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NHL draft 2017: Los Angeles Kings select center Gabriel Vilardi with No. 11 pick

Vilardi’s stock rose throughout the Memorial Cup. In a first round stocked with centers, the Los Angeles Kings selected center Gabriel Vilardi of the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires with the No. 11 overall pick. It’s a good bit of fortune for...Show More Summary

NHL draft 2017: Florida Panthers select winger Owen Tippett and his lethal scoring skills

Owen Tippett can shoot the puck. One of the best shots in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft fell into the Florida Panthers’ lap when they selected Owen Tippett with the No. 10 overall pick on Friday. Tippett adds a lethal scoring threat to Panthers’ prospect pool, which lacks high-end talents. Show More Summary

NHL draft 2017: Buffalo Sabres select center Casey Mittelstadt with No. 8 pick

Mittelstadt will pay off down the road. In every draft, there are help-now players and there are projects. If Casey Mittelstadt is a project, then he’s one worth the wait. The highly skilled center was selected No. 8 overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Friday after being considered a top-five pick for most of the year. Show More Summary

Oregon State hit a fair ball that was ruled foul, and the play wasn’t reviewed

Oregon State skipper Pat Casey should have asked for a review immediately after this ball was called foul. Oregon State gave up a slugfest loss to LSU on Friday after trouncing the Tigers earlier in the week, 13-1. That certainly lit...Show More Summary

Vegas Golden Knights select Cody Glass with 1st draft pick in franchise history

Glass was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The Vegas Golden Knights selected center Cody Glass of the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks with their first NHL draft pick in franchise history Friday. It was the No. 6 overall...Show More Summary

Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be retiring, but he’s still open to running Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t close the door on if he’ll race in the Daytona 500 sometime in the future. Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t entirely sure what he’ll do once he retires as a full-time driver at the end of the current season, but he is...Show More Summary

NHL draft grades 2017: Devils don’t over-think Nico Hischier at 1st overall

We’re grading the first round of the NHL draft as it happens! I’m going to be honest with you folks right up front. I am all graded out. The NHL expansion draft and new jersey reveals have offered plenty of chances to deliver the hot sports judgement content you crave as denizens of this place we call the Web. Show More Summary

NHL draft 2017: Dallas Stars select Miro Heiskanen with the No. 3 overall pick

Heiskanen is arguably the draft’s best defenseman. One of the top defensemen in the 2017 NHL entry draft went to the Dallas Stars, who used the No. 3 overall pick on Miro Heiskanen, a smooth-skating defenseman from Finland. Heiskanen...Show More Summary

NHL draft 2017 live tracker: Pick-by-pick results for the 1st round

All of Friday’s draft picks, in one place. The newest crop of NHL stars is ready to take the stage. The 2017 NHL entry draft gets underway on Friday evening as two of the league’s most busy days get started in Chicago. The first round of 31 picks — thanks to the addition of Vegas for next season — will take up all of Friday evening. Show More Summary

Chris Paul & Blake Griffin to opt out and become free agents, as expected

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has decided to opt out of his contract with the team to explore free agency, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Just minutes apart, Chris Paul also declined his player option and will become a...Show More Summary

LSU's Derrius Guice can squat 650 pounds, and this is not a drill

This is just ridiculous, man. College athletes are in very good shape, there’s no debating that. Well perhaps one of the strongest college running backs in Division I is junior Derrius Guice of LSU. Guice, who rushed for 1,387 yardsShow More Summary

LSU closer is AMPED to force 1 more elimination game against Oregon State

Zack Hess is very here for this. LSU was completely thrashed by Oregon State earlier in the bracket round of the College World Series to the tune of a 13-1 defeat. The Tigers have played with a fire since then, eliminating Florida State...Show More Summary

Chiefs shockingly part ways with GM John Dorsey

The news came on the heels of Andy Reid’s contract extension. The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday that they have mutually agreed to part ways with general manager John Dorsey. Dorsey will move on from the Chiefs effective immediately. “I...Show More Summary

Germany vs. Chile: Final score 1-1, nothing decided in Confederations Cup after even game

The first half had action, while the second half had fouls. We’ll have to wait until Sunday’s games to get any idea of who will finish on top of Group B in the Confederations Cup. Germany and Chile traded first-half goals, but played...Show More Summary

Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool for a club record fee

The Reds will pay a reported £39 million to bring Salah to Anfield. Liverpool’s attack got a bit more potent on Thursday with the announcement that Mohamed Salah would be joining the Reds. The club announced that Salah has joined the club on a long-term deal, and the BBC reports the transfer fee as £39 million. Show More Summary

Andy Reid gets an extension from Chiefs after back-to-back trips to the playoffs

Kansas City has made the playoffs three times in four years under Andy Reid, and won the AFC West in 2016. Andy Reid has been an NFL head coach since 1999, and that will not change anytime soon. The Kansas City Chiefs and Reid agreed...Show More Summary

This longhorn riding shotgun in a sedan is having the time of its life

Enjoy the road, buddy. There’s nothing quite like the beauty of the open road. You’ll never know what you’re going to see as you’re driving along: a fancy diner, some sort of random monument that you just have to take a photo next to, a longhorn riding shotgun in a sedan. Show More Summary

Joel Embiid subtweets Phil Jackson, invites Kristaps Porzingis to join 76ers

Joel Embiid is taking the Process into his own hands. Amid rumors swirling that Phil Jackson is looking to trade Kristaps Porzingis because he’s miffed Porzingis skipped an exit interview with the Knicks, other players seem excited about the potential prospect of playing with the New York forward. Show More Summary

NHL trade rumors: Here is every Golden Knight rumored to be flipped in a trade

Not all of Vegas’ expansion draft picks will stay with the team. The Vegas Golden Knights have been an NHL team officially since November. However, on Wednesday night, they were made real as they drafted 30 players — and then some —Show More Summary

NHL expansion draft 2017: James Neal, Marc-Andre Fleury among big names picked by Golden Knights

Here’s a look at some of the biggest names selected Wednesday by Vegas. The Vegas Golden Knights didn’t build a contender right out of the gate, but they weren’t trying to given how many side deals were made to allow the team to stockpile draft picks. Show More Summary

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