CBB Preview: Kansas at Oklahoma

January 23, 2018

Kansas at Oklahoma Kansas holds a one-game lead in its quest for a 14th consecutive Big 12 championship and has won 10 straight road games dating back to last season, the school’s second-longest road winning streak since 1950. The fifth-ranked Jayhawks can equal their best road win streak during that 58-year span on Tuesday night, but it won’t be easy as they must get past Trae Young-led No. 11 Oklahoma….

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NBA Preview: Cavaliers at Spurs

January 23, 2018

Cavaliers at Spurs The Cleveland Cavaliers are spiraling in the wrong direction with nine losses in 12 games and attempt to shake out of their doldrums when they visit the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday. The Cavaliers were blasted 148-124 by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday and the points allowed matched the worst in franchise history in a regulation game. Cleveland has lost by margins of 34, 28 and…

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NHL Preview: Flyers at Red Wings

January 23, 2018

Flyers at Red Wings The Philadelphia Flyers have been surging toward the upper echelon of the Metropolitan Division and look to continue their ascent when they visit the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. Philadelphia has climbed within two points of second place in the Metropolitan after winning seven of its last eight games, including Sunday’s 2-1 overtime triumph on the road against division-leading Washington. Travis Konecny has been turning it…

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CBB Preview: Minnesota at Maryland

January 18, 2018

Minnesota at Maryland Maryland is eager to get back on the court after suffering a dramatic letdown in the final seconds of a loss to Michigan on Monday, and they are motivated to make sure it doesn’t happen again. The Terrapins will try to execute better and avoid a third consecutive loss when they host Minnesota on Thursday in a Big Ten contest. Maryland was on the verge of winning…

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NHL Preview: Sabres at Rangers

January 18, 2018

Sabres at Rangers The New York Rangers continued their dominance of the Buffalo Sabres with an overtime victory in the NHL’s 10th Winter Classic at Citi Field earlier this month. Although technically the road team in that encounter, the Rangers look to post their 12th win in their last 15 meetings with the Sabres on Thursday when they face off at Madison Square Garden. J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal…

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NBA Preview: 76ers at Celtics

January 18, 2018

76ers at Celtics The Philadelphia 76ers will try to stay hot against the only team they have lost to over the last three weeks when they visit the Boston Celtics on Thursday. The rivals met in London a week ago and the Celtics rallied for a 114-103 win, but both teams returned home and had very different results once they resumed action. The Sixers won for the fifth time in…

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NBA Preview: Nuggets at Clippers

January 17, 2018

Nuggets at Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers have become one of the hottest teams in the NBA and aim to stretch their season-best winning streak to six games when they host the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. Los Angeles has posted 11 victories in its past 14 games after being seven games below .500 four-plus weeks ago. The Clippers recorded a 113-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday in a…

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NHL Preview: Penguins at Ducks

January 17, 2018

Penguins at Ducks The Pittsburgh Penguins have looked every bit the part of two-time reigning Stanley Cup champions since bidding adieu to 2017 and embracing the new calendar year. Winners of a season high-tying four in a row and five of six in January, the Penguins aim to continue their good fortune on Wednesday when they open a three-game road trip against the Anaheim Ducks. Phil Kessel recorded the game-winning…

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CBB Preview: Seton Hall at Creighton

January 17, 2018

Seton Hall at Creighton Getting its offense back on track should be the first order of business for Creighton if it hopes to come away from Wednesday’s Big East home game against No. 19 Seton Hall with a victory. The Bluejays put forth one of their worst offensive performances of the season in Saturday’s loss to No. 12 Xavier, but will have a chance to avenge an earlier loss at…

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NBA Preview: Lakers at Thunder

January 17, 2018

Lakers at Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder have plenty of offensive firepower with Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Russell Westbrook, but it’s their work on the defensive end that is carrying the team of late. The Thunder will try to hold their third straight opponent under 92 points and pick up a third consecutive win when they host the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. Oklahoma City didn’t have the best…

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NHL Preview: Canadiens at Bruins

January 17, 2018

Canadiens at Bruins The Boston Bruins have gone more than a month since dropping back-to-back games and they have not lost in regulation in that same span. The Bruins hope to keep both streaks intact when they host the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night in the second matchup in five days between the teams — with a third tussle looming at the Bell Centre on Saturday. Boston followed up Saturday’s…

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