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Koepka rides birdie spree to US Open title

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Just last September Fleetwood was 188th in the world , but this week his world ranking has risen to its best position of 21. Unsurprisingly, the Open on home soil is top of the agenda for the 26-year-old from Southport, although he does not have as much local knowledge as might be expected. Read More »

England vs South Africa 3rd T20I Preview: Advantage South Africa in decider

South Africa on the hand will hope that their batting unit clicks together as a unit. But the Proteas would never really go up a gear as England bowled well and wickets fell regularly. The on-field umpires sent the decision upstairs and the third umpire gave Roy out for obstructing the field inthe first decision of its kind in an internatioanl T20 match. Read More »

Timberwolves acquire Butler from Bulls in blockbuster trade

The two players would have been fine, but again, I have no idea what the Wolves' draft strategy was going to be. Butler said he looks forward to reuniting with his former coach and believes the Timberwolves are going "to be the toughest team that takes the floor every night". Read More »

Lakers Expect Ball to Elevate New Teammates

True controversy over LaVar Ball's handling of his son's National Basketball Association future hit an apex in April, ESPN reported. Therefore, his dad's bold claim isn't too far-fetched, especially since his previous claim that his son would be a member of the L.A. Read More »

Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)

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Over the past week, the writing seemed to be on the wall for Jimmy Butler and his future with the Bulls. One of the most valuable is certainly the Lakers' first rounder. But after I spent most of Thursday evening watching NBA draft coverage on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia rather than ESPN or the NBA Network, I changed my mind. Read More »

Andre Ward Knocks Out Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Belts

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In the most important victory of his great career, Ward put the bad taste of his contested decision win last November behind him. The event was held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. Ward not letting Kovalev get the big shots off. Kovalev connects to the face. Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 Saturday June 17 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT on HBO Pay-Per-View. Read More »

The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class

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The Trail Blazers traded him and the 20th pick to the Sacramento Kings for the rights to Collins. As for Butler, he'll reunite with Tom Thibodeau and average 46 minutes per game. Lonzo Ball wants to stay home with the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, and it seems surer than ever he will. "When you've got a pass-first facilitator like Ben, you're going to look for people who can score the basketball around him, that's this guy right here", said 76ers President Bryan Colangelo. Read More »

Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft

Our biggest need, and our biggest goal, was to acquire a puck-moving defenceman". "He's a big strong guy", Hextall said of Patrick . Obviously, the family lineage here bodes well for the Flyers . The Devils were far from the worst team last season. In 2015-16, he was tied for the WHL playoff scoring lead with 30 points (13 goals, 17 assists) in 21 games and was named MVP of the WHL playoffs after helping Brandon win the Ed Chynoweth Cup. Read More »

S Africa win after Roy's weird exit

Liam Livingstone , who was making his debut for the hosts, was run out for 16 with two balls remaining meaning that England needed eight to win from the final two deliveries. Willey, to his credit, had de Villiers caught in the covers next ball. The deciding game is in Cardiff on Sunday, when the teams are playing for this T20 series but also a solid psychological advantage ahead of the test series starting next month. Read More »

Portugal thrash New Zealand, reach Confederations Cup semis

With 12 minutes of the half remaining, however, Ronaldo gave Portugal the lead from the penalty spot after a foul by New Zealand's Thomas Doyle gave him the chance to net from 12 yards. Their body language wasn't great as they walked back to the centre circle - but this team showed they are made of sterner stuff. Joao Moutinho collected his 100th global cap and the Portugal midfielder was happy with his side's showing in St Petersburg. Read More »

Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

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The Celtics used the No. 53 pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft to nab Kadeem Allen , a 24-year-old point guard out of Arizona. If Ainge adds a high-end free agent like Gordon Hayward to the mix - even at the expense of losing Jae Crowder or another member of the Celtics' current core - it could push Boston's ceiling even higher after a run to the Eastern Conference finals last season. Read More »

Magic Johnson explains why the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell

Hong). "I told you I would speak it into existence". Don't expect Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to plop down $495 for Big Baller Brand shoes any time soon. It's exciting times for the LA Lakers. "I think it's a good goal to set, so I'll definitely be chasing that" he said. Russell was the second pick of the Lakers two years ago out of Ohio State. Read More »

Royals Rally In 9th To Climb Back To .500

Eric Hosmer reached on Ryan Goins' fielding error . Kansas City, first in the Western Conference at 8-4-6, came in with a league-low 11 goals conceded, and Tim Melia almost posted a shutout. With one out, Jose Bautista singled, and Russell Martin then walked. He hit.281 with eight home runs and 32 RBI in 68 games with Nashville. Right-hander Jason Grilli was brought in to face Merrifield, but after four pitches was behind in the count 3-1. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

The Golden Knights have the ability to sign unrestricted free agents and restricted free agents who are eligible for the expansion draft (which excludes the Blues' Parayko), but that transaction would count as the team's selection. Fleury is very likely to be selected by the Las Vegas Knights because he has proven many times that he can be a top-flight goaltender . However, with his $.4.7 million cap hit for the next two seasons, Lehtera is unlikely to be an attractive option to the Golden ... Read More »

Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

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Celtics receive: #3 overall pick ( Jayson Tatum ), 2018 Lakers 1st round pick if it falls between pick 2-5, and 2019 Kings 1st round pick (#1 protected) if Lakers pick doesn't convey. No other USA university player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. "They did their research.'" It looks like Fultz and the Sixers are the flawless match. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert

They got a first-round pick . Play begins October 4 with four games, including a battle of two of the NHL's brightest young stars in the Jets' Patrik Laine and Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews . ■ A rivalry could develop as Arizona and Vegas face off six times . Vegas Golden Knights' Chris Thorburn poses for photographers Wednesday, June 21, 2017 , in Las Vegas . Read More »

Chile vs. Australia in 2017 Confederations Cup

Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The former Everton midfielder did not make his Socceroos debut until he was 24, following a nine-year battle for eligibility due to playing at youth level for Samoa, and Postecoglou believes his achievements rank up there with the greats in Australian sport. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez sets Chile goals record in draw with Germany

Judging from their struggles at the back against Germany and Cameroon, a win - let alone by a two goal margin - is likely to be too tall an order for Australia. Earlier, Australia's captain Mark Milligan converted a second-half penalty as the Socceroos fought back to draw with Cameroon to leave both teams facing an early exit. Read More »

NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

In addition to Fultz, the Sixers got the draft rights to the 25th overall pick, center Anzejs Pasecniks from BC VEF Riga (Latvia), from Orlando in exchange for a future protected first-round pick from Oklahoma City and the lesser of the 2020 second round choice from Brooklyn or the 2020 second-round pick from NY. Read More »

Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

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The Washington star made the error Thursday night after getting picked by the Philadelphia 76ers . "I'm not standing here today saying I have the flawless solution", Silver said. It was the right play and one they telegraphed by trading a future first-round pick to Boston to move up from No. 3 to No. 1. After Martin averaged less than five points or rebounds a game in his first two seasons, Portland drafted Walton in 1974 and Martin was out of the league two years later. Read More »

Mexico vs. Russia: Confederations Cup Odds & Prediction

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Petersburg Stadium , Russia , Saturda. "I thought we played well in many parts of the game; in others, not so well". All Whites coach Anthony Hudson has no problems with New Zealand being written off before they even take the field against Portugal in their final Confederations Cup pool match . Read More »

No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

Silver has talked about changing the NBA's age limit, saying the current rule that American-born players must be 19 and a year out of high school, but teams seem just fine with the current system. "That's a goal I set for myself". He wants to be better than Michael Jordan . He expects the on-court mesh to be just as smooth. Here are the five worst No. Read More »

Lonzo Ball thinks the Lakers can make the playoffs next season

Hong). Now, Lavar can say I told you so to everyone that doubted him when he said, "speak it into existence". When asked how he would pull off this impressive feat, LaVar replied with a smile, "The Big Baller way". With preternatural court vision, a solid scoring touch and a desire to become a leader, the Los Angeles-area native had everything that his favorite team's top brass wanted. Read More »

Huskies' Markelle Fultz taken No. 1 overall in NBA Draft by 76ers

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Not that it was forbidden in recent years for Sixers personnel - on court or off - to demand, expect or promise a spot in the postseason, but it was close . They'd ordered Chick-fil-A. It was there waiting for me on a table. ( Michael Jordan ) and everybody. "When I would watch his teams, you could see the right positions he had his players in and how they fought and never let down, even though they were down to Chicago and Washington ". Read More »

76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball

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In other words, this isn't the end of The Process, it's just another phase. Markkanen was arguably the purest and most talented shooter out of all the prospects in this year's draft class, which was largely the reason he was projected to be a lottery pick. Read More »

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

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Two people with knowledge of the situation said the Bulls are sending Butler and the No. 16 pick for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and the seventh pick. I think Markelle and Ben together is a dynamic backcourt. From what I've seen of both players on tape, Fultz tends to look for his shot more than Simmons, who is unselfish nearly to a fault. Read More »

Celtics select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick

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It's been well-noted how lacking the Suns have been defensively, particularly on the perimeter. Instead, Ainge was believed to be assembling a package of players and some of his lesser first-round picks over the next two years to bring in George, likely as a one-year rental. Read More »

British & Irish Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

Owen Farrell has been ruled out of the Lions tour match against Maori All Blacks with a leg injury. Speaking hours before Farrell's injury, head coach Warren Gatland suggested Farrell was a shoo-in for the Test side and was being held back from the Maori fixture so the Lions did show their hand. Read More »

Third overall pick Jayson Tatum arrives in Boston

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NY is conveniently located between both cities and 76ers fans have made the trip here frequently over the last couple years as their team has had high picks - including the No. Reed was projected by most to be a late second round pick, so he was clearly valued a great deal by the Suns. Like I said before, this should come as no surprise since the news came out of the trade between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers . Read More »

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semifinal berths

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Defender Carlos Salcedo has returned home after suffering a shoulder injury against the All Whites while Hector Moreno will undergo a late fitness test. The former national team goalkeeper, who has played and managed in various countries beyond his native Russian Federation, has made the last four of the 2018 his target. Read More »

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Bernardo Silva turned Eliseu's low cross into the net four minutes later, although he suffered a knock on the ankle in the process. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Or will 2016 European Championship winners Portugal manage to hand New Zealand there 12th straight Confederations Cup defeat, and nail down their place in this year's semifinals of the World Cup prelude tournament? Just as they did in the 2-2 draw with Portugal and victory over New Zealand , Mexico made a slow start ... Read More »