• Longmire Finishes 12th at USATF Junior Championships
Longmire Finishes 12th at USATF Junior Championships

The USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships serve as a qualifying meet for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, Aug. 4-13. They have until the June 23 deadline to achieve the standards of 201-5 in the women's javelin and 249-4 in the men's hammer.

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  • Here Are The Top Players Who Didn't Get Drafted Thursday Night
Here Are The Top Players Who Didn't Get Drafted Thursday Night

Known for his all-round offensive ability and athleticism, Fultz starred in his lone year at the University of Washington , averaging 23 points per game, along with more than five rebounds and five assists. Last season, the 76ers held the top pick for the first time since drafting Hall of Famer Allen Iverson in 1996 and selected Ben Simmons . "...

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  • 8-time champ Federer beats Zverev for Halle quarterfinal
8-time champ Federer beats Zverev for Halle quarterfinal

Federer had to save two Mayer's consecutive break point tries early on in the second before breaking the serve of the German in the fifth game. What is more, both men were former champions, and defending champion Mayer had the advantage of being home-grown, too.

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  • Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games
Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games

Caldwell-Pope was arrested early on March 29, hours after a Pistons loss to the Heat and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. According to police reports, the 24-year-old was pulled over in March for driving 20 miles per hour above the speed limit in a 25 miles per hour zone.

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  • Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays
Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Blue Jays: Pearce, who was 3 for 3 at the plate, was replaced in left field to start the sixth. He's been mostly a starter in parts of four seasons, but sometimes a reliever as well. The 31-year-old battled through a calf issue and grueling rehab for it at spring training, started the season with the Jays, went on the DL April 14, came off it May 2...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain
Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

The statement also said that Mourinho had received a certificate from the authorities confirming that he was "up to date with all his tax obligations". The Argentine star, who now plays for Paris Saint Germain , was punished after admitting to tax fraud during his time with Real Madrid . Statements from the prosecution indicate that Ronaldo...

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  • Russia 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup opener
Russia 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup opener

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino opened the tournament with a speech inside the St Petersburg Stadium , with Russian president Vladimir Putin and legendary Brazil footballer Pele in attendance.

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  • Family Affair: Lakers Grab Lonzo Ball With 2nd Overall Pick
Family Affair: Lakers Grab Lonzo Ball With 2nd Overall Pick

According to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne , the new Lakers front office, led by Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka, has engaged several teams in efforts to improve the team's perimeter defence and shooting. When asked about the statements by LaVar Ball , Luke Walton just said that he is not concerned about something that far into the future. That's...

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  • Golden Knights, Wild do business with Erik Haula signing with Vegas
Golden Knights, Wild do business with Erik Haula signing with Vegas

The pending trade won't become official until Vegas unveils the roster Wednesday night. "There are different ways for them to achieve their goals and for us to achieve our goals", Fletcher said last week. Tuch was held scoreless in six games for the Wild last season after signing out of Boston College, but led the AHL's Iowa Wild in scoring with ...

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  • 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

In his lone year with the Bruins, Leaf averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds while shooting a very healthy 62 percent from the floor and 47 percent from downtown. As the talented trio develops, they could make the lowly Sixers one of the most exciting - and best - teams in the league. Will be a solid starter for the Knicks and I liken him to ...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball game. Originally listed as critical, his condition has improved over the past week and a half. Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican who is filling in as whip, is hosting a two-day blood drive, which ends...

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  • Salah signing takes Liverpool a step closer to title - Berger
Salah signing takes Liverpool a step closer to title - Berger

But his time at Stamford Bridge proved unsuccessful as he spent successive seasons on loan in Serie A, first with Fiorentina and latterly Roma . "Nothing changed, the season before I also scored 15 goals". Rotation between matches now Liverpool have European football - the Champions League should they win their qualifying tie, or the Europa ...

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  • Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury
Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury

The 32-year-old, whose future remains in doubt after reportedly growing frustrated at the Bernabeu, did not make himself available for media duties following the Confederations Cup win in Moscow . In an even start to the match, Giovani dos Santos was denied by a superb Thomas block after a swift Mexico counter-attack, while New Zealand's ...

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  • Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe
Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

In a statement, Ronaldo's management company Gestifute said there had been no attempt to evade taxes. A prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". A, based in the Virgin Islands, before September 2004 and that he knowingly used a "business structure" involving several companies...

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  • Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno was awarded the King Clancy Memorial Trophy and the Mark Messier Leadership Award, making him the first National Hockey League player to win both awards in the same year. Anderson was forced to take several leaves of absence from Ottawa this season while his wife, Nicholle , battled cancer. Calgary Flames Johnn...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Before heading to Chicago, Shero chatted with Sporting News for this exclusive one-on-one interview. "There are some good centers, some good wingers", Hextall said. At least five players are projected to go in the top five in some order: Canadian centers Nolan Patrick and Gabriel Vilardi, Swiss center Nico Hischier , defenseman Miro Heiskane...

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  • Putin Jokes About Possible Asylum for Former FBI Director
Putin Jokes About Possible Asylum for Former FBI Director

Putin's marathon call-in - where he fielded questions from people across Russian Federation - comes days after nationwide anti-corruption demonstrations, in which 1,400 people were arrested. Russia's national football team has a prominent critic ahead of the Confederations Cup - none other than Vladimir Putin . ".they won't be left alone if they...

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  • Juventus chief scout Javier Ribalta joins Manchester United backroom
Juventus chief scout Javier Ribalta joins Manchester United backroom

Here's an extract and you might recognise a certain name: "Thanks to president Andrea Agnelli, Pavel Nedved, John Elkan, Giuseppe Marotta, Matteo Fabris and above all to Fabio Paratici and Javier Ribalta . Gianluca di Marzio claims the Spaniard is heading for Old Trafford to link up with Jose Mourinho's backroom staff after five years with the S...

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  • Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls
Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Chicago and Minnesota discussed a deal past year on draft night that involved Butler, LaVine and Dunn, though Paxson said it was "never really something that was put on the table". After hiring Tom Thibodeau as team president and head coach and with the development of two of the last three No. 1 picks, they took only a small step forward (two g...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand
FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand

New Zealand's forward Chirs Wood scored in the first half, but the highly spirited Mexico leveled the score through Raul Jimenez on 54 minutes and Oribe Peralta sealed the win less than 20 minutes later. The spark was Chris Wood shooting on goal while Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was down injured after hurting his left shoulder in an...

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  • Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls
Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

Markkanen is a 7-foot forward from the University of Arizona . In Markkanen's first and only season as a Wildcat, the 7-footer led the team in 3-point percentage (42.3%), free-throw percentage (83.5%), and rebounds (7.2 per game). "Ricky (Rubio) has targets all over the floor". Most of Dunn's was with his shooting. Despite coming into the Natio...

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  • Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino as new manager
Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino as new manager

The World Cup victor, who had previously been reserve team and Elite Development squad manager at Man City, led the NY club to the Conference semi-finals last season and now has them sat third in the Eastern Conference this term. Last season Saints finished eighth in the Premier League , despite losing 16 games, and they also reached the EFL Cup f...

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  • Southampton appoint Pellegrino as manager
Southampton appoint Pellegrino as manager

The former defender, who earned three caps for Argentina as a player, enjoyed an impressive spell at La Liga side Alaves before his move to the Premier League was announced, leading the side to ninth place in the league and a Copa del Rey final place, where they lost 3-1 to Barcelona.

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  • Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Canadiens had only recently dealt defenceman Nathan Beaulieu to Buffalo themselves while scooping up promising young Jonathan Drouin from Tampa. Combined with the Niklas Hjalmarsson deal , it seems the Blackhawks are shedding short-term deals for long-term ones.

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  • Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Utah Jazz in trade
Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Utah Jazz in trade

He was visibly emotional, noting the Jazz were the first team to work him out as he navigated his post-collegiate career. Though Bradley is another player with tremendous length, Brandon Anderson of SB Nation's Tar Heel blog said the former McDonald's All-American could be a bit of a liability on defense, regardless of his 7-foot-5 wingspan.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft
Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to choose University of California Los Angeles point guard Lonzo Ball . In response, Philadelphia acquired the first pick from Boston via trade. "Just want to get on the court". With its No. 3 pick, Boston took Jayson Tatum of Duke. The Suns took Josh Jackson of Kansas, the Sacramento Kings t...

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  • 76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft
76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft

Markelle Fultz's dream became reality Thursday night. As a freshman, Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.2 blocks per game for the Huskies. The Sixers likely targeted Fultz because of his versatility to score as an outside shooter as well as a slasher to the basket which not only will give the team's offense an...

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  • Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz
Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

He was, by definition, clutch. Ortiz retired last season after a 20-year major league career, including 14 years in Boston . Retired Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz addresses a gathering, where part of Yawkey Way was renamed David Ortiz Drive , Thursday, June 22, 2017, outside Fenway Park in Boston .

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  • Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Prosecutors said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of €1.15 million in 2014. "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".

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  • Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

The Celtics used the third pick to take Duke forward Jayson Tatum , who averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in his only season of college ball. "It was unbelievable, really", said Fultz when asked about the feeling of crossing the stage after being announced as top pick.

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  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India - Mercedes 1:44.306 8. Red Bull had topped FP1 with Verstappen and Ricciardo heading the field. The soft was again the tyre compound of choice early on in the session, and Verstappen, picking up where he left off in first practice, swiftly put in a new weekend benchmark of 1m44.288s.

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  • Trump pitches 'solar wall' for Mexican border
Trump pitches 'solar wall' for Mexican border

Earlier this month, Politico and Axios reported that the president had suggested placing solar panels on the wall during a meeting with Republican lawmakers. "We're talking about the southern border". Reacting to President Donald Trump's tweet about Mexico being the second deadliest country in the world after Syria, the foreign ministry o...

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  • Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick
Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

The Nets used the 22nd overall pick on Texas' Jarrett Allen . The Austin native averaged 13.4 points and 8.4 rebounds as the Longhorns' top offensive option, throwing down some massive dunks along the way . The Celtics chose to move down in Thursday's draft by giving the pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, who began the night by taking Markelle Fultz...

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  • Anil Kumble document: Coach should earn 60% of skipper's fees
Anil Kumble document: Coach should earn 60% of skipper's fees

These things got intensified as India lost the finals of Champions Trophy to the arch rivals Pakistan. The post is now vacant since former skipper Anil Kumble refused to extend his term after it expired recently. The 55-year-old also feels that coaches need to be qualified for the job and just having credentials as a player isn't enough to be...

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  • Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) fraud allegation
Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) fraud allegation

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has denied tax fraud in Spain, saying the government had ratified his tax affairs. Florentino Perez insists Real Madrid are not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo's departure this summer. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. He...

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