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NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Celtics' Game 5 win over Bucks

Wednesday  08:15,   25 april 2018
Sporting News

The Celtics remained unbeaten at home in the playoffs with a 92-87 win over the Bucks to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. Al Horford led the way with a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds. Terry Rozier provided a spark at point [...]

Saquon Barkley becomes father days before NFL Draft

Wednesday  08:05,   25 april 2018
The Sports Post

Saquon Barkley is going through two major life-changing experiences in the span of three days. On Tuesday, Barkley announced that he had become a father. He shared a photo on Instagram of himself holding his baby[...]

On Basketball: And now, Wade decides if this was the end

Wednesday  07:51,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Dwyane Wade's first NBA game was in Philadelphia.His last NBA game may have been there as well.Retirement is a very — very — real option for Wade, who has been not-so-quietly saying for weeks that he isn't sure if he'll be back next[...]

Three takeaways from 76ers' closeout over Heat

Wednesday  07:50,   25 april 2018
Sporting News

The 76ers advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals thanks to a 104-91 win over the Heat on Tuesday night.The 76ers are through to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012 after a 104-91 win over the Heat [...]

Trout hits 10th HR, Ohtani shaky, Angels beat Astros 8-7

Wednesday  07:50,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Mike Trout hit his major league-leading 10th homer and the Los Angeles Angels overcame another shaky start by Shohei Ohtani to beat the Houston Astros 8-7 Tuesday night, tying a team record with their 11th straight road win. Andrelton Simmons[...]

Matt Harvey’s first appearance out of the bullpen was not great

Wednesday  07:15,   25 april 2018
NBC Sports

Matt Harvey's struggles continued in his new role as a reliever, appearing out of the 'pen for the first time this season on Tuesday.Harvey entered in the top of the fifth inning Tuesday night against the Cardinals. He gave up a run on[...]

Sixers passed their first test with relative ease

Wednesday  07:05,   25 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

The Sixers weren’t supposed to happen this fast, or at least make it look this easy. Here we are. Given how hot the Sixers had been burning on their way to the playoffs, a gentleman’s sweep didn’t seem out of the question. Nothing about[...]

Moos tells AP his jab at Meyer, Harbaugh 'tongue in cheek'

Wednesday  06:35,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos said Tuesday night his comment about coaches Urban Meyer of Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh of Michigan ''running a little bit scared'' following coach Scott Frost's arrival in Lincoln was[...]

The Philadelphia 76ers are going to win the Eastern Conference

Wednesday  06:30,   25 april 2018
The Sports Post

LeBron James has owned the Eastern Conference for so long that fans have forgotten what another great team in his path could even look like. With his Cleveland Cavaliers floundering, the common take has been simple: the Eastern Conference is wide[...]

Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

Wednesday  06:10,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 on Tuesday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.</p>BOX[...]

Three reasons this Capitals-Penguins series will be different

Wednesday  06:06,   25 april 2018

Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby is on fire, but does he have enough fuel to sustain his insane playoff shooting percentage?For the third straight year the Washington Capitals will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the playoffs. Two[...]

Russell Westbrook fined $10K for Game 4 actions

Wednesday  06:05,   25 april 2018
The Sports Post

Game 4 would see the Utah Jazz dominate the Oklahoma City Thunder. Not only that, but Russell Westbrook would start a fracas.&nbsp;And on Tuesday, the league would punish him. But this much is clear: Russ will be able to play in Game 5. He’s[...]

A whopping 236 players declared early for the NBA Draft, far surpassing last year’s record

Wednesday  06:00,   25 april 2018
The Comeback

The deadline has passed for players to declare for the NBA Draft, and a record number of them availed themselves of the opportunity.&nbsp;According to ESPN, the NBA’s early-entry list includes 236 players, up 30 percent from last year’s[...]

Watch: Heat's Dragic slaps Simmons (yes, slaps)

Wednesday  05:50,   25 april 2018
Sporting News

Goran Dragic didn't pull any punches, or in this case slaps, in the third quarter Tuesday.In the third quarter of Game 5 Tuesday, Goran Dragic took it to another level and simply slapped 76ers rookie Ben Simmons on the back of the head during a[...]

Why Predators-Jets will be this year's best playoff series

Wednesday  05:50,   25 april 2018

We saw it coming from miles away, but now that it's here, let's take a moment to appreciate the potential greatness of the second-round series between the Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets.&nbsp;We saw it coming from miles away, but[...]