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NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick
- June 24, 2017

In fact, Collins dropped 14 points while grabbing 13 rebounds, hitting some clutch three pointers to head back to the national championship for the Zags. Forbes reported that Fultz will earn a maximum of $33.7 million on his rookie deal, including more than $15.3 million guaranteed in its first two years. (more...)
Five Of Seven Crew Members Of American Destroyer USS "Fitzgerald" Instantly died
- June 24, 2017

AIS information from Crystal should have been monitored by sailors on the bridge of the Fitzgerald . The brunt of the collision came in the sleeping berths were much of the crew was asleep . The Jiji Press news agency reported that the captain of the Crystal said his ship was "sailing in the same direction as the U.S. destroyer and then collided ". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
- June 24, 2017

A second Group A loss means New Zealand can't reach the semi-finals, regardless of their final group result against unbeaten Portugal on Saturday. Ronaldo's absence would leave a significant hole in Portugal's attack, with the superstar on a binge of 15 goals in his last nine games for both his Spanish La Liga team Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. (more...)
Messi offers to pay $558000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence
- June 24, 2017

Now the Barcelona court must proceed with sentencing the star and his father either to prison or agree with the prosecutor and settle for a fine as punishment. Meanwhile, José Mourinho's advisers have denied allegations that the Manchester United manager defrauded Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes while he was Real Madrid coach from 2011 to 2012. (more...)
Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle
- June 24, 2017

Federer held all 11 of his service games without facing a break point to prevail in one hour and 30 minutes. The victory enabled him to reach the quarterfinal round in Halle for the seventh time. The world No38 is looking at No34 next week but if he beats Federer , he may claim a seeding at Wimbledon next week. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) use a unique seeding system that takes into account a player's Emirates ATP Ranking points as of 26 June in addition to 100% of the ... (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing
- June 24, 2017

Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. Michael Carrick insists he is not thinking about a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo following suggestions the Portugal great is keen on a return to Manchester United . (more...)
Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup
- June 24, 2017

Russian Federation set out to start the game strongly, and they did so, with Golovin seeing a shot saved and New Zealand twice needing to clear goal-bound efforts from Poloz and Viktor Vasin in the opening 10 minutes. The Spartak Moscow midfielder clipped the ball over the goalkeeper and bundled it into the net, although replays showed the final touch came off defender Michael Boxall's sliding body. (more...)
Rangers deal Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta to Coyotes Rangers deal Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta to Coyotes
- June 24, 2017

Stepan is coming off a 55-point campaign and a six-point playoff run with the Rangers . In Arizona, Stepan will play on one of Arizona's top two lines and will help them reach the salary floor. DeAngelo, 21, was traded to Arizona previous year. NY has to replace longtime defenseman Daniel Girardi, who the team recently bought out. The 21-year-old DeAngelo - a native of Sewell, New Jersey - was the 19th overall pick by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2014 before being traded to Arizona last ... (more...)
Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
- June 24, 2017

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz retired from the baseball field but it doesn't mean he will be forgotten. The one and only David Ortiz now has a street named in his honor in Boston . Ortiz retired as Boston's all-time postseason leader in homers (17), doubles (19), extra-base hits (38), hits (80), runs (51), RBIs (57) and walks (59). (more...)
Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
- June 24, 2017

Gonzaga went 37-2 last season, falling to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament championship game. Their only move of the night was moving up nine spots to get Jackson, a throwback Thursday move to a year ago when the team moved up in the draft to pick Cheick Diallo from Kansas . (more...)
Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves
- June 24, 2017

Kris Dunn didn't show anything as a rookie, Zach LaVine is a nice young player coming off a torn ACL and the team had to trade its No. 16 pick just to acquire No. The addition of Markkanen - a scoring force on the perimeter and in the post for Arizona - raises questions about the future of Nikola Mirotic, though Paxson said the Bulls intend to bring him back. (more...)
Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
- June 24, 2017

In moving Panarin for Saad, the team is not saving any money or really getting any younger. While Panarin is a better offensive player with more upside than Saad, the trade was made to achieve some cost certainty. But the departure of Hjalmarsson and Panarin creates two more holes that need to be filled. The Swede had five goals, 13 assists and a team-high 181 blocked shots in 73 games last season. (more...)
Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell
- June 24, 2017

The Nuggets received Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, taken with the No. 24 pick. Mitchell is the seventh first-round selection out of Louisville , and 12th overall, under head coach Rick Pitino. Mitchell also improved his offensive game as a sophomore, as evidenced by his 15.6 points per game. After two years at Louisville, he has a chance to go to a team that many thought would make the playoffs last season. (more...)
Chelsea & Man Utd Hold Talks With Agent Of Unsettled 43-Goal Striker Chelsea & Man Utd Hold Talks With Agent Of Unsettled 43-Goal Striker
- June 24, 2017

Lewandowski bagged 30 goals in just 33 league games for Bayern last season, but he was beaten to the Bundesliga Golden Boot award by one goal to rival forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who notched 31 times for Borussia Dortmund . Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. (more...)
Verstappen on top as Red Bull dominate opening practice
- June 24, 2017

The Russian only managed to get a timed lap in right at the end of FP1 after a heavily disrupted session, so he clearly wanted to make as much of FP2 as he could. Eighteen of 22 cars finished the challenging anti-clockwise track past year, despite driver complaints about safety, although there were signs during practice that the narrow, winding circuit will cause some trouble during Sunday's race. (more...)
Cricketing world celebrates historic day Cricketing world celebrates historic day
- June 24, 2017

Not being able to play Tests was the reason cited by some players, who weren't able to achieve that career fulfillment with Ireland , as the reason they went to England. As for Afghanistan , they made their first appearance at the 50-over World Cup in 2015, while they claimed a victory over West Indies at the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. (more...)
Kumble Document: Coach should earn 60% of skipper's fees Kumble Document: Coach should earn 60% of skipper's fees
- June 24, 2017

There's no taking away that aspect of him at all. He was once again the favourite from the six-man shortlist and the CAC endorsed his name to the BCCI subject to the widening rift between Kumble and Indian captain Virat Kohli being resolved. (more...)
Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31
- June 24, 2017

Madrid president Florentino Perez stressed this week his side had no plans to sell the prized asset, but Figo insists no player or executive is bigger than the club when it comes to the Liga and European champions giants. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. (more...)
Trump signs VA reform bill
- June 24, 2017

The president signed the Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act in a ceremony at the White House. Bill Nelson (D-Florida), gives the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. (more...)
Manchester United is a 'tempting invitation' for Monaco star Fabinho
- June 24, 2017

The 23-year-old Brazilian is more than capable of playing in two positions but where would he slot into Jose Mourinho's plans? The Brazilian worldwide made his name as a right-back but excelled in a holding midfield role last season to help Leonardo Jardin's side clinch the Ligue 1 title ahead of PSG. (more...)