Blue Jays' Marco Estrada: Allows four runs in five innings Tuesday

Blue Jays' Marco Estrada: Allows four runs in five innings Tuesday

Estrada allowed four runs on seven hits in a no-decision against the Twins on Tuesday, striking out three and walking one in five innings. Estrada gave up a solo home run to Joe Mauer in the first, as well as an RBI double to Eddie Rosario. He then put up zeros until the sixth, but […]

Draymond Green answers Charles Barkley: If you're not going to punch me in the face, shut up

Draymond Green answers Charles Barkley: If you're not going to punch me in the face, shut up

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports NBA reporters Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt break down Tuesday night’s playoff action. USA TODAY Sports Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates after a basket against the New Orleans Pelicans.(Photo: Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports) OAKLAND — By the time Draymond Green grabbed the microphone after Golden State’s […]

Sixth-man splendor: Curry has big game in return

Sixth-man splendor: Curry has big game in return

OAKLAND, Calif. — During his first trip to the free throw line in the third quarter Tuesday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry received “MVP” chants. “Our crowd is crazy in general,” Curry said after the Warriors’ 121-116 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. “And whatever opportunity they have to kind of pick us up […]

LeBron: Give credit to 'unbelievable' teammates

LeBron: Give credit to 'unbelievable' teammates

TORONTO — After recording the 21st triple-double of his postseason career and orchestrating a 14-point comeback to steal Game 1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Raptors 113-112 in overtime Tuesday, LeBron James credited the rest of the Cavs for carrying him in the win. “My teammates were unbelievable tonight,” James […]

Orioles C Chance Sisco leaves game after scary collision

Orioles C Chance Sisco leaves game after scary collision

Orioles catcher Chance Sisco left Tuesday’s game against the Angels after a scary incident in which he collided with third baseman Pedro Alvarez as the two chased a pop up. Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler popped the ball up in foul ground leading off the seventh inning. Alvarez came in to make the catch, but Sisco accidentally ran […]

Ovechkin's heroics put Capitals up 2-1 in series vs. Penguins

Ovechkin's heroics put Capitals up 2-1 in series vs. Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Forget that the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals have been two of the best teams in the NHL over the past decade. Forget that they possess the two greatest players of this generation — heck, they are two of the greatest players in the history of the sport — in Sidney Crosby and […]

NBA playoffs live: So much for the Toronto Raptors' fast start against the Cavs

NBA playoffs live: So much for the Toronto Raptors' fast start against the Cavs

(John E. Sokolowski/USA Today Sports) LeBron James and the Cavaliers continue their trudge back to the NBA Finals, traveling to Toronto for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Meanwhile, Golden State looks to continue its unbeaten streak at home in these playoffs in Game 2 against the Pelicans. Follow along here for the […]