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Gutsy Maroons set up Origin decider with thrilling fightback
- June 25, 2017

As is the case every year, the two states alternate hosting rights for the series. "He was a little bit selfish there where he tried to come up with the big play at the wrong time". But Hayne knows the Blues' opening win guarantees nothing. Despite the entire NSW team clearly able to see him struggling to deal with the injury, Thurston stayed on the field knowing he would be targeted. (more...)
By The Numbers: Winners and Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
- June 25, 2017

Fultz was sixth in the country in scoring (23.2 ppg.) and averaged 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 47.3 percent overall and 41.3 percent from 3-point range. He made $5.7 million in the first year of his rookie deal and $5.9 million last season. "We're going to keep driving to get it ideal", Colangelo said. (more...)
Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings
- June 25, 2017

The Trail Blazers sent the draft rights to Jackson (15th overall pick ) and Giles (20th overall pick ) to Sacramento in exchange for Collins, the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft . He averaged 10.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists in his one year as a collegiate. In a Final Four matchup against South Carolina, Collins, a Las Vegas native, recorded 14 points (6-10 FG, 1-1 3-PT), 13 rebounds and six blocks. (more...)
Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud
- June 25, 2017

Giant European superclubs, including Manchester United , have expressed interest in signing the player if the news of him leaving Los Blancos is proved to be true. A, based in the Virgin Islands , before September 2004 and that he knowingly used a "business structure" involving several companies to hide his income from his image rights. (more...)
Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise
- June 25, 2017

Things escalated from there, and Osorio ultimately apologized later for his part in the situation. Portugal boss Fernando Santos has given no indication over whether Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for their final Confederations Cup group game against New Zealand . (more...)
Hamonic dealt, few fireworks otherwise at first NHL draft in Chicago
- June 25, 2017

The asking price was two first-round picks, but no details are now available on who heads to the Island in return. "You've got to give to get", said Treliving, the Flames general manager, of the Hamonic deal. "Just a first class player and first class person". His game is rugged, steady, and he can lay a lickin' on you in a pinch, an asset with Deryk Engelland having moved on from the Flames to Vegas. (more...)
Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez advance to Queen's final Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez advance to Queen's final
- June 25, 2017

Cilic is 1-1 in final appearances on grass. Beaten by France's Jeremy Chardy in the second round of Queen's qualifying on Sunday, Thompson received an unexpected call-up when Aljaz Bedene, Murray's scheduled opponent, withdrew with a wrist injury just hours before Tuesday's match. (more...)
Germany takes on Chile in high-profile Confederations Cup showdown
- June 25, 2017

Germany are second to Chile in the table by a single goal with both teams on four points while Cameroon and Australia have a point each. Both teams have three points with Chile ahead on goal difference after their 2-0 win over Cameroon and Germany's 3-2 victory against Australia. (more...)
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
- June 25, 2017

According to The Heavy in their recent National Basketball Association mock draft report , the two prospects that are leading the way early for next year's draft class are Michael Porter Jr. It did not matter to the Sixers that Fultz is the first player from a losing team to go No. 1 since the Portland Trail Blazers took LaRue Martin out of Loyola (Ill.) in 1972. (more...)
Mavs Get Their Man in NC State Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr Mavs Get Their Man in NC State Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr
- June 25, 2017

For only the second time in the last 17 seasons, the Mavericks did not advance into the postseason. He became the first NC State freshman since Hawkeye Whitney in 1977-78 to win ACC Freshman of the Year honors and the first player in NC State history to win the honor outright. (more...)
Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence
- June 25, 2017

If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament. In the post match presentation, Morgan insisted that the pitch used for his side's eight-wicket defeat at Sophia Gardens cancelled out the home advantage as the same pitch was used for Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash last Monday. (more...)
Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj guide India to dominating win over host England Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj guide India to dominating win over host England
- June 25, 2017

England are also have a chance to appear in the semi-final that is being played in Bristol on July 19. Mithali Raj has been one of India's premier batters in women's cricket. But don't get fooled by the snail bowlers as they are as much capable of throwing a googly as their human counterparts. On the eve of the Women's World Cup at a media roundtable event, Raj shut down a reporter who threw a sexist query at her. (more...)
The Republican Health-Care Mistake The Republican Health-Care Mistake
- June 25, 2017

Sandoval, a Republican who chose to opt into expanding Medicaid , said 210,000 received health coverage because of the decision. The federal government's share of funding for Medicaid , which is jointly run with individual states, would fall over the course of seven years to end up at around 57 percent of the cost of that program, which offers health coverage to the poor. (more...)
Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis
- June 25, 2017

He will be going for his fourth title of the season on Sunday. Zverev reached the final past year but lost to Mayer . In the final game of the set Khachanov had a chance to pull the break back, but he wasted a break point to find himself a set down. (more...)
Russia Roll Past New Zealand in 2-0 2017 Confederations Cup Victory Russia Roll Past New Zealand in 2-0 2017 Confederations Cup Victory
- June 25, 2017

The FIFA Confederations Cup is a tournament among national football teams held under the auspices of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) in the country that will also host the World Cup in 2018. Mexico next face New Zealand at Fisht Stadium in Sochi the same day. New Zealand had their first major chance in the 78th minute. "The game didn't go how we wanted to go", New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson acknowledged. (more...)
New hope Arsenal's 'dynamic duo' will stay
- June 25, 2017

Arsenal could be forced into selling a number of players if both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez agree new contracts at the club. The Frenchman added: "The most important thing for the next season is to win the Premier League ". In that time he has scored 4 goals and registered 5 assists, his lowest tally in an Arsenal shirt since the 2012-13 campaign. The questions will arise if he fails to live up to the immeasurable feats of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez , should they depart ... (more...)
Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
- June 25, 2017

The Blackhawks selected defenseman Ian Mitchell No. 57 overall in the second round of the National Hockey League. Glass exceeded expectations in his second WHL season with a stellar offensive performance, putting up 94 points (32 goals, 62 assists) in 69 regular-season games. (more...)
Chelsea striker Diego Costa wants return to Atletico Madrid Chelsea striker Diego Costa wants return to Atletico Madrid
- June 25, 2017

Antonio Conte could be left frustrated in his attempts to oust Diego Costa out of Chelsea , with Federation Internationale de Football Association rules meaning Atletico Madrid would not be able to sign the Spaniard and immediately loan him out. (more...)
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
- June 25, 2017

Glass is obviously hoping to change that. "I've never been there, but I've heard fun things about it", he said. Neither had Brannstrom , whose limited knowledge of the city came from watching the comedy, The Hangover . 26. Glass has actually played hockey in Vegas before, hitting up the town for a summer tournament when he was a kid. After an up-and-down career in Pittsburgh, the three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie is among 30 National Hockey League veterans who could get a fresh ... (more...)
Mourinho accused of tax fraud
- June 25, 2017

Mourinho has yet to comment on the claims. Those include Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mr Mourinho and shares the same agent. Four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €150m of advertising revenue and image rights through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands , a tax haven. (more...)