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NBA Draft 2018: Top 10 players that’ll have the best NBA careers

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The Atlanta Hawks swapped the rights to Doncic, the No. 3 pick who has spent the a year ago winning championships all over Europe, to Atlanta for Trae Young, the No. But they ended up disappointed as NY went with Kentucky's Kevin Knox. There's good news for the NBA's most tortured fanbase, though: They also booed Kristaps Porzingis. Read More »

Brazil face Costa Rica, Iceland and Serbia in action

He didn't speak to reporters after the game but soon took to Instagram to explain his emotions. Brazil scored twice in stoppage time to move top of Group E but Neymar , who got involved in discussions with the referee and was awarded a penalty that was rescinded by the VAR , looked emotionally frail throughout, often gesticulating and falling down when tackled. Read More »

Mercedes engine upgrade feels 'clean and fresh'

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The Renault-powered Red Bulls were Mercedes' closest challengers as Ferrari languished nearly a second off the pace across both sessions. A late quality concern meant that Hamilton was denied the chance to run with the upgrade in Canada a fortnight ago unlike Ferrari, with the Brit finishing in fifth to relinquish his lead of the championship. Read More »

Jays closer Osuna suspended 'without pay' for 75 games

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In its wake, the Blue Jays gained some clarity into Osuna's baseball future - his ban runs through August 4, and under the collective bargaining agreement players suspended 51 games or more can be assigned to a minor-league team for 15 days during its duration. Read More »

Lukaku Equals Ronaldo's Goal Tally as Belgium Take Control Against Tunisia

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Tunisia looked set to pick up a point against England until Kane's late intervention, and another defeat will likely signal the end of their World Cup hopes. England struggled to break down the same opponents on Monday evening, but Belgium continued to find little difficulty in slicing Tunisia apart at will and Hazard struck again six minutes after the break, keeping his cool to round Farouk Ben Mustapha after expertly controlling a trademark Toby Alderweireld long pass. Read More »

Winners, losers in Dwight Howard deal

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Atlanta traded Howard and a second-round pick to Charlotte in 2017 for Marco Belinelli , Miles Plumlee and a second-round draft pick. Was the Nets' main goal to just acquire the 32-year-old big man or was the move focused on their 2019 future? Dwight is on his way to Brooklyn (who reportedly will buy out his contract, so we don't know where he's going), his fourth team in four years - a lot of stops for a future Hall of Famer. Read More »

Portugal Rethink Game Plan After Morocco Grind

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A dejected Leo Messi after Argentina suffered a devastating loss against Croatia in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup . "We needed to move players into the middle of the pitch to win back possession", Santos said. Morocco boss Herve Renard had warned of the challenge in shutting down Ronaldo, but despite fortifying his defense, the Portugal captain made the decisive breakthrough. Read More »

Thigh injury prevents England's Dele Alli from training

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Alli admits he faces a battle to get fit but still holds out hope. Those scans have identified a strain, with the 22-year-old set to be closely monitored ahead of England's next outing against Panama on Sunday . Manager Gareth Southgate has moulded a young tem desperate to showcase their talent and Spurs midfielder Alli, has called on England to show a killer instinct. Read More »

Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek

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Loftus-Cheek made his first appearance at the World Cup in England's win over Tunisia , entering the game as a late substitute and helping the team grab a late victor. We'll see what happens. "I'm confident in my ability and that I can do well, wherever it is", he added. I want to play. I'm focused on the tournament. Read More »

Edminton Eskimos Interested in Signing Terrell Owens

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Terrell Owens hasn't played in the National Football League since 2010. Owens looks like he hasn't missed a step since he retired eight years ago, either, running the 40-yard-dash in just 4.43 seconds. But the six-time NFL Pro Bowl selection has entertained the notion as recently as this year, when he was interviewed while speaking at the BC Lions' Orange Helmet Awards. Read More »

Leinster grouped with three former champions, while Munster to face Castres again

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Munster have been landed in a pool with the Top 14 champions and the Aviva Premiership runners-up for the 2018-19 Champions Cup season in the draw made in Switzerland on Wednesday afternoon. "We'll have to be at our best to get through, but hopefully we'll have a bit of luck this year and get to play these games when we're not carrying lots of injuries". Read More »

Nigeria captain Mikel slams Croatia decision to rest star players

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Croatia: With two wins - over Nigeria and Argentina - they bagged six easy points to qualify for the round of 16 for the first time since 1998, when the Balkans had finished third in the tournament in France. Musa deftly controlled the ball before slamming it past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson on the half-volley. "We realised at half-time that we needed to do something to change the game, and that was why we brought in Tyronne Ebuehi to add more offensive force on the left ... Read More »

Nigeria's Thrilling Victory Over Iceland In Photos

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After two disappointing results , Argentina's window to escape the group stage of the World Cup looked to be closing, but Nigeria threw Lionel Messi and company a lifeline with its 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday. Iceland had a great chance to get back into the contest when Finnbogason was fouled in the box by Tyronne Ebuehi . NAN photoNigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (R) controls the ball next to Iceland's goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson before scoring his second goal during the ... Read More »

Nigeria's Thrilling Victory Over Iceland In Photos

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After two disappointing results , Argentina's window to escape the group stage of the World Cup looked to be closing, but Nigeria threw Lionel Messi and company a lifeline with its 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday. Iceland had a great chance to get back into the contest when Finnbogason was fouled in the box by Tyronne Ebuehi . NAN photoNigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (R) controls the ball next to Iceland's goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson before scoring his second goal during the ... Read More »

Suarez sends Uruguay and Russia to last 16

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Uruguay are slow, laboured, wasteful and lack spark, all of which were glaring in the heat of Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday. They will face each other on Monday in Samara with first place in Group A on the line. - Saudi Arabia have now been eliminated at the group stages in four of the five World Cup Finals they have participated in. Tabarez has clearly built this Uruguay side on a solid foundation. Read More »

What Brooks Koepka said after winning 2018 U.S. Open

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The pressure the third time is even more extreme, said the only person alive who would know. This is the second straight year he is No. 1 at the U.S. Open, ending a streak of six straight years with a different No. "I barely made the cut", Finau said. That included a par on the 13th hole, where on Saturday he swatted a moving ball to keep it from rolling off the front of the green. Read More »

Lakers not interested in LiAngelo Ball because of LaVar?

Ball's middle son, LiAngelo , went undrafted on Thursday night. Shelburne reports the latter squad never promised LiAngelo he would receive an invite, and that their choice would be purely based on performance; however, sources suggest LaVar Ball's media antics played a big role in the Lakers' decision. Read More »

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

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Shaqiri also played in boots marked with the flags of Switzerland and Kosovo - the breakaway region that is not recognized as independent by Serbia or Russian Federation. During the game Shaqiri wore athletic shoes that depicted the Kosovo flag of Kosovo on the back of one heel and the Swiss flag on the other. Both Xhaka and Shaqiri performed matching celebrations following their goals, interlocking their fingers in a gesture celebrating Albania. Read More »

England boss Gareth Southgate says media must choose whether to help

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Raheem Sterling is also set to be left out of the starting line-up, with Southgate set to prefer Marcus Rashford in a supporting role for captain Harry Kane up front. Southgate's side must be wary of conceding throw-ins in unsafe positions as this will be bring the danger of Adolfo Machado into play. Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson caused havoc for England in Nice using this ploy, leading to Ragnar Sigurdsson's goal. Read More »

Lakers draft Moritz Wagner with No. 25 pick

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Other than Newman, the Lakers also got Mo Wagner of MI and Newman's teammate in Kansas, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk . He returned to North Carolina for his senior season and averaged 17.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists, earning third team All-American honors . Read More »

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

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NPR reports that Charles Krauthammer died of cancer. "In August of previous year, I underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in my abdomen. I am grateful to have played a small role in the conversations that have helped guide this extraordinary nation's destiny", he wrote in the Post . Read More »

Late show revives Brazil, eliminates Costa Rica

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A Seleção controlled the game from start to finish, averaging two-thirds of possession while largely camped in the Costa Rican half. Football's global governing body fined Serbia's Football Federation around 8,500 euros because Serbian fans behaved offensively during Sunday's match with Costa Rica , which Serbia won 1-0. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Lemar & Lucas Hernandez agree contracts with La Liga club

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The French forward is now in Russian Federation leading the line for France and it was therefore unusual timing for Griezmann to announce his future plans in the opening week of the tournament. All three players are with France at the World Cup in Russian Federation. Atletico had sent officials to the France squad at the World Cup in Russian Federation to get these deals completed, and they are going to return to Spain with a lot of satisfaction. Read More »

Peru vs France LIVE on SBS

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France coach Didier Deschamps opted for two changes from the win over Australia as Olivier Giroud and Blaise Matuidi replaced Ousmane Dembele and Corentin Tolisso in the starting XI. Lloris, along with the skippers of Denmark and Australia, backed Peru talisman Paolo Guerrero in calling for his drugs ban to be overturned for the World Cup . Read More »

Argentina vs Croatia | 21 Jun 2018

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Messi is bearing the weight of expectations as Argentina seek a first World Cup trophy since 1986, desperate to crown his glittering career with a major global tournament success. Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo sticks his tongue out during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Portugal and Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 20, 2018. Read More »

Phillie Phanatic injures fan with flying hot dog

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She said she was unable to prevent being hit by the hot dog due to a shoulder injury, so the impact was severe. "And then the next thing I know he shot it in our direction, and bam! It hit me like a ton of bricks", McVay told ABC 6 in Philadelphia . Read More »

Nabil Fekir could still join Liverpool this summer, says agent

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Though Fekir technically passed his medical, Liverpool wanted to renegotiate a reduced fee with Lyon that acknowledged the supposed weakness in his knee after his ACL reconstruction. There were conflicting reports with a knee problem cited by some, while Lyon were angered with leaks as details from the deal emerged. "My knee is super-good", he added ". Read More »