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Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Eric Francis/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the player of the year, Friday.
McDermott led the nation in scoring this season with 26.7 points per game while makin…

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Donald Miralle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Danny Manning has agreed to become the new head men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest, the school announced Friday.
“We are very pleased to welcome Danny Manning to Wake Forest,” Wake Forest athletic director Ro…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Jets Add CB Dimitri Patterson to Their Secondary

Jets Add CB Dimitri Patterson to Their Secondary

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Jets signed cornerback Dimitri Patterson on Tuesday. ESPN.com reports it’s a one-year deal worth $3 million. The 30-year-old Patterson played last season with Miami, recording 18 tackles, six passes …

Kershaw Will Miss at Least Another 2-3 Weeks

Kershaw Will Miss at Least Another 2-3 Weeks

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw won’t be ready to come off the disabled list on April 7. The Dodgers announced Tuesday that Kershaw will miss at least two to three weeks to deal with the…

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Lance King/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Marquette introduced Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski as its new head men’s basketball coach Tuesday.
The 37-year-old Wojciechowski had been part of coach Mike Krzyzewski’s staff at Duke since 1999, …

Cruz Blasts O’s Past Red Sox

Cruz Blasts O’s Past Red Sox

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — Nelson Cruz made a good first impression in Baltimore.
Cruz, who signed with the Orioles this offseason, hit a tiebreaking home run off Jon Lester in the seventh-inning to lead the Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the W…

Jimmy Rollins 200th Home Run Helps Phillies Rip Rangers

Jimmy Rollins 200th Home Run Helps Phillies Rip Rangers

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Jimmy Rollins hit the 200th home run of his career, a grand slam, to help the Philadelphia Phillies top the Texas Rangers 14-10 Monday.
Rollins also tied Cal Ripken’s Major League record for most consecuti…

Padres Down Dodgers in North American Season Opener

Padres Down Dodgers in North American Season Opener

Denis Poroy/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Trailing 1-0, the San Diego Padres scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to give them a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball’s North American regular season opener Sunday …

Pierce Leads Nets to 13th-Straight Home Win

Pierce Leads Nets to 13th-Straight Home Win

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Paul Pierce scored a game-high 22 points to help lead the Brooklyn Nets past the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 Sunday.It’s the Nets 13th-straight home win which ties the franchise record set in 2002. The streak i…

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