Detroit Pistons coach Michael Curry was fired on Tuesday after a single season with the team and a dismal 39—43 regular-season performance that culminated in a four-game first round playoff sweep by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Eight teams, two weeks of action, and it all came down to one final game in Omaha.
Texas had battled back the entire College World Series (CWS) staging three come-from-behind victories, but this game belonged to LSU.
The U.S. men's national soccer team was not even supposed to be in the semifinal of the Confederations Cup after being drawn in a group with Brazil and Italy and losing their first two games convincingly.
Roger Federer finally won the one prize in tennis that has eluded him for much too long—the French Open. The Swiss master won in straight sets on Sunday in Paris 6—1, 7—6, 6—4 over Sweden's Robin Soderling.