1. Kevin: Love
Thunder forward Kevin Durant is named NBA Most Valuable Player and thanks mom in emotional speech, calling her "the real MVP."
2. Over Down
Under In his first start since suffering an Opening Day injury in a game played in Sydney, Australia, Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw throws seven shutout innings in an 8-3 win at Washington.
3. "There Goes That Man"
Golden State fires coach Mark Jackson after a 51-win season and a Game 7 loss in first round of NBA playoffs. Sacramento is the only California-based franchise that hasn't jettisoned a coach or owner in the past week.
The Chicago Blackhawks, whose defenseman, Niklas Hjalmarsson, was not allowed to speak after taking a puck to the neck the previous game, are silenced by the Minnesota Wild, 4-0. Chicago leads the series, 2-1.
5. Jamies Returns
Florida State's most notorious seafood lover, Jameis Winston, returns to the Seminole baseball team and pitches one inning of relief in a 9-4 win at Stetson... although poetic justice would have seen the game end on a walk-off.