• LSU gains commitment from top-50 2018 athlete Tae Provens
LSU gains commitment from top-50 2018 athlete Tae Provens

He was offered by LSU on February 1. The 247Sports Composite rates Provens as the No. 44 athlete in the country and the No. 20 recruit in Alabama. LSU added to its 2018 recruiting class on Saturday when 3-star athlete Tae Provens committed to the Tigers.

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  • Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender
Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

With the score at 1-0 to the 2014 World Cup champions in the 62nd minute, Ernest Mabouka caught Emre Can high up the leg studs up after the Liverpool midfielder beat him to the ball. VAR is now being trialled at the Confederations Cup, and the Cameroon v Germany match saw a moment of pure VAR madness. Goals were correctly disallowed during Chil...

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  • Joel Embiid Dominated #NBADraft Twitter, Eeking Out Woj
Joel Embiid Dominated #NBADraft Twitter, Eeking Out Woj

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft , a spate of trades spiced up the proceedings at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday. "He should come to say hello", said Alexander Luk of Larry's. But as the Sixers gained the No. 1 overall draft choice for a second consecuti...

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'

But two safety cars and the red flag brought him back into the pack and the drama involving Hamilton and Vettel saw him gain further ground and the Finn eventually edged out Stroll to clinch second. Both Magnussen and Grosjean ran exclusively on the Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tire throughout qualifying. However, Raikkonen believes that his ve...

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  • Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31
Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities and the media. The Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , has similarly publicised his belief that Ronaldo won't be leaving the club. The allegatio...

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  • Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan
Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan

They were not happy to see the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft traded in what amounted to a salary dump. The Lakers traded Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Nets in exchange for Brooklyn center Brook Lopez and the No.

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  • #3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics
#3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics

STRENGTHS: The 6-foot-8 checks every box when it comes to two-way potential at the 3-spot. Tatum struggled defensively, and often looked lost. And his answer initially was to ask me a question, "Individual or team?" Said Knighton: "There's a certain way they do things and it works".

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  • Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip
Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip

Daniel Ricciardo was responsible for the red flag after losing the back end of his Red Bull on the exit of turn six and qualifies 10th, while the Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon went quicker than Williams duo Lance Stroll and Felipe Massa .

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax case

No date has been set for a potential trial, but as an indicator it was nearly three years to the day between Lionel Messi being accused by prosecutors on tax fraud charges in June 2013 and his sentencing last year. Spanish newspaper El Confidencial revealed the 32-year-old had been invoicing the majority of his advertising revenues through an I...

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  • Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan
Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan

Hamilton's 66th pole position lifted the 32-year-old into outright second place in the record books behind only seven-time champion German Michael Schumacher , on 68. Lewis Hamilton took pole by 0.434 seconds at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Saturday with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas taking the second spot.

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  • Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft
Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

There are some obvious winners and losers: Markelle Fultz went No. 1 overall, which understandably makes him a victor, while Semi Ojeleye tumbled into the second round despite being projected as high as the mid-first round. Fultz can score from all three levels, create for others and play off the ball, and will surely draw a lot of attentio...

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  • Korean soldier defects to S
Korean soldier defects to S

Amid much fanfare at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) delegation of 36, led by its president Ri Yong-son, arrived south of the tense border via Beijing. The ITF permits both punches and kicks to the head. During his stay in the South, Chang is expected to meet South Korean officials to discuss coope...

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  • Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1
Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

Lewis Hamilton finished final practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in third as his championship rival Sebastian Vettel was struck down by a mechanical issue. Hamilton now sits second in the drivers' championship standings, but cut Vettel's lead to 12 points after winning the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month and could overhaul him in Su...

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  • Blocking claims dismissed by All Blacks
Blocking claims dismissed by All Blacks

We experienced that in the 2011 World Cup. "All that ( the Lions fans) adds to the Test match atmosphere, whether they are supporting you or not". But the fact they are in the midweek team, playing just four days before the first Test can not be ignored and Tommy Seymour's place on the bench on Tuesday suggests his chances of featuring against...

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  • Lewis Hamilton posts flawless lap to claim pole in Azerbaijan
Lewis Hamilton posts flawless lap to claim pole in Azerbaijan

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Australian sustained damage to the left rear of his auto and was forced to stop on track. Up ahead, Hamilton asked over the radio where Bottas was, perhaps concerned his teammate would not be...

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  • Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years
Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

He pouted in 11 of the 24 points during the game-deciding run - nine of them on a trio of 3-pointers, each a different style (step-back, pull-up, spot-up) than the last. With two triple-doubles against the Warriors, James now has a league-best nine Finals triple-double, passing Magic Johnson in Game 4. The task of beating the Warriors 4 straight pr...

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  • Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayson Tatum
Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayson Tatum

After essentially trading Fultz for more assets, it seemed as though they were setting the table for a Jimmy Butler deal. - Kristaps Porzingis . Wow, he could've been fun. There's been tons of speculation that Utah Jazz free agent Gordon Hayward could come to the Celts to team up with his college coach, Brad Stevens .

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  • NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds
NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds

Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. They sold a touch under 10,000 last season and have accepted more than 1,000 partial plan deposits just this week. The Sixers might have to be patient again because Fultz and Simmons will not only be learning how to play together but will also be doing so while playing their first Natio...

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  • Britain's Evans tested positive for cocaine
Britain's Evans tested positive for cocaine

Dan Evans has had a history of poor performance including, according to BBC , not trained and has been written off. Evans held match point in a fourth-set tie-break against the Swiss, but Wawrinka saved it and went on to win in five before beating Novak Djokovic in the final.

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  • Motorcycling - Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen
Motorcycling - Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen

Marquez had a three-way fight for third and kept Cal Crutchlow ( LCR Honda ) at bay. Rossi , who started the race from fourth on the grid, rose to third overall. Sam Lowes finished one place further back with Bradley Smith in 21st. Aron Canet won the Moto3 race to follow up his breakthrough win in Spain last month.

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