DETROIT (AP) -- Max Kepler, Miguel Sano and Robbie Grossman all homered for Minnesota, and the Twins took advantage of an uncharacteristically wild outing by Jordan Zimmermann in an 11-5 rout of the Detroit Tigers today. Zimmermann allowed five runs and four hits in 4 2/3 innings, walking a career-high five. Anibal Sanchez was even worse for the Tigers in relief, allowing six runs in 1 1/3 innings. The Twins avoided a three-game sweep at Detroit.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Marc-Andre Fleury will remain in net for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of their playoff series against Columbus while Matt Murray deals with a lower-body injury. Murray was scheduled to start Game 1 but left after suffering a lower-body injury in warm-ups. Fleury came on and made 31 saves as the Penguins cruised to a 3-1 victory to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has broken its attendance record by drawing nearly 22 million fans this season. The league says the total exceeded 21.9 million, topping last season's mark by more than 25,000. The average attendance of 17,884 was also a record. The 723 sellouts tied the mark set in 2015-16.
UNDATED (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, one of the NFL's most influential and popular executives, has died. He was 84. Steelers spokesman Burt Lauten said Rooney died Thursday. No further details are available. Rooney took over operation of the team in the 1960s from his father, Art, who founded the franchise. From there, Dan Rooney oversaw NFL championships for a team that had never even played in an NFL title game.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- Dustin Johnson's injured back must be feeling better. The world's No. 1 golfer says he'll return to the PGA Tour at the Wells Fargo Championships at Eagle Point Golf Club from May 4-7. Johnson was among the favorites to win the Masters last week after winning three straight tournaments. But a fall at his rental home hurt his back the day before the year's first major was to start.