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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…

Farnsworth Named Mets Closer

Farnsworth Named Mets Closer

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Mets skipper Terry Collins announced Sunday that Kyle Farnsworth is the team’s new closer.
The 38-year-old Farnsworth, who didn’t make the team out of spring training, takes over for Jose Valverde, …

Kuchar Holes Bunker Shot to Win at Harbour Town

Kuchar Holes Bunker Shot to Win at Harbour Town

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) — After three straight weeks of holding at least a share of the lead but never winning, Matt Kuchar finally came through.
Kuchar holed a bunker shot for a birdie on the 18th hole to win the RBC Herit…

Bruins Strike Back, Even Series with Wings

Bruins Strike Back, Even Series with Wings

Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Reilly Smith and Justin Florek both scored their first career playoff goals to help the Boston Bruins defeat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 Sunday, tying the best-of-seven series at a game apiece.
Florek start…

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…

Kentucky’s James Young Declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky’s James Young Declares for NBA Draft

Jamie Squire/Getty Images)(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Kentucky freshman James Young announced Thursday he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
“My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I’ll always treasure, but I feel that I’m ready to take the next st…

ESPN: Frank Haith is Leaving Missouri for Tulsa

ESPN: Frank Haith is Leaving Missouri for Tulsa

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Frank Haith has verbally agreed to leave Missouri and become the next men’s head basketball coach at Tulsa, according to ESPN.com.
Haith takes over for the recently departed Danny Manning, who is now the Wake Fore…

Montreal Defeats Lightning in OT, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Montreal Defeats Lightning in OT, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Mike Carlson/Getty Images (TAMPA, Fla.) — The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs saw 20 first round games go to overtime, an all-time record. On the opening day of the 2014 postseason, Montreal and Tampa Bay began the quest to eclips that mark.
Both teams trad…

MLS Expanding to Atlanta in 2017

MLS Expanding to Atlanta in 2017

George Frey/Getty Images(ATLANTA, Ga.) — In early February, Major League Soccer will send a provisional team to Miami for play in either 2016 or 2017. On Wednesday, MLS Commission Don Garber made the announcement that Atlanta would also receive a team…

Red Sox Down Chicago in 14 Innings

Red Sox Down Chicago in 14 Innings

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(CHICAGO, Ill.) — Jackie Bradley, Jr. hit a double down the right field line to score two runs and give the Boston Red Sox a 6-4 lead in the top of the 14th inning against the White Sox on Wednesday night. Chicago ran out of pi…

Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced on Wednesday an agreement to sell the team to investors Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for approximately $550 million. A condition of the sale was for the buyers to keep t…

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III announced Tuesday they will leave school and enter the NBA Draft. Stauskas averaged 17.5 points and shot 44 percent from 3-point range while helpin…

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(BERKELEY, Calif.) — Cuonzo Martin has headed west. Martin, who led Tennessee to the Sweet 16 this season, has departed Knoxville to take the head coaching job at California. California athletic director Sandy Barbour says …

Carmelo Anthony Has Small Tear in Right Shoulder

Carmelo Anthony Has Small Tear in Right Shoulder

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his right labrum and will sit out the team’s last two games of the season, the Knicks announced Tuesday. The injury will not require…

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(UNCASVILLE, Conn.) — The Connecticut Sun selected Chiney Ogwumike with the No. 1 overall selection in the WNBA Draft on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Ogwumike becomes the second Stanford Cardinal taken with the top pic…

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX, Ariz.) — Zach Randolph had a season-high 32 as Memphis clinched a playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 win over Phoenix. The Grizzlies can finish as high as seventh in the West while the Suns we…

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