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Grand Rapids Griffins Win Calder Cup 0

  • Puckhead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • June 19, 2013, 3:51 PM

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The Bruins and Blackhawks continue their Stanley Cup Finals series tonight, but yesterday another hockey championship reached its end. The Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Syracuse Crunch, 5-2, to win its first Calder Cup.

The who? And the what?
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Chris Bosh Block Sends Heat to Game 7 5

  • Hoophead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • June 19, 2013, 9:42 AM

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This is the split-second that Chris Bosh saved Miami's season.

Last night, the Spurs were one half away from claiming their fifth NBA championship. Tim Duncan was on fire, Miami's Big Three were invisible. LeBron turned on the jets to get the Heat back in the game, but even in the late moments of the fourth quarter it looked like San Antonio was walking out of Miami with some hardware. Even some Heat fans had given up hope — hundreds left early. To beat traffic.
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Little League Champs from Down Under 1

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For 67 years, teams from around the globe have come to Williamsport, PA, to compete in the Little League World Series. But Australia was one country that never fielded a team in the tournament. Until now. 

On Wednesday, June 5, the Perth Metro Central Little League from Perth, Australia, became the first team to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. Perth Metro punched its ticket to Williamsport by winning the first-ever Australia Region Tournament in Queensland, Australia.
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Tuukka Rask Shines in Stanley Cup Finals 1

  • Puckhead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • June 18, 2013, 11:17 AM

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In Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals last night, a team was finally able to win a game in regulation. The Bruins — and stone-wall goalie Tuukka Rask — shut out the high-octane Blackhawks offense, 2-0, to take a 2-1 series lead.
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Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte… Michael Andrew? 1

  • The Arena
  • Posted by: Allie Chinander
  • June 17, 2013, 4:08 PM

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It’s Sunday night and you’re 14 years old. You’re probably finishing homework or getting ready for the next day of school. But not Michael Andrew. On Sunday, June 9, the 14-year-old swimmer signed an endorsement deal with P2Life nutritional supplements.

The move makes him the youngest American swimmer to turn pro in the history of the sport. 

WNBA Champs Indiana Fever Honored at White House 0

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  • June 17, 2013, 2:13 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama honored the WNBA champion Indiana Fever on Friday, calling the players role models for young athletes - even those on his daughter Sasha's basketball team.
The team captured its first title last October, defeating the Minnesota Lynx 87-78 and bringing home Indiana's first basketball title since 1973.

Weekend Highlights: Super-Size Stanley Cup Finals, Spurs Close In, and a Hole in One 0

  • The Arena
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • June 17, 2013, 10:55 AM

Lots of action in the world of sports this past weekend. Here are three big highlights from three big events.

Back-to-back OT for Bruins and Blackhawks

The Bruins and Blackhawks met for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Saturday, and once again the two teams needed extra time to decide on a winner. The teams needed only one OT (Game 1 went 3 overtime periods), but this time the Bruins found the net first. Boston heads up with the series tied 1-1.

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