The Baltimore Orioles are beginning to feel the pressure of the playoff hunt. A baserunning blunder and poor hitting in the clutch proved costly Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox. The defeat stalled Baltimore’s run at Tampa Bay for the second and final AL wild-card spot, and ended Chicago’s nine-game skid.
After three punts to start things off, Peyton Manning threw a record-tying seven touchdown passes, something no one had done in 44 years, in directing Denver to a 49-27 victory over Super Bowl champion Baltimore on Thursday night in a much-anticipated rematch against the team that ended the Broncos’ playoff run in January.
Baltimore had a rough night in its series opener against Arizona, blowing a two-run lead before losing on a walk-off homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning. The second game was even tougher to take.
Baltimore got a solid start from Scott Feldman, hit a pair of homers and rallied to tie the game twice in the late innings. It still wasn’t enough to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Pacers are classic Eastern Conference bruisers, while the Knicks are countering with something closer to small ball. So far, Indiana’s way is bigger, badder and better.
A franchise-record regular season ended in all too familiar fashion for the Denver Nuggets with a disappointing first-round playoff loss.
Zach Randolph scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies capitalized on Blake Griffin’s ankle injury to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-93 on Tuesday night, taking a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Game 4 hurt the Nets physically and mentally, but there’s nothing they can do about it. They’re focused on Game 5 in Brooklyn.
Anthony Ireland scored 27 points and Ashley Hamilton added 20 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 79-62 win over Morgan State Thursday night.
Cam Cameron has been fired as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator.
Metro says train ridership was nearly 5 percent below the agency’s expectations in the first quarter of the fiscal year.
Orioles fans have flooded Camden Yards for their first chance to see the O’s in the postseason in 15 years.