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National Basketball Association playoffs wrap: Celtics beats Bucks to advance

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The Warriors eliminated the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of the first-round series with a 99-91 win Tuesday night and Curry wants to make sure he doesn't disrupt any flow or momentum with the team on a roll. There were bright spots for the Pels, but none bright enough to avoid being eclipsed by the sheer force of the Warriors attack. With every shot they made, the cheers grew louder and louder for the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Swansea 0-1 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points

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Swansea are now only a point ahead of Southampton in the relegation zone after the Saints beat Bournemouth earlier in the day. "We dominated and created many chances, but we scored only one goal". Yet, there was a real sense around the stadium after the defeat to Chelsea of a chance missed. Gary Cahill retains his place at the heart of the defence, and the captain's armband. Read More »

Dolphins nab Penn State's Gesicki in NFL Draft's 2nd round

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The selection marks the 10th straight year Alabama has had at least one player taken in the first round, the longest active streak by any school. Having played all over the Crimson Tide secondary the past three seasons, including at safety after a late-season injury forced a midseason move in 2016, Fitzpatrick's versatility could be seen as a benefit for the Dolphins. Read More »

Sabres to select No. 1 overall in 2018 NHL Draft

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Buffalo which finished with the league's worst record (62 points), had the best chance (18.5 percent) to get the No. 1 overall pick - and ended up there. Jumping up nine spots is a major win for the team, and a great opportunity for new owner Thomas Dundon to start rebuilding his franchise. The NHL draft begins June 22 in Dallas. Read More »

'Embarrassing' FA tweet made Kane sad - Pochettino

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But Pochettino has now laid bare the depth of the surprise and ill-feeling at Spurs . Kane is likely to start up front for England at the World Cup finals. But move on. That is the reality. Kane has endured a testing period. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino admits that midfielder Harry Winks is unlikely to play again this season. Read More »

Gators' DB Duke Dawson selected No. 56 by New England Patriots

The Patriots still have two picks remaining in the draft - one at No. 243 overall and one at No. 250 overall. It makes no sense, and that is not how New England does business. "He's played safety, he's played corner, he's played slot corner, so a pretty versatile player". Last year, Lewis only started eight games, but finished 12th in standard scoring. Read More »

Chargers select S Kyzir White with No. 119 selection

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The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the Chargers haven't publicly announced their plans for Gates, one of the most prolific pass catchers in National Football League history. Nwosu should slide right in at the strong side outside linebacker spot. He has shown the ability to set the edge, rush the passer and drop in coverage. Read More »

Nnadi selected by Kansas City in third round of NFL Draft

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The Chiefs struggled to pressure the quarterback and stop the run past year, ranking toward the bottom of the league in both categories. Speaks is a versatile defensive end prospect who moved around and played all over, but he may be best suited to play out on the EDGE. Read More »

The wait is finally over for Georgia's Nick Chubb, Lorenzo Carter

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After picking first on both Thursday and Friday, Cleveland will enter the final day with five selections to help fix a team that went 0-16 last season and hasn't made the playoffs since 2002. After an injury-plagued senior year in high school , Corbet walked on to the Nevada football program and started all but one game during his time in Reno. Read More »

4 takeaways from the Bruins' Game 1 win over the Lightning

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Even though the top line garners most of the laurels - and attention from opponents - the Bruins have some terrific scoring depth in their lineup. The match gets going at 3 p.m. From the first injury he suffered back in early November, Babcock didn't think Matthews was ever quite the same. Or took the blades off their skates, I should say. Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs

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Davis was a monster with 33 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game in the sweep of the Blazers, while Mirotic has been tearing it up since shaving his beard late in the regular season. After all, Davis and Jrue Holiday would dictate everything during their series against Portland. A blowout win could lead them to approach Curry with more caution. Read More »

Man United's Jose Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Arsene Wenger

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I turned many, many, many clubs down to face the challenge when we built the stadium, said Wenger, referring to the Emirates, ahead of the upcoming tie with United. Arsene Wenger said he doesn't know what type of reception he will get at Old Trafford . "To stay a manager, to have four or five years to try to get a trophy and to improve the team, I don't think you allow that any more". Read More »

Iniesta to leave Barca at the end of the season

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The midfielder is rumoured to move to the Chinese Super League . Iniesta reiterated he will never play against Barcelona , adding "all scenarios not in Europe are possible". A great deal of who I am, is down to Barça and La Masia - I am very thankful to them. Iniesta revealed in March he had an offer to move to China, with Chongqing Dangdai Lifan the club expected to win the race for his signature. Read More »

Owner of NFL's Jaguars makes offer to buy London's Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium was the exclusive home stadium for International Series games from 2007 to 2015 and will continue to host National Football League games through at least 2020; beginning in 2016, the series began expanding to more stadiums, first to Twickenham Stadium, London (2016-2017) and to Estadio Azteca, Mexico City (2016-2021) and eventually to Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium at Northumberland Park also in London (2018-2027), with possible future plans to expand the series to ... Read More »

Rangers shortlist Steven Gerrard for the managerial role

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Rodgers offered no view on whether or not Gerrard should join him in Glasgow but pointed out that a "high percentage" of new managers never get a second chance if their first move goes wrong. "But I think he'll do well". "I think he has enough people around him who can give advice bit I don't have a problem talking to him and telling him about my experiences", he added. Read More »

Braves phenom Acuna launches first career HR

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We're guessing an autographed ball and/or bat are headed his way. Acuna, who turned 20 back in December, was regarded as the No. 1 prospect in all of baseball. Many have visions of a Mike Trout-esque season from 2012 (.326 average, 30 home runs, 49 stolen bases). They also named Acuna as baseball's best prospect, as did ESPN and Baseball Prospectus. Read More »

49ers reportedly trade OT Trent Brown to the Patriots

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Brown is now en route to the New England Patriots , pending a physical, per reports from ESPN's Adam Schefter and Field Yates . Brown recently underwent shoulder surgery and reported to the 49ers mini-camp out of shape. 9, after all. Right now they have some degree of Dawson, a pick coming in the fourth round and a pick they will make in about 364 days. The 49ers made another move as they signed safety Jaquiski Tartt to a two-year contract extension that will keep him in the Bay ... Read More »

Von Miller Loses His Mind After Broncos Draft Chubb

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Chubb, out of North Carolina State, is considered the best defensive player in the draft. The last UTEP football player to be drafted to the NFL was running back Aaron Jones. Miller is VERY excited - he even worked up a sweat celebrating. "We have to make sure that we have the most unsafe pass rush in the NFL". It was just something I was raised with. Read More »

Dez Bryant Reportedly Turned Down Baltimore Ravens Deal

One team Bryant nearly certainly won't be signing with is the Ravens, and that's because he has already shot them down once. The wide receiver was released by the Cowboys on April 13 during a meeting with owner Jerry Jones. Bryant prefers a one-year contract, hoping to receive a more lucrative multiyear offer in 2019. The issue for teams at this point in the year is salary-cap space. Read More »

Wenger rues 'worst possible' goal from Griezmann

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Wilshere also rued the missed chances for Arsenal, who are playing in their first European semifinal in nine years. The visitors battened down the hatches with 10 men, but were reliant on Oblak to keep them in the tie. It could prove a crucial away goal for Atletico going into the second leg, where a clean sheet at home will see them through to a third European final in five years. Read More »

NFL Draft: Josh Allen's old offensive tweets from high school surface

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He joins Jim Kelly (No. 14 in 1983), J.P. Losman (No. 22 in 2004) and EJ Manuel (No. 16 in 2013) as the only quarterbacks taken by the Bills in the first round during the common-draft era. They didn't have to. What we didn't know was the last name, was it gonna be Allen or Rosen? That could benefit a team out of the top 10, and what if that's not a coincidence? It was impossible to know when Allen walked across the stage in Arlington. Read More »

Pelicans vs. Warriors/Spurs Schedule: When Does Next Playoff Series Start?

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Can San Antonio possibly upset the Warriors on the road and force a Game 6? That was 2007. Now, in 2018, the Spurs are still remarkably a playoff team - a basketball dynasty, even. Ginobili , the hero of Game 4 , couldn't produce the same spark in Game 5 , finishing with nine points off the bench. 4 down, 12 wins to go for the defending champs. Read More »

Commission On College Basketball Calls For Sweeping Reform

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An NCAA commission chaired by Condoleezza Rice and established past year to respond to federal prosecutors' charges of widespread bribery and corruption in college basketball proposed several reforms Wednesday that would alter the sport's texture without challenging the longtime requirement that the players be amateurs, uncompensated beyond a scholarship for their talents and efforts. Read More »

Dez Bryant wants 'big one-year deal'

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Heading into the National Football League draft , Jones believes the team won't be able to find anyone to replace Dez. "I have no thoughts about the timing when we chose to move on", Jones said. 19, it's reasonable to think they'll have to trade up to get the guy they want. The Baltimore Ravens looked hopeful for Bryant. The Ravens have since gone out and signed restricted free agent Willie Snead . Read More »

New Orleans Pelicans vs

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Because a team has never come back from a 3-0 deficit in National Basketball Association history, it is more than likely the New Orleans Pelicans will play the Golden State Warriors in the second-round of the National Basketball Association playoffs. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger clarifies 'not my decision' remarks

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Arsene Wenger surprised many last Friday when he announced that he was ending his 22-year reign as Arsenal manager at the end of this season. Wenger guided Arsenal to FA Cup glory last season and then signed a two-year extension to his contract. Read More »