• Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers
Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers

Schenn is just 25 years old and has demonstrated notable durability after missing just five combined games over the last four seasons. Schenn, 25, gives the Blues an immediate upgrade at center. Lehtera recorded 22 points in 64 games with St. Louis last season. Schenn does carry a hefty contract, which represents a $5.125 million cap hit in e...

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  • NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The former Maryland star flirted with going pro after each of his first two years in school, and then took the plunge this spring after his junior year. This was the third time in the past four years that the 76ers have taken the consensus top player in the draft - Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid were the others - and one would think that all...

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  • Man United and Chelsea make offers for top 25-year-old midfielder
Man United and Chelsea make offers for top 25-year-old midfielder

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros ($F2.65m).

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  • Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato
Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

The duo's England colleague Elliot Daly was also at the forefront of an impressive team performance and received a name check from Gatland afterwards. When asked if Daly would feature on Saturday at Eden Park, Gatland acknowledged that it was indeed 'possible, ' either as a starter or as one of the replacements .

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  • Point guards could dominate top picks in draft
Point guards could dominate top picks in draft

Wow. Strong and poignant words from the father of the soon-to-be National Basketball Association lottery draft pick who helped his Kentucky team to a 86-75 victory against Ball's UCLA squad in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in March with a 39-point outburst.

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  • Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to 4-year contract extension
Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to 4-year contract extension

Russell has become an extremely polarizing player in the National Hockey League over the past few years so this deal is sure to receive equal amounts of praise and criticism depending on what exactly you're looking for from a defenseman. Russell added four helpers over 13 playoff games as Edmonton made it to the second round where they lost to the ...

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  • Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title
Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded player to win the women's French Open title in 84-years after beating Romanian Simona Halep today. The 2017 French Open women's final at Roland Garros will showcase unranked Jelena Ostapenko against No. 3 Simona Halep . Playing a tactical match that dared Ostapenko to go for low-pe...

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  • 76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Feeling that way has allowed Boston to accept Philadelphia's trade offer to move back to No. 3 to get the player they want. Butler was drafted by the Bulls in 2011, taken with the 30th pick six years ago. "This city has to feel fantastic", coach Brett Brown said. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple ...

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  • By The Numbers: Winners and Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
By The Numbers: Winners and Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft

Embiid has played in 31 National Basketball Association games since being drafted in 2014. With the Boston Celtics' slide to the third spot after its trade with the 76ers, people are getting interested on the picks that they will be getting in tonight's draft .

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  • Marin Cilic sets up Queen's semi-final with Gilles Muller
Marin Cilic sets up Queen's semi-final with Gilles Muller

While Thompson will rue his missed opportunity, he should leave west London with renewed belief in his ability after his brief but memorable moment in the spotlight. Russian Daniil Medvedev beat fellow 21-year-old Thanasi Kokkinakis who failed to match the heights he reached when beating third seed Milos Raonic in round one, losing 6-2 6-2.

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  • Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request trade
Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request trade

If they have that plan for me, I think it's time to make a move. Making Cabrera unhappy for someone who's performing as poorly as Reyes doesn't make much sense. I have never had a situation like this before. I think that's the right move for me and my family. He needs to go out tonight and play well. Cabrera said the Mets also asked him to ...

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  • Russia Win Confed Cup Opener
Russia Win Confed Cup Opener

Vitaly Mutko, deputy prime minister and organizing committee chief, told Germany's Spiegel Online: "The attempt to portray Russian Federation as a risky country is something we know about, we also saw that before the Olympic Games in Sochi".

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  • Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction
Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, but he had appealed the decision. Days after he was found not guilty of a 2012 Boston double homicide, Hernandez was found dead on April 19 in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center.

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  • Oilers' McDavid caps National Hockey League season with MVP honours
Oilers' McDavid caps National Hockey League season with MVP honours

McDavid also took home another award earlier in the night before he was announced as a cover boy, as he was voted as the Ted Lindsay award victor by his peers. Former No. 1 pick Sidney Crosby is still grabbing Stanley Cups, but two more recent top picks look poised to grab their share of the NHL's spotlight.

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  • Grounded flights and power outages as temperatures soar in US
Grounded flights and power outages as temperatures soar in US

Kushner was one of the few who ignored warnings to avoid strenuous outdoor activity and chose to exercise outside on one of the hottest days in Phoenix's recorded history. States in the southwestern USA, such as Arizona, California , and Nevada are having one of their hottest summers on record. Bigger aircraft like Boeing 747s and Airbus m...

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

They did not get off to the best of starts as they were left frustrated by a last gasp Mexico equaliser in a 2-2 draw in their Group A match on Sunday. And the Colombian coach later had to be restrained by his own bench during the brawl in injury time. "But like I said - the only team not the champion of their respective continent is us".

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  • Celtics Select Duke Forward Jayson Tatum with 3rd Pick in NBA Dr
Celtics Select Duke Forward Jayson Tatum with 3rd Pick in NBA Dr

In his hand, Silver held a card. With the No. 3 selection in the 2017 NBA Draft , the Boston Celtics picked Duke forward Jayson Tatum . Jayson Tatum worked out for the 76ers, after all. Tatum likely would have continued that trend had it not been for a blockbuster trade that occurred three days ahead of the Draft. On Monday, Boston deal...

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  • Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

The favourites to advance from Group B, Germany and Chile, play later on Thursday in Kazan . They face European champions Portugal in their final match on Sunday morning. Hosts Russia are third in the group while New Zealand remain bottom and are out of the tournament . The 10/11 (1.91 ) quote, therefore, for Portugal to win by at l...

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  • Cavs Not Able To Trade For Superstar Because Nobody Wants Kevin Love
Cavs Not Able To Trade For Superstar Because Nobody Wants Kevin Love

Perhaps the Portland Trail Blazers, who play in Love's home state of OR, would give up a pick OR two from their stash this year, another future selection and one of their signees from last summer (Allen Crabbe, anyone?) to get a deal done. For what it's worth, USA Today is reporting that there's "zero truth" to report that Cavs players are telling ...

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  • Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

The next stage in the group A matches is a final match which will serve as a knockout game thereby deciding which teams will head off into the semi-finals. It lost to Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup , and to Germany in the 2005 Confederations Cup . "We've changed quite a bit in terms of our line-up, our game, our attitude and the fans see t...

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