Good morning...here's the sports news important to me this Monday morning:
- At the Whitewater Slalom Olympic Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina, current or former Nantahala Outdoor Center employees took one giant step towards making the Olympic team in this event and competing at the Beijing Olympics: Pablo McCandless made the Olympic Team for Chile, Tad Dennis made the US Team in OC-1, and Zuzana Vanha has the #1 spot on the US Olympic team all but locked up.
- The Detroit Red Wings are up 2-0 in their second round series versus the Colorado Avalanche
- The Detroit Pistons beat the 76ers and evened their first round playoff series at two games a piece
- Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters for a fourth consecutive year.
- Kristi Yamaguchi will attempt to stay atop the Dancing With the Stars Leader Board tonight at 8:00 pm.
Thanks for reading.