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The New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders are both competing for a playoff spot. (Image: Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Teams Fight for Final Playoff Spots as NHL Season Hits Homestretch

With the NHL regular season winding down, the teams trying to get into the postseason are doing more jockeying than the backstretch at Churchill Downs. Some clubs are in better position than others, while for a few organizations, like Buffalo, Arizona, and Chicago, their seasons are over. The Eastern Conference […]

Zack Greinke is suffering from tightness in his right groin, which could make him unavailable for the Diamondbacks on Opening Day. (Image: Michael Chow/azcentral sports)

Ailing Zack Greinke Likely to Miss Opening Day for Arizona Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke may now miss Opening Day after leaving a spring training game with tightness in his right groin. Greinke suffered the injury in a Wednesday game against the Cincinnati Reds. He pitched just one inning before leaving the game after feeling soreness. After that game, […]

Kevin Harvick won his third consecutive race last week in Phoenix and is trying to go for his fourth this Sunday at the Auto Club 400 in Fontana, CA. (Image: Lionel Racing)

Can Anyone Stop Kevin Harvick? Oddsmakers Don’t Think So

At this point in the NASCAR season it would be easier to ask when Kevin Harvick won’t win a race. The 42-year-old has won three consecutive events for the first time last week and is looking to make it four on Sunday at the Auto Club 400. He is the […]

Gonzaga was a 12.5-point favorite, but nearly was upset by UNC Greensboro. (Image: Otto Kitsinger/AP)

Weakened West Coast Teams Embarrassed in NCAA Tournament

If there was any doubt about how bad West Coast college basketball was in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday painfully proved it. Arizona, the lone remaining participant of the Pac-12 Conference, got embarrassed by Buffalo, losing 89-68. They were a 9-point favorite to beat a college whose previous signature victory this […]

Leicester City will host Chelsea in what could be the most competitive contest of the FA Cup quarterfinal round. (Image: Clive Mason/Getty)

English Premier League Squads Squaring Off in FA Cup Quarterfinals

The FA Cup is down to the quarterfinal round, with three top Premier League sides still in the running for the English national club championship. All four quarterfinal matches will be played this weekend, two each on Saturday and Sunday. The action begins with Tottenham visiting Swansea City. The visitors are […]

Klay Thompson suffered a fractured thumb on Sunday, making him the latest Golden State All-Star to miss time this season. (Image: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Klay Thompson’s Broken Thumb Adds to Golden State Injury Woes

Shooting guard Klay Thompson fractured his right thumb on Sunday, creating yet another injury concern for the Golden State Warriors as the defending champions fight for the top seed in the Western Conference. Thompson hurt his thumb during the second quarter of a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. While he […]