Sports, May 17th


Lakewood—The Colorado Track and Field State Championship meet continues today and tomorrow at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood.  KMTS will be on hand for live updates until the final event Saturday afternoon.


Denver—The Colorado Rockies blew a 6-run lead on their way to an 8-6 loss to the San Francisco Giants last night at Coors Field.  It was the Giants’ 10th straight win over the Rockies.  Tonight, Jorge De La Rosa will be on the hill for the Rockies against four game winner Madison Bumgarner.


UNDATED (AP) – The Spurs are back in the NBA’s Western Conference final. San Antonio advanced last night with a 94-82 win over Golden State in the sixth game of their series. In last night’s other game, the Knicks remained alive with an 85-75 win over the Pacers. Indiana now leads the Eastern Conference semifinal 3-2.

UNDATED (AP) – Defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles has taken a 2-0 lead over San Jose in their Western Conference final. The Kings scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the final 1:43 to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 win. In the Eastern Conference semifinal involving Boston and the Rangers, the Bruins won the opening game last night in overtime, 3-2.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – There is just one Stanley Cup playoff game tonight and it’s in Pittsburgh. The Penguins are playing host to the Senators in the second game of that Eastern Conference semifinal after winning the opening game on Tuesday, 4-1.

ROME (AP) – Serena Williams is on a roll. She extended her winning streak to 22 matches with a 6-2, 6-love win over Carla Suarez Navarro in a quarterfinal match at the Italian Open today. Williams had twice won 21 in a row before, back in 2002 and 2003.

BALTIMORE (AP) – The Preakness is tomorrow at Pimlico and that means the annual Black-Eyed Susan race is today. The race features top fillies. When the Preakness takes place tomorrow a field of just nine will compete in the second leg of the Triple Crown.