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NFL Picks and Predictions Week 17: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

Much like a team getting hot going into the postseason, your boy —the esteemed captain of # TeamDegenerate —is on an absolute roll. I went 12-4 against the spread in Week 16, which means I'm now 23-8-1 over the last two weeks. I also once again went 5-0 in the Hilton SuperContest (where I'm sponsored by the fine folks at Show More Summary

Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer Dances in Locker Room After Military Bowl Win

The Virginia Tech Hokies got a 33-17 win over the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Military Bowl on Saturday, and head coach Frank Beamer was pumped up after the game. While celebrating the win in the locker room, the 68-year-old head coach started to get down with all of his players huddled around him. Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel Reportedly Fined by Browns for Being Late to Treatment

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel isn't making things easy on himself after a rough conclusion to his first NFL season, as the organization has reportedly fined the rookie signal-caller for showing up late to treatment on his...Show More Summary

Pinstripe Bowl 2014: Game Grades, Analysis for Boston College vs. Penn State

The Penn State Nittany Lions defeated the Boston College Golden Eagles on Saturday evening in overtime in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in New York City. Christian Hackenberg was sensational for the Nittany Lions, completing 34...Show More Summary

Holiday Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for Nebraska vs. USC

Can Nebraska rally after the firing of head coach Bo Pelini, or will No. 24 USC cap its first season under Steve Sarkisian with a bowl victory? We’ll find out tonight when the Cornhuskers (9-3) take on the Trojans (8-4) in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Two of the country’s offensive stars will take center stage tonight. Show More Summary

Brady, Gronk, Revis likely won’t last long on Sunday

Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady both said this week that they take Sunday’s regular-season finale seriously, even though they’ve already clinched home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. But the reality is that the Patriots likely won’t approach this game like any other regular-season game. Instead, top players like Brady, Rob Gronkowski and…

Fantasy Football Week 17: Daily League Guide to Sunday's Action

Your yearly league(s) might have closed up shop for the season, but the wonderment and splendor of daily fantasy football can keep you setting lineups and winning money in Week 17. We help you do so with Bleacher Report's Daily League...Show More Summary

Independence Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for Miami vs. South Carolina

The Miami Hurricanes and South Carolina Gamecocks will square off Saturday afternoon in the 2014 Duck Commander Independence Bowl. Miami (6-6, 3-5 ACC) will attempt to end a nine-season bowl streak in what could be the final game for...Show More Summary

Week 17 NFL Picks: Tips, Odds and Over-Under Predictions for Sunday

Week 17 is a difficult one for bets, but there are always ways to make money in the NFL. Between teams resting players for the postseason and various injuries that have piled up over the year, it's tough to predict exactly what we will see for each team on the final week of the season. Show More Summary

Orange Bowl 2014: Predictions and TV Info for Mississippi State vs. Georgia Tech

Dak Prescott and Mississippi State had bigger plans than the Orange Bowl, but they would be wise not to overlook the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on New Year's Eve. The Yellow Jackets gave the defending champion Florida State Seminoles all they could handle in the ACC Championship Game, and finished the season ranked 12th in the nation. Show More Summary

Chiefs shocker: Alex Smith out on Sunday with spleen injury

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has been criticized for being a game manager, but now the Chiefs face life without him in Week 17. Smith will not play on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers due to a lacerated spleen according to Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder, via B.J. Show More Summary

Cardinals now worried about Drew Stanton's status for playoffs

Things have gone a bit sideways at quarterback the past six weeks for the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals have reportedly switched courses again, opting to start Ryan Lindley again at quarterback in Week 17 against the San Francisco...Show More Summary

12 Times Tom Brady Absolutely Owned Facebook in 2014

Tom Brady hasn’t gotten on Twitter yet, but his Facebook game is off the charts. Let’s face it. 2014 wouldn’t have been the same without Brady’s sharp wit and his epic Throwback Thursdays. Throw in Brady's impeccable Photoshop technique,...Show More Summary

Heart of Dallas Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for Illinois vs Louisiana Tech

Heart of Dallas Bowl Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech 1 p.m. ET, ESPN Illinois (6-6) returns to a bowl game for the first time since 2011 and the first time under head coach Tim Beckman. Louisiana Tech (8-5) earns its berth as winners ofShow More Summary

College Football Playoff 2014-15: Predictions for Rose and Sugar Bowl Semifinals

Neither of the College Football Playoff semifinal games will be close affairs. It would be great for college football if they were, but both the Florida State Seminoles and Alabama Crimson Tide will prove to be too talented for the Oregon...Show More Summary

St. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks: Complete Week 17 Preview for Seattle

In Week 7, Russell Wilson rushed for 106 yards on seven carries and also passed for two touchdowns while going 23-of-36 for 313 yards against the St. Louis Rams (6-9). The monster performance from Wilson made him the first quarterback...Show More Summary

Heart of Dallas Bowl 2014: Top Storylines Going into Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech and Illinois kick off a packed Friday of college football bowl action with the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Neither the Bulldogs nor the Fighting Illini are the most attractive team in the country, and many fans will likely fail to give this matchup any sort of chance. Show More Summary

NFL Playoff Picture: Updated AFC, NFC Standings Following Week 17

In Week 17, it was good to be a New England Patriot. With their No. 1 seed in the AFC decided, a majority of their starters were conservatively monitored. Tom Brady played only a half and Rob Gronkowski not at all. Their game checks will not reflect those differences. As for the other 11 NFL playoff teams, Week 17 was anything but relaxing. Show More Summary

Bengals-Steelers SNF Live Blog, Second Half

Pittsburgh has a two-score lead at half thanks to two Andy Dalton interceptions.

NFL Playoff Scenarios 2014-15: Wild-Card Picture, Postseason Bracket and Odds

After 17 weeks of intense action involving all 32 NFL teams, the 12 teams comprising the postseason have been set. Even though the schedule of games drastically decreases, the ferocious nature of the games increases in the quest to win...Show More Summary

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