Football season may be months away, but there’s still plenty of sports action on this Sunday. Rafael Nadal put a bow on the French Open with his record-tying sixth title, and a packed slate of baseball games served as the appetizer for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
On the baseball front, the New York Yankees completed an impressive West Coast road trip with a solid win over the Angels. New York heads home for a showdown with archrival Boston on Tuesday.
In the NBA, meanwhile, the Heat and Mavericks are underway in a crucial Game 3 after splitting the first two meetings in Miami. Dwyane Wade and the Heat are poised to rebound from their disheartening come-from-ahead loss in Game 2 at home.
Wade himself, after seeing his 36-point effort go to waste in Game 2, has jumped out to a quick start with eight first-quarter points tonight. After struggling from beyond the arc in their last outing, Wade and LeBron James have yet to attempt a three in tonight’s contest.
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