ATLANTA -- Now, Dennis Schroder is a starting point guard in the NBA.
He officially took over the position for the Hawks in their 2016-17 regular-season opener against the Wizards on Thursday night at Philips Arena.
LOS ANGELES--It seemed like a one-off.
Goalie Peter Budaj joined the Los Angeles Kings on emergency recall basis last season when Jonathan Quick was injured in February and he won his first start, in overtime, and at ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The San Jose Sharks had to deal with a pair of unexpected delays Thursday night in their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
They responded from both just fine.
Tomas Hertl scored twice, including...Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Los Angeles Clippers' 82-game NBA journey began in the very same city where their championship dreams were crushed last season.
They were done in by injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin and a ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Only one general manager in the major leagues, the New York Yankees' Brian Cashman, has been in his position with the same team longer than Jon Daniels.
Billy Beane, Brian Sabean and Kenny Williams with...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with wide receiver Jared Abbrederis.
Placed on injured reserve Monday, Abbrederis was waived with an injury settlement, according to a source familiar with the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The first time, Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton said, it might have taken some people aback.
Jordan Clarkson, who received a $50-million contract this off-season, wouldn't be starting for the Lakers' ...Read more
Flaherty's CrossingKaylin McFarren
Successful yet emotionally stifled artist Kate Flaherty stands at the deathbed of her estranged father, conflicted by his morphine-induced confession exposing his part in her mother's death. While racing home, Kate's car mishap leads her to a soul-searching discussion ...
The surreal hitting performance of Kyle Schwarber in the first two games of the World Series can't be replicated in Games 3, 4 and 5 against the Indians this weekend at Wrigley Field because the Cubs medical staff didn't ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- If Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is looking for a new motivational tactic, he might try telling his team that every period is now a third period.
The Penguins scored three goals in the final 20 minutes to ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade's 14th season opener is also his first in a uniform other than the Miami Heat, but the veteran guard said he was more excited than nervous for his Bulls' regular-season debut Thursday night against ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs allowed the fantasy to live through Wednesday night, as the team flew back home after splitting the first two games of the World Series with Cleveland.
Kyle Schwarber had already made one ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Memo to Flyers: Games start in the first period, not the second.
The Flyers continued a maddening trend Thursday night, allowing the first goal and falling into a big early hole.
They erased a 2-0 deficit...Read more
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- After a crummy start to its East Coast trek, Devan Dubnyk and the Wild ended in perfect fashion.
After shutting out the Boston Bruins earlier this week, Dubnyk and the Wild wrapped up their four-game trip...Read more
TORONTO -- The Florida Panthers expected to get offensively healthy against the sieve-like defense of the Toronto Maple Leafs, who had allowed a league-high 26 goals in their first six games.
While Panthers forward ...Read more
Coffee isn't Kyle Hendricks' cup of tea. The right-hander's nerves don't call for it.
But if they did, Cubs manager Joe Maddon is positive his World Series Game 3 starter would take his time drinking it. Patience in the ...Read more
Why didn't centers Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor share time on the floor together Wednesday in the season-opening 103-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder?
That was a hot topic for 76ers coach Brett Brown during practice ...Read more
The inevitable finally occurred. After six consecutive winning weeks against the spread we had a lil' toe-stub last week. Not too bad, though. Not a blindside punch. Just a lovetap. We bull's-eyed yet another Upset of the ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- There was a time last month when Danny Salazar thought his season was over, that the injection into his aching right arm wasn't working fast enough and that his odds of a postseason appearance of any kind had ...Read more
About an hour before he went out and led the Heat to a statement-making 108-96 season-opening victory Wednesday night in Orlando, Hassan Whiteside was asked about one of his recent Snapchat video segments, the one where he...Read more