• Kyle Trinch Named to 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
Kyle Trinch Named to 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team

Phillips joins Ty Denby (twice), Brandriff, Kevin Sullivan , Cabell Willis and the late Carrie Wortham as the only VMI track and field athletes ever to make one of the three Academic All-American teams. She was third at the Big Ten Indoor Championships both at 3,000 and 5,000 meters. Nebraska senior Drew Wiseman and MI senior Erin Flinn were s...

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  • 76ers enlist Fultz; Lakers sign up Ball
76ers enlist Fultz; Lakers sign up Ball

And the 2017 draft was a record-setting night for freshmen. Dunn is coming off an atrocious rookie season, during which he averaged 3.8 points. It was a hard one-and-done season for Simmons, as he had trouble converting on the perimeter (33 percent) and contributing anything other than scoring.

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  • Manchester United making progress in deal to sign Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata
Manchester United making progress in deal to sign Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata

Mendes' agency, Gestifute, released a statement saying Mourinho had not received any official notification about the accusations against him. Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho at the Bernabeu, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain.

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  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

After losing just his second match here against Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals in 2015, Nadal was forced to pull out ahead of the third round past year with a left wrist injury. Things did not improve for Wawrinka as Nadal broke serve again in the opening game of the third set. "I could not play a year ago because of injury so I look forwar...

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  • Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence
Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence

NAN reports that Manchester United had finished sixth in the English Premier League. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of €1.15-million in 2014. Ronaldo has limited himself to saying that he has a "clear conscience" and is "always" innocent, but has not spoken publ...

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  • Mark Buehrle pens essay in The Players' Tribune thanking Chicago
Mark Buehrle pens essay in The Players' Tribune thanking Chicago

And now here we are getting my number retired. Buerhle posted a 161-119 record with a 3.83 ERA for the White Sox from 2000 to '11, making four American League All-Star teams, winning three Gold Gloves, making nine Opening Day starts in a 10-year period and helping the White Sox win a World Series in 2005.

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  • ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent

As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started. 10 with the pick obtained from New Orleans for DeMarcus Cousins. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the deal had not been formally announced.

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  • The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster National Basketball Association draft trade
The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster National Basketball Association draft trade

The Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers finalized their shocking weekend trade this morning. As told in a recent Philadelphia Inquirer report, sources indicated that Fultz and his camp were "disappointed" on lottery night when the Sixers didn't come out with the top overall pick.

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  • Luke Walton believes Lonzo Ball will help improve Laker's culture
Luke Walton believes Lonzo Ball will help improve Laker's culture

Ball is an LA pure bread, so fitting in off the court doesn't appear to be a concern. Ball was also quite efficient for the Bruins, shooting 55.1 percent from the field and 41.2 percent from beyond the 3-point arc. It is indeed too early to talk about the NBA Playoffs, but Ball will be Ball. He's not a pass-first-because-I-can't-shoot guy. Kuzm...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers, GM David Griffin separate after three seasons
Cleveland Cavaliers, GM David Griffin separate after three seasons

The Cavs were dumped in five games in the NBA Finals. In fact, James had advocated for a contract extension for Griffin in April, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin , saying "it makes no sense why [ Griffin ] shouldn't get an extension".

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  • Cavs having trouble trading Kevin Love
Cavs having trouble trading Kevin Love

Butler has three years and more than $56 million left on his contract, but he may be the only reason for optimism around the Bulls franchise after they sneaked into the playoffs and were eliminated in the first round by the Celtics in six games.

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  • Highlanders show ABs how to beat Lions
Highlanders show ABs how to beat Lions

Farrell suffered a similar injury in 2014, when he was ruled out for a month, but the Lions are not planning to call up cover. Head coach Gatland insisted the Lions had the scrum under control heading into the Dunedin contest, only for the Highlanders to bulldoze a late set-piece and sink the tourists.

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  • Machado out again for O's; Castillo activated, Pena cut
Machado out again for O's; Castillo activated, Pena cut

Machado was injured while attempting to apply a tag to Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen . Machado was pulled from the lineup in the fourth inning. The submarine right-hander has 29 strikeouts in 23 1/3 innings. "Pitched good for six weeks, whatever, so hopefully that's the case again", the reliever added.

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  • 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Markelle Fultz
76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Markelle Fultz

Both the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers have also been linked to George, as well as other possible trades involving draft picks. If Tatum or Jackson develop into the players they are projected to be, screwing up the third pick might be just as impossible as screwing up the first pick.

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  • NBA Draft 2017: Celtics GM Danny Ainge sounds off on Josh Jackson
NBA Draft 2017: Celtics GM Danny Ainge sounds off on Josh Jackson

After plenty of trade speculation, the Phoenix Suns made a decision to hold onto the fourth overall pick in Thursday night's 2017 NBA Draft and used it to select Kansas freshman Josh Jackson . Tatum, 19, comes to Boston following a one-year stint in college, during which he led Duke to a 28-9 season, and to the second round of the NCAA Tou...

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  • Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations
Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

The star of Europe's champion is suspected of defrauding the Spanish state with 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014, using a corporate structure founded in 2010 to hide image-rights generated revenue. Spain newspaper El Confidencial has said that the Argentina winger will admit to two counts of tax fraud after an agreement was reached bet...

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  • Former Lone Peak star Jackson drafted by New Orleans Pelicans
Former Lone Peak star Jackson drafted by New Orleans Pelicans

Okay, we're not actually sure if he said that, but probably. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced, says New Orleans received Jackson, the 31st overall choice in the National Basketball Association draft, in exchange for the Pelicans' 40th overall draft choice and ...

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  • Conte close to remain at Chelsea
Conte close to remain at Chelsea

Interestingly, should Costa leave Chelsea for Atleti, he wouldn't actually be able to feature for them whilst their transfer embargo is in effect - meaning he would have to wait to become registered in January before taking to the field. In a separate report, Lewis wrote Atletico could bring in Costa and send him out on loan during the first ha...

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  • Philadelphia Sixers take guard Markelle Fultz with top pick of National Basketball Association draft
Philadelphia Sixers take guard Markelle Fultz with top pick of National Basketball Association draft

At No. 21, Oklahoma City selected Terrance Ferguson, who played in Australia after initialing committing to Arizona out of high school. We're up to five freshmen and counting at the National Basketball Association draft. The 6-foot-4 Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds for the Huskies. An athlete. And the kid also knows...

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  • Liverpool Signs Mohamed Salah From AS Roma In Reported $44M Transfer
Liverpool Signs Mohamed Salah From AS Roma In Reported $44M Transfer

The 25-year-old says he moves back to England, for nearly three times that fee, a more mature player following a season which saw him register 15 goals and 11 assists in 31 Serie A games. In past seasons, the club has often been too hesitant to act on summer targets, but this summer, the club wasted no time in sealing the arrival of a playe...

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