In the vast majority of sports, the biggest star via popularity is also that sport's best player. Tom Brady in the NFL, LeBron James in the NBA, etc.
The Kansas City Chiefs will host an AFC Championship Game for a third straight season Sunday as they look to keep their chances of repeating as Super Bowl champions alive against the Buffalo Bills.
The UFC generally jams as many cards on Fight Island as possible when it visits there over the span of a few weeks.
The Kentucky Derby, also called the "Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports will kickoff on May 5th.
The Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers opened their East semifinal series in Beantown on Monday, the only NBA game scheduled that day.
It's an unusual Thursday night around the NBA playoffs because it's the first time this postseason where there's just one game.
There are three Game 5s in the NBA playoffs on Tuesday night, and two teams can book their spots in the conference semifinals.
It's an Eastern Conference Friday night in the first round of the NBA playoffs as three of the four East series play their Game 3s while shifting venues.
An upset weekend from Portland Trail Blazers by the New Orleans Pelicans and the Cleveland Cavaliers by the Indiana Pacers.
The Toronto Raptors never had been the East's top seed before, either, but they are for the 2018 playoffs, which tip off this weekend.
An old saying is that a team can't clinch a playoff berth with a strong April, but it can essentially end its chances with a horrid first month of baseball.