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USA Basketball Names Olympians

The American team is notably versatile. Except for the two centers, DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan, and the two point guards, Irving and Kyle Lowry, every player is listed from 6-foot-7 to 6-9, and many play multiple

Chile Wins Copa America in PK’s

The meeting of Argentina and Chile in the 45th Copa América final was eagerly awaited as an alluring confrontation of two of the finest soccer teams in the world.  Lionel Messi and Argentina Miss Again as Chile

Bulls Trade Derrick Rose to Knicks

Derrick Rose will try to revitalize his career and the Knicks’ woeful point-guard situation at the same time. Knicks acquire Derrick Rose from Bulls Via nypost.com Derrick Rose will try to revitalize his career and the Knicks’

World Series Rematch

The Kansas City Royals return to Citi Field on Tuesday night for the first time since they ran away with Game 5 of the World Series and clinched baseball’s championship. Mets and Royals Reunite From Different Directions Via www.nytimes.com

Red Sox Place Cuban OF on Waivers

The Boston Red Sox placed outfielder Rusney Castillo on outright waivers Saturday. The 28-year-old would clear waivers on Monday if he went unclaimed. Red Sox Place OF Rusney Castillo On Waivers Via boston.cbslocal.com The 28-year-old Cuban outfielder

NASCAR Star Beaten at Rascal Flatts Concert

The Rascal Flatts concert at Charlotte, N.C.’s PNC Pavilion had just let out and 57-year-old NASCAR driver Mike Wallace walking with his daughter Lindsey Wallace Van Wingerden were beaten by drunks. Three men arrested in beating of NASCAR driver

Cavs Beat Warriors, Take First NBA Crown

On Sunday night, before fans at Oracle Arena, James delivered on the grandest stage, leading the Cavaliers to their first title in franchise history with a 93-89 victory over the Warriors in Game 7. Cavaliers Defeat Warriors to Win Their

Ichrio or Rose’s 4,256?

Ichiro Suzuki is about to become the all-time hits leader. Or is he? Pete Rose doesn’t think so. Rose on record: Ichiro’s Japan hits don’t count Via espn.go.com Pete Rose doesn’t think Ichiro Suzuki’s hits in Japan should

Thor is a Juicer (like Orange, not PED)

“It’s almost like a staple for me right now,” Noah Syndergaard told The New York Post in Milwaukee last weekend. “If I don’t get my juices, I don’t necessarily feel the same.” Inside Noah Syndergaard’s juice-filled battle against Tommy John

Cavs Hanging In – Beat Warriors

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving joined an exclusive 40-40 club, outclassing the Splash Brothers to take the NBA Finals back to Cleveland, stave off elimination and keep the Warriors’ champagne on ice. LeBron James and his sidekick

Penguins Win Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins have their second title in eight years and their fourth in franchise history, defeating the San Jose Sharks, 3-1 to win the Stanley Cup. Penguins Finish Off Sharks to Win Stanley Cup Via www.nytimes.com Pittsburgh won its

Magic Stripped of Lakers VP Title

Magic Johnson’s Hot Twitter Takes Cost Him Lakers’ Honorary VP Title Via nesn.com It’s common knowledge that sending inappropriate tweets can get you in trouble, and Magic Johnson was the latest to find that out the hard way.

Where’s Tiger?

In the wake of Tiger Woods’ announcement that he will play neither next week’s U.S. Open nor the following week’s Quicken Loans National, people are guessing. Tiger’s updates do prove something to us Via espn.go.com Even if golf

Orioles & Royals Bean Ball Brawl

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado likely assured himself a multi-game suspension when he charged the mound and landed a punch on Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura After brawl, Orioles livid at Yordano Ventura: ‘A circuit board off balance’ Via www.usatoday.com

Maria Sharapova PED Banned for Two Years

Maria Sharapova was suspended for two years by the International Tennis Federation on Wednesday for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Maria Sharapova Is Suspended From Tennis for Two Years Via www.nytimes.com The five-time Grand Slam champion

Broncos CB Talib Shot in Leg

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib was shot in his lower-right leg and was being treated at a Dallas hospital Sunday. Broncos’ Talib shot in leg, avoids serious injury Via espn.go.com Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib was in a Dallas hospital Sunday

Carl Crawford Owed 35Mil, DFA’ed By Dodgers

Veteran outfielder Carl Crawford was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday with approximately $35 million remaining on a contract that runs through 2017. Dodgers designate OF Crawford for assignment Via espn.go.com The Dodgers have designated disappointing outfielder

NBA Finals Start Tonight

Game 1 of the NBA Finals tips off tonight between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch of last year’s Finals showdown.  LeBron James and Stephen Curry aren’t classic ‘rivals.’ So what? Via

Penguins Up 2-0 in Stanley Cup Finals

You don’t become the best hockey player in the world without making a few enemies along the way. To the San Jose Sharks — and Logan Couture in particular — Sidney Crosby is Public Enemy No. 1 right now. Sidney Crosby is not

Phillies Bench $25M Ryan Howard

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin met with Howard this week, and told his struggling first baseman that he would be riding the bench. Here Comes The End Of Ryan Howard Via deadspin.com To be fair, there isn’t really

Mariner P Felix Hernandez on DL

The Seattle Mariners put Felix Hernandez on the disabled list Wednesday after the ace right-hander suffered a strained right calf, the team announced. Mariners ace Hernandez to DL with calf strain Via espn.go.com Felix Hernandez has a strained right calf and

Indian OF Marlon Byrd Gets PED Suspension

Cleveland Indians outfielder Marlon Byrd has been suspended for 162 games by Major League Baseball after he tested positive for the growth hormone secretagogue Ipamorelin. Indians’ Byrd suspended 162 games for PEDs Via espn.go.com Indians outfielder Marlon Byrd has been