Sports News for Monday June 13, 2016

>>Penguins Win Stanley Cup

 

(San Jose, CA)  —  The Penguins are Stanley Cup champions.  The Pens captured their first title since 2009 with a 3-1 win over the Sharks in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Final in San Jose.  It’s Pittsburgh’s fourth Stanley Cup championship in franchise history.

 

>>Cards Complete Sweep Of Pirates

 

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  The Cardinals completed a three-game sweep of the Pirates with an 8-3 win.  Randal Grichuk and Matt Holliday homered for St. Louis, which swept a set in Pittsburgh for the first time since August 2009.  Mike Leake tossed seven strong innings to improve to 5-and-4.

 

>>Cubs Clobber Braves

 

(Atlanta, GA)  —  The Cubs clobbered the Braves, 13-2, in the rubber match of a three-game set in Atlanta.  Jon Lester allowed only an unearned run in seven innings to improve to 8-and-3.  At 43-and-18, Chicago is off to its best 61-game start since winning the World Series in 1907.

 

>>Royals Top White Sox

 

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Royals topped the White Sox, 3-1, in the rubber match of a three-game series in Chicago.  Jose Abreu smacked a solo homer in the sixth for the Sox.  Carlos Rodon allowed two runs in six frames to fall to 2-and-6 with the tough-luck loss.

 

>>Warriors Host Cavs In Game Five

 

(Oakland, CA)  —  The Warriors can capture their second straight championship with a home win over the Cavaliers in Game Five of the NBA Finals tonight.  Golden State took a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven set with a 108-97 win in Cleveland on Friday.

 

>>Warriors’ Green Suspended

 

(Oakland, CA)  —  The Warriors will try to clinch their second consecutive title without one of their best players.  Draymond Green has been suspended for tonight’s tilt after being retroactively issued a Flagrant One foul for his scuffle with LeBron James in Game Four.

 

>>Logano Wins FireKeepers Casino 400

 

(Brooklyn, MI)  —  Joey Logano took the checkered flag at the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.  Logano led 138 of 200 laps en route to securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs.  Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick rounded out the top five.

 

>>Berger Wins St. Jude Classic

 

(Memphis, TN)  —  Daniel Berger is celebrating his first career PGA Tour victory.  Berger posted a three-shot win at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis on Sunday.  Berger finished 13-under for the championship.  Phil Mickelson ended in a tie with Brook Koepka and Steve Stricker for second at 10-under.

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