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Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Lonzo Ball said he had never been to a Lakers home game, though he was once at Staples Center when the Los Angeles Clippers, who share the building, hosted th...


Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

The Boston Red Sox officially retired No. 34 in honor of David Ortiz in a special ceremony at Fenway Park on Friday night. Carl Yazstremski and Jim Rice, Wa...


Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft

Fultz averaged 23.2 points last season, tops among freshmen, and added 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, the only Division I player to reach those stats. A...


McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules

In some cases, fellow UFC fighters are following McGregor's lead by trying to get on the card by challenging boxers. McGregor went first with a Tweet . Some ...


#3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics

The 76ers will nearly certainly select Washington's Markelle Fultz with the top pick, adding yet another foundation piece to a young and promising core. "A lo...


Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

His shot-blocking acumen and games played have put some mileage on his body, but he has played with Oliver Ekman-Larsson in worldwide competition and Chayka see...


Clubs continue to fight over Kylian Mbappe

Mourinho has already seen a player leave the club in the last 24 hours as Real Sociedad agreed a £10 million ($12.7 million) fee for 22-year-old Belgian winger ...


Knicks Select Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 Overall Pick in 2017

But what the Knicks did do with the No. 8 pick in the draft was make an intriguing selection, picking Frank Ntilikina , a rangy, 6-foot-5-inch point guard who ...


NBA Draft 2017: Markelle Fultz selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers

Meanwhile, the Sixers haven't had a winning season since Andre Iguodala left. All this, without a true Robin to his Batman. "It is unbelievable. This is som...


LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

Kuzma could niche out a role off the bench for Los Angeles in the Lakers' uptempo offense that could maximize his speed in transition that could bode well a...


Olympic Champion Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves

After a disappointing first season overseeing the operation, Thibodeau grabbed a fully grown pit bull to toughen the team up. Markkanen was named the Oscar ...


Ball Family Helped Lakers Decide on Lonzo Ball

Analysts have pegged him to be the Lakers' choice months heading into the annual draft. Ball went to UCLA and his family lives in Chino Hills, so as far as ...


Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially pressure Lonzo Ball

It's exciting times for the L.A. Lakers. "Yes! Yes!" the elder Ball told ESPN not far away from where the rest of the Ball family and friends sat where the ...


NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his only college season. Faced with a player option worth $24 million, Wade decided, "Yes, I wo...


Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick

Despite Ainge's reputation as one of the NBA's most shrewd negotiators, the Celtics built much of the top of its rotation through trades and free agency (Al H...


Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

Ramirez gave Porcello a 5-1 lead in the fourth with his two-run shot to right field. Three World Series trophies glistened in the twilight sun. Noting that ...


Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

Tatum is touted as the best offensive prospect in this draft. He also led Kansas in steals (57) and blocked shots (37). Jackson and Bradley were the 48 and 49...


Manchester United making progress towards signing Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata

Real Madrid has denied reports that Jose Mourinho signed a contract to take over at the club before he left Inter Milan. United are in need of strengthenin...


Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Milos Raonic , who reached the final at Queen's and Wimbledon previous year losing to Murray in both finals is a strong contender for the title of Queen's. Th...


Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31

Manchester United have switched their focus to Alvaro Morata with Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly ready to drop his feud with Real Madrid . Another Mende...


It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

The team is now holding three picks from the first-round draft: number 28, 27, and 2. "In high school I told my trainer Keith I wanted to be the No. That ...


Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball ( UCLA ) is introduced by NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the number two overall pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2017 ...


Cleveland Cavaliers To Part Ways With General Manager David Griffin

The former All-Star guard met Tuesday with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert about a position in Cleveland's front office, a person familiar with the encounter ...


Bulls' Jimmy Butler Wants Cavs Trade Amid LeBron James', Kyrie Irving's Influence

He may not be the only one. With seemingly a wide margin between the top two teams in the National Basketball Association, the Cavaliers are in a bit of a...


Late Lloris error hands Sweden 2-1 win in Stockholm

On Friday, June 9, 2017 at 21:45, the next match of World Cup qualification will take place, in which the Swedish national team at the stadium "Friends Ar...