Posts Tagged ‘playoff’

NBA playoff scores 2016: Damian Lillard did a perfect Stephen Curry impression in Game 3

NBA playoff scores 2016: Damian Lillard did a perfect Stephen Curry impression in Game 3

When he’s at his best, the Blazers’ point guard comes the closest to matching the league MVP’s impact on offense. With Stephen Curry watching from the bench wearing street clothes, Damian Lillard gave a performance worthy of the reigning MVP. Just like Curry, Lillard rained fire from outside, drove to the rim using his...

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Panthers vs. Islanders 2016 results: New York wins a playoff series for the first time since 1993

Panthers vs. Islanders 2016 results: New York wins a playoff series for the first time since 1993

John Tavares was the hero in Brooklyn. Islanders captain John Tavares has had one hell of a first round. Five goals and four assists — and both the equalizer and game winner in Game 6 — were the difference for New York, who won the game by a score of 2-1 in double overtime....

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Cavaliers vs. Pistons, NBA playoff results 2016: Cleveland puts away pesky Detroit squad to complete sweep

Cavaliers vs. Pistons, NBA playoff results 2016: Cleveland puts away pesky Detroit squad to complete sweep

The Cavaliers beat the Pistons 100-98 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Cleveland Cavaliers are moving on. They beat the Detroit Pistons 100-98 to win Game 4 in Detroit on Sunday. They swept the Pistons 4-0 to advance to the second round of the playoffs, where they’ll face the winner...

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Tampa Bay Lightning change policy, will allow out-of-state fans to buy playoff tickets

Tampa Bay Lightning change policy, will allow out-of-state fans to buy playoff tickets

In 2015, the Lightning limited playoff ticket purchases through Ticketmaster to Florida residents only. This season, tickets to Tampa Bay Lightning home playoff games will be sold on Ticketmaster without geographical restrictions on sales. Last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning organization garnered ire from four Original Six fanbases as well as Lightning fans from...

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NFL playoff bracket 2016: Game times, TV schedule, results and more

NFL playoff bracket 2016: Game times, TV schedule, results and more

The 2016 NFL playoffs are here. Follow along with all the action using our NFL playoff bracket, complete with game times, matchups, TV information and full results. The 2016 NFL playoffs are here. A total of 12 teams are battling it out for a trip to play in Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara,...

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NFL playoff picture 2016: Broncos, Panthers clinch top seeds

NFL playoff picture 2016: Broncos, Panthers clinch top seeds

The Broncos and Panthers have home-field advantage throughout the playoffs this year. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Texans locked up the final two playoff spots on an action-packed Sunday morning, but the top seed in both conferences was still up for grabs heading into the slate of afternoon games. In the AFC, the Denver...

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NFL playoff scenarios 2016: What’s at stake for Vikings vs. Packers on SNF

NFL playoff scenarios 2016: What’s at stake for Vikings vs. Packers on SNF

The NFC North is up for grabs. The final game of the 2015-16 NFL regular season is underway on Sunday Night Football, and with it comes plenty of playoff implications. All 12 teams that will play in the postseason are already locked in, as is the full seeding in the AFC, but the showdown between...

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NFL playoff picture and scenarios 2015, Week 14: Top AFC teams can clinch on Sunday

NFL playoff picture and scenarios 2015, Week 14: Top AFC teams can clinch on Sunday

The Bengals failed and the Broncos didn’t get the results they needed, but the Patriots can still secure a spot in the postseason Sunday. At the beginning of Week 14, every team except the Cleveland Browns was still alive in the postseason race. While teams like the San Diego Chargers, Baltimore Ravens and San...

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NFL playoff picture and standings 2015: Packers continue to collapse in NFC North race

NFL playoff picture and standings 2015: Packers continue to collapse in NFC North race

The Panthers and Patriots kept rolling, but Denver was routed by Kansas City. The Green Bay Packers had every chance to hang on to their share of first place Sunday afternoon, but a missed two-point conversion. A shanked last-second field goal meant they had done the unthinkable — they had lost to the Detroit...

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Iowa is a deserving top-5 team right now, and 3 other College Football Playoff rankings takeaways

Iowa is a deserving top-5 team right now, and 3 other College Football Playoff rankings takeaways

The full top 25 is here! Let’s talk about Iowa, the Big 12, what to do with the non-powers and that weird “body clocks” thing Jeff Long talked about on the rankings show. Iowa? No. 5? That makes sense! by Jason Kirk ESPN is very good at this. Each week, the College Football Playoff...

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