BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 6 am, TX
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OMAHA, Neb. _ Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak. The Bruins (47-8) were rewarded for their remarkable consistency Monday with the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA Tournament. By Eric Olson. SENT: 800 words, photos.
HOUSTON _ Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.
SEATTLE _ Daniel Vogelbach hit a mammoth two-run homer in the seventh inning, Kyle Seager drove in his first run of the season and the Seattle Mariners snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers. By Tim Booth. SENT: 850 words, photos.
HOOVER, Ala. _ Greg Sankey does a little bragging when asked about the main item on the agenda for this week’s Southeastern Conference spring meetings. “That as a conference we’re doing really, really well,” the league’s commissioner said. “I’d put that at the top.” The annual gathering of coaches, administrators and league officials begins Tuesday in Destin, Florida. And rest assured, it will be about more than SEC types patting themselves on the back over their athletic successes. By John Zenor. SENT: 750 words.
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