• Cavs fire general manager
Cavs fire general manager

Like James said, Griffin was a huge part of the Cavs' championship run that fell second only to one of the best-constructed teams in National Basketball Association history. "We got us 1 (trophy)", wrote James on his Twitter account. "It makes no sense why he shouldn't get an extension", James said. Although the team scuffled at times...

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  • Garcia: Madrid would be fine without Ronaldo
Garcia: Madrid would be fine without Ronaldo

They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros in 2014. "Following the publication in today's [Thursday] AS newspaper of information concerning the signing of Jose Mourinho as the manager of our club, Real Madrid C.F.

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  • Oilers' McDavid caps National Hockey League season with MVP honours
Oilers' McDavid caps National Hockey League season with MVP honours

Starting today, players can pre-order the EA SPORTS NHL® 18 Young Stars Edition i * EA SPORTS NHL® 18 Young Stars Deluxe Edition*, which each include three days early access to the full game starting September 12 and Connor McDavid content, including a Connor McDavid Rookie HUT item, a Connor McDavid celebration, and a custom HUT jerse...

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  • Belmont Stakes Odds 2017: Betting Tips for Race
Belmont Stakes Odds 2017: Betting Tips for Race

It remains to be seen which 3-year-old will emerge, but it sets up the summer to be something special. Tapwrit finished sixth at Churchill Downs , a feat that Boston Globe writer Joe Sullivan considers " laudable " considering the traffic problems Tapwrit faced in the Derby.

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  • Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins with Celtics' pick
Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins with Celtics' pick

But if the Lakers want Lonzo - and it seems they do after trading point guard D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn - they won't be turned off by LaVar. Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson, who is new president of basketball operations for the Lakers , said last month that he would not let such controversies dissuade the team from picking L...

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  • NBA teams go young with one-and-dones
NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

The NBA and National Hockey League team owner has two shots at one this weekend - first on Thursday night with the Philadelphia 76ers and then 24 hours later with the New Jersey Devils. 8 to Phoenix via Sacramento) and Dejounte Murray (No. 29 to San Antonio). As a result , he and Fultz will be the first teammates to be No. 1 overall picks an...

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  • Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence
Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence

The star is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Alongside compatriot Jose Mourinho , Ronaldo joins an elite group of soccer players, including Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, who have been convicted of tax evasion and fraud, as wealthy sports professionals come under ...

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  • 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft
76ers take Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft

The Sixers made a decision to completely obliterate their roster not long after choosing Evan Turner over DeMarcus Cousins and Derrick Favors. This could impact some teams, like the Celtics, who are looking to sign free agents once the negotiating period begins July 1.

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  • Gold Cup preview: O'Brien satisfied George in good Order for defence
Gold Cup preview: O'Brien satisfied George in good Order for defence

The Gp 3 Hampton Court Stakes has been won by the favourite in three of the last four years and BetVictor's 4/1 market leader Mirage Dancer ran an eye-catching race when fourth to the subsequent Derby runner up Cliffs Of Moher. He was clearly less impressive when only third in a Listed race at Naas last time , but that was on easy ground and I...

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  • Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud
Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor on Wednesday in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. A judge will now decide if the case goes to court. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Island...

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  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell
Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell

Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. He returned to Chelsea before arriving at Old Trafford for the 2016-17 season, collecting the Europa League and the EFL Cup during his maiden United campai...

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  • 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

The Los Angeles Lakers had the second pick in the draft and took UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball . Draft prospect Markelle Fultz poses poses with draft caps for portraits prior to the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery at the NBA Headquarters in New York , New York.

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  • Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft
Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

The 1.93m guard became the second consecutive number one overall pick by Philadelphia, following forward Ben Simmons previous year. Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray were first round picks a year ago after overachieving in their freshman seasons.

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  • Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball
Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Never change, Joel. Never change. "I had a good feeling I was going to be staying home". Not only did Lonzo have to pan out to be an NBA-caliber talent, but the Lakers had to need a player of his position and style, and also had to land a lottery pick in the right spot to draft him.

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  • Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Goaltender Anton Forsberg is also headed to Chicago with a 2018 fifth-round draft pick, while the Blue Jackets receive left-winger Tyler Motte and a sixth-rounder in this weekend's draft at the United Center in Chicago in addition to Panarin .

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  • Blues lose Perron in expansion draft
Blues lose Perron in expansion draft

He'll have to be the on-ice backbone of a roster that is very clearly going to have to play a defense-first game to pile up the wins. In true Las Vegas fashion, teams gambled, and it appears the house, in this case the Golden Knights, won.

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  • Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild
Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

Now, you can add the Denver Nuggets as a team looking to take Butler out of Chicago. The two sides engages on serious discussions on draft night a year ago, almost reaching a deal that would have included LaVine and Dunn, a player the Bulls were very high on coming out of Providence, for Butler.

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  • Varadkar to meet European Union leaders at Brussels summit
Varadkar to meet European Union leaders at Brussels summit

Arriving at the European Council summit in Brussels , the Prime Minister reaffirmed her intention that the future of the 3.2 million EU nationals in the United Kingdom and 1.2 million United Kingdom citizens in the EU should be one of the first issues to be resolved.

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  • NBA Draft has plenty of drama as things get underway tonight
NBA Draft has plenty of drama as things get underway tonight

After the worst four-year stretch in franchise history, the 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers are rebuilding with the point guard who led the nation with 7.7 assists per game last season for the Bruins. While Lonzo has a mellow and quiet nature, his father LaVar Ball continues to get media attention due to his bold claim...

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  • 76ers get No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz
76ers get No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

The Lakers already have a lot of young talent on the roster, but Ball - a California native - has the ability to get the most out of the people around him, and that hometown buzz following him around wherever he goes. "He's one of the better coaches and they don't talk about coaches enough in the National Basketball Association". "It's great...

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