Top Dogs of Week 1

Sep 06, 2013 5 Comments

The NFL season is finally upon us, and we here at couldn’t be more ecstatic.  We are rolling out a new feature this week called Top Dog of the Week.  We’ll highlight a handful of matchups each week where we believe the underdog has an excellent chance to cover the spread (or even win […]

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2013 NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 2 Comments

#1 Indiana vs. #16 LIU Brooklyn How they Punched Their Ticket Indiana (27-6, 14-4 Big 10): Finished 1st in Big 10- At Large Bid LIU Brooklyn (20-13, 12-6 NEC): Won NEC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Indiana: 14-13 LIU Brooklyn: 3-0 Hoosiers Outlook: IU’s offensive efficiency within a conference as competitive as the Big […]

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2013 NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 2 Comments

#1 Louisville vs. #16 North Carolina A&T How they Punched Their Ticket Louisville (29-5, 14-4 Big East): Won Big East Tournament- Automatic Bid  N.C A&T (20-16,, 8-8 MEAC): Won MEAC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Louisville: 20-13-1 A&T: N/A Cardinals Outlook: The Cardinals have strong guard play, athletic bigs, and a defense that can pressure the heck […]

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Sweet 16 Preview: Thursday Games

Mar 22, 2012 7 Comments

# 4 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9, 12-6 Big 10) vs.#1 Syracuse Orange (33-2, 17-1 Big East) Line: Orange -3.5 The Good: Junior forward James Southerland has really stepped up in the absence of Fab Melo.  Southerland is averaging 15 points per game (7.1 season average), 7 rebounds per game (3.2 season average), and shooting 79% from […]

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Super Bowl XLVI: Giants vs. Patriots & the Anti-Preview

Feb 04, 2012 11 Comments

It’s difficult to image not being excited by any Super Bowl, however, this year’s rematch between the Giants and Patriots has me about as pumped as I was for the Steelers vs. Seahawks in Super Bowl 40…meaning I might just be looking forward to the commercials more than the game. Why?  Well frankly I find […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Dec 11, 2011 6 Comments

The Good Indiana Hoosiers (9-0) Current RPI # 40 The Hoosiers pulled off the improbable on Saturday afternoon at Assembly Hall, knocking off the #1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats.  In what had the feel of a game played in March, Christian Watford knocked down a clutch three point shot as time expired to propel the Hoosiers […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #25 Penn State Nittany Lions

Jul 19, 2011 2 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Joe Paterno O-Coordinator: Galen Hall D-Coordinator: Tom Bradley Game Changers Offensive: Silas Redd (RB-Sophomore) Defensive: Michael Mauti (ILB-Junior) Overview: The biggest question mark for Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions this year revolves around the quarterback position. Sophomore Rob Bolden was fairly ineffective during his freshman season, enough so […]

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