Posts Tagged: Newcastle

Both the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to deal with changes to their offensive lineups. For the Chiefs, coach Andy Reid has yet to fix on a replacement for departed running back Kareem Hunt. And in Pittsburgh, coach Mike Tomlin must find a way to pick up the slack for two stars who are no longer there… Read more »

Things couldn’t have gone much worse for the Houston Rockets in their first two games against Golden State. Claiming they didn’t get many officials calls in Game 1 and having star James Harden raked in the eyes in Game 2, the Rockets left the Bay Area down 0-2 to the Warriors in their best-of-seven conference semifinal series. Houston will try… Read more »

Golden State’s win over the Clippers last night left just one first-round matchup still to be determined — the Denver Nuggets versus the San Antonio Spurs.  This series has been the only one to go the full seven games with the finale set for tonight at Denver’s Pepsi Center. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game as well as Game… Read more »

The first day of the NHL playoffs was filled with upsets, including the top seed in the East and President’s Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning falling to the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3. Day 2 begins tonight with three games on the schedule, including the No. 1 seed in the West — the Calgary Flames (50-25-7) — opening its series at home… Read more »

A pair of top five teams in the latest Dunkel NBA power rankings square off tonight as the Oklahoma City Thunder (38-21; No. 5 in Dunkel) travel to Denver to take on the Nuggets (41-18; No. 4). Denver currently enjoys a three-game lead over the Thunder in the Northwest Division and has taken the first two games of the series… Read more »

Built Ram Tough?

At 11-1, the LA Rams look to be in the driver’s seat to represent the NFC in this year’s Super Bowl. But to get there, the Rams will have to demonstrate a toughness that is not always reflected in their sunny California surroundings. A good test will be tonight when the Rams head to frigid Chicago to take on the… Read more »