Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--LEBRON SCORES 49 POINTS AS HEAT TAKE 3-1 LEAD OVER NETS IN NBA PLAYOFFS
LeBron James equaled his playoff career high with 49 points as the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
--LAKE HOMERS, DOUBLES TWICE AND DRIVES IN 6 RUNS AS CUBS ROUT CARDS 17-5
Junior Lake homered, doubled twice and drove in six runs as the Chicago Cubs trounced St. Louis 17-5 forcing the Cardinals to finish with infielder Daniel Descalso as a relief pitcher.
--DESPITE DEPOSING UNITED AS EPL CHAMPIONS, CITY STILL IN NEIGHBOR'S SHADOW
Manchester City has deposed its neighbor as Premier League champions for the second time in three years, but is not close to usurping United's global supremacy - both as a football club and as a brand. For many people, the word "Manchester" still equates simply with "United."
--AS VOTE ON FEMALE MEMBERSHIP APPROACHES R&A CONSIDERS POSTAL VOTE
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club could make history even before its historic vote in September to have female members.
--CANADIENS FORCE GAME 7 WITH 4-0 WIN OVER BRUINS IN NHL PLAYOFFS
Max Pacioretty scored a goal and had an assist in the second period, and Carey Price made 26 saves as the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 to force Game 7 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.