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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

NOTES: LeBron James pre-game on getting set to pass Michael Jordan and become the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer: "It's just a personal goal of mine"...


Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi

Serena Williams also will be a notable absentee, having announced in April that she is expecting her first child. Petra Kvitova , a two-time Wimbledon champ...


Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice

Mercedes have won in Monaco for the past four years with Hamilton the 2016 victor, but Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel looked significantly quicker on Thursday...


James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

He watched Game 5 in street clothes. THE Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight season. This m...


Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

Bobby Ryan was standing right beside the net, helplessly watching Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson to end the Ottawa Senators' season in double overtime ...


LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

James briefly celebrated breaking the record by raising his right index finger to signal No. 1 as he headed down the court while the game continued. Durant's ...


NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

In the past, teams had to reduce their rosters to 75 players by 3 p.m. CDT on the Tuesday after the third preseason games and to 53 players by 3 p.m. on the Sat...


Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future

The big match this weekend in England sees Arsenal take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving ...


Scott Jamieson cards flawless opening round to share clubhouse lead at Wentworth

Els reached the turn in 34 and cancelled out a blemish at the 10th with a five-foot gain at the 11th, before missing the green with his approach in to the par-f...


'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open,' says Nadal

Rafael Nadal admitted that he nearly "destroyed" his wrist at last year's French Open , as he relived the pain that forced him to abandon his pursuit of a 10t...


Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva

Mendy does not have a free pass to the extent that Bernardo Silva has had for his move to Manchester City as he has only been at the club for a season. 22...


John McEnroe: Novak Djokovic winning the French Open would not shock me!

But in what has been as astonishing "retro" year for men's tennis Nadal , with fellow Mallorcan Carlos Moya added to his coaching support, came within a whis...


Vettel on top in second practice

There were testing times in Monaco for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes on Thursday as the British driver and his team struggled to extract the maximum from ...


Moeen seeks improvement for more sixes at seven

Stokes was assessed by the ECB's medical team on Thursday and was cleared to train today. Stokes felt soreness in his left knee after bowling two overs in th...


Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score record-breaking goals in La Liga — Real Madrid

They should otherwise have a full-strength team available. We have to be focused on every game and every move. The club issued an emotional open letter to suppo...


Morgan plays down Stokes fears, happy with own form

This was his third ODI century of 2017, after Cuttack and Antigua, and a 10th in England colours, leaving him second only to Marcus Trescothick's 12. But it w...


John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off

While he said that a few days before Chelsea's final Premier League match of the season, the five times Premier League victor seemed to have changed his...


No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals

Warriors host game one of the championship series in Oakland next Thursday. The Cavaliers beat Boston in Game 5 to advance to the NBA Finals, where they'l...


Djokovic hoping Agassi can inspire him back to No. 1

Nadal is chasing a 10th title at Roland Garros while second seed Djokovic, working with new coach Andre Agassi , is looking to defend the only major he ...


Touchdown celebrations to make an National Football League comeback amid new rule changes

In a letter to fans from Roger Goodell , the league said it wants to allow players "more room to have fun after they make big plays". That list includes "offens...


Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Fortunately, though, he is back in top form as he starts his quest for a 10th title at Roland Garros . "He is not an opponent you want to play against in the...


ESPN to film at Cleveland Hofbrauhaus during NBA Finals

In 2015, Smith picked LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the title over Golden State Warriors. In 2011, he thought the Miami Heat would win. ESPN...


Former Seattle Seahawk Cortez Kennedy dead at 48

Police in Orlando confirmed the news to ESPN , adding that while they are investigating his death, foul play is not suspected at this time. The defensive t...


Diallo withdraws from NBA Draft, will play at UK

United Kingdom head coach John Calipari has been huge supporter of Diallo throughout the process, and he would have been happy to see the young guard go pro i...


James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The come-from-behind win gave the NBA defending champion Cavaliers a comfortable 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals , pushing them a game away from ...