• Rafa resting up before Wimbledon bid
Rafa resting up before Wimbledon bid

And the French Open champion and two-time Wimbledon victor has made a decision to prolong his period of rest ahead of his trip to the All England Club by skipping Queen's. Nadal's compatriot Tommy Robredo seemed to suggest that the King of Clay's Grand Slam total could have been even greater, tweeting: "What if we would have 2 Grand Slams on cl...

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  • Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade
Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

Unfortunately, now that Neil Walker hurt his hamstring and will likely be out for several weeks , the Mets are considering having Cabrera fill in on the other side of the second base bag instead. We need to have him play good. I think he's a pro. I know he's not happy about it, which I just found out. I get it. I think this gives our team the...

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  • Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia
Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia

Both superstars could be just what the Celtics need to be a real contender to win an National Basketball Association title. The Celtics GM later added, "We think there's a really good chance the player we'll take at 3 is the same player we would have taken at 1".

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  • It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Heron, who was a 5-star signee in the class of 2016, chose to stay at Auburn this upcoming season after a solid freshman campaign in which he averaged 15.2 points and 6.1 rebounds. of North Carolina State to Dallas at No. 9, and Gonzaga's Zach Collins at No. 10 with the Kings' second pick , which was later dealt to Portland for a pair of picks.

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  • Phil Jackson fell in and out of sleep during draft prospect's workout
Phil Jackson fell in and out of sleep during draft prospect's workout

Hence, with trade season in full swing ahead of the draft, the Knicks have been flooded with interest in their frustrated star, including some from the asset-laden Boston Celtics . Ntilikina, who on Thursday night pointed to defense as the best part of his game, is perceived to be a better fit to run the system. The situation with Porzingis su...

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  • Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Suns
Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Suns

Jackson probably had not hoped to fall out of the first round, yet when he took to the podium in Brooklyn, you could not wipe the smile off his face if you tried. "I've been nervous for the past week", Jackson said. "I don't think it really represents who I am", Jackson said. So, yeah, I think he's prepared.

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  • Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

Cooper also included winger Rieko Ioane and scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow in the starting side after they were released from the All Blacks squad for the match. O'Mahony is a born leader, that much is evident from his performances for Munster and Ireland. Waisake Naholo scores a try during the Highlanders clash with the Lions .

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  • British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine
British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

The International Tennis Federation will decide later this year on the length of his suspension, which could be for up to four years. Dan Evans has had a history of poor performance including, according to BBC , not trained and has been written off.

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. Spain's Public Prosecutor's Office accused the Paris Saint-Germain winger of failing to pay €1.3m ($1.9M) in image rights relating to a period between 2012 and 2013, during his four-year spell playing for Real Madrid, EFE confirm.

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  • Chelsea could be lumbered with Diego Costa until January
Chelsea could be lumbered with Diego Costa until January

Nathaniel Chalobah believes the Chelsea youth players face a barrier in breaking into the first team because of the "high standards" the club sets its squad. Romelu Lukaku had an average shot accuracy of 64% in the Premier League last season . He also played a key role in guiding the Madrid outfit to a UEFA Champions League final.

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  • NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?
NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

In terms of draft selections, the Kings' organization was the biggest victor of the National Basketball Association draft. And finally, with the fifth pick in the draft , the Sacramento Kings picked Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox.

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  • Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate
Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate

The Los Angeles Lakers hold the No. 2 overall pick in the draft and they have been connected to Jackson's name as well, although a trade of D'Angelo Russell on Tuesday has signs pointing to them selecting a point guard in that spot. That's a lot of pressure if you're Danny Ainge . Instead, they drafted No. 3 overall and got an early first-roun...

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  • Qemah claims second Royal Ascot win
Qemah claims second Royal Ascot win

He remarked: "Highland Reel is a brilliant horse and Ryan gave him a brilliant ride". "She's a once-in-a-lifetime horse", said trainer Wesley A. Ward after Lady Aurelia backed up her win in the Queen Mary Stakes in 2016. He stays and is incredibly fearless. Well, this year Kate made a return appearance, and. if you thought you were in f...

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  • Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms
Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

In return, the Bulls received Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn , and the 7th overall pick, which turned out to be Lauri Markkanen from Arizona. National Basketball Association champion Golden State and Cleveland didn't have a pick in the two-round draft, though the Warriors acquired the rights to second-rounder Jordan Bell from Chicago.

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  • 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade
76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

The Philadelphia 76ers have selected guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the National Basketball Association draft. After Martin averaged less than five points or rebounds a game in his first two seasons, Portland drafted Walton in 1974 and Martin was out of the league two years later.

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  • Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by N. Korea
Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by N. Korea

On Tuesday, Trump posted a tweet stating China's efforts to threaten North Korea to scale back the expansion of their nuclear weapons program has not worked so far. "We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday . "Countries around the world and in the U.N.

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  • National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

This is hilarious and just another reminder that we are talking about kids, here. Fultz said he goes to Larry's Steaks. After getting a text from his trainer saying they were going to Philly instead of Boston, Fultz asked his most important question: "Do they have Chick-fil-a there?" While the Clippers are still confident that they can retain P...

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  • Cavs Not Able To Trade For Superstar Because Nobody Wants Kevin Love
Cavs Not Able To Trade For Superstar Because Nobody Wants Kevin Love

According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst , the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken themselves out of the race for deals surrounding Paul George and Jimmy Butler . Meanwhile, many analysts believe the Cavaliers are better off against the Golden State Warriors with Indiana All-Star Paul George . However, Irving may become the main star there, as Butler h...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

A statement released on Mourinho's behalf read: 'Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published today. Mourinho has been denounced by the Prosecutor's Office, Spanish media said on Tuesday. Mourinho, 54, is accused of two counts of tax fraud - €1.6m in 2011 and €1.7m in 2012. Madrid's regional state prosecuto...

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  • Under Armour signs deal with top National Basketball Association prospect Josh Jackson
Under Armour signs deal with top National Basketball Association prospect Josh Jackson

The two made it to the National Basketball Association in different ways, but now they are teammates on a team that scuttled to a miserable 7-17 start past year and finished 34-48. UA knows how to get things done and, over time, has demonstrated passion, drive and a will to be better together. On Thursday, in a post-draft news conference, Jackso...

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