Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Panthers first to lock up No. 1 pick, ink RB McCaffrey Panthers first to lock up No. 1 pick, ink RB McCaffrey

On the one hand, some analysts think the Panthers reached for McCaffrey at No. 8 overall and could have gotten better value by drafting a different position in the first round. Samuel, from Ohio State, was selected with the 40th overall pick. Mot...

The 2017 Kentucky Derby: What time, what channel, livestream

The trucks and crew are serving NBC Sports Group's monumental programming slate, which includes NBC's record five hours of coverage on Saturday, as well as NBCSN's Kentucky Derby Access (Thursday/Friday), Kentucky Oaks (Friday), and Kentucky Derby ...

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

Boston's Al Horford finished with 21 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. "It just shows - we used to say back then (when Rondo played for the Celtics), 'You always want to play with your dogs, ' people that are gonna play hard no matter what"...

Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for Cavs rematch

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points to pace Toronto. The Raptors looked as if they were on cruise control after DeMarre Carroll's three gave them the 71-46 advantage. "Unexpected. I thought I was just going to be on "Project: Build Maker" and build my bo...

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

He's been ruled out for Game 4, putting even more of a burden on Lillard and McCollum. It was 45-22 after one quarter. So far in the playoffs, they've won their first three games against the Portland Trail Blazers and likely won't face a significant ...

Wizards beat Celtics 116-89 in technical foul-filled Game 3

The Wizards were by far the better basketball team on Thursday night, shooting 46.7 percent thanks to 19 points each from Porter and Bogdanovic. Hill has averaged 15.6 points, 3.6 assists and 4.1 rebounds in the playoffs. "But, I mean, it won't hap...

Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

St. Louis, which took eight of the first 12 shots, went without a shot in the second period until Steen tipped in a shot by Pietrangelo at 12:59 to pull the Blues within 2-1. The Predators' five-game winning streak to open their post-season run was...

Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted

Italian football officials originally said not enough fans had taken part in the abuse to trigger action against them. Italian football authorities quashed Pescara's appeal on Tuesday, saying "the racist chants came from approximately 10 people, wh...

Yankees' pitcher Chapman gets championship ring from Cubs

But this one wasn't like others. "During the World Series in the playoffs, that's a strategy they had", Chapman said of his Series workload. They are now sitting at the top of the AL East with a 17-9 record. "Without him, on our roster, we are not ...

Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

He allowed three goals on nine shots through the second period. He finished with two shots on goal and four shot attempts in 11:36, which is his second-lower time on ice this season. The Senators have a 2-0 series lead for just the second time in fra...

Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

The Washington Capitals have a chance to advance to the second round of the playoffs if they can defeat the Maple Leafs in Toronto Sunday night. The Capitals had the NHL's best record this season while the Maple Leafs only reached the playoffs in the...

Packers make Biegel's dream a reality, complete ten-member draft class Packers make Biegel's dream a reality, complete ten-member draft class

A lingering offseason memory in Green Bay is the blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC title game. King, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound cornerback from Oakland, California, was widely projected as a first-round prospect - thanks in part to a stella...

Jay Cutler Wants to Pursue a Career in Broadcasting Jay Cutler Wants to Pursue a Career in Broadcasting

With that in mind, ESPN is reporting that Jay Cutler has auditioned for Fox Sports in regards to covering National Football League games as the company is looking for a new analyst that can work with Kevin Burkhardt following the departure of...

Winthrop Eagles to face No. 22 Tennessee in NCAA women's tennis tournament Winthrop Eagles to face No. 22 Tennessee in NCAA women's tennis tournament

The second-round victor advances to the round of 16 and the final championship site, the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia, May 19-23, with the University of Georgia serving as host. Last year, the Islanders were eliminated by Stanford in ...

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert , rear, dunks on Los Angeles Clippers center Marreese Speights defends during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Snyder was full of pr...

Manchester City still just on course for Champions League

Spurs escaped the condemnation of their childhood supporter who feels the Londoners deserve praise for their evolution. Speaking at 'Show Racism the Red Card' , Keane was asked if he felt trophies were being devalued by the current obsession with ...

Bears invited Mike Glennon to their draft party, then picked Mitchell Trubisky Bears invited Mike Glennon to their draft party, then picked Mitchell Trubisky

He and the front office unexpectedly traded up for quarterback Mitch Trubisky and only made five picks overall. The boos began when a picture of Trubisky from the draft was shown on the Jumbotron. The Bears , having finally moved on from Jay Cu...

Utah's Brian Allen selected No. 173 to Pittsburgh Steelers in 5th round

Yet Conner never stopped working. During his sophomore campaign, Conner claimed the ACC Player of the Year award while setting the Pitt record for rushing touchdowns in a season with 26. "We just like everything that we saw about Josh ... in term...

Ottawa Senators vs. New York Rangers - 4/29/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Ottawa Senators vs. New York Rangers - 4/29/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ottawa was pretty successful in their game strategy during the regular season, winning two out of three contests against the Blueshirts, including a painful shutout in NY in November. They proved Thursday night that they weren't going down without a ...

Mets place Syndergaard on DL with partial tear of lat muscle Mets place Syndergaard on DL with partial tear of lat muscle

The 10 RBI set a franchise record (Expos included) and were the most for a major leaguer since the Angels' Garret Anderson drove in 10 runs on August 21, 2007 against the Yankees. The MRI at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery revealed the ...

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