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Walton: Ball will help improve Lakers' culture

Friday  16:51,   23 june 2017
theScore

With the Lonzo Ball era one step closer to kicking off after Thursday's draft, the burden of responsibility on Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton just got heavier. Walton, though, seems excited for the challenge, and hopeful that the [...]

49ers' Jeremy Kerley opens up: 'I wish they would' ask about Colin Kaepernick

Friday  16:51,   23 june 2017
Sporting News

Jeremy Kerley had nothing but good things to tell SN about his former 49ers teammate. He did not speak as fondly, though, about one of his former coaches.49ers wide receiver Jeremy Kerley shared his feelings — good and bad — about three individuals[...]

NBA draft, pick by pick

Friday  16:51,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

All the details from the 2017 NBA draft, pick by[...]

NHL considering introducing penalty for failed offside challenges

Friday  15:22,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

Controversial offside calls and NHL coach’s challenges were a major talking point during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Stanley Cup Final even opened with controversy after a P.K. Subban goal was disallowed following an offside challenge.Colin[...]

Person of Interest: New Raptors draft pick OG Anunoby

Friday  15:21,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

The Toronto Raptors drafted Indiana combo forward OG Anunoby No. 23 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Here’s a little more on the new Raptors rookie. Name: OG AnunobyPosition: Small forward/power forwardShoots: RightAge: 19Height: Six-foot-eightWeight: [...]

Blackhawks unsure how they’ll address Hossa’s absence

Friday  14:56,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

It’s also unclear if the 38-year-old Hossa will play again. © image image Speaking Thursday ahead of this weekend’s NHL draft, general manager Stan Bowman says it’s "a little bit early" to predict what they are going to do in the wake[...]

AP source: Jeter doesn’t have money needed to buy Marlins

Friday  14:56,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

A person familiar with the negotiations says Derek Jeter has told the Miami Marlins he still doesn’t have the necessary money to buy the team but is close. The person described the status of the Marlins’ sale talks to The Associated Press on[...]

Bergevin active ahead of draft, says Canadiens ‘need help everywhere’

Friday  14:56,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin admitted that he “needs help everywhere” ahead of the NHL draft. How he plans to acquire said help remains to be seen, but he has some intriguing options.But you can’t say it’s not[...]

Ben Kuzma: Canucks are thinking, one-year, incentive-laden contract for Ryan Miller

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
The Province

CHICAGO — The agent for Ryan Miller put a proposed one-year, incentive-laden contract extension for his client into proper perspective Thursday. To the mathematical layman, the concept is as clear as advanced calculus. To agent Mike Liut and the[...]

Report: Alex Radulov seeking $7M per season over six years

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
MSN

***ImagePlaceholder*** https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KcFRHOfsus9ddxagvRNwCUHuaFk=/0x0:4176x2349/1920x1080/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/55398811/usa_today_10028848.0.jpg Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The talented winger won’t come[...]

Report: Celtics refused to deal No. 3 pick or 2018 Nets pick for Butler

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
theScore

The Boston Celtics apparently weren't willing to budge in their trade discussions with the Chicago Bulls. The Celtics were in talks with the Bulls regarding a potential Jimmy Butler deal, but were unwilling to surrender either the No. 3 pick in[...]

Report: Aldridge's frustration with Spurs fueling trade talks

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
theScore

LaMarcus Aldridge could be trying to force his way out of San Antonio. The power forward's unhappiness with the Spurs is the reason they're engaging in trade talks, a source told USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick. San Antonio is reportedly[...]

Roughriders couldn't close out the opener

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
Star Phoenix

CHAOS-BURNED-THE-CLOCK — During the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ protracted Reign of Error, Regina Leader-Post legend Bob Hughes conventionally began his classic columns with a “Chaos-By-The-Creek” placeline. In honour of Mr. Hughes, I would suggest a[...]

Instant Analysis: David Schlemko is a smart addition to the roster

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
MSN

***ImagePlaceholder*** https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cfxpmsnyIh3OSAhK_UrIfjkpmmg=/0x0:3099x1743/1920x1080/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/55394099/usa_today_9718192.0.jpg John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports The underrated defender provides a[...]

Report: Spurs have 'strong interest' in Derrick Rose and Chris Paul

Friday  14:55,   23 june 2017
theScore

The San Antonio Spurs are in obvious need of a point guard. Veteran Tony Parker hopes to return in January once he's recovered from a ruptured quadricep, while Patty Mills is set to become an unrestricted free agent. Because of that glaring[...]