MIAMI (AP)- It’s back-to-back NBA titles for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. NBA Finals MVP James poured in 37 points and Dwyane (dwayn) Wade added 23 as the Heat earned their third NBA title since 2006 with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Lance Lynn earned his 10th victory to tie for the NL lead, Matt Holliday homered and drove in two runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 last night. Lynn is 10-1 and reached double figures in victories before the All-Star break in both of his years in the Cards rotation.
ATLANTA (AP)- The New York Mets shaded Atlanta 4-3 to take three of five in their series in Dixie. David Wright hit two solo homers and New York’s bullpen pitched five-plus scoreless innings in relief of Jonathan Niese (nees), who left with shoulder stiffness in the fourth inning.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) – Following his 9-under 61 yesterday, Charley Hoffman takes a one-shot lead over Hunter Mahan (MAY’-han) into today’s second round of the Travelers Championship. U.S. Open champion Justin Rose shot a 3-under 67 and is six shots off the lead.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) – Move over Mia Hamm — Abby Wambach is now the greatest goal scorer in international soccer. Wambach scored four times in the first half to break Hamm’s record with 160 international career goals with room to spare in a 5-0 victory over South Korea last night.