With the series tied at 1-1, the scene shifts to the Joe Louis Arena where the Detroit Red Wings host the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the NHL Eastern Conference playoffs. The match is on April 21, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
Detroit surprisingly won the first game behind an impressive performance from veteran Pavel Datsyuk. He scored early in the first period and in only eight seconds at the start of the second.
Detroit were extremely efficient during the match as they scored three goals despite only taking 14 shots on goal. more >>
With a chance to edge closer to the next round, the Chicago Blackhawks host the Nashville Predators at the United Center in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference playoffs. The match is on April 21, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Chicago are playing like the Western powerhouse they have been known to be in the past years as they have clawed their way to a 2-1 series lead.
They opened the series with a big 4-3 overtime win at Nashville where they were down 3-0 at one point in the contest before roaring back to get the victory. more >>
As this fight is deemed to be the biggest ever in boxing history, it isn't a surprise that the Pacquiao-Mayweather megabout erupts in some pre-fight controversies.
Floyd Mayweather confessed earlier this week that he sees the upcoming fight with Manny Pacquiao as "business," since the thrill of the sport has already departed from him.
"It is at a point where it is business. It is my job," he told The Telegraph U.K. "There was a time when it was fun but I am to a point now where I am really over all of that stuff." more >>
With the series tied 1-1, the scene shifts to Xcel Energy Center as the Minnesota Wild host the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference match-up. The game is on April 20, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET.
Despite coming on to the playoffs through the Wild Card places, Minnesota surprised everybody when they opened their post-season campaign with a win against the Central Division's top team in St. Louis.
Minnesota dominated the game by attempting 29 shots on goal against St. Louis' 21. The visitors also set the pace early as Jason Zucker scored early in the third minute of the first period. more >>
Already with the series lead, the Anaheim Ducks will look to continue their dominance over the Winnipeg Jets when they meet at MTS Centre for Game 3 of their Western Conference match-up. The match is on April 20, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET.
After finishing the regular season as the top team in the Pacific Division, the Ducks were assigned to face Wild Card team Winnipeg in the first round. Many saw the series as an intriguing match-up between the two squads but so far Anaheim have proven they are in a different level.
In the Game 1 victory, the Ducks were anchored by Corey Perry as he scored twice and assisted on the other two goals in the 4-2 win. Winnipeg held the lead at one point after scoring once in each of the first two periods for a 2-1 lead, but the Ducks completed an impressive comeback in the third. more >>
Retired NBA player and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is now recovering following the quadruple coronary bypass surgery operation on Thursday, April 16.
An official press release from UCLA Newsroom indicated that the six-time NBA Most Valuable Player was admitted to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles last week with cardiovascular disease. The major cardiovascular surgery was carried out by Dr. Richard Shemin, the institute's chief of cardiac surgery.
As confirmed by the hospital, the operation was "successful" and the 68-year-old is now expecting "to make a full recovery." more >>