Philadelphia 76ers ‘getting more confident as the series goes on,’ as James Harden stars in Game 4

12:58 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA– James Harden picked a perfect time to have his best game with the Philadelphia 76ers. After declaring this series would return to Miami tied after the 76ers lost both games there to begin this best-of-7 affair, Harden poured in 31 points — including 16 in the fourth quarter — … Read more

Everything still ahead of Rangers despite trailing Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Ferris Bueller said that life comes at you fast in the playoffs and even faster when Sidney Crosby is on the other side playing some of the most compelling hockey of his fabulous career. Yogi Berra said that it gets late early in the playoffs and especially when down 2-1 and on the … Read more

Miami Grand Prix, in F1’s debut, what oh so Miami

Fans stand on the track and its fencing after Sunday’s Grand Prix of Miami. (Thomas Simonetti/The Washington Post) MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The city with the meanest drivers in the nation welcomed the circuit with the keenest drivers in the world Sunday, and the whole thing felt very Miamiwhat with Miami an adjective just as … Read more

James Harden isn’t what he used to be, but he’s what the Sixers need

Tobias Harris would usually have more to say, but he was trying to take it easy on his windpipe after absorbing an inadvertent Bam Adebayo elbow to the neck in the second half of the Philadelphia 76ers‘ 116-108 win against the Miami Heat in Sunday’s Game 4 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. Harris … Read more