The week the NASCAR Sprint Cup series makes a stop in Sonoma, California for the running of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.
This year’s NHL Stanley Cup Finals matchup between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks is shaping up as one of the best showdowns in recent years with the best-of-seven series tied at two games apiece heading into Saturday’s Game 5 at the United Center in Chicago.
The NBA Finals have been a ratings bonanza and overall success for everyone involved—the NBA, fans, media and gamblers. The league got is marquee matchup with superstar players fighting for legacies. The fans got nothing but entertaining basketball every step of the way.
Golf’s second Major of the year gets underway this week with the start of the US Open this Thursday at Merion Golf Club, which is just outside Philadelphia. The US Open is traditionally the sternest test of golf the players will face all season long.
Starting this Wednesday night at the United Center with Game 1 of a best-of-seven showdown, the Eastern Conference Champion Boston Bruins will battle it out with the Western Conference Champion Chicago Blackhawks for the right to be called this season’s Stanley Cup Champion.
This Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York is the running of the 145th Belmont Stakes, which is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown racing season for three-year old thoroughbreds. The field of 14 has been confirmed and the morning line has been set.
This Thursday night at American Airlines Arena the 2013 NBA Finals will get underway with Game 1 of a best-of-seven showdown between the Eastern Conference Champion Miami Heat and the Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.
This Saturday both the Eastern and Western Conference Finals get underway with Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. In the East, the No.4 Bruins face the No.1 Penguins while in the West it will be the defending champion Kings taking on the No.1 Blackhawks as the No.4 seed in the conference.
The next Grand Slam tennis event gets underway this weekend on Sunday May 26 as the French Open begins in Paris. The world’s most famous clay court tournament should be as exciting as usual, but most fans and bettors feel only Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain have a chance of winning this year’s men’s event.
UFC 160 takes place this Memorial Day weekend at the MGM Grand down in Las Vegas on Saturday May 25. As with most UFC events, this one has another mouthwatering main event with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of the U.S. taking on Antonio Silva of Brazil.