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Spurs Get Past Mavericks in Game 1, 90-85

Spurs Get Past Mavericks in Game 1, 90-85

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Some things just never chance, even in sports. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 90-85 on Sunday thanks in large part due to the performance of none other than Tim Duncan.
Duncan scored …

Flyers Rally Past Rangers, Even Series at 1-1

Flyers Rally Past Rangers, Even Series at 1-1

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Sunday the Philadelphia Flyers did something they haven’t done in years, win at Madison Square Garden. The Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-2 to tie their series up at 1-1.
After trailing 2-0 in the first peri…

Tigers Release Shortstop Alex Gonzalez

Tigers Release Shortstop Alex Gonzalez

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Shortstop Alex Gonzalez’ tenure with the Detroit Tigers last just nine games as the team has released the veteran and purchased the contract of infielder Danny Worth from Triple-A-Toledo.
Gonzalez was the Tigers…

Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games

Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday.
The suspension came down after Seabrook laid a hit on St. Louis Blues fo…

Bernard Hopkins Makes History

Bernard Hopkins Makes History

Elsa/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Bernard Hopkins added another title to his resume on Saturday night after he defeated Beibut Shumenov to unify light heavyweight world titles at the D.C. Armory.
Hopkins, 49, landed 93 pun…

Durant’s 33 Leads OKC past Memphis, 100-86 in Game 1

Durant’s 33 Leads OKC past Memphis, 100-86 in Game 1

Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Kevin Durant scored 33 points and led Oklahoma City to a 100-86 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday night to take a 1-0 series lead in the first round series.
Durant put in 13 of his 33 points in the four…

Blues Tie Game 2 Late Before Downing Hawks in OT

Blues Tie Game 2 Late Before Downing Hawks in OT

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — For the second straight game the St. Louis Blues snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.
Blues winger Vladimir Taresenko’s power play goal with 6.4 seconds left in regulation tied the game, and Barret Jackma…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/19/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/19/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) –  NBA Playoffs: First Round –   Brooklyn Nets 94 – Toronto Raptors 87 (Brooklyn leads series, 1-0)
Atlanta Hawks 101 – Indiana Pacers 93 (Atlanta leads series, 1-0)
Golden State Warriors 109 – Los Angeles Clip…

Warriors Stun Clippers 109-105, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Warriors Stun Clippers 109-105, Take 1-0 Series Lead

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) –  Klay Thompson and Blake Griffin combined to score 42 points as the Golden State Warriors stunned the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 in their playoff series opener.
Stephen Curry added 14 points fo…

Flyers Goalie Steve Mason Out for Game 2 against Rangers

Flyers Goalie Steve Mason Out for Game 2 against Rangers

Len Redkoles/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facing a 0-1 deficit in their opening round playoff series against the New York Rangers, the Philadelphia Flyers will again be without goalie Steve Mason for Game 2.
Even though he skated with the team for the sec…

Nets Top Raptors 94-87 in Series Opener

Nets Top Raptors 94-87 in Series Opener

Claus Andersen/Getty Images(TORONTO) –  The Brooklyn Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for moments like these.
Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, Garnett stepped up defensively during crunch time, and the Nets to…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Reiterates Desire for New Age Limit

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Reiterates Desire for New Age Limit

Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With the NBA Draft a couple months away, many of the top prospects this year finished just one year of college. New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has stated again that he wants to raise the age limit for inc…

Athletics Reward Reliever Sean Doolittle with Extension

Athletics Reward Reliever Sean Doolittle with Extension

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — After an unexpected position change, the Oakland Athletics have been so impressed with what they’ve seen from reliever Sean Doolittle, they’ve rewarded him with a five-year contract extension.
Dootlittl…

Grizzlies’ Nick Calathes 20 Games for Violating Drug Policy

Grizzlies’ Nick Calathes 20 Games for Violating Drug Policy

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Less than 24 hours before his team tips off against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round of the playoffs, the NBA has suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes for violating the league’…

76ers Owner Joshua Harris Reflects on Difficult Season

76ers Owner Joshua Harris Reflects on Difficult Season

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris is moving forward after seeing his team go through one of its toughest seasons in franchise history that also included an NBA-record losing tying streak.
Harris sa…

Ducks Top Stars, 3-2, Take 2-0 Lead

Ducks Top Stars, 3-2, Take 2-0 Lead

Len Redkoles/ NHLI via Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Ryan Getzlaf scored and had an assist after taking a slap shot to the face in Game 1 in the Ducks 3-2 win over the Stars on Friday night.
Getzlaf saw the birth of his third child as well prior to …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/18/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/18/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) —  NHL Playoffs: First Round -  Montreal Canadiens 4 – Tampa Bay Lightning 1 (Montreal leads series, 2-0)
Detroit Red Wings 1 – Boston Bruins 0 (Detroit leads series, 1-0)
Anaheim Ducks 3 – Dallas Stars 2 (Anahe…

Cardinals Place RHP Joe Kelly on DL

Cardinals Place RHP Joe Kelly on DL

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-hander Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
Kelly was injured while trying to beat out a bunt attempt in the fourth inning of t…

Clippers’ Blake Griffin Advocates Medical Marijuana in the NBA

Clippers’ Blake Griffin Advocates Medical Marijuana in the NBA

NBA via Los Angeles Clippers(NEW YORK) — He may not be the first one to do it, but Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin may be the biggest NBA star to endorse the use of medical marijuana in the NBA.
Griffen feels marijuana should be legalized n…

Bulls Confident in Derrick Rose’s Return

Bulls Confident in Derrick Rose’s Return

NBA via Chicago Bulls(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Bulls may be gearing up for a playoff run, but the team is also eagerly awaiting the return of point guard Derrick Rose for next season.
Back in November, Rose had surgery to fix a meniscus tear in his righ…

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