Sports News for Sunday April 17th, 2016

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-2 at Wrigley Field.   Jorge Soler, Dexter Fowler and Anthony Rizzo hit homers for the Cubs.  Fowlers’ was a three-run home run.   Jake Arrieta went to 3-0 on the season while picking up the victory.

The Chicago White Sox lost to the Tampa Rays 7-2.   Brett Lawrie hit a home run for the White Sox.  John Danks was the losing pitcher for Chicago.

The St. Louis Cardinals were nipped by the Cincinatti Reds 9-8.  Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run dinger for the Redbirds and Brandon Moss added a homer.   Adam Wainwright took the loss for the Cardinals and fell to 0-2 on the season.

NASCAR is in Bristol, Tennessee Sunday for Sprint Cup Racing action.   Carl Edwards won the pole position and will start along side Matt Kenseth in the front row.   You can hear the roar of the engines Sunday at Noon on GRIZ FM 98.1, your home for NASCAR !

In the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Indiana Pacers beat 100-90,  Golden State knocked off the Houston Rockets 104-78,  the Atlanta Hawks nipped the Boston Celtics 102-101 and Oklahoma City beat the Dallas Mavericks handily 108-70.

Golden State guard and reigning NBA MVP turned his ankle and is questionable for Game 2 against Dallas.





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