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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended 2 games for OWI plea

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During the incident, Caldwell-Pope told police he had 2 drinks of Hennessy that night - but thought he was under the legal limit to drive. Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was suspended by the National Basketball Association on Friday for the first two games of the season after being arrested for operating while intoxicated in March . Read More »

Sixers introduce draft picks at press conference

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Last season with Villanova, Hart averaged 18.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.5 steals on 40.4 percent three-point shooting and 51 percent field goal shooting. Philadelphia, which was picking No. 1 overall for the second straight year, acquired the top pick in the draft from the Boston Celtics in a trade completed earlier this week. Read More »

Blackhawks to Open 2017-18 Season vs. Penguins at United Center

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Later that month, the team will face their Round Two rival, St. Louis, on November 24, the first of two road games against the Blues. After two road games, the Preds will head back to Nashville for a two-day home stand against Philadelphia, with the raising of the Western Conference Champion Banner, and Dallas. Read More »

Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans

Manchester United manager José Mourinho . The former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss joined Manchester United in 2016 and won three trophies in his first season. Ronaldo via his representatives last week denied any wrongdoing. A source confirmed to ESPN FC that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer, following the accusations. Read More »

Koenig, Thomas sign with National Basketball Association teams

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Known as a pure shooter, Koenig set a school record hitting at least one 3-pointer in 43 consecutive games. He was named second-team All-Big Ten after averaging 14.5 points in his senior season. "I thought I was doing really well until I rolled my ankle a little bit", said Koenig, who was standing with the use of crutches with a brace on his ankle. Read More »

Vladimir Putin speech motivated Russian Federation, says Cherchesov

President Vladimir Putin will attend Saturday's Group A opener in Saint Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand . "We know they are top teams, but we are a strong team and we are going there focused on ourselves and the task at hand". "Judging by the game, it seemed the quality (of the pitch) was rather good". Read More »

Lonzo Ball drafted by Los Angeles Lakers with the 2nd overall pick

Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. Hart is able to do a little bit of everything. I've never played a game in the National Basketball Association. That's what Ball does better than nearly any college guard has in recent years. Read More »

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

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Hodgkinson had been living in his van in the parking lot of the YMCA on the outskirts of Washington D.C. "The American Hospital Association says a person is in fair condition when the vital signs are stable and within normal limits; the patient is conscious, but may be uncomfortable; and indicators are favorable". Read More »

Ronaldo hits form to defeat Russia

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Osorio said he was incensed during the first half of the game when Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was left injured after a clash with rival forward Chris Wood in the New Zealand area and their opponents failed to kick the ball out of play . Read More »

All Blacks expect to win, says confident Read

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If the Lions win on Saturday, it will end New Zealand's 23-year unbeaten record at Eden Park, and while that statistic says everything about his players' degree of difficulty, Gatland has no intention of becoming pre-occupied by it. "We know it's going to be a massive challenge and this group of All Blacks , we want to go out there and take that head on, embrace it". Similar to the Eden Park factor, the All Blacks' ability to find another gear in the final quarter of the match is on the ... Read More »

Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Game-by-game, Portugal are already faring better than that at the Confederations Cup , where a 1-0 win over Russian Federation in Moscow moved them on to four points from two games in Group A. We won't just try to keep the scoreline respectable, we want to come out and win the game. This will be the first senior meeting between Portugal , ranked eighth in the world, and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar. Read More »

Mourinho Faces Allegations Tax Fraud In Spain

It allows foreign athletes to pay 24.75 per cent income tax, rather than the 48 per cent tax that Spanish nationals have to pay. Ronaldo has also complained on multiple occasions previously, about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. Read More »

Red Sox claim Doug Fister off waivers

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He can also earn up to $1 million in incentives based on games started or up to $200,000 based on innings pitched in relief. Fister played for the Tigers under Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski from 2011-2013 and was teammates with Rick Porcello at the time, so there's familiarity between the veteran righty and the club. Read More »

Russian Federation to grant Comey asylum if United States persecutes him: Putin

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The perception that freedom of expression is being restricted in Russian Federation - denied by officials - is a source of anger for many among the urban middle-classes, the kind of people who too part in protests earlier this week. He said the intelligence assessment is "thin" and simply doesn't have the evidence required. Putin was asked whether there would be another annual phone-in - implying that he would be in power after 2018 polls. Read More »

It's Jayson Tatum to Celtics at No. 3 in draft

There's actually a lower price on the field (+700) than on either UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball (+1200) or Duke small forward Jayson Tatum (+5000). Fultz said it's the pictures of the things that mean the most to him. "They've been coming through my phone with the ESPN app", Kentucky guard Malik Monk said. You can't help but go back and recognize how we arrived at the picks we had this year. Read More »

Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

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But he clashed with former MVP Derrick Rose. It is possible that because Wade re-signed with Bulls, Butler did not want to leave since the two make a great team whenever they play together. The Bulls said farewell to Butler in a tweet later Thursday. Thibodeau was sacked following the 2015 season. Though Butler is gone - he was vacationing in Paris and unavailable for comment - there is still reason for fans to be excited. Read More »

What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

Reigning European Champions Portugal overcame Russian Federation 1-0 in the second group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup . Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised after television cameras caught him using an expletive during Wednesday's ill-tempered Confederations Cup match against New Zealand . Read More »

Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers

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While former IU forward Thomas Bryant didn't get drafted in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft , he didn't have to wait too long in the second round to be selected. After that bit of serendipity, the Lakers made their plans for Ball well-known earlier this week when they agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets . Read More »

Confed Cup: Mexico Overcome 'Stubborn' New Zealand, Go Atop Group A

Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Osorio said Mexico has been waiting for this type of game. A win against New Zealand now stands as a must for Santos' men. The North Americans shook things up at half-time as deep-lying playmaker Herrera came into the fray. Read More »

76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft

Actually, it was printed inside the back of his jacket. Fultz, who is expected to be taken with the No. 1 selection by the Philadelphia 76ers , stood in the middle of the front row holding a basketball and wearing a gray suit. Here's three teams that could pick him up on draft night. Fultz is the first Husky to be drafted number one and the first player in the Pac-12 to go first since Bill Walton (UCLA) did in 1974. Read More »

Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves

They're getting a 22-year old high-flying sniper in LaVine, a 23-year old bulldog point guard in Dunn, and the 7-foot sharpshooter from Arizona with the No. "If there was a way to get a player of Jimmy's ability, we were going to do it". During an appearance on Boston sports radio 98.5 The Sports Hub earlier Friday, Ainge challenged the notion that Minnesota didn't give up much and suggested the package was even better than what he believed the Timberwolves offered a year ago in trade ... Read More »

NBA Mock Draft: Have blockbuster trades set Lakers up as big winners?

From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. That all being said, putting Ball in the category of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers at this point in his career is lofty stuff. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started. Read More »

PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

On Wednesday, Messi's Argentina teammate Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. Read More »