Tom Marshall covers Liga MX and the Mexican national team for ESPN FC. This Wednesday, June 21 , 2017 (11:00 AM Pacific) Mexico will play New Zealand at the Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht in Sochi, Russia for a group stage match in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup .
Thursday is the NBA Draft and the number one pick is going to be Markelle Fultz from the University of Washington . While Fultz's status as the first player taken might have been slightly in question had Boston held on to the pick, the 76ers are in dire need of a franchise guard and the writing appears to be on the wall.
Lewis hit.429 as a senior with nine doubles and four home runs. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Lewis was named the 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year in California and Trinity League Player of the Year for the third consecutive season. Since the 2001 Draft, 14 of the Twins first round selections have reached the major leagues and six are on the Twins roster, including Byron Buxton (2nd overall in 2012), José Berríos (32nd overall in 2012), Kyle Gibson (22nd overall in 2009), Alex Wimmers (21st overall ...
Coming off his best result in a major championship, a tie for ninth in the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, Thomas is high on the list of players to continue the trend of seven straight first-time winners on the Grand Slam tournaments. Recently, he hasn't finished worse than 26th the last five times he's teed it up. Others teeing off early include Masters champion and two-time Travelers Championship victor Bubba Watson at 7 a.m on the first tee, and rising star Justin Thomas at 6:50 a.m.
Two years ago we had that fax misfortune. De Gea, however, does not appear set for a move to Madrid as a replacement for LaLiga and Champions League-winning keeper Keylor Navas. "He is aware of his qualities, he is aware he is just 17 or 18 years old so he has a good opportunity at Monaco because it is a attractive city, and a world class academy".
The first week Thornton will be eligible to play this season following his suspension is after Detroit's bye week, on October 29 against the Pittsburgh Steelers . Thornton, 27, is in a competition for a depth role at defensive tackle with Akeem Spence , Ego Ferguson , Bruce Gaston , Jordan Hill and sixth-round pick Jeremiah Ledbetter as backups to Haloti Ngata and A'Shawn Robinson.
He will appear in court at the end of July to defend himself, although there is no formal charge at this stage. He made a decision to float about some rumours that he had chose to leave Madrid owing to a "lack of protection" from the club. The 70-year-old Perez, who ran unopposed, was reelected for a fifth four-year mandate at the Spanish powerhouse. He's coaching Manchester United .
Leaders of the FBI's Washington field office will discuss their investigative findings at a news conference Wednesday. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting. For months before the shooting, he had been living out of his van in the Washington area, with more than 200 rounds of ammunition among the belongings he kept in a storage unit, Slater said.
Nadal's triumph represented the third time he has gone all the way at Roland Garros without dropping a set, a fact he pointed to when asked if he had played his best ever tennis in this year's edition. "This is the most important event of my career". "Winning these kind of titles, then you have chances to become any number on the ranking". It's a surface that I really enjoyed playing on a lot.
Nadal joined unseeded the 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko as a 2017 singles champions in Paris after the Latvian came back from a set and 3-0 down against favourite Simona Halep to win the women's final 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday. I don't know if I will ever get to meet the player who will do better than I did. Wawrinka had dominated the baseline against Murray and smacked 87 winners but here he was being pushed way back by Nadal's vicious spin.
Di Maria left Madrid in August 2014 and signed a five-year deal with Manchester United after a £59.7m deal was agreed. Although the prison sentence seems shocking, ESPN FC reported that Di Maria, like many other professional soccer players, will likely avoid jail time.
French police have taken into custody four members of the family, a source said on Tuesday. Police sources told AFP that a Kalashnikov assault rifle, handguns and gas canisters were found in the vehicle. It imposed emergency security rules in the wake of the 2015 attacks which killed 130 people. Mr Collomb said he will present a bill on Wednesday at a cabinet meeting to extend the state of emergency from July 15, its current expiration date, until November 1.
Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches at the Confederations Cup in Russia . This is a massive game for us. We played without confidence, couldn't connect two or three passes. "The national team, more than preparing the way for the eventual exit of Rafael [Marquez] I believe.is prepared to perform and give positive results the day any ...
I love to play here, I love you guys, you're awesome. "I'm really happy, I love to be here", Ostapenko said after the crowd serenaded her with a chorus of Happy Birthday. His French Open title defense nearing an end, Novak Djokovic stumbled and tumbled to his knees on the red clay, his racket flying from his right hand as his opponent's backhand zipped past.
His uncle, Toni Nadal, was crying when interviewed on French television and struggled to answer questions due to emotion, wiping his eyes with his hands before composing himself. Nadal is bidding for a record 10th title in Paris and his 15th Grand Slam title overall. "But you need the right circumstances, the right ingredients to win 10 French Open titles".
Finland's Valtteri Bottas , who replaced retired 2016 champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes in January, qualified third with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen , the polesitter in Monaco two weeks ago, fourth. Raikkonen was the first to pit on lap 17, followed by Ricciardo on the following lap and Perez on lap 19. 'We lost too much time fighting through the Force India cars.
David Harris is crossing over to the dark side (or joining the good guys, depending on who you ask). They signed former New York Jets linebacker David Harris to a two-year deal . If he had played all 16 games in 2016 (he played 15), Harris would have surely bumped his 95 tackles over the century mark, something he had done the previous four seasons.
A late header from Hector Moreno produced a 2-2 draw for Concacaf Gold Cup champions Mexico against Euro 2016 champions Portugal in a group stage match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday. The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St.
While Tuesday's team contains few, if any, of the players who will face the All Blacks at Eden Park, Gatland says the midweekers will play a role in keeping the Lions' confidence high approaching the three-test series. "It was always going to need a couple of days rest and recuperation", Farrell said. "It's a great opportunity for Elliot and I think he's done pretty well", Gatland said.
McPhee plans to finalize the Golden Knights' roster Tuesday night, check with the National Hockey League to make sure everything's good to go, sleep on it and submit it Wednesday morning before the deadline. Pro team spirit is now a tangible thing; you can head down to The Armory and procure it by the bagload. Sidney Crosby won another Conn Smythe Trophy after leading the Penguins to a Stanley Cup , but will the voters see him as the league's MVP over Connor McDavid ? Once that ...
While he would like to see opportunities grow at club level, Southgate, the former Under-21 coach, says this is an exciting generation. "You have to expect the unexpected and we were 2-1 down from nowhere but we found another gear". "We could have had maybe a four versus two going up the field and we could have just killed the game off", said the Hull City defender. As for Scotland , they now find themselves in fourth place in Group F , six points behind leaders England and in ...
The Lions played some of their most exciting rugby of the tour so far as wing Jack Nowell scored a try in each half, the forward pack eked out a penalty try after dominating with their driving maul and Ireland centre Jared Payne finished off a fine counter-attack started by Nowell.
Sri Lanka, who crashed out from the group stages, are eighth with 93 points leaving the three successive positions in a tight race. They showered them with love and garlands, it seemed like the Eid celebrations came early in Pakistan this year.
The former England batsman further asserted that the tournament, however, turned out to be a disaster for teams like Australia and South Africa, who were considered among the favourites to win the title."For some nations - Australia and South Africa - it was a bit of a disaster", he said.
The Sixers and Celtics agreed to a trade that sees Philly acquire this year's #1 pick, in exchange for this year's #3 pick, and a future first round draft pick. The former Celtics player, now their president of basketball operations, said the magnitude of the trade put it "under the microscope", and he acknowledged that he, as with others in his position, would be "judged" on how such big moves ultimately turned out.
Hudson was gunning for points against the hosts and will not scale down those ambitions against Mexico, despite El Tri lying 78 places above New Zealand in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings. Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal, OFC (Oceania ...
Teams looking for point guard help in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft are in luck - as long as they have a high pick, that is. The Celtics, on the other hand, have their eyes on getting more athletic at the wing forward positions. He averaged 12 points and 7.8 rebounds during his lone season at Florida State.
Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 to 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits". Ronaldo, also from Portugal, has been summoned to testify in his case on July 31. Jose Mourinho savaged after Real Madrid tax fraud accusation .
She subsequently remained with the company, heading its legal department before she was entrusted with a management role in 2001. Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn is believed to have left her role following a disagreement with majority shareholders Longbow Finance, Motorsport Week understands.
Kyrie Irving added 38 points and three assists, and J.R. Smith recovered from his very bad start to the Finals to score 16. Klay Thompson had 30 points and six boards and Curry finished with 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for the Warriors , who survived committing 18 turnovers for 22 Cleveland points.
I suspect this will be one of the storylines to follow this summer: How do the transfer moves at bigger clubs impact what Spurs can or cannot do? City are also chasing two left-backs - with Monaco's Benjamin Mendy and Southampton's Ryan Bertrand among their targets.
While Koepka was in first place, Hideki Matsuyama was making a charge. But the turning point in a gripping war of nerves came just after the turn when Harman struggled through back-to-back bogeys on the 12th and 13th. But Koepka is one of those. He opened with a pair of tap-in birdies and putted for birdie on every hole but the par-3 13th. He duly missed to drop back to 13 under.
For years, Boston Celtics fans have been begging general manager Danny Ainge to reach into his precious treasure chest of valuable draft picks and package them for a star. With a move like this, they could potentially have two first round picks and a second round pick, as well. Anytime a team is awarded the No. 1 overall pick in a draft, it's an incredible opportunity to snag the next Hall of Fame player.
Lowe expects Massa to put the disappointment of his first lap retirement in the Canadian Grand Prix behind him by returning to the points in Azerbaijan , and also hopes Lance Stroll takes the confidence from his first points finish of his career into this weekend.
While the wait to see the Golden Knights jersey is over, you still can't get your hands on one until October. Based on previous mock drafts , McPhee doesn't expect the Golden Knights to have any difficulty getting to the NHL's minimum payroll of 60 percent of the $75 million salary cap.