LeBron's 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach…

LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic…

Lawmakers find funding, urgency lacking in Olympic sex-abuse crisis

The Line: Best Bets For Memorial Day Weekend

Todd gives his best bets this week, touching on the NBA Playoffs, Stanley Cup Finals and even the Indianapolis 500.

Inoue knocks out McDonnell to take WBA title

Naoya Inoue of Japan defeated Britain's Jamie McDonnell with a first-round knockout on Friday to capture the WBA bantamweight title

Kyle Busch blows past field for 1st Charlotte…

Kyle Busch led 377 of 400 laps to win the Coca-Cola 600, his first points race victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Venus Williams: 2 1st-round Slam exits in row for…

Venus Williams has lost her opening match at two consecutive Grand Slam tournaments for the first time in her illustrious career

Florida St. to host 35th NCAA regional; Stetson…

Florida State will host its 35th NCAA regional; Stetson is named a first-time host

Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing…

USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers

Where To Put Your Money For The NBA Conference…

Guest host Robin picks Todd's brain for his take on both Game 6's of the NBA Conference Finals

Egyptian a French Open 'lucky loser' in more ways than one

The first man from Egypt to play in a Grand Slam tournament in 22 years walked off Court Philippe Chatrier with a wave and a big smile

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LEADING OFF: Braves await word on Acuna…

LEADING OFF: Braves await word on Acuna; Yanks' sluggers vs. ERA leader Verlander; Mookie on the mend

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes

Rockets' Chris Paul Ruled Out For Game Six…

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals with a right hamstring strain, the team announced.

New Zealand Olympic 5,000m silver medalist Quax…

Tributes flood in for one of New Zealand's greatest runners

Pavlyuchenkova labors past Cibulkova to win at Strasbourg

Third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won the Strasbourg International after laboring to a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6) win against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on Saturday

Capitals, Golden Knights in improbable Stanley…

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights will face Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals in a thoroughly improbable Stanley Cup Final

Warriors, Rockets set for Game 7 in West finals

The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets meet Monday night in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals with the Warriors need a win to reach the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year

USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from…

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

Red Sox Designate Hanley Ramirez For Assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment in order to make room on the roster for the return of Dustin Pedroia from the disabled list.

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Japan's Nishikori plays 1st Grand Slam match since Wimbledon

Kei Nishikori is healthy and ready to return to Grand Slam action at the French Open with what amounts to a rather modest goal