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by | June 24, 2017 | 02:47

The last time the British & Irish Lions played in Hamilton included among the home scorers in a famous 38-10 win for the then Waikato side was a certain Warren Gatland . Gatland said off-the-ball obstruction was endemic in New Zealand rugby and his players had been blocked throughout their five warm-up games, costing them valuable attacking opportunities.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:44

I'm happy to be home. The Lakers have not been to the playoffs in the last four years, the franchise's longest playoff drought ever. We know that the goal here is to compete for championships. The Lakers believe that Lonzo is a hard worker. He also got to unveil Lonzo Ball's ugly new ZO2: SHO'TIME edition sneakers . As expected, his father LaVar Ball had some grand proclamations to make beforehand.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:45

Joe Root and Morgan continued to score at about five runs an over but Root, on 46, nicked leg-spinner Shadab Khan to wicketkeeper Sarfraz and Morgan (33) aimed an expansive drive at the lively Hasan and gave Sarfraz another catch to leave England in trouble at 4-141.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:42

However, he has yet to win a championship in his Hall of Fame-caliber career, and he's been linked to the San Antonio Spurs in free agent rumors . Paul's player option for 2017 was $24.2 million. The Vertical reported that Griffin is eligible for a five-year, $172 million deal if he returns to the Clippers and a four-year, $128 million pact if he decides to sign elsewhere.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:31

McDavid claimed the award Wednesday night at the NHL's annual postseason awards show at T-Mobile Arena, the new home of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights . Bergeron joined Hall of Famer Bob Gainey , who presented the award, as the only players to win the Selke four times. The Vegas expansion draft was highlighted by the selections of Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin , 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and forwards David ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:29

Speaking after the game, man-of-the-match Demarai Gray said: "We knew we had a job to do and we have done it well today". The Polish defender was shown a second yellow and sent off, and his team's misery was completed when Lewis Baker banged home from the spot.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:31

Those hoping for clarifications regarding the 32-year-old's future at Real Madrid were left empty-handed, however. Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remained coy about his future with the Spanish football giants, refusing to take questions beyond the Confederations Cup where his national team won 1-0 against hosts Russian Federation.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:29

The Clippers liked Thornwell's ability to play multiple positions, as he did at SC, where he manned everything from point guard to power forward. "In regards to Sindarius what we identified early on is we wanted to add tough, competitive, hard-playing, high basketball IQ players to complement our team", Clippers Executive Vice President Lawrence Frank said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:28

By the time you see this story, the Philadelphia 76ers will have drafted former University of Washington Markelle Fultz with the NBA Draft's No. A healthy Embiid would no doubt take pressure off both Fultz and Simmons, who will be a rookie in his second year. Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:25

Qatar has since denied that claims made against it by the Arab countries. "We have more friends, more than other people might think", he said after Sheikh Mohammed visited Germany and Russian Federation over the weekend. As part of the measures against Qatar, Al-Jazeera has also been blocked in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain. Addressing lawmakers of the ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Erdogan said "depriving Qatari people from food and water, travel, or worship ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:23

Markelle Fultz is congratulated by National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver after being picked at No 1 in the draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. The Philadelphia 76ers selected Fultz with the top pick Thursday night at Barclays Center, doing so less than a week after acquiring the pick from the Boston Celtics .

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:21

Although the Japanese vehicle manufacturer had been coy about its plans for Baku ahead of track running, Motorsport.com has learned that Alonso's McLaren was fitted with an updated internal combustion unit for the Friday sessions. " I think his value has never been higher, with what he's done at the Indy 500 , and with what he's done sometimes with that McLaren ". McLaren have struggled to compete since teaming back up with engine supplier Honda in 2015, with the British outfit yet ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:15

They were arrested after their Hindu neighbours complained that they had burst firecrackers and shouted "pro-Pakistan" slogans during the game. The accused were presented before the court on Tuesday and sent to jail. Police in India have charged 17 people in two provinces with sedition after they allegedly cheered Pakistan for defeating India in the International Cricket Council's Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:09

Bellerin, 22, came up through Barcelona's youth ranks before joining Arsenal in 2011 aged 16. He is now being heavily linked with a return to his roots at Barcelona, but committed to a new long-term contract with Arsenal in November 2016 and has expressed no desire to move on .

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:07

Puig - awaiting the appeal of his one-game suspension for making an obscene gesture at fans after a home run in Cleveland last week - looked back over his shoulder and said something that lip-reading viewers couldn't mistake. Perhaps the two upcoming series will offer some reprieve for the skidding Mets . Seager finished with six RBIs and has 12 home runs. "The Chase Utley thing was two years ago and these guys still talk about it".

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:08

Frank is very excited, of course. If De Boer takes the Palace job, he will likely bring twin brother Ronald de Boer along as a scout. If Frank de Boer is hired, he will be the third manager for Crystal Palace since January 2, 2015.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:07

The Los Angeles Lakers landed their first-choice player from this year's National Basketball Association draft class as highly-rated college prospect Lonzo Ball joined his hometown franchise. INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE: A year after almost half the draft - a record 27 of the 60 picks - were international players, French guard Frank Ntilikina and Finnish forward Lauri Markkanen, who played a year at Arizona, are two of the top international players.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:03

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz . Fultz was a bit of a late bloomer, failing to make his high school's varsity team his freshman and sophomore years. In total 60 players were drafted over two rounds. The Suns took Josh Jackson of Kansas, the Sacramento Kings took Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox at No 5 and the run of freshmen continued when the Orlando Magic selected Jonathan Isaac with the sixth pick.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:56

After having a two-game Major League Baseball debut in 2015 without a home run, Sanchez got to 20 homers in his 49th game of the 2016 season. Kershaw gave up four home runs Monday night - two to Jose Reyes and one each to Jay Bruce and Gavin Cecchini .

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:46

The 25-year-old van Riemsdyk made his National Hockey League debut in 2014-15 with Chicago when he played in only 18 games scoring just a single point, he also played with Rockford in the AHL putting up three points in eight games. But what I never saw coming was the team flipping him for a draft pick. Both forward Teuvo Teravainen and former backup goaltender Scott Darling have made the move to Carolina in the last two seasons, as well.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:44

The Golden Knights were required to take exactly one player from each team and a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders in the expansion draft . It was a savvy move by McPhee, who made 10 trades leading up to the expansion draft. The NHL's 31st franchise ended up picking 13 on defence, including Methot, the long-time defence partner of Ottawa Senators captain and Norris trophy nominee, Erik Karlsson .

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:44

The Boston Celtics recently traded their No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers , who are expected to select 6-foot-4 guard Markelle Fultz of Washington, an insider told the Associated Press. That happens in the days leading up to the draft. With so many selections, the Magic could be active on the trade market as well. For one team now selecting outside of the lottery, draft fortunes could change before Thursday night if they push the right buttons.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:43

He made a bold statement regarding his son and the Lakers . He said that he knew his son would be drafted to the Lakers almost 20 years ago, and that he's going to bring the L.A. If L.A.is banking on signing George next offseason, picking Jackson makes little sense. "I'm used to it by now". "I think that you also are gauging and evaluating his son on his ability and what he can do not only on the basketball court but also what he can do for your team".

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:40

Ball needs to pilot a freewheeling offense that preferably isn't too pick-and-roll oriented. "OK, so the Celtics originally had the No. 1 pick, and me and my agent, we talked and we just didn't feel like they had much interest in drafting me at No.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:37

I refuse to fail, period". Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. He was arrested after kicking in the tail light and denting the driver's door of a Kansas women's basketball player's vehicle while she was in it. He agreed to a diversion program that requires him to go to anger management class and do community service.