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May 8, 2014 at 3:57 am

Sports for Thursday, May 8th

 
NFL: Happy Draft Day!
- First round of the NFL draft is tonight, starting at 7pm on ESPN and NFL Network
- Vikings have the 8th pick in the draft
- Latest names for the Vikings are Aaron Donald and Blake Bortles
- NFC North picks: Lions 10th // Bears 14th // Packers 21st
 
MLB: Indians 4, Twins 3
- Indians won with a walk off single with 2 outs in the 9th off the bat of Mike Aviles
- Ricky Nolasco struck out 9 in 6 innings of work
- Masterson (1-1) vs. Correia (1-3), 11:05am first pitch
 
NHL: Wild are off until Friday night, which will be Game 4 against Chicago
- Wild look to stay unbeaten at home in the playoffs
- Forward Matt Cooke will be back in the lineup after serving his 7 game suspension
 
Last Nights Finals: Penguins 4, Rangers 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 3-1)
 
Tonight's Schedule: 
- Boston @ Montreal, 6:30pm (Montreal leads series 2-1)
- Anaheim @ LA Kings, 9pm (LA leads series 2-0)
 
NBA: Last Night's Finals
- Pacers 86, Wizards 82 (Series tied at 1-1)
 
Tonight's Schedule:
- Brooklyn @ Miami, 6pm, Heat lead series 1-0
- Portland @ San Antonio, 8:30pm, Spurs lead series 1-0
 
College Sports: Huskies Men's Golf team finished 15th in the D2 Midwest/Central Regional Final. The tourney was won by Malone University
- The SCSU Men's baseball team topped Northern State 6-0 in the first round of the NSIC tournament. Huskies advance on to take on Augustana in Souix Falls today at 2pm
 
Odd Sports: The home of former professional tennis player James Blake burned to the ground yesterday in Tampa, Florida, and police found four bodies inside. Authorities are calling the fire intentional and are investigating the crime. Blake rented the home out and was not around at the time of the fire.
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