Sport Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick
Author: 0 Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

LaVar Ball just can't stop making bold claims on national television. "So I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one". Before Lonzo Ball becomes drafted by an National Basketball Association team, the kid already has his own company and signature shoe, the ZO2.

Sport Nets take Texas big man Jarrett Allen No. 22 overall
Author: 0 Nets take Texas big man Jarrett Allen No. 22 overall

San Antonio also had the 59th pick late in the draft. "Me being athletic, be able to guard guards in pick-and-rolls, too". Without top picks to rebuild the Nets, Marks made his big move earlier in draft week. In the second round with the 57th overall pick, the Nets selected 6-foot-9 Aleksandar Vezenkov from Cyprus. "I see my role is being a rim protector", Allen said in an interview with ESPN at Barclays Center, where he will play for the Nets.

Author: 0 Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

With the second overall pick of the NBA Draft , the Lakers selected 19-year-old local standout Lonzo Ball of UCLA , a player capable of reviving the fast-paced "Showtime" style that Johnson made famous. LaVar Ball - a former player for American football team the London Monarchs - is Lonzo's father and has been his main representative and leading cheerleader.

Author: 0 Watch NHL Draft 2017 Live Stream Online

More likely, the Flyers will hope to add one of the few 2017 Draft candidates who could debut as an National Hockey League regular next season (or at least be ready to do so by 2018-19), continue to see how their already in-house prospects prove ready to make the National Hockey League jump and then add veterans accordingly moving ahead.

Sport Golden Knights Trade Van Riemsdyk to Hurricanes
Author: 0 Golden Knights Trade Van Riemsdyk to Hurricanes

I myself have done countless Vegas mock drafts and in every single one, I had them selecting van Riemsdyk because he has a ton of potential and works extremely hard. Over the past two campaigns, he has netted eight goals and 30 points in 140 games while averaging 19:20 per game as part of Chicago's second pairing.

Sport Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices
Author: 0 Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

While most connections continue to be with West Coast teams like Los Angeles and Vancouver, I still wonder about the New York Islanders as well. In addition to selecting impressive NHLers such as Jonathan Marchessault, James Neal, Marc Methot and Nate Schmidt , the Golden Knights were also able to stock up on draft picks (12 through 2020), including three first-rounders in this weekend's draft.

Author: 0 Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Before Thursday's draft, a member of Jackson's family said the expectation was he would go in the top three. Jackson had been eyed by the Boston Celtics at the No. "I felt like the type of player that I am, I could fit anywhere". "Under Armour is a leading force in basketball today, and I'm excited to join Stephen Curry and the team at UA in growing it to the next level.

Author: 0 76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

Thanks to a trade with the Boston Celtics , the Philadelphia 76ers got the first pick in the NBA Draft . In all, the first seven and 12 of the first 14 picks were freshmen. The Orlando Magic made a decision to stay home and drafted an Seminole. With a quick first step and a solid outside shooter, Isaac could be transformed into a poor man's Kevin Durant depending how Orlando is attempt to utilize his talents.

Author: 0 Investigators obtain data recorder in US warship collision

The collision perforated several spaces including the stateroom of the officer Bryce Benson. One of the seven sailors who lost his life after a container ship slammed into the side of a Navy destroyer reportedly sacrificed himself to save his shipmates.

Author: 0 Mexico Comeback To Sink New Zealand

To find out, watch the New Zealand vs. Portugal FIFA Confederations Cup Group B match live stream from 68,000-seat Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia , with streaming video provided by Fox Sports Go at this link , or by downloading the Fox Sports Go app to watch on tablet computers and smartphones.

Sport Ukkelberg 3rd in Decathlon at USATF Junior Championships
Author: 0 Ukkelberg 3rd in Decathlon at USATF Junior Championships

Collinsworth, who finished third in the 800m at the NCAA Championships recently in her final race as a Cougar, finished second overall in the heats, and second in her heat, Heat 1. Parker recorded her qualifying times of 9:58.65 in the 3,000m and 17:16.43 in the 5,000m, both of which are personal bests and rank in the top-10 in school history, at the UCI Spring Collegiate Classic and Stanford-hosted Cardinal Classic, respectively.

Sport Rangers Deal Stepan, Raanta To Coyotes For 1st-Round Pick, DeAngelo
Author: 0 Rangers Deal Stepan, Raanta To Coyotes For 1st-Round Pick, DeAngelo

However, the Rangers were looking to move the 27-year-old since they were eliminated from the playoffs. Just as important, Stepan has four years left on a contract with a $6.5 million annual salary-cap hit. The Coyotes have now acquired goaltender Antti Raanta and forward Derek Stepan from the New York Rangers . Prior to Friday afternoon's trade to the desert, the veteran center had spent his entire seven-year National Hockey League career in the "Big Apple" as a member of the ...

Author: 0 Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Himself a fan favorite in New England, Edelman tweeted out a photo of the David Ortiz street sign and offered up some encouragement on Friday. "What better place than Boston for this to happen?" Ortiz retired last season after spending 14 of his 20 Major League seasons with the Red Sox.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of $3.7 million. This news follows reports of Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo potentially facing tax fraud charges himself. Spanish authorities have also recently filed papers against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who is accused of evading tax of some €14.7m by hiding income from image rights.

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah's first day as a Liverpool player

But his time at Stamford Bridge proved unsuccessful as he spent successive seasons on loan in Serie A, first with Fiorentina and latterly Roma . After coming within an inch of making the move to Merseyside in 2014, the 25-year has endured less than fruitful spells with Chelsea and then with AFC Fiorentina before finally finding his feet with AS Roma - and, those feet were so good , that they convinced the Reds to not only work through a prolonged and frustrating negotiation with the ...

Sport Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The Celtics made the most of Cleveland's mediocre end to the regular season to steal the No 1 spot in the East. He set a school record with 105 3-pointers. The Mavericks missed the playoffs for just the second time in the past 17 seasons. Upon meeting with the media, however, Ainge took the opportunity about the player they passed on, Kansas forward Josh Jackson .

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

In his one season with the Huskies, Fultz led all freshmen with 23.2 points, and also averaged 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games, while showcasing top-pick talent despite playing on a team that finished a 9-22 campaign with 13 consecutive losses.

Author: 0 Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

I wanted to take my training to the next level so I made a decision to use the Athletic Gaines program year around and I feel more explosive, a lot stronger and my conditioning level is up another notch. Johnson. Under a $106 million salary cap, Butler could sign a deal with the Timberwolves worth approximately $184 million over five years - a $33 million difference from the low-end projection of his DPE.

Author: 0 Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

He scored his 20th global goal - and New Zealand's first for 334 minutes - when latching onto a deflected through ball from Clayton Lewis . Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor on Wednesday as European champions Portugal took a big step towards the Confederations Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Blue Jackets trade LW Brandon Saad, goalie Anton Forsberg to Blackhawks

The Blackhawks received defensemen Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin in Friday's trade. The winger should have no problem recording a fourth straight 50-plus point season as he teams back up with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane . The Swede had five goals, 13 assists and a team-high 181 blocked shots in 73 games last season. Panarin should bring everything to the table that Saad did and more.

Sport Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell
Author: 0 Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell

Jazz fans are hoping that the trade for Mitchell works out as well as their last draft-night deal with Denver; in 2013 the team bought the No. 27 pick from the Nuggets to select Rudy Gobert. He was the West Coast Conference player of the year and newcomer of the year last season after transferring from Washington. "I like to show teams what I can do, how I can play".

Sport Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English Premier League club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with Manchester United a year ago. In March, a day after being summoned to answer a judge's questions regarding the fraud investigation, Di Maria paid 1.45 million euros ($1.6 million) to Spain's Tax Office.

Sport Manchester United hold talks with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski
Author: 0 Manchester United hold talks with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski

Chelsea and United are both in the market for a striker, but they've been mostly linked with other, less high-profile names. "Bayern are not thinking about any move for Lewandowski. With Lewandowski thrown into the mix, there's a question over where Everton's no.10 would fit next to Bayern and Poland's no.9. "If other clubs negotiate with a player who still has a long-term contract, they risk punishment from Federation Internationale de Football Association".

Author: 0 Verstappen shines in Baku

Hamilton also set his best time on the soft tyre and was just over half a second slower than Vettel. The lack of grip between the softest compound available this weekend and the smooth Baku surface was clear to see, but Hamilton will be left thumbing through the book of racing driver excuses after being outpaced by Lance Stroll , Sergio Perez , Daniil Kvyat and Esteban Ocon .

Sport Ireland are granted Test match status
Author: 0 Ireland are granted Test match status

The granting of Test status will fulfil a lifelong ambition for the likes of legendary batsman Ed Joyce, who is playing on in expectation of a treasured first Test cap. Playing an away Test series against Afghanistan means Australia will return to the scene of their 2-0 humbling by Pakistan in 2014, where they lost matches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi by a combined 577 runs.

Author: 0 Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

In the same 24 hour window that he nearly turned his border wall into something. if not exactly a good idea, then definitely facing in the direction where good ideas come from. "We're talking about the southern border, lots of sun, lots of heat", he said. According to a 2016 report from Public Radio International , citing the latest available data from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the two countries with the highest murder rates in the world were Honduras and El Salvador ...

Sport 'I Respect Anil Bhai's Views': Virat Kohli On Coach Row
Author: 0 'I Respect Anil Bhai's Views': Virat Kohli On Coach Row

After Kumble-Kohli fiasco, it is CAC's duty that they make sure no such thing happens in future. Ironically, it was the Caribbean Islands, where Anil Kumble's journey as the chief national coach started but within a year, the team is back without its coach.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top stars. The case relates to the 29-year-old's image rights in 2012 and 2013, and he has agreed to repay £1.14million as well as a 60% fine.

Author: 0 Trump signs bill to protect whistleblowers, expedite firing of Veterans Affairs employees

The "VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017" makes permanent an office created by a Trump executive order earlier this year to look into claims made by whistleblowers and to protect them from retaliation. We thank President Trump for signing this bill and Senator Marco Rubio for boldly championing it. "Ah, it better be, David", Trump continued, before making a hand motion and mouthing the "you're fired!" catchphrase from his years hosting "The Apprentice".

Sport Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

The allegations relate to his time at Real Madrid as head coach, according to the BBC . The Portuguese manager is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. The 32-year-old has reportedly been summoned to appear before a judge on 31 July. Despite deciding to pay, Ronaldo continues to deny any wrongdoing, and will continue to "litigate to prove his innocence", added the report .

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. The Portuguese worldwide is set to give evidence in his case on 31 July. Ronaldo, 32, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities.

Author: 0 Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles final; Halep, Pliskova, Bacsinszky

Jelena Ostapenko celebrated the flawless birthday present with a spot in her first grand slam final. Should Ostapenko, who had never won a match at the French Open before last week, beat Halep she would become only the second unseeded player to win the women's title after Great Britain's Margaret Scriven achieved the feat in 1933.

Sport Pelicans send Tim Frazier to Wizards for late pick
Author: 0 Pelicans send Tim Frazier to Wizards for late pick

Its first-rounder went to Brooklyn in the Bojan Bogdanovic deal at the trade deadline. With Washington, Frazier could be the primary backup to All-Star point guard John Wall . So what has Frazier done? Frazier showcased his potential throughout his 36 starts with one triple-double and seven double-doubles. Frazier, 26, started 35 games for the Pelicans last season in place of the injured Jrue Holiday and averaged 7.1 points, 5.2 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 23.5 minutes per game.