Portland Timbers advanced to the M.L.S. Cup final for the first time on Sunday, tying F.C. Dallas, 2-2, in the second leg of the Western Conference finals in Frisco, Tex.
Oscar Pareja's team has to score at least twice to book a trip to the MLS Cup Final. FC Dallas have dug themselves a hole in the Western Conference Finals. They're down two goals to the Portland Timbers, who turned in an excellent performance at home in the first leg. Show More Summary
With the Los Angeles Lakers owning the Western Conference's worst record (2-12) entering play Friday, head coach Byron Scott believes his players don't trust one another when they are on the floor. Per Lakers Nation (via James Herbert...Show More Summary
The Lakers have only won two games this season so far. They sit at the bottom of the Western Conference in very last place. Kobe Bryant is 37 (...)
It's a Western Conference showdown as the Los Angeles Clippers host the New Orleans Pelicans at the Staples Center in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.
With at least 90 minutes left to play in the MLS Eastern and Western Conference finals, both of the top seeds are facing deficits. FC Dallas, who earned the No. 1 seed in the West, scored a key away goal in the first leg, but they are down 3-1 to the Portland Timbers. Show More Summary
Things aren’t looking great for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The team sits in last place in the Western Conference at 2-12 and Bryant is averaging only 15.2 points per game while shooting 31.1 percent from the field. According to ESPN, Bryant tied his worst career shooting performance in which he attempted at least […]
For the first time in many years, the derisive term “Leastern Conference” rings hollow, with many teams in the East enjoying records of.500 or better. In the Western Conference, The post LeBron James Says Eastern Conference’s Rise a Matter of Pride appeared first on SLAMonline.
Western Conference teams clash as the Dallas Mavericks travel to the FedExForum to face the tough Memphis Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 22. James helped the Cavaliers to a 2-1 week, which included wins over the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks, behind averages of [...]
Both representing the Northwest Division of the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder clash in the National Basketball Association.
With their Sunday night loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Lakers have two wins in 13 tries, slotting the team in last place in the Western Conference. They'll play three games through Week 5, with two on the road against the Golden State Warriors (15-0) and Trail Blazers (6-9), before a home...
The first legs of the Eastern and Western Conference finals produced a pair of surprising results as Columbus and Portland came out on top at home in their respective games. Columbus used the fastest goal in MLS postseason history to jump on top of the New York Red Bulls. Show More Summary
Nothing is working for Los Angeles. Meet the Los Angeles Clippers, the most recent Western Conference contender -- or so we thought -- to ignite in a fiery blaze of hideous basketball. On Sunday, the Clippers fell 91-80 to the Toronto Raptors. Show More Summary
The Portland Timbers established themselves as the favorites to be the Western Conference representative at the MLS Cup with a 3-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday at Providence Park. The Timbers jumped into the driver's seat of the match...Show More Summary
The dismissal of head coach Kevin McHale may have unexpectedly opened a can of worms for the Houston Rockets. Fresh off a winning season that saw them advance all the way to the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets were in prime position to build upon last season’s success. Show More Summary
News and notes around the NBA: TRENDING … East or West? The Golden State Warriors are the best team in basketball — and the San Antonio Spurs aren't far behind. But the Western Conference's recent history of dominance over the East might be coming to an end. While it's early in the season, the...
For what is starting to feel like forever, the NBA's point guard pool has been counted as the league's deepest. Filling out All-Star ballots—especially in the Western Conference—has become a harrowing endeavor. Some teams have two starting-caliber floor generals at their disposal. Show More Summary
Debra Perrone (left), a postdoctoral research scholar at Stanford University, gave an excellent presentation at the recently-concluded AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference in Denver. Her co-author is Rebecca Nelson of the Woods Institute for the Environment, Here is their abstract with a PDF of Debra's PPT presentation just below it:...
The Sacramento Kings' uphill climb in the Western Conference has hit a huge snag, as star forward Rudy Gay exited Thursday's game against the Miami Heat with an injury to his shoulder. Continue for updates. Gay Suffers Strain to Shoulder Thursday, Nov. Show More Summary