Tag Archive for triple crown

Episode 65: Predicting the World Cup

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

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?

Episode 64: Predicting the French Open

Rays/Red Sox hit batters, get fined/suspended
Kaepernick gets most guaranteed QB money ever
Phil Mickelson investigated by FBI for insider trading claims
California Chrome draws No. 2 for Belmont

20: French Open reaching the end of competition
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the men’s and women’s titles?
10: NHL playoffs in the Stanley Cup Finals
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the Stanley Cup?
5: NBA playoffs in the Finals
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the NBA title?

Episode 63: Predicting the Belmont

– Cavaliers win 3rd NBA Draft Lottery in 4 years
– Landon Donovan cut from World Cup team
– Jose Fernandez, Prince Fielder among those out for MLB season

20: California Chrome on the verge of the Triple Crown
MAKE THE PLAY: Will California Chrome win at Belmont?
10: NHL playoffs in the Conference Finals
MAKE THE PLAY: Who plays in the Stanley Cup Finals?
5: NBA playoffs in the Conference Finals
MAKE THE PLAY: Who plays in the NBA Finals?


Episode 36: NCAAF – Georgia at Clemson

20: Miguel Cabrera chasing the Triple Crown again
Make the play: Will Cabrera win a second consecutive Triple Crown?

10: Rex Ryan burned by putting Mark Sanchez in preseason game late
Make the play: Will Sanchez start at QB for the Jets in Week 1?

5: Johnny Manziel’s autograph-for-pay scandal
Make the play: Will Manziel miss games due to NCAA punishment this year?


PICK 6Peter and Joel
– Rice at Texas A&M (-26.5) (SAT, 1 PM ET)
– Syracuse at Penn State (+8) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Mississippi State at Oklahoma State (-12.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Alabama vs Virginia Tech (+19) (SAT, 5:30 PM ET) (in Atlanta, GA)
Georgia at Clemson (+1.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
LSU vs TCU (+4) (SAT, 9 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Boise State at Washington (-3.5) (SAT, 10 PM ET)
— Peter: Central Michigan at Michigan (-31.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: William & Mary at WVU (-22) (SAT, 12:00 PM ET)

Episode 5: NCAAF – Baylor vs West Virginia

20: ND/Michigan rivalry on hold
Make the play: Which school do you see Michigan selecting to replace this schedule vacancy?

10: AL Triple Crown race
Make the play: Will Miguel Cabrera win the Triple Crown?

5: Seahawks/Packers MNF Debacle
Make the play: Will this expedite the process for getting the regular officials back to work?

(NCAAF) Peter: 10-18, Joel 12-16 – (NFL) Peter: 9-9, Joel: 10-8
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) MajorMoses, 18-10 – (NFL) Joel, MajorMoses

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 5
– Baylor at West Virginia (-13) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Ohio State at Michigan State (-2.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Tennessee at Georgia (-13) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Texas at Oklahoma State (+2.5) (SAT, 7:50 PM ET)
Wisconsin at Nebraska (-11.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
Oregon State at Arizona (-2.5) (SAT, 10 PM ET)
– Extra Point
— Peter/Joel: Clemson at Boston College (+9.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

NFL Week 4
– Minnesota at Detroit (-5.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Seattle at St. Louis (+1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Miami at Arizona (-6) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
– New Orleans at Green Bay (-9) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
NY Giants at Philadelphia (-1) (SUN, 8:20 PM ET)
Chicago at Dallas (-3.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)