(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Rockets are one win away from advancing to the Western Conference finals after a 100-87 win over the Jazz in Game Four last night from Salt Lake City. Chris Paul finished with 27 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for Houston. Clint Capela added 12 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks. Houston can clinch the series with a Game Five win in Houston on Tuesday.
Golden State Warriors 118, New Orleans Pelicans 92
(Warriors lead best-of-seven West semifinal, 3-1)
Golden Knights, Lightning Punch Tickets To Conference Final
(Undated) — A pair of teams are punching their tickets to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Golden Knights advanced to the Western Conference Final with a 3-0 win over the Sharks in Game Six. The Lightning ousted the Bruins with a 3-1 victory in Game Five of their second-round tilt, Both the Jets and Capitals can advance with wins tonight. Winnipeg hosts the Predators up 3-2 and Washington visits Pittsburgh also up 3-2.
Red Sox Cruise Past Rangers
(Arlington, TX) — Chris Sale struck out 12 over seven innings of one-run ball as the Red Sox cruised past the Rangers 6-1 in Arlington. Doug Fister surrendered all six runs over six-and-a-third to take the loss for Texas against his former club. Ryan Rua broke up the shutout with a solo home run in the seventh. Texas fell to 13-and-23 with its third-straight loss.
Rangers Host Tigers
(Detroit, MI) — The Rangers look to snap a three-game slide as they host the Detroit Tigers tonight at Globe Life Park. Matt Moore gets the start for Texas, while Detroit counters with Michael Fulmer. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
D’backs Drop Astros In Rubber Match
(Phoenix, AZ) — A.J. Pollock drove in two and scored the decisive run as the Diamondbacks dropped the Astros 3-1 in the rubber match of a weekend series at Chase Field. Alex Bregman went deep in the second inning for Houston’s only run. Justin Verlander yielded two runs, just one earned, in six frames as he fell to 4-and-1 in the tough loss. The ‘Stros are 21-and-15, good for second in the AL West behind the Angels.
MLB National League
Colorado Rockies 3, New York Mets 2
Washington Nationals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 4
San Francisco Giants 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Milwaukee Brewers 0
San Diego Padres 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 0 (at Monterrey, Mexico)
Miami Marlins 8, Cincinnati Reds 5
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Chicago Cubs 3 (F/14)
MLB American League
New York Yankees 7, Cleveland Indians 4
Toronto Blue Jays 2, Tampa Bay Rays 1
Minnesota Twins 5, Chicago White Sox 3
Kansas City Royals 4, Detroit Tigers 2
Boston Red Sox 6, Texas Rangers 1
Oakland Athletics 2, Baltimore Orioles 1
Los Angeles Angels 8, Seattle Mariners 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Houston Astros 1
Harvick Conquers “Monster Mile”
(Dover, DE) — Kevin Harvick is the champion of the Triple-A 400 at Dover International Speedway. Harvick led 201-of-400 laps and swept all three stages at the “Monster Mile” on the way to his fourth win of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season. Clint Bowyer finished in second, over seven seconds behind his teammate Harvick
Jason Day Wins Wells Fargo Championship At Quail Hollow
(Charlotte, NC) — Jason Day is celebrating a victory at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. Day beat Aaron Wise and Nick Watney by two strokes to earn his 12th career win. Day birdied two of his final three holes to post a two-under 69 in Sunday’s final round and finish 12-under for the tournament. Phil Mickelson tied for fifth place at seven-under, while Tiger Woods struggled and ended in a tie for 55th at plus-two.
Cowboys Open Rookie Minicamp Friday
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys open their three-day rookie minicamp on Friday at the Star in Frisco. All nine draft picks along with 18 undrafted free agent players will be present along with multiple tryout players and eligible non-rookies. At least 40 players in total are expected to be present. The camp will run through Sunday.