A young Indiana team could have folded after a demoralizing Game 1 loss to the Heat. Instead, the Pacers came out strong in Game 2 to tie their series at 1-1, writes Ian Thomsen.
The Senators were written off countless times this season and in the playoffs. Ultimately, it took Pittsburgh's relentless offense to finish Ottawa's unlikely run, writes Sarah Kwak.
The 2013 season is still looking for a no-hitter after Detroit's Anibal Sanchez lost his in the ninth vs. Minnesota. His night shows just how hard it is to get one, writes Cliff Corcoran.
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins expected desperation.
Don Mattingly isn't in immediate danger of being fired as manager of the last-place Los Angeles Dodgers, with team president Stan Kasten saying none of the players are asking for his dismissal, either.
Tough. Fast. Athletic. Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher are leaving the NFL not just as greats, writes Don Banks, but as two players who changed the way teams now look for linebackers.
Not even the Heat were happy with the quality of play in their dramatic opening win in the Eastern finals. The goal for Game 2 Friday will be to maintain the same result while taking greater pride in the journey.
The old-school stats point to a No. 3 hitter who isn't doing his job. The new-school view sees one of the game's best hitters. Welcome to baseball's culture war, writes Paul Daugherty.
What was Indiana doing? Where was Roy Hibbert? LeBron James' far-too-easy Game 1-winning layup at the buzzer raised many questions. Rob Mahoney breaks down the final play.
Dwight Howard has become one of the most vilified NBA players. So why hasn't Chris Paul, who has done many of the same things, received the same scrutiny? asks Ben Golliver.
Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the French Open semifinals a year after they met to decide the title.