Houston’s long-ball approach in NBA playoffs brings memories of 2015 Astros

The Houston Rockets missed 27 three-pointers in a row in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, allowing the Golden State Warriors a come-from-behind win and missing yet another chance at the NBA Finals. Flashback to the 2015 Houston Astros, a team that got its runs almost exclusively via the home run and saw it all go awry as strikeouts eventually got the best of them in the ALDS.

Tampa swimmer Sophie Long ready to hang goggles after earning All American status

Since she was seven, Sophie Long’s best times in the pool have been an inextricable part of her identity. This is about to change over the next week for the native of Cleethorpes, UK as she will step away from competitive swimming after the National Championships, running through Friday in Greensboro, N.C.