• Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors predictions, picks and best bets
Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors predictions, picks and best bets

C Joel Embiid leads the 76ers at 24.8 PPG and ranks eighth among all players, despite being limited to four games in the first round. The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers have been on a second-round collision course for a while now.

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  • Miami Dolphins deal for Josh Rosen
Miami Dolphins deal for Josh Rosen

Eventually, the two sides agreed to a deal, one which would send Rosen to the AFC along with a future pick for the 62nd selection this year. Of course, to hear him tell it, he surely feels that the team was asking for it by telegraphing their love for Murray in no uncertain terms.

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  • NFL Draft: Dave Gettleman describes his Daniel Jones love in
NFL Draft: Dave Gettleman describes his Daniel Jones love in "full bloom"

That's how general manager Dave Gettleman sold decisions such as trading superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.to the Cleveland Browns in March. Twelve of the first 24 picks of the second round Friday night were from the SEC, and at the end of the third the conference could lay claim to more than a quarter of the players drafted, 28 of 102.

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  • Vikings can go lot of ways on Day 2 of draft
Vikings can go lot of ways on Day 2 of draft

The workouts that matter most to. Vikings officials made no promises Thursday night, knowing another 17 picks - barring a trade up - stand in the Vikings' way before another selection. "I just want to play offensive line and help the team win", Bradbury said. Kubiak's offense features the run game and play-action prominently, so Bradbury looks li...

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  • Marcus Rashford: Let's start playing like Manchester United
Marcus Rashford: Let's start playing like Manchester United

According to reports from the Independent and Telegraph , United are also targeting Everton's Richarlison and Jadon Sancho, who now play in Germany with Borussia Dortmund. However, they are not the only ones to have faltered, with Arsenal - one place above Solskjaer's men in fifth - suffering back-to-back defeats following the midweek rev...

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  • National Football League draft: Best, worst picks from the 1st round
National Football League draft: Best, worst picks from the 1st round

Bleacher Report - Grade: AWhat they said: "The Bosa selection, coupled with the acquisition of Dee Ford from the Chiefs, completes a thorough makeover of a defensive line that recorded just 37 sacks last season: 12 by DeForest Buckner and 25 by everyone else".

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  • Klopp admits doubts regarding key figure ahead of Huddersfield test
Klopp admits doubts regarding key figure ahead of Huddersfield test

Liverpool know a thing or two about that. The Merseyside club are looking to reach back-to-back Champions League finals but will have to negotiate a last-four tie with the Catalans to do so. "I say right now, to maintain that level now after what we've done, I'd sign for that". Let us know what you think in the comment section below. He ba...

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  • Giants GM Says
Giants GM Says "Culture Problem" Was The Reason Behind OBJ Trade

I've bounced around a lot in recent weeks when it comes to what I believe the Giants' approach would be, what mine would be and what I think will ultimately happen. "And we lost but of 20 points.... halftime Hail Mary. packs on the road", Beckham wrote. There was this veiled reference in response to a video making its rounds showing quarterback El...

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  • Eriksen’s late heroics strengthen Spurs hold on third
Eriksen’s late heroics strengthen Spurs hold on third

Eriksen's unquestionable importance to the club was echoed by teammate Danny Rose, who feels the club must do all they can to keep hold of the player - who has registered 12 assists and scored seven goals in the Premier League this season.

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  • Manchester United ace makes PFA Team of the Year
Manchester United ace makes PFA Team of the Year

The official announcement is not due until Thursday, but the Daily Mail claimed on Wednesday that Van Dijk has beaten Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling to the title. Other Liverpool players to have been awarded the honour are Luis Suarez (2013-14), Steven Gerrard (2005-06), John Barnes (1987-88), Ian Rush (1983-84), Kenny Dalglish (1982...

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  • Round 1 Game 5 Rap
Round 1 Game 5 Rap

Toronto was a +38 when Leonard was on the floor. Khem Birch led Orlando with 11 rebounds. "Kyle played great tonight and he got us all going with that unbelievable first quarter he played, we fed off his energy". As the game ended, the Raptors waited to see if the Philadelphia 76ers would hold on to their big lead and eliminate the Brooklyn...

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  • Damian Lillard's ice cold victory stare is now a meme
Damian Lillard's ice cold victory stare is now a meme

Now, the Blazers find themselves needing just one win in the next three games, two of them at home, to advance. Regardless, the Trail Blazers still lead the series 2-1 and maintain the confidence of the sportsbooks, albeit by a very close margin.

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  • Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7
Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Washington coach Todd Reirden said he felt the play was "worth a challenge" after consulting with his video review staffers. Game 5 was Saturday, it's time for Game 6, where the score starts 0-0 and the fate of the Carolina Hurricanes will be decided by the Carolina Hurricanes and the series will go with whatever performance the Hurricanes gi...

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  • Manchester United performance in Everton loss 'disrespectful' - Pogba
Manchester United performance in Everton loss 'disrespectful' - Pogba

Everton lost to a weak side while Manchester United were eliminated from the Champions League. Manchester United legends launched a blistering attack on the team's performance at Goodison Park, one that former defender Gary Neville labelled as "rancid" and "embarrassing".

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  • Chelsea fans will find out Maurizio Sarri’s new first team next Sunday
Chelsea fans will find out Maurizio Sarri’s new first team next Sunday

Many would have been expecting Chelsea to push on from there, but Burnley pegged back with a close-range Ashley Barnes goal - his 11th of the season - and the Lancashire club held firm in the second half to clinch a hard-fought point in the capital.

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  • Bernardo Silva Gives Man Of The Match Award To Phil Foden
Bernardo Silva Gives Man Of The Match Award To Phil Foden

The sides shared seven goals in midweek as Tottenham progressed through to the semi-finals on away goals, despite a 4-3 loss in the second leg, but one goal was enough to settle this third encounter in the space of 10 days. "When you've got this guy in your team, it's nearly impossible to beat us". Silva said: 'It was a massive win, very importan...

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  • Marchand, Bruins top Maple Leafs to force Game 7
Marchand, Bruins top Maple Leafs to force Game 7

Ghosts of past playoff failures, however, still linger. DeBrusk left the puck for David Krejci on a 2-on-2 rush before getting inside position on Maple Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson and making a diving stab at the return feed at 7:57. Toronto took a 1-0 lead midway into the first period but lost the lead two minutes later on a power-play goal...

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  • Champions League: Valverde wary of 'powerful' Liverpool
Champions League: Valverde wary of 'powerful' Liverpool

However, Barcelona would hit back nearly immediately when Jordi Alba fired past Geronimo Rulli from just inside the box. Barcelona are runaway leaders in Spain's top tier with a nine point gap over second-placed Atletico Madrid . We are going to play a final against Valencia and then we will see if we are in the Champions League final. '...

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  • Nadal is out of Monte Carlo - beaten by Italy’s Fabio Fognini
Nadal is out of Monte Carlo - beaten by Italy’s Fabio Fognini

I prepared for this final as best I could, I knew it would be tough, since Dusan has my ex-coach ( Jose Perlas ). Nadal had won 18 successive matches on the Monte Carlo clay but never looked like he was going to make it 19 after losing the first set to Fognini, who now has four career victories over Nadal in 15 meetings.

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  • Ex-NBA champ Jordan hails Tiger comeback as 'greatest ever'
Ex-NBA champ Jordan hails Tiger comeback as 'greatest ever'

The Athletic's David Aldridge reached out to Michael Jordan about his reaction to his friend Tiger Woods winning The Masters last Sunday and the National Basketball Association legend and Charlotte Hornets owner agrees with most assessments: It was the greatest comeback .

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  • All-Star Blake Griffin remains sidelined for the Pistons
All-Star Blake Griffin remains sidelined for the Pistons

With Pistons All-Star forward Blake Griffin missing his second post-season game with a sore left knee, the Bucks' "Big Three" of Giannis Antetokounmpo , Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton combined for 77 points on 29-for-52 shooting.

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  • Error can still be made with Var, Guardiola claims
Error can still be made with Var, Guardiola claims

A replay has emerged showing the ball strike the arm of the Spaniard before he bundled it into the back of the net with his hip on 73 minutes - an angle referee Cuneyt Cakir was not shown by VAR. Yet what happened in the first leg was only a taste of what was to come at the Etihad on a night of football madness: a pulsating encounter that will go d...

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  • Detroit Red Wings to hold press conference with Steve Yzerman this afternoon
Detroit Red Wings to hold press conference with Steve Yzerman this afternoon

Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings . Holland will remain with Detroit, signing a multi-year extension while moving into a senior vice president position. Eight of those seasons he served as the Lightning's general manager. "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit",...

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  • Napoli v Arsenal: Koscielny urges Gunners focus after Europa League win
Napoli v Arsenal: Koscielny urges Gunners focus after Europa League win

Arsenal's final Premier League game at Burnley comes three weeks and three days after this injury so Ramsey would have to recover speedily to play again domestically before his departure. "We did it with Laca", Koscielny told BT Sport. Arsenal's away woes this season are well documented - they have won only two of their last 12 matches o...

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  • Ajax’s Andre Onana ready to save Juventus penalties in Uefa Champions League
Ajax’s Andre Onana ready to save Juventus penalties in Uefa Champions League

Last week I spoke to @infofcporto to get his thoughts ahead of the first leg. "The first goal was really good play but Sadio (Mane ) had harder shots that weren't in". Milner agreed: "The result a year ago was a bit of a false result". "Here at home normally we are a very strong team with our fans behind us". Despite that, Conceicao, who als...

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  • Ciara Celebrates Russell Wilson’s $140 Million Deal
Ciara Celebrates Russell Wilson’s $140 Million Deal

He'll probably command something in the ballpark of $13-14 million annually, and at age 28 he could easily sign a four or five-year deal. Wilson and his agent, Mark Rodgers, had imposed a deadline on April 15th as the final time they would address a new contract with the Seahawks ahead of the final year of his existing contract.

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  • Barcelona set to sign De Ligt as Ajax agreement nears
Barcelona set to sign De Ligt as Ajax agreement nears

However, the Dutch outfit came from one down to secure a spot in the last four after goals from Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt . He won the last three titles with Real Madrid , while also winning in 2013-14 and in 2007-08 with Manchester United .

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  • Oakland A's Offered Kyler Murray Additional $14 Million To Play Baseball
Oakland A's Offered Kyler Murray Additional $14 Million To Play Baseball

The No. 2 overall player on NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah's Top 50 prospects list isn't expected to fall outside the first five picks. "I get excited. We've given you the number of first-rounders each school produced, you just name the program. Kingsbury said Rosen has been "phenomenal" amid the ongoing speculation.

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  • Salah admits his screamer against Chelsea was 'a bit lucky'
Salah admits his screamer against Chelsea was 'a bit lucky'

Without public address announcements to explain the situation, many Nottingham Forest fans on the other end were chanting for their team and whistled their anger at what they saw as a pitch invasion, incensing some of the Liverpool supporters.

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  • Barcelona hammer Manchester United to reach Champions League semis
Barcelona hammer Manchester United to reach Champions League semis

Even De Gea, so often the saviour in the ruin of the post-Ferguson years, this time let his side down. It was bad news for fellow football great Cristiano Ronaldo who won't win a fourth straight title after Ajax eliminated Juventus following a won 2-1 to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997.

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  • Daniel Ricciardo starts seventh on grid at 1000th F1 GP
Daniel Ricciardo starts seventh on grid at 1000th F1 GP

Hamilton, the most successful driver by far around the 5.4-km Shanghai International Circuit with five wins to date, ended the day fourth. All cars headed out for their final run in Q3 with 2 minutes and 25 seconds left on the clock. Vettel qualified third, with team mate Charles Leclerc fourth. "You can't make any mistakes". Vettel broke th...

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  • Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries
Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries

Johnson is a seven-time NASCAR champion who took advantage of NASCAR's schedule this year - the race at Richmond was on Saturday - to fulfill his goal of running the Boston Marathon . A year after she withdrew from the Boston Marathon due to injury, Arroyo Grande native Jordan Hasay finished in third place at the marathon, according to a tweet ...

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  • The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win
The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win

Those errors left him too far back to prevent Woods claiming a remarkable fifth Masters victory and a 15th major championship, with Molinari limping home in 74 to finish two shots off the pace on 11 under par. "I think that I've driven a lot more youth to the game", Woods said. I really couldn't do much of anything. I wasn't going to let that hap...

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  • Mane & Salah keep Liverpool’s title hopes alive
Mane & Salah keep Liverpool’s title hopes alive

Chelsea fans could only watch, stunned, in silence, and probably trying hard not to think about the fact that Salah used to be on Chelsea until they deemed him surplus to requirements. "We controlled the ball really well but one moment in the game and they are back in it", Sterling said."But we responded again and got the third goal.

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  • Zach Johnson birdies after practice swing gaffe
Zach Johnson birdies after practice swing gaffe

Ultimately, Johnson did not need to take a penalty stroke because he had not meant to hit the ball and it was not yet in play. Johnson was standing on the 13 tee at even par for the day after a bogey on 12, when he took a practice swing with his driver, and accidentally made contact with his ball that was on the tee.

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