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Suns’ Goran Dragic Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

Suns’ Goran Dragic Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was named the NBA’s most improved player, the league announced Wednesday.
Dragic averaged 20.3 points a game this season along with 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds.
Dragic rece…

Phil Jackson: Dolan’s ‘Been Loyal’ to Promise

Phil Jackson: Dolan’s ‘Been Loyal’ to Promise

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson wants people who believe in his vision moving forward in 2014.
Jackson addressed the team’s vacant head coaching position on Wednesday and shot down the report in the New…

Kentucky’s Randle Declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky’s Randle Declares for NBA Draft

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Ky.)  –  After just one season at Kentucky, forward Julius Randle announced he is leaving the school to declare for the NBA draft.
The 6-foot-9 Randle announced his decision with just five days left be…

Wizards Edge Bulls in OT for 2-0 Series Lead

Wizards Edge Bulls in OT for 2-0 Series Lead

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) –  Bradley Beal scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Washington Wizards topped the Chicago Bulls 101-99 in overtime to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Nene added 17 points as the Wi…

Albert Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run

Albert Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) –  Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run in thrilling fashion.
Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — NBA First Round: Indiana Pacers 101 – Atlanta Hawks 85 (Series tied at 1-1)
Toronto Raptors 100 – Brooklyn Nets 95 (Series tied at 1-1)
Washington Wizards 101 – Chicago Bulls 99 OT (Wizards lead series, 2-0…

MLB Suspends Four Players For Altercation

MLB Suspends Four Players For Altercation

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and three other players for their roles in the bench-clearing altercation during Sunday’s game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Gomez re…

Rockies Place Outfielder Michael Cuddyer on 15-Day DL

Rockies Place Outfielder Michael Cuddyer on 15-Day DL

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(DENVER) — Now at age 35, the Colorado Rockies are playing it safe with Michael Cuddyer as they have decided to place the outfielder on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
“Extremely frustrati…

White Sox Place Pitcher Chris Sale on 15-Day DL

White Sox Place Pitcher Chris Sale on 15-Day DL

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the midst of a breakout season during his young career, the Chicago White Sox have placed starting pitcher Chris Sale on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor muscle in his throwing arm.
There w…

NBA Fines Raptors GM Masai Ujiri $25,000 for Expletive

NBA Fines Raptors GM Masai Ujiri $25,000 for Expletive

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A poor moment of judgement has forced the NBA to fine Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for his comments during a pep rally prior to the team’s playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday…

Seahawks Acquire Pryor from Oakland

Seahawks Acquire Pryor from Oakland

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(ALAMEDA, Calif.) — The Seattle Seahawks acquired quarterback Terrelle Pryor in a trade from the Oakland Raiders on Monday for a seventh round pick in the upcoming draft.
Pryor was the last draft pick of the late Oakland owner Al…

Seahawks Acquire Pryor from Oakland

Seahawks Acquire Pryor from Oakland

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(ALAMEDA, Calif.) — The Seattle Seahawks acquired quarterback Terrelle Pryor in a trade from the Oakland Raiders on Monday for a seventh round pick in the upcoming draft.
Pryor was the last draft pick of the late Oakland owner Al…

Memphis Evens Series with Thunder in OT Win

Memphis Evens Series with Thunder in OT Win

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — Zach Randolph had 25 points, including the go-ahead bucket in overtime, as Memphis outlasted Oklahoma City for a 111-105 overtime win on Monday night.
The victory now evens the series between the t…

Joakim Noah Named NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year

Joakim Noah Named NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(DEERFIELD, Ill.) — Joakim Noah was named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year on Monday, the first of his career.
“This is very humbling to be in this situation right now,” said Noah at a press conference.
The Chicago ce…

American Keflezighi Wins 118th Boston Marathon

American Keflezighi Wins 118th Boston Marathon

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(BOSTON, Mass.) — It was arguably the most emotional Boston Marathon in the race’s 118-year history, and Meb Keflezighi only added to it. By crossing the finish line in 2:08.37, he became the first American to win the event sinc…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/21/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/21/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs – First Round: Memphis Grizzlies 111 – Oklahoma City Thunder 105 (Series tied at 1-1)
Los Angeles Clippers 138 – Golden State Warriors 98 (Series tied at 1-1)
NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs –…

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Rick Adelman Retires

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Rick Adelman Retires

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman announced his retirement on Monday.
The 67-year-old Adelman spent 23 seasons in the NBA as a head coach, leading the Portland Trail Blazers (1988-1994), Golden …

Tyrone Corbin Won’t Return As Utah Jazz Head Coach

Tyrone Corbin Won’t Return As Utah Jazz Head Coach

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — The Utah Jazz announced on Monday that head coach Tyrone Corbin won’t be offered a new contract for next season. The club says they will begin a search for a new head coach immediately.
Corbin t…

Orioles J.J. Hardy Frustrated by Lack of Progress on Extension

Orioles J.J. Hardy Frustrated by Lack of Progress on Extension

Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Since joining the Baltimore Orioles, J.J. Hardy has been one of the best offensive shortstops in baseball, which is why he’s concerned about the lack of progress made between he and the team on a n…

Jim Buss Says He’ll Step Down If Lakers Don’t Contend in 3-4 Years

Jim Buss Says He’ll Step Down If Lakers Don’t Contend in 3-4 Years

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2005, Los Angeles Lakers part-owner and vice president of basketball operations, Jim Buss, says if the team isn’t a contender within 3-4 years, he will …

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