Monday Sports Update – Warriors Thump Rockets

(Oakland, CA) — The Rockets got outscored in every quarter in a 126-85 loss to the Warriors in Game Three of the Western Conference Finals from Oakland. James Harden led Houston with 20 points. The Rockets shot just under 40-percent from the field and now trail the series, 2-1. Game Four is tomorrow night in Oakland.

Vegas Clinches, Lightning Look To Move On Tonight

(Undated) — The Vegas Golden Knights are heading to the Stanley Cup Final. Vegas held off the Jets 2-1 in Winnipeg yesterday to win its Western Conference Final series four-games-to-one. The Golden Knights are the first expansion team since 1968 to make a Stanley Cup Final in its inaugural season. They will face either the Capitals or Lightning. Tampa Bay leads the East Final 3-2 and can advance with a win in Game Six tonight in D.C.

White Sox Blank Rangers

(Chicago, IL) — Reynaldo Lopez fired eight shutout innings as the White Sox blanked the Rangers 3-0 in Chicago. Mike Minor struck out nine over five innings of three-run ball to take the loss for Texas. The Rangers were 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position and fell to 18-and-30.

Rangers Host Yankees

(Arlington, TX) — The Texas Rangers return home tonight as they host the New York Yankees at Globe Life Park. Bartolo Colon takes the mound for Texas, while New York counter with Masahrio Tanaka. The Rangers look to end a two-game slide. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Sink Indians In Rubber Match

(Houston, TX) — Brian McCann’s two-run homer in the seventh gave the Astros all the offense they would need in their 3-1 win over the Indians at Minute Maid Park. Lance McCullers was lights out, tossing seven shutout, one-hit innings, with eight strikeouts on his way to 6-and-2. Ken Giles got the final two outs for his eighth save. Carlos Carrasco took the tough-luck loss, giving up three runs and pitching into the eighth. Edwin Encarnacion had the RBI for Cleveland, which dropped back under .500 through 45 games after losing two-of-three in the series. The ‘Stros are 30-and-18.

MLB National League
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New York Mets 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
Chicago Cubs 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
San Diego Padres 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Washington Nationals 2
Atlanta Braves 10, Miami Marlins 9
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 1
San Francisco Giants 9, Colorado Rockies 5

MLB American League
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Boston Red Sox 5, Baltimore Orioles 0
Oakland Athletics 9, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Chicago White Sox 3, Texas Rangers 0
New York Yankees 10, Kansas City Royals 1
Los Angeles Angels 5, Tampa Bay Rays 2
Seattle Mariners 3, Detroit Tigers 2 (F/11)
Houston Astros 3, Cleveland Indians 1

MLB Interleague
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Minnesota Twins 3, Milwaukee Brewers 1

Harvick Wins All-Star Race

(Concord, NC) — Kevin Harvick earned a one-million-dollar pay day by winning NASCAR’s All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night. The regular season gets back going on Sunday with the Coca-Cola 600. Austin Dillon won the race last year.

PGA
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AT&T Byron Nelson (at Dallas, TX)
1. Adam Wise (-23)
2. Marc Leishman (-20)
T3. J.J. Spaun (-19)
T3. Keith Mitchell (-19)
T3. Branden Grace (-19)

Justify Wins Preakness Stakes

(Baltimore, MD) — Justify is the winner of the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes. The Kentucky Derby winner won the second leg of the Triple Crown on a wet, muddy, foggy day at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. Justify can try and complete the Triple Crown with a win in the Belmont Stakes on June 9th. American Pharoah was the last Triple Crown winner in 2015, ending a 37-year drought that dated back to 1978.

Cowboys’ Williams Out On Bond After Arrest For Public Intoxication

(Frisco, TX) — Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams is out on bond after being arrested early Saturday in Frisco, Texas for public intoxication. Police found his 2017 Lamborghini abandoned after hitting a light pole. Once they determined who the car belonged to, they tracked down Williams near his home. He was released from the Frisco Detention Center on 369-dollars bond. Police are investigating the incident, but have not filed any charges.

Manziel Signing With CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats

(Hamilton, Ontario) — “Johnny Football” is taking his talents north of the border. Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel announced on Twitter that he is signing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. Hamilton owned the CFL rights to Manziel, who is attempting to revive his pro career after winning a Heisman Trophy in college at Texas A&M. The 25-year-old was released by the Browns in March of 2016 after two failed seasons in Cleveland and did not play at all last year. Manziel was the 22nd overall pick by the Browns in 2014.

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