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June 21, 2013

NJN/am for Friday, June 21


Sports: Re-Heat. The Miami Heat won their second straight NBA championship Thursday night, coming from behind in Game 7 of the Finals series to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 95-88. LeBron James scored 37 points and hauled in 12 rebounds; he was named the playoff MVP for the second year in a row. Tim Duncan, who was seeking his fifth NBA title, led the Spurs with 24 points and 12 boards… Soccer: So who’s the all-time leading goal scorer in international soccer? Not someone from England, Italy, Spain or Germany as you might think, and not even a guy — but a woman from the United States. Abby Wambach set the record when she scored four goals as the Americans beat South Korea 5-0 Thursday in an international friendly. Wambach’s 160 goals beats the old mark, which was set by another American woman — Alabama native Mia Hamm.

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