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Thursday Sports Update

By on April 24th, 2014

The Miami Heat win in the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs roll on and there’s some baseball and football news too in our Thursday Sports Update…

** The Miami Heat go up 2-0 in their Eastern Conference playoff series with the Charlotte Bobcats with a 101-97 win.   Game 3 will be played in Charlotte.  Dallas evened its series with San Antonio and Portland goes up 2-0 against Houston.   Three games will be played tonight.

** In the NHL playoffs, Columbus beat Pittsburgh 4-3 to square that series 2-2; Dallas beats Anaheim 4-2 to square that series 2-2 and Chicago tops St.Louis 4-3 to even that series 2-2.  Three more games will be played tonight.

** In baseball, Atlanta downs Miami 3-1 while Tampa Bay loses 6-4 to Minnesota.  Today, the Braves and Marlins are off while the Rays host the Twins this afternoon.

** New York Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from the game with the Boston Red Sox last night after umpires found he was using a foreign substance on his neck in the second inning.

** Multiple media outlets are reporting today that Florida defensive back Marqui Hawkins will transfer; he says he would like to try to go back to his original position of wide receiver.

** The NFL released its 2014 schedules and some Sunday games will be “flex” games that can be moved to a night time to have the better match ups be placed in prime time.

 


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