>>Warriors Crush Rockets In Second Half To Advance To NBA Finals
(Houston, TX) — The Warriors are heading to the NBA Finals again on the back of another third-quarter avalanche. Golden State blitzed the Rockets 33-to-15 in the 12 minutes after halftime and cruised to a 101-92 Game Seven win in the Western Conference finals in Houston. Steph Curry led the charge with five threes and 19 of his 27 points in the frame. Houston missed 27 straight three-point shots and finished just 7-of-44 behind the arc.
>>Warriors, Cavs To Meet Again In NBA Finals
(Houston, TX) — The same two teams are meeting in the NBA Finals for a fourth consecutive year for the first time in NBA history. The Warriors earned another rematch with the Cavaliers. Golden State is looking to win back-to-back championships and beat Cleveland for the third time in four years. Game One of the 2018 NBA Finals is Thursday in Oakland.
>>Golden Knights Outlast Capitals In Game One
(Las Vegas, NV) — Tomas Nosek [[ NOH-shehk ]] broke a 4-all tie midway through the third period and the Golden Knights edged the Capitals 6-4 in Game One of the Stanley Cup Final in Las Vegas. Ryan Reaves tied the game at four and Nosek added an empty-netter in the closing seconds for Vegas. The Caps will look to even the series in Game Two Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena.
>>Cardinals Bombed By Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cardinals fell behind 4-0 in the fourth inning and never recovered in an 8-3 loss to the Brewers in Milwaukee. Luke Weaver gave up four runs in four frames to fall to 3-and-5 with the loss. Yairo Munoz and Matt Carpenter homered in the fifth for St. Louis, which had won its previous two games.
>>Cubs Blank Bucs Behind Montgomery, Bullpen
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Mike Montgomery and four relievers combined on a two-hitter as the Cubs blanked the Pirates 7-0 in Pittsburgh. Montgomery gave up two hits in five and two thirds innings for his first win. Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell homered for Chicago, which is four-and-a-half games back in the NL Central.
>>Indians Rumble Past White Sox
(Cleveland, OH) — The Indians scored five runs in the fifth inning to rally past the White Sox 9-6 in Cleveland. Chris Volstad faced just one batter and was tagged with the loss for Chicago. Matt Skole hit his first big league homer and Tim Anderson also went deep for the White Sox, who have lost four-of-five.
>>Astros Ride Verlander To Win Over Yankees
(Bronx, NY) — Justin Verlander took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Astros beat the Yankees 5-1 in a Memorial Day matinée in the Bronx. Verlander struck out five over six and two thirds innings of five-hit, one-run ball to improve to 7-and-2. J.D. Davis clubbed a three-run homer in the second inning for Houston, which snapped a two-game skid.
>>Dodgers Rally To Beat Phillies
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Dodgers rallied to overcome a 4-0 deficit and edge the Phillies 5-4 at Dodger Stadium. Yasmani Grandal capped a three-run eighth inning with the go-ahead RBI single. Grandal was one of five Los Angeles’ players to drive in a run. Yasiel Puig was 2-for-3 and scored twice and Kenley Jansen pitched a clean ninth for his 12th save. The Dodgers are 9-and-2 in their last 11 to pull within three games of .500.