NBA admits refs missed Draymond Green lane violation in final moment of Game 1

NBA admits refs missed Draymond Green lane violation in final moment of Game 1

J.R. Smith’s folly wasn’t the only mistake made at the end of regulation in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. In its Last Two Minute Report on officiating, the NBA admitted that Draymond Green committed a lane violation on the decisive George Hill free throw that eventually led to Smith dribbling the ball out of…
Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson won’t be suspended for sparking Game 1 altercation

Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson won’t be suspended for sparking Game 1 altercation

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt break down a wild Game 1 of the NBA Finals and how the Cavaliers will respond after J.R. Smith's devastating gaffe. USA TODAY Sports Tristan Thompson is in the clear for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. (Photo: Cary Edmondson, USA TODAY Sports) Cleveland Cavaliers…
Red Sox’s Chris Sale Talks What Makes Houston Astros’ Offense So Good

Red Sox’s Chris Sale Talks What Makes Houston Astros’ Offense So Good

Chris Sale knew he had his work cut out for him facing a Houston Astros lineup. The Boston Red Sox lefty gave up four runs on six hits in Friday night’s 7-3 loss at Minute Maid Park, but also was familiar with the Astros after facing them twice in the 2017 American League Division Series.…
Yankees could go 20 over .500 vs. Orioles

Yankees could go 20 over .500 vs. Orioles

BALTIMORE — Things are going so well for the New York Yankees that they can joke about rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres losing his shoe running to third and first baseman Greg Bird legging out a triple. Torres and Bird helped the Yankees get another win as they opened their first series of the season…
Anderson keys White Sox’s comeback in 8-3 win over Brewers

Anderson keys White Sox’s comeback in 8-3 win over Brewers

CHICAGO (AP) Even with the second-worst record in the majors, the Chicago White Sox know how to stage a comeback. On Friday night, they had extra inspiration. Tim Anderson’s go-ahead triple drove in two runs as the White Sox scored three times in the sixth inning and went on to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3.…
Schwarber, Cubs rally to win 7-4; Mets drop under .500

Schwarber, Cubs rally to win 7-4; Mets drop under .500

NEW YORK (AP) Kyle Schwarber began the game on the bench, entering in the sixth inning as part of a double switch. It didn’t take long for him to make a meaningful impact. Schwarber homered and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied against a beleaguered Mets bullpen to defeat New York 7-4…
Tristan Thompson Fined $25K, Not Suspended for Altercation at End of Game 1

Tristan Thompson Fined $25K, Not Suspended for Altercation at End of Game 1

Ben Margot/Associated Press Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson has avoided a suspension for Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals following his actions near the end of Game 1 on Thursday night. The league announced on Friday, via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Thompson has been fined $25,000, while his flagrant-2 foul has been…
Watch Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa fire passes at Elite 11 as future Bama, Auburn QBs compete

Watch Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa fire passes at Elite 11 as future Bama, Auburn...

It looks like Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovolia's hand injury is healed. On the opening day of the Elite 11 Finals quarterback competition today in suburban Los Angeles, Tua appeared to be completely healthy, based on reporters' video shared on social media, and Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts was also there as a camp counselor. The Elite…
Cavaliers still think they have the blueprint for beating the Warriors

Cavaliers still think they have the blueprint for beating the Warriors

The Warriors winning Game 1 was anticipated. In fact, few experts expected the Cavaliers to put up much of a fight, if any at all. Many, bored by a fourth straight matchup between Cleveland and Golden State, expected a dull and predictable triumph by the Warriors, who won two of the previous three and swept…
Patience pays off for LSU in regional win against San Diego State

Patience pays off for LSU in regional win against San Diego State

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- LSU had given up the lead, and here Jake Slaughter stood against the exact type of pitcher the Tigers struggled against, in the exact situation it had faltered in all day. Nick Coomes stood on second base in the bottom of the sixth of a 3-3 NCAA Regional opening game Friday (June 1)…

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