Sports News for Monday May 9, 2016

>>Cavs Complete Sweep Of Hawks

(Atlanta, GA) — The Cavaliers are moving on to the Eastern Conference finals. Cleveland completed a four-game sweep of the Hawks with a 100-99 win. Kevin Love collected 27 points and 13 rebounds for the Cavs, who are 8-and-0 in this year’s playoffs.

>>Thunder Surge Past Spurs

(Oklahoma City, OK) — The Thunder used a big fourth quarter to sink the Spurs, 111-97, in Game Four of their second-round series. Kevin Durant netted 41 points to help Oklahoma City even the best-of-seven set at two games apiece. OKC outscored San Antonio 34-16 in the fourth.

>>Lightning Close Out Islanders

(Tampa, FL) — The Lightning closed out their second-round series with the Islanders with a 4-0 victory. Tampa Bay won the best-of-seven set in five games and will face either the Capitals or the Penguins in the East finals.

>>Blues Try To Close Out Stars Tonight

(St. Louis, MO) — The Blues will try to close out the Stars tonight on home ice. Game Six of their second-round series faces off from Scottrade Center at 7 p.m. The Blues lead 3-2 after a 4-1 win Saturday at Dallas. The Stars would host a Game Seven on Wednesday.

>>Cubs Complete Sweep Of Nats

(Chicago, IL) — Javier Baez’s solo homer in the bottom of the 13th gave the Cubs a 4-3 win over the Nationals. Chicago swept the four-game set, has won seven straight and leads all of baseball with a record of 24-and-6.

>>White Sox Sweep Twins

(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox finished off a three-game sweep of the Twins with a 3-1 win. Jose Quintana fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 5-and-1. Dave Robertson secured his 10th save.

>>Cardinals Doubled Up By Pirates

(St. Louis, MO) — John Jaso and Gregory Polanco homered to power the Pirates to a 10-5 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Michael Wacha [[ WAH-kuh ]] gave up four runs in six innings to fall to 2-and-3. Jeremy Hazelbaker hit his sixth home run for St. Louis.

>>Former Notre Dame RB Dies From Gunshot Wound

(West Palm Beach, FL) — The family of Greg Bryant confirms the former Notre Dame running back has died after being shot early Saturday. The 21-year-old Bryant played two seasons at Notre Dame but transferred to Alabama-Birmingham after being ruled academically ineligible.

>>Kyle Busch Wins At Kansas

(Kansas City, KS) — Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday. Busch earned his third win of the season and the 37th of his career. Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Blaney rounded out the top five.

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