A new winner at the TPC this year; the Miami Heat start out winners in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs and a walk off win for the Miami Marlins in today’s Sports News And Notes…
** Matt Kuchar has won the TPC at Sawgrass by two shots. He held off Ben Curtis, Rickie Fowler, Zach Johnson and Martin Laird who all finished tied for second place. Kuchar ended 13 under par for the tournament.
** The Miami Heat wins Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 95-86 home win over the Indiana Pacers. With center Chris Bosh sidelined with an injury during the game, league MVP LeBron James and guard Dwayne Wade stepped up and led the Heat to the win. Game 2 is in Miami tomorrow.
** The Los Angeles Clippers move on to the Western Conference semifinals after beating Memphis 82-72 Sunday. LA will now play at San Antonio in Game 1 of that series tomorrow. Tonight, Philadelphia is at Boston with the Celtics up 1-0 and the LA Lakers open a series at Oklahoma City as well.
** The Miami Marlins get a walkoff win against the New York Mets Sunday as Giancarlo Stanton hits a grand slam homer to help the Marlins beat the New York Mets 8-4 Sunday. Atlanta also won, downing St.Louis 7-4 while Tampa Bay outlasted Baltimore 9-8.