• A deep dive into the cultural brilliance of the Markelle Fultz letter
A deep dive into the cultural brilliance of the Markelle Fultz letter

At the very least, though, he'll serve as an adequate three-point shooter to a Bulls team that ranked 24th in three-point shooting last season. The first Canadian to ever be drafted No. "Following behind him is going to be tough, but I am looking forward to it". In exchange for the Minnesota Timberwolves' first-round pick (No. 7) and guards ...

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  • Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)
Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

Before whispers of the trade surfaced with Boston and Philadelphia, Fultz was scheduled to work out for the Celtics . Coach Brett Brown had said all year that Simmons would open next season as the point guard. To add the cherry on top of the Bulls' rough night, they excited some fans of the organization when they took Jordan Bell out of OR ear...

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  • The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On
The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On

Both the UFC lightweight champion and Mayweather confirmed this over their social media accounts on Wednesday. June. 15: The much awaited battle between UFC star Conor McGregor and the former five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is all set for 26 August.

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  • Former US diplomat on advising American student's family during North Korea detainment
Former US diplomat on advising American student's family during North Korea detainment

Otto Warmbier . And I said to them, 'we...would need his...you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations ... The spokesman said it was a "mystery" as to why Warmbier died days after returning home, but compared his death to the case of another American detainee, Evan Hunziker.

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  • Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers

The Celtics get two picks from the 76ers total: No. 3 this year and a pick in either 2018 or 2019. "We felt it was very close in the top handful of players; we still feel that way". Durant reportedly plans to take about $4 million less than the maximum he is eligible for as a 10-year veteran, giving Golden State flexibility with its cap space.

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  • England's Jason Roy given out obstructing the field in T20I
England's Jason Roy given out obstructing the field in T20I

But when Roy was given out obstructing the field - the first time this had happened in a T20 worldwide - the innings fell away. But South Africa levelled the three-match series at 1-1 when Liam Dawson failed to connect with the final ball of the match.

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  • Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup
Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal swiftly doubled their lead when Eliseu's unsafe low cross from the left was forced home by Silva, although there was brief concern for the new Manchester City signing as he landed awkwardly on his ankle. With hosts Russian Federation losing against Mexico in Kazan , Portugal progressed as Group A winners, while the All Whites finis...

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  • Kidambi Srikanth lifts Australian Open Super Series
Kidambi Srikanth lifts Australian Open Super Series

This is Srikanth's second consecutive Super Series title after he won the Indonesia Open Super Series crown. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . But Srikanth came out of the trap in a brilliant fashion and stretched his lead to 11-8 at the break. The Chinese shifted gears quite suddenly to add pace to the proceedings and his ba...

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  • Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter

In the first season of four-year, $64 million contract, the 30-year-old averaged 7.4 points and 4.9 rebounds in 54 games. We want to thank him for what he did for us. His outspoken father, LaVar, sat front and center at Friday's news conference, watching his son raise a crisp No. 2 Lakers jersey. Pelinka also believes Magic himself is an irresis...

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  • Have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer: Kohli
Have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer: Kohli

At the end of the Champions Trophy, his one-year contract will expire. "Legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble has decided against continuing as the head coach of the Indian cricket team, it was announced on Tuesday". Kohli also revealed in his tweet message that the CAC and the BCCI both wanted him to continue as the coach of India. Rumours are tha...

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  • NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights
NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

Still, this is a fun time to play the role of the 58-year-old McPhee, who played with Garry Galley and Brian MacLellan at Bowling Green University. So, when you're building an organization from the ground up, what do you do? "People have identified people on other clubs they'd like to have", McPhee said .

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  • Confederations Cup: Germany hold Chile to 1-1 draw
Confederations Cup: Germany hold Chile to 1-1 draw

Alexis Sanchez became Chile's leading goal scorer but he was unable to celebrate the occasion with a victory after Germany struck back in a 1-1 Confederations Cup draw at the Kazan Arena. The pair both sit on four points after two matches in Group B, but both can guarantee their progression to the knockout phase by avoiding defeat against ...

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  • Ortiz earns 'super honor' with Red Sox retiring his No. 34
Ortiz earns 'super honor' with Red Sox retiring his No. 34

With Red Sox greats Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez , Jim Rice and Wade Boggs among those on hand, Ortiz received his usual ovation from the Papi-loving crowd pre-game. It will be weird to come to grips with the fact that he's no longer going to be mashing for the Sox because that is all I know. Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts (2) is called ...

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  • 76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid
76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid

The 76ers took the layup Thursday night in NY by selecting Washington guard Markelle Fultz , nearly universally rated the best talent available, with the first pick in the National Basketball Association draft . The New York Knicks with the No. 8 pick overall took Frank Ntilikina breaking the run of freshmen drafted . Since 2003, the 76ers...

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  • Ulster trio included in British Lions starting team to face Highlanders
Ulster trio included in British Lions starting team to face Highlanders

BRITISH & IRISH LIONS: Stuart Hogg (Scotland), George North (Wales), Jonathan Davies (Wales), Ben Te'o (England), Liam Williams (Wales); Owen Farrell (England) Conor Murray (Munster, Ireland); Mako Vunipola (England), Jamie George (England), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster, Ireland); Alun Wyn Jones (Capt) (Wales), George Kruis (England); Peter O'...

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  • Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud
Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud

However, a spokesperson of Mourinho later insisted that they have not received any information in regards to accusations of tax fraud during his time as Real Madrid manager and during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu he paid more than €26million in taxes.

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  • Root makes no excuses for Champions Trophy exit
Root makes no excuses for Champions Trophy exit

Pakistan have qualified for the final of ICC Champions Trophy for the first time in the history beating England by 8 wickets in the first semi-final at Cardiff on Wednesday. He said: "I think for the first part of our innings, we played pretty well. I think we play very good, that is why we won today". Morgan insisted they can still take p...

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  • Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva
Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva clash in the main event, while Fedor Emelianenko makes his Bellator debut against the heavy-handed Matt Mitrione in the co-main event. But there were title fights on the card, highlighted by Brent Primus defeating Michael Chandler in a gruesome fight to win the 155-pounds title.

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  • Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers
Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers

That earned him a spot on the All Pac-12 First Team alongside names like Markelle Fultz , the No. 1 draft pick who played for the Washington Huskies, and Lonzo Ball , the No. Wilcox was taken in the first round by the Los Angeles Clippers. Both players underperformed last season. "I think what you're drafting is the son and not the father", ...

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  • Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals
Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals

The strategy helped Ronaldo get his 75th worldwide goal and Portugal an ultimately easy 4-0 win at the Confederations Cup on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Portugal to go all the way in the Confederations Cup after reaching the semi-finals of the competition.

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