Sean Couturier finishes 2nd to Anze Kopitar for Selke Trophy

Sean Couturier finishes 2nd to Anze Kopitar for Selke Trophy

When the Hart Memorial Trophy finalists were unveiled in late April and Claude Giroux’s name was nowhere to be found, there was noticeable outrage across the Delaware Valley — and understandably so. Giroux, in his age 30 season, tied for the league lead in assists at 68 and finished second in points with 102, behind […]

Report: Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash

Report: Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash

Jalen Brunson Position: Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 198 School: Villanova As Mikal Bridges cements his status as a consensus lottery pick and Donte DiVincenzo’s name becomes hot enough to reportedly receive an invite to the green room of the draft, their Villanova teammate who was the consensus national player of the year has seen his stock remain […]

Jose Altuve is a magician whose brilliance should be treasured

Jose Altuve is a magician whose brilliance should be treasured

Jose Altuve is the reigning American League MVP, he leads the majors with a .343 batting average, the Houston Astros are having a terrific season … and yet we’ve hardly talked about him and that seems a little weird. After all, the man is a baseball treasure and we should always remind ourselves of that. […]

2018 NHL Awards winners

2018 NHL Awards winners

  Complete Results Ted Lindsay Award: Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers Norris Trophy: Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning King Clancy Trophy: Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks Calder Trophy: Mathew Barzal, New York Islanders Lady Byng Trophy: William Karlsson, Vegas Golden Knights Masterton Award: Brian Boyle, New Jersey Devils Selke Trophy: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings […]

Devils' Taylor Hall wins NHL's Hart Trophy as league MVP

Devils' Taylor Hall wins NHL's Hart Trophy as league MVP

Devils’ Taylor Hall wins NHL’s Hart Trophy as league MVP  USA TODAY NHL MVP: Taylor Hall becomes 1st Devil to win Hart Trophy | What it means  NJ.com NHL awards 2018: Taylor Hall becomes first Devil to win Hart Trophy  Sporting News Pekka Rinne wins first Vezina Trophy; Knights clean up at NHL awards  ABC News Full coverage Source […]

The Latest: Vegas' George McPhee named top general manager

The Latest: Vegas' George McPhee named top general manager

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local): 6:52 p.m. George McPhee has been named the NHL’s general manager of the year in the fourth trophy given to the Vegas Golden Knights at the NHL Awards. Exactly one year after his remarkable performance […]

Mexico hit with $10K fine for anti-gay chant

Mexico hit with $10K fine for anti-gay chant

FIFA on Wednesday handed the Mexico Football Federation a $10,000 fine for “discriminatory and insulting chants” during a World Cup game against Germany. The FIFA disciplinary committee handed down the 10,000 Swiss francs fine on Wednesday for chants directed at Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. A source also told ESPN’s Rene Tovar that if the chants […]

Spain Beats Iran, as Coach of Seven Days Tops Coach of Seven Years

Spain Beats Iran, as Coach of Seven Days Tops Coach of Seven Years

Now for the modern-day caveats: ■ Fisher, a former high school basketball coach and a longtime assistant, had a lot more coaching experience than Hierro, 50, whose only head job at any level was one season with the Spanish second-division club Oviedo. ■ Everybody still thinks Spain has a chance to win the World Cup. […]

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Luka Doncic and 1st-Round Prospects

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Luka Doncic and 1st-Round Prospects

Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press This still qualifies as the calm before the storm that is the 2018 NBA draft. But the way the rumor mill is moving, it feels like the Association’s trade dam could burst at any minute. Blockbuster swaps or not, the hoops landscape is getting ready to shift. The league is set to […]