Nielsen’s top programs for May 20-26

Entertainment 05/29/19, 16:48

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 20-26Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "NCIS," CBS, 12 million.2. "Live: All in the Family-The Jeffersons," ABC, 10.4 million.3. NBA Playoffs: Golden State at Portland, ESPN, 7.99 million.4. "The Voice," NBC, 7.97 million.5. "Nightline: All in the Family-The Jeffersons," ABC, 7.7 ...

Nielsen’s top programs for May 13-19

Basketball 05/21/19, 14:39

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 18.5 million.2. "Game of Thrones," HBO, 13.61 million.This image released by CBS shows Jim Parsons, left, and Mayim Bialik in a scene from the series finale of "The Big ...

Nielsen’s top programs for May 6-12

Sports 05/14/19, 16:27

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 6-12. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.6 million.2. "Game of Thrones," HBO, 12.5 million.3. "NCIS," CBS, 11.7 million.4. "Young Sheldon," CBS, 10.5 million.5. "FBI," CBS, 8.8 million.6. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 8.5 million.7. "Mom," CBS, 8 ...

Double trouble: Pair of Game 7s await to end Round 2

Sports 05/11/19, 15:05

Kyle Lowry was talking in Toronto on Saturday, discussing any number of topics, offering eloquent answers to every question that came his way. His last sentence was all that really needed to be said."Nothing matters," the Raptors guard said, "but Game 7."There may be nothing better in sports than a ...

Bucks’ Pau Gasol has foot surgery, out for playoffs

Basketball 05/10/19, 11:08

Bucks center Pau Gasol will miss the rest of the NBA playoffs after surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.The Bucks said Friday that the surgery done a day earlier was successful and Gasol is expected to make a full recovery.The 38-year-old Spaniard was signed by the ...

Kawhi Leonard wows even his coach with playoff performance

Sports 05/07/19, 13:01

Just when it seemed Kawhi Leonard couldn't get any better, along came the NBA playoffs and another level of performance that's left even his coach awed. Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse joins PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg this week to take the pulse of the playoffs, both ...

Big man on court: Nikola Jokic showing off all his skills

Sports 05/06/19, 17:05

Earlier in the playoffs, he was drawing comparisons to Wilt Chamberlain. This week, it's Magic Johnson.As the casual basketball fan — everyone, really — is finding out, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic has no direct comparison.The All-Star center is turning the NBA playoffs into his own grand stage with ...

Raptors, Nuggets win to even NBA playoff series at 2-2

Basketball 05/05/19, 21:16

Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday and even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.Marc Gasol scored 16, Kyle Lowry had 14 and the Raptors rebounded after consecutive losses to reclaim home-court ...

Before Friday, the last 4OT NBA playoff game preceded change

Basketball 05/04/19, 18:26

The last time there was a four-overtime NBA playoff contest, the game would soon change. Boston's 111-105 win over Syracuse on April 16, 1953, was a foul-fest. Both teams would shoot 64 free throws in the game, the matchup turning into the likes of one that wasn't uncommon in the era ...

No rest for the weary: Nuggets, Blazers back at it Sunday

Basketball 05/04/19, 17:49

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets could use the kind of break everybody else is getting in the second round of the NBA playoffs.If anybody deserved some time off, it's the All-Star center who just played 65 minutes in a game.But there's no rest for the weary now. The Nuggets ...

Suns tap 76ers assistant Monty Williams as new coach

Basketball 05/03/19, 11:51

Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams will be the new coach of the Phoenix Suns, replacing Igor Kokoskov, who was fired last week after one disappointing season.The Suns announced Friday that they had come to terms with Williams, who will join Phoenix after the 76ers complete their run in the NBA ...

Bucks expecting another hard-fought matchup with Celtics

Sports 04/27/19, 13:47

Much has changed since the Celtics outlasted the Bucks during their seven-game slugfest in the first round of last year's NBA playoffs.For starters, Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward are both healthy after injuries sidelined them for the entire postseason last year.Giannis Antetokounmpo is having a career season and is one ...

Raptors and 76ers made changes this season, and now face off

Basketball 04/26/19, 12:27

The last time Toronto and Philadelphia played was on February 5, a night where the Raptors went into the 76ers' home building and had absolutely no trouble on the way to an easy win.Later that night, the 76ers struck a deal to get Tobias Harris.And about a day later, the ...

Bucks advance for 1st time in 18 years and face Celtics

Basketball 04/23/19, 01:48

Giannis Antetokounmpo will have his unique talents on display in the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in his six-year career.If Milwaukee's superstar can match or beat his latest jaw-dropping highlight, everyone is in for a treat, unless they play or root for the Boston Celtics. Antetokounmpo ...

On Basketball: This first round sorely lacks playoff drama

Sports 04/22/19, 09:26

If there was a silver lining for Indiana fans after the Pacers were the first team to be bounced from the 2019 NBA playoffs, it's this: They won't have to watch any more first-round games.For that, they should be thankful.Drama is in very short supply so far in these playoffs. ...

Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over weekend

Sports 04/21/19, 23:07

Road, sweet road.There were eight NBA playoff games this weekend, and all eight were won by the road team. It's the first time in NBA history there were eight road playoff wins in a two-day span."Road wins are the best, especially in the playoffs," Toronto's Kawhi Leonard said.Houston Rockets' Chris ...

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors’ 132-105 win

Basketball 04/19/19, 00:27

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.The Warriors began the game on a 22-9 tear ...

DeRozan leads Spurs past Nuggets in Game 1, 101-96

Basketball 04/14/19, 00:35

DeMar DeRozan scored 18 points and Derrick White had a key steal in the closing seconds in the San Antonio Spurs' 101-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.White stole the ball at midcourt from Jamal Murray with 1.3 seconds left after ...

Nets, Magic win road openers in NBA playoffs

Basketball 04/13/19, 19:16

D'Angelo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.The sixth-seeded Nets turned Philly in ...

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