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Lakers could pass on Lonzo


Kentucky Wildcats guard De'Aaron Fox (0) looks to pass the ball against UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) in the second half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. It has always been assumed that the Los Angeles Lakers will select the UCLA product with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , but it appears the storied franchise has a few concerns about the star point guard, and they aren't the only ones . Read More »

Arsenal hint at move for Leicester City superstar


Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is also said to be monitoring the situation. His performances have made it evident that the Gunners will need to him to launch a serious challenge to win the title next season. "I would say [my contract situation] had an impact because a lack of clarity has an impact on the group", Wenger is quoted by the Evening Standard as telling beIN SPORT. Read More »

NZ eliminate France from America's Cup

In their final head-to-head match-up of the qualifying round, the Kiwis were forced into an error at the start that cost them a two boat-length penalty early and then committed an unforced error, straying outside the race zone while trying to make up ground down the fifth leg. Read More »

Game 2 of Cavs-Warriors starts like track meet

It got louder during the formal introductions. Seeing Steve Kerr (relatively) healthy and back on the sidelines is just good to see. In Game 2, the Cavs made the Warriors earn their points. The 13-0 Warriors are on a roll and matched a Finals low with only four turnovers, and if Klay Thompson finds his shooting touch at last it could be another tough day on defense for the Cavs. Read More »

India thrash Pakistan in Champions Trophy

Later, skipper Virat Kohli (81*), Yuvraj Singh (52) and Hardik Pandya (20) played an extraordinary cricket and put a total of 319 on the scoreboard in 48 overs . India finishes 319/3 in 48 overs . On the occasion of "Cancer Survivor Day", Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh dedicated his explosive innings against Pakistan , to all the cancer survivors. Read More »

Rex and Rob Ryan caught on video in barroom scuffle


Reports are varying whether the brothers were fighting with other patrons, or were doing there best to keep their cool and break up any skirmishes. Rob and Rex Ryan are still posted up at Margaritaville, talking to everyone who walks past. Read More »

Real Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

Ronaldo became the first player to score in three Champions League finals and took his tally of career goals to 600 with a man-of-the-match performance against a Juventus side that started brightly but badly lost their way in the second half. Read More »

Regular Season Cavs return for Game Three Loss


It was on so many levels the flawless storm for the Boston Celtics in Game 3 which ended with Avery Bradley getting a friendly bounce or two - OK, it was four bounces to be exact - that would be the difference in Boston's 111-108 Game 3 win, which cut Cleveland's lead in the best-of-seven series to 2-1. Read More »

Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Juventus, who are the Serie A champions, have now lost five Champions League finals since they last won the competition in 1996. "I think for Madrid it will be so important to score before than Juve, because defensively Juve is so strong". Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans poured onto the streets of the Spanish capital to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates on Sunday as they paraded the Champions League trophy for a ... Read More »

Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ


After Kristina "Kiki" Mladenovic took the home crowd by storm during an epic battle on Friday, French players will be looking to join the new darling of Roland Garros in the French Open fourth round on Saturday. (21) Carla Suarez Navarro, (28) Carolina Garcia vs. Alize Cornet in an all-French battle, (5) Svitolina vs. Martic, and (2) Pliskova vs. Veronica Cepede Royg. Read More »

Real Madrid end five-year La Liga title drought

He added that the win just sealed the fact that Real Madrid is the world's best football club. Follow all Real Madrid's Liga celebrations live from the centre of Madrid . Zinedine Zidane's Champions League finalists went into the final day of the season needing a point at La Rosaleda to oust bitter rivals Barcelona as champions. Read More »

AC Milan reported to be in talks for Celtic's Moussa


Dembele has enjoyed a hugely impressive first season with Celtic , scoring 17 times in 29 league appearances. The Daily Record claims both Chelsea and Dortmund are preparing bids for the striker - but hint that a move to the Bundesliga looks more likely given BVB's imminent sale of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, most likely to Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

John Terry talks about his controversial Chelsea farewell


A number of punters made money at the bookies thanks to betting on Terry coming off on 26 minutes. Terry left the pitch against Sunderland in the 26th minute (as that's his shirt number and he's Chelsea's captain, leader, legend). This has obviously been set up. "I'm a bit uncomfortable with it". While I still can play and physically, I know I can - I know I only played two months this year, but maybe that will serve me well if I do continue next year. Read More »

Warriors take down Cavaliers in style in Game 2 of National Basketball Association final

James had 10 first-half assists, the most in any playoff half of his career, while Curry had 15 points as Golden State took a 40-34 lead in the highest-scoring NBA Finals first quarter in 50 years and the second-highest ever. "It just didn't feel like they played hard against Golden State", Hill said. The offense picked up thanks to 27 points from Kevin Love and the Cavs scored 22 more points than in the opener in a faster-paced game, but that also helped the Warriors improve their ... Read More »

Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links


It was rumoured that the Wales player could move away from the Club to Old Trafford. And Murphy believes it is simply a matter of time before the former Tottenham star comes back to the Premier League , indicating his belief that Bale has proven himself as a top player while in Spain. Read More »

Phoenix man plays keyboard at One Love Manchester benefit concert

The enormous One Love manchester benefit gig was an emotional event for everybody involved, with a whole host of stars delivering a stack of heartfelt hits. "I love you guys so much, and I think the kind of unity you're displaying is the medicine the world needs right now". "To the families, we love you so much". Read More »

Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

The match was repeatedly interrupted by rain, forcing the officials to reduce the number of overs on more than one occasion. The first spell of rain at Edgbaston Stadium shortened the innings to 46 overs. Josh Hazlewood was the chief beneficiary as several batsmen carelessly holed out, with the fast bowler returning ODI best figures of 6/52. With refreshing honesty, Smith nailed it when he said - "That was one of the worst bowling displays we have put in for a very long time ". Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio Spurs to reach NBA Finals


It wasn't enough. The Golden State Warriors were the better team - maybe even if Leonard had played - and they were in control of this game the entire way, getting 36 points from Stephen Curry and 29 from Kevin Durant . "To get to our ultimate goal of winning the whole thing, we've got to be better on both ends of the floor", he said. A four-time National Basketball Association champion who willingly accepted a sixth man role with the Spurs despite his talent and profile, Ginobili ... Read More »

Murray ousts Del Potro


Rain caused an early stoppage to play at the French Open on Saturday. Murray has failed to match the high standards he set a year ago so far in 2017, but has improved with every match at Roland Garros this week. Murray now went on a tear, breaking three times, the last of them with a final drop-lob combo. "I started to figure things out again during the match". Read More »

#1 Seed Angelique Kerber Upset in First Round

Although maybe not, considering how Kerber has fared lately. Others of interest in action on Day 2 include nine-time champion Rafael Nadal against Benoit Paire, up-and-coming 20-year-old Alexander Zverev against Fernando Verdasco, and No. Read More »

Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

The town known as Music City sure knows how to throw a party, and thousands of people turned out to mark a bit of history Saturday night as Nashville hosted the first Stanley Cup Final game ever played in Tennessee. He didn't consider it a drastic difference from what he witnessed in Game 1 or 2. The Penguins went 0-3 with the man advantage in losing Game 3 in Nashville, 5-1. Read More »

Curry's triple-double leads Warriors to Game 2 rout


Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who have made key contributions, it wasn't been almost enough. Read More »

No 'showdown', coach Anil Kumble gives captain Virat Kohli throwdowns


Amid a reported battle between team captain Virat Kohli and Kumble , a deadline for applications to become head coach passed this week without any announcement by the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ). On being asked about the whole spat between Kumble and Kohli , Ganguly said, "Just deal with it". All of us can talk. "I'm not sure whether these reports of a rift between Kumble and Kohli are true or not but the timing of this is certainly not right. Read More »

Star duo leads the way for Warriors

James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds , but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with Golden State's depth despite Kevin Love's 27 points and 19 from Kyrie Irving . Read More »