1:03 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Bobcats' Jefferson plans to play in Game 2

Bobcats' Jefferson plans to play in Game 2

Ahead of Charlotte’s shootaround Wednesday morning, Al Jefferson said he plans to be on the court when the Bobcats try to even their opening-round playoff series against the Heat tonight.
Miami Herald 2 hours ago

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.
Rufus on Fire 3 hours ago

Game Preview: Bobcats vs Heat Playoffs Game 2

After a loss to the Heat in game one, the Bobcats are looking to even the series in game two. As of Tuesday night, head coach Steve Clifford is uncertain of Al Jefferson's availability after sustaining an injury early in game one. The issue isn't Jefferson's willingness to play, but his capability...
Inside the NBA | Charlotte Observer 1 hour ago

Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson: 'I should be good for tonight'

MIAMI – Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson sounded optimistic at morning shootaround about his ability to perform tonight against the Miami Heat, three days removed from a Plantar Fascia injury. “I can’t say there won’t be any kind of pain....
Rotoworld 2 hours ago

Al Jefferson (foot) expects to play Wednesday - Al Jefferson (F/C) Charlotte Bobcats

Al Jefferson (plantar fascia) said that he should be good to play in Wednesday's Game 2.
The Dream Shake 1 hour ago

Rockets playoff notes: Jeremy Lin misses practice, will play in game two

After missing practice yesterday with flu-like symptoms, Jeremy Lin will play in game two. Yesterday morning, Jeremy Lin was forced to miss the Rockets practice after experiencing flu-like symptoms. He was listed as day-to-day, and today he returned to the team as expected. He will play tonight barring any other changes to his status. Ordinarily, little tidbits like this don't mean much, but with the importance of game two, his sickness takes on a little more importance. Patrick Beverley will play tonight after spraining his knee in game one, but he may be hobbled and Lin may be called...
Rotoworld 1 hour ago

Jeremy Lin (illness) ready to play in Game 2 - Jeremy Lin (G) Houston Rockets

Jeremy Lin (illness) is feeling much better on Wednesday and he's ready to play in Game 2.
Tim Bontemps / New York Post 12 hours ago
Pierce unable to repeat late heroics in Nets loss to Raptors

Pierce unable to repeat late heroics in Nets loss to Raptors

TORONTO — As Paul Pierce let go of the potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining Tuesday night, everyone on the Nets expected Pierce to come through once again. “He...
New York Daily News 14 hours ago

The Truth not enough as DeRozan, Raptors even series with Nets

Paul Pierce and the Nets couldn’t do it this time. Now they’re going home with an even series. On the same day he touted his clutch “DNA” as unique and unbreakable, Pierce missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and the Nets fell to the Raptors, 100-95, in Game 2 of their contentious series.
Celtics Today 12 hours ago

Paul Pierce calls team "soft" after game 2 loss to Toronto

Paul Pierce scored 9 clutch points in game 1, giving the Nets a game 1 win over the Raptors. In game 2, Paul Pierce struggled, but when the game was on the line. Pierce scored 6 points in the 4th, but missed two big three's that could have changed the outcome in game 2. With those misses, Pierce and...
SNY 2 hours ago
Video: Nets head back to Brooklyn tied after 2

Watch: Nets head back to Brooklyn tied after 2

SNY hears from Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Kidd, and Deron Williams after the Brooklyn Nets lost to the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, 100-95.
Newsday 14 hours ago

Curtis Granderson's hitless streak continues as Mets are shut out by Cardinals

The Mets hoped to make themselves more immune from droughts this season, so they lavished a big-money contract on Curtis Granderson.
Newark Star-Ledger 10 hours ago

Mets to stick with Curtis Granderson as outfielder mired in worst slump of career

Granderson is hitting just .116 after finishing 0-for-3 in the Mets 3-0 loss to the Cardinals. The walk he earned during a failed ninth inning comeback was his first in 10 days.
Mets 360 59 mins ago

The interesting case of Curtis Granderson

“Real New Yorkers are Mets fans,” are the most remembered words by Mets new outfielder Curtis Granderson during his press conference this past offseason.  Granderson entered 2014 with high expectations, and has seemed to fail each and every one of them.  Granderson has a batting average well below...

Heat's Mario Chalmers a game-time decision for Game 2 | Get Heat text alerts!

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers is a game-time decision for Wednesday's first-round Game 2 against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Miami Herald 13 hours ago

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers questionable for Game 2 with bruised knee

Miami Heat starting point guard Mario Chalmers is questionable for Wednesday’s playoff game against the Charlotte Bobcats after bruising his knee Sunday in Game 1.
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Beal, Hinrich get technical fouls for dust up in Game 2 (VIDEO)

Bradley Beal and Kirk Hinrich both received technical fouls after getting tangled up in the second quarter of Game 2. Watch it here.
Chicago Sun-Times 11 hours ago

Bradley Beal delivers big-time for Wizards

First, Bradley Beal dissed our pizza. Then he hit Chicagoans where it really hurt: the basketball court. One day after the Wizards guard went to Giordano’s and ate the thin...
NBA 8 hours ago
Video: Wizards vs Bulls: Game 2 Flash Recap

Watch: Wizards vs Bulls: Game 2 Flash Recap

Bradley Beal led the Wizards' charge in Chicago to go up 2-0 with an exciting 101-99 overtime win over the Bulls. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with game
Audibles | SI.com 23 mins ago

Eli Manning hopes to reinvent himself in 2014

Eli Manning was sacked a career-high 39 times in 2013 and threw 27 interceptions (Guillermo Hernandez Martinez for SI) The New York Giants are coming off of a disappointing 7-9 season in 2013 and hoping they can begin to turn things around in the always exciting NFC East. One player who needs to lead that charge is quarterback […]
Newark Star-Ledger 13 hours ago

Josh Freeman doesn't want to talk about Greg Schiano, only Giants' Manning

While Schiano may be off-limits, Eli Manning isn't. Freeman's giddy about working with a Super Bowl winner.
Appreciating Albert Pujols

Appreciating Albert Pujols

There may be 25 other members of the 500 Homer Club. But there's only one Albert Pujols. Just because Sir Albert had two rough, injury-riddled seasons after arriving in scenic Orange County, did we all get amnesia or something? How did we somehow seem to forget what an amazing and historic career this man has had? Well, that's the best part of what happened Tuesday night in Washington That's the best part about round numbers like 500 home runs. They remind us to stop and pay attention.
MLB 14 hours ago
Video: Pujols hits a two-run shot for No. 500

Watch: Pujols hits a two-run shot for No. 500

4/22/14: Albert Pujols becomes the 26th player to hit 500 career home runs with a two-run blast to left-center field
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Wiz Insider: Wizards-Bulls Game 2: By the Numbers

Around this time last week, when it was clear that the Washington Wizards had clinched the fifth seed and would face the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, just about all the experts wrote off the Wizards, saying they would have been better off resting their starters like Brooklyn did in its regular-season finale so they could face third-seeded Toronto. Read full article >>
Newsday 15 hours ago
Rangers give ex-Flyer Dan Carcillo his chance

Rangers give ex-Flyer Dan Carcillo his chance

Dan Carcillo, who played three seasons and 33 playoff games for the Flyers, made his playoff debut with the Rangers in Game 3 on a line with Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin Tuesday night.
Niners Nation 2 hours ago
LAPD Criminal Conspiracy Unit takes over Aldon Smith TSA investigation

LAPD Criminal Conspiracy Unit takes over Aldon Smith TSA investigation

The 49ers linebacker was arrested after reportedly stating he had a bomb. Case has been forwarded to the LAPD Criminal Conspiracy Unit. We look at what that means. No charges have been filed against linebacker Aldon Smith of the 49ers, but the latest news comes from CSN Bay Area. According to the latest report, CSN Bay Area was told the case had been forwarded to the Los Angeles Police Department's Criminal Conspiracy Unit. What exactly does that mean? To put it simply, it is a special operations unit. The mission of the bureau is counter terrorism. The unit is comprised of intelligence,...
CSN Washington 12 hours ago

Wall 'serious' after Game 2 victory

John Wall talks with Chris Miller after an overtime win in Chicago to make the series 2-0 as it makes its way to DC.
philly.com 11 hours ago

Phillies Notebook: Hamels making Phillies debut tonight

Cole Hamels will start against the Dodgers after his recovery from biceps tendinitis.
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago
Chris Sale believes he will be back in early May

Chris Sale believes he will be back in early May

White Sox's left-handed ace relieved diagnosis on elbow strain is good and he plots return for against Indians May 2-4DETROIT — White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was nervous Monday.
Newark Star-Ledger 13 hours ago

Mets fall to Cardinals 3-0 as Adam Wainwright shuts down offense again

Adam Wainwright throws 7 scoreless innings, allowing just four hits
SNY 13 hours ago
Video: W.B. Mason Post Game Extra: 04/22/14 - Cards shut out Mets

Watch: W.B. Mason Post Game Extra: 04/22/14 - Cards shut out Mets

Dillon Gee pitched six strong innings but Adam Wainwright was even better, allowing just four hits as the Cardinals shut out the Mets, 3-0.

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