The Celtics added David Lee for the battle for an Eastern Conference playoff berth. Brad Stevens knows how to lead a turnaround. After the Boston Celtics finished 25-57 in his first season at the helm, Stevens coached the Celtics to a 40-42 record last season -- good enough for the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary
There are always many questions to be answered when an NHL season opens. Here are five facing teams in the Eastern Conference: 1) Can the Tampa Bay Lightning repeat its Stanley Cup Final run? The status of franchise forward Steven Stamkos, who’s in the final season of his contract, could dominate...
The Eastern Conference is home to New York and Toronto, the largest media markets in the U.S. and Canada, and players on East teams regularly win the NHL's major individual trophies. But the biggest trophy of them all — the Stanley Cup — has taken up residence out West. An East team has won the...
With one month remaining in the Major League Soccer regular season, very few things have been settled in the playoff race. In the Eastern Conference, six clubs have separated themselves from the pack. Montreal should secure the sixth and final playoff berth since it still has two games in hand on seventh-place Orlando City. Show More Summary
It is the Eastern Conference of the MLS and DC United host New York City FC at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.
NBA Digital, jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, will debut Facebook's first-ever simulcast of a live sports program featuring NBA Real Training Camp with LeBron James and the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET.
Here are the ten things we learned from week 30 of the 2015 MLS season. 1. Parity is paying off Whether you like it or not, it’s hard not to marvel at MLS’ parity. In both the Western and Eastern Conferences, just six points separate teams one through six. Six teams […]
Down 15 points at halftime, Indiana put together a 21-4 run led by Tamika Catchings that stunned the Liberty and sent the Eastern Conference finals to a decisive Game 3.
Phil Jackson isn’t going to sit back and watch the Knicks slide down the Eastern Conference standings this year. Instead, the team president said he plans to take a more active role alongside Coach Derek Fisher in the team’s day-to-day activities. “Maybe I stepped back too far last year. I wanted Derek to be his […]
After winning 60 regular-season tilts and securing an Eastern Conference Finals appearance in 2014-15, the Atlanta Hawks have a very specific problem on their hands: Where do they go from here? Although they did lose DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors in free agency, the Hawks are still in a position of relevance. Show More Summary
There are only few weeks remaining until the MLS regular season ends and the playoffs begin. Teams are jockeying for the top seeds in their respective conferences as the campaign nears its end. The West's top sides slipped up, but the...Show More Summary
Tina Charles scored 22 points and Sugar Rodgers added 20 to help the top-seeded New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 79-74 on Tuesday night and advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2010.
The Milwaukee Bucks plan on challenging for an Eastern Conference playoff spot for the second season in a row, and that task will be much easier if a healthy Jabari Parker takes the floor with his talented teammates, which is expected to happen when Milwaukee opens camp Sept. Show More Summary
Tamika Catchings scored 27 points and Shenise Johnson added 22 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 100-89 in the decisive game of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night.
The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason and climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland. Goals from Felipe and Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. Show More Summary
Before the season starts, NBA teams and their fans look forward to having clean slates and starting fresh for the year. While some teams will reach or exceed their goals, others will fall short. Which Eastern Conference team will fall...Show More Summary
My match report from D.C. United’s 2-1 defeat to the Columbus Crew before 19,033 at RFK Stadium. MLS Eastern Conference standings 1. Columbus Crew: 47 points (30 matches) 2. New England Revolution: 46 points (30) 3. New York Red Bulls: 45 points (27) 4. D.C. United: 45 points (30) 5. Toronto FC: 40 points (29) […]
This week or next week, through victory or results elsewhere, D.C. United should clinch an MLS playoff slot. For a team at or near the top of the Eastern Conference standings since the third game of the season, the six-month quest has become a foregone conclusion. Postseason inevitability has allowed Coach Ben Olsen to focus […]
If you asked any observer of Major League Soccer two months ago if the New England Revolution had a shot at securing home-field advantage in the Eastern Conference playoffs, most of them would have looked at you like you were crazy. But...Show More Summary
After arriving in an off-season trade, Epiphanny Prince helped the Liberty to the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but the team’s coach expects more from Prince, who once scored 113 points in high school.