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As expected, Blake Griffin reportedly opted out of contract with Clippers

West has helped his former team the Los Angeles Lakers win several championships as an exec, and recently helped the Golden State Warriors build their champions...


76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

Fultz, wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs at the Barclays Center, is a natural talent on the court that moves with fluidity and ease, and his abilities...


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

With preternatural court vision and a desire to become a leader, Ball has everything the Lakers wanted on court. Yes, that is LaVar Ball in a nutshell, ...


British and Irish Lions team to face Waikato Chiefs

None of the new players is expected to be in contention for a place in the team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks , but Laidlaw said that his ha...


National Hockey League 18 Coming in September With Oilers' Connor McDavid on the Cover

McDavid ran the board with a clean sweep, winning the Art Ross Trophy , Ted Lindsay Award and Hart Trophy. The former No. 1 pick beat out fellow finalists ...


Red Sox to retire Ortiz's number before Friday's game

David Ortiz addresses the crowd before the start of a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 20, 2013. In case you haven't heard, David Ortiz had a r...


What does Sixers' Markelle Fultz think of comparisons to Rockets' James Harden?

The Brooklyn Nets selected Utah forward Kyle Kuzma with the 27th pick, which will go to the Lakers as part of their trade that entailed sending center Ti...


Two Dublin firms at centre of Di Maria, Ronaldo & Mourinho tax controversy

Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was given a 21-month sentence a year ago, which he is unlikely to serve, for having defrauded the national purse of 4.1 millio...


Coyotes trade DeAngelo to Rangers for Stepan, Raanta

Just as important, Stepan has four years left on a contract with a $6.5 million annual salary-cap hit. Raanta is 28 years old but is viewed as a goalie with...


Troubled Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

The veteran forward is understood to want to leave Spain and is interested in returning to Manchester United, having become angry about the way he has been trea...


Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

A "solar wall" could "create energy and pay for itself", the President said during a rally at the US Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa . Raymond James analyst...


Blackhawks trade Panarin for Saad, Hjalmarsson also traded

The Chicago Blackhawks have reportedly made another massive trade on Friday before the NHL Draft, sending Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets in ...


NHL announces 2017-18 regular season schedule

The regular season will conclude on April 7, 2018. A short month later on November 11, the Preds will play host to Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins...


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

In no wasted breath, he said , "I'm so proud to play in Edmonton, so proud to be an Oiler, and so proud to play with the guys". The night belonged to McDavid...


With favorites gone, Tapwrit in position at Belmont

Hopes for a Triple Crown ended when Derby victor Always Dreaming finished eighth in the Preakness , which Cloud Computing won. Also, here's a look at t...


Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers

Ball, a 6ft 6ins point guard from Anaheim who broke the UCLA record for most assists in a season, was selected by the Lakers with the second pick. At 6-foot...


Top five goes all freshmen for first time in history

Philadelphia also owns four second-round picks, acquired in previous trades with the Dallas Mavericks , Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz . "When I got to Gonza...


Mourinho Denies Tax Fraud Allegations

The star is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Ronaldo , 32, has been playing for Re...


NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

Josh Jackson believes the Phoenix Suns got the best player in the draft: Josh Jackson . Kentucky's De' Aaron Fox , right, is congratulated by NBA Commiss...


Cricket Australia revises offer in bid to resolve pay dispute with players

The revised offer was contained in a letter to ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson from CA's lead negotiator Kevin Roberts on Friday morning. But the playe...


Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

The league knows the NCAA and most college coaches would like to see the rule changed, and many within the National Basketball Association believe the age-lim...


76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

First up in the draft order initially was the Boston Celtics , who made it to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the...


LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

Asked his feelings when the Lakers ended up with the No. 2 pick initially behind Boston, he said he preferred going No. 2. None other than his boss, Lakers ...


Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

Justin Jackson should be a very solid pro, and at #20 in the draft you can afford to take a risk on a guy like Harry Giles. Latvian center Anzejs Pasecniks wa...


Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Russian forward's production may dip a bit in 2017-18 since he'll no longer be receiving passes from Kane, but he'll still be an extremely valuable asset in...


F1 Azerbaijan GP: Verstappen leads Baku FP1 as Perez crashes out

Video from last year's race shows a seemingly endless stream of beauties walking along in their special uniforms. Verstappen was able to make the best of the ...


Former WHL Players taken in the NHL Expansion draft

On Wednesday night, in front of a packed house at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , the Vegas Golden Knights unveiled what the majority of their roster will look l...


Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

But the agreement appeared at odds with British Prime Minister Theresa May's earlier insistence that the divorce and the future relationship should be discuss...


LaVar just can't let Lonzo enjoy his National Basketball Association draft moment

Lonzo Ball and his dad are staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers . Everyone on Twitter pretty much thinks it's a lock that LaVar will continue acting l...


Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, third draft picks

In return, the Sixers send the rights to the No. 3 pick to the Celtics as well as the rights to the team's first-round pick in 2018 or 2019. The Los Angele...


Neal goes to Las Vegas in expansion draft

He played with Shipachyov in Russian Federation, and the hope is he will eventually come to Las Vegas to play with him again. The Golden Knights, the NHL's...


Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Another Mendes client, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, is suspected of failing to correctly declare €5.6 million of income earned from image rights between 2...


Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers

LiAngelo has been viewed as the least talented Ball in comparison to his eldest and NBA-bound brother Lonzo, along with the youngest of the Ball family, LaMelo,...


Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether the matter should proceed to court. He then moved to Chelsea of the English Premier League before taking over a...


Ronaldo helps Portugal sink Russia

The Borussia Dortmund defender had to be helped off in the second half of Wednesday's 1-0 win over Russian Federation in Moscow after Cristiano Ronaldo had h...