Month: November 2012

Conference Title Week

Well here’s the rest of college football’s big games.  Quite a few out there will impact the national title picture, so let’s start with the MAC Championship tomorrow. MAC Championship (21) N Illinois (11-1, 8-0 MAC) (17) Kent St (11-1,… Read More ›


Previewing Tonight’s Big Games

Some stuff has come up so I will preview only a few big games tonight.  Here they are! Rutgers versus Louisville Louisville (9-2, 4-2 Big East) Rutgers (9-2, 5-1 Big East) Both these teams look pretty evenly matched.  I’m going… Read More ›


The Pac-12 Power Rankings For Week Fourteen

Rivalry weekend did not disappoint this weekend in the Pac-12 as there were upsets and exciting games for all to see! Two underdogs in the Pac-12 also had a chance at heavily influencing the final BCS standings and both of… Read More ›


Week 13: College Football Rivalry Week

There are a lot of big rivalries going on in college football tomorrow, and with the exception of Notre Dame/USC (Since Matt Barkley is out), they should all shape out to be pretty great games.  Now if only I wasn’t… Read More ›


Fat Guy Pick Leads To Fat Guy Game Winning Field Goal As Cougs Win 2012 Apple Cup

Okay so I honestly don’t know how to start; that game was pretty awesome and I am mostly glad I drove back for it. That game had pretty much anything you could ask for, from penalties to ridiculous turnovers and… Read More ›


It’s That Time of Year Again; The Apple Cup

Tomorrow is the Apple Cup and it is once again all Cougar fans are left looking forward too when it comes to the current season. For the Cougs this season has been an unmitigated disaster; for the Huskies it has… Read More ›


Week 12 NFL Picks!

Here are my Picks for Week 12 of the NFL Season! Texans Over Lions Cowboys over Redskins Jets over Patriots Bears over Vikings Bengals Over Ravens Steelers Over Browns Colts over Bills Broncos over Chiefs Seahawks Over Dolphins Falcons over… Read More ›


Taking A Look At The Opposition To the Seattle Arena

Our coverage of the Seattle Arena is probably one of the most consistently viewed topics on this blog (what that says about our coverage of college football and other sports is not worth thinking about). It is the best Arena… Read More ›


The Pac-12 Power Rankings For Week Thirteen

Well…this weekend….It goes without saying this was a bad weekend in Pac-12 football but one hell of an entertaining weekend for the BCS. It also gives hope to an eighth straight National Title for the SECE and that is just… Read More ›


Week 12 College Football and Week 13 NFL Picks!

It’s Thanksgiving Break, and I’m tired and honestly don’t feel like posting anything.  Here you go. College Football #18 USC over #17 UCLA #24 Oklahoma State over #23 Texas Tech #2 Oregon over #13 Stanford My Record:  28-18 NFL Football… Read More ›


Taking A Look At The AL West’s Newest Member, The Houston Astros.

The Houston Astros were easily the worst team in baseball last season. Their 55-107 record is something to behold and I don’t mean that in a good way; after all how is it that a major league squad only manage… Read More ›


Best Buy Classic Treats Lady Cougs Like Best Buy Treats Its Customers

The Cougs trip to Land of 1000 Lakes did not end well as they went 0-2. But before all six of my Lady Coug Update readers flip out you should realize that today’s victors, South Dakota State, are a NCAA… Read More ›


Weekend Review

The beauty of boxing and sports in general is when the unexpected happens. Although a few predictable things occurred regarding last weekend’s bouts, a few delightful surprises surfaced. Starting at the heavyweight division, Wladimir Klitschko (59-3-1 51KO) defended his championship… Read More ›


The Pac-12 Power Rankings For Week Twelve

The Pac-12 season has been pretty awesome so far this season. There isn’t a whole lot of movement since week eleven and the top team in the conference pretty much solidified itself. In other words it was another SEC-esque (although… Read More ›


A Tribute to Carmen Basilio

The boxing world mourns the death of another icon of the sport in the form of former welterweight and middleweight champion of the world Carmen Basilio (56-16-7 27KO) on November 7th, in Rochester General Hospital. Basilio was one of those… Read More ›


Examining Three Possible Free Agent Hitters For The Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are in the midst of a decade long playoff drought. This drought has driven fans away in droves as attendance has plummeted to its lowest levels since the early 1990s (when it looked like the club was… Read More ›


My NFL Midseason Report

Well the second half of the NFL season is officially underway with tonight’s Colts/Jaguars game.  Barring a miracle comeback by Jacksonville, Indianapolis will move on to 6-3 this season.  This is a time for me to evaluate my NFL picks… Read More ›


College Football, NFL Football, and an Apology….

Hello everyone.  Sorry I couldn’t post my college football picks last week.  My internet went out so I wasn’t able to make my picks and predictions.  Anyways as for pro football, once again the picks are pretty unanimous so I… Read More ›


Lady Cougs Outscore Their Two Exhibition Opponents 160 to 82

This past week the Lady Cougar Basketball team kicked off its 2012-2013 Basketball Season by playing too exhibition games on Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum. These games were against two division two opponents and as a result a lot of… Read More ›


Meanwhile In Sacramento…

During tonight’s Warriors at Kings game in Sleep Train Arena three peices from the center hanging score board took a fell to the floor. And it provided perhaps one of the best chants regarding the future of the Kings EVAR!!!!… also… Read More ›

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