New York Knicks Preview

Tonight the NBA gets underway!  Opening night means a lot of things across the league but for Knicks fans its means optimism.  Even if false optimism, New York fans always think this will be the year everything turns around and a long playoff run in coming in the following months.  We know how things usually work out and Knicks fans will hate the roster and how the season shakes out but that is future Steve’s problem.  Right now its time to looks at this roster and see what the biggest questions/ issues will be for the New York Knickerbockers. Projected Starting Continue reading New York Knicks Preview

Do We Secretly Want to the Cubs to lose??

OK hear me out on this one.  The Cubs have been the most exciting team to watch in baseball over the last two years.  Last year they showed they were going to be a force for the next decade or so but ran into Daniel Murphy and the Mets magical run, being ousted in the NLCS.  This year they look even better, cruising to over 100 wins in the regular season and they didn’t face an elimination game in the first two rounds on their way to  claiming their first NL title in over 70 years.  Everyone is in love with Continue reading Do We Secretly Want to the Cubs to lose??

Almost Varsity Sports Hot Soup Picks: Week 8

One of our worst weekends of the year down about 2.5 units.  If you listened to the podcast, you were able to hear the SD St halftime line at 9.5.  If you caught that in time, you had a positive week at +1.5.  But, here at AVS, we take lines as the worst we see to ride along there with everyone else. For our picks history on the year check it out here 1h San Jose State Spartans @ San Diego State Aztecs (Under 26) After taking the Aztecs last week, we were forced to sit and watch the methodical running Continue reading Almost Varsity Sports Hot Soup Picks: Week 8

Almost Varsity Sports Hot Soup Picks: Week 7

Another positive week last week and we’re rolling along.  Don’t get on the tracks when the money train’s coming through. HOT SOUP! For our picks history on the year check it out here 1h San Diego State (-10) @ Fresno State The Aztecs RB Donnell Pumphrey has 891 yards and 9 touchdowns through 5 games this year.  He is one of the best players in the country that no one talks about.  Aginst an upstart Cal team, Pomphrey put up 281 yards and 3 touchdowns alone.  QB Christian Chapman has a 4:1 TD:INT ratio and does plenty to facilitate running Continue reading Almost Varsity Sports Hot Soup Picks: Week 7