>>Capitals Claim First Stanley Cup Championship
(Las Vegas, NV) — The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions for the first time in franchise history. They beat the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final in Las Vegas. Washington won the best-of-seven matchup four-games-to-one. Devante Smith-Pelly tied the game at three for the Caps midway through the third period and Lars Eller put them ahead at 12:23. Jakub Vrana and Alex Ovechkin scored in the second period for Washington, which lost its only other Stanley Cup appearance in 1998. Braden Holtby made 28 saves in the win. Nate Schmidt, David Perron and Reilly Smith all had second-period tallies for Vegas. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots in defeat. Ovechkin received the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
>>NBA Finals Game Four Preview
(Cleveland, OH) — Is this going to be LeBron James’ final game playing for the Cavaliers again? Cleveland will try to avoid being swept as they play Game Four of the NBA Finals against the Warriors tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. James discusses what needs to happen to have a chance against Golden State.
>>Patriots’ Edelman Facing Four-Game Ban
(Foxboro, MA) — New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. ESPN reports he is currently appealing the ban. The 32-year-old is entering his 10th NFL season. Edelman missed all of 2017 after tearing an ACL during the preseason. He has 24 touchdown catches in 103 career games, all with the Pats.