Japanese baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani hit his first major league home-run at the Los Angeles Angels’ stadium in Anaheim on April 3.
On April 2, Indian President Ramnath Kovind awarded former national team cricket captain MS Dhoni the prestigioius Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian honor.
Eight-Division Boxing World Champion Manny Pacquiao said on April 2 that he will return face WBA Welterweight Champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 15.
On April 2, the Villanova Wildcats beat the University of Michigan, 79-62, to win their second national championship in three years.
On March 30, the Basketball Hall of Fame announces the thirteen members of its 2018 class including former Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash and former Seattle SuperSonics guard Ray Allen.
The NFL’s first two male cheerleaders, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, recently made the cut with the Los Angeles Rams after three grueling weeks of auditions.
Austrailia’s cricket team captain and two other players received a suspension from the sport, following their role in a ball-tampering scandal. Cricket Australia confirmed the suspensions on Twitter, March 28.
A 47-year-old British man fell overboard March 26 while sailing in the Volvo Ocean Race.
On March 22, Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker scored 46 points in the Hornets blowout victory over the Memphis Grizzlies by the score of 140-79.
On March 19, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that head coach Tyronn Lue would be taking a temporary leave of absence to address health issues.