• Sixers make Fultz top National Basketball Association pick
Sixers make Fultz top National Basketball Association pick

I don't know how they knew, but they knew . Philly, however, is absolutely starving for something to cheer for, and a team with a nucleus of Embiid, Simmons, Fultz and Dario Saric could be just what the doctor ordered. The first seven picks of the draft entered as college freshman and 18-year-old Frenchman Frank Ntilikina was taken by the New ...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades
Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades

Due to their inability to get Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause, Ottawa was forced to leave defenseman Marc Methot unprotected and he was mercilessly scooped up by the Golden Knights. The Knights will play their inaugural season starting in October. The fourth-round pick could add even more value. DON'T SLEEP ON: Vegas controls t...

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  • Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva
Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva

Larkin was the man taking the centre of the cage, but Lima looked happy countering and he caught Larkin with some stiff leg kicks to keep the Bellator debutant at bay. Is Silva not as accomplished and iconic as the Russian heavyweight? Davis, the reigning champion, and Bader are among the top five light heavyweights in the world in any promotion, a...

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  • The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft
The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft

The 19-year-old Ball averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals a game for the UCLA Bruins last season. But there's little question that he operates best with the rock in his hands. "We're going to try to make the right decisions to finish this project", Colangelo said. With Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons now healthy, Brett ...

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  • Champions Trophy: PM Nawaz announces Rs10m for each Pakistan's winning squad member
Champions Trophy: PM Nawaz announces Rs10m for each Pakistan's winning squad member

The men, aged 19 to 35, were arrested in central Madhya Pradesh state's Burhanpur district after locals complained that they shouted pro-Pakistan slogans and lit firecrackers after the match ended on Sunday night. A Pakistani man was arrested in 2016 for waving an Indian flag after his idol Indian batsman Virat Kohli made a match-winning century....

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  • Renault's Palmer out of Baku qualifying
Renault's Palmer out of Baku qualifying

At the end of the day Verstappen crashed his auto heavily at the first corner of the racetrack. Max Verstappen and his teammate Daniel Ricciardo beat all their opponents on the first free practice session in the morning. At some point Kimi Raikkonen nearly collided with Lewis Hamilton but at the last second the Mercedes driver managed to escape f...

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  • Danny Ainge: Kansas' Josh Jackson 'Didn't Want To Play For The Celtics'
Danny Ainge: Kansas' Josh Jackson 'Didn't Want To Play For The Celtics'

The new Suns rookie forward, taken No. 4 overall after the Celtics selected Duke's Jayson Tatum with the third pick in last night's National Basketball Association draft, later allowed that the inability of both sides to connect on a workout may have influenced Danny Ainge's decision.

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  • Ben Stokes terms Jason Roy's obstruction dismissal 'embarrassment'
Ben Stokes terms Jason Roy's obstruction dismissal 'embarrassment'

English opener Jason Roy became the first player to be given out for obstructing the field in T20Is. Despite the fact the hosts have picked an experimental squad, regulars including Morgan, Alex Hales, Jason Roy , Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett are likely to feature as well as Sam Billings , who Somerset supporters may recall scored 135...

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  • Bulls throw Butler to the Wolves on draft night
Bulls throw Butler to the Wolves on draft night

With the Eastern and Western Conferences so top heavy, teams have been forced to go one of two paths. Milwaukee picked Michigan's D.J. Wilson at No. The Minnesota Timberwolves made Karl-Anthony Towns the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. "An All-ACC Freshman First Team selectee, the Magic may landed a gem in this pick as Isaac possess a fre...

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  • Celtics draft Jayson Tatum with the third overall pick in the draft
Celtics draft Jayson Tatum with the third overall pick in the draft

Bishop Gorman High School graduate Zach Collins, who played one season at Gonzaga before turning pro, will return to Las Vegas on July 8 with the Portland Trail Blazers, who will meet the Utah Jazz at 3 p.m.at Cox Pavilion. "I think that he's a guy that we thought really highly of from Day 1", Stevens said. Prior to that, you have to go all the way...

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  • Salgado: Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid
Salgado: Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid

In his free time, he can be found photographing concerts, running around the city, and supporting Manchester United . All these cases are scrutinised from image rights on sponsored deals made by players, not salaries paid by clubs. Last week, a Spanish prosecutor accused Ronaldo of failing to pay accused him of failing to pay €14.7 million towar...

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  • Warren Gatland confident in adaptable British and Irish Lions scrum
Warren Gatland confident in adaptable British and Irish Lions scrum

The Lions will be aiming to improve on their record of having scored only two tries in their three tour matches to date - one each in their 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians and their 22-16 loss to the Auckland-based Blues. Gatland has received criticism in the local press and said to TalkSport after the win in Christchurch that he had be...

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  • Devils on the clock with top pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with top pick in NHL draft

Of course, anyone familiar with the concept of an expansion draft understands that the second of those objectives is more important - and more realistic - than the first. Can they be the best expansion team ever? "For it to finally happen, it's wonderful". Notable defensemen taken in the mid-first round include two-time Norris victor Erik K...

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  • Rumour: Southampton 'resigned' to losing van Dijk this summer
Rumour: Southampton 'resigned' to losing van Dijk this summer

Given the Merseyside giants conceded 42 goals in 38 league games last season, the worst defensive record of the top four sides, they'll be hoping that a signing like Van Dijk can shore things up at the back and make them a more formidable all-round unit.

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  • Grenfell fire: Faulty fridge freezer confirmed as cause
Grenfell fire: Faulty fridge freezer confirmed as cause

A deadly fire that killed at least 79 people in a London tower block started in a Whirlpool Corp. fridge and spread at "unexpected speed" through the building's exterior cladding, police said, indicating they'll pursue charges if criminal offenses are identified.

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  • Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw — FIFA Confederations Cup
Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw — FIFA Confederations Cup

Joachim Loew can maintain his proud decade-long record of steering Germany to the semi-finals at major tournaments with a draw against Cameroon today (11PM local time) enough to reach the last four of the Confederations Cup . "In order to play them, we need to be psychologically prepared, at your best, and we are", said the midfielder. The A...

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  • Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

The T-Wolves also received draft rights to 16th pick Justin Patton of Creighton, while the Bulls beefed up their roster by getting promising Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the rights to Arizona's Lauri Markkanen of Finland, the seventh player taken.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers are not among the losers of 2017 NBA Draft
Los Angeles Lakers are not among the losers of 2017 NBA Draft

But that was only the beginning. The Sixers will give up a future draft pick that could be a protected first-rounder in 2020, a person with knowledge of trade told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced.

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  • The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball At Press Conference
The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball At Press Conference

The best and most exciting player usually get selected in the top 5. "It is a great opportunity", Fultz said. As draft night approached, some of the heavy hitters in the NBA - Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston , the Clippers among them - were jockeying, making calls and looking for deals to try to position themselves to make a run ...

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  • Boston Celtics Draft Pick Jayson Tatum Addresses Media
Boston Celtics Draft Pick Jayson Tatum Addresses Media

All of those players played big-time minutes at big-time programs. There were reports this week that the Celtics turned down offers from a Bulls team seeking the No. "I think it's been well-documented what kind of a person Jayson is", Stevens said, via the Boston Globe . Instead Celtics president Danny Ainge pulled a Bill Belichick, the ultim...

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