NBA Finals

May 31, 2017 - 10:48 pm
HKN-STANLEY CUP Penguins blow Game 2 open PITTSBURGH (AP) —The floodgates are open in Pittsburgh. The Penguins lead 4-1 late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after a three-goal flurry in the first 3:18 of the third period against Nashville. That chased goaltender Pekka Rinne. Jake Guentzel scored...
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May 31, 2017 - 8:37 pm
HKN-STANLEY CUP Penguins shuffle lines for Game 2 of Cup Final PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan is shuffling his lines for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Predators. Sullivan promoted Bryan Rust to play on the first line with Conor Sheary and Sidney Crosby. He put Chris...
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From left, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and J.R. Smith work on drills during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2017 - 7:56 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June. Not that anyone expected any different...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, shakes hands with teammate Kyle Korver during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2017 - 6:36 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A day before the start of his seventh straight NBA Finals, LeBron James' mind was far from focused on basketball and the Golden State Warriors. He wanted to hug his children and wife back home in Ohio and talk to his two boys directly about racism after a racial slur was...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:26 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Astros pound Twins 17-6 to complete sweep MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Springer reached base in all six plate appearances and hit two of Houston's season-high six home runs to lead the Astros to their seventh straight victory, 17-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Carlos Correa,...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Deron Williams, right, follows through on a shot as teammate LeBron James watches during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2017 - 6:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Watching Part II of the Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals trilogy last spring, Kyle Korver came to a realization. "These are the two best teams and if you were on one of these two teams you were hopeful that you'd be here at the end," Korver said Wednesday, a day before the teams...
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The front gate of a home belonging to Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James is freshly repainted Wednesday, May 31, 201, in Los Angeles. Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 31, 2017 - 5:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighborhood Wednesday morning...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:55 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Blue Jays sweep Reds UNDATED (AP) — Devon Travis hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, Luke Maile also hit a two-run home run, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep. Jason Grilli (2-4) pitched one inning...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaves the court after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics in Boston. Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. It happened Wednesday, May 31, in the Brentwood neighborhood. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 31, 2017 - 3:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighborhood Wednesday morning...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaves the court after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics in Boston. Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. It happened Wednesday, May 31, in the Brentwood neighborhood. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 31, 2017 - 2:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. It happened Wednesday morning in Brentwood. Capt. Patricia Sandoval, a Los Angeles police spokeswoman, says James wasn't at the...
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