KWBG Sports for May 27th

Posted on 27 May 2013 by KWBG

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – LeBron James scored 22 points and the Miami Heat shot 55 percent in beating the Pacers 114-96 at Indiana. Dwyane (dwayn) Wade chipped in 18 points, eight assists and four rebounds for Miami, which took command by outscoring Indiana 36-26 to grab a 14-point halftime lead. David West had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, while Roy Hibbert added 20 points and a game-high 17 boards.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – Kevin Harvick pulled away from runner-up Kasey Kahne (kayn) on the final restart with 11 laps remaining to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in three years. Kurt Busch finished third, and polesitter Denny Hamlin was fourth in his second full race since returning from a back injury. Speedway officials says 10 fans suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a nylon rope supporting a Fox Sports overhead television camera fell from the grandstands and landed on the track surface.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Tony Kanaan (kah-NAHN’) finished ahead of rookie Carlos Munoz for his first Indianapolis 500 victory in 12 career starts. Kanaan drove past Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart with three laps to go, then coasted across the finish line under yellow when defending race winner Dario Franchitti crashed far back in the field.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Joe Thornton and TJ Galiardi scored and Antti Niemi (AN’-tee nee-EH’-mee) stopped 24 shots as the San Jose Sharks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1. The outcome extends the NHL’s Western Conference semifinal series to a seventh game Tuesday at Los Angeles, where the Kings are 6-0 in the playoffs and have won 13 straight since the regular season.

PARIS (AP) – Top seed Serena Williams coasted to a 6-love, 6-1 win over Anna Tatishvili in the first round of the French Open, but Venus Williams absorbed a 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 loss to 40th-ranked Urszula Radwanska (rahd-VAHN’-skuh) of Poland. No. 11 Nadia Petrova was the highest seed to fall on Sunday, losing to Monica Puig in three sets. Men’s second seed Roger Federer won his first-round match, as did American Sam Querrey (KWEER’-ee) and fourth seed David Ferrer (feh-REHR’).

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