I don't know where everyone was yesterday, but there was nobody golfing at Clifton Park (where I broke 90 for the first time this year), so I assume you were all doing something with your families for Mother's Day. That's why every morning, Monday through Friday, we recap the previous day's sports headlines in the Coffee Companio.
- The Ravens made nine picks in the NFL draft, solidifying their defense with plug-and-play starters up the middle and also adding potential contributors on both sides of the ball. They also brought in a strong group of undrafted free agents, but Mike Preston believes the Ravens didn’t do enough to address an offensive line that struggled last year.
- We caught up with first-round pick C.J. Mosley and detailed the death of a childhood friend that motivates him.
- It was a good news, bad news situation for the Orioles yesterday, with Chris Davis activated from the disabled list but injured catcher Matt Wieters sent to the disabled list to rest his elbow. The team lost 5-2 after a first-inning home run by Jason Castro gave Houston an early 3-0 lead.
- Johns Hopkins lacrosse went on the road and topped No. 8 Virginia 14-8, and won’t have to face No. 2 Loyola, No. 3 Syracuse, or No. 4 Penn after those top seeds were upset this weekend. They do, however, have a date with No. 1 Duke.
- Lastly, its Preakness week here in Baltimore, and Childs Walker has five things to watch.
- The Wizards blew a 17-point halftime lead to lose 95-92 to Indiana, allowing the Pacers to take a 3-1 lead in the series. The Clippers’ 101-99 win over Oklahoma City evened that Western Conference series at 2-2.
- The Rangers’ 3-1, Game 6 win over the Penguins will send the series back to Pittsburgh for a seventh game, while Chicago topped Minnesota 2-1 to take a 3-2 series lead.