Oct 30

2014 NFL SWAMI – Week Nine

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first Sunday Game. Since the NFL is playing games on EVERY Thursday Night, …

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Oct 30

The Sports Bank.net: ACC Basketball Preview: #9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference. *I’ve already counted down the*Pac-12,*Big 12,*SEC, and*AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look*ACC. After suffering through their first losing season in the Mike Brey …

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Oct 25

No Guts, No Glory: UFC’s Chris Weidman rescued elderly neighbor after vicious fall

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In the octagon, UFC’s Chris Weidman is known to be fierce against his opponents. But*to one of his neighbors, he is being called a hero. Anna*Croenlein,*who*94-years-old was eating some cereal when she slipped and busted her head open after hitting a glass table. *After attempting to call her daughter,*Croenlein came out her house and started …

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Oct 25

No Guts, No Glory: Vincent Jackson says he wants to stay in Tampa Bay

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As the trade deadline approaches, teams that have playoff aspirations have been looking around to see who could help their team. One name that has been popular in trade talks is Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson. Teams see a lot of upside in Jackson, who is on a team that is going nowhere fast. …

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Oct 21

NHL Basement Clubs

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Everybody looks towards the top of the NHL, but with the Western Conference’s near dominion of the league – the past four Stanley Cups have been won by the Chicago Blackhawks and the LA Kings, both of whom compete in the Western Conference – things have become stale.   Although it is early days, you …

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Oct 20

Jeff Pearlman: The Triumphant Return of Ski Cap McFuck ?

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About a month ago, shortly after we moved out here to California, I wrote of Ski Cap McFuck, the asswipe from my gym. Well, tonight he returned. I know … I know—it’s generally not OK to photograph folks at the gym. I get it. I get it. But the world is filled with exceptions, and …

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Oct 20

The Sports Bank.net: Will Fuller now charged with critical ND game-changing penalty

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The controversial closing seconds offensive pass interference penalty, which negated a game-winning touchdown pass from Everett Golson to Corey Robinson has been charged to a different player. In ND’s 31-27 loss at Florida State last night, the second to last play featured an Irish touchdown waived off due to an infraction originally called on Notre …

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Oct 16

Rumors & Rants: Jay Gruden: Robert Griffin III will start when healthy

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Well, so much for the Kirk Cousins train. On Wednesday, Washington head coach Jay Gruden confirmed that once Robert Griffin III is cleared to return from his ankle injury, he will be the team’s starting quarterback. Given the fact that Gruden’s team is 1-5 and that Cousins has struggled badly in two of the last …

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Oct 16

The Sports Bank.net: Even Danica Patrick can win this weekend at Talladega

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As Danica Patrick prepares for her Talladega nights (and Talldega days) this weekend, she made a statement that is quite the opposite of something you’d hear Ricky Bobby say. The fictional character played by Will Ferrell in that legendary comedy from a few years ago gave us gems like “I piss out excellence” and “second …

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Oct 13

The Sports Bank.net: Geno Smith: Jets could be his first, and last NFL gig

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Geno Smith is just not very good at playing professional football. Yesterday he averaged just 4.4 yards per attempt today as the New York Jets fell to 1-5 on the season. With his 4-6 TD to INT ratio on the season and passer rating of only 69.3, he is not progressing at all. Since being …

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