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John Cena tore apart Roman Reigns' work ethic and people are wondering if it was real

Was this a shoot?<p>It was poised to be a normal promo between John Cena and Roman Reigns leading up to “No Mercy” on <i>Monday Night Raw.</i> Instead we got something else entirely, and wrestling fans still aren’t sure whether it was scripted or not.<p>In setting up the match, Cena got personal — something we …

Wingpocalypse now: Football fans might have to pay more for hot wings this season

A downturn in supply of chicken wings has lead to higher wholesale prices for the football season diet staple, and that price increase is likely to …

The Latest: Federer needs 5 sets to edge US teen at Open

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times local):<p>11:52 p.m.<p>Roger Federer overcame a slow …

Oakland Raiders: Final Predictions for 53-Man Roster Cuts

On Saturday, the Oakland Raiders along with 31 other teams will cut their rosters down to 53 players. As usual, it's a tough process when making decisions on those sitting squarely on the bubble.<p>Keep in mind, on Thursday, there's one more preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks for fringe …

Dana White: UFC starting 'Money Fight' refunds for those who had technical issues

On Monday, the UFC said it was disappointed by the technical problems viewers had trying to watch the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight.<p>On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White said the UFC will begin the process of giving out refunds.<p>"We always try to put on the biggest and most exciting …

Growing up tumbling

Alexander Zverev And Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Go Down In Big Upsets

Both the superstars in utero—Alexander Zverev, fresh off his first Masters title, and Nick Kyrgios, dealing with a hurt hip—drew tough first-round …

Cavs' LeBron James responds to racist graffiti on house with powerful statement

The Cavs superstar gave a powerful message the day before the Finals are set to begin<p>On Wednesday, just a day before the first game of the NBA Finals …

10 spectacular photos of LeBron James dunking to get you hyped for the NBA Finals

LeBron James is very good at dunking basketballs. Every once in a while he misses and everyone loves to laugh at him, but most of the time opposing players are moving out of the way of his thunderous jams.<p>With the NBA Finals starting on Thursday, June 1, what better way to get pumped up than to …

Basketball

The SLAM Staff Predicts The 2017 NBA Finals

Ever since Kevin Durant announced that he had signed with the Golden State Warriors on July 4, 2016, the world has been patiently waiting for the …

Margaret Court says tennis is 'full of lesbians' and transgender people are influenced 'by the devil'

The chances of Margaret Court Arena being renamed before next year’s Australian Open are growing by the day, after Court launched another tirade against homosexuals.<p>Speaking on Vision Christian Radio, Court blamed lesbian tennis players for leading younger colleagues astray, and said transgender …

Tennis

LeBron James rocked fantastic custom Kyrie Irving Goodyear jersey at practice

It appears that LeBron James is in full support of the Cavaliers’ new jersey deal with Goodyear. The deal was announced on Monday, per USA TODAY Sports.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers reached a deal with Goodyear and will wear a patch with the tire maker’s wingfoot logo on their jerseys starting in …

Basketball

Harry Kane scored 4 goals in Tottenham's 6-1 rout of Leicester City

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Harry Kane scored four goals in Tottenham's 6-1 rout of Leicester on Thursday, ensuring the Premier League runner-up is closing out the season with a swagger despite missing out on the title.<p>Kane will enter the final day of the season on Sunday in pole position to finish …

Could the Warriors’ ‘Death Lineup’ beat the All-NBA first team?

After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, this is a legit question.<p>The Warriors turned Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals into a blowout. It’s left fans wondering if it’s even possible to build a team under the salary cap that would beat Golden State.<p>Let’s go one step further: would the First Team All-NBA be able …

With a single retweet, Kobe Bryant got a class out of taking their final

If you’re on Twitter, you may see tweets going around every once in a while from students saying they need a certain amount of retweets to get out of taking a final. In this case, a student was looking for just one RT from Kobe Bryant.<p>Kobe is a superstar with 11.5 million followers. His …

Kobe Bryant

Pacers' Paul George gets little clarity on future after All-NBA snub

There is no conclusion to the superstar saga, no resolution to Paul George’s uncertain future.<p>The NBA announced on Thursday that the Indiana Pacers small forward did not make any of the All-NBA teams voted on by media members, thereby eliminating the possibility he could be given a five-year, $207 …

Steelers dump Ladarius Green one year after giving him $20 million free-agent deal

The tight end will probably go down as one of the biggest free agency busts in Steelers history.<p>After just one season in Pittsburgh, the Steelers …

QB Alex Smith thinks Kansas City Chiefs committed to him only through this season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In his first public comments since the Chiefs traded up in the first round to select Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes II, Alex Smith …

Steve Kerr to travel with Warriors for Game 3

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr hasn't coached his team since Game 2 of their first round playoff series, but he's making progress while battling symptoms from his botched back surgery two summers ago.<p>In fact, he's planning to travel with the Warriors to San Antonio ahead of Saturday's Game …

Schweinsteiger: Difference between MLS and European football is 'huge'

Bastian Schweinsteiger is settling into life - and football - in the United States and while Major League Soccer has been unforgiving to the Chicago …

Why a Porn Company is Suing NBA Star Chris Bosh

In one of the weirdest sports-related stories you'll probably read this year, a porn company is allegedly suing Chris Bosh and his wife Adrienne …

Chris Bosh

Report: Mets' Harvey partied until 4 a.m. on day of no-show

Neither the New York Mets or Matt Harvey have shed much light on the circumstances surrounding the right-hander's suspension, but according to a …

Warriors' sweep reveals the ugly truth: these NBA playoffs have been awful

The poor guys didn’t stand a chance. A day after the Cleveland Cavaliers completed their sweep of the Toronto Raptors with a 109-102 victory on the Raptors’ own court, the Golden State Warriors knocked the Utah Jazz out of the playoffs with a 121-95 win on Monday night. Cleveland and Golden State …

Basketball

Warriors sweep Jazz, keep franchise-record playoff win streak alive

Credit the Utah Jazz for not quitting, but they ran into a Golden State buzzsaw.<p>The Warriors extended their franchise-best streak to eight consecutive playoff wins in one postseason, taking Game 4 on Monday 121-95 to eliminate the Jazz from the postseason.<p>Forward Draymond Green recorded his first …

Adam Jones’s Fenway Park moment illuminates dearth of black players in baseball

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, joining the Brooklyn Dodgers as the game’s first black player in the modern era.<p>In 2017 — 70 years later — the Los Angeles Dodgers have <i>one</i> American black player on their roster.<p>Ah, progress moves in slow and mysterious …

Jackie Robinson

Predators eliminate Blues, advance to conference final for 1st time

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ryan Johansen scored the game-winning goal 3:15 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators advanced to their first Western …

Arsenal End Manchester United's Unbeaten Run with 2-0 Win in Premier League

Manchester United's unbeaten streak in the Premier League came to an end on Sunday as Arsenal topped the Red Devils, 2-0, at the Emirates Stadium.<p>There was little to separate the two teams in the first half, but a quick double from Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck gave the hosts the advantage after …

Soccer

WATCH: Russell Wilson makes engaged couple's day in encounter on Seattle streets

The Seahawks QB has had quite the busy offseason<p>It has been a busy few weeks for Russell Wilson. On April 28, he and his wife, Ciara, welcomed a baby …

Warriors coach has spinal cord procedure, return uncertain | Reuters

(The Sports Xchange) - The Golden State Warriors are one win from advancing to the Western Conference finals and if they finish off the Utah Jazz, coach Steve Kerr might not be on the sidelines.<p>Apr 19, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on the sideline against the …

The Cavaliers Killed The Raptors

For the second year in a row, the Cavaliers have handily disposed of the Raptors in the playoffs; this year, <i>handily</i> is an understatement …