Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for a thrilling 108-100 overtime victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
Curry is now the NBA's MVP and the Warriors, no longer the lowly laughingstock from his rookie season, won a league-best 67 games during the regular season. They have lost three times at Oracle Arena all season, but that doesn't faze James as he tries to end Cleveland's 51-year pro sports title drought in his first season back there.
Bettors in the gambling city of Las Vegas are taking a chance on the Cavaliers to win the NBA title, lured by odds that are roughly 2-1 against that happening. They're counting on the best player of his generation and his teammates to overcome the odds and beat the heavily favored Warriors.
LeBron James listened to a question he's been asked in the past and began processing.
Yesterday Russell Wilson's weekly visit to Seattle Children's Hospital was a little different - he brought singer (and rumored girlfriend) Ciara along.
Closer Fernando Rodney allowed the tying run in the ninth and New York's Garrett Jones hit a three-run home run in 11th as the Yankees beat Seattle 5-3 Tuesday night.
Russell Wilson provided a warning. Don't expect him to make statements regarding his contract negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks until a deal is reached.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.
The overwhelming feeling from Mark Teixeira and his New York teammates was to savor what happened on Monday night.
Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash stands by his critical comments about a first-inning call in Tuesday night's 7-6, 10-inning loss to Seattle.
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer.
Marcus Mariota never had to worry about huddling up to call plays at Oregon — he and the Ducks simply glanced to the sideline for what to run next.
Golden State's Stephen Curry, the league MVP, and LeBron James are the only unanimous selections to the All-NBA first team.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.