(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: White Sox’s Davidson homers three times on Opening Day. Stanton homers twice in Yankees’ debut. 76ers’ Embiid out two-to-four weeks. Nash, Hill, Kidd highlight Hall of Fame class. Penn State wins NIT, Final Four tips off tomorrow.

>>White Sox’s Davidson Hits Three Homers On Opening Day

(Kansas City, MO) — White Sox third baseman Matt Davidson is now part of baseball history. He became just the fourth player to homer three times on Opening Day as Chicago won 14-7 at Kansas City. Davidson joins George Bell, Tuffy Rhodes and Dmitri Young. He connected for solo blasts in the fourth and fifth innings, then added a three-run bomb in the eighth.

>>Stanton Homers Twice In Yankees Debut

(Toronto, Ontario) — Giancarlo [[ zjon-CAR-lo ]] Stanton is starting his Yankees career with a bang. He homered twice in New York’s 6-1 win over the Blue Jays in Toronto. Stanton went deep in his first at-bat, launching a two-run shot in the first. He added an RBI double in the fifth and a solo homer in the ninth. The Yanks acquired the 2017 NL MVP from the Marlins in December.

>>76ers’ Embiid Needs Surgery For Orbital Fracture

(Philadelphia, PA) — Sixers All-Star center Joel Embiid [[ jo-ELL em-BEED ]] will need surgery for an orbital fracture. He was hurt during Wednesday’s win over the Knicks when he collided with Markelle Fultz in the second quarter. Embiid will miss two-to-four weeks. He also was diagnosed with a concussion. Philadelphia has won eight straight and plays at Atlanta tonight.

>>Nash, Kidd, Hill To Be Part Of Hall Of Fame 2018 Class

(Undated) — Steve Nash, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill are heading to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. ESPN reports the trio has been notified of their election. The Class of 2018 will be revealed on Saturday during the Final Four in San Antonio. Maurice Cheeks, longtime executive Rod Thorn and WNBA legend Tina Thompson will also be inducted.

>>Penn State Wins NIT, NCAA Final Four Tomorrow

(Undated) — The Penn State Nittany Lions are the NIT champions. Penn State defeated Utah 82-66 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden to take home the hardware. The Final Four tips off tomorrow at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Loyola-Chicago squares off with Michigan and Kansas clashes with Villanova. The national championship game is on Monday.


MLB National League
Chicago Cubs 8, Miami Marlins 4
New York Mets 9, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Milwaukee Brewers 2, San Diego Padres 1 (12 inn)
Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds (PPD)
Atlanta Braves 8, Philadelphia Phillies 5
San Francisco Giants 1, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Colorado Rockies 2

MLB American League
Baltimore Orioles 3, Minnesota Twins 2 (11 inn)
Houston Astros 4, Texas Rangers 1
New York Yankees 6, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Oakland Athletics 6, Los Angeles Angels 5 (11 inn)
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Boston Red Sox 4
Chicago White Sox 14, Kansas City Royals 7
Seattle Mariners 2, Cleveland Indians 1

MLB Interleague
Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers (PPD)

Detroit Pistons 103, Washington Wizards 92
Miami Heat 103, Chicago Bulls 92
San Antonio Spurs 103, Oklahoma City Thunder 99
Indiana Pacers 106, Sacramento Kings 103
Milwaukee Bucks 116, Golden State Warriors 107

Pittsburgh Penguins 4, New Jersey Devils 3 (OT)
Detroit Red Wings 6, Buffalo Sabres 3
Boston Bruins 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
Ottawa Senators 3, Florida Panthers 2 (OT)
Minnesota Wild 5, Dallas Stars 2
Nashville Predators 5, San Jose Sharks 3
Chicago Blackhawks 6, Winnipeg Jets 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Calgary Flames 1
Vancouver Canucks 2, Edmonton Oilers 1
Los Angeles Kings 4, Arizona Coyotes 2

Men’s College Basketball
Penn State Nittany Lions 82, Utah Runnin’ Utes 66 (NIT Championship at New York, NY)

Houston Open (at Humble, TX)

1. Sam Ryder (-8)
T-2. Lucas Glover (-7)
T-2. Kevin Tway (-7)
T-2. Beau Hossler (-7)

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

MLB National League
4:10 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds
7:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Miami Marlins
7:35 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves
9:40 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:10 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at San Diego Padres
10:10 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB American League
7:07 p.m. – New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays
8:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Texas Rangers
10:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics

MLB Interleague
1:10 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers

7:00 p.m. – Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic
7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks
8:00 p.m. – Denver Nuggets at Oklahoma City Thunder
8:00 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Houston Rockets
8:00 p.m. – New Orleans Pelicans at Cleveland Cavaliers
8:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Dallas Mavericks
9:00 p.m. – Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz
10:30 p.m. – LA Clippers at Portland Trail Blazers
10:30 p.m. – Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers

7:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals
7:00 p.m. – Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers
7:00 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at New York Islanders
9:00 p.m. – Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche
10:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Anaheim Ducks
10:30 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Vegas Golden Knights

Houston Open (at Humble, TX)

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