The Baltimore Ravens are coming off an emotional victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. So it wouldn’t be a stretch to expect the defending Super Bowl champions to experience a letdown at home Sunday against the struggling Minnesota Vikings.
After all they’ve been through this season, the Baltimore Ravens are right where they need to be with four games left on the schedule.
Right about now, the Ravens and 49ers should be in the midst of their spurts toward a second straight meeting in the Super Bowl.
They’d better make their turnarounds long and powerful, because both have hit the skids.
Ravens beat the Bengals in OT sure, but I’m not sure I learned much about their future progress.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
The Baltimore Orioles and Manny Machado couldn’t have asked for a much better diagnosis on his injured left knee: The third baseman avoided tearing any major ligaments and could be running in six to eight weeks without surgery.
A save: To keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve. If your season is on the line, will you go to Jim Johnson to close out the game AND have confidence that he will get the job?
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Through heartbreaking losses and hair-raising victories, through Game 7s of the NBA Finals and Game 46s of the regular season, through contract extension after contract extension, what has defined these San Antonio Spurs more than anything else is the simple fact that they stick together.
The NBA’s Competition Committee is recommending an expansion of instant replay to include late-game reviews of block/charge plays, the first time the league is considering reviewing judgment calls by a referee.
The Pittsburgh Penguins cleaned out their lockers today, made plans for the summer, and started thinking about what could have been.