John Tavares
Win or go home scenario in DC
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The first Game 7 of the 2015 playoffs is on tap for Monday when the New York Islanders visit the Washington Capitals for the decisive battle of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal. The Islanders staved off elimination in Game 6, posting a 3-1 victory on Saturday in what may have been their final game at Nassau Coliseum, which has been the franchise's home since its inception in 1972. Full Story

Counterintuitive Betting Pays Largest Dividends in Baseball
Joe Duffy - TSN Contributor
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) -So many of our top sports angles are counterintuitive. A high percentage of systems that have won at least 80 units or have a z-score of 4.5 or better involve betting on bad teams and pitchers and/or against quality teams and pitchers. Full Story
Defense and Totals in the NBA Playoffs
Jim Feist - Jim Feist Sports
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The NBA playoffs are rolling along, which is a good time to revisit an old sports adage: Defense wins championships. Last June in the NBA Finals San Antonio held Miami under 100 points in all five games, including 86 and 87 points in the final two contests. Full Story
Kentucky Derby winners usually lay close to the pace
Jeff Frank - Sports Analyst
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Horse racing handicappers look for certain traits in a Kentucky Derby winner. One of them is a powerful burst of speed around the far turn, taking the horse from back of the pack to the lead. One popular Kentucky Derby misconception is just that: the winner usually comes from further back as opposed to closer to the pace. Full Story
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