1:44 AM ET GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Kentucky’s Kevin Knox was booed by some New York Knicks fans at the NBA draft after the team selected him with the ninth pick Thursday night. But the negative reaction didn’t seem to bother him. Knox, 18, noted that fans also booed current Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis on draft
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5:24 AM BST The New Zealand-France Test series is reaching a spiky conclusion after All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen called on the tourists to quit complaining about the referees. Hansen ran out of patience after a French journalist suggested the hosts should put the Dave Gallaher Trophy up for grabs in the final Test
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8:14 AM ET UFC president Dana White has branded Eddie Hearn “very oversensitive” regarding reports of a potential $500 million deal between the UFC and Anthony Joshua. Hearn has been Joshua’s promoter since he turned professional in 2013, guiding him from his Olympic gold medal to the current unified heavyweight champion of the world. Despite
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1:28 AM ET WASHINGTON — Don’t be fooled by the W. The Washington Nationals have an offense problem. Yes, they managed to prevail in the finale of their three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles, squeaking out a 4-2 victory on Thursday night. Sure, they won two of three from their Battle of the Beltway rivals
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1:25 AM ET BOSTON — Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge unknowingly tipped the team’s first-round selection of Texas A&M big man Robert Williams when point guard Terry Rozier called him during a live webcast. Rozier was appearing on Bleacher Report’s online draft show when he was asked to predict Boston’s pick at
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11:35 PM ET Australia have been left with “nowhere to hide” in their ODI series against England, according to their vice-captain, Aaron Finch. Another defeat, this time in Durham, left Australia four-down with one to play in the Royal London series, and Finch admitted it felt as if his side was “always chasing the game”.
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11:41 PM ET Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Fresno State has hired Terry Tumey as athletic director. University President Joseph I. Castro announced the move Thursday on Twitter. Tumey replaces Jim Bartko, who resigned in November. The 52-year-old Tumey, a three-time All-Pac-10 defensive lineman at UCLA, spent the past 2½ years as athletic director at
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11:19 PM ET Welterweight up-and-comer Rashidi Ellis will fight Alberto Mosquera in a scheduled 10-round main event of the June 29 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN, Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday. The card will take place at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, Mexico, and will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning
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