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Portugal move towards Confederations Cup semi-finals

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Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the victor as Portugal edged out hosts Russian Federation 1-0 at the Confederations Cup yesterday morning (Singapore time), before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a 2-1 comeback win over New Zealand . Read More »

Mavs get their man in NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

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He'll have to improve his shooting, but the Mavericks-a team expected to gamble on Smith if he was available-have to be thrilled to get their man, and Rick Carlisle is already penciling him in as the team's starting point guard. I can give them four extra points apiece at least, and I can play both ends of the ball and I can add a lot to the pick-and-roll game. But Smith played well enough to earn ACC freshman of the year honors and make the All-ACC second team after leading the conference ... Read More »

Wrestling Legend Tetsuo "Mr. Pogo" Sekigawa Passes Away At Age 66

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Having briefly returned to NJPW in the mid-80s before a spell in Puerto Rico, Pogo joined Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW) in 1990, where he truly established himself as a wrestling icon. If they're true wrestling fans, it would be beneficial to get old tapes or simply hop on YouTube and find past matches of guys like Mr. Pogo and others from across the world, but be warned, numerous Japanese Death Matches are not safe for work. Read More »

Salah set to thrill Liverpool fans - Ince

After completing Salah's switch, Liverpool won't hesitate to kick on with the rest of their business to ensure they are fully prepared for both their crucial Champions League play-off clash in August and the start of the Premier League season. Read More »

Questions: Spike's Jon Slusser Weighs in On Bellator MMA Coming to NYC

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And it's weird, though, because what was hard was that everybody that I spoke to said 'oh, it's a no brainer, you're gonna be great with us, it's a no brainer, let's make it happen'. "A lot of the guys I've fought are strikers", Larkin said. "He's going to be a little bit better, and a little smarter", he said. "I think we're probably going to fight there once a year with a big tentpole [event]". Read More »

Work to be done for Mercedes, says Hamilton

In reference to Ferrari he said: "They have had a more consistent season so far". "It's definitely hard because there's a small window which we know that these tyres work in, particularly at this track it seems to be the most hard". "I have looked through what I went through past year here and know where are the pitfalls are and the issues I had then and don't plan on having the same ones this weekend". Read More »

Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers

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The Blues add a playmaker in Schenn, who had 25 goals and 30 assists for 55 points in 79 games last season. Lehtera only scored seven times in the 2016-2017 season in a year that many considered disappointing. He was a part of the move that sent Mike Richards out to the west coast, arriving in Philadelphia in 2011 with just nine National Hockey League games to his name. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft

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De' Aaron Fox answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Sacramento Kings as the fifth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft , Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Perhaps the Blazers can again make themselves contenders for a top four seed in the Western Conference, but if not, they are just a very expensive team with little flexibility and little way to improve. Read More »

ACC Sets NBA Draft Record with 10 First Rounders

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Jackson brings athleticism, energy and a strong defensive ability to a Suns team already loaded with youthful talent as the franchise continues the long climb to relevance. Josh Jackson , once the hottest prospect in the state of MI, is heading to Phoenix. He was arrested after kicking in the tail light and denting the driver's door of a Kansas women's basketball player's auto while she was in it. Read More »

PSG's Di Mara fined for tax fraud by Spanish authorities

This Wednesday, the French newspaper L'Equipe published on their front page that PSG will be in wait just in case Cristiano Ronaldo finally decides to leave Spain. Reports had said Ronaldo was considering moves from Spain to England following the harassment by the Spanish tax authorities. For the count in 2011 the minimum sentence is one year, but the cases in 2012, 2013 and 2014 are deemed to be "aggravated" for the amounts allegedly evaded and therefore each carry a sentence of ... Read More »

Gatland cagey on Test selection after Chiefs win

Discipline has been a problem for the Lions' midweek team on this tour and it reared its head again here early on. "You ask anyone walking down the street, and they will talk about previous tours, whether it be the Lions or other global sides, playing three-Test series". Read More »

NBA Draft Rumors: Phoenix Suns looking to trade up for Lonzo Ball

For instance, Fultz- evidently the draft's best player coming out this year, won a total of nine games during his freshman campaign at Washington and just two conference games in the top-heavy, and ultimately weak PAC 12 Conference. No other United States college player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. Still, Los Angeles does have a bevy of young players that could be available in trade , headlined by Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell ... Read More »

NBA Draft set for tonight

Fultz was hyped as a possible No. 1 draft pick from the time he stepped on campus at Washington. Fultz is the likely No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, June 22. So who will be traded and where will each prospect end up? "We're going to keep driving to get it ideal", Colangelo said. Two stars worthy of the top pick in consecutive years, neither of which was able to lead their college programs to team success in their one season on campus. Read More »

Asdrubal Cabrera wants Mets to trade him

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Cabrera was one of the players Olney specifically mentioned as being on the block. Still, he's a free agent at season's end who is due somewhere in the vicinity of $6 million if you factor in a buyout on his club option. Manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson reportedly sat Cabrera down before Friday night's game against the Giants, after which Collins said Cabrera still is scheduled to start at second base. Read More »

Bengal beats the ban: Flags replace red beacons

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Highlighting that the state has enough potential for investment in MSME sector, agriculture and horticulture, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has appealed the investors at The Hague, Netherlands, to "come to Bengal, ride the growth". Read More »

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

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Quinn has now filed an appeal, asking one justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court to overturn the trial judge's ruling, according to WBZ . Forget yesterday's news. "Lloyd's mother fought back tears after a judge voided Hernandez's conviction in her son's killing". Hernandez had been serving a life sentence for the fatal shooting of Lloyd. Read More »

Connor McDavid is the National Hockey League 18 cover athlete

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Also the 2016-17 Art Ross Trophy victor, McDavid led the NHL with 100 points as he racked up 30 goals and a league-high 70 assists. Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy. Toronto center Auston Matthews easily took the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie, and Columbus goalie Bobrovsky won his second Vezina Trophy . Read More »

It's so hot in Phoenix the airlines can't fly, here's why

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The county that is home to Phoenix had 130 heat-related deaths in 2016, the highest number in more than a decade. The city's all-time high is 122 degrees Fahrenheit, which happened back in June 1990. Death Valley, California , reached 53 C Tuesday and Palm Springs hit 50 C, tying the temperature for the same day a year ago. The weather comes as new research found that almost one in three people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels. Read More »

Celtics grab Jayson Tatum with #3 overall pick in NBA draft

The 19-year-old was a third-team All-ACC selection. 37 overall pick on Semi Ojeleye at of SMU. The Sixers, Lakers and Celtics (in that order) were also 1-2-3 a year ago. Tatum gives the Celtics some immediate rotation flexibility, with the ability to play both forward spots and defend as many as four positions. The Celtics may never know the real reason behind Josh Jackson's decision to elude their requests for a pre-draft workout. Read More »