BOSTON (AP) – Doc Rivers will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the NBA approves the rare but not unprecedented trade of an active coach. A Boston Celtics official told The Associated Press last night that the deal would bring Boston a first-round draft pick in 2015 in compensation for Rivers.
TORONTO (AP)- The Toronto Blue Jays are heading to St. Petersburg riding a club record-tying 11-game winning streak after their 13-5 rout of Baltimore yesterday. Tonight, the Blue Jays send out 3-2 Esmil (ehs-MEEL’) Rogers against 5-3 Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) – The 44-year-old journeyman Ken Duke is celebrating his first PGA Tour victory. Duke made a 2 1/2 foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Chris Stroud at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Bruins face a must-win Game 6 tonight, trailing the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in the Stanley Cup final. Fifteen of the 22 teams that won Game 5 of a tied series went on to win the Stanley Cup.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP)- Wimbledon begins its two-week run today on Day 1 of the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament. Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer, who won the 2012 title, is up against Romania’s Victor Hanescu (hah-NES’-koo) in the first match of the year on Centre Court.