NBA Trade Rumors: Sixers should trade for Kawhi Leonard during NBA Draft (not the Los Angeles Lakers)

There are, of course, two major risks to the Sixers trading for Leonard.  The first is that, is reports are correct, Leonard wants to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. With just one more season on his contract, Leonard could sign there next offseason if he wanted, leaving any team that traded for him in the […]

Giancarlo Stanton of New York Yankees hits walk-off home run against Seattle Mariners

NEW YORK — It took nearly half the season to do it, but Giancarlo Stanton finally had his first iconic moment at Yankee Stadium. With two outs and a runner on in the bottom of a tied ninth inning Wednesday night, the New York Yankees designated hitter swung at an 84.7 mph slider that he […]

Longtime Tennessee broadcaster John Ward dies at 88

John Ward, the radio voice of Tennessee football and men’s basketball for over three decades, has died. He was 88. Vol Network tweeted that Ward died Wednesday night in Knoxville. Tennessee athletics officials confirmed Ward’s death. Ward became Tennessee’s radio play-by-play voice for men’s basketball in 1965 and started filling the same role for football […]

World Cup Results 2018: Wednesday’s Scores and Updated Group Standings | Bleacher Report

ROMAN KRUCHININ/Getty Images Spain laboured to their first win of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday and defeated Iran 1-0 to move joint-top of Group B thanks to a Diego Costa winner. Carlos Queiroz’s Iran battled hard and held the 2010 world champions to a one-goal scoreline, but they fell short in attack and […]

Portugal vs. Morocco World Cup 2018 final score and analysis

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can celebrate, but it wasn’t a confidence-building win. (Carl Recine/Reuters) MOSCOW — All that is wonderful and rotten about the World Cup surfaced at sold-out Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. We’ll begin with the good, because that is why people traveled great distances and are spending stacks of rubles to attend. It’s […]

World Cup 2018: One Spectacular Ronaldo Goal Is All Portugal Needs

With the loss, Morocco was mathematically eliminated from the World Cup, though it will have one more game. It was a hard ending for a team that provided fans with a lot of attacking entertainment, but no goals in two games. Andrew Das: Boy, that Ronaldo goal seems a long time ago, and Morocco surely […]

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief | News & Observer

BASEBALL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants closer Hunter Strickland broke his pitching hand punching a door in frustration after blowing the save and taking the loss in a 5-4 defeat to the Miami Marlins on Monday night. The right-hander had surgery Tuesday and expected to be out six to eight weeks, manager Bruce Bochy said. […]

NBA Mock Draft 2018: Bold Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects | Bleacher Report

Sonia Canada/Getty Images The 2018 NBA offseason is shaping up to be a summer to remember. The rumor mill already includes names like LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, and the free-agency market hasn’t even opened yet. That could make Thursday’s draft a busy evening as clubs either bulk up in the latest weapons […]

Yankees crush Mariners behind Domingo German, homers | Rapid reaction

NEW YORK — The Yankees pulverized four balls well over the wall, a welcomed sign for an offense that had fallen on hard times by its own lofty standards. More importantly, they got yet another strong showing from a starting pitcher they figured would spend most of the season in the minors. Domingo German’s push to stay in the Yankees’ rotation […]

Russia Stay Perfect with 3-1 Win over Mohamed Salah, Egypt in 2018 World Cup | Bleacher Report

GIUSEPPE CACACE/Getty Images Russia kept their perfect start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup intact with a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday at Saint Petersburg Stadium despite Mohamed Salah’s return to the Pharaohs’ starting XI. Egypt gave the World Cup hosts a firmer test than Saudi Arabia, but Russia still pulled away with a […]

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