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Nowitzki Reaches Career Milestone in Mavs’ Victory

Nowitzki Reaches Career Milestone in Mavs’ Victory

NBA via Dallas Mavericks (SALT LAKE CITY) –  Dirk Nowitzki has played his way into the top 10 of the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Nowitzki scored 21 points as the Dallas Mavericks dunked the Utah Jazz 95-83 on Tuesday night, giving him 26,714 for…

Braun Hits Three Home Runs as Brewers Rout Phillies

Braun Hits Three Home Runs as Brewers Rout Phillies

Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Sport (PHILADELPHIA) –  Ryan Braun hit three home runs and had seven RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers sent the Philadelphia Phillies packing 10-4 on Tuesday.
Despite a smattering of boos and taunts from Philadelphia …

Nets Complete Season Sweep of Heat in Thriller

Nets Complete Season Sweep of Heat in Thriller

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Sport (MIAMI) –  Meet the Brooklyn Nets, the only NBA team this season to go undefeated against the Miami Heat.
Rookie Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James’ dunk attempt at the rim with two seconds left, and the Nets hung …

UConn Wins Record 9th NCAA Championship

UConn Wins Record 9th NCAA Championship

Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –  Once again, Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut Huskies stand alone atop the world of women’s college basketball.
In the first NCAA basketball championship game featuring two undefeated teams, the…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/8/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/8/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Women’s College Basketball – National Championship: (1) Connecticut 79 (40-0) – (1) Notre Dame 58 (37-1)
NBA:  Detroit Pistons 102 (29-49) – Atlanta Hawks 95 (34-43)
Brooklyn Nets 88 (43-34…

Falcons Sign Lowery and Wilson

Falcons Sign Lowery and Wilson

Leon Halip/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons signed safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson on Tuesday. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Lowery was originally selected by the New York Jets out of San Jose State in the fourth ro…

Panthers Sign Wide Receiver Jason Avant

Panthers Sign Wide Receiver Jason Avant

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Carolina Panthers realized their lack of depth at the wide receiver position, so they’ve brought in veteran wide out Jason Avant on a one-year deal.
“He provides a versatile player at receiver and brings good …

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(DALLAS, Texas) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2014, set to be inducted on August 8 in Springfield, Mass. The inductees were announced at a press conference at the site of the 2014 Fin…

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Marcus Smart returned to Oklahoma State for his sophomore year with the goal of improving his draft stock. After a tumultuous second season, the guard has declared for the NBA draft.
“I had a great season he…

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Manhattan College will keep Steve Masiello as its head men’s basketball coach — if he completes his undergraduate degree. Until then, Masiello will be placed on unpaid leave while associate head coach Matt …

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Completing one of the more memorable NCAA Tournament runs in recent history, the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies defeated eighth-seeded Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the national championship. I…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s National Title Game: (7) Connecticut 60 (32-8) – (8) Kentucky 54 (29-11)
MLB: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 9 (3-4) – Houston Astros 1 (3-4)
New York Yankees 4 (4-3) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (2-5)
Oakla…

Derek Jeter Scores in His Final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter Scores in His Final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Derek Jeter went 1-for-4 with a double and a run in his final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, in the Yankees’ 4-2 win over the Orioles on Monday.
Jeter missed a homer by a couple inches in the botto…

Joey Logano Wins at Texas Motor Speedway

Joey Logano Wins at Texas Motor Speedway

Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Joey Logano had a big lead with 15 laps to go and held off Jeff Gordon in a green-white checkered finish in the rain-delayed Texas Motor Speedway Sprint Cup race on Monday.
The race was postp…

Astros Outfielder Dexter Fowler Sent Home with Gastroenteritis

Astros Outfielder Dexter Fowler Sent Home with Gastroenteritis

Rob Fowler/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a scorching start to the tenure with the Houston Astros, outfielder Dexter Fowler was sent home “indefinitely” with gastroenteritis, a stomach infection that has flu-like symptoms.
Fowler was hospitalized on F…

WR Burleson Joins Browns

WR Burleson Joins Browns

NFL via Getty Images(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — The Cleveland Browns agreed to a deal with free agent receiver Nate Burleson, Browns general manager Ray Farmer announced Sunday. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal. The 6-foot,…

Bobby Parnell Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Bobby Parnell Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell’s season is officially over, after the team announced Sunday he will have Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow. Team doctor David Atlchek will perform the surgery on Tuesday at…

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein, who has been dealing with an ankle injury, was officially ruled out of Monday’s national championship game against Connecticut. The 7-foot, 244 pound sophomore injur…

Darvish Sharp in Rangers Victory over Rays

Darvish Sharp in Rangers Victory over Rays

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Yu Darvish had no trouble getting back on track after missing three weeks. Darvish pitched seven innings of scoreless ball allowing seven hits, one walk and striking out six to lead the Texas Rang…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/6/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/6/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) — NCA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Final Four:  (1) Notre Dame 87 (37-0) – (4) Maryland 61 (28-7)
(1) Connecticut 75 (39-0) – (2) Stanford 56 (33-4)
MLB:  Baltimore Orioles 3 (2-4) – Detroit Tigers 1 (4-1)
Ci…

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