The Atlanta Hawks have started the 2014-15 season with a middle-of-the-road 7-6 record, but their December slate of games offers hope for the team to improve its mark and standing in the Eastern Conference. To start the year's final month, the Hawks will play eight consecutive contests against opponents with a winning percentage lower than theirs. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers needed a quality victory to truly get on course for a rise toward the top of the Eastern Conference. They achieved that in an impressive 113-87 win over the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. Washington...Show More Summary
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a plan to fix the growing chasm in quality between the NBA's Eastern and Western Conferences. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com, Cuban would shift the Mavericks, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans to the East. Show More Summary
Thierry Henry put the doubt about his status for Saturday's second leg of the MLS Eastern Conference Final to rest after Sunday's match when he declared he would play in the team's biggest match of the season.
The New York Red Bulls suffered not one, but two key losses during the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final Sunday against the New England Revolution. In the 2-1 loss at Red Bull Arena, Golden Boot winner Bradley Wright-Phillips...Show More Summary
You could not script more exciting scenarios for the second legs of the Western and the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2014 MLS Cup playoffs. Out West, the Los Angeles Galaxy outlasted the Seattle Sounders in Game 1, 1-0. In the East,...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets should be several steps into their Eastern Conference climb by this point. Instead, they still haven't answered opportunity's knock and are now at risk of plateauing at —or even below —mediocrity. It's hard to say exactly where everything started going wrong. Show More Summary
After years of Heat domination, the Eastern Conference is there for the taking The race to the top of the Eastern Conference is as exciting as it's been in years. The Wizards are good and everyone expects the Cavaliers to get it together at some point, but perhaps the two most interesting squads are the Bulls and the Raptors. Show More Summary
Two four-game winning streaks clashed on Monday when the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors took to the floor. Toronto entered play at the top of the Eastern Conference, while Phoenix continued to jostle for position in the crowded West picture. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Outsiders wondered from the moment the Red Bulls-Revolution Eastern Conference Final was set two weeks ago whether or not Thierry Henry would finally play at Gillette Stadium
The New York Red Bulls didn't get the result they needed in the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals, suffering a 2-1 home loss to the New England Revolution. While winning the series next Saturday isn't be an impossible task, it'll made tougher by the suspension of Bradley Wright-Phillips, caused by both questionable officiating and coaching. [ more › ]
With every win against reputable opponents, the New York Islanders are gradually gaining respect. Other teams in the Eastern Conference should be worried. Islanders fans should feel proud and confident. The hockey community should be buzzing about the incredible turnaround taking place on Long Island. Show More Summary
HARRISON, N.J. — Jermaine Jones finished a counterattack the 85th minute with a tap-in and gave the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory Sunday over the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference finals.
We wish he'd be nicer to himself. The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers played an important division rivalry game on Sunday. Considering how tight the race for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference will be by the end of the year,...Show More Summary
New York Red Bulls lost their Eastern Conference Finals 1st leg to New England Revolution yesterday, giving themselves a mammoth task for the return leg. Having conceded a late Jermaine Jones goal, they lost the home leg 1-2, meaning they’ll have to go and do the same at their place next week, at the very […]
It looks like the playoff magic the New York Red Bulls used to advance to the Eastern Conference Final is beginning to wear off. In the 2-1 loss to the New England Revolution to begin the two-leg series, both sides missed solid opportunities in front of goal. Show More Summary
New England Revolution were outplayed in Harrison, New Jersey, but bookended the first leg of their Eastern Conference final with goals from Teal Bunbury and Jermaine Jones en route to a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls. Bradley Wright-Phillips...Show More Summary
Fans of New York Red Bulls will feel hard done by in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final today after Jermaine Jones should have been sent off for a reckless foul in the first half. But the USMNT … Continue reading ? Watch New York Red Bulls 1-2 New England Revolution Match Highlights [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The 8-5 Chicago Bulls are in first place in the Eastern Conference’s Central Division, and yet it still feels like they aren’t getting their due respect. Maybe it’s Derrick Rose’s […] The post Jimmy Butler on Bulls: ‘Hell Yeah, It’s a Championship Team’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Let's get the Eastern Conference final going. The New York Red Bulls and New England Revolution are two of the hottest teams in MLS. The Revs are definitely the league's hottest team and are undefeated in 11 games with Jermaine Jones,...Show More Summary