Taking Down LeBron As A Laker Would Be Huge For The Warriors

26 Jun, 2018

Carmelo Anthony's decision to cash in on $27.9 million in the 2018-19 season shouldn't come as much of a surprise. While starting 70 of the 136 games in which he appeared during his four seasons with the Jayhawks, Mykhailiuk earned second-team all-Big 12 honors as a senior while averaging 14.6 points per game, shooting 44.4 percent from 3-point range and flashing more of a complete all-around game, which National Basketball Association scouts and brass questioned during his time testing ...

Mavericks acquire Luka Doncic from Hawks for Trae Young, pick

24 Jun, 2018

The final pick of the draft was Kostas Antetokounmpo, who is the younger brother of Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and was picked by Philadelphia. "They were very nice to me, and I think we had a very good relationship". "We're going to propel forward with the idea that we've got to start winning games", Carlisle said, but he also preached the need to be patient with Doncic because of his age.

Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

24 Jun, 2018

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late victor to come from behind and beat Sweden 2-1 on Day 10 of the World Cup in Russian Federation on Saturday after the defending champions were reduced to 10 men. "All I am saying is people behaved in ways you don't do. It probably helps me that they don't know too much about me, playing in the A-League". Amid the Messi v Ronaldo arguments, there's this.

Gomez: Leaked England team gives Panama no advantage

24 Jun, 2018

You've got to beat them mentally, not at their own game. "We know they're a physical team". Gareth Southgate was hailed for "playing a blinder" ahead of England's World Cup opener with Tunisia , as the afterglow of a notionally happy squad and not-quite-as-adversarial-and-vituperative-media was directed his way.

Potential, not proof, tops in draft

24 Jun, 2018

While the jury remains out on the Suns' pair of top-10 picks from the 2016 draft, Dragan Bender (#4) and Marquese Chriss (#8), the trio of Bender, Jackson and T.J. After that, it was a mostly straightforward draft with little fireworks, but plenty of national champion Villanova Wildcats . Even late second-rounders extracted higher returns than we've previously seen.

Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas

24 Jun, 2018

Fernando Hierro says Spain face a tough challenge to reach the World Cup knockout stage following a "lucky" 1-0 win against Iran that lifted the 2010 champions to the top of their group. Argentina only qualified for the World Cup due to Messi's heroics in a crunch qualifier against Ecuador, as the Barca star scored a hat-trick to secure qualification.

Belgium's Lukaku a doubt for England clash

24 Jun, 2018

Martinez was already planning to shake-up his side to face the Three Lions on Thursday with qualification to the last 16 guaranteed if, as expected, England avoid defeat to Panama on Sunday. Belgium's forward Eden Hazard scored the opening goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Belgium and Tunisia at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Jun 23, 2018.

Chris Paul reportedly 'focused on recruiting' LeBron to Rockets

22 Jun, 2018

Cleveland's most attractive asset is the No. 8 overall pick. "LeBron has said time and time again that he wants to raise his family in Cleveland and retire a Cavalier (remember the Sports Illustrated letter), do not be surprised when he ends up owning this team".

Lucky Spain top Group B after win against Iran

21 Jun, 2018

Kick-off is 7pm Nigerian time . Coach Carlos Queiroz concedes Iran now face one of the biggest challenges in their World Cup history, but maintains they can "make the impossible possible". La Roja showed plenty of class in the game, keeping the ball well, however, mistakes in conceding the early penalty and the goalkeeping error from the usually solid David de Gea blotted an impressive performance.

Rick Zamperin: Phil Mickelson gave USGA the middle finger with bogey putt

21 Jun, 2018

It's a two-shot penalty on top of the score, so it ends up being a nine, and as of now it's on the scorecard as a such. It's certainly not meant that way. Daly was roundly criticized for what he did, as was Mickelson, although Mickelson had to absorb the wrath of Twitter amid dozens of replays shown on the Fox telecast.

England hit ODI world record 481 in thrashing Australia

21 Jun, 2018

Captain Eoin Morgan (67) became the country's highest run-scorer in this format during a 21-ball fifty - the fastest by an England batsman. In the same region of East Midlands, only 33KMs away, England hosted Australia at Trent Bridge for the third ODI of their ongoing five-match series.

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia live stream

21 Jun, 2018

Luis Suarez no doubt looked to rediscover his usual attacking verve on Tuesday as he trained in advance of Uruguay's second World Cup Group A fixture against Saudi Arabia . Tabarez's preference for old hands Sanchez and Rodriguez, who play their football in Mexico and Uruguay respectively, may raise questions about the next generation of players in the squad, which is comprised of 10 players aged 30 or more, double the number that reached the semi-finals in 2010.

Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks'at 3rd overall

21 Jun, 2018

He also won the EuroLeague Rising Star and Liga ACB Best Young Player awards for the second straight season. If the series was extended to a Game 5, he would have played on Friday. I'm motivated to enter the draft. Since the NBA's common lottery era began with the 1985 draft, the fourth pick has routinely produced some of the most productive players in league history.

Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

21 Jun, 2018

Shortly after, Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania confirmed the deal and the pieces being flipped. Howard, 32, played for the Hornets in the 2017-18 season, where he averaged 16.6 points and 9.3 rebounds in 81 games. The Nets will be the fifth team that Howard has played for in his career. Mozgov's numbers pale in comparison to Howard's. The 7-foot-1 Mozgov has not played a full 82-game season since 2013 and has averaged in double figures only once during his eight-year National ...

Senegal punishes Poland for mistakes in 2-1 win

20 Jun, 2018

Liverpool striker Mane set up Idrissa Gueye in the 37th minute for a shot that took a wicked deflection off Cionek, leaving Szczesny totally wrong-footed in the Polish goal for Senegal's opener on 37 minutes. We made too many mistakes and of course when we make stupid mistakes, we become nervous. The first half hour was a sorry affair strewn with misplaced passes from both sides and neither of the danger men, Lewandowski and Senegal's Sadio Mane , seeing much of the ball.

Brazil held to draw by Switzerland

20 Jun, 2018

Costa Rica now await on matchday two, before they lock horns with Serbia in their final game of the group stages on June 27 as they continue the chase for their sixth-ever world title. "We're talking about a World Cup so everybody will try to defend their game". Switzerland concentrated their defensive effort and kept Brazil's risky attack under wraps, though the Nati fans held their breaths in the 88th minutes on Neymar's header, which Sommer was able to collect comfortably despite ...

England's Phil Jones says squad can not wait for opening World Cup game

19 Jun, 2018

Some players are unburdened by previous major tournament failures and even those that have tasted disappointment are displaying confidence, with Harry Kane speaking of winning the World Cup hours after being unveiled as captain. "I mean the goal was world-class, really, but he's teasing defenders by the touchline and his performance wasn't flawless, but he was enjoying his football and that was great to see".

'No disrespect': Phil Mickelson putts moving ball at US Open

18 Jun, 2018

The USGA was clearly changing the rules of the game for the biggest star left in the tournament, after Tiger Woods had already missed the cut. Why a 2-stroke penalty and not a disqualification? He could have been disqualified, however, had rules officials deemed it a serious breach of another rule that states "a player must not take an action with the intent to influence the movement of a ball in play ".

VAR fuels controversy as Socceroos lose to France

18 Jun, 2018

Just 4 minutes later, however, France's Samuel Umtiti made a freaky mistake, his flailing arm making contact with a high cross from Aaron Mooy , forcing the referee to award another penalty, which Australian captain Mile Jedinak converted.

Brazil held to 1-1 draw with Switzerland

18 Jun, 2018

Brazil: Alisson 7, Thiago Silva 7, Miranda 6, Casemiro 6, Gabriel Jesus 6, Neymar 7, Coutinho 7, Marcelo 6, Danilo 6, Paulinho 6, Willian 7. 20' - GOAL! Brazil 1-0 Switzerland . Snap chance from close range falls to the forehead of Neymar, under some pressure, and into the arms of Sommer. Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Impressive Russia win World Cup opener

17 Jun, 2018

Saudi Arabia attempted to continue with their possession-based game in the second half. The 2018 World Cup opened today with an extravagant ceremony at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow . On account midfielder a goal and two assists, in addition interceptions and passes in the free zone, which broke the players of the national team of Russian Federation and did not have time Saudi defense.

Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

17 Jun, 2018

ITAR-TASS quoted the Moscow health department as saying eight people were hurt. A witness told the Reuters news agency that some of the wounded appeared to be World Cup fans supporting Mexico, which squares off Saturday against Germany in the World Cup .

Ronaldo is from another planet

17 Jun, 2018

A number of nations at the World Cup have made announcements that would usually bring condemnation, either at home or internationally, to coincide with kick-offs in Russian Federation. "A player's personal things aren't the most important thing now, it might have been taken out of context but maybe I shouldn't have said what I said".

Phil Mickelson's frustration boils over in shocking rule breach

17 Jun, 2018

As he walked off the green, he could be seen smiling and talking to Johnston, who also was smiling. After racing his bogey putt past the hole, he bizarrely and inexplicably jogged down after his ball before putting it back up the hill while it was still rolling.

What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup?

16 Jun, 2018

The North American bid received a four out of five-rating compared to 2.7 for Morocco but another factor that likely helped to sway the more than 200 national football federations that were eligible to vote was that it pledged to generate a profit of U.S.

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