After their 93-85 victory over Serbia in the EuroBasket 2017 Final on Sunday, the Slovenian basketball team were crowned champions of Europe, and thanks to Luka Doncic, they might have a long reign atop the throne. The 18-year-old prodigy, who currently plays for Real Madrid, has been well known to scouts and NBA junkies for a few years now, but he used EuroBasket as a coming out party to everyone else, showing off all assets of his already well-rounded game. Doncic, who could be the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, averaged 14.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 3.6 assists during the competition, and more than once had Twitter in a frenzy over his play. Such as when he did things like this. Afterw
Chelsea could be in big trouble. FIFA have confirmed they’re investigating Chelsea’s youth transfer policy yet again, specifically over the recruitment of foreign players under the age of 18. The worst-case scenario is that Chelsea would be banned from signing any new players across its senior or youth levels but it is believed this situation isn’t as serious as previous investigations involving Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Fresh off the fifth world championship in franchise history, the New England Patriots are now tied with the New York Yankees as the second most valuable franchise in professional sports. According to Forbes, the reigning Super Bowl champion Pats are now worth $3.7 billion, a nine percent increase since their historic 34-28 overtime comeback against the Falcons in Super Bowl 51. Despite capturing a fifth Super Bowl victory, the Patriots and owner Robert Kraft still trail the Dallas Cowboys as the most valuable professional sports franchise.