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Cap’n Kielar’s Best Bets 12/4: Conference Championship Weekend

We have now hit the conference championship weekend of the college football season. That went by in a flash didn’t it? With that in mind, it is a very important betting weekend before the bowl games and College Football Playoff get here. Let’s take a look at the best bets to make for these games as Christmas looms near. 

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Damico’s Depository: Week 8 CFB Locks

Welcome back to my weekly college football game picks and locks! Last week, I struggled with my locks, going 4-4. That makes me 11-7 (61.1% success rate) on the year. I’m out for redemption this week. I’ve got eight more locks for you guys this week.

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Woz’s NFL Notebook: Russell Wilson emerges as the MVP favorite

There’s no shortage of talking points from Week 6 of the NFL.  This edition of my notebook features several quarterbacks making the headlines for different reasons. The Los Angeles Chargers stink, Dan Quinn’s seat is hot and the Carolina Panthers pound the ground in London. Russell Wilson is an MVP candidate, and a brilliant San Francisco 49ers performance concludes this edition of Woz’s NFL notebook.

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NBA scout weighs in on Heat’s playoff chances

Last season, the Miami Heat missed the playoffs for the third time in the past five seasons.  In order to improve their chances for this upcoming season, the Heat acquired all-star Jimmy Butler in a sign and trade from Philadelphia 76ers.  Miami traded Josh Richardson to the 76ers for Butler and also moved Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Meyers Leonard. With Butler in the fold, the Heat are likely to be better.

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Juwan Howard to interview for Wolves Head Coaching position

Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard will interview for the head coaching position in Minnesota this week, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Buffalo Bills continue to build on their foundation by selecting Ed Oliver

The Buffalo Bills’ selection of Ed Oliver to add him to one of the top defenses in the league can only make the unit stronger, giving Sean McDermott his disruptive defensive tackle, writes Kieth Domon.

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The Scorecrow Top 100 NFL Players #40-21

The writers at TheScorecrow.com decided to get together and come up with their version of a Top 100 NFL players from the 2018 season. Each writer was invited to submit a ranked list of their top 25 NFL players. The votes were then counted using a weighted average method. This means that a 1st place vote was worth more than a 25th place vote.

Players ranked 1st on a list received 25 points, 2nd = 24 points and so on down to 1 point for a 25th place vote. Each players points were added up and then listed from least to most to generate our list of top 100 players. The top few players were fairly common on all the lists, but after that it was interesting. We hope you enjoy our rankings and would love to read your comments on our list. Special thanks to Beth Sullivan for tabulating the votes and getting this project together.

TheScorecrow.com Writers

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Tobias Harris Headed East

TUESDAY NIGHT
The Los Angeles Clippers squared off against the Charlotte Hornets. Los Angeles would come away with the 117-115 victory thanks to a Tobias Harris buzzer beater. Harris would have 34 points while going 13-of-21 from the field as well as making six three-pointers.

Then, Tobias Harris got traded to Philadelphia…

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Way Too Early 2019 NFL Mock Draft

The 2018 NFL regular season is just barely halfway over, yet it is never too early for an NFL mock draft. Plenty will change between now and the draft in April and by no means can Gio or myself see into the future. Both of us made 16 selections each and please remember we hate your team.

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