The Morning Mando- May 25th

May 25, 2016

You’re reading The Morning Mando, a column released on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings about four of the most intriguing stories in sports. In today’s edition, I’m doubling up on Western Conference Finals articles once again because there is too much to talk about. But in addition to questioning Stephen Curry’s title as the best player in the game and discussing how great an upset we are watching, I’ll also…

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Lightning Round of MLB Fact or Fiction

May 20, 2016

Does Sportscenter still do fact or fiction? It can’t be a regular segment like it once was, but then again I’m not paying too much attention to Lyndsey Czarniak’s evening SC these days. Anyways, let’s play a little fact or fiction with some of the more intriguing storylines in baseball right now. Fact or Fiction: The Philadelphia Phillies Will Be Contending for a Playoff Spot Come September Fiction. I’m happy that…

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The Morning Mando- Friday, May 20th

May 20, 2016

You’re reading The Morning Mando, a column released on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings about four of the most intriguing stories in sports. In today’s edition, I take a break from analyzing the NBA’s Conference Finals and look ahead to who the best teams in the league will be three years from now. I’ll also take a stab at predicting the Preakness, play some MLB fact-or-fiction, and explain why the…

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Rapid Fire MLB Predictions- May 19th

May 19, 2016

With Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey dueling against each other and with Chris Sale on the hill, maybe we all should be watching one of those games instead of Cavs/Raptors. Home Team in Italics  and Best Bets indicated with ** Previous Night (May 17th):  9-5 (+300 if betting $100 on every game) Overall Record: 93-61 (+3,105) Best Bets: 17-12 (+255)  Baltimore (-110) over Seattle Tough game to call. Considering these teams are pretty even, I’ll…

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Is it too early too start projecting a Red Sox/Cubs World Series?

May 18, 2016

This article was originally featured in the latest edition of The Morning Mando.  I’m not great at making long-term sports predictions. But I don’t really think many people are, for that matter. For instance, pretty much every baseball pundit had the Nationals winning the World Series last year. That said, I’m pretty confident that the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs are on a collision corse to meet in this…

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The Morning Mando- Wednesday, May 18th

May 18, 2016

You’re reading The Morning Mando, a column released on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings about four of the most intriguing stories in sports. In today’s edition, the top two stories come from the NBA, where I’ll preview what Oklahoma City must do to take a commanding 2-0 lead over Golden State and give an early NBA mock draft based on last night’s lottery results. I’ll also discuss my vision of…

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Rapid Fire MLB Predictions- May 17th

May 17, 2016

After a day off yesterday, I’m hoping to continue my momentum from Sunday. Just to clarify for those who might be new to these articles, the numbers you see in parentheses are moneyline values. So, for instance, if you see -120 in parentheses, that means that in order to win $100, you would need to wager $120. In contrast, +120 would mean you could wager $100 to win $120. Essentially,…

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