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NBA Draft: Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball headline green room invitees

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The Sixers are expected to take Washington's Markelle Fultz with the first pick. Monk is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft after one year at Kentucky. I mean, you can get traded in the blink of an eye, without knowing", Fultz said. IN sophomore OG Anunoby, who is recovering from an injury, which kept him from doing drills for anybody, was recently in town for a meeting. Read More »

Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage

Kovalev said he was gassed because he over-trained. "Sergey kept getting hit low and they didn't do anything about it". Kovalev contended the blows were fouls and demanded another immediate rematch, but his less-than-fearsome posture prior to the climax indicated the intangible tide had already turned and effectively took the teeth out of yet another "I'll kick his a- (next time )" post-fight promise. Read More »

Wild's Haula agrees to sign with Vegas

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Haula is a restricted free agent who is expected to sign a multi-year deal with the Golden Knights, one source said. Tuch was the Wild's first-round pick (18th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. A former University of Minnesota star and Finland native, Haula played in 266 games for the Wild since they drafted him in the seventh round of the 2009 NHL Draft and recorded a career-high 15 goals last season. Read More »

Freeman set for move to third base

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Louis Cardinals . Freeman was leading the National League with 14 homers when his left wrist was broken by a pitch from Toronto's Aaron Loup on May 17. "It says a lot about him that the best player is going to do anything he can to make this team better", Snitker said. "By 2007, he checked all the boxes at 6'4", 210 with a plus arm, good reactions, an above average glove and he was light on his feet for a big guy. Read More »

NHL awards, expansion draft a Vegas doubleheader

This segment of the show, however, saw us receive 10 players. We suspect the Golden Knights will court several veterans in the expansion draft in order to be taken seriously in the the club's first year. It was reported on Wednesday afternoon that Schmidt will be heading to the Vegas Golden Knights as their expansion draft selection, serving as a somewhat surprising selection over backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

They badly need a good result against the Mexicans with Euro 2016 winners Portugal to follow in St Petersburg on Saturday in their final group match. The New Zealand forward had the best of the early chances when he twice forced Mexico goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera into saves. It took about 30 seconds for the decision to be announced. Read More »

The 31st Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run begins in Marietta

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Multi-medal winning competitive swimmer Luke Flynn carried the " Flame of Hope " this year for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics through Picton on Wednesday. Summit County Special Olympics Team athletes Erikka Abbot, 12, and Caroline Willis, 29, helped carry the torch for the final stretch of the 15-mile run, which began at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge and followed paved recreation paths to Rainbow Park in Silverthorne. Read More »

Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid

But Spanish prosecutors stated the Real Madrid star used a shell company to hide incomes made from image rights. Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss. Read More »

Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

He is set to enter free agency in the summer of 2018. With such an unexpected turn of events for the 2016 NBA Champions, it leaves the team at a serious crossroads. Could Gilbert have a different vision that involves the long-rumored Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony swap? The Magic hired the Milwaukee Bucks' John Hammond on May 23 and the Hawks brought in Travis Schlenk, assistant GM of the Golden State Warriors the past five years, on May 25. Read More »

Ronaldo summoned to answer questions on tax fraud

The four-time World Player of The Tear, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. The Portugal worldwide is set to give evidence in his case on 31 July. The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. Read More »

José Mourinho latest big sporting name accused of tax fraud

The Portuguese coach became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real Madrid but is accused of failing to declare image rights earnings to Spanish tax authorities. Also past year, Barcelona star Lionel Messi and father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of tax fraud and given 21-month sentences, which will likely be suspended. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors

BARCELONA , Spain (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. But the Brazil global was close to joining Barca's fierce rivals Real Madrid , with Perez claiming Neymar underwent a medical in the Spanish capital. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho faces tax fraud probe

Perez played down Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave Real Madrid and Spain, which emerged late last week, as expected. Arsenal fear they will lose out to Real Madrid in the race to sign wonderkid Kylian Mbappe this summer. It's unclear yet what a prosecution would mean for Mourinho. Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case, having denied all wrong doing. Read More »

Bruins lose Colin Miller to Vegas Golden Knights

Miller played in 61 games for the Bruins last season, notching six goals and seven assists, with an even rating and 55 penalty minutes. A talented OHL star with the North Bay Centennials and Plymouth Whalers, Thorburn's energy and physicality have help him forge a lengthy pro career. Read More »

Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud

In Ronaldo's case, the former Manchester United winger is accused of having diverted some €150m of advertising revenue through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands. Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. While the two (Mourinho and Cristiano) share an agent, Jorge Mendes, the Special One has made it clear that his priority is Morata, and (he is) in no way contemplating bartering for Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

NBA Draft: Top 5 Phoenix Suns draft options

The Kansas star lived up to the hype surround him in his one college season. A couple of reports had the Sixers peripherally involved, winding up with Cavaliers forward Kevin Love in a multiple-team trade. CONCERNS: The biggest question about Fox is his outside shot. The Celtics receive either the rights to the Lakers No. 1 pick next year, which the Sixers received in the Michael Carter Williams trade, or one of the two picks the Sixers have in 2019, one of which came from the ... Read More »

Leafs' Matthews captures Calder Trophy

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That included recording his first 40-goal season of his very young National Hockey League career. Matthews is the first Leaf to win the Calder since Brit Selby in 1965-66. Matthews continued to generate opportunities, and eventually the points started piling up. Matthews scored in five consecutive games between March 25 and April 3, making him the third Leafs rookie with a streak that long, behind Alf Skinner with six (1917-18) and tying Gaye Stewart with five (1942-43). Read More »

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Over 14,000 season-tickets have been sold ahead of the 2017-18 season. After finishing with the No. 1 seed in the East this season, they are trying to package some of their picks for an established star that could help them close the gap on National Basketball Association finalists Cleveland and Golden State. Read More »

Patrice Bergeron wins fourth Selke Trophy

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Gainey was the first recipient of the award in 1978 and also won the award the following three seasons in 1979, 1980 and 1981. "Thanks to my teammates, they're the reason why I'm standing here right now". Bergeron outlasted Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Minnesota's Mikko Koivu - who finished in second and third place, respectively, in Selke voting. Bergeron won 17-of-17 faceoffs in Boston's 4-0 playoff-clinching win vs. Read More »