Monday’s National MLB, NHL Results

HERE ARE THE NATIONAL RESULTS FROM MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE GAMES ON MONDAY…  

MLB –

BOSTON 3, BALTIMORE 1

N-Y YANKEES 11, CLEVELAND 6

KANSAS CITY 3, MINNESOTA 1

TEXAS 5, TAMPA BAY 4

SEATTLE 3, HOUSTON 0

MILWAUKEE 7, CHICAGO CUBS 4

CINCINNATI 13, ST. LOUIS 4

N-Y METS 7, PHILADELPHIA 2

ATLANTA 2, MIAMI 0

PITTSBURGH 5, ARIZONA 3

SAN FRANCISCO 4, COLORADO 2

 

NHL –

BOSTON 6, CAROLINA 2

TORONTO 4, N-Y RANGERS 3

CALGARY 3, COLORADO 1

ANAHEIM 2, EDMONTON 1

VANCOUVER 2, PHOENIX 0

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NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson Dominates At Martinsville

JIMMIE JOHNSON TOOK HOME HIS EIGHTH CAREER WIN AT MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA, SUNDAY AFTERNOON…  

JOHNSON PULLED AWAY ON A RESTART WITH 8 LAPS TO GO AND WON THE S-T-P GAS BOOSTER 500 SUNDAY AT MARTINSVILLE. CLINT BOWYER FINISHED 2ND, FOLLOWED BY JEFF GORDON, KASEY KAHNE AND KYLE BUSCH.  

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL –

CONNECTICUT AND LOUISVILLE WILL PLAY FOR THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A CHAMPIONSHIP TUESDAY NIGHT. UCONN BEAT NOTRE DAME SUNDAY NIGHT 83-TO-65, WHILE LOUISVILLE WAS A WINNER OVER CALIFORNIA 64-57. Continue Reading

Men’s College Hoops: Rutgers AD Out As Rice Video Scandal Continues

THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY WAS OUT OF A JOB FRIDAY MORNING AS THE AFTERMATH INTO A CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO CONTINUES…  

MEDIA REPORTS FRIDAY MORNING SAID THAT TIM PERNETTI WAS NO LONGER ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT RUTGERS, ALTHOUGH IT WAS UNCLEAR IF HE RESIGNED OR WAS FIRED. THE MOVE COMES AFTER A VIDEO WAS RELEASED EARLIER THIS WEEK SHOWING FORMER RUTGERS MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH MIKE RICE SHOVING PLAYERS AND THROWING BASKETBALLS AT THEM DURING PRACTICE. PERNETTI HAD SUSPENDED RICE EARLIER IN THE SEASON – WHEN THE VIDEO WAS STILL PRIVATE – BUT PUBLIC OUTRAGE FORCED THE SCHOOL TO FIRE RICE EARLIER THIS WEEK… AND NOW APPARENTLY PERNETTI IS OUT OF A JOB AS WELL. Continue Reading

Men’s College Hoops: Rutgers Fires Head Coach After Video Controversy

RUTGERS HAS FIRED MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH MIKE RICE…  

THE SCHOOL MADE THE DECISION AFTER A VIDEO WAS RELEASED TO ESPN SHOWING RICE THROWING BASKETBALLS AT PLAYERS DURING PRACTICE… HE ALSO SHOVED PLAYERS DURING THE VIDEO SHOWN BY THE CABLE SPORTS NETWORK.  

RICE HAD BEEN SUSPENDED IN DECEMBER FOR THE BEHAVIOR, BUT THE VIDEO WAS NOT RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC AT THAT TIME. WHEN ESPN AIRED THE TAPE EARLIER THIS WEEK, IT CREATED A BACKLASH AGAINST RICE AND THE RUTGERS ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT. Continue Reading

Women’s College Hoops: Final Four Now Set

THE WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR IS SET AFTER TWO REGIONAL FINALS WERE PLAYED TUESDAY NIGHT…  

NOTRE DAME BEAT DUKE TUESDAY, WHILE LOUISVILLE TOOK DOWN TENNESSEE… THAT SETS UP THE WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR… LOUISVILLE WILL PLAY CALIFORNIA IN ONE NATIONAL SEMIFINAL, WHILE THE OTHER SEMI WILL FEATURE CONNECTICUT AGAINST NOTRE DAME.   Continue Reading

MLB: Harper Blasts Two Homers For Nationals

WASHINGTON NATIONALS OUTFIELDER BRYCE HARPER HIT TWO HOMERUNS TO HELP HIS TEAM WIN ON OPENING DAY…  

THE NATIONALS DEFEATED MIAMI 2-0 THANKS TO HARPER’S TWO BLASTS…  

IN OTHER OPENING DAY NEWS OF NOTE… THE LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM BEAT THE REDS 3-TO-1 IN 13 INNINGS… BOSTON BLASTED THE YANKEES 8-TO-2 IN NEW YORK CITY… Continue Reading

Men’s College Basketball: NCAA Final Four Set

THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT’S FINAL FOUR HAS BEEN SET AFTER REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY…  

SATURDAY’S CONTESTS SAW SYRACUSE AND WICHITA CLAIM SPOTS IN THE FINAL FOUR… THEN LOUISVILLE AND MICHIGAN EARNED WINS SUNDAY TO EARN THEIR SPOTS IN NEXT WEEKEND’S FINAL FOUR… THAT EVENT WILL BE HELD IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA.  

GOLF –

D.A. POINTS WAS THE WINNER OF THE SHELL HOUSTON OPEN SUNDAY, CLAIMING A SPOT IN THE UPCOMING MASTERS WITH A ONE-SHOT WIN. Continue Reading

Men’s College Hoops: Shaka Smart Staying At VCU

V-C-U HEAD COACH SHAKA SMART HAS TURNED DOWN AN OVERTURE FROM MINNESOTA…  

SMART, WHO COACHED V-C-U TO THE FINAL FOUR IN 2011, WILL STAY WITH THE SCHOOL… HE EVEN WILL GET A CONTRACT EXTENSION THROUGH 2023 BY TURNING DOWN MINNESOTA’S OFFER TO BECOME THE GOLDEN GOPHERS NEXT HEAD COACH…  

MINNESOTA FIRED TUBBY SMITH FROM THE SAME POSITION EARLIER THIS WEEK… Continue Reading