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Sports Report: Heat Over Spurs In Game 2

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NBA:

Miami squeaked by San Antonio 98-96, tying the final series at one game apiece after LeBron James scored 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Game 3 is Tuesday in Miami.

NHL:

Over on the ice, Los Angeles bested the Rangers in double overtime 5-4, giving the Kings a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday.

MLB:

In baseball, in interleague play, St. Louis shut out Toronto 5-0.

In the American League, Kansas City edged the Yankees 2-1, Boston bested Detroit 5-3, Oakland blew out Baltimore 11-1, Seattle blanked Tampa Bay 5-0, Houston blew out Minnesota 14-5, the Angels doubled up the White Sox 4-2, and Cleveland slid past Texas 3-2.

In the National League, San Francisco beat the Mets, Miami defeated the Cubs 4-3, Milwaukee topped Pittsburgh 1-0, Cincinnati won against Philadelphia 4-1, Arizona trumped Atlanta 6-5, the Dodgers bested Colorado 6-1 in 5, and it was Washington over San Diego 6-0.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.

French Open:

Top-seed Rafael Nadal has retained the French Open championship with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 win over second-seed Novak Djokovic. The championship is Nadal's ninth at the French Open and fifth straight. By winning it he will be No. 1 in the world rankings on Monday.

Maria Sharapova has won the French Open for the second time in three years with a rugged and tireless performance against fourth seed Simona Halep. The seventh-seeded Sharapova claimed her fifth major title by taking down Halep 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in a match that took more than three hours to complete. Sharapova overcame 12 double faults and seven service breaks in preventing Halep from winning her first Grand Slam title.

NFL:

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was awarded the Madden 15 video game cover. Determined by a fan vote held on ESPN.com, Sherman was picked over Carolina Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton.

Horse Racing:

California Chrome is headed home to California with a special bandage on his right front foot after he bumped another horse leaving the starting gate in the Belmont Stakes.

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner had a chunk of flesh torn from his foot after bumping with Matterhorn, who was next to California Chrome in the gate Saturday. His foot has been packed for Sunday's flight home to prevent infection.

Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome's foot should heal in two to three weeks. California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn is still angry that Belmont winner Tonalist didn't run in either of the first two legs of the Triple Crown.

NASCAR:

Dale Earhardt Jr. captured his first career win at Pocono Raceway for his second win of the season.