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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?

Episode 66: Predicting the MLB All-Star Break

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

RED ZONE
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 65: Predicting the World Cup

QUICK HITS
California Chrome falls short
Nadal, Sharapova win French Open
Martin Kaymer wins U.S. Open wire-to-wire, by 8 strokes
Tony Gwynn passes away at 54 from cancer
U.S. Patent Office cancels “Redskins” trademark
Joel Embiid having surgery on foot, in week before NBA draft

RED ZONE
20: Los Angeles Kings win Stanley Cup
MAKE THE PLAY: Who is the favorite for next year?
10: San Antonio Spurs win the NBA title
MAKE THE PLAY: Who is the favorite for next year?
5: World Cup 2014 group stage underway
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the tournament?