Jazz trade with Nuggets, get No. 13 pick Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell reacts after being selected by the Denver Nuggets as the 13th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Donovan Mitchell worked out for the Jazz in May, Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey told the Louisville guard that he would be long gone by the time the franchise picked at No. 24 in the draft. So Lindsey went to work Thursday night and made a draft-day trade like he has every year since taking over the program.

Outspoken swimmer King refuses to stay in her lane

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2016, file photo, United States' Lilly King celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter breaststroke final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. King is always willing to offer up an opinion. She doesn't care if it makes headlines, doesn't mind rubbing people the wrong way. In the staid world of swimming, that makes her really stand out. She just wishes there were more athletes willing to take a stand. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind.

Debate over female lax players not wearing helmets

In a photo from April 26, 2017, a lacrosse helmet is displayed at the Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Helmets are not a required piece of equipment worn by female high school lacrosse players. And this year, the National Federation of State High School Associations allowed the optional use of two models of headgear beyond the previously allowed padded headbands. In 2018, Florida will become the first state to mandate high school female lacrosse players wear protective equipment over their entire head. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Erin Foster was running toward a groundball at an indoor lacrosse game when she was pushed, sending her unprotected head into a wall.

Alysia Montano competes again while pregnant

Alysia Montano, who is five months pregnant, walks to the starting line for a heat in the first round of the women's 800 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Alysia Montano took two laps at nationals while pregnant with her first child. It was only fair she do the same with baby No 2.

Poche, LSU knock Florida State out of CWS

LSU pitcher Jared Poche' works against Florida State during the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jared Poche’ returned to LSU for his senior season for moments like this. His freshman teammate, Jake Slaughter, just started making his memories.

Howard, Merrill help TCU oust Aggies from CWS 4-1

TCU pitcher Brian Howard throws in the fourth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against Texas A&M in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Roommates Brian Howard and Ryan Merrill are going to have plenty to talk about around their apartment whenever they and the rest of the TCU Horned Frogs return to Fort Worth.

Florida hums along in 5-1 CWS win over Louisville

Florida's Austin Langworthy (44) runs past the Louisville dugout as he rounds the bases with a solo home run during the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida entered the College World Series last year with eight players taken in the first 10 rounds of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft and was an overwhelming favorite to win its first national title in baseball. The Gators scored three runs in 18 innings and became the first Southeastern Conference team since 2007 to go two games and out.


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