NBA PLAYOFFS & MORE

LeBron James ripped the Toronto Raptors’ hearts out in Game 3. On Monday night, he and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the job, putting the East’s No. 1 seed out of its misery and reminding anyone who’d ever dared to doubt — and in this rag-tag Cavs season, that was an awful lot of us — … Read moreNBA PLAYOFFS & MORE

NBA DRAFT HEATING UP-DUKE, KENTUCKY RECRUITING KINGS

The 2019 class is just coming into focus, but trends are already developing in terms of where prospects are leaning and the targets of various schools. After the two live recruiting periods in April, one can start tracking which prospects coaches are watching and in which areas schools are putting most of their time and … Read moreNBA DRAFT HEATING UP-DUKE, KENTUCKY RECRUITING KINGS

THINGS HEATING UP IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS-CELTICS HANGING AROUND-SPURS MAY LOSE LEONARD

Some NBA fans may have been surprised to see No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz benched in the first game of the Philadelphia 76ers‘ playoff series against the Boston Celtics. By Ian Begley, ESPN Staff Writer In a disappointing and potentially franchise-altering first-round series loss, Russell Westbrook used up 38 percent of Oklahoma City possessions with a shot, drawn foul or turnover — … Read moreTHINGS HEATING UP IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS-CELTICS HANGING AROUND-SPURS MAY LOSE LEONARD

ESPN MEL KIPER JR. BREAKS DOWN THE 2018 DRAFT

The Class of 2018 is a fun group. There are several players who fill immediate needs and are already on top of their new teams’ depth charts. But as we saw with Myles Garrett, Corey Davis and Mike Williams last year, injuries and team situations can get in the way of instant success. By Mel Kiper Jr.Football analyst The billboard advertisement sits … Read moreESPN MEL KIPER JR. BREAKS DOWN THE 2018 DRAFT

NBA DRAFT-FBI INVESTIGATION-COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS

In a development that hints at further expansion of the investigation into the underbelly of college basketball, federal paperwork released on Friday afternoon shows that a prominent grassroots team director in Massachusetts has cooperated with federal officials in the ongoing case. T.J. Gassnola, who ran the Adidas-sponsored New England Playaz and served as a consultant … Read moreNBA DRAFT-FBI INVESTIGATION-COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS

COLLEGE BASEBALL NEWS-MARTIN TIES GARRIDO FOR CAREER COACHING WINS

With Florida State’s 10-1 win over Miami Saturday, FSU baseball coach Mike Martin has tied the late Augie Garrido with 1,975 career wins, the most in college baseball history. Martin reached the mark in 248 fewer games than it took Garrido and has a career winning percentage of .735 to Garrido’s .673. By Curt Weiler, Tallahassee Democrat … Read moreCOLLEGE BASEBALL NEWS-MARTIN TIES GARRIDO FOR CAREER COACHING WINS

ALABAMA SETS RECORD FOR DRAFT PICKS-SEC DOMINATES DRAFT-OLE MISS QB TRANSFERS

Alabama set a school record for players picked in the National Football League Draft with a total of a dozen players from its 2017 national championship team selected. Seven former Crimson Tide players were taken Sunday on the final day of the draft, when the fourth through the seventh rounds took place in Arlington, Texas. … Read moreALABAMA SETS RECORD FOR DRAFT PICKS-SEC DOMINATES DRAFT-OLE MISS QB TRANSFERS

2018 NFL DRAFT EXPERTS ANALYZE THE TEAMS WINS AND LOSSES

The Patriots traded out of the fourth round, getting the Lions’ third-round pick in 2019. That’s six trades New England has made, drafting only three players thus far. The Patriots took Georgia tackle Isaiah Wynn and Georgia running back Sony Michel in the first round and Florida cornerback Duke Dawson in the second. By Charean Williams, ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports Pete Prisco … Read more2018 NFL DRAFT EXPERTS ANALYZE THE TEAMS WINS AND LOSSES

TITANS DRAFT LUKE FALK NO. 199 IN THE 6TH ROUND FROM WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY

The QB that the MICHAEL BARI SHOW thought would be the best of the NFL 2018 Draft was Luke Falk. Falk was the No. 199 pick by the Tennessee Titans out of Washington State University. Another QB that was drafted at 199 you might of heard of Tom Brady. Falk is a former walk-on who became … Read moreTITANS DRAFT LUKE FALK NO. 199 IN THE 6TH ROUND FROM WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY

2018 NFL DRAFT FIRST ROUND RECAP-FROM #1 BAKER MAYFIELD TO #32 LAMAR JACKSON

When the dust settled, it seemed like more than 32 picks had come off the board. But that’s all that happened on Thursday night, along with eight trades and plenty of unforgettable moments. From Heisman winner to Heisman winner, here’s what happened in Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft. By CBS Sports The first round … Read more2018 NFL DRAFT FIRST ROUND RECAP-FROM #1 BAKER MAYFIELD TO #32 LAMAR JACKSON