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Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery to fix an abdominal injury and is expected to miss approximately six weeks, the team announced Friday.
The 28-year-old Horton signed a se…

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…

Matt Kemp to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Matt Kemp to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Dodger announced their All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp will have shoulder surgery.
Kemp, who already was declared out for the postseason with an ankle injury, will have an arthritic bone f…

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

NY Yankees/MLB(NEW YORK) –  The New York Yankees fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 Wednesday night, but their playoff fate was settled before the final pitch was thrown.
Once the Cleveland Indians topped the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees were mathe…

Ravens Roll Over Giants to Win AFC North

Ravens Roll Over Giants to Win AFC North

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) –  The Baltimore Ravens rolled over the New York Giants 33-14 on Sunday afternoon en route to the AFC North title.
After losing their past three games, the Ravens (10-5) jumped out to a 24-7 first-half lead and ne…

NBA Establishes New Anti-Flopping Penalties

NBA Establishes New Anti-Flopping Penalties

Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The National Basketball Association will fine players for flopping beginning in the upcoming 2012-2013 season.
“Flopping” is a term used for players’ exaggerated falls to the floor through contact mad…

Yankees Top Red Sox in 12 Innings, Control Own Fate

Yankees Top Red Sox in 12 Innings, Control Own Fate

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Yankees came back to defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 in 12 innings on Tuesday night behind a strong showing from Raul Ibanez.
Down 3-1 going into the bottom of the ninth inning, Ibanez p…

Freeman Blasts Braves Into Playoffs

Freeman Blasts Braves Into Playoffs

Scott Cunningham/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Braves clinched a playoff berth Monday night, when first baseman Freddie Freeman blasted a two-run walk-off home run, giving the Braves (89-65) a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins (66-88).
Last sea…

The Blues Lose Halak for Second Round

The Blues Lose Halak for Second Round

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — St. Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak will miss the rest of the Blues second round playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings. He already missed most of the Blues first round series with the San Jose Sharks…

Briere, Flyers Burn Devils in OT

Briere, Flyers Burn Devils in OT

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Danny Briere likes the playoffs. After having his first goal in overtime overturned because he kicked the puck in the net, he waited a few minutes and then scored for real, giving the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-…

Coyotes Blank Blackhawks 4-0, Advance to Second Round.

Coyotes Blank Blackhawks 4-0, Advance to Second Round.

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith saved all 39 shots he faced, as the Coyotes routed the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-0, advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since the franchise  mo…

Lundqvist Blanks the Senators, Rangers Win 1-0.

Lundqvist Blanks the Senators, Rangers Win 1-0.

Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images(OTTAWA) — New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 39 shots he faced as the Rangers blanked the Ottawa Senators 1-0, to take a 2-1 playoff series lead.
The shutout was Lundqvists fourth of his playoff career.

Chara Scores Late, Bruins Edge Capitals 4-3

Chara Scores Late, Bruins Edge Capitals 4-3

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It was a back and forth affair, but when the dust settled the Boston Bruins took a 2-1 series lead by nipping the Washington Senators 4-3.
Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara slapped a shot from the right circle tha…

Kings Win, Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Top-Seeded Canucks

Kings Win, Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Top-Seeded Canucks

Rich Lam/Getty Images(VANCOUVER) — Los Angeles Kings winger Dustin Brown scored two short-handed goals, tying a NHL playoff record, as the Kings took a 2-0 series advantage by beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-2.”They’re huge goals,” Brown said. “Spe…

Boston’s Horton Unlikely to Return for Playoffs

Boston’s Horton Unlikely to Return for Playoffs

Elsa/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton is a long shot to return to the team for the Stanley Cup playoffs, according to Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli.
In January Horton suffered his second concussion in a seven-month s…

Packers Season Comes to an End

Packers Season Comes to an End

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, WI) — A fantastic season has come to the end for the Green Bay Packers.  They were defeated by the New York Giants, 37-20, in their NFC Divsional playoff game on Sunday.
The loss ends Green Bay’s chances of…

49ers Throw the Last Punch: Beat the Saints

49ers Throw the Last Punch: Beat the Saints

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Trailing by three with nine seconds left in the game, 49ers’ quarterback Alex Smith threw the game winning touchdown pass, giving San Francisco a 36-32 win over the New Orleans Saints.
The dramatic victory comes…

Patriots Crush the Broncos

Patriots Crush the Broncos

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(FOXBOROUGH, Ma) — The Patriots couldn’t be stopped.  Tom Brady threw for six touchdowns, tying the NFL playoff game record, as the New England Patriots beat up the Denver Broncos 45-10.
The win breaks the Pats three game p…

Giants Win the NFC East Crown

Giants Win the NFC East Crown

Photo by Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD) — The New York Giants won the battle for the NFC East, by beating the Dallas Cowboys 31-14, on Sunday.
“We needed this win,” Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora said. “This is the biggest…

Patriots Clinch #1 Seed in the AFC

Patriots Clinch #1 Seed in the AFC

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW ENGLAND) — The New England Patriots clinched home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, when they beat the Buffalo Bills 49-21, on Sunday.
The win marks the second year in a row the Pats enter the playoffs a…

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