Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Wednesday, April 19

Reuters

April 19 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Wednesday:

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TENNIS

Tennis great Serena Williams appears to reveal pregnancy

Tennis superstar Serena Williams on Wednesday appeared to reveal she is pregnant, posting a photo of herself in a bathing suit on Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks." (TENNIS-WILLIAMS/ (UPDATE 2, Pix), by Joseph Ax, moved, 340 words)

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Cardinals, Pirates square off in daytime pitcher’s duel

ST. LOUIS – Gerrit Cole and Michael Wacha take the mound in Wednesday’s matinee at Busch Stadium. (BBO-CARDINALS-PIRATES-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 1:45 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Bucky Dent, 700 words)

The Sports Xchange covers all MLB games. Wednesday schedule:

Pittsburgh at St. Louis 1:45 p.m.

Milwaukee at Chi. Cubs 2:20 p.m.

Texas at Oakland 3:35 p.m.

Miami at Seattle 3:40 p.m.

Chi. White Sox at N.Y. Yankees 7:05 p.m.

Boston at Toronto 7:07 p.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets 7:05 p.m.

Detroit at Tampa Bay 7:05 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta 7:35 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Houston 8:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Minnesota 8:05 p.m.

San Francisco at Kansas City 8:15 p.m.

Arizona at San Diego 10:05 p.m.

Colorado at L.A. Dodgers 10:05 p.m.

MLB notebook

News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

MLB roundup

Capsule recaps of Wednesday’s games. (MLB-ROUNDUP, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIION

NBA PLAYOFFS

Harden-Westbrook headline Game 2 of Rockets-Thunder

HOUSTON – Dueling MVP candidates James Harden and Russell Westbrook headline Game 2 of the Western Conference playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder. (BKN-ROCKETS-THUNDER-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 10 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by MK Bower, 750 words)

The Sports Xchange covers all NBA playoff games. Wednesday schedule:

Atlanta at Washington 7:00 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Houston 8:00 p.m.

Portland at Golden State 10:30 p.m.

NBA notebook

News and notes from around the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

TSX Stanley Cup playoff coverage Wednesday:

Washington at Toronto 7:00 p.m.

Ottawa at Boston 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis 9:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Calgary 10:00 p.m.

NHL notebook

News and notes from around the league. (HKN-NOTEBOOK, expect first version by 9:45 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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GOLF

Players to Watch: Valero Texas Open

Canadian Adam Hadwin is one of 10 players to watch this week in the Valero Texas Open. (GLF-PGA-ANALYSIS-PLAYERSTOWATCH, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Tom LaMarre, 1,100 words)

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez found dead

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell on Wednesday in an apparent suicide. (FBN-PATRIOTS-NEWS-HERNANDEZ, moved, The Sports Xchange, 377 words)

On The Clock: NFL draft series

Team needs, and analysis of the best fit for all 32 teams entering the 2017 NFL Draft. Tuesday files feature the NFC and AFC East teams. All South division teams moved Wednesday. (FBN-JAGUARS-NEWS-ALBERT, moved, The Sports Xchange, 850 words)

Brady (personal reasons) skips White House ceremony

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was not part of the Super Bowl LI ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing personal reasons. (FBN-PATRIOTS-BRADY-WHITEHOUSE, moved, The Sports Xchange, 443 words)

NFL notebook

News and notes from around the NFL. (FBN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 6:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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