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Jimmy Butler's trainer rips Bulls GM and calls him 'a liar'

Jimmy Butler's trainer rips Bulls GM and calls him 'a liar'

Former University of Arizona standout Lauri Markkanen was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the seventh overall pick of the National Basketball Association draft on Thursday, Jun...

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Boston Celtics mock draft 4.0: Selecting the next big star

Boston Celtics mock draft 4.0: Selecting the next big star

So it's no surprise that the Sixers are trying to get rid of some of their second round picks - of which they have four (accumulated through a number of trades to help the team tank, as part of the ...

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Rio Ferdinand encourages Jose Mourinho to sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Rio Ferdinand encourages Jose Mourinho to sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Spain newspaper El Confidencial has said that the Argentina winger will admit to two counts of tax fraud after an agreement was reached between the former Real Madrid midfielder's lawyers and the ...

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French Open Day 15: Nadal makes it 10

He lost in the quarterfinals at Roland Garros , where he won the title a year ago to complete a career Grand Slam. Wawrinka will be in action at the Aegon Championships in Birmingham next week be...

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Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Messi and his father were given 21-month sentences for three counts of tax fraud but did not go to prison, while Mascherano was given a one-year sentence for tax evasion. Coentrao is suspected of fail...

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76ers snag No. 1 pick from Celtics

The Celtics will get an additional first-round pick in the 2018 or 2019 draft in exchange for moving down two spots in the first round this year. The Boston Celtics made headlines when they trad...

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It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and Markelle Fultz have more in common than simply sharing a zip code in the Philadelphia sports complex. Fultz, who played just 25 games in college, said it was a...

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Knicks say 'bonjour!' to Ntilikina

Some league executives believe that this sort of erratic behavior is evidence Jackson may be trying to get himself fired from his post. If they are to trade Porzingis, considered the franchise's fut...

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Suns pick Jackson addresses 'two mistakes,' promises versatility

Despite swirling rumors of the purple and orange landing everyone from Kristaps Porziņģis , Kevin Love, Paul George, Jimmy Buttler , Paul Milsap , and Emmanuel Mudiay the team exercised restraint to ...

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Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

However, a statement released on his behalf by his advisers has said he "has not received any notification" on the matter. 'The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certi...

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Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was recently alleged to have defrauded the authorities of £13m of tax between 2011-2014. There is a growing list of football stars being investigated and prosecute...

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Celtics make Chaminade's Tatum No. 3 pick in National Basketball Association draft

It's much easier to picture Jackson or Jonathan Isaac becoming very useful role players in Boston. "He's going to be a terrific player". That's where the Boston Celtics are scheduled to pick after...

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England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

The duo scored at a rate 5.57 runs in the 21.1 overs that they batted together. England is ranked at number 4 while New Zealand and Bangladesh occupy the 5th and 6th spots. Except, they didn't. ...

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Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Ultimately, it doesn't seem to matter much, as Ainge noted that the Celtics would have taken Tatum with the No. 1 overall pick, which was of course flipped to Philadelphia for No. "They're a great t...

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Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

Jackson had been eyed by the Boston Celtics at the No. 3 pick, but sources told ESPN's Chad Ford on Tuesday that Jackson refused to work out for them without an assurance the team would hang on to...

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Cleveland Cavaliers players warning Bulls' Jimmy Butler not to join Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers players warning Bulls' Jimmy Butler not to join Cavs

Griffin was instrumental in assembling the team that gave the Cavs their first National Basketball Association title. The Cavs have already been linked to both Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler ...

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Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Mourinho, who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal , Italy , Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in ...

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Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud

Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud

Marca journalist Carlos Carpio reports that Ronaldo's price, which could be anything ridiculous like €200m, and his wages mean Man United would really have to want Ronaldo without question to go afte...

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NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick

But before you start making plans to challenge LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Eastern Conference, the 76ers still have a long way to go to get to the next level. It probably makes se...

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LA Clippers should consider trading Blake Griffin for Kristaps Porzingis

Porzingis' brother, Janis, who works for Porzingis' primary agent Andy Miller, reiterated last week the forward's desire to remain in NY. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News , J...

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Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

In Walton's first year as head coach with the Lakers , the team only won 26 games. Fultz, wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs at the Barclays Center, is a natural talent on the court that m...

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He's human we've all been there - Rojas defends New Zealand skipper Wood

He's human we've all been there - Rojas defends New Zealand skipper Wood

Mexican media said the chant was also heard at matches at home to Honduras and the U.S. earlier this month, although Federation Internationale de Football Association could not immediately reached...

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Russian deputy PM praises security system at Confederations Cup

Saturday 17 June: Russia v New Zealand , 5pm. Russia's president was in the $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an o...

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Team Halep on regrouping after tough loss in Roland Garros final

Just two minutes into her first Grand Slam final - and just her eighth Grand Slam event - the 20-year-old marched back to her seat after breaking the Romania's serve with a blistering backhand. Now ...

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The Poor Blue Jays Just Can't Get To .500

The Poor Blue Jays Just Can't Get To .500

The Jays saw starter Marcus Stroman allow seven runs on seven hits including three homers over four frames before Cesar Valdez gave up four more runs in 3.1 innings. Gallo doubled again in the sixth...

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Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Democrats are united in opposition. President Donald Trump plans to lead the talks to get the reluctant Republicans back on board. Republicans view the law, formally known as the Affordable Care ...

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Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clean up Mayweather v McGregor mess

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clean up Mayweather v McGregor mess

The unbeaten Ward hurt Kovalev with a right hand that buckled his knees and then finished him off on the ropes 30 seconds later with a series of body shots around the mid-section at the Mandalay B...

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Lakers Choose Lonzo Ball With Second Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

Lakers Choose Lonzo Ball With Second Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

The antics of his father did not prevent the Los Angeles Lakers from drafting Lonzo Ball number two overall in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft . Given Ball's even temperament, wo...

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'Really rough and violent': Mexico critical of New Zealand after fiery clash

'Really rough and violent': Mexico critical of New Zealand after fiery clash

However, he was all smiles, escorting a young mascot in a wheelchair onto the Moscow pitch before netting his first Confederations Cup goal . Leaders of football teams taking part in the Confed...

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Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

He also needs to further develop his outside shot after shooting about 35 percent on 3s at FSU. "He used to tweet and retweet my stuff", Fultz said. Philly chose Louisiana State forward Ben Simmons...

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National Hockey League notebook: Fleury must adjust to new role in Vegas

National Hockey League notebook: Fleury must adjust to new role in Vegas

The 6-foot-2 centre from the Portland Winterhawks, who was selected sixth overall at the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, became the first-ever pick of the Vegas Golden Knights. 1 goalie to build around. ...

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Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener

They took the lead when Vidal rose above two defenders to power home a header in the 81st minute from a flawless assist by Alexis Sanchez, who had been ruled out of the starting line-up through injury...

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Sloppy showing costs Yankees victory, series win in loss to Angels

Sloppy showing costs Yankees victory, series win in loss to Angels

It's not as though he was otherwise stellar, but the final line actually looked a lot worse than it was. The left-hander is 3-1 with a 2.55 ERA over his past six starts. Their 11-hit attack included f...

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Flyers Trade Schenn to St. Louis for 27th Pick, Select Morgan Frost

Flyers Trade Schenn to St. Louis for 27th Pick, Select Morgan Frost

St. Louis could push the conditional pick back to 2019, but Philadelphia would also get the Blues' third-round pick in 2020. In a separate move shortly after making their first round pick at No. Leh...

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76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Markelle Fultz

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Markelle Fultz

The Sixers are used to being in this position , but as a team on the rise, possibly drafting Fultz with the first pick would be a better fit for the Sixers then it would be for the Celtics. For ...

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