>>Leake Leads Cards To Series Win Over Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — Mike Leake pitched six solid innings and also singled in the go-ahead runs in the fourth inning as the Cardinals beat the Brewers 6-4 at Miller Park. Kolten Wong went 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI as St. Louis took the final three games in the four-game series. Leake got his third win.
>>Cubs Drop Series Finale To Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Cubs failed to sweep the Reds, losing the finale of their three-game series 7-5 in Cincinnati. Cincinnati pulled away with a four-run sixth as John Lackey fell to 1-and-3. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer for Chicago, which is 10-and-8. The Cubs open a series in Pittsburgh tonight.
>>White Sox Cruise Past Indians
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they cruised past the Indians, 6-2, in Chicago. The Sox spotted Derek Holland a three-run lead after one and he tossed six innings of one-run ball to earn the win. The Sox avoided a three-game sweep with the victory.
>>Cavs Complete Sweep Of Pacers
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Cavaliers are moving on to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The defending champs completed a sweep of the Pacers with a 106-102 win in Game Four in Indiana. LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds in the victory.
>>Celtics Get Even With Bulls
(Chicago, IL) — The Celtics evened their opening-round series with the Bulls with a 104-95 win in Chicago. Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points for Boston, which has bounced back from losing the first two games at home in the best-of-seven set. The Celtics host Game Five on Wednesday.
>>Warriors’ Kerr Out For Game Four
(Portland, OR) — The Warriors may be without head coach Steve Kerr for the rest of the postseason. Kerr won’t be on the bench for tonight’s game against the Trail Blazers due to complications from back surgeries. Kerr wasn’t on the sidelines during Saturday’s Game Three win.
>>NFL Draft Starts Thursday
(Philadelphia, PA) — The 2017 NFL Draft kicks off on Thursday in Philadelphia. The three-day affair begins with round one on Thursday, rounds two and three on Friday, and the final four rounds on Saturday. The Indianapolis Colts own the 15th overall pick in the first round. Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer is one of the top prospects at this position.
>>Caps, Senators Advance In Stanley Cup Playoffs
(Undated) — The Capitals and Senators are going on to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Caps closed out the Maple Leafs with a 2-1 overtime win in Game Six of their series. The Sens sent the Bruins home with a 3-2 overtime victory in Game Six of their set. The first round is now complete.
>>Blues Finish Off Wild, Get Preds Next
(St. Paul, MN) — The Blues are safely into the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They finished off the Wild with a 4-3 overtime win in Game Five Saturday at Minnesota. Magnus Paajarvi scored the game-winner. The Blues will play Nashville next after the Predators swept Chicago in four games.
>>Food City 500 Moved To Today
(Bristol, TN) — The Food City 500 was postponed due to rain at Bristol Motor Speedway yesterday. The race has been moved to today at 12:00 p.m. Central. Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott are on row one. Martin Truex Jr. and Brad Keselowski will start on row two.
A student volunteer working at a Wheaton College track and field meet was killed Saturday afternoon during the hammer throw event. About 4:15 p.m., Ethan Roser, a 19-year-old freshman transfer student from Cincinnati, Ohio, was accidentally struck by a hammer during the event, according to a statement from Wheaton College. Athletes from the competing schools joined Wheaton athletes on the field at McCully Stadium to pray after the volunteer was struck by a hammer, one spectator said. The incident occurred during the Don Church Twilight Meet, in which the men’s and women’s teams compete.