>>Larson Leads As Food City 500 Postponed
(Bristol, TN) — The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is being suspended due to inclement weather. A steady rainfall forced the stoppage of the race on lap 205 of the scheduled 500. Kyle Larson was leading the pack at the time of the postponement. Denny Hamlin, Paul Menard, Kyle Busch, and Ricky Stenhouse Junior round out the top five. The race will resume at 1:00 p.m. today.
>>Cardinals Ride Martinez, Bader To Sweep Of Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — Carlos Martinez struck out 11 over seven innings of two-hit shutout ball and the Cardinals held on to beat the Reds 3-2 in Cincinnati. Harrison Bader hit a two-run homer in the second and Yadier Molina singled in another run in the seventh for St. Louis, which swept the four-game series.
>>White Sox, Twins Postponed For Third Straight Day
(Minneapolis, MN) — The White Sox and Twins were also postponed Sunday in Minnesota. It was the third straight postponement in the series, which opened with a 4-0 Twins’ win on Thursday. A makeup date for yesterday has not yet been announced. The Sox are just 4-and-8 on the season. They play the A’s in Oakland starting tonight.
>>Cubs, Braves Postponed
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs and Braves were postponed by rain at Wrigley Field. The game will be made up on May 14th in Chicago, one day before the teams begin a three-game series in Atlanta. Both teams were upset that Saturday’s game was played in awful conditions. The Cubs scored nine runs in the eighth to win, 14-10.
>>Cardinals At Cubs Tonight
(Chicago, IL) — The Cardinals head to Chicago to begin a three-game series with the rival Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. Adam Wainwright will take the mound for St. Louis and Tyler Chatwood for Chicago. Both are of to 0-and-2 starts. The Cards are second in the NL Central at 9-and-7, two-and-a-half games behind the Pirates.
>>NBA Playoff Roundup
(Undated) — The Pacers upset the Cavaliers to highlight NBA playoff action on Sunday. Indiana went to Cleveland and earned a 98-80 win in Game One. The Celtics needed overtime to top the Bucks 113-107, and the Thunder overcame the Jazz, 116-108. The Rockets edged the T’wolves 104-101 in the nightcap. Two games are on the schedule tonight.
>>NHL Playoff Roundup
(Undated) — The Penguins cruised past the Flyers 5-1 Sunday in the NHL playoffs. Sidney Crosby finished with a goal and three assists to lead the way. The Blue Jackets nipped the Capitals 5-4 in overtime to take a 2-0 series lead. The Wild dropped the Jets 6-2 to get their first win in the series and Vegas beat the Kings 3-2 to take a 3-0 lead in that series.
>>MLB Celebrates Jackie Robinson
(Los Angeles, CA) — Baseball legend Jackie Robinson was honored league-wide on Sunday to celebrate the 71st anniversary of breaking baseball’s color line. Every player in MLB wore Robinson’s number-42 jersey. Jackie’s wife, Rachel, daughter Sharon, and son David, were honored before Sunday’s game between the Mets and Brewers in New York.
>>Six MLB Games Postponed Due To Weather
(Undated) — Six Major League Baseball games slated for Sunday were postponed due to inclement weather around the country. The Cubs-Braves, Angels-Royals, Twins-White Sox, Blue Jays-Indians and a doubleheader between the Yankees and Tigers will have to be made up due to cold, rain and even some snow.
>>Patriots’ Day In Boston, Red Sox PPD
(Boston, MA) — It’s Patriots’ Day in Beantown. That means the traditional running of the Boston Marathon and normally early baseball at Fenway Park. The Red Sox were scheduled to play the Orioles in the finale of their four-game series at 11:05 a.m. Eastern, but the game has been postponed. This is the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.