• Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate
Boston? Phoenix? Duke's Jayson Tatum awaits NBA Draft fate

And the Boston Celtics have created plenty of buzz leading up to the draft. The Celtics may offer a package of the No. 3 pick, Jae Crowder and a 2018 FRP. "At 6'8" with a high-jumping ability, he can add some much-needed size and rebounding that the Celtics have been lacking. He also showed a better-than-anticipated 3-point shot during his on...

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  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm
1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. "I had heard Tropical Storm Cindy mentioned", Clewley said. Danielle Clewley, a 25-year-old student out grocery shopping Friday at a Memphis supermarket, said she didn't even hear the rain overnight though she added, "my air conditioning is very loud".

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  • Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four
Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four

Jackson told ESPN .com on Wednesday that he didn't want to work out for the Celtics when they were picking first overall, but his mindset changed when they traded down. "I'm a big fan of them; they're fans of me, so we'll see how that plays out". Tatum has the potential to be a good defender that can guard four positions, but needs to be in ...

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  • Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency in NBA
Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency in NBA

The Lakers had been in trade talks with the Indiana Pacers regarding Paul George . In the eyes of Laker fans, he has certainly disappointed but has glimpses of light that show his tremendous potential, such as his 40 point game against his current employers and the game-winner vs Minnesota.

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  • Chauncey Billups offered 5-year deal to run Cavs front office
Chauncey Billups offered 5-year deal to run Cavs front office

The opening at the top of the Cavs front office was created when GM David Griffin and the Cavs parted ways on Monday. Billups , who has known Gilbert for years, does not have any executive experience so it's unlikely he would replace Griffin .

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  • Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No
Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No

Interestingly, Patrick's father Steve was selected 20th overall in 1980 by the Buffalo Sabres . Obviously, the family lineage here bodes well for the Flyers . Patrick had injuries every season from the midget level, until his second junior season with the Brandon Wheat Kings in 2015-16. Despite NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman saying the sta...

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  • LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals
LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals

LSU jumped out to an early lead thanks to a three-run home run by Mike Papierski in the third inning. Fourth-seeded LSU (52-18) advanced with a 6-1 win over No. After retiring the first two batters of the second, Fehmel just missed on a pair of outside fastballs and issued a two-out walk to Josh Smith. The Beavers had made up a four-run deficit i...

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  • Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson
Pelicans acquire draft rights to Duke guard Frank Jackson

Jackson, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Kansas, averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.7 steals per game en route to being named the Big 12 freshman of the year in his one season with the Jayhawks. He's also a raw prospect whom several experts predicted would return to college for his sophomore season. "I don't comment on trade rumors",...

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  • Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname
Grandpa Ball reveals LaVar Ball's childhood nickname

He's a leader. He treats people the right way. We want to start building a successful team, and you need to have a great leader and somebody that can make their teammates better . "The tide has turned". As a general manager, Pelinka is surely infatuated with the player he just selected - and he wants to promote positive dialogue around the player,...

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  • Fiji beats Scotland 27-22
Fiji beats Scotland 27-22

While Scotland were having problems with their handling, Fiji continued to struggle with their discipline, so when they also lost prop Peni Ravai for collapsing a maul, Scotland took full advantage. "We didn't deserve to win". "If we don't do our defence well or get through our phases in attack, we will be giving more opportunities for team...

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  • Wales centre Davies in fitness race for Lions
Wales centre Davies in fitness race for Lions

One final push has secured a famous win for the Highlanders , pipping the British and Irish Lions 23-22 in a thriller in Dunedin. McBride toured with the Lions five times and played in every Test of the 1971 series, which remains the only Lions side to win a series in New Zealand.

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  • Red Sox manager John Farrell nearly kisses umpire during livid ejection
Red Sox manager John Farrell nearly kisses umpire during livid ejection

Farrell came out to argue after third-base umpire Bill Miller , the crew chief, called a balk on Boston's Fernando Abad with Cameron Maybin on third. Luis Valbuena's sacrifice fly made it 3-1. It's not the first time Farrell has been ejected by Miller . Los Angeles clung to a 2-1 lead through the fifth.

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  • Dan Evans admits testing positive for cocaine back in April
Dan Evans admits testing positive for cocaine back in April

I do not condone for one second to anyone that this was acceptable behaviour . My family, my coach, my team, sponsors, British Tennis and my fans. Evans finished, "I can only deeply apologise from the bottom of my heart". "In accordance with Article 2.1 of the TADP, Mr Evans was charged on 16 June with an Anti-Doping Rule Violation". The Swiss f...

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  • Sixers make Fultz top National Basketball Association pick
Sixers make Fultz top National Basketball Association pick

I don't know how they knew, but they knew . Philly, however, is absolutely starving for something to cheer for, and a team with a nucleus of Embiid, Simmons, Fultz and Dario Saric could be just what the doctor ordered. The first seven picks of the draft entered as college freshman and 18-year-old Frenchman Frank Ntilikina was taken by the New ...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades
Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades

Due to their inability to get Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause, Ottawa was forced to leave defenseman Marc Methot unprotected and he was mercilessly scooped up by the Golden Knights. The Knights will play their inaugural season starting in October. The fourth-round pick could add even more value. DON'T SLEEP ON: Vegas controls t...

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  • Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva
Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen uses takedowns to grind past Wanderlei Silva

Larkin was the man taking the centre of the cage, but Lima looked happy countering and he caught Larkin with some stiff leg kicks to keep the Bellator debutant at bay. Is Silva not as accomplished and iconic as the Russian heavyweight? Davis, the reigning champion, and Bader are among the top five light heavyweights in the world in any promotion, a...

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  • The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft
The biggest winners and losers from the NBA Draft

The 19-year-old Ball averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals a game for the UCLA Bruins last season. But there's little question that he operates best with the rock in his hands. "We're going to try to make the right decisions to finish this project", Colangelo said. With Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons now healthy, Brett ...

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  • Champions Trophy: PM Nawaz announces Rs10m for each Pakistan's winning squad member
Champions Trophy: PM Nawaz announces Rs10m for each Pakistan's winning squad member

The men, aged 19 to 35, were arrested in central Madhya Pradesh state's Burhanpur district after locals complained that they shouted pro-Pakistan slogans and lit firecrackers after the match ended on Sunday night. A Pakistani man was arrested in 2016 for waving an Indian flag after his idol Indian batsman Virat Kohli made a match-winning century....

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  • Renault's Palmer out of Baku qualifying
Renault's Palmer out of Baku qualifying

At the end of the day Verstappen crashed his auto heavily at the first corner of the racetrack. Max Verstappen and his teammate Daniel Ricciardo beat all their opponents on the first free practice session in the morning. At some point Kimi Raikkonen nearly collided with Lewis Hamilton but at the last second the Mercedes driver managed to escape f...

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  • Danny Ainge: Kansas' Josh Jackson 'Didn't Want To Play For The Celtics'
Danny Ainge: Kansas' Josh Jackson 'Didn't Want To Play For The Celtics'

The new Suns rookie forward, taken No. 4 overall after the Celtics selected Duke's Jayson Tatum with the third pick in last night's National Basketball Association draft, later allowed that the inability of both sides to connect on a workout may have influenced Danny Ainge's decision.

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