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Stories about Sports

Jun 01 2017

Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

The final stats show the Warriors outshot the Cavaliers 37.3 percent to 32.9 percent on 3-pointers past year, but don't be misled. The Cavs made history in 2016...

Jun 01 2017

Here's a closer look at the matchup between Warriors, Cavaliers

The four-time scoring champion is the biggest addition to a team favoured to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals starting Thursday in Oakland , and he is no...

May 31 2017

Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals

Their second NBA Finals matchup comes five years after their first, when James won his first championship as Miami overpowered Oklahoma City in 2012. So if the best pla...

May 31 2017

After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

France's Simon Pagenaud was never a contender Sunday, and two-time 500 victor Juan Pablo Montoya , of Colombia, led only two laps and finished sixth. "I came here basica...

May 31 2017

Steve Kerr intends to 'coach for a long time' despite back

Although that game would end in a Golden State loss after possessing a 14-point fourth-quarter lead, Durant flexed his ability to dominate a game especially when the offe...

May 31 2017

Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

So now the question is simple, will Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the rest of the Golden State Warriors claim their second championship in three seasons, or will th...

May 30 2017

LeBron not ready to think about Warriors: 'It's too stressful'

There are a handful of superstars who can drag their teams to the finals. Golden State has glowed in this postseason , becoming the first team to start 12-0 while winn...

May 30 2017

LeBron James must save the NBA Playoffs

The Cavaliers , who rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Warriors in last year's finals , set an National Basketball Association record in winning their 1...

May 30 2017

Smith Just Cursed The Golden State Warriors Before The NBA Finals

But will it be an epic ending like the Thrilla In Manila or "Return of the King?" "As of right now, I will not coach Thursday night", Kerr said, via ESPN . But Irving ...

May 30 2017

Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue: 'I don't even think about' Warriors

That's the story as the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Obviously, adding an MVP [Kevin Durant] to a team that already has a two-time MVP [Curry], that makes them even more imp...

May 30 2017

Why Victor Moses dived against Arsenal - Conte

Courtois, admitted, however, that it was a bad lapse to allow Arsenal a second goal , by Ramsey, immediately after Diego Costa's equaliser. For Arsenal , Mesut Ozi...

May 30 2017

Celtics star Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

It's a mishap he's not proud of. And it initiated an unraveling. Last year, the Cavs became the first team in league history to rally from a 3-1 series deficit to...

May 30 2017

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

Stephen Curry , Golden State: When the Warriors won the championship two years ago, Andre Iguodala was named Finals MVP, while Curry didn't receive a single vote....

May 29 2017

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. Warriors 2017 NBA Finals scheduleEven if the NBA's top two teams have steamrol...

May 29 2017

The buzz in the Bronx for Derek Jeter Day

During his 20-year career as number two, Jeter served as the franchise's 13th captain and had 3,465 hits, 14 All-Star Games, and five World Series wins. How many Yankees ...

May 29 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals

Right now, nobody needs it more than Irving. INSKEEP: LeBron James says he wore short-shorts like MJ, copied his moves. "I'm a guy who always got happy and excited ...

May 29 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Perhaps the most glaring area that needs better execution is the power play. It was just an unacceptable performance for this time of the year. It wasn't exactly an b...

May 29 2017

NASCAR Monster Energy Series Predictions: Coca-Cola 600 5/28/17

This year's race will have 33 participants dueling it out for one of the most prestigious trophies in all of sports. Dale Earnhardt Jr. turned to social media following...

May 29 2017

Cavaliers set franchise record, score 75 points in first half vs. Celtics

These teams that have spent much of the post-merger days near the bottom of the standings were the cream of the crop in the 1950s led by star quarterback Graham and innov...

May 29 2017

Takuma Sato Wins 101st Indianapolis 500

In one way, it was to be expected - he is, after all, one of the greatest racing drivers in history. The Indianapolis 500 once was one of the biggest annual events on...