An extra rest day in NBA Finals seems timely for Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Under the long-used former NBA Finals format, Game 3 of this Golden State-Cleveland matchup would have been played Tuesday night.

Not this year, thanks to an extra rest day.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Ali scripted funeral plans in exacting detail in 'The Book'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it "The Book."

Its contents will soon be revealed.

  • Written by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press

Penguins move to brink of title with 3-1 win vs. Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were confident that three straight games without a point for Evgeni Malkin and a rare off night by Matt Murray were an aberration more than a concern.

  • Written by JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer