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Cavs on win away from trip to NBA Finals

The Cavs dominated Wednesday night with a strong performance from Kevin Love who scored a game-high 25 points.

Happ pitches Blue Jays past Yankees, Sabathia in 3-1 win

J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis had two-out RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Thursday to win the three-game series

2020 Olympics May Open with Man-Made Shooting Stars

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo and they are looking into artificial shooting stars to help light up the celebrations. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

The Golden State Warriors Are Mortal, After All

The Golden State Warriors could be making an early exit from the NBA playoffs after dropping their third game to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

AP Source: Rockets, D'Antoni agree on 4-year deal

AP Source: Rockets agree to terms on 4-year deal with Mike D'Antoni

Bryce Molder shoots 64 to take lead at Colonial

Bryce Molder birdied six of his last nine holes after an early delay for an opening 6-under 64 to lead after the first round at the Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial

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Kermit Washington accused of embezzling money from charities

Former NBA forward Kermit Washington has been accused of embezzling money from his charities.

Boggs 'back home' as his No. 26 is retired at Fenway Park

On Thursday night Boggs added to his cache of Red Sox memories when the club retired his No. 26. Boggs became the 10th former player to have his number affixed to the Fenway Park right field facade

The Latest: Baylor condemns own handling of assault cases

Baylor University says a review of how it handles sexual assault investigations revealed a "fundamental failure" to follow federal regulations and investigate allegations of misconduct

Report: Grizzlies offer head coach job to Heat assistant David Fizdale

The Memphis Grizzlies have reportedly offered their head coaching job to Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale.

Braves outfielder Hector Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has accepted a suspension without pay through Aug. 1 for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy

Doctors Say Dave Mirra Is The First Extreme Athlete Diagnosed With CTE

The family of BMX legend Dave Mirra revealed he had the brain disease CTE, which may have contributed to his suicide in February.

Raptors counting on home court for advantage against Cavs

The Raptors are hoping their home court can help them save their season

Baylor to fire football coach Briles, re-assign president

Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign university president Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault cases committed by players

Report: Joakim Noah told teammates he will not return to Bulls

Bulls centerĀ JoakimĀ Noah has informed his teammates that he will not return to the team next season, according to a report.

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Tough Love: Cavs' Kevin Love bounces back bigtime in Game 5

Kevin Love bounced back from two putrid playoff performances with a gem, scoring 25 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Toronto by 38 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals

Goodell reaffirms NFL's concussion research role

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the league's commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday to the 32 team owners

Neymar checks out his Madame Tussauds wax figure

Soccer star Neymar Jr. met his Madame Tussauds wax statue and made quick friends.

Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

Golden State's Stephen Curry and Cleveland's LeBron James headline this year's All-NBA first-team

Tony Gwynn's Family Is Filing A Lawsuit Against The Tobacco Industry

The lawsuit filed by Tony Gwynn's family says the MLB legend's two-cans-a-day habit led to his death.

News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault

A law firm's review of how Baylor University handled accusations of sexual assault found systemic failures that extended well beyond cases involving members of the football program

Career milestones beckon on Day 5 of the French Open

Rafael Nadal can win his 200th Grand Slam match on Thursday if he beats Facundo Bagnis of Argentina in the second round of the French Open

Report: Jonny Gomes to retire after 13 seasons

Outfielder Jonny Gomes has decided to retire after 13 seasons in the Major Leagues, according to SB Nation.

What to watch Friday at French Open: Murray vs Karlovic

What to watch Friday at French Open: Andy Murray vs Ivo Karlovic, a pair of weary players

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2 long series wins might have exhausted Blues

A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues, who will have to settle for their first appearance in the Western Conference final since 2001

Report: NBA won't upgrade Draymond Green trip to Flagrant 1

The NBA does not plan to upgrade Draymond Green's trip of Enes Kanter to a Flagrant 1, which would have resulted in a suspension, according to USA Today Sports.

AP Source: David Fizdale accepts offer as Grizzlies coach

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale has accepted the Memphis Grizzlies' offer to be their new head coach