BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.
– AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jordan Spieth and Bubba Watson are in front by a stroke entering the last round of the Masters. Spieth, 20, is trying to become the youngest Masters champion. Leaders tee off 2:40 p.m.
– LAS VEGAS – A rejuvenated Manny Pacquiao proves he can still batter the world’s best fighters with his unanimous decision over Timothy Bradley in a welterweight title bout.
– LONG BEACH, Calif. – Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe start on an all-Andretti Autosport front row at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Japan’s Takuma Sato won last year. Race starts 4:40 p.m.
– DARLINGTON, S.C. – Kevin Harvick wins the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night and is convinced Stewart-Haas Racing has what it takes to win a Sprint Cup championship.
– INDIANAPOLIS – The Pacers chase the top spot in the East when they play the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are looking to lock up the No. 2 seed in the West. Game starts 1 p.m.
– LOS ANGELES – The Memphis Grizzlies, trying to hang onto the last playoff berth in the West, visit a Lakers team playing its final home game in a forgettable season. Game starts 9:30 p.m.
– NEWARK, N.J. – Goaltender Martin Brodeur might be making the final start of his 20-year career with the Devils when New Jersey finishes its season against the Boston Bruins. Game starts 3 p.m.
– ATLANTA – The Braves try to complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals when Aaron Harang faces Gio Gonzalez in a game between teams that are both 7-4. Game starts 1:35 p.m.
– LONDON – World-record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya wins the London Marathon for the second time, setting a course record. Compatriot Edna Kiplagat takes the women’s race.
– PYONGYANG, North Korea – The streets of North Korea’s capital are filled with runners from all over the world for the Pyongyang marathon. The race was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.
– HOUSTON – Nicolas Almagro plays Fernando Verdasco in all-Spanish final at U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship.
– Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims are expected to be the first two selections in Monday night’s WNBA draft.