Golden State just 1 away ... Game 5 of Stanley Cup ... Riley in for Stoops
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant drained a big 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left and scored 31 points as Golden State moved within one win of postseason perfection and payback. The Warriors rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 last night to take a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals. Game 4 takes place tomorrow night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators head into tonight’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final tied at two games apiece. A week ago, the Predators headed home down 2-0 to the defending Stanley Cup champions. But Nashville has since evened the series, delivering a clear message that the first-timers are a clear threat to become first-time winners.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Tyler Toffoli has agreed to a three-year, $13.8 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal with the restricted free agent. Toffoli had 16 goals and 18 assists in 63 games with the Kings last season.
PARIS (AP) — Seventh-seeded Gabriela Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna won the mixed doubles title at the French Open. Dabrowski, who is from Canada, and her Indian partner rallied to beat Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Robert Farah of Colombia 2-6, 6-2, 12-10.It’s the first time a Canadian woman has won the mixed doubles title at Roland Garros.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Just three years ago, Lincoln Riley was the offensive coordinator at East Carolina. Now, he’ll take the reins at Oklahoma, one of the most powerful programs in college football. The 33-year-old Riley has stepped in for the retiring Bob Stoops and become the youngest head coach in the Bowl Championship Subdivision.