Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick debate if Senators coach Paul MacLean was in the wrong for calling a timeout late in the third period of a blowout game against the Canadiens. Ottawa was on the right end of a 6-1 blowout, but Roenick says the timeout was about protecting the players the coach still had on the ice. Besides, MacLean's team won big, so it's doubtful he even cares what the opposing coach thinks of him.
- NBC Sports | NBC on Yahoo! Sports – Mon, May 6, 2013 8:56 PM EDT
- NBC Sports | NBC on Yahoo! Sports – Mon, May 6, 2013 8:12 PM EDT
It’s week two of the NHL playoffs, but it’s also blockbuster season at the box office. Dave Briggs is joined by Mike Sielski of the Wall Street Journal to best pair each NHL playoff team with their Hollywood star counterpart. The Capitals have been known to act squirrelly and flame out fast, that’s why they’re the Charlie Sheen of the NHL. The Penguins are an attractive team, easy to root for and always seem to succeed, that’s why they are likened to Will Smith.
Tune in to 'The Crossover' with Michelle Beadle and Dave Briggs weekdays at 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network (Twitter - @crossover).
- NBC Sports | NBC on Yahoo! Sports – Mon, May 6, 2013 2:42 PM EDT
Despite the lack of an upgraded stadium, the Miami Dolphins will still make a solid bid to host Super Bowl L or LI. According to Dolphins CEO Mike Dee, final bids for the big game aren’t due until Wednesday, and Mike Florio says the 'Phins will certainly reconfigure their current bid in order to make Sun Life Stadium the most financially appealing option to the NFL.
Jeff Bauman lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, but was a huge aid in identifying the criminals who caused the massacre. The young man was honored before Game 2 of the Bruins series with the Maple Leafs.
The pace was ferocious to begin the race, but ultimately it was Orb and Joel Rosario to take home the victory from the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. Hall of Fame horse trainer Shug McGaughey has finally clinched his first Derby win, sealing an already legendary career.
A Kentucky Derby veteran, Yahoo! Sports writer Pat Forde recalls his first time witnessing a live running of the race. Forde also analyzes the muddy track surface and the impact it will have on horse favorite Orb. Churchill Downs has always been known to maintain a pristine track surface, but with the current rainy conditions, Forde fears the track is only in a good, soon to be sloppy state.
Only the top celebrities interview with Jimmy Fallon, that’s why the late night talk show host is joined by Kentucky Derby favorite Orb. Though a horse of few words, Orb gives Fallon the inside scoop he’s looking for. Fallon wishes good luck to all the horses in the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, but after taking Orb for a spin, it’s apparent who he’s placing his bet on.
After breaking her collarbone and leg, Rosie Napravnik got back on the saddle to ride Shining Girl in the 139th Kentucky Oaks. In the Kentucky Derby Napravnik will ride Mylute from the sixth post position. She will attempt to become the first woman to ever win the Derby.
Eric Gryba of the Ottawa Senators has been suspended for two games, due to his hit on Lars Eller of the Montreal Canadiens. Jeremy Roenick is not okay with the decision to suspended Gryba. JR believes it was a well-timed legal hit and Gryba was doing his job.
- NBC Sports | NBC on Yahoo! Sports – Fri, May 3, 2013 6:08 PM EDT
Multiple celebrities including, Andy Cohen, Christina Milian, Bill and Giuliana Rancic, Howie Mandel and Nick Cannon try to pick the winner the 139th Kentucky Derby. The two most common picks were Verrazano and Overanalyze. The latter seems to be popular selection because of his name.
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