Golden State among best teams I've seen, says LeBron

OAKLAND, Calif . (AP) - The Golden State Warriors won't worry about how many shots Klay Thompson misses as long as he keep preventing his opponent from making them on the other end of the floor. "Effort, effort, yep", Kyrie Irving said matter-of-factly. We made a lot of mistakes. The Warriors won a record 73 regular-season games last season only to fall one game short in losing the NBA Finals to Cleveland .

Ducks forward Nick Ritchie ejected in Game 6 vs. Predators

Ducks forward Nick Ritchie ejected in Game 6 vs. Predators

It's a heckuva of a deal. But playing at home, where the Predators had lost only once in the playoffs in the last two years, they had the so-called seventh man back in their corner. Nick Ritchie took himself out of Game 6 after this hit to Viktor Arvidsson that gave him a very meme-able forehead . But they are... and the team appears to be deadly serious about the mission.

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to back-to-back Champions League triumphs

With Real, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid expected to continue their recent dominance in the competition, one could have got relatively big odds on Juventus winning this season's Champions League but the signs have always been there that they are ready to get their hands back on the trophy after more than two decades without success.

Johnson, Yedlin, Wood return to US lineup vs Venezuela

Johnson, Yedlin, Wood return to US lineup vs Venezuela

This game against Venezuela is simply a chance for US head coach Bruce Arena to get a little more time with some of the players he will be relying on for World Cup qualifying, and for some of those on the fringes of the coach's thoughts to advance a claim for a more substantial role moving forward.

Catfish! And Hagelin in Pens lineup for Game 3

Peter Laviolette won't talk about his lineup but is expected to make some changes with his Nashville Predators down 2-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins going into Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. And I know that for us, I know that we can there's no question. With the elite shooters the Penguins have, it's more important the Predators don't give up high-quality chances rather than pure volume.

Raiders members share reactions, predictions on NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors know they must contend with a "monster" on the Cleveland Cavaliers' frontline. The Cleveland Cavaliers had seven days off in-between finishing off the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and beginning their third straight appearance in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors .