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Blue Jackets' Foligno cleans up at NHL Humanitarian Awards


Could I have done more?' I think he's doing his part". Foligno was the recipient of the Mark Messier Leadership Award and the King Clancy Memorial Trophy. Foligno dropped off in 2015-16 after a career year the season before, but he bounced back in 2016-17 to the tune of 26 goals and 25 assists for 51 points. Read More »

Nuggets take ISU's Morris in 2nd round


The Nuggets selected 6-7 forward Vlatko Cancar from Slovenia with the 49th overall pick and added Iowa State guard Monte Morris with the 51st overall pick. This fits Lydon's profile of being one of the biggest "project" forwards in the 2017 class. If the Nuggets can find a way to tap into Lydon's potential both on offense and defense, they may have a solid player on their hands. Read More »

Bellinger fastest to 21 HRs; Dodgers outslug Mets 10


In the last eight games, a Mets starter has allowed at least seven runs in four games. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, homered in his first major-league start and at-bat in the leadoff spot and later drove in two more runs in the blowout. Read More »

Blake Griffin Opts Out Of Clippers Contract, Will Be Free Agent


Griffin, the No. 1 pick in the 2009 draft, has spent his entire career with the Clippers. Griffin can earn up to a five-year, $175 million deal with the Clippers, or he could get up to a four-year, $130 million offer with another team. Although he's ended back-to-back campaigns injured, Griffin still figures to be one of the five most-coveted free agents this offseason, giving the Clippers stiff competition to retain their star forward. Read More »

Devils' Merrill selected in expansion draft


That's how those players selected spoke when addressing the media at T-Mobile Arena, with hope and assertiveness and passion to prove their stance correct. That's why we claimed him. "I can't guarantee what will get done, but it gives us cap space to do that". He accumulated a lot of picks and prospects in exchange for passing on some quality young players, and accepting and/or selecting several older players on pricey contracts. Read More »

Boston Celtics mock draft 4.0: Selecting the next big star

Colangelo chose not to disclose a name, but Fultz is the consensus No. 1 pick of the draft. The trade between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets included the 27th overall pick going to the Lakers, a pick that the Celtics swapped with Brooklyn for what ultimately became the top overall pick for Boston (which they traded away to Philadelphia for the No. Read More »

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

It probably makes sense for Simmons to be the primary ball handler because he looks to pass first. He wanted to remain in the Los Angeles area after averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists and six rebounds in his lone season as a Bruin. With a quick first step and a solid outside shooter, Isaac could be transformed into a poor man's Kevin Durant depending how Orlando is attempt to utilize his talents. Read More »

Lions squad presented with Test jerseys by Brian O'Driscoll


Murray says they will take an attacking mindset into this first Test, that being the only way to beat the All Blacks - one of his key lessons from last November in Chicago. Another source of strength, Murray believes, is the Test captaincy of his long-time Munster team-mate Peter O'Mahony. As leader you've got to be front and centre, so it's making sure I keep working at my game. Read More »

Third overall pick Jayson Tatum arrives in Boston

Apparently, that guarantee hasn't been made. Jackson canceled a workout last week while multiple members of Boston's front office were in the middle of a cross-country flight to visit him. "There's nothing to do in Sacramento", Ainge said with a laugh, drawing the same reaction from the media. "We flew cross-country. Are you kidding me?" Nevertheless, the Celtics have their man in Tatum-the same guy, he says, they would have taken if they hadn't traded out of the No. Read More »

NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick


Markelle Fultz is congratulated by National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver after being picked at No 1 in the draft by the Philadelphia Sixers . Fultz can create a dynamic backcourt duo with the 6-10 Simmons when last year's No. 1 overall pick is running the floor. The Sacramento Kings entered the night with two first round picks (5 and 10), but flipped that 10th pick into the 15th and 20th following a trade with Portland. Read More »

Cameroun et Australie dos à dos — Coupe des confédérations

Les buts ont été marqués pour l'Allemagne par Stindl (41e) et pour le Chili par Alexis Sanchez (6e). Joachim Löw n'a pas réussi à fêter son 100e succès à la tête de la Mannschaft , la faute à des Sud-Américains qui ont bien défendu en deuxième mi-temps dans une partie qui a baissé d'intensité. Read More »

Phoenix Suns Select Josh Jackson Fourth Overall

There's not a guy in the draft that will out-compete him; there's no way. And Jackson heads to the desert with a Jayhawk-sized chip on his shoulder. "I feel like I accomplished a lot", he recently told Brian Seltzer of @76ers of his pre-draft circuit. Jackson , who couldn't work out for teams because of a surgery to fix a stress reaction in his foot in late May, said he didn't know he was going to New Orleans until "just minutes before the Hornets picked". Read More »

Milligan penalty rescues draw for Australia

The Australians' two outings in Russian Federation to date have produced an inconsistent showing against Germany and a draw with Cameroon . "It was a pretty even game". The Socceroos admit their admiration for Chile but say they aren't awe-struck by the football powerhouse ahead of their Confederations Cup showdown. Read More »

Buckle up ... it's the NBA draft


He walked across the stage Thursday night at Barclays Center wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs. 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. Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering


This is a developing story that will be updated with details from the press conference. Amor Ftouhi is charged in the attack . A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a MI airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said. Read More »

ProA: rendez-vous final au Colisée pour les gladiateurs chalonnais et strasbourgeois


Discret, Frank Ntilikina va lui vivre des prochaines heures complètement folle avec la draft 2017 de NBA dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi puis le tant attendu match 5! Dans cette finale indécise, la SIG et l'Elan Chalon se disputaient le titre sur le dernier match de la série, après avoir gagné deux victoires chacun, un scenario qui n'avait que deux précédents, en 1996 (victoire de Pau-Orthez) et 2016 (Villeurbanne). Read More »

Russia Win Confed Cup Opener

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 starts today in Russian Federation. After clashes between Russian and English fans marred last year's European Championship, Putin adopted legislation toughening punishments for stadium violence as part of a broader crackdown on hooliganism. Read More »

Dwyane Wade won't opt out of contract despite Jimmy Butler being traded

The Bulls also threw in the 16th pick. "We had some wings on our board that we had targeted that were the only way we were going to keep that (No. That was before Butler got dealt. Joining the White Sox and the Bears , the Bulls are now the third pro team in Chicago currently in rebuild mode-assuming the Bears can still admit as much. Read More »

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

So who shall lead the talented trio of Embiid-Fultz-Simmons, a trifecta of first- and second-year players. Trimble's best shot to get drafted most-likely came after his superb freshman season. Mark Cuban's latest selection is arguably the most explosive guard in this draft class. Philadelphia was a historically bad team, while crafty draft picks and limited talent essentially insured a good position on draft night - and did so on a yearly basis. Read More »