The PGA Tour makes the crossover from one side of the DFW Metroplex to the other for the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, where Fort Worth’s Colonial Country Club is set for its 72nd year as host – the second-longest continuous run on tour. PSN content partner Pro Golf Weekly breaks down this week’s storylines in the back half of this Texas two-step.
Greg DePalma and PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine take a closer look at the Western Conference champion Nashville Predators, a No.8 seed who overcame a trio of key losses to beat the Anaheim Ducks behind huge outings from such new heroes as Colton Sissons, Austin Watson and Pontus Aberg. They also preview Thursday night’s Game 7 in the East between the Pittsburgh Penguins and resilient Ottawa Senators.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, as Colonial Country Club hosts its 72nd edition in a tournament that dates back to just after World War II. Jordan Spieth defends his first home-state title, while Masters champion Sergio Garcia and Phil Mickelson end long absences from the event.
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand, freshly arrived in Paris for next week’s French Open, joins Greg DePalma to discuss pre-Open headlines that include Novak Djokovic‘s selection of Andre Agassi to be his new coach. They also review the youth uprising that took place in Rome, with Alexander Zverev and Elina Svitolina winning titles.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo talk Washington Nationals pitching and what can be done to shore up weaknesses both at the back of the rotation and in the bullpen. Potential trade targets include two available names in Oakland in Sean Doolittle (pictured, left) and Sonny Gray, or perhaps Pittsburgh’s Gerrit Cole and/or Tony Watson.
Golf: It was a weekend to celebrate in more ways than one around the Horschel home, while Bernhard Langer matched a Jack Nicklaus record and Lexi Thompson stormed Kingsmill.
Tennis: While baby news made a lot of off-court headlines, Alexander Zverev and Elina Svitolina registered victories in Rome to reach the highest rankings of their careers.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com preview the 142nd edition of the Preakness Stakes, where Always Dreaming tries to follow up his Kentucky Derby triumph by taking the Triple Crown’s second jewel.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the week’s top headlines and turn their focus to the National League East – a weak division where the Washington Nationals have MLB’s third-best record, no one else has a winning mark and the New York Mets have been drama-tinged underachievers. Also, why people shouldn’t overreact to the anti-gay slur by Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar.
Greg DePalma and PSN contributor Jamal Murphy discuss a very good week for the Boston Celtics, who reached the NBA‘s Eastern Conference finals and landed the No.1 pick in next month’s NBA draft. Playoff talk continues as NHL analyst Jan Levine breaks down early series leads for the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators, and C.J. Radune offers an update on NASCAR‘s premier series ahead of All-Star weekend.