For Golden State, 73 is irrelevant. Only one number matters, and it’s 16.
No roster spot? no problem: Szczur still an NLCS star
Riding the backs of their young core, Cubs surge ahead in NLCS
This is what happens when you keep going to Joe Blanton
Jason Heyward looks lost at the plate in the NLCS. Yet the Cubs, fresh off a Game 5 win, are keenly aware of his contributions in the field and clubhouse, which are helping Chicago inch closer to a World Series title.
Joe Pavelski: Pavelski recorded an assist — his seventh point of the season — in Thursday’s road loss to the Penguins.
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner in the third period Thursday night as the Vancouver Canucks downed the Buffalo Sabres 2-1.
Kiké Hernandez danced off first base in the first inning. He jumped, he bobbed, he shimmied, and he generally dared Cubs starter Jon Lester to do what everyone at Dodger Stadium knew Lester cannot consistently do. The left-hander’s troubles throwing to the bases are so widely known that Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was comfortable telling a room full of reporters before his team’s 8-4 loss in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series that the plan against Lester was to bunt and take huge leads on the basepaths in an effort to “get in his psyche a little bit.”
Joe Maddon made the right moves in Game 5 of the NLCS and has the Cubs on the verge of advancing to the World Series. But lurking in the shadows is “the best there ever was,” Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
When BYU lined up to attempt a game-winning field goal with 16 seconds remaining, Boise State nose tackle David Moa was struggling to get his shoe on along the sideline as head coach Bryan Harsin was pleading for someone to help Moa. Moa managed to ge…
The BYU football team fell to the No. 14 Boise State Broncos 28-27 on Thursday night. The loss dropped the Cougars to 4-4 on the season. Here are three things we learned from yet another close loss.The coaching staff is still learningTwo extremely weir…
Fourth-and-19 from their own end zone. It didn’t go well.
Local sheriff fires back at NFL over Brown case
NEW YORK — The New York Islanders hope their second game this week against a struggling team playing the tail end of a back-to-back goes better than the first.
What we learned: The Dodgers can’t hit Jon Lester and the Cubs are one win from the World Series
When Adrian Gonzalez tried to jump-start a Dodgers rally late in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday, Javier Baez — who else? — was there to quash it. The Cubs’ young second baseman came up with yet another postseason defens…
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Victor Rask scored his third goal of the season to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Who are the leading NLCS MVP candidates?
Addison Russell, who belted a two-run homer to break out of a 1-for-25 slump in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday, connected for another two-run shot in Game 5 on Thursday, this one putting the Cubs ahead of the Dodgers, 3-…
Having tried to work on mechanical adjustments as much as possible between games, winemaker Joe Blanton joked that he might try looking for the answer to his sudden slump at the bottom of a glass. “Everybody has times when you get into one of these spe…
LOS ANGELES (AP) Clayton Kershaw gripped a baseball in his left hand and grimaced while he watched Game 5 of the NL Championship Series from the dugout.
The Dodgers might have their backs against a wall after their 8-4 loss in Game 5, but they’re at least treating it like a comfortable wall given the starting pitchers they have lined up for Games 6 and 7.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Evgeni Malkin, Scott Wilson and Patric Hornqvist scored during a furious third-period rally to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Chicago Bears’ anemic offense took another hit on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday.
ESPN’s Annual Ultimate Standings rank all 122 major North American sports franchises on a variety of standards. The Phoenix Suns finished last in the NBA, and 120th overall.The rankings rip on the Phoenix Suns for everything – their best ranking is 98t…
The Dodgers’ 8-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs left the Dodgers on the edge of postseason elimination, trailing 3-2 in the NLCS. But you can still see the road to a much happier ending for the Dodgers.
DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Lions looked like they were headed down a familiar, disappointing path.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Marcus Peters has duped just about every quarterback he has faced into throwing an interception to him, whether it was Peyton Manning a year ago or Derek Carr just last weekend.
The Tampa Bay Lightning were flat from start to finish in ashutout at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche.Forget the magic. Any theatrics went to bed with the Tampa Bay Lightning team that showed up on the ice Thursday night. All that was left was a di…
A look at what’s happening all around the majors today:
New York Giants kicker Josh Brown will not travel to London for their Twickenham game after details emerged surrounding a domestic violence case.
Pac-12 fines WSU’s Leach $10K, issues reprimand
The Dallas Stars could not replicate their performance from Tuesday night tonight and fell to the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 as a result.The American Airlines Center hosted hockey for the first time in a week tonight with the Dallas Stars looking for their …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Washington State football coach Mike Leach was fined $10,000 and reprimanded Thursday by the Pac-12 Conference for comments about the Arizona State football program.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers won their second straight game in a strong start to the season, defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night.
With the preseason in the rearview mirror and opening night less than one week away, the Utah Jazz trimmed down their roster, waiving center Henry Sims.The 2016-17 NBA season is set to tip-off in a matter of days and the Utah Jazz are making their fina…
The Green Bay Packers (4-2) pulled out a 26-10 victory over the hapless Chicago Bears (1-6) thanks to three second-half touchdowns from Aaron Rodgers.A game that started as a snoozer ended with bang as Aaron Rodgers led the Packers on three straight sc…
After a Game 5 win, the Cubs are on the precipice of the World Series
Leonard Floyd’s rookie season got off to a slow start over the first six games of it. But on Thursday Night Football, against the Green Bay Packers, Floyd had a breakout game to let Chicago Bears fans know he has arrived.Chicago Bears head coach John F…