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  • 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Discussion Thread

    04/15/2017 9:38:44 AM PDT · by Hat-Trick · 502 replies
    Thought it well past time to get a 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs discussion thread going, now just 2 games into the 2017 Playoffs.
  • Five Heisman Trophy Finalists Revealed

    12/06/2016 4:25:36 AM PST · by blam · 12 replies
    Yahoo Sports NewsT ^ | 12-6-2016 | Sam Cooper
    Sam CooperDecember 6, 2016 The 2016 Heisman Trophy finalists were unveiled Monday night with five players earning invitations to the ceremony Saturday night in New York City. The finalists are: Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook and Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers. Before Alabama’s Derrick Henry (Running Back) won it last year, a quarterback had taken home the Heisman in five straight seasons. With Jackson considered the heavy favorite, a new streak of quarterbacks could begin in 2016. In addition to the five finalists, there were quite a few...
  • Committee picks Alabama, Washington, Ohio State and Clemson

    12/04/2016 10:52:53 AM PST · by PROCON · 178 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 4, 2016 | RALPH D. RUSSO
    Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. The selection committee stayed with the same top four Sunday as it had going into championship weekend, leaving out No. 5 Penn State even though the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten title game and beat Ohio State earlier in the season.
  • Alabama Will Probably Play One Of These 7 Teams In The Playoff. Who’d Have The Best Shot?

    12/01/2016 1:35:52 PM PST · by blam · 99 replies
    SB Nation ^ | 12-1-2016 | Bill Connelly
    Bill Connelly December 1, 2016 This might be Nick Saban’s best team ever. But some of college football’s best teams ever have dropped games before. Is it possible for an Alabama team to be underrated? Have we just gotten bored with talking about Nick Saban's Tide? Most of the talk regarding college football's Championship Weekend has centered around the fun matchups in Penn State-Wisconsin, whether Colorado or Virginia Tech has a shot at an upset, or what the Playoff committee might do about Michigan. But we haven't had much to say about Bama, defending national champion and winner of four...
  • Dodgers Eliminate Nat's. Krauthammer and Will on Suicide Watch.

    10/13/2016 9:42:30 PM PDT · by FredZarguna · 41 replies
    Fred Zarguna | 2016-10-14 | Fred Zarguna
    The LA Dodgers have eliminated the Washington Nationals and now advance to the NLCS. Nat's fans: look at the bright side. The rest of George Will and Charlie Krauthammer's year is now ruined. Always a silver lining. Always.
  • [Vanity]Playoff Oddity

    01/17/2016 8:17:16 PM PST · by TBP · 22 replies
    Me | Today | Me
    Just a little oddity. Last week, the visiting teams won all four NFL playoff games; this week, the home teams won all four.
  • NFL Live Thread Divisional Weekend

    01/11/2016 4:15:43 AM PST · by Bender2 · 383 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF WEEKEND Saturday, Jan. 16 AFC Divisional Round Game 1 Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots 4:35 p.m., CBS NFC Divisional Round Game 1 Arizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers 8:15 p.m., NBC Sunday, Jan. 17 NFC Divisional Round Game 2 Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks 1:05 p.m., FOX AFC Divisional Round Game 2 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos 4:40 p.m., CBS
  • Non-Official Thread For NL Wild Card, Cubs at the Pirates. 8:00 P.M. Eastern

    10/07/2015 2:18:09 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 74 replies
    Me ^ | 10/7/15 | Me
    I will try to post one of these for each series also, NOT EACH GAME, or something like that. Thanks to ken5050!
  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Playoff Thread Week 18]

    12/30/2014 7:02:08 PM PST · by Bender2 · 565 replies
    ESPN NFL ^ | ESPN
    Playoffs - Wild-Card Weekend SAT, JAN 3 Arizona at Carolina 4:20 PM Bank of America Stadium Baltimore at Pittsburgh 8:15 PM NBC Heinz Field SUN, JAN 4 Cincinnati at Indianapolis 1:05 PM CBS Lucas Oil Stadium Detroit at Dallas 4:40 PM FOX AT&T Stadium
  • Derrick Coleman's inspiring story gains traction via Duracell video [deaf Seahawks FB]

    01/16/2014 7:26:54 AM PST · by doug from upland · 14 replies
    nfl dot com ^ | 1-14-2014 | Bill Bradley
    watch video here NOTE: it is OK to be a Niner fan and still be inspired by this guy Coleman is essentially deaf. He's been that way since being diagnosed with a genetic and incurable hearing impairment as a toddler. The disability could have stopped Coleman. Instead, he adapted, starring as a running back in high school and at UCLA before catching on as fullback with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. The team was confident enough in Coleman's abilities to cut starting fullback Michael Robinson during training camp. Robinson was later brought back, but Coleman has...
  • NFL Playoffs Week 3 LIVE THREAD

    01/14/2014 9:59:04 AM PST · by Bender2 · 379 replies
  • NFL Playoffs Week 2 LIVE THREAD

    01/07/2014 7:27:17 AM PST · by Bender2 · 482 replies
    NFL Postseason Schedule - 2013
  • Watch the Colts whip the Chiefs LIVE online for free at NBC Sports

    01/04/2014 1:14:44 PM PST · by ETL · 144 replies
    This obviously is for those of us without basic television service, for one reason or another...
  • Three of four playoff games still not sold out. Should NFL worry?

    01/02/2014 6:22:09 AM PST · by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth · 136 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 1/1/2014 | Frank Schwab
    It would be a tremendous embarrassment to the league to have three of four playoff games blacked out locally, and likely, the tickets will get sold somehow to avoid that scenario. But there's a bigger issue here. Is this the most stark example that NFL fans aren't too excited to go to games anymore?
  • First Annual Rant Against NFL Playoffs System (vanity)

    12/29/2013 5:22:08 PM PST · by Texas Eagle · 173 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 12/29/13 | Texas Eagle
    Awright. I've had all I can take and I can't takes it no more.Every year I fret and fume about the unfairness of the NFL playoffs. This year I'm doing something about it. That's right. I'm posting a thread on FR. I realize this is about as futile as expecting Jesse Jackson to stop being a deadbeat dad but, so be it. Fret me much.
  • BCS standings released, Week 15: Ohio State vs. Auburn the final rankings debate

    12/02/2013 8:34:12 AM PST · by xzins · 323 replies
    SB Nation ^ | Dec 1 2013 | Jason Kirk
    With one week to go before the BCS rankings leave us forever, an undefeated Big Ten power missing out on the national championship is somehow an actual worry. Meanwhile, Florida State's sitting pretty. Full standings below. It doesn't matter that Ohio State went 12-0 last year. It doesn't matter that an unbeaten Auburn was shut out of the BCS National Championship in 2004. It doesn't matter that Ohio State has lost two national title games against SEC teams in recent years. It doesn't matter that the SEC has won seven straight championships. Or at least it shouldn't. What will matter,...
  • 2013 NFL Divisional Playoff Schedules

    01/06/2013 7:05:01 PM PST · by Perdogg · 28 replies
    Saturday 01/12/13 at (-9, O/U 45), 430pm EST - CBS TV. Weather cold, 30% chance of snow, about 30 degrees. at (-3, O/U 45), 800pm EST - FOX TV. Weather cool 10% chance of showers, about 50 degrees. Sunday 01/13/13 at (-2, O/U 45.5), 100pm EST - Fox TV. Weather not a factor; dome. at (-9.5, O/U 48.5), 430pm EST - CBS TV. Weather 50% chance of rain, warm, around 50 degrees.
  • How the Chargers can make the playoffs (really)

    12/16/2012 10:47:48 AM PST · by doug from upland · 19 replies
    utsandiego ^ | 12-2012
    It is nearly official now. On Thursday night, the Bengals halfway-hammered the final nail in the Chargers' playoff coffin with a win over the Eagles. It made San Diego's chances to reach the postseason even murkier with the necessary road becoming crystal clear. This is a seven-game parlay. If one result does not happen, a Chargers playoff berth is busted. • Sunday - Chargers win (vs. Panthers); Steelers lose (at Cowboys). • Week 16 - Chargers win (at Jets); Bengals lose (at Steelers). • Week 17 - Chargers win (vs. Raiders); Steelers lose (vs. Browns); Bengals lose (vs. Ravens). This...
  • Obama on College Football Playoff: ‘One More Promise Kept’ (takes credit for playoff system)

    10/18/2012 2:58:56 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 17, 2012
    President Obama called the installation of the new college football playoff system “one promise kept” at a campaign event Wednesday at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. PRESIDENT OBAMA: I came here today because I heard you’ve got a pretty fun football team to watch. Undefeated, if I’m not mistaken. A shot at the MAC championship, maybe a BCS bid. I just want to point out that I was pushing for a playoff system — we got a playoff system. One more promise kept for those of you who are following college football.
  • Tebow Gets Help from Above?

    01/13/2012 12:16:08 PM PST · by lasereye · 27 replies
    Xfinity Sports Blog ^ | January 12, 2012 | jraanan
    It’s the second round of the playoffs and Tim Tebow is still winning. He’s just not doing it all alone, at least that’s what America believes. But America must not be watching his defense, coaching, running game or blocking. They’re convinced there’s a greater power assisting the devoutly Christian quarterback. According to a survey done by Poll Position, 43 percent of the general public think some of Tebow’s success can be attributed to divine intervention. In other words, God is helping Tebow win games. The Broncos upset Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers on Sunday afternoon in a wild-card playoff game....