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NBA playoffs 2019: Warriors become second team ever to reach five straight finals

NBA playoffs 2019: Warriors become second team ever to reach five straight finals
The Warriors continue to make history. Golden State completed a Western Conference finals sweep of the Trail Blazers with a 119-117 overtime win in Game 4 on Monday. With the win, the Warriors will advance to their fifth straight NBA Finals. They’re just the second team in history to accomplish that feat, joining the Celtics, who reached the championship round...

NFL trade rumors: Patriots have talked with Vikings about dealing for Kyle Rudolph

NFL trade rumors: Patriots have talked with Vikings about dealing for Kyle Rudolph
The Patriots appear like they’re still searching for Rob Gronkowski’s replacement. New England has “talked with Minnesota” about a potential deal for Kyle Rudolph, according to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated. The 29-year-old tight end has reportedly been on the trade block but said recently he did not want the Vikings to move him. “I am really excited about where this...

Redskins' Reuben Foster suffers serious leg injury at practice, reports say

Redskins' Reuben Foster suffers serious leg injury at practice, reports say
Reuben Foster was seen being carted away from the Redskins' practice Monday after suffering a left leg injury. According to media reports, Foster had his leg placed in an air cast and could be heard sobbing as he was taken back to the team facility. Reuben Foster being carted away from practice field with an air cast on his left...

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard on playing through leg injury vs. Bucks: 'This is playoff basketball'

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard on playing through leg injury vs. Bucks: 'This is playoff basketball'
Kawhi Leonard wasn’t going to let an injury slow him down. The 27-year-old star appeared to injure his leg after finishing a layup and was walking with a noticeable limp during the first half of the Raptors’ Game 3 matchup with the Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals Sunday. Leonard, however, remained in the game and led his team to...

Spieth: I'm almost back at my best

Spieth: I'm almost back at my best
Jordan Spieth believes he is close to recapturing his best form after finishing tied for third at the US PGA Championship. The three-time major champion posted his first top-10 finish since last year's Open Championship, ending up six shots behind winner Brooks Koepka. Spieth has fallen to 30th in the world rankings after a tough run, but feels he is...

NBA trade rumors: Knicks looking to deal Frank Ntilikina for draft pick

NBA trade rumors: Knicks looking to deal Frank Ntilikina for draft pick
Frank Ntilikina could soon be playing for a new team. The Knicks “will look into offers for Ntilikina to see if they can add another early second-round or late first-round pick,” according to a report from the New York Post. The 20-year-old guard is set to make around $5 million in 2019-20, the report says. Ntilikina struggled with a groin...

NBA playoffs 2019: Terry Stotts says Trail Blazers need effort over strategy in Game 4

NBA playoffs 2019: Terry Stotts says Trail Blazers need effort over strategy in Game 4
Terry Stotts thinks effort will be more important than strategy when the Trail Blazers try to avoid being swept by the Warriors in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors moved up 3-0 in the series with a 110-99 victory over the Trail Blazers on Saturday, Stephen Curry scoring 36 points while Draymond Green claimed a triple-double. Portland held an 18-point lead...

Andre Iguodala injury update: Warriors forward (lower leg soreness) will undergo MRI on Sunday

Andre Iguodala injury update: Warriors forward (lower leg soreness) will undergo MRI on Sunday
Andre Iguodala will undergo an MRI on Sunday. The Warriors forward is dealing with some "lower leg soreness" according to Steve Kerr. He left initially left Game 3 in the first quarter to be evaluated and was gone for good in the third. VIDEO: Coach Kerr gives an Andre Iguodala Injury Update postgame podium brought to you by @DriveToyota #RipCity #DubNation...

Broncos, Chris Harris Jr. discussing short-term deal, report says

Broncos, Chris Harris Jr. discussing short-term deal, report says
Chris Harris could stay in Denver, but his time with the Broncos might not last longer than the upcoming season. The veteran cornerback requested a new contract or a trade, and according to a recent report from The Athletic, discussions centered around a short-term deal have begun. Both parties are still talking, but it looks as if the Broncos will...

Runaway leader Koepka starts round three at Bethpage

Runaway leader Koepka starts round three at Bethpage
Runaway leader Brooks Koepka started his third round at the US PGA Championship with a steady par. Koepka began the week with a course-record 63 and followed up with a 65 on Friday that left him 12 under par for the tournament, with his 128 strokes marking the lowest 36-hole score in major history. The American smoked his tee shot...

NBA playoffs 2019: Seth Curry explains how he tried to jinx his brother Stephen

NBA playoffs 2019: Seth Curry explains how he tried to jinx his brother Stephen
Trail Blazer Seth Curry and brother Stephen Curry of the Warriors were seen on the court exchanging a few words during the final minutes of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Thursday, though it wasn't immediately clear what message was exchanged between the two.  Seth later set the record straight, revealing he tried to jinx his older brother...

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Bucks' dominant Game 2 win over Raptors

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Bucks' dominant Game 2 win over Raptors
The Bucks ran away with Game 2 against the Raptors. Milwaukee had to come from behind to win just days ago to open the Eastern Conference finals at the Fiserv Forum. But this time around, there was no coming back — or even looking back — as the Bucks won 125-103. "I think mentally we were ready for this game," Giannis Antetokounmpo...

Paul George, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo named finalists for MVP award

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Dirty' play won't ruffle Giannis Antetokounmpo
The finalists for the NBA's MVP award have been named. Paul George, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo are still in the running for the honor, the league announced Friday. The 2018-2019 NBA MVP candidates: • Paul George • James Harden • Giannis Antetokounmpo pic.twitter.com/V2EuJ1VkVH — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 18, 2019 George averaged 28 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game for the Thunder. He...

Spieth knows more fairways are needed to sustain PGA challenge

Spieth knows more fairways are needed to sustain PGA challenge
Jordan Spieth feels he still needs to hit more fairways to have a realistic chance of winning the US PGA Championship, but the three-time major winner is understandably encouraged by his scoring after moving into contention on Friday. Spieth has endured a disappointing slump in form over the last 12 months, failing to record a single top-10 finish since...

Koepka four clear in US PGA as Lee makes woeful start to day two

Koepka four clear in US PGA as Lee makes woeful start to day two
Brooks Koepka saw his position at the top of the US PGA Championship leaderboard significantly strengthened long before he was due to tee off on day two. Reigning champion Koepka carded a sensational 63 in round one to set a new course at Bethpage Black, but ended Thursday leading by just a single shot after Danny Lee managed a...

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors’ comeback win over Trail Blazers in Game 2

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors’ comeback win over Trail Blazers in Game 2
The Warriors are firmly in control of the Western Conference finals. Golden State pulled out a 114-111 win over the Trail Blazers on Thursday in a back-and-forth Game 2 at Oracle Arena. The victory gave the Warriors a 2-0 series lead. The Trail Blazers outplayed Golden State and held a 15-point advantage heading into halftime. But, the Warriors worked their...

Zdeno Chara injury update: Bruins' defenseman to miss first playoff game since 2011

Zdeno Chara injury update: Bruins' defenseman to miss first playoff game since 2011
The Bruins will be without Zdeno Chara in Game 4. The Bruins announced Thursday, the defenseman will be out for the matchup and will be replaced by John Moore. UPDATE: Zdeno Chara (day-to-day) will not play in tonight’s game. — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) May 16, 2019 Zdeno Chara went to the locker room after suffering an apparent injury when blocking a...

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson reportedly suspended 6 games, violated NFL PED policy

Patrick Peterson requests trade from Cardinals, report says
Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, ESPN reported, citing unidentified league sources. The circumstances around the suspension, such as the substance allegedly used and when the PEDs were used, have not been revealed. The Cardinals cornerback originally was going to appeal the suspension, but decided...

NHL playoffs 2019: League confirms Sharks' hand pass leading to game-winning goal is non-reviewable

NHL playoffs 2019: League confirms Sharks' hand pass leading to game-winning goal is non-reviewable
Yet another game in the NHL playoffs has been decided because a play could not be reviewed. The Sharks defeated the Blues 5-4 in overtime in Game 3 on Wednesday, but had a play been called correctly on the ice, the game might not have ended. Here's the situation: In the Blues' zone, Timo Meier was falling to the ice...

Dak Prescott wants to be with the Cowboys 'forever'

Dak Prescott wants to be with the Cowboys 'forever'
Dak Prescott never wants to leave the Cowboys. The 25-year-old quarterback, who is entering the final season of his four-year rookie contract, has spent his entire career in Dallas. He told reporters Wednesday he hopes he retires with the team that drafted him in the fourth round of the 2016 draft. "I mean, I want to be a Cowboy forever,"...