• Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft
Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft

While Patrick doesn't possess blazing speed, he's shown that he has a knack for finding space in the offensive zone, getting to scoring areas quickly, and that he's equally comfortable handling the puck in making plays or shooting it. "Right now I'm going to enjoy with friends and family, and then get back to work". "I'm really happy for him"...

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

Duke's Jason Tatum was taken by the Celtics with pick No. 3, while the Suns took Josh Jackson from Kansas. It would be the fewest games ever played by a recipient of the award but at this point, the Sixers need to bet on him playing more in seasons to come.

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  • Confederations Cup: Cameroon look to bounce back against Australia
Confederations Cup: Cameroon look to bounce back against Australia

Had Vincent Aboubakar struck with one of his seven goal attempts - more than the entire Australia team combined - Cameroon could have faced Germany on Sunday with more confidence. "I hope, though, that when I'm sitting at home having a glass of wine one day I will see someone surpass my record". "In set pieces we are very strong and for...

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  • Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?
Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?

Ball is facing sky-high expectations, but he's also just one part of Johnson's plan to transform the Lakers into a championship contender after the worst four-season stretch in franchise history. Of course, there's also the realistic chance of perennial All-Star Paul George joining the roster sooner than the summer of 2018, when the incumbent...

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  • Federer through to Halle final
Federer through to Halle final

The pair held serve for nearly two hours before Zverev managed the first break of the match early in the third set and the 20-year-old broke again two games later to finish the Spaniard off. "I thought it was extremely close-especially that second set", Federer said at his press conference. The World No.7 has yet to drop a set in three matches ...

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  • Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayon Tatum
Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayon Tatum

He will likely come off the bench but will be in the mix for 20-plus minutes per game as the Celtics are thin at power forward. He played last season in college at SMU. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge spoke on Boston radio on Friday and said he thought the Timberwolves gave up "a lot" to acquire Butler's services.

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  • Celtics' Trade In NBA Draft Shows Ainge Is Still 'Full Of Surprises'
Celtics' Trade In NBA Draft Shows Ainge Is Still 'Full Of Surprises'

Asked how he reacted to the trade , Tatum said, "You know, I was surprised because they had the No. 1 pick but they know more than I do so when they called me for a workout I was like sure". 3. I see a lot of the players on their team that are about the same things that I'm about. While $2 million doesn't seem like a lot given the current stat...

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  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest
Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

Heavy downpours are expected Thursday in East Texas , Alabama and the Florida Panhandle . It's the third storm of the season, which got an early start with Tropical Storm Arlene in April. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency, like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier. Severe storms will be possible Friday into Frida...

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  • Magic Johnson explains why the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell
Magic Johnson explains why the Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell

The Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers may have just renewed a rivalry that has been dead for a few decades. LaVar Ball - a former player for American football team the London Monarchs - is Lonzo's father and has been his main representative and leading cheerleader.

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  • Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

The Cavs have made the NBA Finals in each of the last three seasons, defeating the Golden State Warriors previous year to win their first-ever title. Billups most recently served as an ESPN analyst. What if the Cavs get off to a slow start next season, and Billups finds himself having to ponder the prospect of firing him? Griffin didn't ...

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  • Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

He is the highest pick from the University of California Los Angeles ( UCLA ) Bruins since Russell Westbrook was picked fourth overall in 2008. The Lakers were a 26-win team last season, so that's a helluva turnaround to guarantee. Johnson chimed in, saying, "I think the main thing here is Lonzo, all he needs to do is play his game". Some peo...

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  • NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks
NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks

Fultz said a crispy chicken sandwich is his good-luck charm, so he was thrilled upon finding out via Google search that his new home has seven Chick-fil-As (including the one at the airport). IL went up against some of the players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft . Moments after LaVar Ball went on TV and declared of his son, "From ...

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  • Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice sessions
Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice sessions

Alonso's future has been the subject of speculation, as the two-time Formula One world champion has made no secret of his discontent with McLaren's inability to compete. Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest of the two Ferraris, 0.127s off Verstappen and 0.126s ahead of teammate Vettel, who struggled to get the most from his super-soft tyres around the ...

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  • Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft
Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft

The Vegas Golden Knights stockpiled draft picks while also revealing the names of the first 17 players who will likely be part of their inaugural squad at Wednesday night's 2017 awards show and expansion draft at the T-Mobile Center. In addition to selecting Glass sixth overall, the Golden Knights took the versatile Nick Suzuki at 13 and defe...

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  • Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider
Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider

For England all-rounder, Liam Livingstone , and the South African-born seamer with a strong Zimbabwe cricket heritage, Tom Curran , were awarded caps. [Buttler in above Morgan] Tactical change, right-hander over a left-hander, didn't work out. And if that means giving England's new boys a tough time, so be it.

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  • Coach seeks a brighter beginning from Cameroon
Coach seeks a brighter beginning from Cameroon

A lovely one-two from Cameroon shortly before the 40-minute mark saw Benjamin Moukandjo strike a goal , and while Mathew Ryan saved easily it was a sign of things to come. Midfielder Zambo Anguissa ran deep into the Australia defence to collect a long ball that overshot centre forward Vincent Aboubakar . The striker, however, sliced wide ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future
Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

But former Madrid star Figo expresses that no player is bigger than the club, but believes Ronaldo will remain at the club through next season. Club veteran Pepe is expected to be shown the exit door with PSG again a possible destination.

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  • Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick
Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick

April 2, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) could find himself in Celtic green by the end of the night. The feeling is everything I wished for and more I'm trying not to cry right now. According to multiple reports, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George , Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler and Ne...

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  • Germany brace themselves for Chile test
Germany brace themselves for Chile test

Despite the lack of experience, Stindl is confident his team can cause an upset. Lars Stindl is undoubtedly the victor in regards to Joachim Loew's decision to leave Germany's World Cup winning stars at home and blood fringe players at the Confederations Cup .

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  • Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down
Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

Also going to the Lakers are the rights to forward Kyle Kuzma , who was drafted with the 27th pick. "We are extremely excited to welcome D'Angelo and Timofey to our Brooklyn Nets family", Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement released by the team.

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