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Energized Bucks shut down Celtics in Game 3

Saturday  13:36,   21 april 2018
The Boston Globe

MILWAUKEE — When the Celtics lost a relatively meaningless regular-season game here on April 3, fans at various times chanted, “Bucks in six,” referring to the number of games it would take them to win an opening-round playoff series. The Eastern [...]

NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Pacers' thrilling Game 3 win over Cavs

Saturday  13:25,   21 april 2018
Sporting News

The Pacers were down by as many as 17 points in Game 3 of their first-round series, but they rode the energy of their home crowd to defeat the Cavs and take a 2-1 series lead. 2 Bank Accounts That Pay 10x What Your Bank Pays Learn More [...]

Twitter Is Roasting the Cavaliers for Showing Up in Matching Suits And Blowing a 17-Point Lead

Saturday  12:55,   21 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

If J.R. Smith would have made the three-pointer he launched at the end of Friday's Game 3 between the Cavaliers and Pacers, things might have gone a bit different. But Smith's buzzer-beater attempt went begging off the rim, the Pacers won 92-90[...]

Penguins power play swings momentum wrong way in Game 5 loss

Saturday  11:15,   21 april 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Penguins’ power play has been on the ice for momentum-swinging moments all season.When the 5-on-5 goals weren’t coming early in the season, it stepped up to provide instant offense. Throughout the season, it clicked at a league-high 26.2[...]

LeBron James not about to throw teammates under the bus

Saturday  09:15,   21 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

LeBron James did not take the bait when a reporter asked him a difficult question after Game 3 on Friday. James had 28 points and 12 rebounds in Cleveland’s 92-90 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Bojan Bogdanovic was a big story in the game because he[...]

The Cavaliers Could Use a Role Player Like Bojan Bogdanovic

Saturday  09:05,   21 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

<p>For the first time since 2008, a LeBron James-led team has lost two games in the first round. And James largely has Bojan Bogdanovic to thank for that inauspicious stat.</p>For the first time since 2008, a LeBron James-led team has lost two [...]

Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

Saturday  08:00,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics in a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1. Eric Bledsoe and Jabari Parker each added 17 for[...]

Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

Saturday  08:00,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6. Gabriel Landeskog tied for the Avs with 4:11 to go.This is the third time the [...]

Beal, Wall each get 28, Wiz top Raps 122-103; series at 2-1

Saturday  06:35,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 points and 14 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto[...]

Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

Saturday  06:20,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. The Bucks made the announcement between the first and second quarters of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff[...]

MLS talking points: Sounders still searching for win, Atlanta visits Zlatan, and more

Saturday  06:05,   21 april 2018

The reigning Western Conference champions are the only MLS team without a win, something they will hope to change against Minnesota UnitedToronto FC's slow start is due in part to the team's quest for a CONCACAF Champions League title, a quest that[...]

Jets jump on Wild early, advance to second round

Saturday  05:51,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

The Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 on Friday night to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his second shutout of the series, and Mark Scheifele added a goal in the third to help the[...]

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

Saturday  05:30,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.</p>Cleveland was 39-0 during[...]

Manfred: Shorter MLB schedule would probably mean lower pay for players

Saturday  05:16,   21 april 2018

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made headlines when he suggested he'd sacrifice pay to see the MLB schedule shortened. Commissioner Rob Manfred was candid in his agreement with that potential trade-off."I think that Anthony's comments[...]

Flyers knock off Penguins to stay alive, force Game 6

Saturday  05:15,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series.</p>PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia [...]