• Washington's Oubre suspended for key playoff game
Washington's Oubre suspended for key playoff game

The Washington Wizards defeated the Boston Celtics, 121-102, in Game 4 of the East Semifinals at the Verizon Center in Washington . Washington took control of Thursday's 116-89 rout with a 22-0 run in the first quarter. What the Wizards did to Thomas was two-fold. Morris then recovered it, threw an outlet pass to Wall, and the All-Star t...

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  • Ken Warren: Overtime magic and other intriguing Senators numbers
Ken Warren: Overtime magic and other intriguing Senators numbers

Nick Holden's second tally in consecutive contests made the score 2-0 and quieted the erstwhile enthused Senators fans. But before then, take a look at what some of the other media outlets are saying about the Rangers' big 4-1 triumph over the Senators on Thursday.

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  • Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

The Golden State Warriors continue their quest for another NBA Championship as they take on the Utah Jazz in game three of the Western Conference semifinals. "But for the most part, we're in constant communication on the phone". They led by one at halftime and eventually built a nine-point advantage. Of course one might argue that after being...

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  • Rockets' Nene gets MRI after left groin injury
Rockets' Nene gets MRI after left groin injury

It is hard to imagine the Spurs going deep without one vintage Manu game. LaMarcus Aldridge was a major factor in the San Antonio Spurs defeating the Houston Rockets in game 3 of the National Basketball Association playoffs. After averaging a league-leading 11.2 assists during the regular season and 12 in Games 1 and 2 in San Antonio , Har...

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  • Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener
Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener

The Ducks expect more from themselves in Game 3 on Sunday in what's sure to be a raucous Rogers Place. "I mean, he's just one of those guys that finds a way every night". Getzlaf (at 37 seconds) and Letestu (at 6:22) each scored a power-play goal in the second period. Maroon was in the penalty box for knocking down Gibson when Getzlaf beat Talbot...

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  • Wizards' Oubre suspended after knocking down Olynyk
Wizards' Oubre suspended after knocking down Olynyk

We're anxious about Celtics right now". Two days rest after a chippy Game 3 may not be enough to settle flared tempers, so the Washington Wizards and the Boston Celtics are going into the Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semis anticipating an ultimate fight.

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  • Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup
Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup

I believe in our guys, and I know there is another level we can get to". "Especially playing without Kyle". Other than him, only Serge Ibaka (12 points - all in the first half), Norman Powell (13 points) and Jonas Valanciunas (18 points) scored in double digits.

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  • Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead
Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead

Back on the playoff stage, where he's starred so many times before, LeBron James is making things look easy. Although there are no emotional victories, especially in the playoffs, the Utah Jazz should take some solace in this loss. "We don't like them and they don't like us". The Jazz organization even jumped in on the action, taking order...

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  • Yankees' pitcher Chapman gets championship ring from Cubs
Yankees' pitcher Chapman gets championship ring from Cubs

Former Cub Starlin Castro is off to a hot start and a line of.362/.402/.543 with five homers and 16 RBIs. Aroldis Chapman's fastball was in the mid-to-upper 90s Friday while he was trying to close out the Cubs in his return to Wrigley Field.

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  • Penguins relying on grit, defense to take control vs. Caps
Penguins relying on grit, defense to take control vs. Caps

The closing moments were a snapshot of the Pittsburgh Penguins' performance: They hacked the puck out of the zone, stuffed shooting lanes with flailing bodies, and the Capitals, with an extra skater stuck in the penalty box, could do little to gain solid footing in the offensive zone.

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  • Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3
Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and teammate Ben Harpur (67) look away as the New York Rangers celebrate a goal by Michael Grabner during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017 , in New York.

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  • Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their power play chances. "Last game it was (Pageau) and that's what makes a really good team a better and stronger team". " If you don't have the goalies, it's hard to win", Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Friday. "All three [Pens] goals were ve...

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  • Stroman leaves after 3 innings with armpit tightness
Stroman leaves after 3 innings with armpit tightness

CINCINNATI - Billy Hamilton and Eugenio Suarez each hit three-run homers and Devin Mesoraco added a solo shot, helping Rookie Davis earn his first major-league victory for Cincinnati. NY outfielder Aaron Judge also hit his third home run in two nights for the Yankees - his 10th home run in his last 14 games. "I feel like I'm just trying to go...

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  • Rangers even series with Canadiens
Rangers even series with Canadiens

Nash's goal re-energized the MSG crowd and the Rangers dominated for the rest of the period, save for a few shifts and a late Montreal power where there was some token resistance. NY had a 12-6 edge in shots and the Canadiens had nine giveaways in the period. For many goalies, 29 shots in an National Hockey League game. While Emelin won't pla...

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  • MRI confirms partial lat tear for Mets' Noah Syndergaard
MRI confirms partial lat tear for Mets' Noah Syndergaard

It was an exasperating and discouraging turn of events for the injury-plagued Mets (10-14), now missing perhaps their two top players. "He will be placed on the 10-day disabled list". He said he felt fine. We could question how the Mets didn't just say: if you don't take the test, you're not starting. "I don't know how big his house is", teamma...

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  • Myles Garrett brings the heat for his first pitch in Cleveland
Myles Garrett brings the heat for his first pitch in Cleveland

He was considered a fringe first-round prospect and Melifonwu should be selected early on Friday when the second round begins, while fellow Londoner Jermaine Eluemunor could also possibly be a day-two pick. All I know is, Mitchell Trubisky going to the Chicago Bears has to be the most boneheaded move that we saw in the first round of the 2017 NF...

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  • Packers make Biegel's dream a reality, complete ten-member draft class
Packers make Biegel's dream a reality, complete ten-member draft class

Washington AthleticsThe Green Bay Packers selected Washington CB Kevin King with the No. 33 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. "It's insane I've been watching Ha Ha (Clinton-Dix) a lot". Aaron Jones , joined by friends, family and fellow media members, was anxiously awaiting a call from any team. King, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound cornerback from Oakland, ...

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  • Packers load up on defense during day two of NFL Draft
Packers load up on defense during day two of NFL Draft

He said, "He (Jones ) is really versatile, has shown great speed and we are excited". They haven't drafted an offensive player in the first round since tackle Derek Sherrod (No. The Huskies' four selections in the first 43 picks of this draft are the most in program history - just ahead of the four players (Danny Shelton, Marcus Peters, Shaq Thom...

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  • Reviewing the 2017 Chicago Bears draft class and the Bears
Reviewing the 2017 Chicago Bears draft class and the Bears "moving forward"

The report about Glennon, combined with numerous report about head coach John Fox also not knowing about the selection of Trubisky, lead many National Football League observers to believe that this was a last minute pick by the Bears front office.

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  • Whicker: A net gain for Oilers in Game 2 win over Ducks
Whicker: A net gain for Oilers in Game 2 win over Ducks

Both series are back at it on Friday night with the stakes raised for the home teams, which face the prospect of a quick series hole. "We weren't very good". The Edmonton Oilers can all but end this series with a victory here and taking a commanding 3-0 lead. Silfverberg, who reached career highs in goals (23) and points (49) during the regular...

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  • Isaiah Thomas Pushes Through Adversity, Guides Celtics To Win
Isaiah Thomas Pushes Through Adversity, Guides Celtics To Win

Following his game-high 33-point effort on Sunday, Thomas now has three 30-point games this postseason after just one in his previous 10 playoff games. After trading baskets for most of the first five minutes of the third quarter, Jae Crowder's corner triple would give the Celtics their first lead of the game at 73-71 with 6:54 to play in the qua...

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  • National Football League draft: Goodell asks, Philadelphia obliges as commissioner loudly booed
National Football League draft: Goodell asks, Philadelphia obliges as commissioner loudly booed

The Eagles added two cornerbacks on Friday night, one with the long-range picture in mind, and the other with the expectation of competing for a starting position immediately. Not much flash, but he ran for more than 4,000 yards in three seasons with the Sooners. His pro day numbers were worse - 4.92 in the 40. I can tell you that although the ...

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  • Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable
Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

In the 2nd half, the defense continued to stifle the Trailblazers . Getting back to it at this point in the season, we knew the offense was there. He sprained the MCL in his right knee slipping on a wet spot during Game 4 of the first round a year ago at Houston and missed the first three games against the Blazers in the Western Conference semif...

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  • Let's not kid ourselves: DeShaun Watson will be better than Mitch Trubisky
Let's not kid ourselves: DeShaun Watson will be better than Mitch Trubisky

The only quarterbacks on the roster were Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden . Here is what NFL.com draft expert Lance Zierlein had to say about Watson and what the Texans could be getting. Watson broke VY's National Title yardage records in the 2016 Title game when Clemson lost to Alabama. But he'll also have Watson breathing down his neck and lo...

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  • Gary Neville Podcast: Man City 0-0 Man Utd
Gary Neville Podcast: Man City 0-0 Man Utd

Manchester City have only lost one of their 18 Premier League home games since the derby defeat at the Etihad Stadium in March previous year. City host rivals Manchester United on Thursday in a match that could have a huge bearing on both sides' Champions League ambitions.

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