Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lounge on YouTube: 2015 NFC South early preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #543 of THE FDH LOUNGE, taking an early look at the 2015 NFC South with FDH Lounge Dignitary and Vegas handicapping veteran Kyle Ross.


       


       


       


       


 

Lounge on YouTube: Royal Rumble History – Part 1E - 1992


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #542 of THE FDH LOUNGE, the 1992 chapter in our Royal Rumble Anthology with FDH Lounge Dignitary Kyle Ross.


       


       


       


       


 

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #541 – Justified Episode 6.10 review


By Rick Morris                                          

As we referenced previously, our pals at Sportsology are hooking us up for live segments that we’re doing with guests and remote FDH Lounge Dignitaries these days.  We’re happy to report that we’ve been able to produce many segments on our own, but we’re thrilled for the help on some of these with guests and the thanks all go to our great friend Russ Cohen.

Mini-Episode #541 reviews Justified Episode 6.10.


       


       


       


       



 

Lounge on YouTube: 2015 NFC North early preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #540 of THE FDH LOUNGE, taking an early look at the 2015 NFC North with FDH Lounge Dignitary and Vegas handicapping veteran Kyle Ross.


       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: Royal Rumble History – Part 1D - 1991


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #539 of THE FDH LOUNGE, the 1991 chapter in our Royal Rumble Anthology with FDH Lounge Dignitary Kyle Ross.


       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #538 – 2015 NCAA hoops tournament preview


By Rick Morris                                          

As we referenced previously, our pals at Sportsology are hooking us up for live segments that we’re doing with guests and remote FDH Lounge Dignitaries these days.  We’re happy to report that we’ve been able to produce many segments on our own, but we’re thrilled for the help on some of these with guests and the thanks all go to our great friend Russ Cohen.

Mini-Episode #538 features a preview of the 2015 NCAA hoops tournament with FDH Lounge Dignitaries Nate Noy and Steve Kallas.


       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #537 – Justified Episode 6.9 review


By Rick Morris                                          

As we referenced previously, our pals at Sportsology are hooking us up for live segments that we’re doing with guests and remote FDH Lounge Dignitaries these days.  We’re happy to report that we’ve been able to produce many segments on our own, but we’re thrilled for the help on some of these with guests and the thanks all go to our great friend Russ Cohen.

Mini-Episode #537 reviews Justified Episode 6.9 with FDH Senior Editor Jason Jones.


       


       


       


       


 

Lounge on YouTube: 2015 NFC East early preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #536 of THE FDH LOUNGE, taking an early look at the 2015 NFC East with FDH Lounge Dignitary and Vegas handicapping veteran Kyle Ross.


       


       


       


       


 

Sunday, March 15, 2015

NBA power rankings for mid-March


By Rick Morris

 

Previous rankings are in parentheses, from start of season to present.

 

TOP TIER

1 Golden State (2-1-1-1-1-1)

2 Atlanta (10-4-2-2-2-2)

SECOND TIER

3 Memphis (1-5-4-3-3-3)

4 Portland (4-3-3-9-6-5)

5 Houston (6-9-6-6-5-4)

THIRD TIER

6 Cleveland (13-11-14-12-11-10)

7 San Antonio (5-13-11-10-8-8)

8 LA Clippers (8-10-8-4-9-6)

9 Dallas (7-7-5-7-7-7)

FOURTH TIER

10 Chicago (11-8-10-11-10-9)

11 Toronto (3-2-9-5-4-11)

12 Oklahoma City (22-17-15-16-14-12)

13 New Orleans (18-14-16-14-15-15)

14 Washington (9-6-7-8-12-14)

FIFTH TIER

15 Phoenix (12-12-12-13-16-16)

16 Milwaukee (14-15-13-15-13-13)

SIXTH TIER

17 Indiana (19-21-23-25-19-17)

18 Boston (24-23-25-24-20-18)

19 Utah (23-22-24-22-23-19)

20 Charlotte (28-25-20-18-17-21)

21 Miami (16-18-18-17-18-22)

SEVENTH TIER

22 Denver (17-19-17-21-24-25)

23 Brooklyn (20-16-22-20-22-20)

24 Sacramento (15-20-21-23-25-24)

25 Detroit (29-27-19-19-21-23)

26 Orlando (21-24-26-26-26-26)

EIGHTH TIER

27 LA Lakers (27-26-27-27-28-28)

28 Philadelphia (30-28-28-28-27-29)

29 New York (26-30-30-30-30-30)

30 Minnesota (25-29-29-29-29-27)

 

BIGGEST RISERS: Cleveland (4 spots), Denver (3 spots)

 

BIGGEST FALLERS: Brooklyn and Milwaukee (3 spots)

 

RANKINGS BY DIVISION – 1 POINT PER RANKING SPOT FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TEAM, LOWEST SCORE IS BEST

 

1 SOUTHWEST 37

2T CENTRAL 74

2T PACIFIC 74

4 SOUTHEAST 83

5 NORTHWEST 87

6 ATLANTIC 109

 

RANKINGS BY CONFERENCE

1 WEST 198

2 EAST 266

 

NHL power rankings for mid-March


By Rick Morris

 

Previous rankings are in parentheses, from start of season to present.

 

TOP TIER

1 New York Rangers (20-17-11-10-14-10-6)

2 Anaheim (2-8-1-1-1-4-5)

3 Tampa Bay (5-5-6-4-4-8-9)

4 Montreal (1-4-5-5-7-3-2)

5 St. Louis (4-3-7-6-2-2-3)

6 New York Islanders (7-1-3-3-6-5-4)

7 Nashville (9-2-4-2-3-1-1)

8 Detroit (12-9-8-7-5-6-8)

9 Chicago (17-11-2-9-9-9-10)

10 Pittsburgh (3-6-9-12-8-7-7)

SECOND TIER

11 Boston (8-12-17-14-10-17-17)

12 Minnesota (18-14-22-24-24-16-13)

13 Vancouver (6-7-10-15-16-15-14)

14 Calgary (10-10-19-16-15-13-16)

15 Los Angeles (11-13-15-19-20-18-15)

16 Winnipeg (15-16-13-11-11-12-11)

17 Washington (22-19-12-8-13-11-12)

18 Ottawa (14-21-21-22-22-23-19)

19 Colorado (26-22-25-18-17-22-22)

20 Florida (23-20-16-17-21-21-18)

21 Dallas (24-24-20-20-18-19-20)

22 San Jose (16-18-14-13-12-14-24)

23 Philadelphia (21-28-27-25-19-20-21)

24 New Jersey (19-23-28-26-23-24-23)

THIRD TIER

25 Columbus (29-30-23-23-25-25-26)

26 Carolina (28-27-29-27-27-27-25)

27 Toronto (13-15-18-21-26-26-27)

FOURTH TIER

28 Edmonton (27-29-30-29-29-29-28)

29 Arizona (25-25-26-28-28-28-29)

FIFTH TIER

30 Buffalo (30-26-24-30-30-30-30)

 

BIGGEST RISERS: Boston and Tampa Bay (6 spots), New York Rangers (5 spots), Anaheim and Colorado (3 spots)

 

BIGGEST FALLERS: Nashville (6 spots), Washington and Winnipeg (5 spots), Pittsburgh (3 spots)

 

RANKINGS BY DIVISION – 1 POINT PER RANKING SPOT FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TEAM, DIVIDED BY THE NUMBER OF TEAMS, LOWEST SCORE IS BEST

 

1 CENTRAL 12.71

2 ATLANTIC 15.13

3 METROPOLITAN 16.5

4 PACIFIC 17.86

 

RANKINGS BY CONFERENCE

1 WEST 30.57

2 EAST 31.63

Lounge on YouTube: 2015 Fantasy Baseball Preview Part II


By Rick Morris

THE FANTASYDRAFTHELP.COM INSIDER is Mini-Episode #535 of THE FDH LOUNGE, examining the rookies, wild cards and breakthrough/reclamation players for fantasy baseball in 2015.


       


       


       


       


 

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #534 – 2015 free agency analysis


By Rick Morris                                          

As we referenced previously, our pals at Sportsology are hooking us up for live segments that we’re doing with guests and remote FDH Lounge Dignitaries these days.  We’re happy to report that we’ve been able to produce many segments on our own, but we’re thrilled for the help on some of these with guests and the thanks all go to our great friend Russ Cohen.

Mini-Episode #534 features analysis of 2015 NFL free agency with Russ Cohen himself and fellow FDH Lounge Dignitary Joe Staszak of 97.5 FM in Philadelphia.