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The Draft


Congrats to the Baylor men! We’re happy for them and sad that college basketball is over. But it’s still Masters week.

Making Headlines

NCAAM: Baylor throttled Gonzaga 86-70 to win its first national championship and deny the Zags a perfect season. Also: DePaul named Tony Stubblefield head coach.

MLB: Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his left shoulder, which he injured swinging at a pitch Monday night. Also: The 2021 All-Star Game will be held at Coors Field in Denver, the league announced.

NCAA: Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez announced that he will retire June 30.

Tonight’s Action

Mets at Phillies 

Watch: 7:05 p.m. ET, ESPN

Odds: Mets -121, Phillies +100 || O/U 9

Pick: The Phillies will look to improve to 5-0 behind Chase Anderson. He will be opposed by fellow righthander Marcus Stroman for the Mets. New York is looking to bounce back after losing its season opener to Philly on Monday.

Sports Section likes the Mets on the moneyline and the over.

Who ya got? Reply to this newsletter with your prediction of the Mets-Phillies winner and the final score. 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 Baylor-Gonzaga, the score, and the leading scorer. 

Baylor won 86-70. The Bears’ Jared Butler and the Zags’ Jalen Suggs each had 22 points to lead their teams.

Subscribers Marty Magee and Gary Wait each had the Bears winning and were closest to the final score.

Keep the picks coming, everyone!

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