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The Morning Mando- May 23rd

You’re reading The Morning Mando, a column released on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings about four of the most intriguing stories in sports. But in today’s edition, I’m narrowing it down to three topics because one topic deserves extra attention. After the Thunder’s blow-out win in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, I’ll recap what went down in Game 3, explain why there’s no need for Golden State to…

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NBA Playoff Predictions- May 22nd

*Record 8-7* I’ve been real streaky with my predictions thus far. I go on a little win streak, then I go on a little losing streak. But hey, that’s life. So, in an effort to stay above .500, here is what I think will happen tonight as the Golden State Warriors travel to Oklahoma City, with the series tied up at one a piece. Golden State Warriors @ Oklahoma City…

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Raptors Not Done Yet

I’ll admit it, I was wrong. If you’ve been reading my NBA Playoff Prediction articles, you’ll know that I was part of the majority who was already assuming the Cavs were going to walk into the NBA Finals. The majority that said the Raptors simply lack the talent to compete with Cavs. And let me make this clear, Toronto still has a lot more work to do if they want…

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NBA Playoff Predictions- May 21st

*Record 8-6* I’m going to try and make this one short and sweet, because I think it’s evident that the Raptors just do not have enough firepower to compete with the Cavs. Lowry and DeRozan are all-stars, but LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are superstars. The Cavaliers are a level up on the Raptors on just about every facet of the game and its shown thus far. Toronto is a young and…

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Lightning Round of MLB Fact or Fiction

Does Sportscenter still do fact or fiction? It can’t be a regular segment like it once was, but then again I’m not paying too much attention to Lyndsey Czarniak’s evening SC these days. Anyways, let’s play a little fact or fiction with some of the more intriguing storylines in baseball right now. Fact or Fiction: The Philadelphia Phillies Will Be Contending for a Playoff Spot Come September Fiction. I’m happy that…

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Will Nyquist Win Again?

After winning the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, Nyquist is the overwhelming favorite to move one step closer to the Triple Crown. The case for the horse is obvious: he’s undefeated and he blew away the field in the Derby (aside from Exaggerator at the end). But I think people are overlooking the fact that Nyquist faces competition from horses who did not run in the Kentucky Derby. Remember this rant from…

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