Williams scores 24, Hawks beat Wizards in OT

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Williams scores 24, Hawks beat Wizards in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Lou Williams scored a season-high 24 points and Josh Smith had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 100-95 overtime win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.

Atlanta (15-7) has won all three meetings with the Wizards (3-19) this season.

After Washington took a 93-92 lead on a jumper by Earl Barron with 3:05 to play in overtime, the Hawks scored six straight points - capped by DeShawn Steven's 3-pointer - to go up five with 1:29 to play.

Stevenson and Al Horford each made 1 of 2 free throws, and then Jordan Crawford, who had a triple-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, hit a jumper with 48 seconds left to pull Washington to 98-95.

Nene had a jumper blocked by Smith with 9 seconds to play, and Kyle Korver made two free throws to cap the scoring.

CSN will televise eight Charlotte Knights games this summer

CSN will televise eight Charlotte Knights games this summer

Good news, White Sox fans.

CSN is going to televise eight games this summer of the Charlotte Knights, the White Sox Triple-A affiliate.

It's no secret by now that the White Sox have one of the best farm systems in baseball, much of where their talent plays for Charlotte.

The Knights feature an elite group of young stars such as Zack Burdi, Carson Fulmer, Lucas Giolito, Yoan Moncada, and Reynaldo Lopez.

Below is the full TV list:

Date Opponent Time (CT) Status
Wed, May 3 vs. Norfolk 10:00 a.m. LIVE
Thu, May 4 vs. Norfolk 6:00 p.m. LIVE
Sun, May 7 vs. Gwinnett 1:00 p.m. SSD (7:00 p.m.)
Sat, May 27 vs. Buffalo 6:00 p.m. LIVE
Sun, May 28 vs. Buffalo 6:00 p.m. SSD (7:00 p.m.)
Thu, June 15 vs. Louisville 6:00 p.m. LIVE
Sat, June 17 vs. Indianapolis 6:00 p.m. LIVE (CSN+)
Sun, June 18 vs. Indianapolis 1:00 p.m. SSD (7:00 p.m.)

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The announcers for the games are still to be determined.

Our CSN White Sox Insider Dan Hayes went on a minor league tour last week to check in with the team's farm system.

Check out the latest news from Triple-A to Single-A:

White Sox prospect Zack Collins takes a major step toward making it as a big-league catcher

Fun and fluid: Drill sharpens White Sox prospect Yoan Moncada's defensive skills

White Sox prospect Carson Fulmer: 'Our time is coming soon'

White Sox think Michael Kopech's maturity will help him overcome early fastball command issues

Arturo Alvarez went nuts when Leo Messi scored El Clasico winner

Arturo Alvarez went nuts when Leo Messi scored El Clasico winner

Even professional soccer players can be fans when Barcelona and Real Madrid play each other in their epic El Clasico meetings.

Barcelona won at Real Madrid 3-2 on Sunday in one of the most entertaining games of the year (ever?). Leo Messi scored the game-winner in the final kick of the game to stun the crowd at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Given the epic rivalry between the two teams and the significance of Messi scoring his second goal of the game to score a game-winner at the home of the fans who hate him most, it was enough to excite even neutral fans.

The reaction of a Barcelona fan? Well, just see how Chicago Fire midfielder Arturo Alvarez reacted when he was watching with some teammates.

Alvarez watched with teammates McCarty, Michael Harrington and Drew Conner.

"I'm a big Messi fan," Alvarez said after training on Tuesday. "I love his game... and to win like that in the last minute.

"I had a good time watching the game with Dax and Michael and Drew. Just enjoying the game."

Some Fire teammates will get together to watch big games when they have a free weekend. The Fire played at Toronto on Friday, which meant they had an extra day free last weekend and took advantage.

"Whenever we have a chance to watch a good game like that we all get together a watch a game," Alvarez said. "If you love the game how can you not love those two teams going at it."