• Raiders' Derek Carr: Did not want 'every single dime'
Raiders' Derek Carr: Did not want 'every single dime'

Quarterback Derek Carr tweeted Thursday that he has finalized an extension with the Oakland Raiders . Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck previously topped the list, averaging a $24.6 million salary. It's a point that former National Football League quarterback Brady Quinn made on Friday's PFT Live , noting that the union likely isn'...

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  • LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career
LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career

To paraphrase from a third-party acquaintance, but LaVar Ball is a businessman who made a decision to position himself as a "heel" for marketing purposes. "I'm trying to tell you, I knew this was happening before it was happening", LaVar Ball said. It is indeed too early to talk about the NBA Playoffs, but Ball will be Ball.

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  • Senate health care bill: How is it different from the House's legislation?
Senate health care bill: How is it different from the House's legislation?

The Senate's " Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017", stretches the phase-out of Medicaid expansion financing and higher payments would be provided through 2023. Trump tweeted on Thursday that that he is "very supportive" of the Senate's plan. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and ...

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  • Malik Monk selected No. 11 by Hornets
Malik Monk selected No. 11 by Hornets

During his lone year as a Wildcat Monk absolutely lit up the scoring sheet. He averaged 19.8 points per game for Kentucky during his freshman season, leading the SEC in 3-pointers, shooting 39.7 percent and winning the 2017 Jerry West Award as the nation's best shooting guard.

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  • What does Sixers' Markelle Fultz think of comparisons to Rockets' James Harden?
What does Sixers' Markelle Fultz think of comparisons to Rockets' James Harden?

The Boston Celtics , original holders of the top pick and the presumed destination for Fultz , traded their pick to the 76ers. Along with Fultz, the Sixers also drafted four other players in the draft, three of which came in the second round.

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  • Joel Embiid Really Wants Ben Simmons to Dunk All Over Lonzo Ball
Joel Embiid Really Wants Ben Simmons to Dunk All Over Lonzo Ball

The Lakers also aren't anxious about attaching themselves to LaVar Ball , the voluble family patriarch with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons, one $495 pair of sneakers at a time. "Come see me when he does". Ball, a 6ft 6ins point guard from Anaheim who broke the UCLA record for most assists in a s...

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  • Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins
Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

The person also said South Florida businessman Jorge Mas has contacted the Marlins to say he's leading a group interested in buying the franchise. Bush previously linked up with former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the heated bidding war, but he split from that group at the end of May because they couldn't generate the fun...

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  • Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers
Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Meanwhile with their 36th pick, the 76ers chose Australian Jonah Bolden , the son of Bruce Bolden, who played in the NBL for 17 years. The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Lauri Markkanen with the No. 5, the Kings shrewdly moved down for two more selections in the first round. Barring any trades , the Knicks will be on the clock with the eigh...

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  • Egypt forward Salah joins Liverpool
Egypt forward Salah joins Liverpool

Salah's rise has been fast. I have followed him since he emerged at Basel and he has matured into a very good player. I understand he was good at Roma but there's a huge diff between Prem & Serie A . "Listen, we have to be honest". The Egyptian said he has become a better player since his time at Chelsea. He then continued saying: "I'm excit...

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  • Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz
Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz

The team started with the 13th pick, and drafted Donovan Mitchell from the University of Louisville, but immediately traded him to the Jazz. Lydon averaged 14.6 points and 9.6 rebounds as a sophomore at Syracuse. Trading back in the draft always seemed to be a strong possibility for the Nuggets. The Nuggets will have to rely on a jump from th...

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  • Surging Dodgers open homestand against Mets
Surging Dodgers open homestand against Mets

Matz had a bummer of a start against Washington, where Murphy and Co. jumped on the few bad pitches Matz threw, hitting 4 Home Runs off of him. Latest on Gsellman from Rotoworld: Gsellman allowed seven runs on 11 hits over five innings in a loss to the Nationals on Thursday.

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  • Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin opts for free agency
Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin opts for free agency

Each is considered possiblities to stay with the Clippers, though both will be heavily courted once the free-agent period begins July 1. He is reportedly being courted by the San Antonio Spurs. If Paul or Griffin re-sign with the Clippers, they can earn up to $205 and $175 million over five years, respectively. He has dealt with several injuries ov...

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  • Sestito and Comets players avoid being drafted by expansion Golden Knights
Sestito and Comets players avoid being drafted by expansion Golden Knights

After the expansion draft , when the Vegas Golden Knights claimed Fleury from the Penguins, Fleury and his wife, Veronique, dined with a few of his new teammates and one of his old ones, Sidney Crosby . The Golden Knights are Las Vegas' first franchise in a major professional sport. "We knew we were going to lose something, so we felt let's d...

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  • Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick
Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick

One of the biggest rumors in the National Basketball Association right now is that the 76ers are looking to trade the number three overall pick to the Boston Celtics for the number one overall pick. "I think that we have several in the top five or six that could've fit a certain way and helped us along". The talent is good at the top, and we have...

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  • Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft
Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

Markelle Fultz , Lonzo Ball and the future of the National Basketball Association arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". Fultz says that he's just happy to be part of it. "Just want to get on the court". Instead, the Celtics stood pat, taking Jayson Tat...

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  • Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success
Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success

And that comes through our week, our preparation and the mindset we turn up with on Saturday". We struggled at the start of the tour, but I think we've scored nine tries to three in the last four games. "I certainly know what's coming". "I think it's wrong - it shouldn't be down to your location it's got to be about the form you've shown all year...

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  • Celtics Select Duke's Tatum With #3 Overall Pick in NBA Draft
Celtics Select Duke's Tatum With #3 Overall Pick in NBA Draft

The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 3 pick, plus a first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. Now if the Celtics draft Tatum they get all the parts of his game. Tatum said he stayed in contact with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski throughout the draft process, and it was Coach K who encou...

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  • The Source Sports Presents Live At The 2017 NBA Draft
The Source Sports Presents Live At The 2017 NBA Draft

Butler now joins his former coach, Tom Thibodeau and a young nucleus that includes former No. 1 picks Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, making the Timberwolves a more-than-credible playoff threat next season. As many as 20 freshmen were expected to be selected in the draft, including as many as 16 in the first round. This helped maintain a...

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  • Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him
Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him

And Jackson heads to the desert with a Jayhawk-sized chip on his shoulder. And I think the same thing this time. I think the whole situation was really blown out of proportion just because I am who I am. Phoenix last made the playoffs in 2010, and Jackson is excited to be headed there. "I felt like the type of player that I am, I could fit anyw...

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  • Conor Murray: If Lions click we can cause upset at Eden Park
Conor Murray: If Lions click we can cause upset at Eden Park

The Lions' Irish contingent got a reminder of times past against the All Blacks when former captain Brian O'Driscoll presented them with their Test jerseys for Saturday's series opener at Eden Park. "We have looked at that game and certain things we did we will try and implement as well, but again it is a new group of players, it's a completely d...

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