by | June 25, 2017 | 05:46

The game against Oakland starts at 1:10 p.m., but the ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m. They also presented Buehrle a four-wheeler for fishing and hunting, a truck with 27 Up, 27 Down on the back in honor of his ideal game thrown on July 23, 2009, against the Rays and a return of the baseball used by Buehrle on his miraculous between-the-legs flip on a play at first base against the Indians on Opening Day 2010.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:47

A record 16 first-year players went overall. A 7-footer from Finland , Markkanen gives the Bulls a shooter they lacked last season. The Lakers received Brook Lopez along with the 27th pick, and send D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to Brooklyn.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:45

In this case, with Lonzo Ball being drafted by the Lakers on Thursday, it makes sense that nothing is in place just yet. I think when this really into focus for us was, we knew the talent was transcendent. "We expect a Ball jersey hanging up there one day", Johnson told Ball . They will amplify it. Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka are staking their credibility as National Basketball Association executives to Ball .

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:37

Evans, who is ranked 50th in the world and 3rd in the United Kingdom, claims he took the illegal substance out of competition and for reasons "completely unrelated to tennis". In accordance with Article 2.1 of the TADP, Mr Evans was charged on 16 June with an Anti-Doping Rule Violation. "We absolutely condemn any form of drug-taking and will support the process which needs to take place".

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:32

Dodgers' owner and current President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers , Earvin Magic Johnson , was in attendance for both events and had noting but positives to see about the new point guard that has been compared to the "Magic Man" himself.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:32

They didn't empty the store to get him, keeping either the Lakers' 2018 pick or the Kings' 2019 pick in the deal - an outright steal given where both those franchise projects are in the immediate moment. Fultz led the way, walking into the arena in Brooklyn with orange shoes that were made out of basketballs . The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second consecutive year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:27

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas is expecting Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix to produce more drama than previous year, when Nico Rosberg cruised to victory from pole position, and says drivers will not be put off by the track's reputation.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:28

Fifteen Indian men are facing lengthy jail sentences for allegedly cheering on the Pakistan cricket team . The officer said they had also been charged with criminal conspiracy after the celebrations continued for hours. The 50-over competition's future nearly always comes up for discussion when the tournament concludes, it was no different this time as Pakistan walked away with the spoils after beating India at the Oval on Sunday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:28

The 4-time Ballon d'Or has refuted the reports and has maintained his innocence while Real Madrid have publicly backed him. 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.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:28

Greene, 17, in his career at Notre Dame High School posted a 1.62 ERA over 121.1 innings pitched while striking out 30 percent of the batters he faced. 3 to the Diamondbacks in 2011. Greene has already been profiled by Sports Illustrated due to both his talent and ability to already throw 102 miles per hour fastballs.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:27

The inmates were being hunted in the killings Tuesday morning of two prison guards who were overpowered, disarmed and shot to death on a prison bus southeast of Atlanta. Rowe and Dubose crashed the auto, bailed out and ran into the woods, a Tennessee Highway patrol spokesman said. The two men then allegedly carjacked a green Honda that happened to drive by, and fled.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:23

The last player to win their debut title at Roland Garros was Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997, the day Ostapenko was born. "I can't believe I am the French Open champion at just 20". Her groundstrokes are simply massive, flat swipes of the ball that left Halep and Timea Bacsinszky, Caroline Wozniacki and Samantha Stosur - among others - grasping at shadows.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:22

But most importantly, he is also remembered for rallying the city after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, when he grabbed a microphone on the Fenway mound and declared, "This is our (expletive) city". And, yes, it will be less than a year after the player beloved as "Big Papi" walked off the field for the final time. The Red Sox, one percentage point behind the Yankees for the AL East lead, are coming off a 4-4 road trip and have seven straight at home.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:24

The Lions start the three-Test series against the All Blacks on Saturday, and this was the last chance for any of the tourists to sway head coach Warren Gatland's thinking for that Auckland clash. "The biggest accolade I can give him is the way he grew people around him. If I got anywhere near it, it would be unbelievable". Daly's pace and footwork are attractive for the Lions, but Williams also showed his skills in that department on Tuesday from fullback and Nowell's ludicrous work ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:22

Santos star Lima told ESPN Brazil this week that he would move to Barca on a five-year deal in January when his contract with the Brazilian side expires. The Italy global is reported to be one of the players Barcelona director Robert Fernandez was referring to when he said this week that "big-name signings" would be made.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:13

These rumors have been confirmed by multiple sources, and the fight will take place. " It's official ", Mayweather said on his Instagram account next to a video poster of both fighters. McGregor, with a record of 21 wins and three losses, tweeted: " THE FIGHT IS ON ". Conor McGregor is 27 and he is a southpaw. But UFC chief White has reassured fans that "The Notorious One" will be back in the cage following his contest with Mayweather.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:10

The Vegas Golden Knights are the league's first expansion franchise in almost two decades, and they will begin play in 2017-18 after selecting at least one player from each of the other 30 teams in the NHL . Presumably, it's another pick or prospect. What better way to do that than flipping one of their most valued draft assets to a group of teams willing to compete to acquire him? Neal has one year left on his contract with a $5 million price tag, and is one of the more established Predators ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:09

It was Hinkie, who conveniently wound up working in Silicon Valley after leaving the National Basketball Association, who started the 76ers down a path that outwardly was about a lot of purposeful losing, but inwardly was about a business truth put into viral form form this week by Twitter user @adequateGF: "every startup is just '[thing that already exists] but with skirting labor laws on a technicality".

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:05

A solo effort from Andre Silva, his eighth goal in 11 appearances, in the 80th minute and a stoppage-time goal from substitute Nani completed the scoring. After a third straight defeat, New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson said he was disappointed that his team allowed two late goals as they pushed forward.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:08

Fast forward to June, and Durant's an National Basketball Association champion who doesn't mind a little trolling of his own. Instead of the cherry on top, there was a ring in reference to the National Basketball Association title he and the Warriors won earlier this month.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:06

Curran (3-33) starred on debut as he claimed the wickets of unsafe batsmen Ferhaan Behardien (32) and Chris Morris (12) and South Africa could only muster 174 for eight on a wicket where they say you need 200 for par. South Africa were grateful to a far more convincing batting performance from AB de Villiers , in particular, and JJ Smuts . "That's disappointing.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:00

All it takes is one punch in boxing to change a fight. But this is a boxing match, and Mayweather is a masterful boxer. Two years out of the ring won't change that. But the reason Conor McGregor's as big as he is is he'll fight anybody, anywhere, anytime. On the other hand, McGregor, who had a dream year in 2016 - which saw him win titles in two different UFC divisions, was persistent about settling the revenue issues and getting the fight against Mayweather happen in 2017.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:59

Hamilton's first Formula One victory also came in Canada during his debut season in 2007, but few will have been as easy as Sunday's race, which he led from start to finish. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel share three wins a piece this year. Ricciardo claimed his third-straight Formula One podium, finishing behind victor Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes teammate Valterri Bottas.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:02

David Ortiz's number is being retired at Fenway Park. "Taking batting practice on this field, I was always trying to hit those numbers", Big Papi said, via Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal . Ortiz thanked everyone from Red Sox owners and former players, to his father in attendance, and his late mother who he said was looking over him. Ortiz is the lone link between the Red Sox's World Series-winning teams in 2004, 2007 and 2013.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:00

Prosecutors relied on the testimony of a second accuser, Kelly Johnson , as well as Cosby's own words to make the argument that he is a serial offender. By the end of Friday, the jurors had spent almost 50 hours deliberating the case. Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct , only Constand's accusations led to criminal charges.