• Where does Eden Park rank in sport's toughest away trips?
Where does Eden Park rank in sport's toughest away trips?

As All Blacks , we want to take that head-on and embrace it. Puts the result at Eden Park into perspective. "We had one of the longest selection meetings I have been in for a while - an hour and 20 minutes". "The Lions come every 12 years and we're excited about that", Hansen told reporters ahead of the first Test, which kicks off at 7.35pm in...

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  • Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft
Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft

Many expect the Los Angeles Lakers to draft UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft, and rumor has it that Ball might be welcoming a superstar to L.A.in 2018. "The Lakers held internal discussions about trading back two spots to No. 4 if the Suns were to offer them a 2018 first-round pick", ESPN's...

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  • 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in draft
76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in draft

Dwight Howard was dealt and D'Angelo Russell - who just two years ago was on the same stage the players will walk Thursday as the No. 2 pick - was dealt by the Los Angeles Lakers , presumably to clear the point guard spot for Ball and salary cap space for the future.

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  • Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft
Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft

Harden is eligible for the Designated Player Veteran Exception, which would mean a contract of four years worth $168 million, as a result of his being a unanimous first team All-NBA selection. They have the 24th and 30th picks in the first round of the 2017 National Basketball Association draft and have the cap space to land him without giving up...

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  • Leeds sign Mateusz Klich from FC Twente
Leeds sign Mateusz Klich from FC Twente

Klich only joined FC Twente last summer from German side Kaiserslautern but now Leeds have agreed a fee. With Leeds fixing Klich down to a three-year deal with the Sky Bet Championship club, the 27-year-old has expressed his happiness at making the move.

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  • New Zealand captain takes blame for Mexico loss
New Zealand captain takes blame for Mexico loss

The hosts were unlucky not to force an equalizer after a string of chances in a strong second-half display. New Zealand's hopes of a first-ever victory in its fourth appearance at the World Cup warm-up tournament were thwarted nine minutes into the second half.

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  • Democrats 0 for 4
Democrats 0 for 4

Ossoff's candidacy was seen as Democrats' best chance at winning one of four off-year special elections prompted by appointments to Donald Trump's Cabinet, with some Democrats looking at a potential upset as a referendum on Trump himself.

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  • Australia fights back to draw
Australia fights back to draw

The result extends a winless run at Federation Internationale de Football Association tournaments for two teams that each lost their opening game in Russia and all three matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil . Cameroon's goal , in first-half stoppage time, was a high quality finish by Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa . Midfielder Zambo Angui...

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  • There could be pain in Spain as Mourhino faces tax charges
There could be pain in Spain as Mourhino faces tax charges

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he "hopes" former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Manchester United ahead of the 2017-18 campaign. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.

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  • Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title

Tournament organisers had rolled out a banner with the words "Bravo Rafa" and showed a video of all his ten victories on the big screen inside the stadium during the trophy ceremony. Young Austrian Dominic Thiem is third in the ATP race to London , followed by Stan Wawrinka , Alexander Zverev, Novak Djokovic , world number one Andy Murray , a...

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Garrison was in Las Vegas Wednesday night, and took part in the expansion team's roster announcement. In 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers selected 26 players in the expansion draft . After choosing Deryk Engelland from Calgary, the Golden Knights announced a deal with the veteran defenseman , who still lives in Las Vegas during the offseason a...

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  • Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss - Ange Postecoglou
Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss - Ange Postecoglou

For Loew this eight-team World Cup warm-up competition is merely a stepping stone on the path to defending the title won in Brazil in 2014. "Who'd expect everything to run top notch after only 10 days together?" "We are a work in progress".

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  • Angel Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud
Angel Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , on Monday, said the club doesn't contemplate Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club and said he has not spoken to the Portuguese player yet. Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case, having denied all wrong doing. Previously his worldwide teammates Javier Mascherano accep...

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  • LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft
LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft

Standing around 6'5 with a 6'10 wingspan and a strong 212 frame, Thornwell has the versatility needed to become a lockdown defender capable of guarding multiple positions. The Boston Celtics , Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves also had discussions with the Clippers about Jordan, according to the executives, but none of the teams were wil...

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  • Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers
Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera , left, playfully touches the beard of a Seattle Mariners' fan with his glove after Cabrera followed a foul ball that went into the stands in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wedn. Moore is scheduled to start Thursday at home against Detroit, Mariners manager Scott Servais said. Segura, sideli...

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  • Mexico coach Osorio apologises for bust-up with Kiwi bench
Mexico coach Osorio apologises for bust-up with Kiwi bench

It was Wood who had the best chance of the half when he got through one-on-one just after the half-hour mark. "Let us trust Cherchesov and support him". "Of course it's nice but i should probably have had two more so I'm disappointed in that, but i will pick myself up for the next game and we will come out even stronger".

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  • 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft
76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

They will reportedly trade the pick to the Portland Trail Blazers for picks No. 15 and 20. Detroit was in the news with possible trades involving Andre Drummond. Here's more from the Associated Press . Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY.

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  • Rumor Rundown: Ducks and Golden Knights Have Deal in Place
Rumor Rundown: Ducks and Golden Knights Have Deal in Place

They are the only team to protect five defensemen . They left some great players off their list: James Neal , Craig Smith, Colin Wilson, Colton Sissons, and Pontus Aberg. Shortly after protected lists were released Sunday morning, GMs began calling McPhee to try to poach available players from other teams. Among players with previous connec...

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  • Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

He led the Jayhawks in rebounds (7.4) and steals (1.7) per game and was second on the team in scoring at 16.3 points a contest while shooting 51.3 percent from the field, including 37.8 from 3-point range in his lone season in Lawrence. 1 in order to take Washington point guard Markelle Fultz and add him to the talented young core in Philly. It m...

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  • Nissan Leaf to be revealed in September with Propilot autonomy
Nissan Leaf to be revealed in September with Propilot autonomy

Anyway, Nissan states that the 2018 LEAF will feature this new technology featured in the video promo (above), and that the app "reduces the hassle of stop-and-go highway driving". Next-gen Leaf prototypes have been spotted over the past few months , while the final production version is expected in September for deliveries by the end of the y...

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