• Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

As it turned out, the 6-foot-5 All-American guard/forward and 2016-17 Big East Player of the Year would hear his name as the final selection of the first round, No. "We're looking for co-branding, a true partner. Brook Lopez really transformed his game previous year and became a guy that was making 3s". He's a really good shooter.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Giant European superclubs, including Manchester United , have expressed interest in signing the player if the news of him leaving Los Blancos is proved to be true. The agency published copies of the certificates. Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened today when the star striker who reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid was summoned to appear ...

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  • O'Mahony to lead Lions against All Blacks
O'Mahony to lead Lions against All Blacks

Ryan Crotty returns from injury and has been named at centre, with Anton Lienert-Brown moving to the bench. This may have been something of a phoney war with the serious business of the Tests getting underway this weekend, but the British and Irish Lions will head to Eden Park in fine fettle after this convincing victory.

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

The 32-year-old is now away with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he has so far evaded questions over his future - including skipping the traditional man-of-the-match press conference after Sunday's draw with Mexico.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Osorio, 56, got into 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. The match between hosts Russia and the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup Champions, Portugal , at the over 42,700-seat capacity Spartak Stadium, which is a newly-built facility in the Rus...

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  • Oilers' Connor McDavid caps huge year with Hart Trophy win
Oilers' Connor McDavid caps huge year with Hart Trophy win

He also took home the Ted Lindsay Award, for the league's MVP as voted on by players - following in the footsteps of the latter, who won his first Hart as a 19-year-old in 2007. The league also revealed the results of the Golden Knights' expansion draft during the show, with former Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury getting wild cheers fro...

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  • Real Madrid need you: Zinedine Zidane to Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid need you: Zinedine Zidane to Cristiano Ronaldo

Italy's " Gazzetta dello Sport " had speculated that Bayern is set to swoop for Ronaldo so he can link up with the German club's former Real coach Carlo Ancelotti. The future of the Portugal worldwide remains unclear after recent reports have claimed that he wants to leave the La Liga and Champions League winners.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. According to SFGate.com, "Backup point guard Shaun Livingston said during a radio interview in February that he "definitely wouldn't go" to the White House if the Warriors won the championship".

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  • Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia
Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

Australia do have goals in them however with Tomi Juric and Tim Cahill likely suspects to at least pinch a goal for the Socceroos . Rogic's shot from the edge of the area was lacking any real venom and should have been dealt with comfortably by the Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper, but he spilled the attempt into the path of Juric, who was left ...

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  • Champions Trophy Semifinal: Sunny Day Awaits Both India and Bangladesh
Champions Trophy Semifinal: Sunny Day Awaits Both India and Bangladesh

Heavy semi-final defeat by underdogs Pakistan means England are still without a global title in 19 attempts over the longer limited overs distance but the coach brought in with the white-ball in mind says they are still on course. "There's plenty to look forward this summer and certainly plenty to play for", Root said. "I think the pitch was v...

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  • Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

The Italian champions' defensive wall had been nearly impregnable all season in Europe but was reduced to rubble as Real roared to victory with three goals after the break. "It has been an incredible end to the season by us". Rodriguez was not even included in the squad to face Juventus so his days in the Spanish capital seem numbered.

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  • America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda
America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda

Certainly Team USA will be operating from a position of strength in the decisive series. Oracle needs to win seven to keep the silver trophy in the hands of American software billionaire Larry Ellison . Coutts has been the CEO of Oracle Team USA since it beat Alinghi in 2010. "It looks like we've got some good sailing days coming up and we'll ...

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  • Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time
Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

The second set was much more slanted toward Nadal from the onset. Rafael Nadal becomes the first man or woman in Open Era to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam event. Nadal won for the 16th time in 19 meetings with Wawrinka , who insisted there was plenty to be positive about following his recent performances. "To play against you is an honour"...

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  • Sanchez may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener vs Cameroon
Sanchez may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener vs Cameroon

But Vargas was on the right side of technology for Chile's second as Sanchez sprung the offside trap from just inside the Cameroon half to round the goalkeeper only to have his own effort blocked. Amongst his exploits Ondoa was required to get down and keep out Edson Puch's piledriver whilst at the other end Vincent Aboubakar had his shot saved...

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  • Victor Martinez in hospital for something 'more scary than general baseball injury'
Victor Martinez in hospital for something 'more scary than general baseball injury'

Martinez was put on the disabled list with an irregular heartbeat that hospitalized him for two days last week. Martinez came out of Thursday's win over Tampa Bay in the seventh inning with a racing heartbeat, dizziness and cold sweats. He drilled 27 home runs a year ago and gives the Tigers another power threat in the order alongside the likes o...

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  • Paul George's Future - Was Larry Bird Leaving Pacers a Clue?
Paul George's Future - Was Larry Bird Leaving Pacers a Clue?

Additionally, he pulled down 6.6 rebounds and passed for 3.3 assists per game. If they let his contract run out - he can become an unrestricted free agent next summer by declining his player option for the 2018-19 campaign - and don't get anything of value in return, the franchise could be crippled for years.

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  • Orlando City striker Cyle Larin arrested on DUI charge
Orlando City striker Cyle Larin arrested on DUI charge

The arrest came after Larin was rested for Orlando's 3-1 home loss to Miami FC in the U.S. Open Cup fourth round Wednesday. The trooper said he could smell alcohol coming from the auto, especially when Larin turned to talk to him. Larin also struggled to complete the field sobriety exercises. This June 15, 2017 photo made available by the Orang...

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  • Justin Thomas enjoys record third round at US Open
Justin Thomas enjoys record third round at US Open

The 24-year-old's score is the lowest in relation to par in the history of the US Open, surpassing the eight-under 63 carded by Johnny Miller to win at Oakmont in 1973. Open on Saturday. "You've got a ball for me?" the elder Thomas said. "I wasn't as nervous as 15, I really just tried to feel it and get it in". On his eye-catching approach to ...

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  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Curry identified the Warriors' one-point loss on Christmas Day in Cleveland as the turning point when he and Durant concluded they both needed to stay aggressive and not worry about who scored the most points or took the most shots. And with Golden State's core of Curry , Draymond Green , Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant primed to make the F...

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Showing off his ability to spin in shots high off the backboard, Irving scored 16 in the third quarter and the Cavs held the Warriors to 22 points in their lowest scoring output in any quarter in this postseason. "We want to finish it here". "So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ball game, but they made a couple more". "And we definit...

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  • India pick Pant, Yadav for WI tour
India pick Pant, Yadav for WI tour

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today (June 15) announced a 15-man Indian squad for the limited overs tour to the West Indies . CoA chief Vinod Rai said this week that Kumble will continue for the Windies tour, subject to his acceptance.

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Not bad for a city that, officially, has only 305,000 residents. "These guys are fierce competitors and they just know how to win", Sullivan said . Murray replaced Fleury in the first period of Game 3 against the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final and held the starting role for the remainder of the playoffs.

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  • West Ham United's 2017/18 schedule released
West Ham United's 2017/18 schedule released

On Boxing Day, Chelsea are at home to Brighton, Liverpool take on Swansea at Anfield, United host Burnley and Tottenham play Southampton at Wembley. Albion's final home match of the season will be an Amex encounter with Manchester United , followed by a finale away at Liverpool . They take on Chelsea on 16 September and face rivals ...

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  • Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Crosby to McGuire: "We knew it was going to be tough all year, but we just tried to keep with it". Beyond talent, making the best of it seems to lie in a competitive drive that's left teammates, coaches and opponents in awe. "There are teams that really want to protect some people and protect their rosters and they are willing to pay a pretty ...

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

I'll probably watch-my son's tournament is this summer, so I'll be a part of the game. James already has three Olympic medals at home - a bronze from 2004 and gold medals from 2008 and 2012. As LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look to fight off elimination again in the NBA Finals Monday night, the star revealed his dream 3-on-3 te...

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