By Bill Banks, contributor By the narrowest margin Decatur missed a tragic prologue to its 2014 football season. During a three-on-three spring-practice tackling drill in May, freshman (now a sophomore) sensation Dennis Bell broke his fifth vertebra, roughly a quarter inch from the spinal column. He wore a neck brace for weeks, took three pills […]
Season Record: 4-8 After a pretty awful start I’m not sure why you’d still be reading this, but here’s this week’s picks for those of you who like to subsidize bookies! Bears even at Redskins – Chicago’s defense owns this game. Browns +10 at Packers – That’s a lot of points for a decent team […]
Well this feature is off to a heck of a start. Hopefully none of you read last week’s post where I successfully predicted two out of six games. In my defense, I could have just as easily gone 4-2 if East Carolina put up one more point and Louisville didn’t make ridiculous mistake after ridiculous […]
Welcome to the inaugural O’Neil’s Pick Six. Each week I’ll post my six favorite college and NFL matchups, fantasizing about all the money I, and in turn you, would win if only sports betting were legal in the US. Without further ado, here’s what I got: Georgia -10.5 at Tennessee – As a die-hard Bulldawg […]
What do you know, it’s September! I was at the Georgia Dome for the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game, and I took a bunch of pictures.