While you were sleeping: NFL 2016 schedule released, NHL playoffs, NBA playoffs

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching Democratic Debate.

The 2016 NFL schedule was revealed

You like football, right? You probably miss it and wish that Roger Gooddell would call you back. Well, that’s not going to happen, but the NFL did release its full regular season schedule last night. The gang over at NFL.com has a handy interactive schedule you can play around with to see who is playing and when (note the loaded Week 7, plan accordingly.) Some highlights? Sure:

  • Week 1: New England @ Arizona
  • Week 3: New York Jets @ Kansas City
  • Week 5: Cincinnati @ Dallas
  • Week 7: Chicago @ Green Bay, New England @ Pittsburgh, Seattle @ Arizona

The NHL playoffs: Isles and Panthers got goals

See? The New York Islanders drew first blood against the Florida Panthers in a wild 5-4 win. The San Jose Sharks outlasted the LA Kings, the Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers and the Dallas Stars upset the Minnesota Wild in their first match. Tonight, Detroit hope to avoid going down 0-2 to Tampa, the Islanders face the Panthers again, Chicago meets St Louis and Anaheim hosts Nashville.

The NBA playoffs start tomorrow

Check out our players to watch preview piece (Don’t sleep on Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook, all of the Warriors) to get ready for the NBA’s second season. In NYC? Come on out to the NBA Store today and hang out with our own NBA Radio crew!


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