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Author: 0 Magic Johnson is optimistic about summer of 2018

Chosen with the second-overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday, Ball is known for many things, one of those being a tremendous passer. Also going to the Lakers are the rights to forward Kyle Kuzma, who was drafted with the 27th pick.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th worldwide goal helped lift Portugal to the semifinals. Despite not featuring due to being dropped for Benfica's Nelsen Semedo, Cedric Soares and his Portugal side have reached the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup .

Sport America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda
Author: 0 America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda

And it was a similar story on Sunday, Peter Burling helping his crew to further victories to secure a 3-0 lead. New Zealand are closing in on winning the America's Cup , having claimed four of the eight races they need to recapture the world's oldest global sporting competition.

Author: 0 Germany vs Chile 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

Since Loew took charge as head coach after Germany finished third at the 2006 World Cup on home soil, the team has always reached the semi-finals at either European championships or World Cup finals. The talented Chilean side largely had their way on Thursday with the reigning World Cup champions in the first half, Efe news reported. The likes of Mustafi need to be more sure and Leno needs to also have a better game than he did against Australia .

Sport Sixers prioritizing extension for Joel Embiid is a must
Author: 0 Sixers prioritizing extension for Joel Embiid is a must

Fultz, wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs at the Barclays Center, is a natural talent on the court that moves with fluidity and ease, and his abilities and tendencies have been dissected heavily heading into Thursday's draft . The Sixers traded a top-20 protected 2020 first-round selection and a 2020 second-rounder to the Magic for Pasecniks, a 7-foot-1, 220-pounder. Ball's father, LaVar, put on his Lakers hat even before the pick became official.

Author: 0 Tax fraud: Messi escapes prison term

Gaggioli was the one who had arranged for Messi's try out with Barcelona . Last year, a court in Barcelona found Messi and his father each guilty of three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from 2007-09.

Sport Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open
Author: 0 Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open

He shot 5-under par and made only one bogey to finish at 16-under 272. "I'll go anywhere. I think it helped me grow up a little bit and really figure out that, hey, play golf, get it done, and then you can really take this somewhere". With guys like Jordan Spieth , Rory McIlroy , Rickie Fowler , Phil Mickelson, Day, Johnson, Garcia and many others, the star power on the PGA Tour is at an all-time high making it hard to give Koepka the coverage he deserves.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft

Boston , which doesn't need a point guard, got the added value of the pick, and the Celtics still came away with the small forward they wanted. Unfortunately for Fultz, the post will live on forever, as it was screenshotted by many users.

Sport Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live
Author: 0 Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live

They felt as though their organization had just thrown away the flawless opportunity to draft a stud point guard in Washington's Markelle Fultz . The Boston executive thinks that he'll be able to drop back two spots and still get the player he would have selected first overall.

Sport The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball At Press Conference
Author: 0 The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball At Press Conference

LaVar Ball - a former player for American football team the London Monarchs - is Lonzo's father and has been his main representative and leading cheerleader. Just everything he's going to teach me is going to be useful. Fultz is seen as a terrific all-around offensive talent while Ball has been compared to future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd because of his extraordinary court vision and passing skills.

Sport Team NZ and US to fight for America's Cup
Author: 0 Team NZ and US to fight for America's Cup

We thoroughly enjoyed the competition. "This is the first day we've had the configuration spot on and I think it showed during that race - we were seriously fast and we got a good start". Burling: we feel like we are in great shape to take Oracle on now . With the Kiwis extending on the short run to the bottom gate, Artemis Racing was soon 19-seconds back, early in the race, facing a New Zealand team that always appeared to be sailing faster.

Sport Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics
Author: 0 Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

Follow along to find out where they all end up. It marks the fourth straight year the Blue Devils have produced a top-three pick. At 6-foot-8, 205 pounds and with a 7-foot wingspan, Tatum averaged 16.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 33.3 minutes on the floor.

Sport NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick
Author: 0 NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball were front and center when all the expected top picks took their traditional photo before Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. The Los Angeles Lakers followed by taking Lonzo Ball as the draft started with a pair of freshmen point guards from the Pac-12 Conference. "Really, you just do whatever you need to do to win", Fultz said.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez scores, breaks record and wins MOTM! (plus video)

We've made it hard for ourselves but nothing changes for us, we try to win every game we play, regardless of the opposition and the circumstances. "A player like Draxler is a big player and I know he will be around me", he told Omnisport at Cameroon's team hotel in Sochi .

Sport Papierski, Gilbert lead LSU to CWS championship series
Author: 0 Papierski, Gilbert lead LSU to CWS championship series

Monday on ESPN against the victor of the Florida-TCU game Saturday night. LSU completed an improbable run through the loser's bracket by overpowering Oregon State , 6-1, to reach the College World Series Finals at TD Ameritrade Park on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Kumble reveals reason why he quit as India's coach

There is a lot of turmoil in the Indian cricket team with regards to what has occurred with Anil Kumble's resignation as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. In his Twitter post after stepping down, Kumble has said that the captain had problems with his style and techniques of coaching. This has come just two days after Kumble quit as the head coach of the Indian team.

Sport Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain
Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

In another twist involving "hidden earnings" it has emerged that Spanish prosecutors have filed a claim against José Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 amounting to some €3.3m, when he managed Real Madrid . So frustrated is Bale said to be, the 27-year-old has reportedly gone to club president Florentino Perez . It was recently reported that the 32-year-old is fed up with life in Spain and now wants to leave Real Madrid in the transfer window.

Author: 0 Germany's Low pleased after Chile draw: 'We lived up to expectations'

Let this team grow, let it get some experience and if tomorrow I can find someone who scores goals with his eyes closed, he'll be in my team". " We will not just be hoping, we will prepare to try to win ". Sanchez's sixth-minute strike against Germany , taking advantage of a mistake from Gunners team-mate Shkodran Mustafi , made him Chile's outright record goalscorer, passing Marcelo Salas to reach 38 global goals.

Sport Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

President of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said before the draft Thursday night that point guard was the team's biggest need, and the club made a decision to address it. He reportedly would like to raise the age limit for the draft from 19 years of age to 20, while the NBA Players Association would prefer it be lowered back to 18.

Sport Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Lisboa. Mexico next face New Zealand at Fisht Stadium in Sochi the same day. Who do you think will win the Confederations Cup? This year's intro to the World Cup heads into the semi-final round in a few days as the two groups are scheduled to wrap up the first round on Saturday, June 24.

Sport Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series
Author: 0 Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series

He added that the move was created to given the Lions 'the best chance of winning the test series'. Leigh Halfpenny, who is going through return-to-play protocols after taking a bang to the head against the Maori All Blacks , looks to have secured the fullback spot but Gatland wants Liam Williams , who starts against the Chiefs on Tuesday , to push his claims.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. "The Economic Crimes Section of the Madrid Prosecutor's Office has filed a complaint in the courts of Pozuelo de Alarcón against José Mourinho in which he is accused of committing two crimes against Public Treasury during the years 2011 and 2012 for a total amount of 3,304,670 euros".

Author: 0 Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter

Magic Johnson , the team's president of basketball operations, added his own pressure by saying he expects Ball to become part of the great legacy of players that have worn purple and gold. After LaVar's ESPN interview Simmons ripped him on Twitter by calling him insane for saying that Lonzo will lead the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year.