GORDON HAYWARD: BOSTON’S POTENTIAL KEY TO WINNING THE EAST

By Marc Auker

The Boston Celtics brought on one of the NBA’s most sought-after free agents to help contend against the Cleveland Cavaliers and the rest of the Eastern Conference. On July 4, Gordon Hayward decided to leave the Utah Jazz, the team he’s spent his entire seven-year career with, and join forces with a Boston squad that is coached by Brad Stevens, his former coach at Butler University. Continue reading

KEVIN DURANT: THE NBA’S NEWEST LOVE-TO-HATE PLAYER WINS BIG | KEVIN DURANT: THE NBA’S NEWEST LOVE-TO-HATE PLAYER WINS BIG

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By Marc Auker

The Golden State Warriors are the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions. Spearheading the squad’s historic championship season was small forward Kevin Durant, who took home Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors for his performance in the 2017 NBA Finals. There was a wave of backlash against Durant at the beginning of this season for his decision to join the Warriors, and that backlash has seemingly quadrupled since winning it all this season. Continue reading

PITTSBURGH ROLLS PAST NASHVILLE IN GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL | PITTSBURGH ROLLS PAST NASHVILLE IN GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL

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By Marc Auker

This one wasn’t even close. The Pittsburgh Penguins put on a show Thursday night as they dominated the Nashville Predators 6-0. The PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania housed a sold-out crowd that hoped for a home-ice win. The Penguins gave the fans what they wanted by way of a dominant win and a lead in the best-of-seven series, 3-2. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: TONIGHT’S GAME NEWS | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: TONIGHT’S GAME NEWS

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STAMFORD, Conn. – June 5, 2017P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators attempt to even the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece tonight, when they host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The Penguins lead the series 2-1. Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: STANLEY CUP GAME 3 NEWS | HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: STANLEY CUP GAME 3 NEWS

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STAMFORD, Conn. – June 2, 2017 – The Nashville Predators host their first-ever Stanley Cup Final game in franchise history on Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when P.K. Subban and the Preds face off against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3. The Penguins lead the series 2-0. Pre-game coverage begins tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

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STAMFORD, Conn. – May 29, 2017– NBC Sports began exclusive coverage of its 12th consecutive Stanley Cup Final tonightwith Game 1 on NBC, featuring the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins. Despite being outshot 26-12, the Penguins won Game 1 by a score of 5-3, as Jake Guentzel broke a 3-3 tie with 3:17 remaining in the third period, and Nick Bonino scored an empty net goal with 1:02 left in the game. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT

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STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 28, 2017Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins begin their quest to become the first repeat Stanley Cup champions in nearly 20 years tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC, when they host P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

THE MADDEN CURSE: WILL TOM BRADY FALL UNDER THE SPELL? | THE MADDEN CURSE: WILL TOM BRADY FALL UNDER THE SPELL?

tom bradyTHE MADDEN CURSE: WILL TOM BRADY FALL UNDER THE SPELL?

By Marc Auker

It’s that special time of year again for sports fans and gamers alike. Recently, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was selected as the cover athlete for Madden 18, the newest title in the popular Madden video game franchise. Sure, being a cover athlete is an honor of the highest degree in every sport; but being on the cover of an installment in the Madden franchise is risky business. Continue reading