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Butler trade sets stage for looming free agency

If he can't affect that type of change in Minnesota, we'll have another re-valuation of his true value to a contending team. They could look even more impressive by offseason's end, as the addition of Butler should figure to make free agents this summer pay more attention to Minnesota as a potential destination. Read More »

Agent offers glimmer of hope for United over Morata

Mourinho has worked with the Spain global previously during their mutual time at the Santiago Bernabeu, with the latest report suggesting that the United manager has called the striker to tell him he "would be important" at the Manchester club. Read More »

Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title

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Lowry, who has dropped to world number 71 after ending 2016 in 43rd spot, enjoyed a decent US Open at Erin Hills last week as he finished in a four-way tie for 46th on three-over-par, signing for rounds of 71, 74, 73 and 73. Koepka said Sunday he had been determined not to let his latest opportunity slip away. Is it better for the game to have a megastar like Tiger or this hugely competitive array of excellent players? Fowler needed 30 putts on Sunday, compared to 24 on Saturday. Read More »

Tim Tebow Promoted to Class-A Minor League St. Lucie Mets

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Lucie Mets after tonight's game, joining three other Fireflies who earned call-ups this week . Tebow has been playing left field. The 29-year-old outfielder is now in the midst of his first season of minor league baseball after originally signing with the Mets last year. Read More »

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep in French Open final

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Four of the first six games went against the serve, creating a 3-3 score-line, during a period where Ostapenko might have regretted not building a lead. The women's final at the French Open is underway. And Ostapenko was quick to admit that there is more improvement to come. And then I stayed aggressive and the match turned my way. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton leaves it late to snatch pole in Baku

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Vettel, who increased his lead over Hamilton in the drivers' championship to 14 points, insisted their clash had been the Englishman's fault for abruptly slowing down behind the safety vehicle, prompting the German to shunt him and damage a front wing. Read More »

Hamilton third in final practice as Vettel has mechanical woes in Baku

I didn't. Second place is not bad. Stroll, who made his debut this season, becomes the first Canadian to take a podium spot in Formula One since Jacques Villeneuve in 2001. "Just didn't get them to work as well as Lewis". Behind the top four, Red Bull-Renault came to Azerbaijan with a few more updates and looked fast in practice, but it turned out to be more down to the chaotic events that saw - among others - a mighty crash for Sergio Perez at the very tight turn eight. Read More »

Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

After Martin averaged less than five points or rebounds a game in his first two seasons, Portland drafted Walton in 1974 and Martin was out of the league two years later. That young core of talent is expected to provide a base to rebuild the 76ers, who were 28-54 last season. The issue is that Embiid only played 31 games all season due to injuries. Read More »

Formula One: Greed almost cost me Baku pole, says Lewis Hamilton

Former world champion Damon Hill, however, called it "a petulant move", while Mercedes chief Niki Lauda called Vettel "crazy" - and Hamilton struggled to contain his disgust. "I wasn't quite comfortable with the tire temperature, " said Bottas, who took pole at the Bahrain GP. Verstappen backed out of his second timed lap as there was no point in risking the vehicle when pole was out of reach. Read More »

Carrick not thinking about Cristiano Ronaldo reunion at Man Utd

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The Rolls Royce midfielder has taken inspiration from former Red Devils saying, "I have learnt a lot off of Giggsy and the likes of Scholes and Gary Neville, who went on to play until their late 30s.". Carrick has previously suggested that he will play for no other English team other than United but despite turning 36 in July, he has not ruled out continuing his career past the end of this campaign. Read More »

Chile draws with Australia to reach Confed Cup semifinals

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It took furious protests from the Cameroon players, including Siani sarcastically applauding Roldan, for the Colombian to check the monitor again and discover he had sent off the wrong player. Ter Stegen prevented Cameroon going in front, with the goalkeeper's one-handed save blocking Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa's hooked shot across goal. Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

But this is the first time they have been main rivals for the title, and the pressure is showing. Ricciardo secured his fifth career win, while Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas overtook 18-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll's Williams in the closing meters to take second place. Read More »

The Source Sports Presents Live At The 2017 NBA Draft

That's why Fultz's teammate Joel Embiid is fully on board with Fultz's opinion, as outlandish as it may be for a team that has won 75 games in its last four full seasons combined. 1 overall NBA draft pick. "And we'll see how the dust settles here in the coming weeks as to how this all plays out". "What's up, Philly? You good?" Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel clash under Safety Car in Baku

Hamilton abruptly put the brakes on while driving behind the safety auto, with Vettel bumping into the back of the Mercedes and causing damage to his Ferrari. Then, in an apparent show of anger and frustration, Vettel, waving his hand in the cockpit, then pulled up alongside the Mercedes and appeared to turn right straight into Hamilton's left-front wheel. Read More »

Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota, meanwhile, will reunite Butler with Tom Thibodeau , his first coach who is now running and coaching the Timberwolves , and will add him to former No. Gaines has also worked with other athletes including former National Basketball Association star Brandon Roy as well as the NFL's LeSean McCoy and the first pick of the 2017 NFL draft, Myles Garrett . Read More »

England captain Eoin Morgan rested for T20 decider against South Africa

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What time does the live coverage of the England vs South Africa 2nd T20I start? After the chastening defeat, which came after their first-round exit at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , de Villiers said: "It's not done and dusted". Earlier, Cape Town-born Tom Curran, a Surrey team-mate of Roy, marked his England debut with an impressive 3-33 from four overs. The danger for South Africa was that their innings would get stuck as it did at Southampton on Wednesday, and the departure of ... Read More »

'Crying LeBron' tattoo shown off by Utah man

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A basketball fan from Utah loves Michael Jordan so much that he got a tattoo of... They don't just dislike these players - they despise them. So after the Cavs were beaten in the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors, Gilleese, who already sports a body full of tattoos, added a crying LeBron James face to his right calf. Read More »

Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain

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They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros in 2014. The Portuguese-born star is set to give evidence in his case on 31 July. Barcelona's Lionel Messi was also sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud last year, although the fact that the sentence was less than two years, along with Messi's clean criminal record, meant the Argentinian did not ever go to jail. Read More »

Confederation Cup: Germany Start With Hard-Fought Win Vs Australia

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Make no mistake, they are still a strong side, and other teams will fear the ever-so-brilliant German players in the Confederations Cup . "We don't all know how fit we are after a long and hard season", admitted Werner. With the likes of key midfielders Mesut Ozil and Toni Kroos rested, the pressure falls on 23-year-old captain Draxler. Inevitably the focus on Germany has centered on its callow squad, containing only three world champions from 2014 while numerous established stars have ... Read More »

Ronaldo hits 75th international goal as Portugal reach semi-finals

But we had a period in that first half when we allowed them to come into the game and gave ourselves too much to do to get back into it. Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot in the 80th and Nani drilled in a fourth goal for Portugal during stoppage time . Read More »

Parade of forwards kicks off opening round of NHL Draft

In the second round with the No. 57th overall pick, the Blackhawks selected defenseman Ian Mitchell , who is from Canada, 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds. Defensemen Miro Heiskanen (No. "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane call my name and [there] can't be a better feeling". "It's an awesome feeling", said the 18-year-old smiling ear-to-ear after being selected. Read More »

Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

Haase saved three set points en route to a 6-3 7-6 (9/7) victory, which secures his first quarter-final in Halle at the fifth attempt. "It has been a hard year with a lot of practice, training and rehab so I am very happy to be back on the court", Federer said . Read More »

Best Players Left Exposed In The NHL Expansion Draft

Keep in mind that just because a player has been left unprotected doesn't mean he's necessarily going to be snapped up by Vegas. From the resulting lists of unprotected players, the Golden Knights are permitted to claim one player from each team. Read More »