Archive for the ‘BCS’ Category

McD’s Week 9 Picks

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Happy weekend, everyone. It's a Rumors and Rants road trip this week, so we'll have to see if people in the south are okay with dorks with computers in their sports bars or not. Should be interesting. Congress created the BCS! Okay, not really. But take a look at these rankings: 1. Georgia 2. ...

McD’s Week Five Picks

Friday, September 26th, 2008

[caption id="attachment_2903" align="alignright" width="134" caption=""I leave more personality in tightly-coiled piles on the lawn." - Brian Griffin, who could have been talking about USC's running game on Thursday."][/caption] Happy Saturday, everyone. It's 9am ET and for some insane reason I'm up and ready to go. Damnit. The games don't kick off ...

Rose Bowl And Sugar Bowl Previews: Sorry, Illinois

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Covering you all the way through New Year's, here are the picks for the two New Year's Day BCS games, one of which will be well broadcast on ABC, and the other badly on Fox.The Rose Bowl Presented by Citi (Pasadena, CA)(13) Illinois (9-3) at (7) Southern California (10-2) (-13.5)That's ...

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Secede

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

I'm sure someone out there has an explanation for why a team with two losses is good enough to play for the national championship, yet a team that hasn't been beaten by anybody doesn't have that same right. But that explanation would defy logic.Based on the simple principles of athletics, ...