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James likes 3-on-3 in Olympics

We felt like the Pac-12 participation was a very good thing, not only for us, but also for those Pac-12 teams, and heard no negative comments. And it's even less likely that Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson will participate. While the new event may not have NBA guys competing, count Breanna Stewart as one WNBA player who would love the chance to play in both basketball events if possible. Read More »

650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

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The team also won the Cup in 1991 and 1992 and became the first National Hockey League team to repeat as champions since the Detroit Red Wings did it in 1997-98. It not only made things easier for general manager Jim Rutherford and the Penguins' front office, it also may have ended up saving their season and giving them an opportunity to win another Stanley Cup . Read More »

Paulina Gretzky, Dustin Johnson welcome son River Jones

Johnson, the defending U.S. Open victor, will be at home waiting for fiancee Paulina Gretzky to give birth. Now the plan for the Irmo native is to head to Erin Hills in Erin, Wisc., site of the U.S. Open. Johnson goes off at Erin Hills as the betting favorite, at approximately 15-to-2 odds . Gretzky was scheduled to have a C-section on Monday, allowing hubby to be by her side for the delivery and get into Wisconsin for his early morning golf date on Thursday with Martin Kaymer and ... Read More »

LeBron James says he never played for a 'super team.' Really?

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The Cleveland Cavaliers' reign at the top of the National Basketball Association came to an end with a 129-120 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the 2017 Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland , California, Monday night. Kyrie Irving finished with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. To celebrate, Nike unveiled an ad celebrating Durant's triumph , but that's not all. "We'll be back", LeBron said, "me and you ". Read More »

Kevin Durant FaceTimes with James Corden

They didn't allow last season to repeat and avoided losing the final series after having a 3-1 lead. Kevin Durant led the team with 39 points while Steph Curry added another 34 points. Durant then replied by saying, "I don't think it's fair to minimize what Kevin offers Golden State , and what they offered him, to say that it was the weakest move in National Basketball Association history ". Read More »

Rihanna Celebrates Golden State Warriors Victory With New Video

The win spelled redemption for the Warriors , who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last off-season to bolster their already high-powered offence. However, the Cavs would've nearly certainly had a better shot at stretching their lead and putting that much more pressure on the Warriors to avoid enduring two more days of potentially embarrassing 3-1 jokes and having to head back to Cleveland for Game 6. Read More »

Rockies Quiet Pirates 5-1 to End 3-Game Losing Streak

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McCutchen provided some insurance with a two-run shot off Jordan Lyles in the eighth for his second home run of the game and the 13th multi-homer game of his career. Captain Sidney Crosby and several other members of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins stopped by PNC Park before the game and they brought the Cup with them. Read More »

Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

Pekka Rinne's first year of full-time service for the Nashville Predators was 2008. The Predators have been the better team for 10 of the 12 periods thus far this series and dominated the Penguins back in Nashville. "We had a great start", said Crosby. "We know this game we're going to have to be at our best, there's no question", Predators captain Mike Fisher said Wednesday. Read More »

Broncos sign DB Chris Lewis-Harris, waive Taurean Nixon

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At first glance this move seems like a way to simply get more experience in the Denver defensive backfield. To make room for Lewis-Harris, Denver released third-year cornerback Taurean Nixon . One is a first-team All-Pro and the other isn't even a lock to make the roster, but it makes you wonder if the Broncos would consider trying to coax former Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris out of retirement and form a Bermuda Triangle of Chris Harrises in the secondary. Read More »

Warriors, Cavaliers working on fourth finals

The defending champs have some work to do this offseason, but here's why they're the hands down favorites to repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018. "I don't believe we're a superteam here". "I'm really proud where I am right now as a player and being as consistent every year as I've been". "Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have no idea what to do", he said. Read More »

Manchester United make Sweden defender Victor Lindelof first summer signing

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Lindelof, 22, joined Benfica from home-town club Vasteras SK in 2012 and has won three Portuguese league titles and two Portuguese Cups during his time in Lisbon. In defence, Mourinho now boasts an impressive array of options with Lindelof joining the likes of Eric Bailly, Marcos Rojo , Chris Smalling , Phil Jones and Daley Blind. Read More »

GOP Congressman Scalise in Critical Condition

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Capitol Police were also at the scene. Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine a motive in the shooting or whether the attack was an attempted political assassination. The extent of the injuries was not immediately known. "I was in a jam here in the House because I'm a delegation of one, and I needed some Republicans to help us", said Welch. Read More »

Gareth Southgate hoping England players can learn quickly after France defeat

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Less than a minute after half-time, a lifeline for England: Dele Alli brilliantly chased his own flick-on and Raphael Varane ran across the back of him, clipping his heels; the referee pointed to the spot. On an evening when only Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling resembled global players, Southgate was left looking for positives from another poor England performance. Read More »

Dodgers Puig suspended 1 game for obscene gesture to fans

The win was the sixth straight for the Dodgers, matching their season high. Bonifacio finished with two hits and three RBIs, Whit Merrifield added three hits and three runs while Alcides Escobar singled three times to help Jason Hammel end an eight-game winless stretch on the road that dated to 2016. Read More »

Warburton laments Lions' indiscipline after loss to Highlanders

Ireland loose forward CJ Stander put his name into the mix with a titanic performance at number eight, while tour captain Sam Warburton grew into the game and was much better in the second half. Gatland's team, however, were more than able to match the locals in an entertaining spectacle but their skill execution again let them down on several occasions. Read More »

England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

Pakistan's more seasoned players like Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez are yet to fire in the tournament and have so far been overshadowed by the young performers. Azhar, who pulled all-rounder Ben Stokes for six, followed him to the landmark in 68 balls. Junaid Khan finished with 2-42 and Rumman Raees with 2-44. Read More »

NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

This was the third NBA Finals in a row pitting LeBron's Cleveland Cavaliers versus Steph Curry's Warriors . But just like they were in 2015, the Warriors were too hot to handle. "They did a great job , their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends". Read More »

Warriors in 6? NBA botches Finals pin: TMZ

Even after coughing up a 3-1 lead in last year's championship round, the Warriors are already a dynasty thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant - a free agency coup that might not have happened if not for that Finals defeat. "I have no reason to put my head down", said James, who finished with averages of 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists in the five-game series. Read More »

Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

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Law enforcement officials identified him as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, from IL. Trump , who delivered his remarks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House , said the incident reinforces the unity between the parties, despite differences. Read More »

McCarthy Impressed by Young Packers, Highlights Randall

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The three days on the practice field are a review of the eight installation periods done in the recent organized team activities. "The off season program has been long enough", Montgomery said. Whitt had to do the same with King for the past six weeks, and it was clear that the veteran coach was annoyed by the rule that forced him to do so. Read More »

Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant enjoyed a hefty locker room celebration before speaking to reporters after scoring 39 points in his team's victory, which brought him his first National Basketball Association crown. Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland , Calif., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. Read More »

Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members

The man who allegedly opened fire at a GOP congressional baseball practice Wednesday and was later fatally wounded was from downstate Belleville. "I never saw a shooter", he said . Gov. Terry McAuliffe, also speaking at the press conference, said state officials had no prior warning of any threat before the shooting. Mr Scalise the number three House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. Read More »

Blue Jays place Carrera on 10-day DL

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And it's always nice when you get the guys that come in to fill in and get some really strong performances from them. The right-hander had a nightmarish outing allowing six earned runs on 12 hits in just 3.1 innings in a 8-1 series-opening loss at Rogers Centre. Read More »

Capitals acquire Graovac from Wild for 2018 fifth-round pick

The Capitals traded two second-round draft picks for Eller before last season, and as the team's third-line center, he scored 12 goals with 13 assists in 81 games. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky do not meet the exposure requirements as upcoming RFAs, and they will be the final two protected spots. In Graovac, the Capitals acquire a player who does not compare favorably to an average National Hockey League fourth line center, but gives the organization more depth overall at the pivot ... Read More »