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It's not luck: Celtics earn top pick in National Basketball Association draft

The Nets had the NBA's worst record this season at 20-62, which gave the Celtics the best lottery odds at 25.0%. With only a slim chance of moving up from t...


Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

Zinedine Zidane underlined Cristiano Ronaldo's importance for Real Madrid after seeing him reach another historic landmark, insisting the record-breaking forwa...


Antonio Conte targets win record after league win

Terry, who is leaving this season after 22 years with the club, hooked home a loose ball from a Willian corner in the 22nd minute. He said: "I never wanted to...


Charlotte Hornets to pick 11th in the NBA Draft

The Boston Celtics landed the first pick, and they will also compete in the Eastern Conference finals starting Wednesday. With only a 1.8 percent chance tot...


Arsenal top four fight goes to final day - thanks to Sanchez

Wenger, though, insists Arsenal can still salvage their turbulent season by defying the odds to snatch a Champions League place on the final day. Asked if he ...


HYS: Will Conte be sacked next season?

The England defender added: "We've worked so hard all season to be in a position to get this trophy". "Then all of a sudden, it was, 'right, listen, we're all...


Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

Isaiah Thomas is averaging 25.4 points and 6.5 assists while Al Horford is averaging 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds. WASHINGTON-Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points...


Jazz down 0-3 to Warriors but promise to fight another day

He is one of the best all-around players of his generation, but in some circles he will always be remembered for the flagrant fouls he drew for kicking Oklahoma...


Regal Ronaldo puts Real on verge of Champions League final

Ronaldo's treble sealed a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid and extended his advantage as the top scorer of all-time between the tw...


Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck smiles after the learning the Celtics were awarded the No. 1 pick in the NBA basketball draft, at the draft lottery Tuesda...


Manchester United lift full-year revenue and profit forecast

Manchester United are predicting record revenues of up to £570m this year, despite the £93.25m world record arrival of Paul Pogba and having spent the season ou...


#RWC2019: Springboks to face All Blacks in pool stages

We want to win the World Cup. Things may become a bit trickier following the pool stages. "We are in a very tough group, and England and France will not b...


James Rodriguez Nowhere Close To Joining Manchester United

It's the Lisbon newspaper Record who are making the latest claims, saying the Red Devils and Real Madrid are in a battle for 16-year-old winger Úmaro Embaló. It...


NBA Roundup 2: Cavs take 3-0 series lead

DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points and Jonas Valanciunas had 19 for the Raptors , who were without three-time All-Star Kyle Lowry. In Houston, Aldridge was esp...


Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish

Jamie Carragher also branded United "embarrassing" for their record against the top six in the Premier League this season. "So it's not normal and I really don'...


Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7 for right to play Cavs

Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, Kelly Olynyk scored a career playoff high 26 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 115-105...


Hull relegated: Tigers dealt sucker punch with disappointing summer exit

You should be doing that in June, in pre-season. "It is not a moment to look for excuses, what we felt in the last four or five games is that too many things ...


Pens, Sens, Preds, Ducks traded their way to NHL's final 4

Down one goal late in the third period, the Predators had four separate face-offs in the offensive zone, but came away empty-handed four straight times - two ...


Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for series lead

For Golden State it was Stephen Curry leading the way with an easy 29 points, going 6-of-9 from 3-point range while adding seven rebounds, seven assists, and ...


Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

The BCCI had even indicated that it may not send a team to the Champions Trophy, a decision regarding which was sent aside for the boards Special General Meetin...


Boston Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery, Lakers second

Boston acquired the Nets' 2014, 2016 and 2018 first-round picks, as well as the rights to swap in 2017. The Suns finished with the second-worst record in the ...


Upstaged: Predators anthem singer replaced by A-list artists

Game Four of the NHL Conference Finals between the Predators and Ducks takes place Thursday night in Nashville. Urban says the hockey team is the pride of Nashv...


IPL 2017: First qualifier match, Mumbai Indians vs Rising Supergiants Pune

Kings XI Punjab skipper Glenn Maxwell too agreed with his Australian teammate and said losing the toss didn't augur well for them in the crucial game. A coupl...


Man City On Brink Of Champions League Spot After Beating West Brom

Manchester City moved back into third place and nearly guaranteed Champions League qualification thanks to a 3-1 home victory against West Bromwich Albion on T...


Rafael Nadal wins 2017 Madrid Open after beating Dominic Thiem

It marks the fifth time Nadal has won the crown in the capital city of Spain. The victory is Nadal's 30th at Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Mas...


Cuban Says Mavs 'Did Everything Possible' To Tank After Being Eliminated

But it's not as though Cuban told coach Rick Carlisle and his players to lose games on objective - that would never work given the competitive nature of Nationa...


Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

Boston has the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft. Not only did they defy the odds by keeping their first-round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but they stayed at No....


Pep To Offer Yaya New Contract

Only Joe Hart and Vincent Kompany have been with the Blues longer - Hart signing in 2006, and Kompany having joined just nine days earlier than the Argentinia...


Sharapova vows to "rise up again" after French Open snub

Sharapova progressed well in her first tournament after her 15-month commuted ban in Stuttgart, but was ousted by Genie Bouchard in the round of 32 in her secon...


Celta Vigo v. Man United

United will be out to back up the result and continue to put pressure on top four rivals on the weekend when they face Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday. "The...


Kawhi will return for Game 1 of Western Conference Finals

Green scored seven of his 16 points in overtime, helping San Antonio top James Harden and the Houston Rockets 110-107 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in th...


No French Open wildcard for Sharapova

Sharapova - now ranked 211 - was forced to retire from her second round match at the Italian Open with a thigh injury yesterday. The federation also declined ...


Celtics cruise past Wizards in Game 7 to Eastern Conference finals

No one needs to tell the Boston Celtics they're not favored to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA's Eastern Conference finals. But they are still very mu...


Nacho suspension lifted hours before Celta Vigo game

Real Madrid must hold their nerve in the La Liga title run-in coach Zinedine Zidane warned on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) ahead of the catch up game against ...


Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

Giudicelli said he made the final decision on his own "after hearing from lots of people internally" at the French federation. Whatever thing she was taking, th...