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Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

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We'd like to hear who you want on your team. In other draft news, Colangelo said he's been working to acquire another first-round choice and "I'm not going to give up efforts because we've moved up to No. We watched the same Finals that everybody did. Building for the future is the best idea, as we will not be able to contend now without making insane, and highly unlikely moves. Read More »

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers confirm draft day trade

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In fact, he went so far as to say that the Celtics could very well end up getting the guy at No. 3 that they would have taken at No. 1. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday that the Dallas Mavericks star will be a co-captain of Team World along with Charlotte Hornets All-Star Kemba Walker. Read More »

Sad day for Indian cricket: Lalchand Rajput on Kumble's resignation

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Team has just lost. Kumble, in his statement, said that Kohli had reservations about his coaching "style" and there partnership was untenable. What happened between the two is something only Kumble and Kohli can tell us. Former Test and one-day captain Darren Sammy believes West Indies are still not guaranteed of a World Cup spot, even if they are forced to tackle ICC lightweight sides in a 10-team qualifier scheduled for next year. Read More »

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth advance in Australian Open

In the women singles category, former World No. 1 Nehwal led India's campaign by defeating fourth seed Korea's Sung Ji Hyun in straight sets 21-10, 21-16. Their closest clash had been at the 2016 All-England in March previous year, when Angus had pipped the Indian by 21-19 in the third game. Young Siril Verma was shown the door by Denmark's Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus 16-21, 8-21 while Prannoy lost 19-21, 13-21 to England's Rajiv Ouseph. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Asked about the issue, Santos was unsurprisingly standing by his captain. "We took them to the very limit", Hudson said after his team was eliminated with a game remaining in Group A, "and at times they couldn't handle that". "We had more opportunities and we were just winners". "We came into this tournament with so much hope", said Hudson. Defender Georgy Dzhikia headed over the bar from the game's final corner in added time with Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov ... Read More »

Confed Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

Portugal will play New Zealand in the other group game at the same time, and the Iberians will go all out to pad their goal difference against the minnows. Both goals came when the slippery Javier Aquino nipped past him down the left, setting up Benfica striker Raul Jiminez (54th minute) and Oribe Peralta (72nd), who both produced classy finishes. Read More »

Sources in Cleveland say Jimmy Butler will push for trade to Cavs

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Wade is set to again be the Bulls' highest-compensated player this season, regardless of whether Butler is back. (Just look at all of them that came to watch Nikola Jokic this past season at the United Center.) Teodosic is a fantastic player and would be a huge jolt in the arm of the Bulls. Read More »

Blue Jays hang on to beat Rangers

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The Blue Jays took a step forward Wednesday with a 7-5 win at Texas with the offense carrying the day. Shin-Soo Choo's two-run homer in the third put the Rangers on the board, but still trailing 7-2. Ross (1-1) threw 41 pitches in the first and allowed seven runs over three innings in only his second start since signing with Texas as a free agent in January. Read More »

Formula One: French Grand Prix returns, 2018 calendar out

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Indeed, the new calendar featured a number of high profile changes to recent seasons with a total of 21 Grand Prix races scheduled for next year, thus equalling the 2016 record for the greatest number of races in a year. F1 CEO Carey said: "Our goal is to have the races in Shanghai and Singapore ". F1's former ruler Bernie Ecclestone first mooted the idea of three consecutive grands prix in Asia past year, but it was feared the hectic schedule would place too much pressure on the ... Read More »

José Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

The 32-year-old only signed a new deal with Real in November and is under contract until 2021, though his unhappiness has caused an issue for Perez as he begins his new term as the head of the European and Spanish champions. "No offer has been received for him". His first big challenge is keeping Ronaldo at the club he joined in 2009 from Manchester United for a record 94 million euros ($105.3 million). Read More »

Sixers deal for top pick in NBA draft

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The Boston Celtics made headlines when they traded out of the first overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft . Dwight Howard was dealt and D'Angelo Russell - who just two years ago was on the same stage the players will walk Thursday as the No. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Win against Proteas our best performance so far, says Kohli

India put together a ruthless performance today at the Oval in London as they thrashed South Africa by eight wickets in the International Cricket Council ( ICC) Champions Trophy . De Villiers also refused to say whether South Africa need a "radical shake-up" on the back of the Champions Trophy , where they began by beating Sri Lanka before losing to Pakistan and India . Read More »

Eoin Morgan lauds outstanding attack as England seal Champions Trophy semis spot

Like the weather veering from bright sunshine to threatening showers, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson made 21 bowling changes as the Black Caps successfully limited their suffering at the hands of England's deep batting lineup. "They were truly the highlight of the day". "We'll have a very serious attitude", said the 30-year-old. New Zealands Luke Ronchi will again be looking to give his team a quick start. Read More »

Alvaro Morata has reportedly agreed to join Manchester United

According to Italian broadcaster Sportitalia , the strike indeed agree to a move to the San Siro and even spoke with AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella about the transfer. United had to change course quickly and soon they turned their sights on Morata, a talented striker who was not getting enough playing time at one fo the world's biggest clubs. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav seeks clemency from Pak army chief

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Jadhav has requested the Army chief to pardon his crimes on compassionate grounds. ISPR DG Major General Asif Ghafoor posted a second confessional video of Kulbhushan Jadhav today in which he reaffirmed his confession to spread terrorism in Balochistan. Read More »

Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more

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Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said that Pakistan and China are working together for restoration of peace and stability in Afghanistan. "We firmly believe that continued close cooperation between our two countries is critical for promoting peace and security in the region and beyond", he said. Read More »

Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk

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Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo denies the accusations and is said to be considering a transfer away from Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo will appear before a judge in Madrid on July 31 at 11 AM to testify in the case that is investigating allegations of tax fraud levelled at the Portuguese player. Read More »

NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?

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Frank Isola of the New York Daily News tweeted the Porzingis story is not about a missed exit meeting: "The Knicks are upset that Kristaps called them out for being dysfunctional". But the Celtics could still give it a shot and hope that after a season in Boston he decides to stay. As for Jimmy Butler: Why does his name keep coming up in trade rumors? But now that they're picking third, he's considered the frontrunner. Read More »

Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

Mexico equalised in the 54th minute when the Mexican frontline combined to set up a great play to find Raul Jiminez who fired home to bring the match back on to level terms before Peralta then hit the victor in the 72nd minute from a Javier Aquino pass to ensure that Mexico lead group A in the tournament ahead of Portugal . Read More »

Ireland and Afghanistan become Test nations - ICC

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In 2015 Afghanistan played in their first 50-over World Cup and they have also featured in the World Twenty20 competition. Two years later, still suffering from the impact of war and conflict, the country was given "associate member" status of the world governing body ICC. Read More »

Antonio Conte agrees new contract worth 9.5 Million pounds

Costa seems nearly certain to leave the Premier League champions following the controversy revolving around the text he received from manager Antonio Conte earlier this month. Chelsea initially asked for 100 million euros to sign Costa. Negotiations continue as Chelsea face up to taking a £35m hit on their initial valuation, though he is now expected to move to Atletico imminently. Read More »