(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Cavaliers crush Raptors, Celtics rally to stun Sixers. Penguins, Predators each tie series. Knicks hire Fizdale as head coach. Falcons make Ryan NFL’s highest-paid player. Angels’ Pujols one hit from 3,000. Kentucky Derby set for tomorrow.

>>Cavs Crush Raptors, Celtics Stun Sixers

(Undated) — The Cavaliers and Celtics extended their series leads in the NBA Playoffs. LeBron James scored 43 points in Cleveland’s 128-110 win at Toronto to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. The Celtics erased a 22-point, first-half deficit to stun the 76ers 108-103 in Boston. They lead that Eastern semifinal, 2-0.

>>Penguins, Predators Each Tie Series

(Undated) — The Penguins and Predators both evened their second-round playoff matchups on the ice. Pittsburgh beat visiting Washington 3-1 to square their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal at two games apiece. The Predators bounced back to edge the Jets 2-1 in Winnipeg to knot their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal at two.

>>Knicks Reach Deal To Make Fizdale Head Coach

(New York, NY) — The Knicks are bringing in David Fizdale to be their next head coach. ESPN reports the two sides have agreed to a four-year deal. Fizdale heads to New York after being fired by the Memphis Grizzlies last November. He went 50-and-51 in one-plus seasons with Memphis. The Knicks have missed the playoffs five consecutive seasons.

>>Falcons Agree To Record Deal With Matt Ryan

(Atlanta, GA) — The Falcons are making quarterback Matt Ryan the NFL’s highest-paid player. He’s agreed to a five-year contract extension that will reportedly pay him at least 30-million-dollars per season. Ryan is guaranteed 100-million-dollars, which surpasses the three-year, 84-million-dollar guaranteed deal quarterback Kirk Cousins got from the Vikings.

>>Angels’ Pujols One Hit From 3,000

(Anaheim, CA) — Angels slugger Albert Pujols [[ POO-holes ]] is one hit away from joining baseball’s three-thousand hit club. The 38-year-old first baseman went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in the Angels’ 12-3 win over the Orioles in Anaheim to give him 2,999 career hits. Pujols will become the 32nd player to reach the milestone. The Angels are in Seattle tonight.

>>Kentucky Derby Set For Tomorrow

(Louisville, KY) — The first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown is just one day away. The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby takes place tomorrow at historic Churchill Downs. Justify is the 3-to-1 morning-line favorite and will break from gate seven in the 20-horse field. Mendelssohn is the second choice at 5-to-1, followed by Magnum Moon at 6-to-1.


MLB National League
Washington Nationals 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Atlanta Braves 11, New York Mets 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 2

MLB American League
Toronto Blue Jays 13, Cleveland Indians 11 (G1)
Cleveland Indians 13, Toronto Blue Jays 4 (G2)
New York Yankees 6, Houston Astros 5
Kansas City Royals 10, Detroit Tigers 6
Texas Rangers 11, Boston Red Sox 5
Chicago White Sox 6, Minnesota Twins 5
Los Angeles Angels 12, Baltimore Orioles 3
Seattle Mariners 4, Oakland Athletics 1

MLB Interleague
No Games Scheduled

NBA Playoffs
Cleveland Cavaliers 128, Toronto Raptors 110
(Cavaliers lead best-of-seven East semifinal, 2-0)

Boston Celtics 108, Philadelphia 76ers 103
(Celtics lead best-of-seven East semifinal, 2-0)

NHL Playoffs
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Washington Capitals 1
(Best-of-seven East semifinal tied, 2-2)

Nashville Predators 2, Winnipeg Jets 1
(Best-of-seven Wast semifinal tied, 2-2)

Wells Fargo Championship (at Charlotte, NC)

1. John Peterson (-6)
T-34. Tiger Woods (E)

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

MLB National League
7:05 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals
7:10 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
7:10 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Cincinnati Reds
7:35 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves
8:10 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers
8:15 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals
9:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres (at Monterrey, Mexico)

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

MLB Interleague
9:40 p.m. – Houston Astros at Arizona Diamondbacks

NBA Playoffs
8:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans
(Warriors lead best-of-seven West semifinal, 2-0)

10:30 p.m. – Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz
(Best-of-seven West semifinal tied, 1-1)

NHL Playoffs
7:00 p.m. – Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins
(Lightning lead best-of-seven East semifinal, 2-1)

10:00 p.m. – San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights
(Best-of-seven West semifinal tied, 2-2)

Wells Fargo Championship (at Charlotte, NC)

Please follow and like us: