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Lakers take Lonzo Ball with second pick in NBA Draft

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 percent from the field. The team traded D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov...

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

The trade market for Jimmy Butler is heating up. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Marc Stein late Monday afternoon, the report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers are working to acquire Chicago Bull's all-star Jimmy Butler. But the Celtics are...

Wilson 'talking to Every Team' Ahead of Expansion Draft Deadline

Portzline notes that Pierre-Luc Dubois, the third overall pick in last year's draft, or Sonny Milano, the 16th overall pick in 2014, will not be the prospect heading to Vegas. Despite going nearly the entire 2016-17 season without a goal, the 25-year...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine and I showed what I can do". England's Paul Casey and compatriot Tommy Fleetwood were bunched on seven under alongside Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman at the top...

Mauro Ranallo to call Mayweather vs. McGregor for Showtime

The fight will take place August 26 in the American boxing capital of Las Vegas. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor , 28, said: "The fight is on", whilst UFC president Dana White told ESPN: "The impossible deal is now done".

Texas Rangers 2017 MLB Draft prediction post

The fact is Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, held since 1965, has produced as many busts as future superstars among the players selected with the No. As a junior, Russell still has eligibility remaining and can decide whether to sign ...

Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Emirates Team New Zealand , skippered by Peter Burling, capsizes. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us where we would normally spend preparing for those conditions".

Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

The importance of New Zealander, Ben Te'o to the British and Irish Lions backline has just increased significantly following the thigh injury to Owen Farrell which has ruled the Englishman out of tomorrow's match against the Maori All Blacks.

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

According to a statement issued by Zhihu, after the update of the iOS3.5.3 version app, the tipping feature will be connected to Apple's in-app purchase mechanism, and Apple will take 32 percent as commission. "And there is no excuse for Apple no...

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! "The players have entered into the legend of Real Madrid and of football, as has our coach", said club pres...

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle and Brazilian forward Wesley Alves Da Silva. That also explains why F...

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Green, on the other hand, said he knew that he wasn't called for a technical, because a ref told him that he hadn't been called for one. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan explained that they weren't listening to the PA announcer well enough, b...

Bangladesh's biggest partnerships, second-biggest ever in Champions Trophy

For the umpteenth time, Shakib confirmed his status as the premier allrounder in world cricket with an nearly run-a-ball 114; Mahmudullah finished not too far behind, hitting 102 not out off 107 - he brought up his third ODI ton with a hook off Tr...

Yankees RHP Tanaka pushed back to Monday

The Yankees improved to 36-23. The first-place Yankees have outscored Boston and Baltimore, their closest competitors in the AL East, 41-6 during their winning streak. A four-pitch walk to Chase Headley and a wild pitch set up Chris Carter, who...

Edelman and Patriots close to an agreement on a contract extension

Edelman, 31, led New England's receiving corps with a career-high 1,106 receiving yards in 2016, and has quickly become one of Tom Brady's favorite targets alongside tight end Rob Gronkowski . Edelman also holds the Patriots record for most punt r...

Halep back from brink to reach French Open semi-final

Fighting off some tough resistance from the French, Pliskova managed to consolidate the break by holding her serve. Ostapenko turns 20, and Bacsinszky will be 28 on the day they decide which one will take the other spot in the French Open final.

Two clubs' bid of over €100m for Kylian Mbappe rejected

French teenager Kylian Mbappe will look to commit his future to Monaco by signing a new contract in the coming weeks, according to Le Parisien . The reports come after Wenger and Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis were photographed in the ...

Now, Mallya spotted attending charity event arranged by Virat Kohli

Indian Cricketers have received a big shock in London where they are playing ongoing champion trophy . Vijay Mallya has been absconding from India after it was found that he had unpaid debts to the tune of Rs 9000 crore. Virat Kohli didn't renew...

No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has denied there was anything amiss with Ferrari's decision to pit Raikkonen first, although the Finn was noticeably downbeat after finishing in second place. " I went on the radio at the end there to make sure the team know that this b...

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Daniel Summerhays seized a three-shot lead at the US PGA'S Memorial tournament Saturday as overnight leader Jason Dufner ballooned to five-over par 77 in the third round. It was a day to forget for Dustin Johnson at the Memorial as the World N...

Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

Even if the French crew skippered by Franck Cammas beat Sweden's Artemis Racing on Saturday, an inferior track record in the pre-event series means they can not overcome the other teams who are also seeking to challenge Oracle Team USA . In what cou...

Daley Blind eager to remain at Manchester United

We have the ( Europa League ) final and we have to make sure we win. United must win the Europa League to qualify for next season's Champions League . With this in mind, Mourinho needs to pick a confident attacking line up that will remind Un...

Venus Williams enters third round of French Open

Serena cheered on Venus from the players' box on Court Philippe Chatrier , and there was plenty for the Williams family to celebrate as the 10th seed eased to a 6-3 6-1 win over Kurumi Nara . The rout continued for Nara as she lost her sixt...

John 'The Professor' Clayton Laid Off at ESPN After 23-Year Run

Clayton, based in the Puget Sound area, no longer will be covering the league for ESPN on television or online but will continue his radio show in Seattle. But perhaps nothing will ever beat his eye-opening "This Is SportsCenter" commercial . Sinc...

Jose Mourinho backed to win Premier League title next season

But after winning the EFL Cup, the Europa League and qualifying for the Champions League , Mata , 29, is confident of challenging for the title next season. We worked hard to get there and ultimately the Champions League is where we want to be ...

Lebron James surpasses Jordan

Everyone wants to say, "Ah, man, this is boring" and this that and the other, but you usually don't appreciate something until you don't have it anymore. John McGraw's Giants won the rematch the following year 4-0 with one tie before Ruth gave the Ya...

Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

The Spain global has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in recent months, with a big-money switch to the Chinese Super League touted as a likely destination. "Everybody knows the club I like. I know that I have a chance to ...

Davison to step in for injured Bourdais at Indy 500

A spokeswoman for Dale Coyne Racing said Bourdais was complaining of pain in his right leg. That vehicle will be driven in the 101st Indianapolis 500 by James Davison , who has driven for Coyne before. "It takes your breath away", he said. ...

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

That tournament's organizers were sharply criticized for not granting one to former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone , an Italian. Sharapova's day went from bad to worse as she was forced to retire injured from her second-round clash at ...

Stokes stars as England take South Africa series

The victory puts England in place to complete a bilateral whitewash over South Africa for the first time in 26 years. Miller and Morris took 13 runs off the penultimate over, which was bowled by Jake Ball . But only singles followed as Mille...

Coutinho 'ideal' for Barca - Brazil boss Tite

He played 27 Premier League matches for his side, scoring 13 goals added with his six assists as he also helped them to the semi-final stages of the EFL Cup. There's Sergio [Busquets] and the two in Italy they call "mezzalas" who are [Ivan] Rak...

NFL cuts back overtime to 10 minutes, loosens rules on celebrations

Super Bowl 55 was moved from Los Angeles to Tampa by National Football League team owners on Tuesday, days after developers delayed a new California stadium's projected opening by a year to 2020. "I can't tell you how". "The pendulum had swung a lo...

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe: I will make the decision on my next move

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has warned Real Madrid that Kylian Mbappe "has no price" as "we're ready to refuse €100m". The 18-year-old's 15 Ligue 1 goals for 2016-17 spearheaded Leonardo Jardim's side to the French title - finishi...

Is Usmanov being pushed to Everton by Arsenal?

Usmanov now owns 30% of the club as opposed to Kroenke, who owns a controlling 67% stake in the Gunners. Stan Kroenke, Arsenal's majority shareholder, has insisted he remains committed to the club and his company's shares are "not, and never have b...

Lukaku, Sanchez hunt Kane in late Golden Boot showdown

The England global netted four times in Thursday's 6-1 rout to take his tally for the season to 26 and move two clear of Romelu Lukaku in the goalscoring charts. "I think this is my best season". The midfielder worked it to Chilwell, who managed to s...

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Halep back from brink to reach French Open semi-final

Fighting off some tough resistance from the French, Pliskova managed to consolidate the break by holding her serve. Ostapenko turns 20, and Bacsinszky will be 28 on the day they ...

Two clubs' bid of over €100m for Kylian Mbappe rejected

French teenager Kylian Mbappe will look to commit his future to Monaco by signing a new contract in the coming weeks, according to Le Parisien . The reports come after Wenger...

Now, Mallya spotted attending charity event arranged by Virat Kohli

Indian Cricketers have received a big shock in London where they are playing ongoing champion trophy . Vijay Mallya has been absconding from India after it was found that he h...

No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has denied there was anything amiss with Ferrari's decision to pit Raikkonen first, although the Finn was noticeably downbeat after finishing in second place. " I wen...

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Daniel Summerhays seized a three-shot lead at the US PGA'S Memorial tournament Saturday as overnight leader Jason Dufner ballooned to five-over par 77 in the third round. It w...

Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

Even if the French crew skippered by Franck Cammas beat Sweden's Artemis Racing on Saturday, an inferior track record in the pre-event series means they can not overcome the other...

Daley Blind eager to remain at Manchester United

We have the ( Europa League ) final and we have to make sure we win. United must win the Europa League to qualify for next season's Champions League . With this in mind, Mou...

Venus Williams enters third round of French Open

Serena cheered on Venus from the players' box on Court Philippe Chatrier , and there was plenty for the Williams family to celebrate as the 10th seed eased to a 6-3 6-1 win o...

John 'The Professor' Clayton Laid Off at ESPN After 23-Year Run

Clayton, based in the Puget Sound area, no longer will be covering the league for ESPN on television or online but will continue his radio show in Seattle. But perhaps nothing will...

Jose Mourinho backed to win Premier League title next season

But after winning the EFL Cup, the Europa League and qualifying for the Champions League , Mata , 29, is confident of challenging for the title next season. We worked hard to g...

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Lebron James surpasses Jordan

Everyone wants to say, "Ah, man, this is boring" and this that and the other, but you usually don't appreciate something until you don't have it anymore. John McGraw's Giants won t...

Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

The Spain global has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in recent months, with a big-money switch to the Chinese Super League touted as a likely destina...

Davison to step in for injured Bourdais at Indy 500

Davison to step in for injured Bourdais at Indy 500

A spokeswoman for Dale Coyne Racing said Bourdais was complaining of pain in his right leg. That vehicle will be driven in the 101st Indianapolis 500 by James Davison , w...

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

That tournament's organizers were sharply criticized for not granting one to former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone , an Italian. Sharapova's day went from bad to wor...

Stokes stars as England take South Africa series

The victory puts England in place to complete a bilateral whitewash over South Africa for the first time in 26 years. Miller and Morris took 13 runs off the penultimate ove...