A hard-fought loss for the MLS squad? Yes, but with a competitive showing against one of the premier English clubs in front of a nationwide audience on ESPN, the stewards of American soccer will take that result most any time. More»
Kevin Durant's performance Tuesday night at Oracle Arena with Team USA a resounding success, but everyone figured it would be. The real test -- the real fun -- begins in earnest come late October, some three months from now. More»
A player who defied every obstacle to become a big-league star, Mike Piazza has cemented his legacy as one of the game's best with a Hall of Fame induction -- at long last. More»
Against what most people expected, Kevin Durant left the only franchise he's ever known to join the Golden State Warriors, who now look to be title contenders for years to come. More»
This incredible reality had come true: The Cavaliers are, at long last, NBA champions. But that summation, so succinct and superficial, doesn't do the accomplishment any sort of justice. Game 7 of the Finals vs. the Warriors was epic. More»
LeBron James ascended to a whole other plane of basketball in Game 6, a ferocious 115-101 Cavs win at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night to even the series against the Warriors. Sunday's Game 7 is going to be epic. More»
Sublime performances from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving kept the Cavs' hopes for a title afloat, as they beat back the shorthanded Warriors, 112-97, to force Game 6 in Cleveland. It's hard to overstate just how great those two stars were. More»
Thanks to Steph Curry's explosive rebirth, Golden State's D and a record-setting night from beyond the arc, the Warriors gutted out a 108-97 win on the road against the Cavs Friday and are on the verge of immortality. More»
LeBron James scored 32 points and Cleveland dominated a step-slow Golden State team that looked lost in a 120-90 thrashing that may change the course of these NBA Finals. More»
The Warriors beat the Cavs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, 110-79, and the point differential was in every way indicative of the complete smackdown Golden State applied in what very well could be its final home game of the season. More»
No superlative performances from either Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson? No problem. Shaun Livingston's 20 points carried Golden State to an easy win over Cleveland in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. More»
With Monday's Game 7 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State Warriors completed one of the most historic comebacks in NBA playoff history. But they won't have much time to reflect: A rematch with the Cavs is next. More»
With the Warriors staving off elimination thanks to two gritty wins and the Thunder now anxious to avoid an epic collapse, Monday's Game 7 is the most anticipated NBA game in years. However it ends, we'll all be in for a treat. More»
When Golden State is playing at its best, when Steph Curry and Klay Thompson are hitting long, soul-crushing threes as they did on Saturday night to take Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals in Oklahoma City, it is simply unbeatable. More»
Thanks in no small part to 31 points by Steph Curry, Golden State wrapped up a 120-111 victory against Oklahoma City at Oracle Arena Thursday that now sends the Western Conference finals back to OKC on Saturday for Game 6. More»
An inspired and unstoppable style of basketball propelled Oklahoma City to another statement win in Game 4 and put the defending champ Warriors on the brink of elimination. More»
Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals Sunday night in Oklahoma City was the Thunder playing at their best, the Warriors at their worst and the final 28-point differential - a 133-105 win for the Thunder -- didn't do this one justice. More»
The Warriors came out in Game 2 with a renewed focus, Stephen Curry lit up for 28 points, and Golden State tied up its Western Conference Finals battle with Oklahoma City. More»
f the Oklahoma City Thunder expect to pull off the mother of all upsets and knock off the 73-win Golden State Warriors just short of the NBA Finals, Monday night's Game 1 win at Oracle Arena needs to serve as the blueprint. More»
Despite a spirited elimination-game effort, Portland was no match for Golden State, which advanced to the Western Conference Finals for the second straight year. Now, Curry and co. are looking ahead to their next challenge and much-needed rest. More»
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