• Brogdon takes NBA Rookie of the Year
Brogdon takes NBA Rookie of the Year

For our vote (note: we didn't have an official vote) Embiid is the best basketball player of the three, but Saric had the best year. Averaging 16.2 points off the bench is impressive and helped the Rockets finish third in the Western Conference behind San Antonio and the 2017 Champions, the Golden State Warriors .

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  • Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award
Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

I'm just thankful for having you guys in my corner. There was no wrong choice for this year's MVP and after months of waiting, Westbrook was finally officially named MVP . But the reason that I get up and do what I do is because of you all. So, I think in the end if you still had all these guys on one team, they would have a title by now.

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  • Isaiah Thomas Bickers With Lance Stephenson On Instagram Over Paul George
Isaiah Thomas Bickers With Lance Stephenson On Instagram Over Paul George

Obviously, he's been most linked to his hometown Los Angeles Lakers , a squad George himself has indicated he wants to play for ( more on that here ). The Pacers are fielding trade offers for Paul George . That could, in turn, prompt in to make a trade for him soon in order to ensure they are able to gain something in return even in losing Geor...

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  • Konta sets up Ostapenko showdown
Konta sets up Ostapenko showdown

The British No 1 looked in complete control from the outset and raced into a 3-0 lead, before taking the first set 6-3. "Overall, I'm excited to share the court with her". The Brit recorded a 6-3 6-4 over the world number 1 to progress to the semi-finals but came close to blowing it all on match point. "She's coming in with a tremendous amount ...

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  • Dani Alves Bids Juventus Fans Goodbye
Dani Alves Bids Juventus Fans Goodbye

The defender is now on holiday in Brazil, where the local edition of Goal says he was offered two million euros more to join the Premier League title holders. Alves, thanked the teammates and Juvuetas fans for their support to leave Juventus on an Instagram post. " Today ends our professional relationship, and I will take with me all those who ...

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  • Indian spinners restrict West Indies eves to 183 in Women's World Cup
Indian spinners restrict West Indies eves to 183 in Women's World Cup

Chasing the target of 184, India were 64 for 2 in 17 overs, a short while ago. This was Mandhana's second ODI century, and Twitter hailed her for the composed, calculated knock. Put in to bat, the Caribbean team got off to a slow start with opener Hayley Matthews (43) and Felicia Walters (9) putting on 29 runs but ran out of ideas once the spin...

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Connor McDavid was the big victor at Wednesday's NHL Awards, becoming the third player to win in league history Hart Trophy before turning 21. McDavid received 147 of a possible 175 first-place votes (1,604 points). Hossa says he has privately been undergoing treatment for the last few years under the supervision of Chicago's medical staff. ...

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  • Cris Cyborg Calls Tonya Evinger Bout 'More Exciting' Than Megan Anderson Fight
Cris Cyborg Calls Tonya Evinger Bout 'More Exciting' Than Megan Anderson Fight

Megan Anderson's campaign for a UFC title shot against Cris Cyborg has come to a halt. The Brazilian star's overall record now stands at 17-1 with one no contest. UFC 214 takes place on July 29th from Anaheim, California. Cyborg on the other hand has finished all but one fight via strikes since making her professional debut back in 2005.

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  • Broos Bemused By VAR 'Melodrama' During Germany Vs Cameroon
Broos Bemused By VAR 'Melodrama' During Germany Vs Cameroon

By safeguarding the top spot in Group B, an unskilled Germany squad playing without most of its 2014 World Cup winners will now stay in the Black Sea hotel of Sochi as well as play Mexico on Thursday. Cameroon midfielder Ernest Mabouka raised his foot in a challenge on Emre Can and was issued a straight red card by Referee Wilmar Roldan wi...

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

Petra Kvitova may be enjoying a dream comeback after having her playing hand slashed by a home intruder but she insists she is not a contender for Wimbledon . "I played great, I felt good from the start", said Federer . She now has a shot at just her second WTA title against Kvitova. Barty said she was delighted to have won through to the ...

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  • Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup
Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

He won Olympic gold in Rio past year in the 49er skiff class with fellow crew member Blair Tuke and has brought a youthful confidence to New Zealand's campaign to regain the "Auld Mug", which was first won by the schooner "America" in 1851.

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  • It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout
It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout

Celtics rumor roundup: Paul George trade talk got "serious, ' then 'stalled": As the Celtics drafted Jayson Tatum third overall, trade talks were reported again regarding Paul George. "The salary cap did have an impact on us over the last few days", Ainge said. In Tatum, Ainge sees his next Pierce . His perimeter shooting needs works, however, a...

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  • Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP
Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP

The 28-year-old topped an elite group of players featuring James Harden ( Houston Rockets ), Kawhi Leonard ( San Antonio Spurs ) and LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers ). He's the first MVP to come from a team that failed to win 50 games since Hall of Famer Moses Malone garnered the award on the 46-win Houston Rockets in 1982.

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  • Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

National Hockey League teams announced their home openers Wednesday with the full, 1,271-game schedule for the 2017-18 season set to be released Thursday. He led defensemen with 29 goals and 76 points. Burns beat out Ottawa's Erik Karlsson , who scored 71 points. Bobrovsky, who previously won the Vezina in 2013, is the first multiple-time victo...

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  • 'Big Baller' LaVar Ball and sons invade WWE Monday Night RAW
'Big Baller' LaVar Ball and sons invade WWE Monday Night RAW

It's been quite a week for the Ball Family . The outspoken patriarch of the Ball family and founder of the Big Baller Brand, LaVar made his debut on WWE's Monday Night Raw in Los Angeles, the ideal platform for his boisterous personality.

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  • Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion
Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Siani sarcastically applauded Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan before the official consulted a tablet computer at the side of the pitch to see the images for himself. But the world champions broke the deadlock when Draxler exchanged passes with Demirbay, who blasted past Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa from distance on 48 minutes.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand sends No.9 warning
Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand sends No.9 warning

Real Madrid were bemused by leaked stories suggesting United had turned down a fresh offer for De Gea in the days leading up to their Champions League final against Juventus earlier this month. He has achieved many, many goals with Real Madrid . "He must keep a cool head, as he is doing, as he is a professional", the former Sevilla centre-for...

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  • AL Roundup: Twins turn tables on Indians, take first
AL Roundup: Twins turn tables on Indians, take first

Fresh off a lucrative road trip, Cleveland returned home and was swept out of first place by the Twins after dropping the series finale, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. Cleveland tied the game in the seventh on shortstop Jorge Polanco's throwing error . "It bothered me", Mejia said of the company on the bases.

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  • Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team
Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team

His 6.3 rebounds per game and his 106 3-pointers both ranked third among rookies. Brogdon started all six playoff games for the Bucks against Toronto, and ranked first among rookies in the playoffs with 3.5 assists per game, and was second in points (9.0) and rebounds (4.3) per game.

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  • Iguodala Does Not Capture Sixth Man of the Year Award
Iguodala Does Not Capture Sixth Man of the Year Award

After graduation from Marshall, Mike D'Antoni enjoyed a 17-year career playing professional basketball before turning to coaching. D'Antoni was also named the inaugural Michael H. For months, there had been debates among sports analysts, journalists, and fans as to which player was most deserving. Philadelphia's Dario Saric and Milwaukee guar...

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