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Thunder on the brink of elimination after Jazz rout them in Game 4

Thunder on the brink of elimination after Jazz rout them in Game 4

SALT LAKE CITY — As the Oklahoma City Thunder shot free throws in the second quarter, a Utah Jazz fan seated baseline waved his cardboard Ricky Rubio cutout head on a stick. The stick snapped in half, and Rubio’s head went flying onto the court. Russell Westbrook popped up off the end of the bench […]

Jenny Cavnar breaks barriers, calls televised play-by-play

Jenny Cavnar breaks barriers, calls televised play-by-play

Jenny Cavnar joined a prestigious group of women to call televised play-by-play for a major league team. Cavnar called Monday’s San Diego Padres–Colorado Rockies game in Denver — a special game for Cavnar, who has reported for both teams over her 12-year career in Major League Baseball. “I am very excited about tonight,” Cavnar told […]

NBA playoffs live: Derrick Rose is the Minnesota Timberwolves' unlikely Game 4 hero early

NBA playoffs live: Derrick Rose is the Minnesota Timberwolves' unlikely Game 4 hero early

(Jim Mone/Associated Press) The first round of the NBA playoffs continues today with two pivotal Game 4s. Follow along here for the latest analysis and commentary from The Post’s NBA reporter Tim Bontemps, and ask him questions in the comments section. Catch up on yesterday’s games here. Schedule and results | Pregame reading | Comments section Q&A This game could be over […]

Monday Morning Mock Draft: Darts, Deals & Wild Guesses

Monday Morning Mock Draft: Darts, Deals & Wild Guesses

My advice to all of those professional and fan forecasters of the 2018 NFL draft in the hours leading up to the first round on Thursday: Be careful with the absolute statements. Three of the first four picks are controlled by two men (Cleveland GM John Dorsey at one and four, GM Dave Gettleman of […]

UNC's Maye enters draft, won't hire agent

UNC's Maye enters draft, won't hire agent

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina junior Luke Maye has declared for the NBA draft but isn’t hiring an agent. The 6-foot-8 forward was a third-team Associated Press All-American after averaging 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. He was named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s most improved player after increasing his scoring average by 11.4 […]

Allen Iverson Is 'Bothered' By People Who 'Forget' Kobe When Debating Michael Jordan And LeBron

Allen Iverson Is 'Bothered' By People Who 'Forget' Kobe When Debating Michael Jordan And LeBron

Allen Iverson Wants People To Remember Kobe In MJ And LeBron Debates Getty Image With each passing day, debates pitting LeBron James against Michael Jordan get a little more intense. These arguments usually exist to try and determine which player is the best of all time, and while guys like Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar […]

Kris Bryant injury update: Cubs 3B doing 'as good as could be expected' after hit in head

Kris Bryant injury update: Cubs 3B doing 'as good as could be expected' after hit in head

Kris Bryant has avoided a potentially serious injury. The Cubs third baseman remains under evaluation but passed all concussion-related tests after getting hit in the head by a 96 mph fastball from Rockies pitcher German Marquez during Sunday’s 9-7 win over Colorado. “As good as could be expected,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said after the game, via ESPN. “I have not […]

Pep Guardiola Says Kevin De Bruyne Should Have Won PFA Player of the Year

Pep Guardiola Says Kevin De Bruyne Should Have Won PFA Player of the Year

Athena Pictures/Getty Images Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne deserved to be named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year ahead of Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah.  Salah was named player of the year on Sunday despite the fact De Bruyne has been a beacon in City’s imperious […]

Indiana Pacers let LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers off hook

Indiana Pacers let LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers off hook

Oladipo had company, what with Darren Collison and Bojan Bogdonovic combining to shoot 9-for-27, including 3-for-13 from the arc. Thaddeus Young grabbed 16 rebounds, but looked to be wearing oven mitts early when he missed three point-blank shots. The Pacers handed out an arena’s worth of gold towels emblazoned with the word “Together” for fans to […]

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, news, schedule: Cavs, Wizards, Bucks even series

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, news, schedule: Cavs, Wizards, Bucks even series

The NBA playoffs shifted into another gear Sunday and the Cavaliers somehow kicked it up even further. The Cavs-Pacers slugfest stole the show with a wild game that featured a confusing finish. The Bucks held off the Celtics to even up their series at 2-2. The Warriors failed to close out the Spurs in […]

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