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Thunder Will Have To Beat Warriors And Refs To Win Tonight
NBA Enters Professional Wrestling Mode As TV Networks Attempt To Get Warriors, Cavaliers Into Championship Round
ABC Will Do Everything Possible To See Thunder, Raptors Get Knocked Out In Championship Round
By Kelso SturgeonPermanent residents of the sports betting world trust no one, believe no one and know for a fact the higher powers that rule sports have been rendered have no conscience and are absolutely amoral because of television money. If a little move here or there can please the TV networks, let's do what it takes to make them happy.Reality: a nine-year $24 billion contract, worth $2.6 billion to the NBA this season, rules the day. This means there will again be behind-the-scenes maneuvering to get the public's favorite team, the Golden State Warriors, and the popular LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers to the championship round, which would insure the biggest TV audience in history.
Cavaliers at Raptors Game 6 Preview
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS - CLEVELAND at TORONTO
Game 6 - Cavaliers lead series 3-2; 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Raptors' Biyombo faces Game 7 suspension after flagrant foul
TORONTO (AP) Raptors center Bismack Biyombo faces a suspension for a potential Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals after picking up a flagrant foul in the first quarter of Game 6 on Friday night.
A-Rod, Tanaka lead Yankees past Rays 4-1
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list, Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night.