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Curry, Warriors Top LeBron's Cavs for NBA Title

In the end, the best team was too much for the best player.

Nats' Bryce Harper Named MLB Player of the Month for May

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper was named the National League Player of the Month after a torrid hitting stretch that broke the franchise home run record, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.

Mayweather Dominates Pacquiao in Long-Awaited Showdown

Floyd Mayweather befuddled Manny Pacquiao for 12 rounds Saturday night in Las Vegas, as the long-awaited "fight of the century" turned into a near-flawless technical exhibition by Mayweather that cemented his legacy as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of this generation.

Mayweather v. Pacquiao: History-Making Bout

On Saturday, May 2, in Las Vegas, two of the most respected and exciting boxers of the century — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao — will square off in what has billed as the "fight of the century."

Pierce, Wiz Stifle Raptors in OT, Take Game 1

The Washington Wizards rode the hot hand of Paul Pierce early, then held off a furious second-half rally to steal a 93-86 overtime road win from the Toronto Raptors in the opener of their first-round playoff series Saturday.

Garcia Bests D.C.'s Peterson in Televised Showcase

D.C.'s Lamont Peterson lost a 12-round majority decision to Danny Garcia on Saturday night in a nationally televised showdown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

NBA Veteran Jerome Kersey Dead

Jerome Kersey, a former standout at NCAA Division II Longwood College who played for the Portland Trailblazers during most of his 17-year career in the NBA, died Feb. 18 at the age of 52.

Finally: Mayweather-Pacquiao Set for May 2

Undefeated, 11-time world champion Floyd Mayweather formally announced Friday the most anticipated boxing match of this generation. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, a welterweight world championship unification bout, will take place on Saturday, May 2, live on pay-per-view.

Charlie Sifford, 92, First Black PGA Tour Player, Dies

Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to break the color barrier in professional golf, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said. He was 92.

Last-Minute Pick Seals Patriots' Super Bowl Win over Seahawks

For yet another Super Bowl, the New England Patriots found themselves on the wrong end of a miraculous, late-game catch. But this time, they had an answer.

Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl Overshadowed by 'Deflategate'

An incident involving the Patriots during the AFC Championship against the Indianapolis Colts has overshadowed the lead up to the Super Bowl, prompting a furious public reaction and casting doubt on New England's season.

Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame Legend, Dies

Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame shortstop for the Chicago Cubs, died Jan. 23, days before his 84th birthday, at a hospital in Chicago.

Venus Williams Wins WTA Auckland Classic

Venus Williams entered the tournament as the third seed and had to reach down deep to come from behind after falling down one set. But that she did – winning the Auckland Classic in New Zealand on Friday against top-seeded ...

Stuart Scott Remembered

There's little question that Stuart Scott "was as cool as the other side of the pillow," and among the best at his craft.

Stuart Scott, Famed ESPN Anchor, Dies at 49

Stuart Scott, the ESPN anchor whose hip-hop-tinged broadcasting style became a fixture on the sports network, died Sunday after a yearslong battle with cancer. He was 49.

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