>>Warriors Rally Late To Stay Perfect
(Oakland, CA) — The Warriors are a win away from a perfect run through the playoffs. Golden State closed the game on an 11-0 run to down the Cavaliers 118-113 in Game Four of the NBA Finals in Cleveland. The Warriors can sweep the series and complete the first unblemished postseason in NBA history with a win tomorrow.
>>Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops Retires
(Norman, OK) — Oklahoma Sooners head football coach Bob Stoops is retiring after 18 seasons in Norman. The 56-year-old guided OU to the 2000 national championship. He will be replaced by 33-year-old Lincoln Riley, who is now the youngest head coach in college football.
>>Marlins Hang On To Top Cubs
(Chicago, IL) — The Marlins avoided a three-game sweep with 6-5 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ went deep for Chicago, which had its winning streak stopped at five. John Lackey allowed five runs in six innings to fall to 4-and-6.
>>Rays Top White Sox In Faria’s Debut
(St. Petersburg, FL) — Jacob Faria pitched into the seventh inning in his MLB debut to lead the Rays to a 3-1 win over the White Sox. Jose Abreu smacked an RBI single in the first for Chicago, which has lost six of seven. Mike Pelfrey fell to 2-and-5 with the loss.
>>Reds’ Five-Run Seventh Sinks Cards
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Cardinals gave up five runs in the seventh inning and lost 6-4 to the Reds in Cincinnati. Trevor Rosenthal allowed a two-run homer to Joey Votto after pinch-hitter Patrick Kivlehan’s three-run shot off Brett Cecil tied it. Matt Carpenter homered for St. Louis, which has lost six straight.
>>Pens Host Preds In Stanley Cup Game Five Tonight
(Pittsburgh, PA) — A pivotal Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final between the Penguins and Predators takes place tonight in Pittsburgh. The series is now a best-of-three after the two teams split the first four games. The home team has won all four meetings thus far.
>>Irish War Cry Early Belmont Favorite
(Elmont, NY) — Irish War Cry is the early favorite to win Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. The 7-to-2 shot will break from gate seven in the 12-horse field. Epicharis is the second pick at 4-to-1, followed by Looking at Lee at 5-to-1. Both Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Preakness champ Cloud Computing are skipping the race.