• Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games
Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games

The Pistons will be without arguably their best player to start the 2017-18 season. The suspension stems from a March arrest in which Caldwell-Pope was pulled over for driving 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and failed a field sobriety test, according to police reports.

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  • Lonzo Ball heads to Lakers as No. 2 overall pick
Lonzo Ball heads to Lakers as No. 2 overall pick

Amidst rumors of a potentially disastrous Kristaps Porzingis trade and a repeated insistence on running the triangle offense , 11-time NBA Champion and New York Knicks General Manager Phil Jackson might have made a smart move to draft French rookie Frank Ntilikina .

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  • Preds Open 2017-18 Season Season on Road vs. Bruins, Penguins
Preds Open 2017-18 Season Season on Road vs. Bruins, Penguins

Later that month, the team will face their Round Two rival, St. Louis, on November 24, the first of two road games against the Blues. It was anticipated the team would unveil a Western Conference Championship banner at Bridgestone Arena, although specific plans and a date have not been announced.

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  • PSG star Angel di Maria handed one-year prison sentence
PSG star Angel di Maria handed one-year prison sentence

Former Real Madrid and Manchester United winger Angel di Maria has agreed to pay 2m euros (£1.76m) to settle a tax case in Spain, according to Spanish authorities. Cristiano Ronaldo and José Mourinho are both clients of the football agent Jorge Mendes . Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of ta...

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  • Bucks Draft Notebook: Badgers bypassed in first round
Bucks Draft Notebook: Badgers bypassed in first round

Both Milwaukee and Toronto will begin summer league play in Las Vegas on July 7th. Koenig had an article in The Players Tribune written to NBA GMs on why he should be drafted , but he'll have to earn a spot with a strong showing this summer and perhaps with the Wisconsin Herd, Milwaukee's NBA G League affiliate.

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  • Confederations Cup in Russia
Confederations Cup in Russia

Putin welcomed fans to what he called a "big football festival" and thanked Infantino and Fifa for the faith they had shown in Russian Federation. The Russian national team has nearly a whole year did not play in official matches , and social events can only provide a rough idea of Cherchesova team strength.

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  • What to watch for in the 2017 NBA Draft
What to watch for in the 2017 NBA Draft

That's a shame, because Lonzo is an incredibly talented basketball player, and will likely still go very early in Thursday's NBA Draft , despite concerns from teams about his proud Papa. LaVar Ball talked his son Lonzo becoming a Laker into existence, and he might just do the same about next year's playoffs. Lakers coach Luke Walto...

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  • After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'
After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'

On Wednesday, the hospital said Scalise had been upgraded to fair condition and was showing signs of improvement. Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the same shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia ball field, is now in good condition, according to a Tweet from Washington ABC News affiliate WJLA.

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Ronaldo's header sinks hosts Russia
FIFA Confederations Cup: Ronaldo's header sinks hosts Russia

Nearly of all the players from both teams got dragged into the massive fight, with the referee caught in the middle. Before the game Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio had described the All Whites as "gentlemen" but he bemoaned that 'the game was really rough, almost violent and I think that's unacceptable'.

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  • Read fit for opening Test
Read fit for opening Test

Williams takes over from close friend Leigh Halfpenny and starts at full-back while lock icon Jones is in the second row alongside line-out master George Kruis. Test captain Peter O'Mahony, Conor Murray , Sean O'Brien, Tadgh Furlong and replacements Johnny Sexton and Jack McGrath along with the rest of the matchday 23 received their famous red...

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  • CP NewsAlert: Oilers captain McDavid wins Hart as NHL's most valuable player
CP NewsAlert: Oilers captain McDavid wins Hart as NHL's most valuable player

The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Frazier has averaged 6.2 points, 4.4 assists and 2.4 rebounds in three National Basketball Association seasons with New Orleans, Philadelphia and Portland. Jack Adams Award (best coach): John Tortorella . Sometimes, you long for the days when the Mark Messiers or Eric Lindroses were so genuinely overcome by an awards win...

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  • Watch Buckeyes fan mow 'scripted Ohio' in MI fan's lawn
Watch Buckeyes fan mow 'scripted Ohio' in MI fan's lawn

That doesn't make for much of a rivalry, but more so a domination. Buckeyes fan Ty Higgins was watching his neighbor's house while he was out of town for a week when he noticed the grass could use some cutting. He labeled his video, "My neighbor is a big *ichigan fan". Ty Higgins, who lives in OH according to this Facebook page, gloriously pu...

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  • Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths
Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths

Indeed, they are approaching this as a must-win, because no one harbours much hope of Portugal losing to New Zealand . Chris Wood could hardly care less about rankings and reputation when it comes to his team's last game at the Confederations Cup .

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  • Man United boss Mourinho refutes Spanish tax fraud claims
Man United boss Mourinho refutes Spanish tax fraud claims

The accusations come just a week after Spanish prosecutors brought a parallel case against Mr Ronaldo, Real Madrid's star striker who allegedly withheld taxes worth €14.8 million. The Real Madrid supremo also assured fans that Ronaldo would honour his contract with the La Liga champions. Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-...

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  • Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show
Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show

He emphasized that electronics, aerospace industries and agriculture have all received a boost. Over a third of the jihadists in Syria are foreign mercenaries, who include Russian nationals, Vladimir Putin told Oliver Stone , adding that, while Russia wants to work with the U.S.

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers Ball in NBA draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers Ball in NBA draft

Two years later, in their first full seasons in the league, one of the two will most likely win the Rookie of the Year award next week. That's a trend that could slow down after this year. It marks the fourth straight year the Blue Devils have produced a top-three pick. "You realize he's got the chip but he doesn't go out of his way to show it...

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  • Bulls trade G to Wolves; get No. 7 pick Markkanen
Bulls trade G to Wolves; get No. 7 pick Markkanen

But Wade wasn't going to give up nearly $24 million for a chance to play on a winning team (he has 3 championship rings). And look no further than what IN are going through right now for what being "patient" gets you with a star on a middling team.

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  • What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win
What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

Little under 10 minutes into the second half, Raul Jimenez brought Mexico level and then Orile Peralta grabbed the victor with 18 minutes remaining. He said he was taking some of the blame for the loss. " The first 10 minutes after the break, we gave them too much space and time on the ball ".

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  • Sixers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball with top picks
Sixers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball with top picks

Detroit was in the news with possible trades involving Andre Drummond. There were two No. 1 overall picks in the gym at the Sixers practice facility on Friday. It seems as though the Lakers have a pretty solid plan in place with Magic Johnson at the helm, and Ball is a guy they have faith in to help restore glory to a proud franchise.

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  • Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls
Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Meanwhile, Jimmy Butler will be making $18.6 million in '18-'19 which is a lot more than LaVine, but what a freaking bargain for one of the best two-way players in the National Basketball Association. Patton averaged 12.9 points and 6.1 rebounds. Dunn was supposed to draw most of his value from the defensive side of the floor, but he was inconsis...

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