Month: September 2014

AL Wildcard: Kansas City walks off Oakland in the bottom of the 12th

The Kansas City Royals won in a crazy extra inning game on Tuesday night. It was an insane 12 inning game, that saw Oakland lose a four run lead.

Three things to watch for during the 2014 AL Wildcard

The Oakland Athletics survived their two month long collapse, and are facing the Kansas City Royals in Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night. Here are three things to watch for during the first game of the 2014 MLB Playoffs.

Pac-12 power rankings after week five

There were five games played by Pac-12 teams in week five. It was the first week of conference play for the majority of the conference, it included a memorable comeback, and a massive winning streak being extended.

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Recapping the 2014 Seattle Mariners season

The Mariners may have won the last three games of their season, but it was not enough to for game 163. Despite the lack of a playoff birth, the 2014 season was a major success. We take a look at the highs, the lows, and the awesome from this past season.

WSU overcomes 1st quarter deficit, upset Utah

The Cougars overcame a 21-0 first quarter deficit to upset Utah, in Utah. Washington State's senior QB Connor Halliday had himself on hell of a game in the second half.

Here’s the rest of Week 4

My record has fallen to 29-20 after the Redskins debacle to the Giants. I think their season might just be over. Anyways let’s start the rest of Week 4’s action with an NFC North rivalry game. Packers at Bears (1-2-0) Packers (2-1-0) Bears Under normal circumstances I should be rewarding the Bears and punishing the ...

Five reasons Seattle is a viable NHL market

There are people out there who think that Seattle might struggle as a NHL market, especially if its an expansion team. I say that's hogwash. Here are five reasons that Seattle would be a viable market for the NHL to expand to.

Thursday Night Football Picks!

There is only one ranked matchup in college football this week and it’s tomorrow between the #11 UCLA Bruins and the #15 Arizona State Sun Devils. First we’ll delve into the Thursday Night matchup between the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants. Giants at Redskins (1-2-0) Giants (1-2-0) Redskins The Redskins lost a last ...

Mariners 1B/DH Morales reportedly wants a contract extension

Kendrys Morales says he wants a multi-year extension with the Seattle Mariners. That's not surprising, considering how he has performed this year...or his age.

Pac-12 power rankings after week four

The Pac-12 power rankings are featuring a struggling Washington squad, and a surging Utes team. Utah jumped two spots in the rankings after its win in the Big House.

Thoughts on the Seahawks overtime victory over Denver

The Seahawks barely beat the Broncos after dominating the game for three quarters. Bad play calls on both sides of the ball were part of the problem.

WSU upset bid against No. 2 Oregon falls short

The Washington State Cougars should have upended No. 2 Oregon in its conference opener. Connor Halliday picked apart the Ducks' defense, and the Cougar defense picked apart Oregon's offensive line. But the Cougars couldn't pull out the win.

Here’s the rest of Week 3!

With the Falcons dominating victory over the buccaneers, my record has improved to 19-16 overall on the year. I will get back to a normal schedule for next week, it’s just that my grandmother’s funeral did change a few things…so with all that said here we go. Chargers at Bills (1-1-0) Chargers (2-0-0) Bills I ...

College Football Week 4 Pick

Good to see that I finally got a win this weekend. Now it’s on to our high-profile game between Florida State and Clemson. #22 Clemson at #1 Florida State (22) Clemson (1-1, 0-0 ACC) (1) Florida State (2-0, 0-0 ACC) The Clemson Tigers are catching a break because the Seminoles will be without star quarterback ...

The Race for the NL Cy Young Award 2014

This award is a bit tricky because general consensus says Kershaw will walk away with it. He has pitched brilliantly this season, but there are others who’ve built a strong case for themselves too. The question is if it’s enough to overtake Kershaw. THE CANDIDATES: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers: What’s scary about Kershaw is even ...

The race for the 2014 AL Cy Young award

We continue our look at the MLB post season awards, with the AL Cy Young. This award goes to the best pitcher in the league and the AL is full of good candidates.

The race for the 2014 AL MVP award

The AL MVP award is the award given out to the most valuable player in the American League. We take a look at the five players we think have a shot at winning the award, and who we think should win it.

Thursday Night Football Picks

Let’s start with our NFL Matchup first. Buccaneers at Falcons (0-2-0) Buccaneers (1-1-0) Falcons The Falcons are coming off of a tough Week 2 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, while the Bucs are looking to avoid an 0-3 start. The Falcons play very well at home, and I don’t think Josh McCown is enough to ...

The race for the NL MVP Award 2014

The regular baseball season is drawing to a close which means it’s that time of year where sportswriters and yours truly can make educated predictions for the awards this year. Here at Sports with Neil and Friends, we believe in sabermetrics so we will be primarily using that to measure our contenders, but we promise ...

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