What Dennis Smith brings to the Mavericks

Smith has a chance to be the first top-10 pick out of NC State since Tom Gugliotta was selected with the No. 6 pick by the Washington Wizards in 1992 draft. For the city of Dallas, he is going to bring confidence and flare to the back court that we simply haven't seen before at the point guard spot. If not for the injury, Nelson joked, Smith's vertical "would have been 50 inches" last season.

Gatland to curb chat ahead of All Blacks Test

He took that chance brilliantly and his lineout work and "dog-of-war" play at the breakdown makes him a key man in this First Test and the captain. "When they get settled on combinations and stuff I think it will be a pretty exciting series.

Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

Ronaldo's headed goal on eight minutes was enough to seal victory and a first ever win for Portugal on Russian soil, having failed in four previous visits. The first match of the game was between Russian Federation and portugal , unsurprisingly like many times in the past Ronaldo has won the game for his national side with a delightful header from close range beating the goal keeper easily.

Mohamed Salah's Stats Will Make Exciting Reading For Liverpool Fans

Liverpool look like they will be breaking their transfer record this summer with the acquisition of Mohamed Salah from Roma , but can you name the 20 players who have cost the Reds the most so far? According to the Press Association, negotiations have been finalised but, somewhat bizarrely, it is not yet known whether the transfer will break the club-record £35m the Reds paid Newcastle for striker Andy Carroll in January 2011.

Liverpool close to landing winger Mohamed Salah

Salah initially showed promise in a Chelsea shirt, but it was clear to see that he was not an archetypal Jose Mourinho player. On top of this, the £39m will actually make Salah the most expensive African of all time, just ahead of Sadio Mane - who we purchased previous year! "In the game against Fiorentina (last season), Salah covered a distance of 70m in just seven seconds starting from zero, which according to analysis conducted by Athletic Sprinting specialists means that he can ...