>>Celtics Stun Cavs In Game Three
(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers have been handed their first loss of the playoffs. Avery Bradley’s three-pointer with a tenth of a second left gave the Celtics a stunning 111-108 win over the Cavs in Game Three of the Eastern Conference finals. Cleveland still holds a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven set.
>>Thunder’s Kanter Briefly Detained In Romania
(Undated) — Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is back in the U.S. after being detained in Romania early Saturday. Kanter was denied entry into the country because Romanian border police said his passport had been canceled by the Turkish government. Kanter says his home country canceled his passport because of his political views.
>>Penguins Pound Sens In Game Five
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Penguins are a win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh pounded the Senators 7-0 in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final. The defending Stanley Cup champs have a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven set. Ottawa hosts Game Six on Tuesday.
>>Cardinals Jolt Giants To Avoid Sweep
(St. Louis, MO) — Randal Grichuk went 2-for-4 with four RBI to lead the Cardinals to an 8-3 win over the Giants at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer for St. Louis, which avoided a three-game sweep. Adam Wainwright pitched six-and-a-third innings of one-run ball for the win.
>>Cardinals Deal Adams To Braves
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals are moving on without Matt Adams. They traded the first baseman to the Braves on Saturday for 19-year-old minor league infielder Juan Yepez. Atlanta was seeking first base help after losing Freddie Freeman to a broken wrist. Yepez will play at Class A Peoria.
>>Cubs Crush Brewers For Series Split
(Chicago, IL) — Kris Bryant went 3-for-3 with two home runs and four runs scored as the Cubs crushed the Brewers 13-6 at Wrigley Field. Ben Zobrist and Anthony Rizzo also went deep for Chicago, which split the rain-shortened, two-game series. The Cubs host the Giants for four starting tonight.
>>White Sox Mow Down M’s
(Seattle, WA) — Yolmer Sanchez smacked a two-run single during a five-run first and the White Sox went on to maul the Mariners 8-1 in Seattle. Tim Anderson hit a solo homer for Chicago, which won the final three in the four-game set. Derek Holland fired eight innings of one-run ball to improve to 4-and-3.
>>Rockies Off To Best Start In Franchise History
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Rockies are off to their best start in franchise history. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland homered as Colorado downed the Reds, 6-4, in the rubber match of a three-game set in Cincinnati. The Rockies lead the National League with a record of 28-and-17.
>>Kyle Busch Wins NASCAR All-Star Race
(Charlotte, NC) — Kyle Busch is one-million dollars richer after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race in Charlotte on Saturday. Busch used a three-wide pass on the final restart to surge past Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski for the win. Kyle Larson battled to finish second and Johnson placed third.
>>Dixon Earns Third Indy 500 Pole
(Indianapolis, IN) — Scott Dixon secured his third Indy 500 pole with the best qualifying run in 21 years. Dixon finished with a four-lap average of 232.164 miles per hour to start first in Sunday’s Indy 500. Ed Carpenter will start second and Alexander Rossi will start third. The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 begins on Sunday at 12:19 p.m.
>>Horschel Wins Byron Nelson In Playoff
(Irving, TX) — Billy Horschel is celebrating a win at the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas. Horschel beat Jason Day on the first playoff hole to capture his fourth PGA Tour victory. Horschel and Day were both 12-under after 72 holes. Third-round leader James Hahn ended alone in third at 11-under.