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NFL Week One predictions

By Melissa Haniff, Eli Schwadron, Blake Morgan-Gamber | Sept. 9, 2010, 10:44 p.m. | In Professional »

Get out the chips and dip, grab a couple friends, your favorite team's apparel and your remote control because this Sunday marks the start of football season.


The beautiful preview

By Masha Lafen | June 10, 2010, 6:16 p.m. | In Professional »

The 2010 FIFA World Cup begins on Friday, June 11, and South Africa will be the first African country to host a World Cup tournament.


Football frenzy

By Ava Wallace | April 28, 2010, 8:04 a.m. | In Professional »

It's nice to know that long after football season is over, after championship rings have been handed out, football isn't just shoved into the back of our minds.


NFL - Super Bowl predictions

By Ava Wallace Rose Wynn | Feb. 7, 2010, 10:11 a.m. | In Professional »

This may be the most emotional Super Bowl in history. Every game in the season boils down to one Sunday night and we couldn't be more excited.


NFL - Championship playoff predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Jan. 24, 2010, 8:57 a.m. | In Professional »

This week promises some of the best match-ups we've seen all season. We've trimmed the fat and weeded out the weaker teams; all that's left is unadulterated gridiron action. Through injuries, sideline drama and doubt, these four teams have worked hard for the chance to battle it out for a spot in the first Super Bowl of the new decade.


NFL - Divisional playoff predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Jan. 16, 2010, 10:49 a.m. | In Professional »

The division playoffs bring us another week closer to the Super Bowl. The match-ups are more intense than ever and teams' momentum and consistency come into play.


NFL - Wildcard predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Jan. 8, 2010, 10:51 p.m. | In Professional »

The best teams in the NFL kick off 2010 January football with intense match-ups that read revenge and intensity all over. Last week, Blazers might have snagged a glimpse of how the Jets, Bengals, Eagles and Cowboys will fair on the field this week. But some of our weekend match-up teams deceived us.


NFL - Week 16 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Dec. 26, 2009, 9:50 p.m. | In Professional »

It's time again to tune in for a couple days of of hard-nosed gridiron action. These last two weeks will determine the final playoff picture and yield some intense performances unseen in previous weeks. Games like Houston v. Miami, Baltimore v. Pittsburgh and Denver v. Philadelphia represent what is at stake.


NFL - Week 15 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Dec. 18, 2009, 2:49 p.m. | In Professional »

With only three weeks left in the season, football fans learned of Chris Henry's untimely death on Thursday. The Bengals franchise will have to work through this tragedy and adapt to Henry's absence, a loss that will definitely affect them as we near the end of the season and begin the playoffs.


NFL - Week 14 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Dec. 11, 2009, 3:02 p.m. | In Professional »

Week 14 is when the playoff talk begins in earnest. With a ticket to January football on the line, teams will be pulling out all the stops this week (lucky for us). Some teams are already out of playoff contention, but others are ready to give their all for a spot. We've got some truly heavy-hitting games this week.


NFL - Week 13 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Dec. 4, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

We've finally made it to December. Though most games will be played on Sunday the sixth, they might as well be played on Friday the 13th. That's right, sports fans, Week 13 spells bad news for some teams.


NFL - Week 12 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Nov. 26, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

Week 12 of the NFL regular season makes fans across the nation reflect on what they're so thankful for. An undefeated season? A shred of a chance for the playoffs? But maybe fans are just thankful for this national holiday, when they can sit down with friends and family and enjoy three games of football right after dinner.


NFL - Week 11 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Nov. 22, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

This week some interesting games are coming out of the AFC. We've got Houston vs. Tennessee, Buffalo vs. Jacksonville and New England vs. the Jets. All eyes are going to be on the match-up between Randy Moss of the Patriots and Darrelle Revis of the Jets, which will be a battle between one of the best receivers and one of the best cornerbacks in the league.


NFL - Week 10 predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Nov. 12, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

This is a week of hardcore rivalries, which is why you hardcore football fans tune in every Sunday. This is real, pride-filled, friendship-breaking, enemy-making gridiron action.


NFL - Week nine predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Nov. 8, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

We're coming up on the ninth week of the season, and the games are still as exciting as they were when the season started. Now more than ever, a retrospective on the first half of the season is in order. Let's take some time to remember the first eight weeks of 2009.


NFL - Week eight predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Oct. 31, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

We've got quite a lineup of games in NFL Week Eight. The Colts play the 49ers, the undefeated Denver takes on the Ravens at home and the Dolphins swim against the tide of the division rival Jets.


NFL - Week seven predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Oct. 24, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

The picks are getting harder and harder to select each week, as we seem to be heading into unknown territory. Winless teams like the Chiefs are getting their first victories, and undefeated teams like the Giants are receiving their first losses. But where does "the unexpected" put us? To be honest, we're really not sure.


NFL - Week six predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Oct. 17, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

The sixth week of the NFL is here, and it looks to be a fantastic week for football. Great match-ups and rivalry games are sprinkled here and there: the New York Giants vs. New Orleans Saints game, the Chicago Bears vs. Atlanta Falcons game and the Houston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals game are among the top.


NFL - week five predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Oct. 10, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

Only five teams remain undefeated after the first five weeks of the 2009 NFL season. From the National Football Conference (NFC), the Vikings, Giants and Saints haven't dropped a game yet. From the American Football Conference (AFC), Denver and Indianapolis stand alone.


NFL - Week four predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Oct. 3, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

As the upsets in week three slowly move to the back of our minds (well, maybe not all of the upsets), NFL week four promises to be thrilling.


NFL - Week three predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Sept. 26, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

Uncertainty is rampant in NFL week three. First of all, the NFL was full of drama last week with unbelievable upsets that marred SCO staffer records. Teams like the Houston Texans, New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals proved to be formidable opponents for princes of pigskin like Tom Brady, and reminded football fans everywhere of that old saying "any given Sunday…"


NFL - Week two predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Sept. 18, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

Opening week has ended and week two of NFL football is right around the corner. We got a taste of what's to come this season, but we've only touched the surface. Much of the week played out as many had expected: Adrian Peterson once again tops the league with 180 rushing yards, Peyton Manning connected with Reggie Wayne for 162 receiving yards and ol' Tom Brady threw for 378 yards.


NFL - Week one predictions

By Dennis Chae, Ava Wallace, Rose Wynn | Sept. 12, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

As September arrives, millions of Americans across the nation share a common interest: football. With fall comes the much anticipated beginning of the NFL season - a time when fans everywhere rejoice and saturate their lives with goodness otherwise known as America's most popular sport.


Major League Baseball preview

By Jeremy Gradwohl Greg Kohn | April 20, 2009, midnight | In Professional »

Let's be honest: the only thing the Nationals had going for them last year was a brand-spanking-new stadium. Limping their way through a grisly 59-102 season in 2008, the Nats are desperate for a new direction - and with an 0-7 starting record, they have yet to find their rhythm. Will General Manager Jim Bowden's controversial departure barely a month before the season begins change anything for Major League Baseball's worst team, or are they doomed to face the same fate as last year's team?


No magic for the Wizards

By Anshul Sood | Feb. 10, 2009, 1:21 p.m. | In Professional »

On Nov. 24, the Wizards fired then-head coach Eddie Jordan in the wake of a 1-10 start to the season. Interim head coach Ed Tapscott took over in hopes to turn around the team before it was too late. But Tapscott has only managed a 10-30 record as the Wizards have the worst record in the NBA.

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