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  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    This isn’t a good year to need a wide receiver, as evidenced by the contracts teams handed out to free agents. There was only one high-end prospect that made it to market and the rest were mediocre at best. The weak group extends to the draft as well. Only one is considered a lock to go in the first...
  • Kevin Durant expected to opt out of contract and re-sign with Warriors

    Kevin Durant expected to opt out of contract and re-sign with Warriors

    Former MVP Kevin Durant, who re-signed with the Golden State Warriors following the team’s title run in 2017, is expected to follow the same path this summer, ESPN reports. Durant’s current 2-year, $51 million deal includes a player option, which he will reportedly opt out of in order to sign a new...
  • Andre Ingram shines for Lakers in NBA debut

    Andre Ingram shines for Lakers in NBA debut

    With two games left in the season, the Los Angeles Lakers presented career minor leaguer Andre Ingram with the opportunity to suit up in the NBA, and he did not disappoint. The 32-year-old shooting guard stole the show against the No. 1-seeded Houston Rockets, scoring 19 points on 6-for-8 shooting...
  • Ontario Reign preparing for the 2018 Calder Cup playoffs

    Ontario Reign preparing for the 2018 Calder Cup playoffs

    The Ontario Reign have qualified for the 2018 American Hockey League Calder Cup playoffs. The Reign qualified for the postseason after their 3-2 win over the San Diego Gulls at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. on Friday evening. Nine different Reign players collected a point for...
  • Vegas in 7 (and other NHL first-round predictions)

    Vegas in 7 (and other NHL first-round predictions)

    The Vegas Golden Knights face off against the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs starting on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena. It should be a hard-fought series against the 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup champions, as both teams have good goaltending and...
  • San Antonio Spurs continue playoff streak

    San Antonio Spurs continue playoff streak

    Despite losing their best players for all but nine games of the 2017-18 season, the San Antonio Spurs have managed to clinch a playoff berth for the 21st straight season. The accomplishment comes in a season where the Western Conference has played as tough as it ever has. The ninth seed, be it the...
  • NBA playoffs start early for Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves

    NBA playoffs start early for Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves

    If anyone has ever wondered what the MLB play-in game would look like in the NBA, they’ll get a first-hand look Wednesday night. When the Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets meet on the final day of the season at the Target Center, the winner will earn a trip to the postseason. The loser’s...
  • LA Clippers approaching pivotal offseason

    LA Clippers approaching pivotal offseason

    When the LA Clippers dealt Blake Griffin before the NBA trade deadline, they accomplished two objectives: acquiring a first-round pick and freeing up cap space. As the organization will miss the playoffs this season, those two advantages will serve them will over the summer. By virtue of missing the...
  • Los Angeles Lakers make NBA dream come true

    Los Angeles Lakers make NBA dream come true

    An undrafted guard who has spent the last 10 seasons in the G League could see his NBA dreams come to fruition in the next 48 hours. The Los Angeles Lakers signed Andre Ingram, a product of American University, for the final two games of the 2017-18 season. Ingram had been playing with the South Bay...
  • Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart could make early playoff return

    Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart could make early playoff return

    While the Boston Celtics will be without the services of Kyrie Irving for the duration of the postseason, they could receive one key contributor at some point in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Smart has been absent with a torn right UCL tendon in his thumb, an injury that was...
  • Cleveland Cavaliers add center Kendrick Perkins for stretch run

    Cleveland Cavaliers add center Kendrick Perkins for stretch run

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have made a habit of signing defensive-minded players right before the start of the playoffs. They have gone to the well once again, inking center Kendrick Perkins to a deal for the remainder of the season. Perkins has not played in the NBA since the 2015-16 season, but he...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    Running backs have seen their draft value fluctuate in recent seasons. Some players are viewed as top five talents (Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette) while some general managers believe no teams should take a running back until the middle rounds. One running back, Saquon Barkley, is expected to...
  • LA Clippers agree to deal with C.J. Williams

    LA Clippers agree to deal with C.J. Williams

    The LA Clippers have signed swingman C.J. Williams to a multi-year contract, the team has announced. Williams split time this season with the Agua Caliente Clippers of the G League and the parent club. Playing on a two-way contract, Williams was limited to how much service time he had in the NBA...
  • Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram could still play this season

    Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram could still play this season

    With two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2017-18 season, there is still a chance that the Staples Center faithful could see Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram suit up again this season. Both players have missed substantial time due to injury. Ball has missed the last six games with a bruised knee...
  • Top 5 favorites for NBA Coach of the Year

    Top 5 favorites for NBA Coach of the Year

    With two games left in the 2017-18 NBA regular season, many coaches have distinguished themselves from the rest. It’s no coincidence that these coaches will be front and center as the postseason rounds into form. As the NBA season nears its close, we take a look at the five frontrunners for Coach of...
  • Malcolm Brogdon returning for Milwaukee Bucks

    Malcolm Brogdon returning for Milwaukee Bucks

    Even though the last two regular season games might not have a lot of meaning for most teams, they will say a lot about the Milwaukee Bucks’ immediate future. When the team plays on Monday night, it will get a big lift. Malcolm Brogdon, the reigning Rookie of the Year Award winner, is set to return...
  • LA Clippers’ Lou Williams aiming for Sixth Man of the Year Award

    LA Clippers’ Lou Williams aiming for Sixth Man of the Year Award

    As the 2017-18 season winds down, arguably the LA Clippers’ best and most consistent player thinks an award should be coming his way. Lou Williams, who won the 2015 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, is expecting to garner another one for his efforts with the Clippers this year. The team struggled...
  • Ben Simmons stumps for Rookie of the Year

    Ben Simmons stumps for Rookie of the Year

    If Ben Simmons had a vote for the Rookie of the Year Award, he would unsurprisingly cast it for himself. And with good reason. The budding superstar for the Philadelphia 76ers has become symbolic of the team’s “Trust the Process” mantra. He has catapulted the team–once mired among the worst in...
  • Charlotte Hornets hire Mitch Kupchak as president and GM

    Charlotte Hornets hire Mitch Kupchak as president and GM

    Former Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has a new gig. The Charlotte Hornets have announced that he will serve as the team’s new president and general manager. Owner Michael Jordan opted to go with Kupchak’s experience in replacing former general manager Rich Cho, whose contract was...
  • Top 10 seasons in LA Clippers' history

    Top 10 seasons in LA Clippers' history

    The LA Clippers are wrapping up one of their more successful seasons, given the deluge of injuries in a competitive Western Conference. With two draft picks slated in the top 14 of June’s 2018 NBA Draft, the future is looking up for a franchise that has elevated its standing in the league. As the...
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