BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.

– LOUISVILLE, Ky. – California Chrome is the early 5-2 favorite for the Kentucky Derby. In what appears a wide-open race Saturday, the field is cut to 19 with Pablo Del Monte out.

– LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Untapable is the early 4-5 favorite for the $1 million Kentucky Oaks, the nation’s richest race for 3-year-old fillies. Post time 5:49 p.m.

– NEW YORK – The Raptors play the Brooklyn Nets in Game 6, with Toronto looking to advance to the second round against the Miami Heat with a victory. Game starts 7 p.m.

– DALLAS – Tony Parker and top-seeded San Antonio try to close out the Dallas Mavericks with a third straight win in Game 6 of a first-round series. Game starts 8 p.m.

– PORTLAND, Ore. – The Trail Blazers can eliminate the Rockets in Game 6 of their first-round series. Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge had just eight points in Game 5. Game starts 10:30 p.m.

– PITTSBURGH – The Penguins and Rangers open their second-round series. They split four games during the season, all of them played before the Olympic break. Game starts 7 p.m.

– CHICAGO – Fresh off a Game 7 victory at Colorado, the Minnesota Wild face the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their second-round series. Game starts 9:30 p.m.

– NEW YORK – Tampa Bay, following a doubleheader sweep at Boston, opens a three-game series with the Yankees. David Price pitches for the Rays. Game starts 7:05 p.m.

– CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Phil Mickelson trails leader Angel Cabrera by a shot entering the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

– IRVING, Texas – Suzann Pettersen leads by a shot entering the second round of the North Texas LPGA Shootout. This is only her second week since her return from a back problem.

– MARLTON, N.J. – Frank Budd, the Olympic sprinter and one-time world record-holder at 100 yards, dies at 74.

– EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Adrian Peterson says he’s about 80 percent healthy following offseason groin surgery. The Vikings’ star sees the wisdom in running less next season.

– CLEVELAND – Jim Brown, Joe Namath, Don Shula, Dan Marino and nearly 100 other members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame gather this weekend for two-day fan fest.