Stanley Cup Conference Finals Preview

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Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division #2 vs. Metropolitan Division Winner

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers

Players to Watch: G Ben Bishop and G Henrik Lundqvist

Who Wins: Rangers in 6 games

Western Conference

Central Division #3 vs. Pacific Division Winner

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Anaheim Ducks

Players to Watch: F Patrick Kane and F Ryan Getzlaf

Who Wins: Blackhawks in 7 games

Putting It To Rest

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Here’s what most likely happened before the 2015 AFC Championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots. I did not read the Ted Wells report nor do I have any interest in reading it. Tom Brady, like almost every quarterback that has ever played in the NFL, prefers to have a softer football. He told some equipment guys for the Patriots to ensure the footballs were set up to his personal preference. Continue reading

NBA Semifinals Preview

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Eastern Conference

1. Atlanta Hawks vs. 5. Washington Wizards

Players to Watch: F Al Horford and G Bradley Beal

Who Wins: Wizards in 6 games

2. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. 3. Chicago Bulls

Players to Watch: G Kyrie Irving and G Derrick Rose

Who Wins: Cavaliers in 6 games

Western Conference

1. Golden State Warriors vs. 5. Memphis Grizzlies

Players to Watch: F Draymond Green and F Zach Randolph

Who Wins: Warriors in 7 games

2. Houston Rockets vs. 3. Los Angeles Clippers

Players to Watch: G James Harden and C DeAndre Jordan

Who Wins: Clippers in 6 games

A Rare Moment

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That isn’t a photoshopped moment of Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. That is the beginning of the April 29, 2015 game between the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles. Not a single fan was allowed into the ballpark to witness the game. The game was broadcasted, but it truly was a weird broadcast for a major league game. Continue reading