26 November 2014

2014 NFL Predictions: Week 13

Ah yes, Thanksgiving. We all know that nothing (with the possible exception of pie) goes together better with Thanksgiving than football and fortunately we will have a triple helping of football, with all being NFC games for what it's worth. Who will seal the deal this week and we enter December at the end of it? Here are my picks.

24 November 2014

2014 College Football Predictions: Week 14

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When you think of Thanksgiving weekend and football, you think of the NFL. But there is some serious college football action going on this week as well as teams try to maneuver . For the teams in conferences that do have a championship game (ACC, Big Ten, Conference USA, MAC, Mountain West, Pacific 12 and SEC), this is the final week of the regular season. For all other conferences, they are in their penultimate weeks of their season. Who will win this week amid the leftover turkey and yams? Here are my picks.

23 November 2014

2014 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 13

Catalon (1st on right) in 2000 (H/T)
It is Thanksgiving this Thursday and there will be a little twist for the CBS game. For the first time since taking over the AFC rights in 1998, after losing the NFC rights famously in 1993, CBS will air an all-NFC game on Turkey Day, Bears-Lions. They will also have the doubleheader this Sunday with the early games being San Diego-Baltimore, Oakland-St. Louis, Cincinnati-Tampa Bay, Cleveland-Buffalo and Tennessee-Houston, with the sole late game being New England-Green Bay. Continue reading to see which game you will be getting this Sunday as well as who will be calling it on your local CBS affiliate this Sunday.

2014 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 13

Myers in 2001 (H/T)
Thanksgiving is this Thursday and Fox Sports will be airing the second of the Turkey Day tripleheader with Eagles-Cowboys going at it in Arlington. Then on Sunday, Fox will have regional action with five games on the docket. They are Pittsburgh-New Orleans, Washington-Indianapolis, New York-Jacksonville, Carolina-Minnesota and Arizona-Atlanta. Read further to see who will be calling all of these games as well as which game you will get in your neck of the woods this week on the NFL on Fox.

19 November 2014

NCAA Tournament sites for 2016-2018

Earlier this week, the NCAA announced the venues for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 NCAA Tournaments. Not only that, they have also made a change that should have been made a while ago. Let's take a look.

2014 NFL Playoff Projections: Week 12

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We have got six weeks to go in the 2014 NFL season, and the Playoff Machine is here! How will the playoff picture look after Week 17? Here are my projections.

2014-15 Bowl Projections: Week 13

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We have seen some significant shifts in the College Football Playoff picture after a handful of key matchups this past week, most notably Alabama taking down the top-ranked Mississippi State at home. How does the bowl picture look now? Here are my latest bowl projections.

18 November 2014

2014 NFL Predictions: Week 12

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We had a number of surprising results this past week in the NFL, the likes of which have given a nice little shake to the NFL standings. For example, who foresaw the Rams smacking the Broncos coming? Or who saw that the Falcons, sitting comfortably at 4-6, are in first place in the NFC South? Good stuff, indeed.

Here are my NFL picks for Week 12.

16 November 2014

2014 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 12

Burkhardt in 2011 (source)
Fox Sports will carry regional NFL action this week, the twelfth of this NFL campaign, with five games on the schedule. These games are Lions-Patriots, Packers-Vikings, Buccaneers-Bears, Cardinals-Seahawks and Rams-Chargers. Continue reading to see which game you will get on Fox in your neck of the woods as well as who will be calling it this Sunday.

2014 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 12

Simms and Simms in 2000 (source)
It is the twelfth week of the 2014 NFL season and with that, the NFL on CBS has the doubleheader. Seven games are on the slate with Titans-Eagles, Bengals-Texans, Jets-Bills, Jaguars-Colts and Browns-Falcons in the early slot, and Washington-49ers and Dolphins-Broncos in the late slot. Continue reading for announcing assignments and distribution splits on CBS Sports this Sunday.