College Hoop Report

THE COLLEGE B-BALL REPORT: HERE'S A FUN PEEK OF HOW THIS YEAR'S NCAA TOURNAMENT COULD LOOK...(YES, VERY MUCH SUBJECT TO CHANGE!)   One thing about these final three weeks of College Basketball action before we get to Selection Sunday on March 17th:  There's gonna be a whole lot of slam-bang hoops straight ahead where a batch of high-profile teams are going to get beat and where a ... More

NBA REPORT CARDS – THE EASTERN CONFERENCE

NBA REPORT CARDS - THE EASTERN CONFERENCE Grade: A+ MILWAUKEE (43-14) - Here's the unabashed stars of the Eastern Conference thus far and it ain't all just MVP contender Giannis Antetokounmpo (27.1 points a game / 12.6 rebounds per game / 5.9 assists per game)! Sure, the "Greek Freak" is a wonder to behold but note the Bucks rank second in this league in scoring (117.1 ppg) and eighth in ... More

NBA Post All-Star Teams to Watch

Let’s take a few moments to check out some post-All-Star Game break “teams to watch” as the league’s back in action tonight … PHILADELPHIA (37-21) – No doubt the 76ers are heading back to the NBA Playoffs this spring (in back-to-back years for the first time in forever!) but will Philly be money-makers in its final 24 regular-season games? The Sixers enter tonight’s home game ... More

NFL Draft Report

THE NFL DRAFT REPORT Sure, there’s a lot of time between now and the start of the National Football League Draft on April 25 th but it’s not too early to examine how we see Round I going … for now: 1. ARIZONA – Josh Allen, DE/OLB, Kentucky 2. OAKLAND (projected trade with San Francisco) – Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State 3. NEW YORK GIANTS (projected trade with New York Jets) – ... More

Tournament Time by Jim Feist

My head is spinning, and I’m loving it! It’s time for six weeks of madness…. Many times, over the last four or five decades this has been a very profitable time. Let’s break it down.  There are four post season tournaments. The CBI, CIT, NIT and of course the granddaddy of them all the NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Before we get to all of that, the madness begins ... More

NFL Changes on the Horizon by Jim Feist

There is a changing of the guard in the NFL.  Not only are the seven new head coaches to start this season, there are also new quarterbacks ready to take over.  In addition, there are a few aging QB’s ready to step down within a few years, if not sooner. Football NFL style is a very physical game. Careers can end with one hit.  How long can we expect to see Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron ... More

NFL Division Breakdowns by Jim Feist

The NFL is back, and I wanted to look at each division, give you my picks in those divisions, the conferences and who I expect to be in this year’s Super Bowl. AFC North: The Ravens could unseat the Steelers in the division. I do prefer coach Harbaugh over Tomlin even though the Steelers might be the better team. With Bell not answering the bell, so to speak, the Steelers take a major hit ... More

Lets Get back to basics by Jim Feist

What’s wrong with the NFL could be fixed or at least improved by rolling back the clock. I’ve said it for decades, football starts with solid defense, solid offensive line, a running game and a competent quarterback. In recent years we have all seen a movement away from these fundamental principles. The trend of paying QB’s an inappropriate % of the cap money each team has available, ... More

2018 College Football’s Top 1-20 by Jim Feist

It’s time to kick off a new football season!  College football begins on August 25, so here’s a look at the top teams, finishing with my top 1-21.  I have the odds to win the NCAA Championship next to team name (if they have odds) and the odds to win their respective conference championship next to that.             Central Fla 150/1 ... More

2018 College Football’s Top 21-40 By Jim Feist

It’s time to kick off a new football season!  College football begins on August 25, so here’s a look at the top teams, starting with my top 21-40.  I have the odds to win the NCAA Championship next to team name (if they have odds) and the odds to win their respective conference championship next to that.  Let’s get started with teams 40 through 21.       &nbs... More