Seven teams are fighting for the NBA Western Conference's final two playoff spots, but Page 2's Eric Neel sees moral victory opportunities for each.
What does Eric Neel foresee for the rest of the Western finals? A classic three-game battle, with the Suns rising in the end.
The East had its run. But it's all played out. Baseball's best stories this season are out West, says Eric Neel.
Whatever the results of the Shaq-Kobe separation, one thing's for sure -- it will be exciting to watch.
As far as Eric Neel is concerned, the offseason was over when the Spurs made their move.
With baseball's division races all bunched up, Eric Neel sorts through the contenders, pretenders and a nickname for Vladimir Guerrero.
Page 2's Eric Neel has some doubts about his beloved Dodgers -- but he's going to enjoy the good stuff while he can.
Enough with the Red Sox and Yankees. Left Coast-ball is equally compelling, and at more reasonable prices.
Page 2's Eric Neel says forget Yanks-Sox -- Lakers-Kings is the best sports rivalry going.
Despite the West coast in his veins, Page 2's Eric Neel wishes he was a part of the bad blood between the Yankees and Red Sox.
Take a seat, East Coast: Watching sports TV out west is a better deal, writes Eric Neel.
Born into the Lakers family, Page 2's Eric Neel comes clean: He doesn't like Shaq's game, but as for Yao's...
Jerry West's time has passed. That's why he must go as the NBA logo silhouette.
Page 2's Eric Neel keeps score of the mojo at play between the Angels and Athletics.
With the baseball action centered on the West Coast, Eric Neel files daily reports from California.
The combination of aura, skill and luck enabled the Lakers to even the West finals.