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To Danny Ainge , there was a simple logic to the Celtics' blockbuster trade that sent the No. 1 pick in the National Basketball Association draft to the 76ers for their third overall pick plus a future first-rounder. Even with the trade, Philadelphia still will have a combined three first-round picks in the 2018 and 2019 drafts. Many around the National Basketball Association believe the Celtics could be gearing up for a big trade that could land them a superstar before they ...
  • Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

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    Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. Ronaldo, with the Portugal squad at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, has so far remained tight-lipped. However, it might also be impossible for Manchester United to resist getting back a legend that was once theirs when Ronaldo really becomes available in the transfer market.
  • Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch

    Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch

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    The Timberwolves were among four other teams bidding for Fitbit's business. "This is going to change the way teams evaluate these types of deals and relationships going forward", said Timberwolves CEO Ethan Casson. The Timberwolves signed a three-year deal with Fitbit, a company that sells wearable fitness technology, while the Magic partnered up with Disney, as Walt Disney World is located in Orlando.
  • Back-to-back Alaska fatal black bear maulings seen as flukes

    Back-to-back Alaska fatal black bear maulings seen as flukes

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    The mauling near the mine came a day after Patrick Cooper , a teenage wilderness racer, was killed in what scientists describe as a rare predatory attack by a black bear . Hechtel said he can't say why the most recent black bear attacks occurred, given so much remains unknown. Rangers, Anchorage Police and fire, troopers, all responded as well.
  • VAR is the future, insists Federation Internationale de Football Association president Infantino

    VAR is the future, insists Federation Internationale de Football Association president Infantino

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    An own goal from Michael Boxall after Russia's Denis Glushakov rounded the keeper and knocked the ball against the post and a second-half strike from Fedor Smolov gave the hosts a 2-0 win that surely quelled any pre-tournament nerves. "Here, on modern football arenas there will be tough, honest, fair fight until the last minutes of the match", Putin said in Russian, adding that the eight-team, two-week event would "unite nations and continents, to promote the values of fair and handsome ...
  • Lakers have heard prospects want to play with Brandon Ingram

    Lakers have heard prospects want to play with Brandon Ingram

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    Two stars worthy of the top pick in consecutive years, neither of which was able to lead their college programs to team success in their one season on campus. Los Angeles is reportedly looking to trade for one more first-rounder, this is even if they already have the No. 2 and 28 picks. Would the Los Angeles Lakers' backcourt be too crowded if they do not trade Jordan Clarkson? But there is that feeling that Johnson has never been one to conform to popular belief.
  • Hamilton Wins in Canada but Vettel Takes the Spotlight

    Hamilton Wins in Canada but Vettel Takes the Spotlight

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    It was Hamilton's fourth career Grand Slam - winning the pole, leading every lap, winning the race and posting the fastest lap, and he cut Sebastien Vettel's lead in the championship standings from 25 points to 12. Force India driver Sergio Perez rounded out the top five. "The wind was throwing the auto around quite a lot and that was tricky", said Ricciardo, who has finished third in three straight races.
  • Blistering temperatures force Phoenix to shut down Fresno flights

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    A forecast of 120-degree weather was expected to hit Phoenix on Tuesday, and the aircraft affected by the heat - Bombardier CRJ aircraft, according to the paper - can not operate at temperatures in excess of 118 degrees. Phoenix , which tied a record high temperature on Tuesday at 118 degrees, is no stranger to extreme heat . In other instances, such as the record-breaking temperatures being set in Bakersfield's current heat wave , it's cause for a sigh, a discouraged shake of ...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo expected to testify in tax case on July 31

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    The prosecutor's office said Mourinho sold his image rights to Koper Services S. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . The prison term will be suspended as is common in Spain for first offences for non-violent crimes carrying a sentence of less than two years.
  • India suffer 1st defeat in the tournament

    India suffer 1st defeat in the tournament

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    Early in the final quarter, Pakistan rounded things off as Aleem Muhammad Bilal converted from another penalty corner. The way they did the build-up play through the back and midfield unsettled Pakistan and the latter ran out of patience. A fifth goal from Akashdeep Singh made Pakistan's afternoon even more sad. Stretching the gap between tournaments to four years has helped but the main point in favour of the Champions Trophy is that there are no easy matches .
  • 76ers and Celtics finalize deal, Celtics will make Jimmy Butler run next

    76ers and Celtics finalize deal, Celtics will make Jimmy Butler run next

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    If the Celtics do keep their pick, they could look to draft either Josh Jackson or Jayson Tatum . The Philadelphia 76ers thrilled their fans and left some suspense surrounding Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. After Fultz's workout with the 76ers on Saturday, the franchise had seen enough to make the decision to make a deal with the Celtics that would allow them to draft Fultz at No.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

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    A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. The reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor is believed to feel singled out for disproportionate treatment by the prosecutors.