Sports

The Marlins offensive struggles did not halt at Ichiro, as the Fish only recorded five hits, four of which against Mariners starter Ariel Miranda , who was dazzling in eight shutout innings. Those last two plate appearances have come in the first three innings of Wednesday night's game against the Nationals. Volquez threw 28 pitches in each of the first two innings.
  • Russell Westbrook stars as Oklahoma City Thunder edge Houston Rockets

    Russell Westbrook stars as Oklahoma City Thunder edge Houston Rockets

    Sports

    He does so many more things for our team when he's on the floor. Game 3 is Friday in Oklahoma City. Westbrook came back to start the fourth quarter and turned in a superhuman performance, netting 51 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough to carry his hapless teammates to a victory.
  • Brighton and Hove Albion secure promotion into Premier League

    Sports

    Just don't be surprised when they come up to SE25 and leave questioning why they couldn't topple a team who are a solid, established Premier League team. It made us better - a little bit more know-how in our performances. Zola quit as Birmingham boss after they lost 2-0 at home to Burton Albion - a result that leaves them just three points above the relegation zone.
  • Celtics Beat Bulls, Pull Within a Game in Round 1

    Sports

    Before Game 2 on Tuesday, I wrote on how the Bulls have flat-out dominated the glass against the Celtics. If they lose it, they head back to Boston either up 3-1 or tied 2-2. In the regular season, the Chicago Bulls finished with an offensive rating of 107.4, 20th out of 30 teams. Our guys were in a good frame of mind in the week leading up [to the playoffs] and we were healthy.
  • Aaron Hernandez found hanged in cell

    Aaron Hernandez found hanged in cell

    Sports

    Investigators also found three hand-written notes next to a bible in Hernandez's cell, according to the district attorney's office. According to Reuters , the former National Football League player's family plans to donate his brain to the CTE center at Boston University, where it will be used for research.
  • LeBron leads historic 2nd-half charge as Cavs rally past Pacers

    Sports

    Game 3 between the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers was a must win for the Pacers, who entered the contest down 0-2 in the best of seven series. The aspect of James' Game 3 performance that is most fantastic is: He did it with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love on the bench for the ENTIRE fourth quarter.
  • Caps' Alzner sits out with upper-body injury

    Caps' Alzner sits out with upper-body injury

    Sports

    The Leafs were hosting their first playoff game in nearly four years and coming off an exciting 91-minute double overtime win in Game 2, but it was the Capitals who got the early jump in Game 3. That gave the Capitals a five-on-three for two minutes, but they recorded just two shots on goal. Washington looked crisp and confident early, cycling pucks with authority in the Toronto end.
  • Ashley Young unsure on Manchester United future

    Sports

    Young has made a total of 19 appearances this season, but just nine of those have come in the Premier League. And the praise did not stop there, with Matteo Darmian claiming afterwards that Marcus Rashford, who scored the early opener, could become one of the world's deadliest strikers.
  • Hernandez hangs self in Mass. prison cell

    Hernandez hangs self in Mass. prison cell

    Sports

    FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, sits in the courtroom with the couple's daughter during jury deliberations in Hernandez's double-murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston .
  • Adam Johnson filmed laughing in jail over sex conviction

    Adam Johnson filmed laughing in jail over sex conviction

    Sports

    In the video, an inmate points out that Johnson didn't rape his victim, to which he replied: 'I wish I f****** did for six years'. One of the prisoners then says "she's fit" and the ex-Premier League star smirks and agrees. like tight jeans, little shirt, t**s out (makes crude gesture), not like skirts and that". They might not even have charged'. He complains about the perceived harshness of his sentence, saying "there's lads on here who's f.ing shagged like 12-year-olds and got 13 ...
  • Pacers left on sweep's doorstep after squandering huge lead

    Sports

    Despite pushing defending champion Cleveland to the edge in three straight playoff games, in now finds itself in danger of becoming the first Pacers team to be swept in a best-of-seven series. The Pacers were quick to find an open man and they punished the Cavs for it with corner 3s and wide-open lanes to the basket. Had his moments, but was part of the problem in the third quarter.