Reporting Mark Zinno
It was exactly three weeks ago that the Orioles and Rays opened a weekend series at Camden Yards to battle for the top of the AL East. That scenario repeats itself, this time at Tropicana Field. The Orioles will send Wei-Yin Chen to the hill to put the brakes on a 5-game losing streak. David Price starts for Tampa Bay. Game time is 7:10 p.m. Baltimore Baseball Tonight starts at 6 p.m. right here on 1057 The Fan.
NBA … Thursday night the Thunder climbed back into the Western Conference Finals. Friday, the Celtics hope to do the same as they return home down 0-2 to the Heat for game 3. Chris Bosh will not play in game 3 or 4 for Miami. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
NFL news … USA Today is reporting former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, who was found shot to death a month ago, battled insomnia and regularly took the prescription drug Ambien, according to friends. Seau’s death was ruled a suicide
And Floyd Mayweather will begin his 87-day prison sentence in Nevada. Mayweather was convicted of domestic battery. His sentence could be reduced by several weeks for good behavior.He must also complete a yearlong domestic violence counseling program and 100 hours of community service.