Williams has strong start, Pirates snap 6-game skid

Harper is making $13.63 million this season. The Diamondbacks would bat around in the inning and score 7 runs on 6 hits. However, Steward quickly ran to first without any incident. Iannetta finished 1-for-3 with a solo home run as the D-Backs beat the Pirates 11-4. Williams needed only 77 to get through five innings Saturday, efficiently using his four-pitch mix while settling into a groove the second time through the order.

Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

What are your thoughts on the Golden State Warriors players complaining about the lack of nightlife in Utah? That high level of second-unit efficiency has to be demoralizing opponents, realizing that they're losing ground, even with superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant sitting on the bench.

Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 vs. Warriors Sunday

San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray racked up 11 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 1 block in 24 minutes of action as the Spurs blew out the Houston Rockets 114-75 to advance to the Western Conference Finals. "I was making passes and we didn't knock down shots". "Everything falls on my shoulders". The Warriors haven't lost a game in the postseason, sweeping both series against the Trailblazers and Jazz.

The 12 nations who will discover their fate in World Cup draw

Ian Foster talks about the All Blacks being drawn in a RWC pool with South Africa and Italy . All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster said today he's happy with the result of last night's Rugby World Cup draw in Japan and admitted he's glad New Zealand weren't drawn in the "pool of death".

James Neal wins Game 1 in OT for Nashville Predators

James Neal wins Game 1 in OT for Nashville Predators

With the Ducks on yet another power play in the third period, the 6-foo-5 Rinne did an imitation of an octopus as he got a right pad on a shot from Rickard Rakell and then immediately stretched into the splits to rob Getzlaf with a left pad save on the ensuing rebound.