The Charlotte Hornets selected James Bouknight in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night, giving them something they’ve badly needed — more talent.
After the Hornets lost 15 of their final 20 games in the ...Read more
NEW YORK — The Nets have traded guard Landry Shamet to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for guard Jevon Carter and pick No. 29 in the 2021 NBA draft, a league source told The Daily News. ESPN was the first to report the deal...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic began their latest rebuilding phase Thursday night with Gonzaga point guard Jalen Suggs falling right in their laps at No. 5. They then turned around and snagged Michigan forward/center ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Kings selected Baylor guard Davion Mitchell with the No. 9 pick in the NBA draft Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Kings passed on Arkansas guard Moses Moody, UConn guard James ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO — The Dodgers acquired left-hander Danny Duffy from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday for a player to be named later, the team announced. The Dodgers also received cash considerations from the Royals.
Many questions in sports might be argued because they are not always easy to answer.
Who to draft? When to make a coaching change? Is he a Hall of Famer? What free agent to pursue? How good will Tua Tagovailoa turn out to...Read more
The top three selections in Thursday night’s NBA draft went as expected, and that wasn’t a disappointment for the Cavaliers, picking third in a class front-loaded with talent.
The Cavs stood pat and selected ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — The thorn in the Lightning’s side the past two postseasons now will be on their side.
Veteran power forward Corey Perry signed a two-year deal with an average annual value of $1 million, the team ...Read more
NEW YORK — Waiting is almost always hard to do.
It’s especially hard for the Pistons and their fan base, who have struggled through more than a decade without a win in the playoffs.
Times are changing.
General ...Read more
Hank Aaron sat on No. 713 for 183 days. That’s half a year. He drew within one home run of Babe Ruth on Sept. 29, 1973. It was a Saturday night at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, where an announced crowd of 17,836 saw the...Read more
With the seventh pick in Thursday’s draft, the Warriors selected Jonathan Kuminga, a physically gifted forward who played last season for the G League Ignite.
The 18-year-old Kuminga averaged 15.8 points, 7.2 rebounds ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas — Hector Santiago’s return from a 10-game suspension lasted all of two games and one appearance.
Now, his season is over. And it isn’t because of rosin or more accusations of using sticky goop on ...Read more
SAN DIEGO — The Padres may be on the verge of getting a future Hall of Famer to help their beleaguered starting rotation.
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported Thursday the club is close to a deal to acquire Max ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — The Bucs were still buzzing about the play Vita Vea made in practice two days later. In time, it may become part mythology.
“I remember the exact play,” linebacker Devin White said. “How could I not?...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO — The Dodgers are the reigning World Series champions and the Padres appear to be the club most aggressively pursuing high-profile upgrades, but heading into Friday’s trade deadline, the Giants will hold ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Ricky Rubio's second stint with the Timberwolves has come to an end.
The Wolves are trading Rubio to Cleveland in exchange for forward Taurean Prince, a 2022 second-round pick and cash, a source confirmed....Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Rays were finalizing another surprising trade Thursday night, sending Diego Castillo, one of their more reliable relievers, to the Mariners for right-hander JT Chargois and infield prospect ...Read more
Cleveland will be without its manager for the remainder of the 2021 season.
Terry Francona, in a joint Zoom session with president of operations Chris Antonetti, announced Thursday night he will step down for the rest of ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — For the better part of two games Thursday, the Phillies bumbled and stumbled and looked nothing like the NL East title contender that the players and management purport to be.
But the last thing they did ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — The Lakers are trying to close a deal to acquire All-Star guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell, according to two ...Read more
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