Article posted on Thursday 11 July - 10:57 EDT
Over its history, Wimbledon has witnessed many players dominate centre court. Rod Laver in the 1960s, Bjorn Borg in the 1970s, Boris Becker in the 1980s and Pete Sampras in the 1990s all took their turns as kings of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club.
But the tournament has seen nothing like what's unfolded in men's singles over the past generation. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have combined to win 14 of the last 16 men's singles titles.
Article posted on Monday 08 July - 09:43 EDT
The 90th Major League Baseball All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday, July 9th at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The history of the game is almost split down the middle.
The American League holds a slight 44-43 edge over the National League, with the 1961 and 2002 mid-season classics resulting in tie games. Last year's game at Nationals Park in Washington, DC saw the AL outscore the NL 8-6.
Article posted on Monday 01 July - 13:16 EDT
Organizers are billing the 2019 Tour de France as the highest Tour in the history of the race. Of the event's five mountain climbs, three will reach peaks in excess of 2000 meters. That means when you're looking at the Tour de France odds, it would be wise to focus your attention on those riders who are the best climbers. There are also 30 categorized climbs, and 54 minutes of time trials.
Article posted on Monday 17 June - 15:49 EDT
Will Jack Hughes be the one, or is it Kaapo Kakko? The NHL entry draft is slated for June 21-22 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The New Jersey Devils hold the first overall selection for the second time in three years. Will they opt for American sensation Jack Hughes? Or has fantastic Finnish finisher Kaapo Kakko shown enough this season to pip Hughes as the post and go No. 1?
Article posted on Tuesday 11 June - 09:53 EDT
The most anticipated NBA Draft Lottery since LeBron James entered the league in 2003 was held May 14 in Chicago. The grand prize was Duke Blue Devils sensation Zion Williamson and the winners were the New Orleans Pelicans, who bucked the NBA Draft Lottery Odds to gain the top pick. Williamson will assuredly be the No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft when it's conducted June 20 at the Barclays Center in New York.
Article posted on Tuesday 04 June - 09:50 EDT
It's down to a best-of-three series for the Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues are deadlocked at two wins apiece four games into the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final series. It's been an odd-even series so far. The Bruins were winners in Games 1 and 3, while the Blues took the victory in Games 2 and 4. Two of the three remaining games are slated for Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
Article posted on Monday 03 June - 07:38 EDT
History is being made during the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors are playing in their fifth straight final series, joining the Boston Celtics, who played in 10 successive finals from 1957-66, as the only NBA teams to appear in the finals in that many years in a row. But their opponents, the Toronto Raptors, are also a history-making squad. They are the first team from Canada to ever play in the NBA Finals.
Article posted on Thursday 23 May - 08:04 EDT
Last year, Gareth Bale brought about Liverpool's demise, scoring twice in Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over the Reds in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. This year, it will be Bale's old team that looks to get the better of Liverpool. Tottenham Hotspur will face Liverpool in the final on June 1 at Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. It's the first all-England final since Manchester United beat Chelsea in 2007-08.
Article posted on Monday 20 May - 07:55 EDT
The story of the French Open is Rafael Nadal. The Spanish star is a clay-court legend. He owns a record 81 straight match wins on clay and 57 clay-court titles during his career, a tennis mark for tournament wins on a single surface. Included in that total are a record 11 French Open men's singles titles. Nadal has won the last two French Opens and is 11-0 in men's singles final matches at Roland-Garros.