After this week's action here is my SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 ballot:
LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony suffered a small left shoulder tear late in the regular season that was revealed during an MRI on Wednesday, a league source confirmed.
Clay Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
The New York Yankees suffered yet another injury on Wednesday night when Hiroki Kuroda was forced out of his start against the Baltimore Orioles due to a bruised right calf.
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree has undergone surgery for a torn Achillies, a league source confirmed to ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker plans to have an MRI on Thursday on his troublesome left calf, although he doesn't expect to miss any playing time in the Western Conference finals.
NASCAR honored a pair of its most famous and successful families with inductions into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
The Vancouver Canucks have fired coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest -- although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.