1. Beal That You Can Be
Washington Wizard guard Bradley Beal became the first 20-year-old since Magic Johnson (1980) to score 25 points while collecting at least five rebounds and five assists in a road playoff game as the Wizards took Game 1 in Indiana.
2. Samardzija Melancholia
Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija goes nine innings, allows one unearned run and three hits, scores the Cubs' lone run, yet gets no decision as the Wrigley gang loses to the White Sox in 12. Samardzija has baseball's second-best ERA (1.62) and no wins.
3. Sails Force
The Clippers defeat The Thunder in Oklahoma City in Game 1 thanks to a career-high eight three-pointers from Chris Paul.
Liverpool, in a first-place tie for the English Premier League championship heading into the season's final week, squanders a 3-0 lead in the second half at Crystal Palace. The 3-3 draw costs Liverpool two points. Yesterday, all their troubles seemed so far away.
Rockies' third baseman Nolan Arenado—whom we've never heard of—homered in Colorado's 8-1 win over Texas to extend his hitting streak to 25 games.