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He had two years of college eligibility left. "It's never going to be easy, but if I have learned anything at MI, perseverance pays off". "To me I think he was trying to get out of college ". With visions of Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz playing together, Philadelphia 76ers fans are lining up to buy tickets. But president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics , allowing the Sixers to move up two spots to No.
  • Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

    Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

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    Yasiel Puig took time to admire his three-run home run in the fourth inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday, and it turns out Wilmer Flores didn't appreciate the slugger's showboating. This season there's a home run every 26.9 at-bats and one of every 6.8 hits is a home run . Baseball fans only have three more opportunities to see these two powerhouses go head to head in the regular season.
  • Sindarius Thornwell selected No. 48 overall, reportedly traded to Clippers

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    The Clippers purchased the No. 48 pick from the Milwaukee Bucks , drafting former SC guard Sindarius Thornwell . "Sindarius has shown the ability to play multiple positions, and if you look at what he did as leader of the SC team, take them to the Final Four, their program had never achieved success like he did".
  • Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

    Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

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    He started 26 games and averaged 12.9 points and 5.3 rebounds. There was no late-night workout in New York City between the Boston Celtics and Josh Jackson . There are some rumblings that the Celtics could closing in on a star player. Florida State forward Jonathan Issac became the second ACC player off the board as he went No.
  • Nick Young to Enter Free Agency

    Nick Young to Enter Free Agency

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    Young enjoyed a resurgent season under first-year Lakers coach Luke Walton after clashing with former coach Byron Scott the previous two seasons over his role, production and personality. Young also could find significant minutes available in a backcourt that is likely to include UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball. The Los Angeles native realized a childhood dream by joining the Lakers, but the 10-year National Basketball Association veteran's tenure has coincided with the worst four-year stretch ...
  • Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

    Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

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    In the first set Halep active actions won only one ball, but 23 unforced errors from Ostapenko allowed the flavor of the final to take the lead. It's an incredible thing. "Even when she got to the quarter-finals she was happy but not excited". Jelena Ostapenko & Martina Navratilova (1978 Wimbledon) are the only women in Open Era to win 1st Grand Slam from down a set in the Final.
  • Perez: I haven't spoken yet with Ronaldo

    Perez: I haven't spoken yet with Ronaldo

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    Ronaldo has also been linked with a move to the wealthy French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint Germain, but Perez insisted that there had been no approaches from clubs. We have to win, because if we win the next game we will be one step away from qualifying. Madrid's state prosecutor has alleged Ronaldo used an offshore company to hide a portion of his income from the tax office.
  • NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?

    NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?

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    Los Angeles Lakers have not made a comment on this matter but George has reportedly started the negotiations with them. "New team president Kevin Pritchard has engaged in trade talks with teams such as the Houston Rockets , the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers ".
  • Paul George intends to leave Pacers next year

    Paul George intends to leave Pacers next year

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    It's entirely possible that the Cavs' season will be decided in the next few weeks, based on which free agents they are able to sign and whether they can or want to make a move for George . "So that's still on my mind ... and something I definitely want to achieve in IN". Trading Clarkson for a current or future draft pick in a separate deal makes a ton of sense given the Lakers' need to keep adding talent and desire to clear future payroll.
  • Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft

    Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft

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    The Los Angeles Lakers are seemingly poised to get Paul George one way or another. Paul George's time with Indiana Pacers appears over, but the question remains which team will trade for George. The Warriors have Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green all as effective players for them. The Lakers are hoping to flip the No.
  • 76ers pick Fultz No. 1 overall in NBA Draft

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    The player Danny Ainge felt comfortable enough to surrender the first overall pick to get talked Wednesday about being anxious with all the uncertainty. The 6-3 Fox has a terrific first step and opencourt speed, making him hard to stop either in transition or off the dribble. Mitchell scored 15.4 points per game for the Cardinals previous year while shooting 35 percent from three point land and averaging 4.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists.
  • ICC to axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

    ICC to axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

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    India started its campaign by comprehensively defeating Pakistan and got so badly intoxicated with the triumph that when they needed to repeat the heroics in the final, the whole team crumbled like a pack of cards. Defending champions India had been expected to cruise to victory against outsiders Pakistan during the much-anticipated final Sunday. However, Richardson said there is no guarantee that there will be another Champions Trophy after 2021 and the issue will be discussed during the ...