Game 1

Kyna Treacy (credit: Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images), A-Rod (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

What Happened Between A-Rod, Bikini Babe? ‘Flirtgate’ Witness Gives His Account

Tim Leuzarder said he wasn’t entirely sure the ball came from A-Rod, but it sure seemed that way.


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Report: A-Rod’s Attention Split Between Game, Gals During ALCS Opener

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.


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NBA Finals: Heat Have No Answer For Durant, Drop Game 1 To Thunder

Kevin Durant keeps insisting these NBA Finals are Thunder against Heat, not him against LeBron James. So far, his side is winning both matchups.


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Goodbye, Home-Ice Advantage: Devils Head To Game 2 In Early 1-0 Hole

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.


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Head-Hunting? Despite Brodeur’s Comments, Devils Insist They Won’t Aim To Maim

Perhaps it was an innocent comment. But Devils goalie Martin Brodeur planted the head-hunting seed after Game 1.


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Rangers’ Tortorella: There’s No ‘Tired’ In Hockey!

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.


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Kovalchuk, Devils Stymied By Rangers’ Shot Blockers

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.


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Somers’ Monologue: It’s Good To Be King — Right, Rangers Fans?

Manhattan is abuzz. New Jersey? Better luck next time.


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Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist Comes Up Big Against Pesky Senators

If “King” Henrik plays this well throughout the postseason, the Rangers may just end up wearing the NHL crown.


CC Sabathia (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Justin Verlander (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

ALDS Game 1: Big Game From CC, Yankees A Must Against Tigers’ Verlander

The Yankees and Detroit Tigers are set to open the playoffs the same way they began the regular season: Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia.


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Swisher Leads Yanks Over Orioles 8-3 In DH Opener

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.


VANCOUVER, BC - JUNE 01: Raffi Torres #13 of the Vancouver Canucks scores a goal late in the third period against Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins during game one of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Rogers Arena on June 1, 2011 in Vancouver, Canada. (credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Raffi Torres’ Late Goal Gives Canucks Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Finals

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.


LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat dunks the ball over Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks in the fourth quarter in Game One of the 2011 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on May 31, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat Rally, Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki Hurt, And Miami Wins Game 1 Of NBA Finals

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.


New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony walks up court after being called for a foul during the fourth quarter of Boston's 87-85 win in Game 1 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series in Boston on Sunday, April 17, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Call Against Carmelo Anthony Has Knicks Fans Screaming ‘Foul’

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.


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Mike D’Antoni: Knicks’ Chauncey Billups ‘Very Questionable’ For Game 2

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.