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The Hawks upset the Pacers in Indiana yesterday, becoming the third road team with a win on the first day of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Point guard Jeff Teague and his 28 points were a large reason why the Hawks throttled Indiana so brilliantly in their Gam…Upvote Share Tweet
MLB.com 4 hours agoKyle Farnsworth will take over as Mets closer, replacing fellow veteran reliever Jose Valverde, manager Terry Collins said before Sunday's game against the Braves.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com 4 hours agoWe should treasure every time Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon has to take an at-bat. Baseball's giving us a present. Last night's game against the Braves was a special treat, as Colon swung so hard that his helmet flew off of his head. Yes, there's video.Rea…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com 18 hours agoJeff Teague torched Indiana for 28 points as Atlanta stunned the Pacers, 101-93 to take Game 1.Upvote Share Tweet
Replay flaws cost Mets in two straight games vs. Bravesnydailynews.com 13 hours agoFor all of the flaws that are being exposed in baseball’s new replay system, there’s no going back now. But what’s the point in having it at all if obvious mistakes are allowed to stand because certain plays have been ruled off limits to reviews?Upvote Share Tweet
Braves pull Kimbrel in 9th, hang on for winESPN.com 15 hours agoJordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves 7, Mets 5: Colon Bounces Back and Duda Soldiers On, but Neither Does Quite Enoughnytimes.com 15 hours agoBartolo Colon, recovered from back spasms, lasted seven solid innings in a loss to the Braves at Citi Field.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 15 hours agoAs you’d expect, the Indiana Pacers put on a brave face and consistent tone following their somewhat shocking 101-93 defeat on Saturday night, a professional reaction following a disappointing home loss in the first game of their opening-round playoff s…Upvote Share Tweet
Well off pace: Hawks hammer No. 1 IndianaESPN.com 16 hours agoJeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.Upvote Share Tweet
Noted Rim Protector, Kyle Korver, Swats Roy Hibbertdimemag.com 17 hours agoNo one will ever accuse Kyle Korver of being a rim protector. That was obviously a joke. But the 6-7 Creighton grad isn’t just a three-point specialist. Well, he is, and he does it better than anyone else in the league, but he showed some defensive tena…Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: NBA playoff news from Saturdaynba.com Apr 19 (yesterday)? On paper, two-time All-Star Roy Hibbert vs. 31-year-old Macedonian rookie Pero Antic in tonight's Hawks-Pacers playoff opener should be a mismatch at center and it has been -- but not in the Pacers' favor. In the two games Antic played against Indiana…Upvote Share Tweet
LIVE: Pacers take on HawksCNNSI.com 20 hours agoThe Pacers are looking to bounce back from a bad end to their regular season as they begin their series with the Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
When Swastikas, on Caps, Meant Lucknytimes.com Apr 19 (yesterday)At the 1914 opening day game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field, the visitors wore caps adorned with what would later become an infamous symbol: the swastika.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Tice’s Midnight Hawk the 4-5 favorite in $500,000 Illinois Derbyprofootballtalk.com Apr 19 (yesterday)Midnight Hawk, a three-year-old colt co-owned by Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice, is the heavy favorite to capture Saturday’s $500,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero. Midnight Hawk has been installed as the 4-5 favorite on the …Upvote Share Tweet
Braves 6, Mets 0: Journeyman Seems at Home, Nearly No-Hitting Metsnytimes.com Apr 18 (yesterday)The Mets narrowly escaped what would have been the first no-hitter thrown against them since 1993.Upvote Share TweetHarang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0Upvote Share Tweet
8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekenddimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs. For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklaho…Upvote Share Tweet
Phils-Braves rainout rescheduled for June 28MLB.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)Philadelphia and Atlanta had their game washed away by the poor weather on Tuesday, but they'll make it up as part of a day-night doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park on June 28.Upvote Share Tweet
Behind Max Scherzer and company, Tigers boast MLB's best rotationCNNSI.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)With defending Cy Young winner Max Scherzer leading it, Detroit's rotation is the envy of baseball.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)The Falcons own the sixth pick in next month’s draft and they have sent some pretty clear signals about what direction they’d like to go with their top selection. They’ve been meeting with the top offensive tackles and defensive front seven players as t…Upvote Share Tweet
Braves Hold Off MetsApr 19Justin Upton's three-run homer was the big blow in the Braves' 7-5 win over the Mets.
Hawks Shock Pacers In Game 1Apr 19Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap combined for 53 points as the Hawks took down the Pacers 101-93 in Game 1.
Korver Swats 7-2 HibbertApr 19Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver exhibited his leaping ability with a devastating block on Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert.
Lance Stephenson makes the 3Apr 19Lance Stephenson makes the 3 at buzzer
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.