In the NHL, Los Angeles defeated Chicago 5-4 in overtime, for the Kings third Game 7 win in the playoffs which will send them to the Stanley Cup finals against the New York Rangers. Game 1 is on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
In the NBA playoffs, the San Antonio Spurs blew by the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-77 to take a 2-0 advantage in the Western Conference final. Tony Parker led the way with 22 points. Danny Green added 21 on seven 3-pointers. Tim Duncan contributed 14 points and 12 boards in just 29 minutes of action.
California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Art Sherman made no threats about the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner passing on a chance to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, but he suggested it was a possibility. Sherman says the decision is up to the owners and added, "I know they'll be upset."
The New York Knicks officially get an NBA D-League affiliate team, announced yesterday in a press conference, the team will be called the Westchester Knicks. The team will play out of White Plains, New York.
In the NBA playoffs,
Miami squeaked by Brooklyn 96-94, winning the 7 game series 4-1,
San Antonio bested Portland 104-82, giving the Spurs the series win at 4-1.
The NFL Draft started last night at Radio City Music Hall. Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman trophy winner out of Texas A&M, was expected to go early, but it wasn’t until pick 22 from the Cleveland Browns that he dropped his sullen expression. The first pick went to Houston, which selected Jadeveon Clowney a defensive end from South Carolina, St. Louis went next and picked Greg Robinson an offensive tackle out of Auburn, and Jacksonville took quarterback Blake Bortles out of Central Florida. Buffalo picked wide receiver Sammy Watkins from Clemson fourth pick, the Giants picked up Odell Beckham Jr., a WR out of LSU, the Jets went with safety Calvin Pryor of Louisville, and the Patriots grabbed Dominique Easley a DT from Florida.