Article posted on Thursday 26 April - 18:30 EDT
Round one of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup
playoffs featured standout performances from Sidney Crosby and Marc-Andre Fleury, frontrunners in post season fantasy production. Overall scoring was up in the first round, compared to the 2017 playoffs, resulting in four players with ten or more points. The second round of the fantasy playoffs features the top two goal scoring teams in the NHL, providing can't miss picks and superb sleeper candidates.
Article posted on Wednesday 11 April - 11:48 EDT
The grind of the NHL playoffs is unlike other team sports because of league parity. This season, teams from the Pacific and Metropolitan divisions feature a softer bracket than the Central and Atlantic divisions, the latter two containing the four best teams on the regular season. Stanley Cup
bracketology in 2018 reveals a relatively easy path for the Pens as they attempt a rare three-peat.
Article posted on Wednesday 11 April - 11:39 EDT
The first round of the 2018 NHL post season features a couple of mismatches which playoff poolies should leverage into production. Pittsburgh faces a Philly team with questionable goaltending, while Winnipeg draws Minny without Ryan Suter. Columbus and Los Angeles appear ready to upset higher-ranked clubs, which gives players from the Blue Jackets and Kings a shot at becoming the best sleepers in the first round.
Article posted on Sunday 08 April - 15:08 EDT
It will either be two straight gold medals for Brad Gushue and Canada or Niklas Edin and Sweden's third gold in six years. Gushue led Canada to its 36th World Men's Curling Championship by edging Sweden last year. Edin and Sweden are on a mission this year finishing first in the round robin standings and will look to even the score in this rematch; starts 8:00 PM ET.
Article posted on Wednesday 04 April - 04:14 EDT
As we move on from the Final Four, we now focus on the Frozen Four, NCAA Division I Men's Hockey's ultimate showdown. Taking place at Minnesota's Xcel Energy Center, the Frozen Four features the rabid Michigan Wolverines as the red-hot underdogs taking on the favourites Notre Dame. The Ohio State Buckeyes and Minnesota-Duluth round out the four as we break down each team's odds to capture the National Championship.
Article posted on Wednesday 04 April - 03:35 EDT
Tiger Woods is back! After eight years hampered by a back injury, the living legend has returned with a vengeance finishing second in the Valspar Championship and tied for fifth in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Statistically, the numbers add up too as Woods is physically showing new life. As the golfing world collectively hold their breath, Woods looks ahead to the US Masters. We break down the reborn legend.
Article posted on Tuesday 03 April - 15:56 EDT
We're down to the final four in the CONCACAF Champions League, and we've got two MLS vs Liga MX matchups to look forward to. Club America travel to Canada to face Toronto FC, while Chivas Guadalajara host the New York Red Bulls in what will be the first of two matches between each team. We analyse each match and provide our full preview and prediction.
Article posted on Tuesday 13 March - 07:07 EDT
The Madness has begun. The 2018 edition of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament better known as "March Madness" has officially kicked off with 68 teams all vying for the prestigious National Championship. Not to be lost in all the scuffle are the presence of several Canadian players all playing vital roles for their respective teams. We narrowed down the list to four who will make the most impact.
Article posted on Tuesday 13 March - 06:23 EDT
There's more than just UEFA Champions League action on our screens this week! Toronto FC will travel to Mexico to face Tigres in a crucial CONCACAF Champions League clash that will determine who goes through to the semi-finals and who goes home. The New York Red Bulls and Seattle Sounders will also be in action against Mexican opposition, and we preview each match followed by our fearless predictions.
Article posted on Sunday 04 March - 06:45 EST
It's the brightest night in Hollywood as Jimmy Kimmel returns to host the 90th Academy Awards better known as "The Oscars". The most prestigious awards show honours the best films of 2017 and while there are already foregone conclusions on who's winning the hardware, there have always been a few shockers. The Oscars air 8:00 PM ET and we look at which awards will have potential upsets.
Article posted on Thursday 22 February - 05:25 EST
Golf's most prestigious tournament is two weeks away, but odds are out and early. Leading the boards are three-time major winner and 2015 Masters champion Jordan Spieth followed closely by 2016 US Open champion and world number-one Dustin Johnson. The most thrilling part is this is anyone's game and nine of the last 12 tournaments featured first-time winners; official tee off is April 10.
Article posted on Wednesday 21 February - 07:08 EST
Chapter five of the greatest rivalry in Winter Olympics history takes place tonight as Canada and the USA clash in the Gold Medal game at 11:10 PM ET. Canada has won the last three meetings against the US and have won four straight Gold medals. The US has come back better than ever and are favoured to finally finish the job unless Canada has more tricks up their sleeves.
Article posted on Sunday 18 February - 06:59 EST
Founded back in 1876, a full 25 years before the American League, the National League is known as the Senior Circuit. Despite that gap, the NLCS and ALCS are the same age as both were brought into play during the 1969 MLB season. Here we examine the NL contenders, with odds furnished by SportsInteraction, prior to MLB Opening Day on March 29, 2018, when all 30 squads hit the diamonds.
Article posted on Thursday 15 February - 15:23 EST
The Toronto Blue Jays don't have as many retired numbers as other teams in the league, but they are set to hang one from the rafters this preseason season. So who are the special Blue Jays with retired numbers and who will be honored in the future? Join us as we discuss them.
Article posted on Monday 12 February - 18:51 EST
The "Draw in the Desert" is this close to getting its official rematch as Gennady Golovkin better known as "GGG" and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez prep for part two. The first bout's results were controversial to put it mildly with most scoring it decidedly for Golovkin. With this rematch, both boxers get to put the past behind with either one looking for a more emphatic victory. Odds preview!
Article posted on Monday 12 February - 04:38 EST
The 2018 Winter Olympics is underway, and many Canadians are looking forward to their most dominant event: curling. The men's national team are competing to earn their fourth consecutive gold medal, and sixth consecutive medal since the sport was re-introduced in 1998. We take a look at the team and their biggest rivals, and explore the odds on them winning once more.
Article posted on Sunday 04 February - 06:13 EST
The Vince Lombardi Trophy and the Grey Cup represent the pinnacle of North American gridiron. As the oldest sports trophy on the continent, the century-old Grey Cup features a long history compared to the Super Bowl – a relatively new event which turns 52 on February 4th. There’s nothing like the spectacle of the Super Bowl showcasing some of the best athletes in America. Nonetheless, the Grey Cup has carved its own niche as a fast and friendly version of the sport.
Article posted on Saturday 03 February - 09:05 EST
There are few clubs in world football that are as well known and as powerful as Manchester United, and like all great clubs there is a certain level of prestige that accompanies players onto the field. The iconic Number 7 shirt has been worn by some of the club's greatest, although in recent times it has proved to be more of a hinderance than a help...
Article posted on Saturday 20 January - 09:59 EST
The 2017-18 NFL Conference Championships are here and it's safe to say that nobody thought QB's like Blake Bortles, Nick Foles, and Case Keenum would still be playing football right now. Expecting Tom Brady to be here is a different story though, as he and the Patriots have made their 7th straight Conference Championship appearance. In anticipation of some great football moments we may see this weekend, it's time to look back at some of the best we've had in the history of Conference Championship weekend.