Bonzie Colson and Notre Dame look to stay unbeaten in ACC play when they travel to South Beach tonight to play Miami. Even after losing star players like Demetrius Jackson and Zach Auguste to graduation the Irish have raised their scoring average from 75.1 (128th nationally) to 82.3 (32nd nationally) thanks to Colson and three other key upperclassman.
Let’s take a look at the conference that gave us one of the top early round upsets in the NCAA Tournament last season…the Sun Belt. With Arkansas Little Rock appearing to be down a bit from last season’s 30-win campaign, there are no shortage of contenders for the new crown including a Texas-Arlington squad that pulled off an upset in December of previous unbeaten and 21st ranked St. Mary’s.
Greg DePalma offers his take on a World Series that heads back to Cleveland with the Indians needing one more win over the Chicago Cubs, along with a review of weekend action in the NFL and college football. He’ll also look ahead to next weekend’s Breeders Cup, plus a glance at NBA futures.
Football odds are the centerpiece of this edition, as host Greg DePalma looks at where things stand at the midpoint of the college football season and one-third mark in the NFL. Next weekend’s early lines get a review, along with an update on futures odds.
As 3-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart waves goodbye to the sport, can he regain the form he displayed from earlier in the season and give his fans a curtain-call for the ages? Greg DePalma thinks so which is why he’s made the 25-1 long-shot his top sleeper pick of the Chase. See what NASCAR editor CJ Radune and NASCAR.com senior writer Kenny Bruce thinks of that pick and who they like…
With most top-ranked players dealing with a longer than normal season following the Olympics, can a sleeper or long-shot surprise the field at Flushing Meadows starting tomorrow?
Now that they believe they’ve found their franchise quarterback, can the Buffalo Bills stay healthy enough to contend for a playoff berth not seen in Upstate New York since 1999?
The Todd Bowles/Mike Maccagnan era got off to a great start with a 10-win season, but it did not end in the playoffs. Now they’re taking a chance that no other team would on a 33-year old veteran signal-caller who has never reached the post-season. How will it all emerge?
After a season to forget in Miami, new head coach Adam Gase is hopeful he can guide the Dolphins to their first playoff appearance since 2008 and their first playoff win since 2000.
After stunning the league by winning the NFC East last season, can Kirk Cousins and the Redskins win back-to-back division titles for the first time in 32 years?