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Lonzo Ball listed as early favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year

And when people in the SportsNet studio mentioned that the team had already sold a franchise-record 14,000 season tickets for 2017-18, I was wowed. By obtaining Butler, the Timberwolves are taking on the final three seasons of the $95 million deal he signed after the 2014-15 season. Read More »

Vettel "disgraced himself", says furious Hamilton

I can't describe how I feel, it's beyond unbelievable". Lewis Hamilton accused Sebastian Vettel of disgracing himself as the Formula One title rivals clashed in a thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix . Then came that incident with Vettel. If that was not bad enough, Raikkonen suffered a puncture from loose debris from a coming together between the Force India duo of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon . Read More »

Salgado: Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid

Life at Real Madrid is a little unhappy right now. Perez then talked to the local press to express the team's confidence that Ronaldo is a man who does things the right way - even with his tax responsibilities in Spain. Ronaldo had 25 goals and six assists in 29 La Liga contests this season. That means the Perez-Ronaldo meeting wouldn't occur until after July 2, which is when the Final and third-place playoff are scheduled in Russian Federation. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup Report: Chile v Australia 25 June 2017

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However Broos is of the opinion that a positive result for his team would depend on finding a striker who guarantees goals, as that is what the team lacks at the moment. "When you see how fast they play, what pace they have in their players in attack". Cameroon leaves Russian Federation early and might not be back next year, given its struggles in qualifying. Read More »

Lopez beats Cilic in nail-biting Queen's Club final

The 2012 Queen's champion got past Gilles Muller , 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, behind 20 aces and 43 of 47 first-serve points won. Cilic is aiming to be come the first man since Pete Sampras in 1995 to win both the singles and doubles titles. The Croat holds a 5-2 head-to-head advantage over the Lopez, with his latest win coming at French Open earlier this year. "It's an fantastic feeling when you win these matches and it's extra confidence for tomorrow". Read More »

Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

The ball hit the near post before crossing the line as Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen could only watch. Germany topped Group B to set up a last four meeting with Mexico at the same venue on Thursday after the first worldwide goals for Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner, who got two. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Cameroon near exit as Australia draw

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Postecoglou witnessed Chile's quality first hand at the 2014 World Cup when la Roja earned a 3-1 win and is excited for the rematch. It will be facing its toughest test yet against a Chilean side trying to win its third tournament in a row and establish itself as a contender outside of South America. Read More »

Petra Kvitova hails 'amazing' Birmingham title just six months after knife attack

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But on Friday was Kvitova's turn to receive the applause, as she revealed that many parts of her incisive grass court game are in working order and that many things may still be possible despite enduring problems with the injured hand. She had been suffering from exhaustion as well as a thigh strain, having played two monster matches in her previous three wins. "I like big matches, and I've missed it over the last six months". Read More »

No recent effort by Celtics to add Jimmy Butler, per Danny Ainge

They know what I bring to a team. So I replied, either one. "It got pretty lonely", Peters said. Josh Jackson's personality and blue-collar style of play would make him a huge hit in NY, where he would make a nice side income with endorsement opportunities, but he would play for the winning side more often if he played for the Celtics . Read More »

Canadian Lance Stroll finishes third at Azerbaijan GP

Out came the Safety Car for a third occasion. Vettel then drove into the back of Hamilton before pulling alongside his championship rival, and deliberately banging wheels. He was still giggling later on a freakish podium, Bottas had come from a lap-down to claim second while Stroll, at 18 and much-maligned, claimed his first podium. Read More »

Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick

Adrenaline will have to do for McPhee. He's had plenty of chances to make the case that he belonged at the National Hockey League level. Glass, the No. I left the room thinking I'd put my best foot forward. "I believe we've put together a great team from the net out", Foley said. At pick number 13, 17-year-old center Nick Suzuki was selected and collected 45 goals, 51 assists in 65 OHL games. Read More »

Luus, Ismail help South Africa Women pull out tight win against Pakistan

Mahmood also heaped praise on his side's overall performance, saying that both young as well as senior players responded really well to their objective of playing good brand of cricket. It was a tournament that can start the rise of Pakistan cricket, all over again. Her innings was laced with nine fours and a six. South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (captain), Trisha Chetty, Moseline Daniels , Marizanne Kapp , Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Shabnim Ismail , Nadine de Klerk, Lizelle Lee , ... Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

Daniel Ricciardo stunned the crowds to claw his way from 10th to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel clashed in Baku. The incident allowed Vettel to gain two places and run second behind Hamilton, with Sergio Perez moving up to third for Force India ahead of Max Verstappen and Raikkonen down in fifth, the Finn unamused by Bottas' move at Turn 2. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates his pole position following the qualification at the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku , Azerbaijan , Saturday, June 24. As teams waited for the race to resume behind the safety auto, Ferrari and Force India were both able to complete rapid repairs on Raikkonen and Perez's cars to get them back into the race, albeit two laps down on the field. Read More »

Vikings back receiver Floyd's alcohol in tea claim

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The former 2012 first-round pick of the Cardinals out of Notre Dame was immediately dumped by Arizona after the arrest. Floyd claims that the false positive was triggered by kombucha tea and the Vikings are supporting that defense. Furthermore, a forensic pathologist hired by Floyd claims that when the tea is not refrigerated, the alcohol levels can be elevated. If Floyd is found in violation of his probation, he could end up in jail. Read More »

Mourinho tells Manchester United to end Ronaldo chase

The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. AS reported Wednesday that Ronaldo is also having second thoughts about departing Madrid after hearing "very positive" comments from Perez. Read More »

Stroll rewarded with shoey after first F1 podium in Baku

Hamilton, less angry in his media briefing than immediately after the race on television, maintained Vettel shunted him on goal. "It was just a insane race, we knew the podium was a chance after the restart and then we heard about the problems with Lewis (Hamilton) and Seb (Vettel)", Ricciardo said. Read More »

Danny Ainge Still Sounds Pissed Josh Jackson Canceled His Workout

Frank Ntilikina, an 18-year-old from France broke that streak when he was selected No. 8 overall by the New York Knicks. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he ultimately felt comfortable trading the top pick to the 76ers because he thought the player he planned to take at No. Read More »

Spithill says U.S. can still win America's Cup

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After racing, as Spithill promised, the team returned the Great Sound for more testing after a short break for the press conference and to make some adjustments and changes to the boat. But things could change if New Zealand triumph as the winners decide the format of the next cup and the Kiwis are the only team not to have signed up to the deal. Read More »

Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson

With Brown already in place, and the Celtics not infatuated with any player in this draft, why not trade that third pick for a proven commodity? "I'd like to consult my attorney B.J. It's probably the biggest reason they have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and brought him in for a private workout late last week. Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

The pair did not converse while in the pit lane when the race was red-flagged for 15 minutes shortly afterwards, from which stop Hamilton rejoined with the headrest unsecured that cost him the lead. Hamilton was on Vettel's tail on the last lap, but could not overtake. Stroll is the first Canadian to finish on an F1 podium since Jacques Villeneuve finished third at the German Grand Prix in 2001. Read More »

Rafa Benitez frustrated with Newcastle's lack of summer activity

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The failure of Newcastle's hierarchy to seal it allowed Swansea to come in with a superior offer to the player and his family, something... The French centre-back has impressed with his performances for Eibar during the last season, and the management of the Spanish club has reportedly stated that their expected departure with Lejeune is "within days". Read More »

New Zealand too fast and too furious

That's my biggest concern. We'll ask politely that the officials look at that and protect him. "The All Blacks are totally beatable", said Woodward, 61. Gatland has retained the same forward pack from that game in Hamilton while Greig Laidlaw and Dan Biggar provide continuity in the halves. Two tries from unexpected wing selection Rieko Ioane broke the game open in the second half as the New Zealand romped home 30-15, with the visitors' score boosted by a try on full-time. Read More »

Paul Pogba's dabbing goal will give you life

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Of course, it goes without saying that the only fitting manner in which to celebrate scoring a "dab goal" is to follow it up with another dab. And Pogba also took the opportunity to announce the launch of his foundation on Instagram with a video in which he said: 'The birth of the Pogba Foundation. Read More »