Topic: Predictions

March 24, 2014

On Friday, Matt Osgood wrote about how Wichita State could win the NCAA Tournament and change everything. On Sunday, the Shockers lost. So...

January 31, 2014

And this is how the football season ends. With a really good football game surrounded by some really expensive noise. With a robot made of meat. It's complicated.

January 17, 2014

The exciting experience of being in a city that is suddenly very into football. The less-exciting experience of watching two types of brands be argued about on TV. The good news is that four really good teams are playing in two football games on Sunday. It's pretty good news.

January 10, 2014

On the NFL's puzzling resistance to holding games in well-lit, climate-free underground facilities, and a fairly serious discussion of how the Chargers might beat the Broncos, and the dad-ish corporate inspiration of New England and other playoff things.

January 3, 2014

It's the postseason, which means all the lousy teams are at home, firing their coaches. This means we can really focus on Andy Reid coaching in the playoffs, creepy baked goods being sent to Andy Dalton, meaningless arguments over meaningless awards, and the Chargers. All good things!

December 12, 2013

The usual predictions, Josh McCown on pornography, and 16 rule changes to help improve the game, some of which would also guarantee fans delicious pancakes.

November 27, 2013

Much of America knows it as Thanksgiving. Football-watchers know it as the one day of the NFL season on which Thursday football seems to make some sort of sense. Also there are some other games on Sunday, all of which will count against teams' records this season. Also an inquiry into the possibility of football on the moon.

November 21, 2013

It's Week 12 in the National Football League, where people write and think doofy things about quarterbacks, and Bill Belichick hates delightful disco fight songs, and the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans play each other in football for real. Also some predictions about games and such.

November 14, 2013

This week offers some interesting-seeming football games, some less-interesting football games, and the certainty that millions of people will watch all of those games regardless of how terrible they might be. So, like other weeks, but with Chiefs/Broncos.

November 8, 2013

A Reagan-era oom-pah Bengals fight song, an admission of defeat, a celebration of Andrew Luck's amazing memory and a bunch of NFL games with predictions of those games' outcomes.