Should Pats fans be so overconfident?


Should Pats fans be so overconfident?

The hours are ticking down to the Patriots vs. Texans and the heat is picking up. The media has jumped on the Patriots bandwagon in a major way, and that has Mazz concerned.

His concern?

"I think some level of skepticism is healthy when you're talking about sports."

Dan Shaughnessy has already made his feelings about the Texans known, but when everyone starts to agree that the Patriots will win - and more specifically, when they say that there's no way the Texans can win - that should make everyone feel just a little uncomfortable.

For more on the growing unease caused by this swelling of confidence, check out the video above.

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.