#166 – New NBA Rules, Tiger’s Back, MLB Playoff Picture, NCAAFB Picks

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#166 - New NBA Rules, Tiger's Back, MLB Playoff Picture, NCAAFB Picks
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Show Notes and Links

NBA rule changes approved

What is “roughing the passer?”  Dolphins player tears ACL trying to avoid landing on QB – Clay flagged… again
http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24782945/william-hayes-miami-dolphins-tears-acl-trying-avoid-sack-flag
http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24792942/competition-committee-look-roughing-passer-penalties

TIGER IS BAAACCCCKKKK
http://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/24778974/how-tiger-woods-came-back-nearly-being-golf-winning-tour-championship-making-unlikely-ryder-cup-team

All of AL playoffs set (minus who is hosting Wild Card Game)
Only one team (Atlanta) has clinched division/playoffs in NL (Cardinals 4GB with 4 games remaining)
So, if Cardinals lose tonight (Wed.) vs. Milwaukee, then all NL is set minus WIld Card host

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the Associated Press college football poll received a makeover. Five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007.

LeBron’s first preseason game with LA is this Sunday.

Detroit Lions get first 100-yard rusher since Barry Sanders…. (2013 / 70 games)
http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24777909/kerryon-johnson-ends-detroit-lions-100-yard-rushing-drought-101-yard-effort-vs-new-england-patriots

A Blind Running back? https://www.10tv.com/article/blind-running-back-scores-2-touchdowns-aims-nfl-career

Important Standings

Columbus Crew SC: (13-8-9)(W-D-L) 4th in MLS Eastern Conference [3 points behind NYC FC] 4 matches left
Last Week – LOSE 3-2 @Portland Timbers Next Week: Sat. 9/29 vs. Philadelphia Union (14-4-12)
WIN 2-1 vs. Colorado Rapids (Philly only 1 point back in standings!)

FC Cincinnati: (21-6-3) 1st in USL Eastern Conference
Last Week – WIN 2-1 Penn FC Next Week: Wed. 9/26 @Richmond Kickers (6-4-20)
Sat. 9/29 vs. Indy Eleven (12-9-9)

MLB

Cleveland Indians: (88-69) – 1st in AL Central Secured AL Central Champs **Will play @Houston in ALDS**
Last Week: Wins: W Sox; R Sox x2; W Sox Losses: W Sox; R Sox; W Sox
Final week: 1 @White Sox 4 @Kansas City

Cincinnati Reds: (66-92) – 5th in NL Central (24th overall)
Last Week: Wins: Marlins Losses: Brewers; Marlins x3; Royals
Final week: 1 vs. Kansas City 3 vs. Pittsburgh

Baltimore Orioles: (45-112) – 5th in AL East (30th overall)
Last week: Wins: Blue Jays; Yankees Losses: Yankees x2; Red Sox x2
Final week: 1 @Boston 4 vs. Houston

NCAAFB

Ohio State Buckeyes: 4-0, (1-0)
Last Week: WIN 49-6 vs. Tulane
Next Week: Sat. 9/29 @9Penn State 7:30p abc

Ohio Northern Polar Bears: 4-0, (3-0)
Last Week: WIN 13-7 @Otterbein (Dean Paul’s 100th career win)
Next Week: Sat. 9/29 @Marietta 1:30p WONB

TOSS Up

Will Dwayne Haskins throw for 300 yards against PSU this weekend?

Geoff:  Over John: Under