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Author: 0 Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of Major League Baseball draft

But as the Major League Baseball draft approached, Greene was shut down as a pitcher and continued to play shortstop for his school - Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. He's also one of the most rounded and advanced high school players in recent memory. "Whatever they want me to do, I am going to be pumped to do it, just compete and be the best I can be", Greene said.

Sport NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup
Author: 0 NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup

But his resume now has everything one could possibly want - not just the individual awards, but team success on both the worldwide and National Hockey League levels, including two straight Cup wins in an era in which that's harder than ever.

Sport Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time
Author: 0 Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

And like Real's performance on the pitch at the Principality Stadium as they tore the Italian champions apart with goals from Casemiro and Marco Asensio adding to Ronaldo's double, there was no sign of the Madrid fans' tiring of success. Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes.

Author: 0 Defending champion Johnson out of US Open

I feel like the golf game is there, I feel like I'm playing good. World number one Dustin Johnson said he plans to take some time off with his family as he struggles to digest his US Open flop. Brian Harman (-7) - Through 36 holes, Harman has just one bogey. The cut came at 1 over, which tied the record for lowest cut in tournament history, in relation to par , also established in 1990.

Sport Chelsea ready to appease Conte with Cristiano Ronaldo move — In Focus
Author: 0 Chelsea ready to appease Conte with Cristiano Ronaldo move — In Focus

Prosecutors in Madrid recently filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, claiming the 32-year-old created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014, thus defrauding the Spanish tax authorities out of EUR14.7million.

Sport Sixers about to acquire No. 1 overall pick
Author: 0 Sixers about to acquire No. 1 overall pick

If it does not, the Celtics will instead receive either Sacramento's or Philadelphia's first-round pick in 2019, whichever is more favorable. In exchange, the team sends the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and a future first-round pick to Boston .

Sport Man Utd's Chris Smalling targeted by Spurs this summer
Author: 0 Man Utd's Chris Smalling targeted by Spurs this summer

It is believed that Jose Mourinho is willing to sell the England global after the £31million acquisition of Victor Lindelof from Benfica . Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy's ₤ 50 million appraisal of Dier is greater than United anticipated to pay for the 23-year-old that has actually created substantially under Mauricio Pochettino .

Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Could they take Josh Jackson from Kansas? "We feel like we're going to be adding the best player and the best fit (at No. 1)". "I think they're both terrific players", Ainge said . Two front-office sources I've spoken to said the Celtics have already explored the possibility of moving down again in the draft. " But we're not afraid of that ".

Sport Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win
Author: 0 Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win

What kind of politics is this? He blasted at one of the Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq for tweeting, "Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here". "I can help u with packing". Gambhir's sarcastic reply came a couple of hours later: "A suggestion @MirwaizKashmir why don't u cross the border?" You will get better fireworks (Chinese?), Eid celebs there.

Author: 0 Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. Johnson needed to post a round of 70 to survive the 1-over cut - the lowest in US Open history by two shots - but could only manage a 73 and he finished on 4-over. "If you look at the golf course and you even talk to me, Jason or Rory, this course sets up ideal for us", Dustin Johnson said. That fell one short of the record for most sub-par rounds in the second round, when 47 players broke par in 1990 at Medinah Country Club.

Author: 0 Russia obey Putin's orders with opening-day win

Without a win in 10 Confederations Cup matches, New Zealand next play Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. Scoring chances came early for Russian Federation, playing with confidence and unexpected flair, a powerful header by defender Viktor Vasin bouncing off the inside of the post before being cleared by New Zealand's Michael McGlinchey off the line.

Author: 0 76ers Trade With Celtics For No. 1 Pick

Philadelphia had the No. 1 draft spot three previous times , taking Doug Collins in 1973, Allen Iverson in 1996 and Ben Simmons a year ago. 2-5 in the draft lottery. The Suns hold their own 2018 pick (which now projects to be a high lottery pick) as well as the rights to the Miami Heat's 2018 pick. The Celtics will get the No.

Author: 0 French Open women's quarterfinals get started

This is all so new to her and she seemed as surprised as anyone to be where she is. But lucky her, she's way younger than I am. "I have been playing well and confidently". Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Tracy Austin and Henri Leconte are among the greats who will also be in action this week. She's fighting through challenges with belief.

Sport Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI after crashing into police vehicle
Author: 0 Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI after crashing into police vehicle

The Hall of Famer was driving a 2010 Bentley in Palm Beach Gardens, about an hour north of Miami, when he hit the two vehicles as he tried to merge onto the Florida Turnpike from an on-ramp, according to a court records. The legal limit for intoxication is.08. He was a 10-time First-team All-Pro, two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants and was voted the NFL's MVP in 1986.

Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener — FIFA Confederations Cup

At the St. Petersburg stadium it ended; Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand . ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - What Vladimir Putin wants, Vladimir Putin tends to get. Russia's coach suggested it was an advantage to have such a pep talk. Russia's win eases the pressure on its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

The Cavaliers did not immediately name a replacement for Griffin , who reportedly could not agree with Gilbert on the team's future direction for roster construction. Griffin took the job on an acting basis in February 2014 after Chris Grant was sacked. Griffin didn't think the Cavs were playing with the passion they needed under Blatt, and he promoted assistant Tyronn Lue, who led the Cavs to their first title.

Author: 0 Here are our Vegas Golden Knights projected rosters

Looking at other notable blue-liners not on the list, both Sustr and Garrison struggled defensively in 2016-17 and are considered "prime" targets among the Lightning players who might get drafted by the Golden Knights . Columbus gave away NMC's like candy and as a result it is going to cost them. Added McPhee: "The issue for us isn't going to be, 'Can we fill out the roster?' It would be, 'Do we have too many players?' There are lots of good players there".

Sport Tired talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant
Author: 0 Tired talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant

Although Durant and the Dubs got the last laugh, the Cavs dynamic duo of Lebron James and Kyrie Irving was simply unstoppable for most of the game, combining for 77 points on 55 percent shooting, the most points by a duo in a Finals loss in National Basketball Association history.

Sport Kyrgios retires injured during 1st round at Queens
Author: 0 Kyrgios retires injured during 1st round at Queens

However, Young managed the situation well, ensuring he kept his opponent moving around the court and eventually took the first set. But there are worse things in the world than a guy slipping playing tennis. Britain's Kyle Edmund also made a disappointing start to his grass-court season as the 22-year-old endured a shock defeat to Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov.

Sport Hamilton wins sixth Canadian grand prix
Author: 0 Hamilton wins sixth Canadian grand prix

Hamilton cruised home 19.7 seconds ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas for their first one-two since the Finn joined in January as replacement for retired champion Nico Rosberg. If it was plain sailing for the Briton it was anything but for Vettel who suffered front wing damage on lap one which forced him into an early pit stop and meant the Ferrari driver was playing catch up for the remainder of the race.

Author: 0 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

That year, Mary Pierce, the last Frenchwoman to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup in 2000, reached the final, losing to Spaniard Arantxa Sanchez. Williams' chances of adding a first French Open title to her collection of seven grand slams faded after the 36-year-old was beaten 5-7 6-2 6-1 by Bascinszky.

Author: 0 Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

The team made a decision to protect seven forwards , three defensemen and a goalie from being selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's draft. The NHL Expansion Draft will be held Wednesday, June 21. "Vegas doesn't need 10", said Chayka after making a proactive move to free up the Coyotes' protected list by trading veteran goalie Mike Smith to Calgary.

Author: 0 Real Madrid president: Cristiano Ronaldo's situation 'all very odd

He's immersed in the Confederations Cup [with Portugal] at the moment, which is an important competition, and for the moment there's nothing until that ends. "I will defend [Ronaldo] at all costs as both a player and as a person". What I have been told is that he has the same structure [in Spain] that he had in England - and there was no problem there.

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