1. So Long, Eastern Conference Playoffs: LeBron James Put You Out of Your Misery

    Dear 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, So long. Farewell. Auf Wiedersehen. Goodbye. It's been real—real unnecessary...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 hours ago 93,217 reads 358 comments

  2. Carmelo Anthony Dons Half-Yankees, Half-Mets Cap During Visit to Citi Field

    Carmelo Anthony prefers his Big Apple whole. That's why, despite making an appearance at Citi Field—home of the New York Mets—the New York Knicks superstar elected to keep his allegiances, along with his apparel, neutral Friday...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 18 hours ago 22,752 reads 52 comments

  3. Cavaliers vs. Raptors: Game 6 Video Highlights and Recap from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers clinched their second straight Eastern Conference title Friday night with a 113-87 Game 6 win over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 18 hours ago 3,007 reads 8 comments

  4. Power Ranking the Line Combinations in the 2016 Stanley Cup Final

    With the Stanley Cup Final set to start Monday, it's a good time to take a look at the forward line combinations used by the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 19 hours ago 4,902 reads 15 comments

  5. Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Can Crash the NFL Playoffs in 2016

    When it comes to NFL relevance, you can bet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are tired of theirs only coming once the on-field action ends and the draft projections begin. The last time the Pewter Pirates made the playoffs? 2007...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 19 hours ago 3,823 reads 7 comments

  6. Cavaliers' Victory over Raptors in ECF Reimagined as Scripps Spelling Bee Moment

    Thursday night's Scripps National Spelling Bee contestants had plenty of moves . The Toronto Raptors? Not quite as many...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 19 hours ago 1,438 reads 3 comments

  7. Despite Debut Reality Check, Julio Urias Can Help Dodgers Sooner and Later

    NEW YORK — The kid said it was the best day of his life, the happiest day of his life. Do you blame him? Julio Urias is 19 years old, he was pitching in a real major league game and everyone was rushing to say how great he's going to be...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 19 hours ago 22,447 reads 31 comments

  8. NCAA Men's Golf Championships 2016: Results, Leaderboard Standings from Friday

    Just a couple of days after the Washington Huskies wrapped up their first-ever women's golf national title, the 2016 NCAA Men's Golf Championships kicked off in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 19 hours ago 2,081 reads 0 comments

  9. Marcus Rashford's Impressive Debut Leads Promising England Win over Australia

    Whether it's as dramatic as a gamble or as low-key as a tweak, football managers understandably take satisfaction when a call comes off...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 19 hours ago 5,758 reads 25 comments

  10. Cavaliers vs. Raptors: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The home team won the first five games of the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Cleveland Cavaliers bucked the trend with a series-clinching 113-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Friday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 19 hours ago 69,157 reads 513 comments

  11. LeBron James and Drake Exchange Words Following Toronto's Call for Timeout

    LeBron James is no stranger to courtside conversation—particularly when it comes to hip-hop's elite. His second-quarter exchange with Drake, however, wasn't quite comparable to his past interactions with the likes of Beyonce and Jay Z...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 20 hours ago 126,587 reads 189 comments

  12. Matt Cain Injury: Updates on Giants Pitcher's Hamstring and Return

    San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain exited his start against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning Friday after suffering a hamstring injury, and the team has subsequently placed him on the disabled list...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 20 hours ago 5,768 reads 14 comments

  13. Richard Jefferson Points Finger in the Face of Jonas Valanciunas After Contact

    Richard Jefferson takes exception to receiving hard elbow jabs in his chest—a fact he made abundantly clear to Jonas Valanciunas...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 20 hours ago 6,976 reads 6 comments

  14. Dean & DeLuca Invitational 2016: Friday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights

    Bryce Molder continues to sit atop the field at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. An afternoon storm delayed play Friday, eventually forcing the second round to be suspended because of darkness...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 20 hours ago 1,988 reads 0 comments

  15. Bismack Biyombo Given Flagrant-1 Foul After Elbowing Kevin Love in the Jaw

    Should the Toronto Raptors force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals, they'll likely be without breakout center Bismack Biyombo...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 21 hours ago 4,865 reads 7 comments

  16. How Hybrid Defenders Are Changing Modern NFL Defenses

    The NFL is an ever-changing entity comprised of intelligent people who have dedicated their lives to discovering the slightest tactical advantage. Games are often decided on a small handful of plays that turn the tide for one side...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 21 hours ago 24,754 reads 45 comments

  17. Julio Urias Makes Dodgers Debut: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitching phenom Julio Urias made his highly anticipated major league debut Friday night at Citi Field against the New York Mets...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 21 hours ago 23,970 reads 51 comments

  18. Lionel Messi Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Back and Return

    Argentina suffered a big blow during their friendly against Honduras on Friday, as star forward Lionel Messi has suffered a back injury. It's unclear when he will return. Continue for updates...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 22 hours ago 32,334 reads 93 comments

  19. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 6

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are heading back to the NBA Finals after dispatching of the Toronto Raptors with a 113-87 victory of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Lebron James led the way with 33 points, 11 rebounds and six assists...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 22 hours ago 94,434 reads 937 comments

  20. Clay Buchholz Moved to Red Sox Bullpen: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Two-time American League All-Star Clay Buchholz will be removed from the starting rotation and placed in the bullpen, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Friday, per NESN's Zack Cox ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 23 hours ago 3,683 reads 11 comments

  21. Tony Hawk Scoops in Layup While Jumping Gap Between Ramps on a Skateboard

    Tony Hawk is above layup lines. Literally. By combining his area of expertise with basketball, the 48-year-old skateboarding legend took the sport's simplest shot to new hang-time ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 23 hours ago 22,163 reads 17 comments

  22. Jordan Spieth at Dean & DeLuca Invitational 2016: Friday Score and Reaction

    Jordan Spieth continued his charge at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas, recording a four-under 66 during Friday's second round. At the time of his finish, he was in fourth place...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 23 hours ago 3,604 reads 1 comments

  23. USA, Canada, Europe, North America Announce Final World Cup of Hockey Rosters

    The final rosters for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey were revealed Friday, with all eight teams announcing their last additions, per ESPN.com's Scott Burnside ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 23 hours ago 33,735 reads 63 comments

  24. SEC Baseball Tournament 2016: Friday Scores, Updated Bracket and Schedule

    Friday's action in the SEC baseball tournament is halfway done, and the field will be reduced to four teams by the end of the day...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 1 day ago 14,979 reads 1 comments

  25. Shady Sports Moments Old-School Athletes Never Had to Deal with

    The contemporary sports landscape features all kinds of technological advancements, many of them positive. Yet, new innovations aren't without their unfortunate side effects...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 day ago 52,563 reads 41 comments