Cavaliers throttle Raptors, grab 3-2 series lead

LeBron James had 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and Kevin Love returned to form with 25 points as the Cavaliers dismantled the Toronto Raptors in a 116-78 win on Wednesday that gives Cleveland a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

Diaz blasts Floyd-McGregor fight as publicity stunt

Outspoken mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Nate Diaz slammed the numerous rumors linking retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight against Conor McGregor, calling it nothing but a "publicity stunt."

FOOTBALL: Manchester United hold Day 2 of Mourinho talks

Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

FRENCH OPEN: Murray takes long road, others enjoy quick march

PARIS - Andy Murray survived a second close shave at the French Open on Wednesday, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is getting so circuitous he may soon find himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois de Boulogne.

Noah tells teammates he's done with Bulls: report

CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah has told teammates in recent weeks that he is finished playing for the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday, saying he has no faith in team executives.

Spurs' Leonard unanimous pick for All-Defensive Team

NEW YORK -- NBA Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs was a unanimous selection to the 2015-16 NBA All-Defensive First Team announced Wednesday.

WORLD SPORTS: Spieth welcomes gusting winds forecast at Colonial

Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club.

Casimero claims IBF world flyweight title in China

MANILA, Philippines -- Two knockdowns in the fourth round, and that’s all she wrote, as Johnriel "Quadro Alas" Casimero stopped Thailand's Amnat Ruenroeng to claim the IBF World Flyweight title in Beijing, China, Wednesday evening.

2016 AFC Cup: KAYA FC suffers blowout to Malaysian team

Philippine football club KAYA FC bowed to defending AFC Cup champions Johor Darul Ta'zim as the Malaysian club blew past the visiting team on Wednesday.

ONE Championship: MMA fighter finds refuge in 'manga'

Unbeaten Japanese fighter Yoshitaka Naito, who is set to challenge ONE strawweight champion Dejdamrong Amnuaysirichoke on Friday, has a quirky way of taking a break from fighting.