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Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd


Valentino Rossi officially has the longest winning career (20 years and 313 days) across all classes after claiming a stunning and dramatic victory at Assen for the Dutch TT, but only just! In the end, Marquez just came through by 0.042seconds over Crutchlow, who edged the Italian by a similar distance as they crossed the line. Read More »

Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers

Of course, there's still hope. Fultz, 6-foot-4, 195 pounds, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his lone season at Washington . Having played just 31 games in his three National Basketball Association seasons, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid can be considered a major injury risk. Read More »

Dell Demps' dealing leaves Pelicans with Frank Jackson; up next


Moments earlier, Jackson recalled the feeling of hearing his name - which was projected to be a first-round pick before falling into the early entries of the second round following a foot injury suffered during pre-draft workouts. "It's going to teach me a lot". Shortly after the combine, however, Jackson underwent foot surgery, which made him unable to work out for teams prior to the draft. Read More »

Flyers take Nolan Patrick with No. 2 pick in NHL Draft

With Cale going to college next year it will be interesting to see where the Avalanche end up next year if they can pull together and win or if they end up last in the league again. 6 and Nick Suzuki at No. 12 before selecting Swedish defenseman Erik Brannstrom with the 15th pick. "If people did think I slipped down, I'm gonna prove them wrong, that they made the wrong choice". Read More »

Boston Red Sox: John Farrell gets his monies worth after getting tossed


Friday night, Meyer walked the first two batters he faced and wild-pitched the second and third runs of the first inning home - later calling it "unacceptable". Although he needed 39 pitches to get through two innings, he still lasted six innings and did not give up another run. In his career, Fister is 3-3 with a 2.78 ERA and 48 strikeouts against the Angels. Read More »

Roger Federer through to last four in Halle


So both players have a lot to play for Sunday, June 25. Zverev booked his second successive final spot when he beat Frenchman Gasquet 4-6 6-4 6-3. On the forthcoming clash with Federer , Zverev said, "Well, it's a final". "It was perhaps not always very attractive to watch, but it's good to be in the final in the second tournament after my return", the Swiss said afterwards. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers, Billups in holding pattern

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has extended an offer to Chauncey Billups to run his front office, a report from The Athletic says citing sources with knowledge of the talks. Billups has no previous experience as an National Basketball Association executive, but he does have a long-standing relationship with Gilbert from their time together in Detroit and he knows the league well. Read More »

Stindl - We can beat Chile


None of the side that won the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil is present in coach Joachim Loew's squad in Russian Federation, with some having retired and others either injured or rested. Milligan and fellow midfielder Aaron Mooy will be tasked with making sure Australia maintain possession, an area where they struggled against Germany . Read More »

The NBA champion Warriors mull foregoing visit to the White House


At a rally after the parade, Green mocked James' contention that he had never played for a super team . "That's what brings forth the emotion, and that's what makes it so special when you do win: It's all worthwhile". He got off his bus and hopped and shouted as he gave high fives to the crowd. In February, Curry spoke with the San Jose Mercury News in response to comments made by Kevin Plank, the CEO of Under Armour, who in an interview with CNBC said about Trump, "Such a ... Read More »

Magic Johnson Took A Shot At D'Angelo Russell After Trading Him

That's how I've played my whole life". "Look at my face", Johnson said , smiling. But what I needed was a leader. "We knew that he could handle the pressure of being a Laker , Los Angeles and Hollywood at the same time". With the hiring of Johnson as president and Rob Pelinka as general manager, the duo's job is to return the team back to greatness. The Lakers believe that Lonzo is a hard worker. Read More »

Cody Glass first pick made by Golden Knights

Calgary's list of unprotected players didn't leave much to be desired, but the Flames still got off remarkably easy. That transition to the desert will be easier for some Golden Knights: Deryk Engelland has lived in Las Vegas in the offseason for a decade. Read More »

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez scores for Chile after Shkodran Mustafi error


Loew told "Given that we've been together for only 10 days, they did very well". Fresh-faced Germany were made to work harder than expected in their 3-2 victory over Australia in their Confederations Cup Group B debut on Monday with the world champions' young squad still adjusting to tournament life. Read More »

Devils take center with No. 1 pick


Former Lion goalie Eamon McAdam was picked 70th overall by the New York Islanders in 2013. He played on the U.S. Under-18 team this past season, netting 18 goals and 38 assists in 63 games. The Philadelphia Flyers then grabbed center Nolan Patrick with the second selection, and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights made center Cody Glass their first-ever pick at No. Read More »

Florentino Perez To Remain As Madrid President, Sepp Blatter defends Ronaldo


A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Unhappy Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, has left his future at the Spanish giants in doubt and has been linked to United and other top clubs after angrily announcing last week that his "conscience is clear". Read More »

Five Thoughts: Blackhawks Wrap Up Eventful NHL Draft Weekend

That appears to be the biggest reason why he hasn't been selected earlier in the draft. Several hours before the first round of the first ever Windy City NHL Draft began, the Hawks traded three-time Stanley Cup champion Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Phoenix Coyotes for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin. Read More »

Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

He started his morning round on the back nine and had to recover from a double bogey on the par-5 13th hole after hitting his tee shot left and out-of-bounds. Open. LPGA: Sung Hyun Park almost matched the course record with an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship. Read More »

Semi Ojeleye selected by Boston Celtics in second round of NBA Draft

The Celtics handed over their top pick to the 76ers within the past week. The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. "He's a mature offensive player, for his age coming in", said Van Gundy, the Pistons' coach and team president. "The draft was very even we felt at the top", Ainge said . Read More »

Danny Ainge says Celtics would have taken Jayson Tatum with top pick

They waited two years for Dario Saric to come from his overseas commitments. The Lakers landed the point guard who's destined to lead them back to the promised land in Lonzo Ball , which is only a slight exaggeration. Remember previous year, Kris Dunn didn't want to come here. It was the second straight year the Celtics have chosen third overall. "We just couldn't get anything done". Read More »

Sixers 'focused on' Joel Embiid contract extension

Last season, the 76ers held the top pick for the first time since drafting Hall of Famer Allen Iverson in 1996 and selected Ben Simmons . Curry and Green most often initiated their offense, but ex-Sixer Andre Iguodala, a reserve, also did so at times. Read More »

How Messi nearly became a Real Madrid player

Real Madrid reportedly tried to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona past year but were rejected by the No 10 for the third time. "That's life, those are the details", he added. Life is all about the decisions that we make, and sometimes these decisions have a far severe effect on someone else than us. After his lukewarm opening season for the senior Barcelona side, in which he played just 77 minutes, Messi starred for the Under-20 national side in the Youth championships in The ... Read More »

Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup


Already the Australians Cameroonians are able to score a goal , and maybe not one. It's a game we have to win. Beating Chile would rank as a stand-out achievement of Postecoglou's reign. They won it in 2013, with the runners-up position going to Spain. "I'm looking forward to it". "We are searching", Broos insisted, three times, in French. Read More »

Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'

Tatum, 19, who played for the Duke Blue Devils, is listed at 6'8 and 205 pounds. "But we've had many conversations with them over the last couple years, we just couldn't get anything done". "He can score in any way, I don't think anybody can stop him, honestly". Never talked with Josh. Jackson should fit in well with a Suns roster that's filled with young, talented players led by star-in-the-making guard Devin Booker who should be able to grow and develop together in the same mold as the ... Read More »