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MAJOR LEAGUES

Exhibition

Boston at Twins, noon (FSN/KDAL-AM 610/WMOZ-106.9)

Brewers at Cleveland, 2:05 p.m. (WNXR-FM 107.3)

COLLEGE

Minnesota State-Mankato at Minnesota Duluth (2), noon

St. Scholastica at Minnesota-Morris (2), noon

Basketball

NBA

Orlando at Bucks, 7:30 p.m.

Golf

PGA

Houston Open at Redstone Golf Club, noon-2 p.m. (Golf Channel) and 2-5 p.m. (KBJR Ch. 6)

Hockey

NHL

Detroit at Wild, 6 p.m. (FSN)

Softball

COLLEGE

Minnesota Duluth at Upper Iowa (2), noon

HIGH SCHOOL

Duluth East vs. Virginia, at Wisconsin-Superior, 10 a.m.

Track and field

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS

Esko, Duluth East vs. Virginia, at Wisconsin-Superior, 10 a.m.

Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Spring Training

American League

Thursday’s Results

Detroit 3, NY Yankees 2

Boston 8, Minnesota 5

Friday’s Results

Tampa Bay 11, Detroit 5

Minnesota 5, Boston 2

Kansas City 11, Houston 1

Today’s Games

Detroit (Simon 1-2) at Tampa Bay, 11:35 a.m.

Boston (Masterson 2-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 0-1), 12:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Vargas 1-2) at Houston (McHugh 0-2), 3:05 p.m.

National League

Thursday’s Results

NY Mets 0, St. Louis 0

San Diego 6, Milwaukee 5

Friday’s Results

Philadelphia 7, Pittsburgh 5

Chi. Cubs at Arizona, night

Today’s Games

Pittsburgh (Morton 1-1) at Philadelphia (Buchanan 2-0), 12:05 p.m.

Chi. Cubs (Wood 1-1) at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.

Interleague

Thursday’s Results

NY Yankees 6, Pittsburgh 2

Tampa Bay 10, Philadelphia 1

Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3

Arizona 10, Chi. White Sox 2

Atlanta 6, Baltimore 5

LA Angels 3, LA Dodgers 2

Oakland 8, San Francisco 2

Friday’s Results

Washington 8, NY Yankees 2

Milwaukee 6, Cleveland 3

Baltimore 3, Atlanta 2

Cincinnati 2, Toronto 0

NY Mets 5, Texas 0

Colorado at Seattle, night

LA Dodgers at LA Angels, night

Oakland at San Francisco, night

Today’s Games

NY Yankees (Eovaldi 1-1) at Washington (Fister 0-0), 12:05 p.m.

Cincinnati (DeSclafani 1-1) vs Toronto (Norris 3-0), at Montreal, Canada, 12:07 p.m.

NY Mets (Gee 2-0) at Texas (Detwiler 0-1), 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore (Davies 1-0) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 0-2), 2:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Milwaukee (Nelson 0-1), 2:05 p.m.

Seattle (Walker 3-0) at Colorado, 2:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Hudson 0-1) at Oakland (Pomeranz 2-2), 3:05 p.m.

LA Angels (Santiago 1-0) at LA Dodgers (Anderson 2-0), 8:10 p.m.

Basketball

NBA

Eastern Conference

Atlantic

    W    L    Pct    GB

Toronto    45    31    .592    —

Brooklyn    35    40    .467    9.5

Boston    34    42    .447    11.0

Philadelphia    18    58    .237    27.0

New York    14    62    .184    31.0

Central

    W    L    Pct    GB

Cleveland    49    27    .645    —

Chicago    46    30    .605    3.0

Milwaukee    38    38    .500    11.0

Indiana    33    43    .434    16.0

Detroit    29    47    .382    20.0

Southeast

    W    L    Pct    GB

Atlanta    56    19    .747    —

Washington    43    33    .566    13.5

Miami    34    41    .453    22.0

Charlotte    32    43    .427    24.0

Orlando    23    53    .303    33.5

Western Conference

Northwest

    W    L    Pct    GB

Portland    48    26    .649    —

Oklahoma City    42    34    .553    7.0

Utah    34    41    .453    14.5

Denver    28    48    .368    21.0

Minnesota    16    60    .211    33.0

Pacific

    W    L    Pct    GB

Golden State    62    13    .827    —

L.A. Clippers    50    26    .658    12.5

Phoenix    38    38    .500    24.5

Sacramento    26    48    .351    35.5

L.A. Lakers    20    54    .270    41.5

Southwest

    W    L    Pct    GB

Houston    52    24    .684    —

Memphis    52    24    .684    —

San Antonio    50    26    .658    2.0

Dallas    46    30    .605    6.0

New Orleans    40    34    .541    11.0

Thursday’s Results

Cleveland 114, Miami 88

Houston 108, Dallas 101

Golden State 107, Phoenix 106

Friday’s Results

Indiana 93, Charlotte 74

Washington 101, New York 87

Milwaukee 110, Boston 101

Brooklyn 114, Toronto 109

Chicago 88, Detroit 82

Memphis 100, Oklahoma City 92

Orlando 97, Minnesota 84

San Antonio 123, Denver 93

New Orleans at Sacramento,night

Portland at L.A. Lakers, night

Today’s Games

Philadelphia at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Brooklyn at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.

Miami at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.

Boston at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.

Washington at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Golden State at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Orlando at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Denver, 8 p.m.

Utah at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at Portland, 9 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN

NCAA Division I Tournament

Final Four

At Lucas Oil Stadium,

Indianapolis

Today’s Semifinals

Michigan State (27-11) vs. Duke (33-4), 5:09 p.m. (TBS)

Wisconsin (35-3) vs. Kentucky (38-0), 7:49 p.m. (TBS/WDSM-AM 710)

Monday’s Championship

Semifinal winners, TBA

NIT

At Madison Square Garden,

New York

Championship

Thursday’s Result

Stanford 66, Miami, Fla. 64, OT

COLLEGE WOMEN

NCAA Division I Tournament

Final Four

At Amalie Arena,

Tampa, Fla.

Sunday’s Semifinals

South Carolina (34-2) vs. Notre Dame (35-2), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Maryland (34-2) vs. Connecticut (36-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday’s Championship

Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

GOLF

PGA Tour

Shell Houston Open

At Humble, Texas

Par: 72

Friday’s second-round leaders

Andrew Putnam    67-65-132    (-12)

Austin Cook    68-65-133    (-11)

Phil Mickelson    66-67-133    (-11)

Graham DeLaet    67-67-134    (-10)

Luke Guthrie    66-68-134    (-10)

Victor Dubuisson    67-68-135    (-9)

J.B. Holmes    65-70-135    (-9)

Hunter Mahan    67-68-135    (-9)

Jordan Spieth    69-66-135    (-9)

Shawn Stefani    66-69-135    (-9)

Mark Wilson    69-66-135    (-9)

Hockey

NHL

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

    W    L    OT    SO    Pts

Montreal    47    22    5    5    104

Tampa Bay    47    24    3    5    102

Detroit    40    24    3    10    93

Boston    40    25    4    9    93

Ottawa    39    26    6    6    90

Florida    36    27    5    10    87

Toronto    29    43    3    3    64

Buffalo    22    48    3    5    52

Metropolitan Division

    W    L    OT    SO    Pts

NY Rangers    49    21    2    5    105

Washington    43    25    6    4    96

NY Islanders    45    27    1    5    96

Pittsburgh    42    24    5    6    95

Columbus    38    35    2    2    80

Philadelphia    31    29    7    10    79

New Jersey    32    33    6    7    77

Carolina    28    38    4    7    67

Western Conference

Central Division

    W    L    OT    SO    Pts

Nashville    47    22    3    6    103

St. Louis    48    23    3    4    103

Chicago    48    24    3    3    102

Minnesota    44    26    5    2    95

Winnipeg    39    26    7    5    90

Dallas    37    31    7    3    84

Colorado    35    30    8    4    82

Pacific Division

    W    L    OT    SO    Pts

Anaheim    50    22    2    5    107

Vancouver    45    28    3    2    95

Calgary    42    29    4    3    91

Los Angeles    38    25    7    7    90

San Jose    38    30    3    6    85

Edmonton    23    42    6    7    59

Arizona    23    46    3    5    54

Thursday’s Results

Columbus 4, NY Islanders 3, SO

Washington 5, Montreal 4, SO

Ottawa 2, Tampa Bay 1, OT

Boston 3, Detroit 2

Florida 6, Carolina 1

St. Louis 4, Calgary 1

NY Rangers 3, Minnesota 2

Chicago 3, Vancouver 1

Los Angeles 8, Edmonton 2

Friday’s Results

Chicago 4, Buffalo 3

New Jersey 3, Montreal 2, SO

St. Louis 7, Dallas 5

Colorado at Anaheim, night

Arizona at San Jose, night

Today’s Games

Philadelphia at Carolina, 12 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Columbus, 1 p.m.

Vancouver at Winnipeg, 2 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 6 p.m.

Washington at Ottawa, 6 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Florida, 6 p.m.

Buffalo at NY Islanders, 6 p.m.

New Jersey at NY Rangers, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Dallas at Nashville, 7 p.m.

San Jose at Arizona, 8 p.m.

Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Colorado at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN

NCAA Division I Tournament

Frozen Four

At TD Gardens, Boston

Thursday’s Semifinals

Providence (24-13-2) vs. Nebraska-Omaha (20-12-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

North Dakota (29-9-3) vs. Boston University (27-7-5), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, April 11

Championship

Semifinal winners, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

JUNOR HOCKEY

NAHL Playoffs

South Play-in Series

(Best-of-3)

Thursday’s Result

Wichita Falls 4, Rio Grande Valley 2

Friday’s Results

Wichita Falls 5, Rio Grande Valley 4 (Wichita Falls wins 2-0)

Wenatchee 3, Corpus Christi 2 (Wenatchee leads 1-0)

Today’s Game

Wenatchee at Corpus Christi, 7:05 p.m.

Monday’s Game

Wenatchee at Corpus Christi, 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

First Round

(Best-of-5)

Friday’s Results

Austin 8, Abderdeen 5 (Austin leads 1-0)

Minot 4, Bismarck 1 (Minot leads 1-0)

Today’s Games

Aberdeen at Austin, 7:05 p.m.

Minot at Bismarck, 7:15 p.m.

transactions

Baseball

American League

Boston Red Sox - Optioned RHP Brandon Workman and RHP Matt Barnes to Pawtucket (IL). Placed RHP Joe Kelly on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27.

Chicago White Sox - Outrighted LHP Onelki Garcia and RHP Maikel Cleto to Charlotte (IL). Signed LF Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league contract.

Cleveland Indians - Assigned C Martin Cervenka and RHP Casey Weathers to the Cleveland Indians.

Detroit Tigers - Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan and LHP Blaine Hardy to Toledo (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Outrighted RHP Louis Coleman to Omaha (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - MLB suspended RHP Ervin Santana 80 games for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, placed him on the restricted list. Optioned C Josmil Pinto to Rochester (IL). Recalled LHP Aaron Thompson from Rochester (IL).

Seattle Mariners - Assigned RHP Rafael Pineda to the Seattle Mariners. Optioned LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP Dominic Leone to Tacoma (PCL). Placed LHP Edgar Olmos on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 30. Recalled RHP Carson Smith from Tacoma (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Optioned LHP C.J. Riefenhauser and C Curt Casali to Durham (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Assigned RHP Taylor Cole to the Toronto Blue Jays.

National League

Atlanta Braves - Acquired RHP Trevor Cahill and cash from the Arizona Diamondbacks for OF Josh Elander. Placed LHP Mike Minor and CF Melvin Upton Jr. on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27. Released LHP Wandy Rodriguez and C Jesus Flores.

Chicago Cubs - Outrighted LHP Drake Britton to Iowa (PCL).

Miami Marlins - Assigned LHP Michael Mader and C Joel Jimenez to the Miami Marlins. Reassigned LHP Brad Hand to minor league camp. Released LF Tyler Colvin.

Milwaukee Brewers - Assigned RHP Tanner Poppe to the Milwaukee Brewers.

New York Mets - Outrighted RF Cesar Puello to Las Vegas (PCL).

San Diego Padres - Returned RHP Jandel Gustave to the Houston Astros.

St. Louis Cardinals - Claimed CF Gary Brown off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

Washington Nationals - Assigned 1B Jose Marmolejos-Diaz, 2B Austin Davidson, and C Raudy Read to the Washington Nationals.

Football

National Football League

Atlanta Falcons - Cut DB Zeke Motta.

Chicago Bears - Signed C Will Montgomery.

Detroit Lions - Signed DB Josh Wilson to a one-year contract.

Miami Dolphins - Signed QB Josh Freeman and LB Spencer Paysinger to a one-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings - Cut QB Pat Devlin.

New Orleans Saints - Signed WR Joseph Morgan to a one-year contract.

Oakland Raiders - Signed T J’Marcus Webb.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed LB Nick Bellore to a two-year contract.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed FB Jorvorskie Lane to a one-year contract. Signed TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi.

Washington - Acquired S Dashon Goldson and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a 2016 sixth-round draft pick.

Basketball

NCAA Basketball

California - Announced F Christian Behrens will not return for his final year of eligibility.

Texas - Named Shaka Smart head coach.

Hockey

National Hockey League

Anaheim Ducks - Recalled RW Stefan Noesen from Norfolk (AHL).

Boston Bruins - Assigned D Joe Morrow to Providence (AHL).

Buffalo Sabres - Recalled C Tim Schaller from Rochester (AHL).

Calgary Flames - Recalled D Tyler Wotherspoon from Adirondack (AHL). Recalled C Sam Bennett from Kingston (OHL).

Edmonton Oilers - Recalled D David Musil from Oklahoma City (AHL).

Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled D Taylor Chorney from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

Vancouver Canucks - Recalled LW Sven Baertschi from Utica (AHL).

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