Stories about Sports

May 20 2017

Preakness should be a dream from start to finish

Though he couldn't even remember the horse's name, Bonomo has a clear memory of what it paid. Though the rain let up before the start, the horses sloshed through huge p...

May 19 2017

Mike Fisher: Mike Fisher hurt in GM 4 loss to Ducks

Nashville now has a 10-game home winning streak in the playoffs, dating back to last season, the best since the Red Wings won 10 straight in Detroit in 1997 and '98 en ro...

May 18 2017

Eastern Conference Finals: How to watch Game 1 of Cavs vs. Celtics

The Celtics finished off visiting Washington 115-105 in Game 7 of the conference semifinals on Monday night; the home team won all 11 meetings between those two teams d...

May 18 2017

NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks Exciting Comeback Victory

This must mean they took more accurate shots and/or the Ducks defense was allowing the Predators to take many shots on goal. Filip Forsberg scored a goal in Tuesday's 2...

May 17 2017

Energized Ducks even Western finals

Jakob Silfverberg scored on the Ducks' first shot, and Gibson stopped 43 shots in a stellar performance. The situation has worsened after the opening minutes of the se...

May 17 2017

Washington Wizards: 3 takeaways from Game 7 loss vs. Celtics

Tune in for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals at 8:30pm on TNT! Mahinmi is not a mobile big man, and guarding Olynyk was a mismatch in Boston's advantage from the...

May 17 2017

Confident Senators return home eager for more goals vs Pens

If his players have something to say, Sullivan wants them to get it out. The Penguins only had 72 hours to recharge following a draining, seven-game series against Wa...

May 16 2017

Fabregas masterclass leaves Chelsea one game from glory

I'm used to playing week in week out through my career but I've matured a lot. "We conceded two goals which we were unhappy with from a defensive point of view - it gav...

May 16 2017

What are the odds Miami lands the No. 1 pick?

As the best team - record-wise - in the lottery, Miami will be assigned the fewest of the 1,001 combinations of any of the 14 non-playoff teams. If the Knicks don't win t...

May 14 2017

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

Avery Bradley added 27 points on 10 of 18 shooting while Al Horford chipped in with 20 points on eight of 12 shooting. For the Wizards , Bradley Beal had 33 point...

May 14 2017

Juventus eye Champions League final after 2-0 win at Monaco

Those two saves were more than Buffon had to make from Luis Suarez and Neymar in the previous round - combined across two legs. After all, check out their record in the...

May 14 2017

Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives

Boston was awesome, frankly, led by Avery Bradley , who scored a playoff career-high 29 points, 25 of which came in the first half. The Celtics, who are the top se...

May 13 2017

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

And the 12-time Grand Slam champion applied just enough pressure at the right time to break Lopez's serve in the final game of both sets. He pulled back an initial br...

May 13 2017

Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead

It would also mark the Capitals' ninth playoff series loss in 10 tries against Pittsburgh and more of the same for a team that hasn't advanced past the second round since...

May 12 2017

Celtics take control early, down Wizards in Game 5

Superstar Isaiah Thomas contributed with 18 points and a game-high 9 assists. The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics played Game 5 of their second-round series las...

May 12 2017

Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

The Utah Jazz put forth an admirable effort in their Western Conference semifinals series with the Golden State Warriors. The Jazz did take some solace in eclipsing 5...

May 11 2017

Preds To Face Ducks In Western Conference Final

Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby earned assists on what would be the game-winning goal. But the Ducks, who erased a slow start Wednesday with a powerful final two period...

May 10 2017

Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Olynyk

All the nonsense between the teams in the regular season - Jae Crowder's finger wag in John Wall's face, the funeral game, and so on - pales and fades when you get to thi...

May 08 2017

New York Rangers: On the brink of elimination

The Senators were down 4-3 with less than 1:30 remaining in the third period, when Brassard knocked a puck out of mid-air, off a Rangers defenseman and in the net. ABOU...

May 08 2017

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

Before the series, we knew that the Warriors were going to win a game thanks to their ridiculous shooting. With JaVale rolling off screens and roaming the weak-side for l...