Rafael Nadal is a man of the clay and 6 other things you missed this weekend, Reports


We’ve got you covered on all the plays you missed from the weekend, which included the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final and Rafael Nadal winning his 12th French Open.

Early summer is a fantastic time for sports. Here’s what you missed:

1. Kawhi Leonard goes OFF

It was too tough to narrow down Leonard’s incredible highlight package from a decisive Game Four, so go ahead and enjoy the whole thing.

2. Chelsea Gray can’t get enough of Minnesota

The WNBA’s best point guard scored 29 against New York on Tuesday, then went for 21 on national television Saturday, getting the best of the Sparks’ top rivals, the Lynx, as well as her former teammate, Odyssey Sims.

3. Brittney Griner does it pretty

And remember, this is the woman whose offense was merely supposed to be icing on the cake coming out of Baylor. She’s turned into perhaps the WNBA’s top offensive center.

4. Ryan O’Reilly keeps it going

O’Reilly has been a spotlight manufacturing facility throughout this Stanley Cup Last, and his talent and coordination on this purpose helped the Blues take Sport 5 on Friday evening.

5. Simply go forward and rename Roland-Garros after Rafael Nadal

Look, it’s one thing about that clay. The feel, the reverberations, the bounce — one thing. Nadal simply gained his 12th French Open, this one over Daniel Thiem.

6. Aaron Hicks wins it in extras for the Yankees

Juuuuuuust previous the outstretch hand of the left fielder to provide New York the lead going into the underside of the 10th. Steven Tarpley pitched an ideal half-inning to win it.

7. Nothing however clutch homers from Ronald Acuna Jr.

Hold clicking that replay button till you sear this swing into your reminiscence. There’s nobody whose stroke we love extra. After this one, 10 of Acuna’s 40 profession residence runs have come in opposition to Miami. Give us extra of this man in opposition to his division rival, PLEASE.

Subsequent: St. Louis newspaper jinx Blues by celebrating Stanley Cup


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