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I’m certainly intrigued by the possibility of Auburn knocking off Alabama (and then Georgia). Alabama would not have a conference championship to its name. The Tide would not have a particularly high-end victory, as its best are over tough LSU and Mississippi State teams. I can’t fathom how Auburn, with two wins over Georgia and a win over Alabama, would be passed over.
in Auburn: The College Football Playoff’s Wildcard
11/17/17, 9:16 AM
Jswede, that argument doesn’t hold. If all parts were equal, then he (and the Heat) would be doing less because the team had a worse record. But with that roster, Spoelstra did a phenomenal job - one I’m uncertain any other coach could replicate.
in Why Erik Spoelstra Is ‘The Real Coach Of The Year’
4/14/17, 9:57 PM
Those tweets are awesome. Poor kid, will never be able to live this down. But what a great meme.
in Crying Northwestern Kid Sets The Internet On Fire
3/20/17, 5:53 AM
Can’t get over that kick. He was a pretty stellar goalie before enrolling at Texas A&M;, so maybe he was using the wrong part of his foot?
in The Kick Is…Not Good
12/5/16, 12:31 PM
This is a really good article! I think one additional factor that led people to dismiss Baylor is that they were upset by Yale in the NCAA Tournament. If the Bears had beaten the Bulldogs and then lost to Duke, they would have likely received more love. But losing to an Ivy League school in basketball (even though the Ivy is much improved) tends to lose teams the benefit of the doubt.
in How Baylor Went From Forgotten To A Force
12/2/16, 2:49 AM
Thanks for the fix! I meant that he needed to rebound from his losses in London at Hamburg, and my words didn’t express my thoughts well. I appreciate you pointing that out.
in 2015 Mid-Season Roundtable
8/4/15, 12:00 AM
in response to RafaFan
The Djoker looks excellent out there, but Roger’s service game has been so utterly impressive that I see Fed taking Wimbledon. In a rematch of last year’s epic final, I think Roger will take home his eighth title. Novak surely is playing some great tennis as well, but he clearly had a much easier opponent today in Gasquet. I also think Novak looked very vulnerable against Anderson, though he’s bounced back with two impressive straight-set wins.
in ICYMI: Djokovic Defeats Gasquet in Straight Sets, Advances to Wimbledon Finals
7/10/15, 3:58 PM
Muguruza has really been playing exciting tennis! I’m shocked to see her in the final, but she clearly deserves it. I just think Serena is playing dominant tennis right now and won’t fall to the 20th seed.
in No. 1 Serena, No. 20 Muguruza Advance to Wimbledon Final
7/9/15, 9:17 PM
LeBron was the sole warrior for Cleveland (pun intended). He had an amazing series, but so did Iggy. Without James, Cleveland would have been swept. Without Iggy starting and excelling, Golden State would not have the series. You have to feel for LeBron, but giving him the MVP would have been awkward. (How do you accept that trophy while the other team is celebration?) It’s a shame that Cleveland played without Kyrie and Love, because I’m sure everyone wanted to see an NBA Finals matchup between teams at full strength.
in Golden State Warriors Win The NBA Championship
6/17/15, 1:14 AM
Hey Lions27 - thanks for commenting. Bobby’s article was, unintentionally, republished - these predictions were made prior to week 15.
As a Lions fan, I understand your dismay at Bobby picking the Packers to beat the Lions. Yet, the Packers have indeed been undefeated at home (sure, they had some close calls including week two against the Jets), and the Lions have not exactly been inspiring on the road (3-3, and barely, considering the Falcons’ historic meltdown allowed them to win, not to mention the beatdown to them by the Pats).
So, going into this weekend’s games, I see why Bobby made his predictions. The Bills beat the Lions…at Ford Field. The Lions have a great D and the Packers have a great O. Will be a good game to watch.
in NFL Playoff Predictions: Who’s In, Who’s Out
12/16/14, 1:03 AM
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