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Author: 0 Minnesota Timberwolves acquire Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler

Butler is reunited with Tom Thibodeau in the trade, who coached him from 2011 until 2014, when Thibodeau was sacked. The 7-foot, 230-pound Markkanen may be joined in the draft by a former teammate. The Bulls made the playoffs on a tiebreaker with 41 wins after missing out the previous year. The Clippers, desperate for youth and athleticism, averaged out as the oldest team in the league last season and are without a single pick in the upcoming draft .

Sport Giorgi upsets Svitolina at Birmingham
Author: 0 Giorgi upsets Svitolina at Birmingham

Britain's Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Aegon Classic in the second round by American Coco Vandeweghe . The 25-year-old American saw off the first set in just 24 minutes, almost condemning her opponent to a 6-0 pummelling, although Konta managed to claw a game back.

Sport No negotiations with Barcelona for Dembele - Dortmund´s Zorc
Author: 0 No negotiations with Barcelona for Dembele - Dortmund´s Zorc

And on Thursday morning Sport provided a major development in the saga, claimingBarcelona have already agreed a five-year-deal with the player ahead of completing the move. Dembele revealed this month that Barca made contact with him prior to his move to Dortmund in 2016. "I have a contract until 2021 and I'm not paying attention to what is being said [about the future]".

Sport Clippers testing trade market for DeAndre Jordan
Author: 0 Clippers testing trade market for DeAndre Jordan

The Clippers are on the verge of a rebuild. The LA Clippers have gauged the market on potentially trading All-Star defensive stalwart center DeAndre Jordan , league sources told ESPN . The Los Angeles Clippers are facing a summer of uncertainty, with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin able to be free agents and the potential (however remote) that both could be gone.

Sport Kings select Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox with 5th pick
Author: 0 Kings select Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox with 5th pick

The 6-foot-10 19-year-old has a long history of knee injuries but was the top recruit coming out of high school by many rankings systems. The Sacramento Kings selected North Carolina junior forward Justin Jackson (44) with the No. Fox averaged 16.7 points, 4.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game in his one season at Kentucky. They drafted center DeMarcus Cousins in 2010, big man Willie Cauley-Stein in 2015 and swapped picks past year to end up with center Skal Labissiere.

Sport Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick
Author: 0 Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

He's a skilled player with the ability to score off the catch and off the bounce. "He's an offensive guy". Grade: B-minus. The word: Kennard is one of the draft's best shooters and more versatile than he gets credit for being. It wasn't as if the schemes were beyond him or the pace of play was too fast. "I watched them all". Of that list, he only made a visit to Duke and was reportedly scouted by two former players in Steve Wojciechowski and Jon Scheyer.

Sport Michael Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charges
Author: 0 Michael Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charges

Although the federal indictment revealed few details about the alleged ring, The Post reported that it did charge Boddie and others with possessing and distributing 1,000 grams or more of heroin and making "financial transactions affecting interstate commerce, which transactions involved the proceeds of specified unlawful activity" between January 2014 and May 2017.

Author: 0 Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA

Well-funded Oracle Team USA - Ellison is worth an estimated $55 billion - has five days to come up with some answers to try to counter the spot-on design innovations by the scrappy, underfunded Kiwis, who almost folded after their epic collapse in the 2013 America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.

Sport Man Utd Trump Barcelona After Making £62m Bid For South American Star
Author: 0 Man Utd Trump Barcelona After Making £62m Bid For South American Star

The move from United is surprising considering they've already snapped up centre-back Victor Lindelof from Portuguese side Benfica earlier in the transfer window. If the offer was accepted it would make Marquinhos the most expensive defender in history as it would smash the £50m PSG paid Chelsea for David Luiz in 2014.

Sport Incendio in Portogallo, almeno 62 i morti
Author: 0 Incendio in Portogallo, almeno 62 i morti

Tra la gente c'è rabbia e molti residenti dicono di nona ver visto i pomperi prima di domanica, quando ormai il bilancio delle vittime era enrome. Almeno tre persone sono morte soffocate dal fumo . E' di nuovo dramma in Portogallo , dove a fine pomeriggio si è sparsa la notizia, poi smentita, che un Canadair impegnato nella lotta contro gli incendi nel centro del Paese è caduto e le fiamme hanno ripreso vigore, mentre monta al polemica sulla " strada della morte".

Sport Portogallo, tragico incendio: a fuoco ettari di bosco ed almeno 40 vittime
Author: 0 Portogallo, tragico incendio: a fuoco ettari di bosco ed almeno 40 vittime

Il ministro dell'Interno Jorge Gomes ha detto che i morti sono 57 e i feriti 59, 5 dei quali gravi. Ma anche nel nostro Paese la situazione non è rosea, anzi: "L'impegnativa settimana appena trascorsa in termini di interventi aerei sugli incendi boschivi da parte della flotta aerea nazionale e la tragedia che si sta consumando in Portogallo in queste ore deve farci essere ancora più attenti e pronti in merito a questo specifico rischio - ha dichiarato il Capo del Dipartimento ...

Sport Do the Falcons have a Devonta Freeman problem?
Author: 0 Do the Falcons have a Devonta Freeman problem?

Look at my numbers", he said. Freeman had six carries for 71 yards in the first half of Super Bowl LI . SiriusXM Blitz hosts Brady Quinn and Bruce Murray then brought up Matt Ryan , the Falcons quarterback and 2016 NFL MVP who threw for 284 yards and two touchdowns in the Super Bowl .

Sport How Suarez stopped Messi from joining Guardiola at Manchester City
Author: 0 How Suarez stopped Messi from joining Guardiola at Manchester City

That was compounded by his missing of the last penalty in the Copa America final for Argentina against Chile which left him wanting to hang up his boots for his national team. Do you think Messi will leave Barcelona at some point before he retires? Guardiola's side were willing to pay £150m for the Argentine but on July 18, Bartomeu and vice-president Jordi Mestre flew to the United States to talk to Messi's father, Jorge.

Sport Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure
Author: 0 Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. And the Portugal forward, who is now away on global duty at the Confederations Cup, maintains a good relationship with PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. "The Spanish government, at the time and through the revenue service, confirmed with a certificate that they had reviewed the situation and that we were up to date with our tax obligations", Gestifute said.

Sport Nissan Teases Inside 2018 LEAF, New EV To Arrive With ProPilot Assist
Author: 0 Nissan Teases Inside 2018 LEAF, New EV To Arrive With ProPilot Assist

ProPilot works within a single lane on the highway. "In the coming years, Nissan's ProPILOT technology will offer increasing levels of autonomy, with the system eventually able to navigate city intersections". Look for more information once the 2018 Nissan Leaf makes its debut later this year. The upcoming next generation Nissan Leaf will be the first of the Japanese automaker's vehicles to feature its new ProPilot driver assist system outside of Japan.

Sport Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick
Author: 0 Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick

Right now, the Sixers have the draft picks and the cap room that the Knicks may look at as a nice possible trade partner. He and the Knicks are in the midst of some disagreements, hence the shopping on the trade market. "So we've been getting calls and we're listening, but we're not intrigued yet at this level". Jackson also said that he has been informed that Carmelo Anthony would rather stay with the Knicks than waive his no-trade clause, but there would be more ...

Sport BCCI gets 28%, Rs 2616 crore share from ICC
Author: 0 BCCI gets 28%, Rs 2616 crore share from ICC

However, in the new model the share of Indian board was reduced which was strongly objected by the BCCI . Initially, the ICC agreed to pay BCCI USD 293 million with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar offering an additional $100m in a compromise formula.

Author: 0 Scott Sinclair says 'stronger' Celtic can repeat unbeaten domestic run

The former England Under-21 worldwide watched as five of his Celtic team-mates were in the Scotland side which faced England in the 2-2 World Cup qualification draw at Hampden earlier this month, and he is not giving up hope of possibly going up against them for his country at some point in the future.

Author: 0 The wrong kind of US Open history

Open on Friday, and he will join several of golf's headliners with a weekend off. He shot 75 and missed the cut. Jason Day , the world number three, will also have the weekend off after a 75 left the Australian at 10 over through two rounds.

Sport Golden Knights select Tomas Nosek from Red Wings in Expansion Draft
Author: 0 Golden Knights select Tomas Nosek from Red Wings in Expansion Draft

He's entering the second year of a two-year deal, and he's set to make $650,000 this season. - The Detroit Red Wings announced their 2017-18 regular season schedule for the inaugural season at Little Caesars Arena. He had a strong playoff, scoring 10 goals as he helped the Griffins win the Calder Cup for the second time since 2013. He played in six games with the Wings during the 2015-16 season.

Sport Ireland awarded full Test status by ICC
Author: 0 Ireland awarded full Test status by ICC

Afghanistan were also granted full membership. "Both will now be eligible to play Test cricket following a recommendation that their applications met newly-approved member criteria". "It is also clearly a sign of the faith that the cricket community has in Ireland's ability to help grow the global cricket economy through more people attending, watching or investing in our great sport".

Sport US attorney fired by Trump working on book
Author: 0 US attorney fired by Trump working on book

Knopf . The "as-yet-untitled" book by former US Attorney for the Southern District of NY will be published by Alfred A Knopf in early 2019, the leading publishing house said in a statement to PTI. "That is the process I want to illuminate in this book", said Bharara. He had been among 46 US attorneys who were told a day earlier to submit their resignations.

Author: 0 F1, GP Azerbaijan Baku 2017. Raikkonen in conferenza: "Noi competitivi ovunque"

Come sempre però, essendo a cinque e sei giorni di previsione, aspettiamo le previsioni più dettagliate del nostro meteorologo Andrea Pini che arriveranno tra la giornata di mercoledì e quella di giovedì. Il duello è decisamente più appassionante e questa è un'ottima notizia per la Formula 1 , sia perché una sfida fra due diverse scuderie è sempre meglio che un duello solo interno al team più forte, sia perché è tornata molto forte la Ferrari , notizia che fa certamente felici tanti ...

Author: 0 Sailing-America's Cup semi-finals postponed due to high winds

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in worldwide sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. "But we are really happy with how the boat is going at the moment and really happy to have it back in one piece". But disaster struck even before racing began yesterday when they found themselves in a frantic bid to replace their damaged fixed wing sail in time to make the ...

Sport Emirates Team New Zealand take early control against Oracle Team USA
Author: 0 Emirates Team New Zealand take early control against Oracle Team USA

Emirates Team New Zealand ramped up the pressure on defending champions Oracle Team USA with their fourth successive win in the America's Cup final to go 3-0 up after the second day of racing on Sunday. In a familiar pattern, Team NZ gained control from the outset in races three and four and employed superior boat speed to simply sail clear of the hapless Americans.

Sport Germany vs. Australia: Five things we learned
Author: 0 Germany vs. Australia: Five things we learned

Leon Goretzka scored the third goal for Germany three minutes into the second half and then eight minutes later Tomi Juric scored a second goal for Australia , Efe news reported. Low said. "This is a team that never played together so we have done a lot of work over 10 days". Cahill, who scored one of the best goals at the 2014 World Cup finals with a cracking volley against the Dutch, could also break the 50-goal mark for Australia in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round

Ward's final flurry included several borderline shots and Weeks should have given Kovalev a standing count rather than waved it off. That's not just talk, that's real. This time there was no early knockdown and no early dominance from either man, but there was a conclusive outcome. "Am I No. 1 [in pound-for-pound rankings] now?" I think would be a very interesting fight.

Sport Immigration issue delays IndyCar's Mikhail Aleshin in France
Author: 0 Immigration issue delays IndyCar's Mikhail Aleshin in France

Friday's running will be undertaken by Canadian Robert Wickens , with the current DTM Series star joining compatriot James Hinchcliffe in the team. The 28-year-old Wickens will first practice the auto on Friday before the remainder of the weekend is sorted out. "The team have elected for Canadian Robert Wickens to pilot the No.

Sport Oscar banned for eight games for his part in CSL brawl
Author: 0 Oscar banned for eight games for his part in CSL brawl

Oscar is one of the most high-profile players in the Chinese Super League after he joined SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros this season. The cause had been Oscar's actions. We respect our opponents, spectators and referees. SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas defended Oscar afterwards, saying he was "just being passionate", and Oscar denied he purposely aimed the ball at Guangzhou players.