Lakers-L-Nuggets (113-111)….Denver sweeps Lakers (4-0) to get to NBA finals…Only 3rd time in Lakers history they have been swept in playoff series..Denver gets to NBA finals for first iime in 47-year history of franchise….Lakers rallied from 7-point deficit in final 3-minutes to tie game…LeBron James missed jumper then had shot blocked on fihal 2-possessions…James had 1-basket in 4th quarter..Anthony Davis scored 10P in 7-minute span to get Lakers back into game…
..Lakers lose 15-point lead
..Denver roars back to outscore LA (36-16) in 3rd quarter blitz..
..Lakers wasted valiant effort by LeBron James (31P) first half
..LeBron finished with (40P-10R-9A) in 47-minutes
..Anthony Davis (21P-14R)
..Austin Reaves (17P)
..Nikola Jokic (30P-14R-13A) in another dominant outing
..Jamal Murray (25P) in win
..Teams down (3-0) in playoff games…are (0-150) coming back to win series.
Miami-Boston…Tuesday night…Heat lead series (3-0)…Celtics in disarray…Report that Boston coach Joe Mazzulla could be fired because team has played so poorly in postseason.
Milwaukee..Bucks interview Nick Nurse-Kenny Atkinson a 2nd time for head coaching job.
Dallas..Report Mavericks prepared to make max offer to retain G-Kyrie Irving.
Miami..F-Kevin Love-out with sprained anikle
Carmelo Anthony-retires after 18-year career…9-years with Denver…7-with Knicks..finished with Lakers..Played for 6-teams…(22PPG) average…10-time All Star.
Padres-Washington…Friars open road trip vs Nationals…Yu Darvish-vs-Mackenzie Gore…Padres lost 5-of-6 and 10-of-13….San Diego 8-games behind Dodgers…Friars are just game and a half ahead of last place Rockies.
Padres…off day on Monday
Dodgers-W-Atlanta (8-6)…Freddie Freeman 3RHR..JD Martinez 2-HRs…LA (30-19)
Dodgers-Braves..Tuesday game…Rookie Bobby Miller might make debut
Angels-W-Boston (2-1)…Mickey Moniak HR-8th inning for Halos..Angels now (26-20)
Halos-Red Sox…Tuesday matchup..Griff Canning will start
Cleveland-W-Seattle..Mike Zunino 2RHR-Guardians
Pirates-W-Texas..Tupu Marcano Grand Slam HR-Buccos
Arizona-W-Phillies..Lourdes Gurriell HR-RBI double in DBacks win
Reds-W-Cardinals.Nick Senzel game winning Sac Fly-Cinn
Tampa-W-Toronto..Rays hit 3HRs
Tigers-W-Royals..Javy Baez 3R-double in 11th-Detroit
Houston-W-Brewers..Yordan Alvarez Grand Slam HR-solo HR-Hou
Giants-W-Twins..Mike Conforto 3RHR-SF
Rockies-W-Marlins..Eli Diaz HR-RBI double for Colo
Seattle-W-A’s..Oakland now (10-39)
A’s..Fire TV broadcaster Glen Kuiper for racial slur on the air-had been with team 13-years.
White Sox-Callup P-Jesse Scholtens-ex Padres
Texas..Release P-Jacob Barnes
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Luis Cessa-ex Reds-Yankees
Twins..Sign FA-P-Austin Brice-ex Cardinals
White Sox..IL-P-Mike Clevinger-wrist issue
Reds..DH-Joey Votto takes full batting practice-recovering shoulder surgery
Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley opens 1st day of OTA workouts:
..Joey Bosa-Khalil Mack-Derwin James-set hi standards for players
..Austin Ekeler is our team captain..expect him to report in July
..Justin Herbert..on pace-on track-throwing program
..Will hold joint practices with Saints in August
..Kellen Moore…runs clean-crisp offensive practices
..DT-Nick Williams has played with good Def Lines-Chicago-Giants
..We have hungary guys who have not forgotten the Jaguars playoff lost
..JC Jackson-trying to build his strength in knee-be ready in July camp
NFL Owners…vote on rule changes
..Reject 4th-20 rule that would have replaced onside kick
..Approve 3rd QB-on game day with roster exemption
..Approve use of ‘Flex Schedule’ for late season Thursday night games
..Yet to vote on Kickoff Fair Catch rule that puts ball at 25-yard line
..Confirm there have been 43-concussions over last 3-yars on kick returns
NFL..Report league is investigating gambling habits of 6-more NFL players after suspending 5-players-staffers for betting ring last month
Bryce Young..Confirms he met with Tom Brady at NFL Rookie Seminar to discuss what he will go thru as a rookie NFL-QB
Carolina..Bryce Young taking all lst round snaps in Panthers OTAs
Patriots..OG-Michael Oniwenu-not ready for OTAs-had foot injury
Houston..Visits with FA-DE-Jadaveon Clowney-ex Browns
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Shaq Griffin-ex Seattle-Jacksonville
Bills..Sign FA-LB-Shane Day-ex Broncos
Miami..Sign FA-OT-Isaiah Wynn-ex Patriots
Atlanta..Sign FA-WR-JJ Whiteside-ex Eagles
Ravens..Sign FA-QB-Josh Johnson-has played with 7-teams
Raiders..Sign FA-OG-Greg Van Roten-ex Bills
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Gary Jennings-ex Packers
Denver..Sign FA-FB-Jacques Patrick-ex Bengals
Browns..Sign FA-CB-Chris Westry-ex Ravens
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-David Moore-ex Seattle
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Bryce Thompson-ex Jaguars
Bills..Sign FA-LB-Tavin Howard-ex Rams
Steelers..Sign FA-S-Luq Barcoo-ex Falcons-Cowboys-Aztecs
Steelers..Workout FA-LB-Kwon Alexander-ex Jets
Raiders..Visit with FA-CB-Marcus Peters-ex Ravens
Saints..Workout FA-WR-James Washington-ex Steelers-Cowboys
Packers..Workout FA-WR-Keke Coutee-ex Colts
Carolina..Release QB-Jacob Eason
Houston..Release TE-Eric Tomlinson
Steelers..Release CB-Akhello Weatherspoon
Holiday Bowl loses tittle sponsor..San Diego County Credit Union does not renew sponsorship after having been affiliated with the Bowl games since 2016
Big 10..New Commissioner Tony Petteti encountering problems with newly signed TV-deal with NBC…Conference owes payouts to former Fox rightsholder for missed games in 2020 Covid season…facing revolt from Penn State-Michigan-Ohio State who do not want to play November night games…and for promise made for Fox to televise Big 10-Championship game eventhough NBC taking over the rights package.
Florida-W-Carolina (1-0)..San Reinhart scores power play goal..Serie Bobrovsky 32-saves shutout…Panthers lead series (3-0)
St Louis…Blues deny Maple Leafs permission to interview Doug Armstrong for vacant Toronto GM job.
Memorial Cup;….Junior hockey field set for playoffs starting May 26th..Quebec Remparts..Peterboro Petes..Seattle Totems..Kamloops Blazers will play in round robin championship
English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Newcastle-Leicester City finish in 0-0 tie
Golf..Tiger Woods withdraws from US Open as he recovers from latest surgery
LIV Golf…Furious with CW-TV partner….backed out of tourney coverage last weekend and went to Paid Ihfomercial because tourney ran long in broadcast window.