Trent Fennell (Triton, Barton) got a spot start for the Spokane Indians on Wednesday night and turned in five scoreless, hitless innings at home against the Tri-City Dust Devils, lowering his earned run average to 3.62. … Mississippi State won the first NCAA championship in school history with a 9-0 triumph over Vanderbilt on Wednesday night in the College World Series in Omaha. The Bulldogs outhit the Commodores, 12-1. … Chris Paul scored 41 points as Phoenix closed out the Western Conference final of the NBA playoffs with a 130-103 win over the host Los Angeles Clippers. … Atlanta visits Milwaukee tonight (TNT, 8:30 p.m.) with the Eastern Conference final tied, 2-2. … The Rocket Mortgage Classic at the North Course of the Detroit Golf Club starts today (Golf Channel, 3 p.m.). … Tampa Bay took a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-1 home win over Montreal on Wednesday night. … The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in modern MLB history to allow at least seven runs in the first inning and score at least seven runs in the ninth inning in a win. The visitors topped the New York Yankees, 11-8, in a contest that ended after 1 a.m. with two rain delays.