The line is moving towards Ohio State on the day of the game as the sharps come in heavy on the Buckeyes. It went from Georgia -6.5 to now Georgia -5. That’s significant line movement, especially when you consider this is virtually a home game for Georgia and that is reflected in the line. But… Read More CFP: Last Minute Thoughts
He’s had enough: His numbers are great but the real telling stat is that the Lakers are +64 when he’s on the floor and -68 when he’s off over the last 9 games. So basically they squander whatever lead he’s built every time he goes to the bench–and in only 1/3 of the minutes it… Read More Has LeBron Finally Reached His Breaking Point with the Lakers Front Office?
Kind of a surprise given that the Raiders aren’t officially eliminated from the playoffs yet: Not only is Carr benched, he’s basically been kicked off the team: I mean, come on, does anybody buy this? “To avoid the distractions,” the Raiders are saying. When a QB gets benched he normally sits there, on the sideline,… Read More Derek Carr Has Been Benched in Vegas — Has He Played his Last Game for the Raiders?
Ohio State has been playing football for 111 years. Georgia has been playing for 119 years. They did not face each other until 1993, and they have not faced each other one time since then. Guess who was the quarterback for Ohio State in that game? Kirk Herbstreit, who will be calling the Georgia-Ohio State… Read More Big Time College Football Programs Do Not Play Each Other Very Often
The Chargers have just beaten the Colts on MNF and clinched a playoff berth for the first time in Justin Herbert’s career. I’m happy about that, because Herbert is definitely too good to not be in the playoffs. Here are my new tiers for week 17. A lot of people are moving the Cowboys up… Read More NFL Week 17 Tiers and Reactions: Zach Wilson Defrauded the Jets, Hackett Gets Canned after 15 Games
The Lakers were up 54-43 on Dallas at halftime on Christmas Day, but then got outscored 51-21 third quarter and wound up losing 124-115. They are now 13-20 on the season. We are just about at the point where LeBron’s 20th year has officially been wasted by the most incompetent front office in professional sports,… Read More Rob Pelinka and Jeanie Buss Continue to Waste LeBron’s 20th Season
Maybe I’m biased as a certified LeBron Stan since day one, but LeBron is not worse as a player than he was, say, two or three years ago. He really isn’t. Even though he’s about to turn 38, I really don’t see much of a drop-off in his play. When he’s not playing well, it’s… Read More What Jeanie Buss and Rob Pelinka Have Done to LeBron James in Year 20 Should be Illegal
Here we go: Again, no team, in my view, deserves to be elevated up to that Death Star tier, even the 13-1 Eagles. It’s not because they went on the road to Chicago and got caught up in a dog-fight with a 3-11 team. I understand stuff like that can happen when it’s late in… Read More NFL Week 16 Tiers: Every Team Summarized in One Sentence; Refs Are Ruining the League
We know the Miami Hurricanes of the early 2000s are among some of the greatest teams in college football history. NFL talent all over the field, on both sides of the ball, dominant wins over programs of all different conferences, and a 34 game winning streak that began on September 23, 2000 and didn’t end… Read More CFB History Lesson: Why Didn’t the 2000 Miami Hurricanes Get a Chance to Play for the BCS National Championship?
And so is the transfer portal, too. I don’t care if this isn’t “pro-player.” Everyone these days is obsessed with being “pro-player,” as opposed to “pro-coach” or, even worse, “pro-owner.” In college football, I guess it would be “pro-NCAA” or “pro-program” instead of pro-owner, but you get what I mean. Player empowerment in sports has… Read More NIL is a Complete and Total Disaster