1. Crosby, Malkin Tie Lemieux for 2nd on Penguins' Playoff Games List

    Pittsburgh Penguins centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin both made the 107th playoff appearances of their careers in Saturday's 2-1 road win over the Washington Capitals , ...

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  2. Cecil Becomes 1st Relief Pitcher to Lose 5 Games in April

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil recently became the first player in MLB history to be credited with five losses as a relief pitcher during the month of April, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN...

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  3. Story Finishes April with 17 Extra-Base Hits, Including 10 Home Runs

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story finished April with 17 extra-base hits, joining Joe DiMaggio (23 in May 1936) and Albert Pujols (17 in April 2001) as the only players since ...

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  4. Wentz Becomes 1st Non-FBS QB Drafted in 1st Round Since Flacco

    The Philadelphia Eagles selected former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday, making him the first non-FBS ...

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  5. Arrieta's Home Scoreless Streak Ends at Wrigley-Record 52.2 Innings

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta witnessed his home scoreless streak come to an end at 52.2 innings when he surrendered an RBI double to Milwaukee Brewers outfielder ...

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  6. Thompson Becomes 1st Player with 7 Treys in Consecutive Playoff Games

    Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson caught fire over the final two contests of an opening-round series against the Houston Rockets, becoming the first player in ...

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  7. Pierzynski Becomes 1st Catcher Since Pudge to Reach 2,000 Hits

    Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski recorded the 2,000th hit of his career during the second inning of Wednesday's 9-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox, becoming the first catcher to ...

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  8. Story Breaks Pujols' NL Rookie Record for Home Runs in April

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story hit his ninth home run of the season during Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates , breaking Albert Pujols' National League record—set ...

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  9. LeBron James Primed to Pass MJ, Continue Assault on NBA Playoff Record Book

    At just 31 years of age, LeBron James has already had a prolific playoff career. And with his Cleveland Cavaliers currently steamrolling through the Eastern Conference, King James looks primed to continue rising through the record books...

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  10. Price Matches Career-Best Mark with 14 Strikeouts in Win over Braves

    Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price made the most of Tuesday's favorable matchup against the woeful Atlanta Braves, matching his career-high mark of 14 strikeouts as the Red Sox cruised to an 11-4 victory, per Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe ...

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  11. McCutchen Hits 3 Homers in a Game for 2nd Time in Career

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen broke out of his slump in a big way Tuesday night, recording the second three-homer game of his career in a 9-4 win over the Colorado Rockies , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  12. Cano Reaches 1,000 Career RBI in 6-RBI Performance

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano reached the 1,000-RBI milestone with a bang, driving in six runs during Tuesday's 11-1 win over the Houston Astros, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  13. Zimmermann Finally Loses Scoreless Streak After 24.1 Shutout Innings

    Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has already made history during his inaugural season in Motown, becoming the first starting pitcher in 43 years to begin his tenure ...

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  14. Pujols Passes Jackson for 13th Place on All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 13th place on the all-time home runs list during the third inning of Monday's 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals , hitting career homer No...

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  15. Diaz Becomes 1st Player with .500 Batting Average Through 50 at-Bats

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz accomplished an interesting feat during Monday's 12-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks , becoming the first player in baseball's modern era (since at least 1900) to own a batting average of ...

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  16. Popovich Earns NBA-Record 9th Playoff Sweep in Best-of-7 Series

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became the only coach in NBA history to sweep nine playoff series when the Spurs toppled the Memphis Grizzlies 116-95 on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  17. Tim Duncan Ties Robert Horry for 2nd-Most Wins in NBA Playoff History

    San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan picked up the 155th playoff win of his career with Sunday's 116-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, tying former teammate Robert Horry for ...

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  18. Warriors Set NBA Single-Game Playoff Record with 21 3-Pointers Made

    The Golden State Warriors set an NBA playoff record by making 21 three-point shots in Sunday's 121-94 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, per NBA History on Twitter...

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  19. James Passes Bryant for 5th Place on All-Time Playoff Steals List

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James passed Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant to take sole possession of fifth place on the NBA 's all-time playoff steals list during Sunday's ...

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  20. Hornets' Win Earns Franchise 1st Playoff Victory in 14 Years

    The Charlotte Hornets ' 96-80 win over the Miami Heat on Saturday earned the franchise its first playoff victory since 2002, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  21. Russell Westbrook Records 25 Points, 15 Assists in Consecutive Games

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook turned in another big outing in Saturday's 119-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks, becoming the first player since Isaiah Thomas in 1985 ...

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  22. Plumlee Records Rare Stat Line in Game 3 Win over Clippers

    Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee had six points, 21 rebounds and nine assists in Saturday's 96-88 win over the Los Angeles Clippers , becoming the first player since ...

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  23. Rangers Lose 5 Straight Home Playoff Games for 1st Time

    The New York Rangers ' 5-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday marked the first time in franchise history that the team has dropped five consecutive home playoff games, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  24. Jagr Becomes 5th Player with 200 Career Playoff Points

    Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr became part of an exclusive club during Wednesday's 2-1 win over the New York Islanders, joining Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Jari ...

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  25. Cavaliers Tie Single-Game Playoff Record with 20 3-Pointers Made

    The Cleveland Cavaliers tied a single-game NBA playoff record by making 20 three-point shots in Wednesday's 107-90 win over the Detroit Pistons in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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