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Author: 0 No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

But despite no longer being around, Hinkie is still remembered by 76ers staff, players, and fans, so much so that current Sixers coach Brett Brown even texted Hinkie to say thanks after the team selected Fultz last night. Fultz, who was one of the most electrifying freshmen in college basketball last season, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds for the Washington Huskies.

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

The Socceroos will be looking to start their Confederations Cup campaign on a high when they face a younger Germany side. "Physically, the team is in a good condition and has made a good impression in training". "We were always chasing them but we'll pick ourselves up and move onto the next one". Mistakes are punished severely, especially by more gifted opponents, which is what happened in the first half.

Sport Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup

Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday's clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to confirm their passage into next week's Confederations Cup semi-finals. Santos made four changes to the team that had to swallow a last-minute 2-2 equalizer against Mexico while Russia's Stanislav Cherchesov brought on two new faces in defender Roman Shishkin and Ruslan Kambolov after an opening 2-0 over New Zealand .

Sport Spain prosecutor open to lifting Messi prison sentence
Author: 0 Spain prosecutor open to lifting Messi prison sentence

The fine-for-time deal was presented by Messi's lawyers to the judge who will rule on whether to suspend his sentence - as is widely expected - state prosecutor Isabel Lopez Riera said. 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.

Sport Olin Takes 6th in Javelin at USA Track & Field Championships
Author: 0 Olin Takes 6th in Javelin at USA Track & Field Championships

The Junior Championships also will take place in Sacramento, where athletes ages 19-and-under will try to earn a spot on the U.S. Junior Pan American team and compete in Lima, Peru. Collinsworth, who finished third in the 800m at the NCAA Championships recently in her final race as a Cougar, finished second overall in the heats, and second in her heat, Heat 1.

Sport Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis
Author: 0 Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis

Now there is insurrection in the air before Wimbledon , fans have deserted Murray, the defending champion, to back Federer into 5-2 favouritism, according to Ladbrokes. Yeah, he's interesting, he plays a bit different from the regular forehand technique we see. "I'm glad I could win in two sets and have the feeling I played well".

Sport Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays
Author: 0 Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Gomez has five home runs in his six games since returning from the disabled list last week after missing a month with a right hamstring strain. Goins' RBI groundout in the third put Toronto up 7-0, before Shin-Shoo Choo's two-run homer in the bottom of the inning.

Author: 0 Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. Ronaldo and Mourinho are not the first soccer celebrities to be accused of tax fraud . Media consortium European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) has claimed that no less than 185 million euros worth of income has escaped the attentions of tax authorities using shell companies and offshore accounts.

Author: 0 Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

Hosts Russia got their Confederations Cup campaign off to the ideal start, easing to victory against a toothless New Zealand in St Petersburg . Russian authorities said the Confederations Cup's ticketing system, which requires ticket holders to apply for a personalised fan-ID, ensures that fans are screened and trouble makers are kept away.

Author: 0 What does the signing of Mo Salah mean for Adam Lallana?

The 25-year-old Dutchman's future this summer has been a subject of speculation and he has been linked with a move to England and Italy over the last few weeks. I was watching the games past year and everyone was giving 100 per cent to win something. Having a player like Salah, who possesses great movement, will allow more space for the likes of Coutinho and Lallana to operate in central midfield, which could be the key to winning those home matches where the Reds have previously toiled.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

The Portuguese coach became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real Madrid but is accused of failing to declare image rights earnings to Spanish tax authorities. "I've not spoken with Nasser (Al-Khelaifi, PSG president) or with anybody", Perez said. Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012.

Sport Former Kansas basketball players head for the NBA
Author: 0 Former Kansas basketball players head for the NBA

Van Gundy stressed that he is a good all-around player on offense and can contribute more than just outside shooting. "A great work ethic, and his parents have done an unbelievable job of raising this young man". "No one in our organization did", Ainge said. "We anticipate being very active to try to improve our roster". Even when a player puts on the hat for a team, it could be just a trial fitting, with a different one coming just a short time later.

Sport Top NHL draft prospect makes ceremonial pitch at Wrigley
Author: 0 Top NHL draft prospect makes ceremonial pitch at Wrigley

In the wake of Vegas' expansion draft, New Jersey is on the clock with the No. 1 pick of the amateur draft beginning Friday night at the United Center. But it's a good problem to have". This year, while there are no can't-miss superstars, there is a consensus top two of Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier .

Author: 0 Twitter reacts to the Bulls taking Lauri Markkanen at No. 7 overall

But at least the Bulls have a plan, a set direction for the future, and a team that more closely fits the style of offense that Fred Hoiberg wants to run. With rumors of Jimmy Butler being on the block, the Timberwolves front office made a decision to be proactive and reunite the All-Star guard with his old coach Tom Thibodeau .

Author: 0 Wolves acquire Butler from Bulls

The Wolves paid a big price: Besides surrendering the lottery pick, they gave up a rising star in LaVine, who is coming off of a torn ACL and Dunn, last year's No. The trade yielded meager return for an All-Star starter, even more so after the Bulls included their No. 16 pick to sweeten the deal . Butler, who spent part of Thursday with Wade and Carmelo Anthony vacationing in Paris, told those close to him that he needed time to let the trade sink in before commenting.

Author: 0 Brandon Saad returning to Blackhawks in trade sending Artemi Panarin to Columbus

Tyler Motte also was sent to Columbus, who gave up goalie Anton Forsberg and a 2018 5th round pick as part of the trade. The 25-year-old Panarin has been impressive in his first two seasons in Chicago. The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson had spent his entire 10-year career with Chicago, helping the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup titles. Panarin scored 61 goals and dished out 90 assists in two seasons with the Blackhawks.

Sport Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz
Author: 0 Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz

Donovan Mitchell poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Denver Nuggets as the 13th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. is the defensive end", Mitchell said in May. "I think that will stick out from everybody else, and then I'll let the rest of the game come along". "His lack of leaping ability definitely hurt him at times during the season against players that were as big or maybe even a little bigger than ...

Sport Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Author: 0 Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Heavy traffic is anticipated, so fans are encouraged to take public transportation, such as the T and the commuter rail trains. Ortiz played 14 of his 20 Major League Baseball seasons in Boston , helping the Red Sox win three World Series championships (2004, 2007 and 2013).

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

They claim that Mourinho , who took over at United previous year, failed to declare 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) during his time in the Spanish capital - 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Michael Carrick insists he is not thinking about a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo following suggestions the Portugal great is keen on a return to Manchester United .

Author: 0 76ers pick Fultz No. 1 overall in NBA Draft

He found one in Butler, who the Wolves acquired along with the 16th overall pick for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick, which ended up being — what else? Arizona senior Kadeem Allen was taken in the second round by the Boston Celtics in one of the surprises of the draft.

Author: 0 Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Valtteri Bottas was able to lead Mercedes' charge, finishing one-tenth of a second behind Verstappen in second place. He finished the session last, 4.4s off the pace. "Even though I was second fastest this morning, I wasn't fully content with my session, and I knew there was still room to improve in myself and the vehicle".

Author: 0 Donald Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

The wall remains a rallying cry among Trump's supporters, but the proposal - estimated to cost anywhere from $8 to $40 billion - has found little support in Congress . US President said and added that solar wall would be just handsome and so useful!The higher a wall goes the more valuable it is. In the statement, the foreign ministry described illicit drug trade as a common problem for both the US and Mexico.

Sport Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick
Author: 0 Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

The Brooklyn Nets selected University of Texas freshman center Jarrett Allen with the 22nd overall pick Thursday night in the NBA Draft, which was held in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. "[I'm] mostly defensive", Allen said. SI.com (21, Oklahoma City Thunder): "Wilson is a combo forward who can guard multiple positions, projects as an excellent pick-and-roll defender, and shoots the three fairly well.