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

Fultz was sixth in the country in scoring (23.2 ppg.) and averaged 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 47.3 percent overall and 41.3 percent from 3-point range. Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka . First pick Fultz bolstered the 76ers young core as a 19-year-old playmaker. Read More »

NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. From community college to the league's best franchise over the past two decades in just two years - that's not bad. And then that will pretty much be it for the high lottery picks. Yes, talent had a lot to do with that, obviously, but Brown firmly believes culture is as big a factor to winning as any 7-2 center, 6-10 point guard or No. Read More »

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Glass was taken with the sixth overall selection by the expansion club. Scouts are calling Glass the second-coming of Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele; Suzuki is a sniper who ranked fourth in the OHL with 45 goals; and while Brannstom is undersized for a defenceman, he more than makes up for it with an ability to produce offensively. Read More »

Tax fraud: Angel Di Maria fined £1.76million

Broadcaster TVE said, without identifying its sources, the 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will. Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Also, last month former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's office of not paying all their taxes. Read More »

Verstappen: Best Friday despite 'weird' crash

Red Bull's Max Verstappen set the fastest time in first practice at the 2017 Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix in Baku on Friday as he posted a lap of one minute, 44.410 seconds. So we still have to work but I think the vehicle in general when you look to sector two, where you have most of the corners, we were very competitive so I can be happy with that". Read More »

Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud


Meanwhile Ronaldo, who recently paid an extra $7 million in back taxes for 2014, claims he's not too anxious about the proceedings. According to Forbes , Ronaldo is the world's highest-paid athlete , with $58 million in salary and $35 million in endorsements in 2017. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas


McGregor has previously described the match up as "historic", while Mayweather - who will risk ideal, 49 fight unbeaten record - told his fans a few weeks ago "Everybody get your phones out and get this on the internet ASAP". The two parties have agreed to rumble on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden or the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , after Mayweather Promotions was yesterday granted the green light to promote an event on that date. Read More »

McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal


Both fighters are noted for their ability to sell their fights, and both have exchanged trash talk and more to promote their bouts. According to MMA Fighting , "The fight, which will be sanctioned by the Nevada Athletic Commission, will be a professional boxing match, meaning if Mayweather wins, he'll be the first boxer to have a ideal 50-0 record". Read More »

Bottas fastest in eventful final practice


Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. Raikkonen was more than one second behind Hamilton , qualifying third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader. Read More »

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Mourinho of tax fraud

Manchester United will be determined to improve upon their 6th place finish last season, and a striker of Morata's calibre could proved the shot in the arm they need to kickstart their 2017-2018 campaign. According to global media platforms, including British publication The Mirror, Mourinho is keen to sign a Real Madrid striker, but not Ronaldo. A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime. Read More »

Di Maria sentenced to one year in jail after admitting tax fraud

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. He is under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday that they had filed the claim against Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud from 2011 and 2012. Read More »

Cameroon exploited Mathew Ryan's weakness in Socceroos draw

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Thursday, June 22, 2017 . Nevertheless, he was keen not to single out the Besiktas forward for criticism. The draw left both sides trailing Germany and Chile , who meet later in Kazan, and needing to win their final match to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals. Read More »

Celtics get their guy, select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick


Even though the Suns had the second-worst record in the National Basketball Association last season, they have a stud scorer in 20-year-old Devin Booker, who had an insane 70-point game in March, and a pair of skilled point guards in Eric Bledsoe and Tyler Ulis. Read More »

Di Maria fined for tax fraud

The Portuguese coach became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real Madrid . As a result of the probe, Ronaldo has threatened to leave Real, despite the club's newly re-elected president Florentino Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo leaving the European champions, despite talk of the disgruntled star returning to Manchester United . Read More »

NBA Draft Preview: Coach Krzyzewski Talks Harry Giles

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was dead-on this week when he made the case for the National Basketball Association to eliminate the sham of the one-and-done trend and go back to allowing players to enter the draft directly out of high school - especially with his proviso that if they choose college they must stay for a minimum of two years. Read More »

NBA Draft 2017: Which team won Celtics-Sixers trade for Markelle Fultz?


If the Celtics get the pick in 2019 ... ... Bryan Colangelo , the Sixers president of Basketball Operations, announced that the team has acquired the No. "Get up and down". While the pair of top picks getting swapped was the biggest news of the weekend for National Basketball Association fans, an under-the-radar story broke, claiming George informed the Indiana Pacers he would be leaving the team for free agency after the completion of next season with the hopes of signing on with his ... Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 mln eur tax fraud

Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Di Maria is, like Ronaldo and Mourinho, a client of the Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes, who himself has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid , on June 27. Read More »

Mourinho rejects tax fraud accusation

The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities €3.3-million, a Madrid prosecutor said. Di Maria is, like Ronaldo and Mourinho, a client of the Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes , who himself has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid, on June 27. Read More »

Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov

The Confederations Cup precedes the World Cup by a year to guarantee that the facilities and provisions of the host country are ready. Shprygin, who had been deported from France previous year during the European Championship, said he had been notified by Confederations Cup organisers that his fan-ID, needed to attend matches, had been cancelled. Read More »

NBA Draft 2017: Meet the Philadelphia 76ers selections, with videos and stats

We have already coveredhow the Sixers fared at the 2017 NBA Draft , but let's take a look at some of the major trades and rumors from around the rest of the league and they could affect the Sixers. The trend here seems obvious-if you're a shooting guard and haven't gotten at least three years of college experience, it may not be wise to declare. Read More »

Magic sees Ball as big piece of plan

Certainly, this is a risky move by the Lakers but these are the moves the organization needs to make if they want to move toward the top. When asked if Ball's style of play will stay similar to what he showed while at UCLA , he left no room for concern. Read More »