Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand analyze a French Open with equal parts predictability and intrigue, including a women’s draw assured of producing a Cinderella finalist as Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky meet in one semifinal. On the men’s side, three of the top four seeds remain but Novak Djokovic found himself swept out by Dominic Thiem.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the FedEx St. Jude Classic, along with other headlines in the final week before the U.S. Open commences at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott headline the field in Memphis, though the spotlight is likely to fall on Phil Mickelson as he weighs whether he can make the Open work alongside his daughter’s graduation.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo recap a 6-1 week for the Washington Nationals, moving them past the Colorado Rockies for the National League’s best record. Bullpen revival has been the centerpiece, with 100 mph lefty Enny Romero (pictured) joining Koda Glover to set the tone.
Greg DePalma and PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine discuss whether the NHL’s offside review rules need a revamp after a controversial review disallowed the first goal of the Stanley Cup Finals, effectively killing the Nashville Predators‘ Game 1 momentum. They also break down the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ 2-0 lead as the series heads to Nashville, and compare Sidney Crosby‘s legacy today against the Wayne Gretzky era.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com take a look at this weekend’s Shoemaker Mile on turf at Santa Anita, the first Breeders’ Cup Challenge race that guarantees the winner a berth in the November showcase. Heart to Heart is a slight favorite in the 7-horse field over What A View and Bal a Bali.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow delve into the Chicago Cubs‘ current six-game skid, including a three-game sweep by the lowly San Diego Padres, plus the New York Yankees remaining atop the AL East with hot outings from Brett Gardner and Aaron Hicks. Also, more on Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland‘s fists of fury, and a strange non-interference call involving a Brewers bat boy.
Greg DePalma and PSN contributor Jamal Murphy take an in-depth look at the NBA Finals, as the curtain finally rises on the third act between Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors – unbeaten in this year’s postseason – and reigning champs LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Also, an early analysis of this week’s NASCAR stop, as the AAA 400 gears up at Dover.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Memorial Tournament, as Jack Nicklaus welcomes the PGA Tour’s best to Muirfield Village for the 42nd edition. World No.1 Dustin Johnson, who just missed last year’s playoff, heads a field that includes seven of the top 10 in the world rankings. That includes Jason Day, playing again in his adopted hometown but without a top-25 in the event.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss Washington Nationals news, including Bryce Harper charging Giants reliever Hunter Strickland after getting plunked on Monday. Also, Koda Glover has three saves since taking the Nationals’ closer role and Anthony Rendon‘s four homers are only part of a huge week.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand assess the first three days at the French Open, including a historic upset of women’s top seed Angelique Kerber, plus early exits from Johanna Konta in the women’s draw and and Alexander Zverev on the men’s side.