Tony George

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Tony George

  • IS KANSAS CITY FOR REAL? ANSWER ME!

    Is Kansas City for Real? By Tony George As a hometown boy, I have followed the Chiefs all year both as a fan and a professional handicapper. After last year’s assistant coach acquisitions, I thought they could break the 6 win barrier based on schedule...
  • The Big 12 Report - From the Penthouse to the Outhouse

    Texas ranked #1 this week By Tony George Lets forget for a moment I laid the wood with Oklahoma and Missouri last week. There was a moment of clarity last week for me and millions of Big 12 fans. Running the football wins big games, and that...
  • Michael Phelps human after all! Ouch!!

    function slideShowPopup(url) { fPopUp(820,680,url); return false; } Just a note: When the record setting Gold Medal Olympic Winner said he consumed about 10,000 calories a day to fuel his body for training on Dateline NBC, It was unknown...
  • The 2010 Big 12 North Preseason Report

    By Tony George Well it has been a hell of an off season for the Big 12, soon to be the Big 12 minus 2. Rumors and speculation surrounded the Big 12 early in the Spring and came to a head with Colorado leaving for the PAC 10 and Nebraska bolting to...
  • Big 12 Key Offensive and Defensive Players and Units

    By Tony George In my continued series on the Big 12, I thought I would break down the top players at positions headed into the 2010 season. There is talent galore in the Big 12, many players having national attention this season and I thought I would...
  • NFL Shocker for FREE!

    NFL Free Play from Tony George NY Jets -3 @ Oakland In the wild and crazy world of the NFL, anyone can beat anyone on any given Sunday. The past few weeks have been an example of this scenario. More times than not I look at lines set...
  • The Big 12 Report - The Taming of the Tigers

    Missouri wide receivers Jerrell Jackson (right) and Jared Perry (left) sit on the bench to wait out the final minutes of play during a game between Missouri and Texas at Austin, Tex. (Chris Lee/P-D) By Tony George If there was any doubts who the best...
  • Brett Favre stayed a year too long

    The way he should be remembered, as a Packer! By Tony George News today out of New York Jets camp is that Brett Favre has officially retired. As a huge Brett Favre fan over the years, not necessarily a Packers fan, the last 5 or 6 games of last season...
  • Holiday Wishes from Tony George

    To All the Forum Dwellers I wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year to you and your familes. Safe travels, and may your stockings be stuffed with cash from all your winning plays this Holiday Bowl Season. Have a great weekend...
  • From Expert to Specialist: Big 12 to Big 10

    By Tony George As the dominos continue to fall in the wake of Colorado leaving for the PAC 10, and Nebraska to the Big 10, both official moves now departing the Big 12, I have a dilemma. I have spent the better part of my career as a sports handicapper...
  • The Big 12 Season Preview

    By Tony George A new horizon for the Big 12 Conference in the 2011 season, as the mighty Huskers have ventured north into the Big 10 conference taking out a major force to be recokned with in this conference and removing a huge obstacle for many...
  • Big 12 Championship on the House from Tony George

    Need I say more? Big 12 Championship for Free , Courtesy of Tony George Sports Oklahoma -16.5 vs. Missouri It boils down to Oklahoma who was given the nod by the BCS point system to represent the South division of the Big 12 after...
  • NFL Rants - Favre and The Super Bowl

    By Tony George Every now and then I notice things that just make me wonder...here is a qu ote from Fox Sports.com today "A source told FOXSports.com to expect the NFL to consider playing Super Bowl LI (51) in London. Super Bowls XLIV through...
  • The Big 12 Report - Showdown in Lubbock Texas

    Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell looks to have a big day Saturday! By Tony George ANOTHER Sweep in my Big 12 Selections last week, 2-0 in my report and we unloaded on Oklahoma State +12 for my game of the week, who had a chance...
  • NCAA Football - What is going on?

    After the past 2 or 3 Saturdays, and after 17 years capping games for a living andhaving thought I had almost seen it all, I have to admit being a handicapper right now is no doubt what it feels to be a like stockbroker in these wild economic times, just...
  • The Big 12 Report

    By Tony George My first Big 12 report of the season, and I look forward to posting weekly recaps and updates from my specialty conference. My first feature play of the season was last week, a Winner on Nebraska -22 who wiped the board with Arkansas...
  • Big 12 Tourney Power Ratings and Notes

    By Tony George They are coming to Kansas City, and yours truly, who owned this conference again this year with over 60% winners for the 8th straight season will be at every game in Kansas City in person with a pass for this tourney! After dominating...
  • The Big 12 Hoops Report - Power Ratings

    By Tony George I am off the races again in Big 12 Hoops action, and also the Mo Valley as my two specialty conferences, but I am finding huge success cherry picking the Books in the Big 12. Some teams are overrated and some teams underrated and...
  • The Big 12 Wrap Up and Championship

    By Tony George Plaxico Buress was not the only person to shoot himself in the leg this weekend, as Missouri shot themselves on national television with a surprising loss to Kansas as a 14+ point favorite, while Oklahoma scored 61 points on the...
  • Updated Big 12 Power Ratings - Oct. 23 Weekend

    Wow, what a BAD weekend for the Big 12 North powers Nebraska, who fell at home to Texas Tech, laying 11 points (Your Forum and podcast free play here last week), Kansas falling to hapless Colorado on the road, and Missouri getting smacked at Okie State...
  • MLB Betting 101 for the 2009 Season

    By Tony George <P> The 2009 spring training games in MLB are well underway, and while March madness is in the air, it has not gone unnoticed by myself the scores rolling across the bottom of the screen on ESPN of the baseball games currently ongoing...
  • The Big 12 Report - Red River Showdown Week

    By Tony George The Big 12 Powers struggled last week, specifically Nebraska who scraped by at home against South Dakota State, Oklahoma getting all they wanted from a tough Cincy team on the road, and Texas was beaten badly in all aspects of the...
  • Big 12 Weekly Report - Horn Hunting in Lincoln!

    By Tony George A KEY week in the Big 12 in terms of setting the stage for a season ending showdown, the last of it's kind for the Nebraska Cornhuskers as they move to the Big 10 next year. I honestly feel if NU can get over on Texas in Lincoln...
  • Western Conference NBA Playoff Power Ratings

    By Tony George The Playoffs are here!! Many teams wrap up the regular season in the next few days, and of course that makes for some dangerous betting and unpredictable results. I skew the numbers from the last week and next few days as many games...
  • Week 1 NFL Thoughts and Takes

    By Tony George Week one of the NFL regular season is upon us and I have some stats and numbers to consider this week. REMEMBER Week 1 is sometimes not what it seems on paper, and there is MUCH PARITY in the NFL. The starters have not played basically...