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Even-keeled approach carries Raptors to 3-2 lead

8 hours 33 min ago
The Toronto Raptors could have unraveled down 14 points early in Thursday night's game against Milwaukee, but coach Nick Nurse said the team simply did what it's done all season in staying level. That led to a 105-99 win and a 3-2 series lead.

Giannis, Harden lead All-NBA; LeBron 3rd team

8 hours 33 min ago
LeBron James' 11-year run on the All-NBA first team has come to an end as he was named to the third team. Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to the first team.

Follow live: Bucks aiming to bounce back

May 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Milwaukee return home after dropping Game 3 and 4 in Toronto.

Source: Suh to get $9.25 million deal from Bucs

May 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
The Buccaneers reached a one-year, $9.25 million agreement with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor

May 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans.

Goalkeepers go to 'dark places' after making a high-profile mistake. How do the pros handle the pressure?

May 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
"If you ever think [about a mistake], that's when you're going to start getting problems." It's not easy being a goalie. How do the pros handle it?

Fantasy baseball: Game-changing pitches

May 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
A pitcher often just needs one tweak to discover a new level of performance. Here are some game-changing pitches taking over fantasy baseball.

Nats' Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected

May 23, 2019 - 3:57pm
Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until he had made quite a scene.

KD unlikely for Game 1; Cousins 'up in the air'

May 23, 2019 - 3:57pm
Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while the Warriors expect DeMarcus Cousins to return at some point during the series.

Fantasy football rookie takeaways: Are we too low on Kyler Murray?

May 23, 2019 - 3:57pm
Matthew Berry offers highlights from the opportunity to meet with 40 of this year's rookies, including his expectations for them in 2019 and beyond.

Juwan Howard joins list of stars who returned to coach team

May 23, 2019 - 3:57pm
Howard is far from the only prominent ex-player to take over as coach of his former team. Here's a list of notables across sports.

Deciphering Kyle Lowry's mysterious basketball genius

May 23, 2019 - 3:57pm
The Toronto PG rarely puts up gaudy statistics, but his impact is often enormous.

Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while DeMarcus Cousins' return depends on his progress.

Nadal's draw at French Open includes qualifier

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting.

Jets' Gase: 'Ridiculous' to consider trading Bell

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Jets coach Adam Gase hinted he wasn't a fan of what the Jets paid for Le'Veon Bell in free agency, but he said he is "excited" to have the running back on his roster and isn't thinking about trading him.

Rose: Howard hiring heals Fab Five wounds

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Former Fab Five member and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose said that the hiring of Juwan Howard at Michigan resolves ongoing tensions between the former teammates and with the school.

Budenholzer miffed by Drake antics; rapper replies

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said in regard to Drake's courtside antics: "You know, to be on the court, there's boundaries and lines for a reason."

'It's the Kawhi effect': The impact of having a transcendent star

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
The Raptors' bench supported Kawhi Leonard by scoring 48 points in a Game 4 win.

UCLA senior puts heart surgery on hold until after softball postseason

May 23, 2019 - 12:55pm
Before the season, Stevie Wisz was told she needed heart surgery -- again. Instead, she's running the bases and scoring runs as UCLA goes for a national title.

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list

May 23, 2019 - 9:55am
Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain.