BUFFALO, N.Y. -- On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs pinned their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft.
The long wait to find out which NBA team would be in his future was over in a hurry for Domantas Sabonis.
Michael Gbinije has already enjoyed his share of excitement in 2016. He played in the Final Four for Syracuse, and now he's been drafted by the Detroit Pistons.
ATLANTA -- Tina Charles had 23 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists for the New York Liberty, who beat the Atlanta Dream 90-79 in double overtime on Wednesday for their fifth straight victory.
Ireland's never-say-die mentality has finally paid off.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic chested the ball down, let it bounce and hit it. Wide.
St. Louis batters pounced on Chicago's bullpen after Cubs ace Jake Arrieta departed, and recorded a 7-2 victory on Wednesday that extended the Cardinals winning streak on the road to eight straight; their longest such sequence in 34 years.
When Chile saw an opening, it pounced. When its defense broke down, Claudio Bravo was there. When the rain stopped, it finished the job.
Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the two-time champions into an intense, high-profile knockout match against Italy in the round of 16.
Some Russian track and field athletes could be competing under their own flag at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after all.