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Episode 84: NFL – Indianapolis at Dallas

Peter can’t help but vent about the Jim Harbaugh and Michigan situation, as he runs the show solo this week! Rajon Rondo has been traded to the Mavericks, but does that make Dallas a title contender? Meanwhile, baseball free agency continues with the Padres as a big spender, plus Marcus Mariota wins the Heisman trophy. Also, NFL Week 16 predictions against the spread and Sidney Crosby had the mumps.


– Jim Harbaugh offered lucrative deal by Michigan
– Rajon Rondo traded to Mavs
– Sidney Crosby had the mumps
– Marcus Mariota wins the Heisman
– San Diego Padres making off-season moves


Peter: NFL 3-3
Joel: NFL 4-2


Peter versus Joel
Detroit at Chicago (+8.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Atlanta at New Orleans (-6) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Kansas City at Pittsburgh (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Dallas (-3.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Seattle at Arizona (+9) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Denver at Cincinnati (+3.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 83: NFL – Cincinnati at Cleveland

It’s a college football postseason extravaganza! The final four college football playoff teams have been decided, along with the other bowl games and Heisman Trophy finalists! Meanwhile, the MLB Winter Meetings are happening, so Peter and Joel give you their thoughts on all of the free agency moves and trades that are happening. Also, NFL Week 15 predictions against the spread and the Big Ten suffers some terrible college basketball losses.


– College Football FINAL FOUR Teams: BAMA, ORE, FSU, OSU
– Other college football bowl games
– Heisman Candidates: Mariota, Gordon, Cooper
– MLB Winter Meetings: Lester, Porcello/Cespedes, Kemp, Rollins
– Bad Big Ten college basketball losses


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


Peter versus Joel
– Miami at New England (-7.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Cincinnati at Cleveland (-1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Denver at San Diego (+4) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
– San Francisco at Seattle (-10) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Dallas at Philadelphia (-3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
– New Orleans at Chicago (+3) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 81: NFL – New England at Green Bay

The Ray Rice story continues, as the former Baltimore Raven running back wins his appeal! Meanwhile, the NFL Thanksgiving games happened, so Peter and Joel give you their thoughts on the last quarter of the season. Will the Philadelphia 76ers win an NBA game soon? Also, NCAAF Week 14 picks, NFL Week 13 predictions against the spread, and the Red Sox make some Kung Fu Panda moves.


– College Football Top Four Teams: BAMA, ORE, FSU, MSU
– Thanksgiving games
– Ray Rice wins appeal, allowed to sign with another team
– Red Sox acquire Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez
– 76ers start 0-15
– Samaje Perine rush record


Peter: NCAAF 7-0, NFL 3-3
Joel: NCAAF 4-3, NFL 2-4


Peter versus Joel
– Michigan at Ohio State (-20.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Florida at Florida State (-7.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Mississippi State at Ole Miss (+2.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Minnesota at Wisconsin (-14.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Notre Dame at USC (-7) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Auburn at Alabama (-8.5) (SAT, 7:45 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Georgia Tech at Georgia (-12) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Iowa State (+13) (SAT, 12 PM ET)

Washington at Indianapolis (-10) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Cleveland at Buffalo (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– New Orleans at Pittsburgh (-4.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
New England at Green Bay (-3) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Denver at Kansas City (+1.5) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Miami at New York Jets (+7) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 66: Predicting the MLB All-Star Break

– Jason Kidd traded, to become coach of the Bucks
– Miami Heat “Big 3″ opt out of deals
NBA Draft 2014

20: Wimbledon finals soon under way
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the men’s and women’s draw?
10: MLB All-Star break approaching
MAKE THE PLAY: Will there be a current division leader that misses the playoffs? If so, which team?
5: World Cup 2014 progresses into the knockout round -AND- “Things Tim Howard Could Save”
MAKE THE PLAY: Who makes the final?

Episode 50: NCAAF – Missouri vs Auburn

20: World Cup 2014 groups revealed
Make the play: Who wins the World Cup?

10: Baseball free agency – Cano, Ellsbury, Granderson, McCann, Nathan, etc.
Make the play: Will Dallas win the NFC East?

5: BCS Bowls to be determined this weekend
Make the play: Will makes the National Championship game?

(NCAAF) Peter: 4-3, Joel: 1-6
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf: 39-21
(NFL) Peter: 4-2, Joel: 4-2
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Detlef Schrempf: 30-24

PICK 6Peter vs Joel

NCAAF Week 15
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (-9.5) (12 PM ET)
– Texas at Baylor (-14.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Missouri vs Auburn (-2) (4 PM ET)
Stanford at Arizona State (-3) (7:45 PM ET)
Duke vs Florida State (-29) (8 PM ET)
– Ohio State vs Michigan State (+5.5) (8:17 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Utah State at Fresno State (-3.5) (10 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: EP

NFL Week 14
– Detroit at Philadelphia (-2.5) (1 PM ET)
– Miami at Pittsburgh (-3) (1 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Cincinnati (-6) (1 PM ET)
Seattle at San Francisco (-2.5) (4:25 PM ET)
– Carolina at New Orleans (-3) (8:30 PM ET)
Dallas at Chicago (-1) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)