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Maple Leafs Lose Starting Goalie Bernier at Least 3 Weeks

Maple Leafs Lose Starting Goalie Bernier at Least 3 Weeks

Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images(TORONTO) — The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without starting goaltender Jonathan Bernier for at least the next three weeks head coach Randy Carlyle announced Friday after learning the 25-year-old has a strained MCL.
Ber…

Bailey Agrees to Two-Year Deal with Saints

Bailey Agrees to Two-Year Deal with Saints

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they agreed to a two-year deal with 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey.
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the deal can be worth a maximum of $7 million…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/4/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/4/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) —  MLB:  Atlanta Braves 2 (3-1) – Washington Nationals 1 (3-1)
Detroit Tigers 10 (3-0) – Baltimore Orioles 4 (1-3)
Milwaukee Brewers 6 (2-2) – Boston Red Sox 2 (2-2)
Philadelphia Phillies 7 (2-2) – Chicago Cubs…

Titans Release RB Chris Johnson

Titans Release RB Chris Johnson

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  The Tennessee Titans have released running back Chris Johnson on Friday, the team announced in a statement.
Johnson, 28, spent the first six seasons of his NFL career with the Titans.  He ran for a c…

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo is headed to the NBA Draft come June.
After averaging 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds this season, McAdoo announced on Thursday that he’d be declaring for the d…

Crisp’s Walk-Off Lifts Oakland Past Seattle

Crisp’s Walk-Off Lifts Oakland Past Seattle

Jason O. Watson/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Coco Crisp launched a solo homerun to leadoff the bottom of the 12th, giving Oakland a 3-2 win over Seattle on Thursday. Umpires met briefly to review the play, but quickly confirmed the walk-off.
“I was…

Source: Carroll to Sign Extension with Seattle

Source: Carroll to Sign Extension with Seattle

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Super Bowl champions have come to terms with head coach Pete Carroll on a contract extension, according to league sources. While details of the contract have not been released, a press conference is schedu…

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — While one streak continued, another one went down. Kevin Durant scored 25 or more points for the 39th straight time, helping Oklahoma City defeat Western Conference-leading San Antonio 106-94 on Thu…

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 2013, Rick Pitino hoisted the NCAA Championship trophy with his Louisville Cardinals. On Thursday, he watched his son, Richard, hoist up the NIT title after leading Minnesota to a 65-63 win over Southern Methodis…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/3/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/3/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –MLB: Chicago Cubs 3 (1-2) – Pittsburgh Pirates 2 (2-1)
St. Louis Cardinals 7 (2-1) – Cincinnati Reds 6 (1-2)
Miami Marlins 8 (3-1) – Colorado Rockies 5 (1-3)
Washington Nationals 8 (3-0) – New …

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Out 4-6 Weeks with Hand Injury

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Out 4-6 Weeks with Hand Injury

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A tough break for the Washington Nationals to start the season, literally. Catcher Wilson Ramos will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a broken hamate bone in his left hand.
It is unknown exactly when Ramos suffe…

Jonathan Broxton to Close for Reds After He Returns from Injury

Jonathan Broxton to Close for Reds After He Returns from Injury

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — With the status of closer Aroldis Champman still unknown, the Cincinnati Reds will turn to reliever Jonathan Broxton to close out games for the team once he returns from injury.
Chapman is one of the better close…

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Tex.) — Kelvin Sampson won’t have to travel very far for his new job. The current Houston Rocket assistant has been hired by the University of Houston as the school’s new men’s basketball coach. Sampson will be in…

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — It took 16-innings and nearly six hours but the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to outlast the Chicago Cubs when Tony Sanchez hit a walk-off single for a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night. The 5 hour, 55 minut…

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta has been officiating games since the 1975 season. On Wednesday, Bavetta refereed his 2,633rd straight game when the New York Knicks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 110-81 at Madison S…

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) — The San Antonio Spurs continued their quiet dominance of the NBA’s Western Conference with a 111-90 win over Golden State on Wednesday. It was the 19th consecutive win for the Spurs (59-16), extending…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/2/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/2/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA:  Indiana Pacers 101 (53-23) – Detroit Pistons 94 (27-48)
New York Knicks 110 (33-43) – Brooklyn Nets 81 (40-34)
Cleveland Cavaliers 119 (31-45) – Orlando Magic 98 (21-54)
Charlotte Bobcats…

Braves Defeat Brewers 1-0, Behind Johnson’s Home Run

Braves Defeat Brewers 1-0, Behind Johnson’s Home Run

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Dueling no-hit bids between Atlanta starting pitcher Aaron Harang and Milwaukee’s Matt Garza took center stage in the Braves’ (2-1) 1-0 victory over the Brewers (1-2) at Miller Park on Wednesday.
Atlanta t…

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

NBA via Cleveland Cavaliers(CLEVELAND) — Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving is ready to get back on the court.
Irving has been sidelined the past eight games due to a bicep injury, but practiced with the team for the first time in two weeks on …

Astros Light Up Sabathia to Win Season Opener

Astros Light Up Sabathia to Win Season Opener

Bob Levey/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Houston Astros scored six runs in the first two innings off CC Sabathia en route to a 6-2 season opening win over the New York Yankees Tuesday. Jesus Guzman started the scoring for Houston when he blasted a two…

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