Jolly St. Perk, fashion faux pas and more from NBA Draft night

Paolo Banchero (L), Mark Williams (C) and Malaki Branham (R) pose for photos.Image† Getty Images I had last night’s ESPN broadcast of the NBA Draft while cooking dinner, and even with my hands preoccupied with a pot of mac and a big spoon instead of my phone and the internet, I knew Kendrick was going … Read more

Nationals win Rangers Friday – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Josh Bell hit a leading RBI single in the eighth inning, and also had a triple and double while scoring Washington’s only other run on his return home, as the Nationals won 2-1 in their first interleague game in Texas on Friday-evening in Texas. 17 years. Bell, the big first baseman coming from nearby Irving, … Read more

Shohei Ohtani’s time with Angels seems short

Shohei Ohtani has expanded the options now that the DH has become universal. Photo† Getty Images LOS ANGELES — Shohei Ohtani’s days in red are numbered. When he chose the Los Angeles Angels in the 2017 MLB outdoor season, it made perfect sense. The AL didn’t have the DH and the NL, and it was … Read more

Fan storms San Diego baseball field during Padres-Phillies game

A baseball fan stormed the field during a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego, California, on Thursday, June 23. This footage, captured by Mike Wolber, shows the moment the fan ran across the field and was tackled by security. The Phillies won the game 6-2. … Read more

China’s men’s basketball team heads to Asian World Cup qualifiers

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) — The Chinese men’s basketball team will head to Melbourne, Australia on Saturday for the Asian qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup, the Chinese Basketball Association announced Friday. China’s 14-man roster, coached by Du Feng, looks like this: Zhou Qi, Wang Zhelin, Shen Zijie, Ren Junwei, Fu Hao, Gu Quan, Zhu … Read more

FilGoal | News | Basketball – Assem Merhi moves to Changwon Suckers in Korea

Changwon LG Sackers announced today, Friday, the signing of Egyptian basketball player and former player Assem Merhi. The South Korean club did not disclose the duration of the contract with the 30-year-old player. Assem Marei previously played for the South Korean team 2021-2022. After that, Assem Maree went to Zamalek and signed a contract with … Read more

Excessive fan involvement in the footy not ‘fantastic’

It seems counterintuitive to alienate the vast majority of AFL fans who hate forced NBA-style “fan engagement”, but this over-the-top game day trend continues, writes Ronny Lerner. THE LIGHT AND SOUND show that comes with every AFL game these days is not going anywhere, any time soon. So fans better get used to it. Despite … Read more

Pistons pull Ivey at No. 5 and acquire No. 13 pick Duren

DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons suddenly have a dynamic backcourt, giving the three-time championship franchise a chance to restore a little glory. Detroit also made a smart deal to bolster its frontcourt. The Pistons selected Purdue’s Jaden Ivey as the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, adding much-needed talent to … Read more

Ogunbowale hits 6 three-pointers, Dallas beats Indiana 94-68 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Arike Ogunbowale hit six three-pointers and scored 24 points, Isabelle Harrison added 16 points and the Dallas Wings defeated the Indiana Fever 94-68 on Thursday night. Ogunbowale shot 6 of 9 from a 3-point range and added six assists and five steals. She scored 16 points in the first half, including 13 in the first … Read more