The Ottawa Pirates trip over to Rock Island turned out to be a rough one as the Pirates were eliminated from 4A postseason play Tuesday night by United Township 72-62.
The NIB-12 girls all-conference basketball teams have been released, and quite a few Lady Pirates made the rosters.
NBA via Phoenix Suns(NEW YORK) -- Fighting is an all too familiar part of the NHL, and Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat thinks that the NBA should allow fights to happen during games."I would say I would loosen up a little bit the rules about fight
Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anthony Bennett's rookie season took another tough blow recently after the team announced he will be out of action for the next three weeks with a strained left knee.Bennett has ma
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After missing the past two months, the Phoenix Suns are set to welcome back guard Eric Bledsoe to the lineup on Wednesday.Bledsoe had been out since Jan. 10 after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in hi
Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Jets released wide receiver Santonio Holmes on Monday, ending his four-year tenure with the team.The former Super Bowl MVP with the Pittsburgh Steelers was traded to the Jets in 2010. He s
Tom Pennington/Getty Images Sport (NEW YORK) -- On the eve of NFL free agency, the Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a multiyear contract extension.According to ESPN, Bennett signed a four-year, $28.5 million deal, with $16 million
NBA via Miami Heat (MIAMI) -- LeBron James and Dwayne Wade combined to score 45 points as the Miami Heat burned the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night to clinch a playoff berth.Wade scored 13 of his 22 points during the fourth quarter to help
Lance King/Getty Images Sport (UNCASVILLE, Conn.) -- Breanna Stewart had 20 points, nine rebounds, and six assists as top-ranked Connecticut routed No. 3 Louisville 72-52 on Monday in the inaugural American Athletic Conference championship game.With the v
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: Miami Heat 99 (44-17) - Washington Wizards 90 (33-30)Charlotte Bobcats 105 (30-34) - Denver Nuggets 98 (27-36)Milwaukee 105 (13-50) - Orlando Magic 98 (19-46)New York Knicks 123 (25-40) - Philadelphia 76ers 110 (15-48
Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench during the first period of Monday night's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets and was rushed to the hospital.Peverley, who has a history with heart
Lance King/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Kansas head coach Bill Self is remaining positive that freshman center Joel Embiid will return during the postseason after going to see a back specialist for the second time on Monday."I'm optimistic he'll play soon,"
Scott Boehm/Getty Images(JUPITER, Fla.) -- The St. Louis Cardinals signed Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz on Monday. Diaz is expected to be in camp this week.The Cardinals were one of many teams, including the New York Yankees, who held a private worko
Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) -- The Kansas City Royals stacked bullpen took a big hit this weekend as reliever Luke Hochevar will need to undergo Tommy John Surgery, and will miss the entire 2014 season."This is a kid who's played his hea
Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Minnesota Vikings wasted no time in free agency as ESPN is reporting that they've brought back defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year deal.ESPN is also reporting that Griffen's deal is worth $42.5 million wi
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even though he's left the Boston Celtics behind him, Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce is open to coming back to the team as either a player or in the front office."Yeah, why not? Pierce told HoopsHype when asked if h
Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall announced that he is retiring from the NFL at 26-years-old.Mendenhall made the announcement in his most recent blog for The Hu
Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Sport (CHICAGO) -- The Bulls earned themselves another statement victory on Sunday.Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 95-88 overtime win over the Miami Heat at the United Center."I w
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Devin Harris and Monta Ellis each scored 20 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 105-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.The Mavericks (38-26) played tough all night long and sent the Eastern Co
Stan Badz/ US PGA Tour via Getty Images(DORAL, Fla.) -- Patrick Reed made quite an impression on Sunday, becoming the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship.The 23-year-old Texan made back-to-back birdies early on the front nine holes Sunday t