A potential first-round NFL draft pick, Washington junior star Shaq Thompson says he will talk with his family over the Christmas break before making any formal decisions about whether to enter the draft after this season.
Pitcher Jon Lester insisted there is no reason the Chicago Cubs can’t contend next year and even capture their first World Series title since 1908. “I’m going in with the intention of winning in 2015,” the graduate of Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma said.
The Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone 24 games into his second season with the team over philosophical differences about the team’s style of play. Ex-Sonics coach George Karl has been mentioned as a potential successor.