugal punish All Whites in final match

Bernardo Silva struck three minutes later, but New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back on the hour when Tom Doyle's ball across the face of goal saw Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio block from Wood. Eliseu and Quaresma linked well on the left, with the full-back then playing the ball across the face of goal for Bernardo Silva to stab ...

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  • Draymond Green to Jordan Bell: 'We're trying to get rings over here'
Draymond Green to Jordan Bell: 'We're trying to get rings over here'

This year, the Warriors entered the draft without a pick but acquired Bell - the 38th pick. The 6-foot-9 forward who left the Ducks after his junior season expected to go in the second half of the first round. Bolstered by a switch to point guard and the arrival of an offensive guru of a coach in Mike D'Antoni, Harden was the centerpiece of a Hou...

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  • Portugal forest fires kill 62 near Coimbra
Portugal forest fires kill 62 near Coimbra

None of the specialist water-carrying planes involved in the effort are missing, a spokesman for the Civil Protection Agency (CPA) has said , in comments that suggest initial reports of a crash were false. Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed more than 60 peo...

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  • Portugal Ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation - Pepe
Portugal Ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation - Pepe

Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time because sentences of less than two years for first-time offenders are usually suspended. Added to that, the Spanish tax authorities argued that Tollin Associates Ltd had later on relinquished these image rights to another company called Multisports&Im...

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  • Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals
Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

The progress means Portugal are on course for a second trophy in two years, but will have to first pass their semi-final test on Wednesday. "I think we deserved to win and we're delighted with the result and the performance of the team".

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  • Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft
Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft

Engelland emerged on stage after Bill Foley announced his name, wearing the brand new Vegas Golden Knights jersey. Vegas Golden Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury speaks with the media Wednesday, June 21, 2017 , in Las Vegas . They believe in me, so I'm just going to prove them right. "Then my dad as I was leaving the rink called me like five ti...

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  • Atletico Madrid offer for Chelsea striker Diego Costa around £18m short
Atletico Madrid offer for Chelsea striker Diego Costa around £18m short

Chelsea also are willing to grant Conte's request to appoint a coach to replace Steve Holland, the England assistant manager, having previously insisted that they would not do so. Costa had been linked with a move to China both last January and this summer, but as told last month by text message that he was no longer wanted by Conte.

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  • Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs
Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

With Magic Johnson serving as the general manager for the Lakers , the 19-year-old Ball expects to learn valuable insights from the five-time National Basketball Association champion. The Lakers traded Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Nets in exchange for Brooklyn center Brook Lopez and the No. 27 overall pick in Thursday's dra...

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  • Perez: No talks with Ronaldo on exit rumors
Perez: No talks with Ronaldo on exit rumors

Rio Ferdinand admits he is "dreaming" when considering the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United . Perez, being elected president of Real Madrid until 2021, is confident, Ronaldo will remain in Real, "I did not speak to Christiano".

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  • Ronaldo confident after leading Portugal to Confederations Cup semi-finals
Ronaldo confident after leading Portugal to Confederations Cup semi-finals

AC Milan paid Porto €38m (Dh156m) earlier this month for striker Andre Silva and he scored a fine solo-effort before Nani, on for Ronaldo after 65 minutes and a round of applause, provided the flourish to the scoreline, smashing past Marinovic in added time.

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  • Wheeling and dealing play big role in NBA draft
Wheeling and dealing play big role in NBA draft

The NCAA has never really liked it, and earlier this month, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the system as it's now constructed - where players can enter the draft after a year of college - is "not working for anyone". Still, there were teams making moves and, for the most part, the moves were pretty good value. The players don't get much ...

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  • Confederations Cup: Mexico coach Osorio 'sorry' over bust-up with Kiwi bench
Confederations Cup: Mexico coach Osorio 'sorry' over bust-up with Kiwi bench

Mexico tops the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A, with four points after two games. The forward said Portugal were worthy winners after surviving a second-half Russian fightback. "Believe me, we will analyse everything when the passions calm down". "At high-profile tournaments, we need to reach a higher quality". We know what we need to ...

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