10:47pm CDT, 04/24/14
Snuff & The Benchwarmers

2014 NFL schedule released: Packers-Seahawks kicks off season


The NFL schedule is finally here. And the season kicks off with some primo matchups, including the defending champion Seahawks taking on the Green Bay Packers Thursday night.

Kane's overtime goal draws Blackhawks even with Blues


CHICAGO -- Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.

Heat grab 2-0 lead over Bobcats thanks to LeBron's 32


MIAMI -- LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.

Padres 2, Brewers 1 (12)


MILWAUKEE -- Chase Headley gave the best bullpen in baseball a lift.

Vernon Davis: 49ers 'must' win a Super Bowl


Do you know why people play the game? Hello. I'll tell you. They play to win the game.

Rask, Bruins smother Red Wings in Game 3


DETROIT -- The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit's mistakes, and their stellar goaltender's flawless performance.

Marleau's overtime goal for Sharks puts Kings on brink


LOS ANGELES -- After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

Albert Pujols has hit his 500th career home run


Angels slugger Albert Pujols has hit his 500th career home run, making him just the 26th man in the history of baseball to achieve the milestone.

Crawford blanks Blues, Blackhawks draw within 2-1


CHICAGO -- Corey Crawford was there every time. Slap shots, wristers, backhands and tips, he stopped each one of them.

Griffin, Clippers rout Warriors in Game 2, even series


LOS ANGELES -- After getting knocked down in their playoff opener, Blake Griffin and the Clippers answered with a dominant performance in shutting down the Warriors as soon as the game began.