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Tuesday Sports Update…

By on April 15th, 2014

The NBA regular season winds down, the playoffs start soon for the NHL and some baseball results too in our Tuesday Sports Update…

** The NBA’s regular season ends Wednesday and the Miami Heat will be the number two seed in the Eastern Conference after they lose to Washington 114-93 Monday night.   Indiana will be the top seed in the East.

** The NHL playoffs start Wednesday with a new format.  The Boston Bruins had the best regular season record and they’ll start the playoffs by facing Detroit.

** In baseball, the Miami Marlins have now lost eight straight games after losing to Washington 9-2 Monday; the Marlins are now 5-9.  Atlanta stays hot, beating Philadelphia 9-6 while Tampa Bay is rocked 7-1 at Baltimore.

** Former Gator Mike Zunino homered and drove in two runs as his Seattle Mariners beat Texas 7-1.

** A new Fan Advisory Council is being created by the University Athletic Association that allows those on the council to advise the UAA on how to provide a better fan experience in football.   About a dozen season ticket holders will make up the council.

** Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has announced he’s coming out of retirement and is aiming toward possibly competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.


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