SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The San Antonio Spurs own a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals rolling to a 113-77 rout of the Miami Heat. The Spurs set a finals record by hitting 16 three-pointers, with Danny Green hitting seven from beyond the arc and finishing with 27 points. Gary Neal contributed six treys and 24 points while San Antonio limited LeBron James to 15 points on 7-of-21 shooting.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing is apparently on his way to the Charlotte Bobcats as their new associate head coach. A person familiar with the situation says the Bobcats and the 50-year old Ewing have reached an agreement in principle. Ewing worked for five years as an assistant coach with the Magic alongside Steve Clifford, who was hired as the Bobcats head coach last month.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – New England coach Bill Belichick says “we’ll see how it goes” regarding the Patriots’ signing of Tim Tebow (TEE’-boh) just before the start of their three-day mini-camp yesterday. The 25-year-old Tebow is being reunited with Josh McDaniels, the Patriots offensive coordinator who was Denver’s head coach when the Broncos traded into the first round to take him with the 25th draft pick in 2010.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) – Fullback Vonta Leach has been released by the Baltimore Ravens, who failed to agree on a restructured contract with the All-Pro fullback. Leach was an integral part of a running game that helped the Ravens win the Super Bowl and made the Pro Bowl each of his two seasons in Baltimore.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The San Francisco Giants put third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the 15-day disabled list yesterday because of a strained left foot that will force him to wear a walking boot for at least one week. Giants manager Bruce Bochy was hopeful Sandoval will be ready to play when he is eligible to come off the DL on June 25. Sandoval is hitting .289 with eight home runs in 57 games this season.