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Author: 0 Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

The Celtics also drafted former New Hanover High School standout Kadeem Allen (Arizona) late in the second round. Only two seniors went in the first round - the lowest number in the modern history of the draft. "I wasn't ready previous year". Ball, meanwhile, gets his wish - he stays close to home in Los Angeles and will learn from a Laker executive who was a pretty fair point guard, Magic Johnson.

Sports Cavaliers are still in the mix for Pacers forward — Paul George trade
Author: 0 Cavaliers are still in the mix for Pacers forward — Paul George trade

Chicago's Jimmy Butler and Indiana's Paul George may still be on the move in the near future but barring stunning developments, Cleveland doesn't appear in the running to be a destination for either. He said he'd rather stay with the Chicago Bulls . Irving, some believe, is actually going to push for a trade, although it's hard to believe some team can come up with the goods (picks & players) to make that deal happen.

Author: 0 Nate Diaz Reportedly Faces Million-Dollar Lawsuit by Former Agents

Diaz earned $500,000 from UFC 196 , and in the rematch between the two fighters at UFC 202 he received a fight purse of $2 million . Attorney Jason Friedman filed the suit on behalf of Ballengee in District Court in Dallas, where the agency is headquartered.

Sports Golden Knights swipe Perron from Blues in expansion draft
Author: 0 Golden Knights swipe Perron from Blues in expansion draft

Young fans raise their hands to ask a question during a roundtable with Vegas Golden Knights players following the NHL Awards and expansion draft at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . The Flames lose defenseman Deryk Engelland to expansion. Nashville forward James Neal , who has scored at least 20 goals in all nine of his National Hockey League seasons, including 40 in 2011-12, highlighted the next eight selections, which also included 35-year-old Calgary ...

Sports Trump Taps NY Jets Owner Woody Johnson as Ambassador to Britain
Author: 0 Trump Taps NY Jets Owner Woody Johnson as Ambassador to Britain

The Jets confirmed the speculations Thursday in a statement . "The New York Jets have been an integral part of our family since 2000, but this is a unique opportunity for Woody". Mr. Johnson is the Founding Chairman of Lupus Research Alliance, the largest non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of lupus.

Author: 0 Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

I mean, I've earned the right to be here as much as anyone else. "We always say the grass is always greener on the other side", he said. Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari can not expect that their Monaco form will be repeated in Baku as they are "completely different street circuits".

Author: 0 Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Those 30 teams have already revealed their protected lists - players that the Golden Knights can not select. Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury stands out as the likely face of the Vegas Golden Knights franchise, as he was left unprotected by the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champions.

Author: 0 One dead after vehicle rams police van in Paris

Police took down an armed man after a vehicle intentionally rammed into a police van Monday on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris , authorities said. Police searched on Monday night the residence the suspect shared with his family in Plessis-Pate, a town about 40 minutes' drive from central Paris .

Sports Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title
Author: 0 Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title

On Sunday, Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills , beating the rest of the field by a healthy four strokes and tying Rory McIlroy's mark for lowest-under-par score in the history of the tournament at 16-under. "I really should have made that up and down on 18", Koepka said. It was a similar case with Jason Day for the first half of past year, Jordan Spieth for much of 2015 and McIlroy before that.

Sports NBA Draft: Kings take De'Aaron Fox with No. 5 pick
Author: 0 NBA Draft: Kings take De'Aaron Fox with No. 5 pick

The 6-foot-10 19-year-old has a long history of knee injuries but was the top recruit coming out of high school by many rankings systems. Only first-round picks are guaranteed money in the NBA Draft, but Mason's status as a high second-rounder proves just how much he impressed scouts and NBA executives during recent weeks, climbing all the way from out of the draft or late second round to the doorstep of the first round.

Sports Ladbrokes Loses Deal After FA Cuts Ties With All Betting Sponsors
Author: 0 Ladbrokes Loses Deal After FA Cuts Ties With All Betting Sponsors

The Football Association has announced it is to end its lucrative sponsorship deal with a betting firm due to possible conflicts of interest in a move that will cost the governing body about £4 milllion a year. As a outcome, The FA has mutually agreed with Ladbrokes that its current partnership will be terminated from June 2017. He added that the company would continue to work with the FA "to ensure the integrity and trust of the sport is maintained".

Sports Five things we learned: Australia v Germany
Author: 0 Five things we learned: Australia v Germany

Good question, the Confederations Cup is held every four years and sees the World Cup winners, most recent Federation Internationale de Football Association confederation champions and the host country all compete in what is often seen as a prelude to the World Cup .

Sports Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick
Author: 0 Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick

Phil Jackson coached Scottie Pippen, a fast, slender, 6-foot-8 perimeter player blessed with terrific court vision and defensive instincts. Since he skipped his exit meeting with the organization in April, Porzingis' future in NY has been cloudy.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor in boxing match in August

Floyd Mayweather posted on social media last night that " It's Official! " and McGregor posted, " The Fight Is On ", hours after an August 26 fight date at the MGM Grand was approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. "I stopped doubting Conor McGregor a long time ago". Whenever Conor hits people, they fall. The fight combat sports fans have been talking about for the almost two years finally has a date and venue set.

Sports Formula 1 to get first triple-header in 2018
Author: 0 Formula 1 to get first triple-header in 2018

The McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team driver was running tenth at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve only for another mechanical issue on his MCL32 denying him a finish, and subsequently the Spaniard is expecting grid penalties this weekend at the Baku Street Circuit thanks to the engine failure.

Sports Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing
Author: 0 Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

But I couldn't have shot any higher. In fact, eight of the top 12 golfers in the world missed the cut, a first in OWGR history dating back to 1986 , according to Bob Harig . Erin Hills packs a punch. Charley Hoffman is joining the jam-packed crowd near the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard. With Holmes one off the lead, who can argue? He stands 4 under for the tournament.

Sports Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome
Author: 0 Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

This isn't even to mention that his ice time had slipped in each of the past three seasons, with Eberle moving from the top line to top six and finally into the middle of the rotation for the Oilers. The space is important for the Oilers, too, as Edmonton has to sign Leon Draisaitl before the upcoming season and Connor McDavid will be up for a contract extension come July 1.

Sports Two Militants Killed by Army ; Pakistani BAT Team Kills Two Jawans
Author: 0 Two Militants Killed by Army ; Pakistani BAT Team Kills Two Jawans

The Indian and Pakistani troops on Thursday traded heavy gunfire after the Pakistan Army indulged in heavy shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control in Chakan da Bagh sector. The slain soldiers have been identified as Naik Jadhav Sandip Sarjerao and Sepoy Mane Savan Balku. According to the officer, an area domination patrol of the Army was "targeted by armed intruders and exchange of fire occurred".