5:46 PM EDT, Sat June 23, 2018
Hoops Habit 2 hours ago
Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons Luka Doncic was a good pick

Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons Luka Doncic was a good pick

The draft night trade that sent Luka Doncic to the Dallas Mavericks was a nice surprise, and it could help the team get back to winning in Dirk Nowitzki’s final seasons. The Atlanta Hawks were widely expected to draft Luka Doncic, the 6’8″ guard out of Slovenia and reigning EuroLeague MVP. What they were not […] Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons Luka Doncic was a good pick - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Eddie Sefko / SportsDay 4 hours ago

'What a day': Inside how the Mavs got their top target in Luka Doncic and where they go from here

Twenty years ago, a young European came to Dallas and became an icon for the Mavericks and the city.On Thursday, another international kid - one even younger than Dirk Nowitzki was in 1998 - was welcomed to the neighborhood with the hope that the Mavericks can strike gold twice with a lottery pick from...
Puck Prose 5 hours ago
Los Angeles Kings sign Ilya Kovalchuk to three-year deal

Los Angeles Kings sign Ilya Kovalchuk to three-year deal

The Los Angeles Kings have signed Russian winger Ilya Kovalchuk to a three-year deal worth an AAV of $6.25 million. The Los Angeles Kings have signed Russian winger Ilya Kovalchuk to a three-year contract worth a reported average annual value of $6.25 million. It’s the same deal that Patrick Marleau signed with the Toronto Maple […] Los Angeles Kings sign Ilya Kovalchuk to three-year deal - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca 6 hours ago

Kings agree to three-year contract with Ilya Kovalchuk

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to a three-year contract with Ilya Kovalchuk, the team announced Saturday. The post Christina Haugan on her speech at the NHL awards and the support Humboldt has received appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Los Angeles Times 5 hours ago

Kings sign former All-Star Ilya Kovalchuk to three-year deal

The Kings have finally landed Ilya Kovalchuk. The sides agreed to terms on a three-year contact, the Kings announced Saturday, giving the Kings the scoring wing they’ve long sought. The average annual value of the contract is $6.25 million, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reported. “We are excited...
NESN.com 5 hours ago

Ilya Kovalchuk, Kings Agree To Three-Year Deal; What’s Next For Bruins?

The Boston Bruins’ pursuit of Ilya Kovalchuk has come to an end. The Russian Winger agreed to a three-year deal... Read More »
Liberty Ballers 10 hours ago
The Hunters for Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard

The Hunters for Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard

The Sixers acquired more trade ammunition on draft night, but do they have enough? Despite not having a permanent general manager in place, Philadelphia’s 2018 draft did not lack for drama. The post-selection trade of Mikal Bridges to Phoenix for Zhaire Smith and Miami’s 2021 1st-round pick came out of nowhere, rare in a league environment where seemingly every trade rumor has typically been floated out in the twittersphere already. In the subsequent press conference, Brett Brown alluded to how the deal fit into the team’s overall long-term plans, saying the Sixers “are star...
Lakers Nation 2 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Spurs Reluctant To Trade Kawhi Leonard Within Western Conference

One of the more intriguing NBA storylines to follow this summer is the San Antonio Spurs' standoff with All-Star forward...
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago

Kawhi Leonard rumors: Spurs will trade him East if anywhere

Kawhi Leonard made it clear this offseason that he wants a trade from the San Antonio Spurs. But the Spurs get to pick where he goes. It looks as if the Spurs want to keep with Gregg Popovich’s philosophy of avoiding trading assets within the Western Conference. In this piece, explored the Kawhi situation...
Lake Show Life 25 mins ago

Lakers Rumors: Spurs unwilling to trade Kawhi Leonard in the West

Recent Lakers rumors are the San Antonio Spurs aren’t interested in moving Kawhi Leonard to any team in the Western Conference. Coming into the NBA Draft, there was plenty of Lakers rumors about who they would be taking and potential trades. One of the players that were at the center of those rumors...
Lake Show Life 1 hour ago
Los Angeles Lakers are overwhelming favorites for LeBron James

Los Angeles Lakers are overwhelming favorites for LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers are overwhelming favorites to land LeBron James this offseason. The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to make a huge splash in free agency this summer. They are armed with a ton of cap space with the potential to sign two max free agents. Atop their wish list is LeBron James and […] Los Angeles Lakers are overwhelming favorites for LeBron James - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions 5 hours ago

OKC Thunder: How the LeBron James – Russell Westbrook experiment could work

With LeBron James on the precipice of the Decision III, the OKC Thunder remain a dark horse candidate. The question is could the King and Brodie co-exist? Behind the usual media circus, there have been rumblings of OKC Thunder making a play for LeBron James. From the King’s standpoint, the question...
Lakers Nation 4 hours ago

NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James’ Camp Believes Paul George Will Re-Sign With Thunder

While free agency officially begins July 1, it might not be until days or weeks after that LeBron James and/or Paul...
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Rockets rumors: Houston confident it will re-sign Chris Paul

Rockets rumors: Houston confident it will re-sign Chris Paul

One of the biggest unrestricted free agents this summer is Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul. CP3 played his first season with the Rockets last year and his injury in the Western Conference Finals may have been the only thing keeping the Rockets from winning the title. Safe to say, the Rockets may want to […] The post Rockets rumors: Houston confident it will re-sign Chris Paul appeared first on ClutchPoints.
House of Houston 8 hours ago

Houston Rockets: Top five goals heading into free agency

NBA free agency is rapidly approaching. The Houston Rockets have a lot to think through. Let’s take a look at the top five goals the team needs to accomplish this offseason. The Houston Rockets had a historic 2017-2018 season. They set a team record with 65 wins to only 17 losses. Chris Paul and James...
NorthJersey.com 57 mins ago
Mets manager Mickey Callaway happy to have Jacob deGrom on his side

Mets manager Mickey Callaway happy to have Jacob deGrom on his side

Manager Mickey Callaway reacts to GM Sandy Alderson’s decree that the Mets are unlikely to trade away ace right-handed Jacob deGrom.        
SNY TV 3 hours ago

Mets notes on deGrom, Nimmo, Callaway and more

In this week's State of the Mets for June 22, 2018, Matthew Cerrone talks about what to do at the trade deadline, Mickey Callaway's June and the awesomeness of deGrom and Nimmo.
ClutchPoints 4 hours ago
Giants QB Eli Manning firmly believes he can ‘still win championships’

Giants QB Eli Manning firmly believes he can ‘still win championships’

Eli Manning is that old steady veteran who simply goes about his business. He rarely says anything outlandish. Rather, working hard is his route to professionalism in the NFL. That doesn’t mean he lacks confidence. The New York Giants two-time Super Bowl champ firmly believes he and his team can “still win championships,” via Rhett […] The post Giants QB Eli Manning firmly believes he can ‘still win championships’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 10 hours ago
June 23: Orioles vs Braves

June 23: Orioles vs Braves

Julio Teheran threw six no-hit innings and struck out 11 in his first start since returning from the disabled list. He will look to keep it going Saturday when the Atlanta Braves continue their three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles.
Niner Nation 4 hours ago
Which 49er will make their first Pro Bowl in 2018?

Which 49er will make their first Pro Bowl in 2018?

The 49ers starting quarterback has all of the momentum he could ask for, but is it enough to secure a Pro Bowl nod? The San Francisco 49ers are coming into 2018 with huge expectations. They went 5-0 for the 2017 season and all fingers can point at Jimmy Garoppolo for that success. Not just for his QB play with limited knowledge of the playbook but also for his ability to elevate the team and make it play beyond the abilities that it had when Brian Hoyer and even C.J. Beathard started. So could Garoppolo make a Pro Bowl? A recent article on by Gil Brandt on NFL.com listed one player in the...
Hoops Habit 45 mins ago

Detroit Pistons: 3 reasons Khyri Thomas was a good pick

The Detroit Pistons went into the 2018 NBA Draft with one pick, and came out of the draft with two players. Here’s why Khyri Thomas was a good selection. The Detroit Pistons did not have a first round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, but one thing they did have was a glaring vacancy in […] Detroit Pistons: 3 reasons Khyri Thomas was a good pick - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Lone Star Ball 8 hours ago
Saturday Texas Rangers things

Saturday Texas Rangers things

Saturday morning Rangers news and links Good morning, folks... The Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins yesterday by a score of 8-1. Levi Weaver’s game story talks about the reasons why the Rangers six game winning streak is good. Evan Grant’s game story talks about the team’s improvement in drawing walks and not issuing walks. Jeff Wilson has his Rangers Reaction from yesterday’s one. Shin-Soo Choo stretched his consecutive games on base streak to 35, and is making a case to be the Rangers’ representative at the All Star Game. Jeff Wilson writes that the Rangers rotation has...
Mile High Hockey 1 hour ago
Colorado Avalanche sign Philipp Grubauer to a contract extension

Colorado Avalanche sign Philipp Grubauer to a contract extension

The newly acquired netminder agrees to a 3-year extension A day after the Colorado Avalanche traded their second round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry draft for netminder Philipp Grubauer, the team has announced they have signed the 26-year old to a three year contract extension worth a total of $10 million. That’s an average-annual value of of just over $3.3 million. The Rosenheim, Germany, native posted a 15-10-3 regular-season record, 2.35 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and three shutouts on his way to winning a Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals. “He’s a winner,...
Call to the Pen 5 hours ago

Seattle Mariners targeting Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ

The Seattle Mariners are interested in Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ, looking to make a push to the MLB postseason for the first time in 17 years. As the 2018 MLB trade Deadline nears a month away, the Seattle Mariners are suddenly in a position to make the playoffs for the first time since […] Seattle Mariners targeting Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Sea Of Blue 55 mins ago
Kentucky Wildcats have best odds to win 2019 NCAA Tournament

Kentucky Wildcats have best odds to win 2019 NCAA Tournament

A look at the latest odds to win it all for the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Kentucky Wildcats continue to look like the favorite to win it all next season. Before Reid Travis made his transfer decision, UK had the fourth-best odds to win the 2019 NCAA Tournament. They were also coming in the 3-7 range of most preseason top 25 polls. That all changed when Travis committed to the Wildcats and made this a true national title contender that’s now favored to win it all. The latest odds from Bovada have UK just barely edging out Duke for the best odds to win it all. Ironically, the...
Greg Auman answers your questions about NFL's investigation into Jameis Winston

Greg Auman answers your questions about NFL's investigation into Jameis Winston

There are many unanswered questions and unresolved discrepancies to the story of Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and the March 2016 Uber ride in Arizona that led to him facing a

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The Hockey Writers 5 mins ago

Hurricanes Trading Skinner a Dicey Proposition

The rumors are rampant that a trade involving Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner is imminent. One of the best players on the team, who has been an alternate captain and perennial team points leader is on the block. The questions that arise are “Why?” and “For who?” Skinner for Who? Brian LeBlanc wrote on Friday […] The post Hurricanes Trading Skinner a Dicey Proposition appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Winnipeg Sun 7 mins ago

Jets look to future: Three pivots, two blue-liners and one goalie chosen on Day 2 of NHL Draft

DALLAS – By trading away their first-round pick in February, the Winnipeg Jets were already going to take a slightly different approach to the 2018 NHL Draft. As Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff is fond of saying, the players will take care of how fast they can get to the next level. But a quick […]

Ecstatic Rangers see a lot of Caps star Vitali Kravtsov in top pick Vitali Kravtsov

If Vitali Kravtsov ends up anything like Evgeny Kuznetsov, then the No. 9 overall pick in the NHL draft will be the transformative forward the Rangers need him to be. Kuznetsov is the comparison Rangers director of player personnel Gordie Clark provided for Kravtsov, the 18-year-old Russian wing...
Ken Warren / Ottawa Sun 11 mins ago

The Ottawa Senators history with the University of North Dakota

The Ottawa Senators have a checkered history drafting University of North Dakota defence recruits. While there’s great promise stemming from the weekend’s selections of Jacob-Bernard Docker (26th overall) and Jonny Tychonick (48th overall), long-time fans will also remember the great first-round hope who didn’t amount to much. Back in 2005, the Senators chose Brian Lee ninth […]
University of Memphis football program partners with Memphis Animal Services to find homes for pets

University of Memphis football program partners with Memphis Animal Services to find homes for pets

University of Memphis assistant head coach Ryan Silverfield and the Tiger offensive linemen helped MAS find homes for needy pets during Tiger Takeover        

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