Pigskin and pumpkin pie, a Thanksgiving tradition

Kelly: Thanksgiving Day is known for being a holiday deeply rooted in tradition, from the food to the family, from the stories to the history behind it. One of those traditions, at least in my house, includes gathering around the TV for most of the day to watch football. This year, the NFL has given us …

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Four Takeaways from Russ-KD I

First things first, I agree with Zach: https://twitter.com/talkhoops/status/794380428052303872 Last night's Warriors-Thunder game, the season's first meeting between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, was an insanely entertaining blowout. The Warriors, as they likely will many times this season, simply overwhelmed the Thunder with their superior talent. You never want to balance arguments too heavily on blowouts, …

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The Power Couple’s Week 9 Picks

All season long, the Power Couple will predict each week of the NFL season. Picks will be made against the spread, using the same lines posted over at ESPN’s Pigskin Pick’em game. Last Week Max: 7-6 Kelly: 5-8 Season Max: 53-67 Kelly: 49-71 Thursday Night Football Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Bucs +3.5) Max- …

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Trust the Process: Joel Embiid Makes Long-Awaited Debut

Joel Embiid finally made his NBA debut Wednesday night, 852 days after being drafted. He was worth the wait. Despite a cornucopia of exciting storylines from night two of the NBA season, despite Anthony Davis dropping 50 and nearly reaching a 5x5 stat line, despite Myles Turner going for 30 and 16, despite DeMar DeRozan …

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The Power Couple’s Week 8 Picks

All season long, the Power Couple will predict each week of the NFL season. Picks will be made against the spread, using the same lines posted over at ESPN’s Pigskin Pick’em game. Last Week Max: 9-6 Kelly: 6-9 Season Max: 46-61 Kelly: 44-63 Thursday Night Football Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans (Titans -3.5) Max- Titans: …

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NBA Preview 2016-17: Predicting the NBA Playoff Picture

Kelly: Let's be honest. We've had just the first night of the NBA season and already people are jumping off and on bandwagons left and right. The Warriors lost a game? So much for that super team. The Spurs beat the Warriors? Meet the next king of the West. Damian Lillard dropped almost 40? He's …

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NBA Preview 2016-17: Awards Predictions 

MVP- LeBron James Max: It'll be interesting to watch how much Cleveland tries to manage his minutes, but I think LeBron plays enough to win his fifth MVP. If he plays 70 games and averages 20-8-5, given the likelihood of Kevin Durant and steph curry splitting votes and the unlikelihood of the thunder winning 50 …

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