The San Antonio Spurs are one win away from an NBA title, a Gator football player is in trouble and the College World Series continues in our Monday Sports News and Notes…
** The San Antonio Spurs are just one win away from an NBA title after beating the Miami Heat 114-104 last night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Manu Ginobili, starting for the first time all year and in a shooting slump, comes on strong to score 24 points to help the Spurs win. Game 6 in Miami Tuesday.
** According to several media sources today, Gator football linebacker Antonio Morrison is accused of punching a bouncer at a Gainesville night spot Saturday night. According to an arrest report, Morrison was arrested and booked into the Alachua County jail.
** The College World Series has North Carolina State pounding ACC foe North Carolina 8-1 and UCLA nipping LSU 2-1 on Sunday. Today, Oregon State faces Louisville in an elimination game and Mississippi State takes on Indiana in a winner’s game.
** The U.S. Open golf championship goes to Justin Rose, who beats Phil Mickelson and Jason Day by two strokes to win his first major championship.
** Greg Biffle wins the NASCAR race at Michigan on Sunday, beating Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. It was Biffle’s first win since last August.
** USA Basketball announced the first cuts to make the U 19 team coached by Billy Donovan and Donovan’s guard, Michael Frazier III, makes the first cut. The final roster must now be pared down from 16 to 12 players.
** In MLB action, Atlanta blanks San Francisco 3-0; Miami knocks off St.Louis 7-2 and Tampa Bay lost to Kansas City 5-3. The Rays are off today while the Braves host the Mets and the Marlins are at Arizona.