This is ESPN The Magazine's 2011 Franchise Rankings entry for the Atlanta Thrashers.
Warriors star Stephen Curry missed the equivalent of a quarter after taking a hard fall on his head, neck and back area near the basket in the second quarter of Monday night's Game 4.
The Chicago Bears released Ray McDonald on Monday after the defensive lineman was arrested earlier in the day on a domestic violence charge.
Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford is not at risk of missing Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James opened up public negotiations for teammate Tristan Thompson's impending restricted free agency Monday, telling reporters that he wants the big man to stick around Cleveland.
For the second time in three years, Venus Williams lost in the first round at the French Open, this time falling to fellow American Sloane Stephens.
Former Detroit Lions coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will be working in the NFL as an officiating consultant for the league in 2015.
Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.
Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton
Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate which players the top four teams in the 2015 NBA draft should take. Should Minnesota take Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 overall?
UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time.
Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz, who was ejected Saturday for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm, was suspended eight games Monday.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova had to work harder than she had hoped, but she advanced to the second round. Carla Suarez Navarro and Samantha Stosur also won their openers.
LeBron James vehemently defended Cavs point guard Matthew Dellavedova on Sunday against any suggestion that he is a dirty player.
The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Adrian Peterson.
The Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford was ejected after receiving a flagrant 2 foul after bringing his arm down on a falling Matthew Dellavedova late in the first half.
Carl Edwards held off Greg Biffle on Saturday night to win NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.
Roger Federer was upset that a selfie-seeking fan approached him on center court Sunday after his first-round victory at the French Open.
James' 37-point, 18-rebound, 13-assist Game 3 was clutch, but ultimately rates as another day at the playoff office, not one of his classics.
The Yankees honored Bernie Williams prior to Sunday night's game against the Rangers, officially retiring his No. 51 and unveiling his plaque that will reside in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium.
As much as Bill Tierney tried to let his players soak in the spotlight of Denver's first lacrosse national championship, it's the pioneering coach who deserves the lion's share of the credit.