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Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, right, knocks the puck away from Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final in Tampa, Fla., Saturday, June 6, 2015.

Hawks beat Lightning to go up 3-2 in the finals

The Chicago Blackhawks are within one victory of their third Stanley Cup in six seasons.

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Promoting PGA, rested McIlroy readies for US Open

Now the world's top-ranked golfer is refreshed headed into next week's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.

Sweden's head coach Pia Sundhage applauds the teams before during Algarve Cup women's soccer match with the US Monday, March 11 2013, in Lagos, southern Portugal. Sundhage previously coached the US team.

US and Sweden play to 0-0 group-stage draw

The United States, ranked No. 2 in the world, has one more group stage match, on Tuesday in Vancouver, British Columbia, against Nigeria.

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes talks with reporters after an NFL football organized team activity Friday, May 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Ex-Patriots linebacker cited in hit-and-run that injured 3

State police said Friday that Spikes is accused of leaving the scene of an accident causing injury, speeding, driving negligently and failure to stay within marked lanes.

In this photo taken Thursday, June 11, 2015, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) is treated on the bench by trainer Steve Spiro, left, after cutting his head when he collided with a TV cameraman during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Cleveland.

NBA Finals changes locations

Game 5 is Sunday at 5:00pm on KPUG 1170AM.

The Phoenix Coyotes mascot Howler skates around on the ice prior to the Coyotes facing the Nashville Predators for Game 5 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series Monday, May 7, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Predators 2-1, and advance to the Western Conference finals to face the Los Angeles Kings.

Judge grants restraining order in Coyotes lease dispute

Coyotes officials say the restraining order is needed to stop the city's "improper attempt" to void a 15-year agreement to play at the Gila River Arena.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

FILE - In this April 22, 2015, file photo, United States forward Alex Morgan poses in the new black and white home uniform for the U.S. women's World Cup soccer team during a news conference in Los Angeles. Morgan’s star rose quickly following her performance in Germany four years ago, when - as the youngest player on the U.S. World Cup team - she became a super sub with a goal and an assist in the final match against Japan. Now she’s a savvy veteran, handling her fame with aplomb as she prepares for her World Cup sequel.

U.S. women’s soccer team plays second World Cup game tonight

Americans facing their former coach Pia Sundhage

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stops a shot during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Chicago.

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop questionable for Game 5

MIssed Game 4 with "upper body injury"

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Interpol suspends $22M FIFA project during corruption crisis

The international police liaison group says it will "freeze the use of financial contributions from FIFA."

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Sticky seats? California ballparks get creative to conserve

California's ballparks are experimenting with all sorts of different ways to cut back on water use amid the state's historic drought.

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Warriors go small, even Finals

The Golden State Warriors got faster and played a little harder to even the series 2-2.

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Pro wrestling luminary Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

The charismatic bleach-blond Texan billed himself as "The American Dream" and won millions of fans during a long career in professional wrestling.

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Klinsmann sets U.S. on path to higher goals

After stunning wins over two European superpowers, coach Juergen Klinsmann's "get-tough" policy of taking on the world's best appears to be vindicated.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, June 12.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry answers a question during press conference for basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The Cleveland Cavaliers lead the Warriors 2-1 in the best-of-seven games series. Game 4 is scheduled for Thursday.

Warriors whip Cavs, knot series

The series is tied at two games apiece following the Warriors' 103-82 win over the Cavaliers at Cleveland. Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry each scored 22 points as Golden State avoided its first three-game losing streak of the entire season.

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Coyotes start legal processes following city’s arena vote

The strategy will include a variety of legal maneuvers, but no immediate plans to relocate the team and certainly no renegotiation of the existing agreement.

Dusty Rhodes at the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation’s 12th Annual Celebrity Gala held at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers.

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.

In this photo taken Monday, April 20, 2015 a historical marker erected on Franklin Street provides some informational significance on campus at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Accrediting body: Academic fraud nets UNC 1-year probation

The agency acted after learning last fall the broad scope of fake classes and artificially high grades in one academic department

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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