1. Cubs Become 10th MLB Team to Win 24 of 1st 30 Games in a Season

    The Chicago Cubs improved to 24-6 with Sunday's 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in 13 innings, becoming the first team since the 1984 Detroit Tigers (26-4) to win 24 or more of its first 30 games in a season, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  2. Harper Becomes 1st Player Since 1999 to Draw 6 Walks in 1 Game

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper tied an MLB single-game record by drawing six walks in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs, becoming the first player to achieve the feat since Jeff Bagwell in 1999, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  3. Duncan Held Scoreless in Playoff Game for 1st Time

    San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan struggled to make his presence felt during Sunday's 111-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals, failing ...

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  4. 42-Year-Old Colon Becomes Oldest Player to Hit 1st Home Run

    New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon had an interesting weekend, becoming the oldest player in MLB history to hit the first home run of his career, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  5. Lillard Records 40 and 10 in Trail Blazers' Game 3 Victory

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had 40 points and 10 assists during Saturday's 120-108 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Western Conference ...

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  6. Cubs Become 2nd-Fastest Team to Reach +100 Run Differential

    With Saturday's 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals , the 2016 Chicago Cubs became the second-fastest major league team (since at least 1900) to reach a run differential of plus-100, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  7. Joerger Leaves Grizzlies as Franchise Leader in Winning Percentage

    Following the team's announcement Saturday of his firing, Dave Joerger will leave the Memphis Grizzlies as the owner of the best winning percentage (.598) by a head coach in franchise history, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  8. Cavaliers Become 1st Team to Make 20-Plus 3-Pointers in Consecutive Games

    The Cleveland Cavaliers enjoyed yet another big performance from beyond the arc in Friday's 121-108 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinals ...

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  9. Cavs, Hawks Tie Record for Combined 3-Pointers in Playoff Game

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks combined to make 37 three-point shots in Friday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, tying the NBA record for most three-pointers made in a single playoff game, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  10. Ortiz Passes Sheffield to Join Top 25 of All-Time Home Runs List

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit the 510th home run of his career during Friday's 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees , passing former Yankee Gary Sheffield to take ...

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  11. Rockies Set Franchise Record with 13 Runs in 1 Inning

    The Colorado Rockies set a franchise record for runs scored in an inning when they plated 13 during the fifth frame of Thursday's 17-7 win over the San Francisco Giants , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  12. Raptors Have 4 Players with 3 or More Steals in Game 2

    The Toronto Raptors had an interesting box score in Thursday's 96-92 win over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, becoming the first team since the 2006-07 ...

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  13. Wade Passes Pippen for 15th on All-Time Playoff Scoring List

    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade moved into the top 15 of the NBA 's all-time playoff scoring list, passing Scottie Pippen during Thursday's 96-92 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game ...

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  14. Cavaliers Set NBA Single-Game Record with 25 3-Pointers Made

    The Cleveland Cavaliers set a new NBA single-game record by making 25 three-point shots in Wednesday's 123-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per NBA on Twitter ...

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  15. James Passes Duncan for 5th on All-Time Playoff Scoring List

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James moved up a notch on the NBA 's all-time playoff scoring list during Wednesday's 123-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks, passing San Antonio Spurs ...

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  16. Will We See a Thrilling Repeat Triple Crown Winner Following 37-Year Drought?

    American Pharoah dazzled the masses last year, becoming the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown after spectators waited 37 years for the feat to be accomplished...

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  17. Murray Sets Penguins Record with 47 Saves in Regulation Win

    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped 47 of the 49 shots he faced in Monday's 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, setting ...

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  18. DeRozan Passes Vince Carter as Raptors' All-Time Leading Playoff Scorer

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan passed Vince Carter to become the franchise's all-time leading playoff scorer during Tuesday's 102-96 overtime loss to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  19. Colon Passes Pedro Martinez for 2nd-Most Wins by Dominican Pitcher

    New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon earned his 220th career win in Monday's 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves, passing former Mets hurler Pedro Martinez (219) for the second-most ...

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  20. Papelbon Joins Top 10 of MLB's All-Time Saves List

    Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon recorded the 358th save of his career in Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, moving into a tie with Troy Percival ...

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  21. Murphy Records Career Hit No. 1,000 in Win over Royals

    Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy recorded the 1,000th hit of his career in the sixth inning of Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, smacking a two-out, ...

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  22. James Passes Jordan on All-Time Playoff Wins List with Victory No. 120

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James earned the 120th playoff victory of his career in Monday's Game 1 against the Atlanta Hawks, passing Michael Jordan (119) on the NBA 's all-time playoff wins list, per NBA...

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  23. Aldridge Joins Gervin as Only Spurs to Score 38+ in Consecutive Playoff Games

    San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge scored 41 points in Monday's 98-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder , and he joined George Gervin as the only players in franchise ...

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  24. Green Records 2nd NBA Playoffs Triple-Double of Career

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green had 23 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists in Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  25. DeRozan Sets Raptors Record for Field-Goal Attempts in Playoff Game

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan set a single-game franchise playoff record with his 32 field-goal attempts in Sunday's 89-84 Game 7 victory over the Indiana Pacers , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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