• 76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick
76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Size, athleticism, balance, mechanics: All the goodies are there. Fultz and Simmons will both be rookies this season and you can only imagine the two having even better rookie campaigns than Dario and Joel did. "The city has to feel fantastic", Sixers coach Brett Brown said. During the summer of 2013, they sold 3,400 season tickets. The Bucks w...

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  • LeBron James and Paul George: A dynamic and risky combo
LeBron James and Paul George: A dynamic and risky combo

Major trades could be going down during Thursday's National Basketball Association draft and in the coming weeks. That means that for one season we would get to see Kyrie Irving , Paul George and LeBron James all on one team together to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors once again.

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  • US Open Leaderboard 2017: Updating Results and Standings for Saturday
US Open Leaderboard 2017: Updating Results and Standings for Saturday

None of those 18 players has won a major tournament to date. But I think at the end of the day it's competitive rounds with a card in my hand that I need and I've been very light on them this year. There have been no reports yet of anyone getting sick. It didn't matter at that point, because I was so far from the cut line. He rolled in an 18-...

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  • Reasons Why India's Tour Of West Indies 2017 Is Of Great Importance
Reasons Why India's Tour Of West Indies 2017 Is Of Great Importance

Also there was no communication between them in the Champions Trophy so on Tuesday he resigned from the post revealing it on Twitter . Queried about the circumstances that led to Kumble's exit, the India captain was predictably reticent, citing the sanctity of the dressing room for his silence on the issue.

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  • Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office
Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office

He is set to enter free agency in the summer of 2018. James in turn lobbied for Gilbert to extend Griffin's contract, to no avail. Wojnarowski writes that Billups and Gilbert will meet to discuss the job opportunity. "At the end of the day, he still has to press the right buttons because I'm not in the war room, I'm not in the draft room wi...

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  • Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round
Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round

I just can't wait to get started and get this thing going. Following an impressive showing at the NBA Draft Combine, however, Jackson kept his name in for good and was projected by many to be a first-round pick. I'm going to be the best player I can be. "Aside from his jump shooting ability, Jackson does his best work making decisive straight...

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  • Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Rip LaVar Ball After Wild NBA Draft Interview
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Rip LaVar Ball After Wild NBA Draft Interview

He was sixth in the nation in scoring (23.2) and 15th in assists (5.9). Though his unorthodox shooting form has been criticized, Ball shot 73.2 percent from the field on 2-point attempts and 41.2 percent from 3-point range last season, becoming the first player over the past 25 seasons to attempt 300 field goals and shoot 70 percent on 2s and 40 ...

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  • Wymer, TCU stay alive in College World Series
Wymer, TCU stay alive in College World Series

The infinite nature of hitting baseballs to special spots with baseball bats allows for a very, very small probability of two hits reaching this fan twice in the same game. Following a pop out by Drew Ellis, Summers was caught stealing on a questionable call. Louisville coach Dan McDonnell argues a call at second base during the team's NCAA Coll...

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  • McGregor fight set for August 26
McGregor fight set for August 26

The 40-year-old Mayweather, who was unbeaten during his professional career, is coming out of retirement to lock horns with the superstar of the mixed martial arts, McGregor , in a blockbuster boxing bout at Las Vegas on August 26 . Besides that, the Dublin-born is probably the hottest media figure in the fighting world. Mayweather has spent th...

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  • The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set
The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set

The long discussed, highly anticipated fight will be contested at 154 pounds, over 12 rounds, and it will go down at the T-Mobile Arena. McGregor took to Twitter late last night to say, "The fight is on". "Floyd is 40 years old", Ellerbe added. Nate's win over McGregor, of course, catapulted him to a newfound level of stardom but in the time si...

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  • Salah: I had the best years of my career at Roma
Salah: I had the best years of my career at Roma

Roma confirmed exact details of the transfer and revealed the total fee could reach €50m if clauses based on the success of Salah and Liverpool are achieved. British media reported that Liverpool paid 34 million euros ($38 million) to sign Salah, who is returning to the Premier League two and a half years after leaving Chelsea following an un...

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  • Timberwolves acquire Jummy Butler from Bulls
Timberwolves acquire Jummy Butler from Bulls

That's a pretty superb starting lineup. Irving, some believe, is actually going to push for a trade, although it's hard to believe some team can come up with the goods ( picks & players) to make that deal happen. While the comment itself wasn't harmful, it shone a light on Hoiberg's inability to take hold of the locker room. But sacrificing Lov...

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  • Devils unveil new jerseys for 2017-18 season
Devils unveil new jerseys for 2017-18 season

The Devils unveiled their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season with the rest of the National Hockey League on Tuesday night, and while there are some changes, the basic aspects of the sweaters remained the same. "Specifically created for elite performance, we've designed the ADIZERO Authentic NHL jerseys to deliver advanced innovation and technic...

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  • Clinical Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final
Clinical Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final

Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh, on Sunday.

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  • 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

It started with a subtle black logo on Lonzo Ball 's black bow tie, but became more pronounced after Ball was taken No. 2 by the Los Angeles Lakers . "There's never going to be another Magic Johnson , so I'm trying to be myself", he said. Silver has talked about changing the NBA's limit, saying the current rule that American-born players m...

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  • Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick
Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

The Chicago Sun-Times interviewed the fathers of six prospects in the run-up to the draft, and one sentiment all shared was LaVar Ball seems to occupy a parenting world of his own. He's always been there for him. LaVar Ball raised his family in Chino Hills, a Los Angeles suburb 35 miles east of Staples Center. The Lakers are the -260 favo...

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  • Bulls Trade Jimmy Butler To Timberwolves
Bulls Trade Jimmy Butler To Timberwolves

Timberwolves' head coach Tom Thibodeau will now reunite with Butler after coaching him on the Bulls previously. And according to a person with knowledge of the situation, Butler welcomes the move to Minnesota to join his old coach and a team loaded with young talent in Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins .

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  • Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder
Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder

Blackhawks general manager, Stan Bowman , paid homage to Hossa ability to cope with the condition throughout his career. Hossa indicated afterward that he planned to return next season. That's the thing you remember the most . The Blackhawks may be looking to move that contract, but this is unlike Pavel Datsyuk's contract, which ended a simi...

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  • Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Jackson joins a Suns team already loaded with youthful talent as the franchise continues the long climb back to relevance. Jackson helped Lone Peak win its fourth-straight state championship - the first 5A school to do so in state history - as a sophomore in 2014 when he averaged 17.9 points a year after transferring from Lehi.

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  • Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

In the end you could argue it hardly mattered who won, it was such a great contest in front of a sell-out crowd under the Dunedin roof (thank the lucky stars for that roof, it was very bad outside), and decided by just one point after the nerveless Marty Banks nailed a wide angle penalty with just a few minutes to play.

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