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Author: 0 Celtics reportedly deal No. 1 NBA Draft pick to 76ers

If the deal goes down, the first four spots in the draft order would exactly mirror the first-four order from a year ago. That's probably what Jackson had in mind when he took aim at Fultz. This wouldn't be the first time Fultz has been in Philadelphia recently. In return the Celtics would get the 76ers number three overall pick ths season and two future first round picks.

Sports Rumman Raees to replace injured Wahab Riaz in Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Rumman Raees to replace injured Wahab Riaz in Champions Trophy

In came Yuvraj Singh , the man who had belted Englishman Stuart Broad for 36 runs in an over in the 2007 ICC World T20. "For us to have a performance as tentative as that right from the start is a worry and the only thing I can think of is the magnitude of the occasion got to them", Arthur said .

Sports Louis Blues: Five Potential Vegas Victims Through Expansion Draft
Author: 0 Louis Blues: Five Potential Vegas Victims Through Expansion Draft

The players left exposed have a shot a getting selected by the Vegas Golden Knights and making up a roster filled with veterans, rookies and rising stars. The unprotected list includes players eligible to become restricted or unrestricted free agents, which the Golden Knights have the option to sign over the next three days.

Sports Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win
Author: 0 Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win

These people need to be taken to task and dealt with under law. "Any encouragement to such elements will prove to be counter-productive and the government needs to understand this", Dev said. You will get better fireworks (Chinese?), Eid celebrations there. With many obligatory statements from separatists, the Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's congratulatory tweet on Pakistan Cricket Team's victory over Team India in the CT final has gained huge attention.

Sports Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy

Pakistan has gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against India and an eight-wicket semi-final victory over England. Fakhar, out to a nice catch on the run by Jadeja behind square, scored 114 off 106 balls. India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had a return to forget, his 10 wicketless overs costing 70 runs.

Sports India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

Then one ball after Kohli, the world's leading ODI batsman, was dropped at slip off Amir, the bowler had him caught at point by Shadab Khan. Despite the huge defeat India received at the hands of Pakistan , this should be the catalyst for fundamental changes in team selection and tactics which would hold them in better stead.

Sports No room for error as England U-21s target European semi-final
Author: 0 No room for error as England U-21s target European semi-final

There's six or seven of us from the last time so we've all got those feelings and that hunger to get things right. And there we have Slovakia's team news. Southgate spent the weekend with the squad after arriving in Kielce on Friday and U21 skipper Ward-Prowse said: "He's been around and spoken to us, pulled us aside individually and seen how we are".

Author: 0 McIlroy motivated by 'busy summer' after missing US Open cut

And for all the birdies and blunders at Erin Hills , the most compelling image Friday came from the parking lot, where one star after another left town after missing the cut. After another week, it's the WGC-Bridgestone and PGA Championship. "The finish was awesome". He might need one at this rate. The forecast calls for rain and stiffening winds over the weekend.

Author: 0 Pakistan dashes Indian dreams, wins Champions Trophy

They came into the final against India at the Oval as the outsiders and when India won the toss and made a decision to chase it was felt like Pakistan would need to post close to 350 to just have a chance. When teenage leg-spinner Shadab then struck in his first over via DRS, hitting Yuvraj Singh pad before bat, and MS Dhoni pulled Hasan Ali (three for 19) for a tumbling catch in the deep, India were washed up at 54 for five - and there was no realistic way back.

Sports Pakistan cricketers hailed by media after 'confounding everyone'
Author: 0 Pakistan cricketers hailed by media after 'confounding everyone'

The Pakistan bowling corps engineered a spectacular collapse of India's top order , sending Rohit Sharma , Kohli and tournament high-scorer Shikhar Dhawan back to the dressing room within the first 15 overs. This was Pakistan's third ICC tournament win, having earlier won the 50-over World Cup in 1992 and the World Twenty20 in 2009. "I enjoyed the way we played, but as always I look for things to improve in our performances but scoring seven and conceding one is good".

Sports Now Rafael Nadal sets sights on Andy Murray's No 1 spot
Author: 0 Now Rafael Nadal sets sights on Andy Murray's No 1 spot

Other big names involved include 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro , 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic , who won Queen's in 2012 and reached the final the following year. "I love grass. Everybody knows that". I've been watching this pair together since the last 12 years, and it is the most powerful and truthful relation that can ever exist between a coach and a player! The current World No.

Sports Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms
Author: 0 Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms

Yet, as he prepared yesterday for the Aegon Championships at the Queen's Club, Murray was quick to make clear that he will keep playing for as long as his motivation and fitness remain. "But at the same time he's a tricky player, a lefty and on the grass he can play some sneaky tennis so I'm not going to take him lightly at all". "If you look at the titles and everything those guys have won, I mean, I can't compare myself to them", he said.

Author: 0 Simmons' 76ers set to get No.1 draft pick

The Celtics had discussions with both the Pacers and Bulls before the trade deadline last February on Paul George and Jimmy Butler , but couldn't come up with a deal. "We said we need another one", Lacob told a crowd of hundreds of thousands at the rally for the Warriors, who won their second championship in three years.

Author: 0 Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees lock horns in the first of the three-game series tonight. The one thing that is concerning, however, is the Orioles' poor form away from Camden Yards as of late. Cashner (3-5) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings. Baltimore right-hander Kevin Gausman (3-5) was tagged for seven runs and eight hits in 3 1/3 innings.

Sports Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner
Author: 0 Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth worldwide innings. Amir struck just three balls into India's reply when, after bowling two outswingers to Sharma, he had him lbw with a superb inswinger. "We tried to do out best, but even with the ball, they were aggressive, we didn't show any resistance apart from Hardik, ...

Author: 0 Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Sunday, the final group at the U.S. Open, Justin Thomas is a shot back of leader Brian Harman and with a chance to win his first major in what could be a career of many. The U.S. Open is wide open going into the weekend. The final-round average was 77.2, and 20 players shot in the 80s. The ninth-ranked American said he had enjoyed a "simple day" but added that he expected the others would be more hard.

Author: 0 Fleury, Neal, Vatanen among players exposed for National Hockey League expansion draft

After Fleury agreed to waive the no-movement clause in his contract, the Penguins protected goaltender Matt Murray, who led the team a week ago to its second consecutive championship. There's also nothing barring Vegas from having a deal in place to select a player in order to trade him to another team. The NHL rookie draft is coming after that, and so is the NHL's free-agent season.

Author: 0 Mexico Hold Portugal In Confederations Cup

There's massive experience in the team with record appearance holder Ronaldo, defenders Bruno Alves and Pepe, and winger Nani - all of whom have caps either in treble figures or approaching that number. Osorio has opted for an attacking 4-3-3 line-up in recent games, with Hernandez, Carlos Vela and Hirving Lozano up front, and could look to deploy the same forward-thinking approach against Portugal .

Sports Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe
Author: 0 Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

I'm in a good moment. "We have made a tough European League for a lot of reasons but we recognise that the best teams are in the Champions League". It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo's representatives Gestifute issued a lengthy statement strongly denying the accusation, insisting "there has never been concealment, or the slightest intention to conceal" earnings. "There is no off shore structure for evading taxes ", Gestifute said in a statement . However, they did not serve any time as they were both considered first-time offenders.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka runs away with US Open

Harman and Koepka spent much of the round locked at the top of the leaderboard. The average score in the fourth round was 73.9. "Dustin actually called me on Saturday night and told me to take one shot at a time, just to stay patient", Koepka said.

Sports Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

It's the most important event in my career, so to win here is something I can not describe", Nadal said after his win. "Back in November, when we were together, I told him he needed to get his forehand back, to improve a bit his serve, to put on a champion's face again", said Uncle Toni, gripping his chin for emphasis, "and to become the No.

Sports Pakistan smashes highest score in this year Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan smashes highest score in this year Champions Trophy

India handed Pakistan a 124-run defeat in the first group match before Pakistan defeated South Africa, Sri Lanka and then thrashed England in the semifinals to qualify for its first ever Champions Trophy final . He ran out his fellow opener Azhar Ali while he was ball-watching after they'd made a record 128 but he shrugged that off too to earn his maiden century for Pakistan , in only his fourth one-day worldwide, 11 days after his debut.

Author: 0 British and Irish Lions suffer 22-16 defeat to Blues in Auckland

If the Lions can become the first side to beat the Crusaders this season, the tour will very much feel back on track, yet defeat will mean that the squad cannot afford another loss if they are to take any momentum into the Test series. Patrick Tuipulotu's failure to notify Blues management that he would be late to training at their Alexandra Park headquarters on Monday has cost him a place in the team to play the British and Irish Lions tonight.

Author: 0 Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

It was fitting that Ostapenko drilled a backhand victor down the line - her favourite shot - on match point. Halep led by a set and 3-0 in the second and was cruising towards her first grand slam title when her opponent began the fightback.

Sports Pep Clotet to leave Leeds United, fans react
Author: 0 Pep Clotet to leave Leeds United, fans react

Leeds United have confirmed that Pep Clotet will be among the backroom staff released by the club following the departure of Garry Monk , with new head-coach, Thomas Christiansen , brining fresh faces to his regime at Elland Road, reports the Yorkshire Evening Post's Phil Hay .

Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Old Trafford return?

It's also reported that Jose Mourinho is willing to look past the final year of his time at Real, when his relationship with Ronaldo broke down. Reports in Portuguese newspaper A Bola report that the four time Balon d'Or victor has decided he wants to leave Spain this summer after accusations were pointed in his direction about tax evasion .

Author: 0 Sehwag denies sending two-line CV to BCCI

Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday has come out in strong defence of Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed after he was brutally trolled on Twitter for not being able to address a post-match press conference in fluent English.

Author: 0 America's Cup: Artemis to face Team NZ in challenger finals

Artemis skipper Nathan Outteridge hailed his side's comeback from 3-1 down. New Zealand's chances of fixing their boat are "more hopeful than first thought", says the New Zealand Herald . It's a huge, huge challenge but when you get it right it's so rewarding. "Just as I was crossing the centre of the boat we straightened the turn, which had me sliding off the off-beam".

Author: 0 Castile protesters march in Minnesota city where acquitted officer worked

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. The event is from 12 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Anthony Police Department, according to a Facebook event page. Philando told Yanez that he was carrying a gun and then reached to his glovebox. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , livestreamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook because, she said, she wanted to make sure the truth was known.

Author: 0 Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

The only question now seems to be who McPhee is going to pick when the draft comes Wednesday, and how the Rangers are going to deal with it. It's all a formality, though, because the Blue Jackets have reached a trade agreement to keep Vegas from poaching its defense or from nabbing two of its brightest young talents, right wing Josh Anderson and backup goaltender Joonas Korpisalo .

Author: 0 Rain delay pushes Tribe, Dodgers game late in Cleveland

He left the dugout in the eighth inning and did not meet with reporters afterward. "I need to be better at getting ahead and throwing strikes", said Miller, who still is having an All-Star caliber season. Puig said he was being heckled in the on-deck circle. Puig said that the group of fans kept talking to him after the home run. One of those strikeouts was against Yasiel Puig in the fifth inning, giving Kluber 1,000 in his big league career.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India win toss, Kohli opts to bowl first
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India win toss, Kohli opts to bowl first

Rumman Raees, who filled in for Amir in the England game, will sit out. Kohli also praised young all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who was the highest scorer among the Indians with 76 runs off 43 balls. Two of those have been in this tournament, one by England a year ago and the other was by India in 2007. But it was wins all the way from then on, culminating in Sunday's stunning success at The Oval - the scene of Pakistan's first Test match victory in England in 1954.

Author: 0 All Whites fall short in Confed Cup opener

The start of the FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament is a great holiday for entire Russia , Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Saturday. "The fact the leader of the country came to the match is on the one hand an additional positive, but it is also an additional responsibility", Russian Federation manager Stanislav Cherchesov, whose team face Portugal on Wednesday, told reporters.

Sports Amir, Fakhar star as Pakistan rout India for Champions Trophy title
Author: 0 Amir, Fakhar star as Pakistan rout India for Champions Trophy title

The lowest-ranked team in the eight-nation one-day global tournament, their group campaign started with a 124-run thrashing by India at Edgbaston on June 4. The victory ends India's hopes of becoming the first team to capture the title three times. Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed , lifts the Champions Trophy with his team-mates.

Author: 0 "Manchester United" is ready to make a big offer for Ronaldo

According to the accusation, after signing his contract with Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 , Ronaldo "purported to" cede his image rights to a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean. Since Mourinho is keen to sign Alvaro Morata , also from Real Madrid , United are ready to bid £184 million plus De Gea for Morata and Cristiano .

Sports Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup
Author: 0 Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

Oracle's victory in the round-robin qualifiers meant that New Zealand , who held the cup from 1995 to 2003, started the... "To do that (win the cup) we've gotta win eight races". "I think what happened is that we lost a rudder", revealed Spithill, reflecting on the manoeuvre that all but ended their challenge. "They (Oracle) pushed us hard in the prestart but we are really happy with the way the guys on board kept finding ways to sneak out of the situations", Burling said.

Sports 2016-17 FIH Hockey World League Semifinals
Author: 0 2016-17 FIH Hockey World League Semifinals

The two teams had a PC in the first five minutes of the second quarter as well but failed to strike. Pakistan got a consolation goal from Umar Bhutta Muhammad in the 57th minute. The previous best performances against Pakistan for India were two identical 7-4 wins, in the 2003 Champions Trophy and 2010 Commonwealth Games. India continued in the same vein in the second quarter and increased their lead in the 18th minute through Sardar who pushed home from a Ramandeep pass.

Sports Pakistan crush England to storm into final
Author: 0 Pakistan crush England to storm into final

He went on to say, "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". "They had the chance to show this new breed of English one-day cricket on a knockout stage but just didn't show their true form today".

Author: 0 3 held for betting racket during India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match

In reply, India were all out for 158 runs in 30.3 overs. Under Sarfraz Ahmed's captaincy, Pakistan beat South Africa and Sri Lanka in the remaining group matches before surprising hosts England in the semifinals. Beaten India captain Virat Kohli, one of Amir's three pedigree victims, said: "They made us make those mistakes with the way they were bowling, creating that pressure".

Author: 0 Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Stewart Cink - who shared the first-round lead along with Matt Every, Scott Brown and Munoz - was one stroke back after his 68 at the PGA Tour's final event before the U.S. Jutanugarn's drive found the long grass on the side of the par-four No. 18, but she recovered with an approach shot that left her pin-high. Jutanugarn finished with a three-under 69 in the final round and was tied with Thompson (72) and Chun (70) at 17-under 271.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives deny tax fraud allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo faces charges for tax evasion to the tune of €14.7 million, the public prosecutor's office in Madrid confirmed on Tuesday. Other players to be accused of tax fraud include Fabio Coentrao, Falcao and Pepe, all of share the same agent ( Jorge Mendes) as Ronaldo .

Author: 0 Russian Federation faces first test for 2018 WCup with NZ opener

This season VAR has been tested at the Club World Cup and the U20 World Cup in South Korea and Federation Internationale de Football Association want to fast-track the video reviews for next's year World Cup. "We have all the grounds to believe that everything will be successful and take place on a high level". A new pitch had to be hastily laid before kick-off after uprooted chunks of grass and bare spots on the field spoiled the first match held at the new venue in April.

Author: 0 Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

In the second half, Cedric Soares scored the second goal for Portugal just four minutes before the end of the game. The two teams ended up drawing the game 2-2, with Hector Moreno nodding a late equaliser, and there was controversy when Nani's 21st-minute effort was disallowed for offside - with the use of VAR - before Ricardo Quaresma's opener.

Sports Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic
Author: 0 Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic

American Lexi Thompson , who is seeking to rebound from a play-off loss last week , fired a five-under 64 to grab a slim lead after a rain-hit third round at the Meijer Classic on Saturday. And any day on Sunday, theres that little bit of extra pressure and youre in contention so you want to play really well so you might push a few more shots than you would like.”.

Author: 0 Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots

England hardly sparkled against an industrious and spirited Scotland side in the Group F qualifier but Southgate believes they showed they have the right personality to get results in testing environments. "I have been involved with Scotland for 40 years now and I can not remember anyone hitting a better free-kick and then coming away and hitting an even better one ".

Author: 0 Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

Hot favorite India was supposed to trounce underdog Pakistan in the Champions Trophy cricket final in London . To retain the title, India will have to produce the highest successful run chase in Trophy history in cricket's biggest rivalry.