This is ESPN The Magazine's 2011 Franchise Rankings entry for the Washington Nationals.
It engaged their fans and prompted a profane response from their GM but the Raptors want to move past the focus on Paul Pierce's commentary as they prepare for Game 2 vs. the Wizards.
Royals manager Ned Yost was ejected in the first inning after Lorenzo Cain was hit by a Scott Kazmir pitch and both teams were issued a warning by plate umpire Greg Gibson.
Jim Furyk won his first PGA Tour event in five years, making birdies on both playoff holes to outlast Kevin Kisner at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.
Soso Jamabo, the 28th-ranked player in the ESPN 300 and the second-best player in UCLA's highly-regarded 2015 football signing class, was arrested early Sunday.
The Pelicans have listed Tyreke Evans as questionable for Game 2 of their first-round series against the Warriors on Monday night with a bone bruise in his left knee.
Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels says he believes Russell Wilson's drive would allow him to become a major leaguer, but he has no plans to interfere with the Seahawks quarterback's NFL career.
Despite hitting 38 unforced errors in a back-and forth match, Novak Djokovic won the first big clay-court tournament of the season, topping Tomas Berdych in the Monte Carlo Masters final Sunday.
Todd McShay turns the tables on Mel Kiper and grades his picks from Kiper's "Grade: A" mock draft.
The Senators have made a goalie switch down 2-0 in their first-round series with the Canadiens, reinserting veteran Craig Anderson and benching late-season phenom Andrew Hammond.
After scoring 23 points in his first playoff game in almost three years, Derrick Rose said he was grateful to be playing again and for his teammates pushing him, because "it feels good."
In a bloody battle that lived up to the hype, Lucas Matthysse defeated Ruslan Provodnikov by the tightest of majority decisions Saturday night in Verona, New York.
Yordano Ventura was ejected from Kansas City's 5-0 loss to Oakland after hitting A's third baseman Brett Lawrie with what appeared to be a retaliatory pitch.
Ohio State is still the biggest draw in spring football, and the continued buzz following a national title gave it a chance to build on its own record for attendance in spring games.
Sei Young Kim sank a shot from 154 yards out to make eagle to win the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff with Inbee Park.
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick.
For the second straight year, Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri swore during a fan rally prior to the team's postseason opener.
A frustrated Giancarlo Stanton called out the Miami Marlins following their latest loss, saying "the fire is not there."
Injured defenseman Shea Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks.