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Cavaliers Sweep Hawks to Earn NBA Finals Spot
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Cavaliers Sweep Hawks to Earn NBA Finals Spot

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title. Read »

2 hours ago
Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the... Read »

44 minutes ago
Sox Fall to Blue Jays in Toronto

Sox Fall to Blue Jays in Toronto

Toronto 10, Chicago 9 Read »

57 minutes ago
Ninth Inning Double Gives Cubs Win Over Nationals
Nadal, Djokovic Start Fast at French Open

Nadal, Djokovic Start Fast at French Open

If anyone at the French Open needed a reminder, Novak Djokovic was on court to show what champions are made of. Read »

5 hours ago
Sock Ousts Dimitrov in French Open

Sock Ousts Dimitrov in French Open

American Jack Sock staked his claim on red clay Tuesday at Roland Garros, fighting to a 7-6, (7), 6-2, 6-3 victory... Read »

6 hours ago
Canada's Bouchard Upset in French Open's 1st Round

Canada's Bouchard Upset in French Open's 1st Round

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard exited in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her nascent... Read »

6 hours ago
911 Calls Released on NFL Defensive End Ray McDonald

911 Calls Released on NFL Defensive End Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald was arrested Monday at a San Jose home on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence. Read »

May 26, 2015
Blackhawks Panic Meter: Should Fans Be Worried?

Blackhawks Panic Meter: Should Fans Be Worried?

The Chicago Blackhawks find themselves one loss away from elimination, but how concerned should fans be about the... Read »

May 26, 2015

"Mighty Ducks" Actor Live Tweets Hawks' Loss

Actor Emilio Estevez, known for his role as youth hockey coach Gordon Bombay in The Mighty Ducks, was very excited... Read »

May 26, 2015
Rockets Avoid Eliminationin With 128-115 Win Over Warriors

Rockets Avoid Eliminationin With 128-115 Win Over Warriors

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid... Read »

May 25, 2015
Hutchison Pitches Blue Jays Past White Sox 5-0

Hutchison Pitches Blue Jays Past White Sox 5-0

Drew Hutchison pitched a four-hitter, Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the... Read »

May 25, 2015
Ducks Beat Blackhawks 5-4

Ducks Beat Blackhawks 5-4

With control of the series on the line, Matt Beleskey scored early in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 5-4... Read »

May 25, 2015
Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

Tanner Roark made a successful return to Washington's rotation on Monday. It was like he never left. Read »

May 25, 2015
50th Anniversary: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston Heavyweight Rematch

50th Anniversary: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston Heavyweight Rematch

On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of... Read »

May 26, 2015
Hawks' Defense in for Stern Test in Game 5

Hawks' Defense in for Stern Test in Game 5

The Chicago Blackhawks have three of their blue liners playing over 30 minutes per night in the Western Conference... Read »

May 25, 2015
Bears Release Ray McDonald

Bears Release Ray McDonald

Just two months after signing him to a contract, the Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald after he... Read »

May 25, 2015
Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Three Keys to Game 5

Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Three Keys to Game 5

The Chicago Blackhawks have an opportunity to seize the lead in this series on Monday against the Anaheim Ducks, and... Read »

May 25, 2015

2015 French Open: Best Moments

See photos from Roland-Garros, the 2015 French Open Tennis Tournament. View »

5 hours ago
Berdych, Sharapova Advance at French Open

Berdych, Sharapova Advance at French Open

Getting past his first-round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot... Read »

May 25, 2015
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