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Episode 72: NCAAF – Minnesota at Michigan

Peter and Joel give their take on Roger Goodell’s poor press conference. Is there any way that the NFL can repair its image? Also, NCAAF Week 5 picks, NFL Week 4 predictions against the spread, and the MLB regular season is coming to a close.

QUICK HITS

– Roger Goodell press conference goes over poorly
– MLB baseball regular season in its final week

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 5-2, NFL 4-2
Joel: NCAAF 4-3, NFL 5-1

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 3
– Tennesee at Georgia (-17) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Arkansas vs Texas A&M (-8.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET) (in Arlington, TX)
Minnesota at Michigan (-11.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Stanford at Washington (+7.5) (SAT, 4:15 PM ET)
Baylor at Iowa State (+21) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
Notre Dame vs Syracuse (+12) (SAT, 8 PM ET) (in East Rutherford, NJ)
– Extra Point: Florida State at NC State (+19.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EXTRA POINT
— Joel: EXTRA POINT

NFL WEEK 2
Green Bay at Chicago (+1.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Carolina at Baltimore (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Detroit at New York Jets (+1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at San Francisco (-5.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
New Orleans at Dallas (+3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
New England at Kansas City (+3.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 71: NFL – Denver at Seattle

Peter and Joel give their take on the NFL’s public image tailspin. Also, what teams have clinched MLB playoff spots? Also, NCAAF Week 4 picks, NFL Week 3 predictions against the spread, and the odd, blooper-like stories from the last week of college football.

QUICK HITS

– NFL public image in a tailspin
– Angels, Orioles, and Nationals clinch MLB playoffs
– NCAAF Bloopers: Jameis Winstson suspended, Arkansas State fake punt

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 3-4, NFL 3-3
Joel: NCAAF 3-4, NFL 1-5

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 4
– Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech (-8) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Florida at Alabama (-14) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Texas A&M at SMU (+34.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Oklahoma at West Virginia (+7) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET) (Joel’s Hype Video)
Clemson at Florida State (-16.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Miami (FL) at Nebraska (-7.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Utah at Michigan (-3.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EXTRA POINT
— Joel: EXTRA POINT

NFL WEEK 3
San Diego at Buffalo (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Minnesota at New Orleans (-10.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Jacksonville (+7) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Denver at Seattle (-4.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Pittsburgh at Carolina (-3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
– Chicago at New York Jets (-2.5) (MON, 7:10 PM ET)

Episode 70: NCAAF – Georgia at South Carolina

Peter and Joel give their take on Ray Rice’s release and suspension from the NFL for his domestic abuse incident. Is Roger Goodell’s job on the line? Also, NCAAF Week 3 picks, NFL Week 2 predictions against the spread, and the Atlanta Hawks are up for sale.

QUICK HITS

– Ray Rice released/suspended indefinitely
– Adrian Peterson facing arrest
– Atlanta Hawks up for sale, GM Danny Ferry takes leave of absence
– Serena and Cilic win U.S. Open

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 4-2
Joel: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 3-3

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 3
– UCF at Missouri (-9.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Georgia at South Carolina (+5.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Iowa State at Iowa (-10) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Tennessee at Oklahoma (-20.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
USC at Boston College (+17) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
UCLA vs Texas (+7.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET) (in Arlington, TX)
– Extra Point: Purdue vs Notre Dame (-28.5) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET) (in Indianapolis, IN)
— Peter: Miami (OH) at Michigan (-31) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Maryland (-3.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)

NFL WEEK 2
New England at Minnesota (+3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Detroit at Carolina (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Green Bay (-8) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Kansas City at Denver (-13) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Chicago at San Francisco (-7) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Philadelphia at Indianapolis (-3) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 68: College Football 2014 Predictions

Peter and Joel give their college football predictions for the 2014 season. Also, NCAAF Week 1 predictions and rumors of NHL expansion circulate.

QUICK HITS

– NFL changes domestic abuse punishment policy
– Sam Bradford tears ACL, out for year
– Talk of NHL expansion: Seattle, Las Vegas, Toronto, Quebec City
– Rob Manfred to become new MLB commissioner in January
– U.S. Open (tennis) continues

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS

AAC
Peter: UCF
Joel: UCF
ACC
Peter: Florida State beats Virginia Tech
Joel: Florida State beats UNC
PAC-12
Peter: Oregon beats UCLA
Joel: Oregon beats UCLA
BIG TEN
Peter: Michigan State beats Wisconsin
Joel: Michigan State beats Wisconsin
BIG 12
Peter: Oklahoma
Joel: Oklahoma
SEC
Peter: Alabama beats Florida
Joel: Alabama beats Georgia

HEISMAN
Peter: Marcus Mariota – Oregon (QB)
Joel: Marcus Mariota – Oregon (QB)

PLAYOFFS
Peter:
(1) Oregon vs (4) Michigan State
(2) Alabama vs (3) Oklahoma
(2) Alabama beats (1) Oregon
Joel:
(1) Florida State vs (4) Oklahoma
(2) Oregon vs (3) Alabama
(2) Oregon beats (1) Florida State

PICK 6

Ohio State at Navy (+16.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
UCLA at Virginia (+21) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
West Virginia at Alabama (-26) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET) (in Atlanta)
Clemson at Georgia (-7.5) (SAT, 5:30 PM ET)
Florida State at Oklahoma State (+18) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Wisconsin at LSU (-5) (SAT, 9 PM ET) (in Houston)
– Extra Point: Fresno State at USC (-22) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Appalachian State at Michigan (-34.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
— Joel: EXTRA POINT

Episode 67: Predicting the Cavaliers’ Success

QUICK HITS
– Djokovic and Kvitova win Wimbledon
– Rory McIlroy wins The Open Championship
– Ruling: Shelly Sterling can sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer
– MLB Trading Deadline: Price to Tigers, Lester to A’s, Lackey to Cards
– Paul George breaks leg in FIBA scrimmage

RED ZONE
20: NFL suspends Ray Rice two games for domestic violence incident
MAKE THE PLAY: How many games do the Ravens win this year?
10: Germany wins World Cup 2014
MAKE THE PLAY: Will the United States progress any further at the next World Cup?
5: LeBron James chooses Cleveland, NBA free agency follows
MAKE THE PLAY: How many titles does Cleveland win in the next two seasons?