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Cavaliers in top form for playoffs after midseason leap

Expectations soared the minute LeBron James decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Then expectations plummeted amid an uninspiring 19-20 start.<p>And now?<p>"They're the team to beat in the East," ESPN analyst Jon Barry said.<p>He's not alone in that thinking.<p>Vegas sports books made the Cavaliers …

Basketball

Warriors lead list of NBA championship contenders

Sweet-shooting Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have the best record, an unmatched home-court advantage, and the understanding that means nothing now.<p>"We had a great home record and did some historic things, but that doesn't get you any extra points in the playoffs," Curry said.<p>The …

NBA 2K18 To Feature All-Time Teams For All 30 Franchises

NBA 2K18 will feature All-Time Teams for all 30 NBA franchises comprised of the best players in each team's history, the video game makers …

Watch: Irving hoops with Green, Wall, and Whiteside

While one report had Kyrie Irving eschewing his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates during the playoffs, it seems he has no problem being in the same gym …

Ezekiel Elliott's potential suspension reportedly will be 'closer to' six games

The NFL is expected to issue a ruling on Elliott's domestic violence case very soon<p>The Dallas Cowboys are still awaiting a ruling on a possible …

NFL Culture Preview—Kap, Deshaun Watson, Fantasy Busts, More: The B/R Mag Show

<b>Who's gonna put the fun</b> back in the No Fun League? We got officially sanctioned TD dances now, plus ATL seeking revenge, some increasingly fun-to-watch rookies and, obviously, OBJ.<p>But Kap still doesn't have a job. So, dear listeners, we need to talk about Smokin' Jay Cutler, who has himself a new, …

The Most Important Fall Camp Storylines So Far

With fall camps well underway, speculation about the 2017 college football season has made way for actual news—albeit not too much. It’s been a …

2017 NFL Predictions: Dark-Horse Super Bowl Picks Certain to Surprise

According to an Associated Press article (via the <i>Las Vegas Sun</i>) six days before Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000, the St. Louis Rams, at one point, had 200-1 odds to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy before the 1999 season began.<p>It's easy to see why. The 1998 Rams finished in last place at 4-12, and their new …

Twitter reacted to Ezekiel Elliott's suspension with shock, anti-Cowboys memes

The Dallas Cowboys found out their star running back Ezekiel Elliott would be suspended for six games because of a domestic violence allegations. Here’s more from USA TODAY Sports:<p>A woman, who said she had a dating relationship with Elliott, reported multiple domestic violence incidents to …

NFL

Denver Broncos top Chicago Bears 24-17 in preseason opener, Aug. 10, 2017

The Denver Broncos beat the Chicago Bears 24-17 in an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

NFL

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic violence case

The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league …

Latest NBA News, Previews, Rumors, Trades & Free Agency

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Basketball

Notre Dame football: 5 Reasons the Irish will win the 2017 national title

Notre Dame football will be aiming for a rebound after last year’s disappointing finish. Is there a chance that rebound lands them in the College …

College Sports

Ranking The NBA’s Christmas Day Games By Watchability

Good news, everyone: The NBA’s Christmas Day slate is here! As has been the case in recent years, the league did a wonderful job giving us a ton of good games to watch all day. Headlined by the always fun Finals rematch, Christmas Day will include a few pairings based on series we saw during the …

Basketball

Top 9 MLB Moments of the Week

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Dion Waiters on Kyrie-to-Heat Rumors: 'There’s an Alpha Male’ in Miami Too

Heat guard Dion Waiters recently weighed in on the possibility of Kyrie Irving leaving the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat.<p>In an interview with …

10 thoughts on Mitch Trubisky and Bears' preseason 24-17 loss

Ten thoughts after the Bears opened the preseason Thursday night with a 24-17 loss to the Broncos at Soldier Field that sparked optimism within the organization and fan base after the debut of rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky.<p><b>1. Let’s not overdo it based on first-round draft pick Mitch Trubisky’s</b> …

Report: Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games

As noted by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “‪Ezekiel Elliott has 3 business days to file notice of appeal and a hearing must be scheduled within 10 days of …

NFL

The NL Central isn't a great division, but it may give us an entertaining race

The Cubs, Cardinals, Brewers, and Pirates are all within range of the division lead<p>Despite housing the defending world champion Cubs, the National …

The teams that wish they could have done things differently at the MLB trade deadline

Or, rather, the teams that I would mess with if I were in charge. Which I’m not. And you’re grateful for that.<p>The trade deadline was just 11 days ago. It feels like 40 months ago. The rumors were everywhere, hanging over the heads of losing teams, giving life to winning teams. Anything was …

Report: Jerry Jones 'furious' with NFL decision on Elliott suspension

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is thought to be "furious" with the NFL's decision to suspend running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games, ESPN's …

Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances.<p>Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT Docomo joined hands with the Japanese car giant to announce the Automotive Edge …

DJI launches Phantom 3 SE entry-level camera drone

DJI has added a new drone model to its portfolio. The DJI Phantom 3 SE is targeted at beginner pilots and offers a flight time of 25 minutes. A key …

iPhone 8 renders offer a gorgeous take on how Apple could market the upcoming device

We’ve certainly seen our fair share of iPhone 8 renders over recent months, but a new set of designs from Quinton Theron offers perhaps the best look yet. The designer shared his renderings earlier today, offering a look at how Apple could market the device…<p>Theron’s renders showcase the iPhone 8 in …

Samsung’s next fitness watch is probably coming this month

Samsung is headed to IFA later this month, and it’s starting to sound like we’ll see some new smartwatches there. <i>Android Headlines</i> spotted an FCC filing from Samsung showing off a Samsung Gear Sport, a thus-far nonexistent smartwatch or fitness device of some kind.<p>Given that it’s passing through …

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Suspended 6 Games on Domestic Violence Allegations

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, the N.F.L.’s leading rusher as a rookie last season, has been suspended for six games without pay for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.<p>The N.F.L., after a yearlong investigations, reached its decision after reviewing Elliott’s behavior …