WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update
In golf news, Tiger Woods has become the fourth two-time winner of The Players Championship. Woods parred his final two holes for a 2-under-par 70 that left him 13-under for the tournament on Sunday.
In the NBA, the Warriors beat the Spurs 97-87 in overtime. Golden State and San Antonio are now locked into a best-of-3 Western Conference semifinal after splitting the first four games. Elsewhere, the NBA has fined Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau $35,000 for comments he made about the officiating following Friday's loss to Miami.
In the NHL playoffs, the NY Rangers shut out Washington 1-0. Detroit won against Anaheim 3-2 and Toronto bested Boston 2-1.
Elsewhere, in the ice hockey world championships the United States beat Germany 3-0.
Checking baseball news, in the American League, the Yankees doubled up Kansas City 4-2. Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer. Toronto crushed Boston 12-4. Cleveland beat Detroit 4-3. Baltimore shut out Minnesota 6-0. Texas defeated Houston 12-7. Seattle topped Oakland 6-1 and the White Sox shut out the Angels 3-0.
In the National League, the Mets fell to Pittsburgh 3-2. Cincinnati beat Milwaukee 5-1. The Cubs beat Washington 2-1. Colorado slid past St. Louis 8-2. San Francisco passed Atlanta 5-1. Miami fell to the Dodgers 5-3 and Philadelphia doubled up Arizona 4-2.
Checking interleague play, it was Tampa Bay over San Diego 4-2.
In tennis news, Rafael Nadal won the Madrid Open championship. Elsewhere, defending champion Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova.
In other sports news, the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team fell to the No. 4 seed Denver, 19-14, on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament.
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