NFL Week 7: Falcons @ Ravens (-7.5) Atlanta looks horrible right now. Ravens playing well on both sides of ball. PICK: RAVENS Saints @ Lions (-3.5) Saints turn their season around beginning this week. Too much talent to keep struggling. PICK: SAINTS Panthers @ Packers (-7.5) Packers are back in a rhythm. Early season struggles in the rearview mirror. PICK: PANTHERS Browns @ Jaguars (+5.5) Brian
By Jake Brown on Oct 19, 2014
If the St. Louis Cardinals are going win the 2014 National League Championship Series and advance to their second consecutive World Series, they’ll have to do it in seven games. The San Francisco Giants overcame a 4-1 deficit to post a 6-4 win against the defending NL champions Wednesday, much to the delight of the 43,147 in attendance at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The Giants and their fans must
By Darren Richardson on Oct 16, 2014
Last Friday, Georgia declared star running back Todd Gurley — my leading candidate to win the Heisman Trophy Award — ineligible for the upcoming Missouri game and suspended him indefinitely following reports that he received improper benefits by getting paid for autographs. (In short, the loser that made money off his signature turned him in.) There’s speculation that Gurley won’t see the field ag
By Tyler Waddell on Oct 15, 2014
This past Sunday night could not, without getting weird or even morbid, gone much worse for the New York Giants. The Giants were blown out and shut out by NFC East rivals the Philadelphia Eagles in front of a prime time television audience. An offense that had seemingly fixed its problems had its worse game of the campaign. Wide receiver Victor Cruz suffered a serious knee injury that could negati
By Zac Wassink on Oct 15, 2014
The immediate reaction to the Dodgers hiring former Rays general manager Andrew Friedman to be their new president of baseball operations is wide-eyed wonder at what one of baseball’s most resourceful and respected executives will do now that he’s not facing the constraints he did – successfully – with the Rays for the nine years he was the point man for the organization. Those days of counting pe
By Paul Lebowitz on Oct 15, 2014
Tobias Harris, F, Orlando Magic I was a little underwhelmed by his output last year but his numbers were compromised by an early season injury and the fact that he came off the bench for about half of his appearances. Still, Harris averaged 14.6 points per game with 7 rebounds, while shooting 46.4 percent from the field and 80.7 percent from the line. But what’s most attractive about Harris is tha
By Andrew Ericksen on Oct 14, 2014
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By Clint Demeritt on Oct 17, 2014
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