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Sport Nuggets land a Canadian Wildcat on draft night for second straight year
Author: 0 Nuggets land a Canadian Wildcat on draft night for second straight year

He's a wonderful defender and he shoots 40 percent from 3-point range. "His elite athleticism, length and game give him a passing resemblance to a young Dwyane Wade", ESPN analyst Chad Ford said of Mitchell ahead of the draft. I feel like my play fits with their team very well. Previously, teams would either have to take a gamble on second-round players (or free agents) and sign them to a partially guaranteed contract or send them to Europe in a draft-and-stash scenario to preserve their ...

Author: 0 Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Canadian teenager Lance Stroll came home third, the Williams driver's first podium, after being overhauled by Bottas on the line. This left Ricciardo, who qualified 10th and looked well and truly out of contention after stopping early to have debris cleared out of a brake duct, in position to take his fifth grand prix victory.

Sport Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America
Author: 0 Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America

Dixon's first victory since Watkins Glen in September was his 41st career win, moving him within one of tying Michael Andretti for third on the list of drivers with the most IndyCar wins. Sato, the Indy 500 victor, dropped to fourth in the driver standings, 56 points behind Dixon. He made the crucial pass of Josef Newgarden coming out of a restart.

Sport Cilic beats Muller in 3 sets, reaches Queen's final
Author: 0 Cilic beats Muller in 3 sets, reaches Queen's final

But it still contains two strong grass-court players who will be gaining plenty of confidence heading into Wimbledon , which starts on July 3. Marin Cilic advanced to the semifinals of the Aegon Championships with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over American Donald Young on Friday at the Queen's Club in London.

Sport Cameroon's hopes dented by Australia draw
Author: 0 Cameroon's hopes dented by Australia draw

The Belgian coach made his comments after a Russian journalist asked why his team had turned up late for training and for a news conference and sarcastically reminded him that Thursday's match against Australia would be at 6pm local time.

Author: 0 Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

The Portuguese coach became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real Madrid . Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Jose Mourinho , the Manchester United manager who was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax during his stay at Real Madrid .

Author: 0 Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics

Jayson Tatum's run to the National Basketball Association began with a limp. "Anybody who knows me knows that I love to win, and I see that in a lot of the guys on their team, so I would love to play in Boston". Ball, expected to be selected No. 2 to the Los Angeles Lakers, wore an all-black suit - as did his father, LaVar, who sat with his family at a table near the stage.

Author: 0 Hamilton: Canadian GP "a great blow to Ferrari"

The Briton is arguably the best driver of his generation and he proved it in style by grabbing the Grand Prix title beating the second placed Valtteri Bottas with a staggering lead of 20 seconds. "It's a place I love and I really do love this track". That incident briefly brought out the Safety Car and when the race got underway once more, Vettel's problems were more severe than a few places lost.

Author: 0 Pakistan eves should take inspiration from men's team: Afridi

The best part of the video is where they are chanting "Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad" and "We love India, we love Pakistan ". "Moreover, none of them has a criminal background". The Pakistan women's team will play their tournament opener against South Africa on Sunday. Following the arrests, security was ramped up to calm rising tensions.

Author: 0 South Africa coach flies home after mother's vehicle accident

In the end, England could manage 171 runs for the loss of six wickets. Liam Dawson smashed the penultimate ball for a one-bounce four but the final delivery from the South African seamer beat Dawson and the tourists levelled the three-match series at 1-1.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid

There were some suggestions that Russian Federation were intimidated by the moment early, playing in front of a packed home crowd before almost scratching out an equaliser in the final 45 minutes. "As a Real Madrid fan it's sad to see the possibility of one of the best we've ever had to leave", Garcia said. He's here to talk about the game.

Sport SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
Author: 0 SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea . According to the source, there are several theories circulating about why the restaurants have shut down in Qingdao, but the prevailing assessment is that " North Korea continuously carries out nuclear experiments, despite global sanctions, and it is causing people to view them with contempt".

Sport Warburton nearing fitness as Lions build towards first Test
Author: 0 Warburton nearing fitness as Lions build towards first Test

Kaino won the first of his 78 caps a year after the Lions' last New Zealand visit in 2005, when they suffered a 3-0 Test series whitewash against the Dan Carter-inspired All Blacks . All Black flanker, Jerome Kaino , has hit back at Warren Gatland's assertion that New Zealand teams are using illegal tactics when it comes to blocking opponents at re-starts and in open play.

Author: 0 India beat England by 35 runs in the opening game in Derby

They came unstuck against an inspired India side who are two places below them in the world rankings, in fourth, but showed more intent with the bat, more discipline with the ball and some electricity in the field. This was India's first win over England in five years and they had lost all six previous matches to the hosts. Just a week after Pakistan's stunning title-winning triumph in the ICC Champions Trophy, the country's women cricketers will be hoping to make their presence felt ...

Sport Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd

Championship leader Maverick Vinales crashed out; rain started to fall, Johann Zarco changed his motor, and many more unusual situations were seen here. Bautista was a DNF, as well as Jonas Folger ( Monster Yamaha Tech 3 ), Bradley Smith (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), Sam Lowes (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini) and Scott Redding .

Author: 0 British and Irish Lions centre Jonathan Davies confident of beating New Zealand

I'm not blaming the players. "I think they're aware that we weren't as strong in that contact area as we can be and we have to improve". "Luckily my leg came out of the ground and I managed to fall over, but if my leg stayed in the ground - especially in that [artificial] surface - you're looking at syndesmosis, you're looking at the cruciate [ligament]".

Sport Mets promote Tim Tebow to Advanced A League
Author: 0 Mets promote Tim Tebow to Advanced A League

Lucie. With the Fireflies, he was batting.222 with 3 home runs; 23 RBIs; a.311 on-base percentage; and a.340 slugging percentage, with 69 strikeouts and 23 walks in 212 at-bats. "As an athlete you can't worry about those things". What am I doing with them? "Tim brought an incredible amount of experience and leadership to our clubhouse", Katz told the team website .

Sport 7 things to know about Pelicans draft pick Frank Jackson
Author: 0 7 things to know about Pelicans draft pick Frank Jackson

Jackson will replace Tim Frazier for the Pelicans and the Duke guard needed surgery on his right foot for a stress reaction in May, which he was playing through last season. The Kings went on to trade that pick to Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for the No. 15 and No. 20 picks. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced, says New Orleans received Jackson, the 31st overall choice in the National Basketball ...

Sport Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's night
Author: 0 Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's night

Boston and the Yankees still share first place in the American League East after NY beat the Rangers, 2-1 on a walk-off single by Ronald Torreyes in the bottom of the 10th. "John came out and asked Ryan Blakney what he had, and Ryan told him that he had the balk before he called time". "It's going to happen", he said.

Author: 0 Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit first HRs, A's rout White Sox

Athletics rookies Matt Olson , Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto did something unprecedented Saturday. Shields kept his team in the game in his first start since returning from a two-month stint on the disabled list, permitting three runs on seven hits across 5 2/3 innings in a no-decision at Toronto.

Sport Marcelo wants to leave Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo exits
Author: 0 Marcelo wants to leave Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo exits

The big news in Spain yesterday morning was that the Portuguese star has agreed to reach a deal with the Spanish tax man to settle his financial problems. " Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho did not sign any contract on the 31st of March 2010 for him to take over the role of coach, as is wrongly asserted by the aforementioned newspaper".

Author: 0 US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

Earlier in the week, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), without giving much information on the agenda of the meeting, said that trade and terrorism would be two important talking points between PM Modi and President Trump. "I am happy that often we can talk easily on telephone, we can discuss everything". Trump has been outspoken about the U.S. losing out on bilateral trade deficits.

Author: 0 Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson

Portland selected Duke power forward Harry Giles with the No. 20 pick. An interesting aspect of Thursday night's draft that isn't being talked about, however, is how the Boston Celtics went the quiet route. Tatum averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in his lone season with the Blue Devils. "The two guys that went ahead of me, they're great players, but I'm glad at how it worked out, so I'm happy", Tatum said of Fultz and Lonzo Ball .

Sport Klopp: Salah is an Exciting Signing
Author: 0 Klopp: Salah is an Exciting Signing

The wide-man nearly signed for Liverpool before a haggle with his then club Basel over the transfer fee allowed Chelsea to swoop in and complete an £11 million move. He scored a few goals - 15 or 16 I think he got, playing on the right wing. "With Roma, I had the best years of my career so far and I will have nothing but gratitude and great memories", Salah said on his official Facebook page after completing his move to Liverpool .

Author: 0 Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

Real have always been admirers of the Belgian winger and have repeatedly tried to sign him in the past, and now he could be used as a pawn to snatch Ronaldo from under United's nose. The 22-year-old scored seven goals and assisted 14 last season with Sporting Lisbon and is widely regarded and one of the rising stars in world football.