There’s a reason I shy away from the NFL pick business, and that reason is because I’m absolutely horrendous at, you know, actually picking the games right. Last season, I made picks for the divisional and conference championship games and came out with a measly 2-4 record against the spread by the end of it. There’s a reason these guys in Vegas have jobs making the betting lines for these games, and that reason is because they’re really good at it, and they know how to win money from schlubs like me. Read the rest of this entry
I’m not sure if you know this, but the Atlanta Falcons currently have eight wins and zero losses on the season. Heading into the second half, the Falcons have a legitimate shot of becoming the first team since the 2007 New England Patriots and second team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins to finish the regular season undefeated.
So why is nobody talking about them? Read the rest of this entry
I picked up this year’s edition of The Hockey News NHL Yearbook a couple of days ago at a local corner store. It cost me ten bucks.
I don’t really know why I bought it, probably because I buy it every year. I enjoy analyzing team rosters and scrutinizing THN’s team predictions. But soon after opening up this year’s edition, I began mourning for those ten dollars I’ll never get back. Read the rest of this entry
Raffi Torres needs to be suspended for the rest of the playoffs.
There is nothing commendable about the Phoenix Coyote’s hit that left Chicago Blackhawk Marian Hossa concussed and lying prone on a stretcher last night. Hossa did not have the puck. He was in a vulnerable position. Torres left his feet. He obviously targeted Hossa’s head. Read the rest of this entry
Here’s my exciting and dramatic (WHY ARE YOU LAUGHING???) conclusion to my freakishly-long first round NHL playoff preview.
If you’re on the home page, simply scroll down below this post to check out Part 1. Or click this.
Conference seeding is listed beside each team in parentheses. Read the rest of this entry
The best tournament in all of sports begins tonight.
Sixteen teams will fight, scrap and claw for their playoff lives until one emerges as victor in two months.
No, I’m not talking about The Hunger Games. Read the rest of this entry
For someone like myself, who’s never had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful state of Kentucky, it’s hard to comprehend the enormity and intensity of the rivalry between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville basketball teams.