Nuggets move within one win of first NBA title

The Denver Nuggets moved within one win of their first NBA title on Thursday, beating Miami 108-95 to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven championship series. Questions had been asked of the Nuggets after they lost game two on their home court, but they leave Miami with two road victories and need one win from three games to clinch the crown.

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Dalvin Cook and DeAndre Hopkins free agency rumors, plus Broncos sign two-time Super Bowl champion

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The fallout from Lionel Messi’s shock move to Inter Miami

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NCAA baseball tournament 2023: Full super regionals bracket, TV schedule for Road to College World Series

Baseball powerhouses remain in the super regional round. Here's everything you need to know about catching the next step on the road to the College World Series.

Faith Kipyegon breaks second world record in eight days

Faith Kipyegon broke her second world record in as many Fridays, running the fastest 5000m in history at a Diamond League meet in Paris.

Justin Fields sinks halfcourt shot at team building event at United Center

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Neymar 'already knew' Messi was Miami-bound

Brazilian striker Neymar revealed Friday he was in on the secret that Lionel Messi was leaving Paris Saint-Germain for Inter Miami before it was officially announced. World Cup winner Messi, 35, announced on Wednesday he was heading to Inter Miami in the twilight of his epic career, rather than returning to Barcelona, or joining his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia. lg/lab/ea/gj

Live! UFC 289 Ceremonial Weigh Ins Video!

Live: UFC 289 ceremonial weigh ins video results for the Amanda Nunes vs. Irene Aldana-led pay-per-view (PPV) event on ESPN+ on Sat., June 10, 2023, inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, also featuring Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush.

Marlon Moraes emotional in retirement after PFL 4 loss: ‘I gave it my all’

Marlon Moraes explains his decision to retire after his PFL 4 loss, and why his knockout win over current UFC champ Aljamain Sterling is his most memorable.

Reds capitalize on excitement with truly bizarre call-ups

The long-suffering Reds franchise finally has something to get excited about, and then Cincinnati turns around and calls up two mediocre arms. What's up with that? The Cincinnati Reds are coming off two wins against the Dodgers and are slowly climbing up the NL Central. Their perennial rebui...

Aaron Rodgers Cracks Perfect Joke About Zach Wilson’s ‘Make Life Hell’ Comments

Things appear to be going well between the Jets quarterbacks as they continue to get acquainted with each other this offseason.

Former Patriots defensive back Malik Gant dead at 25

Former New England Patriots safety Malik Gant died in May. He was 25. Gant died on May 25 in Miami, Florida. Details surrounding his death, including its cause, were not revealed. Gant's family released a statement confirming the news. In it, they called Gant "a remarkable individual who touched the lives of many with his kindness, charisma, and un...

Rui Hachimura Sends Message About His Future With The Lakers Ahead Of Free Agency

Rui Hachimura says he just wants to be with a team where he can be happy as he enters restricted free agency.

Vikings send former GM Rick Spielman special gift

A reminder that the Wilfs are pretty darn good people

Nuggets push Heat to the brink: Best memes and tweets

The Denver Nuggets overcame Nikola Jokic foul trouble to beat the Miami Heat in Game 4 and take command of the NBA Finals. The 8-seedMiami Heat found themselves in unfamiliar territory entering Game 4: On the wrong end of an early-series deficit. Meanwhile, the No. 1-seed Denver Nuggets have look...

MLB Rumors: Volpe shakeup, Cardinals hidden gem, brutal Astros injury

MLB Rumors: Astros get brutal injury news on Yordan Alvarez The Houston Astros' trip north of the border did not go to plan. Not only did the club lose ground in the AL West behind the division-leading Rangers after dropping the final three games of the four-game series against the Blue Jays, ...

UFC 289 Results: Nunes vs. Aldana

Get UFC 289 results for the Nunes vs. Aldana event Saturday night.

Alex Smith’s leg scar in new photo a gruesome reminder of injury

Many NFL fans remember the scare after Alex Smith’s career and life-threatening leg injury in 2018. But has anyone actually seen what his leg looks like since he came back? In a new photo from an ad featuring Smith for the shoe company Oofos, you can get a peek at his surgically-altered leg — and still looks gruesome. After suffering a spiral and compound fracture to his tibia and fibula in his right leg, Smith developed an infection called...

Carlos Alcaraz’s ridiculous shot not enough to get past Novak Djokovic at French Open

PARIS — Novak Djokovic used every bit of his experience, relentlessness and fitness to beat a cramping Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 at the French Open on Friday and move one win away from a record 23rd Grand Slam title. The No. 1-ranked Alcaraz produced one particularly brilliant shot — one that went viral within minutes and could be talked about for years — en route to claiming the second set of what, at the time, was a closely contested...

This time it’s the St. Louis Cardinals who’ll try to retire Elly De La Cruz

The Reds head West to take on their NL Central rivals.

Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic score, result and highlights as 'incredibly proud' Djokovic beats injury-hit world number one

Novak Djokovic spoke of his joy at winning and sympathy for his opponent after moving a match away from a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title by seeing off injury-hit world number one Carlos Alcaraz in the 2023 French Open semifinals.

Zach Wilson Shares Honest Feelings About Jets’ Trade for Aaron Rodgers to Replace Him

The third-year signal caller weighed in on his thoughts about the four-time NFL MVP leading the franchise.

Blaine Gabbert is latest in long line of veteran Chiefs’ backup quarterbacks

The 12-year veteran spoke with reporters after Kansas City’s OTA practice on Thursday.

Bruce Brown’s Fourth-Quarter Explosion in Game 4 Left NBA World in Awe

The Nuggets’ midseason acquisition paid dividends late in the crucial road game.

Satou Sabally continues her hot start for Dallas Wings

The Dallas Wings came from behind to defeat the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday. While their offense wasn’t at its sharpest, the frontcourt play of Satou Sabally, Kalani Brown and Maddy Siegrist was enough to overcome their shooting struggles.

Aaron Rodgers and the Jets Wrap up OTAs

Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets are headed into their offseason program, set to return at the end of July for training camp. SI's Albert Breer recaps his takeaways from his time in Florham Park.

With Tom Brady out, Raiders' next-best QB option is a nightmare

If Jimmy Garoppolo is a no-go for the Las Vegas Raiders, then their best quarterback option might be Carson Wentz. With Tom Brady dipping his toes into team ownership, he is not able to play for the Las Vegas Raiders. Although he has a great former working relationship with Raiders head coach ...

Vikings officially release Dalvin Cook

It’s officially official, and the “thank you’s” have been pouring out

Blue Jays' Anthony Bass doesn't think anti-LGBTQIA+ post he shared was hateful: 'I stand by my personal beliefs'

The post in question described the LGBTQIA+ Pride campaigns run by Target and Bud Light as "evil" and "demonic."

Josh Taylor rips ‘bogus champions’ at 140 pounds before Teofimo Lopez bout: ‘I’m still top guy’

Josh Taylor barely let the question finish being asked. He’s steadfast that there shouldn’t be any doubt, nor any reason to argue otherwise. Regardless, the discourse surrounding the hierarchy in the junior welterweight division is only amplifying. The Scottish Taylor (19-0), 32, is set to return to the ring for the first time in nearly 16 months when he defends his WBO junior welterweight title against the 25-year-old Brooklyn native Teofimo...

Clayton Kershaw irked by Reds manager’s move that led to Austin Barnes’ injury

Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes left Thursday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds after getting hit by a 95 mph fastball on the wrist, and teammate Clayton Kershaw did not like the way it all went down. Los Angeles was up six runs in the ninth inning, and the Reds –– guided by manager David Bell –– intentionally walked center-fielder James Outman, bringing Barnes to the plate. That’s when pitcher Ian Gibaut drilled him in the wrist with a fastball....

Ingebrigtsen sets new world record for rarely-run 2-mile event

Norway's Olympic 1500m champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen set a stunning new world record over 2 miles at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Friday. Already the world record holder for 1500m indoors, Ingebrigtsen made no mistake running solo, storming through the finish line to shatter Komen's previous best and deliver a serious warning to rivals heading into the world championships in Budapest in August.

Video! McGregor Delivers KO To Miami Heat Mascot

Watch Conor McGregor crash the NBA Finals on Friday night in Miami, Fla., and deliver a knockout blow to the Miami Heat Mascot.

Kipyegon and Girma star in night of world records in Paris

Kenyan Faith Kipyegon made it two world records in a week after delivering a masterclass in the women's 5,000m at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Friday while Ethiopia's Lamecha Girma smashed the 19-year-old record in the men's 3,000m steeplechase. Paulino ended strongly in a meeting record of 49.12, with McLaughlin-Levrone, making her first Diamond League appearance in Europe since 2019, second in a personal best of 49.71.

Padres sock five homers in victory over Rockies

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado homered and had two hits each, Brandon Dixon, Trent Grisham and Gary Sanchez also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Friday night in Denver.

Nikola Jokic’s Celebration of Teammate’s Dagger Three-Pointer Delighted NBA Fans

No one was more thrilled to see the Nuggets role player succeed than the two-time MVP.

Greg Norman’s head served on a platter, new details of PGA Tour LIV Golf deal unveiled

Norman, the current CEO of LIV Golf, was adamant that the upstart league is going nowhere. But ‘The Shark’ may be the one packing his bags.

3 bold predictions for the Lakers offseason

The Los Angeles Lakers' ability to navigate a tricky offseason will determine their ability to compete for a championship next season. The Lakers finished the regular season as the No. 7 seed, but that finish was always misleading. After the trade deadline, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and t...

James Harden, Suns Speculation Swirls After ESPN Reporter’s Candid Remark

The star guard has been linked to Phoenix amid his expected decision to test free agency this summer.

Umpires don’t seem to take any issue with Aaron Boone’s rants against them

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone has made a habit out of getting tossed from games, but umpires don't seem to mind his fiery demeanor on the field. The New York Yankees continue to surge in the standings. Aaron Boone's managerial choices have steered the historic franchise in the ri...

Mets and Pirates fans brawl in stands during Amazins’ blowout loss

The Mets might’ve gone down without much of a whimper Friday night, but the fans in the stands at PNC Park put up a fight — literally. As the Mets got throttled by the Pirates in a 14-7 blowout in which the pitching and defense looked shaky, fans of both teams appeared to get into a scrap in the stands. In a video posted to Twitter, fans of both teams along the stadium’s first-base line are seen pushing, shoving and hitting each other, all while...

Sports World in Disbelief Over Rays Pitcher Bearing Striking Resemblance to Cillian Murphy

Tyler Glasnow earned his first win in two years, but that’s not what the internet cared about on Friday night.

Lars Nootbaar Not Close To Rehab Assignment

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar (back) is still experiencing discomfort and is limited in his baseball activity, according to manager Oliver Marmol. Nootbaar is a ways away from a minor-league rehab assignment. It sounds as though Tommy Edman will continue to see the majority of ...

WTC Final 2023: Have Australia lost a Test after scoring 400+ in the first innings?

TSN lists out all the matches that Australia lost despite scoring 400 in the first innings.

WTC Final 2023 Australia vs India: Day 3 live updates, scorecard, result, highlights as Aussies' lead approaches 300

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MLB Rumors: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. promised HOF dad he wouldn’t play for Blue Jays rival

Like father, like son. Vladimir Guerrero never played for the Yankees, so neither willToronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. No baseball team invokes strong, gut-deep feelings like the New York Yankees. You either love 'em or you hate 'em -- it's rare to find a baseball fa...

Vikings Move On From Multiple Veterans

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Golden Knights vs. Panthers prediction and odds for Stanley Cup Final Game 4

The Florida Panthers have life in the Stanley Cup Final. After being doing 0-2 and facing a late 3rd period 1-2 deficit in Game 3, the Panthers tied the game up late and then eventually won in overtime. They're now a perfect 7-0 in overtime in these playoffs. Now, they have a chance to ti...

Mets Announcer Had Saddest Line About Team’s Struggles During Seventh Straight Loss

Gary Cohen was far from enthused while working Friday’s blowout defeat to the Pirates.