• LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers
LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

THEIR TIME TO SHINE: With so much trade speculation about All-Stars such as Paul George and Jimmy Butler , there hasn't been as much focus as usual leading into Thursday on the players who are in the draft. The possibilities? The promises? Alford was right to try to change the shot, but ultimately the logic of "the ball goes in the basket" wo...

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  • NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics
NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics

Nine-year veteran Lopez appeared posted averages of 20.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 blocks last season while becoming the longest-tenured player in Nets history. "Hey man, LeBron, I like to win and I know you like to win", Ball said looking at the camera. Fultz also touched on his relationship with Joel Embiid-sorry, Mayor Embiid...

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  • Blazers trade up to get Gonzaga's Zach Collins
Blazers trade up to get Gonzaga's Zach Collins

In joining the Trail Blazers , Swanigan will begin his professional career on the West Coast, more than 2,000 miles from Fort Wayne, his hometown. Sam Amick of USA Today reported Thursday that the Kings are willing to give up their No. He set a school record with 105 3-pointers. Past year at Purdue he averaged 18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3 ...

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  • Shuttler Srikanth reaches Australian Open final
Shuttler Srikanth reaches Australian Open final

Srikanth will now either play reigning Olympic champion or two-time World champion and All England champion Chen Long or Korea's Lee Hyun II in the finals. This was Srikanth's second Super Series Premier title after he won the 2014 China Open Super Series Premier. He built an 11-7 advantage and did not have to look back after that.

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  • Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team
Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Sacramento shocked the National Basketball Association world when they proceeded to conduct one of the most common sense drafts they have had in years, perhaps even a decade. Then Keith hit me up and said, "New plan". Butler and pick 16 Justin Patton headed to Minnesota, while the Chicago Bulls received number seven pick Lauri Markkanen, Kris...

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  • Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan
Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan

Morgan suggested being asked to play on a pitch used two days previously for Pakistan's final group game, created problems for his side. "We've played some really good cricket throughout the whole of this summer, and so it was frustrating not being able to win it".

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  • Twitterati pour wishes as India beat England
Twitterati pour wishes as India beat England

Also, Mithali is on the verge of becoming the first woman cricketer to reach 6000 ODI runs in the World Cup as she has already scored 5852 runs in 178 games, till now. The 20-year-old opener made the English bowling attack look pedestrian as she kept plundering the ball to all corners of the park. Her consistency has made her one of the best player...

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  • Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill costs $7.1B
Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill costs $7.1B

Extra state funds that help pay for those people and another 319,000 childless adults who earn less than the poverty level also would go away, forcing the state to choose between throwing them off the program or raising taxes. In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill. The bill's rolling...

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  • Hudson adamant New Zealand at Confederations Cup to win
Hudson adamant New Zealand at Confederations Cup to win

With President Vladimir Putin in attendance and 44,000 tickets sold, today's Confederations Cup opener will give Russian Federation the chance to show off its preparations for next year's World Cup despite concerns over stadium security and infrastructure.

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  • Arsenal unveil new home kit for upcoming 2017/18 season
Arsenal unveil new home kit for upcoming 2017/18 season

ARSENAL risk breaching Premier League wage rules if Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil both sign massive new deals. Sanchez and Ozil are out of contract in June next year, leading to speculation over both of their futures. "The German sports company have also ditched the darker red stripe that ran down the centre of last season's home shirt, an...

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  • Alexis Sanchez Confusion, Latest Rumours
Alexis Sanchez Confusion, Latest Rumours

And since the Spanish giants are banned from registering any new players this summer, the club are unlikely to agree to sell Carrasco as they won't be able to sign a replacement. "He knows that the most important thing when you manage a club like Arsenal is to win the Premier League ". The STCC rules sit alongside the Premier League's "profit an...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Details Revealed
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Details Revealed

The bout will be scheduled for 12 rounds at the junior middleweight limit of 154lbs with 10-ounce gloves and the fight will be televised on pay-per-view on Showtime and will gross tens of millions of dollars. Sports reported earlier today that the betting line for the fight has opened with Mayweather a -1000 favorite and McGregor a +650 underdog....

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  • Champions Trophy: When India 'bowled 23.3 maiden overs' against South Africa
Champions Trophy: When India 'bowled 23.3 maiden overs' against South Africa

World No1s South Africa were dismissed for a meagre 191, putting on just 51 runs for their last eight wickets - three of which came via farcical run-outs. A number of players are selected from the South Africa A side, while there is a first T20 chance for Highveld Lions all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius, who has played in three one-day international...

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  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

A solo effort from Andre Silva , his eighth goal in 11 appearances, in the 80th minute and a stoppage-time goal from substitute Nani completed the scoring. " New Zealand gave Mexico a few problems and we will have to be on our toes", he added. Portugal coach Fernando Santos gave New Zealand a boost by withdrawing Ronaldo 23 minutes fr...

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  • Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems
Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

The now-retired Nico Rosberg won previous year and joined on the podium by Sebastian Vettel and Sergio Perez after his then teammate, Lewis Hamilton , started the race from tenth, before finishing in fourth. But Rosberg's sudden retirement - just five days after winning his maiden championship - coupled with Valtteri Bottas' arrival at Me...

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  • Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion
Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria has been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence after admitting to two counts of tax fraud during his time with Real Madrid . Ronaldo, who is now facing four charges of tax fraud in Spain, was reported to want to leave Real Madrid and Spain. The move was considered voluntary by the prosecutor's offi...

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  • Confederatons Cup: Russia v Mexico preview
Confederatons Cup: Russia v Mexico preview

Only fourth-placed New Zealand have no chance after losing their two games so far. "We managed to show good football", Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov said. "It's less than 72 hours to recover, it's not easy, " said the coach, who steered his team to the Euro 2016 title over seven games in a 27-day period in France.

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  • Loew: Experience of facing Chile is priceless for Germany
Loew: Experience of facing Chile is priceless for Germany

He said: "They are the team that will give us a good idea of what we can accomplish here". " Chile have fantastic individual players and are flexible tactically like few other teams, they can switch things around several times during a match".

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  • Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs
Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

Tweet Embed: https://twitter.com/mims/statuses/878052762537181184 Luke Walton on LaVar's playoff prediction: "Right now I want ( Lonzo ) to lead us to a couple of summer league victories". Despite the bluster associated with LaVar Ball , Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said spending time with the Ball family at their home helped him to a...

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  • Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma
Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

In honor of late FOX NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes, whose nickname was "Byrnsie", the award was established in 2015 to celebrate an individual in the MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES who embodies principles Byrnes demonstrated daily in his personal and professional life - preparation, teamwork and family within the garage area.

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