Tuesday Sports Update – Warriors Overtake Rockets

(Houston, TX) — Golden State blitzed the Rockets 33-to-15 in the third quarter and cruised to a 101-92 win in Game Seven of the Western Conference finals at the Toyota Center. Houston missed 27 straight from behind the arc and finished the game 7-of-44. James Harden tallied 32 points and Clint Capela had 20 and nine rebounds. The Rockets lost the series 4-3 after squandering a three-games-to-two advantage.

Warriors, Cavs To Meet Again In NBA Finals

(Houston, TX) — The same two teams are meeting in the NBA Finals for a fourth consecutive year for the first time in NBA history. The Warriors take on the Cavaliers for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Golden State is looking to win back-to-back championships and beat Cleveland for the third time in four years. Game One of the 2018 NBA Finals is Thursday in Oakland.

Golden Knights Outlast Capitals In Game One

(Las Vegas, NV) — Tomas Nosek broke a 4-all tie midway through the third period and the Golden Knights edged the Capitals 6-4 in Game One of the Stanley Cup Final in Las Vegas. Ryan Reaves tied the game at four and Nosek added an empty-netter in the closing seconds for Vegas. The Caps will look to even the series in Game Two Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena.

Mariners Edge Rangers

(Seattle, WA) — Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager hit back-to-back RBI singles in the sixth inning to lift the Mariners past the Rangers 2-1 in the first of a four-game series at Safeco Field. Rougned Odor scored the lone Texas run on a passed ball in the third. Doug Fister yielded two runs in six frames to fall to 1-and-5 with the tough-luck loss.

Rangers Visit Mariners

(Seattle, WA) — The Rangers resume their four-game series in Seattle versus the Mariners tonight. Austin Bibens-Dirkx gets the start for Texas, while the M’s counter with Felix Hernandez. The Rangers are 22-and-24 on the season. Our pregame begins tonight at 8:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Ride Verlander To Win Over Yankees

(Bronx, NY) — Justin Verlander took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Astros beat the Yankees 5-1 in a Memorial Day matinée in the Bronx. Verlander struck out five over six and two thirds innings of five-hit, one-run ball to improve to 7-and-2. J.D. Davis clubbed a three-run homer in the second inning for Houston, which snapped a two-game skid.

MLB National League
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Atlanta Braves 4, New York Mets 3 (G1)
Chicago Cubs 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Milwaukee Brewers 8, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 12, Cincinnati Reds 5
Miami Marlins 7, San Diego Padres 2
New York Mets 8, Atlanta Braves 5 (G2)
Colorado Rockies 6, San Francisco Giants 5 (10 INN)
Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Philadelphia Phillies 4

MLB American League
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Houston Astros 5, New York Yankees 1
Boston Red Sox 8, Toronto Blue Jays 3
Detroit Tigers 9, Los Angeles Angels 3
Tampa Bay Rays 1, Oakland Athletics 0 (13 INN)
Seattle Mariners 2, Texas Rangers 1
Cleveland Indians 9, Chicago White Sox 6
Minnesota Twins 8, Kansas City Royals 5

MLB Interleague
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Washington Nationals 6, Baltimore Orioles 0

Cowboys Continue OTAs

(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys’ OTA’s will get back underway today. They have been off the field since last Thursday. The Cowboys will also workout tomorrow and Thursday and three more times next week. Mandatory minicamp is scheduled for June 12th-through-14th.

Teen Athlete Recovering From Head Injury

(Arlington, TX) — A 15-year-old football player from Arlington Lamar High School is bouncing back from a head trauma he suffered over the weekend. Brett Green Junior, a freshman defensive back, was in a non-contact game at L.D. Bell High School on Saturday when he and another player ran into each other. Green took a shoulder to the temple and was knocked out cold. He was taken to a hospital in Fort Worth, and his parents were told he may not last the night. As of Monday, doctors were amazed that he was back on his feet and taking a few steps.

Astrodome Gets State Historical Marker

(Houston, TX) — The Astrodome will receive a Texas State Historical Marker today. The Dome is already on the National Register of Historic Places and is a State Antiquities Landmark as well. Speakers at this afternoon’s ceremony will include Dene Hofheinz, daughter of Roy Hofheinz, a local politician who had a lot to do with the creation of the Astrodome. The Astros, who played in the Dome from 1965 to 1999, sponsored the state marker. The Dome was closed to the public in 2009, but Harris County has plans to renovate and repurpose it.

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