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Today's Sports

  • Rangers stay alive in finals

    The Associated Press
    NEW YORK — The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.

    Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and had the Madison Square Garden crowd chanting his name in the Rangers’ 2-1 victory in Game 4 that kept the Los Angeles Kings from a sweep on Wednesday night.

  • Go Fish - June 13

    Fishing report, June 2
    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was good using Power Bait. Several people reported catching limits. A few trout were also caught by anglers using spinners.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 13...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

    Sunday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.

  • Robbers return
  • Little League - June 11

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Little League games held at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    MAJORS DIVISION
    Wednesday, June 11: Angels-TBA winner vs. Orioles-TBA winner, 5:30 p.m.; Cardinals-Reds winner vs. Yankees, 7:30 p.m.
    Friday, June 13: Championship, teams TBA, 8 p.m.

    MINORS DIVISION
    Wednesday, June 11: Paw Sox vs. Express (makeup game), 3:45 p.m.; Threshers vs. Owlz, 6:15 p.m.; Rattlers vs. Bats, 7:45 p.m.

  • Do or die for Rangers

    By Ira Podell
    AP Sports Writer

    NEW YORK — It turns out Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are just as good with the lead as they are without it.

    That leaves the New York Rangers with little hope of making much of a series out of the Stanley Cup finals.

  • Adult Softball - June 11

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Adult Softball League games.

    MEN’S DIVISION
    Thursday, June 12: Amber Care Blaze vs. Tecolote, 5:45 p.m.; Balls Deep vs. Yo Momma, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Complex

    WOMEN’S DIVISION
    Wednesday, June 11: Tecolote Hooters vs. Ice Cold Pitches, 5:45 p.m.; Budweiser vs. Lady Jags, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Complex

  • Underdog Americans arrive in...

    By Ronald Blum
    AP Sports Writer

    SAO PAULO — The 4,080-mile overnight flight to Sao Paulo was easy for the U.S. World Cup team.

    A 4-mile bus ride from its base hotel through the city’s perpetually congested streets to the Americans’ training camp was another matter.

    “We haven’t had any problem, other than the traffic. But other than that, not too bad,” goalkeeper Tim Howard said Monday after the Americans arrived in Brazil exactly one week before their World Cup opener against Ghana.

  • New technology to confirm goals

    By Stephen Wade
    AP Sports Writer

    RIO DE JANEIRO  — Was it a goal, or wasn’t it?

    The question shouldn’t need to be debated in the next five weeks in Brazil, where goal-line technology will be used for the first time in a World Cup.

  • Fans may vote for top players

    The Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO — FIFA will let fans decide the official Man of the Match for World Cup games via a vote on Twitter.

    Soccer’s governing body and official World Cup sponsor Budweiser are hoping that taking the vote to social media will increase the number of fans who vote during each game. In 2010, the vote was only accessible on the FIFA website.