Venus rising: Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later
(AP) — In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams. She is, after all, already the owner of seven major titles, including five at Wimbledon. This one, though, is different. She’s 36 now, a half-dozen years removed from her last... Read more
Kevin  leave the Thunder to join the 73 win Warriors
Kevin Durant has agreed to sign with the Golden State Warriors, making a team that won an NBA-record 73 games last season even better and devastating their top rival in the process. He announced the news on The Players Tribune. Durant will sign a two-year, $54.3 million contract with a... Read more
Curry voted NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player
(Reuters) – Stephen Curry on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats such as Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James when he became the first unanimous winner of the league’s Most Valuable Player award. A day after returning from injury to playoff action with an explosive performance... Read more
LeBron James won’t debate whether Golden State’s Stephen Curry should be the NBA’s MVP this season
That’s an indisputable slam dunk. However, James might argue about the award’s meaning. One day after Curry was voted the first unanimous winner in 61 years, James, who finished third behind Curry and San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, said the honor can be interpreted in different ways. “I think sometimes... Read more
What next for City? Top players will still want to play for Pep
City’s fans do not want to watch their side play the lesser teams from different corners of Europe on Thursday nights – they want to see them against the best. They will not get that if they finish fifth in the Premier League. But, overall, I would suggest to... Read more
Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray in Madrid Open final
World number one Novak Djokovic beat defending champion Andy Murray 6-2 3-6 6-3 in the Madrid Open final. The defeat means the 28-year-old Briton will lose his world number two ranking to Roger Federer on Monday. The Scot was blown away in the opening set, but fought back to... Read more
Dez Bryant continues to make strides in rehab, close to a full return
Though he’s not 100 percent yet, the Dallas Cowboys are feeling encouraged by what they’re seeing from Dez Bryant. “He’s done a really good job with his rehab, and he’s made progress,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Like with all those guys, it’s a... Read more
Cavaliers vs. Hawks 2016 results: Cleveland sweeps Atlanta to advance to Eastern Conference Finals
LeBron James is heading to the Eastern Conference Finals for the sixth consecutive year after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-99 to complete a 4-0 sweep in the second round playoff series. Three-point shooting once again led the Cavaliers as they held off a hungry Hawks team... Read more