The folks at Pepsi Max were in Bloomfield, NJ pretending to watch a pick-up hoops game featuring some kid named "Kevin." The man who stole the show was his "Uncle Drew," who's portrayed damn well by young Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving. He pulls off one really solid old man. And when he starts dunking on folks, that's just greatness. Let's go to the videotape.
Interleague baseball has returned and with that also comes the first primetime slate on FOX Saturday Baseball. The featured game will be Red Sox-Phillies with other games being the intercity showdown of the White Sox and the Cubs, a Mid-Atlantic match in Orioles-Nationals, a Texas-sized Astros-Rangers meeting with Diamondbacks-Royals rounding out the coverage. Continue reading for distribution splits plus announcing assignments for MLB on FOX in primetime.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is feeling pretty good these days and it's not because his club is wearing those awesome new hats but rather because his club has been the surprise team in the 2012 MLB season thus far. This is a team that was widely expected to finish in the cellar in what was considered to be a really tough American League East that sits right now in first place in their division and the second best record in the Junior Circuit. So is this just the byproduct of a fluky hot start or is this team a real contender?
We have seen the great hockey that we saw in the conference quarterfinals continue on, for the most part, to the conference semifinals and those series have resulted in two clubs remaining in each conference. The winners of the two series will meet in the Stanley Cup Finals. Here's the television schedule plus announcing assignments for the Eastern and Western Conference Finals.
There are four clubs left in the fight for Lord Stanley's Cup. In the Eastern Conference, we have the (New York Rangers and the) New Jersey Devils (and the Washington Capitals) and in the Western Conference, we have the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings. Who will advance to the Stanley Cup Finals? Here are my predictions.