7:27 AM EDT, Sat May 26, 2018
www.bostonherald.com 7 hours ago
Celtics can’t stop LeBron James, Cavaliers in Game 6

Celtics can’t stop LeBron James, Cavaliers in Game 6

Subtitle: James carries Cavs to force a Game 7CLEVELAND — If Jayson Tatum’s hand was any closer to LeBron James’ shooting hand with 2:23 left, he would have fouled the Cavaliers star.There was nothing more he could have done on that spot, 28 feet away from the basket on the left side of the arc.“I don’t think so. That was a great shot,” the Celtics rookie said of the first of two James 3-pointers, both from the same location in a 43-second span, that forced the Celtics back to Boston for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals tomorrow night.That’s where two numbers will...
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

LeBron James delivers one for ages and Cavs force Game 7, beat Boston 109-99

LeBron James finished with 46 points, 11 boards and nine assists.
CelticsBlog 8 hours ago

LeBron James and the Cavaliers force Game 7, beating Celtics 109-99

Sloppy night from Boston on both ends led to the defeat The Boston Celtics missed a golden opportunity to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6, but fell 109-99. The series will now go to a winner-take-all Game 7 on Sunday in Boston. LeBron James carried the Cavs to the victory with 46 points...
The Republican 8 hours ago

LeBron James lifts Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston Celtics 109-99 in Game 6, evens Eastern Conference Finals 3-3

LeBron James' huge game lifts the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Boston Celtics 109-99, ties the ECF at 3-3.
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

How LeBron James makes those crazy shots is something his son wonders, too

LeBron James' son, Bryce, had the big question for his dad after Game 6.
Fox Sports 14 hours ago
Jason Whitlock’s reaction to Chris Paul being ruled out of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals

Jason Whitlock’s reaction to Chris Paul being ruled out of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals

Jason Whitlock on the 2018 NBA Playoffs. Hear his thoughts on the Houston Rockets after it was announced Chris Paul would miss Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors with an injury.
SFGate 11 hours ago

Chris Paul injury gives Warriors more reason to be confident entering Game 6

HOUSTON — To ensure his team is well-rested for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals Saturday night, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gave his players Friday off. Their instructions were simple: Do anything that makes you happy, whether that be golfing, hanging with family or just sleeping. ...
ClutchPoints 15 hours ago

P.J. Tucker thinks Chris Paul will be more like a ‘terrible coach’ than a ‘good chearleader’ in Game 6 vs. Warriors

The Houston Rockets came out victorious in Game 6 over the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, but also suffered a devastating blow to their own title hopes when star point guard Chris Paul went down with what looked like a hamstring injury late and couldn’t finish the game. After the game,...
www.bostonherald.com 14 hours ago

Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors.Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference...
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago

Rockets’ James Harden says he and Chris Paul talked about life until 2:30AM

James Harden started Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors very hot with 24 points, four rebounds, and three assists on 8-of-17 shooting. The Houston Rockets’ guard struggled in the second half of that game, however, as Harden shot just 3-of-9 and 0-of-6 from beyond...
Preview: Nationals at Marlins, Saturday, 4:10 p.m.

Preview: Nationals at Marlins, Saturday, 4:10 p.m.

Nationals at Marlins When/where: 4:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the air TV: Fox Sports Florida; Radio: 940-AM, 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound Nationals RHP Tanner Roark (2-4, 3.39 ERA, 1.011 WHIP) vs. Marlins LHP Wei-Yin Chen (1-2, 6.55 ERA, 1.636 WHIP): Chen appears to be rounding back into...
Fish Stripes 12 hours ago

Game Thread # 50: Marlins vs Nationals

José Ureña vs Max Scherzer. Please leave any Icthy picks in the comments below. Remember, we introduced a new grand prize for the contest this season! Today's Lineups WASHINGTON NATIONALS MIAMI MARLINS Trea Turner - SS Martin Prado - 3B Bryce Harper...
Federal Baseball 15 hours ago

Washington Nationals’ lineup for the series opener with the Miami Marlins...

No one cares about the injuries you’re dealing with, but the Nationals have had some serious issues this season, and as General Manager Mike Rizzo said, they’re not just little ones... Next man up. No one cares about the injury issues your team is dealing with in the majors, because there are games...
Hanley Ramirez, 34, designated for assignment by Red Sox with $15.25 million still owed on his contract

Hanley Ramirez, 34, designated for assignment by Red Sox with $15.25 million still owed on his contract

Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, who are responsible for the $15.25 remaining on his contract but avoided him triggering a $22 million salary for 2019. Boston made the move Friday to clear a roster spot for All-Star shortstop Dustin Pedroia, who was activated...
The Republican 14 hours ago

Alex Cora (not Dave Dombrowski) made decision for Boston Red Sox to designate Hanley Ramirez

Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora informed Hanley Ramirez at approximately 3:45 a.m. today in Cora's office when the team returned from Tampa Bay.
www.bostonherald.com 7 hours ago

Red Sox cut ties with Hanley Ramirez; Blake Swihart could see more playing time

The way the Red Sox see it, Hanley Ramirez’ production was slipping fast, he wasn’t showing signs of turning it around and they didn’t think he could handle a part-time role.So instead of waiting for him to get out of a slump that’s barely two weeks old, or trying to use their power-hitting slugger...
Federal Baseball 57 mins ago
Max Scherzer gives up season-high in hits and runs in Nationals’ 9-5 win over Marlins

Max Scherzer gives up season-high in hits and runs in Nationals’ 9-5 win over Marlins

Max Scherzer wasn’t particularly sharp, but he battled the Marlins for six innings in what ended up a 9-5 win for the Nationals... Over the course of the eight-start unbeaten streak that Max Scherzer took into Friday’s game in Miami, the Washington Nationals’ ace was (6-0) with the Nationals’ 7-1 in his outings. “Tried to get through that sixth inning, but I had a feeling that that was it for him. We have this thing, so I know when he’s done, and he was done then.” - Davey Martinez on Max Scherzer vs the Marlins In 54 2⁄3 innings pitched over that stretch, the 33-year-old...
Federal Baseball 14 hours ago

Nationals vs. Marlins Series Preview: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg headline probables against lowly Marlins

The Washington Nationals are meeting up with the Miami Marlins for the first of 18 games between the two clubs this season. Nationals (26-22) vs. Marlins (19-30) series info: Game 1: Friday, May 25 at 7:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Saturday, May 26 at 4:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) ...
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago
Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners

Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners

The Rays made a major trade Friday afternoon, sending All-Star closer Alex Colome and OF Denard Span to the Mariners.The return is two minor-leaguers, RHP Andrew Moore and RHP Tommy Romero.Span, a Tampa product, was enjoying a successful start to his season and enjoying
Tampa Bay Times 9 hours ago

Rays trade closer Alex Colome, outfielder Denard Span to Mariners

ST. PETERSBURG : In January, sure.In July, absolutely.But, now?And, once again, for someone who they hope helps down the road?The Rays made a shocking trade at a surprising time of year Friday, dealing All-Star closer Alex Colome and veteran Tampa-raised
SFGate 7 hours ago
Steve Kerr doesn’t regret playing Quinn Cook in crunch time of Game 5

Steve Kerr doesn’t regret playing Quinn Cook in crunch time of Game 5

HOUSTON — After the Warriors’ Game 5 loss Thursday night to the Rockets, Quinn Cook — a reserve guard who spent much of the season in the G League — was trending on Twitter. Minutes earlier, with Golden State trailing by one and 42.7 seconds left, Cook — wide open beyond the arc — caught a pass from Draymond Green, took one dribble, set his feet and hoisted a three-point attempt. The shot clanged hard off the rim and landed in the hands of Houston forward Trevor Ariza. The Warriors didn’t score the rest of the way, falling to the Rockets,...
The Mercury News 11 hours ago

NBA playoffs: Why Warriors are confident about overcoming 3-2 deficit to Rockets

The Warriors cited various improvements they showed in a Game 5 loss to Houston.

Don Mattingly talks about Martin Prado’s hamstring injury on Friday

Marlins manager Don Mattingly discusses Martin Prado's injury on Friday night against Washington in a 9-5 Miami loss to the Nationals.
TalkingChop 1 hour ago
Video: Braves falter late in 6-2 loss to Red Sox

Video: Braves falter late in 6-2 loss to Red Sox

Atlanta drops opener in Boston 6-2. The Atlanta Braves jumped out an early lead Friday in Boston but came up short in a 6-2 loss to the Red Sox. Here’s another video of the guy with the most hits in baseball and the highest batting average in the National League.#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/DGyKqst1OL— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) May 26, 2018 Nick Markakis put the Braves on the board early with a two run double in the top of the third inning. However, Julio Teheran and Matt Wisler allowed four home runs combined as Atlanta comes up short. Interviews “We got to keep grinding and show...
49ers linebacker Reuben Foster's marijuana case is dismissed

49ers linebacker Reuben Foster's marijuana case is dismissed

Reuben Foster's misdemeanor marijuana case in Alabama was dismissed Friday after the 49ers linebacker completed a diversion course there. Assistant District Attorney Hunter Brown said that Foster was able to …
CelticsBlog 14 hours ago
Trags’ Celtics Practice Report from Cleveland (video)

Trags’ Celtics Practice Report from Cleveland (video)

Mike Petraglia checks in from Cleveland for CLNS and CelticsBlog CLEVELAND — Mike Petraglia was joined by Nick Coit for their Keys to Game 6 for Celtics. Here’s what everyone said at Celtics’ practice today: BRAD STEVENS: TERRY ROZIER: JAYLEN BROWN: Stay tuned to CelticsBlog and CLNS Media for all of your game 6 coverage from Cleveland.
Brew Crew Ball 7 hours ago
Brewers blow late lead but ‘walk-off’ Mets 4-3 in 10 innings

Brewers blow late lead but ‘walk-off’ Mets 4-3 in 10 innings

Travis Shaw drives in three to key win WP: Jeremy Jeffress (4-0); LP Robert Gsellman (4-1): ; Save: none; Homeruns: NYM - Amed Rosario (3), Michael Conforto (5); Mil - Travis Shaw (13) Whew - a happy Box Score The Milwaukee Brewers (32-20) lost a 3-2 ninth inning lead to the New York Mets (25-22) - with two down and nobody on - but came back to win 4-3 on a two out bases loaded walk in the bottom of the tenth. The Brewers won a game that saw them collect six hits in the second and third innings off of Mets’ ace Noah Syndergaard but not produce any offense in innings one and four through...
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 27 mins ago
Braves News: Outfield switch, Luiz Gohara and more

Braves News: Outfield switch, Luiz Gohara and more

Rounding up a busy Friday for the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta Braves news Braves drop opener against Red Sox, 6-2 The Atlanta Braves built an early lead but were unable to sustain it in a 6-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Friday’s series opener. Atlanta will try again on Saturday with Sean Newcomb scheduled to get the start. Acuna, Markakis swap positions vs. Boston Atlanta’s outfield had a different look in Game 1 in Boston with Nick Markakis moving over to left field and Ronald Acuna Jr. shifting to right. Gohara to Bereavement List, Wisler recalled from Gwinnett As expected, the...
Martin Prado injured as Marlins lose another Jose Ureña start

Martin Prado injured as Marlins lose another Jose Ureña start

The curse continues to follow Jose Ureña. Ureña, the Marlins’ unlucky, ill-fated, unfortunate right-hander hadn’t started a Miami victory in any of his last dozen outings. Despite a mortal performance from Nationals starter Max Scherzer and six solid innings from Ureña, the Marlins suffered a 9-5...
AZ Snake Pit 3 hours ago
D’backs 7, A’s 1: Release the Offense

D’backs 7, A’s 1: Release the Offense

Be right back. Gonna go camp out in front of my nearest Taco Bell. Record: 26-24. Pace: 84-78. Change on 2017: -5. If you decided to forgo watching tonight’s game assuming Arizona’s offense would continue its woes, announce yourself in the comments and prepare for your shaming. The Arizona Diamondbacks lineup erupted against the Oakland Athletics tonight securing more hits than they had in the entire previous series against the Milwaukee Brewers. For the first time in what seems a substantial amount of games, they had more hits, extra base hits, and runs than they did strikeouts as a...

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Sport Mole 10 mins ago
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A Sea Of Blue 12 mins ago
Vegas believes Kentucky is the least likely team to win the SEC

Vegas believes Kentucky is the least likely team to win the SEC

Bulletin. Board. Material. After back-to-back 7-6 seasons, the Kentucky Wildcats football seems to be at a turning point. This should be a year to move forward. There should be more talent on the field and depth on the sidelines. This is the year Mark Stoops is supposed to lead the Wildcats a step closer to an SEC title. According to Betonline.ag, none of that matters. They recently released their odds on the upcoming college football season, and their numbers show that everyone in the SEC is more likely to win the conference than Kentucky. Team Odds Alabama Crimson...
Roll 'Bama Roll 14 mins ago
Alabama softball blows 7th inning lead, loses in extra innings

Alabama softball blows 7th inning lead, loses in extra innings

This one was a heartbreaker, folks. The Alabama softball team came into the super regional series at Washington riding the high of a three game winning streak and eight victories in the past nine games, but were still facing long odds against a squad that spent time ranked #1 in the nation this season and handed the Tide two of its ugliest losses back in March. The Huskies were countering Tide ace Alexis Osorio with Gabbie Plain, a freshman from Australia who boasts a 1.06 ERA and already has a perfect game to her credit. The Huskies have also been dominant on offense, averaging more than...
Manchester Evening News 22 mins ago
David Beckham sends Cristiano Ronaldo a message before Real Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League final

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Sport Mole 22 mins ago
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