OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State finished off Houston last night to win the NBA’s Western Conference. The Warriors earned the right to face the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. The opening game of the best-of-seven series will be one week from today 4 in Oakland.
CHICAGO (AP) — There will be a Game 7 in the NHL’s Western Conference final. The Blackhawks forced the deciding game Saturday in Anaheim with a 5-2 win over the Ducks last night. The New York Rangers will host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals tomorrow.
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich), the two No. 1 seeds in the French Open, are in action today in Paris. In one result, two-time Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova (kih-VIHT’-oh-vuh) has advanced with a three-set win over an unseeded opponent.
LONDON (AP) — The scandal rocking FIFA (FEE’-fuh), the governing body of soccer, has caught the eye of its major sponsors. Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to the soccer federation, major sponsors like Visa and Coke are demanding that FIFA clean up its act. Visa is warning that it is prepared to jump ship.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Round 1 of this week’s PGA event, the Byron Nelson Classic, is taking place today in Irving, Texas. Masters champ Jordan Spieth (speeth), who hails from the Dallas area, is among those competing this weekend.