(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers managed only two hits in a 2-1 loss to the Astros in Arlington. Ronald Guzman homered for Texas. Rangers lefty Drew Smyly, who was making his first big league start since 2016 following elbow surgery, was removed after three innings and 73 pitches. Adrian Sampson went the final six and took the loss. Shelby Miller will start tonight for the Rangers in the second game of the series. The Astros will counter with Justin Verlander.
MLB American League
Cleveland Indians 5, Chicago White Sox 3
New York Yankees 3, Detroit Tigers 1
Baltimore Orioles 6, Toronto Blue Jays 5
Houston Astros 2, Texas Rangers 1
Oakland Athletics 7, Boston Red Sox 0
Seattle Mariners 6, Los Angeles Angels 3
MLB National League
St. Louis Cardinals 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (11 INN)
Milwaukee Brewers 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
New York Mets 7, Miami Marlins 3
Atlanta Braves 8, Chicago Cubs 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 10, San Diego Padres 3
San Francisco Giants 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Tampa Bay Rays 7, Colorado Rockies 1
Mavericks Cruise Past 76ers
(Dallas, TX) — Justin Jackson scored 24 points to lead the Mavericks to a 122-102 win over the 76ers in Dallas. Trey Burke and Salah Mejri each added 16 off the bench. Dallas outscored Philadelphia 41-18 in the second quarter to open things up. The Mavericks have won consecutive games for the first time since the beginning of February. The Mavs are home tomorrow night against Minnesota.
Indiana Pacers 111, Detroit Pistons 102
Toronto Raptors 121, Orlando Magic 109
New York Knicks 113, Chicago Bulls 105
Milwaukee Bucks 131, Brooklyn Nets 121
Boston Celtics 110, Miami Heat 105
Portland Trail Blazers 132, Minnesota Timberwolves 122
Dallas Mavericks 122, Philadelphia 76ers 102
Utah Jazz 111, Charlotte Hornets 102
Phoenix Suns 122, Cleveland Cavaliers 113
Rockets Face Kings Tonight On Road
(Sacramento, CA) — The Rockets will try to make it two in a row over the Kings when they square off tonight in Sacramento. They beat the Kings 119-108 on Saturday in Houston. The Rockets will meet the Clippers tomorrow in Los Angeles before returning home Friday against the Knicks. The Rockets and Trail Blazers have identical 49-and-28 records heading into the stretch as they battle for the Western Conference third seed.
Report: New Details Surfacing In Porzingis Alleged Sexual Assault
(New York, NY) — The New York Post reported the 29-year-old unnamed woman who says Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis raped her later sent him explicit photos of herself, according to new information. The alleged sexual assault at Porzingis’ apartment took place on February 7th, 2018, hours after he suffered a season-ending knee injury while playing for the Knicks. She did not file a police report until Thursday. She claims Porzingis agreed to pay 68-thousand dollars for her younger brother’s college tuition, although she says she did not seek the money.
Stars Back On Home Ice Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are home tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers and closing in on wrapping up a playoff berth. Dallas completed a successful four-game Canadian trip, picking up seven of a possible eight points. The Stars have 89 points, which leads the Western Conference wild-card standings. The Stars will wrap up the regular season with a Friday game in Chicago and Saturday against the Wild on Saturday at home.
Toronto Maple Leafs 2, New York Islanders 1
New Jersey Devils 4, New York Rangers 2
Florida Panthers 5, Washington Capitals 3
Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Ottawa Senators 2
St. Louis Blues 3, Colorado Avalanche 2 (SO)
Winnipeg Jets 4, Chicago Blackhawks 3 (OT)
Calgary Flames 7, Los Angeles Kings 2
Vegas Golden Knights 3, Edmonton Oilers 1
>>Lady Bears Are Going To Final Four
(Greensboro, NC) — Number-one ranked Baylor is bound for the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa. The Lady Bears demolished second-seeded Iowa 85-53 in Greensboro to advance. Lauren Cox led Baylor with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Didi Richards contributed 16 points and 10 boards to the win. Baylor is 35-and-1. The Lady Bears will meet Oregon in the semifinals. Notre Dame and UConn round out the Final Four.
Frogs, Longhorns Rematch In NIT Final Four
(New York, NY) — TCU will be facing a familiar foe in the NIT Final Four tonight. The Horned Frogs will play Big-12 rival Texas in a semifinal game at Madison Square Garden. TCU won the first two encounters. The Frogs are 23-and-13 and won the 2017 NIT. The Steers are 19-and-16.
Kentucky Agrees To Lifetime Deal With Calipari
(Lexington, KY) — John Calipari is in it for the long haul as Kentucky’s men’s basketball coach. He and the school have come to terms on a long-term deal that will keep Calipari in Lexington until his retirement. “Coach Cal” just wrapped up his 10th season with the Wildcats, who fell to Auburn in the Elite Eight on Sunday. He turned 60 in February.
Brady Fakes Retirement On April Fool’s Day
(Foxboro, MA) — New England Patriots fans can breathe easy because in turns out quarterback Tom Brady is not retiring. Monday morning the NFL legend tweeted that he is retiring. The 41-year-old added that he’d be spending his spare time tweeting. Luckily for Pats fans, it was April Fool’s Day and Brady later asked in a tweet if it was a bad joke.
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