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Perth Glory can 'be successful in the first year' under Tony Popovic

9 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Can Australia make an impact at Russia 2018 under new coach Bert van Marwijk? Here's a look at how the Socceroos shape up.
The ESPN panel in London are skeptical of Australia ahead of the World Cup with Bert van Marwijk's defensive mindset and an aging squad.
New Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic has set himself the goal of leading the club to a period of sustained success, and he says there's no reason why they can't give the title a shake next season.
"We want to win things," Popovic said.
"We're not going to put a time frame on when that will happen. But we want to be a team that can be...
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Five big-name colleges will be watching this NBA draft closely

Five big-name colleges will be watching this NBA draft closely

9 days ago   |   By New York Post

This week's NBA Draft Combine in Chicago could make or break several prospective draft picks, determining their futures. But it also will shape next year's college basketball season for several programs that have players who have yet to commit to entering the professional ranks or returning to college. That deadline is May 30. Here are...
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2018 NBA Draft Lottery: Luck helps Lakers avoid making the Celtics' rebuild look even better

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics might not be the first thing most were thinking about during the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, but make no mistake, the event had huge implications for the decades-long battle between the two franchises. Had the Lakers' lottery pick - protected by the Philadelphia 76ers for the top overall pick and picks 6-30 - landed in the 2-5 range of the draft, it would've went to the Celtics, and made their already incredibly far along rebuild continue to look eons ahead of the Lakers' own rebuilding efforts. Instead the pick ended up 10th...
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