The Vermont Cynic

Fantasy football outlooks and picks for week seven

October 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

WHO I LIKE QB, Matthew Stafford (DET) – I had Stafford as my sleeper last week, and to no surprise, he delivered. With no depth in the backfield, the Detroit offense has been playing primarily in the air, and a matchup against the Washington Redskins’ injury-plagued pass rush is favorable. RB, LeSean McCoy (BU...

Champions League Semifinals Preview

Champions League Semifinals Preview

April 26, 2016

Finally, we have our Champions League semifinalists. Atletico Madrid caused what could be considered...

Newton deserves criticism

February 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Leading up to the Super Bowl, talk ranged from  strategy-based discussions of on-field tactics to the antics of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his growing reputation, mostly focusing on the latter. Newton is notorious for his dancing celebrations, particularly the “dab” dance move, after picking up a first do...

Coach sending wrong message

Joe Gallant

November 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

The college football landscape is rapidly changing with college football playoff rankings released weekly. However it seems that one major storyline has been hastily swept under the rug: the discipline surrounding Ohio State star quarterback J.T. Barrett. Last week, Barrett pled guilty to an impaired driving charge following an incident ...

ESPN’s clear anti-Patriots bias

Joe Gallant

October 5, 2015

Filed under Columns

Deflategate is wrapping up, or is at least on a hold for now, as the Patriots have run out to a 3-0 start. The full fallout from this muckraking has not fully been revealed. The way ESPN, the primary sports media source for many Americans, handled this story however sticks out. ESPN has been the subject of criticism as i...

Ty’s Take: The College Football Playoff

January 14, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

One thousand seventy-five  yards of total offense over two games, 84 total points in two convincing victories, one undisputed champion.Ladies and gentlemen, the College Football Playoff works, and it’s here for the long haul.Last night, the Ohio State Buckeyes took home the National Championship as the four-seed in this year’s...

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