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After a 13-2 start, the mighty Dodgers have lost 15 of their last 20. Hold all World Series futures bets.

Making Headlines

NBA: The Wizards’ Russell Westbrook collected his 182nd career triple-double, eclipsing the all-time record held by Oscar Robertson. 

MLB: Two-time All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann announced his retirement from the Brewers.

NHL: The Lightning started their game against the Panthers with an all-Black forward line: Mathieu Joseph, Gemel Smith, and Daniel Walcott. “It’s a step in the right direction,” Joseph said

Tonight’s Action

Heat at Celtics 

Watch: 7:30 p.m. ET, TNT

Odds: Heat -1.5 || O/U 224.5

Pick: Both teams are battling it out to avoid a spot in the postseason play-in round in the East. Miami has won nine of its last 12, while Boston has dropped six of nine and lost Jaylen Brown for the season.

Sports Section likes the Heat laying the points and the under.

Who ya got? Reply to this newsletter with your prediction of the Heat-Celtics 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: Yesterday, we asked subscribers to predict the winner of Avalanche-Golden Knights, the final score, and the game’s first goal-scorer. Colorado won 2-1, with Vegas’ Alex Pietrangelo scoring first.

While no one foresaw Pietrangelo finding the net first, subscriber David Nagelberg (@SportsGuruDave) correctly predicted the Avs to win 2-1. Terrific job, David!

Keep the picks coming, everyone!

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