Top Sports Stories (Jun 10, 2012)

Justin Wilson wins at Texas after Rahal wreck

FORT WORTH, Texas – When his team owner asked Justin Wilson where he wanted to win this year, the road course expert had an immediate yet interesting answer: Texas Motor Speedway. Why? Because nobody thought he could win on an oval. In the end, it was …

Boston Herald June 10, 2012, 5:10 AM (PST)

Town Hall

Joey Logano wins Pocono 400 pole

LONG POND, Pa. – In this case, practice did make perfect. Joey Logano was the only the driver who was able back up his strong practice time from Friday and that was good enough to earn him the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 400. Logano’s lap at 179.598 mph …

Boston Herald June 10, 2012, 5:10 AM (PST)

San Francisco Gate

Celtics Cannot Match Heat Shot for Shot to End Game 7: A Fan’s Take

The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics played a very defensive minded second round series together. Although this method took the Sixers to the limit with the Celtics, Philadelphia fans like myself knew that this might not have been enough to beat …

YAHOO! June 10, 2012, 5:10 AM (PST)

Boston Globe

Novak Djokovic an underdog in French Open final vs. Rafael Nadal

PARIS – Novak Djokovic has won 27 matches in a row at Grand Slam tournaments. If he can make that 28 by beating Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s French Open final, Djokovic will earn a fourth consecutive major title, something no man has accomplished since …

Denver Post June 10, 2012, 12:02 AM (PST)

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Devils turn up the pressure with 2-1 win over Kings, force Game 6

NEWARK, N.J. – Eventually, the Los Angeles Kings would give up a power-play goal, their goalie Jonathan Quick would commit a gaffe and the Kings would lose a playoff game on the road. The first two happened on the same play in the first period, leading…

Boston Herald June 10, 2012, 4:48 AM (PST)

Denver Post

Sharapova sensational in win for the record books

PARIS — The eyes told it all, moments before Sara Errani and Maria Sharapova started to warm up Saturday for their French Open final. Sharapova, the heavy favorite, remained in her own private world, untouched by the ceremony and applause bestowed on …

ESPN June 10, 2012, 1:28 AM (PST)


ESPN

Solomon: Woods back in form to resume major titles chase at U.S. Open

Here is a pre-emptive dose of reality, just in case: Should Tiger Woods win this week’s U.S. Open, it will not be his best win ever. Not even close. At least it shouldn’t be. His last major championship – the 2008 U.S. Open – should hold that title for…

Houston Chronicle June 09, 2012, 6:40 PM (PST)

Pacquiao Loses to Bradley in Stunning Split Decision

LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley talked about timing. It was his time. It was his fight, too. Bradley (29-0) scored a stunning and controversial upset Saturday night over Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2), winning a split decision in the welterweight bout at the MGM …

New York Times June 10, 2012, 5:17 AM (PST)

New York Times

EURO 2012 LIVE: Ireland vs. Croatia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Ireland and Croatia meet in their first games of European Championship in Group C in Poznan. Earlier, Spain and Italy drew 1-1. Here is a running account of Sunday’s action. All times are local to Poland. 2215: Bilic looks very …

YAHOO! June 10, 2012, 1:24 PM (PST)

ABC News

Lehman wins 2nd straight Regions Tradition title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Tom Lehman won his second straight Regions Tradition, finishing the Champions Tour major with a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take a two-stroke victory. Lehman overcame a near-constant drizzle and occasional heavy rains at Shoal Creek -…

YAHOO! June 10, 2012, 1:17 PM (PST)

San Francisco Gate

Ten Things the Chicago Rush Did Well Against Utah Blaze: Fan Take

When your favorite Arena Football League team suffers its worst loss in franchise history, it’s easy to get frustrated and overlook the things that the team did well. I completely understand the tendency to fall into this trap. My Chicago Rush just had…

YAHOO! June 10, 2012, 1:24 PM (PST)

South Bend Tribune

Rain Causing Rafael Nadal Meltdown in Suspended French Open Final: Fan’s Take

Mother Nature is truly ruining one of the greatest finals ever at the French Open as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are each trying to make history with a win at Roland Garros. Although Nadal is currently ahead in sets 2-1, Djokovic is the one with …

YAHOO! June 10, 2012, 11:44 AM (PST)

USA Today

Miami Heat to take on Oklahoma City Thunder after finishing Celtics in Game 7

MIAMI (AP) – The Miami Heat are headed back to the NBA finals.  LeBron James had 31 points and 12 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 points and the Heat rallied from as many as 11 points down to beat the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night in …

msnbc.com June 10, 2012, 12:48 PM (PST)

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Johnson’s late birdies earn Memphis win

MEMPHIS, June 10 (UPI) — Dustin Johnson’s pair of birdies down the stretch Sunday netted him a 4-under 66 and a come-from-behind victory at the St. Jude Classic. Johnson’s birdies at Nos. 16 and 17 gave him a one-shot lead, with four other golfers …

United Press International June 10, 2012, 1:09 PM (PST)


United Press International

Title-hungry Thunder believe the time is now

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – In just one season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have transformed from an immature club blessed with talent but searching for an identity into a genuine title contender. The pieces to the puzzle essentially remained the same from…

CNBC June 10, 2012, 10:03 AM (PST)

Bradley scores decision win over Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley promised to shock, though the biggest shock in his fight with Manny Pacquiao came from the judges’ scorecards. In a fight Pacquiao seemed to have in hand, two judges decided otherwise, giving Bradley a split decision …

Philadelphia Daily News June 10, 2012, 12:19 PM (PST)

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