NY Mets ace pitcher Max Scherzer sidelined for 6-8 weeks due to oblique strain

NY Mets right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with a strained oblique muscle in his left side.  Scherzer had an MRI on Thursday, one day after he pulled himself from a start against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 1-1 count on Albert Pujols in the sixth …

2022 PGA Championship: Tiger Woods struggles, as Rory McIlroy sets the pace in opening round

Tiger Woods had a rough showing in the first round of the PGA Championship on Thursday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Woods got off to a strong start through the first five holes. However, from there as he carded seven bogeys and just one more birdie to close out the first round, …

Golden State Warriors defeat Dallas Mavericks 112-87 in Game 1 of Western Conference finals

Stephen Curry had 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Wednesday night, giving them a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Mavericks Luka Doncic scored 20 points but shot just 6 for 18 and 3 of 10 from deep, and Jalen …

Carolina Hurricanes beat the NY Rangers 2-1 in OT in semifinal opening game

Carolina’s Ian Cole scored the game-winner in overtime to give the Hurricanes a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers in the opening game of the second round conference semifinals on Wednesday night. NY Rangers center Filip Chytil’s goal in the first period looked like it would be the game-winner, but the Hurricane’s Sebastian Aho …

Indianapolis Colts and running back Phillip Lindsay agree to 1-year deal

Former Pro Bowl running back Phillip Lindsay has agreed on a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts, Lindsay’s agent Mike McCartney posted on Twitter.  Lindsay spent last season with the Texans and then the Dolphins, rushing for 130 yards on 50 carries with one TD in Houston. He went to Miami after being waived by …

Matt Harvey receives 60 game suspension for violating MLB’s joint drug program

Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that they have suspended right-handed pitcher Matt Harvey for 60 games for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse, which is a violation of MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Harvey’s suspension is retroactive to April 29. The punishment comes after Harvey testified during the trial of former Angels communications …

Green Bay Packers and cornerback Jaire Alexander agree to historic contract worth $84M

The Green Bay Packers and Pro Bowl cornerback Jaire Alexander have agreed to a four-year, $84 million contract extension. The deal, which includes a $30 million signing bonus, will keep the defensive back under contract with the NFC North franchise through 2026. Alexander, 25, joined the Packers as the No. 18 overall pick in the …

Vegas Golden Knights fire coach Peter DeBoer after missing playoffs

The Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon announced on Monday they have fired coach Peter DeBoer after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in its brief NHL history. McCrimmon in a news release:  “We would like to thank Pete DeBoer for his commitment to the Vegas Golden Knights over the past …

NY Rangers defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 with a 4-3 score in overtime, winning first-round playoff series

The NY Rangers Artemi Panerin scored the winning overtime goal to bring the Rangers to a 4-3 Game 7 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, winning the first-round of the Stanley Cup playoff series. The Rangers were able to rally from a 3-1 series deficit and ward off elimination twice throughout the playoff series. This Rangers …

Dallas Mavericks dominate Phoenix Suns 123-90 in Game 7 to win Western semifinals

The Dallas Mavericks dominated in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals at Footprint Center on Sunday, defeating the Phoenix Suns with a score of 123-90.  Earlier Sunday, the Boston Celtics eliminated the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks with a 109-81 victory in the East semifinals. The top-seeded Suns had the best regular season record …