Tag: USA TODAY

POWER FIVE, TAKE FIVE

By Marc Lawrence — As we wind down our pre-spring practice Power Five conference report, outlined by Paul Myerberg of the USA TODAY, we close

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MAD SCIENTIST WARNING

By Marc Lawrence — From the 2020 PLAYBOOK Football Preview Guide magazine: Joining new head coach Mike Leach at Mississippi State this season is 6-5

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$375M LEFT ON THE TABLE

By Marc Lawrence — According to a report from CBS Sports, corporations and organizations typically don’t leave $375 million on the table. That’s what the

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POWER FIVE: TAKE TWO

By Marc Lawrence — Although college football spring practices are currently curtailed, we continue to peruse each of the Power Five conferences as they prepared

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BUYER BEWARE BRADY

By Marc Lawrence — Uh oh. Last season, over the past decade, Tom Brady posted his worst off-target percentage (21.7) rate and his second-worst passer

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LEARN FROM TITLE GAMES

By Marc Lawrence — USA Today’s Nate Davis reports: The Chiefs are back in the Super Bowl for the first time since they won Super

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LIKE NINERS THIS WEEKEND?

By Marc Lawrence — From this week’s Playbook Midweek Alert Football Playoff Newsletter: San Francisco is 3-15-1 ATS as a home favorite the last six years,

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UP TO DATE BOWL RESULTS

By Marc Lawrence — With the 2019 college bowl season complete thru Christmas Day, this is the breakdown of the record of games played to

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A LITTLE CHRISTMAS CHEER

By Marc Lawrence — The penultimate week of the NFL regular season sealed the fates – both good and bad – of several squads. According

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2 AMAZING PLAYBOOK STATS

By Marc Lawrence — Nate Davis of the USA TODAY reports: In the wake of their 34-13 win at Cincinnati, the Patriots are playoff-bound for

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NFL NUGGETS FROM WEEK 14

By Marc Lawrence — Nate Davis of the USA TODAY shared these nuggets from Week 14 in the NFL … The Patriots are now 0-3

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: 51-1

By Marc Lawrence — That’s the combined record of the four teams that made the 2020 College Football Playoff. The USA TODAY also notes that

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THE BEST CFB CLASS EVER?

There has never been a postseason quite like this: four teams, three unbeaten, a group carrying a total of 51 wins against just one loss

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PITTSBURGH STARTED IT

By Marc Lawrence —  According to Nate Davis of USA TODAY, the Browns haven’t won four consecutive games in a decade. They were thoroughly outcoached, outclassed, outworked

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CB: BLUE DEVILS v SPARTANS

When Duke takes on Michigan State in college hoops tonight it will be a rematch from last year’s Elite 8 Round pairing when the Spartans

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