In a nutshell: As of 12:05 AM Thursday by Hartley Miller


–Week 11 of the NFL season begins tonight (5:20) with the Arizona Cardinals at the Seattle Seahawks. Both teams are 6-3 and tied with the LA Rams for first place in the NFC West. The Seahawks have lost three of their last four games.


–The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Edwards, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound guard who played at Georgia, led all Division I freshmen with 19.1 points per game. The Golden State Warriors took 7-foot-1 University of Memphis centre James Wiseman with the No. 2 pick, and guard LaMelo Ball followed as the third pick to the Charlotte Hornets. Ball played in Australia’s National Basketball League this year.

–The Toronto Raptors, with the 29th pick in the NBA Draft, selected guard Malachi Flynn. The six-foot-one, 185-pound Flynn led San Diego State to a 30-2 record and a No. 6 national ranking.

–Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon tear during a workout Wednesday in Southern California. Thompson missed all of last season after tearing the ACL in his left knee.


The Prince George Spruce Kings have added defenseman Cole Moberg, on loan from the PG Cougars. The 20-year-old Moberg is a 7th round draft pick of the Chicago Blackhawks and is heading into his 4th and final season with the Cats. Meanwhile, Spruce Kings defenseman Tanner Main has suffered a fractured fibula, and will likely miss the next 12 weeks.

–The Prince George Spruce Kings have one preseason game left and that will be played Saturday in Merritt against the Centennials.