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CARDINALS AND DODGERS PLAY AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN ST. LOUIS. THE RED BIRDS HAVE WON THREE STRAIGHT GAMES OVERALL, TWO STRAIGHT OVER THE DEFENDING NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPION DODGERS. 4-0 WAS THE FINAL LAST NIGHT

THE STRUGGLES CONTINUE FOR THE ROYALS, THEY LOOK TO BREAK AN 8 GAME SLIDE AT HOME TONIGHT AGAINST SEATTLE. WHIT MERRIFIELD HAS BEEN THE BRIGHT SPOT, TYING GEORGE BRETT’S TEAM RECORD 30 GAME HIT STREAK, HE CAN BREAK THE RECORD TONIGHT.

HOCKEY’S SECOND SEASON GETS UNDERWAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, THE BLUES OPEN THE PLAYOFFS IN WINNIPEG AGAINST THE JETS. THE BLUES WENT 30-10-1 AFTER NEW YEARS, WHILE THE JETS STRUGGLED GOING 22-18-3. THE JETS HAD A STRONGER FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON, HOWEVER, SO FINISHED JUST AHEAD OF THE BLUES IN THE STANDINGS.

TIGER, PHIL, RORY, ROSE, D.J. AND ALL THE TOP NAMES OF GOLF WILL BE ON HAND FOR ROUND ONE OF THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT STARTING THURSDAY AT AGUSTA NATIONAL. PATRICK REED IS THE DEFENDING CHAMPION. TIGER WOODS SAYS HE IS BACK IN FORM, AND FEELS LIKE HE CAN COMPETE FOR THE GREEN JACKET AGAIN.

WITH JUST TWO WEEKS LEFT IN THEIR INAUGURAL SEASON, THE ALLIANCE OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE (AAF) SHUT DOWN, LEAVING PLAYERS SHOCKED AND STRANDED. SOME PLAYERS LIVING IN TEMP HOUSING AND HOTELS WERE KICKED OUT AND LEFT LOOKING JUST FOR A PLACE TO SLEEP. THE LEAGUE DELIVERED AN APOLOGY TO THE PLAYERS ON TWITTER. WE PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD THE END OF THIS, THERE ARE STILL UNRESOLVED ISSUES. MANY PLAYERS WHO WERE INJURED IN GAMES HAVE ONGOING MEDICAL EXPENSES THAT WILL NEED TO BE DEALT WITH.

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TWO FIRST TIMERS PLAYED IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, VIRGINIA AND TEXAS TECH. AFTER PULLING OUT A MIRACLE WIN IN THE SEMI FINAL AGAINST AUBURN, THE CAVALIERS LEAD THE RED RAIDERS FOR MOST OF THE GAME, THEY LED BY 10 IN THE FIRST HALF AND BY 10 AGAIN IN THE SECOND HALF. TECH WAS ABLE TO BATTLE BACK AND SEND IT TO OVERTIME, BUT VIRGINIA WINS IT 85-77.

THE BAYLOR LADY BEARS WON THE WOMEN’S NATIONAL TITLE OVER NOTRE DAME ON SUNDAY.

CARDINALS PUT BACK TO BACK WINS TOGETHER WITH A 4-3 WIN OVER THE DODGERS, THE FIRST OF A FOUR GAME SERIES IN ST. LOUIS. THE WIN MOVES THE RED BIRDS TO 5-5 ON THE SEASON. CARDS AND DODGERS PLAY GAME TWO OF THE FOUR GAME SET TONIGHT.

ROYALS OPENED A FOUR GAME HOME SERIES AGAINST THE MARINERS. WHIT MERRIFIELD EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 29 GAMES WITH A FIRST INNING SINGLE. HIS STREAK IS NOW JUST ONE SHY OF GEORGE BRETT’S TEAM RECORD SET IN 1980. THE ROYALS COULDN’T HOLD AN EARLY LEAD AND LOSE 13-5, THAT MAKES SEVEN STRAIGHT LOSSES FOR THE ROYALS.

COLLEGE BASEBALL, THE MIZZOU MEN ARE 22-11-1, AT SIU EDWARDSVILLE TUESDAY. THE TIGERS HAVE A HOME SERIES AGAINST #12 LSU THIS WEEKEND. THE MSU BEARS ARE 11-20, WITH KANSAS ON THE SCHEDULE TODAY. THEY HAVE A 3 GAME SERIES AT ILLINOIS ST. THIS WEEKEND.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL, THE MSU LADY BEARS ARE 22-14, HM TO S. ILLINOIS TUESDAY, THEN HOME TO TULSA WEDNESDAY, THEY WILL BE AT ILLINOIS ST. OVER THE WEEKEND. THE MIZZOU LADY TIGERS ARE 21-16 WITH A DOUBLE HEADER AGAINST ILLINOIS TUESDAY. THEY HAVE A THREE GAME SERIES AT OLE MISS THIS WEEKEND.

STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS GET UNDERWAY FOR THE ST. LOUIS BLUES WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN WINNIPEG. BLUES WILL NEED TO WIN ONE ON THE ROAD TO WIN THE SERIES. THE FIRST GAME OF THE SERIES IN ST. LOUIS WILL BE SUNDAY.

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CARDINALS GOT THEIR FIRST HOME WIN OF THE SEASON, BEATING THE PADRES 4-1. ADAM WAINWRIGHT THREW SIX SHARP INNINGS TO HELP THE RED BIRDS AVOID A SERIES SWEEP. CARDS ARE 4-5 ON THE YOUNG SEASON. THE CARDINALS ARE HOME TO THE DODGERS MONDAY, THE FIRST OF A FOUR GAME SERIES.

THE ROYALS OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES AT HOME AGAINST THE RED-HOT SEATTLE MARINERS MONDAY. THE ROYALS ARE 2-6, MARINERS 9-2. KANSAS CITY HAS LOST SIX STRAIGHT AFTER WINNING THEIR FIRST TWO GAMES OF THE SEASON. WHIT MERRIFIELD EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 28 GAMES FOR THE BLUE CREW IN SUNDAY’S LOSS IN DETROIT.

ST. LOUIS BLUES FINISHED JUST 1 POINT OUT OF FIRST PLACE AT THE END OF THE REGULAR SEASON, BUT IN THIRD PLACE BECAUSE OF A LOGJAM AT THE TOP OF THE CENTRAL DIVISION STANDINGS. THE BLUES WILL TAKE ON THE WINNIPEG JETS IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS, FIRST GAME WILL BE WEDNESDAY IN WINNIPEG.

KYLE BUSCH OVERCAME A SPIN OUT CRASH ON THE SECOND LAP OF THE RACE TO TAKE THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE NASCAR STOP AT BRISTOL. KYLE EDGED OUT HIS BROTHER KURT TO GET THE VICTORY, THE 54TH CUP WIN OF HIS CAREER. KYLE BUSCH ALSO BECAME THE FIRST DRIVER SINCE TERRY LABONTE IN 1992 TO START THE SEASON WITH EIGHT STRAIGHT TOP 10 FINISHES.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S MARCH MADNESS COMES TO AN END WITH TONIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT. VIRGINIA IS A ONE POINT FAVORITE TO BEAT TEXAS TECH. THE CAVALIERS PULLED OUT A CONTROVERSIAL WIN OVER AUBURN IN THE FINAL FOUR SATURDAY. TEXAS TECH HANDLED MICHIGAN ST. SOUNDLY TO ADVANCE.

#1 OVERALL SEED BAYLOR LIVED UP TO THEIR TOP RANKING, BEATING NOTRE DAME 82-81 TO WIN THE WOMEN’S NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. THE BAYLOR LADIES JUMPED OUT TO A QUICK 17 POINT LEAD AND HAD TO HANG ON FOR THE WIN AFTER AN INJURY TO THEIR TEAM LEADER.

 

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BLUES PUT A 7-3 WHIPPING ON THE FLYERS IN THEIR 2ND TO LAST GAME BEFORE THE PLAYOFFS. THEY CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON TOMORROW AFTERNOON. FIRST ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS START NEXT WEEK.

CARDINALS ARE 3-3 ON THE SEASON, GOOD FOR 2ND PLACE IN THE DIVISION BEHIND THE BREWERS. THEIR HOME OPENER WAS POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN ON THURSDAY, SO THEY WILL TAKE ON THE PADRES TODAY IN THE HOME OPENER.

ROYALS HAVE FRIDAY OFF BEFORE TAKING ON THE TIGERS IN DETROIT AGAIN TOMORROW. THEY DROPPED THEIR FIRST ROAD GAME OF THE YEAR THURSDAY TO THE TIGERS 5-4. THE BLUE CREW HAVE LOST 4 STRAIGHT AFTER WINNING THEIR FIRST TWO GAMES.

COLLEGE BASEBALL, THE MIZZOU MEN ARE 20-10-1 AND RIDE A 2 GAME WIN STREAK INTO A HOME SERIES AGAINST KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND. THE MSU BEARS ARE 9-19, WINNERS OF 2 IN A ROW WITH A THREE GAME SET AT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS THIS WEEKEND.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL, THE MSU LADY BEARS ARE 20-13 WITH A THREE GAME SERIES AT BRADLEY THIS WEEKEND. THE MIZZOU LADY TIGERS ARE 19-14 AND WINNERS OF TWO IN A ROW. THEY HAVE WEEKEND HOME SERIES AGAINST PITT AND OREGON THIS WEEKEND.

ODDS MAKERS THINK VIRGINIA AND MICHIGAN ST. WILL PLAY FOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NEXT MONDAY. THE CAVALIERS ARE FAVORITED TO BEAT AUBURN IN SATURDAYS FIRST FINAL FOUR GAME 5 ½ POINTS, THE SPARTANS ARE FAVORED TO BEAT TEXAS TECH IN THE SECOND GAME BY 2 ½ POINTS.

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY IS THE NASCAR STOP THIS WEEK. TOYOTA IS LEADING IN WINS SO FAR WITH 4 THIS YEAR, FORD HAS 3, CHEVY NONE.

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ROYALS AND TWINS PLAY AN AFTERNOON GAME WEDNESDAY TO CLOSE OUT THEIR QUICK TWO GAME SERIES. ADALBERTO MONDESI HIT AN INSIDE THE PARK HOMER FOR KC, AND THE ROYALS PLAYED THEIR FIRST EXTRA INNINGS GAME OF THE SEASON LAST NIGHT. THE BLUE CREW LOSE IT 5-4 IN TEN INNINGS.

CARDS WERE OFF YESTERDAY, THEY CAN FINISH OFF A TWO GAME SWEEP OF THE PIRATES TONIGHT. FIRST HOME GAME OF THE SEASON COMES TOMORROW AGAINST THE PADRES. THE CARDS SIT IN SECOND PLACE IN THE DIVISION BEHIND THE BREWERS EARLY IN THE SEASON.

ST. LOUIS BLUES ARE DOWN TO THE FINAL THREE GAMES OF THE REGULAR SEASON, PLAYOFFS START NEXT WEEK. BLUES WILL BE IN CHICAGO TONIGHT, THEN COME BACK HOME TO PLAY THE FLYERS AND CANUCKS LATER IN THE WEEK.

JUST THREE GAMES LEFT IN THE MEN’S BIG DANCE. FINAL FOUR GAMES GO SATURDAY EVENING, VIRGINIA IS FAVORED BY 5 ½ TO BEAT AUBURN, IN THE LATE GAME, MICHIGAN ST. IS A 2 ½ POINT FAVORITE TO BEAT TEXAS TECH. THE NATIONAL TITLE GAME IS MONDAY NIGHT.

WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR GOES ON FRIDAY. THE NATIONAL SEMI FINAL MATCH-UPS HAVE #1 OVERALL SEED BAYLOR TAKING ON OREGON, AND NOTRE DAME AGAINST UCONN.

THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS HAVE BEEN BUSY THIS OFF SEASON. THEY COMPLETELY CHANGED OUT THEIR DEFENSIVE COACHING STAFF AND HAVE BEEN GETTING RID OF A LOT OF HIGH PAID DEFENSIVE PLAYERS (DEE FORD, ERIC BERRY, JUSTIN HOUSTON), NOW THEY GET BRING ONE IN. THE CHIEFS TRADE WITH CLEVELAND TO GET DEFENSIVE END EMMANUEL OGBAH. HE’S BEEN A GOOD PLAYER FOR THE BROWNS ‘D’, DRAFTED #32 OVERALL IN 2016. THE CHIEFS HAD ONE OF THE WORST DEFENSES IN THE LEAGUE LAST SEASON AND IT COST THEM IN THE AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME LOSS TO NEW ENGLAND.

AFTER JUST 8 WEEKS OF GAMES THE AAF, ALLIANCE OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL, IS SUSPENDING OPERATIONS. AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF THE SEASON THE AAF NEEDED AN INVESTMENT OF $250 MILLION DOLLARS FROM AN NHL OWNER TO STAY AFLOAT. ORLANDO COACH STEVE SPURRIER SAID AT TUESDAY PRACTICE IT WAS “SAD TO END THIS WAY.”

NASCAR HEADS TO BRISTOL SUNDAY FOR THE 8TH RACE OF THE SEASON. KYLE BUSCH AND DENNY HAMLIN ARE 1 AND 2 IN THE POINT STANDINGS, EACH WITH TWO WINS THIS YEAR.

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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS CAME FROM 4-0 DOWN TO PULL OUT A WIN IN PITTSBURGH, IT WAS THE PIRATES HOME OPENER. THE CARDS SCORED A RUN IN THE 9TH TO SEND IT TO EXTRA INNINGS, THEN WON IT IN THE 11TH. THE RED BIRDS ARE OFF ON TUESDAY WITH A 2-4 RECORD.

THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS HAD MONDAY OFF. THEY OPEN A QUICK TWO GAME SERIES AGAINST THE TWINS TUESDAY NIGHT. THE ROYALS ARE 2-1 AFTER THEIR FIRST SERIES AGAINST THE WHITE SOX.

ST. LOUIS BLUES MOVED INTO A TIE FOR 2ND PLACE IN THE CENTRAL DIVISION WITH NASHVILLE WITH JUST 3 GAMES LEFT IN THE REGULAR SEASON. THE BLUES BEAT COLORADO 3-2 IN A SHOOTOUT MONDAY NIGHT. THE BLUES TAKE TUESDAY OFF BEFORE TRAVELING TO CHICAGO WEDNESDAY. THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS GET UNDERWAY NEXT WEEK.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL WILL CATCH ITS BREATH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THE FINAL FOUR GOES THIS WEEKEND. MICHIGAN ST. TAKES ON TEXAS TECH   (THE SPARTANS ARE 2 ½ POINT FAVORITES) AND VIRGINIA PLAYS AUBURN   (CAVALIERS ARE 5 POINT FAVORITES).

IT LOOKS LIKE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AND COACH JOHN CALIPARI HAVE A NEW CONTRACT AGREEMENT, FOR LIFE. UK WAS AFRAID OF LOSING CALIPARI TO ANOTHER SCHOOL, SO THEY OFFER HIM A ‘LIFETIME’ DEAL. HE IS ALREADY THE HIGHEST PAID COACH IN THE COUNTRY AT 9.2 MILL A YEAR, REPORTS ARE THE NEW DEAL WILL MAKE HIM EVEN RICHER.COACH CAL CONFIRMED THE DEAL ON HIS RADIO SHOW.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE WANTS TO TALK TO MSU LADY BEARS COACH KELLIE HARPER ABOUT THE LADY VOLS HEAD COACHING VACANCY. TENNESSEE FIRED THEIR COACH LAST WEEK. HARPER LED THE LADY BEARS TO THE SWEET 16 THIS YEAR, AND PLAYED FOR THE LADY VOLS BACK IN THE 90’S

PATRIOTS QB TOM BRADY IS NOW ON TWITTER, AND ANNOUNCED ON APRIL FOOLS DAY, THAT HE WAS RETIRING AND WILL BE TWEETING IN HIS SPARE TIME. IT WAS JUST AN APRIL FOOLS PRANK APPARENTLY, BRADY LATER TWEETED, WAS THIS A BAD JOKE. HE MIGHT HAVE GIVEN A FEW PATRIOTS FANS A HEART ATTACK. BRADY TURNS 42 IN AUGUST AND IS GOING INTO HIS 20TH NFL SEASON.

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THE BOYS OF SUMMER ARE READY TO GO! THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SEASON OPENER COMES ON THE ROAD TODAY IN MILWAUKEE. THEY HAVE TO WAIT ANOTHER WEEK FOR THEIR HOME OPENER, WHICH COMES NEXT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AGAINST THE PADRES. AFTER A SUCCESSFUL 18-12-1 SPRING RECORD, THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS REGULAR SEASON OPENER COMES THIS AFTERNOON AT HOME AGAINST THE W.SOX.

THE ATHLETIC RECENTLY SURVEYED PLAYERS FROM 30 MAJOR LEAGUE TEAMS TO FIND OUT WHAT THEY THINK OF THEIR FELLOW PLAYERS. BRYCE HARPER, WAS VOTED THE MOST OVERRATED PLAYER. THE PLAYERS SAY MANNY MACHADO IS THE DIRTIEST PLAYER. INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, HARPER AND MACHADO JUST SIGNED RECORD BREAKING CONTRACTS IN THE OFF SEASON. HARPER WITH PHILLY, MACHADO WITH THE PADRES.

THE DRURY LADY PANTHERS SUFFERED THEIR FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON LAST NIGHT IN THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINALS TO LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN BY 9 POINTS. THEY WERE JUST TWO WINS AWAY FROM A NATIONAL TITLE AND FINISHED THE SEASON 35-1.

MSU LADY BEARS MAKE THEIR FIRST SWEET 16 TRIP IN 18 YEARS IN THE WOMEN’S BIG DANCE. THEY’LL PLAY STANFORD SATURDAY. THE LADY BEARS ARE THE BIGGEST CINDERELLA TEAM STILL LEFT IN THE TOURNAMENT.

MEN’S MARCH MADNESS IS BACK TONIGHT WITH FOUR GAMES IN THE SWEET 16. TWO #1 SEEDS WILL BE BUSY—GONZAGA AGAINST FLORIDA ST AND VIRGINIA AGAINST OREGON. ALSO TONIGHT, TENNESSEE-PURDUE AND MICHIGAN-TEXAS TECH. FOUR MORE GAMES IN THE ROUND OF 16 TOMORROW.

A 40-YEAR-OLD OHIO MAN HAS THE ONLY PERFECT NCAA TOURNEY BRACKET IN THE NATION THROUGH THE FIRST 48 GAMES. GREGG NIGL LIVES IN COLUMBUS AND SAYS HE WAS SICK AND ALMOST DIDN’T FILL OUT THE BRACKET. IT BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF PERFECT PICKS THROUGH 39 GAMES, THAT HAPPENED TWO YEARS AGO. THE NCAA SAYS THE ODDS OF A PERFECT BRACKET THIS FAR IN ARE 1 IN 9.2 QUINTILIAN.

ST. LOUIS BLUES WILL SPEND THE WEEKEND ON THE EAST COAST, WITH GAMES AGAINST NEW YORK AND JERSEY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THERE IS JUST OVER A WEEK LEFT IN THE REGULAR SEASON, THE BLUES HAVE ALL BUT CLINCHED A PLAYOFF SPOT ALREADY.

BRAD KESELOWSKI AND KYLE BUSCH BOTH HAVE TWO WINS ON THE NASCAR SEASON. THEY MAKE THEIR WAY TO TEXAS THIS WEEKEND.

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THE DRURY LADY PANTHERS BEAT NOVA S’EASTERN 91-60 TO ADVANCE TO THE DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNEY FINAL FOUR. THEY PLAY THEIR SEMI FINAL GAME TONIGHT AGAINST LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN.

MSU LADY BEARS ARE GEARING UP FOR SWEET 16 PLAY IN THE BIG DANCE, THEY PLAY #2 SEED STANFORD SATURDAY. IT’S THE LADY BEARS FIRST SWEET 16 TRIP SINCE 2001, WHEN THEY WENT TO THE FINAL FOUR

THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT TAKES A BREAK BEFORE RESUMING THURSDAY WITH SWEET 16 ACTION. ALL 4 #1 SEEDS ARE STILL ALIVE, DUKE, NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA & GONZAGA.

CARDINALS GET THE NEW SEASON UNDERWAY THURSDAY IN THE AFTERNOON SUN AGAINST THE BREWERS. THE ROYALS WILL GET PLENTY TO SUN TOO, OPENING AT HOME AGAINST THE WHITE SOX. THE CARDINALS WERE 13-15-3 IN EXHIBITION PLAY INCLUDING A 6-3 WIN OVER THE MEMPHIS RED BIRDS MONDAY NIGHT. ROYALS 18-12-1 IN CACTUS LEAGUE PLAY IN ARIZONA.

BLUES ARE RIDING HIGH AFTER FOUR STRAIGHT WINS AT HOME. THEY HIT THE ROAD TO PLAY NEW YORK AND JERSEY THIS WEEKEND. THE BLUES HAVE JUST 5 GAMES LEFT BEFORE THE PLAYOFFS, THEY ARE BLUES ARE 41-27-8 AND SITTING IN THIRD PLACE IN THE DIVISION WITH A PLAYOFF SPOT ALL BUT WRAPPED UP.

RACE 7 OF THE NASCAR SEASON IS AT TEXAS THIS WEEKEND. KYLE BUSCH LEADS THE POINT STANDINGS, FOLLOWED BY HAMLIN, HARVICK, LOGANO AND KESELOWSKI.

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THE MSU LADY BEARS ARE THE ONLY DOUBLE DIGIT SEED LEFT IN THE WOMEN’S NCAA TOURNEY. THEY ADVANCED TO THE ROUND OF 16 WITH A WIN OVER IOWA ST. LAST NIGHT. THEY PLAY AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN CHICAGO. IT’S THE LADY BEARS FIRST SWEET 16 TRIP SINCE 2001, WHEN THEY WENT TO THE FINAL FOUR.

THE DRURY LADY PANTHERS HAVE ADVANCED TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT STARTING TONIGHT IN COLUMBUS, OHIO. DRURY LADIES ARE 34-0 RANKED #1 IN THE NATION IN DIVISION II.

THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT TAKES A BREAK BEFORE RESUMING THURSDAY WITH SWEET 16 ACTION.

BLUES ARE LOOKING GREAT FOR THE PLAYOFFS, WHICH ARE JUST A COUPLE OF WEEKS AWAY NOW. THEY BEAT VEGAS TO CLOSE OUT A PERFECT HOMESTAND LAST NIGHT.

CARDINALS OPEN THE NEW SEASON ON THE ROAD, IN MILWAUKEE THURSDAY AFTER A 12-15-3 SPRING RECORD. THE ROYALS OPEN AT HOME AGAINST THE W.SOX, THEY WERE 18-12-1 IN SPRING PLAY.

COLLEGE BASEBALL, THE MIZZOU MEN ARE 15-9 AFTER TAKING 2 OF 3 AGAINST 20TH RANKED OLE MISS OVER THE WEEKEND. THEY WILL PLAY IN TEXAS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AGAINST UT SAN ANTONIO AND INCARNATE WORD. THE MSU BEARS ARE 5-16 AFTER GETTING SWEPT AT SANTA BARBARA OVER THE WEEKEND. THE BEARS WILL BE AT S.E. MISSOURI ST. TUESDAY AND AT MURRAY ST. WEDNESDAY.

NASCAR HEADS TO TEXAS THIS SUNDAY. BRAD KESELOWSKI COMES OFF HIS SECOND WIN OF THE YEAR AT MATINSVILLE.

THE NFL IS GETTING READY TO CELEBRATE ITS 100TH SEASON. THEIR 2019 SEASON OPENER WILL BE ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH WITH THE PACKERS IN CHICAGO TO PLAY THE BEARS. IT’S A BREAK OF TRADITION, AS THE NFL USUALLY FEATURES ITS SUPER BOWL WINNER IN THE FIRST GAME. THE PACKERS-BEARS RIVALRY IS ONE OF THE BEST, GOING BACK 98 YEARS, THEY FIRST PLAYED IN 1921.

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BLUES WELCOME THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS TO THE GATEWAY CITY TONIGHT TO CLOSE OUT A FOUR GAME HOMESTAND. BLUES HAVE TAKEN OUT THE OILERS, WINGS AND LIGHTNING ON THE HOMESTAND THUS FAR. THEY HIT THE ROAD TO PLAY IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY AFTER TONIGHT.

THE CARDINALS AND ROYALS HAVE BOTH ENDED SPRING TRAINING CAMP AND ARE MAKING THEIR WAY BACK HOME FOR THE START OF THE REGULAR SEASON LATER THIS WEEK. THE RED BIRDS SEASON OPENER WILL BE THURSDAY AT MILWAUKEE AGAINST THE BREWERS. THE ROYALS OPEN AT HOME THURSDAY AGAINST THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX.

THE CARDINALS ARE VERY HAPPY TO HAVE SIGNED PERENNIAL FIRST BASEMAN PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT TO A FIVE YEAR, $130 MILLION DOLLAR EXTENSION OVER THE WEEKEND. GOLDY HAS FINISHED 2ND OR 3RD IN NL MVP VOTING THREE DIFFERENT TIMES.

COLLEGE BASEBALL, THE MIZZOU MEN ARE 15-9 AFTER TAKING 2 OF 3 AGAINST 20TH RANKED OLE MISS OVER THE WEEKEND. THEY WILL PLAY IN TEXAS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AGAINST UT SAN ANTONIO AND INCARNATE WORD. THE MSU BEARS ARE 5-16 AFTER GETTING SWEPT AT SANTA BARBARA OVER THE WEEKEND. THE BEARS WILL BE AT S.E. MISSOURI ST. TUESDAY AND AT MURRAY ST. WEDNESDAY.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL, THE MSU LADY BEARS ARE 19-11 AFTER LOSING 2 OF 3 AGAINST NORTHERN IOWA THIS WEEKEND. THE MIZZOU LADY TIGERS ARE 16-12 AFTER SWEEPING A WEEKEND SERIES AT 13TH RANKED KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND.

IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL, THE SEASON IS OVER FOR THE MISSOURI LADY TIGERS, LOSING IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE WOMEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT TO IOWA 68-52. THE LADY TIGERS FINISH WITH AN OVERALL RECORD OF 24-11.

THE MSU LADY BEARS PLAY THEIR SECOND ROUND NCAA TOURNAMENT GAME AGAINST IOWA ST. MONDAY EVENING. THE LADY BEARS WERE AN UPSET WINNER OVER DEPAUL IN THEIR FIRST ROUND GAME SATURDAY.

THE DRURY LADY PANTHERS HAVE ADVANCED TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT STARTING TUESDAY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO. DRURY LADIES ARE 34-0 RANKED #1 IN THE NATION IN DIVISION II.

THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT WILL TAKE A FEW DAYS OFF BEFORE RESUMING THURSDAY WITH SWEET 16 ACTION. #1 OVERALL SEED DUKE BARELY SURVIVED TO BEAT CENTRAL FLORIDA TO ADVANCE.

BRAD KESELOWSKI PICKED UP HIS SECOND WIN OF THE NASCAR SEASON, LEADING PRETTY MUCH THE ENTIRE RACE AT MARTINSVILLE. IT’S WIN NUMBER 2 OF THE SEASON, NUMBER 29 OF HIS NASCAR CAREER IN THE CUP SERIES AT MARTINSVILLE. CHASE ELLIOT SECOND.