Sports • Basketball
Los Angeles Lakers win the 2019/2020 NBA title
Los Angeles Lakers win the 2019/2020 NBA title
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Lead by LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers are the NBA champions for 2019/2020 after a 106:93 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday, closing the series in 4-2. LeBron delivered a great performance, logging his first triple-double in the Finals with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists.

The Lakers tied Boston Celtics with NBA championships, while LeBron James celebrated his 4th NBA title, and being the NBA Finals MVP.

Sports • Soccer
MLS is Back Tournament to kick off on July 8 in Orlando
San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC (2020 Season, February 29)
San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC (2020 Season, February 29) Credit: Soccer Blur

Major League Soccer announced its plans for returning to play in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the league set to resume on July 8 with the MLS is Back Tournament.

All 26 MLS teams will be part of the competition, to be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort, just outside Orlando, Florida.

Sports • Basketball
NBA owners expected to approve plan to resume season in Orlando on July 31
Cleveland Cavaliers versus Brooklyn Nets
Cleveland Cavaliers versus Brooklyn Nets Credit: Erik Drost (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

The NBA is planning a Thursday vote of the Board of Governors -- with an expectation that owners will approve Commissioner Adam Silver’s recommendation on a format to re-start the 2019-20 season in Orlando on July 31.

Silver, who has been closely working with the National Basketball Players Association, has yet to reveal when or how a formal decision will ultimately be made.