Marc-Andre Fleury earned his second shutout of the New York Rangers in two nights as the Pittsburgh Penguins regained home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 on Monday night.
Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay’s ninth-inning grounder, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a bizarre 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series lead.
The niceties and pleasantries in the Stanley Cup Final are no more.
The Boston Bruins have beaten the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals.
He is 100 percent on board with how coach John Tortorella is running the team and gives some insight on what the Rangers need to do to improve their power play and beat the Bruins in Game 3.
The Islanders’ rallying cry is “Believe.” Even the most ardent of supporters might find that optimism difficult following Sunday’s home loss to the Penguins.
Joakim Noah feels like he’s running on needles and Joe Johnson can probably sympathize.
“It’s sore, but there’s no excuse,” the Nets guard said Wednesday. “I have to find a way to get through it.”
It’s been awhile since we’ve seen this sort of thing, so I’ll explain…
Derek Jeter doesn’t like to talk about injuries. Either he’ll play or he won’t — and he will. The captain is leading off for the Bronx Bombers in Game 4 of the ALDS against the Orioles.
We’re told that pitching wins World Series titles. Yet we refuse to listen when we find a proper punching bag, preferably swathed in pinstripes and No. 13 bulging from his back.
The Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent.
Ilya Kovalchuk waited a decade for his first taste of NHL playoff success, and he’s not giving up his Stanley Cup dreams just because the Kings are making life tough for him.
Based on what I’ve seen, as long as the Rangers can find a way to consistently score (the $50,000 question), there seems to be no way they lose this series to the Capitals.
To John Tortorella, there’s the wrong way — and then there’s his way.