NBA scores, highlights: Kawhi Leonard has big Raptors debut; Butler plays for Wolves; Pels crush Rockets

NBA scores, highlights: Kawhi Leonard has big Raptors debut; Butler plays for Wolves; Pels crush Rockets »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

There were 11 games on the docket on Wednesday, as 22 teams started their season The 2018-19 NBA season officially got started on Tuesday night, but only four teams were in action between two games. On Wednesday, however, things really got going. There were 11 games on the docket, including two on national TV, and…

Here’s how the Red Sox outlasted the Astros in Game 4, inning by inning

Here’s how the Red Sox outlasted the Astros in Game 4, inning by inning »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give the Red Sox the lead for good Wednesday, and they went on to an 8-6 victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.The Red Sox took a 3-1 lead in the series. Game 5 is Thursday at 8:09 p.m.…

Ayton, Doncic shine on NBA debuts »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic went head to head as the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks.Many of the NBA’s top draft picks from 2018 made their debuts and a few of the would-be future stars lived up to the lofty expectations right away on Wednesday.The biggest spotlight shone on the matchup in Phoenix, where…

A dilemma with Tony Parker’s stellar Hornets debut? Using him wisely, not overdoing it

A dilemma with Tony Parker’s stellar Hornets debut? Using him wisely, not overdoing it »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

For anyone who doubted whether new Charlotte Hornets guard Tony Parker, now in his 18th NBA season, could still play, consider his debut Wednesday night your answer: He definitely still has game. Parker’s statline — eight points, seven assists and three rebounds in 20 minutes — may not stand out quite like the 41 points…

Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny arrested, indicted for tampering with evidence

Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny arrested, indicted for tampering with evidence »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

CLOSE Former Congresswoman Mary Bono quit her role as USA Gymnastics interim CEO amid pressure from Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and other U.S. gymnasts. USA TODAYFormer USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny testifies before a Senate subcommittee about the sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar on June 5, 2018.(Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY)U.S. Marshals…

Clayton Kershaw relies on off-speed pitches to stymie Brewers

Clayton Kershaw relies on off-speed pitches to stymie Brewers »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

12:29 AM ETAlden GonzalezESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.comLOS ANGELES — Erik Kratz swung through a Clayton Kershaw curveball as if he had never seen a baseball move before.It was a 1-1 count in the top of the fourth inning Wednesday. The…

Nets’ weaknesses rear their head again in tough opening loss »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

October 17, 2018 | 9:59pm | Updated October 17, 2018 | 11:31pm Modal Trigger Blake Griffin, who scored 26 points, makes a move on Treveon Graham during the Nets’ 103-100 opening-night loss to the Pistons on Wednesday night. Getty Images DETROIT — New season. Same Achilles’ heel. The shorthanded Nets suffered a season-opening 103-100 loss…

David Fizdale’s Candor Sets Tone for Knicks

David Fizdale’s Candor Sets Tone for Knicks »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

On Pro BasketballImageThe big news was Kevin Knox not being in the Knicks’ starting lineup, but a huge dunk from the rookie Allonzo Trier, above, was the highlight of the night.CreditCreditMike Stobe/Getty ImagesStanding in a scrum of reporters eagerly holding up recording devices to capture the words of David Fizdale, it was striking how something…

Fantasy Football Week 7 Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em: Wide receivers

Fantasy Football Week 7 Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em: Wide receivers »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

Josh Gordon is showing signs of breaking out in recent weeks, and he is one of Jamey Eisenberg’s favorite WR in Week 7. Need Fantasy Football lineup advice? Talk to CBS Sports on your Google Assistant to get insights on the best sleepers and to help decide between players. Just start with, “Hey Google, talk to CBS Sports.” Editor’s…

Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Game preview, TV channel, how to watch live stream

Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Game preview, TV channel, how to watch live stream »

18 Oct, 2018
Sports

Posted October 17, 2018 at 08:26 PM | Updated October 17, 2018 at 11:08 PM The Portland Trail Blazers host the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night at the Moda Center. Here are the details: What: Blazers vs. Lakers, 7:30 p.m. TV channel: TNT Online: Details about the TNT app, which is available on mobile and smart tv devices, can be found here.…