What we learned in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

Here are the biggest takeaways -- and how they will impact the rest of the series. ... Continue Reading

USA women win 3x3 FIBA gold; men take silver

The Team USA women won 3x3 FIBA gold in Vienna on Sunday, while the Team USA men lost a heartbreaker in the final to earn a silver medal. ... Continue Reading

Doubles team DQ'd as errant hit strikes ball girl

Miyu Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi were disqualified from their third-round doubles match at the French Open on Sunday after a ball hit by Kato struck a ball girl. ... Continue Reading

A eight-second KO kicks off drama-filled first episode of TUF 31

McGregor's tardiness. Chandler's predictive prowess. Here's everything you need to know on what went down in episode one of The Ultimate Fighter 31. ... Continue Reading

Stewart drops 25 in Seattle return as Liberty roll

Breanna Stewart, playing in her first game in Seattle since going to the Liberty as a free agent, had 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead New York to an 86-78 win over the Storm on Tuesday night. ... Continue Reading

Diamond skips payment to Padres, loses TV rights

Diamond Sports Group has decided not to pay the Padres their latest rights fee, a monumental development that will revert the team's broadcasting rights to Major League Baseball and establish precedent for an uncertain, rapidly evolving landscape. ... Continue Reading

Allen: Gruden visited to help Saints with Carr

Saints coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday that the main purpose of Jon Gruden's visit last week was to talk with the former Raiders coach about new quarterback Derek Carr. ... Continue Reading

Newgarden wins 1st Indy 500 in wreck-filled race

Josef Newgarden finally captured his long-awaited Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and gave team owner Roger Penske his 19th and first since buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway. ... Continue Reading

Heat rule out Vincent for Game 5 vs. Celtics

Heat guard Gabe Vincent, who suffered a left ankle sprain during the fourth quarter of Game 4, will not play in Game 5 vs. the Celtics on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

Man Utd guarantee top-4 spot with Chelsea rout

Manchester United will be back in action in next season's Champions League after they hammered Chelsea 4-1 on Thursday to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League. ... Continue Reading

'Ella Strong': How the Saints rallied around the death of the sister of top pick Bryan Bresee during draft

The Saints put up posters on Day 2 of the draft to support Bryan Bresee as their Round 2 pick. Isaiah Foskey was also dealing with an emotional night. ... Continue Reading

Patriots hire first full-time female scout in 64-year franchise history

Princeton's director of football operations Maya Ana Callender was hired by the Pats as a scouting assistant. ... Continue Reading

At this year's PGA Championship, Justin Thomas is trying something new

Thomas has struggled since winning his second PGA Championship nearly a year ago, but he's hoping adjustments will help him get back into championship form. Watch Round 1 Thursday on ESPN networks. ... Continue Reading

Expert picks and betting tips

Who can win? Who has the best betting value? What props are the most interesting? ... Continue Reading

Dodgers' May leaves start with right elbow pain

Dodgers pitcher Dustin May left his start against the Twins after one inning because of right elbow pain. ... Continue Reading

Hammon denies bullying, chides WNBA inquiry

Las Vegas coach Becky Hammon denied bullying former Aces player Dearica Hamby for being pregnant, saying any ill feelings between the two came from Hamby being traded. ... Continue Reading

76ers' Morey being 'careful' in coaching search

Philadelphia 76ers team president Daryl Morey says he is being "careful with the process" of hiring a new coach after Doc Rivers was fired earlier this week. ... Continue Reading

Reds' Lodolo out indefinitely with injury to tibia

Reds left-hander Nick Lodolo is out indefinitely after an MRI revealed a stress reaction in his left tibia. ... Continue Reading

NHL: Coyotes to play at ASU despite no vote

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said he thinks the Coyotes will play at Arizona State next season before a long-term plan goes into effect. ... Continue Reading

Cowboys VP not worried about re-signing stars

Stephen Jones said Wednesday that he believes the Cowboys can fit lucrative extensions with Dak Prescott, CeeDee Lamb, Trevon Diggs and Micah Parsons under the cap. ... Continue Reading