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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 2 0 1.000 —

Washington 1 0 1.000 1/2

Atlanta 1 1 .500 1

Philadelphia 1 1 .500 1

New York 0 1 .000 1 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Pittsburgh 1 0 1.000 —

St. Louis 1 0 1.000 —

Milwaukee 1 1 .500 1/2

Chicago 0 1 .000 1

Cincinnati 0 1 .000 1

West Division

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 3 1 .750 —

San Diego 1 1 .500 1

San Francisco 1 1 .500 1

Arizona 1 3 .250 2

Colorado 0 2 .000 2

Tuesday’s Games

L.A. Dodgers 3, San Diego 2

Miami 4, Colorado 3

Texas 3, Philadelphia 2

Atlanta 5, Milwaukee 2

Arizona 5, San Francisco 4

Wednesday’s Games

Atlanta (Harang 0-0) at Milwaukee (Garza 0-0), 1:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Jackson 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Morton 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

Colorado (Lyles 0-0) at Miami (Alvarez 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

St. Louis (Wacha 0-0) at Cincinnati (Cingrani 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

Washington (G.Gonzalez 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Colon 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Kendrick 0-0) at Texas (Ross 0-0), 8:05 p.m.

San Francisco (Hudson 0-0) at Arizona (Cahill 0-1), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Haren 0-0) at San Diego (Ross 0-0), 10:10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m.

St. Louis at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.

Colorado at Miami, 12:40 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

San Francisco at Arizona, 3:40 p.m.

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Baltimore 1 0 1.000 —

Tampa Bay 1 1 .500 1/2

Toronto 1 1 .500 1/2

Boston 0 1 .000 1

New York 0 1 .000 1

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 1 0 1.000 —

Cleveland 1 0 1.000 —

Detroit 1 0 1.000 —

Kansas City 0 1 .000 1

Minnesota 0 1 .000 1

West Division

W L Pct GB

Seattle 2 0 1.000 —

Houston 1 0 1.000 1/2

Texas 1 1 .500 1

Oakland 0 1 .000 1 1/2

Los Angeles 0 2 .000 2

Tuesday’s Games

Houston 6, N.Y. Yankees 2

Toronto 4, Tampa Bay 2

Texas 3, Philadelphia 2

Seattle 8, L.A. Angels 3

Cleveland at Oakland, ppd., rain

Wednesday’s Games

Kansas City (Vargas 0-0) at Detroit (Scherzer 0-0), 1:08 p.m.

Minnesota (Correia 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Paulino 0-0), 2:10 p.m.

Cleveland (McAllister 0-0) at Oakland (Chavez 0-0), 3:35 p.m.

Boston (Lackey 0-0) at Baltimore (Jimenez 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

Toronto (Buehrle 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Moore 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Kendrick 0-0) at Texas (Ross 0-0), 8:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 0-0) at Houston (Cosart 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Seattle (Paxton 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Santiago 0-0), 10:05 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Kansas City at Detroit, 1:08 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Boston at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Houston, 8:10 p.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

x-Toronto 42 32 .568 —

x-Brooklyn 40 33 .548 1 1/2

New York 32 43 .427 10 1/2

Boston 23 51 .311 19

Philadelphia 16 58 .216 26

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

y-Miami 51 22 .699 —

Washington 38 36 .514 13 1/2

Charlotte 36 38 .486 15 1/2

Atlanta 32 41 .438 19

Orlando 21 53 .284 30 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

y-Indiana 52 23 .693 —

x-Chicago 42 32 .568 9 1/2

Cleveland 30 45 .400 22

Detroit 27 47 .365 24 1/2

Milwaukee 14 60 .189 37 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

x-San Antonio 58 16 .784 —

Houston 49 24 .671 8 1/2

Memphis 44 30 .595 14

Dallas 44 31 .587 14 1/2

New Orleans 32 42 .432 26

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

x-Oklahoma City 54 19 .740 —

Portland 49 27 .645 6 1/2

Minnesota 36 37 .493 18

Denver 32 42 .432 22 1/2

Utah 23 52 .307 32

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

x-L.A. Clippers 53 22 .707 —

Golden State 46 28 .622 6 1/2

Phoenix 44 30 .595 8 1/2

Sacramento 26 48 .351 26 1/2

L.A. Lakers 25 49 .338 27 1/2

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

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Tuesday’s Games

Brooklyn 105, Houston 96

Golden State 122, Dallas 120, OT

Portland 124, L.A. Lakers 112

Wednesday’s Games

Cleveland at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Boston at Washington, 7 p.m.

Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at New York, 7 p.m.

Houston at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Memphis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Golden State at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Denver, 9 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Boston 75 52 17 6 110 241 158

x-Tampa Bay 76 42 25 9 93 226 202

x-Montreal 77 43 27 7 93 200 192

Detroit 75 35 26 14 84 202 213

Toronto 77 37 32 8 82 223 241

Ottawa 75 32 29 14 78 218 250

Florida 77 27 42 8 62 184 254

Buffalo 75 21 45 9 51 145 224

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

x-Pittsburgh 76 48 23 5 101 233 189

N.Y. Rangers 77 43 30 4 90 208 184

Philadelphia 75 39 27 9 87 213 211

Columbus 75 38 30 7 83 210 203

Washington 76 34 29 13 81 217 231

New Jersey 76 32 28 16 80 186 198

Carolina 76 33 32 11 77 191 211

N.Y. Islanders 75 30 35 10 70 210 249

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

x-St. Louis 75 51 17 7 109 241 168

x-Colorado 75 48 21 6 102 230 204

x-Chicago 76 42 19 15 99 248 200

Minnesota 76 39 26 11 89 189 191

Dallas 75 37 27 11 85 219 212

Winnipeg 77 34 33 10 78 214 226

Nashville 76 33 32 11 77 190 229

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

x-Anaheim 75 49 18 8 106 244 191

x-San Jose 77 48 20 9 105 237 188

Los Angeles 76 44 26 6 94 191 162

Phoenix 76 36 27 13 85 207 214

Vancouver 77 34 32 11 79 185 209

Calgary 76 31 38 7 69 194 226

Edmonton 76 26 41 9 61 188 254

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

x-clinched playoff spot

Tuesday’s Games

Buffalo 3, New Jersey 2, SO

St. Louis 1, Philadelphia 0, SO

Winnipeg 2, Phoenix 1, SO

Toronto 3, Calgary 2

N.Y. Islanders 4, Florida 2

Carolina 4, Pittsburgh 1

Dallas 5, Washington 0

Colorado 3, Columbus 2, OT

Tampa Bay 3, Montreal 1

N.Y. Rangers 3, Vancouver 1

San Jose 5, Edmonton 4

Wednesday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 8 p.m.

Edmonton at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Columbus at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Boston at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Buffalo at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Colorado 0 0 2 1 — 3

Columbus 0 2 0 0 — 2

First Period—None. Penalties—Malone, Col, major (fighting), 3:21; MacKenzie, Clm, major (fighting), 3:21.

Second Period—1, Columbus, Atkinson 20 (Dubinsky), 10:52. 2, Columbus, Comeau 4 (Foligno, Tyutin), 15:59. Penalties—Mitchell, Col (slashing), 8:08.

Third Period—3, Colorado, Malone 2 (Cliche, Holden), 9:46. 4, Colorado, Landeskog 25 (MacKinnon, Stastny), 15:03. Penalties—Mitchell, Col (hooking), 11:35.

Overtime—5, Colorado, Landeskog 26 (Barrie, MacKinnon), 4:27 (pp). Penalties—Anisimov, Clm (holding), 2:39.

Shots on Goal—Colorado 8-9-7-4—28. Columbus 5-12-8-1—26.

Power-play opportunities—Colorado 1 of 1; Columbus 0 of 2.

Goalies—Colorado, Varlamov 38-14-5 (26 shots-24 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 27-19-5 (28-25).

A—16,550 (18,144). T—2:25.

Referees—Kelly Sutherland, Paul Devorski. Linesmen—Steve Barton, Tim Nowak.

 

NIT pairings

National Invitation Tournament

First Round

Tuesday, March 18

Robert Morris 89, St. John’s 78

Florida State 58, Florida Gulf Coast 53

Georgetown 77, west Virginia 65

Belmont 80, Green Bay 65

Minnesota 88, High Point 81

Clemson 78, Georgia State 66

Arkansas 91, Indiana State 71

Missouri 85, Davidson 77

Saint Mary’s (Calif.) 70, Utah 58

Wednesday, March 19

Illinois 66, Boston University 62

Louisiana Tech 89, Iona 88

Georgia 63, Vermont 56

Southern Miss 66, Toledo 59

SMU 68, UC Irvine 54

LSU 71, San Francisco 63

Utah Valley (20-11) at California (19-13), 10:30 p.m.

Second Round

Friday, March 21

Belmont 82, Robert Morris 71

Sunday, March 23

Clemson 50, Illinois 49

Minnesota 63, Saint Mary’s (Calif.) 55

Southern Miss 71, Missouri 63

Monday, March 24

Florida State 101, Georgetown 90

SMU 80, LSU 67

California 75, Arkansas 64

Quarterfinals

Tuesday, March 25

Clemson 73, Belmont 68

Minnesota 81, Southern Miss 73

Wednesday, March 26

Florida State 78, Louisiana Tech 75

SMU 67, California 65

Semifinals

At Madison Square Garden in New York

Tuesday, April 1

SMU 65, Clemson 59

Minnesota 67, Florida State 64, OT

Championship

Thursday, April 3

SMU (27-9) vs. Minnesota (24-13), 7 p.m.

CIT pairings

CollegeInsider.com Tournament

All Times EDT

First Round

Monday, March 17

Holy Cross 68, Brown 65

Tuesday, March 18

VMI 111, Canisius 100

Wright State 73, East Carolina 59

Eastern Michigan 58, Norfolk State 54

ETSU 79, Chattanooga 66

Columbia 58, Valparaiso 56

Sam Houston State 71, Alabama State 49

San Diego 87, Portland State 65

Wednesday March 19

Yale 69, Quinnipiac 68

Towson 63, S.C. Upstate 60

Ohio 64, Cleveland State 62

IPFW 97, Akron 91

Murray State 66, Missouri State 63

Nebraska-Omaha 91, North Dakota 75

Texas A&M Corpus Christi 82, Northern Colorado 71

Pacific 69, Grand Canyon 67

Second Round

Friday, March 21

Towson 83, ETSU 77

Saturday, March 22

VMI 106, IPFW 95

Ohio 56, Wright State 54

Yale 71, Holy Cross 66

Columbia 69, Eastern Michigan 56

San Diego 77, Sam Houston State 72

Pacific 89, Texas A&M Corpus Christi 60

Monday, March 24

Murray State 86, Nebraska-Omaha 62

Quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 26

VMI 92, Ohio 90

Yale 72, Columbia 69

Pacific 75, San Diego 60

Thursday, March 27

Murray State 85, Towson State 73

Semifinals

Tuesday, April 1

Yale 75, VMI 62

Murray State 98, Pacific 75

Championship

Thursday, April 3

Yale (23-12) vs. Murray State (22-11), TBD

 

CBI pairings

College Basketball Invitational

First Round

Tuesday, March 18

Siena 66, Sonty Brook 55

Wednesday, March 19

Penn State 69, Hampton 65

Old Dominion 72, South Dakota State 65, 7 p.m.

Texas A&M 59, Wyoming 43

Princeton 56, Tulane 55

Illinois State 77, Morehead State 67

Fresno State 61, UTEP 56

Radford 96, Oregon State 92

Quarterfinals

Monday, March 24

Siena 54, Penn State 52

Old Dominion 82, Radford 59

Illinois State 62, Texas A&M 55

Fresno State 72, Princeton 56

Semifinals

Wednesday, March 26

Siena 61, Illinois State 49

Fresno State 71, Old Dominion 64

Championship Series

(Best-of-3)

x-if necessary

Monday, March 31

Siena 61, Fresno State 57, Siena leads series 1-0

Wednesday, April 2

Fresno State (20-17) at Siena (19-17) , 7 p.m.

April 4

x-Fresno State at Siena, TBA

 

NFL draft order

NFL Draft May 8-10

FIRST ROUND

1. Houston

2. St. Louis (from Was.)

3. Jacksonville

4. Cleveland

5. Oakland

6. Atlanta

7. Tampa Bay

8. Minnesota

9. Buffalo

10. Detroit

11. Tennessee

12. N.Y. Giants

13. St. Louis

14. Chicago

15. Pittsburgh

16. Dallas

17. Baltimore

18. N.Y. Jets

19. Miami

20. Arizona

21. Green Bay

22. Philadelphia

23. Kansas City

24. Cincinnati

25. San Diego

26. Cleveland (from Ind.)

27. New Orleans

28. Carolina

29. New England

30. San Francisco

31. Denver

32. Seattle

 

 

AFL standings

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 2 0 0 1.000 130 104

Los Angeles 1 1 0 .500 104 107

San Antonio 0 3 0 .000 105 152

Pacific Division

W L T Pct PF PA

San Jose 2 1 0 .667 181 115

Spokane 1 1 0 .500 113 103

Portland 0 2 0 .000 70 104

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

South Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Orlando 3 0 0 1.000 174 162

Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 162 158

Jacksonville 1 1 0 .500 110 71

New Orleans 0 2 0 .000 83 99

East Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Cleveland 2 0 0 1.000 100 79

Iowa 1 1 0 .500 75 100

Pittsburgh 1 1 0 .500 101 110

Philadelphia 0 2 0 .000 88 132

Saturday, March 29

Pittsburgh 48, San Jose 47

Jacksonville 63, San Antonio 22

Orlando 56, Tampa Bay 52

Cleveland 37, New Orleans 26

Thursday, April 3

Orlando at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, April 4

Iowa at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Spokane at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 5

Jacksonville at Arizona, 9 p.m.

Portland at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.