Mar 18, 2012; Bowling Green, OH, USA; Baylor Bears center Brittney Griner (42) in the first half during the first round of the 2012 NCAA women's basketball tournament against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos at Stroh Center. Baylor won 81-40. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE
It is April Fool's day, a day to trick your friends and family into believing things that are not actually true. Well do not fear, we will not be playing any tricks on you. After a nice night in sports last night with the Final Four, the day in sports is light for today. However, there are a few things that could catch your eye today in the wonderful world of sports.
NCAA Women's Final Four
Connecticut vs. Notre Dame- This is a rematch of last year's final four. Notre Dame took down Connecticut and ended up losing to Texas A&M in the title game. 6:30 PM ET ESPN
Stanford vs. Baylor- Stanford looks to avenge last years Final Four heartbreaking loss to eventual champion Texas A&M. Baylor and star Player Brittney Griner look to get closer to finishing off their unbeaten season. 8:30 PM ET ESPN
Chicago Bulls at Oklahoma City Thunder- In what has the possibility to be a finals preview, Bulls star Derrick Rose is likely to sit out. This gives the West leading Thunder a leg up in this one. 1 PM ET ABC
Miami Heat at Boston Celtics- While the Celtics struggle on the road, they are playing well at home. They will need to have the home court advantage if they are to defeat the Heat, who are behind the Bulls for the number one spot in the East. 3:30 PM ET ABC
Denver Nuggets at Orland Magic- The Nuggets are currently battling Houston, Utah, and Minnesota for two of the final spots in the Western Conference playoffs. The Magic are currently the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. 6 PM ET NBA TV
Minnesota Timberwolves at Portland Trail Blazers- Both of these teams are fighting for the eight and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. However, they are 3.5 and 4 games back respectively. Minnesota has one of the NBA's newest stars in Kevin Love. Portland has been great at home but their Achilles heel is on the road, going 7-19 this season. 9 PM ET NBA TV
PGA Tour- The Houston Open concludes today. The action begins at 3 PM on NBC. As of Saturday, 48 year old Jeff Maggert had the lead and was 12 under par.
NASCAR- The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Martinsville kicks off from Martinsville Speedway at 1 PM ET on FOX. Kasey Kahne won the pole on Saturday and begins the race in 27th in terms of points. Last years winner, Tony Stewart will start 15th. Points leader Greg Biffle will start 27th.
If none of the above interests you, MLB opening day is only a few short days away. Also, the NCAA Men's National title game is tomorrow. Perhaps most importantly, the NFL Draft is less than a month away.