Auston Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, leads the Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL’s Centennial Classic against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
The NHL is drawing up two schedules for the 2017-18 season. One is for an Olympic break in February, and the other for an uninterrupted season. Either way, the NHL’s 100th season will begin Oct. 4.
Deshaun Watson ran for two touchdowns and threw another and No. 3 Clemson crushed No. 2 Ohio State 31-0 Saturday night in the Fiesta Bowl to set up a rematch with Alabama for the College Football Playoff national championship.
The team with the coolest nickname in college sports hoops it up during the annual Division III basketball tournament in Las Vegas.
What those who remained home didn’t see: A team in UNLV that, while hardly perfect at either end, made more winning plays when arriving at the critical juncture of five minutes remaining.
UNLV struggled to defend the paint in its 81-75 victory over Wyoming on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center, but that was OK as long as it wasn’t a 3-point basket.
Las Vegas handicapper Doug Fitz (Systemplays.com) analyzes the 16 games in Week 17.
Liv Roberts scored a game- and career-high 26 points and had a game-best eight rebounds Saturday to lead Wyoming past UNLV 79-57 in a Mountain West women’s basketball game in Laramie, Wyoming.
Alabama is heading back to the national championship game. Bo Scarbrough and another stifling performance by Nick Saban’s defense made sure of that.
Ten handicappers post their best bets for Week 17 of the NFL season.