20 November 2013

Listen to the full Mike Francesa interview with Alex Rodriguez

Sometimes the best radio comes out of nowhere and I think this specifically applies. After walking out of what he described as an "abusive" arbitration hearing, embattled Yankee Alex Rodriguez appeared with "New York's Numbah 1", Mike Francesa of WFAN and for the first time, abjectly and adamantly deny the most recent allegations of illegal performance-enhancing drug usage as well as take shots at the investigation by Major League Baseball and commissioner Bud Selig. Take a listen.

2013 NFL Playoff Projections: Week 12

The run to the 2013 NFL Playoffs is on as there are six more weeks until the field of 12 is set. Thanks to the good folks that bring us the Playoff Machine, here are my projections as to how the playoff picture is going to shape out over the balance of the regular season for week 12.

19 November 2013

2013-14 CBS College Basketball Schedule

The road to the Final Four continues this year on CBS, will a key broadcasting switch. Greg Anthony and Clark Kellogg will switch spots with Anthony becoming the new lead analyst while Kellogg will return to the studio while still doing a solid slate of regular season action. Here's the CBS schedule for the 2013-14 college basketball season, to be filled in with announcers all season long when confirmed.

2013 NFL Predictions: Week 12

Just when we thought the Buccaneers may have had a chance at 0-16, they go out and win two games in a row. Now nobody believes that Greg Schiano is going to keep his job because of this, or they are going to win out and get to .500, but at least there is something to live for with this club, I guess. And on that note, here are my picks for week 12.

18 November 2013

2013-14 Bowl Projections: Week 12

One week after their victory over the Oregon Ducks shaped up the BCS picture, the Stanford Cardinal were upset once again, this time at the hands of the USC Trojans. Now is Stanford out of the BCS picture altogether and is the Pac-12 in for another upheavel. Here are my bowl projections for after week 12.

17 November 2013

2013 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 12

There are six games on the docket on CBS this weekend and it is also a singleheader week for the Tiffany Network. The offerings at 1:00 are Chargers-Chiefs, Jaguars-Texans, Steelers-Browns and Jets-Ravens. The 4:05 games are Colts-Cardinals and Titans-Raiders. Continue reading for distribution splits and announcing assignments for the NFL on CBS.

2013 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 12

Fox Sports has a doubleheader this week and they even have the single game in the national window, something everybody loves. At 1:00, the games are Buccaneers-Lions, Vikings-Packers, Panthers-Dolphins and Bears-Rams. And at 4:25, the solo game is Cowboys-Giants. Continue reading for announcing assignments and distribution splits for the NFL on Fox.

2013 College Football Predictions: Week 13

Will Bryce Petty and the Baylor Bears ever have to sweat a game out? They may have to this week in Stillwater against the Oklahoma State Cowboys as this should be their toughest test of the season, as well as the biggest game of the year in the Big XII. Can Baylor keep their national title hopes alive? Or will the Cowboys take back control of the conference? Here are my picks for week 13.