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LeBron advances to 8th straight NBA Finals as Cavaliers nip Celtics in Game 7

May 28, 2018 - 11:04 AM

'The King' leads Cleveland to the franchise's 4th straight NBA Finals appearance

STREAK STAYS ALIVE. LeBron James will play in his 8th straight NBA Finals appearance. Photo by Adam Glanzman/AFP


LeBron James drops 45 as Cavaliers knock out Pacers in Game 7

Apr 30, 2018 - 6:46 AM

'The King' flirts with a triple-double as Cleveland advances to the second round of the Eastern Conference for the 4th straight year

ON TO THE NEXT. LeBron James makes it into the second round of the playoffs for the 13 straight season of his career. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP


Mission accomplished, Houston: Astros dedicate win to city

Nov 02, 2017 - 1:05 PM

The Houston Astros fulfill a promise. Ever since Hurricane Harvey deluged the Houston region in August, the Astros have been men on a mission.

JUBILATION. Houston Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane hoists the Commissioner's Trophy after the Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Astros beat Dodgers to win first World Series crown

Nov 02, 2017 - 12:35 PM

A day after the Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive game seven, the Houston Astros win their first Major League Baseball crown since their inception in 1962

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Dodgers down Astros to keep World Series bid alive

Nov 01, 2017 - 12:56 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers extend the World Series to a game 7

GAME 7. The Dodgers even the series to keep their 7th championship hopes alive. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP.

Ginebra prevails in Game 7 to win second straight Govs' Cup title

Oct 27, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Ginebra defeats Meralco to win the season-ending conference title for the second straight year

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. Barangay Ginebra once again denies Meralco its first championship. Photo by PBA Images

From criminal to centerpiece: The John Wall redemption story

May 13, 2017 - 5:51 PM

John Wall once said he d probably in the streets or in jail if not for basketball He s not only surviving he s lifting the Washington Wizards franchise

WIZARD TURNAROUND. John Wall was once known as Crazy J for his wild off-the-court lifestyle. He's since made the most of his new lease on life. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Ginebra overcomes rival Star in Game 7 for PH Cup Finals berth

Feb 21, 2017 - 9:18 PM

With the win the Gin Kings are back in the finals just 4 months since winning their first title in 8 years

BACK IN THE FINALS. Sol Mercado sparks Ginebra in Game 7 to lead them back into the finals after winning a title 4 months ago. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LOOK: Ginebra legend Jaworski watches Manila Clasico semis Game 7

Feb 21, 2017 - 9:16 PM

See photos of the Living Legend watching courtside here

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Devance, playing through pain, refuses to let Ginebra down

Feb 21, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Joe Devance is aware he s inspiring his Ginebra teammates but says it s really his teammates who are inspiring him

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA semifinals Game 7 – Ginebra vs Star Hotshots

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Bookmark this page for live updates on Tuesday February 21 starting at 7 pm

Jayson Castro to miss Game 7 due to hamstring injury

Feb 20, 2017 - 7:01 PM

TNT KaTropa will be without the services of their star point guard for a must win Game 7 against the San Miguel Beermen

DROPPED CALL. Jayson Castro will not be on the court to help TNT KaTropa in their do-or-die match against San Miguel Beer. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Semifinals Game 7 – San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Feb 20, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Bookmark this page for updates on the game on Monday February 20 starting at 7 pm

Cubs, Indians will go the distance to end droughts

Nov 02, 2016 - 2:38 PM

One set of long suffering supporters will finally celebrate the end of epic misery while the other will endure yet another heartbreak and be left to wonder if their wait will ever be rewarded

GRAND SLAM. Addison Russell of the Chicago Cubs hits a grand slam home run during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cubs rout Indians to force one-game title showdown

Nov 02, 2016 - 12:06 PM

A long suffering Chicago Cubs team charges to the brink of their first World Series title since 1908 by forcing a winner take all Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians

DAGGER. Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-run homer during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 to seal a 9-3 victory and extend the 2016 World Series to a deciding Game 7. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Viewers, social media, sales add to NBA Finals records

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:20 PM

The Cavaliers Warriors showdown was the most talked about NBA Finals ever on Facebook

CELEBRATION. A general view of ORACLE Arena as LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award. The Cavs return the favor of celebrating a title on the Warriors' home floor. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron makes case for all-time best with historic NBA Finals

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:20 PM

LeBron James has made himself the dominant player of his era reaching the NBA Finals 6 years in a row

HISTORY. LeBron James is cementing his legacy as one of the game's legends in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic NBA championship. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs' Jefferson talks of retirement after winning NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Richard Jefferson a 15 year veteran was vital for the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals

RETIRING? Richard Jefferson (C) considers retiring after winning NBA title. LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Tearful LeBron delivers on vow to end Cleveland title drought

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:07 PM

LeBron James ends 52 years of sporting frustration for the city of Cleveland

PROMISE FULFILLED. LeBron James holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Curry, Warriors stunned as record-win season ends in epic collapse

Jun 20, 2016 - 4:39 PM

At the end Steph Curry could only watch a tearful LeBron James celebrate with the trophy and wonder what more he might have done in a game where 9 months of work toward a title went down to the last seconds

STUNNED. Stephen Curry (R) and Andre Iguodala stand on the court after the final buzzer, staying to witness LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate winning the NBA championship. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Highlights of Cavs vs Warriors in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Check out the full game highlights from Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

BIG 3. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots a big 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter to break an 89-all deadlock. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: LeBron, Cavaliers bask in NBA championship glory

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:29 PM

See photos of Cleveland s emotional celebration

SWEET VICTORY. It was a long time coming – but LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors. He finally fulfills his promise to bring a title to the city of Cleveland. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron James rejects Curry, Iguodala in Game 7 win

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:10 PM

James victimizes Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala in an NBA championship clinching win

BLOCK PARTY. LeBron James sends back Stephen Curry's layup in Game 7. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Fans rejoice, appreciate Cavs and Warriors after historic NBA Finals

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Check out social media reactions from both Cavaliers and Warriors fans after Game 7 of the NBA Finals

CHAMPIONS. Cleveland Cavaliers players LeBron James (C) holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Kevin Love channels Stone Cold with beer celebration

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Stone Cold Kevin Love celebrates his first NBA Championship with a double can beer chug

STONE COLD KEVIN LOVE. Kevin Love celebrated the Cavs' Game 7 victory by knocking back a few Steve-weisers. Screenshot from Vine

WATCH: Irving buries clutch championship-clinching 3-pointer in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Kyrie Irving hits the dagger triple as the Cavaliers win the NBA championship

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

In leading historic comeback, LeBron wins NBA Finals MVP

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:59 AM

LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a big finals comeback to win the 2016 NBA championship

FINALS MVP. LeBron James fittingly wins Finals MVP. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Cavs beat Warriors in Game 7 for first NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:37 AM

LeBron James delivers on his promise to give the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship since 1964

WATCH: Rappler’s NBA Finals Game 7 recap

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:24 AM

Ryan Songalia and Naveen Ganglani discuss this winner take all showdown between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers

5 facts about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

Jun 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Here are some interesting tidbits about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron says no legacy at stake in NBA Finals showdown

Jun 19, 2016 - 2:30 PM

LeBron James talks about his growth and maturity over the years and how he s learned the importance of staying in the moment

IN THE MOMENT. For Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James, Game 7 is about staying in the moment. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Curry says his 'greatest game' needed for NBA Finals win

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:32 PM

Stephen Curry will try to lead the Golden State Warriors to a second straight NBA championship in Game 7 against the Cleveland Cavaliers

GAME FACE. Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry speaks to the media during their NBA Finals practice and media availability at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 18 June 2016. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Relive the Cavs historic NBA Championship victory moment to moment

5 Greatest Games 7s in NBA Finals history

Jun 18, 2016 - 8:23 PM

As the Cavs and Warriors prepare for a memorable winner take all meeting look back at the greatest Game 7s in NBA Finals history

Roles reversed as Cavaliers face Warriors for NBA crown

Jun 18, 2016 - 1:01 PM

Defending champion Golden State using tough defense and team depth was on the brink of repeat titles Now Cleveland is on the verge of completing the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history

UNSTOPPABLE. LeBron James goes off once again to help sink the Warriors in Game 6. Photo by EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Steph Curry fined $25K, avoids Game 7 suspension

Jun 18, 2016 - 12:03 AM

Stephen Curry won t be suspended for Game 7 after throwing his mouthguard into the crowd and hitting a fan

NO WORRY FOR CURRY. Both Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr were hit with fines, which was a significantly lower sanction than some had feared. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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Jun 17, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

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May 31, 2016 - 8:27 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

IN PHOTOS: Warriors complete series comeback for NBA Finals return

May 31, 2016 - 6:58 PM

See photos of the Golden State Warriors defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 to return to the NBA Finals

CHAMPS OF THE WEST. Former NBA player Rick Barry, (L) watches as Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (C), Stephen Curry (R) and their teammates celebrate becoming Western Conference champions. Photo by MARCIO SANCHEZ/EPA

WATCH: Highlights of Game 7 between Warriors and Thunder

May 31, 2016 - 3:51 PM

Still on a Game 7 high? Watch the Warriors vs Thunder highlights here

GAME 7. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (R) congratulates Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (L) after their NBA Western Conference finals Game 7. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

PBA players, PH celebs react to Warriors' Game 7 win

May 31, 2016 - 2:21 PM

Check out reactions from PBA players such as Barangay Ginebra s Mark Caguioa and celebrities such as Bianca Gonzales

ON TO THE NBA FINALS. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the third quarter of Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Steph Curry hits dagger 3 to seal NBA Finals return

May 31, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Game 7 came down to one last push by the Golden State Warriors punctuated by one last 3 pointer by the reigning NBA MVP

FINALS BOUND. Stephen Curry was feeling it in Game 7 as the Warriors head back to te NBA Finals. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Steph Curry couldn't get a kiss from Riley after Game 7 win

May 31, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Steph Curry connected on big shots in Game 7 but couldn t connect on a kiss to Riley

DUBBED. Steph Curry (L) could connect on 3-pointers but not on a kiss from daughter Riley Curry. File photo by Monica M. Davey/EPA

Warriors finish off Thunder in Game 7 to reach NBA Finals

May 31, 2016 - 11:26 AM

2nd UPDATE Defending champions Golden State Warriors set up a rematch of last year s NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA FINALS-BOUND. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry gestures to the crowd at the start of Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Photo by MONICA M. DAVEY/EPA

WATCH: Steph Curry goes coast to coast to beat halftime buzzer

May 31, 2016 - 10:33 AM

Curry helps cut the Thunder s once double digit lead to 48 42 at halftime of the Western Conference Finals

COAST TO COAST. Steph Curry beats the Game 7 halftime buzzer with a burst of speed to finish with a difficult layup. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Heat's Whiteside will miss Game 7 against Raptors with knee injury

May 15, 2016 - 9:09 AM

Whitside hasn t played since Game 3 and will miss the series deciding game

WHITESIDE-LINED. Heat center Hassan Whiteside will miss Game 7 due to a knee injury. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

Dragic on fire as Heat scorch Raptors to force Game 7

May 14, 2016 - 11:04 AM

Slovenian star Goran Dragic is outstanding as Miami squares the best of 7 series at 3 3 to set up a decisive final duel in Toronto

ON FIRE. Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic of Slovenia catches fire in game 6 against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals. Photo by RHONA WISE/EPA

Miami Heat oust Charlotte Hornets with Game 7 blowout

May 02, 2016 - 4:29 AM

The Miami Heat win by 33 points the 5th widest margin ever for a Game 7

TOO HOT TO HANDLE. Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat are on their way to the semifinals. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

IN PHOTOS: San Miguel Beermen overcome the odds to win PH Cup title

Feb 03, 2016 - 11:52 PM

Relive San Miguel s Game 7 victory over the Alaska Aces to win their 22nd championship

Arwind Santos and June Mar Fajardo celebrate their third straight championship together. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel makes history, wins PBA Philippine Cup title

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:47 PM

The San Miguel Beermen beat the Alaska Aces in Game 7 to become the first team in PBA history to overcome an 0 3 series deficit to win a championship

BEER RUNS COLD. Chris Ross and the San Miguel Beermen never quit and were rewarded with a historic series comeback. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler