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Western Conference Finals

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Blackhawks Fail To Fight Back As Kings Get One Back

The Blackhawks’ series lead has been trimmed to 2-1 with another game at the Staples Center — where the Kings have now won 15 straight — Thursday night.

06/05/2013

Marc Burch (photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Burch Talks About Suspension For Homophobic Slur

Seattle Sounders defender Marc Burch says the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh.

1090 The Fan–02/26/2013

Mauro Rosales and assistant coach David Tenney walk off the pitch after the match against the Los Angeles Galaxy -- who defeated the Sounders 2-1, winning the aggregate playoff 4-2. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sounders Fall Short To Galaxy, Miss Out On MLS Cup Final

Eddie Johnson and Zach Scott scored to give Seattle a 2-0 lead, but Robbie Keane converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute on Sunday night that clinched the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 4-2 aggregate victory over the Sounders in the Western Conference finals and a spot in the MLS Cup final for the second straight year.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2012

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Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA Finals

Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.

06/07/2012

Thabo Sefolosha of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives ahead of Stephen Jackson of the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 31, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over Spurs

Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio’s winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.

06/01/2012

Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is defended by Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 29, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Thunder

Parker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

05/30/2012

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs  drives to the basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 27, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Get “Nasty” To Top Thunder In Game 1

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s caught-on-camera “I want some nasty!” command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.

05/28/2012