Here is the latest sports news: Three MSU basketball players accused of rape in lawsuit. Mayweather bodyguard shot in Atlanta. Only one playoff spot up for grabs in NBA. Raiders’ Mack skips out on voluntary workout. Scherzer ends Nats’ five-game losing streak.

>>Lawsuit Accuses Three MSU Basketball Players Of Rape In 2015

(East Lansing, MI) — More trouble is on the horizon for Tom Izzo and the Michigan State basketball program. A lawsuit filed yesterday accuses three Spartan basketball players of raping a female student in 2015. It was placed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The woman is still at the school, but the three players aren’t. No one is specified by name.

>>Mayweather Bodyguard Shot

(Atlanta, GA) — Floyd Mayweather Junior is once again finding himself in some controversy. One of Mayweather’s bodyguards was shot Monday when three cars were heading to a hotel in Atlanta. The boxing star was in one of the cars, but not the one that was shot. Atlanta police stated they don’t believe this was a random shooting. Gregory La Rosa was shot in the leg and has already been released from the hospital.

>>Three More Western Conference Teams Clinch Playoff Spots

(Undated) — There’s only one NBA playoff spot up for grabs after three Western Conference teams clinched on Monday night. The Thunder, Spurs and Pelicans all locked up playoff berths with victories. The eighth and final playoff spot comes down to one game during the final night of the regular season tomorrow. The winner of the T’wolves and Nuggets matchup gets to play the Rockets in the first round. The NBA playoffs begin on Saturday.

>>Raiders’ Mack Sits out Voluntary Workouts

(Alameda, CA) — Jon Gruden’s second tenure as Raiders head coach is off to a rocky start. Multiple outlets report star pass rusher Khalil Mack did not show up for the first day of voluntary workouts yesterday. Mack is in the final year of his rookie deal and wants a contract extension.

>>Scherzer Ends Nats’ Losing Streak

(Washington, DC) — Nationals ace Max Scherzer played the role of stopper in the their 2-0 shut out of the Braves in DC. Scherzer put an end to Washington’s five-game slide by striking out 10 and holding Atlanta to two hits in a complete-game gem. He is 2-and-1 with a 0.90 ERA through three starts this season.


MLB National League
Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (PPD)
Milwaukee Brewers 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (10 INN)
Philadelphia Phillies 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Washington Nationals 2, Atlanta Braves 0
New York Mets 4, Miami Marlins 2
San Diego Padres 7, Colorado Rockies 6
Arizona Diamondbacks 2, San Francisco Giants 1

MLB American League
Cleveland Indians 2, Detroit Tigers 0
Toronto Blue Jays 7, Baltimore Orioles 1
Los Angeles Angels 8, Texas Rangers 3
Houston Astros 2, Minnesota Twins 0
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Chicago White Sox 4
Kansas City Royals 10, Seattle Mariners 0

MLB Interleague
No Games Scheduled

Toronto Raptors 108, Detroit Pistons 98
Cleveland Cavaliers 123, New York Knicks 109
Brooklyn Nets 114, Chicago Bulls 105
Oklahoma City Thunder 115, Miami Heat 93
Minnesota Timberwolves 113, Memphis Grizzlies 94
Milwaukee Bucks 102, Orlando Magic 86
San Antonio Spurs 98, Sacramento Kings 85
Denver Nuggets 88, Portland Trail Blazers 82
New Orleans Pelicans 113, LA Clippers 100

NHL Playoffs
No Games Scheduled

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

MLB National League
2:20 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs
7:05 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
7:10 p.m. – New York Mets at Miami Marlins
8:15 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals
8:40 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies
10:15 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
2:10 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox
6:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
7:05 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles
7:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers
8:10 p.m. – Houston Astros at Minnesota Twins
8:15 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals

MLB Interleague
10:10 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 p.m. – Charlotte Hornets at Indiana Pacers
7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks
8:00 p.m. – Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards
8:30 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks
9:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at Utah Jazz
10:30 p.m. – Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers

NHL Playoffs
No Games Scheduled

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