Voyage To Algebracket

We’re gonna be talking about Algebracket today. If you’re not hip to Algebracket, then you’re missing out. The creators, Peter Rifel and Adam Wilcox, have done a terrific job crossing the bridge between those who like to put up brackets and those who understand the deep analytics and stats that go into it. Basically, they…

Notice how everyone's interest is piqued because he has the ball?  Compare that to other sideline shots at games.  They all know what's coming.

In Which We Compare Russell Westbrook To Humans

To say that Russell Westbrook is having a great season would be like saying that the 80s were a great decade for the US Men’s National Hockey team. 1980 was nice, obviously, but they didn’t win a single Olympic/world championship medal for the remainder of the decade. Westbrook is in a similar, but vastly different…

Bracketology – Feb. 28

So that plan to do this once a week when February hit didn’t so much pan out. Turns out that putting together a bracket after following 100+ teams every week is rather time consuming. But I’ll try to make up for it by doing, not only NCAA seed lines, but the NIT as well. And,…

First Bracketology of 2015

Now that football is over, its time to shift my attention to the hardwood. College basketball, that is. With that comes some of the most fun, at least for me, regular feature here at the Bang: bracketology. Yes, I know I’m sick. Now I will admit that I’ve been keeping up with the college basketball…

Football + Brackets = Happy Casey

Now, I know it’s been quite a while since any of have posed anything. But the upcoming first College Football Playoff seems like a good time to reverse that lazy trend. So here’s the Bang’s first bracketology for the College Football Playoff. Remember, much like the brackets we do for college basketball, these are our…

The King is Dead. Long Live the King.

Group B was figured to be the Group of Death Part 1. The defending world and European champions were drawn with the team they beat in the final in South Africa, plus the South American upstart Chile. Australia was the sacrificial lamb. But as we’ve seen over the last week, the emperor was essentially naked.…

BangCast 59: NFL Draft Preview Part Mock

So we actually recorded an hour-long show going over all of our first round picks, and then the audio exploded. So that is not here. Our running though the second round is here, so please accept our apologies, scope our first round picks and listen in for the second. Then watch the draft starting tomorrow…