Posts From: August 2014

Recap – 49ers Win Over Chargers but Face Tough Qestions

August 28, 2014 NFL Football

game image from San Diego Chargers footballOn Sunday, one of the 2014 NFL Preseason games brought together the San Diego Chargers against the San Francisco 49ers with the 49ers struggling but still managing to win the game 21-7. They scored 10 points in the second quarter and 11 points in the final quarter, while the Chargers were only able to muster 7 points in the first quarter.

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How the College Playoffs System Changes Everything

image of player holding football and running during gameBecause of the new NCAA Playoffs System, this year's college football experience is likely to be very different from previous seasons. From futures odds, to weekly matchups, everything has changed with the four-team playoffs.

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Five Bold Predictions for the 2014 NCAA Football Season

August 28, 2014 Sportsbook

Alabama vs Auburn football game shot at line of scrimmageAs the 2014 NCAA FB regular season starts this weekend, it’s time we make some predictions for this 2014 season that has brought a four-team playoff system.

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Broncos Endure Loss to Texans, Lose Wes Welker to Injury

August 28, 2014 NFL Football

footage from Houston Texans NFL gameIn their third NFL 2014 rreseason game, the Denver Broncos played the Texans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos lost the game 18-17, and lost against the spread as 7 point home favorites. The game went Under the 45 1/2 point line that had been set by the oddsmakers.

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Cowboys Keep Losing but Cover Spread in Loss to Dolphins

August 28, 2014 NFL Football

game footage between Dolphins and Bengals NFL teamsThis past Saturday night, the NFL Preseason game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Miami Dolphins was played at Sun Life stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Dolphins defeated the Cowboys 25 -20 and the Cowboys are winless in preseason to date. Dallas, however, did cover the spread as 5 1/2 point road dogs, with the total being a Push at 45 points.

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Recap – Patriots Easily Cover and Look Good, Panthers Not So Much

August 28, 2014 NFL Football

man holding football helmet over headThe 2014 NFL Preseason game between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers on Friday, the 22nd of August was a blowout, as the Patriots beat the Panthers 30-7.  The Pats easily covered the spread as 6 point home favorites, with the total going under the 45 1/2 point line.

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Recap – Eagles Return to Form, Steelers Struggle in Loss

August 27, 2014 NFL Football

game image of Cowboys and EaglesThe NFL 2014 Preseason game on Thursday the 21st of August, between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles was won 31-21 by the Eagles.

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Florida State a Huge Favorite Over Oklahoma State – But Why?

football fans cheeringOn Thursday, the 2014 NCAA Football regular season gets underway with games on Thursday, Friday and on Saturday. The big game of the week finds the reigning 2013 NCAA Champions and preseason ranked #1 the Florida State Seminoles taking on the Oklahoma State Cowboys at 8:05pm on ABC TV the Advocare Cowboys Classic. The game will be played at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas, the home of the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL.

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What’s an NFL Team Worth? 2014 Edition

August 27, 2014 Sportsbook

NFL logo on football fieldWith the NFL 2014 Regular Season set to start on the Thursday the 4th of September, we take a look at what the NFL teams are worth and which are the most valuable.

Even as the Bills of Buffalo struggle to get a bid over $1 billion and only two years after the Browns sold for $987 million, and a few weeks ago the Clippers on the NBA were sold for $1 billion -- the NFL has not quite lost its ranking as the most valuable sports league in the world.

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College Football Playoffs No Less Controversial than BCS?

AT&T stadium for NCAA college playoffsNext week the 2014 Regular NCAA Football season gets underway on Thursday, August 28th. That means it’s time we take a look at the new College Football Playoff system, including the committee participants and the controversy.

An awaited playoff system is here finally, and some seem to think it does not include enough teams. However, it’s a benchmark as it is the first ever tournament/playoff to determine a college football champion at its top level.

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