Celtics hold off Mavs, on brink of record 18th title

The Celtics held off a furious Mavericks rally Wednesday night to take a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals and move one win away from a record 18th championship.


Panthers in Edmonton after storm-delayed flight

Heavy storms forced the Panthers' charter jet to arrive three hours later than scheduled, at about 8 p.m. in Edmonton, less than 24 hours before they face the Oilers on Thursday.


Porzingis (leg) out for Celtics in Game 3 of Finals

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis is out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Mavericks on Wednesday because of what the team called a "rare injury" to his left leg.


Chestnut-Kobayashi wiener-take-all on Labor Day

Competitive eating legends Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi will face off in a hot dog eating battle on Labor Day that will be streamed on Netflix.


Southern Miss football player killed in shooting

Southern Miss football player Marcus "MJ" Daniels Jr., 21, was killed in a shooting Tuesday night at an apartment complex in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.


NBA all-time great Jerry West dies at age 86

Jerry West, a three-time Basketball Hall of Famer whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, has died at age 86.


Nadal gets Games spot, will team with Alcaraz

Rafael Nadal has been chosen to the Spanish team for the Paris Olympics, where he will also partner with French Open champion Carlos Alcaraz in doubles.


Sykes' return helps Mystics to 1st win of season

Brittney Sykes scored 18 points in her first game since May 17 as the Mystics secured their first win of the season, beating the Dream 87-68 on Tuesday night to avoid tying the longest losing streak in franchise history (13).


Porzingis has 'rare injury,' questionable for G3

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis suffered what the team called a "rare injury" to his left leg and is considered questionable to play in Game 3.