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Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers

Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the two sides had been discussing this trade last week before the roster freeze went into effect for the expansion draft of the Vegas Golden Knights. "In addition, if Stepan does get dealt, the return should be for players with a much lower cap hit, enabling NY to be aggressive in free agency, see Shattenkirk, Kevin". [Full Article...]

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft Under the 1995 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the National Basketball Association operates a rookie salary structure whereby first-year players sign four-year deals, with the first two years guaranteed and the final two optional. Fultz led the Pac-12 in scoring, finished No. 6 among all Division I players, and was the top freshman scorer in the country. LaVar Ball had said his son would only pla... [Full Article...]

NBA Draft: LaVar Ball guarantees Lonzo takes Lakers to the playoffs

I'll have another hat on to say 'I told you so'". As a reminder, the Lakers only won 26 games a season ago, and they're coming off the four worst seasons since the franchise moved to Los Angeles. Nothing is certain, but barring an unforeseen, unfortunate turn of events, Ball has little chance of falling to the No. 8 pick and into the clutches of Phil Jackson, the president of Team Triangle, al... [Full Article...]

Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number The Red Sox are scheduled to retire his No. 34 on Friday. Ahead of the Boston Red Sox retiring David Ortiz's No. 34 at Fenway Park, "Big Papi" had to make a pitstop at Boston's Logan International Airport. "In one of the darkest moments of the city, he was somebody that lifted us right up, " Walsh said, right before a pair of school buses drove by, with students hanging out the window and ye... [Full Article...]

NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

To reel in the final piece of that core , all the Wolves had to do was move down nine spots and relinquish a decent two-guard coming off an ACL tear, plus a second-year point guard who really struggled as a rookie. The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 3 pick, plus a first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid . El Confidencial reported that Di Maria circumvented the taxman by transferring his image rights to Panama based offshore company Sunpex Corporation Inc. [Full Article...]

Trump proposes to build Mexico wall with solar panels

The president joked, "This way, Mexico will have to pay much less money, and that's good". "And I'll give you an idea that nobody has heard about yet", Trump teased. I mean actually think of it, the higher it goes the more valuable it is . The cost of electricity generated from solar PV is now nearly a quarter of what it was in 2009 and is set to drop another 66 per cent by 2040, according ... [Full Article...]

Iran-made drone downed in Syria

On Sunday, a U.S. fighter jet downed a Syrian government warplane for the first time in the country's conflict south of Raqqa , sparking an angry reaction from regime ally Russian Federation. The competition between the Syrian forces and US -backed rebels has increased in the desert region since IS extremists abandoned large swathes of the territory as they moved to defend Raqqa and Dei... [Full Article...]

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved the much anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor . However, there are some who are excited about the fight and have praised McGregor for visualising and achieving all the dreams he has set out for, having only joined the UFC in 2013. [Full Article...]

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Turns out he was just getting started. According to reports, the Blackhawks will also get goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth round pick in the 2018 draft in the swap. But the departure of Hjalmarsson and Panarin creates two more holes that need to be filled. The 25-year-old was named to the All-NHL second team (alongside the likes of Sidney Crosby) at the league's awards show earlier this... [Full Article...]

National Hockey League announces 2017-18 regular-season schedule

National Hockey League announces 2017-18 regular-season schedule The NHL announced the home openers for all 31 clubs for the 2017-18 regular season on Wednesday. The Stanley Cup finalist Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators get another look at each other October 7 in the 2017-18 schedule released by the league on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards He already knew he would win the Art Ross Trophy as the National Hockey League scoring champion. McDavid is very private about his dating life, and his girlfriend is no different, so there are no details on what Lauren Kyle's age is. Though they lost to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7 of the second round, odds-makers in Vegas already have the Oilers as 12-1 favourites - behind only the Penguins - to... [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers Not everyone was thrilled with LaVar Ball's interview after his son was drafted, including the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid . That spot can quickly be filled with the second overall pick in the draft. "Pay attention to my footwear", the Washington guard said. "Once he figured out I had a chance to go there, he started showing more love and everything like that". [Full Article...]

Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot Ulysses and Decorated Knight even nudged in front of the eventual victor but Highland Reel was simply too tough and too streetwise when it mattered and O'Brien's five-year-old ended up winning by a length and a quarter, with a short head separating Decorated Knight and Ulysses . [Full Article...]

76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft IL went up against some of the players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft . Had Philly not moved up and UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , who went No. Just to be able to learn from him every day should be fantastic. "Obviously, he's the best point guard to ever play", Ball, wearing a purple-and-gold Lakers hat, said after his selection. [Full Article...]

"O'Brien could be the key man", says Scottish Lions legend

The Lions brought an expansive, eye-catching style to the southern hemisphere to tour Australia and New Zealand in the same three-month tour - though they would only play the All Blacks in the Test series - clocking up thousands of miles along the way and playing a mammoth 24 matches during that time - more than double what takes place nowadays. [Full Article...]

Verstappen quickest on Friday in Baku, then crashes out

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel was 0.557s off Verstappen but opted to save his faster super-soft compound tyres for later sessions in the weekend. McLaren are the only team yet to score a point this season and their relationship with Honda is now at an all-time low. The 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) Baku circuit, which glides through the city's medieval walls and passes the Caspian sea, has F1... [Full Article...]

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit The talks are set to kick off at 11 a.m. (0900 GMT) in Brussels with a meeting between Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . He also stuck to May's position that Britain will pursue a completely new trade agreement with the union. At an European Union summit Thursday in Brussels on Thursday, Tusk said, "My goal for tonight is that 27 European Union leaders endorse ... [Full Article...]

76ers acquire top pick

76ers acquire top pick Tatum and the Celtics seem to have more familiarity, with the 6-foot-8 swingman believing he'd be a good fit on the roster of the team that had the best record in the Eastern Conference. 1 overall pick in franchise history by the 76ers on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn , N.Y. When it comes to Danny Ainge's philosophy as Celtics president of basketball operations, a pret... [Full Article...]

James Neal, Cody Eakin headline Golden Knights' expansion draft haul

James Neal, Cody Eakin headline Golden Knights' expansion draft haul That he was moved has to come as some surprise, given he signed a lengthy extension just last summer and, at the time, GM John Chayka said Murphy was " a guy we think can be part of our leadership group for a long time moving forward ". The Edmonton Oilers traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders on Thursday for forward Ryan Strome. Now, he will look to find similar success wi... [Full Article...]


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