• Cameroon coach Hugo Broos is desperate to find a striker
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos is desperate to find a striker

He was drafted in to replace the injured Brad Smith and then promoted to the starting line-up after Aziz Behich struggled against Germany . This will be the first official global between Cameroon and Australia . "They were a small fish in their continent for a while and they chose to change that and we're trying to change that ourselves as we...

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  • Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics
Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top forwards in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft needed only a season in college to secure their position in the lottery. "I think that is the great benefit of summer leagues and next week will be huge", said Stevens. Boston surprised many by selecting Brown as the No 3 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft...

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  • How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft
How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft

As time went on and they got older, they got team chemistry and now look at them. The 6-foot-8, 207-pound small forward averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game on his way to becoming a Wooden All-American and the Big 12 Freshman of the Year in his only season with the Jayhawks.

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  • Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade
Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade

Anyone plan on copping? The Lakers remaining firm that they were holding their options open leading up to the draft on Thursday, but all that was quickly put aside once the selection was made and the pure excitement for what Ball could bring to the team was aired again on Friday.

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  • Worst No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History
Worst No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History

Besides, the Trail Blazers were able to keep their final pick in the first round and went on to select Purdue standout Caleb Swanigan to shore up their frontcourt. Team Doo Be Doo's Markelle Fultz #11 in action against Team EZ Pass in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

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  • McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief
McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief

Former multi-weight world champion Mayweather confirmed a deal has been agreed for a boxing match against mixed martial arts champion McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26. "Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws". Billed as The Money Fight, the match will be a standard, 12-round boxing match with 10-ounce gloves...

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  • Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final
Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

After missing his chances to win the set at 6-5, Khachanov fought back from two mini-breaks in the tie-break, but fired long after his own serve on match point. The duo have faced each other twice with both players having one win apiece. Zverev is 0-1 in final appearances on grass. The Czech was playing her fifth match since the stabbing she suff...

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  • Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate
Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate

And the Boston Celtics have created plenty of buzz leading up to the draft. The Celtics may offer a package of the No. 3 pick, Jae Crowder and a 2018 FRP. "At 6'8" with a high-jumping ability, he can add some much-needed size and rebounding that the Celtics have been lacking. He also showed a better-than-anticipated 3-point shot during his on...

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  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm
1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. "I had heard Tropical Storm Cindy mentioned", Clewley said. Danielle Clewley, a 25-year-old student out grocery shopping Friday at a Memphis supermarket, said she didn't even hear the rain overnight though she added, "my air conditioning is very loud".

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  • Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four
Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four

Jackson told ESPN .com on Wednesday that he didn't want to work out for the Celtics when they were picking first overall, but his mindset changed when they traded down. "I'm a big fan of them; they're fans of me, so we'll see how that plays out". Tatum has the potential to be a good defender that can guard four positions, but needs to be in ...

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  • Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency in NBA
Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency in NBA

The Lakers had been in trade talks with the Indiana Pacers regarding Paul George . In the eyes of Laker fans, he has certainly disappointed but has glimpses of light that show his tremendous potential, such as his 40 point game against his current employers and the game-winner vs Minnesota.

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  • Chauncey Billups offered 5-year deal to run Cavs front office
Chauncey Billups offered 5-year deal to run Cavs front office

The opening at the top of the Cavs front office was created when GM David Griffin and the Cavs parted ways on Monday. Billups , who has known Gilbert for years, does not have any executive experience so it's unlikely he would replace Griffin .

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  • Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No
Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No

Interestingly, Patrick's father Steve was selected 20th overall in 1980 by the Buffalo Sabres . Obviously, the family lineage here bodes well for the Flyers . Patrick had injuries every season from the midget level, until his second junior season with the Brandon Wheat Kings in 2015-16. Despite NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman saying the sta...

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  • LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals
LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals

LSU jumped out to an early lead thanks to a three-run home run by Mike Papierski in the third inning. Fourth-seeded LSU (52-18) advanced with a 6-1 win over No. After retiring the first two batters of the second, Fehmel just missed on a pair of outside fastballs and issued a two-out walk to Josh Smith. The Beavers had made up a four-run deficit i...

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  • Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson
Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson

Jackson, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Kansas, averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.7 steals per game en route to being named the Big 12 freshman of the year in his one season with the Jayhawks. He's also a raw prospect whom several experts predicted would return to college for his sophomore season. "I don't comment on trade rumors",...

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  • Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname
Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname

He's a leader. He treats people the right way. We want to start building a successful team, and you need to have a great leader and somebody that can make their teammates better . "The tide has turned". As a general manager, Pelinka is surely infatuated with the player he just selected - and he wants to promote positive dialogue around the player,...

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  • Fiji beats Scotland 27-22
Fiji beats Scotland 27-22

While Scotland were having problems with their handling, Fiji continued to struggle with their discipline, so when they also lost prop Peni Ravai for collapsing a maul, Scotland took full advantage. "We didn't deserve to win". "If we don't do our defence well or get through our phases in attack, we will be giving more opportunities for team...

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  • Wales centre Davies in fitness race for Lions
Wales centre Davies in fitness race for Lions

One final push has secured a famous win for the Highlanders , pipping the British and Irish Lions 23-22 in a thriller in Dunedin. McBride toured with the Lions five times and played in every Test of the 1971 series, which remains the only Lions side to win a series in New Zealand.

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  • Red Sox manager John Farrell nearly kisses umpire during livid ejection
Red Sox manager John Farrell nearly kisses umpire during livid ejection

Farrell came out to argue after third-base umpire Bill Miller , the crew chief, called a balk on Boston's Fernando Abad with Cameron Maybin on third. Luis Valbuena's sacrifice fly made it 3-1. It's not the first time Farrell has been ejected by Miller . Los Angeles clung to a 2-1 lead through the fifth.

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  • Dan Evans admits testing positive for cocaine back in April
Dan Evans admits testing positive for cocaine back in April

I do not condone for one second to anyone that this was acceptable behaviour . My family, my coach, my team, sponsors, British Tennis and my fans. Evans finished, "I can only deeply apologise from the bottom of my heart". "In accordance with Article 2.1 of the TADP, Mr Evans was charged on 16 June with an Anti-Doping Rule Violation". The Swiss f...

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