Today is a big day in the sports world but 1st lets a have a look at yesterday… NBA- Cavs PG Kyrie Irving has had multiple injuries over the playoffs but last night he played and left in a loss with a knee injury… Yesterday after he was on crutches we found out he’ll be held out 3-4 months with surgery on his knee… Get well Kyrie! MLB- -Switch Pitcher for A’s – Pat Venditte – makes debut… -Will Smith suspension lowered to 6 games from 8… -Orioles Catcher Matt Weiters makes 2015 debut with 2 RBI’s… -Mets Murphy placed on DL… -Mets likely to go back to 5 man rotation after taste of the 6… FIFA Friendly- The US took on the Netherlands in a friendly yesterday and after falling into a 3-1 deficit in the 60th minute they made a miraculous comeback and won 4-3 with a winner in the ’90! U-S-A!!! Today’s Events: MLB- Harper’s hot Nats take on Kris Bryant and the Cubbies at noon… NHL- Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final is at 7:15 with an always critical matchup with Chi-Town and Tampa… Horse- The Belmont stakes in Long Island, NY will take place today with Victor Espinosa having a 3rd Triple Crown chance with American Pharoah!!! UCL- The first game of the final is today at 2:35 with Messi’s stacked Barça squad...Read More
We had a lot of big news in the sports universe today so here are the top 10 headlines… *The Hawks continued their 17 game NBA high and franchise win streak (of this year) with a 113-102 win vs. the struggling Nets *With King James out Kyrie Irving had the performance of the year with 55 points (NBA high) and the go ahead 3 in the closing seconds. The Cavs are now riding a terrific 8 game win streak *Coach K’s squad stumbled again to Norte Dame yesterday losing 77-73 in the closing minutes. Duke is now at an unknown 17-3 for them… *Chile edges out the US 3-2 in an international friendly… *Marshawn Lynch was fined again, not for gold cleats, not for media problems but for wearing a new “beastmode” hat thats pretty cool. Ugh, why does everyone have to be uniform these days. *(More Lynch) after responding “i’m here so I won’t get fined” 29 times on media day while he ended on a timer, he had a similar act today saying “You know why i’m here” a lot. *Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova advanced to the womens Aussie open finals… *Cristiano Ronaldo was suspened 2 games for kicking an opponent after being red carded and will come back vs. Athletico Madrid… *The Brocos hired Wade Phillips to be their DC yesterday while the 9’ers promoted...Read More
Unranked Michigan played 1 loss Wisconsin who is #3 in the country in Wisconsin last night. Michigan has not won a game there in 11 years and has not won a away game vs. A top 5 opponent in a half a century! We’ll that changed last night when Michigan rallied quick and led by 5 going into half-time. Then Michigan went up as high as 15! Then Wisconsin made a come-back and rallied to bring the lead to 1 after a Ben Brust lay-up. Wisconsin may have been having a flashback to last season when Brust made an impossible half-court shot vs. Michigan in Wisconsin. That was the past and the big-blue came up the court and superstar Nik Stauskas did a crossover and dribbled backwards and hit the game sealing 3. Michigan won 77-70. Stauskas had 23 points an the GW three. That win should boost the BIG-BLUE! higher in the rankings and push the Badgers back-wards. In the Ausi (Australian Open), #1 Serena Williams was knocked out and was battling an injury that showed to her play , she was defeated by Ana Ivanoic. Ana had a awesome match. In the NHL we saw a game when 2 players earned themselves a hat-trick in the same game (Joe Pavelski and Martin St.Louis). Also in the Canucks vs. Flames game, both teams put on 4th stringers and...Read More
The Browns are the line team left without a head coach. Yesterday the Vikings hired defensive mind Mike Zimmer. He was the Defensive Coordinator for the Bengals who were great on D in points allowed and interceptions. Minnesota on the other hand, was the opposite of that. He’s coached in college on D from 1979 to ’93. In the NFL he coached the Cowboys from ’94 to ’06 as a DC and a DB coach and won a Super Bowl. Then he was a DC with the Falcons in ’07 and Bengals DC to last season. The Vikings have the 8th pick of the draft. Now the Browns are the lone team without a coach. Who will they pick? The Patriots reported some unexpected news yesterday, backup QB Ryan Mallett was taking 1st team reps because Tom Brady was sick. Look for him to be back next practice. Tennis: wow it is hot at the Australian Open, it was 107 degrees there! We saw some big wins go to the favorites today. Probably there will be the same temp today. In the NBA we saw something very weird. The Wizards beat the Heat! The Heat lost by 17 and were down by as much as 34! Yes, the Wizards are a bad team but they did not play like it. The Heat are on a 3 game losing streak...Read More
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