11:16 PM EDT, Mon May 25, 2015
Houston Chronicle 1 hour ago

Stephen Curry takes hard fall on Toyota Center court

Stephen Curry hit the deck hard in the second quarter of Game 4. Trevor Ariza caught a pass under the basket and Curry went up for a block. Problem is, Ariza was only pump faking and when he actually did go up for the shot, Curry was on his back. He laid on the court […]
Oakland Tribune 1 hour ago

Watch: Warriors' Stephen Curry leaves game after hard fall

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry leaves in the second quarter of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals after being injured while fouling the Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and the conundrum of playing through pain in the playoffs

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and the conundrum of playing through pain in the playoffs

The Cavaliers are walking a fine line when they praise each other for playing injured while Kyrie Irving sits with knee tendinitis.
Akron Beacon Journal 19 mins ago

LeBron James physically battered, not beaten in quest for NBA title

INDEPENDENCE: He knew this would be the biggest challenge of his career and it has been, but maybe for not the reasons LeBron James was intending. The Cavaliers enter Tuesday one victory away from an Eastern Conference championship and NBA Finals appearance regardless of the path taken.James knew he...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 15 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson proves to be Eastern Conference finals Game 3 difference maker

As LeBron James was still in the backcourt, not returning on defense following a costly turnover late in the fourth quarter, Tristan Thompson bailed him out.
Houston Chronicle 2 hours ago

James Harden may be struggling due to a Bay Area hex

The Rockets and James Harden may have got the bad-luck bug due to theft. Lil B — the Bay Area rapper, producer, artist and trend setter — may be to blame. The rapper claims Harden’s “stirring the pot” celebration is actually his and the reason the Rockets are on the brink of elimination is because […]
Jenny Dial Creech / Houston Chronicle 9 hours ago

With Rockets down 3-0, James Harden aims to make history, not worry about it

Rockets guard James Harden said he wasn’t worried about what history says about teams that are down 0-3 in a playoff series. While no one has ever come back, Harden said he still believes the Rockets can, starting with Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors on Monday night at the Toyota […]
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
Is David Wright's spinal stenosis a long-term worry for Mets?

Is David Wright's spinal stenosis a long-term worry for Mets?

Just last week, Alderson said he was not at the point of looking externally for help to prop up the Mets' sagging offense.
New York Daily News 9 hours ago

David Wright to see spine specialist, surgery not an option

The Mets hope to have a better idea of the scope of David Wright's back injury within the next few days.
Kyrie Irving questionable for Game 4

Kyrie Irving questionable for Game 4

It looks as if it'll be another game time decision for Kyrie Irving in Game 4. Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is listed as questionable for tomorrow's Game 4 vs. the Atlanta Hawks. Cavs coach David Blatt told the media in attendance at today's practice that Irving will be game time decision tomorrow and need to have consecutive good days in order to be cleared to play. Blatt says Kyrie remains a gametime decision for Game 4. Said the medical staff wants Irving to have repeated good days before clearing him — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) May 25, 2015 Kyrie Irving getting in...
News-Herald 5 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: Kyrie Irving questionable for Game 4 vs. Hawks

Guard Kyrie Irving remains questionable for Game 4 with tendinitis in his left knee.The Cavs want to see Irving have repeated good days before they consider putting him back on the court. It might make sense to rest him in Game 4, then he could rest until the NBA Finals on June 4."We need Kyrie on the...
Newark Star-Ledger 14 hours ago

Yankees' catcher Brian McCann leaves game with injury ... how is he?

McCann said it wasn't a specific play that caused the pain, just a gradual occurrence
Bullets Forever 7 hours ago
Paul Pierce may opt out of his Wizards contract to play for the Clippers in 2015-16

Paul Pierce may opt out of his Wizards contract to play for the Clippers in 2015-16

The Truth made a big impact in D.C. during the 2014-15 season, but it's not like the Wizards desperately need him in order to make another Eastern Conference semifinals appearance in 2015-16. One of the biggest questions surrounding the Wizards' offseason surrounds on what Paul Pierce will do this offseason. After their Game 6 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the playoffs, it seemed as if he would retire, based on what he said in postgame interviews. However, now that he has had a little time to reflect on things, The Truth may play next season after all. But it appears that...
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

Reaction to Al Horford's ejection from Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 3 win against Atlanta Hawks in Eastern Conference finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the game in overtime, 114-111, but one of the hottest topics of conversation on social media was Horford's ejection and inflammatory comments made by Horford's sister. See some of what was said.
Beaver County Times 31 mins ago
Morton effective in return as Pirates beat Marlins for fourth straight win

Morton effective in return as Pirates beat Marlins for fourth straight win

Charlie Morton, who underwent hip surgery last September, came off the disabled list Monday night and allowed two runs in seven innings as the Pirates beat the Marlins 4-2 for their fourth win in a ro
Times-Picayune 6 hours ago
Chicago Bears release DE Ray McDonald following domestic violence arrest

Chicago Bears release DE Ray McDonald following domestic violence arrest

Bears release defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from him assaulting a woman who was holding a baby.
MASN Sports 10 hours ago

Notes on Norris, rotation, Gausman, Wieters and more - School of Roch

Bud Norris remains scheduled to start Wednesday at Double-A Bowie while continuing his injury rehab assignment. Norris was a candidate to start one of the games in Thursday's doubleheader against the White Sox, but the Orioles want him to remain...

Rays put Loney on DL, call up Beckham and Elmore

The Rays will be without one of their best hitters for at least a few weeks as 1B James Loney was placed on the DL Monday due to a broken left middle finger.
Akron Beacon Journal 30 mins ago
Cavaliers report: Teammates stand for ‘Delly’

Cavaliers report: Teammates stand for ‘Delly’

CLEVELAND: Matthew Dellavedova’s growing reputation as a dirty player ­— deserved or not — preceded him Sunday night.And it seemed to play a part in another playoff entanglement, following his leg lock on the Chicago Bulls’ Taj Gibson in the conference semifinals and his collision with the Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver on Friday that left Korver with a postseason-ending ankle sprain.This time in a scramble for a rebound with 34.3 seconds left in the first half at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cavs’ backup point guard tripped over the Hawks’ DeMarre Carroll and fell in a heap with...
Newsday 6 hours ago
Yankees jump on Royals with 3-homer, 8-run first and end 6-game losing streak

Yankees jump on Royals with 3-homer, 8-run first and end 6-game losing streak

Before Monday's matinee against the Royals, manager Joe Girardi noted that the very players responsible for the Yankees' recent swoon were the same ones who were responsible for getting them into first place a few weeks ago. If they could win then, he said, they can win again.

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