playoffs

Newly eliminated Knicks stop Bulls' streak at 7

Bulls now tied with Raptors for 3rd seed in East

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 points and the New York Knicks, a night after being eliminated from playoff contention, beat the Chicago Bulls 100-89 on Sunday.

Heat take off late, top Bucks 98-86 for 2-0 lead

Dwyane Wade scored 21 points, LeBron James finished with 19 and the Miami Heat took off in the fourth quarter to pull away and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 98-86 in Game 2 of the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series on Tuesday night.

James has 27, Heat top Bucks 110-87 in Game 1

LeBron James scored 27 points on 9 for 11 shooting, Ray Allen scored 20 off the bench and the Miami Heat never trailed on the way to beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-87 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series on Sunday night.

Heat top Bucks 110-87 in Game 1

LeBron James has never taken fewer shots in a playoff game than he did on Sunday night, which at first glance might seem like a good thing for the Milwaukee Bucks.

WIAA boys basketball brackets released

Tournament begins March 7

The WIAA has determined the seedings for the WIAA Boys Basketball Playoffs. The seeding assignments for Divisions 1-5 can be found here.

Mount Horeb-Barneveld plays for state

22 seniors contribute to nearly perfect season

Mount Horeb-Barneveld takes its nearly perfect record to Kettle Moraine High School Saturday to play Catholic Memorial for a trip to state.

Mount Horeb-Barneveld plays for state

22 seniors contribute to nearly perfect season

Mount Horeb-Barneveld takes its nearly perfect record to Kettle Moraine High School Saturday to play Catholic Memorial for a trip to state.

Anderson pitches A's past Tigers to avoid sweep

Detroit still leads series 2-1

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.

Anderson pitches A's past Tigers to avoid sweep

Detroit still leads series 2-1

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.

Giants beat Reds in 10th, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

Rolen makes key error in the 10th

Third baseman Scott Rolen's error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.

Giants beat Reds in 10th, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

Rolen makes key error in the 10th

Third baseman Scott Rolen's error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.

Rios homers to help White Sox cool of Rays, 3-1

White Sox boost playoff hopes

Alex Rios hit his career-high 25th homer and the Chicago White Sox gave their fading playoff hopes a boost, beating Tampa Bay 3-1 on Friday night to end the Rays' eight-game winning streak.

Rios homers to help White Sox cool of Rays, 3-1

White Sox boost playoff hopes

Alex Rios hit his career-high 25th homer and the Chicago White Sox gave their fading playoff hopes a boost, beating Tampa Bay 3-1 on Friday night to end the Rays' eight-game winning streak.

Longoria powers streaking Rays past White Sox 3-2

Chicago now two games back in AL Central

Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning and the surging Tampa Bay Rays won their eighth straight game Thursday night, handing the White Sox a 3-2 loss that hurts Chicago's playoff hopes.

Longoria powers streaking Rays past White Sox 3-2

Chicago now two games back in AL Central

Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning and the surging Tampa Bay Rays won their eighth straight game Thursday night, handing the White Sox a 3-2 loss that hurts Chicago's playoff hopes.