NBA Playoffs Preview: Spurs at Warriors Game 5

April 24, 2018

Spurs at Warriors Game 5 Preview The San Antonio Spurs had too much pride to get swept on their homecourt by the Golden State Warriors for the second straight season and earned a 103-90 win in Game 4 on Sunday behind a vintage performance from Manu Ginobili. The 40-year-old future Hall of Famer will try to get the Spurs back home with another win when they visit the Warriors for…

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MLB In Game Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays

April 24, 2018

Red Sox at Blue Jays Preview The Boston Red Sox lead the major leagues with 124 runs scored heading into play on Monday and averaged 7.5 during an eight-game winning streak before going cold over the weekend in back-to-back losses to the Oakland Athletics. The Red Sox will try to find the offense again on Tuesday, when they continue the road trip by visiting the American League East-rival Toronto Blue…

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MLB In Game Preview: Tigers at Pirates

April 24, 2018

Tigers at Pirates Preview The Pittsburgh Pirates totaled five runs while getting swept in a four-game series at Philadelphia over the weekend and are losers of six of their last seven. The Pirates will try to turn things around when they return home and host the Detroit Tigers in the opener of a three-game interleague series on Tuesday.  Pittsburgh scored two or fewer runs in each of its last six…

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MLB In Game Preview: Angels at Astros

April 23, 2018

Angels at Astros Preview The Houston Astros own the longest winning streak in the American League at six straight games and tied the best 23-game start in franchise history, but they’re just 1 1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Angels in the AL West. The Astros will host the Angels on Monday in the opener of a three-game division showdown. Mike Trout leads the majors in home run. Do…

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MLB In Game Preview: Mariners at White Sox

April 23, 2018

Mariners at White Sox Preview Mitch Haniger hopes to continue a power surge when his Seattle Mariners visit the slumping Chicago White Sox on Monday for the opener of their three-game series. Haniger, who is among the major-league leaders with 22 RBIs, has homered in three straight contests and is 9-for-19 during his five-game hitting streak after launching a two-run shot during Sunday’s 7-4 loss at Texas. Will Haniger make…

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Spurs at Warriors Game 2

April 16, 2018

Spurs at Warriors Game 2 Preview The Golden State Warriors came into the postseason injured and slumping but quickly proved they can flip the switch to playoff mode with a dominating Game 1 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. The Warriors will try to keep the pressure on and get off to another hot start to make it a 2-0 cushion when they host the Spurs in Game…

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2018 NBA Playoffs: First-round previews

April 12, 2018

2018 NBA Playoffs First-round previews If the playoffs are anything like the wild finish to the regular season, hold on. It took an overtime play-in win just to determine the Western Conference playoff teams, and little was settled outside of the top two seeds in the East heading into Wednesday’s season finale. But now that we have the sixteen teams, it’s on. The NBA’s second season officially begins on Saturday afternoon. Toronto Raptors vs. Washington…

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MLB Preview: Yankees at Red Sox

April 12, 2018

Yankees at Red Sox Preview The New York Yankees avenged a lopsided result against the Boston Red Sox in the series opener by showing some fight – both literally and offensively – en route to posting just their second win in six contests. After two bench-clearing fracases ratcheted up the tension, the long-time rivals look to keep their emotions in check on Thursday as they reconvene at Fenway Park to…

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NBA Preview: Nuggets at Timberwolves

April 11, 2018

Nuggets at Timberwolves Preview The final day of the regular season will decide seeding in each conference and give several teams a chance to get healthy or build momentum heading into the playoffs, but only one game is win or go home. The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, and the winner will advance to the postseason while the loser heads to the offseason earlier than anticipated. Play…

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NBA Preview: Celtics at Wizards

April 10, 2018

Celtics at Wizards Preview The Washington Wizards are lacking momentum entering the postseason and will look to end a four-game losing streak when they host the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Washington’s troubles go back nearly six weeks as it has lost eight of its last 10 games and 13 of the past 19. Play our NBA BOS/WAS Single Game Contest  Play Now The Wizards’ issues were on full display in…

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2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: First-round previews

April 10, 2018

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs First-round previews Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils From first overall pick to first playoff berth in six seasons, the surprising New Jersey Devils are set to take on the top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning. The series features a pair of Hart Trophy candidates in Nikita Kucherov and Taylor Hall, but the X-factor should be Devils netminder Keith Kinkaid, who emerged as the starter down the stretch and played phenomenally,…

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NBA Preview: Thunder at Heat

April 9, 2018

Thunder at Heat Preview The Oklahoma City Thunder earned a huge win in their bid for a spot in the Western Conference playoffs by knocking off the top-seeded Houston Rockets on Saturday, but there is still work to be done. The Thunder will try to get a step closer to the postseason and post back-to-back wins when they visit the Miami Heat on Monday. OKC/MIA Single Game Contest  Click Here…

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NBA Preview: Warriors at Pacers

April 5, 2018

Warriors at Pacers preview The Indiana Pacers slipped just a bit in their quest for homecourt advantage in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, and now the schedule is working against them. The Pacers will make a brief stop at home on Thursday to host the defending champion Golden State Warriors before heading back out to visit East-leading Toronto on Friday. Enter this Single Game Contest Here Indiana…

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