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What Phil Mickelson did at 50 on the golf course is unbelievable. What Fernando Tatis Jr. is doing on the diamond at 22 is borderline insane. Then there’s Coco Gauff…

Making Headlines

Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo finished with 29 goals for Juventus, becoming the first player to be top scorer in Serie A, Premier League, and La Liga.

NBA: The 76ers, Suns, Hawks, and Grizzlies all took 1-0 leads in their respective first-round series.

NHL: The Avalanche and Bruins each advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

MLB: The Rays won their 10th game in a row, while the Padres reeled off their ninth consecutive victory.

Tonight’s Action

Trail Blazers at Nuggets

Watch: 10 p.m. ET, TNT

Odds: Nuggets -1.5 || O/U 227

Pick: Portland took Game 1 in Denver behind a barrage of threes (19-40). Sports Section likes Denver to adjust defensively and even the series. Lay the points and take the under.

Who ya got? Reply to this newsletter with your prediction of the Blazers-Nuggets winner, the final score, and the leading scorer in the game. Nail it, and you get a mention in the next edition of Sports Section. Don’t forget to include your Twitter handle. 

Shoutout: On Friday, we asked subscribers to predict the winner of Dodgers-Giants, the final score, and the combined strikeouts of starters Trevor Bauer and Alex Wood. Los Angeles won 2-1, and the pair combined for 18 Ks.

Subscriber Tim Maher (@glenayrfarm) had the Dodgers winning and was closest to the score. Nice job, Tim!

Keep the picks coming, everyone!

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