Kings Drop Rangers In Two OT's

Dustin Brown re-directed a shot from the point from Willie Mitchell past Henrik Lundqvist midway through double-overtime to send the Kings to a 5-4 win over the Rangers in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final from the STAPLES Center. Mitchell also scored in regulation as did Jarret Stoll. Dwight King and Marian Gaborik both lit the lamp in the third period to tie the contest for Los Angeles, which holds a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Jonathan Quick made 34 saves in the win. Goals from Ryan McDonagh and Mats Zuccarello gave New York a lead in the first period. Martin St. Louis and Derick Brassard also scored for the Rangers, who have either led or been tied during every regulation minute of the series. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 shots for New York, which hosts Game Three at Madison Square Garden on Monday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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