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INDIANAPOLIS — Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but Wednesday night’s Indiana Pacers/Atlanta Hawks game was a one-sided affair mostly dominated by the team that seemed to showcase more effort, with the losing squad sent to the showers after a ni
TV employee at Turner Field dies of heart attackUpdated May 1 Share TweetATLANTA -- The Washington Nationals say an Atlanta-area television worker has died after collapsing before their game against the Braves.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetJordan Zimmermann turned in another dominant performance with two-hit ball over eight inningsShare TweetWashington pitcher Stephen Strasburg was expected to make his next scheduled start after experiencing no pain during a bullpen session Wednesday before the Nationals played the Atlanta Braves.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Atlanta Falcons didn’t do anything too flashy in the NFL draft. But they certainly addressed their one glaring need. That was cornerback. “They attacked that position,’’ ESPN draft guru Todd McShay said in the attached video. The Falcons usedSource: ESPN.comShare TweetThere’s been a lot of discussion of late about ways to create NFL stadium experiences unique enough to entice fans to part with money for tickets instead of watching the games on their widescreen HDTVs. 360 Architecture has come up with a few novel prop
Team That Filled Biggest NeedMay 1Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify which team filled the biggest need in the NFL draft.
Harper Injured As Zimmermann Dominates BravesMay 1Jordan Zimmermann struck out eight over eight scoreless innings for the Nationals, but Bryce Harper left in the sixth inning with an apparent bruised rib.
2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5May 1James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…May 1The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…