Grizzlies going home tied up...Racing tonight at Darlington
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Gasol (gah-SOHL') scored 23 points and Zach Randolph had 18 points and 16 boards in leading the Memphis Grizzlies to a 90-88 win over the L.A. Clippers and force a seventh game Sunday in Memphis. The Grizzlies are trying to become the ninth team in NBA history to rally from a 3-1 playoff series deficit and advance.
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Miami Heat forward LeBron James is the winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player award for the third time in four seasons. Only seven other players — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Moses Malone — have at least three MVP trophies.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — There's NASCAR Sprint Cup racing under the lights tonight with the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Sprint Cup points leader Greg Biffle, who won this event in 2005 and 2006, is the pole-sitter.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar (KOO'-char) and Kevin Na are tied at 8-under for the 36-hole lead at The Players Championship, which is often called the fifth major of the golf season. PGA Tour rookie Harris English is one shot back at TPC Sawgrass.
SAN DIEGO. (AP) — Hours after Junior Seau (SAY'-ow) was buried in his hometown, thousands of fans attended a public memorial service at Qualcomm Stadium, where the hard-hitting, fist-pumping linebacker starred for 13 seasons. Seau committed suicide on May 2 at his California home, stunning his fans, family, colleagues and the football world.