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Are Lack of Jackson and Ball Workouts a Concern for Boston Celtics?

When you look at most of the prospects Ainge and the Boston Celtics are considering with the No. 3 pick, that has been the case with one exception. and Jayson Tatum , who have both worked out for the Celtics. Last night, Ainge revealed that there had been another workout scheduled last week, in Sacramento, and that Jackson canceled it while the Celtics' plane was in the air. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Claim Filed by Spanish Prosecutors over Alleged Tax Fraud

Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. Mourinho managed Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013. "The Economic Crimes Section of the Madrid Prosecutor's Office has filed a complaint in the courts of Pozuelo de Alarcón against José Mourinho in which he is accused of committing two crimes against Public Treasury during the years 2011 and 2012 for a total amount of 3,304,670 euros". Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association video review goal is avoiding errors, not perfection

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The Fifa Confederations Cup will start on June 17, with eight teams vying for a place in the final, to be held in Saint Petersburg on July 2. Also read: Has Alexis Sanchez already quit Arsenal for Bayern Munich? The team arrived in Russia in confident mood, despite being drawn in a hard Group A alongside hosts Russia , European champions Portugal captained by Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo , and a strong Mexico side. Read More »

Chauncey Billups interviews for Cavaliers' vacant GM position

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. However, perhaps his biggest move was firing coach David Blatt midway through the 2015-16 season despite the Cavs being 30-11. Hanging over everything in Cleveland is the possibility that James himself will leave the team in 2018, when he is expected to opt out of his contract. Read More »

NBA Draft is next amid hectic days of trades, rumors

It's gonna be there, you know". Yes, please. His ability to defend quicker guards is a concern, but this is the right pick for the Lakers , especially in light of the D'Angelo Russell trade. I watched Fultz once last season and caught many of his highlights. The Sacramento Kings picked Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox with the fifth selection, which officially breaks the record of four straight freshmen to open the 2014 draft. Read More »

Las Vegas Golden Knights

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Talking to people around the rinks, they're excited about the team. But the Rangers went with Lindberg, who still needs to be signed as a restricted free agent, without getting anything else in return. James Neal was the player the Las Vegas Golden Knights selected from Nashville in Wednesday's expansion draft. All but four teams in the Western Conference recorded more than 83 points last season. Read More »

US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

The U.S. -led coalition said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone , which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. Meanwhile, officials said that Moscow further intensified its military efforts in the last few days to achieve small deals between Washington and Tehran and help contain any escalation. Read More »

NASCAR's Knaus missing race notes after theft

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The computer contained important race notes for this weekend's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. According to The Associated Press , when the couple got back from dinner, Knaus discovered the window on his rental auto had been busted out and his briefcase, with his laptop in it, had been stolen. Read More »

National Basketball Association draft arrives after days of deals

Fultz, Simmons and another recent Sixers high draft pick, Joel Embiid , form a promising young trio that could allow Philadelphia to rise from the lower depths of the league. Thursday is the NBA Draft and the number one pick is going to be Markelle Fultz from the University of Washington. Or maybe they just want to make sure they get a guy they're not sure makes it to 36. Read More »

76ers take Fultz with #1 pick in NBA Draft

The Sixers engineered a trade with the Boston Celtics earlier this week to move from the No. 3 selection to the top spot, and reports suggested that they did so with the attention of drafting Fultz, whom most analysts consider the best prospect in this draft class. Read More »

Lions skipper Warburton returns to face Highlanders

Defending their own tryline on occasions as if the Test series depended upon it. "I thought our game management was outstanding against a very good side", Farrell said on Monday following a final training run under the roof at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia in Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo's 8th-minute strike proved to be the difference as European champions Portugal beat host Russian Federation in their Group A game of the 2017 Confederations Cup at the Otkrytiye Arena in Moscow on Wednesday. Ronaldo's goal was the highlight of the first period, although he forced Akinfeev into a save from point-blank range with a shot midway through the half. Read More »

Pepe dodges questions on Ronaldo future

Mourinho won the La Liga title, Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana during his time in charge at Real Madrid . Ronaldo is now on global duty with Portugal at the Confederations Cup. Portugal coach Fernando Santos has said he will rotate his team during the tournament. "If he's angry it's because he feels unjustly treated", he told Spanish radio station Onda Cero . Read More »

Arsenal and Lyon Set For Key Alexandre Lacazette Meeting Next Week

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Lyon rejected a £29m offer from Arsenal last July, while West Ham also tried and failed to sign him with a club-record £43m offer last summer in their ill-fated pursuit of a top forward. Lacazette was due to move to Atletico Madrid before their transfer embargo was upheld and has since had to reassess his options. The transfer of Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal is imminent, says former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley. Read More »

Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

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They claim that Mourinho, who took over at United previous year, failed to declare 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) during his time in the Spanish capital - 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. In the season just ended, he won three trophies in his debut campaign at Manchester United , although he drew criticism after a poor league performance in which United finished sixth in the Premier League. Read More »

Timberwolves get Jimmy Butler in trade with Bulls

On the other hand, Lavine and Dunn provide plenty of potential of their own. Butler, who is 27 and has two years and approximately $38.4 million left on his contract with a $19.8 million player option in 2019-20, averaged 23.9 points, 5.5 assists and 6.2 rebounds and was one of the top perimeter defenders in the league. Read More »

Tapwrit captures final jewel for Pletcher

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Similiarly to Tapwrit , Gormley had a rough start in the Kentucky Derby , causing him to finish a disappointing ninth. Another of his horses , Always Dreaming , took the Kentucky Derby in May but didn't race Saturday in the 1-1/2 mile event. Read More »

LaVar Ball Says His Boys Will Carry the NBA One Day

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Ball was asked by SportsCenter co-host Michael Smith about the recent rumors that four-time MVP James may leave Cleveland for Los Angeles when he hits free agency in 2018. "The great ones all have it, and we hope that by the way he plays everyone else on our team becomes better". Michael Wilbon said he doesn't want to hear what LaVar has to say anymore. Read More »

76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Philadelphia stumbled to 28 wins, putting its total number of victories at 75 over the last four seasons. Aggressive scorer who could have entered the 2017 draft, but waiting a year may vault him into the lottery. The Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball out of UCLA with the second pick. College seniors - Only two seniors were taken in the first round, which was an NBA Draft-low. Read More »

Astros' Springer suffers hand injury, leaves game

Never has a team been in better shape to not rush guys back off the disabled list than the major league leading Astros with a 50-24 record. Kris Bryant had a three-run homer, Willson Contreras added a two-run shot and Ian Happ also had four hits and drove in a pair. Read More »

Haase upsets Thiem, Zverev advances at Gerry Weber Open

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Rising Zverev quickly broke the world number 56 to start the following set and never looked back to earn a straight-set win. "He mixes it up well with his slice and serve, so he's always a hard opponent on this surface", said Zverev, the world number 12. Read More »

It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

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The Jazz made deals with the Nuggets and Lakers , though Utah's biggest offseason issue will be trying to keep free agent Gordon Hayward from jetting out of town. Many of them, as usual lately, are freshmen . Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft, a spate of trades spiced up the proceedings at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday. Read More »

Perez grand slam lifts Royals past Boston

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In four June starts, Hammel is 3-0 with a 2.30 ERA. Andrew Benintendi and Xander Bogaerts hit successive home runs in the Boston fourth off Ian Kennedy . Perez has been dealing with soreness in his side that could result in a couple more days off. Jackie Bradley Jr . opened it with a single and scored when Sam Travis drilled a double to left. Read More »

Di Maria to plead guilty to tax fraud

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Ronaldo - on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2 - is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. However, Real president Florentino Perez revealed on Tuesday that he has not held talks with Ronaldo about his future at the club. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the A Bola story was published. Read More »

Liverpool unveil second summer signing Mohamed Salah

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Liverpool will also look to add a central defender after their pursuit of Virgil van Dijk collapsed earlier this month. Asked if he is now a better player than he was while at Chelsea , Liverpool's new signing said: '100 per cent, yes'. Read More »