SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The San Antonio Spurs have a three-games-to-two lead in the NBA Finals after Tony Parker scored a game-high 26 points and Manu Ginobili (MAN’-oo jih-NOH’-blee) added 24 in a 114-104 triumph against the Miami Heat. Danny Green also scored 24 points and broke Ray Allen’s record for most three-pointers made in a final series. Dwyane (dwayn) Wade and LeBron James each had a team-high 25 points for the Heat but shot a combined 18-for-44.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) – Justin Rose has become the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970. Rose closed with an even-par 70 for a 1-over total, two strokes ahead of third-round leader Phil Mickelson and Jason Day. Mickelson carried a one-stroke lead into the final round before posting his sixth U.S. Open runner-up finish, extending his record.
BALTIMORE (AP) – Chris Davis leads the majors with 23 home runs after belting a two-run shot in Baltimore’s 6-3 win over Boston. It was his 100th career homer and seventh in the last 10 games against Boston. Davis also doubled in a run in the fifth to give him 60 RBIs.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) – Greg Biffle won at Michigan International Speedway for the second straight year, finishing nearly three seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick. It was Biffle’s first win since he overtook Jimmie Johnson to win at MIS in August. Martin Truex Jr. was third, followed by Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart.
HALLE, Germany (AP) – Roger Federer has ended a 10-month winless drought by beating unseeded Mikhail Youzhny 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 at the Gerry Weber Open. The top seed won the Wimbledon warm-up tournament for the sixth time and first since 2008.