Magic ink No. 1 pick Paolo Banchero to rookie scale contract

On Friday, the Orlando Magic announced that they signed No. 1 overall pick Paolo Banchero, becoming one of the first known draftees to ink his rookie scale contract. He will earn $9,212,600 next season as the top pick. Banchero was an All-American last season at Duke after averaging 17.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and … Read more

Wimbledon: Heather Watson charges into fourth round for first time in career | Tennis News

Heather Watson is playing in her 43rd major tournament and reached the fourth round at a major for the first time in singles; the 30-year-old will take on Jule Niemeier next in the singles’ draw and will be back on court later at the All England Club to play doubles with Harriet Dart By Emma … Read more

Paulo Fonseca (Lille) wants to “build an ambitious team”

“Can you tell us how your arrival at LOSC took shape?It was a normal process, the club contacted me recently, explained the project to me, the ambitions, we talked about a lot of things. We easily reached an agreement and I’m here to work. What does this team need to perform?I studied the players a … Read more

Armand Duplantis beats the best outdoor performance in history with 6.16m in Stockholm

It is not a world record strictly speaking, but Armand Duplantis signed the highest jump ever recorded outdoors, Thursday evening in front of his public, in Stockholm. In the authentic stadium of the Swedish capital, in front of a packed turn, Duplantis improved the best world performance in history with 6.16m. A centimeter better than … Read more

Mauricio Pochettino, departure of PSG signed for nearly 10 M €

It took more than a fortnight of negotiations. But this time, it’s done: PSG reached an agreement with Mauricio Pochettino and his staff, this Thursday, to break the contract which bound them until June 2023. The discussions extended because the Parisian leaders wanted to see lower severance packages, while the Argentinian technician saw no reason … Read more

Fabien Galthié, coach of the Blues, before the first test against Japan: “Charles (Ollivon) is fresh, available”

On Charles Ollivon, back in selection after a year of absence “He entered the tour with the rally in Monaco with the Babaas as captain. He is very comfortable, he has regained all his abilities, he is in the process of stringing together matches. He played again in the spring with Toulon and was one … Read more

Andy Murray fights back to beat James Duckworth in Wimbledon first round | Tennis news

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray rallied to beat James Duckworth and reach the second round at the All England Club; Murray will next face John Isner; Emma Raducanu also advanced with victory over Alison Van Uytvanck Last Updated: 27/06/22 11:54pm Andy Murray celebrates after beating James Duckworth at Wimbledon Andy Murray recovered from dropping the … Read more

After a successful World Cup, the French team already has the Paris 2024 Olympics “in mind”

” We already have all the 2024 Olympic Games in mind. The day after Les Bleues’ first world title in 3×3 basketball, accompanied by a men’s bronze medal, the coach of the French women’s team Yann Julien was already planning on the big meeting of his players in two years, Place de la Concorde. ” … Read more

Daryl Morey ready to see more out of young guard Isaiah Joe for Sixers

CAMDEN, NJ–Young Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Joe had himself a helluva preseason in the 2021-22 season. He shot a blistering 59.3% from deep over the four games and the hope was that he would make a dent in the team’s rotation and establish himself a bit. Instead, Joe regressed a little bit as he struggled … Read more