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Cavaliers gain salary room for possible Love deal

A salary-dumping deal by the Cleveland Cavaliers could help the new NBA team of superstar LeBron James swing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves for star center Kevin Love....  more ...

Athletics make 10-year Oakland stadium lease deal

The Oakland Athletics announced a 10-year lease extension deal with the city council to continue playing Major League Baseball games at the team's 48-year-old home ballpark....  more ...

Beckham visits United as Van Gaal debut nears

Former Manchester United star David Beckham visited his former English club on the eve of new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal's debut match against another of Beckham's clubs....  more ...

Sterling files new suit amid Clipper collapse fear

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling filed a new lawsuit as testimony continued in a probate trial on the validity of a $2 billion deal to sell the NBA team....  more ...

BHP posts record Australian iron ore production

BHP Billiton posted record annual iron ore production in Western Australia for the fourteenth consecutive year Wednesday, while Queensland coal production also hit an all-time high....  more ...

Clouds over Wagner’s Green Hill at famed Bayreuth Festival

The curtain goes up on the Bayreuth Festival this week, but observers say the prestigious month-long summer music fest dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner could be losing some of its shine....  more ...

Apple profit up as China sales surge

Apple quarterly profit climbed with strong demand for iPhones, particularly in China where the California company's revenue surged....  more ...

Be organized — the world according to Dunga

Brazil looked forward by looking back in deciding to give former World Cup-winning skipper Dunga a second bite at coaching the Selecao....  more ...

Seeds Matosevic, Istomin advance at ATP Atlanta Open

Australian eighth seed Marinko Matosevic and Uzbek sixth seed Denis Istomin advanced to the second round of the $568,000 ATP Atlanta Open with straight-set triumphs....  more ...

Great Scots throw weight behind Glasgow’s Games

Some of Scotland's best-loved exports, after its famed whisky, will help kick off the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, the beginning of a two-week party in Glasgow....  more ...

Welsh boxer Evans barred from Commonwealth Games

Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans has been denied the chance to compete in the Commonwealth Games after his accreditation was refused....  more ...

Rogers gains redemption in belated Tour success

Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying and with it came redemption for the Australian....  more ...

Google made failed bid for Spotify

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....  more ...

Ferry tragedy gives Koreans extra drive for Crown

South Korea's women golfers dedicated their efforts at this week's inaugural LPGA International Crown team matches to lifting their homeland's spirits after April's ferry disaster that killed nearly 300 people....  more ...