Luka Doncic should go No. 1 and other thoughts from the NBA draft combine
Washington Post, 21 May at 13:04
This first appeared in the May 21 edition of The Washington Post's NBA newsletter, the Monday Morning Post Up. You can subscribe by clicking here. CHICAGO — The NBA draft combine was held in the Windy City this week. And with a two-day layoff in the ...
10 Degrees: The story of Jordan Hicks' 105.1-mph pitch, which was (maybe) the hardest ever thrown
Yahoo Sports, 21 May at 09:59
There's a theoretical limit on the human arm, a point at which a ligament or muscle or tendon or bone will combust under the stress and strain of throwing a baseball. So long as that exists only in the abstract, there is always the possibility of
Warriors hit Rockets with a double dose of Stephen Curry and defense
ESPN, 21 May at 09:30
OAKLAND - If you're new to the Golden State Warriors and find yourself in the hallway leading to the court at Oracle Arena about 90 minutes before game time, the chance of getting run over by two-time MVP Stephen Curry as he sprints out for his pregame ...
Stephen Curry, amid breakout rally, fails to hold tongue: 'I blacked out'
ESPN, 21 May at 08:22
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry was cooking so much in the third quarter of Game 3 that after a successful driving floater in traffic, he faced the crowed, took his mouthpiece out and shouted "This is my f------ house!" "I blacked out," he said. Curry
When it comes to run prevention, the 2018 Astros could make history
CBSSports.com, 21 May at 07:56
In winning their rubber match against the Indians on Sunday night (HOU 3, CLE 1), the Astros limited Cleveland to a single run (starter Lance McCullers worked seven scoreless and allowed only one hit). Such a paltry tally for the opposition is of
Baseball notebook: Rays' Romo starts on consecutive days
STLtoday.com, 21 May at 07:40
Rays' Romo is starter on back-to-back days. Veteran reliever Sergio Romo, who made his first big league start Saturday night, made his second less than 24 hours later. It was a bold and unusual move by manager Kevin Cash, who liked the idea of the ...
In worst playoff loss in Rockets history, James Harden says team lacked aggression
ESPN, 21 May at 07:35
OAKLAND -- Coach Mike D'Antoni used the most damning four-letter word in the NBA vernacular -- "soft" -- to describe the Houston Rockets' performance in the most lopsided playoff loss in franchise history. The Golden State Warriors routed the top
Indy 500 Qualifying 2018: Pole Results, Starting Grid and Pre-Race Storylines
Bleacher Report, 21 May at 07:00
Ed Carpenter earned the pole position in the Indianapolis 500, while Danica Patrick is in the inside position of the third row.Michael Conroy/Associated Press. Ed Carpenter has won the pole for next Sunday's Indianapolis 500; now it's up to him to win
Angels' Shohei Ohtani says he's not good enough for Home Run Derby...yet
Sporting News, 21 May at 06:41
Angels rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani is batting .321 with six home runs and a .619 slugging percentage through a mere 84 at-bats this season. That and his popularity worldwide has ignited a discussion: does the 23-year-old deserve a spot in the Home ...
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens faces lineup decision after blowout
NBA.com, 21 May at 06:36
CLEVELAND -- The Boston Celtics won't be announcing any lineup change for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals earlier than they need to. Asked on Sunday if he's thinking about a lineup change, Celtics coach Brad Stevens played coy. "I think you do ...
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