Vegas’ Odds for Thanksgiving Day Football

For people out there who are roughly around 40 and younger, you might not even know that Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Day football are two separate things. Some people legitimately believe that Thanksgiving is an NFL-sponsored holiday. That’s how synonymous football is with turkey on Thanksgiving. It really is amazing how much the sport of professional …

NFL Draft Round 1 Winners and Losers, Round 2 Preview

We made 4 bold predictions for the 2014 NFL Draft, Round 1. Nailing 3 of those 4 predictions was nice, but Houston could have helped us out by trading away the #1 overall pick. That didn’t happen, as they drafted arguably the best raw physical talent in the entire draft, and some say of the …

4 Bold Predictions for NFL Draft 2014

The 2014 NFL Draft is upon us. A record 30 college football players have been invited to the Radio City Music Hall in New York, as anticipation of the always exciting first round gets underway Thursday, May 8 at 8 PM Eastern Standard Time. And while it is very easy for even the average fan …

2014 March Madness – 1983 All Over Again?

March Madness is a much better moniker than the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and the term actually originated back in 1939 and had nothing to do with college basketball. Henry V. Porter wrote an article called “March Madness” for the Illinois High School Association magazine, referring to the fanatical high school basketball fans in his …

Super Bowl XLVIII Promises To Deliver All The Football We Can Stand

With predictions flying like crazy on anything Super Bowl related, it seems to be the only topic worthy of discussion at the moment. I have seen predictions that it will be the most violent NFL game in history, that there will be the most injuries of any Super Bowl game in history, that the Seahawks …

2014 Super Bowl Odds – Panthers, Seahawks Move Up

It is week 14 and the early futures bets are in on who will win Super Bowl XLVIII. The clear favorites are currently the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, with the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers making a late season run. The 2014 National Football League Super Bowl will be played in MetLife Stadium …

2013 NFL Draft – Beef and Potatoes Draft Will Provide Surprises

The NFL Draft 2013 is big on “beef and potatoes” as one NFL exec stated. With no clear high-profile quarterback projected to go number one overall, and no wide receiver or running back destined for that historical pick, an offensive tackle appears to be the right move. After four straight years of a marquee quarterback …

Super Bowl Media Day 2013 – Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, a Male Stripper and New Orleans Gumbo

Randy Moss proclaims himself the greatest NFL wide receiver of all time. Sports Illustrated claims that Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis huffed an illegal deer antler spray to enhance his abilities on the field. Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs prefers gumbo to jambalaya, and 49ers backup QB Alex Smith is frustrated about losing the starting job to …

Super Bowl XLVII – Interesting Story Lines for New Orleans

Super Bowl XLVII will take place between the Baltimore Ravens of the AFC and the NFC’s San Francisco 49ers on February 3, held once again at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Call it the Har-Bowl, the battle of the undefeated (neither team has a Super Bowl loss), or the geriatric bowl with senior …

Packer Backers Refunded After Replacement Refs Dictate Outcome

The poor NFL replacement refs working in place of striking seasoned officials have had their day in the sun, and it wasn’t a pretty one. Here is what happened. Vegas odds on the Seattle Seahawks playing at home against the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football this week showed Seattle as a 3 point …