Sunday, January 20, 2013

NFL Picks: Conference Championships

NFC:

49ers @ FALCONS

AFC:

Ravens @ PATRIOTS

Saturday, January 12, 2013

NFL Picks: Playoffs -Divisional Round

Saturday

Ravens @ BRONCOS
PACKERS @ 49ers

Sunday

Seahawks @ FALCONS
Texans @ PATRIOTS

Monday, January 7, 2013

Grading the WCHA Uniforms: Alaska Anchorage

I will be posting a critique and grade of the hockey uniforms of the WCHA teams. Each of the 12 teams will be graded, in alphabetical order. There will be five categories, awarded points with a maximum of 10. A total out of 50 will be multiplied by two to get a total score out of 100.

Alaska Anchorage Seawolves

Alaska Anchorage gets limited coverage on the national level compared to the other WCHA teams. Yet in my opinion, they have a fantastic uniform set that deserves to be seen. The home and road jerseys feature the abstract seawolf logo as the primary crest. I'm not the biggest fan of said logo, but it's kind of neat and I find it to be a nice change of pace compared to the modern logos of today. Green helmets and breezers are worn with both jerseys.

The white homes are very sharp, green-heavy with the shoulder yoke, and classic triple striping on the sleeves and hems. I'm not completely sold on the number font, but it works.


The road green jersey matches the home white, reversing the colors. The white shoulder yoke offsets what would be a very green-heavy look on the road. The numbers work a little better on the green jersey than the white, and the overall look is solid.


The Seawolves' alternate jersey is where they lose me. It is a white jersey featuring 'Seawolves' diagonally down the front. I'm not against the concept, but I don't care for the font they chose. It is the same font as the numbers, which makes perfect sense, but I would have rather seen them go with a more retro look, using block-based numbers and letters. The jersey design is extremely basic, but somewhat unique. The color balance isn't great, far to much green compared to yellow. Unfortunately, this look is way too bland, and falls short for me.


Overall, I am a fan of Alaska Anchorage's look on the ice. The logo could use a slight upgrade but the home and road set is solid. I'd rather see something different for the alternate.

Logos/Crests: 7/10
Fonts/Numbers: 7/10
Home Design: 8/10
Road Design: 8/10
Alternate Design: 5/10

Total: 35/50

Score: 70

Saturday, January 5, 2013

NFL Picks: Playoffs -Wild-Card Weekend

Saturday

BENGALS @ Texans
Vikings @ PACKERS

Sunday

COLTS @ Ravens
Seahawks @ REDSKINS

Friday, December 7, 2012

NFL Picks: Weeks 14-17

Week 17

Sunday

Buccaneers @ FALCONS
Jets @ BILLS
RAVENS @ Bengals
Browns @ STEELERS
BEARS @ Lions
Jaguars @ TITANS
Eagles @ GIANTS
Panthers @ SAINTS
TEXANS @ Colts
Packers @ VIKINGS
Rams @ SEAHAWKS
Dolphins @ PATRIOTS
Chiefs @ BRONCOS
Raiders @ CHARGERS
Cardinals @ 49ERS

Sunday Night

Cowboys @ REDSKINS


Week 16

Saturday Night

FALCONS @ Lions

Sunday

Raiders @ PANTHERS
Bills @ DOLPHINS
Bengals @ STEELERS
PATRIOTS @ Jaguars
COLTS @ Chiefs
SAINTS @ Cowboys
REDSKINS @ Eagles
Rams @ BUCCANEERS
CHARGERS @ Jets
Titans @ PACKERS
Vikings @ TEXANS
Browns @ BRONCOS
BEARS @ Cardinals
Giants @ RAVENS

Sunday Night

49ERS @ Seahawks


Week 15

Thursday Night

BENGALS @ Eagles

Sunday

PACKERS @ Bears
Colts @ TEXANS
BRONCOS @ Ravens
Jaguars @ DOLPHINS
REDSKINS @ Browns
VIKINGS @ Rams
Buccaneers @ SAINTS
Giants @ FALCONS
SEAHAWKS @ Bills
Panthers @ CHARGERS
LIONS @ Cardinals
Chiefs @ RAIDERS
STEELERS @ Cowboys

Sunday Night

49ers @ PATRIOTS

Monday Night

Jets @ TITANS


Week 14

Thursday Night

BRONCOS @ Raiders

Sunday

RAVENS @ Redskins
COWBOYS @ Bengals
RAMS @ Bills
Eagles @ BUCCANEERS
FALCONS @ Panthers
Chiefs @ BROWNS
Chargers @ STEELERS
Titans @ COLTS
Jets @ JAGUARS
BEARS @ Vikings
Dolphins @ 49ERS
Cardinals @ SEAHAWKS
Saints @ GIANTS

SundayNight

Lions @ PACKERS

Monday Night

Texans @ PATRIOTS

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

NFL Picks: Week 13

Thursday Night

Saints @ FALCONS

Sunday

Seahawks @ BEARS
TEXANS @ Titans
PATRIOTS @ Dolphins
JAGUARS @ Bills
COLTS @ Lions
PANTHERS @ Chiefs
Vikings @ PACKERS
49ERS @ Rams
Cardinals @ JETS
Buccaneers @ BRONCOS
Steelers @ RAVENS
Bengals @ CHARGERS
BROWNS @ Raiders

Sunday Night

Eagles @ COWBOYS

Monday Night

GIANTS @ Redskins

Thursday, November 22, 2012

NFL Picks: Week 12

Thursday

TEXANS @ Lions
Redskins @ COWBOYS
PATRIOTS @ Jets

Sunday

Vikings @ BEARS
Raiders @ BENGALS
STEELERS @ Browns
Bills @ COLTS
BRONCOS @ Chiefs
SEAHAWKS @ Dolphins
FALCONS @ Buccaneers
Titans @ JAGUARS
RAVENS @ Chargers
Rams @ CARDINALS
49ERS @ Saints

Sunday Night

PACKERS @ Giants

Monday Night

PANTHERS @ Eagles

Thursday, November 15, 2012

NFL Picks: Week 11

Thursday Night

DOLPHINS @ Bills

Sunday

Cardinals @ FALCONS
Browns @ COWBOYS
PACKERS @ Lions
BENGALS @ Chiefs
Eagles @ REDSKINS
BUCCANEERS @ Panthers
Jaguars @ TEXANS
Jets @ RAMS
SAINTS @ Raiders
Chargers @ BRONCOS
Colts @ PATRIOTS

Sunday Night

RAVENS @ Steelers

Monday Night

BEARS @ 49ers

Byes: Titans, Vikings, Giants, Seahawks

Thursday, November 8, 2012

NFL Picks: Week 10

Thursday Night

COLTS @ Jaguars

Sunday

Chargers @ BUCCANEERS
Titans @ DOLPHINS
Bills @ PATRIOTS
Raiders @ RAVENS
BRONCOS @ Panthers
GIANTS @ Bengals
Lions @ VIKINGS
FALCONS @ Saints
JETS @ Seahawks
COWBOYS @ Eagles
Rams @ 49ERS

Sunday Night

Texans @ BEARS

Monday Night

Chiefs @ STEELERS

NFL Picks: Week 9

Thursday Night

Chiefs @ CHARGERS

Sunday

Cardinals @ PACKERS
LIONS @ Jaguars
BEARS @ Titans
BRONCOS @ Bengals
Panthers @ REDSKINS
RAVENS @ Browns
Dolphins @ COLTS
Bills @ TEXANS
VIKINGS @ Seahawks
BUCCANEERS @ Raiders
Steelers @  GIANTS

Sunday Night

Cowboys @ FALCONS

Monday Night

Eagles @ SAINTS

Byes: Rams, Patriots, Jets, 49ers