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What Rookies earn in the NBA

NBA rookies make a lot of money, if you're picked if the first round that is.

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco…

The Detroit Tigers have released Francisco Rodriguez, one day after the 35-year-old reliever allowed a grand slam to Robinson Cano in his latest rough outing

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game…

Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers…

Jordan Spieth shot a 1-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship

Dennis Rodman claims he begged North Korean…

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he and his representatives begged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un three times to release American college student Otto Warmbier, who died just days after being released from captivity in the country.

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total…

John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season

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The real reason Markelle Fultz is happy he's not…

Boston could never offer Markelle Fultz what Philadelphia could: his lucky sandwich. In a piece written for The Player's Tribune, the newly drafted No. 1 pick explained how he learned he was headed to Philadelphia to workout for the 76ers on June 16.

2017 NBA Draft: LaVar Ball highlights night full…

SI social producer Kenny Ducey shares old tweets from the drafted players, how the crowd reacted to LaVar Ball, and Markelle Fultz's botched Instagram post.

Messi offers to pay $558,000 to avoid 21-month…

Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a S

Danny Ainge upset that Josh Jackson canceled…

Celtics executive Danny Ainge said that he was mad after he and other team executives flew to Sacramento to watch Josh Jackson workout, before the former Jayhawks star canceled the workout.

USWNT regain top spot in FIFA rankings

The United States women's soccer team regained the top spot in the FIFA rankings, released Friday.

SI's panel breaks down the Jimmy Butler trade

SI's panel of experts discuss the Chicago Bulls trading Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves on draft night.

SI's top picks from 2017 NBA Draft

SI's panel of experts break down the top picks in this years NBA Draft.

What to look at in NBA free agency

SI'S panel of experts breaks down the hot topics in NBA free agency.

Kyle O'Quinn on Porzingis' decision to skip exit…

Knicks forward Kyle O'Quinn discusses his take on Kristaps Porzingis' decision to skip his exit interview with Phil Jackson.

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Garrett Temple: Sacramento is 'in a rebuilding…

Garrett Temple discusses the youth movement taking place in Sacramento as the Kings attempt to rebuild.

The Lonzo and LaVar Ball strategy

SI's panel of experts talk about the LaVar Ball strategy of marketing his son and his business.

Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple likes the…

Garrett Temple talks about his newest teammate, De'Aaron Fox who went to the Sacramento Kings with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

Former NBA GM David Kahn breaks down the Jimmy…

Former NBA GM David Kahn discusses the Chicago Bulls trading Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves.

Kwame Brown gives his thoughts on youth in the NBA

SI's panel of experts, including former No. 1 pick Kwame Brown, discuss their thoughts on the youth in today's NBA.

Kwame Brown on Michael Jordan: 'Michael has never…

Kwame Brown was drafted first overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2001 NBA Draft, and according to a book written by MJ, Brown almost ended up in tears at the hands of Jordan, but for Brown the story was blown out of proportion.

Sixers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in…

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Washington point guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

2017 NBA Draft: Rapid fire Q&A with FSU's…

NBA Draft prospect Jonathan Isaac shares why he rooted for the Cavaliers over his favorite player Kevin Durant, what his favorite video game is, and where he loves to go whenever he's in New York City.

Report: Phil Jackson fell in and out of sleep…

Former NBA player and current ESPN Jay Williams says he was told by a draft pick expected to be selected in the top 15 of Thursday's draft that New York Knicks president was falling in and out of sleep during his workout.

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Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber optioned to Triple…

The Chicago Cubs optioned outfielder Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, hoping he can break out of a season's long slump.

Why Lauri Markkanen's defensive questions make…

SI senior writer Luke Winn breaks down why Lauri Markkanen's defensive comparables aren't exactly inspiring.

Caleb Swanigan's rebounding, offensive game could…

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan might be the best rebounding and passing big in this year's draft, so why is he not considered a lottery pick?