Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were tracking the Super Tuesday results.
NBA Playoffs: Raptors comeback win, Hawks roll over Celtics
The Raptors overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Pacers, 102-99, and take a 3-2 series lead. Toronto outscored Indiana 25-9 in the fourth quarter as DeMar DeRozan had his best game of the series with 34 points. Paul George had an outstanding game with 39 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Pacers had a chance to force overtime but Solomon Hill’s three-pointer came after the buzzer:
Solomon Hill took a little too much time on that last shothttps://t.co/4rm1AqZWyF
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 27, 2016
The Hawks used a red-hot second half to beat the Celtics, 110-83, and also take a 3-2 series lead. Five players scored in double figures for Atlanta, led by Mike Scott’s 17 points off the bench. Boston leading scorer Isaiah Thomas was held to seven points and suffered a sprained ankle late in the fourth quarter.
McCutchen Power Surge
Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen emerged from his slump to blast three home runs and lead Pittsburgh to a 9-4 win over Colorado. McCutchen had been in a 3-for-23 funk on Pittsburgh’s current road trip. This is the second time in his career that he’s blasted three homers in a game. His performance is our must-see highlight of the night:
— MLB (@MLB) April 27, 2016
SiriusXM’s 2016 NFL Draft Coverage
The NFL Draft is Thursday and SiriusXM has you covered. SiriusXM NFL Radio (Ch. 88) will broadcast every round live from Thursday through Saturday. Coverage airs Thursday and Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 7:00 pm ET. Be sure to check out our latest Movin’ the Chains Mock Draft, and stay tuned for more coverage throughout the week!
NHL Playoffs: Predators, Ducks to play Game 7
The Stanley Cup Playoffs took a night off on Tuesday. The Islanders and Lightning will start their second-round series tonight at 7 p.m. ET and the Ducks and Panthers will play the deciding Game 7 at 10 p.m. ET. Remember, you can catch each puck drop on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio (Ch. 91).
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