Hurricanes break power play ‘funk’ as pivotal goal sinks Rangers

RALEIGH, N.C. — Throughout the Rangers’ second-round playoff series, their penalty kill had kept the Hurricanes vexed.  Maybe that had to end at some point. And maybe, no matter when that was, it would not have been particularly convenient for the Rangers. But that does not make it much easier to swallow Teuvo Teravainen’s second-period … Read more

Warriors rip Mavericks to reach NBA Finals for sixth time in eight seasons

SAN FRANCISCO — Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Dallas Mavericks, 120-110, in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Thompson scored 19 points in the first half, including a 3-pointer … Read more

Nestor Cortes delivers another gem as Yankees blank rival Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees entered Tropicana Field to face their stiffest AL East competition battered and bruised and on Thursday night, it didn’t matter. Just as he has all season, Nestor Cortes pitched like an ace, which allowed a makeshift Yankees lineup — that didn’t get a hit off Ryan Yarbrough until the … Read more

Cubs shortstop Andrelton Simmons makes history with 45-mph strikeout against Reds

When baseball games go horribly wrong, fans can get treated to one of the most hilarious sights in sports: position players pitching. That’s what happened on Thursday in Cincinnati. With the Cubs getting blown out by the Reds – who would go on to win 20-5 – Chicago shortstop Andrelton Simmons took to the mound … Read more

Miami Heat And Boston Celtics Pay Tribute To Victims In Texas Shooting

MIAMI, Fla. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) –The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics pay tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 children and two teachers, its sports leagues reacted by offering condolences to the victims’ families and calling for stricter gun legislation. While sport … Read more

Tiger Woods gave me ‘imposter syndrome’ at PGA Championship: Will Zalatoris

Will Zalatoris felt the aura of Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship. The rising PGA Tour star said last week at Southern Hills was the first time he had witnessed Woods playing inside the ropes in the same tournament he was also competing in. During the first two rounds of the major, Zalatoris’ group was … Read more

Surprising JP Sears gives shorthanded Yankees a pick me up

Just when things started to turn south for baseball’s best team, the Yankees turned to a young man of the south, the heretofore practically unknown JP Sears, a fresh face from South Carolina with a 95-mph max fastball that plays better than its gun readings, a wicked breaking ball and a penchant for strikes. It … Read more

Former DU Pioneer Tyler Bozak Yanks Game 5 Win From Avs In OT

DENVER (AP) — Tyler Bozak scored 3:38 into overtime and the St. Louis Blues fended off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, overcoming a three-goal deficit in a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. Bozak unleashed a shot from near the blueline that got past Darcy Kuemper, capping a … Read more

Jack Kaiser, legendary St. John’s athletic director and baseball coach, dead at 95

Jack Kaiser, legendary former baseball coach and athletic director at St. John’s, who was instrumental in the formation of the Big East, died Wednesday at the age of 95, the school announced. “We are saddened to hear of Mr. Kaiser’s passing and extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends,” St. John’s athletic director … Read more

Avs Fans Rally Behind Forward Nazem Kadri Following Game 3 Racism: ‘Stand With Naz’

DENVER (CBS4) – Avalanche fans showed their support for Nazem Kadri with “Stand with Naz” signs ahead of Game 5 against the St. Louis Blues at Ball Arena. Some brought their own, while others printed out copies for fans to hold up at the game. Avs fans are coming together to support Nazem Kadri. @guffychan … Read more