| Apr 8, 2014
The Philadelphia sports scene has gone bonkers recently. Allen Iverson, an NBA MVP and one of the highest scorers in league history, was once blasted for not practicing enough. Yet his former Sixers team appears to be openly tanking the......
| May 5, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Bulls' season is history and Chicago baseball isn't exactly lighting it up, so it's a safe bet that the city is ready to raise a glass for the Blackhawks.
Generally when hockey fans pull up in front of the TV or at their local arena, their...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
This has been the year of the comeback in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Through Tuesday, there were 11 games in which the winning team had trailed by two goals or more, and there were three first-round series in which the eventual winner lost the first two...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
NEW YORK — He barreled in on a 3-on-1 break. The puck stood on its edge and Rick Nash shanked a wrist shot wide of the Pittsburgh net. Ugly.
On a power play that has been 36 shades of destitute, Nash turned the puck over in the neutral zone....
| May 10, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Ducks and Kings continue to make hay in each other's barn.
There may be no rhyme or reason, but the Ducks' 2-0 victory Saturday at Staples Center in Game 4 left the visiting teams undefeated in the Western Conference semifinals.
The Kings got away...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Left-handed pitcher Travis Seabrooke, the Orioles' fifth round pick last year out of a Canadian high school, tore the ACL in his right knee and had season-ending surgery Monday.
Initially targeted for the Short-A Aberdeen rotation, Seabrooke will not...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:32 PM
Were they grasping at straws or coaxing small embers into becoming flames when the Kings repeatedly pointed out that their best players played better in the team's third straight playoff loss to San Jose than in the first two defeats?
Better, in this...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — When the Kings wrap up their three-game, four-day trip Thursday against Pittsburgh, they'll also finish the non-conference portion of their schedule.
They might not want it to end because they've had such success against the East this...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Patrick Kane raced into the offensive zone and let loose with shot that pulled the Blackhawks back from the brink of disaster and pushed them forward with a full head of steam in their first-round NHL playoff series against the Blues.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:53 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Wayne Simmonds scored three goals and Steve Mason stopped 34 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff...