Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – California Chrome, the product of a $8,000 mare and a $2,500 stallion, has already earned more than $1 million. He looks to add to that pot at the Kentucky Derby, where he’s the 5-2 favorite. Post time: 6:32 p.m.
LAS VEGAS – Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather is a huge favorite to beat Marcos Maidana in their welterweight title fight on Saturday. Fight scheduled for approximately 10:30 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Pacers, with the best record in the Eastern Conference, play Atlanta in the decisive Game 7 of their playoff series. Tipoff scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Memphis’ hopes of upsetting Oklahoma City have been damaged with scoring leader Zach Randolph suspended and point guard Mike Conley possibly sidelined by injury for Game 7. Tipoff scheduled for 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – Amid the backlash from owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments, the Los Angeles Clippers host Golden State in Game 7 of their playoff series. Tipoff scheduled for 10:30 p.m.
BOSTON – The NHL’s top team in the regular season, the Boston Bruins try to even their second-round playoff series with the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2. Game scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The first postseason series between the local rival Ducks and Kings begins. Game scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The name at the top of the leaderboard at the Wells Fargo Championship is two-time major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina.
IRVING, Texas – Meena Lee and Caroline Masson are tied for the lead at the LPGA event heading into the third round.
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Qualifying is held for the Sprint Cup race at Talladega.
CLEVELAND – With openly gay player Michael Sam about to be drafted into the NFL, several members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame believe he will be readily accepted into the league and won’t endure any discrimination.