Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors  has been kind of Jordanesque, averaging almost 32 points despite playing less than 35 minutes per game. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

At midday on Friday, as a part of a tradition stretching back nearly 70 years, the first of five consecutive NBA games will tip-off live on national (...)

Ellie Day, wife of golfer Jason, is taken away on a stretcher after a collision with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Photograph: AP

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James apologised to the wife of Australian golfer Jason Day after a court-side collision forced her out of the Qui(...)

Steph Curry and his Golden State Warriors team mates couldn’t match Bucks’ energy. Photograph: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images.

For the last month the entire basketball world has been wondering who, if anybody, would (or indeed could) stop the Golden State Warriors. The conv(...)

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in Melbourne ahead of her title fight against Holly Holm. Photograph: Paul Crock/Getty Images

The main boulevard in Sarajevo was ghostly quiet on Thursday evening and images of Ronda Rousey speaking on television were easily visible in the cafe(...)

Philly McMahon of Dublin with Aidan O’Shea of Mayo. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Hard to believe Aidan O’Shea doesn’t make a decent living from his sport. We waited for him outside Mayo’s dressing room door. He was last out. We cro(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan wins the ball ahead of Padraig Mannion of Galway to score his sides second goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We are in the midst of the greatest Canning era yet 2015 has not been the summer of Joe. There have been memorable moments, sure, like the wonderful, (...)

Jordan Spieth: added the US Open to his Masters title last weekend. His performance at Augusta was reckoned to be worth almost $34 million in exposure to Under Armour.

Kevin Plank started Under Armour in the basement of his grandmother’s house in Washington, DC in 1996. With $15,000 in cash, a crazy notion to create(...)

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to win the NBA championship. Photograph: Getty

After game five in Oakland, LeBron James was asked if he felt any pressure with the Cleveland Cavaliers being just one game from losing the NBA fin(...)

Stephen Curry helped the Golden State Warriors to 104-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, leaving them one win away from the NBA title. Photograph: Afp

The Warriors took a 3-2 series lead in the NBA finals on Sunday night with a 104-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in another physical contest t(...)

LeBron James was powerless to prevent Golden State Warriors levelling the NBA finals 2-2 after they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82. Photograph: Epa

After their gritty and tough performance in Game 3 of the NBA finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to earth at home on Thursday, looking listless and (...)