• Pelicans add Frank Jackson in draft
Pelicans add Frank Jackson in draft

Derrick White was one of four power conference players to average at least 18 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Yahoo Sports reported Jackson underwent foot surgery in late May, but is expected to be able to play by the end of July. "I'm just super excited to be in this situation, to be part of New Orleans and the organization means the world to ...

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  • India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Expanding ties depends on dispelling some of the concerns that have emerged about a drift in relations. Eurasia Group's Shailesh Kumar and Sasha Riser-Kositsky revealed in a note that there is a noticeable fear in New Delhi that Trump's lack of focus on India and limited appointments of South Asia focused advisors has resulted in India falling ...

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  • Penalty against Oracle, Team NZ extends lead
Penalty against Oracle, Team NZ extends lead

In the day's second race, however, Spithill seized the early advantage, beating the Kiwis to the first mark for the first time. The Americans, skippered by Australian Jimmy Spithill , have breathed life into the race-to-seven decider, looking sharper in a boat which has clearly benefited from five days of development work.

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  • Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears
Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. Washington isn't the only team that might see a talented player plucked from its roster for nothing. Those deals won't be formally revealed until Wednesday. As one example, the Blue Jackets are expected to send their first-...

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  • 5th day of deliberations begins at Cosby's sex assault trial
5th day of deliberations begins at Cosby's sex assault trial

The judge refused a defense request for a mistrial. As jurors broke for the night, he praised them for their "hard work, dedication, fidelity to your oath". Cosby, who gave the deposition as part of Constand's lawsuit against him, said he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s for the goal of giving them to women with whom...

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  • Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him
Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him

United had to change course quickly and soon they turned their sights on Morata, a talented striker who was not getting enough playing time at one fo the world's biggest clubs. English football giants Manchester United's bid of 52 million pounds ($67.6 million) for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata has been rejected, a media report said o...

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  • Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill
Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

The bill faces an uncertain future in the Senate . The subsidies help reduce deductibles and copayments for people with modest incomes. Senate Republicans already know that Democrats oppose the bill, AARP opposes the bill, hospitals oppose the bill, and so forth.

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  • Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches
Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches

Ball appears certain of heading to L.A. and went so far as to make a sales pitch to LeBron James, of the Cavaliers, in an interview with ESPN on Wednesday. The Celtics used the third pick to take Duke forward Jayson Tatum , who averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in his only season of college ball. The Phoenix Suns selected Josh Jackson ,...

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  • Rafael Nadal Beats Stan Wawrinka
Rafael Nadal Beats Stan Wawrinka

As the 2017 edition at Roland Garros began, Nadal's drought without a Grand Slam title was stretching to three full years. As one of the major lead-in tournaments to Wimbledon , the field remains an exceptional one led by the World No.1 and defending champion Andy Murray , the reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigo...

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  • Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

I feel there was a lot of fun this weekend. BAKU , Azerbaijan (AP) - As Daniel Ricciardo celebrated winning a hectic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel clashed in a bitter incident that could shape the rest of an intriguing Formula One season.

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  • Confederations cup 2017: Cameroon seeks semi-finals spot as they face Germany
Confederations cup 2017: Cameroon seeks semi-finals spot as they face Germany

Mabouka was sent off for a high challenge on Germany midfielder Emre Can - though only after teammate Sebastien Siani was first shown a red card in an apparent case of mistaken identity. The lads have done a good job". Centre-back Antonio Ruediger came in for Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Werner, the top-scoring German in the Bundesliga last...

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  • Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen's final
Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen's final

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares play Cilic and Marcin Matkowski in the doubles semi-finals later on Saturday. Lopez saved his match point with a steely volley at 5-6 in the breaker before Cilic fended off two. Yet he has never got past the quarter-finals and a year ago faltered from two sets up against Roger Federer , squandering three ma...

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

Victorious over Czech Barbora Strycova in the second round, Barty will contest her maiden Premier Level tournament final. Kvitova clung on and the match changed course. Vandeweghe, who is such a threat on grass, admitted that her injury was "a concern for Wimbledon" which starts a week on Monday. She will make a decision on how to proceed next ...

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  • Rockets building super team, Celtics have an unexpected target
Rockets building super team, Celtics have an unexpected target

It's a matter of preference, and Jackson clearly preferred not to play for Boston. Danny Ainge told us, basically, immediately after the draft. "Obviously I did a few things wrong that I shouldn't have done, but, you know, it's been blown up a lot just because I am who I am.

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  • Mercedes driver Bottas fastest in Azerbaijan GP practice
Mercedes driver Bottas fastest in Azerbaijan GP practice

It was such an intense race, a insane race, and so much happened, the red flag and hopping out the vehicle and hopping back in and having to reset. Shortly before that, the Hamilton-Vettel incident occurred. Due to the amount of debris on track, the red flag flew and brought all the cars into the pits after 22 laps. As teams waited for the race...

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

As teams waited for the race to resume behind the safety auto, Ferrari and Force India were both able to complete rapid repairs on Raikkonen and Perez's cars to get them back into the race, albeit two laps down on the field. The fact Ricciardo won from 10th on the grid, and that Bottas clawed his way back from last following an early incident, su...

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  • New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through
New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through

Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand benefited from another mistake at the start by skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA to win Race 7 of the America's Cup on the Great Sound on Sunday . After that Emirates Team New Zealand moved away and kept on extending at every mark, the Kiwi cause helped by problems on Oracle w...

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  • 'Hated my coach, but stuck with him': Bindra on Kumble-Kohli rift
'Hated my coach, but stuck with him': Bindra on Kumble-Kohli rift

People are not happy about Kumble's decision and want him to continue his services as the coach. Former Indian cricketer and renowned commentator Ravi Shastri has sought a guarantee of selection from Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) as next coach of the Indian team before formally applying for the post, it emerged on Thursday.

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  • Four Winterhawks picked in NHL Draft
Four Winterhawks picked in NHL Draft

Last season De Jong notched career highs in goals, assists, and points, notching 8 goals and 23 points while playing all 72 games this season. He spent the previous two seasons in the Swiss pro league, where he was coached by current Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher.

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  • LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers
LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers

So while LaVar Ball's claim will be fun to keep an eye on this season, he may have been better off saving it for the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season when the Los Angeles Lakers might have a guy named Paul George wearing purple and gold.

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