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• In the National Basketball Association finals, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic 99-86 to take the series 4-1 and win the franchise’s 15th championship.

• In the seventh and deciding game of the Stanley Cup finals, the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1, taking the series and the National Hockey League championship.
KC's View:
Being a Mets fan, I’m not even going to talk about baseball. It is too painful.