BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
APR 28, 2014 12:30p ET
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.
- LOS ANGELES - Donald Sterling is the NBA's longest-serving owner and among the least successful in basketball history. A profile of the Clippers' owner at the center of a racially charged scandal.
- The NBA investigates the racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling. A look at the possible options the league can take against the 80-year-old owner. A decision may come before the Clippers play Tuesday.
- LOUISVILLE, Ky. - California Chrome is the favorite to win the Kentucky Derby, giving 77-year-old Art Sherman the chance to become the oldest trainer to win the Derby.
- MIAMI - Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the league's most respected broadcasters, dies at 89.
- Three NBA playoff games: Miami at Charlotte (7 p.m.); Atlanta at Indiana (8 p.m.); and San Antonio at Dallas (9:30 p.m.)
- Three NHL playoff games: Pittsburgh at Columbus (7 p.m.); Colorado at Minnesota (9 p.m.); and San Jose at Los Angeles (10 p.m.)
- INDIANAPOLIS - For four straight years, the NFL has seen a record number of underclassmen enter the draft. Those who put the system in place say this is not the way the system was intended to work.
- SAO PAULO - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says the street protests that are planned during the World Cup could hurt the national team's performance on the field.
- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Marco Andretti held off challenges from Will Power and Scott Dixon in finishing runner-up at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. His team hopes this is a major step.
- ROME - In tribute to Ayrton Senna's lasting impact on Formula One, the 20th anniversary of his death will be observed over five days this week at the Imola track where he died.