The B1G’s Biggest 2024 Out-Of-Conference Games

Jon Joseph Editorials

As Mr. FishDuck would say, “Good-gosh!” He was not just referring to his study of predictions and odds at Tips.gg, but the Dandy-Games of this next season in the B1G, on the non-conference side of the schedules. In 2024, the 18 B1G teams will play 15 out-of-conference (OOC) games versus Power 4 (P4) opponents. Two B1G teams play no P4 team …

EA Sports CFB Video Game Pays Players for NIL Rights

OregonReigns Editorials

EA Sports recently revealed details on athlete compensation and opt-out policies for its upcoming college football video game, EA Sports College Football 25, set to launch this summer. The game developer has begun reaching out to college athletes to pay them for the use of their name, image and likeness (NIL) in the video game. Athletes Who Opt In Will …

A Split is on the Horizon. Where is College Football Going?

Mike Whitty Editorials

You may have read from a prior article of mine that there is an NCAA champion of basketball, of baseball, of every college competitive sport except football. The NCAA does not recognize a football champion. But it should. Even Mr. FishDuck agreed with me when I pulled him from his favorite crypto sports betting site in SafeHamsters-that a football champion …

Please: End the Wave at Autzen

Don Marsh Editorials

Okay, as issues go, this really isn’t a biggie. I know that. Furthermore, I apologize in advance for momentarily hijacking the OBD forum to rant about one of my own personal pet peeves. When I pulled Mr. FishDuck away from his research into whether his current web browser is brave safe, then he certainly agreed that this was one of …

The Impact of Sports Gambling Platforms on the Fans

OregonReigns Editorials

The era of passive spectatorship has evolved, with fans now actively participating in sports betting, marking a paradigm shift in engagement. Presently, individuals have access to extensive listings featuring both established and novel gambling platforms. This empowers them to carefully select the most suitable option, offering a diverse range of gambling opportunities and enriching the experience for sports enthusiasts during …

The Pac-12 is Dead; Let Chaos Reign

David Marsh Editorials

The Pac-12 was the conference of cannibals and usually the most chaotic conference in the country. It was certainly one of the most interesting and entertaining to watch because, on any given week, anyone could beat anyone. Mr. FishDuck took some away from studying odds to win the Super Bowl, and enjoying Super Bowl Props to agree with my contention …

A Guide to Betting on the Super Bowl

OregonReigns Editorials

Super Bowl Sunday stands out as a pinnacle event for sports enthusiasts and bettors alike. Betting on the Super Bowl involves analyzing teams’ performances, understanding the odds, and making informed decisions. The process starts with knowing the types of bets: moneyline, point spread, and totals (over/under) are foundational. Each type offers a different approach to the game, catering to various …

Tear College Football Down . . .

Mike Whitty Editorials

…and build it back better. There has never been an NCAA recognized champion of college football! Not ever. Not even once. Mr. FishDuck, when pulled away from his fun with online real money casino had to ponder this one with me, and acknowledge how the champion of college football for the year 2023, crowned by a playoff in 2024, is …

Unforeseen Consequences: Will the Student-Athlete Become a “Worker”?

Mike Whitty Editorials

There’s a lot going on in college athletics that will bring change.  Change that will include the competition between schools on the playing fields and in the arenas, the competition over what school a recruit attends and the competition for the best coach.  And even more areas of change than that.  The changes will involve all sports, male and female, …

2024/25 12-Team College Football Playoff Musings

Jon Joseph Editorials

This is dedicated to our OBD Georgia fan friends. It’s a far better forum with you guys on board, and Mr. FishDuck took time from his fun on 50 spins to agree with how we have learned so much from our SEC friends. I. A Dawg’s Journey  Using Playoff (PO) Committee final 2023/24 rankings, a five conference champions, four top-seeded …

From a Former Midwesterner: The Fun B1G Road Games

Don Marsh Editorials

As a transplanted Iowa Hawkeye, I thought it might be fun to pass along a few thoughts (irreverent ones, perhaps) on some of OBD future opponents from the Midwest and beyond. I was able to pull Mr. FishDuck from his fun with roobet crash game to hear his enthusiasm about our upcoming B1G games, and meeting their fans. Starting with …