1. The Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 to take a 3-2 lead in the first round Eastern Conference Playoff series.
2. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tells HC Bill Belichick that he will play in the 2018 season ending the retirement speculation.
3. The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 104-91 to win the first round Eastern Conference Playoff series in five games.
4. Free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera (13 year veteran) signs a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians.
5. Former South East coach Glen Gates has been named the new head coach at Pomona.
6. “MVS needs to highlight comments in RED concerning any program playing in D11 or worse. That way, serious fans can spend their valuable time more efficiently on this site. I’m not saying these comments should be banned, because Lord knows they have comic value, but some kind of gatekeeping is in order.” – MVS Commenter “New Rule”.
7. On this date in 2009 Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford is the first overall pick in the NFL draft by the Detroit Lions.
8. Happy Birthday to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who turns 56 today.
9. South El Monte’s own Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. will fight Gary Russell Jr. May 19th at the MGM National Harbor in Washington D.C for the Featherweight championship.
10. “I’m a huge fan of the game. It’s beyond a fringe benefit of obviously getting to work at the league office. I watch a ton of games in person, on television, on all forms of new media I follow the league. And so it’s just beyond my wildest imaginations to me to now be the commissioner of the NBA.”- Adam Silver.