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In the weirdest college basketball season, Colgate is one of the weirdest teams. Back in January after playing five games the Raiders ranked #1 in Strength, boasting three 40+ point blowout wins...and one loss against one of those teams. They've... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SportsRatings: College Basketball
The college basketball season is finally getting interesting enough to write an article about. Here are some of the more offbeat things happening in our power ratings: • Baylor finally passes Gonzaga at #1, and they can thank Illinois #... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
We're just getting into 2021 and the top players in each weight class are pretty well known. But a number of changes are coming, both from top dogs switching weight classes or retiring, to the inevitable upsets and changing of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2021 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
Just for kicks, we're presenting the predictions of our power ratings for the College Football Playoff games in five waves: 1) Through December 29th. This is what our power ratings said before Big Ten and SEC played an inter-conference game.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2021 at SportsRatings: College Football
There are 130 FBS teams, and 127 have played games this season. Before yesterday, almost 100 were "connected" in the diagram of who played who. But 28 teams—14 in the Big Ten, 14 more in the SEC—were isolated in their... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2020 at SportsRatings: College Football
Like it has in every other way, 2020 has been a weird college football year. It's been a weird year in power rankings, because of mis-matched schedules and lack of conference interplay. So much so that we've had a disclaimer... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2020 at SportsRatings: College Football
Note: We'll see how this goes, watching DAZN with very spotty internet today. Dillian Whyte (27-1) risks his near-perpetual upcoming title shot by taking on the still-dangerous Alex Povetkin (35-2-1) in Brentwood, UK today. This fight is a throwback to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2020 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
With Jon Jones dramatically abdicating his UFC Light Heavyweight belt, where does that leave the division? And how do Ryan Bader and Vadim Nemkov, fighting tonight in Bellator 244, figure into it? Our take reflects the rules of our Rating... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
There isn't much of interest in this months Top 100 Heavyweight Boxing Rankings. Tyson Fury is still #1, since no one in the top 10 competed. #11 Efe Ajagba got a win, Frank Sanchez moved up to #14 and the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
It's SportsRatings #2 Tyson Fury vs. SportsRatings #3 Deontay Wilder in a rematch, with the winner—assuming there is one this time—taking over the #1 spot from Anthony Joshua. The first fight was as close as it could be, with Fury... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2020 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here National Championship in New Orleans, LA Time: Monday, January 13 at 8:00 pm ET TV: ESPN #1 LSU Tigers (14-0) vs. #3 Clemson Tigers (14-0) For the 2nd straight year there will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Lending Tree Bowl in Mobile, AL Time: Saturday, January 6 at 7:30 pm ET TV: ESPN UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (10-3) vs. Miami Ohio Redhawks (8-5) The MAC champion takes on the Sun... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, TX Time: Thursday, January 3 at 11:30am ET TV: ESPN Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-5) vs. Tulane Green Wave (6-6) Two teams from roughly the same... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Fmaous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, ID Time: Wednesday, January 3 at 3:30 pm ET TV: ESPN Nevada Wolf Pack (7-5) vs. Ohio Bobcats (6-6) It's either the bowl with the best... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, FL Time: Thursday, January 2 at 7:00 pm ET TV: ESPN Indiana Hoosiers (8-4) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (7-5) It's been a few years since either of these teams... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Birmingham Bowl in Birmingham, AL Time: Thursday, January 2 at 3:00 pm ET TV: ESPN #21 Cincinnati Bearcats (10-3) vs. Boston College Eagles (6-6) Most teams want to be chosen for a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, LA Time: Wednesday, January 1 at 8:45 pm ET TV: ESPN #5 Georgia Bulldogs (11-2) vs. #7 Baylor Bears (11-2) It might be a very defensive battle... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA Time: Wednesday, January 1 at 5:00 pm ET TV: ESPN #6 Oregon Ducks (11-2) vs. #8 Wisconsin Badgers (10-3) The Rose Bowl. A good one, and a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Outback Bowl in Tampa, FL Time: Wednesday, January 1 at 1:00 pm ET TV: ESPN #12 Auburn Tigers (9-3) vs. #18 Minnesota Golden Gophers (10-2) Auburn is known only for being a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL Time: Wednesday, January 1 at 1:00 pm ET TV: ABC #13 Alabama Crimson Tide (10-2) vs. #14 Michigan Wolverines (9-3) Both these teams have a recent history... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, TX Time: Tuesday, December 31 at 7:30 pm ET TV: ESPN #11 Utah Utes (11-2) vs. Texas Longhorns (7-5) A game that could very well come down... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Arizona Bowl in Tucson, AZ Time: Tuesday, December 31 at 4:30 pm ET TV: CBS Sports Network Wyoming Cowboys (7-5) vs. Georgia State Panthers (7-5) Two Group of Five teams that upset... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN Time: Tuesday, December 31 at 3:45 pm ET TV: ESPN #23 Navy Midshipmen (10-2) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (8-4) Fresh off a win over Army, the Midshipmen... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football
View the complete 2019-2020 bowl game schedule here Sun Bowl in El Paso, TX Time: Tuesday, December 31 at 2:00 pm ET TV: CBS Arizona State Sun Devils (7-5) vs. Florida State Seminoles (6-6) Teams with middling seasons look to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at SportsRatings: College Football