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76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers Lonzo Ball at top of NBA draft

Although Hinkie is no longer with the franchise, and while the team began sinking into a hole of being a losing culture, the process itself netted the team several first-round picks which is now looki...

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Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

The fight will be contested at 154 pounds. Mayweather, 40, retired from boxing after his last fight in September 2015. Both men will be drug tested by the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency)....

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Federer reaches Halle ATP final

Eight-time champion Roger Federer defeated Germany's Mischa Zverev 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book his quarterfinal place at the Gerry Weber Open on Thursday. "I really had to fight in defence, but maybe...

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Fultz, Ball are NBA's next stars

Fultz averaged 23.2 points last season at Washington , tops among freshmen, and added 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, the only Division I player to reach those stats. Simmons injured his foot ...

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Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four

Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four

The Celtics hold the No. 3 pick after their trade with the 76ers, and they could go in any number of directions, including repackaging that pick in another trade. He appears headed to the Lakers w...

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Cindy weakens, fuels heavy rains

Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. By afternoon, it was over northern Louisiana , and its heavy rains had resulted in flooding and road closures in each state bordering the Gulf, from e...

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Jayson Tatum: What The Celtics Are Getting With The No. 3 Pick

State's Dennis Smith Jr. and Duke's Harry Giles - those guys did it the old-fashioned way on a night for old-fashioned ACC schools. And not just the big names and popular picks either. Jackson als...

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Celtics have 70.55% chance to get Lakers 2018 pick, per calculation

No seniors were taken with the first 28 picks . Philadelphia 76ers' draft picks Anzejs Pasecniks, from left, Markelle Fultz , Jonah Bolden and Mathias Lessort pose after a news conference at the...

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LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career

Come see me when he does. "I gotta ask. Does LaVar and Lonzo ... does the talent and the mouthpiece, does that all stem from you", the stranger asked, to which Grandpa Ball answered with a smile, "...

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Josh Jackson explains why he never worked out for Boston Celtics

It did not go over well with Ainge, who said he had to get up at 4 a.m.to catch the flight, but added it had nothing to do with drafting Tatum over Jackson on Thursday night. "The decision for me to n...

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Cavaliers offer Chauncey Billups five-year deal to run front office

Cavaliers offer Chauncey Billups five-year deal to run front office

The Cavs are wasting no time making big changes following their NBA Finals loss. According to several reports, the uncertainty of Griffin's future was causing problems with recent trade talks....

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Gabe Vilardi selected 11th overall by Kings in NHL Draft

Interestingly, Patrick's father Steve was selected 20th overall in 1980 by the Buffalo Sabres . Flyers coach Dave Hakstol said he has seen Strome "on video" only, but is familiar with the kid's...

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Striker Costa hard to replace at Chelsea, says Lampard

Striker Costa hard to replace at Chelsea, says Lampard

Everton have set an astonishing £100million asking price for the Belgium global, who has scored 87 goals after four years at Goodison Park, and Lampard is wary of the "inflated" transfer market. With...

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LSU Beats Oregon State, Advances to CWS Finals

Instead, it made them mad. As LSU bombed three home runs off the best statistical pitching staff in the nation, Oregon State did not have a base runner in the first three innings while taking five s...

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New Orleans Pelicans NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Jackson said he didn't work out for Boston because he and his agent didn't think the Celtics were interested in him when they had the number one overall pick. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge fel...

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NBA draft nights sets the stage for free agency

Los Angeles also sent center Timofey Mozgov to Brooklyn in exchange for Nets center Brook Lopez and the No. 27 overall pick in the NBA Draft . "Lonzo, just leave me one or two records, okay?" ...

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Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks

Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks

So Lions boss Gatland will be desperate not to have another of his blue-chip performers, in Farrell, entering the week of the first Test under a fitness cloud. In the midfield, former NRL player Ben...

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Red Sox manager John Farrell tossed after heated argument over balk

Red Sox manager John Farrell tossed after heated argument over balk

The Angels added two runs in the seventh on Maybin's RBI double and a balk by Boston reliever Fernando Abad later in the inning that allowed Maybin to trot home from third. Farrell then got in a ...

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Evans faces suspension after testing positive for cocaine in April

In a short statement Evans told the press that he failed to pass an out-of-competition test for drugs and tested positive for cocaine . He pointed out that the taking of the prohibited substance wa...

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Sixers prioritizing extension for Joel Embiid is a must

Embiid quickly chimed in with, "Please dunk on him so hard that his daddy runs on the court to save him". Fultz notes the Sixers did their research, and had Chick-fil-A for him when he showed up a...

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Expansion draft roundup: Vegas' roster begins to take shape

Vegas fans have waited long enough to have a major professional sports team; waiting a few more years until that team contends should be a breeze, by comparison. Fleury was then welcomed on stage we...

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NHL Draft is big night for the Golden Knights

He received the loudest ovation at the NHL Awards on Wednesday night when he donned a Golden Knights jersey for a first time , and he appears poised to be the franchise's face for its start. I don't ...

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Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva Both Pass Drug Tests Ahead of Bellator NYC

Wanderlei Silva , left, celebrates after beating Cung Le, right, during the second round of a UFC 139 Mixed Martial Arts middleweight bout in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Nov. I've always been a very d...

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Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of Champions Trophy team of tournament

Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of Champions Trophy team of tournament

They have been charged with sedition, which is punishable by life in prison. Residents accused officers of India's Central Reserve Police Force of smashing cars and beating up people for celebrating...

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Winning Grand Prix Azerbaijan is worthy achievement — Artem Markelov

Passing is expected to be hard around Baku's narrow streets. "We just need to see a level of progression by the end of the season". Artem Markelov's goal in the race is nothing but victory. "The 201...

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England vs South Africa 3rd T20I Preview: Advantage South Africa in decider

England vs South Africa 3rd T20I Preview: Advantage South Africa in decider

Roy, who returned to form in the second game of the three-match series with a 45-ball 67, was found obstructing the field during England's chase of 175. It was Morris, bowling with sharp pace, who m...

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The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft

Incumbent point guards Darren Collison and Ty Lawson are both out of contract, but even if they both return Fox should start ahead of both from the get go. An outstanding outside shooter, Markkanen ...

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Celtics select Jayson Tatum with third pick

Celtics select Jayson Tatum with third pick

After a Notre Dame basket, Tatum connected with a teammate for a 3-pointer that pushed Duke's lead to four points with around a minute to play. Instead, Ainge was believed to be assembling a packa...

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Mourinho tells Man Utd board to spend Ronaldo money on Neymar

Mourinho tells Man Utd board to spend Ronaldo money on Neymar

Prosecutors have accused Mourinho of defrauding Spain of €3.3 million in tax, during his stint as Los Blancos boss - which he has already denied. Free-spending Paris St Germain have also been li...

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Justin Marshall: Lions showed their big weapon in win over Crusaders

They are going to get better for that game. "I know when I do, I'll be absolutely fine so I'm delighted to be getting this start", Warburton said. The other 13, it's not 15-on-15, so there's not that ...

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Vegas Golden Knights take forward Cody Glass with 6th pick in draft

And while Vegas was playing with a stacked deck, the Golden Knights won big in a lot of them. Veteran forward James Neal and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury headlined the expansion draft selections...

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Chelsea 'wary' of Virgil van Dijk still wanting Liverpool transfer

Chelsea 'wary' of Virgil van Dijk still wanting Liverpool transfer

However, Yahoo Sport report that Southampton's majorly inflated asking price is proving to be somewhat of a stumbling block - with the Saints thought to be demanding an eye-watering £65M. Southampto...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

The block was refurbished by the same contractor as Grenfell Tower, construction company Rydon. The electricals company said anyone who has one of two specific Hotpoint models is urged to call the c...

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Kane linked with £100m exit

Kane linked with £100m exit

United are also desperately still chasing Real's £60m forward Alvaro Morata, 24 , while Chelsea's Nemanja Matic, 28, has agreed personal terms ahead of a summer switch. Kane has become one of the be...

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Germany´s B team are very good - Cameroon boss Broos under no illusions

Germany´s B team are very good - Cameroon boss Broos under no illusions

Speaking in Russia ahead of Chile's Confederations Cup game against Germany on Thursday, the president of the Chilean football federation said that he wants to begin discussions to analyze the...

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LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

It happened. Lonzo Ball was selected by his hometown Los Angeles Lakers as the second overall pick in last night's 2017 NBA Draft . The youngsters are a big part of the Lakers' future after the...

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Sixers looking to sign Joel Embiid to contract extension this summer

Duke's Jason Tatum was taken by the Celtics with pick No. 3, while the Suns took Josh Jackson from Kansas. Six NBA clubs featured a duo that averaged five-plus assists a game in 2016-17. But the...

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Magic Johnson Throws Shade At DeAngelo Russell During Lonzo Ball Press Conference

Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 overall in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmons as consecutive top picks for the Sixers ....

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It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout

It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout

He was ranked interchangeably with Kansas' Josh Jackson , whose versatile game on both ends projected him as a top-four pick on Thursday. The Suns, obviously, were thrilled to draft Jackson and it lo...

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Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan practice sessions

Max Verstappen showed promising pace in the first Free Practice session for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the Baku City Circuit, setting the fastest time, with Daniel Ricciardo comp...

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