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Sixers like Fultz first


Another said the Celts were looking at perhaps moving down in the draft again and picking up another asset for their trouble. "This is certainly a trade that is under the microscope more than others", Ainge said. "I'm open to it". Jackson appears to be the team's quicker choice but it all depends on how aggressive the teams feels this draft season. "There's a lot of excitement and a lot of reason to move forward with a much further idea of what we have". Read More »

How Cody Eakin ended up in Vegas


This shouldn't come as much of a surprise. William Carrier, a 22-year-old left winger, was then chosen from the Buffalo Sabres who also traded the Golden Knights a sixth-round pick for the 2017 draft to keep the expansion club away from another unprotected player. Read More »

'I have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer' - Kohli


Under Kumble's leadership, India won an away Test series in West Indies (2-0) followed by successive wins against New Zealand (3-0), England (4-0), Bangladesh (1- 0), and Australia (2-1) at home. The credit for the achievements of the last one year goes to the captain, the entire team, coaching and support staff. Look forward to taking your tenure with us. Read More »

Elina Svitolina eliminated at Aegon Classic


Svitolina did not play badly in the decider with the Ukrainian simply struggling towards the end of the first set to deal with Giorgi's pace and power, though the world number five rebounded fairly well in the second set to take the match to a decider. Read More »

Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

Not to say, of course, that New Zealand played the whole game around the gate, sometimes good team counterattacked, but the real danger of the gate Akinfeev case nearly never came. Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio insists the country's fans do not aim to "generate violence" with a homophobic chant that could once again bring them into conflict with Federation Internationale de Football Association. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Mexico beat New Zealand 2-1

Mexico equalised in the 54th minute when the Mexican frontline combined to set up a great play to find Raul Jiminez who fired home to bring the match back on to level terms before Peralta then hit the victor in the 72nd minute from a Javier Aquino pass to ensure that Mexico lead group A in the tournament ahead of Portugal . Read More »

How to watch Scotland vs. England

They were delighted. It was something I have always dreamed about as most kids do. "I think it is a huge moment for the team". "We knew it was going to be tough away from home in an worldwide qualifier and with Scotland doing everything to stay in the World Cup ". Read More »

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologises for touchline rant


Gambian referee Bakary Gassama reviewed the incident before remarkably issuing only yellow cards to all three players involved in the initial clashes, but no more. It could have been 2-0 in the 50th minute but a sublime one-handed save kept out Adrien Silva's header. The game came to an end with players scrapping and an enraged Osorio having to be held back by substitute Hirving Lozano. Read More »

Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

The Spaniard won the record 10th French Open title last Sunday after registering a resounding victory over Stan Wawrinka . With the French Open crown, Nadal (15) went ahead of Pete Sampras (14). As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. "The feeling I have here is impossible to describe". Read More »

Perez: No talks with Ronaldo on exit rumors

Last year Barcelona player Lionel Messi and father Jorge were convicted of tax fraud to the tune of 4.1 million Euros on his image rights which were controlled by offshore companies in Belize and Uruguay. However, Real Madrid remain determined to keep their iconic No.7, with the €1billion buy-out clause in the contract he signed only last November putting them in the box seat of any transfer negotiations. Read More »

Dwyane Wade tells Bulls he's picking up $24M option for 2017-18


But sacrificing Love to acquire Butler or George - even for a historically bold team like the Cavaliers - would be risky if neither player is prepared to make a long-term commitment to the franchise. However, that changed after they swapped with Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. They are all but guaranteed to take Washington point guard Markelle Fultz and UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is widely expected to go to the Los Angeles Lakers at number two. Read More »

Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics


That trade, as expected , is now complete. So the way he looks at it, the deal is a win-win. Now that the Celtics have traded the No. 1 overall draft pick to the 76ers, the focus turns toward the No. This doesn't change the calculus much. The Celtics could be gearing up for more moves. The 76ers should be much better by then, though Embiid's and Simmons' injury histories cause concern. Read More »

BCCI to get United States 405-million-dollar as per revenue sharing model


Earlier, the ICC had proposed to give U.S. 293-million-dollar, but after the BCCI's rejection and hectic negotiations, the apex body chairman Shashank Manohar agreed to increase the amount by USA 100-million-dollar. India's share in the revenue model is still less than what the Indian board had asked for. "The BCCI has agreed to the terms and conditions", a BCCI official told PTI . Read More »

Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell Signs Book Deal


The young wide out will be creating two new original works for Scholastic while also trotting out the self-published, " The Magician's Hat ", which will feature a newly illustrated landscape. "Every child - no matter what the circumstances are, or the challenges they face - should be given the opportunity to open a book and discover the true magic that reading offers", Mitchell said in a release. Read More »

Unhappy Cristiano Ronaldo not indispensable at Real Madrid - Figo

The 70-year-old construction magnate's third term in charge of Europe's most successful club spanning 15 years - 2000-2006 and since 2009 - will be rubber stamped at a ceremony at the Santiago Bernabeu later Monday. It has been alleged that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor has paid insufficient taxes between 2011 and 2014, with the earnings related to image rights. Read More »

NBA's dizzying days of deals leads to today's draft


Fultz, who played college basketball at the University of Washington , hit the court for the Huskies in several Nike and Jordan Brand styles. In short, Philadelphia gets the guard it wanted in Fultz, and Boston gets a draft-pick haul in exchange for sliding down only two spots this year. Read More »

Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win

If Australia beat England in their last group match at Edgbatson, both the two teams will be in the semifinals as they enjoy better net run-rate. However, the tourists' chase got off to a awful start with Luke Ronchi dismissed for a golden duck, and though Kane Williamson hit an impressive 87, they were bowled all out for 223 with just over five overs remaining. Read More »

Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal

The Welshman was even left on the bench for the UEFA Champions League final against Juventus , along with Alvaro Morata , although both were brought on by Zinedine Zidane . Belotti, who scored 26 goals and provided seven assists in Serie A last term, is under contract with Torino until 2021. Despite still managing to score 20 goals in 43 appearances in all competitions, it looks as though the 24-year-old will quit the Spanish capital in favour of a more prominent role elsewhere. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav submits mercy petition to Pakistan Army chief


The ISPR has claimed that Jadhav has admitted that he was involved in espionage, terrorist and subversive activities in Pakistan . The ISPR said that Jadhav has requested the Pakistan Army chief to spare his life on compassionate grounds, the ISPR said in a statement on Thursday. Read More »

Perez: I haven't spoken yet with Ronaldo


The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). "We are preparing for this game very well , doing our work to win. Ronaldo is in a major tournament with his country and until that is over I can not talk to him", quoted Perez as saying. Read More »

New Zealand's Luke Ronchi announces retirement from global cricket


The 36-year-old played four one-day internationals and three T20 matches for Australia in 2008 and 2009 before switching his allegiance back to his native New Zealand in 2013. He made his T20 debut for the kangaroos in the same year against the Carribean nation. Known for his aerial hitting down the ground in particular, Ronchi averaged 23.67 in ODIs at a strike-rate of 114.50, and 18.89 in T20Is at a strike-rate of 141.33. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at #ConfedCup

The national team of Mexico on the "KK" arrived in the main team, while showing very good results recently. Defender Pepe also spoke about Ronaldo and said all they are thinking about is winning. This historic event was made possible by the Confederations Cup's sponsor McDonald's, showing that football is open to disabled children and lets them get involved in worldwide competitions. Read More »

Valtteri Bottas remains uncertain about his Mercedes future


The Finnish driver has also claimed one pole position (Bahrain) and three additional rostrums along with one DNF (Spain). Despite his impressive start to life at the world champions, speculation about whether he will remain Lewis Hamilton's teammate next season continues, with Wolff admitting Bottas is not in an easy situation . Read More »