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ICYMI – NBA is underway!

Quiet start for big East and West teams

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Baseball playoffs are down to just two teams, the NFL is starting to show whos/who, NASCAR is down to 8 teams and MLS playoffs are almost here.

NBA (Week 1)

  • Toronto and Denver take top billings with 3-0 records each while the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder are 0-3.
  • Kemba Walker with 35 PPG, Andre Drummond with 16.5 RPG and Rajon Rondo/JJ Barea with 10.5 APG each.

NFL (Week 7)

  • Passing – Jameis Winston with 365 yards and 0 TDs, Patrick Mahomes with 358 yards and 4 TDs, no QBs topped 400 yards this week.
  • Kerryon Johnson rushed for 158 yard and 0 TDs, Marlon Mack rushed for 126 yards and 1 TD and Lamar Miller rushed for 100 yards and 1 TD
  • Receiving – Zach Ertz had 138 receiving yards and 0 TDs, John Brown had 134 yards and 1 TD and Trey Burton had 126 yards and 1 TD
  • Aaron Donald with 4 sacks
  • The Colts crushed the Bills, Panthers overcame 17 points deficit to win, Saints won on Justin Tucker missing his first ever PAT, Bucs won in overtime on a 59 yard FG and the Redskins won after Michael Gallup barely missed a game ending 52 yard FG.

MLB (World Series)

  • The World Series is set and any hand in the ratings has to be in love: Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
  • The Dodgers are in their 2nd consecutive World Series (looking for their first World Series win since 1988), the Red Sox are looking for their fourth World Series win in the last 15 years.

NHL (Week 3)

  • Gabriel Landeskog with 6 goals last week! Tyler Johnson, Zach Parise, Jeff Skinner and Nathan Mackinnon with at least 5 points.
  • Cam Talbot with 2 wins last week, 2.6 GAA and 81 saves. Philipp Grubauer, Devan Dubnyk, Louis Domingue, Craig Anderson and Juuse Saros with 2 wins each.
  • Injuries include Elias Peterson, Brandon Dubinsky, Matt Beleskey, Marian Gaborik, Gabriel Vilardi, Seth Jones and Pekka Rinne.


EPL (week 9)

MLS (week 34, one week left)

  • Clinched Teams include: Sporting KC, Atlanta, NY Red Bulls, Seattle, FC Dallas, LAFC, NYCFC, Philadelphia, DC United and Portland.
  • Last spot is available in the East: Columbus is battling Montreal, in the West the last spot is down to Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy.

NASCAR (Hollywood Casino 400)

  • Chase Elliott is really heating up with his 2nd win in the last three races.
  • This race brought the playoff field of 12 down to 8. Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman were eliminated from the playoffs.
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  • Ray Cooper III with a 1st round KO over Jake Shields
  • Abus Magomedov beats Sadibou Sy by unanimous decision


  • College Hockey – Ohio State (#1) and UMass split agame each, Minn-State (#7) split with North Dakota (#16), Michigan (#11) split with Western Michigan (#19) and Wisconsin lost to Clarkson
  • College Football – Ohio State (#2) upset by Purdue
  • Women’s Volleyball – Missouri upset Florida (#11),
  • Women’s Soccer – Louisiana State upset South Carolina (#8), Duke (#10) beat Boston College (#11), Florida State (#14) shutout Virginia (#6), Ohio State beat Wisconsin (#19) and Tennessee (#18) shutout Texas A&M (#5)
  • Men’s Soccer – Virginia (#6) beat Wake Forest (#1), Wisconsin shutout Michigan (#18) and Virginia Tech beat Notre Dame (#16)