Maryland sophomore Justin Jackson, who would have been one of Canada's top prospects in the NBA draft, has decided to stay in school. The six-foot-seven forward from Toronto withdrew his name Wednesday from the June 22 draft. "I'm excited to return for my sophomore year at Maryland and look forward to building upon the success we had last season," Jackson said in a release.
White has publicly stated that the Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight is now off the table after St-Pierre said he wouldn't be ready to fight until at least November. Bisping has been busy filming a movie and taking care of other business, so he has yet to talk personally with White, but in addition to realizing the St-Pierre fight is likely off, he admitted that his knee won't allow him to fight Romero, or anyone else, anytime soon.
How the NHL didn’t see fit to suspend Tommy Wingels for the straight-up elbow he threw at Scott Wilson’s chin, away from the play, down a touchdown and an extra point, is damn mystifying? The NHL doesn’t take this stuff seriously, but fans should. Imagine you’re Shea Weber.
Hamidou Diallo, like Thon Maker last year, was eligible for the NBA draft without playing a college game. Almost six months before he’s expected to make his Kentucky debut, Hamidou Diallo showed he already has a knack for beating the buzzer. The heralded freshman waited until minutes before Wednesday’s midnight deadline before sending out word that he’s withdrawing from the NBA draft and playing for the Wildcats next season.