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WARRIORS PULL AWAY TO LEAD 3-2


Golden State needs only one win to secure its first NBA championship since 1975 — two years before the Trail Blazers won their title.

Golden State finished the game on a 19-7 run and beat Cleveland 104-91 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., to lead 3-2 in the NBA Finals.

Stephen Curry scored 37 points, hitting 13 of 23 shots (7 of 13 on 3-pointers). LeBron James posted a triple double — 40 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists — but the Cavaliers couldn't produce much else offensively, still missing the contributions of point guard Kyrie Irving and forward Kevin Love.

The Cavs do return to their home court, however, for Game 6 — 6 p.m. Tuesday (ABC).

JAGER, WINN SHINE AT PORTLAND TRACK FESTIVAL

The Portland Track Festival wound up a successful two-day run at Lewis & Clark College with a big slate of events.

Among the highlights:

• U.S. steeplechase record-holder Evan Jager spiced the men's high performance 1,500 meters, won his section in 3:32.97 — a 2015 U.S. best, the No. 2 mark in the world this year and a meet record by more than 5 1/2 seconds over Andrew Wheating's time of a year ago at L&C. In the same heat, Garrett Heath was second in 3:34.13, and Jordan McNamara took third in 3:37.84.

• Fiona Benson and Shannon Rowbury finished 1-2 in the women's 800 (1:59.94, 2:00.53).

Rowbury returned to place third in the 1,500 in 4:07.52. Lauren Johnson won in 4:07.33.

• Cam Levins, along with Rowbury a member of the Nike Oregon Project, claimed the men's 5,000 in 13:20.68.

• Daniel Winn, who ran for the NCAA champion Oregon Ducks on Friday as they won the team title at Hayward Field, met the U.S. championships qualifying standard in the 1,500. The former Cleveland High star won his section in 3:38.95, .05 under the mark he needed.

NO GAMES IN WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Canadian venues for the Women's World Cup stood silent Sunday, but group play resumes Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Monday's games are: Thailand vs. Germany, Winnipeg, 1 p.m. (FOX); Ivory Coast vs. Norway, Moncton, 1 p.m. (FS1); Netherlands vs. Canada, Montreal, 4:30 p.m. (FS1); China vs. New Zealand, Winnepeg, 4:30 p.m. (FS2).

TCU BLASTS LSU IN COLLEGE WORLD SERIES

TCU scored four runs in the fourth and seventh innings to beat Louisiana State 10-3 at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

In another surprising game, Cal State-Fullerton led defending champion Vanderbilt 3-0 in a game delayed in the sixth inning, and then suspended.

MARINERS ROUTED AGAIN AT HOUSTON

Seattle's tumultuous season continues, as the Mariners were routed for the second time in three games at Houston, 13-0.

Luis Valbuena and Marwin Gonzalez each homered for Houston, which pounded Roenis Elias and five other pitchers for 14 hits. Colby Rasmus and Hank Conger each drove in three runs.

Lance McCullers allowed no hits, struck out four and walked four in five innings. Four relievers helped hold down Seattle, which managed only a double by Austin Jackson and a single by Kyle Seager.

The Mariners fell to 28-35, including 15-16 away from Safeco Field. They had beaten Houston 8-1 on Saturday, after losing 10-0 on Friday. They are 5-12 in their past 17 games.

They play at San Francisco, 7:15 Monday night, with Taijuan Walker (3-6, 5.40) pitching for Seattle opposite Tim Hudson (4-5, 4.60).

PRO GOLF

Beaverton native Ben Crane shot 2-under 68 in the final round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic at Memphis, Tenn., and tied for 37th at 2-under. Fabian Gomez had a strong Sunday and won, shooting 13-under.

• Bernhard Langer won the Constellation Senior Players Championship outside Boston, shooting 19-under and winning by six shots. Wilsonville's Brian Henninger was consistent, but finished 1-over and tied for 39th.

• Meanwhile, many of the women who will play in the Cambia Portland Classic, Aug. 13-16, played in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Harrison, N.Y., with Inbee Park winning with a score of 19-under, five shots ahead of Sei Young Kim. It was Park's third consecutive Women's PGA title, and she regained the No. 1 ranking.

MANCHESTER BEATS UTICA (WITH GREEN, BAERTSCHI)

Travis Green, former assistant (and one-year head coach) of the Portland Winterhawks, and former Hawks forward Sven Baertschi helped the Utica Comets make the American Hockey League finals. The AHL sports the top affiliates for National Hockey League teams.

The Comets also included former Hawk defenseman Travis Ehrhardt.

But the Manchester Monarchs were too tough for the Comets, beating them in five games for the AHL's Calder Trophy. They won Game 5, 2-1 on Saturday.

Utica is the affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, and Manchester is the affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.

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