>>Cavs, Warriors Win In NBA Playoffs
(Undated) — The Cavaliers and Warriors were winners in the NBA Playoffs. Cleveland won 113-112 in overtime at Toronto in Game One of their Eastern Conference semifinal. Golden State knocked off New Orleans 121-116 to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Steph Curry scored 28 points in his return from a knee injury.
>>Cardinals Rally Past White Sox In Ninth
(St. Louis, MO) — Yadier Molina singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Cardinals clipped the White Sox 3-2 at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter’s solo homer tied the game at two earlier in the frame for St. Louis. Tommy Pham also homered for the Cards, who snapped a three-game skid.
>>Cubs Kept Quiet By Rockies
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs managed just three hits in a 3-1 loss to the Rockies at Wrigley Field. Struggling first baseman Anthony Rizzo was moved up to leadoff and homered to start the game for Chicago. Kyle Hendricks took the loss. The Cubs are percentage-points ahead of the Brewers for the NL Central lead.
>>Capitals, Jets Win In Stanley Cup Playoffs
(Undated) — The Capitals and Jets both won on the ice in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Capitals scored twice in the third to beat the Penguins 4-3 in Pittsburgh and take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. The Jets erased a 3-0 deficit and beat the Predators 7-4 to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.
>>Zorich Named Chicago State AD
(Chicago, IL) — Chicago State is staying local for its next athletic director. The Cougars have named former Bears and Notre Dame defensive tackle Chris Zorich as their new AD. Zorich replaces interim AD Tracy Dildy. He’s scheduled to begin working on Tuesday.
>>”Big Ben” Planning To Play 3-to-5 More Years
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Don’t look for “Big Ben” to call it quits anytime soon. Longtime Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger [[ ROTH-lis-ber-ger ]] tells the “Post-Gazette” that he plans to play three-to-five more years as long as he stays healthy and his offensive line is intact. The Steelers just drafted Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph last week.
>>Agent: Pats Considered Trading Up For Mayfield
(Undated) — The top pick in last week’s NFL Draft may have wound up with the New England Patriots if he hadn’t gone number-one. The agent for quarterback Baker Mayfield says the Patriots considered trading up with the New York Giants to the number-two pick to take Mayfield. The former Oklahoma signal-caller instead went first to Cleveland.
>>Justify 3-to-1 Favorite At Kentucky Derby
(Louisville, KY) — Justify is the 3-to-1 favorite for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. The Santa Anita Derby winner will break from gate seven in the 20-horse field after the post-position draw was held Tuesday at Churchill Downs. Mendelssohn is the second choice at 5-to-1, followed by Magnum Moon at 6-to-1. The Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown.
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