• Sixers trust process for Fultz
Sixers trust process for Fultz

Hall of Famer Jerry West , fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another National Basketball Association championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers. Two stars worthy of the top pick in consecutive years, neither of which was able to lead their college programs to team success in their one season on cam...

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths at Confed Cup
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths at Confed Cup

Advancing from the group with European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor Mexico was seen as a hard task from the start, but an opening victory against New Zealand had left Russian Federation in position to make it to the semifinals despite a loss to Portugal in the second match .

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  • Jose Mourinho Won't Sell Man Utd Star Unless He Asks For Move
Jose Mourinho Won't Sell Man Utd Star Unless He Asks For Move

Other clients of Mendes who have ended up in Spain include the Portuguese full-back Fabio Coentrao - on the verge of joining Sporting Lisbon on loan from Real Madrid - and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, now with Monaco but formerly at Atletico Madrid.

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  • Magic Johnson explains why the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell
Magic Johnson explains why the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell

The Los Angeles Lakers landed their first-choice player from this year's National Basketball Association draft class as highly-rated college prospect Lonzo Ball joined his hometown franchise. "With Earvin's vision and his persona, I think the organization is really taking on that positive joy that he seems to live with every day". So is it ...

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  • Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft
Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

A record 16 freshmen were taken in Round 1, including a new high for first-year players selected in the lottery. Not surprisingly, Wildcats coach John Calipari was on hand to congratulate the future millionaires. So, let's start with the No.1 pick and the Philadelphia 76ers . The Boston Celtics made an impressive pick by selecting Jayson Ta...

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  • Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Ball How To Act
Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Ball How To Act

He worked out for the team several weeks ago so the Lakers would be impressed with his skills and consider drafting him. Ball made it clear about what he saw in his future. In his first public appearance since getting drafted by the Lakers , Ball probably wanted to avoid the embarrassment of throwing a wild pitch, a feeling celebriti...

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  • Sergey Kovalev promoter incensed by low blows during Ward TKO
Sergey Kovalev promoter incensed by low blows during Ward TKO

Andre Ward does not hit that hard, but he is difficult to hit cleanly. "And I think you can't help but feel it, and it's what makes ... when you're a true fight fan, you don't mind hearing about the money and all that other stuff if it's a guy that loves to fight and is willing to challenge himself against anybody out there, you know, and fights ...

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  • Wheeling and dealing play big role in National Basketball Association draft
Wheeling and dealing play big role in National Basketball Association draft

Boston drafted Duke swingman Jayson Tatum third (that's who Ainge would've drafted over Fultz, Sixers fans) and the Knicks drafted Frank "Frankie Nicotine" Ntilikina eighth overall. Derrick White, who went to the Spurs, and Josh Hart, who went to the Lakers, had to wait until the last two picks of round number one to hear their names called.

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  • Magic sees Ball as big piece of plan
Magic sees Ball as big piece of plan

Now, Lavar can say I told you so to everyone that doubted him when he said, "speak it into existence". After the worst four-year stretch in franchise history, the 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers are rebuilding with the point guard who led the nation with 7.7 assists per game last season a few miles up the 405 freeway w...

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  • Sanchez breaks Chile goal record vs. Germany
Sanchez breaks Chile goal record vs. Germany

Later in the sixtieth minute, Australia's skipper Mark Milligan equalized from the penalty spot after Alex Gersbach was apparently brought down inside the penalty box. Although they were much tighter against Cameroon , it was against a much less potent attacking side, and against a strong Chile assault, they are very unlikely to be able to g...

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  • Ronaldo confident of Portugal glory
Ronaldo confident of Portugal glory

Silva was in ideal position, and had a tap-in for his team's second goal. Portugal swiftly doubled their lead when Eliseu's unsafe low cross from the left was forced home by Silva, although there was brief concern for the new Manchester City signing as he landed awkwardly on his ankle.

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  • Podcast: Lakers 2017 NBA Draft recap
Podcast: Lakers 2017 NBA Draft recap

The Lakers also exchanged picks with the Utah Jazz , who made another deal with the Denver Nuggets , while the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers agreed on a two-for-one swap. Butler, one of the league's most dynamic two-way players, joined forces again with Thibodeau, who coached the Bulls for five seasons before being fired in 20...

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  • Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)
Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)

If you rose or fell dramatically in the draft, you're going to fall into one of those categories, after all. Oh, and the biggest victor of all in Los Angeles is the aforementioned LaVar. No other school has done that as many times. The Sixers inked undrafted free agents Melo Trimble of Maryland and Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe to summer league...

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  • Chelsea set to make sensational superstar plus cash bid for Cristiano Ronaldo
Chelsea set to make sensational superstar plus cash bid for Cristiano Ronaldo

Perez confirmed that he meant to speak to Ronaldo in a bid to defuse his anger over his fraud charges, but it seems there is a viable option open to him if he is determined to make a move this summer. "He's a very good person", Perez told Onda Cero. The Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , has similarly publicised his belief that Ronaldo ...

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  • Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'
Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

In the game, Hanley Ramirez and Sandy Leon both hit two-run home runs and Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello snapped a four game losing streak. "We want to thank you for not the clutch hits, the 500 home runs", Pedroia said. Ortiz belted 483 career homers with the Red Sox, a total that trails only Williams (521) on the franchise's all-time list. LAA ...

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  • Mexico defeats Russian Federation 2-1 to advance to Confederations Cup Semifinals
Mexico defeats Russian Federation 2-1 to advance to Confederations Cup Semifinals

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2. ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option. But the Portugal captain made no mistake after Danilo was wrestled to the ground in the area by a combination of Tom Doy...

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  • Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft
Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft

Within that time frame, the Golden Knights can make any type of transaction they want - from side deals with existing teams interested in protecting assets, to flip deals, in which Vegas would draft a specific player from one team's unprotected list and then flip that player to another team for other considerations.

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  • South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter
South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter

England newcomer Tom Curran believes he can bowl even quicker after taking three wickets on his global debut. Jason Roy s weird dismissal turned the second Twenty20 global s South Africa s way as the Proteas won by just three runs at Taunton on Friday.

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  • Hirving Lozano seals Mexico win to send Russian Federation out of Confederations Cup
Hirving Lozano seals Mexico win to send Russian Federation out of Confederations Cup

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match between New Zealand and Portugal will be played at Saint Petersburg Stadium and kicks off at 17:00 CEST on Saturday 24 June 2017. Play had continued for about 30 seconds before the game was stopped for the review. Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final...

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  • Osorio proud of Mexico's fighting spirit at Confederations Cup
Osorio proud of Mexico's fighting spirit at Confederations Cup

New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson had vowed they would bounce back after Saturday's opening 2-0 defeat by Russian Federation and his team were true to his word. Hosts Russia took a deserved 25th-minute lead through Aleksandr Samedov , but Nestor Araujo equalised for Mexico with a looping header on the half hour.

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