NBA Draft: Top Picks
..Orlando..Jon Issacs-C-Florida State
..Dallas..Dennis Smith-G-North Carolina State
Lakers…Late lst round picks included 6’10-F-Kyle Kuzma-Utah…6’11-C-Tony Bradley-North Carolina
Indians..Late 1st round pick..TJ Leaf-F-UCLA
Utah…..2nd round pick..Nigel Williams Goff-Gonzaga
Chicago-Minnesota..Bulls deal G-Jimmy Butler and #16 to Timberwolves for G-Zach Levine..G-Kris Dunne and #7 pick.
Utah-Denver..Jazz trade G-Trey Lyles and #24 to Nuggets for #13
NBA Trades Rumors:
Knicks-Boston..Discuss Kristap Porzingas-Jokim Noah trade for #1-#1-Jae Crowder-Jalen Brown…deal not done
San Antonio-Cleveland..Discussed deal for Spurs G-Danny Green
San Antonio..Shopping F-LaMarcus Aldridge
Indiana..Talking to 6-clubs about deal for Paul George.
Indiana-Clippers..discussion about Paul George deal for Blake Griffin.
Lakers-Sacramento-Indiana…Discussed 3-way deal..LA would deal 2nd pick to Sacramento for #5-and-#10….then trade #5-10-27 and Jordan Clarkson to Pacers for Paul George…Kings would not give up picks.
Clippers-Rockets..Discussed trade of Blake Griffin for F-Ryan Anderson…G-Eric Gordon
Clippers-Spurs..Discussed possible Chris Paul deal for G-Danny Green and picks
Atlanta-Suns..Discussed Paul Millsap trade for #4-pick in draft.
Utah-Houston…Working on a deal Jazz would get Rockets G-Pat Beverly.
Padres-Tigers…Open weekend series…Danelson Lamet (2-2)-vs-Mike Fulmer (6-5).
Padres..Off day on Thursday
Padres..Hire Bill Johnston as Special Advisor to Owner Ron Fowler..worked for 39-years as PR Director for Chargers
Padres…Likely to DL-Miguel Diaz-forearm strain
Padres..Send Jered Weaver to El Paso for rehab start
Padres..Send Trevor Cahill to Lake Elsinore for rehab start
Dodgers-W-Mets (6-3)..Justin Turner HR-Kiki Hernandez 2R-HR-Joc Pederson HR…LA sweeps Mets..Dodgers now (48-26)…won 13-of-14.
LA-Colorado…Open showdown series at Dodgers Stadium…Alex Wood (7-0)-vs-Kyle Freeland (8-4)…Rockies come in (45-23)..have won 13-of-18.
Angels-W-Yankees (10-5)…Halos scored 9-runs in row..Cam Maybin solo HR…Aaron Judge hits 25th HR of year for NY…Yankees make 3-errors-2 wild pitches in loss…New York has lost 9-of-10 games.
Halos-Boston…Angels open series at Fenway Park…Alex Meyer (3-3)-vs-Ric Porcello (3-9).
Angels…Told P-Doug Fister he would not be recalled-he opted out of deal.
Angels..Activate P-Huston Street-out since April-lat muscle injury
Angels..Option P-Mike Morin to AAA
Phillies-W-Cardinals..Tom Joseph HR-2R single
Texas-W-Toronto..Carlos Gomez 2R-3R-HRs
Brewers-W-Pirates..Logan Shaw HR-2 doubles
Arizona-W-Rockies..Chris Owings 3R-HR..Paul Goldschmidt 3R-HR..Diamondbacks (46-27)…won 12-of-14
Astros-W-A’s..Jake Marisnick 3R-HR..Marvis Gonzales 3R-HR..Houston (50-24)
Orioles-L-Indians..Austin Jackson 2R-single..RBI-triple in Tribe win
Cubs-W-Miami..Kris Bryant 3R-HR..Will Contreras 2R-HR..Addison Russell HR in (11-1) win
Giants-L-Braves..Braves 8R-5th inning rally..Nick Markakis 4H..Atlanta hits 4HRs….SF now (27-48)
Tigers-L-Seattle//Rpbboe Camp Grand Slam HR-2R-HR in M’s win
Cubs..Option OF-Kyle Schwarber..was hitting just (.171)
A’s..DFA-C-Stephen Vogt..was hitting (.217)
Red Sox..DFA-P-Kyle Hendricks
Miami..Shopping SS-Adeiny Hechevarri..P-David Phelps-AJ Ramos in trade talks.
Cardinals..OF-Dexter Fowler-quad injury
Cubs..DL-OF-Jason Heyward-hand laceration
Houston..OF-George Springer-21 HRs-injured hand-HBP
Toronto..SS-Josh Donaldson-knee swelling
Mariners..Demote P-Yovani Gallardo to bullpen..gave up 30R-in-30 innings.
Chargers…Lineup joint practices with Rams-Saints.
Chiefs..Fire GM-John Dorsey-rather than give him contract extension…Give Coach Andy Reid extension..(43-21)
Rams..Release CB-Brian Randolph…DT-Tyrunn Walker..have 85-players on roster…5-under limit
Raiders..Give QB-Derek Carr (5Y-125M) extension..40M guaranteed.
Cleveland..ex-Browns CB-Tyunn Williams says he left team-no stability-leadership in football operations.
49ers…Inside sources say QB-Colin Kaeperneck was guilty of shoddy preparation last two years…never stayed late..never showed leadership qualities.
Falcons..QB-Matt Ryan says ‘time to move on’ from last year Super Bowl setback..RB-Devonta Coleman still upset at playcalling end of game.
Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin says 6-WRs will be fighting for their careers-for starting job opposite Antonio Brown….Martavis Bryant..Darius Heyward-Bey..Sammie Coates..JuJu Schuster-Smith…Eli Rodgers…Justin Hunter will be battling for spot.
Saints…no word yet on health status DT-Nick Fairley-examined for heart issues.
CFL…Season opens this weekend…Marc Trestman-former NFL head coach-coordinator..returns to Canadian League as head coach Toronto Argonauts-vs-Hamilton Ti-Cats.
Frank Kush…Legendary Arizona State coach in 1960s-70s…former head coach Colts…passes away (88Y)….was (176-54-1) building Sun Devils into WAC power before school was sanctioned by NCAA…..was (11-28-1) with Colts in NFL.
NHL Draft tonite in Chicago….Draft order…1-New Jersey Devils…2-Flyers…3-Dallas Stars…4-Colorado…5-Vancouver…6-Las Vegas Golden Knights.
..Nolan Patrick-C-Brandon Wheat Kings-scored 20G last year
..Nick Hishieer..C-Halifax Moosehad..38G last year
..Cale Makar..D-Alberta Junior League
..Gabe Vilardi..C-Windsor Spitfires-29G for Memorial Cup team
..Martin Nicas..D-Czech-scored 7G
..Eli Petterson-LW-Sweden-scored 17G
..Nic Suzuki-RW-Owen Sound-scored 45-goals
Las Vegas…Expansion team has 3-picks in 1st round (6-13-15).
Las Vegas-Carolina..Trade-Knights deal D-Trevor VanRymsdyk for 2nd round pick
Las Vegas-Montreal..Deal D-David Schlmeko to Habs for 5th round pick.
Edmonton-Islanders..Blockbuster trade..Oilers deal Jordan Eberle (20G) to Iles for young RW-Ryan Strome (13G)
Arizona Coyotes…Purge of front office continues…Coach Dave Tippett fired after 8-years on job…5-straight years without making playoffs.
LA Kings..Hire Don Nacbaur as assistant…was head coach Spokane Chiefs in WHL for 7-years.
Florida Panthers..Hire Chris Pronger as Assistant to President Dale Tallon.
Travelers Open…Jordan Spieth birdies 3-of-first 4-holes (7-under-63)…takes first round lead…Johnson Wagner (64)..Grahame DeLaet (65)
NASCAR…runs Sonoma 400 this weekend.
Indy Car…runs Road America race in Wisconsin
Formula 1..runs..Azerbaijan Grand Prix