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Deadspin The NBA Would’ve Been Better Off Rigging The Draft Lottery | Jezebel Paris Hilton Says Lind

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The NBA Would've Been Better Off Rigging The Draft Lottery The NBA’s new odds format did the job of scrambling the draft order. Four teams played especially horrendous basketball last season, and of those four teams, three were bounced out of the draft’s top four selections. This was satisfying. The Cavalier...
20:32, 05/14/2019

So ... still think the NBA draft lottery is rigged? With the rights to Zion Williamson at stake, having the Pelicans and Grizzlies defy the odds to get the first and second overall picks doesn't seem like the ideal outcome for league executives, but that didn't stop some determined conspiracy theorist...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
18:48, 06/20/2019

NBA draft lottery: Schedule, odds and everything to know The bouncing of a few ping pong balls could change to fate of one fortunate franchise as the No. 1 pick means the chance to select Zion Williamson.        ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Why the NBA can’t fix the Zion Williamson draft lottery Forty-five minutes before a nationally televised audience views the ceremonial unveiling of the NBA draft lottery’s results Tuesday, the actual ping-pong ball drawing will unfold in a separate room inside the Chicago Hilton. Moderator Kiki VanDeWeghe...
14:16, 05/11/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

ESPN making changes to NBA draft lottery coverage One of the biggest nights in Knicks’ franchise history will have a different look to it on ESPN. The network is throwing more resources at the NBA draft lottery on May 14, a night that will be centered on who will get the No. 1 pick and the abi...
15:00, 05/06/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson...
18:48, 05/14/2019

NBA draft lottery 2019: Time, how to watch and how it works We’ll finally know who wins the Zion Williamson sweepstakes at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. In total, 14 teams have a shot at winning the first pick on Tuesday, with the New York Knicks, who finished with the league’s worst record in 2018-...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Knicks guide if NBA draft lottery turns into nightmare CHICAGO — The reality is the Knicks are more likely to zero in on Virginia’s D’Andre Hunter and Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura than Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett once the pingpong balls roll. The consensus leading into Tuesday’s lottery is the t...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Patrick Ewing won’t reveal how he’ll fix NBA Draft Lottery for Knicks On the remote chance The Post’s appeals to the gods go unheeded, Patrick Ewing and the Knicks have their own covert operations in place. Before Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Knicks (allegedly) have a 14 percent chance of landi...
12:16, 05/14/2019

2019 NBA Draft lottery: The night tanking died The Knicks, Cavaliers and Suns lost one more time. And the NBA won big-time. Tanks. For. Nothing! The league, in an effort to crack down on teams losing with a purpose, bumped down the worst team’s odds to win the draft lottery — from a stagger...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Draft lottery may decide Williamson's first NBA stop Lottery time: Zion Williamson's immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 ping-pong balls        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

We simulated the NBA draft lottery 100 times. Here's what happened Lottery day is here, and you know what that means: The future of an NBA franchise will be determined by the bounce of ping-pong balls.        ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

New No. 1? Knicks sending Ewing to draft lottery, Ayton to rep Suns Patrick Ewing, the No. 1 pick in the 1985 NBA Draft, will represent the New York Knicks at the 2019 NBA Draft lottery at the Hilton Chicago next Tuesday....
10:32, 05/08/2019

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Tortured Alvin Gentry had his NBA draft lottery moment: ‘F–k yeah’ Alvin Gentry was asked a question during a Pelicans upset over the Jazz in March, but requested a clarification. “Excuse me? I had a couple of beers. Sorry,” Gentry responded. And who could blame him? The final two months of the Pelicans season...
07:16, 05/15/2019

NBA draft lottery: Patrick Ewing joins these team representatives The Knicks hope that having the biggest star at the NBA draft lottery will bring long-awaited luck to the downtrodden franchise. Patrick Ewing, the prize of the first-ever lottery in 1985, will represent the team which drafted him at Tuesday night...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: With Pelicans getting No. 1 pick, NBA draft lottery works out as designed The NBA’s new reformed draft lottery process worked as designed. In a loss for tanking, the teams that had the best odds didn't get the No. 1 pick.        ...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Knicks fans ready for the thrill — or castastrophe — of NBA Draft Lottery CHICAGO — The drinks will start flowing at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan. Odds are, the tears will start flowing 65 minutes later. Or will they? A mix of Knicks fan blogs/podcasts will host their third fan viewing party ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

N.B.A. Draft Lottery Recap: Pelicans Win No. 1 Pick, and the Right to Select Zion Williamson New Orleans faces the decision of whether to select the N.B.A.’s most hyped prospect since LeBron James or to trade the pick for a king’s ransom of assets....
07:48, 05/15/2019

2019 NBA draft lottery odds: Knicks’ chances at landing No. 1 pick The tanking is (hopefully) over. Now, will it pay off? The New York Knicks take a 14 percent chance into Tuesday night’s lottery, as they hope to land the No. 1 pick and a chance to draft Duke star Zion Williamson. The Phoenix Suns and Clevelan...
09:16, 05/14/2019

NBA Draft Lottery 2019: How to watch, odds for Zion Williamson's next team The 2019 NBA Draft lottery takes place Tuesday in Chicago. UPI has you covered with how to watch and the odds for teams hoping to land Duke star Zion Williamson....
13:00, 05/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
20:48, 05/14/2019

NBA Draft Lottery: Rabbis and witches praying Knicks land Zion Williamson On Tuesday night, the Knicks will learn their place in the NBA draft lottery. With a No. 1 pick, they’d get Duke superstar Zion Williamson, as well as a commodity the team’s fans rarely have enjoyed: hope. But these are the Knicks we’re talking about...
16:16, 05/13/2019

The Knicks’ unforgiving draft lottery history: From Kenny Walker to Kevin Knox It was the worst time to equal the worst mark in franchise history. Following a 13-year stretch in which the team with the NBA’s worst record held a 25 percent chance to win the draft lottery, the Knicks’ horrific 17-win campaign earned them only a 1...
23:00, 05/12/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
02:48, 05/15/2019

Hilton Plays Catch-Up in Luxury-Travel Market Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to open 11 more luxury hotels globally this year as it tries to catch up to its competitors in the growing luxury-travel market....
22:16, 07/14/2019

How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Honors rewards points. The program officially kicked off this week....
18:48, 05/19/2019

Paris Hilton Calls Lindsay Lohan "Lame" and "Embarrassing" Paris Hilton wasn't afraid to let the world know how she really feels about Lindsay Lohan during Tuesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen. While playing a......
08:16, 05/15/2019

Lindsay Lohan Cheekily Says "Who's That" When Asked About Frenemy Paris Hilton As far as responses go, this one is so fetch. When Lindsay Lohan was asked about frenemy Paris Hilton personally victimizing her, the Mean Girls actress cheekily said, "Who's......
11:48, 06/11/2019

Lindsay Lohan Sweetly Responds to Paris Hilton's Shade Who needs a Burn Book when you have Andy Cohen and Instagram? In any case, Lindsay Lohan is taking the kill-her-with-kindness route when it comes to frenemy Paris Hilton. The 32-year-old......
09:32, 05/25/2019

Police surround Miami Hilton after report of shots fired MIAMI (AP) — A man who police say barricaded himself in a downtown Miami hotel room has been taken into custody. Miami police haven’t released the man’s name or said whether any charges would be filed against him. No one was injured in th...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Relive Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton's Decades-Long Friendship Is it 2006 again? It may be more than a decade since Paris Hilton's infamous debut single, "Stars Are Blind," but it feels like we're in a bit of a time warp considering......
17:00, 05/10/2019

NBA Draft 2019 live stream: how to watch today's basketball draft online from anywhere If you've recovered from the playoffs excitement, it's NBA Draft time. The 2019 NBA basketball season ended in thrilling fashion with the Toronto Raptors taking the Game 6 victory and dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Now NBA teams and ...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Friday night a photo of herself......
18:32, 06/01/2019

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Will Kathy Hilton and Kim Richards Join The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills? Is there room on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for Kyle Richards and her sister? Not just former star Kim Richards, but also Kathy Hilton? Maybe, just maybe. But it's all hypothetical......
17:32, 06/12/2019

NBA Draft 2019: How to watch, draft order and start time The future of the NBA will be laid out on Thursday night, and there is tons of room for surprises. The Pelicans won the lottery and the No. 1 draft pick, followed by the Grizzlies and Knicks. The top three is widely expected to be Zion Williamson, Ja...
06:32, 06/20/2019

2019 NHL Draft: How to watch, draft order, date and time Not even a week after history was made at the Stanley Cup Final, the NHL offseason is moving full speed ahead with the 2019 Entry Draft this Friday. With a total of 217 picks, forward Jack Hughes, and Kaapo Kakko fall in the top two to cross-Hudson R...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Is The Simple Life Coming Back With Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan? Not So Fast... Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, together again for the first time on The Simple Life?! Not so fast. A verified The Simple Life Twitter account started tweeting on Tuesday, June 25 with......
20:48, 06/25/2019

The Rebranded Hilton Honors Surpass Card Offers Incredible Perks For $95 Per Year American Express is rebranding its Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card as the Hilton Honors American Express® Surpass Card, and launching an exciting limited time offer to coincide with the change....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Paris Hilton might be rebooting The Simple Life with arch-frenemy Lindsay Lohan Hold onto your early 2000s, Adidas track pants-swaddled butts, little ones because The Simple Life is maybe, possibly, probably returning from the depths of princess pink body glitter-drenched hell. The reality series, which single-handedly hollowed ...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
04:32, 06/06/2019

'Bro, it's taking the p***!' - Kyrgios in 'rigging' rant at Queen's "Nick Kyrgios accused a line judge of \"rigging\" his delayed first-round match against Roberto Carballes Baena at the Queen\u0027s Club Championships on Thursday."...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen's Club on Thursday after accusing a line judge of "rigging" his first-round match against Roberto Carballes Baena....
14:00, 06/20/2019

EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 bln euros for forex rigging EU antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan , MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for rigging the spot foreign exchange market for 11 currencies....
03:48, 05/16/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
04:32, 05/16/2019

EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 billion euros for forex rigging EU antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for rigging the spot foreign exchange market for 11 currencies....
03:48, 05/16/2019

EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 billion for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
08:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dolla...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
14:48, 06/27/2019

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
16:16, 05/22/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
00:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
11:32, 05/09/2019

| Fiery Kyrgios accuses umpire of 'match-rigging' in latest outburst Hot-tempered Australian Nick Kyrgios accused a line judge in his first round match at Queen's of "match-rigging" in a typically incident-packed performance....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Russia probes alleged vote-rigging on child reality show A Russian state television network has hired a cybersecurity firm to verify the integrity of votes cast during the finale of a popular children’s singing competition...
16:32, 04/29/2019

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to clarify the charges it is seeking, particularly regarding foreign banks it has no jurisdiction over...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex market....
05:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case South Africa's antitrust tribunal concluded on Wednesday that it has no powers to charge foreign banks being investigated in an exchange-rate rigging case unless they have a presence in the country....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Women outperform men after Japan medical school stops rigging exam scores Juntendo University says abolishing unfair treatment of women is behind rise in entrance exam scoresWomen have outperformed their male counterparts in entrance examinations for a medical school in Japan that last year admitted rigging admission proce...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Television Academy disqualifies performers in vote-rigging plan from casting Emmy ballots The Television Academy Wednesday told some Emmy voters they can't vote this year after discovering they were planning to engage in block voting.        ...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Nick Kyrgios accuses Queen’s officials of ‘rigging’ match in furious on-court rant • Australian criticises umpire in expletive-ridden tirade• Kyrgios berates himself for playing Fifa until 3am but still winsNick Kyrgios accused officials of “rigging” his first-round match at Queen’s and admonished himself for “playing Fifa until 3a...
09:16, 06/20/2019

KY Lottery LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ These Kentucky lotteries were drawn Thursday: JC-AS-3D-2S-10S (JC, AS, 3D, 2S, 10S) 26-28-33-35, Cash Ball: 1 (twenty-six, twenty-eight, thirty-three, thirty-five; Cash Ball: one) 05-07-09-25-33, Lucky Ball: 16 (five, seven, ni...
20:32, 05/02/2019

I won’t ask for another Knicks lottery ‘fix,’ but… Look: For the record, I am NOT going to urge Adam Silver to commit fraud next Tuesday night in Chicago, when the NBA conducts its draft lottery. (Not in so many words, anyway.) That would be hard to justify. That would be a hard thing for a conscienc...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Man wins $200,000 months after $50,000 lottery jackpot A North Carolina man who won a $50,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket in January had luck strike a second time in the form of a $200,000 prize....
09:00, 07/11/2019

Can Winning the Lottery Ever Make You Happy? You’ve heard of lottery winners who regret it. The guy who won $16.2 million but later declared he was happier when he was broke. The $315 million Powerball winner who later wished he had torn his ticket up. The woman who got $6 million after splitti...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Over 2,000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers: 0-0-0-0. About half the 2,0...
04:48, 06/24/2019

On Pro Basketball: Losing the Lottery Might Be the Least of the Knicks’ Problems The promise of Zion Williamson was ejected from Madison Square Garden, a reminder of how difficult it will be for the Knicks to return to the center of the N.B.A. universe....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets...
11:32, 06/23/2019

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settlement....
23:00, 06/20/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
04:00, 05/13/2019

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he's keeping his job as a janitor British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, 58, won $7 million CAD ($5 million USD) in a British Columbia Lottery drawing on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month. He said he plans to keep his job as a janitor but might scale...
17:16, 05/30/2019

College kid dreading Dad’s lecture about getting a job wins $1 million in lottery Forget job-hunting, now he can go house-hunting. A New Jersey college kid dreading a lecture from his dad about getting a summer job decided to check his Mega Millions lottery ticket — and found out he’d won a cool $1 million. Kristopher Chrysa...
15:48, 06/04/2019

Man wins lottery two years after stepfather claims jackpot A Pennsylvania man who won $25,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket he bought in Delaware said he wasn't the first member of his family to score a jackpot....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Lottery winner must split his winnings with ex-wife, court says He bought the ticket two years after he and his wife separated, but she still gets to take home half, court officials say.        ...
12:32, 06/23/2019

Newly legalized ‘Jackpocket’ app buys lottery tickets for you The state Gaming Commission has approved new rules allowing “courier services” to buy your Take 5 and Mega Millions tickets for you, in case that trip to the bodega is just too taxing....
16:48, 05/18/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the nee...
05:16, 06/05/2019

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago...
07:00, 06/06/2019

How Kiki VanDeWeghe handles NBA lottery’s biggest secret Ex-Knick Kiki VanDeWeghe is the NBA’s executive VP who is in his sixth season moderating the behind-the-scenes actual ping-pong-ball lottery drawing and has an interesting viewpoint of how the NBA draft lottery works. He gives his thought about the p...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
11:48, 06/21/2019

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means...
03:16, 06/21/2019

Pelicans win lottery and Zion sweepstakes, Knicks (and tankers) do not SportsPulse: In stunning fashion, the Pelicans land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft and likely Zion Williamson. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down how the new lottery system devalued tanking for at least one year    ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Lakers, LeBron James’ misery on hold after massive NBA Lottery win LeBron James is pleased. Minutes after the Los Angeles Lakers won the No. 4 pick at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago, the superstar tweeted one word: “Beautiful.” The Lakers came into the lottery with the 11th-best odds to secure the...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Look: Woman wins lottery using her favorite NASCAR driver numbers A Virginia woman's favorite NASCAR drivers turned out to be winners at the same time when she used their numbers on a lottery ticket and won a $100,000 jackpot....
15:16, 05/24/2019

Lottery ticket worth $530 million sold in San Diego store SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports. The winner will have to decide whether to receive the estimated $530 million jackpot in 30 installm...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Punjab Constable Wins Rs 2 Crore Lottery, Says It Changed His Life Punjab Police constable Ashok Kumar won state government's New Year Lohri Bumper draw by winning the bumper prize of Rs 2 crore, it was announced on Sunday....
07:00, 06/23/2019

Maryland woman's winning lottery ticket hidden by cat for two months A Maryland lottery player claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize two months after the drawing and offered an explanation for the delay -- the ticket had been hidden by her cat....
13:48, 04/29/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Lightning strikes twice: Dad wins 6 figures in lottery for the second time in 18 months Peter Alley of Bar Harbor, Maine won a $500,000 prize from a scratch-off ticket he bought for $20 last month.        ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Idaho Lottery attempting scratch-off ticket Guinness record The Idaho Lottery announced it is attempting a Guinness World Record for the largest number of people scratching scratch tickets at the same time in the same place....
13:16, 07/19/2019

Brooklyn ‘ISIS sniper’ came to US from Kazakhstan through diversity lottery: official The Kazakhstan-born Brooklyn man who the feds say betrayed America — by becoming a top ISIS sniper in Syria — had come to the US through the diversity lottery, the head of US Citizenship and Immigration Services revealed in an angry twe...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Kyrgios accuses officials of 'rigging' match at Queen's Club Nick Kyrgios swore at officials and accused them of "rigging" his first-round match at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament in his latest outburst        ...
12:00, 06/20/2019

In latest tirade, Nick Kyrgios accuses officials of 'rigging' tennis match at Queen's Club Kyrgios swore at officials and accused them of “rigging” his first-round match at the Queen’s Club grass-court tournament in his latest outburst.       ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Jesse Watters: CNN Democratic debate lottery a 'gimmick,' Lemon should not moderate CNN's decision to televise a "lottery" to determine lineups for its 2020 Democratic presidential debates later this month is a ratings ploy, according to Jesse Watters....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery draw in 1994....
05:48, 07/18/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
05:00, 06/09/2019

ESPN won’t wait long to show who wins Zion Williamson lottery Just show us the draft order. That was the general sentiment from fans last year as ESPN’s hour-long NBA draft lottery special went nearly 40 minutes before revealing a single pick. Tuesday’s coverage is designed to bring clarity with two lead-ins fo...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Alec Baldwin's lawyer says parking spot foe suing for slander is looking for 'lottery ticket' The New York man who claimed actor Alec Baldwin punched him during a parking-spot squabble was looking for a “multi-million dollar lottery ticket” when he sued the actor, Baldwin’s lawyer charges in court papers filed Tuesday....
08:16, 05/15/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects apprehended in a major drug bust, according to reports....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Stephen A. Smith Wrings Emmy-Worthy Performance Out Of Knicks' Lottery Agony The day after the tragicomic New York Knicks were denied the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson, a nation alternately laughing at more Knicks misery and consoling those who got their hopes up turned their eyes to the cranky bard of Knicks angst: St...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. hits the lottery as Anthony Joshua's last-minute opponent -- can he deliver a win? Andy Ruiz Jr. got the fight he asked for: a showdown with unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua. Not many give him a chance, but Ruiz really believes the fight is a perfect matchup for him....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Inside Knicks’ edgy lottery party: Zion Williamson grief and hope They chanted and screamed for an hour, hoping their vocal chords could somehow translate into NBA draft lottery luck. They chanted, “We Want Zion” and “14 percent” and “Let’s Go Knicks.” Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan sounded like the Garden use...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Winning lottery ticket spent a month on oblivious winner's coffee table A Maryland man said he was cleaning the clutter off his coffee table when he discovered a forgotten Powerball ticket that earned him a $50,000 payday....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Rs 8 Crore Illegal Cash, Gold, Diamond Jewellery Found With Lottery Group Over Rs 8 crore of unaccounted cash along with unaccounted gold and diamond jewellery were found in searches at premises linked to a Coimbatore-based business group which handles lotteries run by some......
12:00, 05/04/2019

All NBA Draft Grades Are Useless. Here Are My NBA Draft Grades Now that the mock drafts are dead, the fashion show is done, all the crying parents have come and gone and Woj and Shams are back in the holster for a few hours, let us see what Postseason Advent has wrought:...
08:16, 06/21/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
08:48, 07/05/2019

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
16:32, 07/09/2019

'0-0-0-0' lottery drawing breaks North Carolina record with $7.8 million in winnings In the largest amount ever won in a single drawing in the game – $7.8 million – 2,014 winning tickets were sold in Saturday's Carolina Pick 4.        ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Woman wins $1.3 million 'gift of a lifetime' after checking Mother's Day lottery ticket Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
02:32, 05/16/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

It's MLB Draft Day! Here's what you need to know From who might get picked No. 1 to whether this pitching-poor draft might create a few surprises, here's your cheat sheet on draft day trends and topics....
04:48, 06/03/2019

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
17:00, 06/04/2019

The Best Names Of The WHL Draft Oh, friends. It’s here. The day we’ve been waiting for; the first true sign of spring. The Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, for 14- and 15-year-olds. A window on what Canadians west of Ontario and Americans west of the Mississippi were naming thei...
23:32, 05/02/2019

IRS releases draft of new W-4 The Internal Revenue Service released a draft copy of its new W-4 form Friday, saying it's meant to keep withholdings closer to what Americans owe under the 2017 tax law....
20:32, 05/31/2019

13 NFL veterans who have been put on notice after NFL draft Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is among the players whose jobs or roles could be in jeopardy given fresh competition from the NFL draft.        ...
07:16, 04/30/2019

What Knicks can do after getting third overall pick in NBA draft The Knicks will almost certainly not be getting Zion Williamson after landing the third overall pick. So, where do they go from here?        ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Here's how much rookies make after the NFL Draft For players who make it onto the roster of an NFL team, not all draft spots are considered equal when it comes to contracts. There are sizable gaps in pay when you compare first-round to seventh-round recruits....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while...
22:48, 06/05/2019

EKU Signees Picked on Third Day of the MLB Draft RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball signees were picked on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. DJ Gladney was the first off the board on Wednesday. The third baseman out of Illiana Christian High School ...
13:32, 06/06/2019

NFL supplemental draft: Everything you need to know for 2019 Only seven players have been selected in the last nine years of the supplemental draft, but teams could take a look at options on Wednesday.       ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

12 international players available in NBA draft Twelve international players, led by prospective top-10 pick Sekou Doumbouya of Guinea, remained in the NBA draft at the final deadline to withdraw on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/11/2019

The Knicks know exactly what they’d do with NBA draft’s No. 1 pick David Fizdale claimed there’s no debate on whom the Knicks would take if they win Tuesday’s lottery. “If we win the lottery, do we know who we’re taking?” the Knicks coach said in an appearance Wednesday morning on the “Dan Patrick Show.&...
13:00, 05/08/2019

MLB draft tracker: Keep up with every pick from Day 1 The 2019 MLB draft begins Monday, with the Baltimore Orioles making the first selection and 78 picks being made in total on Day 1.        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United Sta...
19:32, 06/17/2019

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, ro...
10:00, 06/03/2019

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Kaapo Kakko wants Devils to think twice before NHL draft Kaapo Kakko is fueling the debate over who should be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL draft. “This is a big thing for me for the draft,” Kakko told NHL.com through a translator. “I think I can be the first [pick].” The Finnish star is certa...
13:32, 05/18/2019

American Players Rise to the Top in the N.H.L. Draft The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes....
07:48, 06/22/2019

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball...
01:16, 06/05/2019

MLB draft tracker: Catch up on every pick from Day 1 Monday included 78 picks and while we won’t know for years who will turn out to be the stars and busts, there’s already plenty of talking points.        ...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Michigan’s Brazdeikis staying in draft ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft. The basketball program announced his decision Tuesday. The school announced last month that Brazdeikis, Charles Matthews and Jordan Poole were declaring for the dra...
22:16, 05/21/2019

32 things we learned from the 2019 NFL draft There were plenty of surprises throughout the 2019 NFL draft, which added clarity for several teams throughout the league.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Blue Jays take son of Roy Halladay on Day 3 of MLB draft Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft _ the round matching his father's Blue Jays uniform number that was retired    ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

NHL draft will have American flavor: Five U.S. players could go in top 10 Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield and Alex Turcotte could go in the first five picks of the NHL draft and five to seven could go in the first 12 picks.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Which NFL prospects rocked the red carpet at the draft? No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray's Gatsby-inspired suit was on point, but his wasn't the only bold look. We grade the best-dressed from the NFL draft....
11:48, 04/29/2019

When the Knicks knew they were going to draft RJ Barrett General manager Scott Perry knew RJ Barrett eventually would be a Knick when he visited their Tarrytown campus June 10 and wowed them. “He came in and won our building over,’’ Perry said on a conference call Thursday night after Barrett officially be...
01:00, 06/21/2019

| Pelicans eye Williamson, future in NBA Draft Teenage star Zion Williamson is set to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans launch their quest to build a championship team....
23:00, 06/18/2019

The 2019 NBA Draft class can be transformational Let’s face it. The NBA draft isn’t quite like the NFL draft. Not yet anyway. Suspense in the NBA draft normally lasts about two seconds after the No. 1 overall pick is announced. The rest is all speculation. But the 2019 draft seems to be a bit diffe...
01:00, 06/21/2019

NHL draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-31 From Mario Lemieux at No. 1 to Dave 'Tiger' Williams at No. 31, USA TODAY Sports looks at the best picks for each spot in the NHL draft.       ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

NHL draft in 2020 awarded to Montreal MONTREAL (AP) — The NHL draft is returning to Montreal for the 27th time and first since 2009. The NHL on Wednesday announced the Canadiens will host next year’s draft, which will be held June 26-27. The announcement was made as the league hold...
13:16, 06/19/2019

NBA fashion: The best suits worn at NBA draft The NBA draft always brings with it some amazing fashion from the prospects that walk on stage. Here's some of the best looks of the past decade.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Virginia star moving up on some NBA Draft boards De’Andre Hunter, after winning a national championship with Virginia, is ready to take the next step in his career at the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. “I think I know what it takes to win at a high level,” Hunter said Wednesda...
00:32, 06/20/2019

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, ...
00:32, 06/20/2019

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA Draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver ann...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Undersized Hughes stands out as top NHL draft prospect NHL Central Scouting director Dan Marr pegged US-born Jack Hughes as a potential top draft prospects while attending a skills camp in Toronto two years ago        ...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the follo...
19:32, 06/01/2019

Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is expected to be fully recovered in three to four wee...
11:00, 06/01/2019

NBA Draft profile: Zion Williamson is not the next LeBron SportsPulse: Zion Williamson has been the talk of this NBA draft. But this isn’t the next LeBron James we’re talking about. In fact, this is a player the NBA has never seen before.       ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

NBA Draft profile: RJ Barrett is done playing second fiddle SportsPulse: While both Zion and Ja Morant have shyer personalities that make them better suited for small market teams, RJ Barrett is ready to make a big splash in a big market.       ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will return for his senior year. Coach John Becker told the Burlington Free Press on Monday that Anthony Lamb ...
00:16, 05/28/2019

NBA draft: Ranking the five biggest busts as the No. 1 pick From Anthony Bennett, who underachieved, to Greg Oden, who was saddled with multiple knee injuries, not every draft offers a winner with the top pick.       ...
08:48, 06/19/2019

NBA Draft 2019: How each team can address its biggest need For all the talk, the NBA Draft ultimately comes down to making your team better. It’s a simple, yet labyrinthine concept — one that centers around cold, hard analysis. When everything in the NBA seems to center around free agency and trade de...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Hofstra star drawing some NBA draft attention While everyone else was fixated on Kawhi Leonard during the NBA Finals, Justin Wright-Foreman couldn’t takes his eyes off Fred VanVleet. The stellar performance during the Raptors’ run to the title by VanVleet, the former Wichita State star, was just...
02:00, 06/19/2019

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
04:16, 06/17/2019

Winners and losers of the NBA’s draft withdrawal deadline Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett all remained in the NBA draft through the withdrawal deadline. No surprise there, nor for several other players expected to go in the first round. Numerous other players faced difficult decisions on Wednesday...
14:00, 05/30/2019

NBA draft: Ranking the five most prolific classes of all time Since 1947, some of the sport's greats have made their way into the NBA via the draft. But over time, some classes stand out more than others.       ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

NBA mock draft 3.0: Who will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans g...
03:48, 06/20/2019

The picks who fit Islanders’ big-picture approach to NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With only two picks in the first four rounds — for now — it seems as if the Islanders’ focus going into the NHL draft Friday night is on the big picture. That would include the future of two big free agents in recently m...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Ignas Brazdeikis is Knicks’ other one-and-done NBA draft stud RJ Barrett drew all the attention and the headlines, and justifiably so. The Knicks’ first-round pick out of Duke was at one time considered the best prospect in the draft and set the ACC freshman scoring record (860 points). But Barrett wasn’t the o...
17:00, 06/23/2019

NBA draft results: Analysis, every pick from both rounds The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

NHL draft: Lou Lamoriello stocks up on forwards for Islanders Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello continued his work Saturday at the NHL draft, picking up two much-needed centers for the team’s prospect pool, in addition to a defenseman and another right winger. Those four picks concluded the draft for the ...
23:16, 06/22/2019

Devils Acquire P.K. Subban on a Busy Second Day of the N.H.L. Draft A day after taking the American center Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick of the N.H.L. draft, the Devils landed Subban, a star defenseman, and also right wing John Hayden, from Chicago....
17:32, 06/22/2019

NBC Sports causes NHL Draft confusion with graphic gaffe There weren’t many surprises in the 2019 NHL Draft, except for an alert that appeared at the bottom of NBCSN’s broadcast. Just as the Philadelphia Flyers traded the 11th pick to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the 14th and 45th picks, an accompan...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Bol Bol’s incredible suit can’t save him from sad NBA draft slide Bol Bol took a risk. It took a while for a team willing to do the same. While Bol drew focus early in the NBA draft for sporting a suit with a giant spiderweb emblazoned on it, the 7-foot-2 center became the most compelling prospect of the post-lotte...
01:00, 06/21/2019

NBA Draft: Oregon's Bol Bol's slide ends after being picked No. 44 overall Oregon star center Bol Bol, a projected early pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, slid to the draft's second round before the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 44 pick....
07:16, 06/21/2019

NBA draft: Ranking the five most prolific classes of all-time Since 1947, some of the sport's greats have made their way into the NBA via the draft. But over time, some classes stand out more than others.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years       ...
21:00, 06/20/2019

NBA Draft profile: Ja Morant is destined for stardom SportsPulse: Ja Morant has all the tools to become the next great point guard from a mid-major but there's one area of his game that must improve at the next level.       ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

NBA draft 2019: Zion Williamson era set to begin Zion Williamson going No. 1 to the New Orleans Pelicans may be all but certain, but the NBA draft still has the potential to be a roller coaster ride....
09:16, 06/20/2019

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
13:16, 06/10/2019

Orioles draft Oregon State C Rutschman at No. 1 The Orioles selected Oregon State switch-hitting catcher Adley Rutschman with the No. 1 pick in the MLB draft Monday night. Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. went No. 2 to the Royals....
16:48, 06/03/2019

With Darius Garland, the N.B.A.’s ‘Three-Player’ Draft Now Has Four Stars The Vanderbilt point guard has forced his way into a conversation that for months has included just three names: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett....
10:16, 06/20/2019

Orioles predictably take Adley Rutschman No. 1 in MLB draft The Orioles are hoping Adley Rutschman can do for them what Bryce Harper, once also a touted catching prospect, did for their Beltway rival. As most experts predicted for weeks, Baltimore took the dynamic Oregon State catcher No. 1 to begin the three...
18:32, 06/03/2019

2019 NHL Draft: First-round risers and red flags The last year has been all about the show. Who has put in the work to make themselves better for the 2019 NHL Draft, shown up on the biggest stages and impressed with their interactions? And, on the flip side, who hasn’t? For every hot prospect, ther...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Williamson leads three Duke players into top 10 at NBA draft But as the 6-foot-7, 285-pound power forward stood next to his mother and reflected on the life-changing moment that happened a few minutes earlier, he cried out of gratitude. The New Orleans Pelicans selected Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick i...
19:16, 06/20/2019

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Biggest post-draft questions for all 32 teams When will the rookie QBs be ready to play? Can the Chiefs replace Tyreek Hill if need be? These are some of the post-draft questions facing NFL teams....
05:48, 04/29/2019

How did these teams and conferences fare in this year's NFL draft? How did the draft look like through a college lens? Well, the SEC broke its own record for players going in the first two rounds -- and the Big 12 continued to disappoint, despite producing the No. 1 overall pick....
05:48, 04/29/2019

NFL draft in Nashville draws record numbers The NFL said Monday that more than 600,000 attended over the three days in Nashville, easily eclipsing the 250,000 that came to watch two years ago in Philadelphia....
05:48, 04/29/2019

Chargers announce signings of 4 of their 7 draft picks COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have four of the seven players they selected in the recent NFL draft under contract. The team announced Saturday that it has signed the four players it selected on the final day of the draft. They ar...
12:16, 05/11/2019

First look at rookie minicamps: The top picks in the 2019 NFL draft NFL rookies, including Clelin Ferrell, hit the practice fields with their new teams for the first time, giving a glimpse of the future -- and the work ahead....
18:32, 05/05/2019

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
23:00, 06/20/2019

NBA Mock draft: How it will line up after Zion Williamson The pingpong balls have spoken, declaring New Orleans the winner of the Zion Williamson sweepstakes. But that’s hardly all the drama that will come out of Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, or from the weeks that will follow. Will Williamson help new...
01:16, 05/15/2019

NFL players surprise Nashville school during draft Dozens of NFL players have made a surprise visit to a Nashville school to try to motivate the students to pursue a career in sport. (April 26)        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer's-like condition Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
23:32, 05/20/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
08:48, 05/17/2019

NHL draft 2019: First-round picks, scouting reports The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick in the NHL draft. The New York Rangers followed up with Kaapo Kakko at No. 2       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

NBA Draft 2019 scouting report: The best international players International prospects are the closest thing we have to a mystery in the NBA draft. For college players, there’s a library of games, a litany of nationally televised appearances, competition of the highest order and intensity. For internationa...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday’s draft, part of a rapid rise from solid freshman c...
20:48, 06/16/2019

LaMelo Ball’s next risky move comes with NBA draft confidence There is plenty of confidence to go around the Ball family. Days after his brother Lonzo made headlines as part of the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade, LaMelo Ball broke his own news regarding his next stop. “Next year I’ll take my talents to the NBL...
09:48, 06/18/2019

2019 NHL draft: Islanders set for few picks, quiet weekend A year after one of the most important drafts in franchise history, the 2019 NHL Draft seems likely to be a much quieter affair for the Islanders. In 2018, GM Lou Lamoriello scored Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson with the two first-round picks among...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Pelicans’ new draft plan could allow Ja Morant to fall to Knicks The Pelicans could still have a hand in the Knicks’ future. Following the Anthony Davis trade with the Lakers, New Orleans holds the fourth pick in Thursday’s draft and is exploring all sorts of options. According to an NBA source, New Orleans has ex...
00:48, 06/18/2019

NFL draft winners, losers of Day 2: Patriots make their mark On Day 2 of the 2019 NFL draft, Bill Belichick added several players who could be significant contributors to the Patriots in short order.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and ...
18:32, 06/14/2019

2019 NBA mock draft 2.0: What happens after Knicks pick RJ Barrett Believe it or not, there is intrigue in next Thursday’s NBA draft beyond Zion Williamson. Will the Knicks take RJ Barrett, as expected, or Jarrett Culver? Will they even make the No. 3 pick, will the Lakers make the selection right after, or will one...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Meet Nic Claxton: Another Nets NBA draft steal in the making On draft night the narrative around the Nets was all about clearing cap space for free agents and the two first-round picks they didn’t make. But they’re happy with the two second-rounders they did. Nets GM Sean Marks saw projected first-rounder Nic ...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Yankees’ draft pick starting off a bit like Brett Gardner did While many MLB draft picks make the jump from high school to the minor leagues, Yankees third-rounder Jake Sanford is on a more unusual path. The No. 105 pick graduated from Auburn Drive High School in 2016, passed on a volleyball scholarship from Da...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Baseball Owners Want An International Draft Because They Want Absolute Control For North America’s amateur baseball players, be they generational talents like Mike Trout or organizational filler like Mike Fish, the road to the majors begins in the same place: with Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. There is no such system i...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Rangers draft a ‘bit of everything’ to compliment Kaapo Kakko splash VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In the wake of their big Kaapo Kakko splash, the Rangers just went about their business making the rest of their picks in the NHL draft with little fanfare. And that was fine with general manager Jeff Gorton, who wrapped...
22:32, 06/22/2019

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players drafted before Stephen Curry in the 2009 NBA Draft Seth Wenig/AP The 2009 NBA Draft was a deep class with multiple future MVPs and several players who will likely go on to the Hall of Fame. But the class of the draft turned out to be Stephen Curry despite being passed over six times, including one t...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes headlines list of big men in NBA draft Jaxson Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in Thursday’s NBA draft. The freshman could go late in the lottery, headlining a list of intriguing talents as the role of the big man has evolved in t...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Rangers already keeping eye on 2021 Seattle expansion draft We’re moving beyond the dipping-your-toes-into-the-water phase of the NHL offseason. It begins to get serious with the crowning of the Stanley Cup champion. This season becomes last season. Next year becomes this year. And then of course, there is 20...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have selected American center Jack Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft. Hughes is from Orlando, Florida, and becomes the eighth American selected No. 1, and first since 2016, when the T...
19:16, 06/21/2019

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers...
05:00, 06/14/2019

NBA mock draft: How will Pelicans build around Zion Williamson? The Anthony Davis trade gave New Orleans the No. 4 pick. Will the Pelicans hand-pick a young running mate for Williams or spin it forward as part of another trade?...
10:00, 06/18/2019

LaMelo Ball to play in Australia before likely entering NBA Draft Young basketball prodigy LaMelo Ball announced Monday he was going to play professional basketball in Australia while he prepares to enter the 2020 NBA Draft....
12:48, 06/18/2019

NBA mock draft: Predicting entire first round before Thursday With Thursday night's NBA draft on the horizon, USA TODAY Sports' experts take one last look at the field of players and predict the first round.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Rangers learn fate of pivotal NHL draft pick Dallas lost, and the idle Rangers did, too. The Rangers won’t see the 2019 second-round pick they received for fan favorite Mats Zuccarello transform into another first-rounder, with the Stars falling just short of the Western Conference Final ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

What channel is the 2019 NBA draft on? Here's TV and streaming info, plus everything else you need to know The next class of NBA talent will selected Thursday night in New York. Here's all the info you need to watch and follow the 2019 NBA draft.       ...
04:48, 06/20/2019

Opinion: One pressing post-draft question for each of the 32 NFL teams The 2019 NFL draft is in the books. With offseason rosters essentially complete, the 32 teams turn their attention to offseason practices and issues.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Draft primer: Answering the 25 biggest last-minute questions Expectations for Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. The team that must ace the draft. Odds we see a first-round goalie. All that and more from our experts....
01:48, 06/21/2019

2019 NBA Draft sleepers: The under-the-radar prospects to watch The NBA Draft is, mainly, about what happens at the top. That’s where the LeBrons and Durants of the world get picked, and most often, that’s where the future of the league takes shape. But there’s something to be said for what come...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Pelicans pick Zion to open draft, Morant goes 2nd The Pelicans selected the superstar forward out Duke No. 1 overall in Thursday's night NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, confirming what had been inevitable once New Orleans won the draft lottery last month....
01:48, 06/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
16:00, 04/30/2019

NBA draft 2019: Zion Williamson goes No1 to Pelicans – live! RJ Barrett, Ja Morant and Cam Reddish also among top prospectsTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 12.46am BST With the second overall pick, the Grizzlies do indeed choose Ja Morant.One of the best pure shot-creators on the board. Morant emerged ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

The Phoenix Suns “trade away” in crazy 1st round of NBA draft PHOENIX (AP) – The Phoenix Suns selected Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver with the No. 6 overall pick in the NBA draft and traded him to Minnesota. A person with knowledge says the Timberwolves traded up five slots in the first round Thursday ...
23:48, 06/20/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Shero has a Devil of an NHL Draft decision: Hughes or Kakko New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero doesn't mind keeping everyone waiting one more day before revealing whether he will select one of the two top projected prospects — American center Jack Hughes or Finland's Kaapo Kakko — with the first pick...
03:32, 06/21/2019

NHL draft: Devils great Ken Daneyko is all-in on Jack Hughes Ken Daneyko is willing to say it — even if Devils GM Ray Shero isn’t just yet. The rugged Devils defenseman turned MSG analyst knows who he’d pick if he were on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Friday, making the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft...
00:32, 06/20/2019

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
11:48, 06/21/2019

UK Men’s Basketball to Stream Live NBA Draft Show on Thursday LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the Kentucky men’s basketball program enjoys another life-changing night for a handful of NBA Draft hopefuls on Thursday, Big Blue Nation will be able enjoy a UK-draft-focused live stream for the inaugural Kentucky Basketball Draf...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Tucson Roadrunners to host NHL Draft party at Gentle Ben’s TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team will hold a viewing party for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 21 at 5 p.m. at Gentle Ben’s Brewing (865 E Uni...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Patriots sign tight end Ben Watson, 7 of 10 draft picks FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed veteran tight end Ben Watson and seven of their 10 draft choices. New England announced the signings Friday. The Patriots inked deals with second-round defensive back JoeJuan Williams, off...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Bol Bol’s slide could result in an NBA draft heist for Denver Nuggets Bol, the son of former 7-foot-7 NBA center Manute Bol, produced 21.0 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per contest in 2018-19 for the Ducks before a stress fracture in his left foot limited him to just nine games....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Buccaneers sign 5 of 8 draft picks on eve of rookie minicamp TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed five of the club’s eight selections from last month’s NFL draft, including second-round cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting and fourth-round outside linebacker Anthony Nelson. The team al...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class. The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio State quarterback they took 15th overall, fourth-round running ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Knicks sign UCLA’s Kris Wilkes after NBA Draft The Knicks stayed busy once the NBA Draft ended. They signed UCLA standout Kris Wilkes to a two-way deal at the conclusion of the second round Thursday night, according to ESPN. The 6-foot-8 wing averaged a team-leading 17.4 points per game last seas...
07:32, 06/21/2019

NHL draft: Time, TV, streaming info, first-round order and everything you need to know American Jack Hughes is expected to go first and Finland's Kaapo Kakko is expected to be taken second during Friday's first round of the NHL draft.       ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.       ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

One million species risk extinction: draft UN report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report that catalogues our treatment of natural resources        ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Chipper Jones stands out among draft's No. 1 picks In 1990, the Atlanta Braves drafted Chipper Jones with the No. 1 overall pick, and he accomplished something no other player has done after being selected first        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He particip...
17:48, 05/29/2019

NFL draft 2020's top 10 prospects: Tank for Tua Tagovailoa? Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa will create a significant buzz for the 2020 NFL draft, but he might have strong competition to be the top quarterback taken.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Passan: How a 19-year-old prospect is turning the MLB draft upside down By agreeing to a deal to play in Japan and shunning the draft, Carter Stewart will make himself millions of dollars and might be changing the way baseball does business....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers....
03:16, 05/22/2019

UA players Cannon, Quintana Selected in Second Round of MLB Draft TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielders Cameron Cannon and Nick Quintana were both selected in the second round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday night. Cannon was selected with the 43rd overall pick by the Boston Red Sox, while Qu...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Anarchy, ingenuity and a lot to gain: How one team could blow up MLB draft We lay out a big-dollar, high-reward plan to exploit the process, score the most talented class in history and change the sport forever. One question remains: Would it actually work?...
13:16, 06/01/2019

Lynx acquire frontcourt help in 2 deals for draft picks The Minnesota Lynx acquired Stephanie Talbot from Phoenix and Alaina Coates from Chicago in two separate trades for draft picks next year        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Yankees select N.J. native Anthony Volpe in MLB draft The Yankees already have two of the best born-and-bred New York major leaguers in Dellin Betances and Adam Ottavino. Now they have one of the best young prospects from the area, too. They went local to start the MLB draft on Monday night, taking Delb...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he woul...
01:16, 06/29/2019

Mets select Brett Baty in MLB draft surprise The Mets added to the one strength of their minor league system. Need had to wait. After being linked to a number of college pitchers, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s first draft pick Monday night at the MLB draft was power-hitting Texas high sc...
18:32, 06/03/2019

NHL combine’s priceless impact on the Rangers’ draft ‘mosaic’ BUFFALO — Nick Bobrov made an interesting word choice, but “mosaic” was perfectly descriptive. As Bobrov, the Rangers’ director of European scouting, watched the large group of teenagers go through numerous physical tests at the NHL Scouting Combine ...
23:00, 06/01/2019

US, Taliban scramble to rewrite draft on troop withdrawal Taliban and US scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan as well as a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism...
21:48, 07/03/2019

NBA draft: Ja Morant to undergo minor knee surgery Projected top-three NBA draft pick Ja Morant will undergo surgery on his right knee, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports.        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of t...
06:48, 07/01/2019

How to draft a fantasy football team in nine easy steps New to fantasy football or just making sure you're doing things correctly? Follow these nine important steps to assemble the best roster possible on draft day....
16:32, 07/11/2019

LA Rams sign all 8 draft picks to initial contracts THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams’ eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts. The Rams announced the deals Friday. The NFC champions didn’t make a first-round selection for the third straight year. Their second-...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

NBA draft: Playing behind Zion, Barrett has Cam Reddish ready for what’s next Cam Reddish was the first of the big three to commit to Duke. He didn’t know RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson would follow, that he would become the third wheel, relegated mostly to spot-up shooting. “It was different,” the 6-foot-8 wing told USA Today...
19:00, 05/17/2019

NFL draft notebook: QBs Finley, Stidham taken in fourth round Quarterbacks took center stage Saturday on the third and final day of the 2019 NFL Draft, with three teams focusing on prospects that one day perhaps could replace franchise quarterbacks and three others looking for some insurance....
09:48, 04/28/2019

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
05:00, 07/19/2019

RJ Barrett’s NBA draft preference: Landing with Knicks or Lakers CHICAGO — It looks like RJ Barrett won’t be singing the Memphis blues. According to an NBA source, the 6-foot-7 Duke swingman prefers if he drops past Memphis, to No. 3 or No. 4, to get to play with either the Knicks or Lakers. Memphis has the No. 2 ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Knicks move up in NBA draft to pick Michigan’s Ignas Brazdeikis The Knicks made a draft-night trade and moved up in the second round, but it was not to unload Frank Ntilikina. The Knicks swapped picks for cash considerations with Sacramento, moving from 55 to 47 to select Michigan lefty swingman Ignas Brazdeikis....
01:00, 06/21/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
16:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan pe...
04:32, 07/04/2019

4th & Monday: Fallout, reaction from every team's performance at NFL draft The 2019 NFL draft is complete, and we have grades, winners and losers, lessons learned and what teams need to do moving forward toward the season.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Is waiting on a quarterback worth it? Jamey Eisenberg drafted his only quarterback -- Jimmy Garoppolo -- with his last pick in Round 15. See if that worked for him in our latest mock draft review....
07:48, 07/18/2019

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
21:16, 06/02/2019

Nets pick Nicolas Claxton to open second round of NBA draft The Nets came into June with a pair of first-round draft picks, but by the end of the NBA draft they had traded away both. That doesn’t mean Nic Claxton isn’t determined to prove they landed a player Thursday night at Barclays Center. After dealing t...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Raiders GM Mike Mayock now on the other side of NFL Network draft analysis Ex-Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to new Raiders GM Mike Mayock who left TV: "... having an opinion is a hell of a lot easier than making a decision."        ...
17:32, 04/28/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
00:00, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL draft: Full first round order and picks for all 31 teams In a city more known for its rainy weather, it’s about to get drafty up in Vancouver. The 2019 NHL Draft kicks off with the first round on Friday, June 21, and it portends to be a weekend with some franchise-changing picks made and maybe even a few b...
17:00, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL draft: Ray Shero has busy weekend with Devils’ 10 picks Ray Shero is going to bring it down to the wire — again. The Devils GM famously refused to divulge who he would take with the No. 1 overall pick in 2017, and he won’t fill anyone in until he takes the stage in Vancouver to make the top selectio...
17:00, 06/21/2019

NHL draft history isn’t totally on Devils and Jack Hughes’ side This reminds me of the John Tavares draft year, when Garth Snow refused to divulge whom the Islanders would select with the first-overall pick — the general manager for some reason attempting to inject drama into the 2009 proceedings even though No. ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Titans agree to terms with 2 draft picks before rookie camp NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with outside linebacker D’Andre Walker and linebacker David Long, the first of their six draft picks to get contracts. The Titans also announced Thursday they have agreed to term...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Malta failing on rule of law after journalist's murder: draft report The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe's chief human rights watchdog....
15:32, 05/27/2019

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up, and the opportunity his new team has in front of...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
12:16, 07/13/2019

All-time NBA draft: Best player picked at every slot, from 1-30, in league history Before the next batch of NBA newcomers makes the transition to the big leagues on Thursday in the draft, we're taking a step back.       ...
04:48, 06/20/2019

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Opinion: NBA draft exciting, fast-paced and totally overrated The picks and moves during the NBA draft won't seem nearly as important after Thursday night's initial brouhaha.       ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Coby White’s Knicks workout adds more drama to NBA Draft The Knicks are making the NBA draft look interesting from the outside. On Thursday, the team brought in North Carolina’s Coby White for a private workout at its facility, per ESPN.com. White, who averaged 16.1 points and 4.1 assists in his lone...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Pelicans turned their Anthony Davis trade into NBA draft haul New Orleans’ draft night spoils extends well beyond Zion Williamson. Before the Pelicans landed the Duke superstar with the No. 1 overall pick, general manager David Griffin increased the size of the haul from his heist of the Lakers — obtained...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere i...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Inside Darius Bazley’s year away that turned him into NBA Draft mystery Raheem Shabazz got the call from Rich Paul late last summer. Shabazz, a Memphis-based trainer, hadn’t heard from Darius Bazley’s camp since it had initially reached out in April. The plan was for Bazley to stay in Los Angeles, working out and trainin...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Draft bust Hasheem Thabeet seeks redemption and second chance in NBA Five years after his last game, former No. 2 overall pick Hasheem Thabeet is working out and hoping for one last shot at playing in the NBA.        ...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Zion Williamson gives Knicks huge RJ Barrett NBA draft endorsement Zion Williamson won’t be a Knick barring stunning upheaval at the top of Thursday night’s NBA draft, but the Duke phenom is certain they won’t be disappointed if they select his close friend and one-and-done former college teammate RJ Barrett. “He’s ...
16:16, 06/19/2019

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted......
05:32, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Falcons agree to terms with draft picks McGary, Sheffield FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Kaleb McGary, one of their two first-round draft picks, and cornerback Kendall Sheffield, a fourth-rounder. The signings came one day before the team opens its rookie m...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Jordan Bone's Draft Party Went From Tragic To Joyful In A Flash As this video of undrafted Fred VanVleet that made the rounds last night showed, there are at least some NBA draft parties that fizzle out before anyone can enjoy the ecstatic release they all came for, and it looked like Tennessee standout Jordan Bo...
08:16, 06/21/2019

Colts sign 5 draft picks, add 9 undrafted rookies to roster INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed five of their 10 draft picks. Linebacker Ben Banogu, one of three second-round selections, and the Colts’ final four selections all agreed to terms. The other players who signed were offens...
14:32, 05/03/2019

2019 NBA mock draft: How will Pelicans build around Zion Williamson? The Anthony Davis trade gave New Orleans the No. 4 pick. Will the Pelicans hand-pick a young running mate for Williams or spin it forward as part of another trade?...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Jack Del Rio Was At The Buffet When The Jaguars Decided To Draft Blaine Gabbert Usually we only get to hear the juicy stories behind NFL Draft machinations when someone wants to brag, about finding a hidden gem or putting one over on another team, but in all cases, it involves a successful pick. Well, this is not that, but it’s ...
07:16, 06/26/2019

ESPN’s baseball version of Adrian Wojnarowski fails in MLB draft bit Jeff Passan’s Twitter bit shaped into a flop. It began as a playful ploy and quickly turned tired, with ESPN’s go-to baseball news breaker mimicking his basketball equivalent, Adrian Wojnarowski, by tweeting coded language Monday night at...
13:48, 06/04/2019

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
09:48, 06/04/2019

Notable AZ Coyote Draft Selections To Play For Tucson Roadrunners TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team has had a handful of players on its roster that were drafted by the Arizona Coyotes.  Here’s more on those players, -and- the Arizona Coyote’s pick in the first round of the 2019 NHL D...
16:32, 06/22/2019

NFL Draft 2019: Broncos trade up for Missouri QB Drew Lock Drew Lock is now a member of the Denver Broncos after the team traded up in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft in order to take the Missouri quarterback....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Yankees sign 1st-round draft pick, SS Anthony Volpe NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have signed first-round draft pick Anthony Volpe, a high school shortstop from nearby New Jersey. Volpe, who grew up a Yankees fan, was introduced to the media Monday at Yankee Stadium before the team’s sche...
19:00, 06/10/2019

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
09:00, 06/11/2019

How Shamorie Ponds is planning to prove everyone wrong at NBA Draft Combine Shamorie Ponds knows where he stands in the mock drafts. He hears the questions about his game. And the Brooklyn native doesn’t plan to forget those perceived slights anytime soon. They’ll be on his mind this week when he takes part in the NBA Draft ...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Twins sign top draft pick Keoni Cavaco, with $4.05M bonus MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed their first-round draft pick, high school infielder Keoni Cavaco. Cavaco was in Minnesota on Tuesday to tour Target Field and finalize his contract, which came with a $4.05 million signing bonus. Tha...
19:16, 06/11/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial official...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko could fit in well among great No. 1-No. 2 draft duos Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko should have great careers and a great rivalry. Which drafts saw their top two players develop into stars?       ...
08:48, 06/22/2019

Trump says bolstering military’s budget makes up for his draft deferment ​President Trump, who got ​a ​draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam ​War, said he didn’t serve because he was “never a fan” of the conflict but is making up for it now by bolstering the military’s budget. “I ...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Florida Panthers draft pick had driver's test same day he was selected The Florida Panthers selected forward Henrik Rybinski in the fifth round of the NHL Draft on Saturday and before the 17-year-old could address the media he had to pass a big test first....
08:16, 06/25/2019

Blue Jays draft Braden Halladay, son of Roy, in touching gesture NEW YORK — Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft — the round matching his father’s Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay i...
20:32, 06/05/2019

As MLB draft continues, Nationals take college slugger, four more pitchers among Day 2 picks The Nationals drafted Florida State's Drew Mendoza with their third-round pick Tuesday. The selected seven additional players through the end of the 10th round....
18:16, 06/04/2019

Government To Draft New Policies For Safer Transportation Of School Children The Institute Of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) held a two-day conference to draft a policy for the safety of children while they are being driven to......
02:00, 05/03/2019

Mets surprisingly sign Matthew Allan in draft coup Brodie Van Wagenen has one reason to smile, at least. The first-year Mets general manager took a gamble, swinging big with his early picks and then stockpiling under-slot college players, and the unorthodox approach seems to have worked out. Accordin...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Draft heist of the century? How Mike Trout fell to the Angels "He's Mickey Mantle but not a switch-hitter, Rickey Henderson but right-handed." A decade after the best player of a generation lasted until the 25th pick, those who know best detail how it happened....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Seattle's addition looms as part of draft weekend story While the selections of Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kaako and the P.K. Subban trade all got their deserved attention during the NHL draft, one of the biggest crowds of the weekend surrounded a 59-year-old team executive and a Hollywood filmmaker....
05:48, 06/24/2019

Tacko Fall shatters records at NBA draft combine, while Bol Bol among big disappointments The battle for the Los Angeles Lakers’ No. 4 pick continues to get interesting as professional prospects work out in Chicago.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Tacko Fall at last getting Knicks shot as NBA draft hype heats up OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks will finally get a chance to interview and work out intriguing 7-foot-7 Central Florida center Tacko Fall on Friday, The Post has learned. Fall swung onto the Knicks’ radar after his impressive NBA Draft Combine performan...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Orioles draft Oregon State catcher Rutschman with No. 1 pick The Baltimore Orioles have selected Oregon State switch-hitting catcher Adley Rutschman with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Experts think Trump policy on China counterproductive: draft letter Scores of Asia specialists, including former U.S. diplomats and military officers, want President Donald Trump to rethink policies that "treat China as an enemy," warning the approach could hurt U.S. interests and the global economy, according to a d...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Letting teams trade picks is MLB Draft’s ticket out of obscurity Imagine in the days leading to the MLB draft word surfaced that the Dodgers and Padres were maneuvering to try to acquire the No. 1-overall pick from the Orioles. Both NL West clubs are well positioned for the next few years and saw the chance to obt...
11:48, 06/15/2019

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Murray State's Ja Morant, Vanderbilt's Darius Garland and North Carolina's Coby White headline the list of top point guards in the NBA draft       ...
10:16, 06/14/2019

RJ Barrett is turning heads in his bright pink NBA draft suit Growing up, former Duke basketball star RJ Barrett envisioned his NBA draft day — particularly, walking across the stage and greeting the league commissioner, Adam Silver. “Shaking the commissioner’s hand has always been a big thing for me,” Barrett,...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
08:32, 06/12/2019

Zack Thompson Selected No. 19 Overall in 2019 MLB Draft by St. Louis Cardinals Zack Thompson celebrates being drafted by the Cardinals – UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals with the 19th overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Mond...
19:48, 06/03/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: TE strategy and Tiers 1.0 Can you afford not to take one of the Big Three at tight end? Dave Richard looks at the state of the position for 2019, and gives his first positional tiers...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Devils select US-born Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft Jack Hughes, 18, was considered the No. 1 prospect from the start of season until finish, though Finland's Kaapo Kakko challenged him at the end.       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

Knicks’ draft target RJ Barrett has ‘great’ case for No. 1 pick RJ Barrett’s high school coach believes his former player didn’t get the attention he was due at Duke because of Zion Williamson and feels there could be a case made for the 6-foot-7 stud to be the No. 1 pick of the draft. Kevin Boyle, head coach at ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

NHL draft winners and losers: Canadiens get a steal with Cole Caufield at No. 15 Cole Caufield, a 72-goal scorer, kept dropping until the Canadiens drafted him at No. 15. Shame on NHL teams who passed on him because of his size.       ...
22:16, 06/21/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: WR strategy and Tiers 1.0 How many elite wide receivers do you want on your team? Dave Richard looks at the state of the position for 2019, and gives his first positional tiers...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Hype starts now as Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It might have gone just as expected, but now the excitement is tangible. The first two picks of the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night played out as so many expected they would. The Devils took American center Jack Hughes wi...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Bears sign 3 of 5 draft picks, including 4th-rounder Ridley LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed three of their five draft picks, agreeing to four-year deals with fourth-rounder Riley Ridley and seventh-rounders Kerrith Whyte Jr. and Stephen Denmark. Ridley, a receiver, caught 44 passes for ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Biggest snubs and surprises of NBA draft: Wizards taking Hachimura at No. 9 a shocker Some NBA draft picks had analysts perplexed about what teams were thinking. The Wizards taking Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura No. 9 was a big shock.       ...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put the best team forward and make the best decisions to...
23:00, 06/20/2019

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
01:16, 07/20/2019

Heat’s Chris Paul pursuit hits snag over draft picks The final NBA domino left to fall is a second Chris Paul deal. With Oklahoma City looking to enter a full-on rebuild, and the point guard’s salary sky-high, it’s only logical that they deal Paul after acquiring him in the Russell Westbroo...
07:48, 07/17/2019

G-20 summit draft communique reportedly calls for promotion of free trade Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies will likely call for the "promotion of free trade" as a means to achieve strong global growth when they meet for a summit this week, Japan's Asahi newspaper reported on Wednesday....
19:48, 06/25/2019

Justin Robinson’s name wasn’t called in the NBA draft but he sees opportunity with Wizards “The ultimate goal was to get drafted. We had some phone calls around the 40s area that we turned down to be in the best possible fit, which we thought was here,” Virginia Tech's career assists leader said....
11:32, 06/26/2019

Lightning sign 2019 first-round draft pick Nolan Foote TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed 2019 first-round draft pick Nolan Foote to a three-year entry level contract. The Lightning took the 18-year old forward from Kelowna of the Western Hockey League 27th overall. He is the younger ...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Celtics’ busy NBA draft night: Lots of trades, two interesting guards Danny Ainge had another busy draft night. The Celtics general manager continued his near-annual tradition of stockpiling picks, while making a pair of trades, and three of the first 33 selections. With the 14th pick — acquired in the infamous 2017 he...
01:00, 06/21/2019

NFL draft's biggest steals: D.K. Metcalf, Greedy Williams among best value picks D.K. Metcalf and Greedy Williams didn't end up being taken in the first round of the NFL draft, but they might have found the right landing spots.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the country's governmental structure for the transitional period....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for first-round draft pick Jerami Grant gives the Nuggets another forward who can do a little bit of everything, while the Thunder added to their stockpile of draft picks.       ...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.       ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for more than 20 years....
11:00, 06/28/2019

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
09:16, 07/05/2019

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Justin Robinson’s name wasn’t called in the NBA draft, but he sees opportunity with Wizards “The ultimate goal was to get drafted. We had some phone calls around the 40s area that we turned down to be in the best possible fit, which we thought was here,” Virginia Tech's career assists leader said....
16:16, 06/26/2019

Dad thanks San Francisco 49ers draft pick Dre Greenlaw for ‘risking everything’ to save daughter A San Francisco 49ers draft pick was thanked in a series of tweets following his life-changing news Saturday by a father who says the linebacker put his dreams on the line to save his daughter during a party at the University of Arkansas four years a...
08:32, 04/29/2019

Suspect charged in shooting of Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine A Kansas teenager has been charged in the Topeka shooting that injured rookie New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine and killed his friend, Dwane Simmons, 23. The two were shot April 28 as they left an off-campus Washburn University party — just...
06:16, 07/13/2019

NFL draft's 100 biggest busts: Which picks, trades proved to be whiffs? From Ryan Leaf to JaMarcus Russell and more, the NFL draft has an extensive history of top picks who would only be remembered as busts.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

NHL draft 2019: Live updates, analysis of news, rumors from first round The NHL draft's first round begins Friday at 8 p.m. ET, but the news and rumors will dominate the day. Follow along.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

With a Roster Full of Holes, the Jets Tried to Place Their Draft Bets Wisely Quinnen Williams could be a big win as a first-round choice. The team’s other five draft picks offer potential for reward — along with plenty of risk....
15:48, 04/28/2019

Rollicking, record-breaking NFL Draft earns rave reviews for Nashville The largest sports spectacle in Tennessee's history wrapped up Saturday with high praise from many inside and outside the NFL.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
13:32, 05/23/2019

Toronto Blue Jays draft Roy Halladay's son in tribute to late pitcher The Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday selected the son of the late pitcher Roy Halladay in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft – the round matching his father’s number...
12:48, 06/06/2019

Barrett or Morant? Knicks begin working on draft decision they won’t get to make CHICAGO — As Zion Williamson left town, Knicks brass interviewed his Duke wingman, RJ Barrett, Wednesday morning in Chicago, according to an NBA source. In the afternoon, brass grilled Murray State point guard Ja Morant. After months of hope, William...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Fantasy Football Rookie-Only Mock Draft: Josh Jacobs goes No. 1, but where did all the WRs land? Our CBS Sports staff recently held a 12-team PPR rookie-only mock draft. Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results, including some of his favorite picks like Darrell Henderson, Andy Isabella and Justice Hill....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Wizards work out projected first-round NBA draft pick Keldon Johnson The Wizards hold the ninth selection in next week's draft, and Johnson is the first player to work out with the team who could potentially fill that spot....
15:48, 06/13/2019

Jay Bilas talks NBA draft, Ja Morant’s talent and Dwight Howard regret ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Ja Morant’s rise, the mystery after No. 3 and a Dwight Howard mistake. Q: What were your initial thoughts as the lottery unfolded? A: The Knicks were disappointed becau...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets have acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major league ros...
16:00, 06/15/2019

LaMelo Ball, age 17, opts for Australian league ahead of 2020 NBA draft The point guard, who had NCAA eligibility concerns, follows RJ Hampton in helping forge a path for young players who want to go pro straight out of high school....
22:48, 06/17/2019

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Vinny Cerrato opens up on what Daniel Snyder is like in the Redskins’ draft room The Redskins' former lead personnel man told "The Kevin Sheehan Show" that if scouts fight hard enough for their preferred draft choice, the owner will listen....
11:48, 05/11/2019

U.S.-China trade talks stall over draft deal revisions: sources The United States and China made no progress in trade talks this week in Washington as U.S. negotiators rejected Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's arguments in favor of China's proposed legal changes to a draft agreement, two sources familiar with the ta...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Cardinals Sign Top Draft Pick Kyler Murray to $35 Million Deal The four-year contract for Murray, the Oklahoma quarterback who was also taken in the first round of the M.L.B. draft, includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Jarrett Culver sends strong NBA draft message to Knicks: ‘I’m elite’ From the instant the Knicks landed third in the lottery, the narrative moved from Zion Williamson to RJ Barrett. But Jarrett Culver is making his case as the best pick for them. After Wednesday’s pre-draft workout at MSG Training Center, Culver calle...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Yankees take late draft flier on Vanderbilt-bound Jack Leiter Jack Leiter could be a second-generation Yankee — in theory anyway. The Bronx ballclub made the Delbarton righty, son of former Yankees and Mets hurler Al Leiter, its 20th-round pick, No. 615 overall during the MLB draft on Wednesday. That the young ...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
09:48, 05/23/2019

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan AP source: After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League that will guarantee $6 million to $7 millio...
16:32, 05/22/2019

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft to finish senior year A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will return for his senior year....
13:00, 05/27/2019

College basketball's biggest winners and losers after the NBA draft deadline The early entry withdrawal deadline for the NBA draft expired this week. While some college basketball teams got star players to return, others are losing big names. USA TODAY Sports examines the winners and losers.       &#...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Adam Gase ousts Jordan Leggett, another Maccagnan draft failure Adam Gase is keeping busy as interim general manager. The Jets cut tight end Jordan Leggett on Monday, the team announced, marking Gase’s third move since taking over for the fired Mike Maccagnan. Gase had previously traded 2016 first-rounder D...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he never got the chance. Disappointed by his reviews, Ponds wound up pulling his name from the draft an...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Yankees’ top draft pick Anthony Volpe receives a special call TORONTO — Manager Aaron Boone placed a call to Anthony Volpe on Monday night after the high school shortstop was taken by the Yankees in the first round of the MLB draft. “You could tell he was excited, you could hear the people in the background,’’ ...
02:48, 06/05/2019

RJ Barrett is NBA draft godsend Knicks fans didn’t want: Shades of Wade Be disappointed about not getting Zion Williamson if you want, Knicks fans. But you should also be excited about RJ Barrett. There seems to be a dejected feeling among some fans about Barrett, that not only is he far inferior to Williamson but that h...
17:32, 05/16/2019

MLB Draft: Why Maurice Hampton chose LSU over potential $1.8 million signing bonus Multiple teams came calling for Maurice Hampton Jr. during the first two rounds of the MLB Draft, and the highest offer the prep outfielder received was $1.8 million, his dad said.        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Arizona Cardinals sign No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, quarterback Kyler Murray The Arizona Cardinals on Thursday announced the signing of six rookie players, the biggest of course being quarterback Kyler Murray.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Darius Garland sneaks into Knicks’ NBA draft conversation after strong workout Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland said he believes the Knicks wouldn’t have invited him down Wednesday if they weren’t considering drafting him. “If they called me to work out, I believe so,’’ Garland said in the lobby of the Midtown Grand Hyatt ...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Top NBA Draft prospect Zion Williamson casually launches football down beach Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the top picks in the upcoming NBA Draft but while he prepares for the scouting combine he was seen launching a football on a beach....
08:16, 05/09/2019

NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.       ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Nine players taken in 2019 NFL draft who could make a Super Bowl difference for their new teams Winning rookie of the year honors is nice, but it's all about winning Super Bowls in the NFL. These recently drafted players could pay huge dividends.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

I’m streaming a Magic: The Gathering Arena draft with the game’s newest set, War of the Spark. I’m streaming a Magic: The Gathering Arena draft with the game’s newest set, War of the Spark. Tune into our Twitch channel and come hang!...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Mega NFL projections: Likely Super Bowl LIV matchups, 2020 draft order, more The ESPN Analytics team ran 10,000 simulations of the season. The Chiefs are favorites, but there were plenty of surprises, including a Miami miracle....
10:16, 05/09/2019

NFL post-draft power rankings: Colts, Eagles among teams on rise The NFL draft set off plenty of movement atop the power rankings, with several AFC teams seeing their fortunes shift since free agency.        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
13:32, 06/19/2019

Mike Leach won't engage Eric Dickerson on draft comments Washington State coach Mike Leach isn't interested in addressing accusations made by Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson that Leach deliberately talked down the draft stock of a former Cougars running back        ...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Buffalo Bills sign 7 draft picks; QB Derek Anderson retires ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed seven of their eight draft picks, including first-round selection Ed Oliver, while veteran quarterback Derek Anderson is retiring after 14 seasons. The Bills announced the signings and Anderson ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disabili...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Patriots pick Auburn QB Jarrett Stidham in fourth round of 2019 NFL draft The Patriots' selection of Auburn's Jarrett Stidham in the fourth round of the NFL draft adds some intrigue to their quarterback room.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Running backs still lead the way in three-receiver league Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results of our latest 12-team PPR mock draft, which has three receivers in the starting lineup. Despite that, one manager drafted Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb and Leonard Fournette with his first three picks....
16:16, 07/09/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Strength of schedule projections for all 32 teams Who's got an easy schedule in 2019? Whose September might make you rethink putting your trust in them? Dave Richard crunches the numbers to rank every team's 2019 schedule....
16:16, 07/08/2019

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Finding the gem of 2019 NBA draft class: Six impact players overshadowed by Zion Williamson Much of the NBA draft hype has focused on Zion Williamson and the next few picks, but here are possible gems who could be taken later in the draft.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

NBA Draft Combine: Tacko Fall turns more heads with impressive vertical leap Tacko Fall wasn’t done turning heads at the NBA Draft Combine on Friday in Chicago. The 7-foot-7 (in shoes) big man from Central Florida showed off his jumping prowess by maxing out at 26.5 inches on the vertical leap. According to ESPN, it was...
06:48, 05/18/2019

NFL Draft 2019 exclusive: In Selection Square, when teams are on the clock, stress is off the charts Reps from every NFL team dutifully wait for their phone to ring. On the other end, someone is calling with news of the team's pick.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Capitals trade forward Andre Burakovsky to Colorado Avalanche for two draft picks The move, which brings second- and third-round picks in the 2020 draft to Washington while also providing the team with cap space, came after Burakovsky had requested a trade....
13:32, 06/28/2019

D.K. Metcalf gets emotional when Seattle Seahawks end the receiver's long draft slide To say D.K. Metcalf was relieved when he finally was selected in the second round by the Seattle Seahawks would be an understatement.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
18:48, 06/20/2019

NFL supplemental draft: Arizona Cardinals take Washington State safety Jalen Thompson In April, the Arizona Cardinals made the first pick. On Wednesday, they made the only pick, taking Jalen Thompson in the NFL supplemental draft.       ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Daniel Jones always will be judged harshly because of Giants’ draft reach The perception persists that the Giants reached by selecting Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick of the NFL draft.        ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Glitz, gaudy fashion at NFL Draft: Football players show off style on red carpet Every year the young men showing up to enter the pros at the NFL Draft dress in increasingly crazy styles, but Michigan linebacker Devin Bush may have turned the most heads in the fashion parade, showing up in what amounted to a black and white space...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Watch: Former Colts WR Reggie Wayne trolls Titans fans at 2019 NFL Draft Former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne threw in some trash talk to Tennessee Titans fans while announcing a pick at the 2019 NFL Draft....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Watch: Dolphins' Christian Wilkins nearly tackles Commissioner Roger Goodell at Draft Christian Wilkins' first move as the newest member of the Miami Dolphins was nearly knocking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell off the stage at the 2019 NFL Draft....
09:16, 04/28/2019

That time the Warriors tried to draft girls' basketball star out of high school Denise Long of Union-Whitten had one of the most storied prep careers in Iowa history, but nothing prepared her for being drafted by the NBA in 1969.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Avengers: Endgame Writers Talk Deleted Scenes, Draft Ideas at Comic-Con Avengers: Endgame screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely kicked off Hall H proceedings at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Friday, reflecting on the two giant Marvel Cinematic Universe......
15:16, 07/19/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
09:32, 07/03/2019

Nets’ Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA draft deals Let’s be real: Right now the Nets’ narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D’Angelo Russell debate that’s sparking a civil war among the fan base. It’s easy to see why some might view Thursday’s NBA draft as a...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Indiana teen who announced Colts’ draft picks dies after cancer battle An Indiana teen volleyball player who was chosen this year to announce the Indianapolis Colts’ selections in the NFL draft died this week after a long battle with leukemia. Madi Moore, 17, died early Monday at Riley Hospital for Children at Ind...
12:00, 07/17/2019

2019 N.H.L. Draft: Devils Take Jack Hughes at No. 1, and the Rangers Pick Kaapo Kakko The first pick was no surprise. Hughes, 18, has topped draft lists all year and was named the top North American prospect by N.H.L. Central Scouting....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Quarterback EJ Manuel, first-round NFL draft pick by Buffalo Bills in 2013, retires EJ Manuel, who was a first-round selection by the Buffalo Bills in the 2013 NFL draft, has decided to retire.        ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Damian Lillard, Marvin Bagley III trade diss tracks on NBA Draft night NBA Draft night was upstaged by rap battles. As the picks were unfolding Thursday night, Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard and Kings youngster Marvin Bagley III were going back-and-forth in an unexpected rap beef, complete with diss tracks. It starte...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Some guy tricked fans into thinking he was the Green Bay Packers' 2019 draft pick Meet "Deuce Dominguez," who moonlighted in Nashville during the 2019 NFL draft as a fake pick by the Green Bay Packers.        ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Teen volleyball player who announced Indianapolis Colts' draft picks dies Madi Moore, 17, who in April was chosen to announce the Indianapolis Colts' NFL draft picks, wanted her fight with cancer to inspire others.       ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Checking on Chiefs, Tyreek Hill with our first ADP review In our first Average Draft Position review, Jamey Eisenberg goes in depth on players with good and bad values, including where Tyreek Hill should be drafted now that he won't be suspended....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Dad of Celtics draft pick Tremont Waters found dead in Connecticut hotel room The father of a recently drafted Boston Celtics player was mysteriously found dead in a Connecticut hotel room, according to a report Friday. Edwin Waters Jr. — the father of 21-year-old point guard Tremont Waters — was pronounced dead Thursday at a ...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Opinion: NFL teams don't care about domestic violence. Losing draft picks would change that. The Kansas City Chiefs have signed three players with abusive histories in the past four years, and CEO Clark Hunt's words are just lip service.        ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Redskins draft Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin with third-round pick The Redskins filled a need at wide receiver by drafting McLaurin, who played with first-round pick Dwayne Haskins with the Buckeyes. Washington later traded its second third-round pick to Buffalo for two fourth-round selections to be made Saturday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023 Cleveland will stage event two years from now, while Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled to be the venue in 2023.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

NBA draft: Brian Bowen moving past FBI college basketball scandal after year in Australia After a year in Australia, Brian Bowen is moving past the college basketball scandal that rocked Louisville as he prepares for the NBA draft combine.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with No. 1 pick in 2019 MLB draft Baltimore selected Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with the first overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft on Monday night.        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
12:16, 05/22/2019

Rangers’ draft target Kaapo Kakko scores another ridiculous goal at IIHF Worlds When it comes to the 2019 NHL Draft, there’s really only one certainty as to what will happen on June 21 in Vancouver: the top two picks will be Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. While it is expected the New Jersey Devils take Hughes at No. 1, leavi...
17:32, 05/16/2019

As Anthony Davis crisis lingers, Pelicans land No. 1 pick in the Zion Williamson draft New Orleans earned the opportunity to select Williamson, the consensus national player of the year, as the team continues to deal with Davis's trade request....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Washburn University football player killed in shooting, Giants draft pick injured Dwane Simmons, a 23-year-old junior defensive back, was killed in the Topeka shooting, which occurred just hours after Corey Ballentine was drafted in the sixth round. Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery....
12:16, 04/28/2019

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay says he's being considered for Jets front-office job ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay told the network that he's in the mix for a front-office job with the New York Jets under incoming GM Joe Douglas.       ...
01:48, 06/09/2019