26 Results for month: 03/2019

Cokin’s Corner, Tuesday 3/19/19

Another win by the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. That's 9-1 for the Knights since the Mark Stone deal, and make no mistake, he's making a major difference in the way opposing teams have to try and defend the Vegas attack. The win at San Jose was very impressive. No Marc-Andre Fleury, second game of a back to back and up against a San Jose team ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Monday 3/18/19

This will be a quickie. I'm making numbers for all the available matchups, not only at the main event but also in the minor tournaments. So that's the focus right now, no time for any commentary. I split my two Sunday hoops, winning relatively easily with Yale and getting on the wrong side of a late game melt yet again, this time with Michigan. The ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Sunday 3/17/19

UNLV basketball is done for the season. No suspense on Selection Sunday and as of right now no head coach. Marvin Menzies is out after three years and I don't think there's any question the move had to be made. That's not meant to be a slam on Menzies. But the fact is MM just wasn't moving the needle for a storied program that is in danger of becoming an ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Saturday 3/16/19

Blogs for the next several days will consist of only the daily free play. I'll be tied up with some home repair work that needs to be done (thanks a lot, rain) and my online presence will be limited. But I'll still be posting the daily free plays here. Figure the blogs to return to the normal format early next week. Here's the Saturday free play. A... More

Cokin’s Corner, Monday 3/11/19

Amazing! I hear or read that word on an almost daily basis as it relates to a college basketball comeback. If it happens nearly every day it's not amazing. It might be impressive. Maybe it's gutsy. Perhaps it's unexpected. But when something occurs as often as this does in college basketball, it simply isn't amazing. Therefore, while not meaning to ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Sunday 3/10/19

Another quick blog tonight, but one brief comment. While the entire football world seems to be laughing hilariously at the Raiders for the Antonio Brown trade, consider this. The Raiders had four of the top 35 picks in this year's draft prior to this deal. They still have four of the top 35 picks. And they have a true superstar wideout who should still ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Saturday 3/9/19

March Madness is definitely underway. There was some tremendously exciting tournament action on Friday. i though the best of the bunch was the Ohio Valley semi clash between Murray State and Jacksonville State, a legit thriller that went right to the buzzer with the Racers barely prevailing. My Friday worked out very nicely as Bradley, Northern Illinois ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Friday 3/8/19

Tournament time means late nights for me updating what took place on teams that won and are moving on to play the next day. So I probably won't be doing much in the way of commentary for a good number of days. But the recaps and daily free plays will always be here. i split the two basketball plays on Thursday. As usual, the winner was a blowout and I ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Thursday 3/7/19

Quick blog tonight as I'm working on the Thursday tournament matchups and am a bit behind on the homework (had to watch the Golden Knights game!). My only Wednesday play was on Dayton and the Flyers pulled away late to win big against La Salle. I won't make any final decisions on the Thursday slate till the morning, but here's one of the considera... More

Cokin’s Corner, Wednesday 3/6/19

The Las Vegas Bowl is going big time. Bad news for the Mountain West, but the "local" conference is getting the boot with the arrival of the new stadium. The Big Ten and SEC will now be alternating visits to the desert for a matchup with a PAC-12 member. As for the Mountain West, they will now be part of the new LA Bowl. Lotsa luck filling the seats ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Tuesday 3/5/19

Monday was a day off for me as far as any sports wagering is concerned. That gave me an opportunity to catch up on the world that exists outside of the one my life centers around on a mostly everyday basis. I spent roughly five hours viewing the two-part "Leaving Neverland" documentary on HBO as well as the follow up session conducted by Oprah Winfrey. ... More

Cokin’s Corner, Monday 3/4/19

UFC vs. boxing on Saturday night. The MMA card here in Las Vegas had 12 fights with widely available betting action. The boxing card in Brooklyn had just one fight available, and that was the main event. Making matters worse, the title fight in Brooklyn ended up being scored as a draw. No matter how much boxing fans beg to differ, the sport has ... More