For Warriors and Rockets, West finals go beyond MVP talk

OAKLAND, Calif. - The MVP race was decided weeks ago. Newly crowned Stephen Curry and runner-up James Harden insist there's a bigger prize they've...
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Today in Sports History: Nov. 15

...2004 - Barry Bonds wins his record seventh NL MVP award, becoming the oldest player to win the MVP of a major North American professional league...the only baseball player with more than three MVP awards and the only one to win more than two...
Kubiak benches Manning for Bears game

...was the one calling the shots and wasn't going to acquiesce again to Manning's wishes out of deference to the five-time MVP.Manning accepted his coach's decision with grace."I want to try to get healthy this week," Manning said. "I'm disappointed...
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Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2

...need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP.But his numbers are becoming increasingly MVP worthy.Cruz hit his AL-leading 39th homer on Wednesday, driving in three runs and backing eight...
Bulls' Rose to have eye surgery after being elbowed

...on his left eye after being elbowed in the face.The 2011 NBA MVP sustained a left orbital fracture on the first day of practice...the Chicago product from Rookie of the Year to All-Star to MVP in his first three seasons, before the injuries set in.Rose...
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Lockett's early TD sends Seattle to win over Oakland

SEATTLE - If there was such an award, Seattle Seahawks rookie Tyler Lockett would be the clear MVP of the preseason.Fellow Seattle rookie Frank Clark would be right behind him.Lockett scored his third touchdown of the preseason...
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Curry earns NBA MVP

...Cleveland's LeBron James, a four-time MVP, got five first-place votes and 552 points...door to see everyone wearing personalized MVP T-shirts, holding cameras and sporting...another kid born in Akron, Ohio, can win an MVP, so I liked it," James said at the Cavaliers...
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Cabrera, Posey win MVP

...his Triple Crown. And Buster Posey has an MVP prize to put alongside his second World...Triple Crown winner in 45 years, won the AL MVP by receiving 22 of 28 first-place votes...four Triple Crown winners have been voted MVP, including Mickey Mantle in 1956 and Frank...
LA's Candace Parker wins WNBA MVP

...Sparks forward Candace Parker won the WNBA MVP on Thursday, making her the fifth player...finish second in the West.It's the second MVP award for Parker, who won it her rookie...2008. Parker also won the All-Star game MVP this past July. She was runner-up to...
Wilson's play earning some MVP buzz

...should be in the conversation for league MVP.His response was 417 words, with nearly...three games."I think of him as a leading MVP candidate. I would put him up there with...just about everything you can do to be an MVP candidate," Seattle cornerback Richard...


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