>>Warriors Need To Win Out To Break Record
(Oakland, CA) — The Warriors’ hopes of breaking the single-season wins record have taken a stunning blow. Golden State now needs to win all four of its remaining games after suffering a 124-117 overtime loss to the Timberwolves. The 69-and-9 Warriors host the 65-and-12 Spurs tomorrow.
>>Grizzlies Blow Out Bulls
(Memphis, TN) — The Bulls’ playoff hopes took a blow with a 108-92 loss to the Grizzlies. Chicago is two games behind Detroit for the final playoff spot in the East with four games to play. Derrick Rose had 12 points and eight assists in his return from a two-game absence. The Bulls take on the Heat tomorrow.
>>UConn Slams Syracuse For Fourth Straight National Title
(Indianapolis, IN) — UConn captured a women’s record fourth straight national championship with a 82-51 win over Syracuse. Head coach Geno Auriemma collected his 11th national title to eclipse UCLA legend John Wooden for the most in college basketball history. The Huskies have won 75 straight games.
>>Mets Blank Royals Behind Syndergaard
(Kansas City, MO) — Noah Syndergaard combined with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Mets shut out the Royals, 2-0. Syndergaard struck out nine over six innings to help New York earn a split in the two-game World Series rematch.
>>Pirates Walk Off Cardinals In Extras
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Jordy Mercer [[ MUHR-sir ]] singled home Gregory Polanco [[ poh-LAN-koh ]] in the bottom of the 11th to lift the Pirates over the Cardinals, 6-5, at PNC Park. Jedd Gyorko [[ JERK-oh ]] hit a two-run homer to give St. Louis the lead in the fourth. Seth Maness took the loss.
>>Rollins Powers White Sox Past A’s
(Oakland, CA) — Jimmy Rollins’ solo homer in the top of the ninth gave the White Sox a 5-4 win over the A’s. Todd Frazier launched a three-run homer to help Chicago improve to 2-and-0. Nate Jones got the win despite blowing the lead in the eighth. David Robertson secured his second save.
>>Cubs Sweep Angels
(Anaheim, CA) — Anthony Rizzo and Dexter Fowler drilled two-run homers to power the Cubs to a 6-1 win over the Angels. Jon Lester fired seven innings of one-run, four-hit ball to help Chicago complete a two-game sweep.
>>Blackhawks Crush Coyotes
(Chicago, IL) — Andrew Ladd scored twice as the Blackhawks blew out the Coyotes, 6-2. Chicago’s third straight win came at a cost, as Artem Anisimov was knocked out of the game after a boarding penalty on Antoine Vermette. The ‘Hawks host the Blues tomorrow.
>>Isles Clinch Playoff Spot
(Washington, DC) — The Islanders punched their ticket to the postseason with a 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals. Meanwhile, the Panthers locked up the Atlantic Division title, while the Lightning and Wild also secured playoff spots.