Playoffs

BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 1:  Mike Scott #32 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a dunk against the Brooklyn Nets in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 1, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks Soar Past Nets 111-87, Finish Off Nets In 6 Games

Paul Millsap had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Atlanta Hawks finally finished off the Brooklyn Nets in six games, advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 111-87 victory Friday.

05/01/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 22: Kevin Hayes #13 and Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers celebrate after Hayes scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 22, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hayes’ OT Goal Seals It As Rangers Take 3-1 Lead Over Penguins

Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

04/23/2015

Derick Brassard celebrates his goal, 28 seconds into the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden on April 16, 2015.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Crosby, Penguins Get Even With 4-3 Win Over Rangers

Sidney Crosby scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night.

04/18/2015

Terry Collins (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets Manager Collins At Pitchers, Catchers Workout: ‘It’s Time’ For Playoffs

“We’ve been sitting around for four years asking everybody to be patient and even the players,” Collins said Saturday after the first workout for pitchers and catchers.

02/21/2015

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Luck Leads Colts To Upset Of Manning And Broncos 24-13

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts upset Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday in the AFC playoffs.

01/11/2015

Wild Card Playoffs - Detroit Lions v Dallas Cowboys

Romo, Cowboys Rally Past Lions 24-20 In Wild Card

Tony Romo has a stirring playoff comeback to go with all the late-season disappointments.

01/04/2015

A fan holds a sign following the Baltimore Ravens' 20-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ravens Make Playoffs; Seahawks, Broncos, Packers Get Byes

The division showdowns were won by the Packers, Panthers and Steelers. On to the playoffs. Also qualifying for the Super Bowl chase were the Ravens, who got the final AFC wild card.

12/29/2014

Carlos Dunlap of the Bengals sacks Peyton Manning during the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on December 22, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati defeated Denver 37-28. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bengals Pick Off Peyton Manning 4 Times, Reach Playoffs

Four minutes were left when Peyton Manning took the field to try to lead his 51st game-winning drive. One bad throw brought the playoffs into sharper focus.

12/23/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Eyes Playoffs: ‘2015 Is Gonna Be The Year’

Terry Collins thinks next season is going to be Amazin’. And after years of futility, that has to be music to Mets fans’ ears.

11/14/2014

New York Red Bulls looks on during the national anthem prior to their game against the D.C. United at Red Bull Arena on March 16, 2013 in Harrison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Look To Advance In MLS Playoffs

New York can advance to the Eastern Conference finals with a win, draw or one-goal loss after a 2-0 home victory in the first leg of this series Sunday.

11/08/2014

Thierry Henry #14, Kenny Cooper #33, Joel Lindpere #20 and Dax McCarty #11 of the New York Red Bulls their first goal against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on October 27, 2012 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Take First Leg 2-0 Over D.C. United

Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored for the Red Bulls with Thierry Henry setting up both goals.

11/03/2014

Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

Royals Look To Take 2-0 Lead Over Orioles In ALCS

Playoff-inexperienced Kansas City has shined in high-pressure situations this postseason and can take a 2-0 lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Championship Series if it pulls out another road win Saturday.

10/11/2014

Left: Cardinals celebrate after National League Divison Series win (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Right: Giants celebrate after National League Wild Card game (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cardinals, Giants Toy With Rosters Ahead Of NLCS

Both the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants have tinkered with their rosters ahead of the National League Championship Series.

10/11/2014

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers as Yasiel Puig walks off the field in Game 4 of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ready For More? ‘October Madness’ Continues Into ALCS, NLCS

Time for a deep breath. Chance to catch up on the DVR. The action starts up again Friday night when Kansas City visits Baltimore in the ALCS opener.

10/08/2014

Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

Royals Beat Angels 8-3 To Finish Off ALDS Sweep

The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they’re here, they want to stick around for a while.

10/06/2014

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