9:44 PM EDT, Sat June 23, 2018
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago
Mavs plan to be big player for Giannis Antetokounmpo, that’s why they drafted his brother Kostas

Mavs plan to be big player for Giannis Antetokounmpo, that’s why they drafted his brother Kostas

The Dallas Mavericks drafted Kostas Antetokounmpo who happens to be the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Mavericks have done a good job of developing international players inside their system, but there might actually be more to the drafting of Kostas. Giannis will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2020-21 season, […] The post Mavs plan to be big player for Giannis Antetokounmpo, that’s why they drafted his brother Kostas appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s brother, Kostas, reached out to Isaiah Thomas

The biggest storylines of the 2018 NBA Draft were mostly centered around which players were going to be lottery picks. However, point guard Isaiah Thomas made it clear is interest was in the last pick of the draft. Enter: Kostas Antetokounmpo. As a former titleholder of “Mr. Irrelevant”, Thomas...
Hoops Habit 6 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 8 hours ago

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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 9 hours ago
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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 10 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 9 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...
SNY TV 10 hours ago

Ilya Kovalchuk signs with the LA Kings

Ilya Kovalchuk signs with the LA Kings
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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 9 hours ago

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Lakers Nation 8 hours ago

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ClutchPoints 3 hours ago

Rumor: Sixers doing everything they can to clear cap space for LeBron James

The Philadelphia 76ers are coming off a promising campaign that saw them reach the playoffs for the first time in six years behind their two budding stars in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. This forward momentum doesn’t stop there as the franchise is looking to be major players in this year’s free agency...
Lone Star Ball 10 hours ago
Texas Rangers Saturday lineup: Beltre at DH

Texas Rangers Saturday lineup: Beltre at DH

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SportsDay 2 hours ago

Source: Rangers making Adrian Beltre, two relievers available to contenders on MLB trade market

MINNEAPOLIS - It is hardly surprising, but it is now at least a real thing.The Rangers, according to a major league source, are making Adrian Beltre available to contending teams interested in a third baseman. Also: The Rangers are making lefty Jake Diekman and closer Keone Kela available on the trade...
Lone Star Ball 12 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...
SportsDay 2 hours ago

Rangers notebook: Choo's streak joins elite Texas company; Kiner-Falefa's next chance behind the plate

News and notes from the Texas Rangers organization following Saturday's win over Minnesota...-- LF Shin-Soo Choo doubled in the second inning to extend his on-base streak to 36 games, tying longest by a Ranger since Mark Teixeira in 2006. Michael Young had a 37-game streak in 2005.-- Utility man Isiah...
Liberty Ballers 14 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...
The Sixer Sense 4 hours ago

Sixers’ odds of trading for Kawhi Leonard might be rising

A recent report might boost the Philadelphia 76ers’ chances of signing Kawhi Leonard. The Kawhi Leonard saga continues to drag out in San Antonio, with the Spurs keeping their disgruntled star through draft night. Gregg Popovich met with Leonard recently, but there’s no indication that the former...
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
Patriots sign 1st-rounder Isaiah Wynn to 4-year deal (Report)

Patriots sign 1st-rounder Isaiah Wynn to 4-year deal (Report)

The eagle has landed. Well, the monstrous 300-pound Tom Brady protector is now officially in the house. (Eagle is a tough description to use in such a case.) The New England Patriots have officially inked one of their two first-round picks out of Georgia University, Isaiah Wynn, to the standard rookie NFL deal, Field Yates […] The post Patriots sign 1st-rounder Isaiah Wynn to 4-year deal (Report) appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 14 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.
ClutchPoints 8 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.
David Fucillo / Niner Nation 13 hours ago
Tomlinson showed improvement as the season progressed

Tomlinson showed improvement as the season progressed

He can likely thank Jimmy G, but Tomlinson also showed signs of progress before Garoppolo took over. The San Francisco 49ers signed guard Laken Tomlinson to a three-year contract extension on Friday, inking him through 2021. The deal is reportedly worth up to $18 million with $10 million in guarantees, but we do not have full details quite yet. There have been a variety of responses to the decision to extend Tomlinson. Once we have contract figures we’ll run a poll to see how people feel about it. The dollars are really what will inform us of this deal. Tomlinson struggled early in the...
Manchester Evening News 10 hours ago
Why Manchester United should take a controversial transfer risk on Arsenal player

Why Manchester United should take a controversial transfer risk on Arsenal player

Man Utd are linked with a potential move for Arsenal player Jack Wilshere in the 2018 summer transfer window.
NorthJersey.com 3 hours ago
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NY Mets' deGrom having a Cy Young-type of season nearing the midpoint

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The Republican 5 hours ago
Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts not in Boston Red Sox lineup vs. Mariners; Tzu-Wei Lin leading off

Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts not in Boston Red Sox lineup vs. Mariners; Tzu-Wei Lin leading off

Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts both are not in Saturday's Red Sox lineup. Betts is feeling sick. Bogaerts sprained his finger. He's available off the bench.
Call to the Pen 9 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

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Arizona Daily Star 13 mins ago
First public hearing set for development of iconic Tucson monastery site

First public hearing set for development of iconic Tucson monastery site

Developer is moving forward with rezoning request, which requires neighbor feedback.
Baltimore Sun 14 mins ago

Orioles' Dylan Bundy steady again in win over Braves

Dylan Bundy showed with another steady performance in the Orioles' 7-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday that the way to consistently turn in good starts is to keep changing it up. Bundy's general plan rarely changes — he attacks the zone with his fastball in hopes of some bad contact, and...
SportsDay 16 mins ago
NHL draft grades: By taking Ty Dellandrea at No. 13, Stars left 'a lot of skill and speed on the table'

NHL draft grades: By taking Ty Dellandrea at No. 13, Stars left 'a lot of skill and speed on the table'

Just like that, 217 picks later, the NHL entry draft in Dallas has come to an end.Eight of those picks belonged to the hometown Stars, and general manager Jim Nill and Co. went home with seven forwards and one defenseman.The Stars may be excited about their top pick Ty Dellandrea, but initial reviews from hockey minds around the country have been mixed at best.Here we'll take a look at the grades the Stars have received for their 2018 class...(Editor's note: Grades marked with ** only include reaction to Round 1.)Chris Peters, ESPNGrade: B"After reaching a little for the highly skilled...
12th Man Rising 18 mins ago

How the Seahawks will be 4-0 heading into the October showdown with the Rams

The Seattle Seahawks will be 4-0 heading into their early season showdown with the Los Angeles Rams. Here’s how it will all play out. Let me begin by answering a few questions that may have popped up in your mind. First, I know the Seahawks start with three of their first four games on the […] How the Seahawks will be 4-0 heading into the October showdown with the Rams - 12th Man Rising - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Rob Rogacki / Bless You Boys 18 mins ago
Indians 4, Tigers 1: Bauer dominates Detroit again

Indians 4, Tigers 1: Bauer dominates Detroit again

Bauer has a 1.22 ERA in four starts against the Tigers in 2018. Cleveland Indians starter Trevor Bauer made his shortest start of the season against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, but it didn’t matter. The 27-year-old righthander struck out 11 while limiting the Tigers to just one run on five hits, and tallied his fourth win over Detroit this year in a 4-1 Indians victory. For a while, it looked like Bauer wouldn’t even get through six innings. The Tigers loaded the bases against him in the first inning, but James McCann struck out to end the threat. Meanwhile, the Indians offense...

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