>>Wainwright Helps Cardinals Blank Dodgers For Series Split
(St. Louis, MO) — Adam Wainwright and three relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Cardinals shut out the Dodgers 2-0 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright went six innings, allowing four hits and two walks for his sixth win. He also provided the offense with a two-run homer as St. Louis split the four games.
>>Cubs Open Series With Cardinals
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs return home to open a three-game series with the rival Cardinals this afternoon. Chicago has dropped six straight to fall to 25-and-27 on the season. John Lackey will get the start on the mound for the Cubs. St. Louis counters with Lance Lynn.
>>White Sox Take On Tigers
(Detroit, MI) — The White Sox begin a three-game series with the Tigers tonight in Detroit. Chicago is fourth in the AL Central at 24-and-28. Derek Holland gets the ball in the opener for the Sox. Detroit sends out Michael Fulmer.
>>Warriors Handle Cavaliers In Game One
(Oakland, CA) — The Golden State Warriors took one step closer to going four, four, four, four. Kevin Durant and Steph Curry were too much to handle as the Warriors romped the Cavaliers 113-91 in Game One of the NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena. Durant went for 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, while Curry connected on six threes for 28 points, 10 helpers and six boards.
>>Knicks, Blazers Talking Trade
(New York, NY) — The Knicks are looking to add a first-round pick in this month’s NBA Draft. Multiple sources say New York has spoken with the Trail Blazers about acquiring one of Portland’s three first-round selections. Portland holds the 15th, 20th and 26th overall picks. The NBA Draft is June 22nd.
>>Monster Series Heads To Dover
(Dover, DE) — The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Dover International Speedway for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism. Qualifying takes place at 3:50 this afternoon, with the race to follow on Sunday afternoon. Martin Truex Jr. heads into the weekend atop the standings.
>>Brown, Beamer Among College Football Hall Of Fame Candidates
(Undated) — Long-time coaches Mack Brown and Frank Beamer are among the candidates for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson, Calvin Johnson and Ed Reed are also among the 17 first-time candidates. The 2018 class will be announced January 8th.