1. The Picks: NFL Week 13

    Buffalo vs. New York Jets (predicted before game)The Jets did not look that great against Carolina, actually watching the entire game. It was more the incompetence of Jake Delhomme than strong play from the Jets...

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  2. The Real NFL Power Rankings + The Cap

    Week 12 of NFL action was an action-packed week with blowouts, comebacks, and last-second wins alike. There were many heroes and goats, surprises and disappointments and I will detail them here in my NFL recap (aka The Cap) of week twelve action...

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  3. Oregon-Oregon State: The War For the Roses

    Over 150 years ago, the Union and Confederacy clashed for freedom in the American Civil War. The Civil War only lasted six years, but there is still a Civil War going on in the United States of America, and it's at it's peak at this very moment...

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  4. The Picks: NFL Week 12

    Last Week: 12-4 (vs. spread: 9-7) (Game of the Week: 1-0, Upset of the Week: 0-1, Lock of the Week: 0-1) Overall: 102-58 (vs. spread: 91-69) Detroit vs. Green Bay Matthew Stafford may be playing, but it really doesn't matter...

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  5. The Weekly NFL Recap: Week 10

    The Real Power Rankings * Previously I have paid too much attention to a team's performance much earlier in the season when ranking teams...

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  6. The Picks: NFL Week 11

    Last week had two truly great matchups in Steelers-Bengals and Colts-Patriots. This week there are none. Baltimore and Indy is the best game out there and there is a four win difference between the two...

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  7. NFL Midseason Surprise

    Seeing how this NFL season has been characterized by surprises, I've based my midseason report on the surprises of the season, as well as predicting the second half and handing out my awards and All-Pro spots...

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  8. NFL Week 10: The Picks

    Last Week: 8-5 (vs. spread: 8-5) (Game of the Week: 0-1, Upset of the Week: 0-1, Lock of the Week: 0-1) Overall: 80-49 (vs. spread: 73-56) (Game of the Week: 5-4, Upset of the Week: 2-5, Lock of the Week: 5-2 The Picks San Francisco vs...

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  9. Semi-Weekly NFL Recap (with the Picks): Edition Four

    1. New Orleans Saints (8-0) Previous Rankings: 2, 2, 1 (Average Ranking: 1.5) 1. This isn't a one-dimensional team. They are seen as a passing juggernaut, but they score every other way as well...

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  10. The Picks: NFL Week Eight

    Last Week: 7-6 (vs. spread: 9-4) (Game of the Week: 0-1, Upset of the Week: 0-1, Lock of the Week: 1-0) Overall: 63-40 (vs. spread: 58-45) Buffalo vs...

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  11. The NBA Preview: Predicting the Predictible

    Western Conference 1. Los Angeles Lakers (1): The Lake Show adds Ron Artest into their already impressive nucleus of talent. The big question is whether Artest fits into the team blueprint as well as Ariza did...

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  12. Semi-Weekly NFL Recap: Edition 3 (w/ The Picks)

    Super Sixteen 1. New Orleans Saints (5-0) Previous Rankings: 2, 2 1. This is clearly the best team in the NFC now. They made the Giants defense look like the Rams defense. They are offensive juggernauts...

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  13. New and Improved: The 2009 Portland Trail Blazers

    Rewind to April 30th. The Portland Trail Blazers all have their heads hung in defeat. They've just been beat, bruised, and broken for the fourth time in six games against the Tracy ...

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  14. NFL Week Six: The Picks

    Last Weeks Picks: 9-5 (6-8 vs. spread) (Lock of the Week: 1-0, Game of the Week: 0-1) Overall: 49-27 (42-34 vs. spread) (Upset of the Week:1-2, Lock of the Week:3-0, Game of the Week: 3-2) *spread picks in parenthesis Cincinnati vs...

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  15. Semi Weekly NFL Super Recap: Quarter Edition + The Picks

    Power Rankings (with three things that were learned in weeks three through four and each team's MVPs so far) TIER 1 1. Indianapolis Colts (4-0), Week 2 Ranking: 7 1...

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  16. The Picks: NFL Week Four

    Last Weeks Picks: 11-5 (Upset of the Week: 1-0, Game of the Week: 1-0, Lock of the Week:1-0) Overall: 30-18 (Upset of the week: 1-1, Game of the Week: 2-1, Lock of the Week: 1-0) *spread picks in parenthesis Chicago vs...

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  17. Can NC State Win The ACC?

    After NC State's season opening 7-3 loss to South Carolina it looked like their season would be another mediocre year...

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  18. The Picks: NFL Week Three

    Last week's picks: 7-9 (Upset of the Week: 0-1, Game of the Week: 1-1) Overall: 19-13 I'm still trying to figure out what format I'm going to make my picks in...

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  19. Semi-Weekly NFL Super Recap (with Power Rankings)

    What we learned from Week 1 and Week 2 (in Power Rank order) TIER 1 1. Baltimore Ravens (2-0) 1. Joe Flacco is making the second-year leap. He has been great in the first two games, showing smarts and utilizing his great arm...

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  20. The Picks: NFL Week Two

    Here are my picks for NFL Week Two. Last week's picks: 12-4 (8-8 vs. spread) Overall: 12-4 (8-8 vs. spread) Atlanta vs...

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  21. The Picks: Week One, The NFL Returns!

    The NFL is finally here! On Thursday, Sept. 9, the season will kickoff with Pittsburgh-Tennessee, and then the rest of the games will continue on Sunday and Monday. I am here to predict those games (and will weekly)...

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  22. NC State Weekend Review: NC State-South Carolina

    The college football season is officially underway. NC State hosted South Carolina at Carter-Finley Stadium on Thursday, September 3rd to kickoff the college season...

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  23. Russell Wilson: The Heir to Philip Rivers

    NC State football has struggled for the past five years, coincidentally, the same number of years since Philip Rivers graduated. They have made only two bowl games since that time and have had a combined record of 26-34...

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  24. Carolina Panthers Preseason: Pleasant and Not So Pleasant Surprises

    The Carolina Panthers are coming off of a great regular season showing last year with a horror movie ending. Going into the preseason, many people, including Panthers fans, didn't know what to expect...

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  25. Tom O'Brien Brings Hope To NC State Football Once Again

    When Chuck Amato was fired from NC State after a horrendous 2006-2007 season, it appeared that NC State football would have a three to four year rebuilding plan to get back on track and transform into a winning program...

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