http://deadhitsports.com - The New York Islanders were eliminated from playoff contention recently, thus ending a really disappointing season. They had a breakout campaign by Matt Barzal, but the defense and goaltending were really, really bad. 2018 NHL Playoff Advice – Islanders, Blues and Jets With that being said, how in the world can John Tavares even...The post NHL Playoff Advice – Tavares can’t stay on Long Island, can he? appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Round 1 and Round 2 of the 2018 NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament are in the books. After the first two rounds of this year’s tourney, only two #1-seeds remain. East Region #1 Villanova made it to the Sweet 16. So did Midwest Region #1 Kansas. South #1 Virginia fell, incredibly, to #16 UMBC...The post March Madness: 2018 Sweet 16 and Elite Eight Picks appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The Pittsburgh Penguins are stacked offensively. They’ve got sniper and finisher and sniper and finisher. From Sid the Kid to Geno, from Phil to Horny. The Pens have enough firepower to make another Stanley Cup playoff run. The only problem? They give up goals. After the Montreal Canadiens got shut out in back-to-back games,...The post NHL Playoff Advice – Can the Pens score their way to a threepeat? appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Another great weekend is on tap in the NBA. I’ve got two picks each on March 23, March 24, and March 25. Things are starting to heat up in the professional round ball league. Check out my picks for this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 2018 NBA Week 23 Weekend Friday, March 23 Utah Jazz...The post NBA Weekend: Games on March 23, 24, and 25 appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Don’t look now, but arguably the greatest golfer to ever play, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods, has suddenly again become a force on the PGA Tour. Tiger has two Top 10 finishes in his last two tournaments played. This had led to some speculation that Tigers ready to roar back in the Masters Tournament at Augusta...The post Golf: Does Tiger’s Recent Performances Set Him Up for the Masters? appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The final three major tennis tournaments, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open, haven’t taken place yet this year. There’s plenty of time for the best tennis players in the world to get it together enough to challenge for a major championship. Below, I list the Top 5 tennis players on the ATP...The post Tennis Update: Top Players for Both the ATP and the WTA appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - They’re a three seed and about to play in the Sweet 16 of college basketball’s biggest tournament. They’re taking on an upstart squad that’s on a roll and has experts picking them to make the Final Four. Yet, the Michigan Wolverines are alive and kicking, and to me, a serious contender for the NCAAB...The post 3 reasons why the Michigan Wolverines can win March Madness appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The first round of NFL Free Agency has come and gone. Some teams immediately improved. Other teams didn’t improve at all while the jury is still out on the moves that a few teams made. I decided to break it down into the free agency moves that are home runs for both the player...The post NFL Free Agency: 3 Moves That Make Sense, 3 Moves That Don’t, and 3 Moves We Must Wait to See appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - It doesn’t matter that the dream ended in the following round for the 16th seed NCAA basketball underdog University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retrievers. Yes, they lost to Kansas State in a more predictable result than what happened in their opening round. And no, there will be Elite 8 or Final Four appearance. In...The post UMBC Retrievers have changed March Madness betting forever appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The sweepstakes are over. Kirk Cousins is a Viking and Case Keenum is a Bronco. While the world praises Cousins for betting on himself and taking a short-term guaranteed contract with Minnesota, the Broncos decided to spend considerably less on Keenum. Broncos Choose Keenum At 30 years of age and with only one good...The post Broncos made a wise choice with Keenum if… appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - They have championship pedigree. They have depth at center. Their defense is a mix of solid vets and up and coming prospects. They have scoring, grit and they went far in the postseason just last season. Even the goalie had a shutout recently and looks great. The only problem? The Anaheim Ducks are sitting...The post NHL Playoff Advice – Ducks are an enigma appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The 2018 NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament begins this Thursday, March 15, and this Friday, March 16. By this Sunday we’ll know which teams are in the Sweet 16. I’ve already handicapped the NCAA Tournament to the Sweet 16. As always, there should be a mix of high-seeded squads that can get it done...The post March Madness: My 2018 NCAA College Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Picks appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Some teams have improved themselves greatly, while others have simply overspent in a desperate attempt to re-capture past glory. Sure, it’s fun to analyze the smart signings. But it’s waaay more fun to call out the blunders. While we won’t know which moves are bad until at least September, I’m impatient and want to...The post NFL free agent signing mistakes appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - March Madness is here. Every season, college basketball fans slyly put on the head phones and watch the annual NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament while pretending to work at their desks. It’s an American pastime as traditional as any other American pastime. Often, the winner of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament comes down...The post March Madness: These 8 Underdogs Can Win the 2018 NCAA College Basketball Tournament appeared first on .