Monday, May 31

by | May 31, 2021 | Quick Hits

Happy Memorial Day! … Duke won its first ACC baseball championship since 1961 on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over N.C. State in Charlotte. … The NCAA baseball tournament selection show is today (ESPN2, noon). … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) hit a home run Saturday for the host Asheville Tourists in a 12-2 loss to Bowling Green. … The Carolina Hurricanes were dealt a 2-1 loss by visiting Tampa Bay in the opening game Sunday of a second round Stanley Cup playoff series. … Kyle Larson won the Coca-Cola 600 to make Rick Hendrick the winningest owner in NASCAR Cup history. … Helio Castroneves became the fourth four-time winner in the Indy 500. … Jason Kokrak overtook Jordan Spieth to win the PGA Tour stop in Fort Worth at 14-under par. … Atlanta took a 3-1 series lead over New York with a 113-96 home win on Sunday in the NBA playoffs. Brooklyn is up 3-1 on Boston after a 141-126 road win. Phoenix pulled even at 2-2 with a 100-92 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers. Dallas and the Los Angeles Clippers are 2-2 after the Mavericks lost, 106-81 at home. … Philadelphia looks to close out its series at Washington tonight (TNT, 7 p.m.) and Utah plays at Memphis with a 2-1 lead (TNT, 9:30 p.m.).

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