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Markelle Fultz And Celtics Have Been Talking

It's been a dream of mine since I was a little kid, and I feel like I would fit well in Boston", Fultz declared. So the top pick might just go to Markelle Fultz . When head hunting for the summer break, Ainge made clear that Boston is scouting for somebody that towers over Thomas, and ideally one that is a consistent scoring machine too. Read More »

Amir Khan wants Brook bout after Spence Jr takes title

ET / 2:15 p.m. PT on Showtime , taking on defending IBF 147-pound champion Kell Brook in his hometown of Sheffield, England. Spence Jr improved his unblemished record to 22 wins with 19 knockouts and set up a mouthwatering unification clash with fellow American Keith Thurman in the process. Read More »

Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan (IANS Interview)

While they were focusing on the IPL , whenever they got an opportunity to prepare, they did. After their clash with Pakistan , India will take on Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 8 and 11 respectively. "It was really good to see the way Dinesh Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja and even Virat Kohli in the first match against New Zealand bat", Laxman said. Read More »

Racial Slur Painted on Gate at LeBron James' LA Home


A racial slur was painted on the gate of the Brentwood neighborhood estate but has since been covered over by property management, Eisenman said. James was not home at the time and Jefferson told CNN the police are still investigating the incident and can not say if the home was burgled. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?

Now Australia hope they have a potent quartet of their own, with coach Darren Lehmann saying: "It would be great to see them go at it and see how they go". He, however, claimed he has not thought about selection in starting XI and is looking forward to slot in to a 50-over team after an extended run in the T20 format. Read More »

Advantage Oracle as Team France stun Artemis


If Oracle wins the qualifiers, it will carry a one-point bonus into the 35th America's Cup match beginning June 17. It was not all bad news for the USA crew, however, with a win in the head-to-head between former team mates Jimmy Spithill and Land Rover BAR skipper Ben Ainslie. Read More »

Gareth Bale statue: Is it worse than Cristiano Ronaldo's?

Bale is most likely to be named on the bench by Zidane on Saturday evening, with midfield playmaker Isco to start again in a 4-4-2 formation. Isco has been in exceptional form this season, but could lose his spot, following Bale's return from injury. Read More »

Root stars in England win

That was Bangladesh´s highest stand in a one-day global outside of Asia, surpassing the 141 put on by Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah when the Tigers knocked England out of the 2015 World Cup with a dramatic 15-run win in Adelaide. Mushfiqur's innings was a gem, his 48-ball 50 brought up with his fourth four when he drove Root past mid-off to also complete the century stand. In his 34-ball knock, the 24-year-old batsman slammed four boundaries and one six. Read More »

Mets apologize after mascot's middle finger, say person won't wear costume again

Some advice to Mr. Met moving forward. As a result, it is unclear which Mets employee will be facing consequences for Mr. Met's recent desire to flip someone off. "It didn't shock me the way that things are getting out there it doesn't surprise me at all", said Bryan, a gloating Yankee fan who suggested the team capitalizes on the incident by redesigning Mr. Read More »

Dominic Thiem v Steve Johnson - player profiles


Steve Johnson Sr, a tennis coach who introduced his son to the sport, died at the age of 58 earlier this month. "I just knew he was looking down on me on that last point and gave me the strength to finish it off", Steve said after winning, as he wiped the tears away. Read More »

Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

He had six slams in the first half alone for the Warriors, who at 13-0 are already the first team to go this far in a postseason unblemished. And if we're all honest, as much as a compelling playoff would've been welcomed, seeing a classic Finals will be the flawless bleach to a season where we spent most of the time going, "Blech!" Health plays a part, a lot of things play a part in this. Read More »

Lebanon to ban Wonder Woman 'because actress who plays her is Israeli'

Today we have word that the a Lebanese group known as Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel-Lebanon is calling for a nationwide boycott of Wonder Woman throughout Lebanon, merely because its star Gal Gadot was is from Israel. I'm not convinced that Wonder Woman is going to be any different but based on this incarnation of the character's introduction in Batman versus Superman , cautious optimism appears to be the order of the day. Read More »

Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

That aggregate score was matched by a typically pumped-up Rahm, whose closing 66 could have been even better if not for a number of agonizing near-misses on the greens, and Sean O'Hair (66). Spieth drained a nervy par putt at the 18th and keep the pressure on Kisner. Kisner hit a similar drive, and also saved par. Spieth is seeking to join Ben Hogan as the only players to win back-to-back Colonial titles, with Hogan performing the feat twice (1946-47 and 1952-53). Read More »

Nicky Hayden Cause of Death: How Did Motorcycle Racer Die?


The crash smashed the car's windshield. Judicial authorities have opened an investigation into the incident and questioned the 30-year-old driver of the Peugeot. Hayden was in Italy after competing in a World Superbike round at Imola. He left the MotoGP series at the end of 2015 to compete in the rival Superbike World Championship (still with Honda), winning the second race in Malaysia previous year and placing fifth in the championship. Read More »

Dash-cam video shows dazed, disoriented Woods


Woods was arrested 3 a.m. Monday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, an incident Woods later clarified in a statement was the result of an " unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". "Do you know the reason I'm out with you now, right?" one of the officers asked Woods, according to the USA Today report . The American golfer could not follow a red light with his eyes when asked to do so by the officer. Read More »

Will Kevin Durant really give up millions for Warriors plot?

Kevin Durant is not an elite defender, but he is good at it. The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 1. The Cavs' defence has been one of the worst defences in the league this season, whereas the Warriors have been one of the best offensive teams in the league, let alone over the past couple of seasons. Read More »

Gatland barbs were said 'in jest' - Jones

The Lions survived an onslaught in the first test in Dunedin before snatching a 9-3 win with a charge-down try. The world champions have since taken on all comers, proving to be simply too good for their rivals and firmly establishing themselves as the best side on the planet. Read More »

LeBron James and Kevin Durant each have a lot to play for

For Durant, winning his first title will validate in many ways his decision to join an already loaded Golden State team in addition to taking him off the list of highest scoring National Basketball Association players (Durant has a career 27.2 points per game average) in league history to never win an National Basketball Association title. Read More »

Player of the Match SRH v KKR: Gautam Gambhir


Nathan Coulter-Nile (3-20), on his return to the side following a head injury, was the pick of the KKR bowlers as he picked up three wickets, including the key scalp of Kane Williamson (24). KKR were one of the favourites to lift the IPL 2017 trophy, but their stint ended on a disappointing note. While Krunal's innings was crucial in his team's victory, the all-rounder credited the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Karn Sharma for their brilliant bowling which restricted KKR to 107. Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives

The Serbian has already beaten the Argentine in the only match between them, in the US Open in 2014. "Nadal, I don't think he's anxious at all about anyone in this tournament, to be fair", said the 18th seeded Australian, who downed German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 to reach the second round at Roland Garros. Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

Keon Broxton also went deep for the Brewers, who will try to salvage a split in the series with a victory this afternoon. A day after the person inside the funny-looking costume was caught on video making an obscene gesture to a fan, the team said someone else was doing Mr. Read More »

Mancini takes over at Zenit


Petersburg and wishes him all the best as head coach of the blue-white-sky blue!" The last Italian to manage Zenit, Luciano Spalletti , was very succesful, winning two titles, the Russian Cup and Super Cup, and it's now hoped that Mancini can have a similar impact. Read More »

What to watch in NBA Finals between Cavaliers, Warriors

Last year, there were a number of surprises that helped determine the National Basketball Association champion: Curry didn't play like himself due to injury; Draymond Green missed a game due to suspension; and Andrew Bogut missed most of the series after hurting his knee. Read More »

Why LeBron & The Cavaliers Will Win The Title

The Cavs are at their best when they can have Love and Tristan Thompson out on the floor at the same time , but the Warriors will try to pick on Love mercilessly in the pick-and-roll. "My motivation is to be great, put my teammates in a position where they can compete for a championship, live out dreams". This year, nobody is quite sure what to expect. Read More »

Jared Payne ruled out of British and Irish Lions' opening tour match


New Zealand-born rugby league convert Ben Te'o has also been named to start in the centres with England teammate Jonathan Joseph , providing Gatland with the combination of a hard ball runner and more creative player in midfield. "It is important the players get that opportunity because if they go well and the team goes well they put themselves in the shop window for a test start", he said. Read More »

Mercedes no nearer to understanding poor Monaco showing

This stance was a reflection of their drivers' actions in the Bahrain race two weeks earlier, when Hamilton's hopes of victory were hampered by being stuck behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas while the Finn was struggling for pace. "But we still believe we can win this thing". Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his auto during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017. Read More »

F1's Fernando Alonso qualifies fifth for first Indy 500

Police said they arrested two teenagers, ages 14 and 15, in connection with the robbery of credit cards and other personal valuables. Both teens were charged with robbery, and the 15-year old was also charged with resisting law enforcement. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

His only clay-court defeats came at the French Open in 2009 (Robin Soderling) and 2015 ( Novak Djokovic ). "When you are here in Paris , one of the best cities in the world and you have a day off, always is good", said Nadal . But the partnership with his uncle, one of the most successful and longest in tennis , will come to an end. Thiem will now face American tennis player Steve Johnson in the third round of the men's singles event. Read More »

Tennis legend Margaret Court under fire for homophobic comments


For her part, Court, remains the player - man or woman - with the most Grand-Slam singles titles, having taken home 24 trophies (11 in the Open era). Court said she had "nothing against homosexuals - as individuals, they can do what they want to do - but my belief as a Christian is marriage the Bible way. Read More »

Petra Kvitova only looking forward after French Open loss

The two-time Wimbledon champion made an emotional return to tennis on Sunday with victory over Julia Boserup five months after she was stabbed by an intruder. "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time", an emotional Kvitova said. Now I can just enjoy everything - sometimes I just stand outside and see the sun and say, Oh, it s handsome. Read More »

Brook: It's a joke that Spence is favored to beat me

Spence Jr endured a hard sixth round, but inflicted enough damage in the seventh round and it became obvious, as Brook's eye started to swell. For Brook-Spence, the tide switched virtually every round. 1 in the weight division now". The almost lifelong resident of Desoto, Texas, worked behind a strong jab out of his southpaw stance, a weapon that would swell Brook's left eye over the course of the fight. Read More »

Warburton to lead Lions in New Zealand tour opener


Ireland's Johnny Sexton and Laidlaw will combine at half-back, with head coach Warren Gatland admitting he wants to field his full 41-man squad across the Lions' opening two fixtures. "So, a great start to the tour". "There's some real experience there and knowing the three of them, they're desperate to play and start in that position". Read More »