Tuesday August 14-th, 2018

Sidney Crosby Star forward back on ice following concussion Sidney Crosby Star forward back on ice following concussion

The diagnosis came the next morning: Crosby is sidelined indefinitely with yet another concussion. Sidney has dealt with several other concussions during his National Hockey League career, including one against the Capitals in the 2011 Winter C...

Spurs overcome Leonard injury to beat Rockets in overtime

San Antonio Spurs star forward Kawhi Leonard expects to play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night despite a left ankle injury. San Antonio won 114-75. The Spurs held the Rockets to less than 100 points for the third time i...

Celtics rout Wizards on home court

The series with the Washington Wizards wass tied at 2-2 going into this game. Washington coach Scott Brooks on playing on the road: "You have to enjoy the road". One thing in coach Stevens favor is that he has three days to prepare for this game....

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard expects to play Game 6 despite ankle injury Spurs' Kawhi Leonard expects to play Game 6 despite ankle injury

The team said it was reviewing treatment options for the torn adductor muscle. With Game Six in Houston, San Antonio is going to need everything they got to close out the series, especially out of Simmons. The 31 1/2 minutes was his longest sti...

Lowry to opt for free agency

But for the moment, Lowry and the Sixers continue to be linked. With Parker missing the rest of the postseason and potentially a portion of next year, the time for the Spurs' next point guard is now. Lowry makes more sense as a replacement for the ...

Turris' second effort lifts Senators to OT win vs. Rangers Turris' second effort lifts Senators to OT win vs. Rangers

After dropping the previous two games, the Sens were searching for a jolt of energy from the 37-year-old, who equalled Wade Redden for third in team history with his 94th career playoff appearance. Boucher said his philosophy in 6-on-5 situations is ...

National Basketball Association roundup: Thomas scores 53 in Celtics' OT win

In Los Angeles, Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and the Utah Jazz eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers with a 104-91 victory, closing out the first-round series 4-3 to earn the franchise's first postseason victory since 2010. Interviewed on ABC after ...

Hawks vs Wizards Game 5 Hawks vs Wizards Game 5

We had a chance to win. "We missed a couple rebounds, missed a couple layups, shots. We call those winning plays". The Hawks and Wizards , meanwhile, are now assured of going at least six games, with Game Five on Wednesday in Washington .

Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

The Blues never trailed in Game 6, as Dmitri Jaskin gave St. Louis a 1-0 lead in the second period. Steen finished the postseason with seven points (four goals, three assists) and was the second-leading scorer on the roster behind Jaden Schwa...

Mets suspend Harvey 3 days for violating team rules

The team has not confirmed Rubin's tweet, but it makes sense that they'd prefer Cecchini to Rosario at this point. "It was pretty early", Mattingly said. Whether it was showing up at Yankee Stadium for Derek Jeter's final home game in 2014 or the ong...

Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado

Head-hunting, though, should be frowned upon, and certainly discouraged by tougher punishment than the pitiful four-game suspension Barnes received. "It's easier for us because we have our security guards", Sabathia said. Orioles right-hander Tyler W...

To miss Sunday's start due to suspension

Despite the loss of Yoenis Cespedes , Lucas Duda and Travis d'Arnaud from their batting order, the Mets have scored seven or more runs in five straight games for the first time since September 2007. "You've got to take the entire club into perspec...

Injury-riddled Penguins put Capitals on brink of elimination

The Pittsburgh Penguins are going into game four of their playoff series against the Washington Capitals without superstar Sidney Crosby , who has been ruled out with a concussion. Thirty-eight shots on goal - and only a pair of second-period score...

Kevin Durant set to play Game 4 Kevin Durant set to play Game 4

Riding the spark plug performances of JaVale McGee (just like in Game 2) and Klay Thompson , Golden State unleashed a 19-1 run on Portland . Kerr was not on the sidelines for the Warriors's 119-113 victory on Saturday that gave them a 3-0 series ...

Kevin Durant Disrespected Everyone In Utah During Golden State's Game 3 Win

Remarkably, Durant had not appeared in a clutch situation-defined as a five-point scoring margin or less in the final five minutes of regulation or overtime-since a February 4 loss to the Kings. Let's be honest. The Warriors aren't in any danger of...

Rangers blow a late lead, lose in overtime again

Instead, after those heroics and the pair of overtime winners that followed, we are talking about a team that is now one win away from eliminating the New York Rangers and advancing to the Eastern Conference final. "I just batted it out of the ai...

Statistically Speaking: Draisaitl delivers for Oilers Statistically Speaking: Draisaitl delivers for Oilers

The Ducks are up in the series for the first time due to their remarkable three-goal comeback within the final 3:16 of regulation, which allowed them to ultimately be the first team to win a playoff game when having to erase that big of a lead wi...

Five Takeaways: Clippers Can't Survive Johnson Late Game Heroics Five Takeaways: Clippers Can't Survive Johnson Late Game Heroics

Utah Jazz forward Joe Johnson (6) drives as Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) defends during the second half in Game 4. It was a year ago that Griffin and Paul both suffered season-ending injuries four games into a first-roun...

Penguins welcome back Sidney Crosby, look to eliminate Capitals

The 24-year-old has two assists in eight playoff games. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby , right, skates past assistant coach Rick Tocchet during National Hockey League practice, Friday, May 5, 2017, at the team's practice facility in Cranbe...

Canelo Alvarez Dominates Chavez Jr., Announces GGG Fight in September

The first news conference for the September 16 fight took place in the ring after the arena had been cleared, with De La Hoya presenting a commercial for the fight and answering questions alongside Canelo and Golovkin and their teams.

Jazz Guard George Hill out for Game 3 Jazz Guard George Hill out for Game 3

They also landed a quick and long defender, capable of covering from the three-point line to the rim, to slot into their snakes' nest of long and versatile defenders. Shelvin Mack started in his place. If the Jazz put a smaller defender on Durant, h...

Watch Canelo Alvarez Vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Online

All three judges scored the 164.5-pound catchweight bout in favor of Alvarez , 120-108. Chavez figures to balloon to 180-190 pounds by the first bell at T-Mobile Arena. It's a bout he calls personal. If it is true that he has indeed trained hard f...

New York Rangers know that Ottawa can't handle physical play

The Senators will advance to the Eastern final for the first time since 2007 if they win in NY on Tuesday. But the Senators, with the exception of their 6-5 Game 2 outing, are built to win with small victories marked by tight defense and sound ...

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

This is true despite the Warriors shooting the ball only okay, not particularly well. In a way, this relatively ugly victory illustrated exactly why Golden State chased Durant in the first place. He's got a 7-footer coming at him going downhi...

Penguins' Crosby passes concussion test, might play Game 5

And yet, the zombies are still smiling. But it still had only been a short while since Crosby was concussed on a cross-check by Matt Niskanen in Game 3 of the series and his availability is still day-to-day heading into Game 5 on Saturday, accord...

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