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Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

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Louis Blues), William Karlsson ( Columbus Blue Jackets ) Oscar Lindberg ( New York Rangers ), Cody Eakin (Dallas), Tomas Nosek (Detroit Red Wings), Pierre-Edouard Bellemare ( Philadelphia Flyers ), Teemu Pulkkinen (Arizona Coyotes ), William Carrier (Buffalo Sabres) and Connor Brickley ( Carolina Hurricanes ). Read More »

Pakistan hope Hasan will shine again in CT final

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They were also the only team unbeaten in the competition. There's a reason why Pakistan were being termed as "unpredictable" going into the Champions Trophy and they proved it today. The pitch counted against them, he adds, but England's lack of subtlety was exposed. A disappointing batting performance from tournament favourites England contributed to their surprise departure from the International Cricket Council ( ICC) Champions Trophy today. Read More »

Fleury heads Vegas' expansion draft picks

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The highlight of the draftees were three-time Stanley Cup-winning goalie from the Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as Predators veteran forward James Neal . And in between, McPhee will be able to move veteran D-men on expiring contracts - Vegas now has five such players, including Garrison - for draft picks and prospects near the trade deadline to continue the organization's growth. Read More »

Sacramento Kings select Justin Jackson with No. 15 pick in NBA Draft

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Monk was named SEC freshman of the year, averaging 19.8 points per game and shooting 39.7 percent from 3-point range. More information will be provided soon. Watch live analysis of the Kings' trade picks right here . "I feel like we can grow together", Fox said of the Kings' young core. "I'm going to beat him", Monk said with a laugh. Read More »

Germany vs. Australia: Five things we learned

Bernd Leno was poor against Australia , at fault for one and perhaps disappointed with Australia's other goal. Low promised to change up his tactics and teams through the tournament, which Germany regards as preparation for their World Cup defence in 2018. Read More »

Evgeni Malkin bids Marc-Andre Fleury adieu in touching tribute

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The 32-year-old opted to waive his no-movement clause with the Penguins for the chance to become a starting netminder once more after Matt Murray stole his long-time No. And with that, George McPhee exhaled. The picks were announced in four separate segments, during which trades between the Golden Knights and other teams were announced as well. Read More »

Markelle Fultz selected No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers in NBA Draft

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Analysis: It should be fairly obvious why the Timberwolves would make this trade . This past Monday, I actually went to Boston and they put me through a workout and it was great. Charlotte Hornets: The 40th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft (Dwayne Bacon) and cash considerations. Starting point guard Jrue Holiday is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and New Orleans traded his backup, Tim Frazier, to Washington on Wednesday for the 52nd pick in the draft. Read More »

Munster's Peter O'Mahony to skipper Lions against Maoris

It was a result the Lions , and the tour, really needed after a poor start, and it showed that they certainly can be a threat in the test series. "This is only a start", he said. Liam Coltman's pushover score got the home side back into it and in the end, a penalty from Marty Banks sealed the win for The Highlanders . Conor Murray - Munster, Ireland 1. Read More »

'O'Mahony at the lineout is key,' Schmidt says

Ioane has won his two previous test caps off the bench. Kieran Read returns to captain the All Blacks after being sidelined for nearly two months with a broken thumb. If the Lions win on Saturday, it will end New Zealand's 23-year unbeaten record at Eden Park, and while that statistic says everything about his players' degree of difficulty, Gatland has no intention of becoming pre-occupied by it. Read More »

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

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Tim Walz of Minnesota. "It's time for a new generation of leadership". But for now they said a different approach would rest on the party message - not Pelosi. Ryan added, "I don't think it's fair". Ryan contested Pelosi in the House Democratic Caucus leadership election last November. A national influx of roughly $25 million - the most ever spent on a U.S. Read More »

Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

Coach Hugo Broos understands the challenge which is in front of his side, who never really got going in their opening match. "We won't keep sitting back, we'll get to where we want to get to". Australia grew into a contest starved of quality, as first Tom Rogic curled a free-kick over before Mathew Leckie blazed Gersbach's low cross above the frame of the goal . Read More »

Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title

Or as the Nadals preferred: La Decima, Spanish for "The Tenth ". "It's impossible to compare it to another place", Nadal said . However, the most important thing is being one of the top four seeds (especially with Roger Federer's seed now unknown) and it is unlikely he loses that distinction. Read More »

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Vegas' expansion draft choices certainly appear to form a team that could make noise in the Pacific Division . By the time the National Hockey League entry draft concludes Saturday afternoon in Chicago, numerous players and draft picks selected by the Knights on Wednesday will be sent packing to other teams as general manager George McPhee begins transforming an abundance of unprotected, unsigned and unproven players into a competitive, 23-man roster by the time the Knights open the ... Read More »

Germany starts FIFA Confed Cup with 3-2 win over Australia

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Leno demonstrated that he's far from being able to replace 31-year-old Neuer in the German goal, as he was wrong-footed on Australia's first goal and spilled a soft deflection for their second. "At the end of the day it's Germany footballers comes tournament time, they always perform well". "But if we show the same kind of patience against them that we showed in the second half against Germany then we can cause teams problems". Read More »

Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

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Carter retired from global rugby after helping the All Blacks to World Cup glory back in 2015, having carved out an outstanding career studded with personal and collective highs. Courtney Lawes suffered a nasty-looking head knock in Tuesday's Highlanders loss, with Jenkins admitting the England lock is unlikely to recover in time to feature this weekend. Read More »

76ers make Markelle Fultz top pick in National Basketball Association draft

The 6-4, 195-pounder instantly brings an offensive versatility that should enhance the talents of all, especially Embiid and Simmons. Silver has talked about changing the NBA's limit, saying the current rule that American-born players must be 19 and a year out of high school, but teams seem fine with the current system. Read More »

NHL Expansion Mock Draft: Predictions For Vegas Golden Knights' Roster

They protected forwards Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Patric Hornqvist, defensemen Kris Letang, Justin Schultz, Brian Dumoulin and Olli Maatta and goalie Matt Murray. He received the lists of available and protected players at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sunday and has until 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday to submit his selections. Read More »

Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round

It changed in a unusual fight, brilliantly planned by Ward and his camp, and brilliantly executed - occasionally with punches that lacked a Global Positioning System and wound up south of the border. 'I don't have anything on the books right now for a cruiserweight fight, a heavyweight fight . But Ward's achievements speak for themselves: an Olympic gold medallist, unbeaten as a professional and a two-weight world champion who has faced and beaten the toughest possible opposition. Read More »

Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick

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LB: Yeah. A lot of footwork stuff. Drafted in the second round in 2008, the 6-foot-11, 307-pound native of Montenegro made his National Basketball Association debut on October 27, 2010. All my boy is anxious about is his team winning. Jackson also spoke on the misdemeanor charge of criminal property damage in relation to a December incident in which he allegedly kicked a auto being driven by a Kansas women's basketball player. Read More »

Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live

Griffin orchestrated the trade that brought Kevin Love from Minnesota, and he bolstered the Cavs' roster with other trades and free agent signings. Australia's Ben Simmons is nearly certain to team up with top point guard prospect Markelle Fultz in Philadelphia next season after the 76ers and Boston Celtics confirmed their National Basketball Association draft deal. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

Neither side anticipated the deal would become so lopsided in favor of the Celtics but the Nets posted the league's worst record last season, setting in motion the chain of events leading Fultz to become a 76er. He missed six games with a knee issue late in the season. The 6-foot-4 (1.93 m) guard became the second consecutive number one overall pick by Philadelphia, following forward Ben Simmons past year . Read More »

Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

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Now it will be hard to look at Carr's body of work and physical ability and not value Stafford in the $27 million-28 million-plus-per-year range. It makes the two-time Pro Bowl selection the highest-paid player in the league in terms of new money average. Read More »

Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

For now, check out our most recent 2017 NBA Mock Draft, reserve a seat on the couch, and enjoy. Under Armour has a lot of faith in its footwear business, and believes it is a key growth driver for the company going forward. A lot of the comparisons are to John Wall, and you saw how he was competing and how he was playing in the playoffs. "I've got an opportunity to play basketball and that's all I ask for". Read More »

NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

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The Knicks were asking for an absurd amount in return, so Kristaps Porzingis is still in NY. Before I even chose to go to Kansas, I always felt that he cared about me more than a basketball player. The players have known one another since middle school and also played together on the St. Louis Eagles AAU team. That could delay his development. Read More »

Paul George has 'serious interest' in trade to Spurs

The four-time All-Star forward provided clarity on his short-term plan Thursday before playing in a charity softball game just a short walk away from the only National Basketball Association arena he's called home. "So that's still on my mind ... and something I definitely want to achieve in IN". Maybe he'll be playing on one in Los Angeles in 2018. Instead, PG-13's extension tops out at $177 million over five years. Read More »

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

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Though there has been some serious hype surrounding Ball since he left high school, he proven that he has the talent to back it up. "He's supported him. In the GQ interview, Lavar Ball suggested that if basketball doesn't work out for him, LiAngelo Ball could have a future in modeling because he's "the handsomest" of his sons. Read More »

George McPhee imposes deadline for teams looking to trade

But in all likelihood, Vegas will lack stars and scoring in the early years of its existence. "It's going to take us a while to pick the team (Tuesday), because one change in this matrix affects everything - with your cap now, with your cap going forward, with the cap that you have done for this expansion draft, with the cap that you need for the regular season", McPhee said . Read More »

76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft

It may have been overshadowed in the moment, but those freshmen, and so many more, made the 2017 draft one to remember. The draft is yet to be completed however, and Bryan Colangelo can add the finishing touches to a young bench with his four second-round picks. Read More »

Celtics pick Duke's Jayson Tatum at No. 3

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By the time Fultz had shaken Silver's hand, walked off of the stage and toward one of the dozen or so interviews the first-rounders are obligated to do on draft night, the details had leaked out. In an interview on ESPN , Calipari insisted "It's not broken", and said being selected in the National Basketball Association draft is the equivalent of putting a player on a so-called lifetime scholarship. Read More »

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

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Meanwhile, Lonzo Ball , who is projected to go higher than Fox in Thursday's draft, was held to just 10 points in 38 minutes during the loss. That's it. With college averages of 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, and 6.0 rebounds on 55 percent shooting (41 percent from 3-point range) Lonzo was arguably the best point guard in college basketball. Read More »

76ers pick Fultz No. 1 overall in NBA Draft

Fultz came to Seattle from Baltimore as perhaps the biggest signing in program history. One of her most vivid memories: A Friday night that Fultz joined Plum for dinner after her game even though he already had eaten. The NBA and National Hockey League team owner has two shots at one this weekend - first on Thursday night with the Philadelphia 76ers and then 24 hours later with the New Jersey Devils. Read More »

Jimmy Butler trade to T-Wolves puts end to longtime Celtics rumors

There are so many layers to the Bulls ' blockbuster move to trade three-time All-Star and reigning All-NBA star Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves on Thursday night. 38 overall in the second round as well , drafting OR power forward Jordan Bell, but they quickly traded him to the Warriors for $3.5 million in cash, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Read More »

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

With Russell out of the picture, the Lakers are in position to take UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball . They then completed a trade with the Boston Celtics and are expected to take the Washington guard to begin the action Thursday night. Which team will take a chance on finding a star-level shooter in Malik Monk? They accumulated a 10-72 record the season before. Fox's only disadvantage could be his shot, but there is no reason to believe that he can't improve it. Read More »