>>Jets Rout Predators, Advance To Western Conference Final
(Nashville, TN) — The Winnipeg Jets are advancing to the Western Conference Final. Paul Stastny and Mark Scheifele [[ SHIFF-lee ]] scored two goals each as the Jets stormed past the Predators 5-1 in Game Seven of their second-round series in Nashville. The Jets advance to face Vegas in the Western Conference Final. Game One is tomorrow in Winnipeg.
>>Hornets Hire Spurs’ Borrego
(Charlotte, NC) — Spurs assistant James Borrego is the new head coach of the Hornets. ESPN reports the two sides have agreed to a four-year deal, with the fourth year a team option. Borrego met with owner Michael Jordan over the weekend and began working on a contract this week. He’s been as assistant under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio since 2015.
>>NBA Playoffs Resume Sunday
(Undated) — The NBA Playoffs resume Sunday with the start of the conference finals. The Cavaliers travel to face the Celtics in Game One of the East finals in Boston. Meanwhile, the Rockets host the Warriors in Game One of the West finals on Monday. Cleveland and Golden State have met in each of the last three NBA Finals, with the Warriors winning twice.
>>Cardinals Hold Off Padres
(San Diego, CA) — Tommy Pham’s solo homer in the sixth inning proved to be the difference as the Cardinals held off the Padres 2-1 in San Diego. Jose Martinez had a sac-fly in the first for St. Louis, which snapped a two-game skid. Mile Mikolas took a shutout into the seventh inning and ran his record to 5-and-0.
>>Cubs Host White Sox Today
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs and White Sox renew their Windy City rivalry this afternoon at Wrigley Field. The teams play the first of a three-game series, with first pitch at 1:20 p.m. Tyler Chatwood will start for the Cubs and Carson Fulmer for the White Sox. These teams will rematch on the south side in late September.
>>White Sox Have Worst Record In MLB
(Undated) — The White Sox have the worst record in all of Major League Baseball. Chicago has lost five in a row and last in the AL Central at 9-and-25. The Sox are a game-and-a-half behind the fourth-place Royals in the division. Cleveland leads the AL Central with an 18-and-18 record.
>>Giants Move Cueto To 60-Day DL
(San Francisco, CA) — Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto [[ KWAY-toh ]] will be out longer than originally expected. The Giants have transferred the 32-year-old right-hander to the 60-day disabled list. Cueto is dealing with a sprained right elbow and will officially be out until at least June 29th. He’s 3-and-0 with a 0.84 ERA in five starts with San Francisco this season.
>>Adrian Peterson Says He’s Healthy And Ready To Play.
(Undated) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson says he’s fully healthy and ready to play. The 33-year-old tells NFL Network that he’s been given medical clearance by three different doctors. Peterson was released by Arizona in March after last season ended with a neck injury. The former Vikings star ranks 12th on the NFL’s all-time rushing list with 12,276 yards.