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The Green Bay Packers’ receiving group is pretty much full. The question is, who will step up and fill the No. 3 spot behind Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling? Allen Lazard has a real chance this year, but injuries have held him back. The same goes for Equanimeous St. Brown. Malik Taylor also has a shot with a solid training camp and preseason. But the most likely … [Read more...] about Better Packers Receiver In 2021: Devin Funchess or Amari Rodgers?
The Minnesota Twins still had to fill out the back end of their rotation as they entered the final weeks of the offseason. Jake Odorizzi and Rich Hill were likely to depart in free agency, and they couldn’t rely on some of their top prospects who may have been ready if there had been a minor league season last year. The Twins responded by signing J.A. Happ and Matt Shoemaker to … [Read more...] about How Are Key Pitchers Minnesota Missed Out On In Free Agency Faring?
There aren’t many times during the calendar year when the Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers demand more attention than the Green Bay Packers. But with the Brewers in the hunt for an NL Central crown and the Bucks searching for their first NBA title in 50 years, the Packers have moved to an unfamiliar spot on the back burner. Now, a tweet about a certain quarterback’s plans … [Read more...] about If the Packers Were a Basketball Team
Locks MLB – Orioles/Blue Jays Over 10.5 (-110): 6:05 PM CT on SN1 The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles just played a series that saw them score a combined 36 runs in a 3-game set this weekend. The highest-scoring game of the series was a 10-7 Blue Jays win that featured both of tonight’s starting pitchers, who are carrying ERA’s north of 6.00 this season. Anthony Kay, a … [Read more...] about Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 6/24
The Minnesota Vikings were one of the league’s worst pass-blocking teams two years ago, ranking 27th in the NFL. To rectify this, Rick Spielman drafted Boise State left tackle Ezra Cleveland in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft. The two-time first-team All-Mountain West lineman only missed one game in college figures to help bolster the Vikings offensive line. So how did … [Read more...] about Is Ezra Cleveland Another Brian O’Neill?
SAINT PAUL, MN – Austin FC had a mountain to climb before a ball was even kicked in this latest encounter in Minnesota. ATX made 4 changes to their starting XI before kick-off, largely out of necessity to rest players following a grueling road schedule and with midweek/weekends games coming thick and fast over the next few weeks. Then, right before kick-off, they lost their … [Read more...] about Austin FC fail to scale Wonderwall in Minnesota 2-0
Locks NBA Hawks +8 (-110) @ Bucks: 7:30 PM CT on TNT There’s really not a lot to be taken away from the regular season series between these teams that can be applied to the postseason. Injuries to key players, lots of roster plus coaching changes for the Atlanta Hawks, and Trae Young only played in one of the three games. Therefore, I’m throwing that season series away and … [Read more...] about Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 6/23
Major League Baseball has gotten itself into quite the sticky situation. On Monday, the league began its increased inspection of pitchers to crackdown on the use of foreign substances on game balls. Players use this as a grip aid, increasing the velocity, spin rate, and nastiness of their pitches. Of course, this has been a rule for decades, so why is the league cracking down … [Read more...] about The Place Beyond the Pine Tar