“RICHMOND AND WAYNE COUNTY’S SPORTS NEWS AND BROADCASTING LEADER”


MONDAY MAY 2….RICHMOND BASEBALL VS. SHENANDOAH….5:45

WEDNESDAY MAY 4….RICHMOND BASEBALL VS. CONNERSVILLE….5:15

WEDNESDAY MAY 11….RICHMOND BASEBALL VS. MONROE CENTRAL….5:45

MONDAY MAY 16….RICHMOND BASEBALL VS. PENDLETON HEIGHTS….5:45

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Butler WTennis Loses to Villanova in 1st Round

BUTLER RELEASE CAYCE, S.C. – The Butler women’s tennis team lost to Villanova in the first round of the 2016 BIG EAST Tournament by the final score of 4-0. The day got underway with #10 seed Butler battling against #7 seed Villanova in doubles competition. The... read more

PENGUINS VS. CAPITALS GAME NOTES

After splitting the first two contests vs. the Rangers on home ice in the First Round, the Penguins won three straight by a combined score of 14-4 to close out the series in five games. Dating to the 2001 Conference Finals (at New Jersey), Pittsburgh has lost six... read more

CELTICS VS. HAWKS GAME NOTES

The Celtics have now won 10 consecutive home playoff games against the Hawks — tied for the third-longest active home win streak during the playoffs against one team (Blazers 14 vs. Jazz, Bulls 12 vs. Knicks). The Hawks are 6-2 all-time in best-of-7 playoff... read more

TODAY’S LITTLE KNOWN SPORTS FACT:

There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. It’s known as the “highest court in the land.”

THURSDAY’S SPORTS SCHEDULE

 

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Oakland at Detroit 1:10 PM

Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs 2:20 PM

Pittsburgh at Colorado 3:10 PM

Philadelphia at Washington 4:05 PM

Chicago White Sox at Baltimore 7:05 PM

Atlanta at Boston 7:10 PM

St. Louis at Arizona 9:40 PM

Miami at LA Dodgers 10:10 PM

 

 

NBA PLAYOFFS

Atlanta at Boston 8 PM

 

 

NHL PLAYOFFS

Pittsburgh at Washington 8 PM

 

 

 

 


TODAY’S SPORTS QUOTE:

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.

Hank Aaron

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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY, APRIL 28

1930 – The first organized night baseball game was played in Independence, Kansas.

1961 – The NFL chose Canton, Ohio, as the site for the Professional Football Hall of Fame.

1967 – Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S. Army and was stripped of boxing title. He cited religious grounds for his refusal.

1971 – Hank Aaron hit his 600th career home run.

1985 – Billy Martin was named the manager of the New York Yankees for the fourth time.

1987 – It was announced that the NBA expansion teams would be in Charlotte and Miami in 1988.

1988 – The Baltimore Orioles lost for the 21st consecutive time. It was the longest streak to start a season in major league baseball.

1993 – Dale Hunter (Washington Capitals) executed a blindside check on Pierre Turgeon (New York Islanders). On May 4 Hunter was given a 21 game suspension.

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TODAY’S SPORTS TRIVIA

Question: Can you name the four college basketball teams which, over the years, have won the most NCAA Tournament Games?

62–KENTUCKY / 55–N. CAROLINA / 48–INDIANA / 39-UCLA

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TODAY’S SPORTS BIRTHDAY’S

Baseball

  • Dillon Gee—1986
  • Barry Larkin—1964
  • Tom Browning—1960
  • Pedro Ramos—1935
  • Tom Sturdivant—1930
  • Red Lucas—1902

Basketball

  • Chris Kaman—1982
  • Josh Howard—1980
  • Margo Dydek—1974
  • Flynn Robinson—1941

Football

  • Jamal Williams—1976
  • Earl Holmes—1973
  • Mark Carrier—1968
  • Pete Stoyanovich—1967
  • Mark Bavaro—1963

Hockey

  • David Krejci—1986
  • Nicklas Lidstrom—1970
  • Ted Donato—1969
  • Mel Bridgman—1955
  • Wally Stanowski—1919

Golf

  • Jiyai Shin—1988
  • John Daly—1966
  • Stephen Ames—1964
  • Hal Sutton—1958

Soccer

  • Sara Whalen—1976
  • Walter Zenga—1960
  • John White—1937
  • Raymond Braine—1907

Cycling

  • Lucien Aimar—1941

Bowling

  • Dave Davis—1942

Rock Climbing

  • Rachel Rutledge—1995

Australian Rules Football

  • Bill Hutchinson—1923

WHAT’S ON TV TODAY:

GOLF

Noon – GOLF – LPGA tour

3 PM – golf – PGA Tour, first-round

6:30 PM golf – Web.com tour

 

MLB BASEBALL

1 PM – MLB – Oakland at Detroit four Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs

7 PM – MLB – Atlanta at Boston or Chicago White Sox at Baltimore

10 PM – MLB – Miami LA Dodgers or St. Louis at Arizona

 

NBA PLAYOFFS

8 PM – TNT – Atlanta at Boston, game six

 

NFL FOOTBALL

8 PM – ESPN – 2016 NFL draft round one

8 PM – NFL – 2016 NFL draft round one

 

NHL PLAYOFFS

8 PM – NBCSN – Stanley Cup playoffs – Pittsburgh at Washington

 

SOCCER

3 PM – Fox Sports 1-UEFA Europa League

3 PM – Fox sports 1 –UEFA Europa League