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Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group

Mexico is favourite to win the tournament that crowns the continental champions of North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final

This is the Raptors first finals appearance in their 24-year history, but they will face a daunting task to usurp the two-time defending champions Warriors.

Green triple-double fuels Warriors’ comeback win

No team has come back from an 0-3 deficit to win an NBA Playoff series.

Warriors hold off Rockets, Durant suffers right leg injury

Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded cautiously optimistic – hoping for the best but also preparing for something worse case with Durant's injury.

Murray, Leonard shine as Nuggets and Raptors level playoff series

Jamal Murray sinks six free throws down the stretch to help the Nuggets to victory.

Bucks power past Celtics to level playoff series

After losing game one, the Bucks were determined to win game two.

Sixers down Raptors to level series, Nuggets beat Blazers

The Sixers were able to tie their series with the Raptors with victory in game two.

Nuggets edge Spurs in game seven to reach second round

Jamal Murray tallied 23 points as the Denver Nuggets punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, Warriors and Raptors roll on

The Celtics captured their first best-of-seven series sweep since 2011.

Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers

Durant went aggro on the Clippers.

Murray inspires Nuggets as Raptors, Blazers win

Murry registered 21 points to lead the Nuggets to victory.

Rooney, Ibrahimović chase playoff berths

Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimović are attempting to lead their respective clubs, DC United and the Los Angeles Galaxy, into the MLS playoffs.

MLS Cup champs Toronto out of playoff contention with loss

Toronto FC lost 2-1 to Vancouver Whitecaps to end their chances of making the playoffs.

Red Sox-Yankees a dream start for MLB playoffs

The MLB playoffs will begin with a matchup featuring bitter rivals the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.

Woods makes mediocre return to FedEx Cup playoffs

Woods, who has broken 70 in the opening round only twice in 15 events in 2018, said less-than-ideal yardages were to blame for his lack of precision with his approach shots.

Dead-eyed Knox beats Fox in Irish Open playoff

It was Knox's second European Tour title and all the more surprising given he began the day six off the lead. But he hit a final-round 66 and Fox a 68 to reach 14 under par, one ahead of Spain's Jorge Campillo.

Washington talisman Ovechkin named playoffs MVP

Alexander Ovechkin won the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoffs MVP after leading the Washington Capitals to a maiden Stanley Cup triumph.

Capitals beat Knights to capture first Stanley Cup title

The title ends years of heartbreak not only for the NHL team but for the city of Washington as it had been over 26 years since a major sports team from the US capital had won a championship.

Durant scores 43 to spark Warriors to brink of NBA title

No team has ever recovered from a 3-0 deficit to win a playoff series, but the Cavaliers made the best comeback in NBA Finals history in 2016 from 3-1 down to swipe a title from Golden State.

Curry sinks NBA Finals record 9 3-pointers in Warriors romp

The Warriors, who never trailed, seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, which shifts to Cleveland for games three and four on Wednesday and Friday.

Warriors sink ice-cold Rockets, head back to Finals

Curry scored 14 of his 27 points in the third period as the Warriors secured their fourth consecutive berth in the NBA Finals.

James dominates as Cavs down Celtics to stay alive

Trailing the Celtics 3-2 and facing elimination in the Eastern Conference finals, the Cavaliers triumphed in a bruising encounter on their home floor to knot the best-of-seven series at 3-3 and force game seven in Boston on Sunday.

Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with game 5 NBA win

Jayson Tatum scored 24 points to lead five Boston players in double figures as the Celtics took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.

Rockets edge Warriors to level NBA playoff series

The victory snapped Golden State's record playoff home win streak at 16 games, with the Warriors suffering their first loss since the 2016 NBA Finals, and gave the Rockets their first playoff win at Golden State in eight tries.