Draymond Green says Golden State Warriors ‘at our best when we feel threatened’

OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Golden State Warriors suffered a 22-point blowout loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, Draymond Green said he expects his team to have an edge heading into Game 3 on Sunday. “I think we’re at our best when we feel threatened,” Green said following […]

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Sweden crushes United States to reach final at ice hockey worlds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden strode into the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 on Saturday. The defending champion set up a gold-medal game on Sunday against Switzerland, a 3-2 winner over Canada. The Swedes set up the victory with three goals in three minutes and seven seconds midway […]

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Cubs’ Montgomery still on standby for first start of the year

CINCINNATI — Chicago Cubs lefty Mike Montgomery will have to wait to get his first start of the year, but for how long? Montgomery was scheduled to pitch one game of the Cubs’ doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, but a rainout Thursday in Atlanta changed the team’s plans. During the winter, he publicly […]

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LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says he ‘loses sleep’ after playoff losses

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Only 6 percent of teams to trail 0-2 in an NBA playoff series have come back to win. LeBron James‘ teams have performed markedly better under those circumstances, winning 33 percent of the time (2-for-4) after being in an 0-2 hole. The Boston Celtics acknowledge the powerhouse that is LeBron James, and […]

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Marian Hossa of Chicago Blackhawks tells Slovakian newspaper ‘I will not play hockey anymore’

12:50 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Marian Hossa‘s playing career appears to be over. The Chicago Blackhawks winger told the Slovakian publication Novy Cas, “I will not play hockey anymore,” in an interview published Saturday. Hossa, 39, played 19 seasons in the NHL with the Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators, Atlanta Thrashers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings […]

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Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds involved in brief bench-clearing incident

CINCINNATI — Reds left-hander Amir Garrett and Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez exchanged words after Baez struck out to end the seventh inning, sparking a bench-clearing incident that was quickly defused after a brief scuffle in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Baez appeared to take issue with Garrett’s slight celebration of the […]

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Dallas Cowboys WR Terrance Williams arrested for public intoxication

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams was arrested by Frisco, Texas, police early Saturday morning for public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor. Cowboys WR Terrance Williams was arrested for public intoxication early Saturday after he was found riding an electric bicycle near his residence. Hs Lamborghini had been abandoned after hitting a […]

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