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MLB schedule
Major League Baseball
All Times EDT
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Thursday’s Games
Chicago Cubs (Lester -) at Miami (Urena -), 12:40 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Nova -) at Detroit (Zimmermann -), 1:10 p.m.
St. Louis (Martinez -) at N.Y. Mets (Syndergaard -), 1:10 p.m.
Milwaukee (Anderson -) at San Diego (Richard -), 4:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (Nola -) at Atlanta (Teheran -), 4:10 p.m.
Washington (Scherzer -) at Cincinnati (Bailey -), 4:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Blach -) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw -), 7:08 p.m.
Colorado (Gray -) at Arizona (Corbin -), 10:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Washington at CINCINNATI, 4:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Miami, 7:10 p.m.
Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.
Milwaukee at San Diego, 10:10 p.m.
San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Thursday’s Games
Pittsburgh (Nova -) at Detroit (Zimmermann -), 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota (Odorizzi -) at Baltimore (Bundy -), 3:05 p.m.
Houston (Verlander -) at Texas (Hamels -), 3:35 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Severino -) at Toronto (Happ -), 3:37 p.m.
Boston (Sale -) at Tampa Bay (Archer -), 4:00 p.m.
L.A. Angels (Richards -) at Oakland (Graveman -), 4:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Shields -) at Kansas City (Duffy -), 4:15 p.m.
Cleveland (Kluber -) at Seattle (Hernandez -), 10:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games
N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.
Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.
Houston at Texas, 8:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Pittsburgh at Detroit, 1:10 p.m.
Houston at Texas, 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 4:07 p.m.
Cleveland at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.
Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W    L    Pct    GB
x-Toronto    55    20    .733    —
x-Boston    51    23    .689      3 1/2
x-Philadelphia    44    30    .595    10 1/2
New York    27    49    .355    28 1/2
Brooklyn    24    51    .320    31
Southeast Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Washington    41    33    .554    —
Miami    40    35    .533      1 1/2
Charlotte    34    42    .447      8
Orlando    22    52    .297    19
Atlanta    21    54    .280    20 1/2
Central Division
W    L    Pct    GB
x-Cleveland    45    30    .600    —
x-Indiana    44    31    .587      1
Milwaukee    39    35    .527      5 1/2
Detroit    34    40    .459    10 1/2
Chicago    24    50    .324    20 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
y-Houston    61    14    .813    —
San Antonio    43    32    .573    18
New Orleans    43    32    .573    18
Dallas    23    51    .311    37 1/2
Memphis    21    54    .280    40
Northwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Portland    46    29    .613    —
Oklahoma City    44    31    .587    2
Utah    42    32    .568    3 1/2
Minnesota    43    33    .566    3 1/2
Denver    40    35    .533    6
Pacific Division
W    L    Pct    GB
y-Golden State    54    20    .730    —
L.A. Clippers    40    34    .541    14
L.A. Lakers    32    41    .438    21 1/2
Sacramento    24    51    .320    30 1/2
Phoenix    19    56    .253    35 1/2
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Tuesday’s Games
Dallas 103, Sacramento 97
Indiana 92, Golden State 81
L.A. Clippers 105, Milwaukee 98
Wednesday’s Games
Brooklyn 111, Orlando 104
Cleveland 118, Charlotte 105
Philadelphia 118, New York 101
Minnesota 126, Atlanta 114
Memphis 108, Portland 103
Boston at Utah, 9:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 10 p.m.
Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Washington at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
Indiana at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Milwaukee at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Chicago at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Denver at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Cleveland, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Houston, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Memphis at Utah, 9 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
CLEVELAND (118)
James 14-26 9-11 41, Green 6-15 5-5 18, Thompson 1-2 0-0 2, Hood 5-12 1-2 13, Hill 4-13 0-0 9, Osman 1-2 0-0 3, Nance Jr. 2-5 0-0 4, Zizic 0-0 0-0 0, Calderon 2-2 0-0 4, Perrantes 0-1 0-0 0, Holland 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 8-9 2-2 19, Clarkson 2-6 0-0 5. Totals 45-93 17-20 118.
CHARLOTTE (105)
Kidd-Gilchrist 5-7 1-2 11, Williams 0-4 6-6 6, Howard 7-12 5-5 19, Walker 7-18 5-5 21, Batum 2-5 2-2 6, Bacon 3-7 0-0 6, Kaminsky 7-9 1-2 16, Hernangomez 0-0 0-0 0, Monk 3-6 0-0 7, Lamb 4-6 2-2 11, Graham 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-76 22-24 105.
Cleveland    22    42    31    23    =    118
Charlotte    26    28    24    27    =    105
3-Point Goals—Cleveland 11-28 (James 4-8, Hood 2-4, Osman 1-2, Smith 1-2, Clarkson 1-3, Green 1-4, Hill 1-5), Charlotte 5-21 (Walker 2-8, Kaminsky 1-1, Monk 1-3, Lamb 1-3, Bacon 0-2, Batum 0-2, Williams 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 38 (James 10), Charlotte 40 (Howard 10). Assists—Cleveland 22 (James 8), Charlotte 20 (Batum 5). Total Fouls—Cleveland 19, Charlotte 16. Technicals—Charlotte coach Hornets (Defensive three second). A—19,474 (19,077).

NHL standings
National Hockey League
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
x-Tampa Bay    76    51    21    4    106    273    217
x-Boston    75    47    17    11    105    249    194
Toronto    77    46    24    7    99    261    219
Florida    75    39    29    7    85    229    228
Montreal    77    28    37    12    68    196    245
Detroit    77    28    38    11    67    199    239
Ottawa    76    26    39    11    63    207    270
Buffalo    76    24    40    12    60    177    2
Metropolitan Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Washington    76    45    24    7    97    240    223
Pittsburgh    77    43    28    6    92    253    238
Columbus    77    43    29    5    91    222    211
Philadelphia    77    38    25    14    90    232    231
New Jersey    76    40    28    8    88    229    228
Carolina    77    34    32    11    79    215    244
N.Y. Rangers    76    33    35    8    74    221    245
N.Y. Islanders    77    32    35    10    74    246    279
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
x-Nashville    76    49    16    11    109    245    193
x-Winnipeg    76    47    19    10    104    255    200
Minnesota    76    42    24    10    94    233    215
St. Louis    76    43    28    5    91    212    198
Colorado    76    41    27    8    90    240    222
Dallas    77    39    30    8    86    218    210
Chicago    77    31    36    10    72    217    238
Pacific Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
x-Vegas    76    48    21    7    103    254    205
San Jose    77    44    23    10    98    238    209
Los Angeles    77    42    28    7    91    224    190
Anaheim    77    39    25    13    91    218    208
Calgary    77    35    32    10    80    205    234
Edmonton    77    34    37    6    74    224    250
Vancouver    77    28    40    9    65    201    248
Arizona    76    26    39    11    63    190    242
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss..
Tuesday’s Late Game
Vancouver 4, Anaheim 1
Wednesday’s Games
Toronto 4, Florida 3
N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 8 p.m.
Philadelphia at Colorado, 10 p.m.
Arizona at Vegas, 10 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Florida at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Winnipeg at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Columbus at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Arizona at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

NIT
National Invitation Tournament
All Times EDT
Semifinals
At Madison Square Garden
New York
Tuesday, March 27
Utah 69, Western Kentucky 64
Penn State 75 Mississippi State 60
Championship
Thursday, March 29
Utah (23-11) vs. Penn State (25-13), 7 p.m.

WNIT
Women’s National Invitation Tournament
All Times EDT
Quarterfinals
Indiana 81, UC Davis 66
Virginia Tech 74, Alabama 67
West Virginia 76, St. John’s 62
TCU 79, South Dakota 71
Semifinals
Wednesday, March 28
TCU (23-12) vs. Indiana (21-14), TBA
Virginia Tech (22-13) vs. West Virginia (25-11), TBA
Championship
Saturday, March 31
TBA, 3 p.m.