Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them

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Last Sunday night, the Broncos and Chiefs squared off in a crucial AFC West battle.  Currently only two games separate three teams in that division.  As the season winds down, the winner of this game would have a huge advantage Continue reading

College football’s final four and the ever-increasing meaninglessness of the conference championship

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Certain unanswerable questions have plagued us since the dawn of humanity.  Where did we all come from?  Did mankind start with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden or did we evolve from a “big bang” of another sort?  Continue reading

Coaching carousel takes turn for the worse: College Football’s least shocking surprise

Oct 3, 2015; Fort Worth, TX, USA;  University of Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong before the game against the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs at Amon G. Carter Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

My good buddy J-Dub just wrote a post where he used the plot of “A Fish Called Wanda” to explain to us that professional sports are a nasty business. I’m not quite sure why he spent his holiday weekend telling Continue reading

The thin line between love and hate is exactly 48 hours

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You sit right down at your family’s Thanksgiving table and are surrounded by the ones you love… and a few strays you barely know but who were nice enough to bring dessert so you nod and pretend to know their Continue reading

National Football Beleaguered

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This is a down year for the NFL. Do you know how I know that?  It’s not because all the networks which air their product claim ratings are down over 10% from last year.  That could be just random disinterest Continue reading

Why I love (and hate) betting underdogs all at the same time

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The following is a tale of success and heartbreak.  It’s a story of unlikelihood yet perfect probability.  For on any given Saturday… I say Saturday because betting on college football is perhaps the most thrilling way to make money wagering Continue reading

Week Ten Standings, Week Eleven Lines and a Smooth Transition of Power

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Thirteen people walk into a Las Vegas casino and no, this isn’t another remake of Ocean’s Eleven, which is ironic considering we’re entering the NFL’s Week Eleven.  See how it all comes full circle? The big news in the NFL Continue reading