Author: Reuters

Spring roundup: Yankees’ Stanton shines vs. Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton greeted former manager Don Mattingly prior to the game, andhe later delivered a run-scoring single to help the New York Yankees beat theMiami Marlins 8-5 on Sunday at Tampa, Fla., in his first preseason contestagainst his former club.

UPDATE 2-NBA Standings

Mar 19 (OPTA) – Standings from the NBA on Monday EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 52 18 .743 – 2. Boston 47 23 .671 5 3. Philadelphia 38 30 .559 13 4. New York 25 45 .357 27 5. Brooklyn 22 48 .314 30 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT G…

UPDATE 4-NBA Results

Mar 19 (OPTA) – Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) Oklahoma City 132 TORONTO 125 NEW ORLEANS 108 Boston 89 Houston 129 MINNESOTA 120 Portland 122 LA CLIPPERS 109

Del Potro ends Federer’s streak to win Indian Wells title

The Argentine stunned a raucous Indian Wells crowd that had been loudly backing Federer to continue his winning streak and secure the biggest win in the nine years since his U.S. Open title triumph with a 6-4 6-7(8) 7-6(2) victory. Federer, the defending champion, had chalked up 17 consecutive wins in 2018, a run which included his 20th grand slam title at the Australian Open, but was unable to outlast his determined 29-year-old opponent. Del Potro was considered a genuine threat to Federer’s dominance of the game when he won at Flushing Meadows in 2009 but has been dogged since by a series of wrist problems which almost ended his career.

Tigers’ Zimmermann ‘shocked’ to be named Opening Day starter

The Detroit Tigers’ decision to pick Jordan Zimmermann over Michael Fulmer for Opening Day against the Pittsburgh Pirates was a surprise to many, including Zimmermann. Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire tabbed Zimmermann for the start Saturday, saying he “never really thought too much about anybody

Karlsson’s hat trick helps Golden Knights douse Flames

William Karlsson scored his second hat trick of the season and Marc-Andre Fleury had 42 saves for his 48th career shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday afternoon at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. …

Pistons coach Van Gundy fined $15K after criticizing officiating

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Sunday for publicly criticizing the officiating after Saturday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. It’s embarrassing for them and embarrassing for the league,” Van Gundy said of Saturday’s officiating.

NHL Results

Mar 18 (OPTA) – Results from the NHL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) COLORADO 5 Detroit 1 Calgary at Las Vegas in play Edmonton at Tampa Bay in play Carolina at NY Islanders in play Washington at Philadelphia in play St. Louis …

UPDATE 8-MLB Results

Mar 18 (OPTA) – Results from the MLB games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) Atlanta 6 HOUSTON 3 ATL 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 6 0 HOU 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 Boston 2 PITTSBURGH 1 BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 PIT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 TAMPA BAY 10 Detroit…