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LSU gains commitment from top-50 2018 athlete Tae Provens

LSU worked Saturday's camp to offer 2020 quarterback Max Johnson on Saturday, who earned the offer. While LSU landed Provens, LSU landed a huge deal with Provens in the mix and the Tigers might ha...

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The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than past year

Aside from his quickness, high basketball IQ, and elite motor skills, Fultz hit a 41.3% rate from deep along with a combined 2.8 steals and blocks per game which underscores his two-way skills. Brow...

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Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip

However, just as he came in, the stewards announced that Vettel had been hit with a 10 second stop/go penalty for unsafe driving, pulling the race away from the Ferrari man just when it had been pre...

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Rio Ferdinand hopes to see Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United

Rio Ferdinand hopes to see Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United

He is under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010,...

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WWE to invite LaVar Ball to 'Monday Night Raw'

With the Golden State Warriors winning their second National Basketball Association title in three years with a roster that includes four all-stars under the age of 30, both the Cleveland Cavalie...

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NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

But it was far from the first time Ainge has received an outrageous demand for his assets from the Nets deal, including a Chicago demand previous year for the 2017 and 2018 Nets picks in addition to t...

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Vettel hits Hamilton as Ricciardo wins incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Vettel hits Hamilton as Ricciardo wins incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel finished fourth and fifth in practice, respectively, while Hamilton could only manage 10. Coming here, by the Caspian Sea, Sebastian Vettel had won three rac...

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Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado

Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado

They were handed 21-month jail terms which are likely to be suspended. The key to any first time offence in Spain is whether the sentence comes in under or over two years. They claim that Mourinho, ...

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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole with Sebastian Vettel languishing

It was a move which would enable the Australian, who started 10th, to win his first race since last October's Malaysian Grand Prix. "It was a hard day out there", said Hamilton . But Bottas had to ...

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Worst No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History

Fultz was late to his meeting with Philadelphia but was seen walking into the practice facility holding a meal from the fast food chain. The 76ers needed shooting in general, after finishing tied ...

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Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan GP in Mercedes 1-2

Meanwhile, Championship leader Sebastian Vettel had to settle for fourth place on the grid - 0.148secs off Raikkonen in the sister Ferrari , but alarmingly 1.248secs off pole. "That final run in ...

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Warburton nearing fitness as Lions build towards first Test

Warburton nearing fitness as Lions build towards first Test

While Tuesday's team contains few, if any, of the players who will face the All Blacks at Eden Park, Gatland says the midweekers will play a role in keeping the Lions' confidence high approaching ...

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Stephen Curry double-doubles in Game 5 as Warriors win National Basketball Association championship

Stephen Curry double-doubles in Game 5 as Warriors win National Basketball Association championship

He found LeBron James streaking down the right wing, and LeBron threw down a monster dunk (while getting hit in the head by Kevin Durant ), forcing Steve Kerr to call a timeout to talk to his troop...

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Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics

There are some rumblings that the Celtics could closing in on a star player. "We have a lot of fun", said Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck. "He just said guys that are my size and are versatile offen...

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Markelle Fultz & Josh Jackson Were Worried About Playing Time on Boston Celtics

Thibodeau coached Butler from 2011 to 2015. But while it's fortunate that Fultz found a city that has Chick-fil-A, it seems that he found a team who fits with him. Embiid and Dario Saric will finish i...

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Dutch MotoGP: Zarco claims maiden pole in Assen

Dutch MotoGP: Zarco claims maiden pole in Assen

As Rossi took the lead, his team-mate stumbled and fell at the final chicane to hand fifth to Dovizioso where he would go on to finish, although he ran as high as third at one stage, finishing behind ...

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76ers focused on signing Joel Embiid to extension this summer

The 76ers have the No. 1 overall pick; the Celtics have the third overall pick. Adding to all that, during his only season in the ACC, he posted four 30-point performances - the most 30-point games ...

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Cardinals let lead slip away late in loss to Pittsburgh

Cardinals let lead slip away late in loss to Pittsburgh

While the St. Louis Cardinals reached a low they haven't plummeted in a decade, the Pittsburgh Pirates secured a series victory and a winning road trip. Matt Carpenter made a diving stop in the first ...

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Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson

Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson

Cook, a captain of Duke's 2015 national championship team, dominated the NBA Development League with scoring averages of 19.6 and 26.0 points per game in the last two seasons, respectively, before sig...

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Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No

If they draft Patrick, take Hischier. The Stars shook things up from there by taking defenseman Miro Heiskanen , and then we finally got to some really tough choices for teams. Stay tuned Saturda...

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Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's night

Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's night

Perhaps the biggest Boston athlete over the last decade and a half, maybe even bigger than Tom Brady himself, is Red Sox legend David Ortiz , who retired after the 2016 season. Josh Rutledge will r...

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Federer defeats Mayer, reaches Halle Open semi-final

Federer also spoke about his straight sets victory over Mischa Zverev , who is at a career-high ranking of 29. The two have played against each other only twice with the other win going to Federer ...

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Cavaliers, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Cavaliers, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

But the discussions have not advanced to a job proposal, said the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. Even without Billups , the team is still i...

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Germany hope Liverpool's Emre Can will be fit for Cameroon clash

Germany hope Liverpool's Emre Can will be fit for Cameroon clash

Cameroon's hopes of reaching to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation were dented by a 1-1 stalemate with Australia on #Thursday night. With first-choice shot-stopper M...

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Warriors' Curry, Durant eye dynasty

Warriors' Curry, Durant eye dynasty

Carrying the NBA Championship trophy, Curry jumped up on a TV truck's bumper, held the trophy aloft and dabbed to the crowd's delight. Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his ...

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Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

Hong). As he often does, LaVar Ball stole the spotlight from his son Lonzo last night, even as the UCLA standout was selected by his hometown Los Angeles Lakers with the No. Part of the ...

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Marc-Andre Fleury at Wednesday night's expansion draft. "It'll be tough, but I know what's coming... and I'm glad people will remember me as a good person, not just a goalie, and I think that's impo...

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Cameroon: FIFA Confederation Cup - Germany, Chile End Tie in Stalemate

Cameroon: FIFA Confederation Cup - Germany, Chile End Tie in Stalemate

Suffering from an ankle sprain, Sanchez did not start the first game of the pre-World Cup tournament, playing only a few minutes in his team's win over Cameroon . A long ball out of defence bounced...

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Germany vs Chile 2017 Confederations Cup

Germany vs Chile 2017 Confederations Cup

After a season in a struggling Schalke team, central midfielder Leon Goretzka was one of those who seized his chance in Monday's opening 3-2 win over Australia . "For many it was the first game in su...

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Blackhawks begin busy second day of National Hockey League draft

Blackhawks begin busy second day of National Hockey League draft

Following NBCSN's coverage of Round 1, NHLN returns to air with the NHL Tonight: 2017 NHL Draft Recap at 10:30 p.m. ET. He played on the U.S. Under-18 team this past season, netting 18 goals and 38 ...

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Portugal Boss: Ronaldo Is Right To Snub The Media

Portugal Boss: Ronaldo Is Right To Snub The Media

On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear in court on July 31, while Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million). Ronaldo, who played...

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Blackhawks trade back, select Henri Jokiharju

Trade day didn't stop on draft night for the Blackhawks. The Winterhawks' have a rich tradition of producing talent for the NHL Draft, with 137 players now having been selected in the NHL Draft in...

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Celtics draft Jayson Tatum with the third overall pick in the draft

His mid-post game is really fluid, and he can step out and make jumpers like a guard. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens seems just as eager to deploy his new versatile weapon. They selected him wi...

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Celtics take Jayson Tatum with 3rd pick in draft

Moments after being drafted, Tatum expressed how anxious he is to join the rest of Boston's versatile core, which is fresh off of a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. He turned out to be correct...

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How Jayson Tatum Impressed Celtics By Playing Through Sickness At Workout

From top to bottom, the NBA's premiere franchise nailed the 2017 Draft. In a draft where the Celtics weren't in love with one specific player, it begs the question: Did the Celtics take Tatum beca...

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The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than previous year

Adobe analyzed social mentions around the draft, players and teams for the seven days leading up to the draft from across blogs and more than 10 social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube ...

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Prosecutors would swap prison for fine in Messi tax fraud case

Reports in Spain last month said the Portuguese Real Madrid striker, 32, is suspected of defrauding €15m (£13m) between 2011 and 2014. "That's life, those are the details", Gaggioli was quoted by sa...

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Indomitable Lions seek Australia's scalp in Russian Federation

Indomitable Lions seek Australia's scalp in Russian Federation

Alexis Sanchez struck early to become Chile's all-time leading scorer as the South American champions were held by Germany's young pretenders to a 1-1 draw that left both teams in a good position...

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No recent effort by Celtics to add Jimmy Butler, per Danny Ainge

Tatum, the son of CBC coach Justin Tatum, said he feels fortunate to be joining a contender immediately. "I look at it as a great opportunity", said Tatum. Brian Robb joined Toucher & Rich in studio...

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Can Lakers make playoffs in Lonzo Ball's first year?

While it's unclear if Ball will appear on the show, Satin did note a Reddit user who was watching the family's livestream from the National Basketball Association draft on Thursday could hear Ball t...

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