Alex Rodriguez has been ice-cold at the plate this postseason, but the Yankees slugger could also have some explaining to do for his reported actions on the bench late in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Kevin Durant keeps insisting these NBA Finals are Thunder against Heat, not him against LeBron James. So far, his side is winning both matchups.
The Devils had plenty of chances to score on Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, but they cashed in only one in their 2-1 overtime loss Wednesday night.
Perhaps it was an innocent comment. But Devils goalie Martin Brodeur planted the head-hunting seed after Game 1.
Coach John Tortorella’s postgame news conference was so short you might think that just like the rest of the Rangers, he was trying to conserve energy.
If the Devils are going to have any chance against the Rangers, they need to do more than find a way to beat Henrik Lundqvist.
Manhattan is abuzz. New Jersey? Better luck next time.
If “King” Henrik plays this well throughout the postseason, the Rangers may just end up wearing the NHL crown.
The Yankees and Detroit Tigers are set to open the playoffs the same way they began the regular season: Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia.
Nick Swisher had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the New York Yankees backed Bartolo Colon with plenty of production from the bottom of their lineup to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Whatever Manny Malhotra said to Raffi Torres before the third period of the Stanley Cup finals opener Wednesday night, the journeyman wing turned it into a dramatic game-winning goal for the Canucks — even if Torres waited until the very last minute to do it.
Dwyane Wade offered LeBron James congratulations for finally getting his first win in an NBA finals game. The Heat are three wins from a much bigger celebration. And not only were the Dallas Mavericks beaten, their best player left battered as well.
With the Knicks leading 85-84 on Sunday, Carmelo Anthony was called for pushing Paul Pierce with 21 seconds remaining. The foul set up a game-deciding Ray Allen three-pointer for the Celtics. Not surprisingly, Knicks fans were irate with the quick-whistled officials on Monday.
Chauncey Billups hurt his left leg in the final minute of the Knicks’ 87-85 loss on Sunday night. According to Mike D’Antoni, the starting point guard is “very questionable” for Tuesday night’s Game 2.
The San Francisco Giants’ 11-7 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 on Fox on Wednesday night earned an 8.9 rating and 15 share. That’s down 25 percent from the 11.9 for last year’s Yankees-Phillies opener.