BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT:

- The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick. UPCOMING: 1,300 words, graphic.

- Four NBA playoff games: Cleveland at Boston (Cavs lead 3-0), 1 p.m.; L.A. Clippers at San Antonio (Spurs lead 2-1), 3:30 p.m.; Toronto at Washington (Wizards lead 3-0), 6:30 p.m.; Houston at Dallas (Rockets lead 3-0), 9 p.m.

- A look at the NBA playoffs, including what to expect Monday in the Bucks-Bulls, Hawks-Nets and Grizzlies-Trail Blazers playoff series. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 6 p.m.

- Two NHL playoff games: St. Louis at Minnesota (Wild lead 3-2), 3 p.m., Montreal at Ottawa (Canadiens lead 3-2), 6 p.m.

- RICHMOND, Va. - Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin start on the front row in the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Race scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

- MILWAUKEE - The St. Louis Cardinals update the status of star pitcher Adam Wainwright, who injured his ankle while batting Saturday night against the Brewers. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

- NEW YORK - The finale of a three game Subway Series, with the Yankees taking the first game and the Mets bouncing back to take the second. It's righty Nathan Eovaldi (1-0) vs. lefty Jonathon Niese (2-0) for the Mets. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 8:05 p.m.

- DALY CITY, Calif. - Brooke Henderson, a 17-year-old Canadian in only her second LPGA event since turning pro in December, has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 9:30 p.m.

- AVONDALE, La. - Jason Day is in position to build on his No. 6 world ranking with a victory at the Zurich Classic following his strong finish to the second round. UPCOMING, 700 words, photos by 7:30 p.m.

- LOUISVILLE, Ky. - American Pharoah has completed his final workout before the Kentucky Derby. The likely favorite galloped five furlongs in 58.62 seconds under Martin Garcia at Churchill Downs. SENT: 130 words.

- LONDON - Eliud Kipchoge win London Marathon for the first time, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. SENT: 450 words, photos.

- A free, paginated preview of the NFL Draft is now available in AP Exchange. Full broadsheet, half broadsheet and tab versions are provided, including space for local ads or content. The pages, which were posted Saturday, take a closer look at the top prospects. They can be found at by searching under the Graphics tab with the phrase ''Sports Extra'' or clicking on the Sports Extra link under Sports along the left rail of the home page. Please contact Barry Bedlan at bbedlan(at) with any questions.

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