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Celtics will 'strongly resist' adding compensation to Kyrie Irving trade

Celtics will 'strongly resist' adding compensation to Kyrie Irving trade

The Celtics traded two-time All-Star point guard Thomas , small forward Jae Crowder , center Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets' first-round draft pick in 2018 to the Cavaliers for four-time All-Star Irving on Tuesday. From Bill Russell and Sam Jones to Larry Bird and Kevin McHale to Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett , the Celtics' franchise has had a long list of champions, of players who don't falter at the first sign of defeat, and of players who represent what it means to be a resident ...


Former Ironman Dean Mercer Dead After Car Crash On Gold Coast

Former Ironman Dean Mercer Dead After Car Crash On Gold Coast

Dean Mercer , 47, a two-time victor of the national ironman title, crashed into a fence outside a Mermaid Waters shopping centre vehicle park about 7am on Monday. Mercer, originally from Thirroul on the NSW south coast was awarded an OAM for services to life saving as well as being inducted into the Sport NSW Hall of Fame.


Field confirmed for New Zealand Women's Open

Field confirmed for New Zealand Women's Open

Calgary's Jennifer Ha and superstar Brooke Henderson of nearby Smiths Falls, Ont., finished their rounds at 3-over par . Park shot a bogey-free round of seven-under 64 to win the Canadian Pacific Women's Open on Sunday (local time) in Ottawa.


Texas, Japan to play for Little League championship

Texas, Japan to play for Little League championship

The International Championship Game pitted perennial LLWS power Japan against a Mexico team that bounced back after losing its first game of the 2017 Little League World Series to Venezuela. After that, a dropped third strike and an error by Mexico pitcher Jorge Garcia put two runners on and squandered two potential outs. Japan has won the Little League World Series 10 times overall, which is second among worldwide teams behind only Taiwan's 17.


Marco Asensio spares Real Madrid's blushes

Marco Asensio spares Real Madrid's blushes

It took Asensio - who scored twice in the Supercopa de Espana - 10 minutes to make his mark with the game's opening goal before his excellent set-piece past Valencia goalkeeper Neto during the closing stages continued his fine run of form.


Phillies Continue Homestand Against Cubs

Phillies Continue Homestand Against Cubs

Hoskins is the fastest player to hit nine home runs accomplishing the feat in just 54 at-bats, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The most interesting rookie in baseball had another one of those days that nearly defies description Sunday.