13 December 2014

2014 NFL Playoff Projections: Week 15

(AP)
There are only three weeks in the 2014 NFL season and with some tight divisional and Wild Card races in both conferences, the games are growing in magnitude. Here are my predictions as to how this playoff race will wind up down the stretch.

Who will win the Heisman Trophy tonight? I think we all know

(AP)
The recipient of the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 season will be announced tonight at the Downtown Athletic Club and for the second straight season, it seems that the winner is already set in stone. Of course, it largely seems that the winner is a foregone conclusion and I think it is safe to say that people would be surprised if Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota does not win it tonight.

10 December 2014

2014-15 Bowl Game Announcers

(Twitter)
We have got more bowls than ever, who doesn't love that? With all the bowl games being set, here are the announcing crews for each. Enjoy.

2014 NFL Predictions: Week 15

(USATSI)
With a relative off week for college football with no major action going down before the bowl games kick off, all eyes will be on the NFL this weekend. There are now only three weeks left in the season and keeping that in mind, here are my predictions for Week 15.

08 December 2014

2015 MLB Managerial Carousel: Grading the Hires

(USATSI)
Six MLB franchises have made changes at the managerial position this offseason. How did each do in their respective hires? Here are my grades.

07 December 2014

2014 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 15

(CBS)
CBS Sports will have regional action this upcoming NFL Sunday with seven games on the docket. Said games are Jaguars-Ravens, Raiders-Chiefs, Texans-Colts, Steelers-Falcons, Dolphins-Patriots, Broncos-Chargers and Jets-Titans. Continue reading to not only see which game you will be getting in your neck of the woods but also who will be calling it this week on the NFL on CBS.

2014 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 15

(Fox)
The network that will have the doubleheader in Week 15 will be Fox Sports. There are six games on their schedule with the early games being Washington-New York, Tampa Bay-Carolina, Green Bay-Buffalo and Cincinnati-Cleveland, while the late games are Frisco-Seattle and Minnesota-Detroit. Continue reading to see announcing assignments and distribution splits for the NFL on Fox this Sunday.

How the College Football Playoff weekly rankings were proven irrelevant

Jeff Long, committee chairman (AP)
The answers to the question of "Who's in?" have been reveled. In the inaugural year of the College Football Playoff, the final four teams will be Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State. Oregon will play Florida State in the Rose Bowl and Alabama will play Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day. The first two teams out were Baylor and TCU.

With this afternoon's announcement of the final rankings from the College Football Playoff selection committee we have realized something that many of us have known was going to happen: the weekly rankings the committee have done the last seven weeks have been proven to be irrelevant.