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May 2, 2014 at 4:32 am

Sports for Friday, May 2nd

 
NHL: Wild @ Blackhawks GAME 1 8:30pm
- Expect some overtime in this series as both teams played 4 OT games in round one
- Wild went 3-1-1 against the Blackhawks this season
- Chicago knocked Minnesota out of the playoffs last year in the 1st round
 
- Game 7 of Wild-Avalanche was the most watched game on Fox Sports North history, registering a 16.4 rating, and a 49 share (meaning almost half the TV's on at that time were on FSN) in Overtime.
 
Last night's game: 
- Canadiens 4, Bruins 3 Double-OT (Montreal leads series 1-0)
 
Other Series:
- Rangers @ Penguins, Game 1, 6pm tonight
- Kings @ Ducks, Game 1, 7pm SATURDAY
 
MLB: Dodgers get the 3 game sweep
Game 1: Dodgers 9, Twins 4
- Mike Pelfrey stunk again, 4 innings, 7 hits and 5 earned runs
- Bullpen wasn't much better giving up 4 earned runs in 5 innings of work
- Twins said after the game the team will reevaluate the rotation
 
Game 2: Dodgers 4, Twins 3 F/12
- Kris Johnson made his MLB debut, 4 and a third, zero earned runs and walked 6
- Aaron Hicks left the game with a possible concussion after smacking his head against the wall
- Twins pitchers combined to walk 18 hitters in the two games
 
- Tonight, Orioles vs. Twins, 7:10pm
- Ubaldo Jimenez  (0-4) vs. Ricky Nolasco (2-2) is the pitching match-up
 
NBA: Last night's games
- Pacers 95, Hawks 88 (series tied at 3-3)
- Thunder 104, Grizzlies 84 (series tied at 3-3)
- Warriors 100, Clippers 99 (series tied 3-3)
 
Tonight's schedule
- Raptors @ Nets, 6pm (Toronto leads series 3-2)
- Spurs @ Mavericks, 7pm (San Antonio leads series 3-2)
- Rockets @ Trail Blazers, 9:30pm (Portland leads series 3-2)
 
- According to sources, disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer. League had its first meeting discussing the possible sale of the franchise, they will meet again next week.
 
NFL: Former Patriot Tight End Aaron Hernandez was indicted for alleged assault in prison. Hernandez is being held without bail after pleading not guilty for the murder of Odin Lloyd. 
- The NFL draft is next Thursday, the Vikings hold the 8th pick in the draft
- Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will be at the White House Correspondent's dinner
 
College Sports: 
- St. Ben's softball player Alexi Alm was named All-Academic of the 6th region
- Three SCSU Husky baseball players are up for All American honors, Chris Kubitz, Garrett Fischer and Mike Jurgella.
- The SCSU Baseball team was ranked 6th in the D2 Central Region
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