NHL playoffs


In the NHL playoffs, Tampa Bay blanked Detroit 2-0 to bring the Lightning to the second round, series ended 4-3.


In the NHL playoffs, Montreal completed the series 4-2 over Ottawa 2-0 taking the Habs to the second round and it was Minnesota over St. Louis 4-1 to advance to the second round after completing the series 4-2.


In the first of a seven game series in the NHL playoffs, the Rangers edged Pittsburgh 2-1, Detroit skated by Tamp Bay 3-2, Minnesota doubled up St. Louis 4-2, and it was Anaheim over Winnipeg 4-2.


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.


In the NHL, Los Angeles defeated Chicago 5-4 in overtime, for the Kings third Game 7 win in the playoffs which will send them to the Stanley Cup finals against the New York Rangers. Game 1 is on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Sports Report: Landon Donovan Cut From World Cup Roster

May 23, 2014
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FIFA World Cup:

American career scoring leader Landon Donovan is among seven players cut as the U.S. announced its 23-man World Cup roster. The 32-year-old attacker was bidding to make his fourth World Cup team.


In the NBA playoffs, the San Antonio Spurs blew by the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-77 to take a 2-0 advantage in the Western Conference final. Tony Parker led the way with 22 points. Danny Green added 21 on seven 3-pointers. Tim Duncan contributed 14 points and 12 boards in just 29 minutes of action.

Officials at Belmont Park have cleared Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown next month.

Horse Racing:

California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Art Sherman made no threats about the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner passing on a chance to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, but he suggested it was a possibility. Sherman says the decision is up to the owners and added, "I know they'll be upset."


The New York Knicks officially get an NBA D-League affiliate team, announced yesterday in a press conference, the team will be called the Westchester Knicks. The team will play out of White Plains, New York.

In the NBA playoffs,

Miami squeaked by Brooklyn 96-94, winning the 7 game series 4-1,

San Antonio bested Portland 104-82, giving the Spurs the series win at 4-1.


Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling only dug himself into a deeper hole after slamming Magic Johnson when he was supposed to be atoning for his own racist remarks.