lisnmagazine on 05/17/2024

Timberwolves force Game 7 with dominating 115-70 Game 6 win at home

Denver Nuggets v Minnesota Timberwolves – Game SixWhen the Denver Nuggets felt their backs against the wall after dropping the first two games, they responded like champions in the next three games.The Minnesota Timberwolves have not won a title, but when their basketball mortality was on the line Thursday night, down 3-2 and facing an […]

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Breanna Stewart rebounds after opening-night dud
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Breanna Stewart rebounds after opening-night dud

INDIANAPOLIS — This was the version of Breanna Stewart that the Liberty needed. It was the one that they relied on last year, as Stewart’s MVP season coincided with the Liberty’s run to the WNBA Finals. It was also the one missing in the season opener, when she collected just eight points even as they […]

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Knicks compare Jalen Brunson’s late-game heroics to Damian Lillard
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Knicks compare Jalen Brunson’s late-game heroics to Damian Lillard

In the biggest spots and most pressurized moments, Josh Hart has full faith in Jalen Brunson. It reminds Hart of his trust in former teammate Damian Lillard, who is so famously clutch he was nicknamed “Dame Time.” “I have a lot of faith [in Brunson]. It was one of those things just like playing with […]

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Chris Kreider ended Rangers’ power-play drought at perfect time

Highlights from the Rangers’ 5-3 Game 6 win over the Hurricanes on Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference Final. 1. Chris Kreider Who else but Kreider, whose third-period natural hat trick gave the Rangers the lead after Carolina had jumped ahead 3-1 over the first 40 minutes? Chris Kreider told his Rangers teammates […]

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Kodai Senga ‘making some strides’ but no date yet for rehab assignment
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Kodai Senga ‘making some strides’ but no date yet for rehab assignment

PHILADELPHIA — Mets officials have begun to receive a positive vibe about Kodai Senga’s rehab. The right-hander had backed off his throwing progression from a shoulder strain in the last week to focus on mechanics, but president of baseball operations David Stearns said Thursday that Senga is feeling better about the situation following a recent […]

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lisnmagazine on 05/17/2024

A new leader at the top after Round 1

Commercial content 21+. Round 1 of the PGA Championship is in the books, and there’s a new favorite at the top of the odds board at BetMGM Sportsbook. After shooting a major-record 62 for the second time in his golf career, Xander Schauffele is the leader in the clubhouse heading into Friday’s action, and oddsmakers […]

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Chris Kreider adds another signature moment to his storied Rangers career

RALEIGH, N.C. — His signature is all over recent Rangers history. You can’t miss it. Just as no one, but no one, could miss him down here on Thursday night. The. National. Hockey. League. Saw. Chris. Number 20 came about as close as possible as pulling a No. 11, for it was Chris Kreider, the […]

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Rangers’ Chris Kreider gave teammates a third-period guarantee

Chris Kreider told teammates within earshot that he was going to score before they took the ice Thursday for the third period of Game 6 of their second-round series against the Hurricanes, with his team staring up at a two-goal deficit that would’ve forced a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden if it held up. […]

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Mets’ Edwin Diaz won’t use being out for year as reason for closing woes

PHILADELPHIA — It took 17 games this season for Edwin Diaz to allow his ninth run and blow his third save, matching the total number of runs he surrendered and saves he coughed up in 61 games during his magical 2022 season. Through the first seven weeks of the season, Diaz proving human has been […]

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lisnmagazine on 05/17/2024

Rangers refused to panic while staring down past demons

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rangers have practiced the right way all year. They responded to whatever trials the regular season threw at them easily — losing more than two games in a row just once, dealing with a handful of injuries and fending off the Hurricanes in the chase for the Metropolitan Division. They behaved, […]

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