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Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th member of the NBA’s 25,000 point club in the team’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks Friday.
Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining in the second quarter giving him 25…

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Starting pitcher Randy Wolf agreed to to a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced on Twitter Friday.
The 37-year-old Wolf signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners in …

White Sox Lose OF Avisail Garcia for the Season

White Sox Lose OF Avisail Garcia for the Season

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia will miss the remainder of the season due to a torn labrum in his left shoulder, the team announced Thursday.Garcia, 22, injured the shoulder while attempting a divi…

Panthers Sign S Thomas Decoud to Two-Year Deal

Panthers Sign S Thomas Decoud to Two-Year Deal

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE) — The Carolina Panthers signed safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract on Thursday. DeCoud, 29, played his previous six NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, making the Pro Bowl in 2012.
“Thomas provides a vete…

Eli Out 6 Weeks After Undergoing Ankle Surgery

Eli Out 6 Weeks After Undergoing Ankle Surgery

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning expects to miss six weeks after undergoing an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle Thursday. Manning, who hurt his ankle in the final game of the season, had the procedure pe…

Red Wings Reach Playoffs for 23rd Straight Year

Red Wings Reach Playoffs for 23rd Straight Year

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — In a 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh, the Detroit Red Wings clinched a playoff spot for the 23rd consecutive year. That streak is the longest active such mark in North American pro sports, six years long…

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Christian Petersen/Getty Images (MILWAUKEE, Wisc.) — Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel benched his usual starters for the entire game against Milwaukee on Wednesday. The reserves delivered with a 104-102 win over the Bucks that helped put Indiana …

Martinez’s Homer Lifts Detroit Past Dodgers in Extras

Martinez’s Homer Lifts Detroit Past Dodgers in Extras

Leon Halip/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) — After giving up a three-run lead in the ninth, Victor Martinez gave Detroit a 7-6 win over the Dodgers with a solo home run in the top of the tenth. Martinez went 3-for-3 on the night as the Tigers (5-2)…

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — The Kansas Jayhawks have now lost two star freshman to the NBA. On Wednesday, Joel Embiid declared for the NBA draft joining teammate Andrew Wiggins as rookies who will be leaving college after one season.
“…

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…

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…

Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the East

Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the East

Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Milan Lucic had two goals and an assist and Loui Ericksson added four assists to lead the Boston Bruins past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Saturday, clinching the B’s the top-seed in the Eastern Conference….

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Aaron Harrison may be a freshman but he continues to prove he’s not afraid of taking the big shot. 
With Kentucky down by two with 5.7 seconds left, Harrison nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer. Wisconsin had…

UConn is Championship Bound

UConn is Championship Bound

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Top-Ranked Florida hadn’t lost a game since UConn beat them on Dec. 2 and now the Huskies did it again by downing the Gators in the National Championship Semifinal 63-53 Saturday, sending UConn to its four…

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