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Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Coach Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics had his team playing with passion and heart despite trailing the series 2-0.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

We may have seen the last of Chris Paul in a Los Angeles Clippers uniform.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Gordon Hayward (#20) led the Jazz with 27 points in their win on Monday.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Joe Johnson of the Jazz rises over Clippers' defenders for a floater in Sunday night's game.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

The Clippers' Blake Griffin falling to the ground while battling Jazz players for the ball.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have the Clippers on a roll as they head into the playoffs.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Dodgers' third base coach waves in Andrew Toles for the winning run in Tuesday's game against the Nationals.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

The MLB postseason has produced plenty of close and exciting games in its first two rounds. The Dodgers and Nationals added another one to the list Tuesday afternoon when they battled out game four of the NLDS at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dodgers were able to escape elimination with a 6-5 v...

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