Sports Spectrum Staff Picks (Week 7 Results)

Each week, Sports Spectrum staff writers Aaron May, Bryce Johnson, Stephen Copeland, Managing Editor Brett Honeycutt and Vice President of U.S. Sports Ryan DiNunzio will make their NFL picks. Email your weekly picks to sportsspectrumpicks@yahoo.com and compete against our staff for a chance to win SS prizes… Continue reading

Old School – Top 10 Contenders to the BCS Title – Week 7

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy! The BCS standings are here. (Sarcasm)

If you’ve been reading my column all season, you know that I’m not a fan of the BCS bowl system (Playoffs! Jim Mora voice ). If you haven’t been reading, you can catch up by reading here and here.

The standings were released this past Sunday night on ESPN, and LSU is the big winner.

LSU and Alabama from the SEC come in at one and two, and Oklahoma and Oklahoma State come from the Big 12 come in at three and four (see the top 10 below)… Continue reading

From the Archives: Jeremy VanSchoonhoven

A natural showman.

That’s what Piers Morgan called stunt biker Jeremy VanSchoonhoven.

That’s a pretty strong statement from the toughest judge on the panel from America’s Got Talent (he even buzzed Jeremy in his first performance).

VanSchoonhoven wowed millions of Americans with his dangerous stunts and tricks. He made it to the top 10 and went on a 25-city tour across America. And to think, the whole experience almost never happened.

VanSchoonhoven began stunt biking when he was 12 years old. He once saw a guy hopping around on his bike at a bike shop and thought it was the “coolest thing in the world…”

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SPORTS YAPP: Week 6 Recap and Week 7 Fantasy Predictions

Week 6 Recap:

Most Impressive Performance:  Ahmad Bradshaw had three rushing touchdowns and over 100 yards rushing against Buffalo. The goal line carries usually go to Brandon Jacobs, but since he was out on Sunday, Bradshaw was the beneficiary, and so was your fantasy team if you own him.

Pleasant surprise:  It’s amazing that anyone kicks or punts to Devin Hester. When the ball is in his hands, he’s one of the most dangerous players on the field. On Sunday night he had two touchdowns, one receiving and one returning, to go along with 91 receiving yards. I doubt many fantasy owners started him, but if you did you were rewarded big time… Continue reading

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