A Kentucky high school football player known as a "jokester" was
strangled by a dog lead he put around his neck while playing with
friends at the start of summer vacation, just hours after finishing
his freshman year in high school.
Tony Parker had 15 points and a career playoff-high 18 assists,
Tim Duncan scored San Antonio's first six points of overtime and
the Spurs bounced back after squandering a 13-point lead in the
fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-89 on Tuesday
Nick Gilbert expects the Cleveland Cavaliers are through with it,
and if so he sent them out a winner again. The Cavaliers and their
owner's son beat the odds for the second time in three years,
winning the lottery Tuesday night to give them the No. 1 pick for
the June 27 NBA draft.
Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh
Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple,
and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0
rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his
second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their
second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1
victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
Daniel Paille snapped a tie with 3:31 left in the third period,
and the Boston Bruins put the New York Rangers on the brink of
elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference
semifinal series on Tuesday night.
Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway
through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal
lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago
Blackhawks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the second round