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The Draft


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Making Headlines

Racing: Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials said 135,000 spectators — 40% capacity — will be allowed to attend the May 30 Indy 500.

MLB: The Athletics extended their winning streak to 11 with a dramatic 13-12 victory over the Twins in 10 innings.

NBA: Stephen Curry’s 11-game run of scoring at least 30 points was snapped as the Warriors fell to the Wizards 118-114.  

Tonight’s Action

Hurricanes at Panthers

Watch: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN+

Odds: Hurricanes -124, Panthers +107 || O/U 6

Pick: Carolina has won five of the six meetings between the teams this season. Sports Section likes that to continue. Take the Hurricanes on the moneyline and the over.

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

Shoutout: Yesterday, we asked subscribers to predict the winner of Hawks-Knicks, the final score, and the leading scorer. New York won 137-127 behind Julius Randle’s game-high 40.

Subscriber David Nagelberg (@SportsGuruDave) had the Knicks winning and was closest to the final score and Randle as the high scorer. Nicely done, David!

Keep the picks coming, everyone!

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