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Will the Pacers Regret Giving Up on Frank Vogel?

In era where good young coaches are hard to find in the NBA, Larry Bird and the Pacers willfully let when go this week.

The Champions League Final Is Once Again an All-Madrid Affair

For the second time in three years, the Champions League final will pit crosstown rivals Real Madrid against Atletico, following Real’s 1-0 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

The Raptors Finally Shake Their Playoff Woes

The Toronto Raptors advanced past round one of the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2001. Clearly, this is all because of Drake.

Five Things We Learned (Or Didn’t) From Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight’s Memoir

The memoir is the most significant contribution to the public record by the media-shy Knight, who plans to step down from his duties as Nike chairman this year.

Zidane Rips Pants During Champions League Stalemate

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane ripped his suit pants in the lone highlight of Real’s 0-0 draw against Manchester City.

Effort and Emotion Can Only Take Memphis So Far

The Grizzlies, who scrapped their way into the playoffs after numerous injuries, were swept out of the playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs—losing three straight by more than 20 points.

Thibodeau Goes Dancing With Wolves

Tom Thibodeau will lead a roster that is oozing with young talent as he tries to transform the Minnesota Timberwolves, the NBA's longtime study in untapped potential.

Rio Games: What to Expect in Olympic Gymnastics

The Olympic gymnastics test event in Rio locked in most of the final berths for this summer’s Games — but the qualification lists alone won’t tell you much. Here’s some of what you can now expect to see in August — and a little about what you won’t. 1. Oksana Chusovitina (UZB) There once was […]

NBA Sees Jump in TV Ratings for Regular Season

All four networks reversed the trend of declining viewership in the second half of the season in large part because the Golden State Warriors became appointment television

Rams Mortgage Future in Los Angeles to Spice Up the Present

The team traded a bounty of draft picks for the right select first in the upcoming draft—an opportunity to pick a new franchise quarterback.

Champions League Semifinal Draw Sets Up Potential All-Madrid Final

Atletico Madrid faces off against Bayern Munich, while Manchester City draws Real Madrid.

FIFA Has Work to do in Human Rights

A report by one of the world’s leading experts on human rights said world soccer governing body FIFA has significant work to accomplish to bring the organization up to international standards.

5 Things to Know About the Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors tied the NBA record for most wins in a single season and can break it with their 73rd win on Wednesday. Here's what you should know about their magical season.

Arbitrator Backs NFL Commissioner Over Players, Memo Says

The long-running battle between the National Football League and its Players Association took another turn Sunday as arbitrator Jonathan Marks upheld much of Commissioner Roger Goodell’s authority over player discipline, according to an internal league memo.

Manny Pacquiao Says He Is Retiring

After a win against Timothy Bradley, questions remain about how serious Manny Pacquiao is about walking away from boxing.

How the Sixers’ Experiment in Losing Became a Lost Cause

Philadelphia's plan to jettison off all its talented players for cap space and draft picks has backfired, culminating in the resignation of Sam Hinkie.

O’Neal, Iverson Headline 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

Former NBA MVPs Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson headlined the 10-person 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame class that was announced on Monday.

Ashley Wagner’s Secrets for Success: Endless Laps Around the Rink

What took U.S. skating's Ashley Wagner and Adam Rippon to clutch performances this weekend at the world figure skating championships that have eluded them -- and others -- at big moments before?

Bob Arum: Idea of Professional Boxers in Olympics Is ‘Stupid’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said the idea of professionals stepping into the ring with amateurs is dangerous.

D’Angelo Russell and the Lakers’ Snapchat Circus

The Los Angeles Lakers are in turmoil because of a leaked video taken by the rookie who was supposed to be Kobe Bryant's heir apparent.

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