The Miami Heat could be short-handed when they attempt to close out the Eastern Conference finals in Game 5 on Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers, as Ray Allen and Chris Andersen are dealing with hip and thigh injuries.
Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey said Tuesday he hasn't fulfilled the NFL's requirement to see a medical professional for psychological testing before he returns to the field and that he's against the idea altogether.
The New York Rangers, just one game away from advancing to the Stanley Cup finals, may receive an extra boost from the return of key forward Derek Stepan for Game 5 against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Saying he felt the Miami Heat maybe got "home cooking," Indiana Pacers star Paul George cited officiating as a difference-maker in his team's Game 4 loss in the Eastern Conference finals, putting him at risk for drawing a fine from the NBA.
Lance Stephenson's Indiana Pacers teammates delivered some strong rebukes after his comments created a distraction for his team and may have given LeBron James extra motivation before a vital playoff game.
Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
LeBron James had 32 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 25 points and the Miami Heat moved one win away from a return trip to the NBA Finals with a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis sprained his right ankle while celebrating Josh Beckett's no-hitter and was put on the 15-day disabled list before the Dodgers game with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.