World Baseball Classic http://wamc.org en WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-98 <p>In the NHL playoffs, Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime, and the New York Rangers stayed alive with a 4-3 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night. Henrik Lundqvist turned back 37 shots for the Rangers. New York still trails the series 3-1 and will need to win again on Saturday in Boston to force a Game 6 back in Madison Square Garden. Elsewhere, Detroit shut out Chicago 2-0. The top-seeded Blackhawks trail No. 7 Detroit 3-1 in the Western Conference semifinals. Lastly, Los Angeles beat San Jose 3-0. The Kings lead that series 3-2.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 12:45:39 +0000 Jaired Crofut 65472 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-43 <p>In the NBA, the Boston Celtics ended the Houston Rockets' 22-game winning streak five years ago, but they couldn't do the same to the Miami Heat's 22-game run last night. Miami defeated Boston 105-103.</p><p>The Heat have now won 23 straight games. Lebron James finished with 37 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:57:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60149 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-41 <p>In college basketball, No. 19 Syracuse beat No. 17 Pittsburgh 62-59 yesterday.</p><p>No. 24 Notre Dame beat 12th ranked Marquette 73-65.</p><p>Georgetown and Syracuse will meet in the Big East tournament for the 14th and final time today at Madison Square Garden. The Orange earned a berth in the semifinals of what will be their last Big East tourney before leaving for the ACC.</p><p>The other Big East semifinal will have fourth-ranked Louisville against No. 24 Notre Dame.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:31:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59943 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-39 <p>In the NBA, Miami picked up their 19th straight win as Dwyane Wade scored 23 points in a wire-to-wire victory over Atlanta 98-81. LeBron James chipped in 15 points.</p><p>The winning streak ties the fifth-longest in NBA history.</p><p>Brook Lopez contributed 26 points and Brooklyn defeated New Orleans 108-98. Deron Williams had 21 points and 13 assists as the Nets won for the fourth time in five games.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:16:44 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59736 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-38 <p>In the NBA, San Antonio has maintained sole possession of the NBA's Western Conference lead by ending Oklahoma City's five-game winning streak. The Spurs lead the Thunder 105-93 last night. Elsewhere, Brooklyn lost to Philadelphia 106-97. Golden State crushed the Knicks 92-63. Utah defeated Detroit 103-90 and Denver beat Phoenix 108-93.</p><p>Checking the NHL, Boston won against Ottawa 3-2 and Los Angeles topped Calgary 3-1.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:47:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59641 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-35 <p>In the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked up their third straight win last night to pull within 2 ½ games of first-place San Antonio in the NBA's Western Conference. The Thunder downed the Knicks 95-94 in New York.</p><p>The only other NBA game last night had Denver beating the Los Angeles Clippers 109-92. It's the seventh straight win for the Nuggets and their 12th in a row in Denver. They own the league's best home mark at 27-3. The loss drops the Clippers five games off the Western Conference lead.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:40:08 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59400 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-34 <p>In the NBA, Raymond Felton scored 26 points, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 last night despite Carmelo Anthony's absence. Anthony injured his right knee Monday night. Brooklyn defeated Charlotte 99-78. Deron Williams scored 20 points. Joe Johnson added 22 points. Boston beat Indiana 83-81. Cleveland topped Utah 104-101. Miami edged ahead of Orlando 97-96. Atlanta beat Philadelphia 107-96. The Lakers upset New Orleans 108-102. Memphis slid past Portland 91-85. Minnesota defeated Washington 87-82. Dallas beat Houston 112-108. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:36:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59309 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-33 <p>In the NBA, Avery Bradley had a team-high 22 points, five assists and seven rebounds and the Celtics picked up their third straight win by beating the 76ers 109-101 in Philadelphia last night. Paul Pierce finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Celtics pulled within 1 ½ games of Chicago and Brooklyn for fourth place in the conference. Oklahoma City downed the Lakers 112-105. Kevin Durant had 27 points for the Thunder, who tied a league record with no turnovers. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant ended up with 30 points after leaving the game with a right elbow injury in the first quarter. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:34:07 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59208 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update