Author: 0 Sixers looking to sign Joel Embiid to contract extension this summer

This led to a hilarious sequence of events where a group of vocal fans all wearing Knicks paraphernalia were screaming out picks just as Tatum was about to - leading Tatum to, at one point, start openly laughing as he announced the 52nd pick, Xavier's Edmond Sumner.

Sports Man Utd target Donnarumma to discuss new AC Milan deal
Author: 0 Man Utd target Donnarumma to discuss new AC Milan deal

But, he took to his own personal Twitter account moments ago where he posted there had been a "hacking on my account". The revelation comes after the 18-year-old tweeted on Sunday afternoon in defence of his agent Raiola, who originally revealed last week that Donnarumma would not be signing a new deal with Milan , meaning the 18-year-old could leave the club on a free transfer next summer.

Author: 0 Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

With the safety vehicle out for a third time , as debris littered the 3.7-mile track following a number of collisions through the pack, Vettel rammed into the back of Hamilton. "(There was) a lot of pressure because of getting temperature in the tyre but the lap just got better and better. After drinking champagne from Ricciardo's sweaty race boot, a jubilant Stroll said: "I'm just lost for words right now".

Author: 0 Vettel: 'No doubt Hamilton brake-checked me'

Following an action-packed and event-filled Azerbaijan Grand Prix , Graham Caygill provides the big talking points from the race in Baku . Hamilton denied he had intentionally caused Vettel to run into the back of him, and that has speed and line were consistent with his other safety vehicle restarts during the race.

Sports Davies and Lions ready to keep the Test series alive
Author: 0 Davies and Lions ready to keep the Test series alive

They're not massive issues for us, it's just making sure he's protected and not harassed after he's box kicked. "We've got no excuses about the result because they deserved to win". It may be the poor form of Jones that gives him a look-in and he may have an England colleague in a new-look second row. Jack Nowell will start at 15 against the Hurricanes , with Gatland admitting wing George North has a "chance to impress".

Author: 0 Kushner Talks Peace in Jerusalem and Ramallah

Kushner's connection to Israel , including his family's investments in illegal settlements in occupied territory and personal relationship with the current Israeli prime minister , has caused some Palestinian leaders to question the Trump administration's Middle East team's ability to be impartial.

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades

So, with that in mind, here's a quick look at the winners and losers from the NBA's annual selection show - from this writer's perspective, at least. Coach Brett Brown had said all year that Simmons would open next season as the point guard . Zach possess the ability to be an great mobile forward who can run the floor, knock down threes when you need them and protect the rim at all costs.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

He had three rounds under par here and tied for 25th. He also won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in February. Spieth has finished each round with a one-shot lead in a tournament he's playing for the first time. Needing a birdie to win on the 18th, Spieth missed the green on his approach but saved par from the bunker. But bogeys on 13 and 14 dropped him into a tie, as Weekley had birdies on 11, 13 and 15 while Berger birdied 10, 12 and 13.

Author: 0 Ronaldo set to settle Spanish tax bill

Ronaldo joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 for a then-world record fee of 96 million euros and is their all-time top scorer with 404 goals in 394 games. " No offer has been received for him ". "I hold the opinion that nobody is indispensable, not just Cristiano Ronaldo ", Figo told Gol. Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision.

Sports French Open Day 15: Nadal makes it 10
Author: 0 French Open Day 15: Nadal makes it 10

He said: "There has been a little while since I played a very good Wimbledon ". "Sorry to all the great fans in Britain and to the tournament organizers". Wawrinka, bidding for a fourth Grand Slam title , hailed Nadal as an opponent and sportsman. The win in Melbourne was his first after 12 straight losses against Nadal.

Sports Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall
Author: 0 Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

On the radio after the incident, Hamilton told Mercedes: " Vettel literally just came alongside and hit me!" But a penalty for Sebastian Vettel for hitting Lewis Hamilton under the safety vehicle, and a pit-stop for the Brit with a loose headrest gifted Ricciardo the lead, which he held on to in the remaining laps to take his fifth victory of his career and his first since Malaysia past year.

Sports Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2
Author: 0 Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

Javier Baez and Ian Happ each had two hits for the Cubs . Chicago starter Jon Lester gave up all three runs on four hits and a BB over seven frames to improve to 5-4. The long-awaited results were never as timely as they were Saturday as the Cubs overcame the early deficit for a 5-3 victory over the Marlins. Russell's solo shot, his seventh, and Contreras's two-run homer, also his seventh, pushed the lead to 8-1.

Sports Castroneves leads Penske march at Road America qualifying
Author: 0 Castroneves leads Penske march at Road America qualifying

Points leader Scott Dixon will start fifth, with Graham Rahal sixth. "On the warmup lap, we were just trying to see if the auto was going to run". Dixon looked more pumped than usual, lifting a fist in the air during a victory lap. It was also Dixon's first win in the 55-lap feature over the 4.014-mile (6.46km), 14-turn countryside road circuit at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

While Lonzo certainly has a well-rounded skill-set - averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists and 6.0 rebounds per game for UCLA while leading the Bruins to the Sweet 16 - he's leaps and bounds behind Brady and Rodgers in his respective sport.

Sports Germany reach Confederations Cup semis as referee needs VAR double-take
Author: 0 Germany reach Confederations Cup semis as referee needs VAR double-take

Chile survived a scare to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a 1-1 draw against Australia in Moscow . Portugal will play Chile in the other match. Then came the red-card confusion, swiftly followed by Germany's second goal. Chile and Germany have booked their tickets for the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

The result leaves both sides on one point, leaving them with the need to win their final matches against Germany and Chile , respectively, to have a chance of progressing. The Australia Socceroos proved themselves a unsafe opponent in the Conferedrations Cup, coming up just short of a major upset in a 3-2 loss to World Cup champions Germany .

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Cameroon near exit as Australia draw

An elegant last-ditch tackle from Trent Sainsbury prevented a near-certain goal , and it appeared that Australia would emerge unscathed from a period of late pressure. We can't control the other result , so we will focus on ourselves, rest and recover so that, come Sunday, we're ready to play and hopefully get the result we need.

Author: 0 LaVar Ball Says Lonzo Will Take The Lakers To The Playoffs

Enter LaVar Ball , the father of newly minted L.A. Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball . And somebody that can make their teammates better , somebody who has incredible basketball IQ - his IQ is off the charts - and somebody who can get their teammates to follow them and want to get out on that wing like James Worthy and Byron Scott and Michael Cooper used to do back in the day.

Sports Stroll defies critics with impressive podium in Azerbaijan
Author: 0 Stroll defies critics with impressive podium in Azerbaijan

In a stop-start race, the safety auto came out three times in quick succession before a red flag stopped the race near the midway point because debris littered the track. "I couldn't believe coming into the weekend that I would be standing on the podium, it's so awesome". We just lost out to Valtteri at the end there in one of the closest finishes of all time going side-by-side across the finish line.

Author: 0 Feliciano Lopez saves match point to lift maiden Queen's title

Cilic broke to love in the 10th game of the match to take the first set and kept his nose in front in the second, only to falter badly in the tiebreak which Lopez dominated. "It's tough to put that match point (in 2014) away from my mind". All of those went on to win at Wimbledon and while Lopez will be long odds to do the same in three weeks time there will be few players in the draw who will fancy playing him.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo has four Ballon d'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation boss

Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. "All the players are concentrated on the Russian game and Cristiano Ronaldo is extremely concentrated with the Russian game which we will play tomorrow".

Author: 0 Did Suns Have Something To Do With Josh Jackson Skipping Celtics Workout?

Whether or not Tatum remains with the Celtics is uncertain. "That's a good thing", Coach Stevens said. "OK", he stated to no one in particular. Stevens is meticulous when getting familiar with players. 3 pick, but Ainge seemed to suggest that was untrue. The Lakers don't appear concerned by LaVar Ball, the voluble father with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons.

Author: 0 Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

Charging from the back of the field after a first-lap incident with Max Verstappen sent him to the pits for a new front wing for his vehicle to finish fourth was points-leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari . "Obviously, we're not the quickest vehicle on the track at the moment but we're managing to put it together on a Sunday", said Ricciardo. The safety vehicle was deployed nearly immediately after Carlos Sainz collided with Romain Grosjean and wiped out Felipe Massa before ploughing ...

Author: 0 MP: Sedition charges against youths, who celebrated Pak victory, dropped

The ICC Women's World Cup will continue for the entire month, and the finals will be held on July 23 at 3 pm at the Lord's ground in London . "So, players like Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez responded really well to our objective of playing the brand of cricket which we now want to play", he said.

Sports Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill
Author: 0 Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

Portugal boss Fernando Santos backed his captain Cristiano Ronaldo after the striker again snubbed media following their Confederations Cup win over Russian Federation. "I understand you are curious, but you have to respect and have an understanding - and I'm saying this with a good feeling". "What is very important for me is to insist that no one is a criminal if he is not convicted", Montoro told a press conference.

Sports NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years
Author: 0 NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

Incredibly, there's been an increase in tourist travel to North Korea by citizens of Western countries in recent years, including the USA, according to Fitzpatrick. South Korean officials did not have details about the reported test and declined to comment on the possible nature of the engine. Tensions are high on both sides of the Korean Peninsula's DMZ this week.

Sports All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally
Author: 0 All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

Sam Warburton is in line to play the first match against the All Blacks after being omitted from the squad to face the Chiefs tomorrow. "Had it been a Test match he would have played", he said. Gatland also confirmed that George Kruis was taken off on Saturday due to an injury concern. "There's no doubt that there's some pressure on certain players and certain combinations have gone well", he told reporters.

Author: 0 India beat England by 35 runs

They came unstuck against an inspired India side who are two places below them in the world rankings, in fourth, but showed more intent with the bat, more discipline with the ball and some electricity in the field. Meet Mithali Raj , the captain of the Indian women's cricket team from 2005 to 2008 and from 2012 till present, a total of eight years, and under her the team has blossomed into one which is winning matches at home and away.

Sports Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen
Author: 0 Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen

In the end, Marquez just came through by 0.042seconds over Crutchlow, who edged the Italian by a similar distance as they crossed the line. Rossi was first to encounter backmarkers Hector Barbera and Alex Rins, who had changed bikes after rain flags, and The Doctor dealt with them best but Petrucci said in parc ferme that no blue flags had been shown, and that might well have cost him his maiden win.

Author: 0 Munster's CJ Stander starts for Lions against Hurricanes

Steve Hansen revealed afterwards he found suggestions the Lions pack would suffocate his team "amusing" and said he always expected the series to hinge on what happened in the tight five. "We created chances, but we didn't finish them", Davies added. Meanwhile, Damian McKenzie has been called into the squad as cover for fullback Ben Smith who failed a concussion test during the first test and for the third time this season.

Sports The New York Mets Have Promoted Tim Tebow To High-A
Author: 0 The New York Mets Have Promoted Tim Tebow To High-A

The former college football star has played in 63 games, all as an outfield player, and earned a.222 batting average with three homers and 23 RBI's. Tebow began his first pro baseball season with Class A Columbia, drawing huge crowds at home and wherever the Fireflies went in the South Atlantic League.

Sports 7 things to know about Pelicans draft pick Frank Jackson
Author: 0 7 things to know about Pelicans draft pick Frank Jackson

In New Orleans, Jackson steps into a team looking for a high-scoring guard alongside two of the better post players in the National Basketball Association in Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins . "He played with some upperclassmen, but he found a way to fit in", the Pelicans' Dell Demps said of Jackson's role at Duke . As it turned out, New Orleans didn't possess the pick for long, getting it from the Washington Wizards in exchange for point guard Tim Frazier on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs as A's rout White Sox

Not to be outdone, A's right-hander Daniel Gossett (1-2) held the lead from there as he earned his first Major League victory. His three-run double highlighted the six-run second inning and Taylor's two-run homer capped a four-run fourth inning.

Sports Netanyahu hails 'historic' visit by Indian prime minister
Author: 0 Netanyahu hails 'historic' visit by Indian prime minister

We're really seeking to roll out the red carpet. " The meeting between the two leaders is very significant, obviously, because the new administration's policies towards Asia and particularly India, are not very clear ", said Sujit Datta, foreign policy specialist at New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics owner Danny Ainge throws shade at Sacramento after cancelled workout

Three days after working out in Boston, Duke's Jayson Tatum was picked by the Celtics at No. 3 in the NBA Draft at Barclays Center on Thursday. "I think it's growing pains and going through college and other experiences". We're really thrilled to have him. "The more we learned about Josh, the more comfortable we got".

Sports America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win
Author: 0 America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

But the improvement in the US boat, and tough talk from Spithill, can't help but remind the Kiwis of their crushing defeat in 2013, when they led 8-1 in San Francisco only for Team USA to roar back to a 9-8 triumph and retain yachting's most coveted prize.

Author: 0 Roger Federer thrashes Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Federer opted to miss the clay-court season and lost his comeback match in Stuttgart to Tommy Haas, but ends his week in Halle having not dropped a set. Zverev is 0-1 in final appearances on grass. He will now play the victor of the other semi-final between Frenchman Richard Gasquet and local favourite Alexander Zverev .