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by | June 20, 2017 | 01:41

The teams are expected to finalize the trade with the league office on Monday, league sources said. In 2016, the Sixers picked Ben Simmons , who didn't play at all during the season after breaking a bone in his foot. Also, Fultz will never be wearing an Adidas jersey... First, let's examine what the Lakers are going to do with their pick . Boston will get the 76ers third overall pick , where there will be a bunch of nice young players to choose from, including the possibility of ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:34

McPhee provided some fascinating food for thought in his press conference following the league's announcement of all 30 teams' available and protected players . "We think we can accomplish two things", McPhee said . The Vegas Golden Knights and general manager George McPhee are getting ready to assemble the first roster in franchise history.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:33

Rating chances came early for Russian Federation, having fun with self-confidence as well as unanticipated panache, a powerful header by protector Viktor Vasin jumping off the inside of the article prior to being cleared by New Zealand's Michael McGlinchey.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:31

In 2015 he won his maiden PGA Tour title in Phoenix and finished 10th in the Open at St Andrews and fifth in the US PGA at Whistling Straits. "I kind of wish I'd stuck with it". Jude Classic and kept it rolling here at Erin Hills in what was definitely the best finish of his young professional career. "And that's what we've been working on, but maybe a day like today is all it needed to just kind of calm down".

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:26

Pakistan thumped defending champions India by 180 runs to clinch their maiden International Cricket Council ( ICC) Champions Trophy title on Sunday. Specifically pointing out the performance of Fakhar Zaman , Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali , Sarfraz said he was quite glad with the way they performed in the tournament and guided Pakistan to victory.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:17

After completing a career Grand Slam previous year, defeating Andy Murray in the final, Djokovic is now looking to become the first man in the Open Era and just the third man in history to win each of the four Grand Slam titles twice, behind Rod Laver and Roy Emerson .

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:15

Give him half a chance and he'll put it away. I still play the same way. It was just phenomenal. Hotspur striker, Harry Kane , grabbed a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser as England salvaged a valuable FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group F point against Scotland at Hampden Park.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:56

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid this summer, despite suggestions that the Portugal attacker has made an "irreversible decision" to leave the Bernabeu. Real won La Liga and the Champions League - with Ronaldo grabbing a brace against Juventus in the Cardiff showpiece. Manchester City have also been linked with the signature of Ronaldo, but given his love and respect for Manchester United , it is hard to see the the once ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:55

According to Le Parisien , the Reds will have to splash out €70m on the Gabon global, and he is open to the idea of linking up with former boss Jurgen Klopp at Anfield ahead of next season. Jurgen Klopp is in the market for a top class goal-scorer amid doubts over the future of Daniel Sturridge and the German coach knows Aubameyang well from their time together at Dortmund .

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:43

While the Los Angeles Lakers may select Ball with the second pick in the upcoming NBA Draft , it appears the Phoenix Suns are willing to take a chance on the talented point guard. "Then from three down to nine or ten, you've got a combination of three more point guards, a couple of outstanding wing players in Jackson and Tatum", he added.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:35

The belt will be up for grabs July 29 in Anaheim, California as UFC stripped Germaine de Randamie of the title for refusing to fight Justino. After she gave up on the idea of an immediate fight with De Randamie though, "Cyborg" began campaigning the UFC to make a fight between her and Australia's Anderson, who was more than willing to face the feared 31-year-old veteran.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:32

Koepka recorded three quick victories on the satellite circuit to make the step up to the European Tour before the Floridian eventually progressed to the USA -based PGA Tour . Gotta say: The last person we ever expected to hear a "well, actually" from was Brad Faxon. " That's Jena Sims . They were all staying together this week", Saxon said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:31

During the six-game playoff series against the Celtics, Butler averaged 22.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists. It's safe to say no one can get a read on what Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is trying to do. Granted, the Celtics are poised to add another future first-round pick in their imminent deal with the 76ers that could be included in trade talks.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:23

A number of big clubs are already involved in the Europa League at an early stage and notable first qualifying round ties include Israeli giants Beitar Jerusalem taking on Hungarian outfit Vasas and Norrokoping taking on Prishtina. Last year Stephen Kenny led Dundalk to the group stages of the Europa League - and a bumper windfall just shy of €7m - but yet again witnessed a cherry-picking of his side's best talent and the player drain has caught up with them during the slump of their title ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:17

The potential date clash raises the real prospect of sectarian trouble in Belfast, the Northern Irish capital. Linfield , managed by the former Rangers striker, David Healy, would provide awkward opposition for... "I had lunch with Celtic's representatives after the draw and we've had initial discussions about the games". It was an even better draw for the second qualifying round with Celtic the mouth-watering reward for the winners.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:16

Shaka Hislop breaks down the latest surrounding Alvaro Morata's potential move to Man United. SIR ALEX FERGUSON has given the thumbs up to Manchester United's imposing pre-season schedule. Mundo Deportivo says that Benfica planned to spark an auction between United, Barcelona , Manchester City , PSG and Bayern in order to get as much as €40m for the player.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:14

More than 350 soldiers have joined the 700 firefighters who have been struggling to put out the flames since Saturday. Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said 62 people burned to death, mostly trapped in their cars engulfed by flames in the Leiria region.

by | June 19, 2017 | 20:51

According to reports, the deal involves only picks and no players. The 76ers will receive this year’s number one pick from Boston. In exchange, they will send their own number three pick in this year’s draft back to Boston, in addition to the Lakers’ 2018 first round pick (to which the 76ers had the rights) if it falls in the 2-5 range.

by | June 19, 2017 | 12:00

The Golden Knights must select the following number of players at each position: 14 forwards , nine defensemen and three goaltenders and must select a minimum of 20 players who are under contract for the 2017-18 season. In short, while other teams cannot participate in free agency until July 1, Vegas can immediately begin signing free agents. "Vegas doesn't need 10".

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:57

Arsenal are already facing doubts over the futures of star names Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, so could do without a fight over Bellerin as well at this stage. And Monreal is confident the north London club can keep hold of his Spanish compatriot this summer. 'He's an Arsenal player and nearly certainly he will continue here, ' the 31-year-old told Mundo Deportivo .

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:56

Mexico are a virtual lock to qualify for the World Cup next year, and will have a puncher's chance against the best nations in the world. The highly entertaining fixture saw Cristiano Ronaldo put through a sublime assist for Ricardo Quaresma who slotted home the opening goal in the 35th minute.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:52

Mbappe is believed to be on the wishlist of nearly every major club in European football , with Real Madrid , Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal just four of the teams that have been linked with a move. "But everything goes fast in football". "We're going to go away with the family and we'll think about what's going to happen", he said after France's 3-2 win over England on Tuesday.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:53

Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal against Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez of Mexico in their first match of the tournament. Title contenders Portugal and Mexico fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, with each team scoring in the last five minutes.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:49

On Sunday, Portugal and Mexico face off from Group A while Chile and Cameroon are playing each other from Group B. Smolov's goal was rightly ruled offside before Russian Federation took the lead on 31 minutes. "We achieved a very good result and at times a very good game". Putin had also asked the players to perform like warriors, though they hardly needed to be war-like in dispatching No.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:37

The sixth-seeded Austrian, a semifinalist at Roland Garros previous year, next plays either defending champion Novak Djokovic or No. 19 Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Djokovic, who had a scratchy five-setter against Diego Schwartzman is looking for an eighth straight Last-Eight appearance, and would put him in second place in the Open Era list of consecutive quarter-final appearances at Roland Garros .

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:24

He can additionally play at centre-back but it remains in midfield that Mourinho sees him in the long-term. The Spurs star is among a number of Premier League-based players the United boss is looking at to bolster his squad. Smalling has struggled to impress Reds boss Jose Mourinho , and following the capture of Victor Lindelof from Benfica , the England worldwide could slip further down the pecking order.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:20

A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins mark. Game Five wasn't all Durant; Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Iguodala added 20 off the bench, and Klay Thompson and Draymond Green scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:22

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after finishing on the ninth green during the second round of the 2017 US Open . After opening with a 79, Jason Day's struggles continued with a second-round 75 ensuring he ended the longest active streak of cuts made (17) at the majors.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:21

Vela pinged the ball back across goal to capitalise upon the poaching abilities of Mexico's all-time leading goalscorer Javier Hernandez . Portugal won 2-1 the only time it faced Mexico in an official match, in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany .

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:18

Durant took his former Oklahoma City Thunder team to the NBA Finals in 2012, where they fell in five games to a Miami Heat squad that featured James . Whether it was the layup or the shrug for Michael Jordan, a myriad of Kobe Bryant's shots, Kareem's sky hook or any big shot in history, Durant made sure to add his moment to the list.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:17

Ronaldo is said to have informed former boss Sir Alex Ferguson of his intent to quit the Spanish club this summer, citing the grounds stated above. Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid , according to reports in his native Portugal, in a decision that has been described as "irreversible".

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:15

Harman led by one stroke going into the final round but took back-to-back bogeys from the 12th and finished with another bogey at 18 as he shot 72. Here is what Justin Thomas of Louisville had to say Sunday after shooting a 3-over par 75 to finish 8-under at the U.S.

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:05

Portugal looked set for a late win when Cedric Soares scored with a deflected shot in the 86th minute, but Hector Moreno equalized for Mexico with a header in stoppage time . "I would like to say something on behalf of my players". European champions Portugal , captained by the relentless Cristiano Ronaldo , will look to build on their success in France last summer and prove that they are also contenders for the Tournament of Champions and next year's World Cup in Russian ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 11:00

Koepka carried a one-stroke lead into the back nine after a birdie at No. 8, but quickly fell back into a tie with Harman. Hideki Matsuyama , of Japan, walks to the 16th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. He shot a 74 to finish at 7 over at Erin Hills, well off the lead. While most of the front nine was spent jammed up at the top with Harman, the big-hitting FSU product put his foot on the gas on the back nine coming in to make this a runaway.

by | June 19, 2017 | 10:51

The Portuguese superstar has won consecutive Champions Leagues at Real Madrid and is now in a side that could win three in a row. According to the Italian's version, the player has asked his agent to do "whatever it takes" to get him back to Manchester United .