• AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    BangTheBook.com College Football Podcast: The Best of the Rest Preview

    Our coverage of the college football preseason from a podcast standpoint came to a close on Wednesday as Adam Burke and Kyle Hunter talked about “The Best of the Rest” in the other college football conferences. With whole shows dedicated to the power five conferences, the sixth and final preseason show addressed th.....

  • AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    Brian Hoyer vs. Johnny Manziel: Did the Browns Get it Right?

    The Cleveland Browns announced that Brian Hoyer would be their starting quarterback for week one when they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. BREAKING: Brian Hoyer named Cleveland Browns starting QB pic.twitter.com/3LABwcC7oM— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 20, 2014 This announcement should put an end.....

  • AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    The Money Down: August 20

    Cleveland Browns: And the Starter is….. The Cleveland Browns have finally put an end to their quarterback controversy. Browns announce Brian Hoyer as their starting quarterback for Week 1. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 20, 2014 Now the pressure will solely rest on Brian Hoyer and even small m.....

  • AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Betting: Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles

    Matchup: Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles Date/Time: August 21, 7:30 p.m. ET TV: NFL Network NFL Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Philadelphia -3.5 Total: 50 A quick turnaround for the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the big story as they head to the City of Brotherly Love for the pre.....

  • AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    College Football: What the Braxton Miller Injury Means To Other Teams

    The Ohio State Buckeye fan base is still in shock. The team lost their leader and one of the best players in the country when it was announced that quarterback Braxton Miller would be lost for the season. Ohio State confirmed earlier this week that Miller reinjured his throwing shoulder and will have to undergo surgery.....

  • AUGUST 20TH, 2014

    Wednesday Night MLB on ESPN Picks

    The family of ESPN Networks will have a doubleheader on Wednesday night as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are at Fenway Park to take on the Boston Red Sox on ESPN2 at 7:10 p.m. ET. On ESPN, the other Los Angeles team, the Dodgers, will host the San Diego Padres with a 10:10 p.m. ET first pitch. Matchup: Los Angel.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    Free MLB Picks: August 20, 2014

    Here are the Free MLB Picks for Wednesday August 20th: Arizona Diamondbacks at Washington Nationals The Arizona Diamondbacks are not known as an offensive juggernaut. They have enough trouble hitting the ball this season, but it will get even harder with Bill Welke working the game as an umpire. The under is 11-4.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    MLB Betting: Week 20 MLB Thoughts

    With the playoff chases in full swing, the good teams will have the chance to play against a lot of familiar foes, while the bad teams will have a chance to play spoiler within their own division. The imbalanced Major League Baseball schedule that requires teams to play 19 games against each of their division rivals te.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    College Football News & Notes: August 19

    Injuries and suspensions are part of the lead-up to any college football season, but it truly seems like the months of July and August have been particularly busy on those two fronts. Adjust your power ratings accordingly. ACC A team without weaknesses has at least one minor question mark. Florida State will be w.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Week 3 System Pick

    Week No. 3 of the NFL preseason is often thought of as the dress rehearsal for opening week, as many teams will play their starters for a half, but large favorites have done poorly going just 6-13 the past 10 seasons. Small favorites of 2.5 points or less have done exceptionally well the past few seasons and are on a 1.....