• Sixers trade the 39th pick to Lakers
Sixers trade the 39th pick to Lakers

Wagner is watching, but said it's nothing he's going to worry about. "It's a dream very, very far away when you're over there, and it's exciting to be here now". But unfortunately for Bridges, his dreams of continuing to play local were over in less than a half hour after Philadelphia sent him to Phoenix. The best part about it is getting to know n...

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  • Iceland Captain, Gunnarsson: Nigeria Will Be Tougher Than Argentina
Iceland Captain, Gunnarsson: Nigeria Will Be Tougher Than Argentina

In a tweet, he wrote "Thank you guys, you did it for more 180 million Nigerians". Nigeria's John Obi Mikel speaks to the media upon the team's arrival at Mineralnye Vody International Airport on June 11, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament.

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  • Mickelson shoots 69, wife says he offered to withdraw
Mickelson shoots 69, wife says he offered to withdraw

It's my understanding of the rules. His putt slid past the hole and was headed down and likely off the green when he trotted toward the ball and hit it back and off the hole. "So it's just, it's us applying the rules". "The ball was going to go off in a bad spot", he said. If Mickelson had a bad moment on the 13th green during his third round, ...

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  • Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw
Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

Neymar's side however picked themselves up to score two late goals and beat Costa Rica 2-0, bouncing back from an opening-round draw against Switzerland . Serbia have three points in the bag after beating Costa Rica but this is a very different test for them. "There's no sacrifice here", Tite said through a translator Thursday.

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  • Argentina stars want Sampaoli gone before World Cup game with Nigeria
Argentina stars want Sampaoli gone before World Cup game with Nigeria

Nigeria , under pressure to beat Iceland after losing their World Cup opener 0-2 to Croatia , dropped strikers Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi to the bench along with defender Shehu Abdullahi . Messi complained that " Iceland didn't want to play " but the Nordic minnows, playing in their first-ever World Cup, were unimpressed by the critic...

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  • Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland
Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland

Nigeria's players warm up during a training session at Essentuki Arena, southern Russian Federation, on June 19, 2018, during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. The Super Eagles face elimination after a 0-2 loss against Croatia in their opener, while Iceland were able to get a draw against Argentina. However, both s...

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  • Suit: Police tried to reframe National Basketball Association star's arrest
Suit: Police tried to reframe National Basketball Association star's arrest

According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee , Sterling Brown , a guard for the Milwaukee Bucks who is black, was wrongfully arrested and mistreated because of his race by a police department with a history of excessive force against black people.

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  • Spurs hearing out Kawhi Leonard trade offers, including from Lakers
Spurs hearing out Kawhi Leonard trade offers, including from Lakers

The Spurs do not have to facilitate a trade to the Lakers simply because that's Leonard's preference. As one Lakers source put it, "They basically shut the door on us". The San Antonio Spurs-Kawhi Leonard saga continues to get messier. Popovich told the big man that they wouldn't deal him, and the two sides eventually made it work.

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  • Brazil vs. Costa Rica live stream info, channel
Brazil vs. Costa Rica live stream info, channel

Philippe Coutinho's goal against Switzerland was his 11th for Brazil - five of those have come from outside the box. Tite admitted it could take until five games into his return for Neymar to be back to his best, but insisted he was not taking a risk by throwing him back into a highly pressurised environment.

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  • Charles Krauthammer, Conservative Thinker and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Dies at 68
Charles Krauthammer, Conservative Thinker and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Dies at 68

The Pulitzer Prize-winning political analyst stated after undergoing surgery in August 2017 to remove a cancerous tumor from his abdomen, but the cancer returned. The commentator, who regularly contributed to TIME in the 1990s and 2000s, frequently appeared on Fox News in recent years. "I leave this life with no regrets.

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  • Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games
Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

The second half was all Japan , however, and in the 73rd minute Yuya Osako headed home a Honda corner to secure his team a historic win and only their fifth victory in World Cup history. Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre told the BBC that the Asian country's fans regularly tidy up after their domestic matches, and is a behaviour emb...

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  • Andy Murray must overcome mental challenge after injury, says Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray must overcome mental challenge after injury, says Novak Djokovic

The 31-year-old Briton, who has been out of action with a hip injury since losing in the 2017 Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been drawn to meet Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the first round at Queen's. "I played well against Roger last week". Up 3-1 in the (third-set) breaker serving. Murray had described his protracted rehabilitation, which featu...

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  • Cavs Likely to Draft Michael Porter Jr if Available at No. 8
Cavs Likely to Draft Michael Porter Jr if Available at No. 8

Last week, just one week before the 2018 NBA Draft, Porter was forced to cancel a second pro day workout created to show teams his physical progress. He returned for an SEC Tournament game against Georgia, then put up 16 points and 10 rebounds in Missouri's loss to Florida State in the NCAA Tournament.

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  • England manager hospitalised after dislocating shoulder while running
England manager hospitalised after dislocating shoulder while running

John Stones says he is thankful to England manager Gareth Southgate for keeping faith with him during a hard end to the season. "We have got such a great support team and they were there very quickly". "I had brilliant help from them, and I am just sorry that I managed to ruin their day off". England assistant manager Steve Holland may have d...

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  • Mavericks and Hawks pull off Trae Young-Luka Doncic trade
Mavericks and Hawks pull off Trae Young-Luka Doncic trade

He slid on the Dallas Mavericks hat - though he already knew he'd been traded to the Atlanta Hawks - then he quickly opened his jacket, briefly flashing the lining of his jacket. In addition to flipping picks, the Mavericks will send the Hawks a future first-round pick that is protected in 2019. At 6-foot-7 and 220 pounds, Doncic helped Real Ma...

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  • Aussie World Cup streaming fail
Aussie World Cup streaming fail

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield yesterday also told media that, while SBS does have the rights to "important" matches such as those featuring the Socceroos and the World Cup Final, it is Optus' responsibility to deliver the service it has promised its customers.

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  • Japanese fans tidy up stadium after win over Colombia
Japanese fans tidy up stadium after win over Colombia

America's Steve Christakos reports. He said: "You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture". The World Cup is always an opportunity for nations to share their own unique approach to the lovely game, celebration in victory and the grief of defeat.

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  • Lucky Costa goal sees Spain past dogged Iran
Lucky Costa goal sees Spain past dogged Iran

And for much of this game, the Iranians looked like they could fend off their favored adversaries even as Spain dominated possession and camped out in their attacking third of the field. Real Madrid's midfielder made his World Cup debut in the victory, but he was unable to have the creative impact Fernando Hierro had hoped. CHANCES TO B...

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  • Chris Woakes out of India T20Is, Ben Stokes likely to return
Chris Woakes out of India T20Is, Ben Stokes likely to return

He will, however, continue his rehab alongside the 14-man squad which includes Curran brothers Sam and Tom. England's lone Twenty20 worldwide against Australia will be held on June 27 at Edgbaston, while the Twenty20 series against India will get underway on July 3 in Manchester.

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  • US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball
US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball

As the ball cleared the hole, Mickelson ran up to the ball, got in front of it, then hit the moving ball back toward the hole. After the round, Mickelson said he knew exactly what he was doing and that he didn't mean any disrespect, even telling people who were offended to "toughen up".

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