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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors

LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.

NBA Finals rematch set as Warriors, Cavs to meet again

The Golden State Warriors’ historic season goes on, with just one team left to beat.

Therapy pets offer WSU Spokane students a break during exams

Nursing student MacKenzie Iverson’s voice rose an octave as she greeted and cuddled a therapy dog Tuesday on Washington State University Spokane’s campus. “This is the best stress reliever ever,” …

Flood causes computer problems at Washington State University

Computing services are down at Washington State University in Pullman due to a flood, according to the school’s Office of Emergency Management.

James guides Heat to NBA title

MIAMI — The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.

Heat close within one victory of NBA championship

MIAMI – LeBron James could hardly stand, certainly couldn’t run. Good thing all he needed to do was shoot. Better get well fast, James. You’re one win away from the …

Heat move within one win of NBA title

MIAMI — LeBron James better get well fast. He’s about to play for a championship.

Westbrook makes no apologies for shot totals

MIAMI – Russell Westbrook leads the NBA Finals with 18 assists, which is a great sign for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He also leads the finals in shot attempts. That …

Heat would enjoy an end to their travel plans

MIAMI – To a degree, regaining homecourt advantage in these NBA Finals has become an all-or-nothing proposition for the Heat. Win the next three games at their AmericanAirlines Arena and …

James scores 32 points at Heat tie Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James asked for help, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh provided it.

Durant delivers as Thunder win Game 1 of finals

OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year. So forget those NBA finals jitters at the start. Durant and the young Thunder showed …

Thunder roar back to take Game 1

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA finals. Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in another nightmarish final period …

CV Takes Its Act To The Top Clowe’s 254-Yard Day Highlights Bears’ 4a Title-Clinching Rout

Central Valley’s Tyree Clowe cuts upfield for a 63-yard touchdown. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Lilac Goes To Gleim In Blowout Phoenix Golfer Rallies With Final-Round 64, Sets Tournament Record To Win By Three Shots

The weather remained perfect and the storm continued to blow at The Fairways golf course Sunday afternoon. Storm Gleim, a veteran from Phoenix, took advantage of perfect conditions to scorch …

In Sickness And In Health Ailing Jordan Puts Away Jazz

1. Chicago’s Michael Jordan passes off in the first quarter, but it was his shot down the stretch that beat Utah in Game 5. Photo by Associated Press 2. Defensive …

Jazz Need Face Lift

Break up the Utah Jazz, too? By all means. The Bulls are thinking seriously about rebuilding, and they’ve won four NBA titles. So why should the Jazz, with no championships …

Jordan Shows An Appetite Fit For A Ring

If the NBA had the power to award a franchise to Satan, Michael Jordan would find a way to steal one from hell. In a way, that’s what he did …

A Hot Commodity Stockton’s Play Too Spectacular To Be Overlooked

1. This key steal in Game 4, some clutch 3-pointers and a highlight-reel pass to Karl Malone have shown why John Stockton is regarded as one of the best ever. …

Nba Office Forces Jazz To Hush Up

The p.a. announcer has been muffled, the dancers can’t hear their music, the players can’t hear the introductions and the crowd can’t hear anything but its own screams. The NBA …

Stockton Air-Mails To Malone Rebound, Long Pass Is Key Play In Stretch

John Stockton drives for two as Chicago’s Steve Kerr, 25, and Brian Williams, 18, cover him in second quarter action. Photo by Associated Press

Jazz Make It A Series Utah, Chicago Now Dead Even

Karl Malone and Dennis Rodman grapple for position in third quarter action. Photo by Associated Press

Mailman Kicks Dog That Bit Him Malone Has Mvp Form In Win

You could see it from the first time he touched the ball. Gone was the deer-in-the-headlights look. In its place was a steadfast glare, accompanied by a spring in his …

Foster Finds Nba Home In Salt Lake

Greg Foster couldn’t hook up with the Bulls, so he made them pay Friday with 17 points in Game 3. Photo by Associated Press

Jazz Get Altitude Adjustment

Utah’s John Stockton and the Jazz kept the pressure on Chicago’s Michael Jordan and the Bulls all night Friday to earn a 104-93 victory. Photo by Associated Press

Iowa Wrestlers Clinch Third Straight Ncaa Championship

Iowa’s Jessie Whitmer, Mike Mena and Lee Fullhart had upset semifinal victories Friday to help the Hawkeyes clinch their third straight NCAA wrestling title. Iowa’s Mark Ironside, Lincoln McIlravy and …

Where Eagles Dared West Valley Girls Conquer State With Their Long-Range Shooting, Gritty Defense And Will To Win

1. From left, Keisha Sowers, Angela Kallas, Stacey Roberts (back) and Sherry Shollenberger count down the clock in the title game. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review 2. WV team members …

Bears Succumb To Full-Court Pressure In State Title Game

The Central Valley girls’ second-place finish in the State AAA basketball tournament offers a classic opportunity to view the cup as either half-filled or half-empty. CV has the winningest basketball …

Eagles Rise To Occasion Wv Shoots Down Odds, Prosser In Class Aa Final

West Valley’s Angela Kallas and Sherry Shollenberger (21) get their heands on the school’s first state championship. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Cold-Shooting Colville Settles For 6th At State

Colville missed a chance at No. 3 by missing 3 after 3 after 3. The Indians failed on 25 of 33 3-point attempts Saturday and fell to Lynden 63-55 in …

Mercer Island Ends Bulldogs’ Hopes For Title

Sophomore Josh Fisher came off the bench to contribute 16 points and senior Elliott Prasse-Freeman added 14 to go with nine rebounds as Mercer Island beat Mount Vernon 61-57 to …