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Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades

The Vegas Golden Knights played the long game in constructing the base of their first very National Hockey League roster. In true Las Vegas fashion, teams gambled, and it appears the house, in this case the Golden Knights , won. At pick number 13, 17-year-old center Nick Suzuki was selected and collected 45 goals, 51 assists in 65 OHL games. He shot up in the rankings moving from the second round to as high as 12 overall on some draft boards. Read More »

Chelsea now seemingly leading the race for Virgil van Dijk


The Metro are reporting today that Chelsea are said to be "wary" of making a bid for the Dutch defender due to Liverpool remaining his desired destination. This means that the Reds will have to cough up big money to "meet their full valuation of £70m", which was increased by the Reds blunder-filled approach earlier in the month. Read More »

Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge


Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said they were looking into whether the use of the two materials was illegal and were, therefore, considering whether to pursue manslaughter charges against those responsible. Officials say cladding samples from 11 other high-rise buildings in eight municipalities in the United Kingdom, including in London , have also failed tests. Read More »

Germany vs Chile 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions


In his absence, Johnny Herrera was in goal for Chile's 2-0 win over Cameroon and Thursday's 1-1draw with Germany in Russian Federation. If he keeps hitting the net, Stindl could land the trophy as the Confed Cups top-scorer, then finding himself heading back to Russian Federation next year to defend the World Cup. Read More »

The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout

After all, the Lakers' president of basketball operations immediately dubbed his 19-year-old point guard "the new face of the Lakers, the guy who I think will lead us back to where we want to get to". Paul George, LeBron James , Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins and other big-name veterans could be available - and Magic is indefatigably optimistic they'll be interested. Read More »

Chicago Bulls: Complete 2017 NBA Draft results

But that was only the beginning. But after I spent most of Thursday evening watching NBA draft coverage on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia rather than ESPN or the NBA Network, I changed my mind. I was just waking up. The Celtics were looking to rebuild after six seasons with Kevin Garnett paired with Paul Pierce and the Nets were looking to win instantly in their second season in Brooklyn. Read More »

WWE to invite LaVar Ball to 'Monday Night Raw'

The Bulls didn't get Andrew Wiggins, and they didn't land multiple first-round picks, setting themselves up for years to come - they traded their first-round pick (No. "It's a lot better now that it's official", Ball said when asked how it feels to be a Laker . "I still have the utmost confidence in myself in what I can do in the league". Read More »

Third overall pick Jayson Tatum arrives in Boston


A nice player, for sure, but with all due respect, a bit of a buzzkill. The Celtics certainly had interest in Jackson, and a few team officials, including Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens , flew out to Sacramento to meet with the 20-year-old days before the draft. Read More »

Juan Carlos Osorio hails Mexico's 'resilience' in defeat of hosts Russian Federation

Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal can go all the way at the Confederations Cup after his side booked a place in the semi-finals with a comfortable 4-0 win against New Zealand . In the end it was that class which showed, and was afforded increased space to flourish as the All Whites coach first introduced winger Kosta Barbarouses for midfielder Clayton Lewis after 65 minutes and then striker Shane Smeltz for defender Andrew Durante 10 minutes later. Read More »

Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

But the whole day has been really positive, except that last lap. He climbed out, took his helmet off and examined the auto, anxious to see if there was any serious damage that needs repairing. McLaren's Fernando Alonso had made an early cameo at the sharp end of the timesheets, running second behind Verstappen, but was eventually shuffled out of the top 10. Read More »

Roger Federer to face Alexander Zverev in Halle final


He will now play the victor of the other semi-final between Frenchman Richard Gasquet and local favourite Alexander Zverev . Federer has won three of the five tournaments he has contested this year, having ended a five-year wait for his 18th major victory in Australia at the start of the year before landing the titles at Indian Wells and the Miami Open. Read More »

Sixers looking to sign Joel Embiid to contract extension this summer


The Celtics earlier this week traded the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and the Sixers' 2018 first-round pick. "I think July is the busiest time of the year", Ainge said. Aside from adding a top-three pick, the Celtics could also add another top-line star to their 53-win team this summer in free agency. Though a superlative player on the court for the Jayhawks, Jackson has had issues off the court. Read More »

Stokes vents fury as Roy controversy costs England win against South Africa

Livingston dabbed a shortish ball to point and Roy ran for the single from the non-striker's end. With this, Roy became the first cricketer to be dismissed like this in the worldwide T20s. Hendricks was not so fortunate from Curran's second delivery as he did not get into position quick enough and dragged on to his leg stump. That dismissal in the eighth over, the tourists now 57 for two, brought De Villiers to the crease. Read More »

No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two


Mercedes responded in the ideal way at the Canadian Grand Prix after their fiasco in Monaco as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas managed a 1-2 finish for the first time this season. While Hamilton was never challenged, the race for the rest of the points was lively, with Vettel spending most of the race trying to get back to the front. Read More »

North Korea 'tests rocket engine for ICBM'


A Seoul-based expert said the system is created to strike North Korean missile launchers and prevent them being used against South Korea. "We reiterated to China that they have diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region", Tillerson told reporters. Read More »

Chiefs vs. British & Irish Lions


The war of words between the Lions and the All Blacks continued today as Jerome Kaino hit back at claims by Warren Gatland that New Zealand teams deliberately block potential tacklers. Lock Dominic Bird and prop Nepo Laulala are the only All Blacks among the Chiefs starting lineup while hooker Hika Elliot and backrower Liam Messam, who both played for the Maori in a 32-10 loss to the Lions on Saturday, are included on the bench. Read More »

Loew set to add to Germany's strong semis record

Germany got off to a miserable start, with Sanchez latching onto a mistake from Shkodran Mustafi to fire Chile ahead on six minutes, becoming his country's all-time top goalscorer in the process. With two minutes left in first-half regulation time, Germany put together its first decent offensive effort of the contest, as Emre Can and Joshua Kimmich combined to get the ball to Lars Stindl , who equalised for Germany in the 43rd minute. Read More »

Sixers get No. 1 pick from Celtics


So basically, the Sixers are giving the Celtics the Lakers' pick next season if it falls in the 2-5 range. In addition to the picks received from the 76ers, the Celtics also have all of their own first-rounders, plus the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick, and a future first-round pick from the Grizzlies. Read More »

Larry Nance, Jr. talks D'Angelo Russell trade

He's a leader. He treats people the right way. If you use a sports analogy in another sport, you look at passers like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers that just have an ability to do something that is so special with where they put the ball and where they deliver it. Read More »

76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

Five of them ( Markelle Fultz at No. 1, Ball at No. 2, Fox at No. 5, Frank Ntilikina at No. 8 and Dennis Smith Jr .at No. 9) were taken in the first 10 picks, and Derrick White of Colorado was the sixth ooint guard taken in the first round at No. Read More »

NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

Brendan De Jong was selected in the sixth round, 166th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in his second season of eligibility for the NHL Draft. The NHL draft continues Saturday and several other Winterhawks could be selected. Although Barratt has the skills, he doesn't have the size of an elite center, standing at 5-foot-11 and weighing in at 187 pounds. Expect to see an even better performance from him with the Winterhawks next season, as he potentially will play alongside New York ... Read More »

Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)

The odds were against the Lakers keeping their 2017 first-round pick, let alone landing the No. 2 overall selection, yet the basketball gods smiled upon Los Angeles. But don't get it twisted ladies and gents, Ball can Ball hard on the court. The Celtics used the No. 3 overall pick on Jayson Tatum out of Duke. Phoenix selected versatile forward Josh Jackson from Kansas with the fourth choice before ultra-quick point guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky was snapped up by the Sacramento Kings . Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

Colangelo didn't want to give a grade for his second Sixers draft class. It ended Friday (AEDT), inside Barclays Center, site of the draft, 100 miles northeast of Sixers HQ, as the final hours of a swirling and profitable four days that will go down as the final major installment on the rebuild. Read More »

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

Nine-year veteran Lopez appeared posted averages of 20.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 blocks last season while becoming the longest-tenured player in Nets history. IL went up against some of the players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft . "We're going to be a fun, energetic, entertaining team". Coach Brett Brown had said all year that Simmons would open next season as the point guard . Read More »