• Bulls Talk Podcast: Gar Forman defends Jimmy Butler trade
Bulls Talk Podcast: Gar Forman defends Jimmy Butler trade

Fox Sports somehow gave the Bulls lower than an F after they dealt the No. 38 pick to the newly crowned champions for, you guessed it, cash considerations. That was before Butler got dealt. By comparison, under the same projected salary cap, signing with another team, Butler could have earned approximately $155 million over four years.

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  • Fultz, Ball headline youthful draft class
Fultz, Ball headline youthful draft class

But because of the prevalence of Twitter these days, all of the picks are coming out ahead of time, leading to virtually everyone left in the arena already knowing what Tatum was going to say before he came out. The Washington star made the error Thursday night after getting picked by the Philadelphia 76ers . Fox ended up in the same state as ...

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  • Complete 2017 NBA Draft grades for all 30 teams
Complete 2017 NBA Draft grades for all 30 teams

Coming out of the same town as J. Cole , the ACC Rookie Of The Year went on an tear; averaging 18.1 points, and 6.2 assists a game for the Wolfpack. Now that Simmons and Fultz are on the roster, the question is, how will all the pieces - including center Joel Embiid - fit together? "It was unbelievable, really", said Fultz when asked about t...

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  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Suspended 2 Games for March DUI Arrest
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Suspended 2 Games for March DUI Arrest

In the traffic incident, Caldwell-Pope was stopped for going 45 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone and after a police officer detected alcohol, Caldwell-Pope failed a sobriety test, with a.09 blood-alcohol level. near Squirrel just before 3 a.m. on March 29. After a field sobriety test, he was arrested and taken to a nearby police station ...

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  • Preds to begin 2017-18 season against Boston, Pittsburgh
Preds to begin 2017-18 season against Boston, Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh became the first team since the Detroit Red Wings (1997, 1998) to repeat as Stanley Cup champions by besting the Nashville Predators in six games earlier this month. Louis, Calgary, Detroit and Ottawa, then leaves for a quick one-night trip to Detroit before returning again on February 22 for games against San Jose and St.

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  • Di Maria sentenced to one year in prison for tax fraud
Di Maria sentenced to one year in prison for tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo has no intention of paying the €14.7m (£12.9m) he has been accused of defrauding the Spanish taxman upfront, his agency Gestifute have told Spanish news agency EFE. "The corporate structure was used by the accused in order to make the benefits derived from image rights opaque", the prosecutor said in a statement.

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  • Putin thanks FIFA for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off
Putin thanks FIFA for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off

Although New Zealand proved they could also be risky on a few occasions, Russian Federation clearly dominated the game from start to finish. Just seconds later, Smith headed the resulting corner from McGlinchey towards goal but Russian Federation somehow managed to scramble the ball off the line.

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  • Lakers Luke Walton responds to playoff comments from LaVar Ball
Lakers Luke Walton responds to playoff comments from LaVar Ball

At No. 8, the Knicks picked French point guard Frank Ntilikina, who heard a mix of cheers and boos from fans. How will he fit into the National Basketball Association and with the team his dad practically insisted on? That's when Ball's father, LaVar , who had a "BBB" tie on, pulled out a hat with the Big Baller Brand logo on it in Lakers ...

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  • Wild lose center Haula, trade prospect Tuch to Vegas
Wild lose center Haula, trade prospect Tuch to Vegas

The longest homestand of the season for the Wild is six games, October 24 until November 4. The Wild will have two other road games against the Carolina Hurricanes and the Chicago Blackhawks before their home opener at the Xcel Energy Center on October 14 against Columbus.

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  • After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well
After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well

Before firing 60 rounds from a rifle and handgun at an unwitting group of Republican lawmakers and staffers who were practice baseball in Alexandria, Va., James T. Law enforcement officials shared their findings Wednesday from their investigation into the shooting. He said Hodgkinson had never posted direct threats against members of Congress o...

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  • Liverpool closing in on Mohamed Salah deal
Liverpool closing in on Mohamed Salah deal

He scored against Chelsea during that run and then netted twice against the Blues in the UEFA Champions League the following season, prompting a move to Stamford Bridge for a fee in the region of £11 million in January 2014. I like the way he is with the fans, with the players, you can see in the social media, the players enjoy the training, th...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand
FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand

Marquez, the former Barcelona defender, admitted New Zealand fought well in the Group A encounter. Things remain tight in Group A before Saturday's final round. "It's nothing much, just heat of the moment stuff", said Wood when asked for his take on the incident. "If we play like we did the other night, I have all the confidence in the ...

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  • Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success
Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success

It's all down to the three tests they will play against the All Blacks . Amid the pre-match hype over the past week, Gatland accused Hansen of being " worried " ahead of the first Test, which the usually laid-back All Blacks coach found rather amusing.

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

McDavid has had a phenomenal season in Edmonton, racking up 30 goals and 70 assists. There are a number of ways of enjoying this mode in National Hockey League 18 including local co-op, online team play, and a complete Campaign mode (with objective based rewards).

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  • Ohio State Fan Cuts Script OHIO Into Michigan Fan Friend's Lawn
Ohio State Fan Cuts Script OHIO Into Michigan Fan Friend's Lawn

The harmless prank is just the latest to make headlines in the decades long rivalry between Ohio State and MI. Turns out, that neighbor is a MI fan. After getting attention for the stunt, Higgins is taking full advantage.

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  • Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date
Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date

The 54-year-old Portuguese, who coached Madrid from 2010 to 2013, has been accused of "two offences against the public treasury", the prosecutor's office said in a statement on Tuesday. Madrid , Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been called to appear in a Spanish court on July 31 to testify in a case in which ...

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  • Boeing cutting fewer than 200 jobs in South Carolina
Boeing cutting fewer than 200 jobs in South Carolina

Boeing's SC assembly plant has notified employees that they will be off the company's payrolls from 25 August, company spokeswoman Lori Guntr told The Independent . In January, Trump told Boeing workers in SC that he would bring back manufacturing jobs by preventing American companies from sending jobs overseas.

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  • Putin offers political asylum to Comey, likens him to Snowden
Putin offers political asylum to Comey, likens him to Snowden

Then he is not the head of a special service, he is a human rights activist defending a certain stance. Instead, Putin placed emphasis on Russia's intention to improve its relations with the United States . The president earlier talked of having grandchildren to film director Oliver Stone in a documentary released this month in the United State...

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  • Jimmy Butler Goes to Minnesota
Jimmy Butler Goes to Minnesota

Asked if he was concerened about future free agents , Forman said "No, because I've got great belief in our ownership, this organization, the Chicago Bulls , the city we're in and the type of team that we're gonna build". However, that was soon proved wrong, as he was shipped to Minnesota, who wasn't actively pursuing him previously, early on in ...

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  • Mexico's Salcedo to miss rest of Confederations Cup
Mexico's Salcedo to miss rest of Confederations Cup

Tensions first erupted in the first half when Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio swore at the New Zealand coaching staff. Osorio said he was incensed during the first half of the game when Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was left injured after a clash with rival forward Chris Wood in the New Zealand area and their opponents failed to ki...

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  • Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft
Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft

Fultz's selection was made all the more memorable when a pre-written template on his Instagram page wasn't filled out correctly, leaving the interesting caption: "Excited to head to (City) and join the (team name)". With that pick, they chose forward Ben Simmons out of LSU. The tease of the potential ahead has caused Sixers fans to react wi...

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  • Boston Renames Street After David Ortiz
Boston Renames Street After David Ortiz

Bobby Doerr and Joe Cronin waited 37 years, and Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice 20. Ortiz was roasted at House of Blues on Thursday, joined on stage by Pedroia, Rob Gronkowski and a handful of actual comedians. No player in Boston Red Sox history - perhaps even Major League Baseball history - seized pressure-packed situations quite like David Orti...

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  • Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine
Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m. The announcement comes just a week after Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo had a lawsuit filed against him for allegedly defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7 ...

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  • Trump's new idea: a 'solar wall' on the Mexican border
Trump's new idea: a 'solar wall' on the Mexican border

He also said that if it had solar panels Mexico would get to pay less, however; even with a lower price tag Mexico has long said it will not pay for the wall. demand for illicit drugs is responsible for the rise of cartel violence inside Mexico. "We're talking about the southern border: lots of sun, lots of heat".

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  • 10-run 4th keys D-Backs 16-5 win over Rockies
10-run 4th keys D-Backs 16-5 win over Rockies

But Fletcher, apparently still feeling some of the effects from taking a pitch to the head, left the game midway through the seventh and second base umpire Ron Kulpa moved behind the plate to call balls and strikes the rest of the way. Greg Holland nailed down his 25th save of the year despite a walk in the top of the ninth inning earning the Rock...

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  • Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft , a spate of trades spiced up the proceedings at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday. 1 picks", Jones said. The draft of Simmons gave Sixers fans hope for the future. Following their trade to acquire the top pick, the Sixe...

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  • Vegas to receive picks to not draft players in expansion draft
Vegas to receive picks to not draft players in expansion draft

The Predators were put in a bind in when exposing Neal, a nine-time 20-goal-scorer, because they elected to protect a fourth defenseman. The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury.

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  • Donald Trump: Mexico border wall could feature solar panels
Donald Trump: Mexico border wall could feature solar panels

Mr Trump told cheering supporters at a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday that he would "give you an idea that nobody has heard about yet". 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 to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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  • Ronaldo has four Ballon D'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation coach, Cherchesov
Ronaldo has four Ballon D'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation coach, Cherchesov

Everyone in that dressing room should be proud of themselves and everyone back home should be proud. "This tournament is important for us, every game we can constantly review and we don't always get that luxury". "We can't play a game of this magnitude being afraid of losing", Mexico midfielder Andres Guardado said. "We lost him but it's not ...

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  • Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft
Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

In exchange for Jackson, New Orleans sent Charlotte cash and 40th overall draft choice Dwayne Bacon, a small forward out of Florida State . He averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a freshman at Kansas last season. Prior to Kentucky guards Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox, and then Washington guard Markelle Fultz visiting last week, S...

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  • Richard Jefferson Compares David Griffin to Cubs GM Theo Epstein
Richard Jefferson Compares David Griffin to Cubs GM Theo Epstein

Griffin cited "fit" as the sticking point in negotiations, and his announcement came hours after owner Dan Gilbert said the two jointly agreed to part ways. Although the team scuffled at times during a disjointed 2016-17 season, James , who can opt out of his contract after next season, went out of his way to praise Griffin .

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  • 76ers select PG Fultz with No. 1 overall pick
76ers select PG Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

Shoes made of basketballs, of course. From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross went in the first round of the 2012 Draft, later joined by 2014 first round pick CJ Wil...

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  • Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria
Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

An American F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down the Syrian SU-22 as it "dropped bombs near SDF fighters" south of the town of Tabqa, said the US-led coalition. This zone is an area where #Syrian government forces are warned by the U.S.to refrain from entering for face destruction. The latest incident occurred in a part of Syria seen as strategical...

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  • Jose Mourinho latest to be accused of tax fraud in Spain
Jose Mourinho latest to be accused of tax fraud in Spain

Legal problems? Ronaldo barely gives them a thought, they suggested. "Cristiano is just one more player who is always motivated". Ronaldo has continued to improve since joining Los Blancos. The prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which appear to show that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin ...

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  • Jose Mourinho says Manchester United not in Ronaldo talks
Jose Mourinho says Manchester United not in Ronaldo talks

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Spanish prosecutors claim Ronaldo knowingly used a business vehicle to hide his image rights income in Spain between 2011 and 2014. A judge will decide whether the matter will go to court. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from ...

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