• Chiefs release WR Maclin after two seasons
Chiefs release WR Maclin after two seasons

He was set to count $10 million against the cap in 2017, which has to be considered the primary motivation for Kansas City releasing the veteran. The Chiefs now have $3,511,734 in cap space for 2017, according to the current NFLPA salary cap report.

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  • Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91
Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

The Warriors are back with a more formidable team after adding Kevin Durant , a healthier one after Stephen Curry was banged up last post-season, and not even LeBron James and the Cavs are given much chance of stopping them. Last year, the Cavaliers battled back from a 3-1 series deficit to defeat the Warriors on their home court at Oracle A...

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  • Coca-Cola 600: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Charlotte
Coca-Cola 600: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Charlotte

Leading with just over one lap left, the No. 48 auto ran out of gas, handing the lead over to Dillon, who had not led a lap since the season-opening Daytona 500. However, Dillon assumed the lead and hung on, as Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr ., who combined to lead the vast majority of the race, were unable to run him down.

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  • Third time around for Cavaliers-Warriors
Third time around for Cavaliers-Warriors

Now, The King faces Golden State again, but this time the Warriors have added Kevin Durant to its stacked roster of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . "Our relationship is very good", James said of Durant. "I don't know if "3-1" has been mentioned in our locker room one time this year", Green insisted.

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  • Most Suns fans think the NBA's lottery system is rigged
Most Suns fans think the NBA's lottery system is rigged

The most obvious choice would be UCLA point guard and Los Angeles native Lonzo Ball, who has expressed interest in playing for the Lakers , even so far as his dad, LaVar, recently said that Lonzo would only workout for the Lakers before the draft .

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  • John Mara says Giants didn't discuss signing Colin Kaepernick
John Mara says Giants didn't discuss signing Colin Kaepernick

Even though the Giants never defended Brown's actions and eventually released him when they learned the entire situation, the public perception is that Mara won't sign Kaepernick but was okay with giving Brown an extension. The 29-year-old Kaepernick has notably spent his entire six-year National Football League career as a member of the 49ers as...

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  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs
Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs

While many have complained about this level of predictability, one writers has pointed out that the NBA Finals are finally exciting again ( http://www.sfchronicle.com/warriors/article/NBA-playoffs-predictable-but .). He missed 20 games after injuring his knee in March. I was just talking to my boys about it. Let the Warriors score 103 points,...

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  • Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals
Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well. Thomas had his front tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington, but it was a lingering hip injury he aggravated later in the series against the Wizards that would end his season prem...

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  • Arsenal edge Chelsea to lift English FA Cup
Arsenal edge Chelsea to lift English FA Cup

Arsene Wenger's future as Arsenal manager is the only story in town right now, with his contract expiring this summer, but the real priority at the Emirates should be putting the "Not for Sale" signs on Alexis Sanchez . Respite for Chelsea came in the form of a Costa half chance that was thwarted by David Ospina, but Arsenal came back again...

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  • Wenger: Ninety-nine per cent of Arsenal fans are fantastic
Wenger: Ninety-nine per cent of Arsenal fans are fantastic

My overriding memory of Arsenal's last FA Cup final with Chelsea in 2002 is one of massive disappointment. One man hoping Wenger will stay is Conte, who thinks the Arsenal boss is "one of the best managers in history". Laurent Koscielny was sent off for an ill-timed, unsafe tackle on Enner Valencia against Everton and will sit out the fi...

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  • Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr
Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr

There is pressure on Brook to reestablish himself as a welterweight after he made a name for himself in his tight win over Shawn Porter. Brook last fought in September when he took a challenging fight up at middleweight against unbeaten Gennady Golovkin but won plenty of plaudits before he was stopped in the fifth round.

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  • Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale ruled out of Premiership final
Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale ruled out of Premiership final

If Exeter were rocked by the score, it continued into the second-half as Wasps went ahead for a first time when Hughes broke five tackles inside his own half, before wing Christian Wade was freed in space, and his kick and chase saw possession bounce kindly for Daly to finish off.

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  • Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist
Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist

It was the former Germany global centre-back's first Premier League appearance of the season, and many Arsenal fans are pleased with him. Gabriel's replacement Per Mertesacker came on for his first appearance of the season having recovered from a knee injury he suffered in pre-season.

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  • West Ham release trio ahead of summer rebuilding job
West Ham release trio ahead of summer rebuilding job

The South American will obviously bring a huge amount of experience with him as well as a lot of quality so I think Zabaleta will be an excellent signing if West Ham manage to get it over the line. We have to close our eyes on some things. Turkey global midfielder Tore will head back to Besiktas following eight appearances in all competitions.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo could face tax-fraud charges in Spain
Cristiano Ronaldo could face tax-fraud charges in Spain

After Lionel Messi was found guilty of tax fraud, Spanish authorities have now shifted their focus to his rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who could receive a prison sentence of 12 months. Ronaldo's 102million followers aren't used to seeing pictures of the pair together. The Real Madrid star looked to have put the news behind him on Thursday, however,...

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  • Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil let down Arsenal this season - Martin Keown
Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil let down Arsenal this season - Martin Keown

A dominant 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough on the last day of the season ensured that Liverpool would finish fourth in the Premier League - resulting in Champions League football next term. "I know managers defend themselves by using certain things but we actually have a better total of points this season than we had previous year and we finishe...

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  • Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday
Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

Rossi ended Alonso's hopes of becoming the first rookie to win the pole. Afterwards, the fastest nine cars from the first qualifying round will take part in the Fast Nine Shootout, which takes place between 22:00 and 22:45 (BST) on Sunday.

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  • Canada causes upset by beating Fiji at London Sevens
Canada causes upset by beating Fiji at London Sevens

The 28-21 quarter-final victory was not only the first time the Scots had beaten New Zealand on the sevens circuit, it was the first occasion on which any Scottish team had defeated a New Zealand representative side at any level since the nations first met in a 15-a-side match in 1905.

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  • Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman
Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman

Piscotty also was dealing with some tendinitis in his right knee after a bout with the wall in Springfield but he said that was not a problem, nor was the hamstring. This year, Yepez has played at Rome (A), where he was batting.275 (39-for-142) with 13 doubles, one home run and 15 RBI in 35 games. Adams' power also showed up at a time when the Ca...

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  • Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final
Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Asked when the board meeting is scheduled for, Wenger replied: "I think it is after the FA Cup final". I will be there. Arsenal must win their final game of the season against Everton on Sunday and hope that Liverpool fail to defeat Middlesbrough if they are to have a chance of qualifying for the Champions League.

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  • 8 eye-opening things Aric Almirola had to say about Kansas crash
8 eye-opening things Aric Almirola had to say about Kansas crash

They didn't know if I was bleeding to death. "I should have missed the wreck", Almirola said Friday, indicating the racing surface suddenly turned slick. Regan Smith is no stranger to stepping in for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver. Saturday's event will be in his first on the NASCAR Cup circuit this season.

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  • Trading For Paul George Isn't A Good Idea For NBA Teams
Trading For Paul George Isn't A Good Idea For NBA Teams

At first glance, the All-NBA first team makes ideal sense. According to Nat Newell of the Indy Star , with the DPE, George could sign an extension with the Pacers worth approximately $212 million over six years. That makes him opting out and heading for unrestricted free agency all the more likely . And this is where the situation could ge...

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  • Arsenal 2-0 Sunderland: Watch highlights as Alexis Sanchez scores twice
Arsenal 2-0 Sunderland: Watch highlights as Alexis Sanchez scores twice

Gabriel de Jesus, Kevin de Bruyne and Yaya Toure scored City's goals as they moved two points above Liverpool in third. Some supporters are calling for Wenger to leave when his contract expires at the end of the season and the Frenchman has yet to announce whether he will sign a fresh deal or not.

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  • Browns sign Texas A&M's Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick
Browns sign Texas A&M's Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

Brantley played in 38 games in three seasons at the University of Florida and racked up 81 tackles with 20 for loss and 5.5 sacks. "Unlike what [a reporter] said, he said I was slow off the ball, but that is coming from the very best", Garrett told reporters Sunday.

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  • Pune beat Punjab to seal IPL play-off spot
Pune beat Punjab to seal IPL play-off spot

The four teams that have manage to go through the battle and find a place in play-off's are Mumbai Indians , Pune Supergiant, Hyderabad and KKR. Supergiant is the only team to have defeated Mumbai Indians twice in the league stage, both home and away and this fact would be playing on the minds of Mumbai players.

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