• Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome
Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

The 23-year-old has posted 126 points (45 goals, 81 assists) in 258 career games since being selected by NY with the fifth overall pick of the 2011 draft. Strome, who recorded only 28 and 30 points the past two seasons after a breakthrough 2014-15 in which he notched 50 points, has a $2.5 salary cap hit heading into RFA status next summer.

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  • First Test UK kick off times and TV schedule
First Test UK kick off times and TV schedule

The Lions picked up where they had left off at the start of the second half with a couple of lightning breaks. The All Blacks lineout was far from flawless but they delivered one empathic scrum and shut down the Lions' vaunted rolling maul.

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  • Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick
Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick

Numerous issues surrounded them throughout the year, and their team president, Phil Jackson , has not made their situation better, no thanks to the shots he made against Carmelo Anthony . "This isn't the time to talk about that". "We're getting calls", Jackson said during a freaky interview with Dolan's MSG Network Wednesday night.

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  • LaVar Ball got booed out of Barclays Center during the NBA Draft
LaVar Ball got booed out of Barclays Center during the NBA Draft

A frequent critic of his, Simmons said, "I hope my brother dunks on lonzo ball so hard next year that his daddy runs on the court to help him up", on Twitter . He transformed UCLA with his infectious passing and unselfish play, elevating a squad coming off one of the worst years in UCLA history to a Sweet 16 team that had one of the most p...

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  • Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

In addition to selecting Glass sixth overall, the Golden Knights took the versatile Nick Suzuki at 13 and defenseman Erik Brannstrom with the 15th pick. Canadian teams lost several players in the expansion draft: Vancouver lost defenceman Luca Sbisa, Winnipeg gave up forward Chris Thorburn, Calgary had defenceman Deryk Engelland selected and Toront...

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  • Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls
Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls

And the knowledge that, as the No. 60 and final pick passed, that neither UA's Kobi Simmons or Chance Comanche were taken. MIAMI — Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the National Basketball Association draft.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers select UCLA's Lonzo Ball second overall
Los Angeles Lakers select UCLA's Lonzo Ball second overall

Ball averaged 14.6 points and 7.6 assists while guiding the Bruins to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament in his only season in Westwood. That young core of talent could provide a base to rebuild the team. In the first meeting, Fox outscored Ball by six points and had two more assists. The Phoenix Suns will select fourth, followed in ord...

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  • Oxlade-Chamberlain set for Liverpool move
Oxlade-Chamberlain set for Liverpool move

The England worldwide has grown frustrated at the Emirates with the north London outfit failing to secure his services on a longer - and more lucrative - deal. This will be a blow for Wenger and his side in their ongoing pursuit of retaining the Chilean worldwide and the World Cup victor with Germany. If it does increase beyond that limit, the mo...

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  • Angel di Maria gets suspended sentence in tax evasion case
Angel di Maria gets suspended sentence in tax evasion case

The announcement comes a week after Real Madrid's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. Falcao is now at French champions Monaco. Coentrao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 1.3 million euros of income. The claim lists two counts of alleged tax evasion - one ...

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  • Liverpool willing to splash £100m in battle for Kylian Mbappe
Liverpool willing to splash £100m in battle for Kylian Mbappe

The Star says that the 26-year-old has "announced his intention to leave Lyon " and all that remains is for the two clubs to agree the terms of his transfer. Stoke are understood to be willing to pay around £12m. Andre Gomes is set to stay in Spain though, according to The Sun , after Barcelona rejected Manchester United's £31m offer afte...

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  • Real Madrid looks for Ronaldo's replacement
Real Madrid looks for Ronaldo's replacement

Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid . In a statement, Ronaldo's management company Gestifute said there had been no attempt to evade taxes. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that ther...

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  • Wantaway Ronaldo fires Portugal past Russian Federation, snubs Real Madrid exit questions
Wantaway Ronaldo fires Portugal past Russian Federation, snubs Real Madrid exit questions

The man of the match read a prepared statement, saying he and the team were "very happy" to record their first win in next year's World Cup host country. "We know Bernardo very well, he was called up to the national team some time ago in a game against Albania and we won 1-0", he said. Ronaldo was reportedly keen on a move back to the Premier Le...

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  • Despite recent win, Hamilton says Ferrari still favorite
Despite recent win, Hamilton says Ferrari still favorite

The former childhood friends no longer share any sort of bond, and the mere mention of the German's name prickles Hamilton's ears. "Up until now, Sebastian has had the consistency of a winning championship, so we have to improve if we are going to have a shot at winning this title".

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  • Kings waive guard Arron Afflalo
Kings waive guard Arron Afflalo

He was due to make $12.5 million in base salary next season, with $1.5 million guaranteed if he remained on the roster after June 23, per Spotrac . In 61 games played (45 starts) with the Kings during the 2016-17 season, Afflalo averaged 8.4 points (.440 FG%,.411 3pt%,.892 FT%), 2.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 25.9 minutes per game.

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  • Warren Gatland happy as Johnny Sexton approaches top form
Warren Gatland happy as Johnny Sexton approaches top form

With Warburton's position in the Test side now in the balance, Gatland will used the run out against the Maori All Blacks to decide which of Warburton and O'Brien deserves to start next Saturday, but confirmed that part of the reason why he stuck with the Welshman as his squad leader is he is wise enough to know if he hasn't earned the right to s...

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  • City want Iheanacho buy-back clause
City want Iheanacho buy-back clause

West Ham United and Leicester City are showing keen interest in Iheanacho , but they will have to fork out in the region of £25m to acquire his signature - the buy-back clause will add a further £10m to his valuation for the club that signs him this summer.

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  • Former Real Madrid CF defender Alvaro Arbeloa retires
Former Real Madrid CF defender Alvaro Arbeloa retires

He lifted with the World Cup with Spain in 2010 as well as the Euros in 2008 and 2010. According to Spanish publication Marca , the 34-year-old full-back, who now plays for English Premier League (EPL) club West Ham United has called time on his career and said this is the right time for him to leave despite being physically fit.

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  • 76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2
76ers go with Fultz, Lakers snag Ball at No. 2

Jimmy Butler is no longer a Bull , and names slid and rose out of nowhere. I'm sure Markelle Fultz would have been happy to play for the Boston Celtics , even if there's no Chick-fil-A there. More importantly, the curtain gets pulled back on Fultz's engagement with his followers. Tonight is the night every hoop phenom dreams about. I r...

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  • Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future
Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future

The rumored deal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers to swap positions in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft is going down , which means we're all going to have to hit "reset" on those mock drafts once again.

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  • Former Albany Devils defenseman taken in National Hockey League expansion draft
Former Albany Devils defenseman taken in National Hockey League expansion draft

Once New Jersey announced Hischier as the top pick, joining the likes of Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews , it became apparent Philadelphia would be going with Patrick . He's going to see a higher pace, bigger bodies, he's going to see that it's harder to get to the net. After all, the team already had Shea Weber, Roman Josi, Mattias Ekholm a...

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