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CLEVELAND — On the same court where they won the title a year ago to the day, the Golden State Warriors try to complete an unprecedented season with a second straight championship when they face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. By Tom Withers. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game time 9:10 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Stephen Curry calls Game 6 of the NBA Finals ‘the biggest game’ and says he’ll be ready on Thursday, when Golden State can finish off Cleveland for a second straight title. Curry has struggled at times in this series, yet the MVP is still teeming with confidence. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 725 words, photos.
CLEVELAND — Golden State center Andrew Bogut says it is “very unlikely” that his injured left knee will recover in time to allow him to play for Australia in this summer’s Rio Olympics. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
ATLANTA — Matt Wisler will try to snap a string of losses in four straight starts when he makes his first career start against Dan Straily and the Reds on Thursday. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 12:10 p.m.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings will hold two joint practices with the Cincinnati Bengals leading into their preseason opener. By Jon Krawczynski. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
— PRIDE FESTIVAL-OHIO STATE MASCOT: Ohio State University’s mascot has pulled out of an upcoming Ohio parade and festival celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. Moving on some news wires.