There are a few common threads in the typical early-season Premier League storylines. Less-heralded clubs will often run-up a nice point tally in August, September and October matches, only to predictably fall back once the real football gets going in winter. Aristocrats will slip, slide and work to improve … Read More... about Premier League Matchday 6: Blues Can Save All or Fall vs Liverpool
Take yourself back to 1999. John Elway led the Broncos to victory in Super Bowl 33, UCONN won the NCAA tournament with Rip Hamilton winning MVP honors, and the Vancouver Grizzlies were playing in the Midwest Division of the NBA. The sports landscape has seen drastic changes over the past 20 years. Dynasties have risen and fallen. Stars have come and gone. Some leagues … [Read more...] about What Have You Done For Me Lately? Parity in the 4 Major Sports Over the Past 20 Years
For the first time in their history, and after suffering so many failures over the recent few years, the Toronto Raptors have won the NBA title. Last night, Nick Nurse's boys defeated the Golden State Warriors in Oakland with 114-110, ending their two-year reign. After a pretty exciting and exhausting match, the Raptors triumphed after a bit odd ending. The Warriors were … [Read more...] about Toronto Raptors are the New NBA Champions !
All NBA playoff games tell stories. The pregame betting action tells a tale of its own. Yet in the sport of basketball, there are always a few journalists who are way too obsessed with the big picture to notice the here and now. Kevin Durant attempted to play in Game 5, lighting-up the Toronto Raptors with swished bombs and accurate passes until a ghastly Achilles injury … [Read more...] about Why Are Gamblers Flocking to Toronto’s Moneyline for Game 6?
Kyle Lowry had a chance to clinch the series and the NBA Finals for the Toronto Raptors, but his three-pointer from the corner has been blocked by Draymond Green. In the end, the champions pulled out a hard-fought 106-105 win, which will be remembered for a long time. They had a 14-point lead, they had Kevin Durant, the momentum, but all suddenly disappeared. Durant was … [Read more...] about Warriors Make a Late Comeback, Win Game 5 in Toronto, 106-105
Klay Thompson was back and was excellent, but that didn't help his Warriors against the determined Toronto Raptors. The guests from Canada came one step closer to their first NBA title, after posting a win in Game 4 of the finals. Nick Nurse's team rallied back after being down 11 points in the first quarter, and had a furious push in the third. Eventually, the Raptors won … [Read more...] about Raptors Near the Title, Defeat Golden State in Game 4, 105-92
The absence of Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant from the Golden State's lineup was something the champs couldn't cover up. That is why they lost at home to Toronto Raptors with 123-109, who now regained the home court advantage. Despite fantastic Steph Curry who dropped a playoff-high 47 points, the Warriors were helpless against confident and relentless Raptors who came to … [Read more...] about Toronto Better Than Injury-Plagued Warriors in Game 3, 123-109
The champs have answered to the Raptors' challenge from Game 1. Last night at the overcrowded Scotiabank Arena, Golden State managed to win, 109-104, and to take the home court advantage from the Canadian team. Despite several severe problems, which included Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney leaving the game because of the injuries, the Warriors found the strength to overcome a … [Read more...] about Steph Curry: “It’s Disrespectful to Leave Iguodala Open Like That”
The Toronto Raptors defeated Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA finals tonight, with 118-109, and recorded their first ever victory at this stage of the playoffs. The Raptors also broke GSW's row of four straight victories in opening games of the finals. Hosts were confident from the start until the end and were ahead throughout the whole game. “Tonight, Game 1, … [Read more...] about Raptors Outplay the Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, 118-109