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Cork to roar in behind our Leeside Lion O'Mahony

The Lions have only won once at Eden Park, in 1959, losing seven clashes and drawing once. Naming Sam Warburton, the tour captain, on the bench belongs in the same category. A nod to Jamie George who will start his first ever worldwide in a Lions shirt, after 17 appearances from the bench for England . "Both of us stood up and he pushed me back in my seat".


De'Aaron Fox could emerge as best point guard in NBA Draft

De'Aaron Fox could emerge as best point guard in NBA Draft

Even though Lonzo isn't technically a member of the Lakers just yet, he was asked by SC's Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to talk about what his pitch would be to LeBron once he becomes a free agent. Many argue Ball's and UCLA's successes were a bit skewed due to the weakness of the PAC 12 and the fact that there were only four NCAA Tournament teams from that conference.



76ers make Markelle Fultz top pick in National Basketball Association draft

Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. The 7-foot-3 Latvian also known as the Unicorn never materialized in green. Draft week has been good to Fultz. 2-5, or if it doesn't, the Kings' 2019 top-one-protected pick. Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge is no stranger to taking chances that most GMs would not consider or take a pass on.



Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft

Harden is eligible for the Designated Player Veteran Exception, which would mean a contract of four years worth $168 million, as a result of his being a unanimous first team All-NBA selection. The possible addition of Paul George or another all-star calibre player could turn the Rockets into a legitimate threat to the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors .


Mateusz Klich: Leeds sign FC Twente midfielder for undisclosed fee

Mateusz Klich: Leeds sign FC Twente midfielder for undisclosed fee

Klich scored six goals in 29 appearances for Twente last season as the team finished seventh. "I can play good football and I can create some good stuff on the pitch". Klich has been capped 10 times by the Polish national side and came on as a 45th-minute substitute in the 2-0 loss to England at Wembley in a World Cup Qualifier in October, 2013.