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Pigskin Predictions

I went 11-4 last week putting me at 57-31 for the season. There were not too many surprises this week. Kansas City’s loss leaves them not a clear #1 anymore. And the Patriots seem to be coming around as they…

Pigskin Predictions

At 5-9 last week it was probably the worst week I ever tried to predict. There was no rhyme or reason to the teams that won. It would have been easier flipping a coin. Overall I am 46-27. Kansas City…

Pigskin Predictions

I was 11-3 in football picks this week putting my overall record at 41-18. Who would have thought after 5 weeks that the Patriots would be average, the Giants winless and the Jaguars would destroy Pittsburgh. Football is unpredictable. Philadelphia…

Pigskin Predictions

I was 11-5 last week to put me at 30-15 for the year. A few surprises so far this season. I am surprised to see the Giants still winless at this point. I am surprised that Dallas is not as…

Pigskin Predictions

I went 8-6 in week 2. Not too good. I am 19-10 on the season. Here are my week 4 picks. Green Bay 24, Chicago 13 – Packers should dominate New Orleans 27, Miami 17 – Saints have advantage Buffalo…

Pigskin Predictions

I opened the season at 11-4. Was the Patriots loss shocking? I was shocked, but now at least no one can wonder if they will have a perfect season. They certainly did not look Super Bowl bound. In fact, they…

Pigskin Predictions

It’s time to pick football teams. Last year I finished the season 173-81. This year I hope to do even better. New England 35, Kansas City 21 – The Patriots will score plenty of points. Can the Chiefs keep up….

Pinstripe Press

I have dreaded writing this because I realize every time I write a pinstripe press I sound very negative. I think it is because I expect more from this team. The first part of the season was so outstanding. There…

Pinstripe Press

I was very happy to see Aaron Judge moved down the lineup on Tuesday night. I would have benched him at least a day and then made the move. I also would have moved him to at least fifth. Manager…

Children’s Charities Tennis Classic

The 39th annual Children’s Charities Tennis Classic began play last Friday at Walnut Hill Park in New Britain that saw play in the Boys 14’s singles, Boys 16’s singles, Girls Open, and boys 18’s. In Boys 14’s singles, the championship…