• Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft
Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft

The first pick overall by the Minnesota Twins was Royce Lewis , a shortstop from JSerra Catholic HS in San Juan Capistrano. "Hunter is an extremely athletic and very talented high school prospect who has been on the scene for many years", Buckley said.

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  • LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'
LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'

The IOC is hoping that, much like beach volleyball, the shorter, faster half-court version of the game will be a big hit. Some would argue that Kevin Durant took James's super team strategy when the superstar forward left his initial National Basketball Association squad, the Oklahoma City Thunder and signed with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson...

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  • Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title
Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

Then it was Golden State's time again, with Durant as the prized addition. This marks the Warriors' Kevin Durant's first National Basketball Association championship ring since he made the still-stinging decision to depart from the Oklahoma City Thunder .

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  • Mr. Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot
Mr. Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Just in the past month, a star pitcher partied too hard before no-showing for a game, and a risqué prop in a clubhouse prank inadvertently wound up on social media. New York Mets third baseman Wilmer Flores (4) has trouble with the bat boy on a foul pop against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fourth inning at Citi Field.

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  • Rickie Fowler Finishes in Second Place in the Memorial Tournament
Rickie Fowler Finishes in Second Place in the Memorial Tournament

Fowler started the tournament with a triple bogey on his second hole and he was 3 over through four holes when he turned it around Thursday for a 70. Bubba Watson watches his shot on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio .

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  • The Golden State Warriors Are Undecided On Visit To Trump's White House
The Golden State Warriors Are Undecided On Visit To Trump's White House

Most of the team's players have not publicly commented on whether or not they will make the trip because they just won their second National Basketball Association title in the last three years, and probably want to enjoy it for a while. But I will guarantee you of this: If *I* was ever invited, no matter who the president is or was, I'd sure as ...

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  • MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No
MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No

The Twins also hold the 35th and 37th overall selections. Announced as a pitcher, Greene is the fourth pitcher in the last seven years the club has drafted with its first pick. Some teams saw him as top-10 eligible pitcher in pros, while others projected him as middle-of-lineup hitter - as Rays do. Then in the second round they reached across...

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  • Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest
Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest

Experts note the lower bounces on grass compared with the clay surface in France are at the root of Nadal's recent lack of success at the London event. "That's clearly the best he ever played". Nadal's forehand has been one of the great tennis strokes for over a decade, but his backhand has grown in potency - he added 36 backhand winners to 90 fo...

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  • White House condemns Kabul attack
White House condemns Kabul attack

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in a statement that an Afghan security officer working at the embassy was killed . Meanwhile, traffic around the secure zone had returned to its usual, snarled state. "We intend to undertake concerted efforts to mobilise global community, particularly the United Nations, to take up the issue" of viole...

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  • Morata Set For Manchester United Medical This Week
Morata Set For Manchester United Medical This Week

Mourinho has made no secret of his admiration for Javier Hernandez in recent months, saying he would not have sold the striker to Bayer Leverkusen, before underlining how a player like him was missing at United. The Spain global has scored 20 goals in all competitions for Real last season, as the club clinched La Liga and the Champions Leag...

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  • Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season
Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season

The most games dropped by the Spaniard en route to lifting the Coupe des Mousquetaires was 96 in 2011, while the most games Nadal has ever dropped on the way to winning any Grand Slam was 100 when he won his second Wimbledon title in 2010.

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  • Djokovic Stretches Roland Garros Winning Streak and Sets Thiem QF Clash
Djokovic Stretches Roland Garros Winning Streak and Sets Thiem QF Clash

PARIS (AP) - Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both play Sunday in the fourth round of the French Open , in a packed schedule created by multiple rain postponements. This is just the second time in the French Open second week for Caroline Wozniacki - compared to five times each at the Australian Open and Wimbledon,...

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  • Durant vindicates move to Warriors after fi nals victory
Durant vindicates move to Warriors after fi nals victory

If greatness was only defined by rings, then James Jones and James are on the same pedestal because Jones also has three rings- all of which were won with the King as a teammate. "The Bible both pumps me up and balances me to play my best", the 6'9' forward said. Rick Welts has been the president and COO of the Golden State Warriors sin...

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  • LeBron James makes asinine claim about never playing for a Super Team
LeBron James makes asinine claim about never playing for a Super Team

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Warriors in a 4-1 series loss in the NBA Finals . Golden State finished the playoffs 16-1 when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Of course Durant has benefited from the extra space afforded to him as a result of playing with two-time MVP Steph Curr...

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  • Warriors are 2017 NBA Champions
Warriors are 2017 NBA Champions

LeBron James is set to be a free agent in the summer of 2018, and at 32, he's still in his prime. And I'm like, 'Bro, we're about to win the title'. "I hope everyone's cool and doesn't tear anything up". Like I said, tried to be myself, be aggressive and sacrifice as well". "I'm ready to do it again". For the NBA Finals , Kevin Durant averaged...

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  • Warriors top Cavs for title
Warriors top Cavs for title

I was jittery". I'd argue that it's not the same as other job-switching because of the competition aspect of sports, and instead hoped Durant broke his foot again for a gain in my own personal interest in the league and maybe fun of the irony seen in cherry-picking a title team only to not be able to follow through.

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  • US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'
US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

A week after being cut off by Republicans while questioning Trump administration officials, Democratic Sen. "You're impeding this investigation". Sessions became visibly angry when asked about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that aspects of the attorney general's recusal were problematic.

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  • Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise
Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise

Amla scored a measured 103 off 115 deliveries and shared a 145-run stand with Faf du Plessis (75) for the second wicket as South Africa recovered from a very slow start to score 299/6 in 50 overs in their Group B opener. Opener Niroshan Dickwella had given them a blistering start smashing 41 off 33 balls. But after Dickwella was dismissed, g...

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  • Beef Alert! The Game Blasts LeBron, Says Jordan and Kobe are Better
Beef Alert! The Game Blasts LeBron, Says Jordan and Kobe are Better

The U.S. has been pushing 3-on-3 over the past few years and held a national tournament last month. "So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup that it has to offer". The Golden State Warriors forward said "that could be really good". I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. That's right, Michael and Magic - the leaders of...

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  • Warburton returns to Lions lineup for Highlanders match
Warburton returns to Lions lineup for Highlanders match

Hence the reason the penultimate midweek game against the Highlanderson Tuesday, before the first Test on Saturday week, carries more significance than might seem obvious at first glance. Farrell's passing game is a key threat and his combination with Sexton was promising. It just goes to show that the more time the Lions are given, the more th...

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