1. 2012 NFL Week 13 Picks: Packers over Vikings

    A common conviction that holds the fervor between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears is unmatched in the NFC North. This is a bit of a misnomer, as Chicago is not the most hated of villains in some hearts of Green Bay...

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  2. 2012 College Football Week 14 Picks: Alabama over Georgia

    Now Notre Dame plays the waiting game. With their win over USC last Saturday, the Irish finished the regular season a perfect 12-0, outscoring the opposition 321 to 124...

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  3. 2012 NFL Week 12 Picks: Falcons over Buccaneers

    Though the advent to their 2011 season was auspicious, Tampa Bay turned out to be the turkey of the conference last season, losing their last 10 contests with an averaging margin of defeat of 19 points in their final five ball games...

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  4. 2012 College Football Week 13 Picks: Ohio State over Michigan

    If there were ever a poster child for the "what-ifs" that stalk athletes, franchises and programs, the 2012 Ohio State Buckeyes continue to make strides to take home top honors...

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  5. Like Father, Like Son: Andrew Luck vs. Oliver Luck Simulation

    One of the most popular simulation features ever published on WhatIfSports .com came a week after my tenure started in January 2010...

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  6. 2012 NFL Week 11 Picks: Packers over Lions

    A good ol ' battle of Black-and-Blue foes always serves for must-see sports theater, and this week's matchup of the Packers traveling to Motown to take on the Lions is no exception...

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  7. 2012 College Football Week 12 Picks: Kansas State over Baylor

    A teenager just threw the college football season into a tizzy. Led by freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M's upset win over Alabama knocked the Crimson Tide from ...

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  8. 2012 NFL Week 10 Picks: Falcons over Saints

    Rarely does a Week 10 matchup featuring an undefeated squad versus a 3-5 ball club constitute as "must-see TV." Yet, for a multitude of expositions, the New Orleans Saints are not your average 3-5 team...

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  9. 2012 College Football Week 11 Picks: Stanford over Oregon State

    If you scanned any of the Pac -12 box scores from Week 10 or any of Oregon's this season, this may not come as a surprise to you...

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  10. 2012 NFL Week 9 Picks: Green Bay Packers over Arizona Cardinals

    Success can sometimes be a relative term in the NFL. Coming off a Super Bowl conquest in 2010 and a 15-1 record last season, the Green Bay Packers ' current campaign has somewhat underwhelmed the Cheesehead fan base...

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  11. 2012 College Football Week 10 Picks: Oregon over USC

    In a game where Marqise Lee racked up 345 receiving yards (on 16 receptions) and 469 all-purpose yards, it's hard to fathom USC losing to any team, let alone Arizona (1-3 in the Pac -12 heading into Week 9)...

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  12. 2012 World Series Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs. Detroit Tigers

    UPDATE: Bruce Bochy announced a Giants rotation featuring Barry Zito in Game 1, Madison Bumgarner in Game 2, Ryan Vogelsong in Game 3 and Matt Cain in Game 4. We re-simulated the series to account for the rotation change...

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  13. 2012 College Football Week 9 Picks: Alabama over Mississippi State

    Before I get into our game of the week, I must touch on my Week 8 write-up where I poked fun at a Kansas State team that crept into the national conversation without much fanfare...

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  14. 2012 NFL Week 7 Picks: Vikings over Cardinals

    When the schedule for the 2012 NFL campaign was released, more than a few games were circled on the Week 7 calendar...

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  15. 2012 College Football Week 8 Picks: West Virginia over Kansas State

    This is as much a public service announcement as it is WhatIfSports .com's college football Game of the Week preview. First, Kansas State football is ranked fourth in the country...

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants: 2012 NLCS Prediction

    The concepts of "tradition" and "history" are tenets of baseball, ideologies the St. Louis Cardinals are well versed in. The Redbirds boast 11 World Series rings, most of any National League club...

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  17. Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees: 2012 ALCS Prediction

    From the commissioner and league that brought you a TIE in an MLB All-Star Game, I present to you the 2012 American League Championship Series schedule...

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  18. 2012 NFL Week 6 Picks: 49ers over Giants

    Each Tuesday, WhatIfSports .com's NFL simulation engine will provide you with predictions, box scores and statistics for every NFL game that week...

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  19. 2012 College Football Week 7 Picks: Oklahoma over Texas

    Each Monday, WhatIfSports .com's NCAA college football simulation engine will provide you with game predictions for every D-1 FBS game that upcoming week...

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  20. 2012 NFL Week 5 Picks: Steelers over Eagles

    Each Tuesday, WhatIfSports .com's NFL simulation engine will provide you with predictions, box scores and statistics for every NFL game that week...

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  21. 2012 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: Da Bears Climb Rankings

    WhatIfSports .com utilizes its NFL simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 32 teams. We simulated thousands of NFL games and used the winning percentages from those games to evaluate every team...

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  22. 2012 MLB Power Rankings for October 1st: Coming Down to the Wire

    WhatIfSports .com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season...

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  23. 2012 College Football Week 6 Power Rankings: Cincinnati Joins Top 25

    WhatIfSports .com utilizes its NCAA football simulation to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 124 FBS teams. We simulated thousands of games and used those winning percentages to evaluate every team...

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  24. 2012 College Football Week 6 Picks: Georgia over South Carolina

    Each Monday, WhatIfSports.com's NCAA college football simulation engine will provide you with game predictions for every D-1 FBS game that upcoming week...

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  25. 2012 NFL Week 4 Fantasy Projections: RG3 Quickly Becoming Fantasy Stud

    Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports...

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