Judge hits 1st slam, Pineda and Yankees beat sloppy A's 9-5

The drive landed in the right-field seats, not far in front of The Judge's Chambers cheering area installed by the Yankees for the 6-foot-7 rookie at the start of this 4-2 homestand. Michael Pineda (6-2) tossed six innings of three-hit ball to win his third straight start. With nobody out in the second, Ryon Healy was cut down by Gardner trying to stretch a two-run single to left field.

LeBron passes Jordan as all-time National Basketball Association playoff scoring leader

LeBron passes Jordan as all-time National Basketball Association playoff scoring leader

It's another to be a safe bet to obliterate the defending champs who lost no key pieces from last season's Finals. This is the same King James who hopped off the team plane, decked out in a Kermit hat and "Ultimate Warrior" shirt while cuffing the Larry O'Brien trophy when the Cavs arrived back in Northeast Ohio after winning the title on the Warriors' floor previous year.

Olynyk powers Celtics to Game 7 win over Wizards

Olynyk powers Celtics to Game 7 win over Wizards

Thomas acknowledged the challenges that lie ahead with Cleveland but said he would savor the Celtics' series win over the Wizards for a few hours before turning his attention to the Cavaliers on Tuesday. We've got to get ready for the defending champs. Instead of forcing plays, Thomas looked for the open man, most notably Kelly Olynyk , who scored a playoff career-high 26 points off the bench.

James the maestro as Jordan displaced

In the NFL, which was then known as the American Professional Football Association, the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions met three straight times from 1952-54. Two years ago, I wouldn't have considered James' accomplishments on Jordan's level. "Golden State, they've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP (in Kevin Durant )".

Rossi can't repeat as Indianapolis 500 champion; social media reacts

He then held off the three-time victor to take the checkered flag Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It's the third win for Andretti Autosport in the past four Indy 500s. It was a scary trip to Indy for Dixon , who robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell last week after winning the pole position. "I couldn't do what he was doing (on the closing laps)", Castroneves said.

Jaylen Brown talked big and made progress against LeBron James

James needed 28 points heading into the game to surpass Jordan, who had 5,987 points, and he reached the magic number late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot. "I usually take a few weeks off and I'm at least playing at a YMCA or something". Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No.