Originally posted by The GoonMaking it to November was my goal. It's all gravy now.
Likewise. This is the longest I have ever lasted in one of these. I usually make a pick on Monday just so I don't forget and sometimes I change it later in the week, but I don't want to me the same fate as Nuclear Winter.
Zack Greinke - winning the Cy Young in the Midwest.
Originally posted by KevintripodPicking Detroit (or even St. Louis)......ballsy move.
I would have stayed the hell away from that game.
It was indeed. I wasn't enamored with my choices this week at all, and just figured I wouldn't be selecting Detroit in any other week anyways. Unfortunately, the "horrible team needing a win badly" mojo outdid the "they may be a bad team that loses but it's at home and they at least score points" football logic.
Michigan against the SEC: 20-5-1 (7-3 in bowl games)
I immediately had the same thought. Did he actually say that or was it Bobby Bowden who did? At any rate, RIP. I'm reading "Death to the BCS" and on page 1 he is mentioned. You've heard of the first. His name is Joe Paterno.