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Verlander loses no-hit bid on bunt, Scherzer on bouncer


Later in the inning , Cano broke the tie with a two-out, two-run double, and Nelson Cruz followed with a run-scoring single for the Mariners, who won their fourth straight game to reach the.500 mark (37-37). Cruz also had a two-run double. You can hit him, and Seattle has done a good job of doning just that the last couple of weeks. "Heck of a debut", Mariners manager Scott Servais said. Read More »

It's official! Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers


That first round pick will be either the 2019 Kings selection or the 2019 Sixers selection, whichever one is the higher pick, with one very important protection. "And when the right deals come around, we will move on them". If Boston holds onto the pick, it would have seven first-rounders in the next three years. Read More »

Van Dijk advised to go on strike to force Liverpool move


Despite winning the Premier League in impressive fashion this season Conte is eager to improve his defensive line and the Guardian is reporting that Bonucci and Van Dijk have been identified as the top targets. "Van Dijk needs to make the next move and I reckon he will tell Southampton that he wants out and he wants to go to Liverpool". "I don't like the way the game has gone in some ways and players can hold clubs to ransom if they want a move and big money offers are coming in, but ... Read More »

Tyrunn Walker Cut by Rams Amid Sexual Assault Investigation


He went to the Rams as a backup for Michael Brockers and Aaron Donald , and wasn't expected to receive much playing time because the team has a lot of depth on its defensive line. According to the filings, the alleged sexual assault ended when one of the women in question regained consciousness and forced one of the men off the other woman. Read More »

Fultz selected first by 76ers in NBA Draft

Fultz, 19, will join Joel Embiid , Dario Saric and Ben Simmons as part of a young 76ers core that could terrify the National Basketball Association for many years to come. He may be at the 'one, ' he may be at the 'two.' Again, he's a ideal combination guard who is going to fit in nicely with the rest of our people. Malik Monk is a human highlight reel and he has the ability to drop shots on any defender in the National Basketball Association even at this stage of his development, ... Read More »

Former Huskies' Markelle Fultz Taken No. 1 By 76ers

The Sixers , with Markelle Fultz , could be said to culminate the base stage of "The Process". That's why the Philadelphia front office gave up assets to get Fultz and why the future appears so bright in the City of Brotherly Love. Butler had always been rumored to be on the move, with Chicago stuck between contention and re-building. Or at least another team that can compete with the Golden State Warriors? But, to be fair, it's hard to do much when the roster is as bad as Washington's was. Read More »

How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft


The Celtics kept that in mind when taking Tatum at 3, Semi Ojeleye at 37, Kadeem Allen at 53, and Jabari Bird at 56. He is another versatile offensive threat at 6-7 who has shown an ability to score both outside and in the paint. Tatum said he stayed in contact with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski throughout the draft process, and it was Coach K who encouraged him to take the Celtics up on their last-minute invitation. Read More »

Wild lose center Haula, trade prospect Tuch to Vegas


His 13:49 average ice time set a new career high for the 25-year-old. The price to pay was forward Erik Haula . The Wild will play 14 of its first 21 games against Eastern Conference opponents, including eight road games against the East. Read More »

Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1 — FIFA Confederation Cup

Portugal weathered a second-half onslaught by Russian Federation as they held on to secure all three points and virtually assure themselves of a place in the knock-out stages of the FIFA Confederations Cup . Akinfeev would have liked to have kept a clean sheet even more so today, as this was his 100th appearance for his country, making his debut in 2004. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp: Mohamed Salah the ideal mix of experience and potential

Kevin De Bruyne is another who has evolved into one of the best attacking talents in the Premier League since his return after a 18 months of maturing in the Bundesliga at Wolfsburg. "I have lots of experience in three clubs: I was at Chelsea , then Fiorentina and then Roma ". He believes in what we are trying to do here at Liverpool and is extremely keen to be part of it. Read More »

Sixers make it official, select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

The Knicks spent the day shopping disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis, and might still work some sort of deal. Most of the selections Thursday night seem to have fan approval. The Lakers held the second overall pick for the third year in a row, and after a draft week swap with Brooklyn shipped out 2015 second pick D'Angelo Russell, the Lakers filled their backcourt vacancy with former UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , fulfilling the hopes of the Ball family. Read More »

Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

National Basketball Association fans have been waiting for this since the lottery, so this is an exciting night. DULL DRAFT: Neither Golden State nor Cleveland, who met in the NBA Finals, has a pick in the two-round draft. "I was invited by Markelle's mother but we also knew Lauri was getting drafted and several others potentially from the U of A so it was kind of dual goal", Romar said. Read More »

Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage

Kovalev now moved like a man in a trance, and late in the round, Ward was hammering out what little strength was left in Kovalev's body. Referee Tony Weeks stopped it at 2:43. The difference this time around may have been Andre's ability to effectively counter the aggressive Kovalev as he pressed the action. All three cards were the same: 114-113. Read More »

Fultz, Ball front and center in group photo

Markelle Fultz is, in all likelihood, going to be the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , and will make his way to the Philadelphia 76ers starting five pretty quickly. Still, his numbers earned him first-team All-Pac-12 recognition, plus third-team All-America recognition from the Associated Press. Kentucky had three players taken in the first 14 picks: De'Aaron Fox (No. Read More »

Sixers Take Guard Fultz With Top Pick Of NBA Draft

But look closer, and the 2017 Draft wasn't exactly the same as in 2016. Embiid and Dario Saric will finish in the top three when rookie of the year results get announced on June 26, and Simmons is expected to be ready for next season after recovering from foot surgery. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. Lonzo Ball wants to stay home with the Los Angeles Lakers at No. Ball's father, LaVar , put on his Lakers hat even before the pick became official. "I'm just really happy to be here and in this situation, it means the world to me". Read More »

Bummer buddies: Roomies Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas fizzle at US Open


Justin Thomas was hoping to relive it. They spend time a lot of time together on the course, in the gym and at home, so Koepka has seen that U.S. Open trophy plenty at Johnson's house in south Florida. Going into Sunday, the leaderboard was jammed with nine players within four strokes of the lead held by Brian Harmon at 12 under par. The reasons behind the lowest final round TV ratings for a US Open in almost 30 years. Read More »

Here's what time the NBA Draft starts and where to watch it


It's custom-made. I got my hashtag on the side. He found one in Butler, who the Wolves acquired along with the 16th overall pick for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. High school, I think I lost like four games in two years. Ball then got the wish he and his father, LaVar, wanted all along by staying in Los Angeles, where he starred last season at UCLA. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid CF future

According the Mirror, attention now turns to global football though with Portugal stuttering in their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico - which finished 2-2 thanks to a late, late equaliser from Hector Moreno. The European champions struggled to kill off the game despite several chances and could have conceded when Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over in stoppage time. Read More »

Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud

In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros. The Real Madrid star has been summoned to testify in court on July 31. In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga (2012) and the Spanish Cup (2011). Read More »

Juventus to release Dani Alves from contract

Tha player's agents haven't denied it, but say that there is no formal offer on the table as yet. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Alves has only been with Juve for a year, winning Serie A and reaching the UEFA Champions League final. Read More »