• Federer through to Halle final
Federer through to Halle final

Federer , an eight-time victor in Halle , took just over one hour to beat Mayer 6-3, 6-4 in the tournament played on grass on Friday, Efe news reported. At the bottom of the draw, Frenchman Richard Gasquet beat Robin Haase 6-1 3-6 6-1. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Argentina's Juan Martin Del Portro during their ...

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  • Chauncey Billups, Cavaliers remain in holding pattern, per AP sources
Chauncey Billups, Cavaliers remain in holding pattern, per AP sources

David Griffin worked under him in Phoenix. Griffin is gone because he and Gilbert disagreed on what direction the franchise should take. He has played alongside Carmelo Anthony in Denver and NY and Chris Paul in Los Angeles - two of LeBron James' closest friends.

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  • Durant: Warriors aren't a
Durant: Warriors aren't a "Super Team"

The surrounded area was filled with an estimated 1.5 million spectators. At this point, no one doubts the value of Iguodala as a defensive player and he has always been underrated on the offensive end as a secondary creator that can space the floor well enough to maintain top-end performance when paired with elite talent.

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  • Can Lakers make playoffs in Lonzo Ball's first year?
Can Lakers make playoffs in Lonzo Ball's first year?

We've got to get the right people in place to do that, but we're building every step. When the Lakers made it official, LaVar Ball claimed that he made his purple and gold hat when his son was a baby. The Lakers figure to be interested in all of them. "Then of course, we were able to get unbelievable salary-cap relief and space, so in J...

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  • NHL : Knights pick Neal and Fleury, McDavid named MVP
NHL : Knights pick Neal and Fleury, McDavid named MVP

Las Vegas officially has their first professional sports franchise with the conclusion of the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft . The 32-year-old Fleury, who won a Stanley Cup title with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, was the second to last player announced.

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  • Alexis Sanchez sets new record for Chile
Alexis Sanchez sets new record for Chile

Alexis Sanchez became Chile's leading goalscorer yet he was not able to commemorate the occasion with a triumph after Germany struck back in a 1-1 Confederations Mug attract at the Kazan Field. Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen rolled the ball out towards Joshua Kimmich , but Arturo Vidal deflected the ball into Sanchez's path and...

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  • Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time top scorer with 38th goal
Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time top scorer with 38th goal

Not a great moment for one Arsenal player, but the other certainly enjoyed it as his fine scoring form in the Premier League last season continues on the global stage. "I saw a very intense match, marked by very strategical play", said Germany coach Joachim Loew, who was seeking his 100th victory as the national team's coach.

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  • Penn State freshman Evan Barrett picked in 3rd round of National Hockey League draft
Penn State freshman Evan Barrett picked in 3rd round of National Hockey League draft

Following NBCSN's coverage of Round 1, NHLN returns to air with the NHL Tonight: 2017 NHL Draft Recap at 10:30 p.m. ET. During the 2016-2017 season, Glass recorded 94 points in 69 games for the Winterhawks and was a first-team All-Star for the Western Hockey League's Western Conference.

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  • Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup
Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

Although Ronaldo received the vote of the crowd, most observers would argue Bernardo Silva was the game's stand-out player. Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, is set to remain at the top of the club's affairs for the next four years as he is unopposed in the next elections.

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  • NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program
NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

Usually, a front office member announces the pick, but the Hawks enlisted the services of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to do the honor. After a symphony of boos for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and most of Chicago's rivals across the league, the crowd cheered when the Blackhawks finally got on the clock at No.

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  • Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)
Markelle Fultz Excited to Play for (Team Name)

But that was only the beginning. Embiid has played in 31 National Basketball Association games since being drafted in 2014. With Fultz adding his offensive scoring alongside the pass-first Simmons and Embiid, the Sixers are hoping their painstaking process finally takes that next step into the postseason.

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  • 76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid
76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid

The 2017 NBA Draft has passed us by just like that, delivering beautifully after a week filled with trade rumors and questions about what would really happen. However, Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo can still improve his team by flipping other trade assets for a bona fide star or a complementary player who could fit well with Brett ...

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  • Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround
Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround

Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 overall in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmons as consecutive top picks for the Sixers . "I think there's an inner drive there and it's something that makes him special". So even before they made it official last night, it seemed that the...

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  • Coach seeks a brighter beginning from Cameroon
Coach seeks a brighter beginning from Cameroon

Petersburg and now must wait and see how the other game in Group B ends to see what they must do in their final games. This was the first ever match between these both teams. "We've been doing this for months". The African champions had 19 shots on target, while Asian champions Australia had just 5 in a game that was nearly completely dominate...

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  • Devils select Swiss centre Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
Devils select Swiss centre Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

Instead, the Oilers passed on defenceman Olli Juolevi (the No. 5 pick) and went with the best available player. Steve and James Patrick were his biggest role models. "When I came in, I said to ownership, we have to get younger, we have to get more assets and that was not going to happen overnight, but that is OK", Shero said.

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  • Celtics make Chaminade's Tatum No. 3 pick in National Basketball Association draft
Celtics make Chaminade's Tatum No. 3 pick in National Basketball Association draft

After that, it wasn't clear who would go where. As we saw this past year at Duke, Tatum has one of the best offensive skill sets out of anyone in this year's draft, and now that skill set, along with Thomas' own talents, can really shoot the Celtics into championship conversation.

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  • LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers
LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers

I think clearly with Earvin's vision and just his persona, I think the organization is really taking on that positive joy that he seems to live with every day. 2 overall pick and tabbed him as the team's starting point guard and team leader. "DeAngelo is an excellent player, " Johnson said during the press conference.

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  • 76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick
76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

The jury is still out on the third, Ben Simmons , who was the top selection past year. Embiid welcomed Fultz to Philly with a tweet - what else? - where he proclaimed the new nickname was FEDS: Fultz, Embiid, Dario, Simmons. Magic receive: 2020 top 20 protected 1st round pick from Oklahoma City and a 2020 2nd round pick . The Sixers used a s...

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  • Federer defeats Mayer, reaches Halle Open semi-final
Federer defeats Mayer, reaches Halle Open semi-final

Roger Federer has reached yet another final this year at the Gerry Weber Open and is set to take on rising German Alexander Zverev as both men look to win their fourth title of the year. "And then having good footwork, to see the short ball, the floater, where I can come in and knock it off with a volley". However, he was given a stern test ...

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  • Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3
Jayson Tatum understands what Celtics role will be if taken No. 3

One of the biggest problems for the Celtics was that they needed rebounding. Prior to Kentucky guards Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox and then Washington guard Markelle Fultz visiting last week, Sixers president Bryan Colangelo said the Sixers had either seen or scheduled visits with almost all of the high-level prospects but that some agents didn't w...

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  • Rumour: Southampton 'resigned' to losing van Dijk this summer
Rumour: Southampton 'resigned' to losing van Dijk this summer

Recent reports have been the clearest suggestion that the Reds will launch a fresh approach for the Dutchman despite having previously been forced to apologise and end interest in the player following a complaint from Southampton over an apparent illegal pursuit.

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  • Celtics grab Jayson Tatum with #3 overall pick in NBA draft
Celtics grab Jayson Tatum with #3 overall pick in NBA draft

The Celtics selected the 6-foot-8 Tatum because they badly need a wing player to complement guards Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley. In addition to having the No. "I got to meet Danny Ainge , and that was great". "Some of those guys know they're going to be (drafted) one through five and they only have to do a handful of workouts", K-State...

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  • Striker Costa hard to replace at Chelsea, says Lampard
Striker Costa hard to replace at Chelsea, says Lampard

Steve Nicol tries to decipher which club Romelu Lukaku could be leaning towards as the striker claims he already knows where he'll be next season. "I think Lukaku would be a great option and the only thing that Chelsea have to look at is the inflated market that is around now which is very tough and they will take that into account".

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  • Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick
Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

After all of the Celtics rumors and speculation, Danny Ainge had a fairly quiet draft night. " Joel will come out and [say] something similar", Sixers head coach Brett Brown said. He was an absolute non-factor for the Minnesota Timberwolves , who needed production out of him. Lonzo was the most tweeted about player with Fultz coming in at...

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  • Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname
Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname

Los Angeles acquired Brook Lopez and the rights to Kyle Kuzma in exchange for Timofey Mozgof and Russell . Owners of 16 National Basketball Association championships, the Lakers have missed the playoffs in each of the last four seasons.

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  • Golden Knights Never Had Any Doubt About Cody Glass
Golden Knights Never Had Any Doubt About Cody Glass

LAS VEGAS Marc-Andre Fleury took the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a brand-new Vegas Golden Knights jersey, and his new fans welcomed him to town with raucous cheers. "We certainly want a skilled team and I think we accomplished that", McPhee said from Chicago . New York Islanders defenceman Travis Hamonic's name continued to dangle out there ev...

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  • Cavs Rumors: Chauncey Billups Getting Second Interview For GM Opening
Cavs Rumors: Chauncey Billups Getting Second Interview For GM Opening

Two, if four-time league MVP LeBron James leaves as a free agent next summer, does he want to be in charge of a team that is not guaranteed to have a first-round pick until 2021? One possibility is that Billups knows the job is his if he wants it, but that both sides made a decision to wait until after the NBA Draft on Thursday to delve int...

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  • Pelicans add Frank Jackson in draft
Pelicans add Frank Jackson in draft

Until the beginning of the second round when they chose to move up in the draft, swapping spots with the Charlotte Hornets to grab point guard Frank Jackson from Duke University. Jackson, who couldn't work out for teams because of a surgery to fix a stress reaction in his foot in late May, said he didn't know he was going to New Orleans unt...

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  • Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade
Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade

He averaged 13.2 points as a rookie and improved to 15.6 points last season as the Lakers won 26 games. The pace of activity wasn't lost on Pelinka, who described the front-office atmosphere as "renewed energy". "What a tremendous day it is for the Lakers Nation, the Lakers organization, for Rob and I as well as the Buss Family to welcome the new...

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  • Amnesty International condemns arrests following Pakistan's win over India
Amnesty International condemns arrests following Pakistan's win over India

The officer said they had also been charged with criminal conspiracy after the celebrations continued for hours. Pakistan players celebrate after beating India for 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy final at The Oval in London , Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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  • England rout South Africa in first game
England rout South Africa in first game

South Africa's total of 174 for eight, de Villiers' top-scoring with 46, was a significant improvement on Wednesday's 142 for three. England then began to crumble but still had a chance to win the match, with 12 runs required from the final over.

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  • Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft
Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

As a true court general, he was able to help turn around the program with a great season. Even though Fultz was relatively unknown on a national scale, there's a certain level of luxury that comes with being the No. The previous record for most freshmen in the first round was 13 in 2015. After trade rumblings stirred the National Basketball A...

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  • Five Players Want CR7 To Leave Real
Five Players Want CR7 To Leave Real

Another reason he wants Martins signed is because he feels the 22-year-old would provide a new dimension to their attack. Even if the judge of first instance decides a trial should go ahead, there still remains scope for Ronaldo and his team to come to a settlement with prosecutors.

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  • Whirlpool says working with Britain after Hotpoint fridge freezer sparked London blaze
Whirlpool says working with Britain after Hotpoint fridge freezer sparked London blaze

The force will consider manslaughter charges on those involved as part of its ongoing criminal investigation into the tragedy that claimed at least 79 lives and displaced hundreds. "That's the number I'm really anxious about, that there might have been other innocent people in there". 'The initial tests on the cladding tiles also failed the safety ...

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  • Germany takes on Chile in high-profile Confederations Cup showdown
Germany takes on Chile in high-profile Confederations Cup showdown

We have to beat them with two-goals difference. "It was a very intense match, a match that was marked by strategical play and it was very demanding in that sense, " Low said. Sanchez nearly hit back immediately when he cut in from the left and unleashed a low drive on goal, but Ter Stegen proved equal to it. When Can broke into the Chile ha...

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