Nets point guard Deron Williams says he will play despite a hand injury against the Raptors on Friday in the NBA’s first regular-season game in Europe.
The NBA believes it can get to Europe someday, but in the meantime there’s building to do. The next phase comes this week, when the Nets and Raptors the play league’s first regular-season games in Europe.
“Honestly, once I found out that they clinched a playoff spot, I had some time to kill and I had this beat lying around that I felt really good about,” said Matt Fox.
Andy Pettitte and Lance Berkman, friends from their time together in Houston, helped push the defending World Series champs within a game of eliminating the frustrated Minnesota Twins.
Mark Teixeira hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning to rally the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the AL division series.
The New York Yankees are starting the 2010 MLB playoffs on the road.
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Legendary sports performace management specialist Mackie Shilstone is speaking up for those who could be in potential danger.