Zach Werenski sacrificed his face to stop a Phil Kessel shot, only to see the Penguins score anyway moments later as Bryan Rust got the puck past Sergei Bobrovsky while blood poured from the Blue Jackets defenseman’s visage. It’s bad times in Columbus, as Pittsburgh has tied it up 3-3.
Joe Johnson’s floater as time expired erased a heroic shot by Chris Paul to tie the game and gave the fifth-seeded Utah Jazz a 97-95 Game 1 win over the Clippers in Los Angeles.
When it’s your night, it’s your night. Not only is Utah’s George Hill getting the and-ones, he’s getting desperation threes to beat the shot clock off the backboard with circus shots. NBA action!
A back-handed pass from Brian Boyle to Kasperi Kapanen set up the game-winning goal 11:53 into the second overtime period, evening the Toronto-Washington series at a game apiece.
Police say a woman killed this morning in a one-car accident north of Tacoma is Chyna J. Thomas, the 22-year-old sister of Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas.
Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert will miss the next game of Columbus’s inevitable sweep at the hands of Pittsburgh after levying a stick-breaking cross-check on the Penguins’ Tom Kuhnhackl as last night’s 4-1 bruising came to a merciful end.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad today in the IPL by 17 runs, and the losers might be able to blame a destroyed laptop for their offensive failures.
Dale Scott left the field in Toronto tonight on a stretcher as the 31-year veteran umpire took a foul tip directly to the face.
The much-anticipated Toronto-Washington first round matchup is meeting expectations, as tonight’s Game 1 went to overtime after the Capitals erased a 2-0 first period deficit and eventually prevailed after Tom Wilson knocked down a clearance attempt and fired it past Frederik Andersen 5:15 into OT.
Roman Reigns’s position in the WWE hierarchy may continue to confound, but tonight’s Raw storyline saw the much-booed former champ being treated like an unwanted passenger on a United flight.
Ric Flair’s visit to a Fort Wayne bar lasted roughly five minutes, as witnesses told Pro Wrestling Sheet and the Indianapolis Star that the WWE Hall of Famer got kicked out for insulting a bartender and “acting like a moron.”
Bryan Bickell announced his retirement yesterday due to his multiple sclerosis diagnosis, and the Hurricanes started the longtime NHL forward for the final two games of his career—and gave him first crack when Carolina and Philadelphia remained deadlocked after overtime, even though Bickell had never scored a shootout…
Sergio Garcia overcame choking an easy putt to win at 18 by beating Justin Rose in the first playoff hole to claim the Masters title and his first major championship after failing in his first 73 appearances.
Oh yeah, no way this guy is the MVP.