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First round of the 2017 NBA Draft wraps up

The first round of the NBA draft is in the books. As expected, one-and-doners Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball led the way. Fultz went to the 76ers, and Ball went to the Lakers.


Two people familiar with the negotiations say the Cleveland Cavaliers have not yet offered Chauncey Billups a role in their front office.


Corey Knebel broke Arodlis Chapman's modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.


Domingo Santana hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Hudson in the seventh inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.


Tampa Bay left fielder Mallex Smith rushed in to tag out speedy Billy Hamilton after a lengthy rundown, highlighting the Rays' 8-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.




Pirates roll past Brewers


Rays hold off Reds


Orioles cool off Indians


Cavs, Billups meet about GM job


Hunt signs with West Virginia State


Wheeling Jesuit to launch first football team


Quarterback Will Grier cleared by NCAA to play at WVU at start of 2017 football season


Reds sting Rays to snap nine-game skid


Indians dominate Orioles


Pirates roll past Brewers


Cavs, GM Griffin part ways


Buckeyes hoops recruiting


Wiggins signs with Marietta College


24th Cincinnati Reds Legends Youth baseball and softball clinic


Indians sweep Twins


Koepka gets hot to win U.S. Open


Taurasi becomes WNBA's all-time leading scorer


Larson claims FireKeeper's Casino 400 victory


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