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 (...)

Sepp Blatter: elected for the fifth time as president of Fifa despite the ongoing corruption scandal. Photo: Walter Bieri/EPA

Perhaps the most disappointing aspect of the parade of former Irish banking executives offering their sorry explanations before the Oireachtas for (...)

Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase in 2012. Photograph:Tony Dejak/Reuters

A total of 71 people were arrested in Cleveland on Saturday in protests following a not-guilty verdict in the 2012 case of an officer who stood on the(...)

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes to the basket as Chicago Bulls players Taj Gibson, and Pau Gasol look on during the first half of their second round NBA Eastern Conference Playoff game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Photo: David Maxwell/EPA

LeBron James recorded 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 106-91 on Wednesday to knot their (...)

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather  and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao pose ahead of their unification title fight at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Photograph: John Gurzinski/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Popcorn and beers around the world, then, for Saturday night-Sunday morning’s staggeringly hyped boxing match in Las Vegas, as the fight game plays(...)

Rory McIlroy shares the sporting firmament with fellow megastars Messi, Federer, Kobe and LeBron. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

So to where does Rory McIlroy belong to now?The immensity of the journey taken by the Co Down man was cleverly illuminated in the latest Nike advert, (...)

Paola Antonelli, senior curator of The Museum of Modern Art, gives a keynote address in Austin. Photograph: Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

The internet of everything is discussed again and again at South By Southwest (SXSW), but the event itself has become the conference of everything.(...)