The SEC was a lot deeper than most thought they would be. With 8 teams playing in the post season, 5 in the NCAA tournament and 3 in the NIT, the teams truly showed that the SEC is back on the map as a power in college basketball. The NIT features Vanderbilt, Texas A&M, and Alabama. The NCAA tournament will feature Kentucky, Arkansas, LSU, Georgia, and Ole Miss. It was certainly a good season for the SEC.
American football continues to be one of the most popular professional sports in the world thanks to the millions of people who faithfully watch it, and the billions of dollars they faithfully spend on everything from tickets and cable subscriptions to Fantasy Football.
Deciphering the Numbers: Who's the Greatest NFL Quarterback Ever? If you purely looked at the numbers, the three quarterbacks that most of us feel are in the running for best quarterback ever, may not necessarily be at the top. So many great quarterbacks have thrown for so many yards, played in so many games, thrown so many touchdowns, but the true measure of greatness in any sport is winning. Winning is why the game is played.
DeflateGate will tarnish the legacy of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and this year's Super Bowl.
If you've been following the NBA for a while, then you know today's professional basketball game-especially at the point guard position-feels very different than it did a few years ago. Rules have shifted so that referees now crack down on excessive hand checks at the guard position, which allows for more freedom of movement, imagination, and athleticism to grace the point guard position than in preceding years.
The Bowl season got off to a good start for the SEC. South Carolina played and beat Miami (FL) in a very close game. South Carolina got the SEC East started with a good bowl year. Texas A&M then beat West Virginia in a shoot out. Texas A&M may end up improving by a lot next year with a year's worth of experience under their quarterbacks belt. Arkansas then man-handled Texas. Arkansas made a big leap this season and looks to contend in the SEC West next season.
We will start with the bowl games. South Carolina will play the University of Miami(FL) in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl. Miami is a pretty decent team, but I believe if you give Steve Spurrier this much time to prepare for one team, he will win it. I see USC by 10. Texas A&M plays West Virginia in the Autozone Liberty Bowl. A&M played like a top 25 team much of the season, but played down to other competition at times. Western Virginia is a decent team, but I think that A&M will win this one in a shoot out by 7.
The week started off with a bang. The Broncos came out and dominated the Chargers putting them squarely into the AFC lead. The Chargers should still make the playoffs, but they need to make sure that they stay steady. The Lions improved to 6-2 while the Falcons continue to go through a free fall. The Rams lost bad to the Chiefs. The chiefs have 3 losses and need to win the games they're supposed to win and a few they're not if they expect to get out of their tough division into the playoffs. The Texans got back on a winning track against the Titans.
Week 7 was certainly an exciting week. Two records were broken and we are starting to see the cream of the crop rise to the top. The Patriots proved they can still score a lot of points in a victory over the Jets. The Falcons continue to lose, as they fell hard to the Ravens. The Titans played the Redskins close, and Colt McCoy eventually took over for Washington. McCoy will start next week. The Seahawks lost a close one to the Rams. I'm not sure if this shows something about the Rams or is an inditement of the Seahawks and how their season is going. The Jags finally got a win, as they beat the Browns fairly easily. Blake Bortles continues to prove himself and the running game really helped the Jags out.
Week 6 started with a good game on Thursday night. The Colts beat the Texans, but the Texans made it close. Their ability to run and Fitzpatrick's ability to run the offense kept them in the game. If they could have defended Andrew Luck better early on, they may have won. The Colts are a team to deal with, but so are the Texans. The Jags are still without a win, just like the Raiders. Both teams played much better this week and the rookie quarterbacks for these two teams are showing how good they are.
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