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76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz


They selected Ben Simmons previous year, but he missed all of the 2016-17 season with a broken foot. However, Sharman made eight all-star teams and won four National Basketball Association titles with the Celtics, and he and Bob Cousy are thought to be one of the one of the most accomplished backcourt tandems in league history. Read More »

Hamilton challenges Vettel to fight after clash in Baku


Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won in Baku after a chaotic race which saw Ferrari's Vettel given a 10-second stop-go penalty when he steered into the back of race leader Hamilton's Mercedes under safety auto conditions after a red-flag stoppage on lap 22. Read More »

Josh Jackson Threw An Absolutely Miserable First Pitch At Diamondbacks Game


He ended the season tied for the team's fourth-leading scorer with 10.9 points per game and also averaged 1.7 assists per contest. "Frank is a local guy who can really score the ball", said Utah Jazz vice president of player personnel Walt Perrin before the draft , though a foot injury shortened Jackson's pre-draft workout schedule. Read More »

Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku


After the initial collision, the German gesticulated angrily with both hands as he then pulled alongside his rival and hit the side of Hamilton's auto. (It) damaged his rear also I think a little. "I got damage. He risked damage". All the restarts I slowed down in the same spot. Vettel continued to protest his innocence after the race. Read More »

Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace' after Azerbaijan crash


After eight races of a see-saw season, Vettel's Ferrari leads second-placed Hamilton's Mercedes by 14 points - 153 vs. 139. But it was not a view shared in the paddock with Hamilton, now even further adrift of Vettel in the title race, the first to lay down the law. Read More »

West Ham eye £25m move for Arsenal winger


The 28-year-old, who is now entering the peak years of his career, featured for just 20 minutes during the Gunners' final seven fixtures of the recently-concluded campaign following a successful spell of four goals in the six matches previous. Read More »

Hamilton says Vettel "disgraced himself" with swerve

Niki Lauda - the non-executive chairman at Hamilton's Mercedes team and a three-time world champion - described Vettel's actions on lap 19 as "crazy", before agreeing that the apparent moment of madness had tainted the German's reputation. Read More »

De Boer wants striker at Palace


The former England manager won nine of his 24 Premier League in charge to secure Palace's top flight status after succeeding Alan Pardew last December, before resigning last month. He was in at the club at 7.30am every morning and he didn't leave until 7.30 at night. And it's why Frank will probably feel he wants to show them what they missed out on - but that doesn't't guarantee you will be successful of course.He is a good manager - I'm not just saying it because he is my brother - he ... Read More »

Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

Atlanta managed to get only two runners as far as second base against Davies. Now 3-3 on the season, he'll carry a 4.42 ERA and 1.29 WHIP into Saturday's start against the Braves in Atlanta . Shaw's homer landed on top of the Chop House restaurant in right field, the first ball to land there since the park opened, and was measured at 429 feet. Read More »

Lions still need to improve: Gatland


In the second period they cut loose, a penalty try followed by a second from Nowell and Payne's clincher. George North remains the favourite to start against New Zealand this weekend, but his place in the side is no longer as safe as it once was. Read More »

Justine Kish loses battle of the bowel inside the Octagon


Kish took it in her stride, though. Herrig works for the rear-naked choke but Kish peels Herrig's feet apart and is able to get out of the grip and up to her feet. Herrig scored a takedown. Herrig won by decision despite multiple attempts at finishing the fight. In Kish's defence, look how deep that choke is. Read More »

Benfica plan for life without Man Utd target Nelson Semedo


Manchester United are in pole position to sign Benfica's Nelson Semedo after Barcelona pulled out of the face to sign the full-back, according to reports from Portugal . If Semedo does move to United, it'll be the second Portugal worldwide and ex-Benfica ace Jose Mourinho has snapped up this summer. There was even talk of the Premier League club securing Semedo in the winter window and keeping him at Benfica until the summer, something which didn't materialise. Read More »

The winners and losers of the 2017 NBA Finals


Curry averaged 26.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 9.4 assists and 2.2 steals, while shooting 44 percent from the field and just under 39 percent from 3-point territory. Warriors fans had to suffer through watching their team blow a 3-1 series lead previous year. "It was 55 seconds left, and I went other over to half-court line, and I bent down, and I'm like, 'Is this really happening?' " Durant said after the game. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Canada's Lance Stroll finishes third


A thrilling finish saw Valtteri Bottas take second place at the line from 18-year-old Lance Stroll, with the Williams rookie delivering a performance that belied his age. The top five were covered by 6.1s while Ocon faded from third place to finish 30s adrift in sixth. The red flag was thrown on lap 22 and was used to clean the track with debris everywhere after collisions at every Safety Car restart. Read More »

British and Irish Lions wait on Stuart Hogg injury update


Time and time again those in red put their bodies on the line. "I thought we were really connected". The Crusaders might have scored from a clean break by center Jack Goodhue in the 51st when Farrell missed a tackle. Farrell also gelled well with Johnny Sexton after Jonathan Davies went off injured, but basic handling errors must be ironed out before the first test match on 24 June. Read More »

Arturo Vidal hopes Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez joins him at Bayern Munich

Vidal, a Chile worldwide teammate of Sanchez, told Sport Bild that signing the attacker would improve Bayern still further. A new contract has been offered to the 28-year-old but it was not discussed as Mustafi faced off against his club teammate in the 1-1 draw between Germany and Chile in the Confederations Cup on Thursday. Read More »

Trail Blazers Select Caleb Swanigan with 26th Overall Pick in NBA Draft


Purdue went to the Sweet 16 in the 2017 NCAA Tournament before falling to Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks. Swanigan averaged 18.3 points and 12.5 rebounds past year. Swanigan made a decision to leave college after his sophomore year despite most mock drafts putting him in the second round. These rankings are based on the number of consecutive years with at least one draft pick, followed by success generating first-round picks and lottery picks. Read More »

Tim Tebow promoted to Class A St. Lucie


Cameron Griffin (0-2) went one inning, allowing two runs and four hits in the South Atlantic League game. Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets works out at an instructional league day at Tradition Field on September 19, 2016 in Port St. Read More »

Hansen dismisses 'desperate' Gatland's claims about Murray


Murray himself has previously accused Glasgow Warriors of employing the same perceived tactic, and this time the Lions' anger centres around Jerome Kaino's challenge on the scrum-half in the 10th minute of the first Test. The pressure comes on them then". Robbie Henshaw insists New Zealand do not overstep rugby's physical boundaries as the war of words around Conor Muray's Test match treatment rages on. Read More »

De Villiers to decide future in August

But Morgan guaranteed himself a fair share of the headlines when he chose to sit out the game, saying: "There's a rigorous Test schedule coming up". Morgan, meanwhile, defended his decision to miss the series decider after former England captain and Yorkshire star Michael Vaughan responded to the decision by tweeting: "1-1". Read More »

British tennis player Evans tests positive for cocaine

British Tennis has been rocked with the revelation Great Britain Davis Cup player Dan Evans has tested positive for a illegal substance from a test carried out in April. Evans finished, "I can only deeply apologise from the bottom of my heart". The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) also released a statement stating they were "very disappointed" at the news. Read More »

GST could be studied in US B-schools: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the surgical strikes carried out across the LoC proved that India would not hesitate to take the toughest measures to defend itself, while noting that no country in the world had questioned it - an apparent swipe at Pakistan. Read More »