30 September 2014

2014 NFL Predictions: Week 5

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It's the fifth week of the NFL season and it is also October. If this isn't football time, what could it be (okay, postseason baseball). We saw a number of surprising results in Week 4 (Tampa Bay upsetting Pittsburgh? Minnesota drilling Atlanta? Dallas routing New Orleans?), could we see more of that this week or more rational action? Here are my Week 5 picks.

29 September 2014

2014 College Football Predictions: Week 6

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As the schedule turns to October, we really start to get into it in terms of conference play. There are some good games on top this week including Texas A&M-Mississippi State, Alabama-Ole Miss, Oklahoma-TCU, LSU-Auburn, Arizona State-USC, Nebraska-Michigan State and for those who still pine for nonconference action, Stanford-Notre Dame is a good one. Here are my picks for Week 6.

2014 MLB Postseason: Wild Card Predictions

The road to the World Series begins on Wednesday and Thursday night with the Wild Card games. It's a one-game playoff within the playoffs as for the four teams involved, it may just all come down to this. It's the Athletics and the Royals in the AL, and it's the Giants and the Pirates in the NL. Who will advance to the Division Series? Here are my Wild Card picks.

28 September 2014

2014 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 5

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It is Week 5 in the 2014 NFL season and Fox has a sextet of games in regional action this Sunday. The early games are Falcons-Giants, Bears-Panthers, Rams-Eagles, Buccaneers-Saints and Bills-Lions with Cardinals-Broncos being the sole late game. This is also the first week of the MLB Postseason and with that you will see some changes to the Fox crews starting this week. Continue reading for announcing assignments and distribution splits for the NFL on Fox.

2014 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 5

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This will be the fifth week of the 2014 NFL season and CBS Sports will have a doubleheader this Sunday. The early games are Texans-Cowboys, Ravens-Colts, Steelers-Jaguars and Browns-Titans. The late games are Chiefs-49ers and Jets-Chargers. Continue reading for announcing assignments and distribution splits for the NFL on CBS.

2014 MLB Postseason: Wild Card TV Schedule & Announcers

With the postseason picture all sewn up, the Wild Card games are all set with the American League playing this Tuesday and the National League playing this Wednesday. Here's the television schedule for those games as well as the broadcasters for both.

Jordan Zimmerman's no-hitter was clinched by this AMAZING catch

Nothing like closing the regular season out with a no-hitter, am I right? Well the Nationals did just that today in Washington as their ace Jordan Zimmerman successfully no-hit the Marlins. It was the first no-hitter for the franchise since their move to Washington (The last one was when Dennis Martinez threw a perfecto in Los Angeles in July 1991). However, the play that clinched the no-hitter was extraordinary as Steven Souza made a great diving catch. Let's go to the videotape.

27 September 2014

Fanatic Radio 9/26/14

Mike and Flo discuss Derek Jeter’s final days as a Yankee and a professional baseball player and preview the MLB Postseason on Fanatic Radio. Texas track sensation Myles Marshall is our Weekly Conversation as he describes his gold medal at the Youth Olympics in the 800m, his philosophy on staying at the top of his game and his motivation from his two US Olympic track and field parents. Also Gabriel Wittosch talks about tasting world championship gold in the unique sport of fly-fishing, traveling to Poland to compete among the best in the world and how diverse the fishing community really is.

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Play of the year already? This Jacoby Brissett TD pass against Florida State may just be

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It's been a bit of a suprising afternoon in Raleigh with North Carolina State up 24-14 at the moment over the top-ranked team in the country, Florida State. No matter what happens the rest of the afternoon, we already have the play of the day and quite possibly the play of the year with this sensational touchdown pass by Wolfpack, and former Florida State, QB Jacoby Brissett. Let's go to the videotape.

2014 MLB Awards

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With only a couple of days remaining in the 2014 MLB season and with all postseason berths virtually sewn up, let's hand out some hardware for the season that was. Here are my 2014 MLB Awards.