- NBA Draft..Some surprises at top of draft board-1st round.
- Minnesota-Karl Anthony Towns-7-C-Kentucky
- Lakers-D’Angelo Russell-6’5-G-Ohio State-bypassing big men-dynamic offensive theat (19P-5A)
- 76ers-Jahlil Okafor-6’9-F-Duke-falls to Philadelphia
- Knicks-Kris Porzingas-7-F-Spain..bypassed top guard to get outside shooter.
- Orlando-Mario Hezonja-6’8-G-Spain-really fiery shooter-rebounder
- Sacramento-Willie Cauley-Steien-7-C-club gets strong defensive player
- Denver-Emmanuel Mudiay-6’5-G-China-dynamic young guard
- Detroit-Stanley Johnson-6’5’G-Arizona..Pistons needed outside shooter
- Charlotte-Frank Kaminsky-7-F-Wisconsin-strong 3-point shooter
- Miami-Justise Winslow-6’6-F-Duke-warrior type forward.
- Lakers..GM-Mitch Kupchack said decision to take D’Angelo Russell because ‘NBA is becoming a guard league-need outside shooters’….Later 1st round pick-surprise choice-Larry Nance-6’10-F-Wyoming…Lakers now expected to make a run free agents Kevin Love or LeMarcus Aldridge.
- Sacramento..Reports owner Vivek Ranadive contemplating firing just signed coach George Karl in on-going dispute with GM-Vlade Divac over possible trade of C-DeMarcus Cousins…Karl wants player dealt…Ownership against move…Karl signed 4Y-deal to take over as head coach last February-would be owed 11M buyout.
- Chicago..Hire-Pete Myers-assistant coach..spent last 3Y in Warriors front office.
- Portland..F-LeMarcus Aldridge opts out contract-heads to free agency..Knicks-Dallas-San Antonio expected to bid on him next week.
- Memphis-Charlotte-Oklahoma City…Make 3-way trade…Memphis winds up with F-Matt
- Barnes..OKC-gets G-Luke Ridenour…Charlotte acquires-F-Jeremy Lamb.
- Utah-Atlanta…Discuss Derek Favors-for-Paul Millsap trade.
- Memphis-Denver..Discuss deal send F-Daniero Gallanari to Grizzlies.
- Milwaukee-Toronto..Bucks trade 1st-2nd round picks to Raptors for G-Grievis Vasquez.
- Knicks-Atlanta..NY ships Tim Hardaway-Junior to Hawks for draft pick.
- Padres-L-Giants (13-8)…Giants hit 4-triples in game…San Diego bullpen gives up 6-runs late after team climbed back into game..Padres rally 6R-8th against faltering SF bullpen…Matt Kemp HR…Clint Barmes RBI-double..Will Middlebrooks RBI-triple….Giants had built (8-2) lead…Brandon Belt-Brandon Crawford RBI-Triples..James Shields strafed early (4inn-7R-9H)…Padres (35-40)…lost 8-of-11…lost 11-of-16
- San Diego-Arizona…Padres open brief homestand..Tyson Ross (5-6)vs-Robbie Ray (2-2) 1.78.
- Padres..Brandon Morrow plays long toss 3rd day in row..ready for simulated game over weekend at home.
- Padres..Expect MRI results today on Josh Johnson finger issues.
- Padres..Jedd Gyorko continues to hit in El Paso…pushed batting average to (.300)..4HR-9RBI-12Games
- Dodgers-W-Cubs (4-0)..Howie Kendrick 2R-double..LA scores 4R-off Jon Lester start of game.
- Dodgers-Miami..Brett Anderson-vs-Justin Nicolino..Marlins (30-43) year.
- Angels-Mariners..Matt Shoemaker-vs-Tijuan Walker…Halos (37-36) this season.
- White Sox-W-Detroit..Carlos Sanchez 3R-triple in 10th for Chicago.
- Orioles-W-Red Sox…Matt Wieters 2R-HR..Birds score 6R-4th inning.
- A’s-W-Texas..Oakland sweeps series..Sonny Gray (9-3) with win
- Mets-W-Brewers..P-Jacob deGrom throws 4-hitter..now (8-5) for New York.
- Rockies-W-Arizona..Troy Tulowitzki pinch hity HR-fuels 5R-8th inning
- Washington-W-Atlanta..Doug Fister 4-hit shutout for Nats.
- Pirates-L-Reds..Brandon Phillips HR-RBI-Triple..Todd Frazier 2R-HR…
- Cardinals-W-Marlins…Kolten Wong 2RBI…St. Louis (48-24)
- Houston-W-Yankees…Evan Gattis 2RBI..Dallas Keuchel 12-strikeout outing for Astros
- Diamondbacks..P-Archie Bradley leaves Reno-return Phoenix-shoulder issues.
- Red Sox..DL-SS-Dustin Pedroia-hamstring
- Giants..P-Jake Peavy-Matt Cain make final rehab starts.
- Reds Sox..Option P-Joe Kelly-AAA.
- Mets..Recall P-Steve Matz…(2.19-ERA-PCL)
- Twins..Callup P-Alex Meyer-1st round pick…(0.52-ERA) closer in AA.
- Mariners..Callup OF-Franklin Guttierez-AAA.
- Astros..Promote P-Mark Appel to AAA…ex-1st round pick (4.05ERA) at AA.
- Phillies..P-Phillipe Aumont opts out of contract rather than report to AAA again.
- Mets..Infield shakeup..Wilmer Flores moves 2B..Daniel Murphy to 3B..Ruben Tejada-SS.
Yankees..Vote of confidence-CC Sabathia stays in rotation despite (3-7) 5.65ERA
- Phillies..Andy McPhail expected to be named President of team this weekend-ex GM-Twins-Cubs-Orioles.
- Carolina..QB- Cam Newton goes to Charleston, South Carolina to show respect to 9-killed in Church Shooting.
- NYG-Washington…Lasuit..ex-Giants linebacker Barrett Green wins judge decision-can sue Redskins tight end Robert Royal for damages caused by cheapshot block, designed by controversial defensive coordinator Greg Williams (Bounty Club Fame) Judge rules “Blocks designed to injure players-are not covered by the CBA’.
- USC…Ex-QB-Matt Leinart being sued for using “Non Profit Status” of Foundation to form Flag Football League “For Profit” businesses in Orange County.
NHL Draft…Tonite in Sunrise, Florida
- Draft…1-Edmonton..2-Buffalo..3-Arizona…4-Toronto top picks.
- Draft…Edmonton 1-16-33-57…Buffalo 2-21-31…Toronto 4-24….Arizona 3-30…Flyers 7-29…Winnipeg 17-05
- Connor McDavid-C-Erie Otters (44G-120P)-in OHL.
- Jack Eichel-C-Boston University (26G) in ECAC
- Mitch Marner-RW-London Knights (44G) in OHL
- Dylan Strome-C-Erie Otters (45G-129P) in OHL
- Noah Hanifin-D-Boston College
- Ivan Provorov-D-Russia-Brandon Wheat Kings-WHL
NHL Trade Rumors
- Arizona..Coyotes shopping 3rd pick in draft-want young talent in return
- Arizona..Offering #3 pick to Devils-#6..Columbus #18 plus young players.
- Toronto…Trying to deal C-Phil Kessell-(8Y-64M) contract remaining…Montreal-Pittsburgh-San Jose interested
- Toronto…Shopping D-Dion Phaneuf (7Y-49M) remaining…Red Wings possibly
- Chicago-Dallas..Discussing deal for Hawks-F-Patrick Kane (8M) per year on deal
- NYRangers-Montreal..Talking about Martin St. Louis trade to Habs.
- Boston..Shopping F-Jeff Skinner….Taking calls-F-Milan Lucic
- St Louis..Listening to offers for F-TJ Oshie.
- Avalanche…Offers for F-Ryan O’Reilly.
- NY Islanders…Looking at trading F-Kyle Okposo
- Chicago..Willing to deal Brian Bickell
- Vancouver..Shopping G-Eddie Lack..Edmonton-Buffalo interested
- NYRangers-Buffalo..Discuss deal G-Cam Talbot to Sabres for draft pick
- Ottawa-Buffalo..Discuss G-Robin Lehner to Sabres for 21st pick and C-David Legwand.
- Ottawa-Arizona…Offering G-Craig Anderson-18th pick for Arizona 3rd choice
- Boston-Colorado..Bruins offer D-Carl Soderberg for draft pick
- NHL…Media giant Quebecor says it will application for NHL expansion franchise on July 6th for Quebec City…..500M-expansion fee included…Las Vegas expected to file also.for franchise.
- LAKings..Felony drug charges vs Jarrett Stoll reduced to 2-misdemenaors-will do Community Service work after arrest for possession crack cocaine-Ecstasy.
- Anaheim Ducks…get permission to interview Paul MacLean-former head coach Ottawa Senators (114-90-30)…could be lead assistant for Ducks or head coach of San Diego Gulls.
- Womens World Cup…US-vs-China tonite in quarterfinal game.
- NASCAR..Sonoma Grand Prix road course race.
- Indy Car…Run California 500 at Auto Club Speedway.
- Formula 1-Off week-till British Grand Prix-July 5th