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Could Markelle Fultz fall in the 2017 NBA Draft?


For what it's worth, LaVar Ball said Lonzo will be "fine" playing for any team, but the Ball family has always envisioned him playing for their hometown Lakers. 2 or Philadelphia at No. 3. The six players the Lakers worked out on Monday are either candidates for the team to consider with its late first-round pick (No. Read More »

Clemens' son among familiar names on Day 2 of MLB draft

London native Adam Hall went 60th overall to the Baltimore Orioles. University of North Carolina Tar Heels pitcher J.B. Bukauskas was the first Tar Heels player to be selected in the first round of the 2017 MLB Draft . Standing at 6-foot-6 and weighing 240 pounds, the 20-year-old struck out 118 batters and posted a 1.56 ERA in 81 innings pitched over 13 starts. The word is he will be a closer-type relief pitcher with an above average fastball and slider but with also a curve and change up, ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

If that happens, the Penguins will become the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings won the Cup in 1997 and then in 1998. Arvidsson broke a 15-game drought with his third goal of the playoffs in the Preds' Game 4 win and rides a three-game point streak into Thursday's Game 5 against the defending champs. Read More »

Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals

Now the franchise is the jewel of the National Basketball Association, worth far more than the purchase price. " Teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put personnel together, the right group of guys together to be able to hopefully compete against this team", James said. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed expecting tough test when Pakistan take on England


Pakistan have now beaten Sri Lanka in 10 of the 11 matches they've played against one another in ICC One-Day International tournaments, and it's little wonder when the latter crumbles such as they did on Monday. "He has a good chance of playing, but we still haven't decided". Made to bat first, Sri Lanka were all out for 236 in 49.2 overs. All-rounder Mathews, fresh from an unbeaten fifty in Sri Lanka's shock seven-wicket victory over India, drove off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez for ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade plans announced

Durant , the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors , who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions. "We've learned from everything we've been through to bring (the trophy) back home", Curry said. "I'm ready to do it again". Durant has made 14 of 18 shots, including 5 of 7 3-pointers, to put the Warriors on the brink of their second championship in three years. Read More »

Kent State offensive lineman, Tyler Heintz, dies after team workout

The Portage County Coroner told the Record-Courier that Heintz was pronounced dead at 11:34 a.m. local time after being transported to a hospital by the Kent Fire Department. An autopsy will be performed on Wednesday. Results could take weeks while they search for a definitive cause. He was taken to University Hospitals Portage Medical Center where doctors reportedly worked on him for two hours. Read More »

Carlos Salcedo joins Frankfurt on loan from Chivas


The nine-time Mexico global, who made 20 appearances for La Viola in all competitions last term, is now away on Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup duty. The 23-year-old is set to become the eighth Mexican to play in the Bundesliga , alongside global teammates Marco Fabian - who he joins at Frankfurt - and Bayer Leverkusen's Javier Hernandez . Read More »

MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No


Later tonight, the Reds will select their second and third players with overall picks 32 (in competitive balance lottery round A) and 38 (2nd round). Lewis, who turned 18 on June 5, hit.429 as a senior with nine doubles and four home runs for JSerra Catholic High School in Orange County. "We know he's going to be a leader the second he steps on the field", Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey said. Read More »

Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Myers made his statement about Kerr's status after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday to capture their second title in three years. He finished the night with just six points on 2-of-8 shooting. And that's why we must celebrate occasions like J.R.'s 3-point barrage. If you're a Golden State Warriors fan, I'm betting you're probably in a pretty good mood today. Read More »

Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England


The match will be remembered for the intervention of the video assistant referee (VAR) early in the second half after the Italian referee gave the penalty for Varane's foul on Dele Alli . England manager Southgate is at pains to point out that he has made no decision on his next permanent captain - but surely there is now no other choice but Kane . Read More »

NASCAR comes to Pocono


Kimball's run Friday was more than 3 miles per hour faster than the previous the two-lap qualifying record at Texas. "He's a closer and I grew up watching Kevin win a bunch of races in the last ten laps", Blaney said. "That's just the competitive nature". Came in, luckily two tires worked out for us just fine. "That would have been the worst thing we could do". "For a long time, I just didn't feel like getting a haircut. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Reclaim NBA Championship Title

The third time around, there was no doubt. That was confirmed last night when the Warriors finished off the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in three years but needed every one of Durant's 35 points a night in the Finals to finish the deal with a 129-120 victory. Read More »

Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets


Will the Cubs and Mets play under the betting total tonight when the two teams meet at 7:10PM ET? Maddon was asked what would happen if the lineup worked on Tuesday. Wheeler allowed three more hits with Addison Russell's two-run double ending his night. New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits an RBI single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in New York . Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to NBA title

Durant averaged 35.2 points over the five-game series against the Cavaliers . This time, Curry, Durant and the rest of the team silenced Cleveland before they had a chance to make more noise. After coming out to a ideal 15-0 in post season, the Warriors dropped game 4 in Cleveland against the Cavaliers and finished off the series Monday night in Oakland with a 129-120 win. Read More »

Sunday's roundup: Dufner wins Memorial after roller coaster weekend

Neither wound up winning the tournament. The Victorian, who missed the cut at his Tour debut at Pebble Beach Pro Am in February, sits 11 shots back of leader Jason Dufner . It would be best for me today. "She'll be giving the commencement speech for the school and I'm going to be there", Mickelson told reporters after the third round of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio . Read More »

Branden Albert makes first practice appearance with Jaguars


Although he made it through the two-plus-hour practice without any noticeable issues, he asked for a couple of minutes to cool off before answering questions. "A little something that it was business-wise". It wasn't personal on both sides. "I'm going to help Cam the best that I can to make him a better player", Albert continued. Read More »

Oregon jobless rate drops to 3.6 percent


From a month earlier, it fell 0.6 percentage point. The number of those unemployed reached 1,003,000 in May, but it was down 2,000 from a year ago. Oregon's May unemployment rate is lower than the national average by 0.7 percentage points. The developments reflect an upturn in the country's exports. The addition brings the total number of construction jobs to about 97,700. "But looking into the details, we have to remain cool-headed". Read More »

4 reasons to select Josh Jackson No. 2 overall

Dennis Smith Jr. impressed the Lakers at his workout according to Mark Medina of L.A. Daily News. A more likely one is that Ball was reportedly out of shape at his workout with the team and might struggle to create shots at the next level. Read More »

Sam Vokes sure Wales can trouble Serbia without Gareth Bale


The Wales midfielder put his country ahead in the first half at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, the same venue where Antonin Panenka beat German goalkeeper Sepp Maier at the 1976 European Championships. Aleksandar Mitrovic made the breakthrough with 17 minutes left, finishing calmly to give the hosts a point they more than deserved to reclaim their place at the top of Group D. Read More »

Durant Leads Warriors to NBA Championship

The Warriors , now champions for the second time in three years, finish the postseason with a 16-1 record - the highest playoff winning percentage in National Basketball Association history. Myers made his statement about Kerr's status after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday to capture their second title in three years. Read More »

Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson's potential sub


Erin Hills , an 11-year-old course hosting its first major, is similar to a links-style course, with wide fairways but impossibly thick rough. So that's what we've been talking about the past couple days, with a brief interlude from Gary Player, who chose to bring up past U.S. Read More »