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Updated Jun 20, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter and came agonizingly close to a perfect game, hitting a batter with two outs in the ninth inning Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Updated Jun 19, 2015 at 11:25 AM

It has been more than three days since Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was named NBA Finals MVP after he and his teammates dispatched LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in six games.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

For the first time in more than 20 years, Johnny Miller wonít be analyzing the U.S. Open on television.It will be up to Fox to make sure that viewers donít miss him.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 9:42 AM

The Flora 11U traveling baseball team took out two opponents before being downed by a county rival to take third place in the Flora Wooden Bat tournament last weekend.The tournament started off with Cole Young leading the Flora...

Updated Jun 11, 2015 at 11:39 AM

In case you didnít know it, and Iím sure you already do, but that LeBron James guy is pretty good.

Updated Jun 9, 2015 at 2:03 PM

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off earlier this month in Canada, taking a bit of heat off FIFA and the corruption scandal it’s been embroiled in. The U.S.

Updated Jun 6, 2015 at 9:46 PM

Two goalies taking turns in the crease in the third period. A low-scoring defenseman getting the biggest goal of all. The Tampa Bay Lightning found some strange ways to even the Stanley Cup Final. Jason Garrison scored the tiebreaking power-play...

Updated Jun 6, 2015 at 6:16 PM

At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over. American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 Ĺ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes — one of the...

Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 10:49 AM

Itís been a long wait, but the NBA Finals finally begin tonight.Basketball fans have endured an 82-game regular season and an entertaining playoff stretch to get to this point.

Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 10:46 AM

When the NBA Finals begin tonight on ABC, fans will tune in to watch MVP Stephen Curry and the Warriors host LeBron James and the Cavaliers.

Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 8:29 AM

Somehow, in all of that reasonable rhetoric, LeBron James underestimated the most important factor in play: LeBron James.

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