Churchill's Week 16 Picks Plus Playoff ScenariosThe battle for the No. 2 seed occurs on the field in Carolina where the Saints look to sweep the Panthers. If they do so, New Orleans will lock up the No. 2 seed and first-round bye.
Seahawks Happy To Clinch, But Want It AllEven at 11-1, with the best record in the NFL and a 14-game home winning streak, the Seahawks remain unsatisfied, at least until they have clinched what's most important to them: Home-field advantage in the playoffs.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Chance At The Playoffs? Giants Vs. JetsFans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America's Team?The New York Yankees are America's team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn't feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the '90s dynasty.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Top 5: LeBron James' Most Dominating Postseason PerformancesLeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.
Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own RiskThe Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
Blackhawks Force Game 7 With 4-3 Win Over Red WingsBryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.
NBA Playoff ScheduleConference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
NHL Playoffs ScheduleThe battle for the Stanley Cup rages on. Keep up with your favorite team's playoff schedule.
San Antonio Spurs - Golden State Warriors Game 3 PreviewThe confident aura the Golden State Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.
Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday's Pivotal Game 3The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday's pivotal game 3.
Thunder's Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee SurgeryOklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
Miami Heat Take 3-0 Lead In Series After 104-91 Victory Over BucksThe Miami Heat's latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs.
Hawks Lose to Knicks, Get No. 6 Seed In EastCarmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.