• After going undrafted, Koenig signs deal with Milwaukee Bucks
After going undrafted, Koenig signs deal with Milwaukee Bucks

Kidd joked that it made him a ideal fit. "Sam and Frank have both told me that I am capable of playing against the guys they're playing against in the league right now- players with several years of National Basketball Association experience ...

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  • Ball stays in LA, goes to Lakers with number two pick
Ball stays in LA, goes to Lakers with number two pick

Fultz has become the consensus No. 1 overall pick over the last week, and it became clear he would go as the first pick when the Sixers reportedly traded up to take him. STRENGTHS: The 6-3 Fox has a terrific first step and opencourt speed, making him hard to stop either in transition or off the dribble. Yet Ball's 14 points, seven assists, and ...

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  • Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft
Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his freshman season with the Huskies. "Right now it's unbelievable really", Fultz said. Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. The Timberwolves traded the pick as part of a deal for All-Star guard Jimmy Butler .

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  • Knicks not ruling out trading Kristaps Porzingis
Knicks not ruling out trading Kristaps Porzingis

Jackson is still hoping to trade Anthony, who has a no-trade clause. I'd deal both and all three picks for Porzingis if that's what it takes to keep McCollum, but it's not likely the Knicks are willing to part with a budding superstar for role players and picks outside the lottery.

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  • Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

The North American champion had rested several players who started in a 2-2 draw against Portugal , including forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez. Mexico's coach has questioned the sportsmanship of New Zealand after their testy clash at the Confederations Cup .

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  • Russian Federation start Confed Cup with a victory
Russian Federation start Confed Cup with a victory

There were concerns that this Iron Curtain-raiser would be met with apathy from an disenchanted public that had long abandoned any hopes of achieving something substantial either this summer or next. "I think that my rights have been violated", Shprygin said. "[But] overall we showed plenty of spirit and there are certainly plenty of positives to...

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  • Hot start lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9
Hot start lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9

Springer (hand) came out of Thursday's contest after being struck by a pitch on his left hand, Joe Stiglich of NBC Sports California reports. Springer has 21 home runs overall and leads the major leagues with eight leadoff homers. Chris Devenski pitched a ideal ninth with three strikeouts for his third save. Rajai Davis, catcher Bruce Maxwell, ...

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  • French Open roundup from Day 14
French Open roundup from Day 14

I fought for every point. She broke at the start of the match, and never looked like she was tiring as she kept her nerve after losing the first set and going down 0-3 in the second set. Saturday's victory was worth $2,351,097. Prior to her exploits in Paris , Ostapenko's professional earnings stacked up to just over $1.2million. She has onl...

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  • Ake could make way for Van Dijk at Chelsea
Ake could make way for Van Dijk at Chelsea

The manner in which Liverpool's interest in Virgil van Dijk collapsed is well publicised and even though Mohamed Salah has signed for the Reds, if the Dutch centre-back were to join a rival side it would be a big blow for the Merseyside outfit.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. But Mourinho is seeking to distance. Messi and his father were given 21-month sentences for three counts of tax fraud but did not go to prison, while Mascherano was given a one-year sentence for tax evasion.

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  • Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev By 8th Round TKO
Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev By 8th Round TKO

Two of the top five pound for pound boxers in the world met again after a controversial decision in their first meeting. Kovalev's promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events said, "He got hit with three low blows". Kovalev continues to outpunch Ward . It is historic. And the Bay View has been documenting Andre Ward's career since 2009. Indeed...

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  • Grayson Allen Took A Playful Shot At Lonzo Ball, Big Baller Brand
Grayson Allen Took A Playful Shot At Lonzo Ball, Big Baller Brand

With the second overall pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft , the Los Angeles Lakers select.... "I'll have another hat on that say, I told you so". This writer's biggest concern with Lonzo Ball lies on the defensive end of the floor. I think players around the National Basketball Association feel that as well and are going...

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  • Germany 3 - 2 Australia: Postecoglou hails courageous Socceroos in Confederations Cup opener
Germany 3 - 2 Australia: Postecoglou hails courageous Socceroos in Confederations Cup opener

And it was needed, after Australia again conceded a goal early. Bet365 Sports is offering the top lines for all Confederations Cup matches and prior to first-touch today, the United Kingdom sportsbook has posted its odds, which are in favor of the Germans at 1.36, but Australia , whom plays very well against the Germans is at 9.50! Julian...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has four Ballon d'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation boss
Cristiano Ronaldo has four Ballon d'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation boss

Mexico and New Zealand Players Clash at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi , Russia , June 21. During Mexico's testy 2-1 victory, undercover Federation Internationale de Football Association agents in plain clothes were scattered throughout the stands.

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  • Markelle Fultz would've been excited to join whatever team in whichever city
Markelle Fultz would've been excited to join whatever team in whichever city

The NBA Draft will be held Thursday night. Makelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball went 1-2, as expected in Thursday night. All-Stars and Olympic champions such as Paul George and Jimmy Butler are front and center in trade talk that usually isn't this heavy until February.

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  • Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test
Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test

Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov believes the national team has won fans over in the Confederations Cup ahead of the host nation's crucial clash against Mexico in Kazan on Saturday. Borussia Dortmund's Guerreiro had to limp off injured midway through the second half and was taken to hospital with a suspected ankle fracture, accor...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

The prosecutor's office said Mourinho sold his image rights to Koper Services S. Mourinho's agents said he had already dealt with questions raised by tax authorities in 2015, settling issues with his 2011 and 2012 filings and reaching a settlement regarding 2013.

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  • Markelle Fultz lets Philadelphia know Sixers are playoff team now
Markelle Fultz lets Philadelphia know Sixers are playoff team now

Fultz, who was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers , doesn't have his own brand like fellow draftee Lonzo Ball . The former Washington point guard averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games. According to sources, the Lakers are watching for the first-round draft pick to get an additional player in the team. ...

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  • Joel Embiid happy with decision to acquire first overall pick
Joel Embiid happy with decision to acquire first overall pick

In keeping with that theme, he showed off the inside of his grey suit jacket after the Philadelphia 76ers picked him first in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft. "When they did that, I really didn't have any feelings really". "We know how good Cleveland and we know how good Golden State is". Fultz said it's the pictures of t...

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  • Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers
Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers

They traded back into the first round by acquiring the No. 31 pick from the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins . With the pick, the Flyers selected center Morgan Frost . They get an immediate (albeit worse) replacement in Lehtera, plus a good prospect in Frost and another pick that could end up being a first-rounder. Schenn, who turns 2...

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