Monthly Archives: May 2016

NBA playoffs 2016: Complete schedule, scores, format and more

The Cleveland Cavaliers were the first team to advance to the conference finals, sweeping away the Atlanta Hawks in four games in the second round. They will play the winner of the series between the Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat…………….Read More

The Players Championship 2016: Tee times, pairings for Thursday’s round

The deepest field in golf gets it going just after dawn on Thursday at TPC Sawgrass. There are 144 players in the field at the 2016 Players Championship, and just about every top gun, save for Tiger Woods, is back at the Stadium Course.

Whatever you think of the event, the quality of the field is inarguable. You can throw your barb about the course being gimmicky or untraditional. You can scoff at the notion that the PGA Tour might be able to elbow this into some “major championship” category one day. That comes with the territory and history of this event……….Read More

Darius Powe hopes to be the next undrafted receiver to break out in the NFL

That first draft night, he knew his name would not be called. Only 31 would in the first round. So, Cal receiver Darius Powe waited until the final six rounds over the final two draft days to watch with his family in Linwood, Calif.

Still, his name was not called.

His family was confused. He told them his best NFL chance was now to become an undrafted free agent signee. That required a phone call. A team willing to dial his number………..Read More

Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic win, Roger Federer out of Italian Open

Andy Murray defeated Jeremy Chardy to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Open in Rome.

The world number three raced through the first set – but had to come from a break down in the second before sealing a 6-0 6-4 victory over a Frenchman.

Britain’s Murray, 28, will meet David Goffin, who thrashed Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-0, for a place in the last four………Read More