Atlanta Braves: Every media outlet brims with optimism about the local teams at the start of every season. Sure, the Philadelphia Phillies are SI cover boys, but what about the 91-win Atlanta Braves? From the AJC: “Yes, on paper, Philadelphia has one of the greatest starting pitching rotations ever assembled. But on the field, the Braves project like National League East Division champions.” I must have missed the projection. There’s more. “Adding Dan Uggla gives the lineup the potent right-handed bat it needed … Martin Prado is as good an all-around player as there is in baseball. Nate McLouth looks better …” What the hell is a Martin Prado? Well, I’m ready. I’ve got my Say Heyward t-shirt on and my favorite Sid Bream baseball card in hand. [AJC]
Kyle Lowry hit a prayer of a half-courter to send Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to overtime.
Thomas Hickey absolutely leveled Jonathan Drouin with a hit during the second period of the Islanders-Lighting game Tuesday night.
Sounds like Ryback is done with WWE.
Unique name, gotta see who shares it.
Not a good look.
Talking sports going at it as hard as he can.
Thunder 98, Spurs 97 might have set a record for most missed calls in the final :13 in NBA history. It’s easy watching the video to (…)
With baseball likely canceling games due to Zika virus fears, are the Olympics next?