CFB Predictions Sure to go Wrong (Part 4)

Today is the final day of our CFB predictions sure to go wrong before the season gets going. We’re looking at the College Football Playoff four while taking a stab at who’ll be champion plus a top 25.


This is what everyone is playing this season, who do I think claims it?

College Football Playoff Final Four: 1 South Carolina 2 UCLA 3 Michigan State 4 Oregon
CFP Semifinals: South Carolina v. Michigan State
National Champion: Michigan State

Top 25 (preseason)

1. Florida State
2. Michigan State
3. UCLA
4. Oregon
5. South Carolina
6. Oklahoma
7. Baylor
8. Stanford
9. Auburn
10. Alabama
11. Georgia
12. LSU
13. Arizona State
14. Wisconsin
15. Southern California
16. Clemson
17. Nebraska
18. Iowa
19. Kansas State
20. North Carolina
21. Mississippi
22. Washington
23. Missouri
24. Notre Dame
25. Central Florida

Part One and Two of the 20414 CFB 4QPstgW

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you

Most popular college football team by state. (Provided)
Hey another InfoGraphic since CFB is in full swing tonight

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tampa Bay Rays (65-58) @ Baltimore Orioles (75-56), 6:05 pm
3) Oakland Athletics (78-54) @ Los Angeles Angels (79-53), 9:05 pm/MLB Network
4) Current standings and wildcard

Second Quarter MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Best game this weekend?
3) Which team gets closer to the postseason?
4) Overseas match-up that intrigues you?

Third Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) 21 Texas A&M Aggies @ 9 South Carolina Gamecocks, 5 pm/SEC Network
3) Boise State Broncos @ 18 Ole Miss Rebels, 7 pm/ESPN
4) Rutgers Scarlet Knights v. Washington State Cougars @ CenturyLink Field (Seattle), 9 pm/FOX Sports 1

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) College football begins tonight so here’s an article which you meet the committee
2) Mos popular CFB teams infographic
3) Fun at USC first Josh Shaw and then Anthony Brown
4) Beating the shift

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CFB Predictions Sure to go Wrong (Part 3)

Part III offers predictions sure to go wrong from the “Big 5″ conferences which are the ACC, Big Ten, Big XII, PAC-12 and SEC conferences.


My predictions for the “Big 5″ conferences

Atlantic Coast Conference -

Atlantic: 1. Florida State 2. Clemson 3. Louisville 4. North Carolina State 5. Syracuse 6. Wake Forest 7. Boston College
Coastal: 1. Virginia Tech 2. Miami (FL) 3. North Carolina 4. Pittsburgh 5. Duke 6. Georgia Tech 7. Virginia
ACC Title Game (Charlotte): Florida State over Virginia Tech

Big Ten -

East: 1. Michigan State 2. Michigan 3. Ohio State 4. Penn State 5. Maryland 6. Indiana 7. Rutgers
West: 1. Wisconsin 2. Iowa 3. Nebraska 4. Northwestern 5. Minnesota 6. Illinois 7. Purdue
B1G Title Game (Indianapolis): Michigan State over Wisconsin

Big XII -

1. TCU 2. Oklahoma 3. Baylor 4. Oklahoma State 5. Kansas State 6. Texas 7. Texas Tech 8. Iowa State 9. West Virginia 10. Kansas

PAC-12 -

North: 1. Oregon 2. Stanford 3. Washington 4. Washington State 5. Oregon State 6. California
South: 1. UCLA 2. Arizona State 3. Southern California 4. Arizona 5. Utah 6. Colorado
PAC-12 Title Game (Santa Clara): UCLA over Oregon

SEC -

East: 1. South Carolina 2. Missouri 3. Georgia 4. Florida 5. Tennessee 6. Vanderbilt 7. Kentucky
West: 1. LSU 2. Auburn 3. Alabama 4. Mississippi State 5. Mississippi 6. Texas A&M 7. Arkansas
SEC Title Game (Atlanta): South Carolina over LSU

Tomorrow I’ll give you my picks for the College Football Playoff and a top 25

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

 Aug 26, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon (4) runs the bases after hitting a two run walk off home run against the Minnesota Twins in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City won the game 2-1. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
Sadly this wasn’t the talk after the Royals win. Photo by John Rieger/USA Today Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tampa Bay Rays (64-68) @ Baltimore Orioles (75-55), 6:05 pm
3) New York Yankees (68-62) @ Detroit Tigers (71-59), 6:08 pm
4) Miami Marlins (65-66) @ Los Angeles Angels (78-53), 9:05 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) K-Love and the Wolves owner talking out loud
2) FIBA starts this weekend
3) NHL expansion to Vegas?
4) Who else could be a candidate?

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Supporters Shield standings: 1. Seattle Sounders 45 pts 2. D.C. United 43 pts, t3. Sporting KC/Real Salt Lake/FC Dallas 42 pts
3) Top 5 East: 1. D.C. United 43 pts 2. Sporting Kansas City 42 pts t3. Toronto FC/Columbus Crew 33 pts 5. New York Red Bulls 31 pts
4) Top 5 West: 1. Seattle Sounders 45 pts t2. Real Salt Lake/FC Dallas 42 pts 4. LA Galaxy 40 pts 5. Vancouver Whitecaps 33 pts

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Sam Mellinger and Joe Posnanski on Ned Yost after the walkoff win
2) SI picks for the CFB season
3) The mothership apologies for their dumb report yesterday
4) Grantland has a similar preview they call predictions they’re sure to regret

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CFB Predictions Sure to go Wrong (Part 2)

We’re on part II of our college football predictions sure to go wrong which we’ll look at the Independent schools, American Athletic and Mountain West Conferences.


Part II we’ve got the Independents, AAC and Mountain!

Independents -

1. BYU 2. Notre Dame 3. Navy 4. Army

American Athletic Conference -

1. UCF 2. Cincinnati 3. East Carolina 4. Houston 5. SMU 6. Memphis 7. USF 8. Tulsa 9. Temple 10. Tulane 11. Connecticut

Mountain West Conference -

Mountain: 1. Boise State 2. Colorado State 3. Wyoming 4. Utah State 5. Air Froce 6. New Mexico
West: 1. Nevada 2. San Diego State 3. San Jose State 4. Fresno State 5. Hawai’i 6. UNLV
MWC Title Game (Best Record): Boise State over Nevada

Tomorrow we close the conference portion of the previews with the “Big 5″ of the ACC, Big Ten, Big XII, PAC-12 and SEC

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

old TV
Today is the 75th anniversary of the first baseball game on TV which was between the Cincinnati Reds and Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tigers looking to try and improve the bullpen take III?
3) Robin Williams doing a 1989 Mets game, also today is the 75 anniversary of baseball on TV
4) Aug. 12 Standings – Divisions and Wildcard

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) FIBA starts today for team USA
2) Full coverage from Spain
3) 30for30 schedule
4) Summer with Stanley series: Alec Martinez

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Week 24 power rankings 8/26
3) Welcome to the Blue Hell
4) Blind draw

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Andy Glockner on Fulham fans dealing with relegation
2) SI all-NFL breakout team
3) MMQB: Peter King on why the NFL’s best team won’t win the Super Bowl
4) Forde Yard Dash: How things should play out

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CFB Predictions Sure to go Wrong (Part 1)

College football starts on Thursday which means I need to document predictions that’ll likely be wrong at season end. Part one will be #MACtion, Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference.


Kickoff 4Q CFB predictions sure to go wrong with #MACtion, CUSA and Sun Belt

Mid American Conference -

EAST: 1. Akron 2. Bowling Green 3. Ohio 4. Buffalo 5. Miami (OH) 6. Kent State 7. Massachusetts
WEST: 1. Northern Illinois 2. Central Michigan 3. Toledo 4. Western Michigan 5. Ball State 6. Eastern Michigan
MAC Title Game (Detroit): Northern Illinois over Akron

Conference USA -

EAST: 1. Marshall 2. Middle Tennessee 3. Old Dominion 4. Florida Atlantic 5. Western Kentucky 6. UAB 7. FIU
WEST: 1. UTSA 2. Rice 3. Louisiana Tech 4. North Texas 5. Southern Miss 6. UTEP
CUSA Title Game (Best Record): UTSA over Marshall

Sun Belt Conference -

1. Louisiana 2. ULM 3. Arkansas State 4. South Alabama 5. Texas State 6. Troy 7. Georgia Southern 8. Idaho 9. Appalachian State 10. New Mexico State 11. Georgia State

Part II tomorrow will have the Independent schools, American Athletic and Mountain West Conference

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