Nets guard Kyrie Irving exited Game 4 of Brooklyn's Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Bucks on Sunday with a sprained right ankle. X-rays were negative, but sources said he was using crutches and had his right ankle in a walking boot.
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With Kyrie Irving's injury in Game 4, the Nets have gone from potential world-beaters to mortals shockingly quickly.
- Nets lose Irving to ankle injury in Game 4 defeat
- Boone on sliding Yanks: 'We need to step it up'
- TB's Cooper on G1 loss: 'Our minds weren't there'
- Nets' Harden still sidelined, but 'closer' to return
— Betnijah Laney had 23 points and 10 assists, and the New York Liberty held on to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-83 on Sunday.
After the Yankees were swept by the Phillies on Sunday, manager Aaron Boone said "we need to step it up. Period."
The Lightning looked disjointed and not mentally prepared for Sunday's series-opening loss to the Isles. "You have to have everything working in unison," said Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper of this stage of the playoffs, "and we just weren't there tonight."
— Semyon Varlamov and the New York Islanders are on a roll.
— Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton finally are getting a little more help, while Kevin Durant keeps seeing his superstar cohorts get hurt.
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— Starving for a clutch hit, the San Diego Padres got two in a row from precisely the guys you'd expect.
— Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500.
Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden is "progressing in the right direction" in his hamstring rehabilitation, coach Steve Nash said Sunday.
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Yankees announce Luke Voit starts his rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today.
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Jacob deGrom, who left Friday's game with flexor tendinitis, is not expected to miss a start for the Mets. His 0.56 ERA is the lowest ever by a pitcher through 10 starts.
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