It’s all decided tonight...Yankees opener snowed out...Twin Canucks forwards to retire
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — College basketball’s wild 2017-18 ride ends tonight in San Antonio, where Villanova meets Michigan in the national championship game of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats are playing for their second title in three years under coach Jay Wright. The Wolverines are vying for their first championship since 1989.
UNDATED (AP) — Michigan State freshman Jaren Jackson is entering the NBA draft. Jackson announced his decision on Twitter. He was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year, joining former Ohio State star Greg Oden as the only players in conference history to pull off the feat.
NEW YORK (AP) — Snow in New York has forced the postponement of today’s New York Yankees home opener against Tampa Bay. The snow was falling steadily this morning as the game was called off. It will be played tomorrow instead. And tonight’s game at Citi Field between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets has also been postponed.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues forward Scottie Upshall is out indefinitely with a lacerated left kidney. Upshall was injured Saturday night in a 6-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes. That was just his second game back in the lineup following a knee injury.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin say they will retire at the end of the season. The 37-year-old twins announced their plans in a letter on the team’s website. Drafted second and third overall in 1999, the Sedins have spent their entire 17 years in the NHL with Vancouver. They led the Canucks to within one game of winning the 2011 Stanley Cup.