NCAA Tournament

Both Michigan and Michigan State lose and are out of the NCAA Tournament.

Kentucky ended Michigan’s season at the Elite 8, with a 75-72 win. Nik Stauskas had 24 points for the Wolverines, who end the year 28-and-9. Glenn Robinson the Third added 14 points in the loss. Aaron Harrison hit a three-pointer with 2.6 seconds to play to seal the win for Kentucky.

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MSU lost to UConn to a 60-54. Gary Harris had 22 points for the Spartans.  Adreian Payne had 13 points and nine rebounds.  Shabazz Napier scored 25 points four UConn.

State ends the season at 29-and-9.

Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Kentucky are all heading to North Texas for Saturday's Final Four in Dallas.

Red Wings

The Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 at Joe Louis Arena. David Legwand's second period goal ended up being the game-winner.  Joakim Andersson and Gustav Nyquist both scored in the first period for the Wings, who have won two in-a-row.

Jonas Gustavsson denied 26 of the 28 shots he faced in the victory. The Wings host the Boston Bruins on Wednesday.

Tigers

It’s opening day in Detroit, as the Tigers host the Royals.  Justin Verlander will be on the mound for the Tigers today, after Chet Lemon.   The former Tigers centerfielder will throw out the first pitch.   This will be new manager Brad Ausmus' first game as the Tigers skipper. Broadcast time Monday against the Royals is 12:40 on WBCK, with the Rush Limbaugh Show on line at wbckfm.com, or on the Radio Pup phone app, or you can hear Rush on 1360 WKMI. The three-game series continues Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

Pistons       

The Detroit Pistons host the Milwaukee Bucks at The Palace tonight. The Pistons lost by 25 points to the Philadelphia 76ers who avoided a record-breaking 27 game losing streak. The are 14-and-59…worse than the Pistons and Sixers.

PGA

Steven Bowditch carded a 4-over 76 on Sunday, but that was good enough for him to hang on and win the Texas Open.  Bowditch earned his first career victory on the PGA Tour at 8-under-par 280.

NASCAR

Kurt Busch snapped his 83-race winless streak in Sunday's STP 500 from Martinsville Speedway.  Busch outlasted Jimmie Johnson, who was looking for win number-nine at Martinsville, by .263 seconds. This is Busch's 25th career victory.  Johnson was second followed by Dale Earnhardt Junior, who earned his fourth top-five finish of the season.