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Top 10 takeaways from the 2017 NBA Draft

Friday  14:52,   23 june 2017
Sportsnaut

As the 2017 NBA Draft draft played out, we were left wondering what some teams had up their sleeves. y’s trade deadline.There was real excitement around the NBA leading up to its annual[...]

Six biggest surprises from the NBA Draft

Friday  14:52,   23 june 2017
Sportsnaut

Draft night in any sport is a carnival.the 23rd pick, the scales have tipped in a big way. Related slideshow: Here are the best fashion statements from the NBA Draft (Provided by Fox Sports) Here are the best fashion statements from the NBA[...]

Jimmy Butler trade transforms Minnesota Timberwolves in Tom Thibodeau reunion

Friday  14:52,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Butler is back with his old Chicago Bulls coach and will be charged with guiding an immensely talented group.Jimmy Butler’s arrival in Minnesota doesn’t mark a power shift in the Western Conference, not so long as Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Co. [...]

Report: Celtics trade talks about Paul George have stalled

Friday  14:52,   23 june 2017
Sportsnaut

Any progress made by the Boston Celtics toward a Paul George trade appears to have halted, according to reports. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday that talks between the Celtics and Indiana Pacers, which had been making progress,[...]

Durant a winner as Als top Riders 17-16

Friday  14:52,   23 june 2017
MSN

Darian Durant played down the revenge factor in the week leading up to facing his old team but, when the game was over, the veteran quarterback admitted it felt good to win. It took an intervention from what Durant called the "football[...]

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Friday  10:55,   23 june 2017
MSN

ARLINGTON, Texas - Carlos Gomez was munching on a doughnut and a piece of watermelon simultaneously before the game, when he predicted he would hit a home run. Then there was the recording of a rooster call the Texas centre fielder wanted played for [...]

Blue Jays’ seemingly-impossible climb back to .500 getting absurd

Friday  07:36,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

Nine times this season the Toronto Blue Jays clawed their way within a game of an even record, and nine times they’ve failed to get there. It’s getting a little absurd.That’s like the Toronto Blue Jays and .500, basically. Nine times this season[...]

Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to McDavid, Draisaitl

Friday  07:35,   23 june 2017
MSN

Edmonton general manager Peter Chiarelli listed three reasons for trading Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders, but the one that loomed largest had more to do with franchise cornerstones Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Getting Eberle's costly[...]

Leafs strike out in pre-draft trade talks

Friday  07:35,   23 june 2017
Toronto Star

CHICAGO—As Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello looks to build on last season’s success starting with Friday night’s NHL draft, he admits he tried to make a deal with the Vegas Golden Knights prior to Wednesday’s expansion draft.“All 30 teams [...]

This raw footage of Floyd Mayweather destroying his sparring partner will break the hearts of Conor McGregor fans

Friday  07:35,   23 june 2017
MSN

<p>Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans expecting Conor McGregor to have a puncher’s chance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. this[...]

Tiger Woods texted Jason Day during U.S. Open; Rory McIlroy says Woods is ‘OK’

Friday  07:35,   23 june 2017
Golfweek

Tiger Woods is still keeping tabs on golf as Jason Day said Woods texted him during the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy has also talked with Woods.According to Jason Day, Woods texted Day during the U.S. Open at Erin[...]

Report: Maple Leafs interested in Golden Knights defenceman Nate Schmidt

Friday  05:41,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been linked to Colin Miller in trade rumours, but they’re also reportedly interested in Vegas Golden Knights’ Nate[...]

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Friday  05:20,   23 june 2017
MSN

Carlos Gomez was munching on a doughnut and a piece of watermelon simultaneously before the game, when he predicted he would hit a home run.&nbsp;Then there was the recording of a rooster call the Texas centre fielder wanted played for one of[...]

Ryan Strome happy to be joining surging Oilers

Friday  05:00,   23 june 2017
Edmonton Journal

Just about every player who has ever been traded to the Edmonton Oilers has gone on and on about how excited he was to be coming to a young, fast and exciting team. And for a good 10 years there, during one losing season after another, most of them[...]

Report: Timberwolves acquiring Jimmy Butler from Bulls

Friday  05:00,   23 june 2017
Sportsnet

Jimmy Butler is joining Andrew Wiggins on the Minnesota Timberwolves. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Chicago Bulls had traded three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler and the 16th overall pick Thursday night [...]