The NFL is Ruining a Great Sport

On September 24, 2018, in NFL, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Clay Matthews broke free through the Redskins offensive line on Sunday and did what he has done 80 times before in the NFL: He sacked the quarterback. Matthews wrapped up Alex Smith and brought him down. He didn’t hit Smith with his helmet, nor slam him down with any undue violent force. […]

Orioles at Yankees Free Sunday Play

On September 23, 2018, in Free Picks, MLB, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Orioles plus 1 1/2 runs plus $1.30 (run line) at Yankees Not only could this game turn into a multiple inning relief pitching matchup for the Yankees, but New York may not have its full concentration. You can’t blame the Yankees for this because they just clinched a wild-card spot with a […]

Kansas at Baylor Free Saturday Play

On September 20, 2018, in Free Picks, NCAAF, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Baylor minus 7 1/2 hosting Kansas Kansas is one of the early-season feel good stories. The Jayhawks have won their last two games beating Central Michigan and Rutgers. Kansas had won three games during its previous three years under fourth-year head coach David Beaty. So what gives with the Jayhawks? Are they […]

Akron at Northwestern Free CFB Saturday Play

On September 15, 2018, in Free Picks, NCAAF, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Akron plus 21 at Northwestern Northwestern isn’t ready to be laying three touchdowns to an experienced defensive team such as Akron. The Wildcats were fortunate to beat Purdue in their first game even though the Boilermakers outgained them by 71 yards. That win doesn’t look so good anymore either after Purdue was […]

NFL Week 1 Observations and Rants

On September 14, 2018, in NFL, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover NFL Week 1 is in the books. Here are 10 thoughts/observations/rants I have: No. 10: How do the Lions lay an egg in their home opener and Matt Patricia’s head coaching debut especially after getting an early pick-six against rookie Sam Darnold? Certainly credit the Jets for an outstanding effort. But this […]