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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.


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


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


Peter versus Joel
– 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)

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 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.


– 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


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


Peter versus Joel
– 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)

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 67: Predicting the Cavaliers’ Success

– 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

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?

Episode 56: Predicting the Super Bowl

– Roger Goodell considering changing NFL extra point rules
– Shaun White out of X Games, focusing on Olympics

20: Australian Open in the semifinal stage
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the men’s and women’s draw?
10: Yankees sign Masahiro Tanaka to 7-year/$155-million deal
MAKE THE PLAY: Will the Yankees win the AL pennant next year?
5: NFL Playoffs – Super Bowl match-up decided
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the Super Bowl?

Episode 3: NCAAF – Notre Dame vs Michigan State

20: Andy Murray wins U.S. Open
Make the play: Will Murray win one of the next four majors?

10: Clemens interested in returning
Make the play: Will Clemens actually pitch this year or next year?

5: Saints suspensions overturned
Make the play: Will these players be re-suspended? If so, for how long?

(NCAAF) Peter: 6-8, Joel 6-8 – (NFL) Peter: 5-1, Joel: 5-1
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) MajorMoses, 9-5 – (NFL) Peter & Joel

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 3
Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (+10) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– California at Ohio State (-17) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Boston College at Northwestern (-3.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Florida at Tennessee (-2.5) (SAT, 6 PM ET)
USC at Stanford (+8.5) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET)
– Notre Dame at Michigan State (-5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Extra Point
— Peter: UMass at Michigan (-45.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: Navy at Penn State (-5.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

NFL Week 2
Baltimore at Philadelphia (-1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Cleveland at Cincinnati (-7) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Washington at St. Louis (-3) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Pittsburgh (-6) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Detroit at San Francisco (-6.5) (SUN, 8:20 PM ET)
Denver at Atlanta (-3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)