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Spurs' Leonard (sprained ankle) to sit Game 2 vs. Warriors

Spurs' Leonard (sprained ankle) to sit Game 2 vs. Warriors

The Warriors played without SF Andre Iguodala (sore left knee), then lost C Zaza Pachulia to a heel injury in the first quarter. Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had a legitimate excuse for his late arrival at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.


Ducks fight back after missed chances to take Game 5

Ducks fight back after missed chances to take Game 5

If not for the final few minutes of the third period, Friday night nearly certainly would have been remembered as a breakthrough playoff performance for Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid. This despite the fact that Draisaitl notched just one less goal (29) than McDavid during the regular season, and his 77 total points landed him eighth in the National Hockey League scoring race.



Big Ten Record Five Schools Earn Bids to NCAA Rowing Championships

MI will return to Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey, with the three-day competition beginning on Friday (May 26) and ending with championship heats on Sunday (May 28). Last Sunday (May 14), MI finished in second place by one point at the 2017 Big Ten Rowing Championships, highlighted by wins from the 2V8, 1V4, 3V4 and 1N8 boats.


Smith's IPL team rises to occasion to reach final

Smith's IPL team rises to occasion to reach final

Dhoni walked in to join Tiwary and did not take long to hit his first six, depositing a half-volley off Karn Sharma over deep midwicket. With disciplined bowling from Mumbai, Pune were mostly in the shackles and it took some late hitting from Rahane and MS Dhoni (40) to take them to a decent total.


Spurs' Leonard will be ready to face Warriors

Spurs' Leonard will be ready to face Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs were saving Kawhi Leonard for Sunday. Leonard scored 35 points in that blowout win over the Warriors, but scored just 19 in a late-season loss at home. With plenty of fresh legs, they relentlessly chased Houston's shooters and led by as many as 40 points in the fourth quarter. Though Harden posted a tally of 28.5 points, 8.5 assists and 5.5 rebounds during 11 postseason games, he wasn't almost as efficient, making only 27 percent of his three-point shots.


Ducks fall to Predators 3-2 in overtime

Ducks fall to Predators 3-2 in overtime

The Predators racked up a total of 37 points from 15 different players in those 6 games. As for the revenge factor, Ducks center Ryan Kesler admitted that payback for the elimination at the hands of the Predators last season will add to their motivation.