(Sorry I'm late - the students needed extra help today.) As the playoffs start tonight, we wrap up our brief two-day intro coverage by looking at the Western Conference matchups: Calgary vs. Colorado Colorado already starts this series mentally down in the eyes of their fans, because they got FUCKED in the Draft
NFL News: Franchise tag updates: no new applications. What's a NFL offseason without hand-wringing about the rules? The three topics on the agenda for the Competition Committee meeting today were: Replay review punts - make them more like kickoffs? the new helmet rules - good, or make betterer? Current thinking
Yesterday, I raised the topic of the NHL's Eastern Conference, a.k.a. "the teams Gary Bettman wants to win the Cup". Today, it's the West, where dreams die upon the altar of the travel schedule. Pacific Division: Anaheim Ducks - by friend of Low Commander, Funky Brewmaster For the first time in a few
NFL News: Le'Veon isn't "officially" on the trading block, but at least the Jets have called about his rights. The Steelers can rescind his franchise tag & trade him, but would need something valuable in return, since they'd only qualify for a third-round compensatory pick that they'd immediately lose because
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUxEcXe4RQs Fun fact: Celine Dion actually sang in the Eurovision contest in 1988, representing Switzerland - because you don't actually have to be from the country you are representing. You are singing a song from that country, so the song is from the country & the artist can be from wherever.
First Saturday night of playoff action can only mean one thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS3GQverRiQ STOMPIN' TOM! Tonight's sports: NHL: Maple Leafs at Bruins - 8:00PM | NBC / CBC Sharks at Ducks - 10:30PM | NBCSN / Sportsnet360 NBA: Heat at 76ers - 8:00PM | ABC / TSN Pelicans at Trail Blazers - 10:30PM |
As is DFO custom, interested parties have been surveyed for their favourite team's chances to survive the first round on their way to win the best trophy in pro sports. Tonight we survey the Western Conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDA0tN_bJLg As always, opinions are those of the individual authors. If it's unattributed, then I did