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Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly terrible ceremonial first pitch

Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly terrible ceremonial first pitch

But the moment was all worth it, Jackson said. Jackson becomes the first local product to be chosen in the National Basketball Association draft since 2014 when Pleasant Groves C.J. "He can play both guard spots". With the selection of Smith, the team has their cornerstone player to go alongside Barnes if the point guard's high upside can come through and they are expected to be as aggressive as always in free agency.


Paulinho admits he has received an offer from Barcelona

Paulinho admits he has received an offer from Barcelona

Having ensured a disappointing spell in England with Tottenham following his reported £17m (HK$170m) move from Corinthians, Paulinho has established himself as a key player under compatriot Scolari, winning the AFC Champions League in 2015 as well as the last two editions of the Super League and the 2016 FA Cup.


Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Rome Masters champion Zverev had won all three of his previous finals this season, but was blown away by a vintage performance from 18-time major champion Federer in only 53 minutes on Sunday. "After my long break, I'm feeling excellent and it's a pleasure to be back and I'm fit for Wimbledon". " I now hope that I'll stay healthy in this second part of the season and we'll see what happens ".



Mustafi hopes 'brilliant' Sanchez can stay at Arsenal

Arsenal are still in negotiations with Sanchez and his fellow star player Mesut Ozil about extending their deals at The Emirates with 12 months remaining on the current contracts. He added: 'He is an extraordinary player, for me one of the best in the world. The uncertainty surrounding Sanchez's future has clouded the early weeks of Arsenal's summer - but team-mate Mustafi is desperate to see him stick around.


Grichuk homers in return, helps Cardinals top Pirates 8-4

Grichuk homers in return, helps Cardinals top Pirates 8-4

He struck out six and walked one. "I didn't even feel it, honestly", Voit said. "We take it however we can get it", St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. DeJong's solo home run gave the Cardinals a 3-2 lead in the seventh. The game's one remaining moment of suspense occurred two batters after DeJong's hit.