Week 8 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   Army Black Knights 2016 record: 4-2 Week 8 Matchup: vs.  North Texas Mean Green (3-3) Prediction: Army wins by a score of 35-31    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 2-5 Week 8 Matchup: No Game Prediction: No Game    Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 4-3 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  #14 Boise State Broncos (6-0) Prediction: Boise State wins by a score … Continue reading Week 8 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Is the Minnesota Vikings’ Defense the Greatest of All Time?

Photo Credit: Vikings Wire-USA Today The Minnesota Vikings are the only remaining undefeated team in the NFL at 5-0 after a total of six teams started the 2015 season out 5-0. In league dominated by parity, the Vikings themselves have dominated to open up this 2016 season, and they have done it without starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and future Hall of Fame running back Adrian … Continue reading Is the Minnesota Vikings’ Defense the Greatest of All Time?

Preseason NCAA Basketball Power Rankings 1.0

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes each team’s record from the 2015-2016 NCAA basketball season.  Duke Blue Devils (25-11) Kentucky Wildcats (27-9) Kansas Jayhawks (33-5) Villanova Wildcats (35-5) North Carolina Tar Heels (33-7) Oregon Ducks (31-7) Wisconsin Badgers (22-13) Xavier Musketeers (28-6) Virginia Cavaliers (29-8) Indiana Hoosiers (27-8) Arizona Wildcats (25-9) Michigan State Spartans (29-6) Louisville Cardinals (23-8) … Continue reading Preseason NCAA Basketball Power Rankings 1.0

October 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) October 20th, 2016– Records, postseason records, and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. These power rankings are based on streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily movement, and even some large jumps and … Continue reading October 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Cleveland Against the World: Indians Surprise Baseball World & Cruise Into World Series

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated On May 14th, ESPN’s 30-for-30 film series released “Believeland,” a documentary highlighting the struggles of Cleveland professional sports teams over the past several decades. However, only one month later, director Andy Billman’s masterpiece needed to add a storybook ending, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stole the NBA title from the Golden State Warriors after being down three games to one. Billman, a … Continue reading Cleveland Against the World: Indians Surprise Baseball World & Cruise Into World Series

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 6 (Standings Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the standings method and movement from last week’s rankings.  RPI using the standings method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s winning percentage, 50% of the winning percentage of the opponents of each team, and 25% of the winning percentage of the … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 6 (Standings Method)