CHICAGO - Marian Hossa winked when the television camera focused on him during the national anthem, a signal to his friends watching the game back home in Slovakia. Then he gave them something to cheer about.
BALTIMORE - Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night.
June 01, 2013|
Dickerson's two-out, three-run homer in ninth rallies Orioles
JONESBORO, Ga. - Former NBA All-Star guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was in critical condition at a hospital late Friday after his SUV crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a van in suburban Atlanta, fatally injuring a passenger in the van, police said.
MIAMI - There will be no win-or-else Game 6 in the Eastern Conference finals for the MiamiHeatthis season. LeBron James saw to that, and now the reigning champions are one victory from a third straight trip to the NBA Finals.
ST. LOUIS - Pinch hitter Daniel Descalso hit a two-run single with the bases loaded to snap an eighth-inning tie and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the scuffling Kansas City Royals with a 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.
MIAMI - Several times around the start of these playoffs, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra insisted that the postseason path his team would wind up navigating had the potential to be more challenging than the route they took to the NBA championship a year ago.