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  • Derby 150 Horses – Prep Links listed by total Derby Points

    Gear up for the ultimate Kentucky Derby experience with our meticulously curated Kentucky Derby Prep Sheet! Delve into the rich history and performances of each eligible horse, meticulously compiled for your convenience. Whether you’re a seasoned bettor or a passionate racing enthusiast, our comprehensive prep sheet provides invaluable insights to inform your Derby day selections. The post Derby 150 Horses – Prep Links listed by total Derby Points first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • 2024 NBA Playoffs predictions part II: The West

    The 2024 NBA Playoffs start in a few hours. After last night’s Play-In games, the field is set. Yesterday, we broke down the East first-round matchups and made predictions for each series. Today, the West. 1 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. 8 New Orleans Pelicans You’ve gotta feel for Zion Williamson. The Pelicans star was having The post 2024 NBA Playoffs predictions part II: The West first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Parity has come to the NBA Playoffs

    One of my absolute favorite weekends on the sports calendar is here. The 2024 NBA Playoffs start this weekend, with four games each on Saturday and Sunday. We still have a couple spots up for grabs, with the eight seed Play-In games set for later today. The winners of those games, depending on which teams The post Parity has come to the NBA Playoffs first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Leave the women’s college hoops game alone

    An interesting thing happened over the last few weeks of the women’s college basketball season. The conversation shifted to moving first- and second-round games to neutral sites. Talking heads wondered if the Final Four could sell out a dome similar to the men’s games. Fans picked sides for various reasons. Viewers of the UCONN/Iowa Final The post Leave the women’s college hoops game alone first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Player harassment will always be a part of college sports, but to what end?

    The waters of Name, Image and Likeness are murky. What should be about college athletes inking deals with various brands has turned into players directly asking for money. It’ll always be confusing, until the schools realize they need to pony up and implement revenue sharing with the players. A big part of the NIL game The post Player harassment will always be a part of college sports, but to what end? first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • NBA MVP race isn’t close

    The field for the 2024 NBA MVP has been the same throughout the season. A handful of players have stood out above everybody else all year long, really making the All-NBA vote a formality too. The first-team should feature Luka Doncic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jayson Tatum, Giannis Antetoukoumpo and Nikola Jokic. I’ve seen people try to The post NBA MVP race isn’t close first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Lack of upsets in Men’s NCAA Tournament not a bad thing

    I feel bad for the casual college basketball fan. Upsets don’t happen in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament as much as they once did. All of the metrics and information that’s available makes the likelihood of a Hampton/Iowa State situation very unlikely. There were a couple of good upset moments in the first weekend of The post Lack of upsets in Men’s NCAA Tournament not a bad thing first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Oakland University men’s hoops tourney win is big business

    Oakland University guard Jack Gohlke had an out-of-body experience in leading the No. 14 seed Grizzlies to a 80-76 win over No. 3 seeded University of Kentucky in the first round of the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Gohlke’s stats don’t look real. The senior transfer from small Hillsdale College in his first year of The post Oakland University men’s hoops tourney win is big business first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Who has been men’s college basketball’s best this season?

    This college basketball season has seen a handful of teams remain at the top of the rankings. There’s a clear-cut top tier of teams in D-I men’s college basketball: Purdue, UCONN, and Houston. The second tier includes teams like Tennessee, North Carolina and Arizona. Players, and coaches, on all those teams stood out above just The post Who has been men’s college basketball’s best this season? first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.

  • Don’t be fooled by Lakers current run

    The Los Angeles Lakers are 12-5 since Feb. 1. Over that stretch LA has wins over Boston, New York, New Orleans, the LA Clippers, Oklahoma City, Minnesota and Milwaukee. Big games from LeBron James and Anthony Davis are coming on a nightly basis now. The supporting cast is stepping up, too, exhibited most recently by The post Don’t be fooled by Lakers current run first appeared on 1st Gen Sports.