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Sports Kevin Durant thinks 76ers getting ahead of themselves with 'FEDS' nickname
Author: 0 Kevin Durant thinks 76ers getting ahead of themselves with 'FEDS' nickname

They acquired the 25th pick from the Orlando Magic to draft Latvian center Anzejs Pasceniks in exchange for future assets. "I think both Ben and Joel are on course for recovery", Colangelo said Friday. It looks as if most of the home games for the 2017-18 season will be close to sellouts. Fultz will be making his National Basketball Association debut when the season starts and he's still a teenager at 19.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Puskas' record

Portugal topped Group A with seven points from three games , ahead of Mexico on goal difference after the CONCACAF champions beat hosts Russian Federation 2-1. "We all know he's an wonderful player, he's very risky and can decide a game alone", said Chile midfielder Marcelo Diaz, who has often faced Ronaldo with his club Celta Vigo.

Author: 0 Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Should PASPA be ruled unconstitutional, a number of other states could add sports wagering. The previously unlawful 2014 statute would ban wagers on state college teams and limit bets to people age 21 and older at casinos and racetracks if reinstated by the court.

Sports NBA MVP Award: Will a Jordan Brand or Adidas Athlete Win?
Author: 0 NBA MVP Award: Will a Jordan Brand or Adidas Athlete Win?

D'Antoni turned the team's star player who wasn't known as a defensive player and didn't pass often into the opposite. James Harden of the Houston Rockets in the Adidas Harden Vol. The MVP is one of six awards to be decided by media vote. An NBA player averaged a triple-double this season, a feat that was accomplished just once before, in 1963.

Sports Red Sox manager John Farrell ejected in 7th inning
Author: 0 Red Sox manager John Farrell ejected in 7th inning

During Friday's retirement ceremony Big Papi confirmed that he will, in fact, work with the organization , saying, "it will happen". "Definitely, definitely, definitely", he said. "It's unacceptable", he said. "It was much needed and Parker just keeps coming in and keeps us in games in some pretty tough places", said Angels manager Mike Scioscia .

Author: 0 Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

The awards show got emotional when the league honored veteran Bryan Bickell, who retired this year after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. While he didn't win the Lindsay Award or Hart Trophy, there were more trophies for Sid this season.

Sports Martin Shkreli defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial
Author: 0 Martin Shkreli defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

Shkreli, a boyish-looking 34, outraged patients and US lawmakers by raising the price of anti-parisitic drug Daraprim to $750 a pill, from $13.50, in 2015, when he was chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals. Shkreli's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman , described him as someone who " travels to the beat of a very unique drummer ". The defense claims he had good intentions.

Sports ¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N
Author: 0 ¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. As one of the major lead-in tournaments to Wimbledon , the field remains an exceptional one led by the World No.1 and defending champion Andy Murray , the reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigor Dimitrov, and last year's runner-up Milos Raonic .

Sports Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open
Author: 0 Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

On Saturday, the two-time major victor played like he should have been. He was coasting along Friday, playing par golf and hanging out at the top of the leaderboard. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an eight on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said after his one-under round. "But I played pretty well.

Sports Roger Federer routs Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Author: 0 Roger Federer routs Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Roger Federer reflected on a "difficult year" after beating Alexander Zverev to win a ninth Halle title as he provided the ideal platform to build upon for Wimbledon . Thus, the 18-time Grand Slam champion sealed the first set 6-1 with only 22 minutes played. The 35-year-old lured Khachanov to the net on several occasions, including at 4-4 in the second set and the Russian dumped a forehand volley into the net to give Federer two break points.

Author: 0 Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

But the focus was on Olympic champion Burling, who showered his jubilant team mates and support crew with champagne after their sleek black, red and white catamaran crossed the line. "It's David and Goliath". However, he said it was too soon to speak about possible directions for the Ellison's Oracle-sponsored team. Ashby and the Kiwis took a major risk by staying in New Zealand to train, while their opponents arrived in Bermuda early, and by replacing traditional shoulder grinders with ...

Sports Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march
Author: 0 Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march

Under a brilliant sun, hundreds of police officers and some of New York's most prominent politicians - Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Chuck Schumer, all Democrats - marched cheerfully alongside participants, some of the latter in the scantiest of outfits.

Author: 0 Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

Both McGregor and Mayweather took to social media to confirm the news that both combat sports mega-stars have inked their names to a contract for the August 26th bout in Las Vegas . And with the fight distributed via Showtime pay-per-view with Mayweather Promotions as the lead promoter, that answer is "probably around £78.4m each".

Sports NBA Awards: Westbrook, Harden among MVP finalists at inaugural event
Author: 0 NBA Awards: Westbrook, Harden among MVP finalists at inaugural event

One of three basketball superstars could win the 2017 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player award tonight. The 2017 NBA Awards Show is a new format different from what fans are accustomed to during the playoffs. The 2017 Awards are finally here and I couldn't be more excited. This award is the flashiest of them all, and James Harden is a candidate for it. Will it be Westbrook or Harden or maybe even Leonard that win NBA MVP? Many have criticized D'Antoni over the years, but the success ...

Sports Paul Ince: Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Paul Ince: Mohamed Salah "a great addition" for Liverpool

Former Chelsea and Celtic defender Burley believes Salah will be a good addition to Jurgen Klopp's squad ahead of their return to the Champions League next season. He will hope to join a list of former Chelsea players, including Manchester United's Juan Mata, Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Everton's Romelu Lukaku, who have prospered after leaving Stamford Bridge.

Author: 0 Paul George Cavs Rumors Return With Potential Three-Team Deal

Denver is looking for a player of Love's caliber to play alongside Jokic and Murray, so it doesn't make sense for them to make this deal. Paul George to Lakers: Will it happen in 2017 or 2018? Clevelanders can take solace in knowing the Cavs are still engaged in trade talks for George, who would help the Cavaliers solve some matchup problems against the Golden State Warriors .

Sports Ranieri to Nantes delayed... because he's too old!
Author: 0 Ranieri to Nantes delayed... because he's too old!

Sources had said that could be overcome but now Kita says Domenech is hindering the deal. "We have to provide him with the means to take us higher". But his second season was a disaster as the English team flirted with relegation and he was sacked in February , despite being through to the Champions League last 16.

Author: 0 Former Packers running back arrested

A spokesperson for the Sheriff's Department told TMZ ..."We had contact with Mr". He is the second high-profile National Football League player within the last few years to be accused of child abuse. Green is Green Bay's all-time rushing leader and was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2014. But Ahman tells a different story - sorta.