Brandon Anderson Writer Archives

A guide to Brandon’s writing on sports, television, humor, culture, and life musings by topic and by date

Brandon Anderson
May 10, 2016 · 48 min read

Weekly 2018 NFL Picks against the Spread ……… 9/3 — present Week 1Week 2

The 2018 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ………… 9/12/18

One Coaching Decision Destroyed 45 Minutes of Bears Brilliance9/10/18

2018 NFL Season Preview Blowout……… 9/3–6/18 8 Teams Fighting for the #1 Pick …… 8 Teams Heading Backward 8 Teams that Look like Sleepers …… 8 Super Bowl Contenders

5 Strategy Tips for PPR Leagues ………… 9/2/18

Everything You Need to Dominate Your 2018 Fantasy Draft ………… 8/31/18

2018 Vegas NFL Betting Guide: Player Props ………… 8/30/18

10 Fantasy Football League Winners for 2018 ………… 8/29/18

Who Is This Year’s Worst-to-First NFL Team? ………… 8/28/18

25 Fantasy Football Sleepers that Could Save Your Season ………… 8/27/18

5 Players Falling Down PPR Draft Boards ………… 8/26/18

The 30 Biggest ADP Risers and Fallers in Fantasy Football Drafts8/24/18

Who Will Lead Each NFL Team in Receptions This Year? ………… 8/23/18

10 Rounds, 10 Busts ………… 8/22/18

Make Fantasy Football Great Again!! ………… 8/21/18

The Best 15 Fantasy Football Podcasts of 2018 ………… 8/20/18

5 Fantasy Football Studs that Could Kill Your Season ………… 8/17/18

Remember the Titans in Your 2018 Fantasy Football Draft ………… 8/15/18

What Do the Chicago Bears Coaching Changes Mean for Fantasy?8/14/18

Which Offensive Lines Will Make or Break Your Fantasy Team? ……… 8/8/18

Straight Hall of Fame, Homie — The Randy Moss Story ………… 8/6/18

Five Early 2018 Sleepers at Tight End ………… 6/4/18

Five 2018 Quarterback Sleepers Worth Waiting For ………… 5/30/18

2018 NFL Draft Fantasy Football Fallout ………… 5/24/18

Five Early 2018 Wide Receiver Sleepers ………… 5/22/18

The Junction: Should NFL Players Be Disciplined for Protesting?5/18/18

Five Early 2018 Fantasy Football Sleepers at Running Back ………… 5/17/18

15 Unusual 2018 NFL Draft Winners and Losers ………… 4/30/18

What to Watch for in a Wild 2018 NFL Draft ………… 4/26/18

NFL Draft: Scouting the Five First-Round Quarterbacks ………… 4/25/18

The Junction: Kaepernick-Manziel Comparisons Need to Stop …… 3/28/18

Kirk Cousins Is So Valuable Half the League Should Sign Him ……… 3/8/18

2017 NFL Season in Review and Lessons Learned ………… 2/6/18

A Superb Ol’ Super Bowl Blowout Preview ………… 2/1/18

The Junction: Who Deserves Credit for New England’s Success? …… 1/24/18

Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen to Philadelphia Again ………… 1/23/18

Will the Real NFL MVP Please Stand Up? ………… 1/19/18

For the Minnesota Vikings, What Happens after a Miracle? ……… 1/17/18

NFL Divisional Round Preview and Picks ………… 1/11/18

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview and Picks ………… 1/3/18

Weekly 2017 NFL Picks against the Spread ……… 9/9–12/28/17 Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12Week 13Week 14Week 15Week 16Week 17

10 Players to Stash in Your Fantasy Football Keeper League ……… 12/19/17

10 Players to Sell before Your Fantasy Football Trade Deadline …… 11/21/17

20 Last Minute Fantasy Football Trade Deadline Targets ………… 11/20/17

Where Have All the Good Quarterbacks Gone? ………… 11/16/17

Weekly 2017 NFL Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ……… 9/12–11/21 Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12 Trade Deadline

Sometimes We Kneel ………… 10/9/17

The Ultimate 2017 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ………… 9/7/17

2017 NFL Betting Guide: Everything You Need to Dominate Vegas9/6/17

Who is This Year’s Worst to First NFL Team? ………… 9/5/17

Everything You Need to Dominate Your Fantasy League ………… 9/1/17

ADP Master: Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft ……… 8/25–9/1/17 4 QBs to Target4 QBs to Avoid6 RBs to Target6 RBs to Avoid 6 WRs to Target6 WRs to Avoid4 TEs to Target4 TEs to Avoid

20 Fantasy Football Sleepers that Could Save Your Season ………… 8/30/17

How to Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft Using ADP ………… 8/28/17

Three Sleeper Tight Ends to Snag on Draft Day ………… 8/22/17

Derek Carr Is a Boring Pick. Is He a Good One? ………… 8/19/17

Let Matt Ryan Keep on Sliding on Draft Day ………… 8/17/17

Will Allen Robinson Ruin Your Fantasy Season Again? ………… 8/15/17

How Does the Sammy Watkins Trade Shake Up Fantasy Football?8/14/17

8 Key NFL Training Camp Situations to Monitor ………… 7/31/17

The Shortened NFL Overtime Rule is Stupid and Pointless ………… 5/24/17

NFL Draft Recap and Fantasy Football Fallout ………… 5/1/17

NFL Draft Round One Recap and Weekend Preview ………… 4/28/17

What to Watch for in a Wild 2017 NFL Draft ………… 4/27/17

The Optics of Drafting an NFL Quarterback ………… 4/26/17

15 Cities the NFL Will Likely Expand to Next ………… 3/28/17

Who Improved Their Fantasy Value in NFL Free Agency? ………… 3/10/17

A Tale of Two Super Bowls ………… 2/6/17

The 25 Greatest Super Bowl Ads & Their Secret Hidden Messages2/3/17

Osweiler v. Cook: Worst Playoff QB Matchup This Century? ………… 1/9/17

12 Super Bowl Contenders Enter, One Leaves ………… 1/5/17

What Every NFL Team Is Rooting for in Week 17 ………… 12/28/16

50 Players to Snag in your Fantasy Football Keeper League ……… 12/21/16

Even Your Terrible Team Can Still Make the 2017 Playoffs ……… 12/16/16

Everything You Need to Know about the NFL Playoff Picture …… 12/14/16

How Many Injured Football Players Will Finally Be Too Many? …… 12/6/16

Maybe Ron Rivera Should Fine Himself ………… 12/5/16

The Big Denver Broncos Strategic Decision that Went Awry ……… 11/28/16

So What Do We Do with All These Missed Extra Points? ………… 11/21/16

Around the NFL — Gauging Fantasy Value for Every Team ……… 9–11/16 Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11 Trade Deadline

So You Want to Be a Minnesota Vikings Fan… Why? ………… 10/6/16

What If the Cleveland Browns Started a Different QB Each Week?9/22/16

The Ultimate 2016 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ……… 9/9/16

It’s Here! 25 Big Predictions for the 2016 NFL Season ………… 9/8/16

Who Is This Year’s Worst to First NFL Team? ………… 9/6/16

Sorry Vikings Fans — Sam Bradford Sucks ………… 9/4/16

This is what it’s like to be a Vikings fan today and every other God forsaken day in this horrible sports universe ………… 8/30/16

Fantasy Football Draft Dominator ………… 8/30–9/2/16 Quarterbacks and Tight Ends …… Running Backs …… Wide Receivers

It’s Time to Put the Fun Back in Fantasy Football ………… 8/29/16

A Legend in Purple and Gold: The Legacy of Denny Green ………… 7/28/16

Carson Wentz: A Closer Look from a North Dakota Insider ………… 4/27/16

Did the Rams and Eagles Pay Too Much? ………… 4/26/16 Part IPart II

Unpacking the Hidden Details behind the NBA’s New Contracts …… 8/13/18

The Only 7 Players that Can Win the 2018–19 NBA MVP ………… 8/10/18

The Junction: The Myth of Loyalty in the NBA ………… 7/30/18

The Great 2018 NBA Summer League Analysis Manifesto ……… 7/19/18

2018 All-NBA Summer League Teams ………… 7/17/18

The Make-It-Stop-Already 2018 Summer League All-Stars ………… 7/16/18

2018 Vegas NBA Summer League Preview Blowout ………… 7/5/18

What to Watch for at Utah and Sacramento Summer League ……… 7/2/18

Post 2018 NBA Draft Big Board Re-Rankings ………… 6/27/18

2018 NBA Draft Intangible Winners and Losers ………… 6/22/18

NBA Draft Upside & Bust Potential, Best Team Fits, and Steals ……… 6/21/18

Brandon’s 2018 NBA Draft Big Board Manifesto ………… 6/20/18

What Can Wingspan & Reach Tell Us about 2018 NBA Draft? ……… 6/18/18

The Best and Worst NBA Finals Games of LeBron’s Career ………… 6/11/18

LeBron Optimistic He Can Still Lose at Least 5–7 More NBA Finals6/8/18

Michael Jordan Is One Thing LeBron Will Never Be: INVINCIBLE …… 6/5/18

NBA Game 7s Were Not a Referendum on 3s or Style of Play ……… 5/29/18

Five Key Trends that Will Determine the Celtics-Cavs Winner ……… 5/23/18

Is Luka Doncic a Sure Thing Number One NBA Lottery Pick? ……… 5/15/18

The Top 15 Assets on the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers …… 5/14/18

The 2018 NBA Bench Mob All Stars ………… 5/9/18

The 2018 NBA All-Junior Teams ………… 5/7/18

The Super Official 2017–18 NBA Regular Season Awards ………… 5/4/18

The 2018 NBA All-Sophomore Teams ………… 5/2/18

The Junction: Should WNBA Move the Season to the Summer? …… 5/1/18

Who Were the 10 Best Rookies in the NBA This Season? ………… 5/1/18

Which Key Stats Will Swing the 3 Tied Eastern Playoff Series? …… 4/24/18

The Most Recent Playoff Triple-Double for Every NBA Team ……… 4/23/18

Serge and Brandon’s Official All-NBA Team Draft ………… 4/20/18

The Official 2018 NBA Participation Awards ………… 4/17/18

One Key Stat from Every NBA Playoff Game 1 ………… 4/16/18

Serge and Brandon’s 2018 NBA Award Show Spectacular ………… 4/13/18

The 2017–18 Tim Duncan All Stars ………… 4/11/18

We Watched It: An Early Playoff Night in the Wild, Wild NBA West4/10/18

The Official 2018 Worst Team All-NBA ………… 4/9/18

The Junction: Did Vince Carter Mean to Injure Patrick McCaw? …… 4/5/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Suns vs Kings ………… 4/4/18

We Watched It: Markelle Fultz Returns as 76ers Roll Nuggets ……… 3/27/18

Choosing the Perfect 2018 All-NBA Teams ………… 3/26/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Pistons vs Kings ………… 3/20/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Pelicans vs Clippers ………… 3/7/18

The Junction: The Dirtiness of Zaza, the NCAA, & the Dallas Mavs3/1/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Wizards vs Bucks ………… 2/28/18

What Does the Jimmy Butler Injury Mean for the Timberwolves?2/27/18

NBA Midseason Experts Survey: How Will the Season Play Out? …… 2/23/18

The Great 2018 NBA Tankathon Is Officially Here ………… 2/20/18

Fix the NBA All-Star Game with a 3-on-3 Tournament ………… 2/16/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Jazz vs Blazers ………… 2/12/18

Grading Every NBA Team’s Decisions at the 2018 Trade Deadline …… 2/9/18

25 Sneaky NBA Trade Deadline Targets Every Team Should Want …… 2/5/18

The NBA Western Conference: A Snapshot after 50 Games ………… 1/31/18

The NBA Eastern Conference: A Snapshot after 50 Games ………… 1/30/18

The Second Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/28/18

Cleveland Would Never Trade LeBron… But What If They Did? …… 1/26/18

POD: Ballin’ Without Borders: Are the Cavs Done? ………… 1/23/18

Midseason NBA League Pass Watchability Rankings …… 1/22–26/18 The Least Watchable Teams, 30 to 16 … The Most Watchable Teams, 15 to 1

Five NBA Trades So Crazy They Just Might Work ………… 1/18/18

The Definitive NBA City Edition Jersey Rankings ………… 12/27/17

The Official 2017 NBA Christmas Wish List ………… 12/20/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Suns vs Kings ………… 12/13/17

The NBA Western Conference: A Snapshot after 25 Games ……… 12/12/17

The NBA Eastern Conference: A Snapshot after 25 Games ……… 12/11/17

The Quarter Season Western Conference NBA All-Stars ………… 12/6/17

The Quarter Season Eastern Conference NBA All-Stars ………… 12/5/17

Press Basketball Roundtable Vol. 1: The First Stretch ………… 11/22/17

Ranking the NBA Second Bananas — and Why It Matters ………… 11/13/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Grizzlies vs Blazers ………… 11/8/17

Which NBA Team Has the Worst Best Player in 2017–18? ………… 11/1/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Magic vs Nets ………… 10/25/17

Who is the 2017–18 NBA League Pass MVP? ………… 10/19/17

The NBA is Back! 69 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2017 Season10/18/17

2017–18 NBA Betting Guide: All You Need to Dominate Vegas …… 10/16/17

The Official 2017 NBA League Pass Watchability Rankings …… 10/5–12/17 Part One, #30 through #13 … Part Two, #12 through #1

The Great 2017 EuroBasket NBA Manifesto ………… 9/21/17

The Best NBA Over/Under Bets for the 2017 Season ………… 8/31/17

The Cleveland Cavaliers Just Fleeced the Boston Celtics ………… 8/23/17

The Official 2017 NBA Redraft Rounds 1–3 ………… 8/16/17

The 25 Best Players in the NBA Right Now ………… 8/9/17

NBA Franchise Core Rankings from Worst to First ………… 8/3/17

Unpacking the Hidden Details behind the NBA’s Newest Contracts7/24/17

The Great 2017 NBA Summer League Manifesto ………… 7/18/17

Carmelo Anthony Is Definitely Getting Traded Soon — But Where?7/13/17

25 NBA Offseason Winners and Losers ………… 7/10/17

Taking Every Team’s Pulse after Opening Weekend of Free Agency7/3/17

Everything You Need to Know about 2017 NBA Free Agency ……… 6/29/17

2017 NBA Draft Analysis for Every NBA Team ………… 6/27/17

25 Wonky NBA Award Votes You Already Forgot About ………… 6/26/17

The Arc Digital 2017 NBA Draft Big Board ………… 6/22/17

Seth’s Draft House — The NBA Draft: It’s Kind of a Long Story …… 6/21/17

Five Sleeper NBA Teams that Could Trade for Paul George ………… 6/19/17

Seth’s Draft House — The Most Interesting Man in the Draft ……… 6/17/17

Arc Digital 2017 NBA Mock Draft………… 6/14/17

What Are the Best and Worst Finals Games of LeBron’s Career? …… 6/12/17

LeBron Optimistic He Can Still Lose at Least 5–7 More NBA Finals6/8/17

All I Want in Life Is More “Jalen vs Everybody” ………… 6/7/17

Jonathan Isaac Is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA Draft ……… 6/6/17

Michael Jordan Was One Thing LeBron Can Never Be: INVINCIBLE6/1/17

50 Little Reasons to Be Excited for These NBA Finals ………… 5/31/17

Were Any of Last Year’s NBA Free Agency Deals Actually Good? …… 5/25/17

Who Would Make 4th Team All NBA? Or 15th Team or 30th? …… 5/19/17

Is LaVar Ball the Worst LaVar in the History of LaVars? ………… 5/18/17

Everything You Need to Know about the NBA Draft Lottery ………… 5/16/17

Is This the Least Competitive NBA Postseason Ever? ………… 5/9/17

A Brief Oral History of the Worst Nicknames in the NBA ………… 5/3/17

The 15 Best Individual Efforts of the NBA Playoffs So Far ………… 4/25/17

Westbrook Just Had One of the Greatest Playoff Games in History4/20/17

The Super Official 2016–17 NBA Awards ………… 4/18/17

This is the End: Russell Westbrook vs the World ………… 4/14/17

What Happens When We Get the NBA MVP Wrong? ………… 4/12/17

Joel Embiid Is Definitely Your NBA Rookie of the Year ………… 4/11/17

The Absurdity of Triple-Doubles & the Incredible ’17 NBA Season4/10/17

The 2016–17 Tim Duncan All Stars ………… 4/7/17

Serge & Brandon Pick the Best NBA Nickname ………… 3/28–4/6/17 Round OneRound TwoSweet 16 to Championship

POD: Flagrant 2 — NBA Nicknames, March Madness, & More …… 3/31/17

What’s the Best Nickname in the NBA? ………… 3/20/17

So What Exactly Does the Kevin Durant Injury Mean? ………… 3/1/17

Ranking Every NBA Team’s Trade Deadline Decisions ………… 2/27/17

The First-Half Story for Every NBA Team in One Stat ………… 2/23/17

NBA Trade Deadline Preview ………… 2/13–17 Buyers & SellersPoint GuardsWingsBig Men

NBA Trade Deadline: Grading the Serge Ibaka Trade ………… 2/14/17

What Does the Jabari Parker Injury Mean? ………… 2/9/17

Zach LaVine Injury Could Be a Blessing in Disguise ………… 2/4/17

LeBron James Is Playing Way Too Many Minutes ………… 2/1/17

The First Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/30/17

Trade Machine: Finding the Right Carmelo Anthony Trade ……… 1/27/17

#TrustTheProcess — Our NBA All Star Selection, That Is ………… 1/26/17

Revisionist History: A 2014 NBA Redraft ………… 1/26/17

How We’d Fix It: 2017 Minnesota Timberwolves ………… 1/23–25 The ProblemsThe Solutions

NBA Mid-Season #AlternativeFacts Awards ………… 1/24/17

The Definitive 2017 Midseason NBA League Pass Rankings ……… 1/18–19 Part OnePart Two

The NBA Has a Spelling Problem ………… 1/16/17

Who is the True Leader of the Golden State Warriors? ………… 1/12/17

What Was Your Favorite NBA Moment in 2017? ………… 1/11/17

What Was Your Favorite Non-NBA Moment of 2016? ………… 1/4/17

Which NBA Player Makes a Leap in 2017? ………… 1/3/17

RIP NBA Twenty Sixteen (2016–2016) ………… 1/3/17

What Was the Best NBA Moment of 2016? ………… 1/2/17

Twas the Night Before Christmas: Warriors-Cavs Preview ………… 12/24/16

The First Noel: Righting a Christmas Wrong ………… 12/23/16

Is the 8-Seed in the Western Conference Actually Up for Grabs?12/19/16

Draymond Green is the Most Important Player in the NBA ………… 12/1/16

Enough with the Monstars! Remake the Space Jam Tune Squad11/18/16

The Curious Case of Gregory Oden ………… 11/14/16

Ranking the Second Best Player on Each NBA Team ………… 10/31/16

Which NBA Team Has the Worst Best Player in 2016–17? ……… 10/28/16

Why Every Single NBA Team is Worth Watching in 2016–17 …… 10/26/16

Who Can Prevent a Warriors — Cavs Trilogy? ………… 10/20/16

Who Will Win This Year’s NBA Rookie of the Year? ………… 10/10/16

What If There Was a Basketball Ryder Cup? ………… 10/3/16

The 10 Most Remarkable Individual NBA Seasons Ever #Hoop109/14/16

When Team USA Bronze was Good as Gold ………… 8/24/16

Is the Dream Team about to Become a Nightmare Again? ………… 8/4/16

Is Harrison Barnes the Worst Pro Basketball Olympian Ever? ……… 8/1/16

Which 5 Teams Won the NBA Offseason and Which 5 Lost? ………… 7/26/16

The 10 Best and Worst Contracts of 2016 NBA Free Agency ……… 7/25/16

The Eternal NBA Summer: 25 Players to Know ………… 7/20/16

The Great 2016 NBA Summer League Manifesto ………… 7/18/16

10 Possible Destinations for Russell Westbrook ………… 7/6/16

Durant Should Definitely Sign with GSW… I Sure Hope He Doesn’t …7/3/16

NBA Free Agency ………… 6/30–7/1 10 Open Positions8 Under the Radar FAs10 Teams Durant Improves

NBA Draft ………… 6/23–24 Star TalentsSleepers & BustsIntangibles Winners & Losers

Would the Warriors beat the 72–10 Bulls, Showtime Lakers, or These Other Historically Great Teams? ………… 6/13/16

10 New Ways to Appreciate the One-Man Dynasty that is LeBron…… 6/2/16

What if the 2015 NBA Draft Never Happened? ………… 5/20/16

Ranking the 14 NBA Lottery Teams’ Futures ………… 5/16/16

Who Can Win an NBA MVP in the Next Five Years? ………… 5/12/16

10 More Ways to Appreciate the 2015–16 NBA Regular Season …… 4/18/16

NBA Season-End Awards: A Few New and Improved Awards ……… 4/15/16

10 New Reasons to Love the 73–9 Golden State Warriors ………… 4/14/16

My Love Letter to the NBA: An Ode to the 2015–16 NBA Season4/12/16

Tanks for Nothing, Philly ………… 3/26/16

What If the Spurs Aren’t THAT Good? ………… 3/6/16

Who’ll Take Home the Big Awards at the 70th Primetime Emmys?9/17/18

The 100 Best TV Episodes This Century ………… 8/1/18

The 12 Most Shocking 2018 Emmy Snubs ………… 7/12/18

S-P-O-R-T-S. Is Spelling a Sport? ………… 5/31/18

Perspectives ………… 5/25/18

Do Doping Athletes Deserve a Second Chance? ………… 5/8/18

Mike Francesa’s Awkward Return to the Mic ………… 5/6/18

The Irony of Athletes Selling Junk Food to Kids ………… 5/3/18

Who Should Police Off-Field Athlete Conduct? ………… 4/25/18

Is This the End of Stick to Sports? ………… 4/22/18

Why “Cotton-Pickin” Has Got to Go ………… 4/21/18

Will Conor McGregor’s Punishment Fit the Crime? ………… 4/15/18

Dancing Angel ………… 4/7/18

Stricter National Eligibility Rules for Athletes? ………… 4/6/18

Experiencing Holy Week through Fresh Anglican Eyes ………… 4/3/18

#SandpaperGate Made Us Care about Cricket ………… 4/2/18

A Series of Easter and Good Friday Poems ………… 3/29–4/1/18 No Wonder …… The Rose …… thank You

The Gender Gap in Sports Photography ………… 3/29/18

Kaepernick-Manziel Comparisons Need to Stop ………… 3/28/18

Athlete Mental Health, NFL Probs, & Trevor Bauer ………… 3/16/18

What Would You Like Me to Write About? ………… 3/11/18

NHL Brain Scans, Tanking, and Sean Miller Scandals ………… 3/9/18

Best Picture or Not, Get Out is the Movie We’ll Remember from ‘173/5/18

17 Amazing New Events to Spice up the Winter Olympics ………… 3/2/18

The Dirtiness of Zaza, the NCAA, & the Dallas Mavs ………… 3/1/18

What to Watch This Spring: 20 Exciting New TV Shows ………… 2/26/18

Billy Graham Was Not a Hero ………… 2/21/18

The Junction: Messy Cavs, Giants Retiring Bonds, Korean Unity …… 2/15/18

This Lent, Give Something Up By Taking Something On ………… 2/14/18

The 13 Most Ridiculously Named Winter Olympic Events ………… 2/13/18

The Winter Olympics Are Stupid and Pointless ………… 2/8/18

Celebrity Big Brother is Must-Watch Cross-Olympics Programming2/7/18

A Superb Ol’ Super Bowl Blowout Preview ………… 2/1/18

Brandon Anderson 2017: Year in Review ………… 1/29/18

The Second Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/28/18

The Junction: Who Deserves Credit for New England’s Success? …… 1/24/18

Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen to Philadelphia Again ………… 1/23/18

15 New Shows to Help Get You through the Long Cold Winter …… 1/16/18

The Junction: What Was the Biggest Sports Story of 2017? ………… 1/5/18

The 25 Best Things I Watched, Read, and Heard in 2017 ………… 1/4/18

The Best Thing I Did in 2017 ………… 1/2/18

In Defense of This Week’s Seemingly Terrible Survivor Game Play12/7/17

The Junction: SVG, Arthur, and the Ball Family ………… 11/23/17

The Totally Official Thanksgiving Draft of Stuff ………… 11/22/17

280 Characters that Suck Even Worse than Twitter ………… 11/9/17

Baptism and Massacre on All Saints Day ………… 11/6/17

Sometimes We Kneel ………… 10/9/17

20 New Fall Shows You’ll Definitely Love (or Maybe Hate) ………… 9/25/17

Who Will Win Sunday’s 2017 Emmy Awards? ………… 9/13/17

Remembering 9/11 — The Unusual Courage of Todd Beamer ……… 9/11/17

50 Little Things I Did to Lose 50 Pounds ………… 9/6/17

The 15 Greatest Eclipses in Sports History ………… 8/21/17

Why Did I Just Watch 11.22.63? ………… 5/30/17

Everything You Need for the Survivor Game Changers Finale ……… 5/23/17

Is LaVar Ball the Worst LaVar in the History of LaVars? ………… 5/18/17

Master of None is a Portrait of Modern Romance ………… 5/15/17

Finally, The Rock Has Come Back… to Washington, D.C. ………… 5/11/17

Drop Your Buffs! The Survivor Game Changers Merge is Here ……… 4/19/17

You Should Listen to Sports Podcasts: 15 You’ll Probably Love ……… 4/4/17

You Should Listen to Podcasts: 20 You’ll Definitely Maybe Love …… 3/30/17

Was That the Craziest Tribal Council in Survivor History? ………… 3/23/17

Survivor: Week 1 Takeaways and a Look Ahead ………… 3/16/17

Brandon Anderson: 2016 Year in Review ………… 3/12/17

Why You NEED to Watch Survivor: Game Changers ………… 3/8/17

A Look Back at Survivor: Thailand and Guatemala ………… 3/4/17

A Look Back at Survivor: Marquesas ………… 2/21/17

A Look Back at Survivor: The Amazon ………… 2/8/17

The 25 Greatest Super Bowl Ads & Their Secret Hidden Messages2/3/17

The First Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/30/17

Hope and Lemons on Inauguration Day ………… 1/20/17

25 Movies, Books, and TV Shows I Absolutely Loved in 2016 ……… 1/4/17

What Was Your Favorite Non-NBA Moment of 2016? ………… 1/4/17

So… Are Sports a Religion? ………… 11/22/16

Last Chance Saloon: The Sports Suicide Squad ………… 10/13/16

Who Is the Worst Donald in the History of the World? ………… 9/26/16

20 New Shows You’ll Definitely Maybe Love (or Hate) ………… 9/18/16

Remembering 9/11 — The Unusual Courage of Todd Beamer ……… 9/11/16

Make the Olympics Great Again!!! ……… 8/17/16

What If Every Country Could Only Send One Olympian? ……… 8/16/16

American Women are Saving Men’s Butts Yet Again ………… 8/9/16

Debunking the L Words in Sports — Loyalty and Legacy ……… 7/17/16

Power Rankings: The 12 Months of Sports from Worst to First …… 7/13/16

Why Do We Always Root Against Serena and Ronaldo? ………… 7/11/16

The 24 Best U.S. Cities to Be a Sports Fan ………… 6/22/16

A Sports Narrative Palate Cleanser ………… 6/18/16

My Grandmother and Muhammad Ali ………… 6/4/16

In Appreciation of Women in Sports Media ………… 5/23/16

What Grandma Taught Me: PB Cookies & People & In Between …… 5/7/16

I Miss Columbine, Sometimes ………… 4/20/16

March Madness 2018 Vegas Picks and Best Bets ………… 3/15–22/18 Opening Day and Tourney PropsFirst RoundSweet Sixteen and Beyond

How to Build the Perfect Second Chance March Madness Bracket3/21/18

The 25 Biggest Upsets in March Madness History ………… 3/17/18

March Madness First Round Friday Best Bets ………… 3/16/18

March Madness 2018 Betting Props and Best Opening Day Bets …… 3/15/18

Use March Madness History to Pick the Perfect 2018 Bracket ……… 3/13/18

Trade in Your March Madness Bracket Pool for a Fantasy Draft! …… 3/6/18

Confessions of a Bama Hater: That Was Actually Pretty Cool ………… 1/9/18

Alabama Does Not Deserve a College Football Playoff Spot ……… 11/27/17

7 College Football Playoff Contenders that Control Their Destiny11/12/17

Remembering the Insanely Talented 2001 Miami Hurricanes …… 11/11/17

The 12 College Football Teams that Can Still Make the Playoff …… 10/30/17

The Top College Football Contenders After All the Upsets ………… 10/15/17

Post-September College Football Top 12 Rankings ………… 10/2/17

Can March Madness History Predict the Final Four? ………… 3/21/17

Using History to Unlock the Perfect March Madness Bracket ……… 3/15/17

Spice Up March Madness with a Fantasy Draft or Survivor Pool …… 3/13/17

15 More Bowl Games to Add to the College Football Schedule …… 12/30/16

What We’ve We Learned about the College Football Playoff Ranks … 12/9/16

Michigan Should Absolutely Make the College Football Playoff11/29/16

The Definitive Buddy Power Rankings ………… 4/2/16

The Definitive Perry Power Rankings ………… 3/29/16

March Madness: So Now Who Do I Root For? ………… 3/23/16

Michigan State: Biggest March Madness Upset Ever ………… 3/20/16

March Madness History Lessons ………… 3/15–19 SouthWestEastMidwestRound 2

The Junction: Ben Zobrist and MLB’s Ridiculous Uniform Policy …… 5/16/18

The Junction: Cleveland Fans Are Obsessed with Chief Wahoo …… 4/13/18

The Junction: Should the President Have Thrown the First Pitch?4/12/18

One Last Cubs Deep Dive As We Prepare to Defend the Title ……… 10/4/17

A Final Cubs Check-In with Only a Month to Go ………… 9/4/17

Checking in on the Cubs through the Second Trimester ………… 8/7/17

An All-Star Break Deep Dive on a Frustrating Cubs First Half ……… 7/12/17

Checking in on the Cubs through the First Trimester ………… 6/5/17

Let’s Play Two… Hours Longer Than Anyone Asked For ………… 5/8/17

The Cub We Forgot to Celebrate ………… 5/5/17

Checking In on the Cubs Halfway through the First Trimester ……… 5/4/17

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: A Cubs Life ………… 10/22/16

Why These Cubs Will End the Curse that Never Was ………… 9/15/16

World Cup Post Group Play Power Rankings ………… 6/29/18

What World Cup Squad Would Your Favorite Sports Team Be? …… 6/19/18

Why Is It So Easy to Root against Ronaldo and Serena? ………… 6/15/18

10 Reasons You Should Watch the World Cup (Even without USA)6/14/18

Who Won the Champions League Draw? ………… 8/24/17

The Great 2017–18 Premier League Blowout Preview ………… 8/10/17

Ray Hudson Just Had Himself a Messigasm ………… 4/24/17

How to Fix the 48-Team World Cup ………… 1/31/17

Keepers of the Faith: When Football Rivalry Becomes Holy War12/20/16

Why Do All the Big Soccer Finals Suck? ………… 12/12/16

For Leicester City, What Happens AFTER Happily Ever After? ……… 8/12/16

Building the “Other” Dream Team: Remaking the USMNT ………… 6/28/16

June Madness?! Turning June Soccer into a Summer Pool ……… 6/9/16

Everything You Ever Needed to Know about the 2016 Euros ……… 6/7/16

Copa America Centenario: 12-Minute Preview ……… 5/31/16

The Greatest Cinderella Story Ever Told: The Leicester Story ……… 5/2/16

The 25 Greatest Super Bowl Ads & Their Secret Hidden Messages2/3/17

#TrustTheProcess — Our NBA All Star Selection, That Is ………… 1/26/17

NBA Mid-Season #AlternativeFacts Awards ………… 1/24/17

The NBA Has a Spelling Problem ………… 1/16/17

Osweiler v. Cook: Worst Playoff QB Matchup This Century? ………… 1/9/17

12 Super Bowl Contenders Enter, One Leaves ………… 1/5/17

What Every NFL Team Is Rooting for in Week 17 ………… 12/28/16

Is the 8-Seed in the Western Conference Actually Up for Grabs?12/19/16

What We’ve We Learned about the College Football Playoff Ranks … 12/9/16

Draymond Green is the Most Important Player in the NBA ………… 12/1/16

Michigan Should Absolutely Make the College Football Playoff … 11/29/16

So… Are Sports a Religion? ………… 11/22/16

Enough with the Monstars! Remake the Space Jam Tune Squad11/18/16

The Curious Case of Gregory Oden ………… 11/14/16

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: A Cubs Life ………… 11/2/16

Ranking the Second Best Player on Each NBA Team ………… 10/31/16

Which NBA Team Has the Worst Best Player in 2016–17? ……… 10/28/16

Why Every Single NBA Team is Worth Watching in 2016–17 …… 10/26/16

Who Will Win This Year’s NBA Rookie of the Year? ………… 10/10/16

What If There Was a Basketball Ryder Cup? ………… 10/3/16

What If the Cleveland Browns Started a Different QB Each Week?9/22/16

Why These Cubs Will End the Curse that Never Was ………… 9/15/16

Make the Olympics Great Again!!! ………… 8/17/16

What If Every Country Could Only Send One Olympian? ………… 8/16/16

For Leicester City, What Happens AFTER Happily Ever After? ……… 8/12/16

American Women are Saving Men’s Butts Yet Again ………… 8/9/16

Is Harrison Barnes the Worst Pro Basketball Olympian Ever? ………… 8/1/16

The Eternal NBA Summer: 25 Players to Know ………… 7/20/16

Power Rankings: The 12 Months of Sports from Worst to First …… 7/13/16

10 Possible Destinations for Russell Westbrook ………… 7/6/16

10 Teams Kevin Durant Would Improve Immediately ………… 7/1/16

Building the “Other” Dream Team: Remaking the USMNT ………… 6/28/16

The 24 Best U.S. Cities to Be a Sports Fan ………… 6/22/16

In Appreciation of Women in Sports Media ………… 5/23/16

Carson Wentz: A Closer Look from a North Dakota Insider ………… 4/27/16

10 New Reasons to Love the 73–9 Golden State Warriors ………… 4/14/16

September 2018

Who’ll Take Home the Big Awards at the 70th Primetime Emmys?9/17/18

Week 2 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/13/18

The 2018 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ………… 9/12/18

One Coaching Decision Destroyed 45 Minutes of Bears Brilliance9/10/18

Week 1 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/7/18

The 8 NFL Super Bowl Contenders ………… 9/6/18

The 8 NFL Sleepers Headed in the Right Direction ………… 9/5/18

The 8 NFL Teams Taking a Step Backward ………… 9/4/18

The 8 NFL Teams Fighting for the #1 Pick ………… 9/3/18

5 Strategy Tips for PPR Leagues ………… 9/2/18

August 2018

Everything You Need to Dominate Your 2018 Fantasy Draft ………… 8/31/18

2018 Vegas NFL Betting Guide: Player Props ………… 8/30/18

10 Fantasy Football League Winners for 2018 ………… 8/29/18

Who Is This Year’s Worst-to-First NFL Team? ………… 8/28/18

25 Fantasy Football Sleepers that Could Save Your Season ………… 8/27/18

5 Players Falling Down PPR Draft Boards ………… 8/26/18

The 30 Biggest ADP Risers and Fallers in Fantasy Football Drafts8/24/18

Who Will Lead Each NFL Team in Receptions This Year? ………… 8/23/18

10 Rounds, 10 Busts ………… 8/22/18

Make Fantasy Football Great Again!! ………… 8/21/18

The Best 15 Fantasy Football Podcasts of 2018 ………… 8/20/18

5 Fantasy Football Studs that Could Kill Your Season ………… 8/17/18

Remember the Titans in Your 2018 Fantasy Football Draft ………… 8/15/18

What Do the Chicago Bears Coaching Changes Mean for Fantasy?8/14/18

Unpacking the Hidden Details behind the NBA’s New Contracts …… 8/13/18

The Only 7 Players that Can Win the 2018–19 NBA MVP ………… 8/10/18

Which Offensive Lines Will Make or Break Your Fantasy Team? ……… 8/8/18

Straight Hall of Fame, Homie — The Randy Moss Story ………… 8/6/18

The 100 Best TV Episodes This Century ………… 8/1/18

July 2018

The Junction: The Myth of Loyalty in the NBA ………… 7/30/18

The Great 2018 NBA Summer League Analysis Manifesto ……… 7/19/18

2018 All-NBA Summer League Teams ………… 7/17/18

The Make-It-Stop-Already 2018 Summer League All-Stars ………… 7/16/18

The 12 Most Shocking 2018 Emmy Snubs ………… 7/12/18

2018 Vegas NBA Summer League Preview Blowout ………… 7/5/18

What to Watch for at Utah and Sacramento Summer League ……… 7/2/18

June 2018

World Cup Post Group Play Power Rankings ………… 6/29/18

Post 2018 NBA Draft Big Board Re-Rankings ………… 6/27/18

2018 NBA Draft Intangible Winners and Losers ………… 6/22/18

NBA Draft Upside & Bust Potential, Best Team Fits, and Steals ……… 6/21/18

Brandon’s 2018 NBA Draft Big Board Manifesto ………… 6/20/18

What World Cup Squad Would Your Favorite Sports Team Be? …… 6/19/18

What Can Wingspan & Reach Tell Us about 2018 NBA Draft? ……… 6/18/18

Why Is It So Easy to Root against Ronaldo and Serena? ………… 6/15/18

10 Reasons You Should Watch the World Cup (Even without USA)6/14/18

The Best and Worst NBA Finals Games of LeBron’s Career ………… 6/11/18

LeBron Optimistic He Can Still Lose at Least 5–7 More NBA Finals6/8/18

Michael Jordan Is One Thing LeBron Will Never Be: INVINCIBLE …… 6/5/18

Five Early 2018 Sleepers at Tight End ………… 6/4/18

May 2018

S-P-O-R-T-S. Is Spelling a Sport? ………… 5/31/18

Five 2018 Quarterback Sleepers Worth Waiting For ………… 5/30/18

NBA Game 7s Were Not a Referendum on 3s or Style of Play ……… 5/29/18

Perspectives, a poem on life ………… 5/25/18

2018 NFL Draft Fantasy Football Fallout ………… 5/24/18

Five Key Trends that Will Determine the Celtics-Cavs Winner ……… 5/23/18

Five Early 2018 Wide Receiver Sleepers ………… 5/22/18

The Junction: Should NFL Players Be Disciplined for Protesting?5/18/18

Five Early 2018 Sleepers at Running Back ………… 5/17/18

The Junction: Ben Zobrist and MLB’s Ridiculous Uniform Policy …… 5/16/18

Is Luka Doncic a Sure Thing Number One NBA Lottery Pick? ……… 5/15/18

The Top 15 Assets on the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers …… 5/14/18

The 2018 NBA Bench Mob All Stars ………… 5/9/18

The Junction: Do Doping Athletes Deserve a Second Chance? ……… 5/8/18

The 2018 NBA All-Junior Teams ………… 5/7/18

The Junction: Mike Francesa’s Awkward Return to the Mic ………… 5/6/18

The Super Official 2017–18 NBA Regular Season Awards ………… 5/4/18

The Junction: The Irony of Athletes Selling Junk Food to Kids ……… 5/3/18

The 2018 NBA All-Sophomore Teams ………… 5/2/18

The Junction: Should WNBA Move the Season to the Summer? …… 5/1/18

April 2018

15 Unusual 2018 NFL Draft Winners and Losers ………… 4/30/18

What to Watch for in a Wild 2018 NFL Draft ………… 4/26/18

The Junction: Who Should Police Off-Field Athlete Conduct? ……… 4/25/18

NFL Draft: Scouting the Five First-Round Quarterbacks ………… 4/25/18

Which Key Stats Will Swing the 3 Tied Eastern Playoff Series? …… 4/24/18

The Most Recent Playoff Triple-Double for Every NBA Team ……… 4/23/18

The Junction: Is This the End of Stick to Sports? ………… 4/22/18

The Junction: Why “Cotton-Pickin” Has Got to Go ………… 4/21/18

Serge and Brandon’s Official All-NBA Team Draft ………… 4/20/18

The Official 2018 NBA Participation Awards ………… 4/17/18

One Key Stat from Every NBA Playoff Game 1 ………… 4/16/18

The Junction: Will Conor McGregor’s Punishment Fit the Crime?4/15/18

Serge and Brandon’s 2018 NBA Award Show Spectacular ………… 4/13/18

The Junction: Cleveland Fans Are Obsessed with Chief Wahoo …… 4/13/18

The Junction: Should the President Have Thrown the First Pitch?4/12/18

The 2017–18 Tim Duncan All Stars ………… 4/11/18

We Watched It: An Early Playoff Night in the Wild, Wild NBA West4/10/18

The Official 2018 Worst Team All-NBA ………… 4/9/18

Dancing Angel ………… 4/7/18

The Junction: Stricter National Eligibility Rules for Athletes? ……… 4/6/18

The Junction: Did Vince Carter Mean to Injure Patrick McCaw? …… 4/5/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Suns vs Kings ………… 4/4/18

Experiencing Holy Week through Fresh Anglican Eyes ………… 4/3/18

The Junction: #SandpaperGate Made Us Care about Cricket …… 4/2/18

March 2018

A Series of Easter and Good Friday Poems ………… 3/29–4/1/18 No Wonder …… The Rose …… thank You

The Junction: The Gender Gap in Sports Photography ………… 3/29/18

The Junction: Kaepernick-Manziel Comparisons Need to Stop …… 3/28/18

We Watched It: Markelle Fultz Returns as 76ers Roll Nuggets ……… 3/27/18

Choosing the Perfect 2018 All-NBA Teams ………… 3/26/18

March Madness 2018 Vegas Picks and Best Bets ………… 3/15–22/18 Opening Day and Tourney PropsFirst RoundSweet Sixteen and Beyond

How to Build the Perfect Second Chance March Madness Bracket3/21/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Pistons vs Kings ………… 3/20/18

The 25 Biggest Upsets in March Madness History ………… 3/17/18

The Junction: Athlete Mental Health, NFL Probs, & Trevor Bauer3/16/18

Use March Madness History to Pick the Perfect 2018 Bracket ……… 3/13/18

What Would You Like Me to Write About? ………… 3/11/18

The Junction: NHL Brain Scans, Tanking, and Sean Miller Scandals3/9/18

Kirk Cousins Is So Valuable Half the League Should Sign Him ……… 3/8/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Pelicans vs Clippers ………… 3/7/18

Trade in Your March Madness Bracket Pool for a Fantasy Draft! …… 3/6/18

Best Picture or Not, Get Out is the Movie We’ll Remember from ‘173/5/18

17 Amazing New Events to Spice up the Winter Olympics ………… 3/2/18

The Junction: The Dirtiness of Zaza, the NCAA, & the Dallas Mavs3/1/18

February 2018

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Wizards vs Bucks ………… 2/28/18

What Does the Jimmy Butler Injury Mean for the Timberwolves?2/27/18

What to Watch This Spring: 20 Exciting New TV Shows ………… 2/26/18

NBA Midseason Experts Survey: How Will the Season Play Out? …… 2/23/18

Billy Graham Was Not a Hero ………… 2/21/18

The Great 2018 NBA Tankathon Is Officially Here ………… 2/20/18

Fix the NBA All-Star Game with a 3-on-3 Tournament ………… 2/16/18

The Junction: Messy Cavs, Giants Retiring Bonds, Korean Unity …… 2/15/18

This Lent, Give Something Up By Taking Something On ………… 2/14/18

The 13 Most Ridiculously Named Winter Olympic Events ………… 2/13/18

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Jazz vs Blazers ………… 2/12/18

Grading Every NBA Team’s Decisions at the 2018 Trade Deadline …… 2/9/18

The Winter Olympics Are Silly and Ridiculous ………… 2/8/18

Celebrity Big Brother is Must-Watch Cross-Olympics Programming2/7/18

2017 NFL Season in Review and Lessons Learned ………… 2/6/18

25 Sneaky NBA Trade Deadline Targets Every Team Should Want …… 2/5/18

A Superb Ol’ Super Bowl Blowout Preview ………… 2/1/18

January 2018

The NBA Western Conference: A Snapshot after 50 Games ………… 1/31/18

The NBA Eastern Conference: A Snapshot after 50 Games ………… 1/30/18

Brandon Anderson 2017: Year in Review ………… 1/29/18

The Second Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/28/18

Cleveland Would Never Trade LeBron… But What If They Did? …… 1/26/18

Midseason NBA League Pass Watchability Rankings …… 1/22–26/18 The Least Watchable Teams, 30 to 16 … The Most Watchable Teams, 15 to 1

The Junction: Who Deserves Credit for New England’s Success? …… 1/24/18

POD: Ballin’ Without Borders: Are the Cavs Done? ………… 1/23/18

Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen to Philadelphia Again ………… 1/23/18

Will the Real NFL MVP Please Stand Up? ………… 1/19/18

Five NBA Trades So Crazy They Just Might Work ………… 1/18/18

For the Minnesota Vikings, What Happens after a Miracle? ……… 1/17/18

15 New Shows to Help Get You through the Long Cold Winter …… 1/16/18

NFL Divisional Round Preview and Picks ………… 1/11/18

Confessions of a Bama Hater: That Was Actually Pretty Cool ………… 1/9/18

The Junction: What Was the Biggest Sports Story of 2017? ………… 1/5/18

The 25 Best Things I Watched, Read, and Heard in 2017 ………… 1/4/18

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview and Picks ………… 1/3/18

The Best Thing I Did in 2017 ………… 1/2/18

December 2017

Week 17 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 12/28/17

The Definitive NBA City Edition Jersey Rankings ………… 12/27/17

NFL Christmas! Week 16 Picks against the Spread ………… 12/21/17

The Official 2017 NBA Christmas Wish List ………… 12/20/17

10 Players to Stash in Your Fantasy Football Keeper League ……… 12/19/17

Week 15 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 12/15/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Suns vs Kings ………… 12/13/17

The NBA Western Conference: A Snapshot after 25 Games ……… 12/12/17

The NBA Eastern Conference: A Snapshot after 25 Games ……… 12/11/17

Week 14 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 12/10/17

In Defense of This Week’s Seemingly Terrible Survivor Game Play12/7/17

The Junction: Derrick Rose and Mental Health in Today’s Game12/7/17

The Quarter Season Western Conference NBA All-Stars ………… 12/6/17

The Quarter Season Eastern Conference NBA All-Stars ………… 12/5/17

November 2017

Week 13 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 11/30/17

Alabama Does Not Deserve a College Football Playoff Spot ……… 11/27/17

Week 12 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 11/25/17

The Junction: SVG, Arthur, and the Ball Family ………… 11/23/17

The Totally Official Thanksgiving Draft of Stuff ………… 11/22/17

Press Basketball Roundtable Vol. 1: The First Stretch ………… 11/22/17

Week 12 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 11/21/17

10 Players to Sell before Your Fantasy Football Trade Deadline …… 11/21/17

20 Last Minute Fantasy Football Trade Deadline Targets ………… 11/20/17

Where Have All the Good Quarterbacks Gone? ………… 11/16/17

Week 11 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 11/14/17

Ranking the NBA Second Bananas — and Why It Matters ………… 11/13/17

7 College Football Playoff Contenders that Control Their Destiny11/12/17

Remembering the Insanely Talented 2001 Miami Hurricanes …… 11/11/17

Week 10 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 11/10/17

280 Characters that Suck Even Worse than Twitter ………… 11/9/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Grizzlies vs Blazers ………… 11/8/17

Week 10 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 11/7/17

Baptism and Massacre on All Saints Day ………… 11/6/17

Week 9 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 11/2/17

Which NBA Team Has the Worst Best Player in 2017–18? ………… 11/1/17

October 2017

Week 9 Fantasy Football Trick or Treat ………… 10/31/17

The 12 College Football Teams that Can Still Make the Playoff …… 10/30/17

Week 8 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 10/26/17

We Watched It So You Didn’t Have To: Magic vs Nets ………… 10/25/17

Week 8 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 10/24/17

Week 7 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 10/20/17

Who is the 2017–18 NBA League Pass MVP? ………… 10/19/17

The NBA is Back! 69 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2017 Season10/18/17

Week 7 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 10/17/17

2017–18 NBA Betting Guide: All You Need to Dominate Vegas …… 10/16/17

The 12 College Football Contenders After All the Upsets ………… 10/15/17

The Official 2017 NBA League Pass Rankings, Part II ………… 10/12/17

Week 6 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 10/11/17

Week 6 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 10/10/17

Sometimes We Kneel ………… 10/9/17

Week 5 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 10/6/17

The Official 2017 NBA League Pass Watchability Rankings ………… 10/5/17

One Last Cubs Deep Dive As We Prepare to Defend the Title ……… 10/4/17

Week 5 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 10/3/17

Post-September College Football Top 12 Rankings ………… 10/2/17

September 2017

Week 4 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/28/17

Week 4 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 9/26/17

20 New Fall Shows You’ll Definitely Love (or Maybe Hate) ………… 9/25/17

The Great 2017 EuroBasket NBA Manifesto ………… 9/21/17

Week 3 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/20/17

Week 3 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 9/19/17

Which 0–2 NFL Team Will Still Make the Playoffs? ………… 9/18/17

Week 2 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/15/17

Who Will Win Sunday’s 2017 Emmy Awards? ………… 9/13/17

Week 2 Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 9/12/17

Remembering 9/11 — The Unusual Courage of Todd Beamer ……… 9/11/17

Week 1 NFL Picks against the Spread ………… 9/9/17

The Ultimate 2017 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ………… 9/7/17

50 Little Things I Did to Lose 50 Pounds ………… 9/6/17

2017 NFL Betting Guide: Everything You Need to Dominate Vegas9/6/17

Who is This Year’s Worst to First NFL Team? ………… 9/5/17

One Final Cubs Check-In with Only a Month to Go ………… 9/4/17

Everything You Need to Dominate Your Fantasy League ………… 9/1/17

August 2017

The Best NBA Over/Under Bets for the 2017 Season ………… 8/31/17

20 Fantasy Football Sleepers that Could Save Your Season ………… 8/30/17

ADP Master: Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft ……… 8/25–9/1/17 4 QBs to Target4 QBs to Avoid6 RBs to Target6 RBs to Avoid 6 WRs to Target6 WRs to Avoid4 TEs to Target4 TEs to Avoid

How to Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft Using ADP ………… 8/28/17

Who Won the Champions League Draw? ………… 8/24/17

The Cleveland Cavaliers Just Fleeced the Boston Celtics ………… 8/23/17

Three Sleeper Tight Ends to Snag on Draft Day ………… 8/22/17

The 15 Greatest Eclipses in Sports History ………… 8/21/17

Derek Carr Is a Boring Pick. Is He a Good One? ………… 8/19/17

Let Matt Ryan Keep on Sliding on Draft Day ………… 8/17/17

The Official 2017 NBA Redraft Rounds 1–3 ………… 8/16/17

Will Allen Robinson Ruin Your Fantasy Season Again? ………… 8/15/17

How Does the Sammy Watkins Trade Shake Up Fantasy Football?8/14/17

The Great 2017–18 Premier League Blowout Preview ………… 8/10/17

The 25 Best Players in the NBA Right Now ………… 8/9/17

Checking in on the Cubs through the Second Trimester ………… 8/7/17

NBA Franchise Core Rankings from Worst to First ………… 8/3/17

July 2017

8 Key NFL Training Camp Situations to Monitor ………… 7/31/17

Unpacking the Hidden Details behind the NBA’s Newest Contracts7/24/17

The Great 2017 NBA Summer League Manifesto ………… 7/18/17

Carmelo Anthony Is Definitely Getting Traded Soon — But Where?7/13/17

An All-Star Break Deep Dive on a Frustrating Cubs First Half ……… 7/12/17

25 NBA Offseason Winners and Losers ………… 7/10/17

Taking Every Team’s Pulse after Opening Weekend of Free Agency7/3/17

June 2017

Everything You Need to Know about 2017 NBA Free Agency ……… 6/29/17

2017 NBA Draft Analysis for Every NBA Team ………… 6/27/17

25 Wonky NBA Award Votes You Already Forgot About ………… 6/26/17

The Arc Digital 2017 NBA Draft Big Board ………… 6/22/17

Seth’s Draft House — The NBA Draft: It’s Kind of a Long Story …… 6/21/17

Five Sleeper NBA Teams that Could Trade for Paul George ………… 6/19/17

Seth’s Draft House — The Most Interesting Man in the Draft ……… 6/17/17

Arc Digital 2017 NBA Mock Draft 1.0 ………… 6/14/17

What Are the Best and Worst Finals Games of LeBron’s Career? …… 6/12/17

LeBron Optimistic He Can Still Lose at Least 5–7 More NBA Finals6/8/17

All I Want in Life Is More “Jalen vs Everybody” ………… 6/7/17

Jonathan Isaac Is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA Draft ……… 6/6/17

Checking in on the Cubs through the First Trimester ………… 6/5/17

Michael Jordan Was One Thing LeBron Can Never Be: INVINCIBLE6/1/17

May 2017

50 Little Reasons to Be Excited for These NBA Finals ………… 5/31/17

Why Did I Just Watch 11.22.63? ………… 5/30/17

Were Any of Last Year’s NBA Free Agency Deals Actually Good? …… 5/25/17

The Shortened NFL Overtime Rule is Stupid and Pointless ………… 5/24/17

Everything You Need for the Survivor Game Changers Finale ……… 5/23/17

Who Would Make 4th Team All NBA? Or 15th Team or 30th? …… 5/19/17

Master of None is a Portrait of Modern Romance ………… 5/15/17

Is LaVar Ball the Worst LaVar in the History of LaVars? ………… 5/18/17

Everything You Need to Know about the NBA Draft Lottery ………… 5/16/17

Finally, The Rock Has Come Back… to Washington, D.C. ………… 5/11/17

Is This the Least Competitive NBA Postseason Ever? ………… 5/9/17

Let’s Play Two… Hours Longer Than Anyone Asked For ………… 5/8/17

The Cub We Forgot to Celebrate ………… 5/5/17

Checking In on the Cubs Halfway through the First Trimester ……… 5/4/17

A Brief Oral History of the Worst Nicknames in the NBA ………… 5/3/17

NFL Draft Recap and Fantasy Football Fallout ………… 5/1/17

April 2017

NFL Draft Round One Recap and Weekend Preview ………… 4/28/17

What to Watch For in a Wild 2017 NFL Draft ………… 4/27/17

The Optics of Drafting an NFL Quarterback ………… 4/26/17

The 15 Best Individual Efforts of the NBA Playoffs So Far ………… 4/25/17

Ray Hudson Just Had Himself a Messigasm ………… 4/24/17

Westbrook Just Had One of the Greatest Playoff Games in History4/20/17

Drop Your Buffs! The Survivor Game Changers Merge is Here ……… 4/19/17

The Super Official 2016–17 NBA Awards ………… 4/18/17

This is the End: Russell Westbrook vs the World ………… 4/14/17

What Happens When We Get the NBA MVP Wrong? ………… 4/12/17

Joel Embiid Is Definitely Your NBA Rookie of the Year ………… 4/11/17

The Absurdity of Triple-Doubles & the Incredible ‘17 NBA Season4/10/17

The 2016–17 Tim Duncan All Stars ………… 4/7/17

Serge & Brandon Pick the Best NBA Nickname: Championship ……… 4/6/17

You Should Listen to Sports Podcasts: 15 You’ll Probably Love ……… 4/4/17

Serge & Brandon Pick the Best NBA Nickname: Round Two ………… 4/3/17

March 2017

POD: Flagrant 2 — NBA Nicknames, March Madness, & More …… 3/31/17

You Should Listen to Podcasts: 20 You’ll Definitely Maybe Love …… 3/30/17

15 Cities the NFL Will Likely Expand to Next ………… 3/28/17

Serge & Brandon Pick the Best NBA Nickname: Round One ……… 3/28/17

Was That the Craziest Tribal Council in Survivor History? ………… 3/23/17

Can March Madness History Predict the Final Four? ………… 3/21/17

What’s the Best Nickname in the NBA? ………… 3/20/17

Survivor: Week 1 Takeaways and a Look Ahead ………… 3/16/17

Using History to Unlock the Perfect March Madness Bracket ……… 3/15/17

Spice Up March Madness with a Fantasy Draft or Survivor Pool …… 3/13/17

Brandon Anderson: 2016 Year in Review ………… 3/12/17

Who Improved Their Fantasy Value in NFL Free Agency? ………… 3/10/17

Why You NEED to Watch Survivor: Game Changers ………… 3/8/17

A Look Back at Survivor: Thailand and Guatemala ………… 3/4/17

So What Exactly Does the Kevin Durant Injury Mean? ………… 3/1/17

February 2017

Ranking Every NBA Team’s Trade Deadline Decisions ………… 2/27/17

The First-Half Story for Every NBA Team in One Stat ………… 2/23/17

A Look Back at Survivor: Thailand and Guatemala ………… 3/4/17

NBA Trade Deadline: Available Big Men ………… 2/17/17

NBA Trade Deadline: Available Wings ………… 2/16/17

NBA Trade Deadline: Available Point Guards ………… 2/15/17

Grading the Serge Ibaka Trade ………… 2/14/17

NBA Trade Deadline: Buyers and Sellers ………… 2/13/17

What Does the Jabari Parker Injury Mean? ………… 2/9/17

A Look Back at Survivor: The Amazon ………… 2/8/17

A Tale of Two Super Bowls ………… 2/6/17

Zach LaVine Injury Could Be a Blessing in Disguise ………… 2/4/17

The 25 Greatest Super Bowl Ads & Their Secret Hidden Messages2/3/17

LeBron James Is Playing Way Too Many Minutes ………… 2/1/17

January 2017

How to Fix the 48-Team World Cup ………… 1/31/17

The First Annual NBA Royal Rumble ………… 1/30/17

Trade Machine: Finding the Right Carmelo Anthony Trade ……… 1/27/17

#TrustTheProcess — Our NBA All Star Selection, That Is ………… 1/26/17

Revisionist History: A 2014 NBA Redraft ………… 1/26/17

How We’d Fix It: Minnesota Timberwolves Solutions ………… 1/25/17

NBA Mid-Season #AlternativeFacts Awards ………… 1/24/17

How We’d Fix It: Minnesota Timberwolves Problems ………… 1/23/17

Hope and Lemons on Inauguration Day ………… 1/20/17

The Definitive Midseason NBA League Pass Rankings Part II ……… 1/19/17

The Definitive Midseason NBA League Pass Rankings ……… 1/18/17

The NBA Has a Spelling Problem ………… 1/16/17

Who is the True Leader of the Golden State Warriors? ………… 1/12/17

What Was Your Favorite NBA Moment in 2017? ………… 1/11/17

Osweiler v. Cook: Worst Playoff QB Matchup This Century? ………… 1/9/17

12 Super Bowl Contenders Enter, One Leaves ………… 1/5/17

25 Movies, Books, and TV Shows I Absolutely Loved in 2016 ……… 1/4/17

What Was Your Favorite Non-NBA Moment of 2016? ………… 1/4/17

Which NBA Player Makes a Leap in 2017? ………… 1/3/17

RIP NBA Twenty Sixteen (2016–2016) ………… 1/3/17

What Was the Best NBA Moment of 2016? ………… 1/2/17

December 2016

15 More Bowl Games to Add to the College Football Schedule …… 12/30/16

What Every NFL Team Is Rooting for in Week 17 ………… 12/28/16

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: Warriors-Cavs Preview ………… 12/24/16

The First Noel: Righting a Christmas Wrong ………… 12/23/16

50 Players to Snag in your Fantasy Football Keeper League ……… 12/21/16

Keepers of the Faith: When Football Rivalry Becomes Holy War12/20/16

Is the 8-Seed in the Western Conference Actually Up for Grabs?12/19/16

Even Your Terrible Team Can Still Make the 2017 Playoffs ……… 12/16/16

Everything You Need to Know about the NFL Playoff Picture …… 12/14/16

Why Do All the Big Soccer Finals Suck? ………… 12/12/16

What We’ve We Learned about the College Football Playoff Ranks … 12/9/16

How Many Injured Football Players Will Finally Be Too Many? …… 12/6/16

Maybe Ron Rivera Should Fine Himself ………… 12/5/16

Draymond Green is the Most Important Player in the NBA ………… 12/1/16

November 2016

Michigan Should Absolutely Make the College Football Playoff11/29/16

The Big Denver Broncos Strategic Decision that Went Awry ……… 11/28/16

So… Are Sports a Religion? ………… 11/22/16

So What Do We Do with All These Missed Extra Points? ………… 11/21/16

Enough with the Monstars! Remake the Space Jam Tune Squad11/18/16

Trade Deadline Fantasy Football Buy or Sell ………… 11/15/16

The Curious Case of Gregory Oden ………… 11/14/16

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: A Cubs Life ………… 11/2/16

October 2016

Ranking the Second Best Player on Each NBA Team ………… 10/31/16

Which NBA Team Has the Worst Best Player in 2016–17? ……… 10/28/16

Why Every Single NBA Team is Worth Watching in 2016–17 …… 10/26/16

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: A Cubs Life ………… 10/22/16

Who Can Prevent a Warriors-Cavs Trilogy? ………… 10/20/16

Last Chance Saloon: The Sports Suicide Squad ………… 10/13/16

Who Will Win This Year’s NBA Rookie of the Year? ………… 10/10/16

So You Want to Be a Minnesota Vikings Fan… Why? ………… 10/6/16

What If There Was a Basketball Ryder Cup? ………… 10/3/16

September 2016

Who Is the Worst Donald in the History of the World? ………… 9/26/16

What If the Cleveland Browns Started a Different QB Each Week?9/22/16

20 New Shows You’ll Definitely Maybe Love (or Hate) ………… 9/18/16

Why These Cubs Will End the Curse that Never Was ………… 9/15/16

The 10 Most Remarkable Individual NBA Seasons Ever #Hoop109/14/16

Remembering 9/11 — The Unusual Courage of Todd Beamer ……… 9/11/16

The Ultimate 2016 Opening Day NFL Quarterback Rankings ……… 9/9/16

It’s Here! 25 Big Predictions for the 2016 NFL Season ………… 9/8/16

Who Is This Year’s Worst to First NFL Team? ………… 9/6/16

Sorry Vikings Fans — Sam Bradford Sucks ………… 9/4/16

Fantasy Football Draft Dominator ………… 8/30–9/2/16 Quarterbacks and Tight Ends …… Running Backs …… Wide Receivers

August 2016

This is what it’s like to be a Vikings fan today and every other God forsaken day in this horrible sports universe ………… 8/30/16

It’s Time to Put the Fun Back in Fantasy Football ………… 8/29/16

When Team USA Bronze was Good as Gold ………… 8/24/16

What the Rest of the World Did in Rio While You Watched NBC … 8/22/16

Make the Olympics Great Again!!! ……… 8/17/16

What If Every Country Could Only Send One Olympian? ……… 8/16/16

For Leicester City, What Happens AFTER Happily Ever After? ……… 8/12/16

American Women are Saving Men’s Butts Yet Again ………… 8/9/16

Rio Olympics 2016 What To Watch For ………… 8/6–14/16 Aug 6–7Aug 8Aug 9Aug 10Aug 11–12Aug 13–14

Ranking the #AllTimeNBADraft Rosters ………… 8/5/16

Is the Dream Team about to Become a Nightmare Again? ………… 8/4/16

Is Harrison Barnes the Worst Pro Basketball Olympian Ever? ………… 8/1/16

July 2016

A Legend in Purple and Gold: The Legacy of Denny Green ………… 7/28/16

Which 5 Teams Won the NBA Offseason and Which 5 Lost? ……… 7/26/16

The 10 Best and Worst Contracts of 2016 NBA Free Agency ……… 7/25/16

The Eternal NBA Summer: 25 Players to Know ………… 7/20/16

The Great 2016 NBA Summer League Manifesto ………… 7/18/16

Debunking the L Words in Sports — Loyalty and Legacy ………… 7/17/16

Power Rankings: The 12 Months of Sports from Worst to First …… 7/13/16

Why Do We Always Root Against Serena and Ronaldo? ………… 7/11/16

10 Possible Destinations for Russell Westbrook ………… 7/6/16

Durant Should Definitely Sign with GSW… I Sure Hope He Doesn’t …7/3/16

10 Teams Kevin Durant Would Improve Immediately ………… 7/1/16

June 2016

8 Fascinating Under the Radar NBA Free Agents ………… 6/30/16

The 10 Most Interesting Open Starting Positions in the NBA ……… 6/30/16

Building the “Other” Dream Team: Remaking the USMNT ………… 6/28/16

NBA Draft ………… 6/23–24/16 Star TalentsSleepers & BustsIntangibles Winners & Losers

The 24 Best U.S. Cities to Be a Sports Fan ………… 6/22/16

Steph and Lebron: My Twitterverse Journey ………… 6/20/16

A Sports Narrative Palate Cleanser ………… 6/18/16

Would the Warriors beat the 72–10 Bulls, Showtime Lakers, or These Other Historically Great Teams? ………… 6/13/16

June Madness?! Turning June Soccer into a Summer Pool ……… 6/9/16

Everything You Ever Needed to Know about the 2016 Euros ……… 6/7/16

My Grandmother and Muhammad Ali ………… 6/4/16

10 New Ways to Appreciate the One-Man Dynasty that is LeBron…… 6/2/16





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