John Wall Scores 42 Points, Wizards Eliminate Hawks 115-99John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards withstood a furious Atlanta comeback to close out the Hawks with a 115-99 victory Friday night, winning the opening-round playoff series 4-2.
Wilson Scores In OT As Caps Survive Scare To Beat LeafsThe top-seeded Capitals came back from a two-goal deficit to take the early lead in the series and at least momentarily stop the panic about a slip-up.
Orioles Plan On Taking Another Power Trip To AL PlayoffsThe Baltimore Orioles have found a formula for success, and they're sticking with it.
Orioles Are Eager To Get Started, Forget About Playoff LossThe Baltimore Orioles have been eager to get back to work and forget about losing the wild-card game to the Toronto Blue Jays last October.
Garceau: Predictions, Divisional Round Picks & MoreLast week, Scott Garceau went 4-for-4 on his picks with all four home teams winning in the wildcard round (the year before all four home teams lost). Here’s his best guess at this weekend’s games.
Overlooked Players Who Could Star In The NFL PlayoffsSorensen, a former undrafted free agent out of BYU, might be listed as a backup safety, but he rarely leaves the field.
Here We Go Again: All 4 NFL Divisional Games Are RematchesThere will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that's happened in six years.
Garceau: Interesting Playoff Facts & Picks For The Wild Card GamesThe four franchises with the most postseason berths in NFL history – the Dallas Cowboys (32), Green Bay Packers (32), New York Giants (32) and Pittsburgh Steelers (30) – are all in the 2016 NFL playoffs.
ICYMI In NFL Week 17: Rodgers, Packers Soar; Cousins, Skins OutAwaiting the winners of those games will be the top seeds: No. 1 Patriots and No. 2 Chiefs in the AFC, No. 1 Cowboys and No. 2 Falcons in the NFC.
Playoffs Start Early For Steelers And RavensBaltimore needs to top Pittsburgh, then win in Cincinnati on New Year's Day to return to the postseason after missing out in 2015.
Ravens Know The Playoff Scenario: 3 Wins And They're InIf the Ravens win their final three games, they will open the playoffs at home as division champions. And maybe, soon after that, they'll have a chance to avenge that loss to the Patriots.
Garceau: 5 In, 5 Out Of The NFL Playoff PictureDecember means NFL teams are in the stretch run eyeing division titles or wild-card sports that will earn them a spot in the playoffs. Here’s a look at teams that right now qualify for the 5 in and 5 out spots.