Golden State-W-Cleveland (104-89)…..Warriors bench saves team for opening home floor loss…G-Shaun Livingston came off bench to score (20P)….Leandro Barbosa added (11P) as Warriors built 14 point lead, blew lead, then regained it going up by 20-late in game……Steph Curry-Klay Thompson staggered thru the game…Curry (4-15) shooting…Thompson (4-12) from floor….Golden State used a (15-0) run to finally put Cleveland away late in the 3rd quarter….LeBron James had (23P)…but was held in check much of the game….Kyrie Irving-Kevin Love combined for (43P)….Cavs shot only (38%)….Golden State hit on (49%) from floor…..Game 2-of series will be Sunday.
Cavaliers…LeBron James says ‘team game’…upset constant questions about being (2-4) in NBA-Finals in career…In 7th straight championship series.
NYKnicks…Hire Jeff Hornacek (3Y-15M) contract.
Houston…Give Mike D’Antonio (3Y-15M) deal
Toronto..Contract extension Dwayne Casey thru 2020
Clippers..G-Austin Rivers opts out of contract to test free agency.
Padres-L-Mariners (16-13)…Padres blow (12-2) lead at Petco…Allow Seattle score 5-runs in 6th inning…then see Mariners score 9-runs on 7-straight singles with 2-outs in 7th inning…as M’s took a (16-12) lead….Nelson Cruz hit a (445’) home run early in game….Dae Hoe Lee hit 3R-HR for Seattle….John Jay of Padres went (5-for-6)…Matt Kemp-Derek Norris added 3-hits each….The loss sets an all time Padres record for blowing biggest lead ever in a game in 48-year history of franchise….San Diego now (21-34)….
Padres-Rockies..Open weekend series with Rockies…Drew Pomeranz (4-5) 2.48-vs-Chris Rusin (1-3).
Padres…Send P-Leonyl Campos back to El Paso…Recall Colin Rea
Padres..P-Jeremy Guthrie opts-out contract El Paso-leaves Padres organization (6.60-ERA)
Padres..2B-Corey Spangenberg receives both Plasma Platelet injection and Stem Cell injection to help with healing-quad injury..
Dodgers-L-Cubs (7-2)…Javy Baez 2R-HR..Kris Bryant-Jason Heyward-Anthony Rizzo solo HRs…Dodgers rookie Julio Urias-2nd start…(5inn-6R-8H)…9.39-ERA-2 starts..Cubs (37-15)
Dodgers-Braves…Friday night matchup Kenta Maeda (4-3) 3.00-ERA-vs-Julio Tehrean (1-5) 2.77-ERA
Dodgers…OF-Yasiel :Puig remains out with on going hamstring discomfort
Dodgers..P-Alex Wood out 4-8-weeks with impingement in nerve in elbow
Dodgers..Likely to activate OF-Scott Van Slyke off DL today-been out with back issues
Dodgers..P-Brandon McCarthy throws 2-shutout innings-simulated game in Arizona.
Dodgers..P-Joe Thatcher opts out of AAA-contract (3.86-ERA)
Angels…Off day on Thursday
Halos-Pirates..Jered Weaver (4-4) 5.40-ERA-vs-Francisco Liriano (4-4)
Angels..P-Tim Lincecum-1st rehab start Salt Lake City-at-Tacoma..Strong outing..(5inn-3R-3H-3W-5K)…threw 88–pitches-49-strikes did take loss to Rainiers.
Giants-W-Braves..Madison Bumgarner hits 2R-HR…wins 6th start in row…(11K-7inn)…Giants won 17-of-21.
Arizona-W-Houston..Zack Greinke throws 4-hitter-11 strikeouts..Wellington Castiloo RBI-double
Red Sox-L-Orioles..Baltimore hits 7-HRs in game..Mark Trumbo HR-2RHR..Adam Jones 2-HRs..Manny Machado 3R-HR..Xander Bogaerts hit streak (26)
Phillies-L-Brewers…Chris Carter-Jon Villar HRs ..
Royals-L-Indians..Francisco Lindor RBI-double..Mike Napoli sac fly in 9th for Cleveland win
Pirates-L-Marlins..Chris Yelich RBI-double in 12th..Bucs have lost (4-of-5).
Yankees-W-Tigers..Jacoby Ellsbury 2R-triple-Sac fly
Tampa Bay-L-Twins…Brian Dozier HR-Sac Fly.
Reds-W-Rockies..Jay Bruce RBI double-RBI triple
Giants..DL-OF-Hunter Pence-Hamstring injury-2X.
TBay..DL-P-Brad Boxberger-out 2-months-reinjures-oblique
Phillies..Activate 3B-Cody Asche-out all spring-oblique
Giants..Callup OF-Mac Williams from AAA
Indians..Callup P-Tom Gorzellany from AAA
Tigers..Callup P-Bobby Parnell from AAA
Royals..Option P-Dillon Gee to AAA.
Brewers..Activate P-Will Smith from DL
Red Sox..Option P-Joe Kelly to AAA with (8.46-ERA)
Orioles..Callup P-Brian Duensing-ex Twins from AAA…option P-Mike Wright to AAA
Giants..SS-Hak Jue Lee-opts out of contract from AAA
Tigers…Pull P-Anubal Sanchez from rotation …(6.67-ERA)…sent to bullpen.
Chargers..Sign FA-OT-Brett Boyko-spent last year on Eagles developmental squad
Jets..QB-contract dispute continues with Ryan Fitzpatrick…Would be willing to sign 1Y-12M deal…Jets say he must agree to 3-year deal (12-6-6).
49ers..QB-Colin Kaeperneck continues individual workouts-but not cleared to take part 7-on-7 or 9-on-7 passing drills.
Broncos..WR-Demaryius Thomas gives vocal vote of confidence to QB-Mark Sanchez
Bears..Workout OT-Jake Long-ex Dolphins starter
Browns..TE-Gary Barnidge undergoes sports hernia surgery-out till August
Broncos..DE-DeMarcus Ware will sit out rest of OTA-Minicamps to protect back
Washington…US 3rd Court of Appeals rejects request from 70-NFL players for rehearing on the 935M-Concussion lawsuit…says more than 20,000 retired players need access to funds.
Big 12-Conference…Looking at 8-schools as they prepare to expand by adding two…Heading list Houston-Memphis-Cincinnati-Central Florida-South Florida-BYU-Colorado State
Baylor..Fired Bears head coach Art Briles says school never shared report of its findings of mishandling of wrongdoing with players in trouble with law.
Baylor..Mike Singletary-ex 49ers head coach-interested in applying for Baylor job.
Penguins-San Jose….NHL Stanley Cup series shifts to West Coast for Game 3….Pittsburgh leads (2-0)…Game 3-Satruday night in San Jose.
USA-Colombia…Game 1-of Copa America tourney-Played at Santa Clara tonite…US without veteran forward Josie Altadore…will have Clint Dempsey and young German star Bobby Wood in lineup…Veteran Aston Villa G-Brad Guzman starts in goal in place of Tim Howard-former Everton star.
Copa America….Saturday-Brazil plays Ecuador…..Sunday-Mexico-Uruguay in lst round action.
Mexico-Chile…El Tri scores 1-0 win in ‘friendly’ on Chicharito goal..Mexico had just 1-shot in 81-minutes before scoring…Mexico (7-0) under new coach…scored just 14-goals-allowed none.
Lionel Messi…Takes stand in Argentina in Tax Evasion Case…says he had no knowledge his father was hiding 4.8M in endorsement money in accounts in Uruguay-Belize and Switzerland…said he signed documents and trusted his father.
French Open Tennis…Andy Murray meets Stan Warwinka in semi-final…Winner faces top seed Novak Djokovic in mens’ play
Memorial Golf…Dustin Johnson torrid (-8-64) atop leaderboard….Brandon Steele (65)….Jason Day-Matt Kuchar in big group (66)….Phil Mickelson (68)…Jordan Spieth (70)…Rory McIlroy (71).
Phil Mickelson…Says he needs to make better selection of friends…Regreat Insider Trader Scandal-repaid 1.05M in profits and interest…Billy Walters-indicted in “Insider Trading” scandal..Bond set at 25M.
Muhammad Ali…..Hospitalized in fair condition-fear pneumonia-age 74….has Parkinson’s diseases.
NASCAR…runs Pocono 500 this weekend.
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Detroit
Formula 1…Off weekend..then heads to Canadian Grand Prix.