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Mavs Take NC State's Dennis Smith Jr. In NBA Draft

I enjoy keeping tabs on all draft rumors and trade talks that surfac up and down the draft board because the National Basketball Association, unlike any other professional sport, is a game that can be...

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Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

He had a child, said he would go to UCLA and play for the Lakers , and he's made it all happen. In return, the Lakers received Nets center Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in Thursday's draft ....

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Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards

It was a savvy move by McPhee, who made 10 trades leading up to the expansion draft. After Vegas came away with a jackpot from the expansion draft, Foley's franchise goalie is even bolder. The Knigh...

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Travelers Championship 2017: Jordan Spieth Maintains Lead After Round 2

The ball settled on the right side, off the 13th green at TPC River Highland . Another former world number one, Jason Day , bowed out, missing the cut by two strokes after signing for a score on...

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National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

U of A Freshmen sensation Lauri Markkanen was selected 7th overall in the National Basketball Association draft by the Timberwolves, and ended up getting traded to the Chicago Bulls . 1 overall pic...

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Jimmy Butler Being Traded From Bulls To Timberwolves For Players, Pick

The Wolves drafted Arizona's sharpshooting forward Markkanen for the Bulls, while Chicago took Creighton forward Justin Patton at number 16 for Minnesota, who have gone 13 seasons in a row without...

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Splash! Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

Splash! Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

Should Phoenix move Bledsoe, it is anticipated that the Suns would take point guard? The thing about Markkanen, the top-rated worldwide player in this draft out of Finland, is that he's a legitima...

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26 picks into the NBA draft round 1, no seniors selected

26 picks into the NBA draft round 1, no seniors selected

Philadelphia, which was picking No. 1 overall for the second straight year, acquired the top pick in the draft from the Boston Celtics in a trade completed earlier this week. Kansas forward Josh Jac...

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Former Badgers Get NBA Chance

Former Badgers Get NBA Chance

Both graduated this past spring after stellar careers with the Badgers. Both Milwaukee and Toronto will begin summer league play in Las Vegas on July 7th. Presumably leading to his newly inked pact ...

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Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him

Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him

Demps called Jackson a player with "huge upside", and Jackson asserted that he was "just as good as anyone in this draft class". Duke has had four of its players taken in the same draft twice, the...

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Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari

So far, Sebastian has shown the reliability needed to win the championship, so we will have to improve ours if we want to take it from him. Ferrari , traditionally strong in the hottest conditions,...

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Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

Backing up LaVar's claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

To paraphrase from a third-party acquaintance, but LaVar Ball is a businessman who made a decision to position himself as a "heel" for marketing purposes. Lonzo, according to Walton, fits what the ...

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No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

To open the Draft the Philadelphia 76ers took Markelle Fultz as the overall No. 1 pick. Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his only college season. "Everybody knows...

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Five reasons Suns fans are ECSTATIC about the Draft

Forwards Josh Jackson of Kansas and Jayson Tatum of Duke are two players frequently mentioned as possibilities at the No. 3 spot, and Celtics president Danny Ainge said Boston could get the player t...

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Shukla: 'India coach to be appointed before Sri Lanka tour'

A year ago the BCCI formed the CAC, comprising former players Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, who chose Kumble for the job. Kumble said that it is a great privilege to him to se...

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All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

All Blacks great Colin Meads impressed by British and Irish Lions rally

I have never seen them forced into kicking the ball so much, and I stress "forced" because in reality they had no other options. Kaino describes South African Peyper as a fair official who is adept ...

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Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan

Edgbaston to Cardiff too much of an ask to adjust to - Morgan

Pace bowler Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan dismissed England , the only unbeaten team left in the tournament, for a mere 211. "Once that ball started reversing, credit to Pakistan ,...

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Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

The native of Ontario scored 30 goals while adding 70 assists, which led the league and led Edmonton to its first appearance in the playoffs in the past 11 years. That's elite company, indeed, but McD...

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PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

In Spain, sentences less than two years are normally suspended unless the individual has a prior conviction. The Argentinean winger admitted to two counts of tax fraud totaling 1.47 million U.S. Mar...

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Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Inside basketball circles, he's well-liked, highly respected and would be a splashy hire for Gilbert , who has taken some criticism for his separation from Griffin , who helped build the Cavs and gu...

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It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to choose University of California Los Angeles point guard Lonzo Ball . Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. Boston C...

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Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents

Clippers' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul decide to become free agents

The decision is in Griffin's hands as he has done what was expected, opting out of his contract for the coming season, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports. Yet it should be note...

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Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Meanwhile, Kentucky won the lottery. Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. This year, the Celts went for a more polished off...

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Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No

You're also a great scorer. I expect Monk will say the same sort of thing a few times next season at the end of a Hornets game, which is why I have been advocating this pick . MALIK MONK: When...

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Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush and Wayne Rothbaum on Friday joined the group led by Tagg Romney , son of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine trying to buy the Miami Marlin...

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Here Are The Top Players Who Didn't Get Drafted Thursday Night

He did not make the varsity at DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Md. until he grew from 5-9 to 6-3 in the summer between his sophomore and junior years. The New York Knicks with the No. 8 pick overal...

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Denver Nuggets NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Denver Nuggets NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Lydon is primarily a shooter who was effectively deployed in pick-and-pops at Syracuse . Having drafted a guard in the first round of each of the previous three drafts, including Gary Harris , Emma...

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Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Los Angeles . Kershaw said he had "...

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Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

After meeting with the Board of Governors earlier in the day, Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee. "I heard we sold out our season tickets already so it's great ...

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Philadelphia 76ers Talking Draft Pick Trade

Giving up the top pick and a chance to draft Markelle Fultz for a yet-to-be-identified future asset seems risky on its face, but Ainge insisted that he wasn't actually giving up anything in the trad...

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Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Kelsey Plum, the NCAA's all-time leading scorer at Washington , was the first pick of the WNBA draft by the San Antonio Stars in April. The New York Knicks with the No. "It's insane to finally kn...

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Lions aim to beat All Blacks at Eden Park

Lions aim to beat All Blacks at Eden Park

The tactical and accurate kicking game into the air is again expected to dominate whenever they go into attack, with Irish scrumhalf Conor Murray featuring prominently in this approach. He hasn't trie...

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Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

Anguissa gave Hugo Broos' men the lead on the stroke of half-time, although a penalty from captain Mark Milligan earned Australia a share of the spoils - a result that did little for either te...

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Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft . The Kings' first pick at number five was guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky and they selected Zach Collins of Gon...

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Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Russian Federation manager Stanislav Cherchesov came to his team's defence after allowing Cristiano Ronaldo to score the only goal in Wednesday's 1-0 Confederations Cup loss to Portugal . Howev...

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Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves, go all in on rebuild

He averaged 15.6 points and 7.2 rebounds while shooting 49.2 percent from the field and 42.3 from 3-point range in his lone season at Arizona . You can check out his DraftExpress profile here. The su...

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McCAFERY: Markelle Fultz a good fit for what Sixers have planned

McCAFERY: Markelle Fultz a good fit for what Sixers have planned

Trimble's best shot to get drafted most-likely came after his superb freshman season. "Everybody knows A.I.is known for the crossover and they love him here and a chance to come here and he [too] ...

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Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

While that was being completed, the draft got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix. Simmons seemed excited at his shot ...

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Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended two games following traffic arrest

Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended two games following traffic arrest

Caldwell-Pope was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after police say he was spotted going about 45 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone about 2:50 a.m. He also admitted responsibility to ...

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Blackhawks Open Season Against Penguins At Home On Oct. 5

Blackhawks Open Season Against Penguins At Home On Oct. 5

The Blues will face off against the Blackhawks four times throughout the season with home games on Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Wednesday, April 4. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Calder Trophy victor Au...

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