Friday, 4/13 Quick Hitters: Predicting the NBA Playoffs, Quick UofA Wisdom, and more!

Usually I’m not a huge NBA Playoffs fan until the later rounds…as it’s usually a case of the talent-rich crushing the talent less-rich in the early rounds. I think we might see some deviations of that this postseason. Here are my predictions…and yes, spoiler-alert, I’m taking a surprise team to end up in the Finals…

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1st Round

Eastern Conference

(1) Toronto over (8) Washington in 6 games: Wizards are talented but haven’t been able to replicate any part of last year’s success.

(4) Cleveland over (5) Indiana in 5 games: LeBron in the playoffs is an entirely different animal. The Pacers will have no answer for The King whatsoever.

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Friday, 8/11 Quick Hitters: Preseason Football, D-Backs, Uniform Watch, and Josh Rosen’s Comments

You know what I love about this time of year? That most every NFL and college football team’s fanbase has reasons to be optimistic. Even you, Bears fans (despite your new starting QB throwing a Pick-6 on his first possession of the preseason).

-At least the Bears have Mitchell Trubisky though…and you have to wonder how long it will take for this year’s #2 overall pick to gain the starting job over Mike Glennon.

From Thursday’s game:
Glennon: 2/8, 20 yards, 1 INT (returned for a TD)
Trubisky: 18/25, 166 yards, 1 TD

Hmmm…

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-The Jets on the other hand…well…there’s absolutely nothing to be looking forward to this season. Maybe next year’s NFL Draft.

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