Creamline pick Aleiah Torres ready for pressure

Filipino-Canadian libero Aleiah Torres is selected by Creamline in the PVL Rookie Draft.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Filipino-Canadian Aleiah Torres is embracing the pressure that comes with joining the most successful and popular PVL team Creamline ahead of the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference on Tuesday at Philsports Arena. Torres realized her dream to be part of the…

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Maicah Larroza says Farm Fresh pick was unexpected

Farm Fresh’s fourth overall pick Maica Larroza during the 2024 PVL Rookie Draft.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — In the two-day draft combine two weeks ago, Maicah Larroza’s motivation was to prove that she could also be one of the top prospects in the PVL Rookie Draft just like her La Salle teammates Thea Gagate, Leila…

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British GP predictions: Sky Sports F1 pick Silverstone winner from George Russell, Lewis Hamilton, Lando Norris and Max Verstappen | F1 News

Ahead of the British Grand Prix, the Sky Sports F1 team predict who will come out on top in Sunday’s race at Silverstone. For the first time at Silverstone, three Brits occupy the first three slots on the grid after George Russell beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton and McLaren’s Lando Norris to pole. While the…

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Risacher focusing on ‘good stuff,’ not pressure as top pick

Atlanta Hawks’ Zaccharie Risacher, left, and General Manager Landry Fields, right, hold up Risacher’s jersey after an NBA basketball news conference, Friday, June 28, 2024, in Atlanta. Risacher was selected as the first overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the NBA basketball draft. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) ATLANTA — Zaccharie Risacher…

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Hawks send AJ Griffin to Rockets for 2nd round pick

FILE– AJ Griffin #14 of the Atlanta Hawks poses for portraits during media day at PC&E Atlanta on October 02, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP  ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks moved back into the NBA draft on Thursday by trading forward AJ Griffin to the Houston Rockets for the No. 44 pick…

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Bronny James, LeBron’s son, taken by Lakers with 55th pick

Southern California’s Bronny James brings the ball up the court during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday, March 13, 2024, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/File) It was the dream that LeBron James first floated a few years ago, the notion of…

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NBA draft 2024: Atlanta Hawks take France’s Zaccharie Risacher as No 1 pick | NBA News

Atlanta Hawks made forward Zaccharie Risacher the first pick in the 2024 NBA draft as a Frenchman became the initial selection for the second year running. Risacher’s compatriot Victor Wembanyama went as No 1 pick 12 months ago after being acquired by San Antonio Spurs. Risacher is the fourth international player to be drafted first, with he and…

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France’s Risacher chosen by Hawks with top pick in NBA Draft

  National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver shakes hands with French basketball player Zaccharie Risacher (R) during Round One of the 78th edition of the NBA’s annual draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, on June 26, 2024. Risacher was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the first overall pick in Wednesday’s opening round of the…

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French Zaccharie Risacher has best odds to be NBA draft top pick

Zaccharie Risacher, of Bourg-en-Bresse, shoots a free throw during a Betclic Elite basketball game against Limoges in Bourg-en-Bresse, eastern France, on Oct. 31, 2023. (AP Photo, File) French teenager Zaccharie Risacher has the best odds at BetMGM online sportsbook to be selected No. 1 overall in the NBA draft. The draft, which will be a…

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England starting XI vs Serbia for Euro 2024 opener: Sky Sports writers pick their Three Lions teams | Football News

Gareth Southgate has a few key selection dilemmas ahead of England’s Euro 2024 opener against Serbia on Sunday. England are without Harry Maguire at a major tournament for the first time under Southgate’s tenure, leaving the manager with a big choice to make at centre-back as to who partners John Stones, while left-back is another…

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