| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Crystal Palace vs. Arsenal, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Stoke City at Manchester United, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Fulham at Southampton, 11:25 p.m. (NBCSN); MLS, Kansas City at...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Rankman's pipe dream of Stanford and Northwestern meeting in the BCS title game at the Rose Bowl is over. Gone is the utopian idea two schools with integrity and academic standards might also compete on football's grandest stage. We're left now with a No....
| Oct 5, 2013
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: In a parking lot? Why there? Seems a bit harsh.
Twitter: @The SaintMunich
Answer: I still can't get that puzzling piece out of my head. Why wouldn't nice-guy Pat Haden not even allow Lane Kiffin on the bus back to...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
True story: The Boston Red Sox owe me a debt of gratitude for, essentially, delivering Arnie Beyeler to them for their first base coach. Beyeler was interested in television while playing shortstop at Wichita State, so I took him on as an intern at...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Central Florida rose from unranked commuter school in Orlando to No. 15, Clemson got dropped like a hot Howard's Rock and Stanford used a tremendous one-handed catch from Kodi Whitfield to get back in the national title chase. Professor Condi Rice was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:06 AM
On a day where every favored SEC team lost - except for Alabama - the bowl projections had a huge shake-up, and we like where everyone ended up.
We still have Alabama and Oregon in the BCS title game, but it was very (and I do mean VERY) tempting to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Marcus Smart has a simple message for Andrew Wiggins: Prove it.
It's the same message that his veteran Oklahoma State teammates want to deliver to Wiggins' young, hungry group of Jayhawks this season.
Smart bristled at the Big 12's annual...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:41 PM
After UCF knocked off No. 8 Louisville and put itself in the driver's seat in the AAC, I knew the bowl projections had to be updated heading into Saturday's games.
The Knights are now our pick to win the AAC and earn the automatic bid into the BCS where...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Bad news. Due to the government shutdown, I am forced to keep this intro to a minimum. You see, in order to focus on my picks, I hire government employees to write these snappy intros for me. It takes them 3 months and it costs me $4,000 a column,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:18 AM
With 12, Payton Manning has more touchdown passes through three games than any quarterback in history. The Broncos are also the second most prolific scorers in history through the first three games. We’ll see how fluid that offense is in November....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
From the number crunchers at ESPN: The probability of the Patriots rallying from four points down and 70 yards away in the last 1:20 and that the Red Sox would rally from four runs down in the eighth inning to win on the same day was 0.2 percent....