Monthly Archives: May 2018

Posted on May 20, 2018, by Travis Pulver No one really believed the Cleveland Cavaliers would fall behind 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals—but they did. Since the Boston Celtics franchise has never lost a playoff series after taking a 2-0 lead, the momentum would appear to be entirely on their side. But then they had […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injuries are coming fast and furious for the St. Louis Cardinals. The latest player added to the DL is starting shortstop Paul DeJong. The Cardinals placed DeJong on the 10-day DL on Friday with a broken left hand. DeJong suffered the injury in the 8th inning […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When Robinson Cano broke his hand and was poised to miss a few weeks, the Seattle Mariners were quick to say Dee Gordon would not be moving back to his old position to replace him. But with Cano receiving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a […]

Posted on May 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first-quarter of the baseball season has not unfolded the way the Los Angeles Dodgers envisioned. Before Thursday’s win over the Marlins, Los Angeles had lost six straight games and dropped to 10 games under .500. It was the first time the Dodgers were 10 under .500 […]

Posted on May 16, 2018, by Travis Pulver The Supreme Court surprised the sports world on Monday when it handed down its ruling regarding the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. Prior to the ruling, the Act was what made gambling on sports illegal (with a couple exceptions) in the United States. However, with […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, getting hit by a pitch and breaking his hand wasn’t the worst thing to happen to Robinson Cano this week. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball hit the Seattle Mariners second baseman with an 80-game suspension after he tested positive for a banned substance. […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels can’t seem to escape the injuries that continue to plague their pitching staff. The latest victim is closer Keynan Middleton. The Angels placed Middleton on the DL Monday after an MRI revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. Middleton will seek […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Travis Pulver The Golden State Warriors have maintained an air of confidence leading into the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets. The result of their regular season series with the Rockets (2-1, Houston) didn’t matter. Nor did it mean anything that Houston was the No. 1 seed and had […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Travis Pulver The expectations were not high for the Boston Celtics entering the postseason. However, against the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, they proved that there was much more to the team than their two injured superstars. But could they handle a real challenge? Could the handle the LeBron James-led Cleveland […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have derailed the Seattle Mariners in recent years, and they hope history isn’t about to repeat itself. Second baseman Robinson Cano left Sunday’s game after being hit on the hand by a pitch from Tigers pitcher Blaine Hardy. Cano left the game immediately, and before the […]

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