2014 NFL Draft Series Part 1: Interview w/ an NFL Director of College Scouting

Apr 25, 2014 5 Comments

It’s that time of year again. The familiar faces of “draft experts” are showing up on ESPN and opining about prospective NFL players with comments like “he’s got a high motor” or “his intangibles are off the charts” which are in turn repeated ad nauseum on Sportscenter and sports-talk radio shows.  We’re talking combines and pro […]

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Pack Your Bags: Why These High Seeds Will Fall First

Mar 18, 2014 1 Comment

We continue our March Madness coverage with the higher seeds.  The strategy is similar to our Cinderella teams.  Basically, we’ve selected one team from each high seed (5-1) that has the best chance to suffer an early setback in the tournament and when they are likely to lose. Here we go… The first #5 seed that […]

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Say Hello to Cinderella

Mar 17, 2014 2 Comments

Break out those brackets, as March Madness is finally upon us.  Upsets are hard to pick this time of year, but make no mistake, there is always a team looking to fill the role of Cinderella.  We’re going to roll out our March Madness coverage by giving you our upset picks by seeding.  The way […]

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By the Numbers: Here Comes the Madness

Mar 11, 2014 2 Comments

Around this time next week, a big chunk of the population will be sitting down to fill out their tournament brackets.  March Madness has reached an all-time interest from the general public and last season, the Nielson Media Research reported that the NCAA Tournament reached an average of 10.7 million viewers (most since 1994).  The […]

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College Football’s Newest Young-Gun Play-Caller

Mar 07, 2014 2 Comments

In this day and age fans have become accustomed to a new brand of football.  It’s no longer the three yards and a cloud of dust that our fathers championed.  It’s a fast-paced game with a lot of scoring.  And in this modern world it’s 24/7 football on the internet, on the T.V., and even […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 13, 2014 6 Comments

Good Massachusetts Minuteman (14-1, 2-0 A-10) Noteworthy Performance(s): St. Josephs, St. Bonaventure There was a time (not long ago) that UMASS was a household name in the gamut of college basketball.  Seven NCAA tournament trips from 1991-98 helped the program collect 11 tournament wins, including appearances in the Sweet 16 (1992), Elite Eight (1995), and […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 06, 2014 5 Comments

Conference play officially kicked off last week in college hoops.  As always we’ll be reviewing the good, the bad, and the crazy every Monday.  With our first edition of the New Year, let’s take a look at some of the most impressive resumes during non-conference play. Good Arizona Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 PAC 12) Noteworthy Performance(s): @SDSU, Duke, @Michigan Since […]

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