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Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

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Early in the second-half André Silva, the striker who AC Milan recently signed from FC Porto for €38m, so almost made it two. Mexico's Oribe Peralta , bottom, scores a goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . Read More »

76ers select Markelle Fultz first overall in the 2017 NBA Draft

If the more favorable of the Sixers' and Kings' 2019 first-round picks is the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Sixers will instead convey the rights to the less favorable of those two picks. Boston is crowded at Tatum's position on the wing, with Jae Crowder and last year's No. 3 pick Jaylen Brown already on the roster, but after trading down from the No. Read More »

Mexico 2-1 New Zealand

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Have you read Trendiee Today? Ricardo Quaresma had given Portugal the lead after being set up by Real Madrid 's Cristiano Ronaldo before Javier Hernández equalised shortly before half-time. Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Mexico changed tactics and began mounting pressure early in the second half. Read More »

Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

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In preparation for his court appearance, Ronaldo has enlisted the services of Baker & McKenzie to lead his defense. Representatives for Ronaldo declined to comment. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing and is so unhappy at the accusations he has reportedly insisted he now wants a move away from Madrid . This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi a year ago. Read More »

Golden State takes 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

And Curry, too. Even LeBron James , celebrating the fight and brilliance they each demonstrated during an entertaining back-and-forth basketball show in this Finals trilogy. "It's different just because of what happened past year". Along with Curry that day were Iguodala, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson . Golden State's sixth man led the team in plus-minus in the NBA Finals . Read More »

76ers get NBA draft's No. 1 pick from Celtics

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If that's the case then it really sounds like the Celtics are leaning towards Duke forward Jayson Tatum with that No. 3 overall pick. Here are five others who just might provide yet another unexpected twist in Boston's journey towards bolstering a roster that's among the better squads in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

NBA Draft: Links to all of our coverage

The Sacramento Kings selected Petersburg native Frank Mason III with the fourth pick of the second round and the 34th pick overall. The Lakers , who hold the second pick, are expected to select UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball, who has said that he only intends to play for his hometown team. Read More »

McDavid, Matthews in action on opening night of 2017-18 National Hockey League season

The next step in a busy two week stretch for the National Hockey League is the 2017 entry draft, which takes starts with round one on Friday before finishing up on Saturday. Neal is one of those unrestricted free agents in 2018. Washington defenceman Nate Schmidt seemed a canny pick, the two Florida players, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and useful forward Rielly Smith, the latter acquired in a trade, seemed like steals. Read More »

Marches against Islamic law to be held in many US cities

A counter-demonstration, called " Seattle Stands With Our Muslim Neighbors ", will start at 9 a.m. Demonstrators plan to meet at Occidental Square, then walk to the anti-Sharia group. At least one protester was arrested for attempting to cross the crosswalk, police say. Counter-protesters and civil rights advocates gathered in some cities to push back against the marches. Read More »

LaVar Ball gets booed out of NBA Draft, Barclays Center

The 6-4 Fultz , while a defensive cipher past year for the Huskies, has those capabilities. "If he loves Larry's, Larry's loves him right back!" With Fultz adding his scoring proficiency alongside the pass-first Simmons and Embiid, the Sixers are hoping their painstaking "Process" finally takes the next step into the postseason. Read More »

Player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

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Having opened their Confed Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand, Russia face a step up against Euro 2016 winners Portugal and their troubled captain. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid, according to Spanish press reports. Read More »

Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

The 2017 draft was a record-setting night for freshmen. Team Doo Be Doo's Markelle Fultz #11 in action against Team EZ Pass in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Brooklyn , NY. Silent, at least so far, were the Knicks, who began the day shopping disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis but were apparently asking too high a price. "Proud of you", Jones said as Fultz returned a smile. Read More »

76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

The No. 3 prospect is California Supreme High School's DeAndre Ayton, while Proschalars High School senior Mohamed Bamba, a power forward, is listed No. "He can see passes and plays that nobody else can". "We are a team on the rise in so many different ways". That imagination is something that's really strong. Read More »

Boston Celtics Pick Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

Following the picks swap with the Philadelphia 76ers, the 19-year-old was open to work out with the team, but it just didn't work out logistically, per Fischer. After Boston made the trade, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski called Tatum. "He was just ranting about how great of a person Brad Stevens is", Tatum said. Read More »

PSG star Angel di Maria handed one-year prison sentence

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Spain's counsel, Mourinho gave tax evasion (2011 and 2012) tax in two stages while being coach of Real Madrid (2011 and 2012). Federation Internationale de Football Association announced in May they had asked the clubs for details on all aspects of the £89million move to United last summer. Read More »

Jackson, Tatum top forwards in NBA draft

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Tatum said he feels fortunate to be joining a contender immediately. It would come as a bit of a surprise if the Celtics don't select Jackson, whether to keep him or trade him. "I felt like they made it pretty clear who they were going to draft with the No. 1 pick, so I didn't really feel like it was worth either of our times for me to work out with them". Read More »

Projections for the Golden Knights in 2017-18

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It was thought that Vegas might load up on goalies , but McPhee passed on intriguing options like Philipp Grubauer, Petr Mrazek and Antti Raanta and instead went for a surplus of defencemen _ and more apparent trade value. Host John Matisz is joined by Matthew Coller , NHL writer for ESPN Insider and Wild analyst for 1500 ESPN, to recap and assess the Vegas expansion draft just hours after its completion. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United return

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Former Portugal worldwide, Luis Figo, says "nobody is indispensable" amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid . was in compliance with all tax obligations". He is set to appear on Monday 31 July at 11:00 in Pozuelo de Alarcón ( Madrid ). The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. Read More »

Red Bull duo fastest in Azerbaijan practice

Ricciardo is wary that Mercedes and Ferrari will likely improve, but expects it to be a close session. When's the Azerbaijan GP on Sky Sports? "I think they (Ferrari) still are favourites in terms of the fact their vehicle seems to work everywhere". Read More »

76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

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The Sixers made their intentions clear after swapping the third overall pick in the draft and the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-round pick (protected) with the Boston Celtics for the first overall pick. "It felt great", Ball said of being selected by the Lakers . The 6-foot-8 forward from Kansas can do it all on the court, both offensively and defensively, and many experts say he's ready to make an immediate impact in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals

South Africa captain AB de Villiers admitted the manner of his team's exit from the tournament had been "not ideal". Test stars Hashim Amla , Quinton de Kock , JP Duminy and Kagiso Rabada are all rested for the Twenty20 series. South Africa eventually crumbled to 192 runs well before finishing their 50 overs. The Indian bowlers completely dominated the South African batsmen to register a memorable win for India . Read More »

State of Origin series goes to a decider

Down 16-6 after being thoroughly outplayed in the first half and still trailing by four with less than four minutes left, it was yet again the Maroons' old firm that pulled it out of the fire. Although he did miss two tackles. A triumphant Jarryd Hayne , arms spread wide, receiving plaudits from hysterical Blues fans after NSW claimed the series in 2014. Read More »