All posts by Donald Phillips

  • AUGUST 14TH, 2011

    2011 Cleveland Browns Team Preview and Prediction

    The Cleveland Browns haven't had much success since getting a rebirth as a franchise 12 years ago. In that time Cleveland has posted two winning records and made the playoffs once. And while they seem to be putting something together, the Brownies are now on their third head coach in the last three seasons, which means another rebuilding season is on the way.....

  • AUGUST 13TH, 2011

    2011 Detriot Lions Team Prediction and Preview

    The Detroit Lions and their fans have been starved for a winner, and after 10 straight losing seasons the table looks like it's set. Detroit has apparently accumulated the requisite talent and a little experience, as they advanced from 0-16 in 2008 to 6-10 last year. Now, according to a good percentage of folks who follow these kinds of things, all the Lions.....

  • AUGUST 10TH, 2011

    2011 Green Bay Packers Prediction and Preview

    For a team that was considered a Super Bowl contender before the season started and then won the Big One, 2010 was a roller coaster of a season for the Green Bay Packers.The Pack began last season getting right around 11/1 at most online sportsbooks to win the Super Bowl. But going into the last couple of weeks of the season the Packers sat at 8-6 (all .....

  • AUGUST 9TH, 2011

    2011 Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction

    The Chicago Bears won 11 games last year to take NFC North title and hosted the NFC championship game. But in the end we were left wondering just how good the Bears actually were. Their offense struggled, especially along the line, the running game sputtered, their QB got sacked a lot, and they had to rely on special teams and the defense to an unhealthy deg.....

  • AUGUST 4TH, 2011

    Indians Search of a Split in Boston

    The Cleveland Indians led the American League's Central Division for much of this season, but they've hit some tough times recently, and now are just trying to stay in contention. Thursday night the Tribe will be looking to salvage a split of a four-game series in Boston against the AL East-leading Red Sox (7:10 pm Eastern).Cleveland won the opener of th.....

  • JULY 29TH, 2011

    NASCAR Hits the Brickyard

    After taking last week off NASCAR's Sprint Cuppers restart their engines Sunday with the running of the Brickyard 400 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1:15 pm Eastern, ESPN).Two weeks ago Ryan Newman led a race-high 119 laps on his way toward winning the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire. In doing so Newman provided his financial backer.....

  • JULY 28TH, 2011

    Giants, with Beltran, look for series victory in Philly

    The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants made a splash Wednesday when they added OF Carlos Beltran in a trade with the Mets. And there's a good chance he'll be in the lineup when San Fran finishes up a National League Championship rematch series with the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park (7:05 pm Eastern).Philly .....

  • JULY 24TH, 2011

    BoSox Shoot for Sweep of Seattle

    The Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners Saturday night, spoiling a nice performance by Seattle starter Blake Beavan and sending the M's to their 14th consecutive loss. Sunday Seattle looks to end the longest losing streak in baseball this season when the teams finish up their three-game series at Fenway Park (1:35 pm Eastern, TBS).Boston .....

  • JULY 21ST, 2011

    Mets Look to Break Out Brooms

    After rallying for an extra-inning win Wednesday night the New York Mets go for a sweep of their three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals when the teams meet for a getaway-day matinee Thursday afternoon at Citi Field (12:10 pm Eastern).New York took the opener of this series Tuesday 4-2 behind another quality start from Dillon Gee. The Mets then wo.....

  • JULY 19TH, 2011

    Braves look to stay hot in Denver

    The Atlanta Braves are closing in on the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League's Eastern Division, while the Colorado Rockies are falling perilously behind in the NL West. So it's two teams headed in different directions who meet for game two of a four-game series Tuesday night in Denver (8:40 pm Eastern).Atlanta took the opener of this series Mon.....

  • JULY 17TH, 2011

    Mets, Phillies Rubber it Out

    After splitting the first two games of their National League East rivalry series the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies play a rubber match Sunday afternoon at Citi Field (1:10 pm Eastern, TBS).Philly took the opener of this series Friday night 7-2 behind another quality outing from Vance Worley and five RBI from John Mayberry. But the Mets evened t.....

  • JULY 16TH, 2011

    White Sox search for another win in Motown

    The Chicago White Sox pulled off a tough task Friday night, beating one of the best pitchers in the Majors at his home ballpark. Saturday the Sox will shoot to secure a series victory when they take on the Detroit Tigers in game two of their three-game series at Comerica Park (4:10 pm Eastern, Fox).Chicago won the opener of this series Friday night 8-2, .....