Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com take a look back at Cloud Computing‘s victory in the Preakness, where he outdueled Classic Empire to the wire. They also analyze this weekend’s Gold Cup at Santa Anita, where Midnight Storm seeks an 11th victory in 24 career starts.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand preview the French Open, as the year’s second Grand Slam event gets underway next week at Roland Garros. Rafael Nadal is the odds-on favorite to win his unprecedented 10th men’s crown, while Simona Halep gets the nod in the women’s brackets.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow ask whether the Boston Red Sox or Toronto Blue Jays should part ways with their managers, with the Red Sox underachieving under John Farrell and the Blue Jays in the AL East basement with John Gibbons. Also, what’s become of fan goodwill after an Atlanta Braves security guard took a ball from a young fan?
Greg DePalma and Kenny Bruce of NASCAR.com preview the Coca-Cola 600, which concludes Sunday’s tripleheader of racing classics, and offers the latest updates as the Monster Energy Cup circuit enters the summer schedule. Later, PSN racing analyst C.J. Radune previews the Indianapolis 500 as Scott Dixon sits on the pole and Marco Andretti tries again to add to the family legacy.
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.
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.