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Heat Lose, MLB Draft Continues, Super Regionals In Sports Update

Game One of the NBA Finals is in the books, the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, a horse runs for the Triple Crown, NCAA Super Regionals in college baseball and much more in our Friday Sports Update…

** The San Antonio Spurs take Game 1 of the NBA Finals with a 110-95 win in San Antonio.   An air conditioning malfunction made the arena temperature around 90 degrees but the Spurs didn’t wilt.   Game 2 Sunday in San Antonio.

** The Stanley Cup Playoffs resume tonight in Los Angeles as the Kings host the New York Rangers; LA leads 1-0.

** The Major League Baseball Amateur Draft continues this weekend.   Gator signee Grant Holmes, a high school pitcher from South Carolina, was taken by the LA Dodgers in the first round last night.

** College baseball holds its Super Regionals this weekend with the winners advancing to the College World Series.  Ole Miss and Vanderbilt represent the SEC.

** In big league baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays have now lost 10 in a row after losing to the Miami Marlins 11-6 Thursday.   The Rays open a home stand against Seattle while the Marlins are at the Chicago Cubs this weekend.   Atlanta is at Arizona.

** California Chrome races for the Triple Crown this weekend at the Belmont Stakes in New York.  If Chrome wins, it would be horse racing’s first Triple Crown since 1973.

** The French Open tennis tournament winds down in Paris.   Maria Sharapova will face Simona Halep in the women’s final Saturday while the men’s semifinals take place today.

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