WNBA POWER RANKINGS: CANDACE PARKER IS BACK AND SO ARE THE CHICAGO SKY

In this week's WNBA Power Rankings, the return of Candace Parker has rejuvenated the Chicago Sky making this a three-team title race...

THE WHITEBOARD: THE ATLANTA HAWKS ARE MORE THAN JUST TRAE YOUNG

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JOEL EMBIID APOLOGIZES TO 76ERS FANS ON TWITTER AFTER GAME 7

Joel Embiid took to Twitter to offer an apology to fans after losing in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Another year, another disappointing...

JOHN COLLINS TROLLED JOEL EMBIID WITH INCREDIBLE SHIRT AFTER GAME 7

John Collins hilariously owned Joel Embiid at the Game 7 podium with his incredibly petty shirt. With the Atlanta Hawks advancing to...

 
 
 

JAMES HARDEN IS NOT TO BLAME FOR THE NETS' SECOND-ROUND PLAYOFF EXIT

There are many factors to blame for the Brooklyn Nets' second-round playoff exit, but James Harden should not be one of them. Despite...

3 PHILADELPHIA 76ERS PLAYERS WHO WON'T BE BACK NEXT SEASON

As “The Process” fell short of full completion again, these three players won't be back with the Philadelphia 76ers next season. With...

 
 
 

ARE THE ATLANTA HAWKS A LEGITIMATE THREAT TO WIN IT ALL?

The Atlanta Hawks play one of the best brands of team basketball in the league, and it gives them as good a chance as any to win a...

HERE'S HOW THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS CAN TRADE FOR BEN SIMMONS

Three-time All-Star Ben Simmons may have played his way out of Philadelphia. At the right price, the Spurs could be one of the teams...

 
 
 

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO'S GAME 7 PERFORMANCE VS. NETS WAS A LEGACY GAME

Giannis Antetokounmpo's Game 7 performance vs. the Brooklyn Nets did wonders for the Milwaukee Bucks superstar's legacy. In a game...

2 PACKERS TRAINING CAMP BATTLES THAT COULD DEFINE SUMMER

The Green Bay Packers will have many battles to watch throughout training camp this summer. While the Aaron Rodgers quarterbacking...

 
 
 

JARREN DURAN'S WALK-OFF BLAST PROVES RED SOX SHOULD PROMOTE HIM TOMORROW

Red Sox prospect Jarren Duran's awesome 10th inning walk-off homer for Worcester in Triple-A ball is proof Boston should bring up the...

ADAM WAINWRIGHT DOWNRIGHT EMBARRASSED BRAVES HITTERS IN COMPLETE GAME

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was a nightmare for Atlanta Braves hitters as he pitched a complete game with some nasty...

 
 
 

CRAIG KIMBREL KEEPS MOVING UP IN RECORD BOOKS WITH LATEST SAVE FOR CUBS

Superstar pitcher Craig Kimbrel continues to be a stud closing games out, and he's moved into ninth place on the all-time list for...

ANGELS SHOULD BE FOREVER TROLLED BY DODGERS FANS FOR HANDING OVER ALBERT PUJOLS

Albert Pujols blasted a three-run home run on Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks and it only adds to the headaches for Angels...

 
 
 

SHED LONG JR. BLASTS WALK-OFF GRAND SLAM TO SWEEP THE RAYS

The Mariners just recorded a four-game sweep over the Tampa Bay Rays, with Shed Long Jr. closing things out with an absolute bang....

GAVIN LUX'S REACTION TO ALBERT PUJOLS' 673TH HOME RUN WAS ALL OF US

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Gavin Lux had a priceless reaction to Albert Pujols belting a 3-run homer against the Diamondbacks....

 
 
 

3 TRADES BRAVES SHOULDN'T WAIT UNTIL DEADLINE TO MAKE

The Atlanta Braves should not wait for the deadline to make these three trades if they want to contend for the NL East. The Atlanta...

TOP PROSPECT WANDER FRANCO IS BEING CALLED UP TO THE RAYS

The Tampa Bay Rays are finally bringing up infielder Wander Franco, the top prospect in baseball, to help end a six-game skid. It's...

 
 
 

IS ANGELS STAR SHOHEI OHTANI HAVING THE BEST WEEK EVER?

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani is on a ridiculous run in the last week, with six home runs at the plate and a win on...

INSIDE THE CLUBHOUSE: GIANTS MOVE FROM TRADE DEADLINE SELLERS TO BUYERS

This week, Inside the Clubhouse looks at the Giants whose strong play has moved them to deadline buyers, throwing the trade market...

 
 
 



Former Habs player Tom Kurvers dead at 58 from lung cancer

Former Habs player Tom Kurvers dead at 58 from lung cancer

Former NHL defenceman Tom Kurvers, who won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens and also played for Toronto and Vancouver, has died. He was 58. Read more ...

TRANSFERS -Lazio, club in talks with Manchester United to keep Pereira

TRANSFERS -Lazio, club in talks with Manchester United to keep Pereira

As reported by Sky Sport, Lazio management is hard at work to provide new skipper Maurizio Sarri with new players that would make the biancocelesti a competitive team for the... Read more ...

Barcelona star ruled out for up to three months of action after sustaining...

Barcelona star ruled out for up to three months of action after sustaining knee injury at Euro 2020

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele could miss up to three months of action with a knee injury, according to Catalunya Radio . Dembele was brought onto the field as a substitute... Read more ...

Five teams that would benefit from June trade acquisitions, rather than...

Five teams that would benefit from June trade acquisitions, rather than waiting until July 31 deadline

For these five teams, waiting until the July 31 trade deadline will be too late. Read more ...

‘Football is a game of incentives' - Gambia players boycott meeting...

Dissatisfied with how they were treated after qualifying the country for their maiden Afcon, the Scorpions have turned down their leader's call Read more ...

LIVE: Finland vs Belgium

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Dillon Brooks, Oshae Brissett not attending Canadian basketball training camp

Dillon Brooks, Oshae Brissett not attending Canadian basketball training camp

Dillon Brooks of the Memphis Grizzlies and Oshae Brissett of the Indiana Pacers are no longer on Canada's 19-player roster after being on the 21-player invitation list for a... Read more ...

Stevens adjusting to new role with Celtics, mum on new coach

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TRANSFERS - Atalanta, Gosens attracts interest from Barcelona, PSG

TRANSFERS - Atalanta, Gosens attracts interest from Barcelona, PSG

According to a new report by Tuttomercatoweb, Atalanta midfielder Robin Gosens seems to be the man of the hour, after his performance against Portugal in Euro 2020 dazzled... Read more ...

Orioles vs. Astros prediction: Keegan Akin will get it done at home

Orioles vs. Astros prediction: Keegan Akin will get it done at home

Instant karma's gonna get you... isn't that right, Jon Rahm? A chance for the Orioles to pick up a rare win against a superior opponent? The Astros are at Camden Yards. Jake... Read more ...