Houston Rockets’ new role players bounce back in a pivotal Game 4 win –...

HOUSTON -- The brains behind the Houston Rockets’ offense stressed swagger, not strategy, the day after Houston sputtered to its lowest-scoring outing of the season in a Game 3 loss.With all due respect to the San Antonio Spurs’...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas frustrated by lack of referee calls in Game 4 loss...

WASHINGTON -- While the Wizards celebrated their game plan after limiting Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas to two second-half points in Washington's Game 4 triumph Sunday, Thomas vented about a lack of calls in a game in which...

Don’t overlook Craig Kimbrel’s role in Red Sox rout – Boston Red Sox Blog

MINNEAPOLIS -- Don't be fooled by the final score (it was 17-6, by the way), and try not to get too distracted by the number of hits (15) and home runs (5), all of which were a long...

Ex-Buckeyes QB Cardale Jones pokes fun at his 2012 tweet as he graduates from...

Former Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones graduated from Ohio State on Sunday, using his graduation cap to poke fun at his infamous 2012 tweet that declared "classes are pointless" for football players and that "we ain't come here to...

Presented with life’s biggest challenge, Gary Sanchez went to work – Buster Olney Blog

CHICAGO -- Gary Sanchez's daughter, Sarah, was only seconds old when the folks in the delivery room let him cut the umbilical cord. Then, with some relief, he laid the infant across the chest of his wife, Sahaira...

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has MRI, thumb ligaments intact

New York Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera had an MRI Sunday on his injured left thumb that showed that the ligaments are intact, general manager Sandy Alderson said.The hope is that Cabrera will only miss a short amount of...

Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk: The NBA’s most improbable villain – Boston Celtics Blog

WASHINGTON -- When Kelly Olynyk found himself bombarded with hateful messages from Cleveland Cavaliers fans after his role in dislocating Kevin Love's shoulder two seasons ago, Evan Turner felt it necessary to stand up for his Boston Celtics...

Representative for New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis says player’s Twitter account was hacked

A representative for Kristaps Porzingis says that the New York Knicks forward was sleeping when a tweet about the LA Clippers was published on his Twitter account and that the account was apparently hacked.On Saturday evening, a tweet...

Edmonton Oilers upset over non-call on Anaheim Ducks’ tying goal

While the Anaheim Ducks celebrated an unprecedented comeback Friday night, the Edmonton Oilers cried foul over a crucial non-call that allowed the Ducks to tie the game in the final seconds of regulation.Rickard Rakell scored with 15 seconds...