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Cavs roll into Finals after a long, hard journey

None of Cleveland's season was predictable, but all of it was necessary. That's how the Cavs became the Cavs, a team that has learned championship qualities.

8hPaul Gutierrez

Kaepernick sorry for insensitive flooding post

Colin Kaepernick, who has nearly 755,000 Twitter followers and 1.3 million followers on Instagram, deleted and apologized Tuesday for a post that trivialized deadly floods in the Houston area.

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3hMark Saxon

Emotional Uribe says trade to Braves complete

Dodgers infielder Juan Uribe said Tuesday night he was told a trade with the Atlanta Braves would be made official either later tonight or Wednesday morning.

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Sando: The soaring cost of NFL QB contracts

Mike Sando explains why the cost of quarterback contracts in the NFL will continue to rise -- and what that means for upcoming contract negotiations for Cam Newton and Russell Wilson.

Cavs advance to Finals

Finals big for Cleveland fans (0:55)


MLB Walk-offs

Mets walk off in 10 (0:50)


French Open

60-Second Slice: Day 3 (0:59)

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15hDavid Purdum

Point spreads play key role in TV ratings

Two economists have shown that the point spread plays a significant role in viewing interest, at times producing 30 percent spikes in TV ratings on noncompetitive games.

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17hBob Ehalt

Baffert seeks to join rare company

At age 75, Billy Turner's the only person on Earth who can say he has trained a Triple Crown winner. He would love to welcome Bob Baffert to that exclusive club.

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Smith: LeBron best in the world (2:15)

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Experts' picks: AT&T Byron Nelson

Which golfer will win this week's AT&T Byron Nelson? Aussie Marc Leishman seems to be the trendy pick among our experts.

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Braves shut out by Kershaw, Dodgers (0:37)



Federer set for second-round match

Roger Federer did not have any issues in his first-round match at the French Open -- until the lack of crowd control at the end. Will security be more attentive this time around as the 17-time Grand Slam champ gets set to face Marcel Granollers? Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Update on women's scores: Stosur 6-0 2-0 over Hesse Lisicki 6-1 over Gavrilova Beck 6-2 over Kania Safarova 6-2 over Nara #RG15

Sharapova meets fellow Russian in Paris

After overcoming a cold in her first match, Maria Sharapova takes on Vitalia Diatchenko as the defending champion looks to continue her run to become the first woman since 2007 to defend her crown at the clay-court tournament. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Blatt leaves his star hanging

It's about the only thing that went wrong for the Cavs on Tuesday night. After sharing a moment with his star player, David Blatt left LeBron hanging to attend to the remainder of the game.


FIFA execs face corruption charges

Swiss authorities have arrested several top FIFA officials in Zurich on federal corruption charges and plan to extradite them to the United States, according to reports. Story

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Dodgers trade Uribe to Braves

Juan Uribe was told he'd been traded to the Braves on Tuesday night. Upon hearing the news, Adrian Gonzalez told reporters, "I’m not going to be able to charge room service to his room anymore.” Pending MLB approval

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Who wins Rangers-Lightning Game 7?

Barry Melrose makes his prediction for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals: "The two teams are very evenly matched ... but the goaltender makes the difference. It's the most important position of any position in sports."


Previewing Day 4 at the French Open

Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer are back on the court Wednesday. Has Sharapova shaken her sickness? Can Federer put the fan who rushed the court behind him?


Kershaw, Dodgers blank Braves

What two-month slump? Clayton Kershaw was dominant through 7 scoreless innings, fanning 10 Braves and allowing only 4 hits with no walks to improve to 3-3. L.A. backed its ace with 3 RBI doubles and a two-run HR from Adrian Gonzalez, who now has 1,001 career RBIs. Box score


Howard not suspended for Game 5

After review, the NBA elected not to suspend Dwight Howard for clipping Andrew Bogut's face in Game 4: “I deemed it unnecessary but not unnecessary and excessive,” NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn said. “It wasn’t over the limit.”

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Kaepernick 'sorry' for 'insensitive' post

After posting an Instagram photo of the Houston floods with the caption, "I warned you the #7tormsComing !!! #Houston," referring to himself, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick issued an apology via Twitter: "I didn't fully understand how many people are struggling in Houston right now and I feel horrible. My prayers are with everyone there."

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Report: Caller said McDonald broke door

In the police dispatch recording, the caller said former Bears DE Ray McDonald "broke down" a bedroom door after McDonald's ex-fiancee tried to barricade herself in the room with their infant child, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Story

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Cavs sweep Hawks, ride brooms to Finals

The Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Hawks in the Eastern Conference finals, winning Game 4 118-88. LeBron James goes back to the Finals for the fifth consecutive time, the first player to do so since Bill Russell in 1966.


Mike Pettine on Manziel's return

The Browns coach on Johnny Manziel's first practice since Manziel left rehab: "He'll be full-go for training camp. He's probably a little more focused now … [but] as he's said, he'll have to prove it every day."


Flores lifts Mets in extra innings

After knocking in the tying run in the 8th, Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off single in the 10th to score Juan Lagares and hand the Phillies their 5th loss in 6 games.


Phillies GM apologizes to fans

After he said fans "don't understand the game," then backtracked, Ruben Amaro Jr. issued a long apology to Phillies fans before tonight's game vs. the Mets: "The comments weren't meant to disparage our fans by any stretch of the imagination. I probably used my words incorrectly or poorly. I want to apologize for that."

Donaldson, Jays walk off in slugfest

Josh Donaldson's second home run of the night came in the bottom of the ninth with two men on to lift Toronto over the White Sox 10-9. Donaldson (4 RBIs) and Jose Bautista (5 RBIs) drove in 9 of the Blue Jays' 10 runs.