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Srikanth beats China's Shi Yuqi to enter Australian Open final

To top that off, he had won the title in Indonesia on Sunday following up on a foray into the final of Singapore Open Super Series in his last competition. Srikanth is the first Indian man to win the Australian Open Super Series. Srikanth responded well and came up with some brilliant smashes to take a lead of 17-15. Read More »

Jayson Tatum Goes 3rd Overall To Celtics


We know who Butler and Porzingis are and what they bring to the table. Sacramento sent Portland the 10th pick (forward Zach Collins) for the 15th (forward Justin Jackson) and 20th picks (center Harry Giles ). The Celtics have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and had him in for a private workout late last week. Tatum is also a solid rebounder. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

In the WHL Brendan amassed 132 goals and 170 assists for 302 points in just 261 games over four full seasons in Portland. So far, no team has drafted more times than the Golden Knights. He received the loudest ovation at the NHL Awards on Wednesday night when he donned a Golden Knights jersey for a first time , and he appears poised to be the franchise's face for its start. Read More »

Dozier's home run lifts Twins past Indians 4-2


Cleveland starter Corey Kluber was sensational, striking out 13 in seven innings, allowing just two unearned runs, three hits and two walks. "We battled. Mauer then scored on a wild throw to third by catcher Gomes, giving Minnesota a 2-0 lead. Kluber downplayed his strikeout total and blamed himself for Minnesota's early runs. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez breaks Salas record in Chile draw

Germans enough not to lose the team Hugo Broos , to reach the semifinals of the tournament. As he builds toward next year's World Cup , which will surely be the swan song at the highest level for Chile's golden generation, two questions may well be costing him some sleep. Read More »

Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number 34


He left the game as the No. 2 home run hitter in Red Sox history and also was in the top 10 in nearly every other major offensive category. "It's pretty awesome", Pujols said before the Angels rallied from four runs down and clubbed the Yankees 10-5 in the rubber game of a three-game series on Thursday night in the Bronx. Read More »

Dustin Pedroia (ribs) a late-addition to Red Sox lineup


Out of the 2,408 career games he played in between the Red Sox and Minnesota Twins, he was exclusively the DH in 2,029 games, or 84 percent of the time. With the Sox trailing 3-1 in the seventh, Fernando Abad relieved Price, and the reliever promptly gave up an RBI double to Cameron Maybin . Moreland homered into the first row of Green Monster seats in left center, a shot estimated at 429 feet. Read More »

ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent


The Sixers started the night with five draft picks and ended the night selecting four players. Derrick White, who went to the Spurs, and Josh Hart, who went to the Lakers, had to wait until the last two picks of round number one to hear their names called. Read More »

76ers And Celtics Announce Details Of Trade For No. 1 Pick


But it gets complicated from there thanks to pick protections. According to a release by the 76ers , the future first-round pick that Boston will receive will be the Los Angeles Lakers' first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft , provided that such pick is No. Read More »

Boston Celtics Draft Talk: Josh Jackson Open To Playing In Boston


That ceiling, I personally have no idea where it is, but if Tatum can learn to shoot a solid percentage from three, defend on ball, and make smart decisions, he can be really good. After some laughs from the media, Ainge added, "That could get me in trouble there". "It's been something that over a prolonged period of time there have been different moments where he's had to consider it and think about it", Butler's agent, Bernie Lee, told The Associated Press. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Leads NBA Rookie Of The Year Odds Over Simmons, Fultz

Even though the Celtics didn't make a trade, Boston still has potential trade chips if they wanted to. "I am serious when I say that", Fultz said at his introductory news conference while sitting under the franchise's three championship banners at the Sixers' practice facility. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint


Pakistan , without their leading fast bowler Mohammad Amir due to injury, bowled England out for 211 with 23-year-old seamer Hasan Ali taking three wickets to earn the man-of-the-match award. Sarfraz Ahmed's Pakistan team had the lowest ranking entering the Champions Trophy , and were pilloried after a disappointing opening loss that had critics suggesting they couldn't advance beyond the group stage. Read More »

Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was also yesterday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid , the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced. " No offer has been received for him ". Gab Marcotti and the FC crew discuss the reports that Cristiano Ronaldo may have changed his mind on leaving Real Madrid . Read More »

Andy Murray suffers first-round exit at Aegon Championships


Thompson , who has lost all four of his previous grass-court matches, struck 12 aces and saved all three break points he faced to hand Murray his first opening-round loss at Queen's Club since 2006. "Then this morning, pretty much when I got here, someone pulled out". For the 21-year-old Kokkinakis, who has endured a long road back from multiple injuries and revealed he had considered giving the game away at times, the win left him emotional post-match. Read More »

Magic Johnson comments on D'Angelo Russell trade

The Lakers have an interesting young core, which includes Ball , last year's second overall pick Brandon Ingram , and young studs in Julius Randle and Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson . Love him or hate him, you can not help but hate-watch the walking-talking BBB billboard of 24-7 marketing, hype and social media savvy in LaVar . Mozgov made his National Basketball Association debut with the New York Knicks in 2010 and was sent to Denver in February 2011 in the Carmelo Anthony deal . Read More »

New Zealand vs. Portugal in 2017 Confederations Cup


New Zealand is already eliminated after losing both games, though unsettled Mexico in a 2-1 defeat. Bernardo Silva doubled the score four minutes later after clever work by Ricardo Quaresma out wide put Eliseu into space. Russian players gathered in the middle of the pitch to salute fans after the final whistle and were applauded by the crowd. Russian Federation were the lowest-ranked team in the eight-nation competition among continental champions plus the World Cup winners and the ... Read More »

America's Cup: Team New Zealand dominate US in Bermuda


In a word - No. And then there was Ted Turner, who earned the nicknames "Mouth of the South" and "Captain Outrageous" en route to successfully defending the America's Cup for the New York Yacht Club in 1977 in Newport, Rhode Island. He is an America's Cup rookie. “Look, I really try and portray the team, ” Spithill said Friday after he and Burling posed with the Americas Cup. Read More »

Germany hope for full-fit Emre against Cameroon

Both sides are among the favourites, along with European champions Portugal, to win the Confederations Cup . The Socceroos are without a win in the competition following a 3-2 defeat against Germany and 1-1 draw with Cameroon , but Kruse believes Ange Postecoglou's men are playing well and just need to take advantage when they are on top. Read More »

76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly

Fultz, a former University of Washington guard, said he hopes to sign in time for the start of Sixers rookie/free agent camp Wednesday in preparation for the July 3 Utah Jazz Summer League opener. Butler got traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kris Dunn , the 7th overall pick and Zach Lavine . He did manage to create a buzz. There were 16 freshmen selected in the first round of the#2017 Nba Draft. Read More »

Lange, Hess lead LSU past Oregon State - force rematch Saturday


And Beau Jordan would finish the scoring. After Kwan popped out, Madrigal walked to load the bases. Gretler scored on a walk to Trevor Larnach . Antoine Duplantis pushed the lead to 4-0 in the third with an RBI single before Papierski hit his second home run of the game in the fourth. Read More »

Markelle Fultz preferred 76ers over Celtics because of Chick-Fil-A


Last season, it was Ben Simmons's injured foot that kept him off the court all last season. The 1.93m guard became the second consecutive number one overall pick by Philadelphia, following forward Ben Simmons a year ago. Last season, he averaged 20.2 points and eight rebounds in 31 games in 2017. Ivan Rabb was projected as a sure-fire lottery pick before the 2016 draft , and wound up falling into the second round after returning to Cal for his sophomore season. Read More »

Top five goes all freshmen for first time in history


But after an eventful night that was full of pick-swapping, surprising selections and one blockbuster trade we're still scratching our heads over, how did everyone fare in the 2017 NBA Draft? The freshman sensation averaged 16.8 points and 7.8 rebounds for the ACC powerhouse. Read More »

Some celebrations and statistics as Lionel Messi turns 30


The judge overseeing the case will make his final decision bearing in mind the recommendation made by the prosecutor. Spain's state prosecutor would swap jail time for a fine of €255,000 ($285,000; £224,000), which equates to €400 for each day behind bars. Read More »

Could Mbappe replace Real Madrid talisman?


Kylian Mbappe , who is just 18-years old has taken the football world by storm as he is looked upon as the next great footballer. Real Madrid have reportedly agreed verbal terms with the player and the youngster has also told the Monaco hierarchy that he will only opt for a transfer to the European champions. Read More »