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LaVar Ball on what's next for undrafted LiAngelo: 'Summer League'
- June 22, 2018

Despite going through ups and downs in his rookie season, Ball has shown his potential to become a superstar in the league, making him the flawless piece for the Spurs to build around. In some ways, it will be interesting to see where LiAngelo lands for Summer League, if he even finds a home at all. Maybe he will find the Summer League opportunity he's seeking and eventually make it to the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Nuggets take Michael Porter Jr. with 14th pick Nuggets take Michael Porter Jr. with 14th pick
- June 22, 2018

This time last year, Porter was one of the top prospects in the nation, and many expected he could have been the No. 1 overall pick this year. Porter Jr. Denver also acquired the draft rights to forward Jarred Vanderbilt at 41st overall from Orlando in exchange for the 43rd pick and a future second round pick and also selected center Thomas Welsh with the 58th pick. (more...)
'He literally lights up a room': Lakers thrilled to draft Michigan's Wagner 'He literally lights up a room': Lakers thrilled to draft Michigan's Wagner
- June 22, 2018

The Lakers - who struggled from 3-point range last season (29th out of 30 teams) - surely are enamored with the Ukrainian sharpshooter's blistering 44.4 percent clip from the arc during his senior season. 34 overall by Atlanta before being sent to Charlotte . Los Angeles went 35-47 previous year, missing the playoffs for the fifth straight season. While he might be a liability on the defensive end, the Lakers do have a lot of length at point guard with Lonzo Ball and on the wing with ... (more...)
Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing
- June 22, 2018

Saraki who was flanked by the Super Eagles Coach and their trainer, told the boys that his visit was to further encourage them like he did in Abuja, Nigeria before they departed. This means that they they have just one point from two matches and have one more match to play . Gernot Rohr's team is looking to redeem itself with a win against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday in order to stay in competition for a Second Round berth from Group D. (more...)
Phil Mickelson apologies for putting incident Phil Mickelson apologies for putting incident
- June 22, 2018

Phil Mickeson is "embarrassed and disappointed" by his actions after deliberately hitting a moving ball at last week's US Open to prevent it rolling off the green. On Sunday morning, the USGA issued a statement clarifying its position, contending that because Mickelson "made a stroke at the ball ... as opposed to another act to deflect or stop the ball in motion", his act specifically fell under rule 14-5 and not 1-2, and thus there were no grounds for disqualification. (more...)
Svitolina eases into Birmingham quarters Svitolina eases into Birmingham quarters
- June 22, 2018

Alize fends off two match points on serve in game seven but Svitolina crossed the finish line with another good hold in game eight to race into the last eight. "I think I'd been a bit passive". The third set of a match which lasted almost two hours took only 22 minutes. Rybarikova next faces Slovenian qualifier Dalila Jakupovic , who on Tuesday overcame a difference in rankings of nearly 100 places and saved four match points while beating seventh-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium. (more...)
Salah won't leave World Cup, Egypt FA boss claims Salah won't leave World Cup, Egypt FA boss claims
- June 22, 2018

The Egyptians contend that defender Ahmed Fathi was pushed before the ball deflected off him for an own goal that gave the Russians a 1-0 lead. He also felt there was a legitimate penalty appeal in the 78th minute for striker Marwan Mohsen, bundled over by Russian Federation defender Ilya Kutepov. (more...)
F1: Daniel Ricciardo gets huge offer to join McLaren F1: Daniel Ricciardo gets huge offer to join McLaren
- June 22, 2018

With Red Bull switching to Honda power units and an unconfirmed offer coming from McLaren , there is fresh speculation on how the Monaco race victor will handle his next move in Formula 1 . he says that he really knew it was going to happen, I don't know". McLaren and Renault aren't there today but maybe they will be there in a year or three years time. (more...)
Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica
- June 22, 2018

Coutinho scores for Brazil in stoppage time to save Brazil an embarrassing stalemate. A penalty decision is overturned by the video assistant referee (VAR), after Neymar was thought to have been fouled in the penalty box. The second game of the evening is one that the Argentines will be watching with special interest - as Iceland face Nigeria in the fourth game of Group D at the Volgograd Arena, with Lionel Messi's team hanging by a thread at the moment and their fate in this ... (more...)
Injured Halep withdraws from Eastbourne International Injured Halep withdraws from Eastbourne International
- June 22, 2018

Halep's withdrawal leaves four top-10 players in the Eastbourne event, including last year's champion Karolina Pliskova and runner-up Caroline Wozniacki . "I have been advised by my doctors that it needs more rest while continuing treatment". But Halep is set to go into the Wimbledon without a competitive match on grass under her belt after announcing that she will not play in Sussex. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Michael Porter Jr's draft slide Twitter reacts to Michael Porter Jr's draft slide
- June 22, 2018

The former Missouri freshman suffered hip spasms last week, but Porter said the injury talk was exaggerated and he's fine now. Michael Porter Jr.is going to the Denver Nuggets, but he might not suit up in the Mile High City next season. (more...)
5-time British Open winner Thomson dies 5-time British Open winner Thomson dies
- June 22, 2018

He also bagged three Australian Open championships. "A gentleman of the game, a legend of Australian sport and an Immortal of the PGA of Australia , Mr Thomson's contribution to golf and our Association was enormous and will live forever in our hearts and the pages of history", CEO of the PGA of Australia said on their website. (more...)
Germany ace Sami Khedira shuts down Swedish journalist's prank
- June 22, 2018

Germany are facing a make-or-break game against Sweden in Sochi on Saturday after losing 1-0 to Mexico in their opening match in Moscow . They faced Mexico and were outplayed and out paced as Hirving Lozano scored an unlikely victor. The result, coupled with Sweden's win over South Korea, means that should the champions lose to the Swedes and Mexico beat the Koreans then Germany would be out with one game yet to play. (more...)
Spurs rebuff Lakers on potential Kawhi trade Spurs rebuff Lakers on potential Kawhi trade
- June 22, 2018

The Spurs, however, are not the Pacers, and Kawhi Leonard isn't Paul George. One team that's very interested in Leonard is the Los Angeles Clippers. If the Spurs couldn't keep him happy, it's worth wondering if anyone outside of his preferred destination will be able to do so. However, it appears that Los Angeles has settled on another trade - for now, at least. (more...)
Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68 Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68
- June 22, 2018

A Harvard-trained psychiatrist, Krauthammer turned an unsparing eye on the nation's politics, moving rightward over time . On June 8, he told viewers that his cancer had returned and that his doctors don't expect him to live that long. This is the final verdict. "I leave this life with no regrets". It was a wonderful life - full and complete with the great loves and great endeavors that make it worth living. (more...)
Troublesome Liverpool defender set to sign for Rangers after undergoing medical Troublesome Liverpool defender set to sign for Rangers after undergoing medical
- June 22, 2018

However, Bolton fans do not think that Flanagan's move to Rangers will work out, and are not disappointed at missing out on him. Flanagan played with Gerrard at Liverpool and is looking forward to reuniting with the new Rangers boss. (more...)
Yo-Yo tests after team selection a Yo-Yo tests after team selection a "one-off" - BCCI
- June 22, 2018

Yo-Yo score for most worldwide teams is higher than the prescribed mark for the Indian players All the brouhaha over the Yo-Yo test for the Team India players falls flat if one were to look at the pass marks of other teams. Meanwhile, India's Asian counterparts like Sri Lanka and Pakistan have set the benchmark at 17.4. Earlier, there had been reports doing the rounds that the India opener had failed to clear the test on the first instance. (more...)
Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup
- June 22, 2018

The fans, draped in Japanese flags and scarves, were filmed sweeping the stands of the 44,000-seat, bowl-shaped Mordovia Arena, where just a few minutes earlier they had wildly celebrated an unexpected victory over José Pékerman's side, quarter-finalists in 2014. (more...)
Baker Mayfield fires back at Colin Cowherd for constant criticism Baker Mayfield fires back at Colin Cowherd for constant criticism
- June 22, 2018

Cowherd responded: "Well, you did". "You pull up the one clip of me running right there to our fans and people that traveled well first of all, and then you didn't show the rest of the clip of me going to our sideline". Cowherd, who hosts a show on FS1, made it pretty clear in the lead up to the National Football League draft that he was not a proponent of Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback who went on to be selected No. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton faces engine wait ahead of French Grand Prix
- June 22, 2018

If not, Mercedes will still take a new engine but be left with its previous specification for the next cycle of races. "I don't think there has been any point where we've felt invincible this season", Hamilton said ahead of this weekend's return to Le Castellet after 28 years away. (more...)
Roger Federer marches past Aljaz Bedene in Halle as Alexander Zverev loses Roger Federer marches past Aljaz Bedene in Halle as Alexander Zverev loses
- June 22, 2018

It was a tough fight, I wish him a good recovery as soon as possible". Stefanos Tsitsipas produced a dominant display to dispatch fifth seed Frenchman Lucas Pouille . The Swiss broke twice in the first set to take it after 32 minutes when his opponent returned long over the baseline. "The key for me is to be ready for that opening match". (more...)
Argentina's Kicker, ranked 100th, banned for match-fixing Argentina's Kicker, ranked 100th, banned for match-fixing
- June 22, 2018

The 25-year-old Argentine, who achieved a career-high ranking of 78 in June 2017, helped fix the outcome of two ATP Challenger matches in 2015. He was also fined by $25,000. Kicker, who prefers playing on the hard court and likes US Open the most out of the Grand Slams, broke into top-100 for the first time was previous year. (more...)
More records for White Ferns More records for White Ferns
- June 22, 2018

The White Ferns' total was set thanks to the powerful opening duo of Bates and Sophie Devine, who were once again to the fore as the Ferns roared past the previous record - Australia's 209/4 against England, also set earlier this year. It was a great atmosphere out there and just exciting to play this brand of cricket". After being put in to bat, New Zealand's first boundary came courtesy of poor fielding, as an attempted shy at the non-strikers' stumps was not backed up and the ball raced ... (more...)
NBA Draft Trade Rumors: Knicks, Celtics Among Suitors for No. 4 Pick NBA Draft Trade Rumors: Knicks, Celtics Among Suitors for No. 4 Pick
- June 22, 2018

Parsons played with the Mavs from 2014-2016 after signing with Dallas as a restricted free agent. Therefore, they could possibly trade back to number six (Orlando's pick) or number seven (Chicago's pick). NY would likely have to trade up into the top 5 to get Bamba, making Memphis a possible trade partner. "The Grizzlies have been trying to unload Chandler Parsons' cumbersome contract in any talks about surrendering their fourth pick". (more...)
How England players reacted to seeing Gareth Southgate with a dislocated shoulder How England players reacted to seeing Gareth Southgate with a dislocated shoulder
- June 22, 2018

Gareth Southgate gestures as England's Nathaniel Clyne walks by during the global friendly soccer match between England and Spain. "We've got to show respect to the opposition and obviously know what they are capable of, and what they can do to hurt us". (more...)

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