(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: NBA Draft tips off tonight. Hornets trade C Howard to Nets. NHL Awards roundup. College World Series continues in Omaha. World Cup roundup.
>>NBA Draft Tips Off Tonight
(Brooklyn, NY) — The NBA Draft tips off tonight in Brooklyn. The Phoenix Suns own the first pick, followed by the Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks. Top prospects include Arizona center Deandre Ayton, Duke forward Marvin Bagley the Third and European guard Luka Doncic [[ LOO-kuh DON-chitch ]]. The draft starts at 7 p.m. Eastern.
>>Hornets Ship Dwight Howard To Nets
(Brooklyn, NY) — Eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard is on the move again. Multiple outlets report the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade the 32-year-old to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks. Howard will join his fourth team in as many seasons. The deal can’t be official until July 6th.
>>NHL Awards Roundup
(Las Vegas, NV) — Devils winger Taylor Hall is the NHL’s Most Valuable Player. He received the Hart Memorial Trophy at last night’s annual NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant took home the Jack Adams Award for Coach of the Year. Vegas general manager George McPhee was named GM of the Year.
>>Florida, Texas Tech Meet In Elimination Game
(Omaha, NE) — Florida and Texas Tech clash tonight in an elimination game at the College World Series in Omaha. The winner advances to face Arkansas, while the loser goes home. Arkansas beat Texas Tech 7-4 on Wednesday and Oregon State eliminated North Carolina with an 11-6 win. First pitch tonight is at 8 o’clock Eastern.
>>World Cup Continues In Russia
(Undated) — The World Cup continues in Russia with three matches on the schedule. Denmark faces Australia, France meets Peru, and Croatia clashes with Argentina. Team USA is not at the World Cup after failing to qualify. Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have been eliminated.