Friday, January 29, 2016
Milos Raonic of Canada was ousted by Andy Murray in five sets in Australia. an apparant leg injury hampered Raonic's play in the 4th and 5th sets which is when Murray took control. it will be Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic in the mens final. i think Daniel Nester is the last Canadian left, playing doubles. but that is that.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Milos Raonic became the first Canadian male singles player to reach the Australian Open semi finals after beating a frenchman in four sets. he will face Andy Murray in said semi finals while Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in the other one. should be a good semi finals
Sunday, January 24, 2016
this game was not even close as the Carolina Panthers mauled the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 and will face the Denver Broncos in super bowl 50. the Panthers had the game won by half time easily. it is Carolina's first super bowl trip in twelve years while the Broncos were there two years ago. they both lost then. super bowl 50 is February 7th at Levis Stadium in San Francisco.
the Denver Broncos are in the super bowl after stopping the New England Patriots from tying the game with a two point convert after scoring a touchdown, winning the game 20-18. Peyton Manning gets the better of Tom Brady in this one. who will be Denver's super bowl 50 opponent? stay tuned: Carolina vs Arizona is coming up.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
five field goals helped the Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-16 and will face the New England Patriots for the AFC championship game. a touchdown and a two point convert was mixed in. the conference championship games are next Sunday. another weekend closer to super bowl 50.
after building a 31-0 lead by halftime, the Carolina Panthers survive a Seattle Seahawks come back to win 31-24. they will be hosting the NFC championship game against the Arizona Cardinals next Sunday. wow. next up has Pittsburgh vising Denver with the winner facing New England, also next Sunday.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
what a crazy finish. Green Bay ties the game as time expires in the 4th quarter with a miraculous touchdown to send the game into overtime. it didn't take long. minute and a half in, Larry Fitzgerald scores the game winning touchdown to put the Arizona Cardinals into the NFC championship game. wow. the Cardinals will face wither Carolina or Seattle in the NFC showdown. that game is tomorrow.
the New England Patriots are into the AFC championship game with a 27-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. they pretty much put on a clinic today. they will face either the Denver Broncos or Pittsburgh Steelers. they play tomorrow. coming up - the Green Bay Packers vs Arizona Cardinals.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
the Green Bay Packers are heading to Arizona after beating the Washington Redskins 35-18 in the last wild card game of the weekend. they had a slow start, but the offence got in into gear in the second quarter. all four games the road team won. it was a pretty 'wild' wild card weekend. next weekend is the divisional weekend. another week closer to super bowl 50.
the Seattle Seahawks are into the divisional round after winning a cold one in Minnesota 10-9 over the Vikings. the Vikings had a chance to win it in the dying seconds and missed the field goal. the temperature there was -6 Farenheit with a -25 Farenheit wind chill. the Seahawks will be heading for Carolina to play the Panthers next weekend. next up has Green Bay at Washington.
Saturday, January 09, 2016
the Pittsburgh Steelers are into the divisional after kicking a last second field goal to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16. Ben Rothleisberger was out in the third quarter with a shoulder injury but came back out to lead the game winning drive. Pittsburgh will now go to Denver to face the Broncos, while the Chiefs will go to New England to face the Patriots. those games are next weekend.
the Kansas City Chiefs are into the divisional round after beating out the Houston Texans 30-0. five Texans turnovers helped out the win = four of them interceptions. next up - Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. this game will decide the AFC divisional match ups next weekend.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
this ended up to be a pretty good game and a pretty good finish. Finland was 6 seconds from winning when Russia tied it at three to send it into overtime. Finland wins it 1:33 into over time to win the world junior hockey championships. their second championship in three years and fourth overall. second time they have won on home ice. previous time was 1998, in Helsinki, against Russia, in overtime. wow. congrats to Finland.
Monday, January 04, 2016
Russia just won a real good one against the United States winning 2-1 in the second semi final game, earlier Finland beat out Sweden in another good won also winning 2-1. it will be Russia vs Finland for gold and Sweden vs United States for bronze. both games tomorrow. those games will wrap up the world juniors for another year.
Sunday, January 03, 2016
the VIkings have taken the NFC North crown after beating Green Bay 20-13 to finish off the regular season. Minnesota has the third seed in the NFC and will face Seattle in one wild card game. Green Bay has the 5th seed and will face Washington in the other NFC wild card game. wild card weekend is next weekend. the road to super bowl 50 is on.
with a 27-20 win over San Diego, the Denver Broncos not only won the AFC West - they also claimed the top seed in the AFC. that was helped with New England losing to Miami. New England got the second seed. Cincinnati has the third seed and will play the sixth seed Pittsburgh. Houston has the 4th seed and will take on Kansas City. meanwhile in the NFC, Carolina blew out Tampa Bay to claim the top seed. even though they lost, Arizona still took the second seed. Washington will have the 4th seed. Green Bay plays Minnesota for the NFC North and will decide who will claim the 3rd, 5th and 6th seed. the result will also decide who Seattle plays. playoffs begin next weekend
the Houston Texans have claimed the AFC South by: 1. beating Jacksonville 30-6 and 2: having New Orleans beat Atlanta (strength of victory tiebreak). meanwhile the Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed the final afc playoff spot by beating Cleveland 24-16 AND the N.Y. Jets losing to Buffalo 22-16. seedings to be determined sometime tonight
Switzerland took game two of the best of three relegation round 6-2 and wins the series two games to none to avoid relegation. Switzerland will finish 9th, sending Belarus to Division 1A. next year, Latvia will be in the world juniors, having finishing first in Division 1A this year.
Saturday, January 02, 2016
the U.S. just beat the Czech Republic 7-0 to move on the the semi finals to face Russia. Russia earlier had a battle against Denmark. the game went into overtime before Russia won 4-3. Finland and Canada also had a good one. Finland meat Canada 6-5, capitalizing on too many careless Canadian penalties. Finland will play Sweden in the other semi final. Sweden blew out Slovakia 6-0 to advance. in relegation best of three, Swizterland beat Belarus 5-1 in the first game. Czech republic will finish 5th, Canada 6th, Slovakia 7th and Denmark 8th. semi finals are Monday and relegation game two is tomorrow.