In NBA playoff action The Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 and are in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years after completing a four-game sweep in the Eastern Conference finals.
Houston is at Atlanta tonight at 9 on ESPN for Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals.
To the NHL where The New York Rangers have forced another Game 7 in the Stanley Cup playoffs by thumping the Lightning 7-3 at Tampa to stretch the Eastern Conference finals to the limit. Game 7 is Friday night in New York.
(Airs 5/24 & 5/25) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about the mental health of journalists, the state of the news media in 2015, a billionaire possibly buying the New York Daily News, and much more.
(Airs 5/22/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a near record number of school budgets pass, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with state GOP chairman Ed Cox, and scientists, environmental advocates and residents affected by Hurricane Sandy flooding discuss climate change with a senate panel.
To the NBA Playoffs and the Western Conference finals where Stephen Curry allowed the Golden State Warriors to overcome an outstanding performance by James Harden as the Warriors held off Houston 99-98 and take a 2-0 series lead.