Chapter 66: The Raven Appears

Originally posted on MUIRIN PROJECT – A JOURNAL:
797 AD (26 Years Ago), Mouth of the Shannon River Brynhildr looked up from Hrokr’s wounds and smiled back at him until she heard a yell. More arrows fired, raining down upon the deck with one finding its target in Riagan’s arm. Another embedded itself in Murtagh’s…

One Thing Every NHL Team has to be Thankful for this Year

American Thanksgiving is traditionally the time of the NHL season in which teams take stock of where they are in the standings and make moves as response. Generally, by this point in the season teams have set themselves apart as playoffs teams or not and tend to stay near the position they are currently in….

NHL Overreaction Theatre

We are now approaching the quarter-mark of the NHL season and getting the place where we have an idea of what teams are. Typically American Thanksgiving in late November is the date used to determine which teams will be in the playoffs and which ones will miss out. Although the season is more than a…

Taking Over NHL Teams – Middle Tier

A couple of weeks ago on the Hockey PDO Cast, host Dimitri Filipovic and guest Jonathan Willis ranked all 31 NHL franchises in terms of which teams they would most like to take over as general manager. After listening to the episode, I thought it would be a fun exercise to give my take on…

Week 11 College Football Results

Rank Team Opponent Result 1 Georgia Bulldogs (9-0) At 10 Auburn Tigers (7-2) L 17-40 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0) At 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs (7-2) W 31-24 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-1) At 7 Miami Hurricanes (8-0) L 8-41 4 Clemson Tigers (8-1) Vs Florida State Seminoles (3-5) W 31-14 5 Oklahoma Sooners…

Week 11 College Football Pick ’em

Teams Date and Time Location Spread Spread pick ‘em Straight up 9 Washington (8-1) @ Stanford (6-3) Fri 11/10 10:30 pm Stanford Stadium Stanford, CA WSH -6.5 Stanford Stanford Rutgers (4-5) @ 14 Penn State (7-2) Sat 11/11 12:00 pm Beaver Stadium University Park, PA PSU -31 Rutgers Penn State Indiana (3-6) @ Illinois (2-7)…

Taking Over NHL Teams – Bottom Tier

A couple of weeks ago on the Hockey PDO Cast, host Dimitri Filipovic and guest Jonathan Willis ranked all 31 NHL franchises in terms of which teams they would most like to take over as general manager. After listening to the episode, I thought it would be a fun exercise to give my take on…

Week 11 CFP Rankings

Rank School Prev. Rank This Week’s Game 1 Georgia Bulldogs (9-0) 1 At 10 Auburn Tigers (7-2) 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0) 2 At 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs (7-2) 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-1) 3 At 7 Miami Hurricanes (8-0) 4 Clemson Tigers (8-1) 4 Vs Florida State Seminoles (3-5) 5 Oklahoma Sooners (8-1)…

My Take on the Matt Duchene Trade

The Trade Team Receives Gives Up Ottawa ·       C Matt Duchene ·       F Shane Bowers ·       G Andrew Hammond ·       2018 Protected 1st RD Pick ·       2019 3rd RD Pick   Nashville ·       C Kyle Turris – Agrees to a 6 year, $36 million extension ·       D Samuel Girard ·       LW Vladislav Kamenev ·       2018…

College Football Week 10 Pick ’em

Teams Date and Time Location Spread Spread pick ‘em Straight up 7 Penn State (7-1) @ 24 Michigan State (6-2) Sat 11/4 12:00 pm Spartan Stadium East Lansing, MI PSU -9.5 Penn State Penn State 9 Wisconsin (8-0) @ Indiana (3-5) Sat 11/4 12:00 pm Memorial Stadium Bloomington, IN WIS -13.5 Wisconsin Wisconsin Illinois (2-6)…

College Football Week 9 Top 25 Results

Rank Team Opponent Result 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0) Bye Week   2 Penn State Nittany Lions (7-0) At 6 Ohio State Buckeyes (6-1) L 38-39 3 Georgia Bulldogs (7-0) At Florida Gators (3-3) W 42-7 4 TCU Horned Frogs (7-0) At 25 Iowa State Cyclones (5-2) L 7-14 5 Wisconsin Badgers (7-0) At Illinois…

Penn State at Ohio State Preview

Game Information: #2 Penn State 7-0 (4-0) at #6 Ohio State 6-1 (4-0) Saturday 10/28 3:30 pm Ohio Stadium Columbus, OH TV Coverage: FOX Weather: 47 degrees, Rainy Line: OSU -6.5; O/U 57 Last Meeting: 2016 – Penn State won 24-21 Head Coaches: James Franklin: 4th year at Penn State: 56-30 overall, 32-15 at Penn…