• Golden Knights take first step towards building homegrown victor
Golden Knights take first step towards building homegrown victor

George McPhee can't wait to fill the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft room. That face you make when you realize you went from back to back Cups....to probably 25 wins next year. The Golden Knights do not have a player who has previously been captain of a team, but they still have plenty of options based on expe...

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  • Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin
Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

As vision of Thurston struggling with his injury was shown, Johns continued: 'You've got JT here, whose shoulder is absolutely buggered. Conjuring memories of Mark Coyne's famous 1994 game one match-winner - and so many others - Gagai was again on hand to latch on to a Michael Morgan pass on the end of a backline spread out to the right to spoil ...

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  • FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes
FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

But Ronaldo passed up a glorious opportunity to extend his side's lead just past the hour when he headed wide from Andre Gomes' cross as Portugal broke at pace. The plucky All Whites gave the Mexicans a scare in Wednesday's 2-1 defeat in Sochi with Leeds striker Chris Wood giving the Kiwis a shock first-half lead.

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  • Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr
Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

I wanted them to win that year. "The guy we really wanted...we got". "We were shocked when he fell to 9". He's a no-nonsense guy. "I think his competitive spirit, his mental toughness, he brings that", he said in May. We think we got the steal of the draft". So, again, positionally it fits. The Dallas Mavericks introduced their newest point g...

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  • Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over New Zealand in Confederations Cup
Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Hoping to throw off the 95-ranked New Zealand team, Mexico's infamous head coach, Juan Carlos Osorio , made some drastic changes to El Tri's lineup leading up to the big game by switching out eight of his starting players. Salcedo was injured in the incident and left the field on a stretcher as Osorio fumed on the touchline, with Hector Moreno...

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  • Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud
Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud

The interview was Perez's first comment on Ronaldo since Portuguese sports daily A Bola reported on Friday that Ronaldo was considering leaving Spain after a state prosecutor accused him of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros (USD16.5 million) in unpaid taxes.

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  • A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights
A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights

And Marc-Andre Fleury is already a fan favorite, receiving a nice welcome when he was introduced to the fans in Vegas at the expansion draft. That's how those players selected spoke when addressing the media at T-Mobile Arena, with hope and assertiveness and passion to prove their stance correct.

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  • Marin Cilic through to quarterfinals at Queen's
Marin Cilic through to quarterfinals at Queen's

Marin Cilic cruised past qualifier Stefan Kozlov in the second round at the 2017 AEGON Championships at Queen's Club on Thursday. Dimitrov capitalised on an injury sustained by Medvedev during the warm-up for their match. Cilic will now face another awkward grass-court opponent in American Donald Young while Sam Querrey overcame Murra...

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  • Derek Carr gets contract extension with Raiders
Derek Carr gets contract extension with Raiders

He tossed 28 touchdowns to six interceptions last season, his second Pro Bowl campaign, leading the Raiders with his clutch ways (seven fourth-quarter comebacks, No. Carr has helped the Raiders go from an 0-10 start his rookie season to 12 wins and the franchise's first playoff berth since 2002 previous year to possible Super Bowl contenders this s...

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  • Bergeron wins Selke, Burns claims Norris
Bergeron wins Selke, Burns claims Norris

McDavid also took home another award earlier in the night before he was announced as a cover boy, as he was voted as the Ted Lindsay award victor by his peers. The Western Conference-champion Nashville Predators open the season October 5 at Boston. We found it a bit odd that NHL 18 wasn't present at this year's EA Play event, but Electronic ...

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  • Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify
Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

The PSG star has admitted to two counts of tax fraud during his four-year stint at Real Madrid . The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . Manchester United were recently linked with a move for their former player, as had French giants Paris Saint-Germain. A prosecutor claimed Mourinho...

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  • 76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2
76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2

A record 16 freshmen were selected in the opening round, three coming from Kentucky . "This is the easy part", Fultz said regarding the dream of having his name called No. The Hornets bolstered their offense by selecting perhaps the best shooter in the National Basketball Association draft in Monk with the 11th overall pick.

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  • Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers
Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

Reed, a team-mate of Spieth's at the past two Ryder Cups , moved within a shot of the leader with a 13-foot birdie at the final hole in a testing afternoon breeze. That left Merritt and Reed as the closest title challengers on seven under while Patrick Rodgers was one of the day's biggest movers, his five-under 65 boosting him to within three stro...

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  • Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid in jeopardy: Chelsea loan solution off
Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid in jeopardy: Chelsea loan solution off

The Daily Mail believe that an option considered was signing Costa and loaning him out until that time, but they note that Federation Internationale de Football Association prohibit any player being sent out on loan until they are registered.

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  • Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou
Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou

The corner was cleared away, but the moment was in itself emblematic. Australia almost snatched an equaliser in the 81st minute but goalkeeper, Bernd Leno rushed off his line to deny Juric. Other than a mistake in the build-up to the Australian goal, Draxler was dispensing magic. In the 80th minute, on a pass by Sanchez, Vidal managed to knoc...

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  • Raikkonen prepared to help Vettel win fifth F1 title
Raikkonen prepared to help Vettel win fifth F1 title

Hamilton, who trails title leader Sebastian Vettel by 12 points ahead of the eighth round of the championship here in Azerbaijan's capital city of Baku , was fifth in the opening session. I am not planning to have the same issues... but for sure there will be other hurdles to overcome this year. After a decade without a world championship ti...

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  • Boston Celtics select Duke forward Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft
Boston Celtics select Duke forward Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

Trading for George, who informed the Pacers that he would not re-sign a long-term deal with them and would instead prefer to play for the Los Angeles Lakers when he hits free agency in the summer of 2018, is a huge risk. His shooting needs work but he is considered by many observers as the best all-around athlete in the draft. The Suns were not...

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  • Celtics Select Duke Forward Jayson Tatum with 3rd Pick in NBA Dr
Celtics Select Duke Forward Jayson Tatum with 3rd Pick in NBA Dr

Since I have the Kings going with a big man in their earlier pick, I think they'll address their guard game with the 10th pick. Cook, a 6-foot-9, 253-pound power forward, averaged 13 points and 7 rebounds for Chaminade. The handling of the case was murky and Jackson was not punished publicly for the incident (although Calvert saw her playing t...

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

That was a reference to a since-deleted tweet Simmons's sister Olivia had posted in May after LaVar Ball had made sexist remarks to Fox Sports 1's Kristine Leahy. And I was like, "I want to play in the National Basketball Association". "They need a point guard, and I feel like I can fill that hole". The point guards forecasted to go in the firs...

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  • ABdV named skipper for England T20 series
ABdV named skipper for England T20 series

Bumrah added: "The basic plan was that since the ball was not swinging too much, we were just trying to bowl good, hard lengths". The fourth and fifth run outs by India in this tournament sent a shiver through the South Africans that they couldn't shake off.

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