• 2017 NBA Finals: What Are The Odds We See Warriors-Cavaliers III?
    Sports Illustrated

    2017 NBA Finals: What Are The Odds We See Warriors-Cavaliers III?

    Two teams have never played each other three consecutive times in the NBA Finals, which would seem to make the possibility of the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meeting for a third straight time a bit of a longshot. Instead, the league’s two best teams are favored to square off yet again in the 2017 NBA Finals, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Warriors started off the rivalry by topping the Cavaliers 4-2 in the 2015 NBA Finals before Cleveland won its first-ever league title last year after overcoming a 3-1 deficit.

  • POLITICO

    BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Wolf Blitzer

    How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? “Since I’m a long-time Washington Wizards season ticket holder and a fan, I’ve invited my Situation Room team to the Wizards-Hawks game tonight. We’re looking forward to a win.” How did you get your start in journalism? “After getting a master’s in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies here in Washington, I got an entry-level job with the Reuters News Agency, and it was a life-changing experience. I will always be grateful to Reuters for the opportunity to learn about journalism. Even as a kid growing up in Buffalo, New York, I was always a news junkie and I still am. I feel blessed that

  • Dwight Howard Ate More Than 5,500 Calories in Candy Every Day for a Decade
    People

    Dwight Howard Ate More Than 5,500 Calories in Candy Every Day for a Decade

    Dwight Howard battled an addiction so bad it started affecting his game in 2013, but the NBA star’s vice was not what you’d expect. “He used to have boxes on boxes of candy in the locker room,” a source confirms to PEOPLE. The Lakers’ nutritionist, Dr. Cate Shanahan, who detailed his notorious sweet tooth for ESPN The Magazine, says the now Atlanta Hawks player would eat anything from Skittles, Starbursts, Rolos, Snickers, Mars bars, Twizzlers, Almond Joys, Kit Kats and his favorite: Reese’s Pieces.