Archive | March, 2014

Sweet 16 Eastern Region: Michigan State Spartans vs Virginia Cavaliers

adreian payneDespite an upset-filled early start to this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, the two top seeds in the Eastern region powered through and reached the Sweet 16. Both #1 seeded Virginia Cavaliers and #4 seeded Michigan State Spartans were expected to get this far and given the talent and veteran presence of these teams it will surely be a closely fought matchup (9:55pm ET, Friday, TBS)more …

NBA: Portland Trailblazers at Miami Heat Preview

lebron jamesWith just a few games remaining on the season, the (45-25) Portland Trailblazers travel into hostile territory to face the (47-21) Miami Heat (Monday 7.20pm ET).

This is the second of a two-game series for the two teams, the first of which was won by the Heat by a score of 108-107.  more …

NBA: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat Preview

dwight howardWith their stock rapidly rising and their championship odds increasing, the (44-21) Houston Rockets will travel to American Airlines Arena to take on the defending champion (44-19) Miami Heat for a Sunday matinee (3:30pm ET).

The last and first time these two teams met this year, the Rockets emerged victorious with a 106-103 win at home at the Toyota Center. more …

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals Preview

alex ovechkinWith less than 20 games left in the regular season, playoff positioning is on the line. For the Metropolitan Division-leading Pittsburgh Penguins, a postseason berth is all but assured. The Washington Capitals however are currently a bubble team. A win against the Penguins on Monday may be a tough ask but it would go a long way to lifting their playoff chances (7:00pm ET)more …