Quick Hits: Orioles, NFL, Stanley Cup Playoffs And Michael Porter
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The Birds’ loss Monday night dropped them back into a tie with the Tampa Bay Rays for first place in the AL East. It also was the 4th straight loss at home to the Yankees this season. Tuesday night, Wei-Yin Chen, who is 3-0 on the season, starts for the Orioles against another unbeaten starter, CC Sabathia for the Yankees. Gametime is 7:05 p.m.
In NFL news the Players’ Union grievance against the league will be heard Wednesday, 5/16. Arbiter Shyam Das will hear the case. Das was just fired Monday as the permanent arbiter for Major League Baseball. Also the Louisiana legislature is asking the NFL to reconsider their punishment of the team because it is too harsh. The formal request passed in the state senate by a vote of 28-1.
In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the LA Kings look to stay perfect on the road in the playoffs and look to take a 2-0 series lead on the Coyotes as they play game two in Phoenix.
And former Kentucky star Michael Porter was arrested Tuesday morning on charges related to sex acts with minors. Porter allegedly was inappropriate with a 14 and 15-year-old girl.