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NBA Finals Resume Tonight; Sports News And Notes

By on June 14th, 2012

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.


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