Sports News for Tuesday May 10, 2016


>>Curry Pushes Warriors To OT Win


(Portland, OR)  —  Steph Curry put on a show in his return to lead the Warriors to a 132-125 overtime win over the Blazers in Game Four of their second-round set.  Curry had 40 points, nine rebounds and eight assists after missing the first three games with a knee injury.  Golden State has a 3-1 series lead.


>>Heat Outlast Raptors In OT


(Miami, FL)  —  Dwyane Wade scored 30 points as the Heat outlasted the Raptors in overtime, 94-87, in Game Four of their second-round series.  Miami evened the best-of-seven East set at two games apiece.  Three of the first four games in the series have gone to OT.


>>Stars Force Game Seven With Blues


(St. Louis, MO)  —  Mattias Janmark and Vernon Fiddler scored 20 seconds apart during a three-goal first period as the Stars held on to beat the Blues, 3-2, and force a Game Seven in their West semifinal series.  Jason Spezza tallied later in the first for Dallas, which will host the decisive Game Seven tomorrow.  Alexander Steen and Patrik Berglund scored for the Blues.  Brian Elliott was pulled in the first period after allowing the three goals.


>>Frazier’s Slam Powers White Sox Past Rangers In 12


(Arlington, TX)  —  Todd Frazier’s grand slam in the top of the 12th gave the White Sox an 8-4 win over the Rangers.  Frazier also slugged a solo shot in the sixth for Chicago, which has won four in a row.  Dan Jennings got the win in relief after David Robertson blew the save in the ninth. The White Sox and Rangers continue their three-game series tonight in Texas.  Chicago is an AL-best 23-and-10 on the season.  The Sox are six games clear of the Indians for first place in the AL Central.


>>Cardinals At Angels Tonight


(Anaheim, CA)  —  The Cardinals will visit their old friend Albert Pujols tonight when they open a three-game series against the Angels in Anaheim.  Mike Leake will try again for his first Cardinals’ win.  He’s 0-and-3 with a 6.03 ERA.  Hector Santiago starts for LA.  First pitch is at 9:05 p.m.


>>Padres-Cubs Postponed


(Chicago, IL)  —  Last night’s game between the Padres and Cubs was postponed due to inclement weather at Wrigley Field.  The teams will play a split doubleheader tomorrow.  The teams are now scheduled to open the three-game set tonight, with Chicago’s Jon Lester opposing Cesar Vargas.


>>Strasburg Signs Long-Term Extension


(Washington, DC)  —  Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg won’t be leaving Washington any time soon.  MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports Strasburg has agreed to a seven-year, 175-million-dollar extension.  The 27-year-old Strasburg is 5-and-0 this season.


>>Sean McDonough Named Next ‘MNF’ Play-By-Play Voice


(Bristol, CT)  —  Sean McDonough is the next play-by-play voice of “Monday Night Football.”  The network announced that McDonough will replace Mike Tirico, who is leaving ESPN for NBC this summer.  McDonough will become the fifth play-by-play man in the show’s 46-year history.


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