The NBA Finals resume tonight, Lance Armstrong is in trouble and the College World Series is a day closer in our Thursday Sports News And Notes…
** The NBA Finals resume tonight with Game 2 between home standing Oklahoma City and the visiting Miami Heat. OKC rallied from an early deficit to win Game 1 104-85 as Kevin Durant scored 36 points and Russell Westbrook chipped in with 27.
** The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has accused seven time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong of cheating and it is bringing doping charges against Armstrong. If convicted, Armstrong could get a lifetime ban from the sport; through his website, Armstrong has denied the allegations.
** The World Boxing Organiztion says it will review the results of last weekend’s fight between Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao, in which Bradley won a very contested and controversial split decision. The WBO is going to review tape of the fight with five recognized international judges and make a recommendation to either keep the decision or change it.
** And the Gator baseball team is now officially in Omaha, Nebraska for the start of the College World Series that begins tomorrow night. Florida will practice and have a mandatory media today as will all the other teams in the CWS. Florida opens play Saturday against two time defending national champion South Carolina.