Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2017

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz , Lonzo Ball and the future of the National Basketball Association arrived Thursday night. A dependable scorer and hard-nosed defende...

Jun 24 2017

Ball stays in LA, goes to Lakers with number two pick

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. The Lakers then traded their No. Peli...

Jun 24 2017

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

Kiwi Tai Webster was left on the outer at the National Basketball Association draft. Even though Fultz was relatively unknown on a national scale, there's a certain lev...

Jun 24 2017

The Value Of Josh Jackson

Things had changed by the time Tatum got to town for his latest audition. Tatum projects as more of a small forward than a 4, but he has an improbable 8-foot-10 standin...

Jun 24 2017

Cameroon v Chile 22 June 2017 — FIFA Confederations Report

Rogic started brightly and, as arguably the most talented man in the side, showed some deft touches and creativity during the first half before he was largely shut out of...

Jun 24 2017

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Additionally, ESPN set several NBA Draft streaming records on Thursday. "I figured out I had a chance to make it there (the NBA) probably in my 11th grade", said Fu...

Jun 24 2017

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Portugal has four points after they conceded an equaliser in stoppage time to draw their opening match 2-2 against Mexico . Meanwhile, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Oso...

Jun 24 2017

Sixers' Markelle Fultz opens up about playing with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

One - Markelle Fultz - was sitting on stage in front of the media, reflecting on what his last 24 hours have been like . Excellent news, Philly fans. "Pay attention t...

Jun 24 2017

Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

And the Sixers have plenty of blanks to fill in on their roster before becoming a playoff contender. Long the league laughingstock, it's the Sixers' turn to clap back, ...

Jun 24 2017

Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games

In dash cam video of the traffic stop , a cop can be heard asking Caldwell-Pope how many drinks he had that night, to which he replied "just two and a water". Caldwell-Po...

Jun 24 2017

Russia cruise past New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Russian Federation have kicked off their Confederations Cup Group A campaign in style as they cruised to a 2-0 victory over New Zealand in St Petersburg . Goal score...

Jun 24 2017

Golden Knights sign Wild defenceman Erik Haula

Minnesota will also visit Carolina and Chicago before the Wild home opener at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, hosting Columbus at 7 p.m. CT. Despite regular se...

Jun 24 2017

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball kick off hectic NBA Draft

When it comes to other teams in the East, teams the Sixers might be competing with for a spot in the playoffs (dare we say it?), there really wasn't a whole lot done in...

Jun 24 2017

Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi football bench

But Cherchesov backed his back line after the match, reminding reporters the four-time Ballon d'Or victor is a hard player to contain. "Our players and myself were shou...

Jun 24 2017

Salah signing takes Liverpool a step closer to title - Berger

In Rome, and under the watchful eye of Luciano Spalletti in particular, the Egypt global weaved his way into the hearts of fans as his attacking influence guided Roma t...

Jun 24 2017

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Bobrovsky led the National Hockey League in goals-against average and save percentage while backstopping the Blue Jackets' revival. McDavid was the only player to reach...

Jun 24 2017

Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

He was one of 20 prospects to accept invitations to be in the Green Room at next Thursday's NBA Draft, which bodes well for him hearing his name called early into the n...

Jun 24 2017

Putin against Snowden's extradition to US

But low world oil prices and Western sanctions imposed over the conflict in Ukraine have hit Russian Federation hard, reducing the amount of money Mr Putin can throw at...

Jun 24 2017

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Had Butler earned the DPE with the Bulls , he could have signed a contract in 2019 worth approximately $246 million under a projected $120 million salary cap, accordin...

Jun 24 2017

Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Heavy traffic is anticipated, so fans are encouraged to take public transportation, such as the T and the commuter rail trains. Ortiz retired last season after spending...