Twitter a landmine for some pro clubs during playoffs

While social media experts push sports teams to emulate the passion that fans have for their team, the playoffs are testing the limits of trash talk online. The Houston Rockets decided their social media manager crossed the line in a tweet posted Tuesday night while the Rockets were about to

Rory McIlroy needs top-four BMW finish to maintain play-offs hopes

Rory McIlroy heads into this week's BMW Championship in Illinois needing a top-four finish to retain any hopes of repeating his 2016 FedEx Cup triumph.McIlroy is 51st in the play-offs standings and only the top 30 on Sunday evening will go forward to next week's Tour Championship finale in Atlanta.His

Spain take control to send Italy towards play-offs

Isco scored twice as a scintillating Spain beat Italy at the Bernabeu to take a huge step towards qualifying for the World Cup from Group G.The Real Madrid playmaker curled home a free-kick and then smashed in a second as Spain named no recognised striker.Chelsea's Alvaro Morata came on to