AFTER A WALK-OFF VICTORY OVER FLORIDA STATE on Thursday, Virginia Tech is 2-0 in ACC tournament pool play heading into today’s 3 p.m. game against Georgia Tech (CSN). If the Hokies win it, they’ll clinch a berth in Sunday’s title game. UVa, which beat the Jackets 8-2 yesterday, can punch a Sunday ticket with a win over Florida State on Saturday and a loss by the Hokies today.
-Berman’s down there covering the Hokies for us today. You can follow @BermanRoanoke on Twitter for updates. If the Hokies make the final, the plan is to have me join him on Sunday.
NASCAR: Denny Hamlin wins the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.
-Terry Francona returns to Fenway and sees his Indians deliver a 12-3 rout. He got a loud ovation when the Red Sox showed a video highlighting his eight seasons as their manager.
-Kevin Gausman shows a 98-mph fastball in his Orioles debut but gets his first loss as the Blue Jays rally to win it 12-6.
HOOPS: Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals between Indiana and Miami is 8:30 tonight on ESPN.
HOCKEY: The Rangers avoid a sweep with an overtime win over the Bruins. Detroit and L.A. also win to move with a game of advancing in their respective series. Game 5 of Ottawa-Pittsburgh at 7:30 tonight.
NAME THAT TUNE:
Here ya go, Zman — one for the older set today:
You say you’re gonna go and call it quits
Gonna chuck it all and break our love to bits
(Breaking up) I wish you never said it
(Breaking up) No no, we’ll both regret it
That little chip of diamond on your hand
Ain’t a fortune babe but you know it stands
(For your love) a love to try and bind us
(Such a love) we just can’t leave behind us
Baby (don’t you go) baby (no no no)
Baby (think it over and) stay-ay…