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UW battles defending champion Oklahoma in WCWS

UW battles defending champion Oklahoma in WCWS

The losing teams from the opening day will wait until Saturday to play again in the double-elimination tournament. Paige Parker picked up her seventh WCWS win in as many starts, allowing one run, off a solo homer in the sixth inning, on three hits and one walk with six strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings.



The Cavs bench let them down in Game 1

The Cavaliers never seriously threatened again. It is the Warriors who landed the initial blow with Durant's sizzling 38-point, 8-rebound, 8-assist performance in a 22-point win in Game 1 . Durant and James matched each other in a feisty duel. Even a team as loaded as Cleveland pales in comparison to Golden State. The Warriors won 4-2 in 2015 for the franchise's first championship in 40 years.


Heat receives word from league it can clear Bosh's salary from cap

Heat receives word from league it can clear Bosh's salary from cap

Bosh remains on the Heat roster and will stay there until the team needs his cap space. Under the CBA in place until June 30, a return to the league by Bosh could have reinstated his salary-cap hit to the Heat's ledger over the remaining term of his contract, which expires after the 2018-19 season.


All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Guentzel collected a long rebound off Bryan Rust's shot and fired home to make it 2-1. That score held for two periods in a game that was heavily dominated by penalties, significantly more for both sides than in Game 1 . Red-hot rookie Jake Guentzel scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins erupted for three goals early in the third period to ease to a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday.



Champions Trophy: Joe Root hits a century as England beat Bangladesh

England , who came into this tournament featuring the world's top eight ODI sides as one of the favourites after making huge strides in white-ball cricket in the last two years, were given plenty to think about after skipper Eoin Morgan opted to field despite sunny skies promising good batting conditions.



Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals

That's the question that the warriors will have to think about for the next two years as they keep building their dynasty in Golden State. That's why Golden State looks unstoppable right now. A 22-point victory by Golden State behind something of a "I can handle the pressure" statement by Kevin Durant . Per the Post , after the game, a reporter asked Durant if he indeed was staring down Rihanna after he scored his three-pointer.