CBB Preview: Wichita State at Temple

February 1, 2018

Wichita State at Temple Wichita State tries for its third straight victory when it visits Temple on Thursday and hopes its leading scorer breaks out of his shooting slump. Sophomore guard Landry Shamet is 5-for-27 from the field in his last three games – 1-for-18 from 3-point range, dropping his field goal percentage to 49.8 percent as the No. 16 Shockers try for their sixth victory in seven true road…

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NBA Preview: Rockets at Spurs

February 1, 2018

Rockets at Spurs James Harden is coming for his first NBA MVP Award, and he’s not being subtle about it. Harden became the first player in NBA history to record a 60-point triple-double in a win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday and will try to follow that up against a tougher opponent when the Rockets visit the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. “It’s a good feeling, I guess,” Harden…

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5 Reasons Why the New England Patriots Will Win Super Bowl 52

January 31, 2018

Tom Brady and the Patriots are back in the Super Bowl In what is seemingly Groundhog’s Day for NFL fans, the New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl once again. Tom Brady somehow managed to throw for almost 300 yards and two touchdowns with an injured hand in a 24-20 victory on Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The defense wasn’t at its best, but it did what it had to…

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NBA Preview: Mavericks at Suns

January 31, 2018

Mavericks at Suns Two teams looking to snap lengthy slides will square off when the Phoenix Suns host the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. The Suns are returning home after watching their losing streak hit five straight with setbacks at Houston and Memphis while the Mavericks are kicking off a four-game road trip and trying to end a four-game slide. Dallas is fighting through a series of slow starts and has…

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CBB Preview: Missouri at Alabama

January 31, 2018

Missouri at Alabama Alabama looks to continue its recent hot streak when it hosts struggling Missouri on Wednesday. The Crimson Tide have won five straight meetings with the Tigers and are 5-0 at home in the all-time series. Alabama has won five of its last six, including an 80-73 upset of No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Crimson Tide are 10-1 at home, including a…

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NBA Preview: Knicks at Celtics

January 31, 2018

Knicks at Celtics The Boston Celtics return home from an uneven road trip to try to snap a three-game home losing streak when they host the New York Knicks on Wednesday. A 111-110 win at Denver on Monday allowed the Celtics to finish the trip with a 2-2 record and a one-game lead over Toronto in the Eastern Conference. Jaylen Brown hit a big 3-pointer with 33.3 seconds left and…

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CBB Preview: Louisville at Virginia

January 31, 2018

Louisville at Virginia Second-ranked Virginia looks to maintain a perfect ACC record and extend its winning streak to 13 overall when surging Louisville pays a visit Wednesday night for another big league showdown. The balanced Cavaliers knocked off fourth-ranked Duke 65-63 on Saturday, improving to 9-0 in the ACC for the first time since 1980-81 when Ralph Sampson patrolled the middle. “Different guys at different times,” Virginia coach Tony Bennett…

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NBA Preview: Cavaliers at Pistons

January 30, 2018

Cavaliers at Pistons The Detroit Pistons are mired in an eight-game losing streak and shook things up in a big way by acquiring Blake Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers. It is unknown whether or not Griffin will make his club debut in Tuesday’s home against the Cleveland Cavaliers but the Pistons will be counting on the five-time All-Star to help spring a turnaround. Griffin, who is in the first…

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NHL Preview: Blackhawks at Predators

January 30, 2018

Blackhawks at Predators The Chicago Blackhawks find themselves in an unfamiliar position as they continue their four-game road trip Tuesday against the Central Division-rival Nashville Predators. Chicago is 13 points out of first place in the Central after winning the division last season and four back in the Western Conference wild-card race after qualifying for the playoffs each of the last nine campaigns – winning three Stanley Cups along the…

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CBB Preview: North Carolina at Clemson

January 30, 2018

North Carolina at Clemson North Carolina hopes to continue its dominance over Clemson when the 20th-ranked Tigers host the No. 17 Tar Heels on Tuesday. The Tar Heels have won 10 straight against the Tigers dating to 2010, including an 87-79 home victory on Jan. 16. Clemson is 11-0 at home but North Carolina has won in its last four trips to Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers have split their last…

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CBB Preview: Northwestern at Michigan

January 29, 2018

Northwestern at Michigan No. 25 Michigan looks to get back into the win column when it hosts Northwestern on Monday. The Wolverines have dropped two of their last three games, including a 92-88 setback to third-ranked Purdue on Thursday to fall out of the race for the Big Ten title, and hope to string together some victories down the stretch to solidify a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Michigan is…

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CBB Preview: Notre Dame at Duke

January 29, 2018

Notre Dame at Duke Fourth-ranked Duke won’t have too long to think about its first home loss in ACC play this season as injury-plagued Notre Dame pays a visit Monday night for another league battle. The Blue Devils trailed by 10 at halftime and a rally fell short in the 65-63 home loss to second-ranked Virginia on Saturday, ending their streak of 80 or more points at 16 straight games….

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5 Reasons Why the Philadelphia Eagles Will Win Super Bowl LII

January 29, 2018

The “underdog” Eagles are one more victory away from claiming the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy One month ago, critics felt the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl hopes snapped right with Carson Wentz’s ACL. But after an up-and-down finish with replacement Nick Foles, the quarterback caught fire during the playoffs. Impressive performances against the Falcons and Vikings had the Eagles fighting back as an overlooked top seed. Labeled an underdog for two straight…

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