12:11 AM ET William E. Ricks Sacramento Kings fans, rejoice! With a 120-80 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento clinched a spot in the NBA playoffs. Editor’s Picks 2 Related It has been a while since Sacramento qualified for the postseason — 2006, to be exact. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Kings’
Month: March 2023
9:13 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Julius Randle, who has played in all 77 games for the New York Knicks this season, missed the second half of the 101-92 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night because of a sprained left ankle. Randle was hurt in the second quarter when he
11:03 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIANAPOLIS — Jrue Holiday scored a career-high 51 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points in a triple-double and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks beat the Indiana Pacers 149-136 on Wednesday night. “Obviously, I’m happy about it,” Holiday said. “It took me 14 years to get 50 points. It came in
9:23 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Bulls center Andre Drummond missed the team’s 121-110 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night after he posted on Twitter that he was deleting his social media apps to focus on his mental health. Drummond was ruled out because of personal reasons, according to the Bulls.
12:13 AM ET Marc J. Spears After a 16-year hiatus, it was only right that the Sacramento Kings punched their own ticket back into the NBA playoffs. The Kings had been eligible to qualify for the playoffs since Saturday but came shy of getting the needed wins from themselves and other teams entering Wednesday. However,
9:51 PM ET Associated Press A $185 million settlement in a lawsuit by minor leaguers against Major League Baseball for violating federal minimum wage laws was approved Wednesday by a federal judge. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero issued his approval in a 36-page order in federal court in San Francisco, finding objections to the
5:08 PM ET Top Los Angeles Angels prospect Logan O’Hoppe will be the starting catcher on Opening Day against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, manager Phil Nevin said. Max Stassi, who was the probable starter heading into the season, was placed on the injured list Wednesday with hip soreness. Catcher Matt Thaiss also will be
5:50 PM ET SAN DIEGO — San Diego Padres third-base coach Matt Williams has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will be away from the team for an undisclosed period of time. The news was revealed by Padres manager Bob Melvin on Wednesday afternoon, roughly 24 hours before the team begins its highly anticipated season.
5:28 PM ET SAN DIEGO – Diamond Sports Group, the operator of 42 regional sports networks across MLB, the NBA and the NHL, paid the San Diego Padres their rights fee on Wednesday, which means the company will continue to broadcast the team’s games in the near future, sources told ESPN. Diamond, which operates under
8:52 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — All-Star outfielder Ian Happ appears poised to enter the season with an expiring contract after he and the Chicago Cubs were unable to agree on a new deal. Happ said Wednesday he had “nothing really to report” and “no real comment on it.” He said he is not
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