02 December 2016

Fanatic Radio 12/1/16 - Black Friday is Dead

Fanatic Radio 12/1/16: Fanatic Radio is back from Thanksgiving week to talk changes to the College Football Playoffs as several teams will be determining their positions for the Bowl Show, next week on Fanatic Radio. Ohio State vs. Penn State and the disastrous Big 10, Western Michigan vying to be the darling's of the mid-majors.

Tiger Woods is back and we are both excited and extremely confused about where he is and why Thursday Night Football is the flu-virus of the sporting world. Fan mail and 1-800-Flowers on deck!

2016-17 Bowl Projections: Week 14

As the college football season winds down, why not take a look at the bowl picture as it stands? Here are my latest bowl projections for 2016-17.

01 December 2016

2016 NFL Playoff Projections: Week 13

As we start to prepare for the NFL Playoffs, how do I think the playoff picture will shape out in a month? With some help from the trusty ESPN Playoff Machine, here is what I think.

Why MLB's World Series home-field advantage change is such a welcome development

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association were able to avert a potential lockout by coming together on a new collective bargaining agreement, as first reported last night by Ken Rosenthal. There are a number of noteworthy changes as a result of this agreement but there is already one that is my favorite: World Series home-field advantage will now longer be determined by the league that won the MLB All-Star Game and will finally be determined by the team with the better record.

30 November 2016

2016 NFL Predictions: Week 13

Here we are, the final month of the 2016 NFL season. The playoff push is fully underway and fortunately, we have a number of critical contests this week across the country. Who will win and who will not this week? Here are my picks for Week 13.

28 November 2016

2016 College Football Predictions: Weeks 14 & 15

As we enter December, we are arriving at the conclusion of college football's regular season, if you will. Eight conference championship games will be held starting on Friday and for those clubs hoping to get a bid to the College Football Playoff, it is all or nothing. So who will win this week and the next? Here are my picks.

2016 NFL on CBS Announcers & Distribution: Week 13

Week 13 means regional action this week on CBS Sports, featuring action in Atlanta, Baltimore, Green Bay, Jacksonville and Oakland. Which game will you be getting this week and who will be calling it? Let's find out for the NFL on CBS.

27 November 2016

2016 NFL on Fox Announcers & Distribution: Week 13

Week 13 in the NFL will bring the doubleheader to Fox Sports. Your early slate features action in Chicago, Cincinnati, Foxborough and New Orleans while your late games are in Glendale, San Diego and Pittsburgh. Which games will you be getting this week and who will be calling them? Let's find out for the NFL on Fox.

Will Tom Herman be the one that turns around Texas?

The next domino to drop in the college football coaching carousel was that of the University of Texas as they announced on Saturday the hiring of Houston head coach Tom Herman. He will replace Charlie Strong, who was formally ousted once the school could confirm that they would be luring Herman to town, after he went 16-21 in three years.

As the rebuilding process continues in Austin, can Herman be the coach that leads the Longhorns back to the pinnacle of college football?