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LeBron James' 46 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday night carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-99 win over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, tying the Eastern Conference finals at 3-3.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love exited Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston on Friday following a head-to-head collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum during the first quarter.
The Toronto Raptors brought in San Antonio Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka to interview for their head-coaching opening on Thursday and Friday, respectively, according to a report from ESPN.
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - American world champion Sam Kendricks outlasted a high-quality pole vault field in tricky conditions while Olympic gold medalist Thomas Rohler led a German domination of the javelin at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Fans eager to see Brazil's penultimate practice session before the squad leave for World Cup warm-up games in Europe invaded the training ground on Friday, although police stopped them reaching the players, witnesses and news reports said.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru captain and top scorer Paolo Guerrero on Friday asked Switzerland's highest court to overturn a drugs-related ban that will keep him out of Peru's first World Cup in 36 years, the Peruvian Football Federation said.
PARIS (Reuters) - The French Open will this month serve up the largest prize money pot in Grand Slam tennis so far this year, taking advantage of Brexit's hit on Wimbledon's purse as it shakes off its old reputation as the poorer cousin of the big four tournaments.
(Reuters) - Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova battled back from a set and a break down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 2-6 7-6(5) 6-1 and secure her place in the Strasbourg International final on Friday.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr claims he likes where the team is at entering Game 6 with a 3-2 deficit in the Western Conference finals series with the Houston Rockets. He might really like where his team stands if Andre Iguodala returns from a two-game absence to play Saturday.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Jose Hawilla, the Brazilian businessman whose plea-bargain testimony was crucial to prosecutors in the FIFA corruption scandal, has died in Sao Paulo, hospital officials said on Friday. He was 74.