• Expansion draft is a gamble for the other 30 NHL teams
Expansion draft is a gamble for the other 30 NHL teams

At 5 p.m. Saturday, teams must submit their protected lists to the league - either seven forwards , three defencemen and one goalie or eight combined skaters and one goalie , which will be made public at 10 a.m. The Wild have too many defensemen , so Jonas Brodins name has been bandied about in trade rumors, and the Ottawa Senators will ...

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  • The McGregor-Mayweather 'mega-fight' won't be a fight at all
The McGregor-Mayweather 'mega-fight' won't be a fight at all

After being confirmed by both parties involved in the match on Wednesday, the announcement flooded social media with buzz about the long-anticipated bout that has stemmed from trash-talking over the past several years. Unbeaten Chorley super-lightweight Jack Catterall got the unlikely call to spar with Mayweather at the American's gym in Las Vegas ...

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  • Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft
Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft

The Pirates selected Steven Jennings, a right-handed pitcher from DeKalb County High School in Tennessee, in the second round, with the 42nd overall pick in the draft. He has a very good internal clock that helps him slow down the game, and he gets rid of the ball quickly, but many feel his arm, average at best, isn't enough to stay on the left sid...

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  • Yachting: New Zealand dispatch Britain to reach America's Cup challenger final
Yachting: New Zealand dispatch Britain to reach America's Cup challenger final

And at the end of it all a terrifying "pitchpole" for New Zealand which left their boat badly damaged, their young helmsman Peter Burling under enormous pressure, and Ainslie's British team with a lifeline". Team Japan won the first race by 23 seconds and Artemis the second race by 29 seconds. Artemis and Team New Zealand will race three times ...

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  • All Blacks name 3 Barrett brothers for Samoa test
All Blacks name 3 Barrett brothers for Samoa test

O'Mahony is now happily ensconced in the Lions set-up and his first start against the Crusaders last weekend couldn't have gone much better as he stole a lineout, offered nice handling skills and thundered into contact when required. Lima Sopoaga and Waisake Naholo were released to play for the Highlanders in their narrow 23-22 win over the Lion...

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  • How to make $80000 per month on the Apple App Store
How to make $80000 per month on the Apple App Store

Lin outlined ways Apple can protect consumers from these duplicitous apps, including refunding its users and reviewing apps more strictly. No wonder it's ranked #8 on Apple's charts of top grossing utility apps. This means developers can add tipping features without worrying about getting kicked out of the app store, as long as they are willing...

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  • Real Madrid wins the Champions League as Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice
Real Madrid wins the Champions League as Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice

Ronaldo scored twice in the final, as Real became the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received. Meanwhile, Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, has declared that Zinedine Zidane can be their coach for life. For Ronaldo it was a...

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  • What to make of Josh Jackson canceling pre-draft workout with Boston
What to make of Josh Jackson canceling pre-draft workout with Boston

Dennis Smith Jr. impressed the LA Lakers during his workout, according to Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News. Markelle Fultz is the heavy favorite to be taken by the Celtics at No. 5. That rarely has been an issue with Fox, who is considered the best defender in this year's draft class. Though Fox did not have the opportunity to fully sho...

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  • Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation
Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

Virtually everyone watching the game - including ABC's announcers and the scorers at Quicken Loans Arena - thought the technical was Green's second of the game, which would have resulted in an automatic ejection. The box was changed after the third quarter to indicate Kerr had received the first technical. "I really don't pay that much attention ...

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  • Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter
Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter

Taylor hit an unhurried 63 off 82 balls, including six fours, before his mistimed ramp shot cost him at 201-4 in the 39th over. 268 for 5 in 47.2 overs ( Shakib Al Hasan 114, Mahmudullah 102 not out; Tim Southee 3/45). "They have players like Martin Guptill who can change the game". The start of play in the Welsh capital was put back an h...

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  • Patriots, Julian Edelman Agree on Multi-Year Contract Extension
Patriots, Julian Edelman Agree on Multi-Year Contract Extension

Edelman has been among the league's leading receivers over the last few years, including 98 catches for 1,106 yards last season. Some may say Edelman should have waited to hit free agency or demanded more money because he's likely worth more, but the reality is because he's 31 years old he was better off taking a contract extension now.

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  • Karolina Pliskova ends French presence to reach Roland Garros last four
Karolina Pliskova ends French presence to reach Roland Garros last four

Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7 6-2 6-1 on Sunday. No. 2 Karolina Pliskova vs. Asked how she managed not to let the frustration take over, she said smiling: "You want me to cry, no?". "You've got to think that Halep's kind of the fa...

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  • Mourinho makes world-record bid for Kylian Mbappe
Mourinho makes world-record bid for Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal are reportedly putting the pieces in place to launch a staggering £122m move for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe this summer. The Arsenal boss said: "Where do you think he [Mbappe] might finish?" Manchester United and Manchester City have officially joined the race to sign Monaco teenage senasation Kylian Mbappe according to...

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  • Absconding businessman Vijay Mallya seen attending Virat Kohli's charity event
Absconding businessman Vijay Mallya seen attending Virat Kohli's charity event

In a blatant display of arrogance, he tweeted that he will participate in all future games the team plays. A BCCI official is quoted as saying, "The Indian team wasn't comfortable and they maintained a dignified distance from Mallya ". Mallya had already been photographed watching India's Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan from the s...

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  • Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP
Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP

But it was shrouded in controversy. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff also played down any talks of Ferrari favouring Vettel over Raikkonen and instead admitted that they were the quicker cars and congratulated them on their one-two finish at Monaco .

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  • Daniel Summerhays takes advantage of Jason Dufner collapse at Memorial
Daniel Summerhays takes advantage of Jason Dufner collapse at Memorial

It was a three-shot swing when Summerhays made birdie, and Dufner never caught up. Daniel Summerhays joined Spieth at 66, while Justin Thomas and Lucas Glover were at 67. Watson offset a birdie at 15 with a bogey at the next, and a ideal 20-foot putt for another birdie on the final green completed a four-under 68 as he chases a first victor...

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  • Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand
Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand

With one day of round-robin racing to be sailed yesterday, the challenger semi-finalists were decided - New Zealand , Sweden, Britain's Land Rover BAR and Japan. The French skipper Franck Cammas said in a televised interview that he was not yet sure whether Groupama would be supporting them for another tilt at the America's Cup.

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  • 'No pressure' on Ajax ahead of Europa League final against Manchester United
'No pressure' on Ajax ahead of Europa League final against Manchester United

United have won the UEFA Champions League three times , European Cup Winners' Cup one time and European Super Cup once and winning the Europa League title will complete the set for the Red Devils . "It is probably the biggest compliment of this year's run to the final that Europe is again talking about Ajax ", said club marketing director E...

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  • Serena's back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win
Serena's back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win

Venus Williams is coming off a straight sets win over Kurumi Nara that took 16 games to decide. Serena Williams' smiley graphic tank matches her bubbly energy at the French Open . "It was an accident", she said, clarifying why the pic was deleted shortly after it was posted. She knows how to deal with pressure and how to take advant...

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  • John Clayton Confirms He's Out at ESPN, But Is 'Keeping the Ponytail'
John Clayton Confirms He's Out at ESPN, But Is 'Keeping the Ponytail'

Amidst the layoffs, ESPN has constantly defended their dedication to journalism and their news reporting capabilities. Two words. Thank you. However, when it comes to breaking and covering news, there's no doubt ESPN is going to be affected in some way when people like Clayton and others are no longer working at the network.

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