Sport

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

The 2017 NBA Draft is here! The 14 lottery picks in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft have been made, and there were three Wildcats selected. "It's well on its way there". It took a while but 76ers fans are finally starting to trust the process and buy into what the team is attempting to build.

Author: 0 Australia 2-3 Germany

But the German keeper couldn't hold onto the ball, and Juric pounced on the rebound. "Whether we start or come off the bench or don't even play". However, Australia have always performed well in their previous matches against Germany .

Sport Kevin Durant to Opt Out of Warriors Deal, But Re-Sign
Author: 0 Kevin Durant to Opt Out of Warriors Deal, But Re-Sign

With Durant opting to sacrifice, according to league sources , the Warriors would not need to create room under the cap to re-sign him and thus would not need to renounce their rights to any of their other free agents. He didn't join an all star team, he joined an established team with a vacancy. Iguodala has spent four seasons with the Warriors . Golden State would likely need to pass the luxury tax threshold to re-sign Iguodala, who's taken on a lesser role since Durant arrived ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Real's president Florentino Perez also insisted earlier this week that no offer had been made to the club for the 32-year old, hence he remains a Madrid player. Mourinho was manager of Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013 before he returned to the Premier League for his second spell in charge of Chelsea . There have been reports in Spain that Ronaldo would be prepared to fight the case in court and risk the far more severe penalties were he to be found guilty.

Sport Champions Trophy: England 'fluffed their lines' in defeat to Pakistan
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England 'fluffed their lines' in defeat to Pakistan

For the batsmen, it is about taking the right options at the right times - something India have done extremely well throughout this tournament. "It's a big challenge jumping from venue to venue but we're going to have to do that with the World Cup so it's important for us to go through games like today (Wednesday) for our experience", added the former Irish star.

Sport All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico
Author: 0 All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico

In all games we go on to the pitch to win, we have that confidence in ourselves". Mexico's team exercises during a training session in Kazan, Russia , on Friday, June 23, 2017 . Russian Federation needs to defeat Mexico to advance to the semifinals, while Mexico would go through to the knockout rounds with a draw. "I think we've managed to pull off a quantitative leap in terms of enthusiasm", he told a news conference.

Sport Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Marca reported that United manager Jose Mourinho will instead opt to pursue Alvaro Morata. The cases are about the profits made from image rights, not salaries from their clubs. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of €1.15 million in 2014. On Tuesday officials also announced Ronaldo will testify on July 31.

Sport Jose Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) Fraud Allegation
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) Fraud Allegation

Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United a year ago - failed to declare income of 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. Real Madrid star Ronaldo was last week accused of evading 14.7 million euros through offshore companies and will appear before a judge on July 31, judicial sources told AFP.

Author: 0 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

He joins the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , forward Ben Simmons , and the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, center Joel Embiid , to potentially form a dynamic trio of scorers and playmakers. Over the past 10 seasons, only two other freshmen had a better scoring average in college: Kevin Durant for Texas in 2006-07 and Michael Beasley for Kansas State in 2007-08.

Sport Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft
Author: 0 Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

If Fultz can duplicate those numbers at the National Basketball Association level, the 76ers, in the near future, could be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. Fultz was sixth in the country in scoring (23.2 ppg.) and averaged 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 47.3 percent overall and 41.3 percent from 3-point range.

Sport Celtics confirm they will trade No. 1 overall pick to the 76ers
Author: 0 Celtics confirm they will trade No. 1 overall pick to the 76ers

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made their agreed-upon trade official Monday, a deal that will see the teams swap the Nos. The plan was fast tracked when sales jumped following the news of the No. Now, with only Hinkie's legacy intact and Bryan Colangelo in charge of basketball operations, the Sixers are preparing not only to make their second No.

Sport Blues acquire Brayden Schenn from Flyers in draft day trade
Author: 0 Blues acquire Brayden Schenn from Flyers in draft day trade

Schenn has a $5.125 million cap hit for three more seasons. The Blues weren't done dealing. Overall, he has 109 goals and 246 points in 424 games over eight National Hockey League seasons. It's the second straight year his numbers have declined since a 44-point rookie season. With the addition of Nolan Patrick and the 6-2, 212-pound Lehtera, the Flyers are overloaded with centers.

Sport Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Author: 0 Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Neal is an incredible get, and the Nashville Predators did their best to keep him. Sometimes things just really fall into place. (Grimly, Methot and Emelin are expected to be among the first Golden Knights to be flipped in trades as soon as today.) Fleury is a good, capable starter, but it's going to be a long year.

Author: 0 Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

I couldn't believe what I was watching. The livewire fullback was the Blues' best in Origin I. Behind a pack that is going forward, there is no limit to what he can achieve. Fit again after missing last month's 28-4 loss to the Blues at Suncorp Stadium, Thurston kept his nerve to secure an 18-16 win for the much-changed Maroons in Sydney after Dane Gagai - a hat-trick scorer in game two 12 months ago - had crossed for his second try of the match.

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

The New Zealand side played some lovely intricate football , and youngsters like Marco Rojas , Clayton Lewis and Ryan Thomas were at the centre of it all. He said he was taking some of the blame for the loss. "I hate the word development but half this team is different than what it was a year ago. we're still trying to tweak and change things and this was a big change from the last game".

Sport #9 - Dennis Smith Jr
Author: 0 #9 - Dennis Smith Jr

Smith averaged 18.1 points, 6.2 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game in his lone season at State under former coach Mark Gottfried before moving on to the National Basketball Association. had been targeted by the Dallas Mavericks and the New York Knicks entering the NBA Draft. We don't know if Cole still has skills, but he obviously thought he was nice enough to shoot hoops recently with Smith and fellow NBA Draft hopeful Harry Giles, the Duke forward who's also from North Carolina.

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Fultz is an dynamic scorer who averaged 23.2 PPG for the Huskies. For ESPN , Round 1 of the 2017 NBA Draft drew a 2.7 in metered markets Thursday. The draft has already included a major trade involving the Bulls and Timberwolves . Well that didn't take long. Jackson continued the trend of freshmen going early in the draft .

Sport Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud
Author: 0 Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

He scored eight goals and made six assists in La Liga for Real Madrid last season but only made 13 starts in the Spanish top flight. Following the development, there's been speculations from many quarters that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor could make a return to former club Manchester United or make a move to French side, Paris Saint-Germain.

Sport Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night
Author: 0 Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

In a trade with the Boston Celtics that finalized Saturday, the 76ers will receive the No. 1 overall pick from the Boston Celtics in exchange for the No.3 overall pick and first round picks in the 2018 and 2019 drafts. 2 spot for quite sometime, looking at UCLA's Lonzo Ball to stay home and be the newfound hero the city needs. Fox ended up in the same state as Ball, who he outplayed when Kentucky ousted UCLA in the NCAA Tournament.

Sport Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs
Author: 0 Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

But Gatland said the players were covering only the bench for one week, were close to being picked for the Lions originally, and allowed him to pick a fresh side for the game against the Chiefs on Tuesday , and allow the test 23 to be fresh for the first test against the All Blacks next weekend.

Sport Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft
Author: 0 Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft

There is reportedly a clear consensus that the Lakers are favoring Lonzo Ball with their second overall pick , but it seems like the Phoenix Suns are intrigued by Ball as well . "On Thursday night, hopefully we make a decision that results in one of those franchise-level players being here". Yet, Fox still managed to put up 17 points, four rebounds, and five assists per game.

Sport NHL : Knights pick Neal and Fleury, McDavid named MVP
Author: 0 NHL : Knights pick Neal and Fleury, McDavid named MVP

Here are seven questions that should get answered before the season starts on October 6. Winnipeg hosts Toronto and Edmonton welcomes Calgary on the opening day of the 2017-18 National Hockey League regular season, while the Vegas Golden Knights play their inaugural game two nights later in Dallas.

Sport Carr's deal moves top National Football League quarterback salaries
Author: 0 Carr's deal moves top National Football League quarterback salaries

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr has enough talent around him to compete with QB Tom Brady and the New England Patriots , according to MMQB's Albert Breer. While negotiating the deal, Carr said that they found a way to give the Raiders a chance to sign other teammates who are important to the team. "I'll tell you what, from the outset when we drafted him, before he got here, we were extremely excited that he was still sitting there at 36", McKenzie said in a press conference on Friday.

Author: 0 Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

Russias Fedor Smolov scores his team's second goal as Russian Federation won 2-0 against New Zealand . The 20-minute ceremony involved some 1,500 participants, who displayed various scenes of traditions and culture of four cities in Russian Federation, selected to host the global football tournament this year, reported Tass news agency.

Sport Oilers phenom Connor McDavid cleans up at National Hockey League awards ceremony
Author: 0 Oilers phenom Connor McDavid cleans up at National Hockey League awards ceremony

That's elite company, indeed, but McDavid took a big step this season toward fulfilling the lofty expectations many had for him even before Edmonton made him the No. Crosby led the league in goals (44) on his way to a second straight Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Even after the expansion draft results are revealed Wednesday night, that's only part of the story, because McPhee's additional trades can't be announced until Thursday morning and beyond.