IAAF upholds bans on Russian athletes for Rio Games

VIENNA (AP) — The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping.

  • Written by NESHA STARCEVIC, AP Sports Writer STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

For Steph and LeBron, an ultimate game to decide NBA title

CLEVELAND (AP) — It's the two-time reigning MVP who is trying to finish off a record setting season with a second straight title, against a two-time champion who is tantalizingly close to finally ending Cleveland's 52-year title drought.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer