For the first time ever, the NCAA will provide an in-season sneak peek of its men’s basketball tournament bracket. On Saturday, February 11, the selection committee will announce its top 16 seeds for the 2017 tournament on CBS. Continue reading “Sneak Peek: Top 16 seeds for March Madness”
The search is currently underway to find Ryan Grigson’s replacement in the Colts front office. There have been several names in connection with the position including Seahawks co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner, Vikings assistant general manager George Paton, and Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf, all who will interview for the position at some point in time. Continue reading “Colts General Manager search: Don’t overlook Jimmy Raye III”
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger dropped a bombshell this morning on his weekly radio show in Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) saying that he is going Continue reading “Roethlisberger to weigh option to retire this off-season”
We are less than two months away from March Madness and the college basketball landscape will start to shift soon to separate the pretenders from the contenders. I have released my first bracketology bracket for 2017. I’ve calculated through the records, RPI, conference leaders, quality of wins and have set my field of 68. I will also have before my Last 4 In, Last 4 out and Next 4 out.
The top 4 seeds are Kansas, Villanova, UCLA, and Kentucky. Let the debate begin and who’s going dancing. Some of the local teams highlighted : Butler #4 seed in Midwest, Purdue #6 in Midwest, Indiana #8 seed in South and Notre Dame #4 seed in South. Below is the bracket ! Let’s embrace debate ! I will have another update 2.0 out in a couple weeks.
Last Four In : Oakland, Wake Forest, Iowa St. and Northwestern
First Four Out : Clemson, Georgia, Ole Miss, Illinois
Last Four Out : Stanford, Penn St., Miami (FL), Michigan
Let me know what you have as your top seeds, who’s in and who’s out ? Embrace @reefstake or @brandonreef on Twitter or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have seen this script before…..back in 2001-02 and 2004-05 and this year will be no different….the New England Patriots vs Pittsburgh Steelers for the right to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. Continue reading “Five Keys to the Steelers quest to win their 9th AFC Championship”
The Indianapolis Colts have been in off season mode for weeks now, after missing the playoffs for the second year in a row. There were a lot of questions and distractions regarding the fate of head coach Chuck Pagano and General Manager Ryan Grigson over the past couple of weeks. Now, the Colts face one of their biggest off season’s in quite some time.
Here are five moves the Colts can make this off season, that could help them find their way back to the AFC Championship. Continue reading “Five moves that will take the Indianapolis Colts back to the AFC Championship game.”
The field is set for the 2017 NFL Draft, and with four more teams eliminated from playoff contention last week it means it is time for my first 2017 NFL Mock Draft. Continue reading “NFL Mock Draft: Who do the Colts take with the No. 14 Pick?”
5 Days from the AFC Championship game between the Steelers and Patriots, we all should be talking about how much a great game it is going to be and the berth for one of these two storied franchises
to another Super Bowl. Instead, what is grabbing Continue reading “Latest distractions not helping Steelers plan for AFC Championship game”
As the NFL Playoffs are suppose to be in full swing, the NFL is making noise by announcing that the San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles for next season. San Diego management has had it’s fans in limbo over a year now and owner Dean Spano has given Continue reading “Spano and the Chargers take their “ball” and head to new LA home”
I called this during 2015’s Final Four, as I was sitting in Lucas Oil Stadium watching the National Championship Game in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was Allen’s eight consecutive points that jump-started a second half comeback that carried Duke to its fifth National Championship. It began with a three-pointer to cut the Blue Devils’ deficit to six with 12:52 to play and included a steal, three free throws without a miss, and drive after drive attacking Badgers defenders that towered over him, none more defining than the and-one layup he scored with 12:10 remaining over 6’9” Sam Dekker that Allen punctuated with a pounding of his chest. Continue reading “Am I the only person in America who likes Grayson Allen?”