Martinez Lifts Kings To Double-OT Win Over Rangers, Stanley Cup

Alec Martinez put away a rebound with just over five minutes left in double-overtime to send the Kings to a 3-2 win over the Rangers, giving Los Angeles the Stanley Cup. The Kings won the series 4-1 to claim Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in three seasons. Marian Gaborik tied the score at two with a power-play goal in the third period. Justin Williams won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs and scored his ninth goal of the postseason in the first period. Jonathan Quick stood tall to make 28 saves for the Kings. Chris Kreider and Brian Boyle each scored in the second period for New York, which was aiming for its first championship since 1994. Henrik Lundqvist made 48 saves in defeat.

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 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 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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