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Celtics draft choice Need trumps splash

Celtics draft choice Need trumps splash Can we expect a 20-year-old to carry the Celtics to the NBA Finals? No. It was just this past week, with the Celtics wanting a look at Jackson before the draft, that C's president Danny Ainge and coach Brad Stevens boarded a plane from Boston to Sacramento. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association honours to be presented during league's first awards show

National Basketball Association honours to be presented during league's first awards show Westbrook, who became only the second player and first in 55 years to average a triple-double for an entire season, won the award over Houston Rockets guard James Harden and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard . The Most Improved Player was Brogdon's teammate Giannis Anteokounmpo. D'Antoni, who also won the award while coaching Phoenix, followed Rockets guard Eric Gordon's win f... [Full Article...]

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

The previous two were Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby . Bobrovsky won the Vezina Trophy for Top Goaltender, Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks was crowned best defenseman and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron took out the defensive forward gong. [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball loses his shirt during 'WWE Monday Night Raw' in LA

It's been quite a week for the Ball Family. LaVar Ball may be taking his antics from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. By the end of the segment, in which LaVar went toe-to-toe with WWE superstar The Miz on his aptly named Miz TV talk show, Ball had removed his shirt and started to run around the ring. [Full Article...]

Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion The World champs, Germany , reached the Confederations Cup semi-final on Sunday with a 3-1 triumph over a Cameroon side lowered to 10 guys after more confusion with experimental video clip replays. And a potentially very important one for Loew at the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. They also lost 2-0 to Chile and drew 1-1 with Australia . [Full Article...]

'Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid'

'Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid' He is truly saddened with all that is happening at the moment. "He is keen to maintain a good image in all parts of the world and he's going through a tough time because of this". After Pogba and Ibra previous year, this summer will represent yet another unveiling of masterclass players in the Manchester red. "He has a contract and with any contact there are rules and laws", said Karembeu. [Full Article...]

76ers Embiid, Saric named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

76ers Embiid, Saric named to NBA All-Rookie First Team Embiid was objectively the best rookie by a fair margin - despite playing in just 31 games - while Saric, from a statistical perspective, was a strong second. Saric was one of the two players to be a unanimous selection, joining Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon. "I'll be waiting for them somewhere", the Milwaukee Bucks star said before leading a team in an exhibition game involving Greek and foreign ... [Full Article...]

Twins get revenge with sweep

Twins get revenge with sweep Because the AL Central has been a sub-par division this year, the Indians don't exactly need to rattle off 14 straight, but they do need to continue to play with the consistency they have shown over the past week and a half. The Twins extended their lead to 3-0 in the fourth inning when Rosario led off the inning by hitting a line drive into the seats in right field for his 10th home run. [Full Article...]

D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year Houston won 55 games in the regular season to earn the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. He won it in his first full year as a head coach for the Phoenix Suns in 2004-2005. NBA Coach of the Year was selected by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Meanwhile, the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard quietly continued to emerge as one of the league's top two-way players showing both defensive an... [Full Article...]

Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

The allegations have led to uncertainty about the 32-year-old's future at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Manchester United linked as a possible destination should he opt to leave Spain. "Perez said Ronaldo is bothered by the way some media 'treat him like a criminal, ' " CBS Sports reported , "adding that he is honorable and professional". [Full Article...]

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game Where can I watch New Zealand vs Portugal? When asked to predict the outcome from the Russian Federation vs Mexico clash today, Santos refused to pick a victor. We are the only country that is not the champion of its respective continent. The only similarity is that they play with three central defenders. "At Euro 2016, we won four games and the fact that it was done in extra time show... [Full Article...]

Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title

The dream final was set in Halle Saturday as Roger Federer and local wunderkind Alexander Zverev advanced to a tasty title match tomorrow. Federer won the Australian Open in January - his first Grand Slam success in five years - despite not playing in the previous six months, claimed the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in March and won the Miami Open two weeks later. [Full Article...]

Save Mart 350: Preview and predictions for Sonoma

Save Mart 350: Preview and predictions for Sonoma The tire specialist of Jamie McMurray's #1 Chip Ganassi Racing team, Frank Bonsignore, lost his father William Bonsignore on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. The road courses are always some of the most interesting because of the strategy and because of the aggressive racing once only reserved for the short tracks . [Full Article...]

Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson

Tatum averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds for the Blue Devils in 2016-17, ranking second on the team and among ACC freshmen in both categories. Yes, it's a lot to soak in for anyone let alone a 19-year-old kid whose career with the Celtics can be timed on a stopwatch. [Full Article...]

Formula One: Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan

He said: " We had a double points finish there a year ago, and after my early retirement in Canada I hope we can come away with another strong result and some good points". "At the factory he brings great energy", Hamilton said. "We need to get on top of that because it shouldn't happen". Part of me doesn't like it right now but the reality is that I do like street circuits for these reasons, it s... [Full Article...]

Valentino Rossi Tops Danilo Petrucci in MotoGP Netherlands Grand Prix 2017

Valentino Rossi Tops Danilo Petrucci in MotoGP Netherlands Grand Prix 2017 The win at Dutch GP also lifted him to third in the standings, only seven points behind new leader Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). The 26-year-old coped best with a wet circuit and windy conditions to shade Marquez by.065sec and Petrucci by.385s as Vinales, who had posted the fastest time in practice, failed to make an impact. [Full Article...]

Tebow promoted within Mets organization

Tebow promoted within Mets organization The 29-year-old is being promoted to the Mets' Class A affiliate in Port St. Lucie, Florida. "Tim brought an incredible amount of experience and leadership to our clubhouse", Katz told the team website . If nothing else, the Tampa area can help wish Tebow a happy 30th birthday - he's due to play in Clearwater on that day, August 14. Tebow has been a smash hit with fans the past three months... [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon demands official apology from Japan over 'comfort women'

South Korea's Moon demands official apology from Japan over 'comfort women' Without interpreting what the word "allow" may have intended to mean, the Cheong Wa Dae spokesman flatly dismissed the notion that the South Korean president would ask for US permission to engage with North Korea . Seoul and Washington agreed in July past year to place one THAAD battery in Seongju county, North Gyeongsang province. "The president's remark came as a part of his effort to explai... [Full Article...]

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal The New Orleans Pelicans made some interesting moves in the 2017 NBA Draft and added a needed piece to the roster. Jackson, who ended up landing with the Suns one pick after the Celtics selected Tatum, averaged 16.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest for Kansas last season. [Full Article...]

Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud

Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud Madrid have been reported to hold an interest in the Belgian for a long time now, with manager Zinedine Zidane said to be a huge admirer of the 26-year-old. Spain's counsel, Mourinho gave tax evasion (2011 and 2012) tax in two stages while being coach of Real Madrid (2011 and 2012). Manchester United have taken further steps in their attempts to find a successor to star striker Zlatan Ibrah... [Full Article...]


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