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Cavs-Warriors Part III joins past championship trilogies
The upcoming meeting between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors marks the first time NBA teams have met in the Finals for three straight years
Babe Ruth contract, 1927 ring up for auction
Two items that can be considered the Holy Grail of Babe Ruth memorabilia are up for auction
Today in History
Today in History Today is Thursday, May 25, the 145th day of 2017. There are 220 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 25, 1977, the first "Star Wars" film (later renamed "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope") was released by 20th Century Fox. On this date: In 1787, the
Contract sending Babe Ruth from Red Sox to Yankees at auction
One of the most famous documents in sports is going up for auction. The sales contract of Babe Ruth , forged in December 1919, that sent the pitcher and slugger from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees is being sold by auctioneer Lelands.com. Lelands' Josh Evans said the document being sold
NY Yankees retire Derek Jeter's number
The former Yankees captain said he is "eternally grateful to be a part of the Yankees family" as the team also unveiled his tribute plaque.
Grandmaster Flash says 'The Get Down' depicts hip-hop's early days by starting in the disco
In 1977, the term " hip-hop " didn't exist. The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" wouldn't push past the Top 40 mark on the charts — becoming a first for the genre — for another two years. Blondie's "Rapture" wouldn't play on MTV until four years later, and it would be another 17 years before
Does baseball still dig the long ball?
Hey, remember the days when it actually used to be a big deal to be a home run hitter? Whatever happened to those days anyhow? Mike Napoli would love to know. Chris Carter would love to know. Mark Trumbo spent months wondering about that. And they had plenty of company, in one of the strangest
Victor Martinez: Worst. Baserunner. Ever?
I want you to watch Victor Martinez play baseball for about eight seconds, from the moment his Detroit Tigers teammate Justin Upton puts this ball in play to when Upton kicks his leg up after rounding first base: This might be the least exceptional baseball highlight of the 2016 season. Baseball
How are the Clippers combating bad-luck injuries? Science!
DOC RIVERS' OFFICE inside the Staples Center appears to be a temporary stand-in. It's as if he plopped down in the plucky intern's room while his corner suite with a mountain view undergoes a renovation. But this is not the intern's room, nor a walk-in closet; this 9-by-7 opening is, in fact, the
Casting my 2018 Hall of Fame ballot ... today
My 2018 Hall of Fame ballot won't arrive for another 10 months. Thank heaven. But just because we only finished sifting through the 2017 election about 30 seconds ago doesn't mean it's too early to plunge right into the 2018 debate. So I'm about to attempt the impossible. I'm going to try to figure