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Lewis Hamilton lifts the Canadian GP 2017

Lewis Hamilton admitted he enjoyed a "stroll in the park" and had time to reflect on memories of earlier successes as he raced to victory for Mercedes in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix . Ricciardo celebrated the achievement by doing his now-famous "shoey" in front of a cheering Montreal crowd and then encouraging post-race interviewer Sir Patrick Stewart to do one of his own on the podium . Read More »

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand capsize in semifinal

Martin Whitmarsh, chief executive of Land Rover BAR, wants to bring more structure to the event and his idea of staging it every two years has been backed by five of the six teams involved, with only New Zealand yet to agree. While SoftBank Team Japan is new to the America's Cup, Artemis Racing is one of the most established teams, backed financially by Tornqvist, the Swedish co-founder of oil trading giant Gunvor. Read More »

Ball stays in LA, goes to Lakers with number two pick

I'm happy to be home. Kuzma was projected to go to the Lakers with No. 28 pick by Draft Express and The Ringer leading up to the draft. "I got a two more boys, I'm gonna come and do the same thing two more years". This 19-year-old kid is so adept at dropping dimes on the hardwood - at the college level, mind you - that he reminded Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka of a pair of MVP quarterbacks in the NFL. Read More »

76ers select Washington's Markelle Fultz No. 1 in NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft is Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, which is a bit weird because the Philadelphia 76ers are selecting No. 1 overall thanks to the Nets' disgusting trade with the Boston Celtics in 2013. 5 pick in this year's draft, rather than the No. 3 pick. Fultz now joins a Sixers nucleus that included Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons and Dario Saric that could one day wreak havoc within the Eastern Conference - provided they all stay healthy. Read More »

Draft is next during dizzying days of deals

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Another freshman was selected No. 16 when Creighton center Justin Patton was drafted by Minnesota. If Simmons is healthy, the question then becomes who's going to play the point for the team? Dunn's jump to the pros wasn't always smooth as he didn't get a lot of playing time after he was chosen No. Read More »

Players and agents see the Knicks as a last resort destination

That point has led to some controversy, with many noting that Jackson appeared to be grasping for a reason to trade Porzingis . The trade for Nurkic was a good move and he played good ball down the stretch. Porzingiz isn't the only one who may feel like his days in a Knicks uniform are numbered. The question remains will it be with the Knicks or another team? This shouldn't come as a surprise, as the 7-foot-3 Knicks' star averaged 18.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and two blocks per contest past ... Read More »

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

I think she's playing probably similar to my style, so she was my idol". "It's so unbelievable to be here", she said after the match. And then I stayed aggressive and the match turned my way. The writing appeared to be on the wall when Halep forged a couple of break opportunities to go 4-0 up, but she was hesitant, and the fearless Ostapenko took full advantage, turning it up a notch to clinch the next four games with a string of winners. Read More »

Van Dijk can force Liverpool FC move by striking

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However signing Bonucci would represent a vast shift in transfer policy for Chelsea . Liverpool are not the only side to have been linked with a move for Van Dijk, with the Netherlands worldwide one of the most sought-after talents in the Premier League. Read More »

Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

That goalkeeping situation, we need to give players an opportunity, game time . France played England just four days after the attacks in Paris in November 2015, where 130 people died. "Well, then it's a big challenge then, isn't it?" "There is a rivalry on the field, but the players all know each other too so it goes beyond that", said Deschamps. Read More »

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

LSU , the 2017 SEC regular-season and tournament champion, saw its 17-game win streak end Monday night with a 13-1 loss to Oregon State , but the Tigers' national championship aspirations remain strong. With two outs in the bottom of the second, Bennett unraveled, and the Horned Frog lineup came to life. For Lange, there was a moment of anxiety. Just be careful how you deliver the news to TCU and LSU players that they face a long climb, statistically and by way of the eye test. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo mocks Real Madrid team-mate James Rodriguez's 'ugly' new haircut

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Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal take on Confederation Cup hosts and Group A leaders Russian Federation tomorrow with the tax storm scandal clouding Ronaldo's Real Madrid future. Real Madrid did not respond to requests for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. Read More »

Blue Jays fail to reach .500 again with loss to Rangers

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After a scoreless outing in his only relief appearance of the season against Houston, Martinez was solid in a Texas win over the Astros before beating the Blue Jays. Beltre hit the third homer of the game for Texas in the eighth, a solo job to deep centre field off Domenic Leone. Beltre's hit also moved him farther up baseball's statistical ladder, passing Al Kaline for 37th with 1,583 RBIs. Read More »

Andre Ward scores surprising TKO stoppage of Sergey Kovalev in eighth round

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Intelligencer Post isn't one of those media, and we are not interested in the nationality of the fighters or the political factors surrounding them, we are just into sports. Kovalev was visibly exhausted and breathing from his both, which was caused by the sustained attack to the body from Ward . Especially in the second round when the American couldn't get out from that position. Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

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Arizona great Luke Walton and his Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff that has an obvious Wildcats flavor must turn their attention to dealing with the circus that comes with Lonzo Ball's father LaVar Ball. The Lakers see Ball as a game changer. Also going to the Lakers are the rights to forward Kyle Kuzma, who was drafted with the 27th pick. Read More »

National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

After the worst four-year stretch in franchise history, the 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers are rebuilding with the point guard who led the nation with 7.7 assists per game last season for the Bruins. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". "So I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one". Fox ended up in the same state as Ball , who he outplayed when Kentucky ousted UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

Ronaldo possibly rested for final group encounter

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We have 26 or 27 players to choose from but we have incredible belief. Football's governing body FIFA have threatened Mexico about the behaviour of their fans after discriminatory chants were again heard at the Confederations Cup . For Russia , anything but a victory will mean an early exit from its home tournament , although advancing was already seen as a hard task in a group with Mexico and Portugal . Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

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The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super- agent Jorge Mendes , who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon on June 27. Read More »

Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener

However, Julian Draxler stroked home a penalty just seconds later to regain the lead, as Leon Goretzka made it 3-1 after the restart for the second half. "Hopefully we can build on that second half". "We've got to make sure everyone recovers well". Joachim Low's men took the lead after just five minutes when Lars Stindl broke through to fire home for his first goal for the national team. Read More »

Markelle Fultz believes the Sixers are already a playoff team

The Detroit Pistons drafted Duke guard Luke Kennard with the 12th overall pick. Markelle Fultz , taken first overall by the Sixers last night, has a column today in The Players' Tribune . Washington's Markelle Fultz , wearing basketball-themed shoes, poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Read More »

NBA Draft: Which team made the best investment?

Opposing executives believe Minnesota is considering using its No. 7 pick as part of a package to try to re-engage the Chicago Bulls on a trade for Jimmy Butler , ESPN has learned. "It's fantastic, sometimes something like this happens and it sets off a schism in the organization or a team doesn't like, perhaps, what the direction management or the coaching staff is going", Colangelo said. Read More »

Mexico coach sorry for cursing on camera in win

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Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot. "The Portuguese probably don't want to be playing New Zealand right now". "Not one person is overawed, we are looking forward to the game". He scored his 20th worldwide goal - and New Zealand's first for 334 minutes - when latching onto a deflected through ball from Clayton Lewis . Read More »

76ers select Fultz first in National Basketball Association draft

Known for his all-round offensive ability and athleticism, Fultz starred in his lone year at the University of Washington , averaging 23 points per game, along with more than five rebounds and five assists. The Philadelphia 76ers introduced #1 overall National Basketball Association draft pick Markelle Fultz to the city on Friday. Butler gives Thibodeau the tough-minded scorer and hard-nosed defender that he has been searching for to complement a promising young core . Read More »