San Jose Sharks: Injury updates on Marcus Sorensen, Radim Simek

first_imgSAN JOSE — Marcus Sorensen may be ready to rejoin the lineup when the Sharks, looking for their third straight win, host the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday.Sorensen, who has missed the last three games with an upper body injury, was a full participant in Tuesday’s practice as he skated on the Sharks’ third line with Joe Thornton and Barclay Goodrow.“Took a good step. It’s all about how you react to things the next day,” Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said. “So, not prepared to pencil him in yet, …last_img read more

3 teams seek breakthrough win

first_imgEthel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Winless teams F2 Logistics, Cherrylume and Sta. Lucia Realty gun for a breakthrough win Thursday as the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference stages its “Spike on Tour” at Strike Gym in Molino, Bacoor.The Cargo Movers and the Lady Realtors will go at each other in the tough Pool A at 7 p.m., while the Iron Ladies will tackle the Generika Ayala Lifesavers in Pool B action at 5 p.m.ADVERTISEMENT Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Gonzaga dedicates national team stint to fellow soldiers in field “We’re still adjusting,” said F2 Logistics coach Ramil de Jesus, who has the nucleus of powerhouse UAAP team La Salle and some of the league’s top players like Aby Maraño and Cha Cruz. —MARC REYESFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide LATEST STORIES What ‘missteps’? Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Cavaliers hold off Wizards’ late comeback for 116-113 win

first_img“Momentum’s a scary thing,” Nance said. “When another team has momentum it doesn’t matter if you put the guys with the best plus-minus on the team in. Once it snowballs and gets rolling, it’s hard to stop.”Ante Zizic had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Nance added 13 points with 11 rebounds.The Cavaliers, who defeated Chicago on Sunday, won back-to-back games for the second time this season. Cleveland (11-41) had lost 18 of 19 before beating the Bulls.Bradley Beal scored 31 but Washington lost in Cleveland for the second time this season. The Cavaliers topped the Wizards 116-101 on Dec. 8, a game Cleveland led by 29 points.The other time the Cavs won consecutive games was Nov. 23-24 when they stunned Philadelphia and Houston. Cleveland also broke a nine-game home losing streak and won at Quicken Loans Arena for the first time since beating New York on Dec. 12.Trevor Ariza had 13 points. McRae scored 15 points and Gary Payton II had 11 — all in the final quarter.McRae was a reserve on Cleveland’s 2015-16 team that won the NBA championship.HE SAID ITBeal had a simple theory on why the Wizards played so poorly until the final minutes.“We probably thought that Cleveland was terrible, and they came out and punched us in the mouth, just like they did last time,” he said. “You can’t overlook anybody. You’ve got to respect every team in the league.” PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town “We were at like 32 seconds for three minutes, I swear,” Nance said of the harrowing finish.The Cavaliers seemed to be on their way to an easy victory most of the night. Jordan Clarkson scored 28 points and Cedi Osman had 26. Cleveland matched a season high with 15 3-pointers and led 105-80 with 6:58 remaining.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsThen the Cavaliers, who hit seven of 16 free throws in the final period, nearly fell apart as Washington’s reserves almost pulled out a stunner.The margin was trimmed to nine, but Cleveland still led 115-103 with 42 seconds remaining. Jordan McRae hit two 3-pointers and Tony Brown Jr. had a layup as the Cavs missed three of four from the line. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones approved for UFC 235 bout View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woescenter_img MOST READ McRae’s two foul shots with 18 seconds remaining cut the deficit to three. Osman missed two free throws with 11 seconds left and the Wizards called a timeout to set up a chance to tie the game.Osman stripped the ball from Brown at the 3-point line and Nance dribbled out the clock.Washington’s starters were on the bench most of the fourth quarter and coach Scott Brooks kept them there for the last possession.“They earned the right to win the game,” he said of his backups. “These guys earned the right to get us to overtime.”The Cavaliers were relieved to head home with the win.ADVERTISEMENT PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Cleveland Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. (22) and Washington Wizards’ Trevor Ariza (1) vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND — Larry Nance Jr. wasn’t sure the clock would ever run out Tuesday night.The Cavaliers’ forward wasn’t the only one. Cleveland nearly squandered a 25-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding off Washington’s comeback for a 116-113 win over the Wizards.ADVERTISEMENT THE NEXT STEPKevin Love will likely participate in contact drills this week. Cleveland coach Larry Drew has been impressed with how the All-Star forward has moved in offensive drills. The Cavaliers are off until hosting Dallas on Saturday, but Drew doesn’t anticipate Love will play this week. Love had foot surgery in November.TIP-INSWizards: C Ian Mahinmi (sprained right thumb) and F Sam Dekker (back spasms) returned after missing one game apiece. Dekker began the season with Cleveland and was traded to Washington on Dec. 8 as part of a three-team deal that included Milwaukee.Cavaliers: Had six players in doubles figures. Collin Sexton scored 12 points and Matthew Dellavedova added 10. … Sexton fouled Beal while the Wizards’ guard was hitting a 3 in the first quarter. Beal completed the four-point play at the line. … Osman was selected to the World Team for the Rising Stars game that will take place during All-Star weekend.UP NEXTWizards: Host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.Cavaliers: Host the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusationslast_img read more