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Spithill, Oracle get swagger back at America's Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the USA on Sunday , going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013. The Kiwis would regain the lead, but Spithill came out better in two close passes on the fifth leg to gain an advantage he wouldn't surrender. "We felt like we gave away that last race a bit, but it is great to see a little fight out of these boys", remarked Burling, ...



Blackhawks begin busy second day of National Hockey League draft

In the National Hockey League, teams hold a draft selection's rights for 30 days after the player chooses to leave college. Mitchell will play at the University of Denver next season. By being selected sixth overall, Glass is the highest selected Winterhawk since Seth Jones went fourth overall to the Nashville Predators in 2013. The Winterhawks' have a rich tradition of producing talent for the NHL Draft, with 137 players now having been selected in the NHL Draft in franchise history.



Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

The Lakers haven't made the NBA Playoffs since 2013, a once inconceivable thought for a franchise with the second most championships (16) and most finals appearances (31) in NBA history. "Both are great fits within Kenny's system". If he can develop a three point shot then look out. "For me it's just fun, what I love to do". In his one college season with UCLA , the 6ft 6in player led the country with 7.6 assists per game.



South Africa win thriller against England, tie up T20 series

England were in a strong position to wrap up their NatWest International Twenty20 Series against South Africa after reducing the Proteas to 174 for eight at Taunton . "We know they still have a lot of learning to do and we have a lot of learning to do as a side and I think it is important we don't get too far ahead of ourselves saying we should be "X, Y and Z in this, that and the other" because Mason is still learning his trade as well".



Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter

Chosen with the second-overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday, Ball is known for many things, one of those being a tremendous passer. Recent reports revealed that the 48-year-old Ball is now in negotiations with the WWE to make a special appearance on the June 26th episode of Monday Night Raw at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.


Tim Tebow promoted to high Class A St. Lucie by Mets

Tim Tebow promoted to high Class A St. Lucie by Mets

With each of those appearances coming at Single-A Columbia, he is now batting.222 with three home runs and 23 RBI to accompany his.311 on-base percentage. Tebow was drafted by the Broncos in the first round in 2010. He later joined the New York Jets in 2012, the New England Patriots in 2013 and attempted a failed National Football League comeback with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015.