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Author: 0 Fultz, Ball headline youthful draft class

Markelle Fultz walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on Friday in New York City. Ball then got the wish he and his father, LaVar, wanted all along by staying in Los Angeles, where he starred last season at UCLA. The 76ers had the No.

Sports 76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft
Author: 0 76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft

The 2017 NBA Draft is no different than the previous one - a lot of youngsters and foreign-born players. Three days after working out in Boston, Duke's Jayson Tatum was picked by the Celtics at No. "We anticipate being very active to try to improve our roster". When asked about Minnesota, who is scheduled to pick seventh, "They can go in a couple different directions", noted Fraschilla.

Author: 0 Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss - Ange Postecoglou

It was extended further three minutes into the second half. The Group B clash in Sochi, Russia had a fast start as Lars Stindl gave a rampant German outfit the lead but a flurry of incidents at the end of the first half first saw Tommy Rogic equalize but then Julian Draxler made it 2-1 to Germany at the break.

Sports Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Jayson Tatum didn't have to wait long to hear his name called at the NBA Draft . Tatum may not play a game for the Celtics however, as the Indiana Pacers are in trade talks with Boston to acquire Tatum. I was all for it. When the festivities begin Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET at the Barclays Center, it's a near certainty the 76ers will take Washington's Markelle Fultz and the Lakers will choose hometown hero and UCLA product Lonzo Ball at No.

Sports Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confederations Cup semi-final berths
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confederations Cup semi-final berths

Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez saw Mexico move top of Group A , above Portugal on goals scored, and knock New Zealand out of the competition. Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologised for losing his temper during the match. New Zealand vs Portugal is available in most nations through the rights holders' online platform , if they have one.

Sports Spain prosecutor says not opposed to lifting prison sentence for Messi
Author: 0 Spain prosecutor says not opposed to lifting prison sentence for Messi

At the time, City were said to be willing to pay a world record fee of €150 million (R2.2 billion) for the superstar, and Blaugrana president Josep Maria Bartomeu and vice-president Jordi Mestre flew out to the U.S. In 2013, when a formal investigation began, Messi and his father made a voluntary €5 million payment to the Spanish tax authorities as a "corrective" measure.

Sports Bartlett Kicks Off USATF 2017 Outdoor Championships
Author: 0 Bartlett Kicks Off USATF 2017 Outdoor Championships

Lipsey will wrap up the day by running in the semifinal round of the women's 800 meters at 10:28 p.m. Day 2 at the USATF Championships will air live on NBC Sports Network from 9:30-11:30 p.m. This Utah State quartet recently concluded their freshman campaigns. Garren recorded her qualifying marks of 47 feet, 7.25 inches in the shot put and 165-5 in the hammer throw, both of which are personal bests, at the USU-hosted Mark Faldmo Invitational and BYU-hosted Clarence Robison Invitational, ...

Sports Roger Federer continues his strong week at Halle, reaches semi-final
Author: 0 Roger Federer continues his strong week at Halle, reaches semi-final

The 33-year-old Mayer squandered two break-points at 1-0 in the second set and paid the price as Federer broke again and never relinquished his advantage to win in just over an hour. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) use a unique seeding system that takes into account a player's Emirates ATP Ranking points as of 26 June in addition to 100% of the points earned for all grass-court tournaments in the previous 12 months.

Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Argentina worldwide Di Maria is accused of failing to pay 1.3m euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama. Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with a move for the Portuguese forward should he be sold, however club president Florentino Perez said on Monday that he and the club expect Ronaldo to stay at the Bernabeu this summer.

Sports Alex Sandro move closer than ever as Juventus chief confirms bid
Author: 0 Alex Sandro move closer than ever as Juventus chief confirms bid

The 30-year-old Juventus star has always been regarded as one of the world's finest defenders, with his blend of rugged, no-nonsense defending and ability play out of defence with the ball leading to links with the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester City and of course, Chelsea .

Sports 'I can play anywhere up front' says Egypt's Salah after joining Liverpool
Author: 0 'I can play anywhere up front' says Egypt's Salah after joining Liverpool

Salah also compares favourably in terms of creativity, averaging a chance created every 35.03 minutes, placing him ahead of both Firmino (39.86) and Mane (51.09), although Coutinho (34.54) does again lead the way. Klopp's favoured attacking trio won't remain stationary, with the German manager encouraging the forward three to constantly move across the pitch to drag defenders out of position and open up space for one another.

Author: 0 Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Mourinho owes the Spanish tax authorities £2.9m (€3.3m), according to a statement, which added it had presented a claim to a local court. He has yet to comment on the accusation. Not I nor anyone at Madrid is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him.

Author: 0 Ranked American Mittelstadt Ready for NHL Draft

Top Prospect Award victor Nolan Patrick , from the Brandon Wheat Kings, accepts his trophy at the Memorial Cup last month in Windsor, Ont. Instead, Mittelstadt split his year between the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL and his high school team , the Eden Prairie Eagles, with the dream of bringing home a state title at the huge Minnesota high school hockey championship in March.

Author: 0 National Hockey League notebook: Fleury must adjust to new role in Vegas

Vegas will get the #15 overall pick, a 2019 second round pick, and Jake Bischoff . Majority owner Bill Foley and general manager George McPhee of the Vegas Golden Knights . "I think a lot of times what happens is they are referring to there not being a generational talent and that's as much as a lot of people know about the draft".

Author: 0 NBA Trades - AP Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

Chicago also traded their first round pick to Minnesota as part of the deal . "He'll show our players a lot of the things that he's learned along the way". Though he only played one season, his rookie campaign under Thibodeau was one to forget. He shot 38 percent from the field and 29 percent from 3, exacerbating concerns about his jumper.

Sports Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves
Author: 0 Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

Butler was the only star player who traded on draft night. Dunn struggled as a rookie at 3.8 points and 2.4 assists per game after starring at Providence. Now they're together again, trying to lead a franchise that has not made the playoffs since 2004. Thibodeau also confirmed something about last season that we had long suspected: last season was an evaluation season.

Author: 0 Blackhawks Trade Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad

Turns out he was just getting started. Goaltender Anton Forsberg is also headed to Chicago with a 2018 fifth-round draft pick, while the Blue Jackets receive left-winger Tyler Motte and a sixth-rounder in this weekend's draft at the United Center in Chicago in addition to Panarin .

Author: 0 Nuggets get another big who can stretch the floor in Trey Lyles

Mitchell was honored on the All-ACC first team, All-ACC Defensive team, USBWA All-District IV team and NABC All-District 2 first team. "I just wanted to work out with the Jazz", he said. Matt Kamalsky of DraftExpress described Mitchell as "among the most explosive players in the country" with "terrific lateral quickness, giving him intriguing potential on the defensive end".

Author: 0 Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

A bridge near Fenway Park is already named for Ortiz. Another ceremony will be held at Fenway Park in honor of Ortiz. Bobby Doerr and Joe Cronin waited 37 years, and Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice 20. According to Pedroia, even after the umpire had returned and was yelling at him to come to plate, he said he still took a moment to look at Ortiz in disbelief: "You thought my parents would name me f-- Peewee?" Gronk is nearly like an 8-year-old who asks to tell you a joke, gets the punchline wrong ...

Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez , who was re-elected on Monday, said that "the only thing I can say is Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player". The soccer star is due to appear in court on July 31. The United boss, valued at £61m by the Sunday Times Rich List last month, faces allegations of not paying taxes on image rights during his time as Real Madrid coach, with a lawsuit filed against him by the Public Prosecutor's office in the capital.

Sports Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach
Author: 0 Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach

Lewandowski extended his contract last December to 2021 and the likelihood of Bayern selling the prolific Poland global has always been considered remote. The player is contracted to the club till 2021 and has often played down rumours of an exit to join Real Madrid. According to the Daily Mail , Lewandowski is keen to test himself in the Premier League and living in London appeals to him, making Chelsea as the likely destination should he leave Germany.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

After Fultz was off the board, the Los Angeles Lakers followed by taking Lonzo Ball , with the point guards from the Pac-12 Conference beginning a run of seven straight freshmen. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started.