Stories about Sports

Apr 30 2017

Bradley scores 23, Celtics eliminate Bulls 105-83

The series wasn't an easy one to get by for the top-seeded Celtics. Tony Parker added 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebou...

Apr 30 2017

With the 14th pick, Eagles pick Derek Barnett

But with the draft approaching his stock has risen and been viewed as a potential No. 1 overall pick. The Eagles and their fans can only hope he compares to White, a Ha...

Apr 29 2017

Chris Paul likely to re-sign with Clippers; Blake Griffin more uncertain

Utah outscored the Clippers on second-chance and fast-break baskets. They owned a 34-28 edge in the paint, and the team that has done so has won each of the first five ...

Apr 29 2017

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Rodney Hood added in 18 points, while Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert tallied 17 and 15 points, respectively. The Jazz outscored the Clippers 58-36 in the paint, a ...

Apr 29 2017

Starting With Bears, Surprises Galore on Day 1 of NFL Draft

Most quarterbacks drafted never pan out, especially those in the first round. The Bears stumbled to a 3-13 record previous year while playing four different quarterba...

Apr 29 2017

Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

By the beginning of April, the team went on an even better 11-2-1 run to reach the postseason for the first time in four years. The game was a stalemate for almost 50 m...

Apr 28 2017

Mourinho just getting started at Man United

There is, perhaps, a mental blow, too, though motivation shouldn't be an issue for a Manchester derby. David De Gea's future has been in doubt for around a year now, wi...

Apr 28 2017

Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers - 4/28/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

He had eight points (six goals, two assists) in five games against the Ducks during the regular season. However, it was not an easy series. "We don't have that experience...

Apr 27 2017

Falcons 2017: Roundtable Mock Draft Seventh Round

Adams fills a big positon of need for the Bears at safety and could very well be the Bears selection. "I would try to trade out of there if I could", Kiper recently t...

Apr 26 2017

Antonio Conte: 'Eden Hazard must continue to put team first'

A loss to Southampton on Tuesday would mark the first time Chelsea have lost three league games in one month since October 2015. Chelsea go into the midweek ga...

Apr 25 2017

NFL draft: Browns still searching for franchise quarterback

The crop of quarterbacks, headlined by Mitch Trubisky and DeShaun Watson , is not as strong as recent years. In his final NFL mock draft before NFL Draft day, ESPN ...

Apr 25 2017

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

Irving averaged 25.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 35.1 minutes of play over 72 games. Jones has to sign with the team by then to be eligible for the playoffs. ...

Apr 24 2017

Ronaldo 'never expected' to reach historic century of European goals

His absence proved to be crucial as Real Madrid came from behind to secure a 2-1 advantage ahead of the second leg thanks to a brace from Cristiano Ronaldo in the sec...

Apr 24 2017

Rangers even series with Canadiens

Draisaitl may hear something from the Department of Player Safety which could limit his participation in Game 5. "We have to do a better job of getting in there and clean...

Apr 23 2017

I am not disappearing, Poulter says after losing US Tour status

Playing out of the penultimate threesome, he went out in 2-over, cancelling three birdies with three bogey-5s (failed scrambles) and a 1-putt double bogey-6 at six. "It w...

Apr 23 2017

Westbrook vs Harden the highlight when NBA playoffs open

My criteria - and this is always a subjective thing that changes from voter to voter and year to year - is that it has to be a combination of team excellence and seasons ...

Apr 23 2017

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

The forty-one attempts from Westbrook in game two were unacceptable and played a huge part in giving Houston the win and even more momentum when heading to Oklahoma Ci...

Apr 22 2017

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets over Wolves 123-118

And then doing it all over again every single play. All four players have compelling MVP cases to be made, with distinct differences in their games and varying versions o...

Apr 21 2017

Red Sox bats go silent in loss to Blue Jays

Things are looking up for the Boston Red Sox , but about all the Toronto Blue Jays can do is look up from the bottom of the major-league pack. Boston outhit Toronto ...

Apr 21 2017

Harden and Beverley propel Rockets to big win over OKC

I really don't know what the criteria is considered for all-defense. The Thunder came into the night the superior rebounding team, but they grabbed just 42 percent of a...