6:43 AM EDT, Wed May 23, 2018
www.chron.com 6 hours ago
Chris Paul's heartfelt message to Houston after the Game 4 win

Chris Paul's heartfelt message to Houston after the Game 4 win

Chris Paul scored 27 points and shot 5-of-9 from the 3-point line, but immediately after the win, his mind was on returning to Houston for Game 5 on Thursday at Toyota Center.
Detroit Free Press 6 hours ago

Chris Paul, Rockets stun Warriors in Game 4 thriller to steal homecourt advantage

James Harden and Chris Paul starred as the Rockets stunned the Warriors to even the series.        
SFGate 7 hours ago

Warriors collapse in 4th quarter as Rockets even series at 2-2

In the waning seconds Tuesday night, after a lengthy review, Shaun Livingston was called for a foul that kept the Warriors’ hopes alive. The game was still going. What those Golden State players didn’t understand when they stepped back on the court to watch Chris Paul miss one of...
www.chron.com 7 hours ago

Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at two games apiece with a 95-92 victory Tuesday night. Curry scored 28 points and Kevin Durant added 27 points...
www.bostonherald.com 6 hours ago
Mookie Betts’ 16th homer backs Chris Sale as Red Sox win first of three-game set at Tampa Bay

Mookie Betts’ 16th homer backs Chris Sale as Red Sox win first of three-game set at Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — One of the shortest paths on the Red Sox’ blueprint for victories is a deep start, power from the lineup and a shutdown effort from the bullpen.Last night, that’s almost exactly how it played out in the 4-2 win over the Rays in the first game of this three-game road trip.Chris Sale came one out away from finishing the eighth inning in one of his finest starts of the season, a nine-strikeout showing in which he allowed only four hits.Home runs from Mookie Betts (three-run shot) and Rafael Devers (solo) provided all the power the Sox needed.Joe Kelly struck out the...
NESN.com 7 hours ago

Red Sox Pitcher Chris Sale’s Velocity, Comfort Improving With Each Start

Chris Sale never has been easy to hit, and it seems like he’s getting even more difficult for opposing batters... Read More »
NESN.com 8 hours ago

Alex Cora Appreciative Of Chris Sale’s Ability To Go Deep In Game Vs. Rays

Another outing, another dazzling performance from Chris Sale. The Boston Red Sox ace shut down the Tampa Bay Rays in... Read More »
The Republican 8 hours ago

Chris Sale strikes out 9 to lead Boston Red Sox to win over Rays; Mookie Betts, Rafael Devers both homer

Chris Sale hurled 7 2/3 innings, allowing two runs, one earned, four hits and two walks while striking out nine. He improved to 5-1 with a 2.17 ERA and 0.91 WHIP.
Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders for conditional 7th round pick

Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders for conditional 7th round pick

The Jets have announced the trade of Christian Hackenberg to the Raiders for a conditional 2019 seventh round Draft pick. Bowles: QB Christian Hackenberg has been traded to Oakland for a 2019 conditional 7th-round pick.— New York Jets (@nyjets) May 22, 2018 Thus ends the saga of one of the worst uses of a second round pick a team has ever made. Hackenberg never took a regular season snap with the Jets. The team went out on a limb picking him in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. It did not pay off at all. The reason he never saw a regular season snap was that his preseason...
Silver And Black Pride 14 hours ago

Raiders acquire former 2nd round pick QB Christian Hackenberg in trade with the Jets

Tuesday the Raiders made a big move. For that matter so did the Jets. They traded 2016 second round pick QB Christian Hackenberg to the Raiders for a 2019 conditional 7th round pick, head coach Todd Bowles announced. Hackenberg got no reps at OTA practice for the Jets today. He then talked his way...
SNY TV 14 hours ago

Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders

Hackenberg had been lost in the shuffle in the Jets' QB logjam, with Josh McCown, Sam Darnold, and Teddy Bridgewater ahead of him on the depth chart.
New York Daily News 14 hours ago

Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders for seventh-round pick

The Jets have traded Christian Hackenberg to the Raiders in exchange for a seventh-round pick.
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
Kevin Durant regrets decision to pass the ball early in closing seconds

Kevin Durant regrets decision to pass the ball early in closing seconds

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors jumped on the Houston Rockets in the first quarter of Game 4. They stayed true to their explosive third-quarter selves. But the Rockets’ defense hounded them all game long, resulting in a 95-92 win for the visitors to even up the Western Conference Finals score. Mike D’Antoni thought […] The post Kevin Durant regrets decision to pass the ball early in closing seconds appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com 9 hours ago

Kevin Durant on Warriors' road success: 'Our game travels'

OAKLAND, Calif. - With the Western Conference Finals moving to Houston on Thursday, forward Kevin Durant believed the Warriors would bring their elite level of play with them. The Warriors went into Tuesday's game with a 16-game playoff winning streak on their home floor, losing four games on the road in the past two seasons.
Lone Star Ball 7 hours ago
19-31 - Cole Hamels cools off Yankees in 6-4 win for Rangers

19-31 - Cole Hamels cools off Yankees in 6-4 win for Rangers

Cole Hamels returned for seven sterling innings while cleanup hitter Jurickson Profar provided the big blast The Yankees have been on a tear of late, losing just four games in the last month’s worth of games. In addition, the Bronx Bombers had hit four or more home runs in their last four games including last night against the Rangers. Cole Hamels did his part to put a stop to that. Though the Yankees did hit three home runs tonight, the two that came off Hamels were both solo shots and the Rangers were able to get out ahead of that output just four batters into the game as cleanup...
SportsDay 7 hours ago

Was Rangers Cole Hamels' latest start against the Yankees an audition?

ARLINGTON - A day before he was scheduled to return to the Rangers rotation from a stiff neck, Cole Hamels broke a long self-imposed embargo on talking to anybody taking notes to essentially say this: You know, he could be of help to a team like the New York Yankees.Then he went out and backed up words...
Gang Green Nation 43 mins ago
Flight Connections 05/23/18

Flight Connections 05/23/18

Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Wednesday... Dennis Waszak Jr.: QB Teddy Bridgewater looks sharp and healthy in practice. Darryl Slater: How did QB Sam Darnold look in OTAs? NY Jets: QB Josh Mccown says Darnold is asking all the right questions. NY Jets: CB Trumaine Johnson says they want to create turnovers. ..Tru dat, Tru dat. NY Jets: S Jamal Adams says the locker room energy is through the roof. Rich Cimini: His NFL dream drives DL Nathan Shepherd from a factory job to the Jets. Calvin Watkins: LB Dylan Donahue says his arrest was a...
Red Reporter 7 hours ago
Scooter Gennett hits grand slam, backs Matt Harvey in Reds win over Pirates

Scooter Gennett hits grand slam, backs Matt Harvey in Reds win over Pirates

Escaping big jams and getting big blasts is a good way to win a game, all told. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Scooter Gennett did it again, folks. The Cincinnati Reds 2B launched yet another grand slam in Tuesday’s defeat of the Pittsburgh Pirates, which was only a small part of his 2 for 3, 2 run, 6 (!!) ribbie evening. Considering that the Reds also got cromulent pitching, that was precisely the recipe for a fun evening of baseball in GABP, which Scooter has almost cornered the market on over the last two years. Honorable Mentions are due to: Matt Harvey, who...
Plain Dealer 15 hours ago
Kevin Love, Jeff Green dealing with minor injuries that could explain rough Game 4 performances

Kevin Love, Jeff Green dealing with minor injuries that could explain rough Game 4 performances

Two veterans the Cavaliers depend on had rough nights in the team's Game 4 win over Boston in the Eastern finals, and minor injuries could have had something to do with it.
Plain Dealer 11 hours ago
Browns tried to for Nick Foles, but Eagles turned down No. 35 pick, per report

Browns tried to for Nick Foles, but Eagles turned down No. 35 pick, per report

The Browns tried to trade their No. 35 overall pick to the Eagles for Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, but they declined, according to Mike Silver of NFL Media.
The Seattle Times 5 hours ago
Somehow, with several key players missing, Mariners eke out 10-inning win

Somehow, with several key players missing, Mariners eke out 10-inning win

OAKLAND, Calif. — Robinson Cano was suspended. Dee Gordon was placed on the disabled list. Nelson Cruz’s elbow kept him out of the lineup. And Mitch Haniger was wearing an ice pack on his throbbing right forearm. That’s four really good hitters missing from the lineup. And yet the Mariners still found their way to […]
Manchester Evening News 15 hours ago
Paul Pogba linked with Juventus return and more Manchester United transfer rumours

Paul Pogba linked with Juventus return and more Manchester United transfer rumours

The latest Man Utd transfer rumours has two first team players linked with the Old Trafford exit including Paul Pogba.
Baltimore Sun 9 hours ago
Albert Almora Jr. won't try to recruit good friend Manny Machado to Cubs

Albert Almora Jr. won't try to recruit good friend Manny Machado to Cubs

Albert Almora Jr. said he hopes to have lunch Wednesday with Miami childhood friend Manny Machado, but Almora won’t put on a recruiting blitz for the Cubs. “When we talk, we talk about family, his wife, my son and wife — that’s it,” Almora said of his conversations with Machado, the Orioles superstar...
Detroit Free Press 10 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera, ex-mistress headed to trial over child support in November

Miguel Cabrera, ex-mistress headed to trial over child support in November

Miguel Cabrera and his ex-mistress are still feuding over child support, so a judge set a bench trial to decide if shell get more than $12K a month.        
ClutchPoints 11 hours ago
Aaron Rodgers already impressed with ‘pretty damn talented’ Jimmy Graham

Aaron Rodgers already impressed with ‘pretty damn talented’ Jimmy Graham

The Green Bay Packers made a bigger splash than usual during free agency this offseason. By far their biggest name signing was tight end Jimmy Graham, who arrives after spending the past three years with the Seattle Seahawks. Graham hasn’t spent all that much time with his new team yet, but he’s already impressed Packers […] The post Aaron Rodgers already impressed with ‘pretty damn talented’ Jimmy Graham appeared first on ClutchPoints.
DRaysBay 10 hours ago
Jacob Faria and Wilson Ramos both injured in same, miserable inning

Jacob Faria and Wilson Ramos both injured in same, miserable inning

At least we got Adames today? The Rays had a heck of a third inning against the Red Sox on Tuesday, losing both members of their starting battery in a matter of minutes. So it's a new pitcher and catcher for #Rays in the 3rd with Faria and Ramos leaving with injuries. Sucre takes over behind plate— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 23, 2018 First, Jacob Faria suffered an oblique injury, and after trying to convince Kevin Cash and Head Athletic Trainer, Joe Benge, that he was fine, he had to be removed. The team has not announced any update yet, but this post will be updated when there...

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Sport Mole 7 mins ago
Kieran Trippier talks up Harry Kane leadership qualities

Kieran Trippier talks up Harry Kane leadership qualities

Harry Kane is "a real leader" and is perfectly suited to the role of England captain, according to Tottenham Hotspur teammate Kieran Trippier.
Behind the Steel Curtain 10 mins ago
Paying homage to the plays which gave Ben Roethlisberger the nickname ‘Big Ben’

Paying homage to the plays which gave Ben Roethlisberger the nickname ‘Big Ben’

Looking back at the best “backyard” plays of Ben Roethlisberger’s career. Back in 2004, as a college student, I watched as the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Ben Roethlisberger and instantly became enamored with the man they called ‘Big Ben’. It wasn’t that Roethlisberger was larger than life, nor even the streak of games he won as a rookie — but the way he played the game. You don’t see these types of plays from Roethlisberger as much as you used to. He’s more cerebral as a quarterback now and less of a gunslinger. But every now and then, you’ll get a glimpse of that...
The Sun 12 mins ago

How big is the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium and what major events has the Champions League final venue in Kiev held?

THE mind-blowing NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium will host the Champions League final on Saturday. Real Madrid will be looking to defend their title when they face Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side in Kiev, Ukraine. How big is the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium? It is the official home ground of the FC Dynamo Kiev and the Ukraine national team. The […]
Arizona Daily Star 13 mins ago
Today In History, May 23: Bonnie & Clyde

Today In History, May 23: Bonnie & Clyde

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Arizona Daily Star 13 mins ago
Today's Birthdays, May 23: Ryan Coogler

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