Monday Sports Update – Mavericks Win On The Road
Porzingis, Mavs Top Wolves
(Minneapolis, MN) — Kristaps Porzingis matched his season high with 38 points and hauled in 13 rebounds as the Mavericks beat the Timberwolves 111-91 at Minnesota. Seth Curry contributed 27 points to the win. Dallas played without Luka Doncic, who has a thumb injury. The Mavs are 3-and-1 in their last four games and play tonight against the Bulls in Chicago.
Rockets Play Tonight Against Knicks
(New York, NY) — The Rockets will try to extend their winning streak to seven tonight when they face the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Houston is coming off a 111-110 overtime win Saturday in Boston. Overall, Houston is 39-and-20.
Milwaukee Bucks 93, Charlotte Hornets 85
Los Angeles Clippers 136, Philadelphia 76ers 130
Sacramento Kings 106, Detroit Pistons 100
Denver Nuggets 133, Toronto Raptors 118
Los Angeles Lakers 122, New Orleans Pelicans 114
Washington Wizards 124, Golden State Warriors 110
Alex Bowman Wins Auto Club 400
(Fontana, CA) — Alex Bowman is going home with the second win of his career. Bowman opened a big lead on the field to take home the win at the Auto Club 400 in Fontana. Bowman picked up the first win of the season for Hendrick Motorsports. Kyle Busch finished in second while Kurt Busch took third. Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top five. Jimmie Johnson finished in seventh in his final race in California. There was a five-wide salute to Johnson during the pace lap. The seven-time champion is retiring following the season.
Sungjae Im Wins Honda Classic For First Career Victory
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL) — Sungjae Im is celebrating his first career PGA Tour victory. Im fired a four-under 66 in Sunday’s final round to win The Honda Classic at PGA National. The 21-year-old finished the tournament at six-under-par to beat Mackenzie Hughes by one stroke. Tommy Fleetwood was third at four-under, while four others tied for fourth place at minus-three. Ryan Palmer finished even par in a tie for 17th.
Philadelphia Flyers 5, New York Rangers 3
Calgary Flames 3, Florida Panthers 0
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Vancouver Canucks 3
New Jersey Devils 3, Anaheim Ducks 0
Washington Capitals 4, Minnesota Wild 3
Los Angeles Kings 4, Vegas Golden Knights 1
Stars Return Home Tomorrow
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on their home ice tomorrow night against Edmonton after a three-game trip. Dallas went 1-1-and-1 on the trek to Carolina, Boston and St. Louis. The Stars lost Saturday 4-3 to the Blues in a shootout.
Kluber Debuts; Rangers Win
(Glendale, AZ) — Corey Kluber allowed two runs and struck out four over three innings in his Cactus League debut in the Rangers’ 8-6 win over the Dodgers in Glendale. Joey Gallo, Isiah Kiner-Fafefa and Sam Huff homered for Texas. The Rangers will start Kyle Gibson today against the Indians at Surprise Stadium.
MLB Cactus League
Texas Rangers 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 6 (at Glendale, AZ)
Chicago Cubs 7, Seattle Mariners 3 (at Mesa, AZ)
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Cincinnati Reds 4 (at Maryvale, AZ)
Oakland Athletics (ss) 10, Kansas City Royals 6 (at Surprise, AZ)
Cleveland Indians (ss) 10, Arizona Diamondbacks 6 (at Goodyear, AZ)
Colorado Rockies 6, Los Angeles Angels (ss) 3 (at Scottsdale, AZ)
San Diego Padres 7, San Francisco Giants 5 (at Peoria, AZ)
Chicago White Sox 8, Los Angeles Angels (ss) 7 (at Tempe, AZ)
Oakland Athletics (ss) 8, Cleveland Indians (ss) 5 (at Mesa, AZ)
McCullers On Mound In Astros’ Win
(West Palm Beach, FL) — Lance McCullers threw 16 pitches in the Astros’ 5-4 walkoff win over the Cardinals. It was McCullers’ first time on the mound in a competitive game since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2018. The Astros are off today. Justin Verlander is scheduled to pitch tomorrow against the Cardinals.
MLB Grapefruit League
Tampa Bay Rays 8, Minnesota Twins 2 (at Port Charlotte, FL)
Miami Marlins 7, New York Mets (ss) 1 (at Jupiter, FL)
Pittsburgh Pirates 13, Toronto Blue Jays 9 (at Bradenton, FL)
Baltimore Orioles 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (at Clearwater, FL)
Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (at West Palm Beach, FL)
Detroit Tigers 10, New York Yankees 4 (at Lakeland, FL)
Boston Red Sox 4, Atlanta Braves 2 (at Fort Myers, FL)
New York Mets (ss) 3, Washington Nationals 1 (at Port St. Lucie, FL)
FC Dallas Win MLS Opener
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas shut out the Philadelphia Union 2-0 at home to open the MLS season. Zdenek Ondrasek and Paxton Pomykai scored the Dallas goals. Dallas will play Saturday against the Montreal Impact in Frisco.
Roughnecks Beat Renegades
(Arlington, TX) — The Houston Roughnecks beat the Dallas Renegades 27-20 in Arlington in XFL play. Landry Jones completed 25 of 38 passes for 205 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions in the loss. Dallas dropped to 2-and-2.
Top-25 College Basketball (Coaches’ Poll)
#10 Louisville Cardinals 68, Virginia Tech Hokies 52
St. John’s Red Storm 91, #11 Creighton Bluejays 71
Stanford Cardinal 72, #20 Colorado Buffaloes 64
#23 Ohio State Buckeyes 77, #22 Michigan Wolverines 63
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball, tonight, number-two Baylor will try to rebound from a three-point loss Saturday at TCU when the Bears host number-21 Texas Tech. Texas will play tomorrow at Oklahoma after a 68-58 road win over the Red Raiders. SMU blew a 24-point lead yesterday in losing 66-62 to Wichita State at Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs go on the road Wednesday, playing at Central Florida. North Texas needed overtime to nip Western Kentucky 78-72 in Denton. Tomorrow, Texas-Arlington goes to Troy. The West Texas A&M Buffaloes are headed to the Lone Star Conference tournament in Frisco later this week as the #1 seed.