• Raptors forward Serge Ibaka game-time decision for Game 2 vs
Raptors forward Serge Ibaka game-time decision for Game 2 vs

Kyle Lowry has finished with an effective field goal percentage below 40 in 17 of his 32 career playoff games. Turns out they know a thing or two. Part of that was a coaching change from the more defensively focused Frank Vogel to Nate McMillan, but part of it was personnel - when the Pacers were an elite defense they had a good defender in Geo...

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  • First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious
First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

She eventually triumphed by 59 seconds over Kenyan-born Bahraini Rose Chelimo. But using her left hand, a hand that now carries her late mother's engagement ring, the exchanges went off without a hitch. She ran well in the Houston Half Marathon and the Prague Half Marathon, and has been getting much pre-race attention. "I just felt blessed having...

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  • Canadiens, Penguins, Blues all win
Canadiens, Penguins, Blues all win

Later in the period, the Rangers would once again turn the puck over, and Alexander Radulov would make them pay with the Canadiens' third goal of the game. "We're definitely fighting it a bit, to say the least", NY captain Ryan McDonagh said. We played with a lot of confidence. According to the NHL, Plekanec's tally was the latest playoff gam...

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  • Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season
Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season

While Harden is their de facto playmaker, the Houston Rockets have the luxury of playing Patrick Beverley alongside. And, is still the most valuable in the entire league. A tremendous weapon on the perimeter. Most consecutive games with 10-plus 3-pointers made (27). In 80 starts this season, he averaged 11.3 points and 7.7 rebounds.

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  • NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Warriors, Cavaliers lead way on odds
NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Warriors, Cavaliers lead way on odds

Make no mistake: Everyone is chasing Golden State. Will someone be able to knock the Cleveland Cavaliers off the pedestal in the Eastern Conference in this year's playoffs? As a team, the Warriors led the National Basketball Association in field goal percentage for the third consecutive season, and improved upon last year's mark by.008 percen...

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  • LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1
LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1

Lowry may still be working his way back from the wrist injury that caused him to miss 21 games in the second half of the season, but he'll need to figure out his issues quick, because he missed plenty of good looks in Game 1 . However, the Bucks have a commodity that is anything but pedestrian. Antetokounmpo is a 6-foot-11 poster child for the...

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  • Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1
Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

Couture's mouth and teeth were smashed in late March by an errant puck, but he returned Wednesday with a full-face cage. San Jose escaped a poor start against the Oilers on Wednesday as Edmonton took its foot off the gas played a sloppy second half of the game, taking seven minor penalties to the Sharks' four.

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  • Bruins Come Back to Win First Game of Playoffs
Bruins Come Back to Win First Game of Playoffs

In 2016-17, the Senators had a negative goal differentail. Moreover, they won two of their three games against the Columbus Blue Jackets. To me, it was the only glaring and notable hole in Ottawa's opening game, and if that's the case, there's still some real opportunity to survive and advance.

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  • 'Itty Bitty' guard big in Bulldogs lore after UConn shocker
'Itty Bitty' guard big in Bulldogs lore after UConn shocker

A'ja Wilson, at 6-foot-5, had 15 points and nine rebounds in the SEC Championship. Even with the usual team leader center senior Alaina Coates out with an ankle injury, SC has had consistency amongst the perimeter with guards Kaela Davis and Tyasha Harris.

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  • Raptors prep for playoffs, beat
Raptors prep for playoffs, beat "resting" Cavaliers 98-83

Higher-seeded teams who win the first two games are also 40-111 SU in Game 3 (on the road) during that span. The Pacers clinched the No. 7 seed with a rout of the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 6.6 rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 15.3 points and 7.8 assists. But there was little about the game ...

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  • Harden gets 21st triple-double, leads Rockets past Kings
Harden gets 21st triple-double, leads Rockets past Kings

Since the All-Star break, James Harden is shooting just 32% on threes while firing up 9.5 of them per game. He scored nine points and made his first three 3-pointers during a 13-minute stint in a 114-109 home loss to the Detroit Pistons on Friday in his return from a six-game absence.

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  • Arsene Wenger's Words After Arsenal's Shocking Defeat to Crystal Palace
Arsene Wenger's Words After Arsenal's Shocking Defeat to Crystal Palace

Arsenal , meanwhile, did not have a single shot on target in the second half. Wenger, 67, has qualified for Europe's elite competition in each of his last 19 seasons at the club, but as his contract as manager enters its final few months and uncertainty surrounding his future persists, his team have rarely convinced.

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  • Scott Powers previews the Blackhawks' playoffs on Sports Feed
Scott Powers previews the Blackhawks' playoffs on Sports Feed

Now we'll start to see who got the best of last summer's blockbuster trade of star defencemen between Montreal and Nashville when it counts. The Predators blew leads of 3-0 in Game 1 and 3-1 in Game 6 of the 2015 series. Nashville opened the season with a 3-2 victory over Chicago way back on October 14 but lost the other four matchups. They have ...

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  • Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors
Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors

This time, the Englishman blinked first. However, he started to encounter trouble on the back nine - at the same time that Rose began to find his rhythm on the greens - and when Garcia sent his tee shot into the trees on the 13th, Rose had his chance to open up what could have been an unassailable advantage.

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  • Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round
Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round

Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia at the top. I've got half a chance tomorrow if I can get a roll going on the front nine. The run left Rose tied with Charley Hoffman at 6-under par. He pulled off a shot Saturday that would have made Arnold Palmer proud, a 4-iron off the pine straw and over the water on the 13th to 30 feet for a two-putt birdie.

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  • Finally! Spain hails favourite son Garcia after Masters win
Finally! Spain hails favourite son Garcia after Masters win

Sergio Garcia's glorious Masters win was down to his brilliant save in the 13th hole, claims Jack Nicklaus . "This is a tournament I am going to win one day", Rose said "I've been in the last group a couple of times and shot 14-under when Jordan [Spieth] won".

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  • MI vs KKR: Gautam Gambhir rues dropped catch, nerves at the death
MI vs KKR: Gautam Gambhir rues dropped catch, nerves at the death

Lynnsanity continues: Kolkata Knight Riders were sent in to bat and all eyes got fixated on Chris Lynn, who had blasted one of the most brutal knocks in an IPL run chase in previous match. Rana reached his fifty with a six and a four of the first two balls of the 19th over but he fell trying to chip a full ball over point. Hardik was helped in h...

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  • So close: Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket
So close: Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket

Garcia had the best chance to win on the 18th when he missed a putt from close range, as Rose had already missed from an earlier distance. "I think they realised that he paid his dues, he's been close so many times and they probably were pulling for him to pull through on this occasion".

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  • Wenger insists Arsenal 'mentality' is 'healthy' (again)
Wenger insists Arsenal 'mentality' is 'healthy' (again)

Bilic - who has received the dreaded vote of confidence during a season in marked contrast to last one where they qualified for Europe - called on his players to show courage and leadership. "The one and only aim is to win the game". "I have never questioned the mentality of the team, its just when you go through a hard period the confidence and ...

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  • Yankees put catcher Gary Sanchez on 10-day disabled list
Yankees put catcher Gary Sanchez on 10-day disabled list

The Rays pitching proved to be too much and the Yankees quickly fell to just 1-2 on the season. The Yankees still have Greg Bird , who himself is sitting out with a bruised foot, Matt Holliday, Aaron Judge , Starlin Castro , Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury, who is swinging the bat well early on this season.

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  • Spieth goes on 3rd-round charge at Masters
Spieth goes on 3rd-round charge at Masters

England's Lee Westwood, runner-up past year, shot 68 to finish at one under along with Belgian Thomas Pieters , the joint overnight leader who struggled to a scrappy 75. Phil Mickelson, seeking to become the oldest Masters champion, opened his round with consecutive birdies, but stumbled to a front-nine three-over that crippled his bid for a fou...

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  • Light heavyweight division needs a boost at UFC 210
Light heavyweight division needs a boost at UFC 210

Johnson (-130 on the UFC 210 betting lines ) is a superior striker and athlete to Cormier, but he will need to be more patient and calculated and stay off the mat this time around if he hopes to claim the strap. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson () - for light heavyweight titleChris Weidman () vs. Gegard Mousasi () Cynthia Calvillo () vs. I think Cormi...

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  • Danny Willett: Defending champ Willett opens with 1-over 73
Danny Willett: Defending champ Willett opens with 1-over 73

Willett trailed Spieth, victor in 2015, by three shots going into the final round and was five behind when the American reached the turn. Five-time major victor Phil Mickelson picked up two shots on the Par five second hole, before bogeys on the 5th and 6th stalled his progress somewhat, although he still remains below par for the day.

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  • Hoffman rides wind to Masters lead
Hoffman rides wind to Masters lead

No, but if he had made his birdie putt on 18, he would have. The 37-year-old American posted a 3-under 69 in the opening round of the Masters Thursday, a dazzling performance considering the swirling winds were gusting at more than 30 miles per hour.

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  • Curry's 42 Clinches the Number 1 Spot in the National Basketball Association
Curry's 42 Clinches the Number 1 Spot in the National Basketball Association

The victory lifted the Warriors to 64-14, giving them 204 wins over the past three seasons, the most by any National Basketball Association team over a three-year span. So clinching the No. 1 overall seed again isn't the end-all, but it's something. To more practical concerns... Durant will be on a minutes restriction, however, as he works hi...

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