LeBron James played through a myriad of injuries as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. James recorded his first triple double of the playoffs, finishing with 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists as Cleveland pushed the Hawks to the brink of elimination in the best-of-seven series. "No matter how I am feeling I have got to try and make some plays," James said.
(Reuters) - LeBron James was exhausted and banged-up, but he came through in the clutch as the Cleveland Cavaliers earned a thrilling overtime 114-111 win over the Atlanta Hawks to take a strangle hold of the Eastern Conference finals. James missed his first 10 shots in the game, but soon found his range and scored 15 points in the third quarter alone. The Hawks took advantage to tie the game with just over five minutes left and force overtime.
South Korea's Byeong-hun An has urged Asian players to try their luck on the European Tour after his breakthrough win at Wentworth on Sunday. The 23-year old, who won the US Amateur aged 17 in 2009, is in his first year on the full circuit after spending three seasons on the second-tier Challenge Tour. "My friends, who live in Asia or play the Asian Tour, I'm always telling them The European Tour is great," An told reporters.
About 150 New England Patriots fans staged a protest rally Sunday in the team's stadium parking lot against the four-game National Football League ban given to star quarterback Tom Brady. Supporters chanted slogans and waved banners at the "Free Tom Brady" rally at Gillette Stadium, objecting to the suspension issued by the league in the wake of the "Deflategate" report that said Brady probably knew about the tinkering with game footballs before contests. Many of those who attended wore Brady jerseys in tribute to the Patriots star, the multi-millionaire husband of supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
(Reuters) - Colin Montgomerie of Scotland retained his Senior PGA Championship crown by a commanding four shots on Sunday at French Lick, Indiana as he earned his third major title in the over-50 ranks. Three ahead overnight, Montgomerie rebounded from a bogey on the opening hole with a superb display on the challenging Pete Dye course at the French Lick Resort, piling up six birdies and just two more bogeys on the way to a three-under-par 69. Montgomerie became the first player since American Hale Irwin (1996-1998) to successfully defend the Senior PGA Championship.