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  1. Buzz That Was -- Kendrick Perkins, Oklahoma City Thunder aren't s...

    D'Arcy Maine

    What's up with the flailing favorites in the NBA playoffs? Kendrick Perkins and Oklahoma City are facing the real possibility of sitting out the rest of the postseason, and Larry Bird could hardly bear to watch the bumbling Pacers.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  2. espnW -- Can anyone beat the Miami Heat?

    espnW

    With the NBA regular season ending, is another Miami championship a foregone conclusion? Our writers weigh in with possible upset picks.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  3. Five things to watch in Western Conference finals

    Adena Andrews

    The Western Conference finals tip off Tuesday and feature plenty of intrigue. Here are five of the biggest storylines in the Dallas-Oklahoma City showdown.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  4. Over Heat-ed

    Whitney Holtzman

    After the joining of the Big Three, anything short of an NBA title likely will be a disappoint for Heat fans. But Miami finds itself in a 1-0 Eastern final hole after getting shellacked by the Bulls on Sunday. Here's what else you missed this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  5. Games We're Watching -- A postseason banquet

    Amanda Rykoff

    Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  6. About Last Night -- Celtics can't take the Heat

    Whitney Holtzman

    Love 'em or hate 'em, the Heat are in the Eastern Conference finals after eliminating the Celtics on Wednesday. In the other NBA playoff game, the Thunder grabbed a 3-2 series lead over the Grizzlies. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  7. Games We're Watching -- Heat check

    Sarah Spain

    A win tonight would send the Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2006. The Celtics took Miami into OT Monday but couldn't finish the job, so they now find themselves staring down elimination in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  8. About Last Night -- Heat of the night

    Whitney Holtzman

    A bonanza ensued Monday in the NBA. It was wild watching the Celtics-Heat go into overtime. That is until the Grizzlies and Thunder required three overtimes to seal their game. See who came out victorious, and check out what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  9. About Last Night -- A Dallas Mav-ssacre

    Whitney Holtzman

    It was a wild weekend. The two-time defending NBA champs were swept out of the playoffs, another no-hitter was thrown in baseball, and the winning Kentucky Derby jockey wouldn't have raced if it weren't for a broken nose. Here's what else you missed.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  10. About Last Night -- King of the hill

    Whitney Holtzman

    Tuesday turned into one heck of a sports night. Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano threw the first no-hitter of the season, the Heat took a 2-0 series lead over the Celtics and the top-seeded Capitals fell into a 3-0 series hole. Here's what else you missed.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching -- Playoff pursuits proliferate

    Amanda Rykoff

    The NBA and NHL conference semifinals continue tonight with doubleheaders. Can the Grizzlies continue to surprise? Will LeBron James and the Heat protect home court? Will we have more drama on the ice? Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Playoffs Heat up

    Whitney Holtzman

    The Miami Heat took the lead, the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies made history and the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers in a score that looked more like a football game. (Sort of.) Here's what else happened in sports this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2011
  13. Five NBA playoff storylines to watch

    Adena Andrews

    We're into the semfinals of the NBA playoffs, and Sunday marks the start of a whole new set of dramatic and intriguing storylines to keep an eye on, from hungry Heat players to rowdy Hawks centers. Here's what we're looking at:

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching: A process of elimination

    Sarah Spain

    Half of the 10 teams competing in tonight's NBA and NHL playoff games may see their seasons end prematurely. Five games with elimination blows on the line? Gimme the remote and let's get after it. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  15. About Last Night: Spur-ned again

    Whitney Holtzman

    The Spurs fell to the Grizzlies on Monday leaving Memphis one win away from sending the West's top seed home early. In the NHL, the Sharks advanced to the second round of the playoffs after closing out the Kings. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  16. Games We're Watching: Curing the Monday blues

    Amanda Rykoff

    Sure, you've returned to the daily grind. Looking forward to tonight, there are three NBA and two Stanley Cup playoff games and even baseball on tap. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2011