Posts Tagged ‘ESPN’

Evaluating the 2015 NFL Draft Board by Conference

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All college football season long, you hear it.  If you are an SEC football fan you chant S-E-C, S-E-C, and think that your conference is the most dominant by far.  If you are the rest of the country, you think the SEC is an overhyped ESPN media machine. And somewhere in the middle is the truth about how good, or overrated the SEC is.

Obviously, there are valid points to both arguments about how good of a league the SEC, and how it compares to other conferences.  People point to non-league scheduling, bowl performance, rankings, and even such things as attendance.  Well, what about draft pick production?  The amount of picks in a given draft year can arguably be a good evaluation of how conference is performing. With that in mind we have analyzed the current top 50 projected draft picks by conference. Continue reading “Evaluating the 2015 NFL Draft Board by Conference” »

Top 4 Places to Watch the 2014 World Cup

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The 2014 World Cup begins on June 12th.

Every four years the World Cup Final takes place with 32 nations competing in planet earth’s largest sporting event. Even if your not a soccer, “football”, or futbol fan, the World Cup is an entertaining spectacle of passionate participants and heart throbbing moments. Like the Olympics, the World Cup is hosted in a different country every four years across the globe in an elaborate bidding process organized by FIFA, soccer’s international governing body. In 2014 the World Cup will be hosted in Brazil, which is good news for Americans since it will be the first World Cup hosted in the western hemisphere since 1994. This means no waking up at 4am or taking extended lunch breaks to watch the games. Many of the games will be played closer to prime time or in the late afternoon. So get your jerseys, scarfs, and remotes ready, here is your top 4 places to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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