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Marcus Morris embraces challenge of defending LeBron James

Marcus Morris embraces challenge of defending LeBron James

WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris — never short on confidence, as his shot selection often confirms — is ready to embrace the challenge of defending Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. On the eve of the Eastern Conference finals, Morris showered James with praise but also stressed how he feels he’s one of […]

Capitals-Lightning Game 1: Washington strikes first, takes 1-0 series lead over Tampa

Capitals-Lightning Game 1: Washington strikes first, takes 1-0 series lead over Tampa

The Washington Capitals celebrate a goal in the second period. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) Eastern Conference finals: Game 1 Washington Capitals 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2 Series: Capitals lead 1-0 Next game: Sunday, Amalie Arena, 8 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN • Capitals blitz the Lightning to take Game 1. (Read more) • The end of the […]

Last 2-Minute Report shows pair of non-calls for Sixers at end of Game 5

Last 2-Minute Report shows pair of non-calls for Sixers at end of Game 5

The Sixers proved all season that they didn’t need any help hurting themselves at the end of games. Yet, in Wednesday’s season-ending Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics, it appears they got a nudge in the wrong direction from the officials. Per the NBA’s Last Two-Minute Report, the officials missed a pair of crucial […]

The Dallas Cowboys optimism on a Randy Gregory reinstatement

The Dallas Cowboys optimism on a Randy Gregory reinstatement

(Photo: Matthew Emmons, USA TODAY Sports) The Randy Gregory camp is optimistic about his chance for NFL reinstatement. Two years of passing drug tests and what I’m told is a 2,000-page presentation featuring those test results plus testimony from prominent Dallas Cowboys teammates, industry powerhouses, civic leaders and influential celebrities justifies that optimism. […]

Cleveland Indians trade Giovanny Urshela to Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations

Cleveland Indians trade Giovanny Urshela to Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Giovanny Urshela is heading to Toronto after the Cleveland Indians traded the 26-year-old infielder to the Blue Jays on Wednesday for cash considerations or a player to be named later. The Indians designated Urshela for assignment on Friday after activating him from the 10-day disabled list, where he had spent the season’s first […]

Mariners' James Paxton throws no-hitter vs. Blue Jays on heels of 16-strikeout performance

Mariners' James Paxton throws no-hitter vs. Blue Jays on heels of 16-strikeout performance

Last week, Seattle pitcher James Paxton set the 2018 MLB standard with an overwhelming 16-strikeout performance against the Oakland A’s that the Mariners bullpen eventually lost. On Tuesday, Paxton went the distance to secure his milestone, going all nine innings against the Toronto Blue Jays for baseball’s second individual no-hitter of the season in a 5-0 […]

Predators rally behind Subban guarantee, defeat Jets in Game 6

Predators rally behind Subban guarantee, defeat Jets in Game 6

WINNIPEG — Just 48 hours after P.K. Subban talked the talk, his Nashville Predators walked the walk. After a 6-2 loss against the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 at Nashville on Saturday, the Predators defenseman boldly predicted they would go to Winnipeg and win Game 6. And that’s exactly what happened.   [WATCH: All Predators […]

CC Sabathia says he'll probably retire if the Yankees win World Series

CC Sabathia says he'll probably retire if the Yankees win World Series

Given the strength of the Yankees‘ roster and the fact that they’re presently on pace for 114 wins, the team certainly has legitimate designs on the World Series. Speaking of which, rotation “glue guy” CC Sabathia is in some ways already entertaining championship hypotheticals and what another ring would mean for his future. Here’s what […]

WATCH: Yankees' Gleyber Torres Blasts Three-Run Walk-Off Home Run

WATCH: Yankees' Gleyber Torres Blasts Three-Run Walk-Off Home Run

WATCH: Yankees’ Gleyber Torres blasts Three-Run Wwalk-Off Home Run vs. Indians New York Yankees rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres smoked a three-run home run to center in the ninth inning on Sunday, giving the Bronx Bombers a 7–4 win and a sweep of the Cleveland Indians.  It was the 21-year-old’s only hit of the game […]

Tim Tebow launches third home run of season in Saturday's doubleheader

Tim Tebow launches third home run of season in Saturday's doubleheader

Tim Tebow launches third home run of season in Saturday’s doubleheader Posted: Saturday, May 5, 2018 5:17 PM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:42 PM EDT Source link