1. Former Los Angeles Rams/Seattle Seahawks head coach Chuck Knox passed away at the age of 86. Knox, who also was the head coach of the Buffalo Bills, had the second most victories of any coach in Seattle Seahawks history during a nine-year run. Knox coached the Rams from 1973-’77 and again from 1992-’94.
2. The Dodgers are swept by the Cincinnati Reds in a four-game series and fall to 16-24 on the season.
3. The Boston Celtics rout the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals.
4. The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox were tied for the best record in baseball at 28-12 heading into Monday night’s action.
5. The Houston Texans placed guard K.J. Malone, son of NBA Hall of Famer Karl Malone, on the reserve/retired list Monday. Malone was signed by Houston after going undrafted out of LSU.
6. The Arizona Cardinals second round draft pick, wide receiver Christian Kirk, was arrested in Scottsdale, AZ in February for disorderly conduct. The Cardinals were aware of the incident.
7. The LA Galaxy fell to FC Dallas 3-2 last Saturday and is now 3-6-1 on the year.
8. On this date in 1996 Dwight Gooden of the New York Yankees threw a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over the Seattle Mariners.
9. The Charter Oak Tournament is this Saturday May 19.
10. Also on this date in 1992, former Los Angeles Raider defensive lineman Lyle Alzado passed away of cancer at the age of 43.