(Undated) — Here is the latests sports news: Masters open today. NBA Eastern Conference playoffs set. Sixers win 12th straight. Ravens sign “RG3.” Ohtani homers again for Angels.

>>Masters Begins Today At Augusta

(Augusta, GA) — Tiger Woods is set to play his first Masters in three years today. The 42-year-old 14-time major champion is back competing and contending this season after dealing with multiple back surgeries the last few years. Woods is a four-time Masters winner, but hasn’t won a green jacket since 2005. Sergio Garcia is the defending champion.

>>NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs Set

(Undated) — The eight teams for the NBA playoffs in the Eastern Conference are set. The Wizards and Bucks locked up the final two postseason berths on Wednesday. All that’s left to play for is seeding. The teams in order at this point are the Raptors, Celtics, Cavaliers, Sixers, Pacers, Heat, Wizards and Bucks. The regular season ends next Wednesday.

>>Sixers Hold Off Pistons For 12th Straight Win

(Detroit, MI) — JJ Redick was 5-of-7 from three en route to 25 points as the 76ers held off the Pistons 115-108 in Detroit. Marco Belinelli added 19 points for Philadelphia, which took a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter. The Sixers have won 12 in-a-row and are tied with the Cavaliers for the third seed in the East at 48-and-30 with four games left.

>>Ravens Sign QB “RG3”

(Baltimore, MD) — Robert Griffin the Third is getting another crack at the NFL. “RG3” has agreed to a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens and will serve as Joe Flacco’s backup. Griffin, who was the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, hasn’t played since an injury-filled season with Cleveland in 2016. His best year was his rookie season in 2012.

>>Ohtani Homers Again For Angels

(Anaheim, CA) — Japanese star Shohei Ohtani [[ SHOW-hay oh-TAH-nee ]] continues to shine for the Angels. He drilled a two-run home run against the Indians yesterday for his second homer of the season. After struggling in the spring, Ohtani is batting .429 with two homers and five RBI. He’s also 1-and-0 as a pitcher and takes the mound Sunday against Oakland.


MLB National League
Atlanta Braves 7, Washington Nationals 1
New York Mets 4, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
St. Louis Cardinals 6, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Colorado Rockies 5, San Diego Padres 2

MLB American League
New York Yankees 7, Tampa Bay Rays 2
Houston Astros 3, Baltimore Orioles 2
Los Angeles Angels 3, Cleveland Indians 2 (13 inn)
Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto Blue Jays 3
Oakland Athletics 6, Texas Rangers 2
Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers (PPD)

MLB Interleague
Minnesota Twins 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
San Francisco Giants 10, Seattle Mariners 1

Orlando Magic 105, Dallas Mavericks 100
Philadelphia 76ers 115, Detroit Pistons 108
Miami Heat 115, Atlanta Hawks 86
Toronto Raptors 96, Boston Celtics 78
New Orleans Pelicans 123, Memphis Grizzlies 95
Los Angeles Lakers 122, San Antonio Spurs 112 (OT)

Ottawa Senators 4, Buffalo Sabres 2
Chicago Blackhawks 4, St. Louis Blues 3
Anaheim Ducks 3, Minnesota Wild 1

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

MLB National League
1:05 p.m. – New York Mets at Washington Nationals
3:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
3:40 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres
7:05 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:15 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at St. Louis Cardinals
8:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers

MLB American League
2:05 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox
3:35 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics
4:10 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins
4:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox
6:35 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees

MLB Interleague
No Games Scheduled

7:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at Indiana Pacers
8:00 p.m. – Brooklyn Nets at Milwaukee Bucks
8:00 p.m. – Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets
8:00 p.m. – Washington Wizards at Cleveland Cavaliers
9:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz
10:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets

7:00 p.m. – New York Rangers at New York Islanders
7:00 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:00 p.m. – Nashville Predators at Washington Capitals
7:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Philadelphia Flyers
7:00 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at New Jersey Devils
7:30 p.m. – Boston Bruins at Florida Panthers
7:30 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Detroit Red Wings
8:00 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Winnipeg Jets
9:00 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Edmonton Oilers
10:00 p.m. – Arizona Coyotes at Vancouver Canucks
10:30 p.m. – Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks
10:30 p.m. – Minnesota Wild at Los Angeles Kings

The Masters (at Augusta, GA)

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