Royals Edge Orioles 2-1, Take 3-0 Lead In ALCSBoosted by more sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and another dose of small ball, suddenly the wild-card Royals are one win from the World Series.
Nationals Hold Off EliminationDoug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner's one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.
Wild Ties Series With Blackhawks Jason Pominville scored for Minnesota in the second period off the back of Chicago goalie Corey Crawford's skate and the Wild beat the Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night to even the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.
Kane Lifts Blackhawks Over Wild 5-2 In Game 1 Patrick Kane scored two goals for Chicago in the third period, including a terrific dash through the Minnesota zone for the tie-breaking score, and the Blackhawks beat the Wild 5-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.
Zawaski: Primer, Prediction On Blackhawks-Wild SeriesMinnesota has an elite first line of defense, but it's weaker behind that.
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Zawaski: Why Didn't I Live Tweet Blackhawks-Blues Game 3?Jay Zawaski vows to never abandon his hockey fans again.
Kane Remains On Target For Postseason ReturnPatrick Kane skated with his teammates Wednesday for the first time since his knee injury.
Report: Support Growing In NFL To Add Two Playoff Teams In 2015If there's seven playoff teams in each conference, only the top seed would receive a bye.
Snake-bit Chiefs Fall Short As Defense Fails Repeatedly In Second-half CollapseThe Kansas City Chiefs lost an eighth-straight postseason game on Saturday, losing 45-44 to the Indianapolis Colts after holding a 28-point lead in the third quarter.
Saints Edge Eagles 26-24 In NFC Wild-Card Game Shayne Graham, signed by the Saints just over two weeks ago, kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play Saturday night to give New Orleans its first road playoff victory, 26-24 over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Packers Face Injury Questions On DefenseThe Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Chance At The Playoffs? Giants Vs. JetsFans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America's Team?The New York Yankees are America's team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn't feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the '90s dynasty.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?