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Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

To paraphrase from a third-party acquaintance, but LaVar Ball is a businessman who made a decision to position himself as a "heel" for marketing purposes. Lonzo, according to Walton, fits what the ...

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No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

To open the Draft the Philadelphia 76ers took Markelle Fultz as the overall No. 1 pick. Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his only college season. "Everybody knows...

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Five reasons Suns fans are ECSTATIC about the Draft

Forwards Josh Jackson of Kansas and Jayson Tatum of Duke are two players frequently mentioned as possibilities at the No. 3 spot, and Celtics president Danny Ainge said Boston could get the player t...

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Shukla: 'India coach to be appointed before Sri Lanka tour'

A year ago the BCCI formed the CAC, comprising former players Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, who chose Kumble for the job. Kumble said that it is a great privilege to him to se...

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All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

I have never seen them forced into kicking the ball so much, and I stress "forced" because in reality they had no other options. Kaino describes South African Peyper as a fair official who is adept ...

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Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan

Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan

Pace bowler Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan dismissed England , the only unbeaten team left in the tournament, for a mere 211. "Once that ball started reversing, credit to Pakistan ,...

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Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

The native of Ontario scored 30 goals while adding 70 assists, which led the league and led Edmonton to its first appearance in the playoffs in the past 11 years. That's elite company, indeed, but McD...

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PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

In Spain, sentences less than two years are normally suspended unless the individual has a prior conviction. The Argentinean winger admitted to two counts of tax fraud totaling 1.47 million U.S. Mar...

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Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Inside basketball circles, he's well-liked, highly respected and would be a splashy hire for Gilbert , who has taken some criticism for his separation from Griffin , who helped build the Cavs and gu...

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It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to choose University of California Los Angeles point guard Lonzo Ball . Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. Boston C...

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Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents

Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents

The decision is in Griffin's hands as he has done what was expected, opting out of his contract for the coming season, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports. Yet it should be note...

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Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Meanwhile, Kentucky won the lottery. Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. This year, the Celts went for a more polished off...

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Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No

You're also a great scorer. I expect Monk will say the same sort of thing a few times next season at the end of a Hornets game, which is why I have been advocating this pick . MALIK MONK: When...

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Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush and Wayne Rothbaum on Friday joined the group led by Tagg Romney , son of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine trying to buy the Miami Marlin...

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Here Are The Top Players Who Didn't Get Drafted Thursday Night

Here Are The Top Players Who Didn't Get Drafted Thursday Night

He did not make the varsity at DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Md. until he grew from 5-9 to 6-3 in the summer between his sophomore and junior years. The New York Knicks with the No. 8 pick overal...

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Denver Nuggets NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Denver Nuggets NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Lydon is primarily a shooter who was effectively deployed in pick-and-pops at Syracuse . Having drafted a guard in the first round of each of the previous three drafts, including Gary Harris , Emma...

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Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Los Angeles . Kershaw said he had "...

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Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

After meeting with the Board of Governors earlier in the day, Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee. "I heard we sold out our season tickets already so it's great ...

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Philadelphia 76ers Talking Draft Pick Trade

Giving up the top pick and a chance to draft Markelle Fultz for a yet-to-be-identified future asset seems risky on its face, but Ainge insisted that he wasn't actually giving up anything in the trad...

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Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Kelsey Plum, the NCAA's all-time leading scorer at Washington , was the first pick of the WNBA draft by the San Antonio Stars in April. The New York Knicks with the No. "It's insane to finally kn...

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Lions aim to beat All Blacks at Eden Park

Lions aim to beat All Blacks at Eden Park

The tactical and accurate kicking game into the air is again expected to dominate whenever they go into attack, with Irish scrumhalf Conor Murray featuring prominently in this approach. He hasn't trie...

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Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

Anguissa gave Hugo Broos' men the lead on the stroke of half-time, although a penalty from captain Mark Milligan earned Australia a share of the spoils - a result that did little for either te...

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Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft . The Kings' first pick at number five was guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky and they selected Zach Collins of Gon...

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Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Russian Federation manager Stanislav Cherchesov came to his team's defence after allowing Cristiano Ronaldo to score the only goal in Wednesday's 1-0 Confederations Cup loss to Portugal . Howev...

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Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

He averaged 15.6 points and 7.2 rebounds while shooting 49.2 percent from the field and 42.3 from 3-point range in his lone season at Arizona . You can check out his DraftExpress profile here. The su...

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McCAFERY: Markelle Fultz a good fit for what Sixers have planned

McCAFERY: Markelle Fultz a good fit for what Sixers have planned

Trimble's best shot to get drafted most-likely came after his superb freshman season. "Everybody knows A.I.is known for the crossover and they love him here and a chance to come here and he [too] ...

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Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

While that was being completed, the draft got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix. Simmons seemed excited at his shot ...

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Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended two games following traffic arrest

Caldwell-Pope was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after police say he was spotted going about 45 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone about 2:50 a.m. He also admitted responsibility to ...

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Blackhawks Open Season Against Penguins At Home On Oct. 5

Blackhawks Open Season Against Penguins At Home On Oct. 5

The Blues will face off against the Blackhawks four times throughout the season with home games on Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Wednesday, April 4. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Calder Trophy victor Au...

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Russian team arrives in Moscow to face Portugal in Confederations Cup

Putin also dabbles in skiing , judo and, of course, the glorious sport of shirtless horseback riding. World Cup holders Germany and the Federation Internationale de Football Association confe...

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NBA Draft Preview: Who Will the Celtics Pick at No. 3?

NBA Draft Preview: Who Will the Celtics Pick at No. 3?

Whether that includes drafting Ball with the second overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft on Thursday night, Ball said he is making no assumptions despite the fact that most be...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman James Hodgkinson acted alone in Alexandria shooting

More on this as it develops. The officers were part of a security detail assigned to Scalise because he is majority whip and the third-ranking GOP House member. He has undergone several surgeries and...

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Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi football bench

Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in the Confederations Cup . But Mexico stormed...

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Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts

Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts

Gatland has opted for a hard-running midfield combination in Jonathan Davies and Ben Te'o while England's Owen Farrell starts at flyhalf after shaking off an injury. Hansen has named Sonny Bill...

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Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Crosby was beaten out by McDavid, as was Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky , for the Hart this year. "It's insane to think about", McDavid said in April, per NHL .com's Dan Rosen . Bergero...

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OSU Grad Cuts 'Ohio' Into Michigan-Loving Neighbor's Yard

OSU Grad Cuts 'Ohio' Into Michigan-Loving Neighbor's Yard

That doesn't make for much of a rivalry, but more so a domination. Before thanking his neighbor for the favor, this Wolverines fan might want to walk outside. Ty Higgins, who lives in OH according t...

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Spanish tax fraud: Mourinho risks jail term

There have been suggestions that Ronaldo is using links to both United and Paris Saint-Germain to earn a new contract at Real Madrid or in hope of stopping or quietening allegations of tax avoidance...

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Putin brutally trolls Trump, offers James Comey political asylum in Russian Federation

Putin brutally trolls Trump, offers James Comey political asylum in Russian Federation

During his yearly call-in show on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered political asylum to ex-FBI Director James Comey and accused the U.S of interfering with other countries. These ...

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Butler-Thibodeau reunion hastens rebuilding process for playoff-hungry T-wolves

Butler-Thibodeau reunion hastens rebuilding process for playoff-hungry T-wolves

Now way on the other side of his prime, Wade is probably searching for at least one more ring before he hangs up his sneakers, and after the Butler trade, he may now realize that he won't achieve that...

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Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie

Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap....

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