A lot happening in our Monday Sports Update…
** Denny Hamlin is celebrating a NASCAR victory today after winning at Talladega Sunday, beating out Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer.
** In the NBA playoffs, the Brooklyn Nets and San Antonio Spurs win Game 7’s to advance in the playoffs. Brooklyn moves on to play Miami while the Spurs will take on Portland. Tonight, Washington starts a series at Indiana and the LA Clippers start a series at Oklahoma City.
** In the NHL playoffs, Chicago downs Minnesota 4-1 to go up 2-0 in the series while Pittsburgh blanks the New York Rangers 3-0 to tie that series 1-1. Tonight, Pittsburgh is at New York and LA is at Anaheim.
** In MLB action, the Miami Marlins beat the LA Dodgers 5-4; the San Francisco Giants complete a sweep of Atlanta with a 4-1 win and Tampa Bay beats the New York Yankees 5-1 highlighted by a Wil Myers inside the park home run. Today, Miami begins a home series with the New York Mets and Atlanta hosts St.Louis. Tampa Bay is off.