http://deadhitsports.com - It’s that time again. Triple Crown season always makes the heart skip an extra beat. Images of celebrities dressed in outlandish attire, taking their place in the grandstands or greeting the jockeys in the winner’s circle, it’s all a part of the pageantry that is horse racing season. But it also means that folks...The post Why we bet on the Kentucky Derby appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft took place on Thursday, April 26. As always there were surprises. Some of the surprises turned out to be excellent moves. Keep reading for a run down of Round 1 in this year’s NFL Draft! 2018 NFL Draft Round 1: Cleveland Browns Assessment and Other Thoughts Ever...The post NFL Draft: Round 1 Cleveland Browns Assessment and Other Thoughts appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - And then there were four. Four teams that will remain in the hunt for Lord Stanley’s cup. Four groups of players who dream about doing ridiculous things with the trophy. Last round, we saw the defending champs go down, a Cinderella story continue, a divisional grudge match get settled and arguably the most entertaining second...The post NHL Advice – Who will win the 2018 Conference Finals appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Well now, that was an interesting first round of the NHL playoffs. It pretty much went chalk, with all of the favorites except Anaheim (they were only a point better than the Sharks in the regular season) winning. It’s time to dive in to the second round’s slate of games. 2018 Stanley Cup second...The post Who’s going to win? Stanley Cup second round predictions appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - May is here. That means the 2018 World Cup is just around the corner. Group stage battle starts on June 14 when the host team Russia battles Saudi Arabia. From 6/15 on, the top soccer nations in the world hit the pitch for the most coveted prize some say in all of sports. This...The post 2018 World Cup: Group B Preview appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Group Day Matches for the 2018 World Cup start on June 14. That’s less than 8 weeks away from now. It means we had better start previewing the most important sporting event of the year, right? In this blog, we take a look at Group A. 2018 World Cup Group A Preview The teams...The post 2018 World Cup: Group A Preview appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - They’re the talk of the pro sports world. It isn’t even close. An expansion team on the brink of the pinnacle of its sport in Year 1? Whaaaat? We knew the Vegas Golden Knights would have some talent, and maybe even be competitive, but to come this far so soon is downright crazy. Let’s...The post NHL Advice: Just who are these Golden Knights, anyway? appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, May 5. As to be expected the morning line favorite is the Bob Baffert trained Justify. In 2015, Baffert won the Triple Crown with American Pharoah. He’s stated that Justify has the best chance of winning the Triple Crown of any 3-year-old he’s trained since American Pharoah....The post 2018 Kentucky Derby: Fair Odds for the Top Contenders and My Picks appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The Stanley Cup Final. The annual postseason hockey series where NBC regrets having to pre-empt regularly-scheduled programming to air something that attracts less eyeballs. I love hockey, I’m Canadian. But I’m also realistic in that it’s a sport that will never catch on in certain areas of the United States. The league can talk...The post If Stanley Cup Final ratings aren’t up this year, they never will be appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - Anyone of a certain age is guilty of hearkening back to their younger days out loud, lamenting how sports today isn’t as good as it once was. For hockey fans, they have absolutely nothing to complain about with this year’s Stanley Cup action. We’ve seen animosity, drama, overtime games and even a lot of...The post NHL Playoff – Surprisingly, playoff hockey has never been better appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The 2018 Kentucky Derby is one week away. That’s not a very long time when you’re talking about the most popular horse race in North America. The Derby might be the most popular horse race in the world. Winning the Derby adds instant prestige. To be honest, the Kentucky Derby winner doesn’t always turn...The post Kentucky Derby: Justify and Magnum Moon Get Chalky appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The NBA Playoffs are well under way. In fact, by the time you read this many teams will have already moved on to Round 2. That’s no small feat because in today’s NBA, to move on you must win 4 of 7 games in Round 1. Every playoff series in the NBA is 7...The post NBA Playoffs: The Best Teams are Houston, Golden State, and…New Orleans? appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - While everyone loves a good matchup on television, it’s always made better when a little extra excitement is brought to the proceedings. That’s why some of the elite broadcasters make a ton of money. They can make great moments into legendary must-see moments. I’ve put together my list of the top guys on television...The post Top 5 TV play-by-play announcers appeared first on .
http://deadhitsports.com - The NBA postseason has been outstanding. We’ve had Game 7s, upsets and great individual performances. Some have stood out more than others. Here’s a quick reminder of what we’ve seen so far. 2018 NBA Playoff Storylines 1. Play that Jazz Utah was the hottest Western Conference team down the stretch in the NBA regular...The post 3 great 2018 NBA playoff storylines of the first two rounds appeared first on .