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NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 7

Sports PhotoAaron Rodgers adds “shade” to his throwing repertoire, while the Panthers inquire into a Sam Darnold return policy. The Bengals and Ravens face off in a stick-measuring contest, and the Bears admire two straight weeks of great quarterback play. Complete Story

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Two Teams, One Roof, Two Policies

Sports PhotoA tale of two teams sharing a retractable-roof stadium: one team has kept the roof open every game, while the other team has kept the roof closed every game! SC’s Anthony Brancato analyzes this anomaly. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 6

Sports PhotoWashington hosts the Chiefs in a (game of) defensive struggles, while the Cowboys try to figure out Steve Belichick’s tongue. The Ravens and Chargers clash in Baltimore, and the Raiders raise the league demand for “hard drive erasers.” It’s Week 6! Complete Story

What’s the Future of Sports Betting in the NFL?

Sports PhotoTwenty-six states and Washington, D.C. currently allow sports wagers, and even more states are in the process of passing bills to legalize gambling. This is likely just the beginning of a host of notable changes coming to America’s favorite sport. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 5

Sports PhotoBen Roethlisberger faces the second “Time’s Up” situation of his career, while Urban Meyer and his crotch play damage control. Matt Nagy popularizes the “wins below replacement” statistic, the 49ers try to “back that AZ up,” and the Bills and Chiefs have a “D” measuring contest. It’s Week 5! Complete Story

Why the NFL Must Bring Back “Probable” Injury Designation

Sports PhotoIn 2016, the NFL eliminated the “probable” option from its weekly injury reports. SC’s Anthony Brancato explains why that was not only a bad idea, but a bad idea that needs to be reversed right now. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 4

Sports PhotoThe “Mills Mafia” visits the Bills, the Saints D is “Jones-ing” for more Jones, and Jalen Hurts say “Scat!” to bad memories. The Steelers hope to avoid the “Kneel Curtain Offense,” and Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski return to New England. Complete Story

Eagles Throw Themselves a “Pity Party” in Home Opener

Sports PhotoThe late Stuart Scott is generally credited with coining the term “pity party.” If he were still around, he would be calling what the Eagles pulled last Sunday against the 49ers a most emphatic “pity party.” Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 3

Sports PhotoLamar Jackson heads to Detroit to show Jared Goff what true “Motor” skills are, while the Chiefs try to rebound against the Chargers. The Steelers go deep (into the playbook), Zach Wilson tries to ID the defense, and the Cowboys try to clock the Eagles, says SC’s Jeffrey Boswell. Complete Story

“The Kaepernick Effect”: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Sports PhotoHe’s baaaaack! Colin Kaepernick, who can never leave well enough alone, has just come out with a new book that throws gasoline on the fire that he started years ago. Telling him to go away would be too much to ask, says SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

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