“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
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
Atlanta at Boston 8 PM
Pittsburgh at Washington 8 PM
TODAY’S SPORTS QUOTE:
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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.
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
TODAY’S SPORTS BIRTHDAY’S
- Dillon Gee—1986
- Barry Larkin—1964
- Tom Browning—1960
- Pedro Ramos—1935
- Tom Sturdivant—1930
- Red Lucas—1902
- Chris Kaman—1982
- Josh Howard—1980
- Margo Dydek—1974
- Flynn Robinson—1941
- Jamal Williams—1976
- Earl Holmes—1973
- Mark Carrier—1968
- Pete Stoyanovich—1967
- Mark Bavaro—1963
- David Krejci—1986
- Nicklas Lidstrom—1970
- Ted Donato—1969
- Mel Bridgman—1955
- Wally Stanowski—1919
- Jiyai Shin—1988
- John Daly—1966
- Stephen Ames—1964
- Hal Sutton—1958
- Sara Whalen—1976
- Walter Zenga—1960
- John White—1937
- Raymond Braine—1907
- Lucien Aimar—1941
- Dave Davis—1942
- Rachel Rutledge—1995
Australian Rules Football
- Bill Hutchinson—1923
WHAT’S ON TV TODAY:
Noon – GOLF – LPGA tour
3 PM – golf – PGA Tour, first-round
6:30 PM golf – Web.com tour
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
8 PM – TNT – Atlanta at Boston, game six
8 PM – ESPN – 2016 NFL draft round one
8 PM – NFL – 2016 NFL draft round one
8 PM – NBCSN – Stanley Cup playoffs – Pittsburgh at Washington
3 PM – Fox Sports 1-UEFA Europa League
3 PM – Fox sports 1 –UEFA Europa League