Jeff Shain, PSN’s managing editor and golf analyst, also is a weekly contributor to PGATour.com. Here is his preview of this week’s RBC Heritage, where new Masters champion Jordan Spieth says he intends to tee it up even after the interview circuit that awaits.
AL Central: The Kansas City Royals parlayed a wild-card spot into a World Series berth last year, and now should end Detroit’s four-year run at the top of the division.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com take a look at Saturday’s Arkansas Derby – the spring’s final Kentucky Derby prep race – and its companion Oaklawn Handicap.
NASCAR Sprint Cup: The Sprint Cup series resumes in Texas, where fast cars have room to separate themselves from the field. Jimmie Johnson has done it four times, including three of the past five.
Greg DePalma & NFL analyst Mario Puig of RotoWire.com continue their breakdown of the upcoming NFL Draft, with team-by-team analysis from picks 8-20.
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, discuss the latest position rankings in anticipation of next month’s NFL Draft.
NL West: Both the Dodgers and Padres overhauled their entire operations in pursuit of trying to knock the Giants off their World Series perch. Will it work?
Greg DePalma and PSN analyst Kyle McKeown of RotoWire.com break down the NBA’s playoff chase, including potential first-round matchups and championship futures.
AL West: Though the Angels and Athletics made the playoffs out of the AL West last year, both could get overtaken by a rising Seattle squad that may be the deepest in club history.
NL East: With the rest of the NL East in transition, the Washington Nationals may have the easiest path of anyone to a division title this year. The focus in D.C. is on the postseason.