• Rotoworld.com

    NBA Draft Day Grades

    Kristaps Porzingis is still a Knick. Paul George is still a Pacer. There were some buzzed-about trades that never happened during Thursday's draft, but we still had a blockbuster with Jimmy Butler going to the Wolves, and plenty of pick-swapping throughout the draft. Below is a summary of each team's moves during the draft, along with an entirely subjective 'grade' of how well they fared. Atlanta Hawks No. 19 - Wake Forest PF John Collins No. 41 - Oregon SG Tyler Dorsey No. 60 - French C Alpha Kaba Collins is a high-upside bet for the Hawks after his explosive sophomore season, averaging 19.2 points and 9.8 rebounds while shooting a pristine 62.4 percent from the floor. He operated mainly in

  • ESPN.com

    Omaha is 'Baton Rouge North' again with LSU in the CWS finals

    OMAHA, Neb. -- The familiar chant grew loudest on Saturday with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and two strikes on Oregon State's Jack Anderson. Caleb Gilbert caught him looking. "L-S-U! L-S-U!" It resonated from every corner of TD Ameritrade Park and almost seemed to echo off the downtown buildings in the streets to the south and west. When the NCAA and Omaha 10 years ago this September announced plans to move the College World Series from its aging, longtime home at Rosenblatt Stadium to a parking lot across 10th Street from the city's arena and convention center, this is what they envisioned. This is what they expected and knew that they needed. "L-S-U! L-S-U!" This is what leaders

  • Creighton offers 2019 four-star small forward
    Big East Coast Bias

    Creighton offers 2019 four-star small forward

    Majok Deng, a small forward hailing from Tucson, Arizona, received an offer from Creighton on Friday night. Powerhouse Hoops announced the news on their Twitter account. Deng ranks as the fourth-best player in the state of Arizona per 247Sports Composite. Fellow four-stars Josh Green, Walter Talley and Jovan Blacksher, all from Phoenix, are the three players standing in front of him on the list. Deng also is listed at 39th among small forwards and checks in at 115th overall in the class of 2019. Currently, Arizona, Arizona State, Georgia Tech, New Mexico, Utah and Vanderbilt have all sent offers to the 6-foot-5, 175-pound small forward out of Salpointe Catholic. There’s no indication where he’ll