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Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury

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ESPN's second-rated prospect, Slovenian Luka Doncic , will not be attending the draft unless his Real Madrid season in the Spanish ACB league ends with a playoff loss on Tuesday. Had he made it thru his entire freshman campaign without injury, there's a good chance Porter would be a lock for the top pick in the National Basketball Association draft but now there's doubt that he'll go with the first overall selection. Read More »

Messi the first to miss a penalty at 2018 World Cup Russia

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Australia lost 6-0 the last time they met France in 2013 but the Socceroos' Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk said self-belief was the key to securing an upset. While the result was not on the scale of that Iceland produced to eliminate England from Euro 2016, it was a major boost for the tiny nation, who retain hopes of advancing from a group that also includes Nigeria and Croatia. Read More »

Phoenix Suns won't deal No. 1 pick for Kawhi Leonard

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What might not help, though, is how the Spurs found out about Leonard's trade request: Via social media, as with the rest of us, according to Yahoo's Shams Charania . In the 2016-17 season, Leonard averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game. While LeBron James and Paul George have been the most talked about superstars, a new name has seriously entered the fray in Kawhi Leonard . Read More »

Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one

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He had four bogeys through 10 holes Friday and a double bogey on No. 12 before rallying with back-to-back birdies on the 14th and 15th holes, but he was done in by a double bogey on the 18th. Johnson looked serene on the course . Mickelson apologized if anyone was offended by his act, even after saying he knew the rules for hitting a ball in motion and was happy to take a two-shot penalty instead of playing a crude version of tennis. Read More »

Southgate's Lions are on their way to Russian Federation

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If England are able to find a way past the 2014 World Cup winners, Euro 2016 champions PORTUGAL would be next on the menu, if results were to go according to world rankings. "That's not just me being obviously slightly biased because I worked with him at Sunderland and Everton , but everyone at Everton saw him as the best and most consistent performer in the entire season". Read More »

World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?

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The Green Falcons are taking part for the 5th time in the FIFA World Cup . The new FIFA World Ranking formula will be more objective and fair than the current one, CEO of the Local Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin said on Sunday. So Brazil was keen to have India in the tournament and they contacted All India Football Federation (AIFF) and asked them to participate. "We are drawn to machine learning models because they can sift through a large number of possible explanatory ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title

The king of clay has his first major of 2018 and will be eager to add a second when the Grand Slam calendar turns to Wimbledon in July, although it's been eight years since he last made the final at SW19. 'Of course I would love to have 20 like Roger in the future or even more, but being honest, is something that is not in my mind. And world No 1 Nadal congratulated Halep on her clay court success. Read More »

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

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His first attempt was made at 186 pounds, and at his second attempt, he was still.2 pounds over the mark. But Whittaker has agreed to save the main event and face him in a non-title bout. It would make me upset if my opponent missed weight because I believe making weight is half the job; if you don't make 84.5 [kilos, 186lbs] then we're not in the same weight division. Read More »

Justify Wins the Triple Crown

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After his victories at the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness , Justify now enjoys 4-5 odds, so to win any real money betting on him, you'll have to wager quite a bit. His human handlers also made history. Majority he has already beaten, in either the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness , but there are a few new faces. Read More »

Mo Salah Claims He'll Be Ready For Uruguay Game

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Salah is hopeful that he will be ready to face Uruguay on June 15 for the start of Egypt's "special" World Cup campaign. "He sent me a message, but I never told him it was 'fine, '" Salah said in an interview with Marca that was published today . Read More »

Fekir on verge of sealing Liverpool switch

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Despite this, Goal understands Liverpool believe a deal can be thrashed out before Fekir flies to Russian Federation with his national team this weekend. "We haven't set a starting price because we haven't discussed that yet". A fee has yet to be revealed , although it is rumoured that Liverpool will have to pay around €65m (£57m approx) to make Fékir their second summer signing. Read More »

Alexander Zverev is finally realising his potential in show of stamina

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It took Djokovic and Nadal - who were to be the eventual champions - to stop him in the Roland Garros semi-finals in 2016 and 2017. Next came a straight-set win over 190th-ranked Marco Trungelliti. The French Open quarterfinals have started on an overcast day with rain in the forecast. Madison Keys celebrates victory over Yulia Putintseva . Read More »

LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree in Stance Against Donald Trump

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James' remark came in response to President Donald Trump's decision to disinvite the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from a celebration of their title at the White House . During the playing of "God Bless America", the president, who has demanded that NFL players stand for the national anthem instead of peacefully protest to raise awareness of social injustice and policy brutality by kneeling or raising a fist, sang only part of the song . Read More »

Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights

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Smith-Pelly's goal came after Nosek's tally, and it allowed the Capitals to have a bit of breathing room in the game's final 6:07. "We'll see what we're made of". The Nationals' best-ever local TV rating was a 16.7 for Game 5 of their playoff series against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012. "They compete, they make it hard on guys in front of the net", Holtby said. Read More »

Belmont Stakes post positions and odds

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The 5-for-5 Justify will try to become thoroughbred racing's 13th Triple Crown victor. Should Justify pull off the historic bid in the one-and-a-half-mile Belmont, the third and most hard of the Triple Crown legs staged at the venerable race course just outside NY city limits, the colt will set a record for number of rivals defeated with the storied feat on the line. Read More »

NBA finals schedule: When is Cavs vs Warriors Game 3?

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Curry raised Trump's ire previous year when he said he wouldn't go to the White House, prompting the President to disinvite him and the champion Golden State Warriors . Perkins, wearing a suit, was glued on his seat and made no effort to get out of Curry's way as the Warriors star tried to maintain his balance while stepping backward, Dan Feldman of NBC Sports reported . Read More »

Watch the 2018 French Open

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To do it, he has had to win three straight five-set matches, rallying from two sets to one down in all of them and defeating Karen Khachanov , 4-6, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, on Sunday. The Italian saved a set point at 6-5 to force the tie-break, and both players produced some incredible tennis in it. In a topsy-turvy afternoon on Court Suzanne Lenglen , Djokovic raced through the third set in just 27 minutes before requiring further medical attention, this time for a right leg injury. Read More »