Greg DePalma and PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine take a look back at how all the first-round NHL playoffs series played out and offer their predictions for Round 2. After staving off the plucky Toronto Maple Leafs, are the Washington Capitals ready for another scrum with the Pittsburgh Penguins? How far can the Nashville Predators ride the momentum after sweeping out the Chicago Blackhawks?
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com break down the field for Saturday’s Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes from Keeneland, where favorite Bigger Picture is just one of four Michael Maker entries.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the latest division-by-division news, with emphasis this week on the American League West where the Houston Astros stand at the top behind the pitching of Dallas Keuchel (left) and the emerging Chris Devenski. Meantime, the Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners are sinking and the Angels have nothing aside from Mike Trout.
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, conduct their final mock draft with just a week to go before the real thing happens in Philadelphia. In this edition, Mitch Trubisky (right) is the first quarterback off the board, but how does Christian McCaffrey fare among running backs?
Following the NASCAR Monster Energy Series‘ traditional Easter break, Greg DePalma and PSN motorsports analyst C.J. Radune discuss whether Kyle Larson can keep the momentum and other observations from the season’s first segment. There’s also playoff talk with analysts Jan Levine (Stanley Cup) and Jamal Murphy (NBA).
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Valero Texas Open, where Charley Hoffman seeks to become the third back-to-back champion this century, while Patrick Reed and Jimmy Walker try to put the trophy boots in Texas hands. They also discuss injury updates from Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods, plus Rory McIlroy‘s pending nuptials.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo continue to lament the Washington Nationals‘ bullpen problems, where Blake Treinen already may have worn out his welcome as closer. On the bright side, Gio Gonzalez (pictured) has been off to a strong start, and the hitting is solid behind Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand are joined by Stevie Johnson, fresh off his title in Houston, as he discusses his transition from college star to the pros and his role as one of the top four U.S. guns. Andrea and Greg also review the WTA’s “Next Gen” headliners and preview the Fed Cup semifinals along with the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters on the ATP side.
Tennis: In a week when all four top U.S. men fell victim to post-Davis Cup ailments, Steve Johnson found more in his tank than his compatriots to take the U.S. Men’s Claycourt title in Houston.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the latest division-by-division news as the season’s second week winds down, with emphasis this week on the National League West.