Wednesday, May 15, 2019
NBA's New Draft Lottery Format Proves Effective Counter To Tanking
The Knicks, Cavaliers and Suns each had the best odds to win the lottery, but their failure to end up with No. 1 "lent credibility to the new lottery system."
Pelicans Return To Relevance After Winning Lottery, Right To Draft Zion
It can be argued that no franchise in the NBA needs the "type of positive attention" that Zion brings more than the Pelicans.
WNBA Hires Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert To Be Commissioner
Engelbert played college basketball at Lehigh and becomes the fifth President in WNBA history.
NCAA Looking Into Player Compensation From Image, Likeness
NCAA's move comes after U.S. Rep. Mark Walker introduced legislation that would end athletes not being able to profit off their name.
Maple Leafs Extend Shanahan After Three Straight Playoff Appearances
Brendan Shanahan told the Maple Leafs he "wasn’t interested in going anywhere else" during the contract talks.
McIlroy Likely To Play In Tokyo Games After Opting Out Of Rio
McIlroy was outspoken about his lack of interest in playing at the Rio Games during the last Olympic cycle.
WWE Hopes To Gain Significant Exposure From New Fox Deal
Fox has "committed to promoting WWE and its personalities across its Fox Sports broadcast and cable programs."