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Bagley, Porter headline top forwards in NBA draft

Bagley, Porter headline top forwards in NBA draft At 6'7, 196 pounds, Hutchinson is not as long as Porter Jr., but his ability to handle the ball up the floor and consistently hit the shot from mid-range draws parallels between the two. Even before he entered the NBA Draft, Porter sometimes wore Bulls gear, and his agent, Mark Bartelstein, is based in Chicago, which is also where Porter has been training since leaving MU. [Full Article...]

Mavericks acquire Luka Doncic from Hawks for Trae Young, pick

Mavericks acquire Luka Doncic from Hawks for Trae Young, pick Trae Young is introduced before the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 21, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The first major move in the 2018 National Basketball Association draft came early on as the Atlanta Hawks worked out a deal with the Dallas Mavericks . [Full Article...]

Jay-Z Named Puma's President of Basketball Operations

Jay-Z Named Puma's President of Basketball Operations Puma is clearly looking to ride the new wave with the likes of Bagley and Ayton. Deandre Ayton , Marvin Bagley III , and Zhaire Smith have all signed with the brand, and now Jay-Z has been hired to be the creative director of Puma. JAY-Z continues his winning streak in both the music and business sectors of his career. That'll be a breeze for the husband of superstar Beyonce , who is also par... [Full Article...]

Optus to simulcast World Cup matches with SBS amid technical issues

Optus to simulcast World Cup matches with SBS amid technical issues While SBS now only has the rights to broadcast the semi-finals, final, and every Socceroos game, for the next 48 hours they will be showing every World Cup game, alongside Optus . It threatens to cost the telco much more in reputation damage, with technical issues - causing poor-quality match footage or no vision at all - having plagued its broadcast of the tournament's opening weekend. [Full Article...]

Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset

Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset Poland's fans vastly outnumbered Senegal's, but the latter group managed to bring the noise and the gift of awesome music. However, the actions of the Senegalese and Japanese fans following the victory has given the football world plenty of joy and their counterparts from other countries flawless role models. [Full Article...]

Female Iran Fans Were Allowed To Watch Spain Game At National Stadium

Female Iran Fans Were Allowed To Watch Spain Game At National Stadium Spain's Diego Costa (second left) is spoken to by referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay after appearing to stand on Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand foot, who sits on the ground. The problem was that Iran left no space in behind, and Vazquez, hardly a superior combination player, looked a man out of sync with his teammates when building in front of the defence. [Full Article...]

Ben Stokes out of England Twenty20 squad

Ben Stokes out of England Twenty20 squad The same 14-man squad will do duty in a one-off T20I against Australia in Birmingham on June 27. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Mooen Ali returned to the side after being rested for the T20 tri-series, while pace bowler Jake Ball was recalled. [Full Article...]

'Embarrassed' Mickelson apologizes for U.S. Open rules violation

'Embarrassed' Mickelson apologizes for U.S. Open rules violation Mickelson rolled a downhill putt past the hole on the 13th green in Saturday's third round. After reflecting on the controversial moment, Mickelson issued an apology on Wednesday, and said he was embarrassed by his actions. Had he played the ball conventionally, he risked a score higher than the 10 he ended up getting on the par 4 hole. Amid the calls for his removal from the tournament, Mic... [Full Article...]

Experts predict where Collin Sexton will land in NBA Draft

Experts predict where Collin Sexton will land in NBA Draft Playing for Oklahoma, Young became the first player in NCAA history to lead the nation in both points (27.4) and assists (8.7) per game. Highly-touted NBA draft prospects Trae Young and Lonnie Walker IV have been announced as the newest members of the Adidas Basketball family. [Full Article...]

Pakistan cricketer Ahmed Shehzad tests positive in a dope test

Pakistan cricketer Ahmed Shehzad tests positive in a dope test Indiscipline has seen him being ignored by the Pakistan selectors time and again and now a failed dope test. While Shehzad faces the prospect of the three-month ban, he has the right to go for a second sample test. According to a report on cricbuzz , Shehzad, who recently played for Pakistan in the Twenty20 series against Scotland, was tested during the Pakistan Cup where he played for Kh... [Full Article...]

Wawrinka eases to opening win at Queen's

Wawrinka eases to opening win at Queen's The outcome was less surprising only to those who saw Rybarikova beat Pliskova in the second round of last year's Wimbledon , and who knew the Slovak won her first WTA title nine years ago on these same courts in Birmingham. Wawrinka moves on to face former Queen's victor Sam Querrey of the United States or British wild card Jay Clarke . Last year's semi-finalist Gilles Muller was the first ... [Full Article...]

Rockets fans troll Ayesha Curry's new restaurant on Yelp

Rockets fans troll Ayesha Curry's new restaurant on Yelp Rockets fans might consider having a slice of humble pie with Ayesha's ribs when the spot opens. Steph Curry's wife is opening International Smoke in Houston in July - and a bunch of haters have already bombarded the page with anti-Warriors trash talk, as first pointed out by National Basketball Association reporter Tomer Azarly . [Full Article...]

France to include Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi in starting XI vs Peru

France to include Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi in starting XI vs Peru If so, a win by Les Blues will see them through and Peru out. There are changes expected in both squads for this one, with some changes in the middle likely coming for France as it aims to find some more creativity in the final third. [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas 'very happy' Griezmann staying

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas 'very happy' Griezmann staying Thomas Lemar has agreed to join Atl├ętico Madrid from Monaco , with the winger signing his contract at France's World Cup base in Russian Federation. He confirmed the defender and his centre-back partner will be spoken to by the club. The French forward has already got off to a splendid start to their World Cup 2018 campaign in Russian Federation, by scoring a penalty in the game against Aust... [Full Article...]

Nabil Fekir on Liverpool and his future

Nabil Fekir on Liverpool and his future Lyon issued a statement on their official website confirming that the deal was off and suggested that any move was dead in the water, however, Fekir agent, Jean-Pierre Bernes, has now claimed the saga isn't over and the attacker could yet join Liverpool . [Full Article...]

Loftus-Cheek will replace Dele Alli against Panama

Loftus-Cheek will replace Dele Alli against Panama Carragher noted that Rashford's positive contribution after he replaced Sterling in the 68th minute gave England the impetus to break down a stubborn Tunisia rearguard. Southgate appears to be weighing up a very attack-minded formation switch that would see Rashford and Kane lead the line, with Jesse Lingard and either Sterling or Loftus-Cheek in support. [Full Article...]

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder If we have those types of players on the park we have a really good opportunity to win the game". It was nice having what felt like a home game the other night and seeing a sea of gold out there. "They have excellent players up front, they have some very fast players", he said, singling out Paolo Guerrero and Jefferson Farfan. "I actually haven't played that many games with Millsy", the Switzerl... [Full Article...]

Loftus-Cheek wants Chelsea chance despite competition

Loftus-Cheek wants Chelsea chance despite competition The 22-year-old looks set to replace the injured Dele Alli in Sunday's Group G fixture with Panama, having impressed in a cameo appearance against Tunisia. The midfielder's words are certain to be taken seriously by the Stamford Bridge hierarchy as they continue to ponder yet another change of manager. [Full Article...]

'Lay off Messi', says Argentina coach before Croatia clash

'Lay off Messi', says Argentina coach before Croatia clash Argentina's tactical system has been roundly criticised after failing to beat Iceland, yet there isn't any complacency within the Croatian camp ahead of the fixture. Against Iceland, he had gone with a four-man defence. Meanwhile, France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win against Peru Thursday while Australia need to bounce back from their heart-breaking defeat to Les Bleus ag... [Full Article...]

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic A hot dog cannon can be a lot of fun at a baseball game, but sometimes it can be risky. "It just came out of nowhere". McVay was nursing a shoulder injury and was unable to catch or swat away the flying tube of meat. "It's going to go down the side of my face". The Phillies apologized to McVay on Tuesday and the team has offered her tickets to any game. McVay doesn't plan to take legal act... [Full Article...]


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