In sports…the Tigers takes on the Angels again in Anaheim this afternoon, with broadcast time on 1450 WHTC at 2:40. Last night, the Tigers’ bats continued to struggle as they fell to Los Angeles…8-1…elsewhere in baseball, the White Sox were rained out against the Twins, while the Cubs hit three home runs, but still lost to the Brewers 5-4. The Whitecaps were rained out again…this time against South Bend at Fifth Third Ballpark.
In the NHL…the Detroit Red Wings try to keep their playoff hopes alive as they face the Canucks in Vancouver. You can hear all the action beginning at 9:40 on 1450 WHTC. Former Red Wing Marion Hossa scored 52 seconds into overtime as the Blackhawks edged Nashville 5-4 at the United Center.
In the AHL, the Grand Rapids Griffins scored twice in the game’s final 13 seconds to defeat Peoria 3-1 to clinch their first division title since 2006. A crowd of 10,627 watched the clincher at Van Andel Arena.
The Chicago Bulls begin NBA playoff action tonight in Brooklyn against the Nets. Brooklyn will host the first two games of the best-of-7 series.
Say goodbye to the Leaders and Legends divisions in the Big Ten. ESPN reports that the conference will adopt a new realignment that will create East and West divisions once Maryland and Rutgers join the Big Ten in 2014. Michigan and Michigan State will be in the East Division, as will Ohio State.