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Celtics advance to NBA Finals after completing sweet of Pacers
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Celtics advance to NBA Finals after completing sweet of Pacers

All season long, the Eastern Conference was the Boston Celtics' to lose.After dominating their side of the bracket, they are back in the NBA Finals.The Celtics completed the sweep of the Indiana Pacers on Monday night to return to the bidding of the Larry O'Brien Trophy for the second time in three seasons.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics accepts The Larry Bird Trophy after winning Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on May 27, 2024 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Justin Casterline/Getty Images)The Pacers did all they could to live to see another day, leading by as many as nine points, but Derrick White broke a 102-102 tie with a three-pointer with just about 45 seconds to go.Indy led by four with 3:33...
Polarizing MLB umpire Angel Hernandez retiring: report
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Polarizing MLB umpire Angel Hernandez retiring: report

Join Fox News for access to this content You have reached your maximum number of articles. Log in or create an account FREE of charge to continue reading. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Longtime Major League Baseball umpire Angel Hernandez will reportedly retire on Tuesday.USA Today reports that Hernandez, 62, will hang up his umpiring gear after 34 seasons in the majors.Hernandez joined the MLB ranks in 1991 as a National League umpire and has been throughout the majors since 2000.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERA...
MLB grounds crew member gets trapped under tarp in rain delay
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MLB grounds crew member gets trapped under tarp in rain delay

Memorial Day Weekend wasn't filled with sunshine throughout — thunderstorms ripped through the Midwest on Sunday and into the northeast on Monday.The storms caused some delays, and even postponements, in Major League Baseball, but one delay was a bit scarier than most for a Cincinnati Reds employee.The Reds were hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday when in the sixth inning, umpires called for the tarp to come on the field — Cincy was up 4-0, aiming for the three-game sweep.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM A general view of the tarp on the field during a rain delay before the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 18, 2023 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Dylan Buell/Getty Images)In natural grounds crew fashion, th...
Tom Brady cautiously optimistic on Chiefs’ chances of 3-peating: ‘It’s a big challenge’
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Tom Brady cautiously optimistic on Chiefs’ chances of 3-peating: ‘It’s a big challenge’

As soon as the Kansas City Chiefs went back-to-back in February, they had one number in mind: three.Travis Kelce almost automatically shut down retirement rumors, saying he was coming back to win a third Super Bowl in a row, an unprecedented feat.No, not even Tom Brady, who won seven of the 10 Super Bowls he played in, ever won three-straight. However, his New England Patriots were the last team to repeat before Kansas City did it (although, they did play in three consecutive from Super Bowls LI to LIII).CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs lifts his daughter on stage during the Lombardi Trophy presentation after winning Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas on Feb. 11, 2024. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)If Tom Brady can't even do it, he's...
2 women accuse NFL kicker of sexual assault in lawsuit: report
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2 women accuse NFL kicker of sexual assault in lawsuit: report

Brandon McManus and the Jacksonville Jaguars have been hit with a lawsuit, accusing McManus of sexual assault against two women flight attendants.The alleged victims, identified as Jane Doe I and Jane Doe II, say that the kicker, now a member of the Washington Commanders, sexually assaulted them while on the Jags' plane overseas last year during the season, ESPN reports, citing court documents.Doe I and Doe II say McManus was rubbing and grinding himself against them while in flight. As for the team, the women said the Jaguars did not supervise him or create a safe environment.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Brandon McManus #10 of the Jacksonville Jaguars kicks a game-tying field goal against the Cincinnati Bengals during the fourth quarter at EverBank Stadium on De...
WNBA coach says ‘greatness’ of Black and brown people not ‘celebrated’ as much as those who are White
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WNBA coach says ‘greatness’ of Black and brown people not ‘celebrated’ as much as those who are White

Join Fox News for access to this content You have reached your maximum number of articles. Log in or create an account FREE of charge to continue reading. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Several days ago, Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon implored the media to "back off" any notion that WNBA veterans dislike Caitlin Clark."We love Caitlin Clark. I think she’s amazing. I watch every time I possibly could. Our league loves her," Hammon began.She then took a swipe at a race narrative — her own star player in A'ja ...
Bill Walton’s former colleague, Jim Gray, ‘heartbroken’ over death of ‘best friend’: ‘A national treasure’
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Bill Walton’s former colleague, Jim Gray, ‘heartbroken’ over death of ‘best friend’: ‘A national treasure’

Join Fox News for access to this content You have reached your maximum number of articles. Log in or create an account FREE of charge to continue reading. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. The sports world lost an icon on Monday as basketball Hall of Famer-turned-analyst Bill Walton died of cancer at age 71.Walton was loved by many, especially former colleague Jim Gray, who worked with Walton for several networks, and the two shared a friendship for 40 years."My heart is broken. Bill Walton was the best friend a guy c...
Angels player suffers bizarre setback while rehabbing knee injury
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Angels player suffers bizarre setback while rehabbing knee injury

Miguel Sano is the leader in the clubhouse for the weirdest injury of 2024.The Los Angeles Angels infielder has been on the injured list since May 1, retroactive to April 28, for left knee inflammation.Last week, the club sent him on a rehab assignment in the Arizona Complex League, as he was set to gear up for a return.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Miguel Sanó #22 of the Los Angeles Angels on the field against the Baltimore Orioles at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 24, 2024 in Anaheim, California.  (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)But while rehabbing his injury, he got hurt even further — off the field.Angels manager Ron Washington revealed on Saturday that Sano left a heating pad on his leg too long and suffered a burn.While not thought to be serious, accordin...
Stephen Curry, wife Ayesha, welcome fourth child: ‘Our sweet baby boy’
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Stephen Curry, wife Ayesha, welcome fourth child: ‘Our sweet baby boy’

The Currys are now a party of six.Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha, welcomed their fourth child earlier this month, a son named Cauis.The husband and wife made the announcement with a joint Instagram post on Sunday night.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Stephen Curry and Ayesha Curry attend the 2023 Sundance Film Festival "Stephen Curry: Underrated" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on Jan. 23, 2023 in Park City, Utah. (Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)"Our sweet baby boy decided to make an early arrival!! He’s doing great and we are finally settling in at home as a family of 6! So grateful!" they wrote.The lone photo on the post was one adult hand holding the baby's left hand.Their first daughter, Riley, was born in 2012, and they welcomed a second daughter, Ryan, three y...
Rafael Nadal gets emotional after losing first round in possible last French Open: ‘Not 100% sure’
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Rafael Nadal gets emotional after losing first round in possible last French Open: ‘Not 100% sure’

Rafael Nadal has owned the clay court at Roland Garros throughout his career, but in what could be his final appearance in the French Open, he lost in the first round in straight sets. Alexander Zverev, the No. 4-ranked men’s tennis player in the world, took down the Spanish legend that is Nadal, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3, to move on to the second round. Nadal, 37, was unsure if he would be competing in the tournament last month as he’s continuously battled injuries while trying to extend his illustrious career, which includes 22 Grand Slam titles. He’s won the French Open 14 times, owning an outstanding career record of 112-4 after the loss to Zverev. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after his defeat by Alexander Zverev in the men's singles first...