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Fultz goes to 76ers, Ball to Lakers in NBA draft

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 6:59 pm
The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick and the Los Angeles Lakers followed by taking Lonzo Ball as the draft started with a pair of freshmen point guards from the Pac-12 Conference. Read More

Phelps, Biles among finalists for ESPY Awards

Updated on  June 21, 2017 at 3:57 pm
Multiple stars from last summer’s Rio Olympics highlight this year’s ESPY Awards nominees for best male and female athletes. Read More

Sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

Three people with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D’Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft. Read More

Tight end from Seattle commits to Rainbow Warriors

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 3:46 pm
A highly regarded tight end from Seattle has made an oral commitment to play for the University of Hawaii football team in 2018. Read More

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los Angeles Lakers provided the clearest indication yet that Lonzo Ball is their guy. The NBA offseason is already in overdrive. Read More

Umpire Joe West works 5,000th career game

Updated on  June 20, 2017 at 5:28 pm
Umpire Joe West worked his 5,000th regular season game tonight at Coors Field, and he vividly remembers his first more than 40 years ago. Read More

Punahou alum Harrison hits grand slam in Oregon State win

Updated on  June 19, 2017 at 8:07 pm
Punahou alum KJ Harrison hit the first College World Series grand slam at TD Ameritrade Park as Oregon State beat LSU 13-1 for its 23rd straight win today. Read More

Supreme Court pushes Redskins’ name fight back to society

Updated on  June 19, 2017 at 8:51 pm
The Washington Redskins aren’t in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can’t block trademarks on the basis that they’re offensive. Read More

AP source: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: 2 fighters, lots of money

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 1:33 am
Each fight is different, and while various regulatory bodies govern what happens inside the ring, everything outside of it is up for negotiation, and must be agreed upon anew. Read More

‘Iolani alum Donahue suspended on eve of College World Series

Updated on  June 16, 2017 at 4:24 pm
OMAHA, Neb. >> Oregon State, which can make a case for ranking among the greatest college baseball teams of all time, will have to take the next step toward its third national title since 2006 without two key players. Read More

E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at U.S. Open

Health officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Open is underway, but there have been no reports of illness. Read More