NCAA Football Wisconsin Badgers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

September 22, 2018

Badgers look to rebound on the road against the Hawkeyes in key Big Ten West matchup After a disaster of a weekend up and down the Big Ten, Iowa was one of the few teams left unblemished when the dust cleared. Wisconsin was not so lucky, as the Badgers’ playoff hopes received a mid-September punch to the gut from BYU. This week, Wisconsin looks to bounce back in a road game at Iowa. The matchup…

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NCAA Football Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon Ducks Preview

September 22, 2018

Pac-12 pace-setters for much of the past decade meet again with high stakes Autzen Stadium gained a reputation as one of college football’s most intimidating venues at the height of Oregon’s prominence this past decade. During that time, the Ducks’ greatest competition came from the Stanford Cardinal. Saturday’s renewal of the budding rivalry marks a milestone in Oregon’s return to the national spotlight, with the Ducks putting a Top 25 ranking and perfect…

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EPL Liverpool vs. Southampton Preview

September 22, 2018

Jurgen Klopp looking for six wins from six Liverpool will seek to continue their 100 per cent start to the season when they host Southampton on Saturday morning. Jurgen Klopp’s side followed up an impressive 2-1 win away at Tottenham last weekend with a 3-2 Champions League success over Paris Saint-Germain in midweek and are now hoping to extend their best ever Premier League start ahead of a daunting run…

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NCAA Football Washington State Cougars vs. USC Trojans Preview

September 21, 2018

USC aims to get back on track at home, while Washington State looks to stay unbeaten A miserable final three quarters last week at Texas doomed USC to its second consecutive loss and a bevy of questions about the program’s offense. The 37–14 rout in Austin came one week after a 17–3 loss at Stanford, and both games pit the already injury-plagued Trojans against physical opponents. Were that not enough, USC returns home on…

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NCAA Football Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview

September 21, 2018

Nittany Lions hit the road to face the Illini with Ohio State looming next week Illinois may be thankful to have a short week to prepare for their home game with Penn State this week. The Illini host the Nittany Lions in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Friday night, meaning Lovie Smith was forced to turn the page as quickly as possible after seeing his team squander a fourth-quarter lead in a…

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NCAA Football Florida Atlantic Owls vs. UCF Knights Preview

September 21, 2018

UCF puts winning streak on the line in prime time If there are two teams in college football who are really bouncing off the walls right now, it’d be this Friday night prime-time showdown between UCF and FAU. These guys can’t wait to get back out on the field again and it should be a good old-fashioned Sunshine State Shootout. The Knights have a 15-game winning streak going but have been on the…

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NFL Thursday Night Football New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns Preview

September 20, 2018

New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns Preview People were likely snickering as soon as they saw it on the NFL’s primetime schedule: Week 3, Jets at Browns. Typical Thursday night snoozer. The team that so many said could go winless last season against the team that actually did go winless. And even now there’s not much to get excited about, right? The Browns still haven’t won, although they have scared…

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NCAA Football Tulsa Golden Hurricanes vs Temple Owls Preview

September 20, 2018

Tulsa Golden Hurricanes vs. Temple Owls Preview The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will make one of the longest in-conference road trips of the season — nearly 1,300 miles — to face the Temple Owls in Philadelphia. The Thursday night kickoff means that both Tulsa and Temple will open AAC play on a short week. The Owls hope to carry over the momentum of a 35-14 win over Maryland, in which they…

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NFL Baltimore Ravens vs Cincinnati Bengals Preview

September 13, 2018

Thursday Night Football Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals Preview When the Bengals and Ravens last met, Cincinnati stunned Baltimore on New Year’s Eve with an unlikely upset thanks to a 49-yard Andy Dalton-to-Tyler Boyd touchdown pass on 4th-and-12 in the final minute. The play knocked the Ravens out of the playoffs and put Buffalo in. Baltimore got its revenge on the Bills last week with a 47–3 blowout that turned…

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NCAA Football Boston College vs Wake Forrest Preview

September 12, 2018

Boston College Eagles vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Preview A pair of 2-0 ACC teams will square off Thursday night in Winston-Salem in what amounts to a significant conference game early in the season for Boston College and Wake Forest. The Eagles have been impressive early on against lackluster competition while Wake Forest still seems to be working out the kinks. The start time was moved up from 7:30 p.m….

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NCAA Football TCU vs SMU Preview

September 6, 2018

TCU Horned Frogs vs SMU Mustangs Preview Might it be remembered as the night the Dallas/Arlington metroplex truly became divided when the TCU Horned Frogs (1-0) travel crosstown to take on the SMU Mustangs (0-1) in the latest “Battle for the Iron Skillet.” The Texas Christian vs. Southern Methodist rivalry dates to 1916, with long winning streaks had by both teams against their neighbor. New SMU head coach Sonny Dykes…

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PGA Tour Preview: BMW Championship

September 5, 2018

BMW Championship Prediction The BMW Championship golf tournament is set for Sept. 6-9 at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa. That means it’s time to pick your optimal FanPicks fantasy golf lineup. Fortunately, our fantasy golf experts are ready to help. Play Now! Here’s what our best BMW 2018 golf lineup looks like: Bryson DeChambeau We’ve been on the Bryson bandwagon for a while now, and we’re not about to…

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NFL 2018 Season Opener Atlanta Falcons vs Philadelphia Eagles Preview

September 4, 2018

NFL 2018 Season Opener Atlanta Falcons vs Philadelphia Eagles Preview The Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles are the last two NFC Super Bowl representatives. The difference between them is the Falcons lost a historic comeback to the New England Patriots while the Eagles found a way to sneak past them. Now, the defending champions of Super Bowl LII kick off the year on Thursday night with a Patriots-like target on…

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