Tuesday Sports Minute: Latest From NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball

By Jim McCoy Tue 14th April Sports

UNDATED (AP) - Just three games are on tonight's NBA schedule with just one more day left in the regular season. The Toronto Raptors tip off against the Celtics in Boston and Washington visits the Indiana Pacers before the Los Angeles Clippers take on the Suns in Phoenix.Read More »

Subdued Remembrance Will Mark 2-Year Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing

By Jim McCoy Tue 14th April SportsBoston Marathon bombing

Boston is marking the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings with a subdued remembrance.

Mayor Marty Walsh and other officials will raise commemorative banners Wednesday on Boylston Street.

A moment of silence will follow at 2:49 p.m., when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line April 15, 2013.Read More »

Westbrook's "T" Rescinded, Won't Face Suspension

By Jim McCoy Mon 13th April Sportsrussell westbrook

The NBA has rescinded Russell Westbrook's 16th technical foul, allowing the star guard to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland on Monday night.

The league said in an email Monday the technical wouldn't stand, although it did not say why.Read More »

Inspirational College Basketball Players Dies From Brain Tumor

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th April SportsLauren HillMt. St. Joseph's

Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University basketball player who played through her battle with an inoperable brain tumor, has died.Read More »

Douglas High Alum Retires After Distinguished NFL Career

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th April SportsTroy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu's career now belongs to the ages.

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the star safety's retirement on Friday following a spectacular 12 seasons in the NFL that included eight Pro Bowls, four first-team All-Pro selections and two Super Bowl rings.

Polamalu's retirement was first reported by the Uniontown (Pa.) Herald-Standard.

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Thursday Sports Minute: Woods At The Masters, NHL, Matt Harvey Returns, NBA Preview

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th April Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods makes his return to competition today when he tees off late in the afternoon at the Masters. The four-time champ has been off since early February trying to resurrect his game.Read More »

Baseball Game Held Up By Faulty Phones

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th April Sports

The White Sox and Royals were delayed for nearly 5 minutes in the first inning Thursday when the phone system that allows the managers to call from their dugouts went down.

Royals spokesman Mike Swanson said both teams were affected by the outage, which prevented the managers from contacting their bullpens or their replay officials.

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Wednesday Sports Minute: NBA Player Stabbed, Aaron Hernandez, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavs

By Jim McCoy Wed 8th April Sports

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife and another woman have been hospitalized after being stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub following an argument last night. Police say the Copeland was stabbed in the abdomen, his wife slashed in the arm and across the breast and backside.Read More »

NFL Hires Its First Female Official

By Jim McCoy Wed 8th April SportsNFLofficialsSarah Thomas

The NFL has hired Sarah Thomas to be its first female full-time game official.

Thomas, who has worked exhibition games, will be a line judge for the 2015 season.

The 41-year-old Thomas has been in the league's officiating development program and worked some team minicamps last year.

She's already broken ground in the officiating field as the first woRead More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Duke Wins, Basketball Hall of Fame, NHL Playoff Chase

By Jim McCoy Tue 7th April Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Duke's Blue Devils roared back from a second half deficit to beat Wisconsin 68-63 in the men's NCAA championship game in Indianapolis last night.Read More »


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