One day out, it seems like Maryland guard Kevin Huerter will end up as a mid-to-late first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Forward Justin Jackson, who struggled last season due to injury, is likely to be a second round pick.
Crystal Dunn, a rising star with the top-ranked U.S. women's national soccer team, has left the Washington Spirit to sign with English club Chelsea, the second prominent player to depart since the National Women's Soccer League final three months ago.
Ending a frantic few days of courtship ¿ and perhaps cementing the Spurs as the preseason favorites to win yet another NBA title ¿ Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio and align with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts.
In 2012, while playing professional basketball in Turkey, former Georgetown University stand out Chris Wright learned that he had multiple sclerosis. The next year he began the Chris Wright Foundation to provide education and awareness of multiple sclerosis, as well as to provide charitable giving to other nonprofit organizations.
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade. The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair. Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was last season just a nasty tease for the team's long-suffering fans?
The Mavericks and New York Knicks agreed Wednesday to a six-player trade that returns center Tyson Chandler to Dallas three years after he helped win a championship only to leave right away in free agency.
Will Barton has done the research. He's poured over the numbers, he's tracked the stocks and he's talked with the experts. Something just doesn't add up. How could the most efficient swingman in college basketball not be considered a lottery pick in Thursday's NBA Draft?
Ravens wide receiver Donte¿ Stallworth, who will become a free agent whenever the NFL lockout is finally lifted, is not very happy with basketball fans on Twitter who bashed Chris Bosh and other Miami Heat players for crying after they lost to the Dallas Mavericks in the sixth and deciding game of the NBA Finals.
Orioles starter Brian Matusz retired just three of the 13 hitters he faced, allowing four runs on five hits and four walks in 1 1/3 innings during Sunday's 9-6 loss to the Rays. ... Wanting Zach Britton's rookie season to prolong into September, the Orioles have pushed back his next start a couple of days. ... The Mavericks beat the Heat on Sunday night to capture their first NBA championship. ... A wild and unpredictable Triple Crown season came to an appropriately stunning conclusion Saturday as 24-1 long shot Ruler On Ice won the Belmont Stakes.