Archive | October, 2014

NFL: Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys Preview

DeMarco MurrayWith their hopes of staying alive in the NFC East on the line, the (2-5) Washington Redskins travel to ATT Stadium to take on their divisional rivals and one of the best teams in the league, the (6-1) Dallas Cowboys (8:30pm EST, Monday on ESPN).

While often neglected recently because of the lack of success from both teams, the Cowboys-Redskins actually have a more …

World Series Preview: San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals

Madison BumgarnerFor just the second time since the wildcard was established in the 1994 season, the two winners, the San Francisco Giants in the NL and the Kansas City Royals in the AL will meet in the World Series (Game 1 is Tuesday, 8pm EST).

With both teams riding the wave of what could be unprecedented success, this series looks to garner interest both in the ratings and in the sportbooks. more …

NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts Preview

Andy DaltonAfter an emotional road win against the Houston Texans, the (4-2) Indianapolis Colts return home to Lucas Oil Stadium to take on the (3-1-1) Cincinnati Bengals (4pm EST, Sunday).

Since Peyton Manning joined the Denver Broncos in 2012, the Broncos and the New England Patriots have been the teams to beat in the AFC. Both teams have reached the playoffs in each of the last two seasons and more …

NLCS: San Francisco Giants vs St Louis Cardinals Preview

Adam WainwrightThe NLCS begins today with two teams, the San Francisco Giants and St Louis Cardinals,  who are no strangers to playing for a pennant (8:05 PM EST on FOX).

The Cardinals have been here before as recently as last year when they won the National League title but fell short against the Boston Red Sox in the World Series. The Giants have also been to the series as more …

NFL: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles Preview

LeSean McCoyWith at least a share of the NFC East lead on the line, the (3-2) New York Giants travel to Lincoln Financial Field for a Sunday night showdown with the (4-1) Philadelphia Eagles (8:30pm EST on NBC).

With just a field goal of a spread, two teams on the rise and no-love lost between the teams or the fans, there is no more …

ALCS: Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Series Preview

Chris TillmanIn an unexpected turn of events, the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals will go head-to-head for a chance to represent the American League at the 2014 World Series in the best-of-seven ALCS (Series starts Friday on TBS).

When the 2014 postseason began, the Los Angeles Angels had the best record in the American League and the Detroit Tigers were more …

NFL: Seattle Seahawks vs Washington Redskins Preview

Russell WilsonComing off the bye week after defeating the (3-1) Denver Broncos in an overtime thriller, the (2-1) Seattle Seahawks travel to FedEx Field in Landover, MD, for a Monday night showdown against the (1-3) Washington Redskins (8:30pm EST on ESPN).

The Seahawks are favorite on the spread at -7.5pts and will look to get their first road win of the season against a Washington team that is banged up and more …