NBA: Bulls @ Heat - Apr 24
NBA: Bulls @ Heat - Apr 24
Tyson Jost scored two of Colorado’s five second-period goals as the Avalanche clinched the West Division and the top overall seed in the NHL playoffs with a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Joonas Donskoi and Andre Burakovsky also scored in the pivotal period. Backup Jonas Johansson made 21 saves to help the Avalanche finish 7-1 against the Kings this season.
Neither Serena Williams nor Rafael Nadal would commit to competing in the Tokyo Olympics.
The Nets suffered yet another injury to a key player.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Paul George had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Reggie Jackson added 19 points off the bench on five 3-pointers and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the slumping Charlotte Hornets their fourth loss in the last five games, 113-90 on Thursday night. Kawhi Leonard had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who are jockeying for playoff position in the Western Conference. The Clippers (47-23) remain in third place, one game ahead of the Denver Nuggets with two games remaining.
Russell Westbrook recorded the 181st triple-double of his career, tying Oscar Robertson's all-time NBA record, and hit the game-winning free throws with one second remaining in overtime to lead the Washington Wizards to a 133-132 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday in Indianapolis. Westbrook finished with 33 points, including Washington's final two points in regulation on a finger-roll in traffic, and game-highs of 19 rebounds and 15 assists. The Wizards (32-36) overcame a 12-point, fourth-quarter deficit behind Westbrook's history-matching night and 50 points from Bradley Beal.
GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) -Real Madrid swatted aside Granada 4-1 on Thursday to ensure the La Liga title race will go down to the wire. Despite missing a number of first-team regulars, Real started the stronger and first-half strikes from Luka Modric and Rodrygo put the visitors in control. Such was their dominance that even when Jorge Molina halved the deficit on 71 minutes, tapping in after Thibaut Courtois had kept out Luis Suarez's initial effort, they rarely looked troubled.
Triller Fight Club’s next pay-per-view show is moving to June 19 at loanDepot Park in Miami and will feature two fights for all four belts.
Westbrook will be debated in this time, in the next lifetime and even so on. He belongs to history as much as he does to the present, and it’s fitting he’ll go down as one of the more polarizing players in NBA history.
PFL 4 also will feature the MMA debut of boxing champion Claressa Shields.
Veteran NBA referee Tony Brown will miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last month. "Tony is a beloved member of the NBA family, and in particular, our officiating family," Monty McCutchen, NBA senior vice president for referee development and training, said in a news release Monday.
The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea on May 29 has been moved from Istanbul to Porto to allow English fans to travel under COVID-19 restrictions, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Thursday. The final was scheduled for Istanbul's Ataturk Olympic Stadium, but Turkey was last week put on Britain's travel 'red list', meaning that no English fans would be able to attend the game.
Former Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa has been receiving plenty of unnecesarry criticism during the 2021 offseason. Recently, it's been from ...
Tony Ferguson was on fire as he took aim at Michael Chandler, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his opponent, Beneil Dariush.
The Vikings trading away Mike Hughes is a vote of confidence in their current cornerback unit.
Manchester United's loss to Leicester on Tuesday sealed City's crown, but it was won long before that thanks to Guardiola.
With George Kliavkoff hired as the new Pac-12 commissioner, conference expansion is on the table ... maybe. What schools should be targeted?
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant infamously clashed over Shaq's weight while playing with the Lakers.
Even if the league is still in an early phase of its work, the first-person interviews with accusers and litigation can serve as enough to decide whether Watson should be on the commissioner’s exempt list.
Chris Haynes speaks with Evan Wasch, the NBA executive responsible for the play-in tournament.
Scheffler, Spieth and Will Z combined to play 199 times in Northern Texas PGA junior tournaments, with 63 wins between them.