Monday Sports Update – Cavs Advance To NBA Finals

(Boston, MA) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are heading to the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year. LeBron James racked up 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists as the Cavs knocked off the Celtics 87-79 in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals in Boston. It’s the eighth consecutive NBA Finals appearance for James.

Rockets Clash With Warriors In Pivotal Game Seven

(Houston, TX) — Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals gets going tonight here in Houston. The seven-game series is tied, and the winner will advance to the NBA Finals to face the Cavaliers for the championship. The Rockets haven’t advanced to the NBA Finals since 1995 when they swept Orlando in four games to bring home the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

Rockets’ Paul Questionable For Game Seven

(Houston, TX) — Rockets guard Chris Paul is questionable for Game Seven tonight with a hamstring injury. His status is expected to be a game-time decision. Paul missed Game Six on Saturday in Oakland with the injury. He’s averaging 21.1 points and 5.8 assists during the postseason.

Hammel Beats Hamels; Royals Top Rangers

(Arlington, TX) — Jason Hammel struck out 10 over five and-one-third scoreless innings in the Royals’ 5-3 victory over the Rangers in Arlington. Cole Hamels took the loss for Texas, allowing five runs in six and-a-third innings. Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos homered in a three-run seventh. The Rangers split the four-game series with KC.

Rangers Visit Mariners

(Seattle, WA) — The Rangers open a seven-game road trip this afternoon, starting with a four-game series in Seattle versus the Mariners. Doug Fister gets the start for Texas tonight, while the M’s counter with Marco Gonzales. The Rangers are 22-and-23 on the season. Our pregame begins this afternoon at 2:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Indians Rally, Beat Astros In 14 Innings

(Cleveland, OH) — The Indians scored five runs in the ninth to tie it and won on Greg Allen’s 14th inning leadoff home run, as they beat the Astros 10-9 in Cleveland. Jose Altuve went 4-for-6 with two RBI in the loss. Evan Gattis homered twice, including in the 13th inning, and drove in four runs. Brad Peacock took the loss. Houston is 8-and-3 in its last 11.

MLB National League
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Washington Nationals 5, Miami Marlins 2
St. Louis Cardinals 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Milwaukee Brewers 8, New York Mets 7
Colorado Rockies 8, Cincinnati Reds 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, San Diego Padres 1
Chicago Cubs 8, San Francisco Giants 3

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 3, Los Angeles Angels 1
Tampa Bay Rays 8, Baltimore Orioles 3
Detroit Tigers 3, Chicago White Sox 2
Cleveland Indians 10, Houston Astros 9 (14 INN)
Kansas City Royals 5, Texas Rangers 3
Seattle Mariners 3, Minnesota Twins 1

MLB Interleague
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Atlanta Braves 7, Boston Red Sox 1
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Philadelphia Phillies 3
Oakland Athletics 2, Arizona Diamondbacks 1

PGA
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Fort Worth Invitational (at Fort Worth, TX)

1. Justin Rose (-20)
2. Brooks Koepka (-17)
3. Emiliano Grillo (-16)

Busch Dominates Charlotte

(Charlotte, NC) — Kyle Busch is finally a champion at Charlotte. Busch dominated the Coca-Cola 600 and is now the only driver to win at every track on which he has started. The number-18 led 377 of the 400 laps and swept every stage on its way to victory lane. It was the fourth win of the season for Busch and the 47th of his career. Martin Truex Junior finished in second and Denny Hamlin was third. Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson rounded out the top-five.

Will Power Wins Indianapolis 500

(Indianapolis, IN) — Australian Will Power is the winner of the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. In the final few laps of the race, Power was running in the third position and was catapulted into the leader spot after the two racers in front of him decided to pit. Danica Patrick crashed on the 68th lap on the final race of her career. Takuma Sato’s bid to repeat as champion failed as he crashed in Lap 47.

Stanley Cup Final Begins Tonight

(Las Vegas, NV) — Game One of the Stanley Cup Final gets going tonight as the Vegas Golden Knights host the Washington Capitals in Game One tonight. The expansion Golden Knights look to cap their historic season with a championship, while the Capitals seek the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

Cowboys Resume OTA’s Tomorrow

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys continue organized team activities tomorrow at The Star in Frisco. This is the fourth of 10 OTA practices for Dallas this offseason. These workouts are voluntary, but mandatory minicamp kicks of on June 12th.

Cowboys’ Martin Holding Out

(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys guard Zack Martin is not expected to attend any OTA’s as he seeks a new contract. Martin will earn 9.2-million-dollars this season in the final year of his rookie contract, but multiple reports state he aims to be the highest-paid guard in the NFL. The four-time Pro Bowler has started every game for Dallas over the past four seasons.

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