Sports Report: NY Jets Sign Chris Johnson, Union College Parade Today At 4

Apr 17, 2014

The New York Jets have signed former Titans running back, Chris Johnson, nine days after he was officially released by Tennessee. Free agent and quarterback Josh Freeman and the New York Giants have agreed to a one-year contract, according to ESPN.

Schenectady, New York is throwing a parade for Union College’s men’s hockey team after its 7-4 victory over Minnesota for the NCAA Championship title. The Union Championship Parade starts today at 4 p.m. on the campus of Union college in front of Alumni Gym concluding at Schenectady City Hall.

In baseball in interleague play, the Yankees shut out the Cubs in a double header 3-0 for the first, 2-0 for the second. The Cubs were blanked twice on the same day for the first time since 1962.

In the American League, Boston beat the White Sox 6-4 in 14, Baltimore bested Tampa Bay 3-0, Cleveland defeated Detroit 3-2, Texas edged Seattle 3-2, Kansas City trumped Houston 6-4 in 11, and it was the Angels over Oakland 5-4 in 12.

In the National League, the Mets bested Arizona 5-2, Cincinnati shut out Pittsburgh 4-0, Milwaukee defeated St. Louis 5-1, Atlanta won against Philadelphia 1-0, Washington topped Miami 6-3, San Diego doubled up Colorado 4-2, and it was San Francisco over the Dodgers 2-1.

The NHL playoffs kicked off game one last night when Montreal beat Tampa Bay in overtime 5-4, Pittsburgh edged Columbus 4-3, and it was Anaheim over Dallas 4-3.

It was the end of regular season NBA last night, New York beat Toronto 95-92, Washington trumped Boston 118-102, Cleveland bested Brooklyn 114-85, Charlotte topped Chicago 91-86 in overtime, Indiana defeated Orlando 101-86, Atlanta out shot Milwaukee 111-103, Memphis squeaked by Dallas in overtime 106-105, Oklahoma City trumped Detroit 112-111, New Orleans defeated Houston 105-100, The Lakers won against San Antonio 113-100, Philadelphia bested Miami 100-87, Utah beat Minnesota in double overtime 136-130, Portland slid past the Clippers 110-104, Phoenix edged Sacramento 104-99, and it was Golden State over Denver 108-105.