• Phil Mickelson became a Masters champion for the third time.
• Duke edged Butler to win the men's basketball championship.
• Geno Auriemma's Connecticut squad completed a second straight unbeaten season, but it was a battle against Stanford.
• Don Nelson passed Lenny Wilkens to become the NBA leader in wins with 1,333.
• The Charlotte Bobcats clinched their first playoff berth.
• The Miami Heat are 9-1 in their last 10 games.
• The Toronto Blue Jays started the season 5-1.
• Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson was fined $35,000 for criticizing officials.
• Jackson's team is also 4-6 in their last 10 games.
• The New York Rangers missed out on the playoffs, losing in a shootout on the final day of the regular season.
• The Toronto Raptors have dropped five straight games as their playoff hopes fade.
• The Houston Astros opened the season 0-6.