Milwaukee Bucks stage late rally sealed by Jrue Holiday’s heroics for Game 5 win over Boston Celtics, lead in East semis

1:13 AM ET Jamal CollierESPN BOSTON – The Milwaukee Bucks leaned on their championship pedigree in Game 5 on Wednesday night, rallying from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to escape Boston with a 110-107 victory against the Celtics and take a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The winner of Game 5 in a … Read more

3 Keys: Penguins at Rangers, Game 5 of Eastern First Round

(3M) Penguins at (2M) Rangers 7 pm ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT Pittsburgh leads best-of-7 series 3-1 The New York Rangers return home after two road losses facing elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in a must-win Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden. … Read more

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic officially named NBA MVP

DENVER – Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokic had won back-to-back MVP awards. The Nuggets ‘big man is the second consecutive international player to … Read more

Yoon Suk-yeol faces tough challenges. Is he up to the job? | Politics News

South Korea’s new president knows he has his hands full. Yoon Suk-yeol, 61, took office on Tuesday warning of a world in turmoil amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, North Korea’s growing nuclear threat, and the intensifying competition between China and the United States – one, South Korea’s biggest trading partner and the other , its … Read more

How Sri Lanka spiralled into crisis and what happens next | Protests News

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has turned into deadly violence, which has killed eight people and wounded more than 200 so far. The country’s powerful Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned and his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is seeking a way out of the chaos. Anti-government protesters, angry over power blackouts, shortages of basic goods … Read more

Yoon Suk-yeol faces tough challenges. Is he up to the job? | Politics News

South Korea’s new president knows he has his hands full. Yoon Suk-yeol, 61, took office on Tuesday warning of a world in turmoil amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, North Korea’s growing nuclear threat, and the intensifying competition between China and the United States – one, South Korea’s biggest trading partner and the other , its … Read more

Auston Matthews caps rally with ‘pretty special’ goal as Toronto Maple Leafs regain series lead

Auston Matthews knows when to seize a moment. The Maple Leafs’ star forward, and the NHL’s leading goal scorer in the regular season, hadn’t scored since Game 1 of Toronto’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against Tampa Bay. When Matthews lit the lamp again, it was to tally the game-winner in Tuesday’s Game 5, capping … Read more

Coleen Rooney, Rebekah Vardy clash in court

Two English football WAGs faced off in court today at the start of a $ 3.7 million defamation trial dubbed “Wagatha Christie” by the British media. Coleen Rooney, wife of ex-England captain Wayne Rooney, has accused Rebekah Vardy, wife of ex-England player Jamie Vardy, of leaking stories from her private Instagram account following a “sting … Read more

Joel Embiid asks ‘what else I have to do’ to win MVP, says all energy now focused on ‘bigger picture’ of helping Philadelphia 76ers win NBA title

12:59 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI – Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid congratulated Nikola Jokic on winning the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for a second straight season, adding Tuesday night that there was a “no right or wrong” answer among several deserving candidates. But Embiid also said that, going forward, he’ll steer his focus … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center died Tuesday after a short illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time NBA All-Star … Read more