• Markelle Fultz believes the Sixers are already a playoff team
Markelle Fultz believes the Sixers are already a playoff team

The UW Husky basketball programs have made draft history. Coming off a 28-54 season, the Philadelphia 76ers selected the University of Washington's Markelle Fultz as the first selection in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. For one thing, one player couldn't do it. Kelsey Plum, left, waits with friends and relatives for the start of the WNBA...

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  • Kevin Harvick wins on road course at Sonoma
Kevin Harvick wins on road course at Sonoma

Sonoma was one of just four active tracks where Harvick had never before scored a Cup victory. "It's like the wine out here, I think you get better with age getting around this place", Earnhardt said out on pit road following Sunday's Toyota / Save Mart 350.

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  • Man United edge closer to Nainggolan deal despite contract extension
Man United edge closer to Nainggolan deal despite contract extension

Nainggolan was a transfer target for Chelsea last summer, but opted against a move to the Premier League and to stay with the Giallorossi. Nainggolan has reportedly asked Roma for a deal worth €4m (£3.5m) plus bonuses but the Serie A club are only willing to offer a contract worth €4m with everything included.

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  • Magic taking Lonzo under his wing
Magic taking Lonzo under his wing

LaVar Ball , center, father of Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball , listens to his son during the NBA basketball team's news conference, Friday, June 23, 2017 , in El Segundo, Calif . Of his showboating, he said: "I didn't have any other shoes under the table". We want to thank him for what he did for us, but what I needed was a leader...

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds pulls in $100 million
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds pulls in $100 million

This led Microsoft to come groveling at Bluehole's feet to get the game up and running on the Xbox One, and at 4K on the Xbox One X. It's been on Steam's top sellers list nearly every day since, but more crucially, it's pulling in concurrent player numbers that topple every other game on Steam - save for Dota 2 , and Counter-Strike: Global O...

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  • LaMelo Ball Used Racial Slur During Ball Family's 'Monday Night RAW' Appearance
LaMelo Ball Used Racial Slur During Ball Family's 'Monday Night RAW' Appearance

At the same time as the start of the NBA Awards on TNT, the Ball family made an appearance on WWE's Monday Night Raw . Dean Ambrose tried to cut a promo about the free BBB shirt he was wearing, but he was a little distracted by the squawking, flailing, half naked Lavar Ball .

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  • Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage
Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage

In its semifinal, Portugal will be without defender Pepe , who was suspended for a second yellow card in the tournament. "We are making steps in the right directions, and I'm convinced of that", he said. Russian Federation had raised the hopes of their fans by taking a first half lead though Alexander Samedov but were quickly pegged back by N...

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  • Steve Hansen fuels fire with dig at 'desperate' Lions coach Warren Gatland
Steve Hansen fuels fire with dig at 'desperate' Lions coach Warren Gatland

After the 30-15 defeat on Saturday, the Lions need to win both of the remaining Tests against the All Blacks if they're to be victorious in the series. I can't imagine they or their club coaches are too happy with that - as we all know, the likelihood of picking up soft-tissue injuries increases with fatigue.

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  • Bayern Munich Star Slams 'Smartass' Cristiano Ronaldo Ahead of Confederations Cup Clash
Bayern Munich Star Slams 'Smartass' Cristiano Ronaldo Ahead of Confederations Cup Clash

He had found the net in every game with Portugal this season until being deprived in the Confederations Cup opener against Mexico last week, when he was still decisive by setting up Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal . "He deserves our utmost respect, his experience is incredible and I think everybody who knows football respects him", Pizzi sai...

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  • Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments
Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments

Williams has won the most grand slam singles titles in the professional era, five more than Swiss Roger Federer, the most prolific victor in the men's game. "I would hope that I would win against Serena". He won 4 US Open and 3 Wimbledon singles titles. "And then the other obvious one, the amount of energy I wasted sort of complaining on line cal...

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  • NBA Draft: Analyzing The Top 2 Draft Picks
NBA Draft: Analyzing The Top 2 Draft Picks

Here are the draft grades for the #Atlantic Division. "We're going to be a fun, energetic, entertaining team". Even though the Celtics didn't make a trade, Boston still has potential trade chips if they wanted to. Bell, in my opinion, was the best defensive player in the entire draft. If Anunoby is healthy, the Raptors took a solidified gamble. T...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho made no attempt to keep club legend Giggs
Man Utd boss Mourinho made no attempt to keep club legend Giggs

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has spoken for the first time about his departure from Old Trafford . Jose Mourinho did not enjoy the success some expected he would in his first season as Manchester United manager. "Unfortunately, that was cut short". When Jose Mourinho assumed the reigns at Old Trafford in May of 2016 it initiate...

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  • Petra Kvitova revels in ideal comeback with Birmingham title
Petra Kvitova revels in ideal comeback with Birmingham title

Kvitova won the grasscourt Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Sunday by beating Australian Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-3 in the final. Barty continued her impressive run as she qualified for the WTA event in Nottingham and reached the quarter-finals.

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  • Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title
Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title

Federer won the first meeting between the two on the clay courts of Rome in 2016, winning in straight sets, but the pair's second meeting at Halle past year at the semi-final stage was won by Zverev, which he won in three sets. Zverev, 20 and the youngest player in the world top 40, is looking to make the Halle final for the second successive ...

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  • Liverpool wait on Oxlade-Chamberlain contract stand-off
Liverpool wait on Oxlade-Chamberlain contract stand-off

The Evening Standard claims that the 23-year-old has been offered a deal in the region of £100,000 a week but talks have stalled as the midfielder wants to be assured that he will be a key figure in Wenger's plans going forward. 27-time England global Oxlade Chamberlain started just 16 of the club's Premier League games last season, coming of...

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  • Parry: Liverpool had a deal in place to sign 100-time global
Parry: Liverpool had a deal in place to sign 100-time global

Goal Brazil said Alves, 34, has been offered €7m (£6.2m) per year in wages by the Blues, more than the €5m City are willing to pay the right-back. The veteran full-back is set to secure his exit from Juventus this week after informing the Turin giants of his desire to move on this summer, which in turn will pave the way for a move to City.

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  • State of Origin series goes to a decider
State of Origin series goes to a decider

Hello and welcome to live updates for game two of the 2017 State of Origin series between Queensland and New South Wales at Allianz stadium in Sydney , Australia. The Maroons have kept this year's Origin series alive with an unbelievable effort in the final minutes of the game. Now, they are on track to send off some of their biggest warri...

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  • On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development
On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development

That, in turn, could help to bring peace in the Korean peninsula and improve relations and Seoul is hopeful that North Korea will agree to the proposal. North Korea has sparked global fury as it continues to quest for nuclear weapons capable of striking the US. He has also said that North Korea must be pressured in order them to abando...

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  • Australia beat West Indies by eight wickets
Australia beat West Indies by eight wickets

As per a report in Wisden India , in this match, replays came from the mid-wicket camera and the match only had "low specs" coverage with fewer cameras restricting the coverage for live streaming, the ICC clarified. "I think generally, pace off in the women's game is very effective, whether that's spin or medium pace". "We feel like our preparat...

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  • Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen
Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen

Everton are also hoping to make a formal announcement soon on their deal for Malaga's Spain Under-21 striker Sandro Ramirez , who has also had a medical and agreed personal terms. There has certainly been no delay in Ronald Koeman bringing in fresh faces to his Everton squad this summer, with the Toffees chief already adding Jordan Pickford, Davy...

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