For all of their shortcomings this season, the Baltimore Ravens are right in the middle of the playoff hunt.
The Baltimore Orioles are beginning to feel the pressure of the playoff hunt. A baserunning blunder and poor hitting in the clutch proved costly Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox. The defeat stalled Baltimore’s run at Tampa Bay for the second and final AL wild-card spot, and ended Chicago’s nine-game skid.
Coach Ken Hitchcock likes his team’s chances of making a deep playoff run, but scoffed away a suggestion that the Blues and Kings have a lot of similarities. After sweeping the Blues in the second round last spring en route to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, Los Angeles won all three games this season, too, and have taken eight in a row overall.
Phil Kessel wasn’t up for talking on Monday, and he’s going to have to make a statement with his play on the ice to avoid further questions in Toronto.
Lockout? What lockout? Minnesota Wild fans were quick to forgive and forget a four-month work stoppage, flocking back to the Xcel Energy Center for a shortened season.
Chris Paul led seven players in double figures with 23 points, Eric Bledsoe had 15 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-91 on Saturday while getting just one dunk in their playoff opener.
The playoffs can’t start soon enough for Donnie Avery. Five years after being the first receiver taken in the 2008 NFL draft, he will finally make his postseason debut at Baltimore.
Washington’s mayor and the mayor of Seattle have a bet on the outcome of the Sunday’s playoff game between the Redskins and the Seahawks.
The Baltimore Ravens are playoff bound, and that’s about the best thing that can be said about them.
Cory Redding was once a part of the worst team in NFL history, which goes a long way toward explaining why he is so grateful to be a member of the playoff-bound Baltimore Ravens.
The Baltimore Ravens remain in the AFC playoff picture despite several significant flaws, most of which were exposed in their latest and most telling fourth-quarter collapse of the season.