Huge Mets comeback fails in crazy game that had it all

Huge Mets comeback fails in crazy game that had it all

SAN FRANCISCO — These kings of endgame drama were just getting started as much of their East Coast fan base faded into a haze. But the difference in this latest miraculous Mets comeback was a backlash. The Giants offered not one, but two on a wild Tuesday night. Edwin Diaz allowed two runs in the … Read more

Phillies sign Zach Eflin with mutual option

Phillies sign Zach Eflin with mutual option

ATLANTA — The Phillies and Zach Eflin completed the process of determining the pitcher’s salary for 2022 when they agreed to a one-year contract worth $5.7 million on Tuesday. The agreement avoided the need for a salary arbitration hearing, which would have taken place on Wednesday. Usually, arbitration cases are heard and decided in January … Read more

Luka Doncic and Dallas Mavericks eye another playoff clash after avoiding Warriors sweep

DALLAS — Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic doesn’t necessarily see any honor in avoiding being swept in the Western Conference Finals. He remains focused on beating the Golden State Warriors in the series, regardless of the long odds. The Mavs are trying to become the first team in NBA history to overcome a 3-0 deficit to … Read more

Wasserman: Eli Holstein’s commitment to Alabama is a big deal for the Longhorns

Four-star quarterback Eli Holstein of Zachary (La.) High made a commitment to Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. What a day for the Longhorns. That day, Texas took a step closer to securing the most influential prospect in recruiting history. This is the real story here. In any other recruiting cycle, a top-100 quarterback signing in Alabama … Read more

Warriors’ Steve Kerr makes emotional and impassioned plea following Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting

Steve Kerr’s pre-game press conference had nothing to do with basketball ahead of Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and Mavericks on Tuesday. Instead, the Warriors head coach delivered a three-minute monologue in response to Tuesday’s shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left at least 19 students and … Read more

College football transfer rankings: Top five teams that are better after using the portal to sign new players

A year ago, Michigan State coach Mel Tucker responded to a 2-5 campaign by betting big on the transfer portal. Suddenly the Spartans were 11-2, Peach Bowl champions and a role model for every program hoping for an instant turnover. After a tumultuous offseason, 36 FBS programs added 10 or more transfers to rebuild their … Read more

Mavericks-Warriors takeaway: Luka Doncic and Dallas make it rain in Game 4, hold off Golden State to stay alive

The Dallas Mavericks aren’t going home yet. Facing home elimination in Game 4, they responded to secure their first win of the Western Conference Finals, beating the Golden State Warriors 119-109 on Tuesday night. The series, now 3-1 in favor of the Warriors, will return to the Bay Area for Game 5 on Thursday night. … Read more

Warriors’ Kerr calls US action on gun control ‘pathetic’ in emotional pre-game speech | Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr declined to talk about basketball ahead of his team’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, instead delivering an impassioned speech condemning gun violence in the United States. His team played Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals in Texas, where earlier in the day at least … Read more