Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–RYU PERFECT FOR 7, DODGERS HOLD OFF REDS
Hyun-Jin Ryu came close to making the Dodgers the first team in major league history with consecutive no-hitters. The South Korean left-hander took a perfect game into the eighth inning – one day after teammate Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter – and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3.
–HEAT 1 WIN AWAY FROM RETURN TO NBA FINALS
LeBron James had 32 points and 10 rebounds and Chris Bosh added 25 points as the Miami Heat moved one win away from a return trip to the NBA Finals with a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers.
–ON THE BRINK: LA KINGS BEAT BLACKHAWKS, TAKE 3-1 LEAD IN WEST FINALS
The Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago 5-2 to take a 3-1 series lead, moving to the brink of their second trip to the Stanley Cup Final in three seasons and pushing the defending champions to the verge of elimination.
–MAJOR WINNER STAN WAWRINKA STUNNED IN FRENCH OPENER
In his first Grand Slam match since winning his first major title, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka loses in four sets to 41st-ranked Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round at the French Open.
–LOWRY TOPS LIST OF US OPEN QUALIFIERS, HARRINGTON MISSES CUT
Ireland’s Shane Lowry topped the list of U.S. Open qualifiers a day after missing out by a shot in qualifying automatically for next month’s championship. But while Lowry won through, his fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington fell six shots shy of qualifying.