Here is the latest sports news: Rockets, Jazz win NBA Game Fours. Caps advance, Bruins-Leafs headed to Game Seven. Pelicans picking up Gentry’s option. “Gronk” won’t run in Kentucky Derby after all. Seahawks’ Carroll says door not closed on signing Kaepernick.

>>Rockets, Jazz Win NBA Game Fours

(Undated) — The Rockets and Jazz were winners in the NBA Playoffs. Houston scored 50 points in the third quarter and won 119-100 at Minnesota to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round series. Utah knocked off Oklahoma City 113-96 in Salt Lake City to take a 3-1 lead in that series. Three Game Fives are on the schedule tonight.

>>Caps Advance, Bruins-Leafs Headed To Game Seven

(Undated) — The Capitals are into the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, while the Bruins and Maple Leafs are headed to a Game Seven. Washington won 6-3 at Columbus to win that first-round series, 4-2. Toronto topped Boston 3-1 to even that series at three games apiece. Boston will host the series decider on Wednesday.

>>Pelicans Picking Up Option On Gentry

(New Orleans, LA) — Alvin Gentry will be returning as head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans next season. ESPN reports the team has informed Gentry it is picking up the 2018-19 option on his contract. According to the report, GM Dell Demps told Gentry of the move before the Pelicans’ first-round playoff sweep of the Trail Blazers.

>>”Gronk” Won’t Run In Kentucky Derby After All

(Undated) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s namesake won’t be running in the Kentucky Derby after all. The Phoenix Thoroughbred ownership group says “Gronk” was recently treated for a fever and will not travel to Churchill Downs for the first leg of the Triple Crown on May 5th. Gronkowski recently bought a minority stake in the colt.

>>Seahawks’ Carroll Says Door Not Closed On Signing Kaepernick

(Renton, WA) — Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says they haven’t closed the door on possibly signing quarterback Colin Kaepernick [[ CAP-er-nick ]]. Carroll did say any further pursuit may depend on the upcoming NFL Draft. Kaepernick has been without an NFL job since 2016 after becoming the face of NFL anthem protests.


MLB National League
Cincinnati Reds 10, Atlanta Braves 4
San Diego Padres 13, Colorado Rockies 5
Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Miami Marlins 1
San Francisco Giants 4, Washington Nationals 2

MLB American League
New York Yankees 14, Minnesota Twins 1
Cleveland Indians 2, Baltimore Orioles 1
Oakland Athletics 9, Texas Rangers 4
Los Angeles Angels 2, Houston Astros 0
Chicago White Sox 10, Seattle Mariners 4

MLB Interleague
No Games Scheduled

NBA Playoffs
Houston Rockets 119, Minnesota Timberwolves 100
(Rockets lead best-of-seven West quarterfinal, 3-1)

Utah Jazz 113, Oklahoma City Thunder 96
(Jazz lead best-of-seven West quarterfinal, 3-1)

NHL Playoffs
Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Boston Bruins 1
(Best-of-seven East quarterfinal tied, 3-3)

Washington Capitals 6, Columbus Blue Jackets 3
(Capitals win best-of-seven East quarterfinal, 4-2)

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
6:40 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds
7:05 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies
8:15 p.m. – New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals
8:40 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies
10:10 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers
10:15 p.m. – Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
5:10 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox
6:35 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees
7:05 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles
7:07 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays
8:05 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers
8:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros

MLB Interleague
6:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians
7:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates
8:15 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Kansas City Royals

NBA Playoffs
7:00 p.m. – Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics
(Best-of-seven East quarterfinal tied, 2-2)

8:00 p.m. – Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers
(76ers lead best-of-seven East quarterfinal, 3-1)

10:30 p.m. – San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors
(Warriors lead best-of-seven West quarterfinal, 3-1)

NHL Playoffs
No Games Scheduled

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