• Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors
    The Associated Press

    Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

    There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers. The Warriors are stomach-churning scary. With eight NBA Finals appearances under his belt, he is ready to face a team he's called ''a beast.'' After all, he has slayed behemoths before.

  • Phaneuf says it will 'take a while' to get over loss to Penguins in East final
    The Canadian Press

    Phaneuf says it will 'take a while' to get over loss to Penguins in East final

    The Ottawa Senators weren't quite ready to go their separate ways. Emotionally drained after a deep playoff run came to an end with a Game 7 double overtime loss this week in Pittsburgh, the Senators cleaned out their lockers Saturday still thinking about what might have been. "I think it's going to take a while to get over to be honest with you," said defenceman Dion Phaneuf.

  • White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M
    The Associated Press

    White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M

    The White Sox used a mix of their Cuban club tradition and new-school technology to lure prized prospect Luis Robert. Chicago finalized a minor league contract with the 19-year-old outfielder on Saturday, a deal that includes a $26 million signing bonus and will cost the White Sox an additional $26 million in tax for exceeding their international bonus pool. Robert is the latest prospect added to the Chicago system, a process which began during the offseason with trades of ace Chris Sale and outfielder Adam Eaton.