11:55 AM EDT, Thu May 24, 2018
NESN.com 57 mins ago
The Book LeBron James Was Reading Before Celtics-Cavs Game 5 Is Pretty Fitting

The Book LeBron James Was Reading Before Celtics-Cavs Game 5 Is Pretty Fitting

LeBron James will attempt to turn the page by drawing inspiration from a page-turner. The Cleveland Cavaliers star was spotted... Read More »
Fox Sports 11 hours ago

LeBron James is focused on Cavs being as good as they can be in Game 6

James isn't worried about his NBA Finals streak possibly ending in this series.
NESN.com 10 hours ago

LeBron James, Kevin Love Need Cavs’ Role Players To Step Up After Game 5 Letdown

BOSTON — LeBron James and Kevin Love did what they could to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a chance to win... Read More »
NESN.com 11 hours ago

Was LeBron James Tired In Game 5? Celtics’ Marcus Morris Believes So

BOSTON — It’s been a long, long season for LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers star played a full 82-game regular-season... Read More »
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

LeBron James and Cavaliers making last stand Friday vs. Celtics? -- Bill Livingston (photos)

Against the backdrop of LeBron James' impending free agency, the Cleveland Cavaliers face a must-win sixth game against the Boston Celtics on Friday in the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference finals.
The Denver Post 12 hours ago
Celtics beat Cavaliers in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Celtics beat Cavaliers in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Rookie Jayson Tatum had 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
www.bostonherald.com 11 hours ago

Celtics notebook: Al Horford shares in his NBA All-Defensive Team honor with teammates

Al Horford’s move to the Celtics not only enabled the center to stretch his offense, it diversified his defense as well, to the point where there may not be a position right now that he can’t guard.As a tribute to that defensive growth, Horford was named to his first NBA All-Defensive team yesterday,...
CelticsBlog 56 mins ago

The art of switching: how a change in the starting lineup helped the Celtics’ defense win Game 5

How did the Celtics slow down LeBron James in Game 5? Replace Marcus Morris, the defender who’s found the most so far, with Aron Baynes in the starting lineup of course. On the eve of Game 5, Al Horford was named to the 2nd All-Defensive Team. In typical all-for-one and Al-for-all, he deflected...
NESN.com 1 hour ago
Rob Gronkowski Now Eligible For New Patriots Contract After One-Year Wait

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We’ve officially reached the one-year anniversary of Rob Gronkowski’s most recent contract restructuring, meaning the New England Patriots tight end... Read More »
www.bostonherald.com 11 hours ago

Patriots owner Robert Kraft owns no concerns that Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are missing OTAs

Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with reporters yesterday at the NFL’s spring meetings in Atlanta, and by the sound of it, has no worries or concerns when it comes to Tom Brady or Rob Gronkowski.Let’s start with the franchise quarterback. While Brady decided to skip voluntary organized team activities...
Pats Pulpit 1 hour ago

New England Patriots links 5/24/18 - Wide receiver competition wide open at Gillette

Daily news and links for Thursday TEAM TALK Andy Hart puts together an instant, knee-jerk reaction OTA stock watch, with all the appropriate ‘it’s only spring’ disclaimers. Megan O’Brian and Bob Socci highlight the key takeaways from Phase 3 of OTAs. (3.25 min. video) From the NFL - James...
Fox Sports 3 hours ago
Nick Wright reveals what could be the Houston Rockets’ X-Factor in Game 5 vs Warriors

Nick Wright reveals what could be the Houston Rockets’ X-Factor in Game 5 vs Warriors

Targeting the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals between Steph Curry and Kevin Durant's Warriors vs James Harden and Chris Paul's Rockets, Nick Wright reveals to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe what could be Houston's key difference maker in Game 5 vs Golden State. Do you agree with Nick?
www.bostonherald.com 14 hours ago

Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.To do that they'll need their superstars to step up again, with the pressure on James Harden and Chris Paul to deliver after their big...
Brent Zwerneman / www.chron.com 15 hours ago

Rockets' Mike D'Antoni: Chris Paul says his foot feels 'pretty good'

Rockets guard Chris Paul had denied anything was wrong with his right foot early in the conference finals, but acknowledged a "huge difference" in his explosiveness in Game 4.
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr believe Draymond Green deserved better than 2nd Team All-Defense

Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr believe Draymond Green deserved better than 2nd Team All-Defense

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green only mustered Second Team All-Defensive honors despite only being a year removed from winning the Defensive Player of the Year award after a three-year chase. While he is still a constant believer in his abilities as a defender, so are his coach and teammates. “If you asked every coach […] The post Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr believe Draymond Green deserved better than 2nd Team All-Defense appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Mercury News 13 hours ago

Draymond Green reacts to be named to 2nd All-Defensive Team

Draymond Green, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the NBA's All-Defensive second team.
SFGate 13 hours ago

Warriors’ Looney prepared for prominent playoff role

HOUSTON — Kevon Looney understands his place in this crazy Warriors galaxy. As teammates Draymond Green, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were engulfed by media after Wednesday’s practice, Looney chatted with one reporter off to the side. But make no mistake: Looney could play a prominent...
Still Curtain 52 mins ago
5 Pittsburgh Steelers who are looking at a breakout season in 2018

5 Pittsburgh Steelers who are looking at a breakout season in 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a few breakout players away from a Super Bowl, and 2018 is promising for a few young guys to standout amongst the rest. From rookies to guys fighting for another contract, Pittsburgh is filled with players looking to make their mark in the NFL this season. Most of the team is […] 5 Pittsburgh Steelers who are looking at a breakout season in 2018 - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Behind the Steel Curtain 2 hours ago

Steelers OTAs Day 2 Recap: Will Antonio Brown’s advice for Le’Veon Bell fall on deaf ears?

Breaking down the latest news from the Steelers’ latest OTA workout. Le’Veon Bell’s current situation is unique. He didn’t choose to have the franchise tag placed on him, but is doing the best he can to negotiate and leverage himself for negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Since the...
Call to the Pen 2 hours ago
Jake Arrieta shows why Philadelphia Phillies signed him

Jake Arrieta shows why Philadelphia Phillies signed him

Jake Arrieta proves precisely why the Philadelphia Phillies signed him in the first place. Free agent Jake Arrieta, signed halfway through Spring Training by the Philadelphia Phillies, showed exactly why they did that on May 23. The Phillies were 1½ games behind the Atlanta Braves, having lost the previous night to Atlanta and having already […] Jake Arrieta shows why Philadelphia Phillies signed him - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News 1 hour ago
Sharks re-sign Evander Kane to seven-year contract

Sharks re-sign Evander Kane to seven-year contract

Sharks ink Evander Kane to seven-year deal worth a reported $49 million, making him the highest-paid forward on the team
SNY TV 12 hours ago
Familia couldn't find sinker in fourth blown save of season

Familia couldn't find sinker in fourth blown save of season

Jacob deGrom was dominant through seven innings, and Seth Lugo continued his success with another scoreless inning.
Welington Castillo’s PED suspension a setback for White Sox rebuild

Welington Castillo’s PED suspension a setback for White Sox rebuild

Welington Castillo was conducting a postgame TV interview after Tuesday night’s White Sox win when Yolmer Sanchez interrupted and dumped a bucket of Gatorade over his own head. The Sox were trending upward for the first time this season, and everyone was seemingly in on the fun. But everything...
The Denver Post 12 hours ago
Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtsby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning

Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtsby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning

Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night.
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago
Marc Topkin's takeaways from Wednesday's Rays-Red Sox game

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Wednesday's Rays-Red Sox game

In a way, the timing of RHP Jake Faria's oblique injury seemed manageable in that RHP Nathan Eovaldi is close to coming off the disabled list and can step in. But on the other hand, the Rays finally could have four regular starters. Imagine that.There was a
David Fucillo / Niner Nation 3 hours ago
49ers recognize they’re not out of the woods in keeping Foster on the field

49ers recognize they’re not out of the woods in keeping Foster on the field

The 49ers stood by their linebacker, and their faith paid off. Time to consider what’s next. Wednesday afternoon saw domestic violence and criminal threats charges dropped against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster. Additionally, the illegal weapon possession charge was dropped from a felony to a misdemeanor. Foster returns to court on June 6th for the gun charge, and has a June 20th court date in Alabama for his marijuana possession charge. He also faces a potential suspension based on those remaining charges. The NFL has repeatedly said they will continue monitoring...
Over the Monster 13 hours ago
Red Sox 4, Rays 1: David Price shines again

Red Sox 4, Rays 1: David Price shines again

He kept them in it just long enough for a ninth-inning rally This was a frustrating game for much of it from a Red Sox perspective, as their offense couldn’t do anything against Chris Archer (though Archer deserves most of the credit there, since he was awesome). They did get a couple of big chances in the middle of this game but failed to take advantage in incredibly frustrating fashion, and if they had lost it would have left a terrible taste in all of our mouths. Fortunately, David Price was great for his second straight outing and kept his team in the game for just long enough to come...
Halos Heaven 19 mins ago
Angels 5/23 Boxscore Breakdown - Never tell me the odds

Angels 5/23 Boxscore Breakdown - Never tell me the odds

There’s beauty in the breakdown - especially with late game comebacks Tonight, you can see the new Star Wars movie in which a young (and possibly miscast) Han Solo will inevitably utter the famous line: LAST NIGHT, the Angels were the ones saying that phrase - bu with their bats. Just look at this win probably chart. (It’s geared toward the Blue Jays since they were the home team.) When Ian Kinsler flew out to start the 9th inning, the odds of the Angels winning were 3,720 to 1. Okay, actually they chance of winning was a minuscule 3.8%. If you had...

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ClutchPoints 2 mins ago
Browns news: John Dorsey refuses to talk about Nick Foles trade report

Browns news: John Dorsey refuses to talk about Nick Foles trade report

It was revealed earlier this week that the Cleveland Browns engaged the Philadelphia Eagles in trade talks for Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. However, the Eagles ended up turning down the offer for Foles, and the Browns ended up acquiring Tyrod Taylor instead. Taylor was asked about the Foles report and said it didn’t affect […] The post Browns news: John Dorsey refuses to talk about Nick Foles trade report appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 3 mins ago
Heat guard Dwyane Wade still feels bitter over 2009 MVP snub

Heat guard Dwyane Wade still feels bitter over 2009 MVP snub

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade doesn’t hold a ton of grudges, but he still has one that hurts, not winning the MVP award for the 2008-09 season. He and Gabrielle Union were doing an Instagram live answering questions and he was asked who should win this years MVP award. Dwyane Wade talks about the MVP […] The post Heat guard Dwyane Wade still feels bitter over 2009 MVP snub appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sun 5 mins ago

FA chairman Greg Clarke denies he will be ‘selling the soul’ of English football if Fulham owner Shahid Khan buys Wembley

FA chairman Greg Clarke has vehemently denied he will be “selling the soul” of English football if Fulham owner Shahid Khan buys Wembley. Clarke and FA chief executive Martin Glenn are driving the proposed £1billion sale of the national stadium. The FA high command want to plough £500m of the revenue into an endowment fund […]

Yolmer Sanchez on Welington Castillo: 'He's a quiet guy but he helps a lot'

White Sox's Yolmer Sanchez on Welington Castillo's contribution to the White Sox: "He's a quiet guy but he helps a lot."  (Teddy Greenstein/Chicago Tribune)
ClutchPoints 7 mins ago
Jayson Tatum has scored more playoff points than any rookie since 1976

Jayson Tatum has scored more playoff points than any rookie since 1976

Jayson Tatum has transcended the meaning of the word “rookie,” becoming the highest scorer of any rookie since 1976, according to HoopsHype. Tatum was meant to be a key player in the Boston Celtics rotation since being drafted with the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but his role went up another notch […] The post Jayson Tatum has scored more playoff points than any rookie since 1976 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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