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Cavs' Kyrie Irving misses Game 2 due to left knee tendinitis

ATLANTA -- Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, a 94-82 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday …

James Harden Is More Than Holding His Own in Heavyweight Duel with Steph Curry

Link to Media<p>James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors are locked in a battle worth watching in the Western Conference Finals. It justifies every bit the pair finishing in the top two in MVP voting.<p>Some looked at this as a chance for Curry to validate his …

Basketball

NBA playoffs 2015: Bracket, schedule and scores

All the information you need about the NBA playoffs in one place.<p>The NBA playoffs are finally here. After one of the most exciting regular seasons in recent memory, the field is set. The Golden State Warriors finished with the best record in the league and look like the favorite to come out of the …

NBA

23 ways of looking at LeBron James

1. ATLANTA - LeBron James shows up for work Friday night wearing a backward baseball cap. He is quite possibly the first person to pull off the …

Who the Bulls Should Target in the 2015 NBA Draft

Link to Media<p>With an untimely playoff exit, the Chicago Bulls can now turn their attention to personnel matters—the 2015 NBA Draft being the most immediate. This club had a very balanced 2014-15 roster, but it was still evident that there were gaps to fill at the power forward, center and point …

NBA

The Homemade Doritos Locos Taco Recipe That You Need Right Now

Photo credit: 1 Fine Cookie<p>From the day we're born into this world, we're taught we won't get any where in life without hard work. These are wise, if not somewhat annoying, words -- and they couldn't ring more true than when confronted with the gloriously brilliant homemade Doritos Locos Taco …

The 'Most Expensive Ice Cream In The World' Costs $817 A Scoop

Going out for ice cream isn't cheap these days. As The New York Times notes, it's not uncommon to pay $4 for a small scoop without any toppings. Add some "organic whipped cream, sustainable strawberries and French bittersweet chocolate chunks," and you're in double digits territory before you know …

26 Anime Schools You Wish You Could Attend

Have you ever wished your school life was a little more adventurous?<p>The great thing about anime is that many times we get to experience school life …

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Floyd Taunts Manny over Money, Bob Arum and More

Link to Media<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. has goaded Manny Pacquiao ahead of Saturday's historic fight in Las Vegas, saying the Filipino fighter would have earned more cash if he stopped working with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.<p>Mayweather set up his own company after breaking away from the veteran promoter. He …

Boxing

Filipino boxers try to follow Pacquiao's path out of poverty

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao's rise from crushing poverty to global fame and fortune has inspired a whole generation of Filipino …

Boxing

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao latest odds: Floyd staying steady as the favorite

Floyd Mayweather is holding as the solid but not overwhelming favorite to win on Saturday night.<p>Just like the last two days, Floyd Mayweather is holding steady at various sports books as the favorite for Saturday's Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand, presented on PPV by HBO and Showtime. …

Boxing

Clippers 'frustrated' by 'brutal calls' in Game 5 loss

LOS ANGELES — "I'll be frustrated all night."<p>Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers wasn't hiding any emotion following Tuesday night's 111-107 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. There were plenty of reasons the Clippers fell on the wrong side of a thrilling Game 5. Missed free throws down the stretch, …

NBA

Photos from International Dark Sky Week!

Beautiful images of a dark night sky, in celebration of International Dark Sky Week, April 13-19, 2015.<p>This past week (April 13-19, 2015), we’ve been …

Stunning View of Europe at Night Captured From Space

Europe

An Incredibly Rare Photo of a Quadruple Rainbow

New Yorker Amanda Curtis was waiting for a train in Long Island, New York, this past Tuesday when she spotted something incredibly rare: a quadruple …

Shoot Your Own Frozen Flower Photos!

Spring is upon us. And it’s bringing a <i>ton</i> of flowers.<p>Now the only question is: whatcha gonna do with all those blooming beauties?<p>Ooh, we know! You …

Winners: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 - Photographs by the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards | LensCulture

We have a winner! From a record-breaking 173,444 entries (coming from 171 countries), the Sony World Photography Awards has named its L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year: John Moore.<p>Chosen from the winners of the awards’ thirteen professional categories, the winning work “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms …

Photography

How to Make the Best Pork Chops

In the cooking world, a lot of breath is spent on explaining how to cook the perfect steak. What else could you expect, given the near fetishistic …

Food

How to Make Mallomars

From April through August, Mallomars can be nearly impossible to come by—luckily, you can make your own.<p>I've been obsessed with Mallomars my entire …

Dessert

Yes, There Is A Taco Cannon And It Shoots Out Damn Good Tacos

Nebraska hockey fans, rejoice. In between those fisticuffs on the ice, a new foil-wrapped surprise will soon replace the "thump" of the T-shirt cannon.<p>Omaha-based restaurant Voodoo Taco has partnered with the University of Nebraska-Omaha to give attendees a different kind of thrill during game …

How to Make the Most Epic Grilled Cheese of All Time

The best part of every grilled cheese sandwich is the little bits of cheese that get crisped up in the pan and become crunchy, savory goodness. Turns out this little cooking "mistake" is actually called frico, and happens to be essential in making the best grilled cheese ever.<p>Don't settle for a …

Lamb Salad

Heat oven to 400˚. Cut ¼" off top of garlic head. Rub garlic with 1 tbsp. canola oil; wrap in foil and transfer to oven. Cook garlic until soft, …

Cast Iron Skillet

Spoil Your Mom by Cooking Her a Perfect Mother's Day Brunch

Most men agree: Finding the ideal gift for a woman is no walk in the park. Romance aside, how about the perfect gift for the most important woman in our lives? We're talking, of course, about your mom.<p>With Mother's Day approaching (Sunday, May 10th -- mark your calendar), it's time to recognize …

Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …

Whitefish

13 Signs You're Hopelessly Addicted To Brunch

Brunch has become so much more than just a meal -- it's practically become a weekly religious ceremony. It's the glue that keeps friendships together, a celebration of the weekend and the most sacred meal of the week. There are plenty of brunch bashers out there, but the rest of us spend all week …

The Art of Drinking Tea

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows what a huge -- in fact, obsessed -- fan I am of a good cup of tea. I started drinking tea (religiously, that is) when I was 9 years old (about eleven years ago) after my parents and I visited London for my very first time, and I was hooked. English Breakfast, …

Bulls' playoff chances require Mirotic, Butler to be at their best

You didn't think the Bulls were going to play more than a game or two with every principal remaining healthy and whole, did you? Sure, Nikola Mirotic …

NBA

Pau Gasol wins the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award

Lakers fans will not be surprised by this news:<p>BullsforwardPau Gasolis the winner of the 2014-15Magic JohnsonAward, which is given annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Assn. to the player who excels on the court and in showing dignity in dealing with the media and public.<p>Gasol, who …

Basketball

Will a coaching change in OKC help the Thunder keep Kevin Durant?

Is there anything to glean from past coaching changes that attempted to corral impending free agents of a team?<p>When news of the Oklahoma City Thunder …

Basketball