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NBA Teams Have Worked Out Kansas Star Frank Mason III Twice

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Point guard was the biggest need coming into the night for the Kings with Darren Collison, Ty Lawson and Langston Galloway all headed to unrestricted free agency next month. Past year the team drafted Marquese Chriss and promptly flipped him to the Suns for Brogdon Bogdanovic, Skal Labissiere, Georgios Papagiannis and a couple future draft picks . Read More »

Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final

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Later in the day, P.V. Sindhu lost her quarter-finals match to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei . However, he could not hold the higher ranked player as Kidambi extended his lead to 11-9 at the break of the second game. Srikanth will face anyone between Yuji of China and Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, whoever emerges as victorious in the second quarter final match. Read More »

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

KANSAS CITY - The battle of two guys from IL turned into an old-fashioned pitcher's duel as Rock Falls native Jake Junis took the hill for the Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium against the Toronto Blue Jays , led by St. In the meantime, expect the Blue Jays to give him all the time and support he needs. Bautista singled in the third but was stranded, as was Justin Smoak in the fourth. Read More »

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

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But Team New Zealand's helmsman Peter Burling disagreed, he said despite being behind when Outteridge fell overboard he thought New Zealand would have won the race. Outteridge had been having an excellent day, winning the start against Burling in all three races, but thanks to his dip, and another error in the first race, his team now find themselves behind. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo guided Real Madrid to a 12th Champions League in the Welsh capital, as his two goals were pivotal in beating Juventus earlier this month and yet his future has been plunged into doubt in recent days. Ronaldo supposedly likes those who are loyal to him and wants more dressing room allies in order to extend his Real stay into a ninth year. Angel Di Maria has accepted paying €2m in Spanish back-taxes and fines alongside a one-year jail sentence, say reports in Spain. Read More »

Red Bull lead the way in opening practice in Azerbaijan

Kimi Raikkonen ended up fourth quickest and within 0.127s of Verstappen in a demonstration of how close the top three teams were, but the session ended on a sour note for the Dutch driver. It was another day to forget for Palmer, with the 26-year-old facing mounting speculation that he could soon be replaced, and so too for Alonso after his Honda engine conked out with 30 minutes remaining. Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Ball grew up in Chino Hills, California making him a hometown favorite among fans. If his elite court vision translates to the pros, the Lakers are going to be a tough team to beat in transition. 28 overall. The Lakers have an interesting young core, which includes Ball, last year's second overall pick Brandon Ingram, and young studs in Julius Randle and Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson. Read More »

Jazz trade 24th pick, Saskatoon's Trey Lyles for 13th pick Donovan Mitchell

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Mitchell's first pre-draft workout was with the Jazz, where he said he can play either guard position. \He will wear jersey #45 for the Jazz. Lyles was the Jazz's No. Matt Kamalsky of DraftExpress described Mitchell as "among the most explosive players in the country" with "terrific lateral quickness, giving him intriguing potential on the defensive end". Read More »

Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach

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According to Sky Sports , both Chelsea and Manchester United have held preliminary talks with representatives of Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski . Since joining Bayern he has proven himself as one of the worlds best strikers. Some reports have even gone as far as to suggest that he is warming to the idea of London , but that Manchester United will not give up so easily. Read More »

Sedition charges dropped against 15 held for celebrating Pak's win

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Asked by TNIE whether police acted in haste by slapping sedition charges against the 15 men, the Burhanpur SP said the charge was framed keeping in mind the prima facie evidence. They piled up 338 for four, bolstered by left-handed opener Fakhar's maiden hundred, in what was just his fourth one-day global. The India Today website quoted police as saying that the men were charged because of the anti-India slogans and not because they were cheering for Pakistan . Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Speaking about Ronaldo's reported desire to leave the club, Perez added: 'Not I, nor anyone at Madrid , is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club'. He is now under official investigation and will have to appear in court on July 31 , when a judge will decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime. Read More »

Kohli holds key to new coach, admit BCCI

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For us that is paramount", he further added. In a veiled dig at the former coach , Kohli chose his own way to give a parting shot and spoke about the importance of maintaining the sanctity of the dressing room. "The team members, who were feeling bad about the loss, in any case, felt that their coach was scolding them like children and not treating them like professionals". Read More »

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

Outdated laws kept the government from holding those who failed our veterans accountable. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Read More »

Fabinho sends message to Man United fans about 'tempting' transfer

Fabinho can play in central midfield, at centre back and at right back, meaning he could cover three vital positions Mourinho would like to strengthen next season. "If [Manchester United manager Jose] Mourinho invites me it would be very tempting". The Brazilian worldwide made his name as a right-back but excelled in a holding midfield role last season to help Leonardo Jardin's side clinch the Ligue 1 title ahead of PSG. Read More »

Pakistan to face India again on Saturday in Hockey World League 2017

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The top-four finish was enough for Stephen van Huizen's side to qualify for the World Cup for the eighth time after having qualified in 1973, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1998, 2002 and 2014. With such a dismal show, Pakistan got into the quarter finals of the league when Canada which needed a win against Scotland to make it to the quarter finals played a 1-1 draw. Read More »

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

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Howard obviously has his problems as Atlanta moved on from him after only one year and he has now been on five teams in seven National Basketball Association seasons. For a team looking to win now but far from contending, this trade potentially gives the Hornets the ability to compete at a higher level now while significantly increasing the flexibility of the team for the future. Read More »

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

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However, it dropped invitingly to Kane who lifted his effort towards the goal from 35 yards only for Tierney to head clear close to his own goalline. Strachan had peculiarly called the game a "must perform" encounter but he knew at least a point was required to keep qualification hopes alive. "I know a lot of that team from when they won the European Under-17s in 2014 and the other boys who have come in have lifted them to another level. Read More »

France returns in 2018 as part of F1 triple-header

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F1's former ruler Bernie Ecclestone first mooted the idea of three consecutive grands prix in Asia a year ago, but it was feared the hectic schedule would place too much pressure on the sport's teams. Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps and Italy's Monza are also back-to-back races, in late August and early September, with Singapore - Asia's glittering floodlit night race - a stand-alone on Sept 16. Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

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Griffin was named the permanent GM in May 2014 and his first moves were hiring David Blatt to coach and drafting Andrew Wiggins. With the sides at an impasse, it was James that publicly called for the Cavaliers to re-sign Smith. Suffice it to say things are a lot more fissured than they should be for an organization coming off three straight Finals appearances. The Magic in mid-May asked the Cavaliers permission to interview Griffin . Read More »

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

Tournament organisers had rolled out a banner with the words "Bravo Rafa" and showed a video of all his ten victories on the big screen inside the stadium during the trophy ceremony. "But he is too good a player for this to continue indefinitely". Last year, Nadal was forced to pull out of The Championships due to a persistent wrist injury. Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Portugal showed their offensive prowess in the eighth minute when Ronaldo headed a precise cross by Raphael Guerreiro over Akinfeev's gloves. " Portugal survived a nervy second half, but got the crucial three points and are now in a strong position for a place in the semi-finals". Read More »

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Cristiano Ronaldo and "Chicharito" Javier Hernandez were the stars of the first half, but the second half's two goals were scored by a pair of defenders . Added goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa: "We played well because we made Portugal , the European champion, close up and play on the counter-attack". "The team continue to believe in qualification, we have great possibilities, because there are still two games left". Read More »

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

An entertaining encounter also saw an adjudication from the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), who chalked off a Pepe goal for offside. Ronaldo ignored swirling speculation over his Real Madrid future to provide an assist for Ricardo Quaresma's first-half opener in Kazan in a man-of-the-match display. Read More »

Check Out Footage Of Floyd Mayweather Training For Conor McGregor

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He acknowledged his chances of taking some damage during the August 26 fight and assured everyone that he will still come out on top. It's the best fight that can be made in boxing. The fact that Mayweather has agreed to fight or spar with Conor McGregor tells me all I need to know as far as who the victor will be....and it has nothing to do with a boxer fighting a mixed martial artist. Read More »

For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

Ntilikina got a rough NY introduction, waiting on the customs line at Newark for close to two hours. Instead, Philadelphia shipped off Malone and that top pick in the same day, with the draft selection getting swapped for Hinson and $800,000 cash-a ton of money for the National Basketball Association in 1986. Read More »

Lennox Lewis: I Wouldn't Buy Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr's highly-anticipated fight night clashes with a BIG3 final. To land the kind of shot that knocked out Jose Aldo-the kind depicted in the mural-McGregor is going to have to get close to Mayweather . This is McGregor's first pro boxing bout and instincts are not easily abandoned. McGregor will take on Mayweather in just over two months on 26 August after their big money boxing fight was confirmed last Wednesday (14 June). Read More »

Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Unhappy Ronaldo has left his future at the Spanish giants in doubt after angrily announcing last week that his "conscience is clear". Just weeks after Leo Messi was sentenced for tax fraud and just days after Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to quit Spain over being accused of owing €14.7m in tax , Mourinho is the latest to be accused. Read More »

Mutual interest between Cavaliers, Chauncey Billups for front-office role

ESPN .com reported Gilbert did not consult with the 32-year-old James on Griffin's future with the organization. All of that while under intense scrutiny and pressure with LeBron James returning to the fold. James has said he intends to end his career with Cleveland , but another loss in what would be his eighth straight Finals - and that he already owns a home in Los Angeles - could push him away. Read More »

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

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Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. The Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid are looking into Mourinho's time at Real Madrid , where he was a manager for four years from 2010-2013. Read More »