From October, 2019

NFL POWER RANKINGS WEEK 8

Let me take you back, back in time. The year is 1996 (or maybe 1997, who knows, it blurs together) yours truly, the top ducker walks into history class and sees one of his classmates doing some last minute cramming. He asks her how she is, and if she is ready for that afternoon’s final exam. She proudly tells him how much she has studied and that she is prepared. She then asks how much he had studied, an idea he scoffed at. He told her that he had been in class, and thus felt prepared enough. A response that…

POCKET GUIDE NBA SEASON PREVIEW

Welcome to the next eight months of your life. The 2019-2020 NBA season is upon as. The battle for L.A. is the featured match up on night one of the NBA season, and many expect the Western Conference Finals to be the finale of the match up of superstar duos. Lebron and The Brow vs. Kawhi and Paul George. But lets slow down. That’s a late May/June event. Lets deal in the here and now for a moment. This is being billed as one of the most exciting seasons in NBA history with no overwhelming favorite, and by my count,…

NFL POWER RANKINGS WEEK 7 AND BONUS FEATURES

We’re now well into bye-week season, and the cream is starting to rise to the top. The early MVP race is shaping up nicely, especially with injuries dragging the Chief’s Patrick Mahomes back to the pack. Two teams remain undefeated, one of which is very unexpected, and two teams remain winless, neither of which is shocking. With the trade deadline a little over a week away, more than a couple teams should be embracing the Dolphins philosophy of tanking. But we’ll have a more in depth look at that later. For now, lets get to it. After 6 weeks of…

NFL POWER RANKINGS – WEEK 6

Some teams are still walking around doing their best Jay-Z impression: I got 99 problems, but a loss ain’t one. The cream is starting to rise to the top. With about a third of the season out of the way the contenders are starting to show themselves, and The Pretenders would walk 500 miles if it meant they got a sniff of the playoffs. Lets take a moment to review the current power rankings before a bonus “Top Ducks” feature ranking the top 5 quarterbacks and running backs in the game today. New England Patriots 5-0 (Previous ranking: 1) Kansas…