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 of the season last night in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Matt Holliday homered and drove in two runs to help the Cardinals. Welington Castillo hit a solo home run for the Cubs.
UNDATED (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter’s rehab has been put on hold after he injured his lower back in a bullpen session. Carpenter has been sidelined since February with nerve issues on the right side of his body.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals open a three-game series at home tonight against the Chicago White Sox. Jeremy Guthrie will take the mound for the Royals, and left-hander Hector Santiago will start for the White Sox. The Royals come home after winning four games during a seven-game road trip.
OMAHA (AP) — North Carolina’s Hobbs Johnson combined with Chris McCue on a five-hitter, and the Tar Heels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 7-0 victory over North Carolina State, eliminating the Wolfpack. Michael Russell drove in three runs for the No. 1-seeded Tar Heels. North Carolina must beat UCLA twice — first on Friday and again Saturday — to reach the finals. North Carolina State finished 50-16.