Posts tagged Stanley Cup Finals
Warriors Last Stand? Raptor Coronation? Blues/Bruins Game 7, Yanks Stumble/Mets Rumble Into Subway Series, Jets New GM, Nadal's Dozen/State of American Tennis

Episode 74 has championship flavor and then some.  On deck:

The Warriors final hurrah? Or will they push this series to a Game 6? Game 7? Will the Raptors prevail for an entire nation and capture their first ever NBA championship? Also, the Brooklyn Nets have staked their claim in the free agency frenzy. I'll explain.

The Blues and Bruins will play a Game 7 for all of the marbles. What's the biggest key to victory for both teams? I'll set the stage for the first Stanley Cup Game 7 since 2011.

The Yankees have hit a lull, while the Mets have some wind in their sails heading into their Subway Series matchup. I'll recap the week that was for both teams and what to expect in the first of two meetings between the Bombers and Amazins'.

Plus, my thoughts on the Jets new GM, Joe Douglas and what this means In regards to owner, Christopher Johnson. Rafael Nadal's continued mastery at the French Open and my view on American Tennis in 2019.

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Injured Warriors Get Even, Bruins Two Wins From Cup, Yankees Roll But Bullpen Beware, Mets Bullpen Nightmare, Joshua Letdown or Ruiz Redemption?

Episode 73 delivers more bite than bark as we enter the month of June. Here's what's cooking:

Golden State draws even in the Finals, but it came at a price. What lies ahead in Games 3 & 4? The status of Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney and Klay Thompson. Can Toronto steal one of the next two?

The Bruins are two wins away from winning their second Cup this decade. What they've done to this point? Blues G Jordan Binnington's poor play. Can the Blues even it up going back to Boston?

The Yankees have won nine straight series. Their bullpen has been lights out, but beware in the long run. I'll explain.

The Mets limp home from a brutal West Coast trip where their bullpen is a straight up disaster! What's next for the Amazins' as they try to stay afloat in the NL East?

Was Saturday nights' heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz, Jr. more of an indictment on Joshua's heart? Or Ruiz's determination?

I'll have that, plus my Hero and Zero of the Week.

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Raptors Rapture, Giannis's Growth, NBA Finals Preview, STL-BOS Cup Preview, Yanks Big Week, Mets Big Trip, Twins Juggernaut? Hero & Zero of Week

Episode 71 has Championship flavor all around! On tap:

Toronto Raptors have exorcised the playoff demons, but have one more mountain to climb. Kawhi Leonard’s playoff brilliance. How the bench stepped up to win this series? Do they have a shot against the two time defending champs? On the other side, the Milwaukee Bucks fall flat on their face. What went wrong? How this loss will help the growth of Giannis Antetekoumpo? Plus, a preview of the NBA Finals.

The Quest for the Cup begins in Boston as they host the St. Louis Blues. The storylines of former Blues captain, David Backes, Blues coach, Craig Berube. Is this the end for Bruins captain, Zdeno Chara? And my prediction for who will hoist the Cup?

Also, the week that was for the Yankees and a huge showdown vs. the Red Sox. The Mets get back to .500 but have a tricky West Coast trip in LA & Arizona. And what’s in the water in Minnesota as the Twins are racking up record numbers on offense?

Plus, the French Open, another deflating first round defeat for Caroline Wozniacki. The Indianapolis 500 and the Hero and Zero of the Week.

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Bill Bradley, Managing Editor of Las Vegas Review-Journal on The Vegas Golden Knights Run to the Cup

The sports world continues to heat up as the unofficial beginning of summer is quickly upon us. Joining me on this weeks' podcast is the Assistant Managing Editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Bill Bradley. We'll cover everything that's transpired in the inaugural season of the Vegas Golden Knights. From the early expectations of this newly minted franchise, their surprising successful regular season, leading up to their historic magic carpet ride through this postseason as they are four wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. We'll also discuss what's happening down on the farm with the New York Mets AAA affiliate, the Las Vegas 51's to get some insight on who could be next in line to be called up to play in Flushing. Later, you'll get my perspective on what's happening in the NBA Conference Finals, an early first take on a Stanley Cup Final preview. Plus, the latest on the Mets and Yankees and much more, on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 13)

To get the latest on the Golden Knights or the Mets minor league team in Las Vegas, visit www.reviewjournal.com/sports

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