The Washington Capitals had high expectations coming into the 2013-2014 season. Second year coach Adam Oates would get his first full training camp, and before a disappointing seven game playoff loss to the Rangers last year, the Capitals surged in the last 19 games of last season, through which they went 15-2-2.
The Miami Heat have just barely begun their summer long championship celebration. While they’re all out clubbing, however, the rest of us should reevaluate the aftermath of the 2013 NBA Finals.
The Los Angeles Kings will take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference, while the Boston Bruins play the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference.
Since day one of the NBA season it has been a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat is the best team in the league. Now that the second round of the playoffs are beginning and the Heat has already manhandled the Bucks, one must ask who can beat the Heat?
In a world where the punch line of jokes about bad driving often end with a woman behind the wheel, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick’s eighth place finish in Sunday’s Daytona 500 speaks volumes.