Albert Pujols is the newest member of the 500 home run club. The Angels first baseman connected for a two-run shot off Washington's Taylor Jordan in the fifth inning of last night's win for his second homer of the game. Pujols is the 26th member of the exclusive club. Scores from Major League Baseball yesterday:
St. Louis Cardinals 3, New York Mets 0
Chicago Cubs 9, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
Detroit Tigers 8, Chicago White Sox 6
The Wizards are heading home with a 2-0 series lead after beating the Bulls 101-99 in overtime from Chicago. Game Three is on Friday. Elsewhere in the NBA playoffs, the Pacers downed the Hawks 101-85 and the Raptors beat the Nets 100-95. Those series are both tied 1-1.
The Canadiens beat the Lightning 4-3 to sweep the four-game series in Montreal. Elsewhere the Bruins have a 2-1 series lead after blanking the Red Wings 3-0 and the Rangers dropped the Flyers 4-1 to get a 2-1 series lead. The Sharks have a 3-0 series lead over the Kings after a 4-3 OT win.
The NFL is set to release the 2014 regular-season schedule. The highly-anticipated announcement of the 256-game slate will come tonight on NFL Network starting at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks are expected to open the season at home on September 4th.
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone [[ muh-ROAN ]] is revealing a recent health scare. Marrone tells WKBW that he had a cancerous mole on his skin that was found during a recent doctors visit. The mole has since been removed and he says it won't effect his ability to coach the team.
Kentucky freshman Julius Randle is leaving school to turn pro. He has decided to pass up his final three years of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft. Randle helped the Wildcats advance to the national championship game. Fellow Wildcat James Young also declared late last week.