Friday, May 15, 2015
Atlanta's Al Horford swooped in to snatch an offensive rebound and dropped in a shot from right under the basket with 1.9 seconds remaining to give the Hawks an 82-81 victory over Washington on Wednesday and a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals.
Minnesota veteran Torii Hunter homered in the first inning against his old team to lay the foundation for the Twins' 6-2 win at Detroit on Wednesday which cost the Tigers the chance to go equal top of the American League Central division.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Neymar scored two goals and Barcelona did enough to advance to the Champions League final despite losing the second leg of its semifinal 3-2 to Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
The Qatari revolution that has pushed Paris Saint-Germain's men's team to the brink of a third consecutive Ligue 1 title has also lifted their women's team to new heights.
Houston's James Harden shook off illness to record a triple double and lead the Rockets to 124-103 win against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday that kept the series alive and trimmed the deficit to 3-2.
Tampa Bay's Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly during a two-run eighth inning that lifted the Rays to a 4-2 win against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, cutting the gap at the top of the American League East division to three games.
Nikita Kucherov scored two goals and set up another as the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the NHL Eastern Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Stephen Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime as the Golden State Warriors ended its two-game losing streak Monday by routing the Memphis Grizzlies 101-84 to level the NBA Western Conference semifinal at 2-2.
Manny Machado and Chris Davis hit first-inning homers, and Ubaldo Jimenez had a season-high nine strikeouts over seven sharp innings as the Orioles celebrated their return to Baltimore with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are preparing for a fight. The reigning Super Bowl MVP will appeal his four-game suspension, his agent said, and the team threw its "unconditional" support behind its quarterback after the NFL came down hard on its biggest star in the "Deflategate" scandal.