Daily Archive: July 7, 2017

Sources: Pistons' Caldwell-Pope to become UFA

12:58 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Detroit Pistons are renouncing the rights to restricted free-agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, turning him into the marketplace’s No. 1 unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN. The Pistons...

Fun Fact: Praying Mantises Eat Bird Brains

A praying mantis making a meal of a ruby-throated hummingbird. (Credit: “What’s That Bug?”/Randy Anderson) Poor hummingbirds. The fragile, fleet-winged birds often don’t make it past their first year of life as they are...

A Safer Way to Milk a Scorpion

(Credit: Shutterstock) As a kid, Mouad Mkamel played with pet snakes, vipers and scorpions. As a Ph.D. student at University King Hassan II of Casablanca, Mkamel is now breeding scorpions and milking their venom...

Do the Lakers see their future in Lonzo Ball?

8:00 AM ET LOS ANGELES — For months before the draft, Magic Johnson had been 80 percent sure the Los Angeles Lakers were going to select Lonzo Ball. In his gut, Johnson felt like...

Francona to miss ASG after heart procedure

10:38 AM ET ESPN.com news services Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona will not manage in the All-Star Game after undergoing a heart procedure on Thursday, the team announced. Francona, 58, underwent a cardiac ablation...

Sources: Celtics trading Bradley to Pistons

10:13 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Boston Celtics are trading guard Avery Bradley to the Detroit Pistons for forward Marcus Morris, league sources told ESPN. The Bradley deal creates the salary cap space needed...

The Remarkable Reach of Traditional Radio

Traditional radio continues to reach more US adults each week than any other media channel or any type of digital device, according to recent research from Nielsen. The report was based on Nielsen data...