DAVAO CITY – Filipino lightweight campaigner Roldan “The Cobra” Aldea knocked out undefeated Mikhail Alexeev of Russia at the RCC Boxing Academy in Ekaterinburg, Russia, on Saturday (July 13).
Canada's largest city will hold a championship parade on Monday for the Toronto Raptors, the first team outside the United States to capture the NBA crown.
An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State on Thursday, defeating the Warriors 114-110 to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States.
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, sidelined for a month by a right calf injury, practiced with the defending champions Sunday and could return for the must-win fifth game of the NBA Finals.
The NBA Finals returned to the United States on Monday after the best-of-seven showdown's first games were played in another nation, a sign of the league's growing global impact.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr on Sunday urged Americans to vote for gun-control candidates in the wake of a US shooting rampage that left 12 dead and four wounded.
While the Golden State Warriors try to cement their legacy as the NBA's greatest dynasty in half a century, the upstart Toronto Raptors made history just reaching the NBA Finals.
Former NBA star Lamar Odom has revealed he used a prosthetic penis to dupe drug-testers before competing at the 2004 Olympics for the United States, according to an upcoming memoir.