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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…

Blue Jays Place Closer Casey Janssen on DL

Blue Jays Place Closer Casey Janssen on DL

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(DUNEDIN, Fla.) — The Toronto Blue Jays placed closer Casey Janssen on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a strain in his left abdominal and lower back. The move is retroactive to Saturday, meaning Janssen can return…

Steven Bowditch Earns First PGA Tour Victory

Steven Bowditch Earns First PGA Tour Victory

Darren Carroll/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Australian Steven Bowditch shot a 4-over 76 to win the Texas Open at TPC San Antonio Sunday. The 30-year-old Bowditch bogeyed the 18th hole allowing him to hold on for a one-stroke victory over Will MacKenz…

Dodgers Place Kershaw on 15-Day DL

Dodgers Place Kershaw on 15-Day DL

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — For the first time in his career, Clayton Kershaw is heading to the 15-day disabled list. The Los Angeles Dodger has a swollen muscle in his left upper back that will force him to miss Sunday’s game agai…

Philadelphia Snaps 26-Game Losing Streak

Philadelphia Snaps 26-Game Losing Streak

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) — It took two months but Philadelphia found a way to end up on the winning side of things, and they did so in dominant fashion. The 76ers routed Detroit 123-98 to snap a 26-game losing streak which was ti…

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

Harry How/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — It would have been Butch Ryan’s 90th birthday on Saturday. His son, Bo, always took him to the Final Four as a gift to his dad. This year, the Wisconsin coach is going for the first time as a head coach follow…

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — The number one team in the land has punched its ticket to Dallas. Top seed Florida edged out 11th-seeded Dayton to win the South region crown, 62-52, on Saturday night.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points f…

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/29/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/29/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – Elite 8 – South Region: (1) Florida 62 (36-2) – (11) Dayton 52 (26-11)
West Region: (2) Wisconsin 64 (30-7) – (1) Arizona 63 (33-5) OT
NHL: Boston Bruins 4 (51-17-6, 108pts) – Washingt…

(8) Kentucky Ousts Defending Champ (4) Louisville

(8) Kentucky Ousts Defending Champ (4) Louisville

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — In a battle of in-state rivals, and the last two national champions, eighth-seeded Kentucky made sure a repeat title would not be in the cards for number four Louisville. The Wildcats came back from a…

(4) Michigan State Upends (1) Virginia

(4) Michigan State Upends (1) Virginia

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tom Izzo is back where he seems to always be, the Elite Eight. For the eighth time since 1999, Izzo has led his Michigan State Spartans into the regional finals following a 61-59 win over Virginia on Friday night.
Michig…

(7) UCONN Upsets (3) Iowa State in Sweet 16

(7) UCONN Upsets (3) Iowa State in Sweet 16

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 2012, the Connecticut Huskies lost in the BIG EAST quarterfinals to Syracuse at Madison Square Garden. In 2013, UCONN was ineligible for postseason play, their final year before jumping conferences. On Friday, the…

(2) Michigan Returns to Elite Eight

(2) Michigan Returns to Elite Eight

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — Last year’s national title game loss to Louisville continues to fuel Michigan. The two-seed in the Midwest region held off a late rally by 11th-seeded Tennessee to advance to their second straight Elite Ei…

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