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76ers take Md. native Markelle Fultz with 1st pick in NBA Draft

He's already learned about life at the trade deadline. The Celtics trading for these stars would not necessarily hurt the Sixers because it sets the Celtics with competing for the East now, against LeBron, and not for 5 years in the future when the 76ers will be looking for a championship. Read More »

Man United and Chelsea make offers for top 25-year-old midfielder

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Ronaldo is accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of 14.7 million Euros (12.95 million Pounds) between 2011 and 2014 and will now testify on July 31, reports The Independent . Di Maria, 29, who now plays for Paris St-Germain, is one of many high-profile players and managers to have their financial affairs under scrutiny. Read More »

NBA Draft Preview: Who Will the Celtics Pick at No. 3?

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And following the pick Johnson took to Twitter to welcome the newest Laker, a player who the five-time National Basketball Association champion says was the team's first choice all along. "Obviously he's the best point guard to ever play, so I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one", Ball said. Scouts are incredibly high on Lonzo Ball , and feel like he is capable of leading the franchise into a successful post-Kobe future. Read More »

Mexico survives against New Zealand

New Zealand's superb first-half display rattled Mexico and a tense match boiled over with a mass brawl in the dying stages. Mexico's football federation (FMF) has appealed to its fans at the Confederations Cup in Russia to stop a long-used chant which soccer's governing body FIFA says is homophobic. Read More »

Germany, Chile set for heavyweight Confederations Cup clash

It will be facing its toughest test yet against a Chilean side trying to win its third tournament in a row and establish itself as a contender outside of South America. "I hope tomorrow from the first second of the game we will be in the game and will be dominating, and this is what we will try do do". "It's a good memory because we showed that we could play against anybody, even though we lost". Read More »

Josh Jackson Blames Timing Of Trade For Not Working Out With Celtics

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Irving and James are the only players in that span to do it with the team that drafted them. Will Markelle Fultz be a good fit in Philadelphia? We won't officially know where any players are going until the draft kicks off on June 22nd, but at this moment the first pick appears to be all but a done deal. Read More »

US and China officials meet under North Korea cloud

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Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview". He declined to estimate how long it would take for the coroner's office to complete its inquiry. But this mistake cost him his life - he was sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp, and mysteriously fell into a coma for over a year. He said the form would require Americans to affirm they're aware of what's transpired to other US citizens, such as Warmbier, whom ... Read More »

Minn. Collegians, Former Wild Players Move to Vegas in NHL Expansion Draft

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In the summer of 2014, Predators general manager David Poile made a bold trade prior to the Entry Draft, sending goal scorer Patrick Hornqvist to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for another goal scorer, James Neal . After the expansion draft, when the Vegas Golden Knights claimed Fleury from the Penguins, Fleury and his wife, Veronique, dined with a few of his new teammates and one of his old ones, Sidney Crosby. Read More »

LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft

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Sindarius Thornwell had a great end to his Thursday, when he was picked in the NBA Draft . Former South Carolina Gamecocks point guard P.J. Dozier will now attempt to stick with an National Basketball Association franchise despite going undrafted on Thursday evening. Read More »

Mohamed Salah agrees to five-year contract with Liverpool

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I have lots of experience in three clubs: I was at Chelsea, then Fiorentina and then Roma. "Last year around Christmas everybody was talking about them being good enough to win the league, then they had a bad spell and at the end they were fighting for the Champions League ". Read More »

As epxected, Markelle Fultz goes #1 to Philadelphia

However, especially on the big stage in the National Basketball Association, and as the number one pick in the draft, you should probably be checking your content before you post it. The 76ers acquired the No. 1 pick earlier this week in a trade with the Boston Celtics, who dropped to the No. 3 pick and picked up a first-round pick next year. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

The 32-year-old, whose future remains in doubt after reportedly growing frustrated at the Bernabeu, did not make himself available for media duties following the Confederations Cup win in Moscow . "Our players and myself were shouting to stop the game, but there was no reaction on their side". After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica's Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win. Read More »

Cavaliers part ways with general manager David Griffin

No one was more shocked with this move by Cleveland team owner Dan Gilbert than Cavs superstar LeBron James . Per ESPN's Brian Windhorst , LeBron - who had pushed for Griffin to get a contract extension - was not consulted by Gilbert prior to the owner's decision. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia

The World Player of the Year headed home Raphael Guerreiro's lofted cross at the far post after just eight minutes. New Zealand had the better of the first half on Wednesday at the Fisht Stadium in Socchi, Russia and went 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood . Read More »

Blockbuster: Rangers send Stepan, Raanta to Coyotes for No. 7 pick, DeAngelo

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In seven seasons with the Blueshirts, he registered 50 or more points five times, including 55 this past season (17 goals, 38 assists). The Rangers drafted Stepan out of Wisconsin in the second round of the 2008 NHL Draft. Raanta has one year left on his deal with a $1 million cap hit. DeAngelo, a native of New Jersey, had 14 points in 39 games this past season, his first in the National Hockey League. Read More »

Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud

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Mourinho owes the Spanish tax authorities £2.9m (€3.3m), according to a statement, which added it had presented a claim to a local court. After being accused of ₤14.8 million tax evasion by the Spanish government, football star Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly now wants out of Real Madrid and Spain . Read More »

Ronaldo remains coy about his Real future

Fernando Santos is expected to rotate his squad, leaving out the likes of Ronaldo against the already-eliminated Kiwis. "I'm very happy", Ronaldo was quoted as saying by ESPNFC. Mexico made eight changes to the team that impressively drew 2 - 2 with Portugal in their opening game as the likes of Chicharito, Carlos Vela, Jonathan Dos Santos, Miguel Layun and hector Herrera found themselves on the bench. Read More »

Mexico 2-1 New Zealand

Nearly of all the players from both teams got dragged into the massive fight, with the referee caught in the middle. Manager Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes to the side which drew 2-2 with Portugal on Sunday, but saw his under-studies fluff their lines in a poor first-half display. Read More »

No questions on Real Madrid, Ronaldo tells journalists

Coach Fernando Santos will not underestimate the Kiwis and will demand a strong defensive performance, despite being expected to let Cristiano Ronaldo sit out this match. Instead, teams are now encouraged to play on until the referee stops the game, no matter how many players are down injured or how serious the injury appears to be. Read More »

Potential picks gear up for 1st round of National Basketball Association draft

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If championship rings were awarded for No. 1 draft picks, Josh Harris' fingers might look like Tom Brady's. It was the second straight year the Celtics have chosen third overall. Fortunately, thanks in large part to Sam Hinkie, the Sixers have the assets and the cap space to add those necessary pieces. Tatum became the 22nd lottery pick from Duke and the 22nd for head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Read More »

McDavid wins Hart Trophy

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It was a night to remember for both Connor McDavid and Brent Burns at NHL Awards Night. Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury , defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin , 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and forwards David Perron and James Neal are among the veterans selected by the Golden Knights in the National Hockey League expansion draft . Read More »

What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

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As man of the match, he was due to appear in front of the press, but Ronaldo was in no mood to take any questions amid ongoing uncertainty about his future at Madrid and stuck to a few prepared words on Portugal's win. The hosts were unlucky not to force an equaliser after a string of chances in a strong second-half display. " Russia pressured us in the second half", Santos admitted, and Cherchesov was also pleased with his team's improvement after the break although it was to no ... Read More »

Pacers GM says Paul George trade situation is a gut punch

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George might not be traded tomorrow, the next day or the day after that. There's still plenty of time for both sides to complete a trade. Others teams like the Portland Trail Blazers had reportedly emerged as contenders for George but Jason Quick of CSNNW said the offer did not "move the needle" for Indiana. Read More »

Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

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BENNETT: A handful of Democrats pinned the party's loss in Georgia on House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . The Massachusetts Democrat , speaking on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Wednesday afternoon, made his comments following his party's failure to win a closely watched special election in Georgia. Read More »