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  • Football Picks: The Mush's Week 11 NFL Fades

    The Mush is feeling good after his perfect 5-0 week. Well, The Mush is in high spirits after evening his record on the season with a blistering 5-0 week. He's now 23-23 for the year and a strong 7-3 with his best bets. I have a feeling he's...
  • Sports Betting Preview Show (10/30/08) - LISTEN NOW!

    This week's edition of the Sports Betting Preview Show is now up and ready to go. In this week's show, Tommy Rider, Matty O'Shea, The Godfather Marco D'Angelo and Vegas-Runner discuss the following topics: --The start of the NBA season...
  • Rider's NFL Whispers (10/29/08)

    Will Bill Parcells and the Dolphins regret passing up on Matt Ryan for Jake Long? Not much going on this week guys. The phones have been kind of dead. Here is what I was able to scrape up from the people I talked to around the NFL: --I wrote in...
  • College Football Picks: Week 10 Dogs with Bite!

    Michael Smith and the Hogs will run away from Tulsa on Saturday. It's hard to believe we are already in Week 10. The college football season is almost over. I guess it's time to get ready for college hoops. These leans went 3-2 again last week...
  • College Football Picks: Week 9 Dogs with Bite!

    Tommy Rider believes that No. 1 Texas is going down this week. I usually do this earlier in the week but I have been slacking off lately. These are just opinions but they have done pretty well over the last three weeks, going 3-2, 3-2 and 4-1. Here...
  • Football Picks: The Mush's Week 8 NFL Fades

    If you want your wallet to look like George Costanza's, don't follow The Mush. I'm a huge Seinfeld fan to the point where 40 percent of my spoken language comes from Seinfeld episodes (The other 60 percent comes from movie lines). One of...
  • Sports Betting Preview Show (10/23/08) - LISTEN NOW!

    This week's edition of the Sports Betting Preview Show is now up and ready to go. In this edition Tommy Rider, Matty O'Shea, The Godfather Marco D'Angelo and Vegas-Runner discuss the following topics: --The World Series from a gambling...
  • Rider's NFL Whispers (10/22/08)

    Tommy Rider says Laurence Maroney can kiss New England good-bye after the season. Below are some tidbits I've gathered from different sources. Keep in mind that I'm passing along this information. It's not my OPINION. If I want to add my...
  • Obama Haters: Blame Mike Ditka!

    Barack Obama can thank Mike Ditka if he becomes President. Barack Obama's easy win in the 2004 Illinois Senate race catapulted him to national fame and set him on his current path toward the White House. It was a convincing victory that is now...
  • Lou Holtz: "Hitler was a great leader."

    Lou Holtz compares Michigan's Rich Rodriguez to Adolf Hitler. For the second time in less than a week, ESPN analyst Lou Holtz has apologized for comments he made on the air. This time, the comments were more egregious and the fallout will be more...
  • Scoop Jackson: B.J. Upton is a Role Model to Blacks Because he's Lazy

    This guy is one of America's highest paid sports writers. The worst sports columnist in the history of the world by a mile, Scoop Jackson, is spreading more of his idiotic babble to get attention. I'm not going to pull any punches on this one...
  • Football Picks: The Mush's Week 7 NFL Fades

    The Mush gives his words of wisdom for Week 7 in the NFL. I'm a huge Seinfeld fan to the point where 40 percent of my spoken language comes from Seinfeld episodes (The other 60 percent comes from movie lines). One of my favorite Seinfeld episodes...
  • How Much Frank TV Can We Take?

    TBS' Frank TV ads are driving us all crazy! For those of you that have followed the MLB Playoffs on TBS, you are well aware that every six seconds the station forces another Frank TV ad down our throats. As a matter of fact, TBS has received so...
  • Rider's NFL Whispers (10/15/08)

    The Cowboys need Wade Phillips to do more than just be a cheerleader. Below are some tidbits I've gathered from different sources. Keep in mind that I'm passing along this information. It's not my OPINION. If I want to add my thoughts after...
  • College Football Picks: Week 8 Underdogs with Bite!

    Todd Reesing and Kansas could be a tough out for the reeling Sooners on Saturday. It's hard to believe that we are already in Week 8 but as the season keeps moving forward, the more underdogs seem to be cashing. Last week I gave out five dogs that...
  • Football Picks: The Mush's Week 6 NFL Fades

    Can you believe it? Thanks to the Texans meltdown, The Mush is coming off a winning week. I'm a huge Seinfeld fan to the point where 40 percent of my spoken language comes from Seinfeld episodes (The other 60 percent comes from movie lines). One...
  • NFL Picks: The Coach's Corner

    The 49ers will have to overcome Mike Nolan's bad coaching if they plan on upsetting the Eagles. In this week's edition of the Sports Betting Preview Show , we discussed coaching and how we factor it into handicapping. I, for one, think coaching...
  • Eagles WR Hank Baskett has Found the Best Use for Skype Yet!

    If Hank Baskett is having cybersex with this girl, can you imagine the kind of women T.O. has? Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson appeared Tuesday on E!'s Chelsea Lately show and while she didn't admit to "doing" Eagles wide receiver...
  • It's Time for Tyson vs Kimbo Slice and Pregame Will Lead the Way

    Tommy Rider is trying to lure Mike Tyson out of retirement to fight MMA hype machine Kimbo Slice. It's time. It's time for Mike Tyson and Kimbo Slice to square off and Pregame has what it takes to put this thing together. Let me explain. ...
  • Pregame's Sports Betting Preview Show (10/09/08) - LISTEN NOW!

    This week's edition of Pregame's Sports Betting Preview Show is up and ready to roll. In this week's episode Tommy Rider, Matty O'Shea, The Godfather Marco D'Angelo and Vegas-Runner discuss the following topics: --How much you should...
  • Rider's NFL Whispers (10/8/08)

    Brad "Major Dad" Childress will most likely be looking for work after the season. Below are some tidbits I've gathered from different sources. Keep in mind that I'm passing along this information. It's not my OPINION. If I want...
  • Will the Cubs Jinx Barack Obama?

    Matty O'Shea - a staunch Obama supporter - is hoping his Cubs don't jinx the Presidential front-runner. The t-shirt above was created back in August by a Matty O' Shea wannabe when Cubs and Obama fans alike shared the audacity of hope....
  • College Football Picks: Week 7 Dogs with Bite!

    Missouri better be ready for Zac Robinson and the explosive Cowboys offense on Saturday. There's another week of exciting college football on deck and that means more upsets and BCS busters. Every Tuesday I've been looking at some underdogs...
  • The Monday Afternoon Backup Fullback (10/6/08)

    It's hard to find a bigger Boner than Norv Turner. A lot of people have columns called "Monday Morning Quarterback." I was trying to come up with something different and decided to settle on the position I dominated in high school: Backup...
  • Rats Could Take Over Mets New Stadium

    The Mets aren't the only ones leaving Shea Stadium forever. Apparently some people are worried about the small cat population that has made Shea their home over the years. "They're part of Mets lore," said Bryan Kortis of Neighborhood...