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Thursday, December 8, 2011

2011 College Football Playoffs the "TKS Playoffs"

The TKS Playoffs
Presenting the TKS Playoffs.  This is the officially recognized SKOHRboard College Football Playoff system and it just so happens to be designed by and named for yours truly.  It's revolutionary in fairness, quality, maintaining bowl tie-ins, and it keeps all the playoff games within the calendar dates of the current bowl schedule.   

It's quite simple too.  It's a 12 team system that gives the top four seeds a first round bye.  The TKS takes the conference winners of the top eight conferences, according to the season ending Sagarin Conference rankings, along with the remaining top four teams, according to the season ending BCS rankings, receiving At Large bids.  Note there is a maximum of two schools per conference, which means that Boise St. makes the cut this year rather than Arkansas.

Those 12 teams are then ranked 1-12 according to the current BCS rankings, with the first four teams receiving first round byes.  The teams are then matched up in the pairs 8v9, 5v12, 7v9, and 6v10 for the first round games which will be played Saturday December 17th at the home field of the higher ranked teams.


The second round is going to be the BCS Bowl game weekend.  The Bowls will get to choose their matchups the way they currently do with a rotational system of first through fourth choice.  THEN!  And this is my favorite part of the TKS Playoffs.  The newly created "Insert Big Sponsor" BCS Semifinals!  The BCS Championship game will be played as it normally is but we'll do it on Saturday January 7th because everyone hates the National Championship game being played on a Monday night.  

So there you have it.  The most awesome College Football Postseason ever created.  All I ask is for a 50% cut of the naming rights to the Semifinal games, that seems fair.

For those of you who can't read prefer bullet points;
  • Winners from top eight conferences according to the season ending Sagarin conference rankings
  • Top four remaining BCS teams get At Large bids
  • Two teams per conference max
  • Teams are ranked 1-12 according to current BCS standings
  • Top four teams get 1st round byes
  • 2nd round games are the four existing BCS Bowls, who select matchups rotationally as they currently do
  • New BCS Semifinal games are currently open for big name brand sponsorship (of which I'll get 50% of!)
  • Everything is wrapped up within the existing bowl calendar window from 12/17 to 1/7
Here is how we arrived at the 12 teams listed above.  The top eight conferences, according to the Sagarin rankings, and their champions are;

-Big 12 - Oklahoma State
-SEC - LSU
-B1G - Wisconsin
-ACC - Clemson
-Big East - West Virginia
-Mountain West - TCU
-Conference USA - Southern Miss

The top four remaining teams according to the BCS get at large bids.  Because Arkansas would be the third team from the SEC, they are eliminated and Boise St. will join the group

-Alabama
-Oregon
-Kansas St.
-Boise St.

Those teams are then ranked 1-12 according to the season ending BCS standings to give us;
  1. LSU
  2. Alabama
  3. Oklahoma St
  4. Stanford
  5. Oregon
  6. Kansas St
  7. Boise St
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Clemson
  10. TCU
  11. Southern Miss
  12. West Virginia



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Friday, November 18, 2011

Tebowmania T-Shirt!

It's official, Tebowmania is here and fortunately for you guys, I've designed the official Tebowmania t-shirt!  Expect to see those bad boys along with another Tebowmania t-shirt featuring the Broncos colors listed for sale in the SKOHRboard Gift Shop any day now.  Buy the hype.



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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Let's All Become College Football Coaches


According to the latest poll of College Football Coach salaries, it pays to be able to convince 17 year old boys to attend one University over others for the sake of their footballing.  These guys make serious boatloads of money.  Particularly the SEC Head coaches.  Once again Mack Brown and Nick Saban lead the way but it seems like these schools are beginning to realize the value that a top Football program can bring to the University so College Presidents are trying to woo top coaches for higher pay.   

It is a little surprising to see some of the coaches up near the top, like Iowa's Kirk Ferentz is #5 on the list bringing in almost $3.8m.  Newly DWI'd Gary Pinkel is #16 on the list cashing his checks to the tune of $2.7 last year.  While it seems like all the biggest salaries are reserved for coaches in the South East, this clearly does not translate to those leading Sun Belt conference Schools who along with the WAC and the MAC make up nearly all of the lowest salaried positions.  That said, it's still a pretty darn good living making over $200k in wherever schools like Eastern Michigan and Western Kentucky are.  

So the next time you see a head coach at one of these places get canned I think you'd all be doing humanity a favor by writing letters to that school's president urging them to hire yous truly as Head Football Coach.

Here is the full article if you want to see how much money they make for thinking about football all day and then spend the next few days wondering where you went wrong.


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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Big East Expansion Maps



As you've probably heard, the Big East is looking to build out it's current collection of Football playing teams to greater than the 5 they currently have on board for 2012.  That makes sense because just about every other Automatic Qualifying conference has five or more teams PER DIVISION.  

The current talks have tabbed the new potential targets as Navy, UCF, Houston, SMU, Air Force, BYU, and Boise St.  These are all solid additions to the "Big East." I'm afraid it won't be called the "Big East" any longer but I don't think anyone but Basketball fans will really miss that.  Besides, that ship sailed once Pitt and Syracuse decided to bail for the ACC last month.  These 12 teams are all quality teams with lots of Football pride, many of whom seem to be on the verge of breaking into that next level of football elite too.  



Boise, Rutgers, Houston, both UCF and USF all have great talent and a recent history of competing at a very high level and a few bounces (or kicks in Boise's case) the other way and these teams are competing in BCS bowls.  With an enhanced recruiting profile in Florida, Texas, and the West Coast some of the schools with great football history and a lot of pride could really up their game.  This might end up working out for the best.

To further that Nationwide profile and even appease some of those Basketball fans I thought about a few more schools that could be added across all sports and came up with Eastern Carolina, Southern Miss, UNLV, and San Diego State.  All four schools have unique locations that further round out the "Big East" profile and have very competitive programs already in place.  This would also expand the conference to a full 16 teams divided into East and West divisions separated by the Mississippi River (well USM is just slightly East of it but I think we can overlook that for our purposes).


This has the makings of a conference that can compete for recruits in both Football and Basketball in every market and ultimately be competitive with anyone.  Hopefully the same people that designed the demise of the current Big East realize the potential they have with my newly imagined "Big East."  Because they are the same people in charge of engineering the future of the Conference they destroyed.  My fingers are crossed.



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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Unique University Uniforms


By now you've probably seen the Turtles new Unis created by local athletic apparel company, Under Armour.  Much like Nike's relationship with Oregon, Under Armour  is headquartered in Bodymore, Murderland  Baltimore, Maryland.and they see their ability to outfit a premier College Football team in outrageous eye catching uniforms as a fantastic marketing tool.  Appropriately so too, the impact that Nike has had on Oregon was huge and from the fan's perspective it's a very symbiotic relationship.  

Despite fielding many competitive teams and some very talented players over the years, Maryland has remained notable only in their unmemorable nature.  Well that all changed two weeks ago when then stormed the field in those high contrast seizure inducing unis above.  While those are far from eye pleasing they are awesome.  Any kind of identity is probably going to be a good one for Randy Edsall's new team.  This will positively impact his ability to recruit kids who grew up as UA kids rather than Nike, Reebok, or Adidas kids.  It will even help Maryland distinguish itself among a region of the country really lacking in notable football teams.  If the Terps are able to establish themselves they are going to be one of the few schools in the DC, eastern PA, and NJ with solid football teams.  Rutgers and Temple are on the verge of really establishing themselves in that area and Maryland could put a real damper on those plans.

For Under Armour this is a clear shot at Nike.  It's incredible how successful their program with Oregon has been.  The swoosh's allure to nationally ranked recruits has drastically improved the level of football Oregon is able to put on the field and coach Chip Kelly's speed obsessed system has meshed perfectly with Nike.  As the Ducks got better they found themselves in the National Championship last season and there was probably just as much media focus on the zippy Nike uniforms as there was on the speedy offense.  While it probably costs Nike some big bucks to outfit the school like that, the payoff in free advertising is tremendous.  It's for that reason just as much as it is Terrapin pride that you will now be rendered vision impaired while watching Maryland games.



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Monday, September 12, 2011

How Sports Helped America Regain Its Identity in the Ten Years Since 9/11


This is a great article by Sports Illustrated's Tim Layden about the healing impact that sports have had on American's since 9/11.  I highly recommend that you read it here.


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Thursday, September 8, 2011

What if Everything Worked Like the BCS?

                            

This is a brilliant video from Sean Keeley over at NunesMagician.com.  It asks the question "What if Everything Worked Like the BCS?"  As we saw Boise St. roll over esseeecee powerhouse Georgia last week it becomes more and more evident that good football can come from anywhere and those teams, their fans, and College Football fans everywhere are being purposefully mislead by the NCAA and BCS.  

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Preseason NFL Fantasy Picks


If you are one of the few people who haven't drafted for their Fantasy Football League, this post will be immensely helpful to you.  If you are one of those others maybe it will be only slightly helpful.  If you are neither, I'm not 100% sure why you're reading this other than you possibly being my Mom.  Hi, Mom!

First, thanks for reading if you aren't my Mom, it means a lot to me.  Second, I'm going to give you a rundown of the NFL players that I think are going to be good and not so good for your Fantasy teams this year.  These are guys that I think represent a good value to you based on their current placement in ESPN's rankings.  That means you should draft them just about where they are currently ranked and you should expect to get a good return on your investment.



Like:
-QBs
Aaron Rogers 
Mike Vick*
Drew Brees
Philip Rivers
Tony Romo
Matt Stafford

-RBs
Jamaal Charles
Lesean McCoy
Ray Rice
Peyton Hillis 
Matt Forte 
Felix Jones*
Ryan Matthews 
Shonn Green 
Cedric Benson 
Reggie Bush 
James Starks
Tim Hightower
Mike Tolbert
Brandon Jacobs
Joseph Addai
Ben Tate

-WRs
Andre Johnson
Calvin Johnson*
Roddy White
Greg Jennings
Larry Fitzgerald
Vincent Jackson
Mike Wallace
Hakeem Nicks
Dez Bryant
Jeremy Maclin
Brandon Lloyd 
Marques Colston
Steve Johnston
Brandon Marshall
Austin Collie
Mike Thomas
Chad Ochocinco
Julio Jones
Lee Evans
Michael Crabtree
Greg Little 
Arrellious Benn

-TEs
Jermichael Finley
Dallas Clark
Owen Daniels
Jimmy Graham*







Now it's time for the guys that I don't like.  However, instead of Don't Like, I'm going to label this section Over Rated because don't like just seems mean and frankly many of these guys represent great value if they slip even a little bit.  

-QBs
Tom Brady
Eli Manning
Josh Freeman
Joe Flacco

-RBs
Arian Foster
MJD
Michael Turner
Steven Jackson 
DeAngelo Williams
Knowshon Moreno
Jonathan Stewart
Ryan Grant
Beanie Wells
Mark Ingram
Daniel Thomas
Marshawn Lynch 
CJ Spiller

-WRs
Reggie Wayne
Santonio Holmes
Percy Harvin
Anquan Boldin
Sidney Rice
Santana Moss
Malcom Floyd
Roy Williams
Braylon Edwards



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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

It's NFL Eve!

The NFL kicks off the 2011 Season on Thursday and not any single person could be any more excited.  It feels like forever since we've had actual NFL Football.  Most of this has to do with the despair we all felt during the lockout and the long odds that we'd actually miss some or all of the season this year.  Apparently we are all just thankful that didn't happen and football is so close now it's like we almost won't believe it until we see it.  Of course when I say we I mean me.  If you are reading this I'll assume that you share the exact same opinions that I do otherwise I should read about your dissension in the comments.  Right?

So let's see what SKOHRboard thinks is going to happen this season.  ON TO THE PREDICTIONS!!!

NFC East: Eagles
NFC North: Packers
NFC South: Saints
NFC West: Rams
Wildcards: Cowboys and Falcons

AFC East: Jets
AFC North: Steelers
AFC South: Texans
AFC West: Chargers
Wildcards: Ravens and Chiefs

NFC Playoffs
Wildcard: Saints beat Falcons, Cowboys beat Rams
Divisional: Saints beat Cowboys, Eagles beat Packers
NFC Championship: Eagles beat Saints

AFC Playoffs
Wildcard: Ravens beat Texans, Jets beat Chiefs
Divisional: Steelers beat Ravens, Chargers beat Jets
AFC Championship: Chargers beat Steelers

Superbowl: Eagles beat Chargers

MVP: Mike Vick
OPOY: Philip Rivers
DPOY: Trent Cole
OROY: Lance Kendricks
DROY: Von Miller
Coach of the year: Andy Reid


Yeah I guess you could say that I'm high on the Eagles this year.  Wooooo!!



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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Where are the Preseason College Football Rankings!?


The College Football season has started and you're probably saying to yourself, "My gosh!  I have no idea what to expect out some of my favorite and most popular teams this year because I missed the SKOHRboard Preseason Rankings!!"  Well fret not amigo, you didn't miss those rankings because they don't exist.  That's right, SKOHRboard does not believe in preseason rankings.  With such huge losses to the NFL and graduation combined with massive production from unexpected young players there is no way to have any idea what teams will be better than others.  Sure I can guess but that doesn't really seem fair to teams who underperformed the previous season and really turned it around under the radar this offseason.  Therefore, the first Top 25 you'll see from SKOHRboard won't come until after Week 3.  

In the meantime, just go watch some awesome football and wallow in the excitement of the unknown.


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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

College Football Preview


The College Football season starts up again on Thursday night and we couldn't be more excited.  After an offseason from Football that saw the NFL almost lock the fans out of 2011 along with the players and enough NCAA violations that it seemed like it was the College Kids who should be locked out rather than the Pros, all will be forgiven when Murray State takes on Louisville at 6pm.  That might not be the most exciting game in the world but at 8pm ESPN will be showing UNLV against #11 Wisconsin.  Woooo!





If that game isn't exciting enough for you, this Saturday night features what could be the best game of the year when Oregon and LSU face off in Cowboy's Stadium!  They are ranked #3 and #4 in the country right now and this game will pit the age old question of Oregon's unstoppable force against LSU's immovable object.  The real battle will be to see if Oregon's Defense can stop LSU's Offense.  On that side of the ball both squads will be featuring a lot of new faces as guys have left for the NFL and been suspended.  Those suspensions aren't just run of the mill "improper contact with an agent (puke)" either, these kids really went for the gold this Summer.  Oregon's All-American Corner back Cliff Harris was suspended for Driving 120 miles per hour in a rental car given to him by an assistant to the coaching staff, while carrying marijuana!  Yikes!  LSU's THREE YEAR STARTING QUARTERBACK surely couldn't top that until he decided he had to kick a US Marine in the face during a bar fight the week before his team played one of the biggest games in his career and now he's in jail so he won't be able to play either.  There is a reason these team's are ranked so highly, they don't recruit kids who give anything less than 110%.


Some other fun storylines to watch this season:
  • Will Andrew Luck further solidify his best QB recruit ever status or will be play in the style of former best future QB ever, Jimmy Clausen?
  • Can Auburn still play football after their $185,000 man, Cam Newton left for the NFL?
  • Will Texas ever be the same again after losing so many games last year?
  • Despite all the hype, how good can Rutgers really be?
  • Is Dana Holgerson a magic offensive god or will he totally flame out as a head coach at WVU?
  • Can Nebraska hang in the B1g Ten?
  • What's the date of the TCU and Boise St. BCS Bowl game again, I forgot?
  • Does Florida or Miami still have a team?  
  • Joe Pa coached your Grandfather's heroes back when he wore shortpants!
So there you have the ten or so thoughts that first occurred to me when I decided to end this article with a list!  The whole point is that College Football is back and for this you should be thankful.  Amen.





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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

New Kickoff and Extra Point Rules

Nobody watches extra points
When speaking about his disapproval of the new kickoff rules, Bill Belichick recently mentioned that he thought the NFL should do away with Extra Point Attempts. SKOHRboard couldn't agree more.  The extra point is converted 99.9% of the time, so why bother?  It almost seems like a cruel joke if a team loses because they missed an extra point.  If that is the deciding factor in a game, it was clearly a hard fought game and the missed extra point is hardly worthy of being the deciding play in any close game.  

As a fan I typically use the time in between a Touchdown and Kickoff (commercial break, extra point, commercial break) as a nice little personal timeout/trip to the men's room.  That is also a problem for the NFL.  While my own turning away from the TV isn't a concern to them, but I fear that I'm not the only one who does that given the foregone conclusion of the extra point and the five minutes of commercials.  Why not make this time more exciting for fans and keep those eyeball glued to the TV?

Yeah the new kickoff rules are boring but the extra point attempt and accompanying commercials have been a FAR more boring part of watching an NFL game for years.  The NFL should consider changing the extra point from a kick to a normal play.  They should count the TD as 6 points, then let the offensive team lineup on the 3-4 yard line and make a play for that extra point.  This now becomes an infinitely more exciting part of the game due to the unpredictable nature of actually converting.  

The argument for doing this is the same argument for not doing it.  Say in a given game each team scores three Touchdowns and one team converts on two extra point attempts and the other only converts on one.  Well was that one play worthy of being the deciding factor of such a tight game?  Even if it isn't, I can guarantee that it was more representative of the entire game than a missed kick would have been.  Now I also understand that this would in a way fundamentally change the game, but do you watch football because you like the history behind it and enjoy the obscurity of it's kicking rules or do you watch because you love being entertained by your team lining up and playing football?  My guess is that you answered the later.

So why not, NFL, do your fans a favor and keep us engaged.  It would even help your ability to secure advertising or at least demand top dollar for those placements around the extra point as they went from hardly watched to must see TV.  This might also be the first time SKOHRboard congratulates Bill Belichick.



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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

2011 MLB All Star Week


Unlike difficult sports, Major League Baseball takes its' All Star break in the middle of the season.  They do this for several reasons.  
  1. Because baseball has 2,496 games and if they didn't break it up somehow people would forget the season is even still going on.
  2. If they took it during the offseason literally nobody would watch.  They have a hard enough time getting guys to show up in midseason but good luck getting guys who earn $20 million a year to do anything for free during their vacation.
  3. Playing an extra game carries just about zero risk of injury and it's not a tiring game whatsoever so guys aren't exactly coming back to the teams that pay them as anything less than when they left.  
It's just such a boring event I can't even believe it.  The pitchers are all so good and the players really don't care so it's just a really flat feeling game.  It would be fun if they took let's say the top Pitchers in Triple A ball and made them pitch.  Actually the only guys risking anything in the game are the Pitchers anyway, so this could make sense.  It would allow Triple A Pitchers to show off their stuff to all Owners and GMs in the bigs and it would save the Aces of each staff from pitching any more than they absolutely have to in a season.  It would also mean that the pitching isn't quite top form so we could see some real offensive explosions if the Farm League guys aren't exactly as good as we thought.

Right now the Home Run Derby is the best thing this week has going for it and even that is uninspiring.  Robinson Cano won in a great effort last night as his Father pitched to him.  That must have been really cool for both of them actually.  There are so many ways to make this entire MLB All Star event better though.  What do you think they should do?



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Monday, July 11, 2011

Tour De France 2011


The Tour De France has been marked by crazy crashes and awful collisions this year.  But most notable about this year's tour are the new faces.  Up above you see the leader until this morning, Thor Hushovd.  I put his picture as the lead because both his name and that picture are awesome.  Below you can see the current overall leader Thomas Voekler, who is awesome in first name only (and also probably bike riding ability).


As a casual TDF fan, I've enjoyed this year's race as much as possible and even formed a fantasy league to foster greater interest among my friends.  My team the Fat Bottomed Girls are currently sitting in second place behind Justin!'s Downhill Velociraptors.  The FBGs are making up ground with each stage and as Andy Schleck continues to turn on the pressure I expect our team to continue that trend until we eventually gain the overall lead.  Oh and our League's name is "I don't believe in Peter Pan, Frankenstein or Superman, all I wanna do is..."  Here is a look at the FBG squad.  


SCHLECK


HESJEDAL


GESINK


DUPONT


CAVENDISH


GILBERT


VOECKLER


HORNER


VELASCO


I know, you wish you could ride bikes like those guys.  You can't though, so you should just watch the TDF every morning as you get ready for work on Versus.  

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Championship Season

Dallas finally won the NBA Finals.  Good for Dirk.  Good for Mark Cuban.  But very good for the NBA.  While the Heat are fun to watch and should be very fun to watch over the next few years their model for winning is unsustainable.  There are only so many stars in the NBA so when three of them (and I use the term star for Chris Bosh lightly here) head to the same city, it puts a star power drain on every other NBA team.  Hopefully this championship shows NBA Owners and GMs across the league that it's possible to win without the starting 5 from that year's East All Star squad.  

When Dallas had to score points, Dirk was unstoppable.  He found ways to get open and made what seems like every shot he took in any time loosely defined as crunchtime.  Oft-reviled LeBron James did just about the opposite.  He played great in just about every game of the Finals until about 6 minutes to go when he would turn into the most recognizable roll player in the NBA.  It was kind of amazing to watch such a force drive to the hoop like he usually does then leap high into the air for what looks like a good chance for a layup if not a trip to the free throw line then awkwardly try to dish the ball back out to the three point line to a guy who probably had to beg to get his talents on the roster.  Shocking.  I'm not sure who said it but he was described by either Mike Wilbon or Rick Barry as a front-runner and that is such a perfect description of how he played.  The exact opposite of Dirk.  Hopefully he was taking notes.  

Oh and as far as Cleveland goes, do you blame LeBron for leaving at all?  The team was abysmal this year without him then the Cavaliers organization and the whole city acts like a bunch of five year olds gloating and carrying on when the Heat lost.  Awesome place you've got there Cleveland.  I'm SHOCKED that the biggest star in the NBA would rather go to a place with awesome weather, to play with his best friend, and for people that love him than deal with all that.  SHOCKED!


Oh and Boston won the Stanley Cup last week too.  Like Boston needed another championship with which to fuel its' self-esteem.  Pretty soon Boston's head won't be able to fit through the door.  But seriously, Tim Thomas' performance in goal for the Bruins throughout the playoffs was just outstanding.  He was absolutely dominant almost every night.  Boston also brought the heat to Vancouver.  The Canucks usually crisp game was nowhere to be found as they were continuously pounded into the boards.  Their physicality was established early and often by giant hockey player Zdeno Charra but in my favorite play of the Finals, Thomas himself JACKED UP Henrik Sedin.


Nothing says awesome like a goalie sitting in his seat and jacking a guy up.  From this moment on, people had to know that Boston was going to win.  Well, maybe not but it was great.  Now Boston is going to complain in that condescending way that they do when the Pats miss the playoffs again.  Ugh.  Hopefully there is some NFL this year so we can at least hear those complaints.  

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

SKOHRboard is back! What have we Missed?



After taking a month off, I am ready to write again.  Sorry for the time away but it seems that getting a real job that pays money really eats into the amount of time I have to write awesome sports stories.  

What have we missed?


NFL
Fortunately absolutely nothing has happened in the NFL since the draft so we haven't missed much there.  Still litigating the Players suit against the NFL for antitrust when the Owners locked them out.  BOOOORRINNGG. Plenty to speculate about but that's all it is because teams can't talk to other teams about business or talk to players, so nobody knows anything.  Let's all hope this gets sorted out in the next few weeks.  Apparently some "secret" talks have been taking place between the NFL and NFLPA reps without lawyers lately and according to reports they've been positive talks.  Fingers crossed!


NBA
WOW!  How exciting have these Playoffs and Finals been?  The matchups and stars haven't disappointed at all this post-season and I dare say have injected life back into a league that seemed on its' last legs for the better part of the last decade.  These Finals are great.  The Heat and Mavericks are knotted up at 2-2 right now with Game 5 tonight.  Watch for LeBron to try to show up big tonight after being more or less invisible for most of the last two games.


MLB
Meh.  League-wide offense is way down this year but that isn't necessarily because Pitching has been outstanding like it was last year.  That combo just makes for a pretty boring year.  The only way to really enjoy baseball is to be at the games or to play fantasy baseball.  


NHL
The NHL Finals have been great too.  The Canucks and the Bruins are absolutely getting after eachother.  After taking a 2-0 lead the Canucks have looked awful over the last two games in Boston and the series is tied up right now.  The teams have been on the brink of a bench clearing brawl for the entire series and it just makes for some really intense and exciting hockey.  


College Football
All your favorite teams are cheating.  Yes there are some people who actually like Ohio State and they are somehow emboldened by Tressel's deception over the last 20 years.  USC was stripped of the 2004 National title and nobody cares because that happened seven years ago and we all saw them dominate on the field.  Taking the trophy back doesn't effect anything.  UNC is getting investigated now and it's suddenly becoming evident why they've been producing so many Top 100 NFL draft picks over the past few years.  $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$  Now Colt McCoy's wife went on the radio with Colin Cowheard (for some reason) and said but didn't say that kids at Texas were getting gifts and dinners.  If they win a Title in the next few years it should be stripped by at least 2035.  

Okay I think that should have us pretty caught up on things.  I'll be getting back to posting more regular but that could include some days off here and there along with shorter posts.  But let me know what you want to hear about and I'll do my best to write it up!  It feels good to be back!


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