Denver Nuggets storm back to beat Clippers, force Game 7

Denver Nuggets storm back to beat Clippers, force Game 7

The backs-against-the-wall-thing the Nuggets have going might not be just a narrative. Now it’s the second-seeded, heavily favored, championship-contending Clippers who have their backs against the wall. Denver stormed back to beat L.A. 111-98 in Game 6 on Sunday, forcing a deciding Game 7 on Monday in the wild Western…

Sparks lose to Storm on Jewell Loyd’s buzzer-beater

Sparks lose to Storm on Jewell Loyd’s buzzer-beater

It was a game billed as a battle between MVP candidates Candace Parker and Breanna Stewart, but in the end that wasn’t what defined Friday’s matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm. With the Sparks leading by two with 0.8 seconds left, Seattle guard Jewell Loyd made a…

Met Office reveals latest storm names for winter with Aiden heading list

Met Office reveals latest storm names for winter with Aiden heading list

Storm Aiden will be the first to blow in across the UK and Ireland this winter, according to the new list of names for this year’s strongest weather systems. Bella, Gavin, Julia, Minnie, Oscar, Ravi, Saidhbhin and Wilson are also among the storm names for 2020-21 announced by the Met…

Hurricane Laura: The danger of storm surge, explained

Hurricane Laura: The danger of storm surge, explained

Hurricane Laura made landfall at 1 am ET Thursday in Cameron, Louisiana, as a fierce Category 4 hurricane with 140 mph winds. It has since downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, with wind speeds of 100 mph, and is moving north. But perhaps the most dangerous part of the storm…