TNT's NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager remains sidelined to start the 2016-17 season as he continues his fight against cancer. In a classy move on opening night in the NBA, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich both wore special ties as a tribute to Sager and the SagerStrong campaign.
At the last minute, the NBA moved up the time of the Cavaliers ring ceremony so that it didn't clash with the start of the Indians-Cubs World Series Game 1 that started at 8 PM ET on Tuesday. The fans at the game missed out on the start of Game 1, but by the time the Cavaliers-Knicks season opener ended in Cleveland, the Indians game was still going.
Cleveland guard Iman Shumpert left Tuesday's game in the third quarter after a collision with Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis. Shumpert was down for several moments before being escorted to the locker room where he showed concussion-like symptoms, according to the team's beat write r. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue did not provide an update on Shumpert's condition after the game.
We had to win a lot of five-setters during that time, also." While Creek enters the playoffs with a bi-district matchup against Brazoswood next Tuesday in Dickinson, Clear Falls (28-13) will be the league's No. 2 seed and will take on George Ranch . "Creek is absolutely solid," Falls head coach Lyndsay Hodges said. "He's got six rotations of hitters and great passers, and they make very few errors.
Tuesday night's District 6 Class AA quarterfinal boys' soccer match between Bald Eagle Area and Forest Hills wasn't your usual game. Sophomore Nick Zink gathered in a rebounded off a direct kick and tucked it in the lower left corner past a diving goalkeeper Nathan Valko for what proved to be the winner.
BOSTON -- Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves, Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart scored 12 seconds apart and the Minnesota Wild used four second-period goals to beat the Boston Bruins 5-0 on Tuesday night. Ryan Suter and Jason Zucker each had a goal and an assist for Minnesota, and rookie Joel Eriksson Ek got his first three NHL assists.
Sidney Crosby made his 2016-17 NHL debut and was one of three Penguins to notch their first goals of the season during a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday at PPG Paints Arena. The Penguins (4-2-1) improved to 33-6-4 in their last 43 home games and erased a third-period deficit for the second time this season.
Kyle Schwarber missed the entire regular season after tearing his ACL in April, but after a weekend in the Arizona Fall League, he was back with the Cubs. Though Rose technically still had a chance to be right on his three-strikeout prediction, Schwarber's near homer put aside any suggestion that Schwarber wouldn't be ready for the moment.
Charles Barkley wasted no time -- quite literally -- to unleash a blazing hot take for this NBA season. Just minutes into TNT's NBA Tip-Off, Barkley said that the second-best player in the world is Klay Thompson. He had LeBron James at No. 1, but after that, he said he'd choose Thompson just ahead of Kawhi Leonard.
DETROIT (AP) -- Dylan Larkin scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to their fifth consecutive win, a 4-2 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Petr Mrazek made 28 saves for the Red Wings, whose last five-game winning streak was Jan. 13-27, 2015. After taking a backhand pass out of the Red Wings zone from left wing Henrik Zetterberg, Larkin made a move and put a backhand shot under the crossbar.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots tapped the New England college football pipeline on Tuesday by bringing Maine alum Trevor Bates in for a workout at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots have focused heavily on linebackers over the last week, signing Trevor Reilly to their practice squad last Thursday, working out five different free agents at the position, and trading with the Detroit Lions for Kyle Van Noy .
During the National League Championship Series, we -- well, and the Los Angeles Dodgers -- highlighted how Chicago Cubs southpaw Jon Lester refuses to throw to first base. Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor stole a (taco-winning) base the first time he reached against Lester , staking out a solid -- but not egregious -- lead in the process: Yet it was the second time Lindor reached against Lester that things went batty.