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Author: 0 Joel Embiid will represent Sixers at upcoming NBA Draft Lottery

It's not quite the "Underwear Olympics", as the National Football League draft scouting combine is known, but the NBA draft combine is a place for many of basketball's brightest prospects to converge and show their stuff. However, players who are undecided about their status can attend and participate in the combine and make up their minds by May 24. To be clear, the lottery is on May 16, and the draft is on June 22.

Author: 0 Klopp hails Can's fantastic goal as Liverpool take vital win

Liverpool's night got off to a hard start when Philippe Coutinho was forced off early after suffering a dead leg following a tackle from Adrian Mariappa inside four minutes. The stalemate persisted till Emre Can stepped up to the plate in first half stoppage time. "My players played well and the only thing is that we could have done a bit better in the final third, with Deeney and Niang linking up better".

Sports Gabriel Jesus may play in Manchester derby, David Silva an injury doubt
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus may play in Manchester derby, David Silva an injury doubt

The France worldwide was taken off in the closing stages of United's 2-0 win over Burnley on Sunday, with Mourinho admitting he was unsure if the problem was simply muscle fatigue or a more serious concern. "The results are a fact, but the way we play every game, we should talk about". Rooney, who sat down with Sky Sports' Geoff Shreeves before Thursday's Manchester derby at the Etihad , live on Sky Sports , talked through one of his most famous goals for United , in the 2-1 win ...

Sports Lavar Ball and Big Baller Brand Saga Continue
Author: 0 Lavar Ball and Big Baller Brand Saga Continue

Immediately following the announcement, many were quick to criticize the $495 price tag for the ZO2: Prime. " Undisputed " co-host Shannon Sharpe noted that even Michael Jordan would have difficulty commanding $100 for a pair of shoes, but LaVar Ball seems to believe "Air Jordan" isn't in the same league as Lonzo.

Author: 0 La Liga 2016/17, Barcelona 4-1 Villarreal: 5 Talking Points

Barcelona looked rarely troubled at home against Villarreal , with their star players delivering for a 4-1 win. Neymar opened the scoring in the game in the 27th minute but Cedric Bakambu qucikcly equalized ten minutes after. Messi added a fourth in the 82nd minute with an impudent Panenka penalty. Real could also win a league and European Cup double for the first time since 1958 as they are 3-0 up in their Champions League semi-final tie with Atletico Madrid , with the second leg ...

Author: 0 Thomas leads Celtics to victory, 3-2 series lead

Despite the personal turmoil, Thomas is averaging 25.2 points, 5.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds through the first five games of the series. But he did not rule himself out of Friday's Game 6. "When you've had any limitations no matter what, at this time of year people are banged-up", Wade said. I can't imagine how Thomas has handled such a heavy burden, but it'd be nice if he had a little relief rather than the pressure to return to Boston by early Sunday afternoon.

Sports Rashford, Pogba and Bailly named in Europa League Team of the Week
Author: 0 Rashford, Pogba and Bailly named in Europa League Team of the Week

JOSE MOURINHO, Manchester United manager, suggesting that some of his first-team regulars will be rested against Arsenal. Although they are one point behind fourth-placed Manchester City, Mourinho said he was willing to rest players for Sunday's Premier League game at Arsenal in preparation for next Thursday's second leg against Celta.

Sports Anthony Joshua: The same uppercut defeated both brothers - Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua: The same uppercut defeated both brothers - Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko

Joshua says: "I want to start planning how I'm going to improve, because I know my next fight people are going to be watching, you know?" Yet while Murray might remain sanguine over his start to 2017, which has so far delivered a modest win-loss record of 15-5, he admitted that his attempt to watch the Joshua-Klitschko fight on Saturday night had left him shaking with nerves.

Sports Rashford gives United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals
Author: 0 Rashford gives United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals

Jose Mourinho has prioritised winning the Europa League over finishing in the Premier League's top four and wants to win the competition to make it to the Champions League. "Last year we scored three goals away against Atletico Madrid to go through (in the Copa del Rey) and their defence is very strong, and this year we won 2-1 at the Bernabeu and they are nearly in the Champions League final".

Sports Earnhardt: Larson, Elliott are NASCAR's future
Author: 0 Earnhardt: Larson, Elliott are NASCAR's future

Only it wasn't. I was there for Junior's two Daytona 500 wins. He has 26 victories and has won more than $95 million in prize money. I know sometimes you hear, 'Man, your father would be really proud.' I've heard that a lot in my life. "It's just great to win the Daytona 500, it's the best race I've ever won". If you said his last name, you're missing the point. This season has not gone as well as anyone associated with the No.

Sports Predators advance, Oilers force Game 7
Author: 0 Predators advance, Oilers force Game 7

For Nashville , the current run into the Western Conference Final is the deepest its been. Lindberg also scored the Rangers' final goal in their Game 3 win, with Glass picking up an assist. - Blues outshoot the Predators 32-22; and 13-8 in the 3rd. Jaden Schwartz gave the Blues a 2-1 lead 25 seconds into the third period on another rebound.

Sports Packers to release RB Christine Michael, report says
Author: 0 Packers to release RB Christine Michael, report says

The Green Bay Packers needed Vince Biegel. Amichia started all 26 games at left tackle for USF the last two seasons, anchoring an offensive line that paved the way for the Bulls' outstanding running game. "I think I can definitely improve as a pass rusher, but being able to pass rush is one of the strengths of my game", Biegel said. Williams had to step away from the BYU program after breaking the school's honor code but he chose to return in 2016 and finished his career with 1375 yards and ...

Sports Monaco meets its match in Buffon
Author: 0 Monaco meets its match in Buffon

But while it was a goal straight out of the Italian template, it was also the result of some excellent attacking play - there were 10 passes in the move that led to Gonzalo Higuain sweeping home, including a brilliant back-heel assist from Dani Alves .

Author: 0 Chelsea manager says his players deserve Premier League title

The former Arsenal and Barcelona player recently went second in the all-time Premier League assist charts, passing Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard, but was informed in a post-match interview that one of his assists did not count. Conte used Fabregas mainly as a substitute in the early weeks of his Stamford Bridge reign but the Chelsea boss said the 30-year-old had impressed him with his willingness to work hard.

Sports Buffalo Bills hire Brandon Beane as general manager
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills hire Brandon Beane as general manager

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, right, and defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, left, watch practice during the NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Wednesday, Aug. They were 6-4 in that stretch. Beane was the team's interim general manager in 2012 prior to the hiring of Dave Gettleman and the Panthers credited him with assisting in putting together draft boards for the last six years, orchestrating trades and negotiating player contracts.

Sports Colts will retire Manning's number, erect statue
Author: 0 Colts will retire Manning's number, erect statue

Team owner Jim Irsay announced Tuesday that the Colts will unveil a statue of Manning outside Lucas Oil Stadium on October 7. The day before, a statue of Manning will be unveiled outside of Lucas Oil Stadium in a ceremony. Plans for the statue and retiring Manning's jersey were announced at a March 2016 press conference following Manning's retirement from the NFL. He retired after winning his second title, and a fifth MVP award with the Broncos.

Sports Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction
Author: 0 Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

Ben Volin of The Boston Globe broke down Hernandez's contract situation last month. Ursula Lloyd, Lloyd's mother said despite the judge's ruling, it won't change how she views Hernandez. The families of those two men, Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu, have also filed wrongful death lawsuits against Hernandez' estate. Sheff said the only identifiable assets he knows of are Hernandez's house, valued at $1.3 million, and a Hummer.

Author: 0 After a week off, Curry, Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1

Thomas' previous career playoff high was 42 points against the Atlanta Hawks in last year's first round. The series moves to Washington for Games 3 and 4 on Thursday and Sunday. I've always had teammates that I've always clowned them about their tooth being out, and now I'm one of them. But they caught up in the second quarter , stayed close and then exploded in a 36-point third quarter to lead by 15 before holding off a Washington charge.

Author: 0 Jamie Roberts named Wales captain for summer tour

Roberts, capped 91 times by Wales , failed to gain selection for this year's Lions after starring in the combined side's 2-1 series triumph in Australia four years ago after also featuring in their 2009 tour of South Africa. McBryde said: "We are going there with the view of giving ourselves the best opportunity to win two tough games". Hansen says the Lions might have a slight edge having played a few more games before their June match.

Sports Judge tosses Aaron Hernandez's conviction in 2013 murder
Author: 0 Judge tosses Aaron Hernandez's conviction in 2013 murder

Judge E. Susan Garsh said a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard was binding precedent. John Salvi was convicted of murder in 1996 for opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Brookline, but his conviction was vacated when he committed suicide in prison before his appeal was heard.