Monday Sports Update – Tiger Is Back!!!

(Augusta, GA) — Tiger Woods is the winner of the 2019 Masters at Augusta National in Georgia. Woods shot a two-under par in the final round Sunday and finished 13-under for the tournament. This is Woods’ first Masters win since 2005 and his 15th Major win overall, second only to Jack Nicklaus, who has won 18 Majors in his career. Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all finished in a three-way tie for second at 12-under. Phil Mickelson finished at six-under and ended in a three-way tie for 18th.

Rockets Rip Jazz In Playoff Opener

(Houston, TX) — James Harden had 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds as the Rockets coasted to a 122-90 win over the Jazz in Houston in Game One of their playoff series. The Rockets led by 15 points at the intermission and outscored Utah by 20 points in the fourth quarter. Seven Houston players scored in double figures. Eric Gordon chipped in 17 points, while Clint Capela contributed 16 points and a dozen rebounds. The two will meet again Wednesday in Houston.

Trail Blazers Take Down Thunder In Game One

(Portland, OR) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 104-99 win over the Thunder in Game One of their first round series in Portland. Enes Kanter posted a monster stat line with 20 points and 18 rebounds in the win. C.J. McCollum added 24 points for the Blazers, who take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven set. Russell Westbrook picked up a triple-double with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in the setback. Paul George led Oklahoma City in scoring with 26 points and chipped in 10 rebounds.

NBA Playoffs
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Boston Celtics 84, Indiana Pacers 74
(Celtics lead of best-of-seven East quarterfinals, 1-0)

Portland Trail Blazers 104, Oklahoma City Thunder 99
(Trail Blazers lead of best-of-seven West quarterfinals, 1-0)

Milwaukee Bucks 121, Detroit Pistons 86
(Bucks lead of best-of-seven East quarterfinals, 1-0)

Houston Rockets 122, Utah Jazz 90
(Rockets lead best-of-seven West quarterfinals, 1-0)

Stars Home Tonight For Playoff Game With Predators

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on their home ice tonight for the third game against the Predators in their opening-round series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Dallas lost 2-1 in overtime Saturday in Nashville. The Stars won the first game 3-2. The two teams will square off again Wednesday in Dallas in Game Four.

NHL Playoffs
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New York Islanders 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 1
(Islanders lead best-of-seven East quarterfinal, 3-0)

Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 1
(Blue Jackets lead best-of-seven East quarterfinal, 3-0)

Winnipeg Jets 6, St. Louis Blues 3
(Blues lead best-of-seven West quarterfinal, 2-1)

Vegas Golden Knights 6, San Jose Sharks 3
(Golden Knights lead best-of-seven West quarterfinal , 2-1)

Rangers Rally To Defeat A’s

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers scored four runs in the eighth as they rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the A’s 8-7 in Arlington. Danny Santana’s two-run triple highlighted the inning and he scored the go-ahead run on a Delino DeShields’ bunt single. Elvin Andrus hit a solo shot in the seventh. José Leclerc struck out three in the ninth for his third save.

Rangers Host Angels Tonight

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers continue this homestand hosting the Angels tonight at Globe Life Park. Shelby Miller will start for Texas. He has lasted only five and two-thirds innings in his first two starts. The Angels will counter with Trevor Cahill. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Win Ninth In Row, Top Mariners

(Seattle, WA) — The Astros extended their winning streak to nine games with a 3-2 win over the Mariners in Seattle. Gerrit Cole struck out 11 in six innings to pick up the win. Aledmys Diaz homered in the seventh for the decisive run. The Astros are off today before playing tomorrow in Oakland with Colin McHugh starting.

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 3, Miami Marlins 1 (14 INN)
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Washington Nationals 3
Colorado Rockies 4, San Francisco Giants 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, San Diego Padres 4
Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Milwaukee Brewers 1
St. Louis Cardinals 9, Cincinnati Reds 5 (at Monterrey, Mexico)
Atlanta Braves 7, New York Mets 3

MLB American League
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Chicago White Sox 5, New York Yankees 2
Boston Red Sox 4, Baltimore Orioles 0
Tampa Bay Rays 8, Toronto Blue Jays 4
Minnesota Twins 6, Detroit Tigers 4
Kansas City Royals 9, Cleveland Indians 8
Texas Rangers 8, Oakland Athletics 7
Houston Astros 3, Seattle Mariners 2

MLB Interleague
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Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs — POSTPONED

Sod Poodles Fall 13-5 To Hooks In Series Finale Sunday Afternoon

AMARILLO, Texas – After three consecutive wins in the series, the Sod Poodles fell 13-5 to the Corpus Christi Hooks in the finale Sunday afternoon at HODGETOWN. The Sod Poodles complete their first homestand with a 4-3 record. The team begins a three-game series in Midland Monday before heading back to HODGETOWN for a three-game series against Corpus Christi starting Thursday to end the April home schedule.

Cowboys Open Preseason Program Today

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will open their preseason program today in Frisco. The workouts are voluntary. Phase One is limited to strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation. Dallas won the NFC East last season with a 10-and-6 record.

Longhorns, Bears Complete Spring Football

(Undated) — The White team beat the Orange team 12-6 in a sloppy Texas spring football game at Memorial Stadium in Austin. The Longhorns defenses combined for two interceptions in the first half. Baylor moved its spring game in Waco from McLane Stadium to Allison Indoor Facility because of lightning, rain and safety concerns. The Bears went through a 70-play scrimmage highlighted by redshirt freshmen quarterbacks Gerry Bohanon and Preston Weeks each throwing a touchdown pass. Starting junior quarterback Charlie Brewer played only two series.

MLB Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

(Undated) — It’s Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier as the first African-American to play in the majors with the Brooklyn Dodgers on this day in 1947. Players, managers and coaches throughout the league will wear his retired number-42 jersey. There will also be a commemorative sleeve patch and cap insignia. Teams that are off today, will celebrate Tuesday instead.

 

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