Sports

Author: 0 What time is the National Basketball Association draft?

After months of speculation and anticipation, the moment finally came: The Los Angeles Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball from UCLA with their No. 2 NBA Draft pick. "What's incredible is that according to Zo, his dad has been great". He has supported him. LaVar Ball raised his family in Chino Hills, a Los Angeles suburb 35 miles east of Staples Center.

Sports Bellerin unimpressed by levels of professionalism at Barcelona´s La Masia
Author: 0 Bellerin unimpressed by levels of professionalism at Barcelona´s La Masia

Bellerin is Barca's top target for the right-back role in 2017-18, but the Catalans are unwilling to pay in excess of €50 million for a defender and may turn their attentions to Cuadrado instead. "When we were back at Barcelona everything was with the ball, even every single physical activity, it always involved the ball". Goal claim Barca are now eyeing Cuadrado to fill their right-back spot, which they've struggled with since Dani Alves left for Juve last summer.

Author: 0 Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

Nestor Araujo and Hirving Lozano scored to offset a first-half opener from Russia's Aleksandr Samedov to help Mexico join Portugal in the tournament's last-four. However, it was not all good news as Bernardo Silva went off injured at halftime, while a needless and reckless challenge from Pepe , with his side 2-0 up, earned the controversial central defender his second yellow card of the tournament, ruling him out of Wednesday's semi-final.

Sports Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid

Costa is likely to be replaced in the Chelsea squad by Romelu Lukaku , with the club having been locked in talks for Everton ever since the season ended, and they are hopeful of concluding a deal shortly. Although he had fears about not playing during a World Cup year, Costa is willing to take the risk in order to seal a dream return to Madrid, with only a fee needing to be agreed between the clubs now.

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball's Grandfather Says LaVar Ball Got His Swagger From Him

Here's the only one he's taken going right. "I'm trying to tell you, I knew this was happening before it was happening", LaVar Ball said. While the $495 "Sho'time" ZO2 sneakers are now available for preorder, they won't actually materialize until Ball is well into his rookie season.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

Cristiano Ronaldo may be reconsidering his decision to leave Real Madrid , after president Florentino Perez's public show of support for him. The newly re-elected Perez also rejected claims that Madrid has not done enough to defend Ronaldo against the tax evasion allegations.

Sports Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico
Author: 0 Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Should Portugal win and earn a greater goal difference or outscore Mexico by more than one, they would win the group. The Oceania champions were far from disgraced but have now competed in the tournament four times without winning a game and have an overall record of 11 defeats and a draw in 12 matches.

Sports Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins
Author: 0 Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

Friday's news comes a day after Derek Jeter met with Major League Baseball and Marlins officials in NY and told them he hasn't yet raised the necessary money to buy the team. A similar bid had been submitted by a group led by Tagg Romney , a MA businessman and son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Rothbaum is the founder of Quogue Capital.

Author: 0 Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Portugal's all-time leading scorer swept the ball home in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country, and Bernardo Silva added the second four minutes later. This will be the first match of Portugal and New Zealand history. We have a team rule: the maximum trust, the maximum respect and the maximum attitude.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

However Real club president Florentino Perez has insisted that Ronaldo will be staying at the club and no offer has been received to tempt him away. Ronaldo is now strongly reconsidering an exit from the Santiago Bernabeu and will meet with Perez face-to-face to discuss the matter when he returns to Spain.

Sports Fultz and 76ers a match made in a fast-food chain?
Author: 0 Fultz and 76ers a match made in a fast-food chain?

Fultz joins an up-and-coming roster looking to turn the corner as a franchise after going 28-54 in the 2016-17 season. The Kings grabbed Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox at No. Sacramento , for instance, had the most competent draft night I've witnessed in nearly a decade. Duke's Jason Tatum was taken by the Celtics with pick No.

Author: 0 Class act Rafael won't stop at his ideal 10

I like playing on grass . Rafael Nadal fears his knee problems might again scupper his chances at Wimbledon . "For me, every Roland Garros has been very important". Defeating Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, Nadal, often referred to as the "king of clay", showed his dominance over the red clay courts of the French Open , also referred to as Roland Garros in Paris .

Author: 0 Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities , nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers, who were hired for the inspection process. However, Real president Florentino Perez revealed on Tuesday that he has not held talks with Ronaldo about his future at the club. Real Madrid officials were not available for comment.

Sports Lions to be led by the 'Best' against Chiefs
Author: 0 Lions to be led by the 'Best' against Chiefs

All new additions have been named on the Lions' bench for tomorrow's clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton to keep the front-line stars fresh for Saturday's first Test against New Zealand . While Watson was never able to cut fully loose in Rotorua, he admitted he will happily chase Conor Murray's peerless box kicks all tour long. While the Lions had 75 per cent of possession in the Maori match, including 90 per cent in the second half, they scored only one try from general play.

Sports Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain
Author: 0 Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

All these cases are scrutinised from image rights on sponsored deals made by players, not salaries paid by clubs. The Portugal superstar is believed to have taken an "irreversible" decision to leave Real Madrid this summer. "The Spanish government in turn, through the tax department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations".

Author: 0 Magic Johnson Praises D'Angelo Russell Then Throws Him Under the Bus

It's quite the promise, as the Lakers finished second-to-last in the West last season and a whole 15 games out of a playoff spot, but LaVar has come through with some big promises in the past, so I won't be the one to doubt him here. The draft is the first time we got to see both of them in talent evaluation roles. Lonzo Ball didn't blink at his father's latest pronouncement: "You don't play to lose, so that's definitely the goal".

Author: 0 Winners Of The 2017 NBA Draft

The 76ers acquired the top pick in a trade with the Boston Celtics a week ago allowing them to move up and select the 19-year-old American. The jury is still out on the third, Ben Simmons , who was the top selection past year. The third freshman from Kentucky drafted during the first round was Bam Adebayo who Miami took with their No. 14 pick. Now, Philadelphia has a tremendous core in place and legitimate hopes that in the near future, they'll get to raise a banner for the first time ...

Sports Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings
Author: 0 Blazers trade first-round picks with the Kings

Collins was instrumental off the bench in his lone season with GU, averaging 10 points and 5.9 rebounds in just 17.2 minutes per game. Collins could immediately be a starter for the Blazers, teaming him up with current players like Damian Lillard and C.J.

Sports Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Marca reported Tuesday that Ronaldo prefers playing in Paris . When the man himself emerged for training at Moscow's Spartak stadium, he ignored waiting journalists before giving his teammates a quick nod and starting a ball-juggling exercise.

Author: 0 Calgary Flames Trade Alert: Get Travis Hamonic From Islanders for Picks

In return, the Flames surrendered their first- and second-round draft picks in 2018, and a second-rounder in 2019 or "20". We have acquired Travis Hamonic & a 4th rd pick in '19 or '20 from NYI for a '18 1st rd pick, '18 2nd rd pick & 2nd rd pick in '19 or '20! "But there are a lot of good teams in the West".

Sports Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan
Author: 0 Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

Still, it marked a sharp and surprising end to Russell's tenure with the Lakers . He is expected to help the Lakers right away while competing for time with Nance. Lavar Ball made a habit of making controversial statements on national talk shows that generated a ton of publicity. The Lakers still have another bad contract in Luol Deng to get rid of.

Author: 0 NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

General manager Bryan Colangelo said he expects last year's top overall pick, Ben Simmons , and Joel Embiid to be fully healthy for the start of training camp. Morgan, though, is already 22-years old and whatever team lands him will be hoping that he can replicate his junior season more than his senior campaign.

Sports India set 282 runs for England in Women's World Cup opener
Author: 0 India set 282 runs for England in Women's World Cup opener

But predecessor Charlotte Edwards, who retired from global duty a year ago, said: "I don't believe for one minute that England feel like getting to the semi-finals will be a success". India then dismissed England for 246 in 47.3 overs to notch up a 35-run win. Shikha Pandey took two wickets while Poonam Yadav clinched one. Tammy Beaumont, dropped on one off Bisht, was again lured into chasing an outside off delivery when the edge flew straight into the hands of Mandhana at first slip.

Author: 0 GOP senator blasts Trumpcare for stripping coverage from 'millions of Americans'

He said it only benefits millionaires. Heller, facing a competitive re-election battle next year, said he was opposing the legislation because of the cuts it would make in Medicaid . Adults 50 to 65, who don't get health insurance from their employer, will likely face higher premiums. - Restricts subsidies that help lower-income families afford premiums.

Author: 0 UK Parliament investigating cyberattack on user accounts

Those steps included shutting off access to Parliamentary email accounts for anyone outside the Palace of Westminster. Britain's National Health Service was hit by a massive ransomware work in May which crippled the computer system and forced some hospitals to turn away patients.

Author: 0 Eight-time champion Federer to face Zverev in Halle final

Yet as he prepared, at the age 35 and playing in his 15th Halle , to play his 13th straight semi-final at the Gerry Weber Open , that is just what he would do. However, at 3-3, Federer was in a spot of bother on his serve. Erasing a break point with a twisting serve down the middle, Khachanov navigated a tricky game that included a hellacious bad bounce with three successive stinging first serves for 6-5.

Author: 0 New hope Arsenal's 'dynamic duo' will stay

This is the fourth season of Puma shirts for Arsenal . Pires, who was part of the Gunners' 2004 Invincibles, believes it is crucial that manager Arsene Wenger hands Sanchez and Ozil new contracts, as their current deals expire next year.

Sports Russian Federation delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Russian Federation delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

The eight-nation, 16-game tournament features the host nation, 2014 World Cup victor Germany and champions of FIFA's six continental governing bodies. Played out under the warm St Petersburg sun, the afternoon began with a colourful and entertaining opening ceremony featuring a cast of 12 dancers and more than 2,000 artists.

Sports Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit
Author: 0 Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit

Atletico Madrid can't sign Costa until their transfer ban ends at the beginning of next January. If he has not been sold, the 28-year-old centre-forward will be expected to report for pre-season training with the rest of the first-team squad on July 10.

Author: 0 Mustafi urges Arsenal to sign up Sanchez

The Frenchman added: "The most important thing for the next season is to win the Premier League ". Barcelona are known to be suitors of Hector Bellerin, while Olivier Giroud is reportedly on the radars of Marseille, West Ham and Napoli and there are a cluster of fringe players who could also be sold to raise the necessary cash.

Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €150m of advertising revenue and image rights through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands , a tax haven. Real Madrid officials were not available for comment. Jose Mourinho , meanwhile, has come out fighting in a row with the Spanish tax authorities, claiming he paid more than €26million (£23m) between 2010-2013.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez sets Chile goals record in draw with Germany

Sanchez's goal was his 38th for Chile in 113 appearances as he overtook the previous scoring record held by Marcelo Salas . Just as the Germans were beginning to grow into the match, Eduardo Vargas almost doubled the Chilean advantage with a blast that shook Ter Stegen's goal as it bounced off the crossbar.

Author: 0 Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

The forward said Portugal were worthy winners after surviving a second-half Russian fight-back. "I hope we're not going to be surprised but we have to be very vigilant against the New Zealanders". Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says it will be the flawless opportunity to show that Mexican soccer has matured and reached a level at which it can succeed under the most hard circumstances.

Sports Floyd Mayweather, Conor Macgregor Fight Is Officially Happening
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor Macgregor Fight Is Officially Happening

It is expected that for the fight with McGregor Mayweather will earn a minimum of $ 100 million . Additionally, Mayweather-McGregor will broadcast on Showtime PPV. He retired in 2015 with an unblemished record of 49-0, including wins over Manny Pacquiao and Oscar de la Hoya. We got the thing done. However, with McGregor's UFC plans on hold for the time being, all anyone can talk about is what's going to happen between now and 26th August.

Author: 0 Lungani Zama on Proteas at Champions Trophy

Hashim Amla was very watchful, escaping an early run-out attempt as he toiled for runs before falling for 35 off 54 balls. "I suppose, after that moment, Dave (Miller) came in and we discussed that it is extremely loud out there and hard to hear each other so the communication between the two of us was just for the next five overs, just play it as risk-free as possible".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

He was in charge of Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013 and the prosecutor is alleging Mourinho that he did not declare image rights income to get "illicit benefit", according to the BBC . Following speculations that Real Madrid's superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will move to Manchester United , the English club's head coach, Jose Mourinho has expressed his interest in the footballer's teammate Alvaro Morata , instead of Ronaldo himself.

Sports Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

But we are confident", Ronaldo said in Portuguese. "Hurdle runners don't think about the next one, they think about one hurdle at a time". "We always respect our opponents and we don't underestimate anyone". I repeat - some players play more, some play less but everyone feels an important part of this team. Even so, coach Anthony Hudson was proud of his side, who refused to shut up shop in the second half.