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NHL Playoffs: Rangers hold off Caps force Game 7; Ducks eliminate Flames

The New York Rangers held on to edge the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Sunday night and force a Game 7 in the second-round playoff series.


Rickie Fowler delivers major performance to win Players

There was nothing overrated about Rickie Fowler at The Players Championship. Criticized this week by his peers as an underachiever, Fowler answered with the greatest finish in the 34-year history at the TPC Sawgrass.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland.

NBA Playoffs: James & Cavs edge Bulls; Clips rout Rockets

LeBron James hit a jumper from the corner at the buzzer to give the Cleveland Cavaliers an 86-84 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.

Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates Max Pacioretty, left, Andrei Markov, second from left, and Brendan Gallagher during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in New York.

Canadiens beat Lightning 2-1 to force Game 6

Montreal has won two straight to cut Tampa Bay's series lead to 3-2. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Florida.

Paul Pierce Twitter

NBA Playoffs: Wizards 103-101 over Hawks, Grizzlies beat Warriors 99-89

After he hit the game winner off glass, ESPN asked Pierce, "Did you call bank?" Pierce responded "I called GAME!"


Crowded leaderboard at Players Championship

Chris Kirk bounced back from a rough patch with three straight birdies to take a one-shot lead at The Players Championship going into a final round.

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 27, 2013., in Deerfield, Ill. Rose missed last season after tearing an ACL in a playoff game in 2012.

NBA Playoffs: Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96, Clippers past Rockets 124-99.

Chicago takes a 2-1 lead over Cleveland in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, watches play against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.

NHL Playoffs: Rangers over Rangers 2-1, Ducks beat Flames 4-2

Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves for the Rangers, who have won each of their past nine playoff games when facing elimination at Madison Square Garden.


ESPN, Bill Simmons part ways

Network president John Skipper said Friday that he decided not to renew Simmons' contract. He said ESPN was negotiating an extension, but that "it was clear it was time to move on."


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.


Report: UAB supporters pledge $6 million to restore football program

According to, University of Alabama-Birmingham football supporters have pledged almost $6 million to restore it's shuttered football program.


This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of this week's best plays and biggest moments in sports.


Na returns to familiar spot; Woods does best to stick around

Tiger Woods rolled in a birdie putt and pumped his fist. He didn't have a great round at The Players Championship. The celebration was for getting two more.

Dante Fowler Jr. at the 2015 NFL Draft

Jaguars rookie Fowler injures knee, likely out for season

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the third overall pick in the NFL draft, is likely out for the season after tearing a knee ligament during his first practice.


Brady’s agent strikes back

The Super Bowl winning QB declined to discuss the Deflategate investigation, but that didn't stop his agent from going off.


A-Rod passes Mays

Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list while helping the New York Yankees earn a victory against a division rival.


Cavs under fire for ‘All In’ video

The Cavaliers apologized for a video skit showing a man throwing a woman across a room for wearing a Chicago Bulls T-shirt.


Preview: NHL games of the night

Here's a look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports stories making news today, Friday, May 8.

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Andrej Sustr (62) battle for the puck during third period of Game 3 NHL second round playoff hockey action, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning defeated the Canadiens 2-1.

Price, Canadiens beat Lightning, avoid elimination

Game 5 is Saturday night in Montreal, where Tampa Bay won the first two games of the series.

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