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2018 NCAA Tournament: The 14 Teams That Can Win the Championship

Posted on 13 Mar, 2018, by in College Basketball

Taking overall performance, offensive and defensive efficiency as well as Pomeroy ratings into account, here is the 14-team shortlist which will produce the 2018 NCAA Tournament champion. The list includes surprising names such as Texas Tech and Wichita State, alongside heavy favorites like Virginia, Villanova and Duke, as well as the defending champions, North Carolina. More

NCAA Tournament: Are Kansas, Virginia, North Carolina and Oregon for Real?

Posted on 14 Mar, 2016, by in College Basketball

The number one seeds chosen for the 2016 NCAA Tournament – Kansas, Virginia, North Carolina and Oregon, might not actually be the best four teams in the nation. And as far as their compatibility with what usually makes a champion? There are questions about whether or not each of them are good enough to go all the way. More

2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

Posted on 14 Mar, 2016, by in College Basketball, Featured

Selection Sunday is behind us, the First Four and more importantly, the 2016 NCAA Tournament is ahead. While there are surprises with some of the overall selections and seeding, there’s nothing surprising about the number one teams: Kansas in the South regional, Oregon in the West, North Carolina in the East and Virginia in the Midwest. More

Week 17 NFL Playoff Scenarios

Posted on 3 Jan, 2016, by in NFL

Week 17 marks the season finale for the 2015 NFL regular season, with mostly seeding remaining to play for. In the AFC playoff spots are still up for grabs, with the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers battling (separately) for one while the Houston Texans need a lot of things to happen to lose their spot to the Indianapolis Colts. In the NFC, it’s all about seeding, with the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals trying to get the number on seed and home field advantage, while the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers go head to head to try and avoid the Wild Card seeding, and win the NFC North. More

NFL Playoff Scenarios Heading into Week 16

Posted on 27 Dec, 2015, by in NFL

We’re entering the final two weeks of the NFL season. The New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals have their spot clinched, and so do the Carolina Panthers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. Still chasing? Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets, Indianapolis Colts and even the Jacksonville Jaguars, with plenty of seeding scenarios open for discussion. More

NBA Rumors – Division Titles Won’t Mean Anything

Posted on 23 Jul, 2015, by in NBA

The NBA is moving forward with its plans of tweaking the playoff seeding, and will likely approve a change that makes divisions, or at least division titles, meaningless, as seeding for the playoffs in both conferences will be based on the eight teams with the best record, regardless of division titles. More

Which Teams Will be Seeded in the World Cup Playoffs

Posted on 15 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the complications in the European qualifying process to the World Cup in Brazil is the second place system, which leaves one team from the nine groups out completely, while pitting the other eight in a two-legged playoff, with the seeding based on current FIFA rankings, which should give Portugal, Greece and Croatia a guaranteed seeded slot in the playoffs, and presumably and easier draw. More

FIFA Plan to Change World Cup Ranking System & Screw Belgium & Colombia

Posted on 22 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

FIFA isn’t an organization that likes change, in pretty much anything. So in order to avoid a situation in which “unattractive” names like Belgium or Colombia are the first seed in the 2014 World Cup group draw, they’re about to once again tinker with the system and enable nations with a better chance of selling tickets to have a number one spot reserved for them. More

NBA Playoffs – Western Conference Race

Posted on 3 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

In the stronger conference, the race for the NBA playoffs is happening on all fronts, with the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder fighting for the number one spot; the Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies and Denver Nuggets for the 3-4-5 finish; the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets on avoiding one of the two clear favorites in the West, while the Los Angeles Lakers try to catch up with the Utah Jazz for the eighth and final spot. More

The 2013 NCAA Tournament Bracket – 68 Team Edition

Posted on 18 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

All four number one seeds in the 2013 NCAA tournament, Louisville, Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga, aren’t repeats from last year. The 68 team field kicks off with the first four on March 19 & 20, with the second round, the actual tournament in its original form of 64 teams, begins on March 21. More