>>Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship
(Oakland, CA) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions for the third time in four years. The Warriors swept the Cavaliers in four games, capped by Friday’s win in Cleveland. Kevin Durant took home Finals MVP for the second straight year. A victory parade will be held in Oakland tomorrow.
>>Justify Wins Belmont Stakes, Secures Triple Crown
(Elmont, NY) — Justify is the 13th horse to complete the Triple Crown following a victory at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Justify jumped out to an early lead and secured a wire-to-wire victory. He’s the first Triple Crown winner since American Pharoah in 2015. Trainer Bob Baffert has his second Triple Crown after winning with American Pharaoh.
>>Reds Avoid Sweep By Cardinals
(Cincinnati, OH) — Scooter Gennett’s two-run single highlighted a four-run fourth inning as the Reds doubled up the Cardinals 6-3 and avoided a three-game sweep at Great American Ball Park. Marcell Ozuna and Yadier Molina plated runs for St. Louis, which had won its previous three. Carlos Martinez was tagged for five runs in less than four frames as he dropped to 3-and-3.
>>Five-Run Sixth Lifts Pirates Past Cubs
(Chicago, IL) — The Pirates reeled off five runs in the sixth inning as they knocked off the Cubs 7-1 at Wrigley Field. Kyle Hendricks took the tough loss for Chicago with five frames of one-run ball. Anthony Rizzo plated the lone run in the sixth as the Cubs failed to complete the three-game sweep.
>>White Sox Take Two-Of-Three From Red Sox
(Boston, MA) — The White Sox put the game away with Daniel Palka’s two-run double in the top of the ninth to grab a 5-2 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Chicago took two-of-three in the series. Reynaldo Lopez earned the win, holding Boston to two runs, one earned, over six-and-one-third innings. Joakim Soria nailed down his eighth save.
>>Clint Bowyer Wins Rain Shortened Race At Michigan
(Brooklyn, MI) — Clint Bowyer is the champion at the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Bowyer held off his teammate Kevin Harvick after a restart on lap 126 to win the rain-shortened race. NASCAR was forced to call the race after 133 of a scheduled 400 laps at the two-mile track. Harvick finished in second and pole-winner Kurt Busch in third as Stewart-Haas Racing pulled off its first 1-2-3 sweep in the organization’s history.
>>U.S. Open Begins Thursday
(Southhampton, NY) — The U.S. Open begins on Thursday at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southhampton, New York. Brooks Koepka looks to defend his title after winning last year. Tiger Woods looks to win his first major since taking the U.S. Open 10 years ago.
>>Nadal Wins 11th French Open
(Paris, France) — Rafael Nadal is the winner of the French Open for the 11th time in his career. Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in Paris on Sunday to extend his record of French Open. Simona Halep defeated American Sloane Stevens on Saturday to win the women’s singles title.
>>Mets Release 1B Gonzalez
(Flushing, NY) — Changes are on the way for the Mets. New York released first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and catcher Jose Lobaton on Sunday night. Gonzalez is batting .237 with six home runs and 26 RBI in 169 at bats this season and is in the final year of a seven-year, 154-million-dollar deal he signed with Boston in 2011. New York is 28-and-34 on the season.