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You have tickets–the game’s about to start. Your smartphone is ready with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. What’s missing? Do you know who else is planning to go? How will you keep track of what everyone is saying? How will you find photos and videos from the game and where will you share yours? How will you connect […]

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the third inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Dodgers 14-5. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Even though about 60% of the MLB season is in the books, the All-Star break represents the theoretical halfway point. Therefore, it’s a great opportunity to check-in around the league and assess our preseason predictions. Looking back, our crystal ball has not failed, as we accurately identified teams on the rise and set to disappoint […]

San Antonio Spurs players and coaches participate in a celebration after winning the 2014 NBA Championship. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

When we previewed the NBA Finals a few weeks back, we were too scared and uncertain to even predict a winner. The only confident prediction was a 7-game series but, in the end, the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Miami Heat in just 5 games. What we expected to be one of the most closely-matched […]

Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings holds up the Stanley Cup during Los Angeles Kings victory parade and rally June 16, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The 2013-14 NHL season wrapped up with the Los Angeles Kings defeating the New York Rangers in five games to raise the coveted Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons. Dubbed the “Comeback Kings” for all the times they were able to battle back from behind, the Kings showed resilience, heart, and deep […]

Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs after Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2014 NBA playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on may 31, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Who: San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat What: NBA Finals Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX When: Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at 9PM ET TV Channel: ABC For the first time since the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz in 1997 and 1998, the same two teams will square off in consecutive NBA Finals. With […]

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings poses with the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5 to 4 in overtime in Game Seven to win the Western Conference Final in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Who: New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles Kings What: Stanley Cup Final series opener When: Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA TV Channel: NBC The New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings have already made history in these 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. Both became the first two NHL teams ever to […]

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers receives a pass from teammate Blake Griffin #32 during a game against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on March 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

The 2014 NBA Playoffs kick off on Saturday and Movoli has the breakdown and preview for each of the first round matchups. Eastern Conference: No. 8 Atlanta Hawks vs. No 1. Indiana Pacers: Despite finishing under .500, the Atlanta Hawks emerged from the regular season with the 8th seed in the East. They face a […]

Derek Jeter #2 and the rest of the New York Yankees stand for the national anthem before the home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Although the MLB season technically opened with two March contests between the Dodgers and Diamondbacks in Australia, the 2014 MLB season is now finally in full swing. This past offseason was rather eventful, as many players have new homes and many teams’ rosters have been shuffled. The Red Sox surprised everyone (outside of New England) […]

Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers goes up for a shot over Rondae Hollis-Jefferson #23 of the Arizona Wildcats in overtime during the West Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Honda Center on March 29, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: #2 Wisconsin Badgers (30-7) vs. #8 Kentucky Wildcats (28-10) What: Final Four Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX When: Saturday, April 5th at 8:49PM ET TV Channel: TBS Check out our complete Final Four video preview, for full analysis and predictions: Wisconsin and Kentucky are both just two victories away from winning the […]

Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators takes a shot against the Dayton Flyers during the south regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 29, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: #1 Florida Gators (36-2) vs. #7 UConn Huskies (30-8) What: Final Four Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX When: Saturday, April 5th at 6:09PM ET TV Channel: TBS Check out our complete Final Four video preview, for full analysis and predictions: Since a shaky first half against the Albany Great Danes in their […]

Julius Randle #30 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Rupp Arena on March 4, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Before we talk about what to look out for in the Sweet 16, take a look at our video preview: Sixteen Things to Watch For in the Sweet Sixteen 485 pound of man. That’s what we’ll be watching when Julius Randle and Montrezl Harrell square off on Friday. This heavyweight prize fight will be one […]

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays drives to the basket between Tyler Harris #25 and Kadeem Batts #10 of the Providence Friars during their game at CenturyLink Center on March 8, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

March has come around once again and that means the NCAA Tournament is about to heat up. Take a look at our 5-for-5 March Madness preview, which features our sleepers, early knockouts, underrated players, interesting facts and Final Four predictions from around the country. Before we get to that, take a look at a preview […]

Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat and Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets during the game on March 4, 2014 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: Miami Heat (44-18) vs. Houston Rockets (44-21) Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL When: Sunday, March 16th at 3:30 ET TV Channel: ABC The Miami Heat (44-18) have been very streaky as of late, winning 8 games in a row before a three-game losing streak that the team snapped on Monday. However, […]

Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives to the basket against Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: #14 North Carolina Tar Heels (23-7, 13-4 ACC) vs. #4 Duke Blue Devils (23-7,12-5) Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC When: Saturday, March 8th at 9:00pm ET TV Channel: ESPN Series record: UNC leads 133-104 As Virginia beat Syracuse 75-56 on Saturday March 1st, the Cavaliers won their first outright ACC regular […]

Lasan Kromah #20 of the Connecticut Huskies drives to the basket against Jermaine Sanders #15 and Justin Jackson #5 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the first half of the game against at Fifth Third Arena on February 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: UConn Huskies (22-6) vs. Cincinnati Bearcats (24-4) Where: XL Center, Hartford, CT When: Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12PM ET TV Channel: ESPN New conference, same intensity. While UConn and Cincinnati are no longer squaring off in the Big East, the battles have not lost a drop of excitement as they’ve transitioned […]

Alabama super fan, Jack Blankenship, cheering on the Crimson Tide. (Courtesy of CFB Section)

With NCAA men’s basketball heating up, we asked movoli’s campus ambassadors to reflect upon what makes hoops culture at their school unique. Needless to say, their energy and love for the game are clear from the start. In their words… (Check out the previous posts in this series) Margaret Hicks and Kelley Bates – Indiana As a […]

Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans drives the ball to the basket as Glenn Robinson III #1 and Nik Stauskas #11 of the University of Michigan defend during the second half of the game at Breslin Center on January 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 80-75. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Game Details: Who: #20 Michigan Wolverines (18-7) vs. #13 Michigan State Spartans (21-5) Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI When: Sunday, February 23rd at 12PM ET TV Channel: CBS The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is nothing new, but it is just as competitive as ever. In the last six contests between these schools, both teams were […]

Nikola Pekovic #14 of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Timofey Mozgov #25 of the Denver Nuggets battle for rebounding position at Pepsi Center on November 15, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Timberwolves 117-113. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Movoli concludes its NBA midseason report, now assessing the much deeper and more competitive Western Conference. Amazingly, the top ten teams all have positive point differentials on the season compared to only four teams in the East. Furthermore, the Memphis Grizzlies are currently outside of the playoff picture despite a 29-23 record – which would […]

LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers drives to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs on January 17, 2014 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Chris Covatta/NBAE via Getty Images)

Movoli continues its NBA midseason report, now assessing the much deeper and more competitive Western Conference. Amazingly, the top ten teams all have positive point differentials on the season compared to only four teams in the East. Furthermore, the Memphis Grizzlies are currently outside of the playoff picture despite a 29-23 record – which would […]

Jannero Pargo #5 of the Charlotte Bobcats shoots against the Brooklyn Nets during a game at the Barclays Center on February 12, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Although the All-Star weekend is here, NBA teams are now well past the midseason point of the 82-game season. The majority of the early season favorites are currently atop of the standings, but there are quite a few surprises in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. Movoli assesses the standings from top to bottom, issuing […]

Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors handles the ball against the against the Los Angeles Clippers at STAPLES Center on February 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Although the All-Star weekend is a few days away, NBA teams are now well past the midseason point of the 82-game season. The majority of the early season favorites are currently atop of the standings, but there are quite a few surprises in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. Movoli assesses the standings from top […]