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The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout

We want to thank him for what he did for us, but what I needed was a leader. Brown said Simmons and Fultz, who will play in the summer league, could work well together in the backcourt, no matter which player is the ballhandler. "Yeah, the point guard position is very strong [in the draft], and it's even stronger in the NBA ", Ball said. "... (In) another sport, football, you look at passers like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers that just have an ability to do something that is so special with ... Read More »

John McEnroe up in arms over state of beloved Knicks

Despite all the noise Knicks executive Phil Jackson has created about a possible Porzingis deal, a blockbuster trade featuring a star 21-year-old center is always, always a long shot. Boston Celtics have spoken to the Minnesota Timberwolves about acquiring the 7th pick in the draft, league sources told Basketball Insiders. The Knicks already own the eighth pick in the draft. Read More »

New Zealand vs Portugal

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A draw guarantees them passage to the semi-finals, so they might want to rotate the team again somewhat, but they can't afford to make wholesale changes. The 56-year-old had a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first half. Read More »

Red Wings select forward Michael Rasmussen in first round of NHL Draft

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Rasmussen, the team's first pick in the post-Joe Louis Arena era, visited Detroit once some time ago for a hockey tournament. "He was one of them, obviously". "I would say my biggest strength is around the net", Rasmussen said, per Lepage. "When I have the puck I pride myself on not getting it taken from me". Read More »

Van Dijk can force Liverpool FC move by striking

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However signing Bonucci would represent a vast shift in transfer policy for Chelsea . Liverpool are not the only side to have been linked with a move for Van Dijk, with the Netherlands worldwide one of the most sought-after talents in the Premier League. Read More »

France edge England in thrilling encounter

That is by no means guaranteed, with a back three also considered, but is seen as a live option in a squad that looks light in the engine room, where Eric Dier and Jake Livermore are the only specialists in a 23-man squad. TOM Heaton said he "thoroughly enjoyed" his first start in an England shirt despite being disappointed at seeing the Three Lions beaten in France . Read More »

TCU defeats Louisville, stays alive at CWS

Fans in the left field bleachers play with inflatables during the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game between TCU and Florida in Omaha, Neb ., Friday, June 23, 2017. Watson, who's 8 for his last 12 in Omaha , led the Tigers at the plate with a flawless 3-for-3 afternoon that included a walk and run scored. The sliding Watson was able to touch home with his left hand as catcher Colby Fitch tagged his knee nearly simultaneously. Read More »

Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500

With one out, Jose Bautista singled, and Russell Martin then walked. Jays manager John Gibbons summoned Jason Grilli to face Whit Merrifield . Merrifield smashed a double to the wall in left and Escobar scored easily. Danny Barnes relieved and got Escobar to hit a fly to center fielder Kevin Pillar to end the threat. The Royals also got a one-out double from Merrifield in the eighth inning, but he never advanced. Read More »

NBA Trades - AP Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

They were among the youngest teams in the league last season, cast as a team that could be a force once all of their pups grew up. Gaines did not directly name the Bulls or management in his tweet , but reports have noted that the tweet was sent from France, where Butler is believed to be vacationing . Read More »

Spicer: Chances of Senate health care bill passing are 'very high'

Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. and hopefully by the August recess really have Obamacare repealed and replaced", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in a Fox News interview on Friday. Read More »

De'Aaron Fox's Dad Blasts LaVar Ball

In the first meeting, Fox outscored Ball by six points and had two more assists. "[LaVar] can say what he wants to say". "I told my boys that one of them wasn't going to make it". It's a team sport. The two teams first matched up on December 3 of a year ago, when the Bruins edged the Wildcats 97-92, grabbing their ninth straight win of the soon-to-be 13 wins in a row to start the season. Read More »

Buehrle braces for emotional day as White Sox retire number

Buehrle is one of only three pitchers to have his number retired by the White Sox, joining Lyons (the franchise leader in wins) and Pierce (the franchise leader in strikeouts). Buehrle did all that without a blazing fastball. "These are words that come to mind when I think about him". As the retired left-hander said in his new article on The Players' Tribune , "I wasn't a superstar athlete or pitching phenom". Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 mln Euro tax fraud

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But Ferdinand, speaking as a fan, has encouraged the 54-year-old to make a move for the 32-year-old this summer. Perez's words have seemingly had the desired effect and calmed him down to a point that neither his manager Zinedine Zidane and teammate Sergio Ramos were able to. Read More »

Boxer Andre Ward Stops Russia's Sergei Kovalev In Eighth Round

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Another right by Kovalev a glancing blow. Kovalev wore a black baseball hat with big white letters that read "WAR" on it on the press conference this week. It led to bitter feelings on both sides - Kovalev feeling he was robbed, and Ward feeling he got no credit for the victory. Ward , of Oakland, is smart enough to believe it. Read More »

LaVar Ball got booed out of Barclays Center during the NBA Draft

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Also not a surprise was the fact that Lavar Ball , stole the show and drummed up lots of (hilarious) social media chatter. Others were just simply surprised that Lavar didn't jump on stage in place of his son. His cool playmaking turned UCLA into the highest-scoring team in Division I, and he scored 14.6 points per game despite an unorthodox shot. "Just want to get on the court". Read More »

Why Barca Want Ronaldo To Stay At Real

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The total quantity is a sum of 3.304.670 euros relating to 1.611.537 euros for the fiscal year of 2011 and 1.693.133 euro for 2012. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Real Madrid's head coach. Read More »

Durant to stay with Warriors but West joins Clippers

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Maybe you simply don't want to take the cheap way out and sign with a team of Golden State's caliber. But after that, the roster shuffling could get complicated. "Can we get our centers back?" Depending on what's available, depending on what our options are, we like a lot of guys on our team. They literally looked everywhere and couldn't find a coat to fit a person with a 7-6 wingspan. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation, winning 3-2

Scorer Lars Stindl is the second-oldest player in a youthful German Confederations Cup squad - behind 29-year-old Sandro Wagner . Up stepped captain Julian Draxler to fire Die Mannschaft back into the lead. Prior to this, the Socceroos claimed their one and only win against the Germans courtesy of a 2-1 friendly victory in 2011. Australia coach Ange Postecoglou was puzzled to learn the reasons behind his side's lack of "composure" in a sluggish start at the Confederations ... Read More »

Longoria, Peterson lead Rays over Orioles 15-5

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Logan Morrison (21 home runs, 51 RBIs) and Corey Dickerson (.326 batting average, AL-best 94 hits, 16 homers) have led the way for Tampa Bay all season, but Mallex Smith has added a spark and brings a 12-game hitting streak into the series. Read More »

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery

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Team doctor Neal ElAttrache examined him this week at Camelback Ranch, where Urias has been resting his shoulder after an intitial scan showed only inflammation, the team said. The Dodgers southpaw complained of shoulder soreness in his last Triple-A start on June 10, prompting the team to place him on the 10-day disabled list and schedule an MRI. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers players warning Bulls' Jimmy Butler not to join Cavs

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Butler's potential fit with the Cavaliers is particularly intriguing, as he could be the two-way force the team needs to contend with the Golden State Warriors. James has not indicated whether he will opt out of his deal after next season, so why break up the core? Butler averaged 23.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, including 4.5 defensive caroms, 5.5 assists and 1.9 steals, which shooting.455 from the field, .367 from three-point range and.865 at the free-throw line over 37.0 minutes in 76 games, ... Read More »

Sights And Sounds From NBA Draft Media Day

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One or two of those players need to turn into rotation players, alleviating the need to fill out the roster through more expensive means. "Right now it's unbelievable really", Fultz said. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". It is also very clear that they feel he is a player they can build a team around that can compete for many years to come. Read More »