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June 13, 2022

 

Congrats to the Tampa Bay Lightning, winning four straight games to beat the NY Rangers. Jon Cooper’s team is going to its third straight Stanley Cup final.

Several baseball teams remained hot. The Atlanta Braves won their 11th straight. The New York Yankees won their 11th game out of 12.

Thomas Van Rijthoven of the Netherlands beat Danil Medvedev and won Liberia Open tourney. He beat the top three seeds and had never won a tour level match before this event. Amazing

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June 6, 2022

Iga Świątek continued her dominance of women’s tennis. She extended her match win streak to 35 straight as she won the French Open. Swiatek beat Coco Gauff in straight sets in the title match. On the men’s side, Rafael Nadal won his 14th French singles title, beating Casper Ruud in straight sets. That marked a record 22nd Grand Slam singles title.

The NBA finals saw the Celtics split the first two games of the series vs. Golden State. Game 3 is at Boston.

The Stanley Cup playoffs saw Colorado take a 3-0 lead over Edmonton. The Lightning won game three of the Eastern Conference final, pulling to within 2-1 of the Rangers.

Gonzaga added a big piece of the puzzle, adding Chattanooga transfer Malachi Smith.

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May 30, 2022

The NBA Finals are set as the Warriors and the Celtics will meet. Boston won game seven of the Eastern Conference, beating Miami 100-96.

Marcus Ericsson of Sweden won the Indy 500. There was a dramatic ending after a late red flag.

The French Open saw the dream matchup set in the quarterfinals as Novak Djpkovic and Rafael Nadal will meet.

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May 23, 2022

Justin Thomas staged a great comeback to win the PGA Championship. He had two birdies in a three-hole playoff to win.

The Miami Heat took a 2-1 lead on the Celtics in a wacky series.

The Orlando Magic won the NBA Draft lottery. Will it be Chet Holmgren, Jabari Smith or Paolo Banchero going numero uno?

The French Open, the second Grand Slam of the season, got underway. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal could meet in the quarterfinals. Garbine Muguruza and Ons Jabeur were early upset losers.

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May 16th, 2022

 
The term game seven was all over the place in the NBA and NHL playoffs. The Rangers-Penguins and Flames-Stars went overtime in game seven on the same night. The Mavericks won at Phoenix in a stunning game 7, 123-90. The defending champion Bucks were sent home by Boston. Toronto fell short of a series win; the last time they won a series was 2004.
MLB saw the Yankees continue to roll with great pitching and clutch hitting. Baseball also saw Albert Pujols pitch in a win.
A week away from the French Open and Iga Swiatek has won 28 straight matches and Novak Djokovic went over the 1000 career win mark.
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Quote of the Week

“The University of Virginia dealt with a painful week with three football players killed. The basketball team beat Baylor and Illinois."
-Dick Vitale