30 Results for month: 11/2014

Dave’s Free Play, Thursday 11/6/14

Quick takes from the four MAC games played on Tuesday and Wednesday: Bowling Green was able to get a comfortable win at Akron courtesy of five turnovers by the Zips. Akron was never able to get anything going with the run game and the improving Falcons picked up an easy seventh win. Toledo blew out Kent State. The Rockets led 30-7 before giving up a ... More

Dave’s Free Play, Wednesday 11/5/14

Here's this week's Wise Guy Wednesday report. Info is gathered from a variety of books, both local and out of state as well as offshore. Note  that these are not my opinions or plays, just information that can perhaps be useful. It's a slightly shorter than usual rundown this week, with the pros either a little on the quiet side or just waiting for closer ... More

Dave’s Free Play, Tuesday 11/4/14

This blog is normally a space for me to offer my opinions on just about anything. That's the beauty of not having to answer to anybody. I can do pretty much whatever I want. But today I will put forth a question, and I'm looking forward to some replies. Feel free to chime in on Twitter (@davecokin). Better yet, once this is posted at Pregame.com, where ... More

Dave’s Free Play, Monday 11/3/14

The following request is an exercise in abject futility. I know this going in. But you can't hit the lottery if you don't but a ticket, so here goes. Dear NFL, Your officiating stinks. Hire some full time people. The too old and too slow part-timers you've got filling the roles simply aren't getting the job done. Your product suffers because of ... More

Dave’s Free Play, Sunday 11/2/14

Several amazing games with incredible finishes highlighted a thrilling Saturday of college football. Here's a rundown of some of the more misleading results. Air Force beat up Army more than the 23-6 score tells. The Cadets were completely shut down by a swarming Air Force defense. Army managed only 169 yards of offense and a meager 8 first downs. ... More

Dave’s Free Play, Saturday 11/1/14

Quick takes from the four completed college football games over the last couple of nights: Florida State might have been mildly fortunate to get the win and cover at Louisville. But the fact remains the Seminoles don't rattle when they fall behind. Once they get rolling, they're awfully tough to stop. The 'Ville got completely run over in the second half ... More