>>Cardinals Lose Late To Phillies
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals gave up five runs over the final two innings and lost 6-2 to the Phillies at Busch Stadium. Stater Luke Weaver allowed just four hits and one run in seven innings, but fell to 3-and-3 with the tough-luck loss. Marcell Ozuna and Jedd Gyorko [[ JERK-oh ]] drove in runs in the eighth inning for St. Louis.
>>Cubs Postponed At Braves
(Cumberland, GA) — Rain was the big winner in Atlanta last night as the Cubs and Braves were postponed at SunTrust Park. The game will be made up on Thursday, August 30th. The Cubs will open a four-game series against the Reds tonight in Cincinnati. The teams play a doubleheader tomorrow. Chicago is 22-and-18 on the year.
>>Big Eighth Puts Sox Ahead Of Rangers
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox erased a 2-0 deficit with a four-run eighth inning to pull out a 4-2 win over the Rangers at Guaranteed Rate Field. Welington Castillo capped the rally with a two-run single in the first of the four-game series. Luis Avilan got the final two outs in the eighth to get the win. Starter James Shields held Texas to one run on three hits with eight strikeouts over seven and a third frames.
>>Super Bowl Champion Eagles Going To White House June 5th
(Washington, DC) — The Super Bowl champion Eagles will visit White House June 5th. The team received an invite in April and the date was announced yesterday. Safety Malcom Jenkins, one of the league’s most vocal players on social issues, stated he would travel with the team to D.C., but did not plan on visiting the White House. Others have also publicly stated they would not attend.
>>Reuben Foster’s Ex-Girlfriend Admits Fabricating Allegations
(San Jose, CA) — The woman accusing 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster of domestic violence is recanting her story. Elissa Ennis testified in court that the allegations were revenge against him for breaking up with her. Ennis also said injuries she claimed were caused by Foster were the result of a fight with two women in San Francisco the night before. The judge will decide whether to proceed next week.
>>Lightning Even East Final With Capitals
(Washington, DC) — The Lightning and Capitals are all even in the NHL’s Eastern Conference Final. Alex Killorn [[ kill-LORN ]] snapped a 2-all tie with just over eight minutes to go in the third period as Tampa Bay skated to a 4-2 win at Washington in Game Four to even their best-of-seven series at two games apiece. The series now heads back to Tampa for Game Five on Saturday.
>>NBA Scouting Draft Combine Continues
(Chicago, IL) — The NBA Draft Combine continues today after starting up yesterday. It runs through Sunday. Former Texas center Mo Bamba revealed he met with the Bulls. Chicago has the seventh and 22nd picks in the first round of the NBA Draft, which is June 21st in Brooklyn.
>>NBA Playoffs Resume Saturday
(Undated) — The NBA Playoffs resume tomorrow when the Celtics travel to face the Cavaliers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference finals in Cleveland. Boston leads the best-of-seven series two-games-to-none. The Western Conference finals pick back up on Sunday with Game Three in Oakland. That best-of-seven matchup between the Rockets and Warriors is tied at one win apiece.
>>Top NBA Prospect Doncic: “Not Sure” If He’ll Enter 2018 NBA Draft
(Undated) — Top NBA prospect Luka Doncic [[ LOO-kuh DON-chitch ]] is unsure if he’ll even enter the 2018 NBA Draft. The 19-year-old point guard from Slovenia is expected to be a top-three selection next month, but multiple sources say Doncic has yet to decide if he’ll make the jump to the NBA. He currently plays professionally in Spain. The NBA Draft is June 21st in Brooklyn.
>>Preakness Stakes Tomorrow
(Baltimore, MD) — The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown takes place tomorrow. The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes is set for 6:20 p.m. Eastern at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Kentucky Derby winner Justify is the heavy 1-and-2 morning-line favorite. Derby runner-up Good Magic is the second choice at 3-to-1, followed by Quip at 12-to-1.
>>Indy 500 Practice Continues
(Indianapolis, IN) — Practice continues today for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indy 500 gets going next Sunday. Qualifying begins tomorrow. Graham Rahal, the son of 1986 Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, was the fastest during practice yesterday, clearing 226 miles-per-hour.